Wagner - Wilhelm Furtwängler, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Kirsten Flagstad - Wagner: Overtures. Commercial Recordings 1940-50, Vol. 4

Artist:
Wagner
Category:
Classical
Name:
Wilhelm Furtwängler, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Kirsten Flagstad - Wagner: Overtures. Commercial Recordings 1940-50, Vol. 4
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Naxos Historical ‎– 8.110997
Series: Great Conductors –
Type: CD, Compilation, Remastered
Country: Europe
Date of released: 2006
Category: Classical
Style: Romantic, Opera

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Der Fliegende Holländer: Overture 12:48
2 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Overture 09:43
3 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude To Act III 06:35
4 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Dance Of The Apprentices (Act III) 02:44
5 Die Walküre: Ride Of The Valkyries (Act III) 05:02
6 Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Act I) 11:48
7 Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral March (Act III) 08:45
8 Götterdämmerung: Brünnhilde's Immolation (Act III)
Soprano Vocals – Kirsten Flagstad
19:16

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – HNH International Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – HNH International Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – HNH International Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Großer Saal, Wiener Konzerthaus – 1-7
  • Recorded At – No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London – 8

Credits

  • Compilation Producer – Ward Marston
  • Composed By – Richard Wagner
  • Conductor – Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Engineer [Restoration] – Ward Marston
  • Liner Notes – David Patmore
  • Orchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra (tracks: 8), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* (tracks: 1-7)
  • Soprano Vocals – Kirsten Flagstad (tracks: 8)

Notes

Printed on rear sleeve:
"Special thanks to Raymond Edwards and Richard A. Kaplan"
"Playing Time 75:47"
"Made in EU"

Recordings tracks 1 to 7 with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Großer Saal, Wiener Konzerthaus between February 1949 and February 1950
Recording track 8 with Philharmonia Orchestra & Kirsten Flagstad at Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London in 26 March 1948

This is a compilation of previous releases:

1- Wagner: Der Fliegende Holländer: Overture
Recorded at the Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, 30, 31 March and 4 April 1949
Matrix: 2VH 7128-30; cat. HMV DB6975-76

2-Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Overture
Recorded at the Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, 1, 4 April 1949
Matrix: 2VH 7163, 7169-70; cat. HMV DB 6942-43

3-Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act III
Recorded at the Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, 1 February 1950
Matrix: 0VH475-76; cat. RCA Victor LHMV 1049 (unissued on 78 rpm)

4-Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Dance of the Apprentices (Act III)
Recorded at the Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, 4 April 1949
Matrix: 2VH 7171; cat. HMV DB 6943

5-Wagner: Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries (Act III)
Recorded at the Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, 31 March 1949
Matrix: 2VH 7131; cat. HMV DB 6950

6-Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Act I)
Recorded at the Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, 23 February 1949
Matrix: 2VH 7135-37; cat. HMV DB 6949-50

7-Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral March (Act III)
Recorded at the Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, 31 January 1950
Matrix: 2VH 7133-34; cat. HMV DB 6946

8-Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Brünnhilde's Immolation (Act III)
Recorded at Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London, 26 March 1948
Matrix: 2EA 12850-54; cat HMV DB 6792-94S

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 636943199725
  • Label Code: LC 05537
  • SPARS Code: ADD