Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen / Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic

Release Date: 7/7/2017
Catalog Number: 4797354
Composer: Richard Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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This is an audio-only (i.e., with no video content) Blu-ray disc playable only on Blu-ray players.

The entire Karajan Ring in lossless 24-bit / 96kHz HD Audio on one Blu-ray Audio disc. Deluxe 400-page hardback book edition in a slipcase, with original cover art includes rare artist photos from the recording sessions and from the rehearsals for the live Salzburg productions. Karajan was concerned with beauty, lyricism and structure, and for his Ring cycle he assembled a world-class cast of singers who possessed instrumental tone and were able to deliver a vivid and clear performance.
Works on This Recording
1. Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner
Performer: Jess Thomas (Tenor), Cvetka Ahlin (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Reynolds (Mezzo Soprano), Helen Donath (Soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Liselotte Rebmann (Soprano), Régine Crespin (Soprano), Carlotta Ordassy (Soprano), Zoltan Kélémén (Bass), Gerhard Stolze (Tenor), Helge Brilioth (Tenor), Jon Vickers (Tenor), Ingrid Steger (Soprano), Gundula Janowitz (Soprano), Robert Kerns (Baritone), Thomas Stewart (Baritone), Simone Mangelsdorff (Soprano), Catherine Gayer (Soprano), Danica Mastilovic (Soprano), Edda Moser (Soprano), Donald Grobe (Tenor), Karl Ridderbusch (Bass), Oralia Dominguez (Mezzo Soprano), Josephine Veasey (Mezzo Soprano), Helga Jenckel (Mezzo Soprano), Lilo Brockhaus (Mezzo Soprano), Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Barbro Ericson (Mezzo Soprano), Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor), Martti Talvela (Bass), Helga Dernesch (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853-1874 ; Germany
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