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The Other Wagner


Release Date: 11/06/2012 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 705514   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jessye NormanIrwin GageThomas HampsonGeoffrey Parsons,   ... 
Conductor:  Otto KlempererMichel PlassonWolfgang SawallischMarek Janowski,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraDresden Philharmonic OrchestraDresden Philharmonic Chorus Men,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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In addition to his operas, Wagner composed a small number of non-operatic works. The Other Wagner showcases his orchestral works, overtures, marches, songs, choral works and piano music. This 3-CD collection includes Der Tag Erscherint, a choral piece Wagner composed as his first duty when appointed Kapellmeister in 1843 in Saxony; five romantic songs composed for Mathilde Wesendock as well as a piano transcription of the Siegfried Idyll by Artur Rubinstein among others.
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In addition to his operas, Wagner composed a small number of non-operatic works. The Other Wagner showcases his orchestral works, overtures, marches, songs, choral works and piano music. This 3-CD collection includes Der Tag Erscherint, a choral piece Wagner composed as his first duty when appointed Kapellmeister in 1843 in Saxony; five romantic songs composed for Mathilde Wesendock as well as a piano transcription of the Siegfried Idyll by Artur Rubinstein among others. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Irwin Gage (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
2.
Pieces (7) for Goethe's Faust, Op. 15: no 5, Mephistopheles II by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831/1832; Germany 
3.
Pieces (7) for Goethe's Faust, Op. 15: no 4, Mephistopheles I by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
4.
Mélodies (3): no 2, Mignonne by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
5.
Les deux grenadiers by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839-1840; Germany 
6.
Der Tannenbaum by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
7.
Tout n'est qui'images fugitives by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
8.
Wesendonck Lieder by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
9.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Mikhail Rudy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
10.
Ankunft bei den schwarzen Schwänen by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Mikhail Rudy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; Germany 
11.
Sonata for Piano in A flat major "Für das Album von Frau MW" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Mikhail Rudy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
12.
Elegy for Piano in A flat major by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Mikhail Rudy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1862; Germany 
13.
Das Liebesmahl der Apostel by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra,  Dresden Philharmonic Chorus Men,  Dresden Youth Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Dresden, Germany 
14.
Faust Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1844; Germany 
15.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
16.
Hebt an den Sang "An Webers Grabe" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Chorus Men
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Language: German 
17.
Der Tag erscheint by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Männergesangverien,  Dresden Philharmonic Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Language: German 
18.
Trauermusik on motifs from Weber's "Euryanthe" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Winds
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Dresden, Germany 
19.
Symphony in E major [fragment] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Germany 
20.
Kaisermarsch in B flat major by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
21.
Huldigungsmarsch by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Germany 
22.
Grosser Festmarsch in G major by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Germany 
23.
Columbus: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Germany 

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