Wagner: Orchestral Excerpts Volume 1

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Wagner: Orchestral Excerpts Volume 1



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30th July 2012




69 minutes


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Wagner: Orchestral Excerpts Volume 1


Der fliegende Holländer: Overture

Das Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla

Leb wohl...Loge, hör! 'Wotan's Farewell & Magic Fire Music' (from Die Walküre)

Siegfried: Waldweben

Gotterdammerung: Dawn, Siegfried's Rhine Journey & Funeral March



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This selection of some of Wagner’s finest orchestral excerpts opens with the ‘storm-swept ballad’ of Der fliegende Holländer, the opera which launched his epoch-defining later masterpieces. The entire span of Der Ring des Nibelungen is represented in this programme, from the luminous rainbow bridge which leads the gods to Valhalla in Das Rheingold, the urgent drama of Die Walküre, and the atmospheric repose of the Forest Murmurs in Siegfried, to the tragic depths of Siegfried’s Funeral March. This recording has been praised for its ‘radiant sensuousness’. (Gramophone) Volumes 2 and 3 in this series are available on 8572768 and 8572769.

Richard Wagner: Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): Overture

Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): Overture

Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold (arr. H. Zumpe for orchestra)

Das Rheingold, Scene 4: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla (arr. H. Zumpe for orchestra)

Richard Wagner: Die Walkure

Die Walkure, Act III: Leb' wohl … Loge hor! Lausche hieher, "Wotan's Farewell" - Feuerzauber (Magic Fire music)

Richard Wagner: Siegfried (arr. W. Hutschenruyter for orchestra)

Siegfried, Act II: Forest Murmurs (arr. W. Hutschenruyter for orchestra)

Richard Wagner: Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods)

Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods), Act I: Dawn - Siegfried's Rhine Journey - Act III: Siegfried's Funeral March - Finale

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