FAVOURITES FROM THE CLASSICS - Wagner



Twentieth issue in the “Favourites From The Classics” series, which was to run for 25 editions.

3CD Set
Released 1995
Cat No.: RDCD1151-3 (RDC92821-3)
RD Code: GNER 020




CD1     SPLENDOUR AND ROMANCE

1 - Overture To 'The Flying Dutchman' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jascha Horenstein
2 - Overture To 'Rienzi' - Orchestra Filarmonica di Roma conducted by Massimo Freccia
3 - Prelude To 'Tristan And Isolde' - Orchestra of the Community Theatre of Bologna conducted by Arturo Basile
4 - Siegfried Idyll - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jascha Horenstein
5 - Overture To 'Tannhäuser' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz

CD2     DRAMA AND FANTASY

1 - Overture To 'The Mastersingers' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz
2 - Pilgrims' Chorus from 'Tannhäuser' - Ambrosian Singers with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin
3 - Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey from 'Götterdammerung' - Orchestra Filarmonica di Roma conducted by Massimo Freccia
4 - Grand March From 'Tannhäuser' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin
5 - Prelude To Act III Of 'Lohengrin' - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Alexander Gibson
6 - Spinning Chorus from 'The Flying Dutchman' - Chorus of the Vienna State Opera with the Vienna Volksoper Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Loibner
7 - Sailors' Chorus from 'The Flying Dutchman' - Chorus of the Vienna State Opera with the Vienna Volksoper Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Loibner
8 - Bridal Chorus from 'Lohengrin' - Ambrosian Singers with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin
9 - Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music from 'Die Walküre' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt

CD3     DIGNITY AND PASSION

1 - Siegfried's Death and Funeral March from 'Götterdammerung' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
2 - Ride Of The Valkyries from 'Die Walküre' - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Alexander Gibson
3 - Venusberg Music from 'Tannhäuser' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with the Beecham Choral Society conducted by Jascha Horenstein
4 - Liebestod from 'Tristan and Isolde' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
5 - Dance Of The Apprentices and Procession Of The Mastersingers from 'The Mastersingers' - Vienna State Opera Orchestra conducted by Massimo Freccia

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