Annotation

Recorded 10th-21st & 23rd, June 1952

Original HMV ALP 1030 through 1035

Restoring Mark Obert-Thorn

Annotation last modified on 2015-01-28 21:31 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tristan und Isolde: Act I. Prelude
Richard Wagner 11:00
2 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 1. Westwarts schweift der Blick (A young sailor, Isolde, Brangane)
Richard Wagner 6:27
3 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 2. Frisch weht der Wind (A young sailor, Isolde, Brangane, Kurwenal, Tristan, Sailors)
Richard Wagner 10:04
4 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 3. Weh, ach wehe! Dies zu dulden! (Brangane, Isolde)
Richard Wagner 2:02
5 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 3. Wie lachend sie mir Lieder singen (Isolde, Brangane)
Richard Wagner 7:13
6 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 3. Da Friede, Suhn' und Freundschaft (Brangane, Isolde, Sailors)
Richard Wagner 12:28
7 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 4. Auf! Auf! Ihr Frauen! (Kurwenal, Isolde, Brangane)
Richard Wagner 8:16
8 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 5. Begehrt, Herrin, was ihr wunscht (Tristan, Isolde)
Richard Wagner 9:27
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 5. War Morold dir so wert (Tristan, Isolde, Sailors)
Richard Wagner 11:30
2 Tristan und Isolde: Act I Scene 5. Tristan!... Isolde! (Isolde, Tristan, Men's Voices, Brangane, Kurwenal, Sailors)
Richard Wagner 6:59
3 Tristan und Isolde: Act II. Prelude
Richard Wagner 2:35
4 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 1. Horst du sie noch (Isolde, Brangane)
Richard Wagner 12:37
5 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 2. Isolde! Geliebte!... Tristan! Geliebter! (Tristan, Isolde)
Richard Wagner 10:15
6 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 2. Getauscht von ihm, der dich getauscht (Isolde, Tristan)
Richard Wagner 9:26
7 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 2. O sink hernieder, Nacht der Liebe (Tristan, Isolde)
Richard Wagner 5:51
8 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 2. Einsam wachend in der Nacht (Brangane, Isolde, Tristan)
Richard Wagner 8:40
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 2. Doch unsre Liebe (Tristan, Isolde, Brangane)
Richard Wagner 11:26
2 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 3. Rette dich, Tristan! (Kurwenal, Tristan, Melot)
Richard Wagner 1:59
3 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 3. Tatest du's wirklich (Marke, Tristan)
Richard Wagner 13:54
4 Tristan und Isolde: Act II Scene 3. O Konig, das kann ich dir nicht sagen (Tristan, Isolde, Melot)
Richard Wagner 9:51
5 Tristan und Isolde: Act III. Prelude
Richard Wagner 7:24
6 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 1. Kurwenal! He! Sag, Kurwenal! (A Shepherd, Kurwenal, Tristan)
Richard Wagner 11:30
7 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 1. Wo ich erwacht, weilt' ich nicht (Tristan, Kurwenal)
Richard Wagner 8:06
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 1. Noch losch das Licht nicht aus (Tristan, Kurwenal)
Richard Wagner 5:43
2 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 1. Noch ist kein Schiff zu sehn! (Kurwenal, Tristan)
Richard Wagner 11:14
3 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 1. Mein Herre! Tristan! (Kurwenal, Tristan)
Richard Wagner 4:43
4 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 1. Wie sie selig, hehr und milde (Tristan, Kurwenal)
Richard Wagner 7:10
5 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 2. O diese Sonne! (Tristan, Isolde)
Richard Wagner 3:49
6 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 2. Ich bin's, ich bin's (Isolde)
Richard Wagner 6:26
7 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 3. Kurwenal! Hor! Ein zweites Schiff (A Shepherd, Kurwenal, Helmsman, Brangane, Melot, Marke)
Richard Wagner 9:44
8 Tristan und Isolde: Act III Scene 3. Mild und leise wie er lachelt (Isolde)
Richard Wagner 7:10

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Richard Wagner (1857-10 – 1859-08) (tracks 1–8)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–8)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (1857-08-20 – 1857-09-18) (tracks 2–8)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Blanche Thebom (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (track 4)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–8)
soprano vocals:
Kirsten Flagstad (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (track 4)
compilation of:
edits:
arrangements:
Prelude to “Tristan und Isolde” (for organ, Lemare) (track 1)
Prélude de Tristan et Isolde (transcr. Tanguy de Williencourt for piano) (track 1)
Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel (for piano, van Bülow) (track 1)
part of:
recording of:
Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Akt I. Vorspiel (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (track 1)

CD 2

composer:
Richard Wagner (1857-10 – 1859-08) (tracks 1–8)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–8)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (1857-08-20 – 1857-09-18) (tracks 1–2, 4–8)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
part of:
recording of:
Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Akt II. Vorspiel (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (track 3)

CD 3

composer:
Richard Wagner (1857-10 – 1859-08) (tracks 1–7)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–7)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (1857-08-20 – 1857-09-18) (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–7)
part of:
recording of:
Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Akt III. Vorspiel (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (track 5)

CD 4

composer:
Richard Wagner (1857-10 – 1859-08) (tracks 1–8, 8)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1952) (track 8)
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–8)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (1857-08-20 – 1857-09-18) (tracks 1–8, 8)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952) (track 8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-06-10 – 1952-06-23) (tracks 1–8)
solo soprano vocals:
Kirsten Flagstad (1952) (track 8)
arrangements:
Isoldens Tod (tracks 8, 8)
Isoldes Liebestod from “Tristan und Isolde” (for organ, Lemare) (tracks 8, 8)
Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 8, 8)
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (concert piece) (tracks 8, 8)
part of:
recording of:

Release

sound engineer: Mark Obert-Thorn (sound engineer)
part of: Great Opera Recordings (Naxos Historical)
ASIN: FR: B0001N9ZA2 [info]
discography entry: http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.110321-24 [info]