Browse: Wagner - Die Walküre: Act 1
This page lists all recordings of Die Walküre: Act 1 by Richard Wagner (1813-83).
Jon Vickers (Siegmund), Martti Talvela (Hunding), Thomas Stewart (Wotan), Gundula Janowitz (Sieglinde), Régine Crespin (Brünnhilde), Josephine Veasey (Fricka), Liselotte Rebmann (Gerhilde), Carlotta Ordassy (Ortlinde), Ingrid Steger (Waltraute), Lilo Brockhaus (Schwertleite), Daniza Mastilovic (Helmwige),...
The great merits of Karajan's version are the refinement of the orchestral playing and the heroic strength of Jon Vickers as Siegmund...Veasey as Fricka conveys the biting intensity of the part...The... — More…
Helga Dernesch (Sieglinde), William Cochran (Siegmund), Hans Sotin (Hunding), Norman Bailey (baritone), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano)
Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra (Walküre extracts), Otto Klemperer
this set proved to be a most enjoyable listening experience, both in the recordings which I remembered from their original LP issues and those I had not previously encountered. The re-mastering... — More…
Die Walküre: Act 1
Maargarete Teschemacher (Sieglinde), Max Lorenz (Siegmund), Kurt Böhme (Hunding), Josef Herrmann (baritone), Marianne Schech (soprano), Kurt Böhme (bass), Max Lorenz (tenor)
Staatskapelle Dresden, Karl Elmendorff
The whole of Act I and the last scent of Act III of Die Walküre, and snippets from the other operas recorded late in 1944 show what the great German Wagner tradition was like. — More…
Jon Vickers (Siegmund), Gundula Janowitz (Sieglinde), Martti Talvela (Hunding), Régine Crespin (Brünhilde), Thomas Stewart (Wotan), Josephine Veasey (Fricka), Liselotte Rebmann (Gerhilde), Carlotta Ordassy (Ortlinde), Ingrid Steger (Waltraute), Lilo Brockhaus (Schwertleite), Danica Mastilovic (Helmwige),...
Nina Stemme (Sieglinde), Johan Botha (Siegmund) & Ain Anger (Hunding)
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Franz Welser-Möst
Botha's technical security and breath control are undeniable...but I find his basic sound constricted and uneven, stronger at the top than in the baritonal reaches...[Stemme] is the main vocal... — More…