Annotation

Siegfried: Lauritz Melchior
Brünnhilde: Marjorie Lawrence
Hagen: Ludwig Hofmann
Alberich: Eduard Habich
Gunther: Frederich Schorr
Gutrune: Dorothee Manski
Waltraute: Katheryn Meisle
Woglinde: Edithea Fleischer
Wellgunde: Irra Petina
Flosshilde: Doris Doe
Norns: Dorothee Manski, Irra Petina, Doris Doe
Vassals: Max Altglass, Arnold Gabor

Recorded from a live broadcast on 11th January, 1936.

Annotation last modified on 2008-12-21 04:54 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Broadcast Introduction and Prologue
Milton John Cross 0:26
2 Götterdämmerung: Prelude.
Richard Wagner 1:50
3 Götterdämmerung: Prelude. "Welch Licht leuchtet dort?"
Richard Wagner 10:30
4 Götterdämmerung: Prelude. "Zu neuen Taten, teurer Helde"
Richard Wagner 8:34
5 Götterdämmerung: Prelude. "Durch deine Tegund allein"
Richard Wagner 2:24
6 Götterdämmerung: Prelude. Sigfried's Rhine Journey
Richard Wagner 5:39
7 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene I. "Nun hör', Hagen, sage mir, Held"
Richard Wagner 11:07
8 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene I. "Hoiho! Wohin, du heit'rer Held?"
Richard Wagner 0:27
9 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene II. "Heil! Siegfried, teurer Held!"
Richard Wagner 5:32
10 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene II. "Wilkommmen, Gast, in Gibich's Haus!"
Richard Wagner 2:40
11 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene II. "Gutrune - Sind's gute Runen"
Richard Wagner 6:23
12 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene II. "Was nahmst du am Eide nicht Teil?"
Richard Wagner 3:03
13 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene II. "Hier sitz'ich zur Wacht"
Richard Wagner 9:00
14 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene III. "Altgewohntes Geräusch"
Richard Wagner 4:27
15 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene III. "Höre mit Sinn, was ich dir sage!"
Richard Wagner 2:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene III. "So sitzt er, sagt kein Wort"
Richard Wagner 5:32
2 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene III. "Welch' banger Träume Mären meldest du"
Richard Wagner 5:18
3 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene III. "Blitz und Gewölk vom Wind getragen"
Richard Wagner 2:50
4 Götterdämmerung: Act I, Scene III. "Brünnhild! Ein Freier kam"
Richard Wagner 8:26
5 Broadcast Commentary
Milton John Cross 1:35
6 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Prelude.
Richard Wagner 3:07
7 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene I. "Schläfst du, Hagen, mein Sohn?"
Richard Wagner 8:40
8 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene II. "Hoiho! Hagen! Müder Mann!"
Richard Wagner 5:26
9 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene III. "Hoiho! Ihr, Gibich's Mannen, machet euch auf!"
Richard Wagner 8:14
10 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene IV. "Heil dir, Gunther"
Richard Wagner 1:03
11 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene IV. "Brünnhilde, die hehrste Frau"
Richard Wagner 6:57
12 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene IV. "Brünnhilde, kühne Frau! Kennst du genau den Ring?"
Richard Wagner 0:55
13 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene IV. "Heil'ge Götter, himmlische Lenker!"
Richard Wagner 4:42
14 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene IV. "Helle Wehr, heilige Waffe"
Richard Wagner 2:08
15 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene IV. "Gunther! Wehr' deinem Weibe"
Richard Wagner 2:39
16 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene V. "Welches Unholds List liegt hier verholen?"
Richard Wagner 8:23
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Götterdämmerung: Act II, Scene IV. "Siegfried's Tod!"
Richard Wagner 6:11
2 Broadcast Commentary
Milton John Cross 3:03
3 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Prelude.
Richard Wagner 2:49
4 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene I. "Frau Sonne sendet lichte Strahlen"
Richard Wagner 3:21
5 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene I. "Ein Albe führte mich irr"
Richard Wagner 6:34
6 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene I. "Mein Schwert zerschwang einen Speer"
Richard Wagner 4:37
7 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene II. "Hoiho? - Hoihe!"
Richard Wagner 14:04
8 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene II. "Brünnhilde! Heilige Braut!"
Richard Wagner 3:13
9 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene II. Funeral March
Richard Wagner 6:50
10 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene III. "War des sein Horn?"
Richard Wagner 7:31
11 Götterdämmerung: Act III, Scene III. "Starke Scheite schichtet mir dort"
Richard Wagner 15:02

Credits

CD 1

bass vocals:
Ludwig Hofmann (1936-01-11) (tracks 7–9, 12–13)
bass-baritone vocals:
Friedrich Schorr (1936-01-11) (tracks 7, 9, 11–12)
composer:
Richard Wagner (tracks 2, 5, 8–9, 11–12)
Richard Wagner (1869-10-02 – 1873-12-24) (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 10, 13–15)
conductor:
Artur Bodanzky (1936-01-11) (tracks 2–15)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (tracks 2–15)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Doris Doe (Met mezzo-soprano) (1936-01-11) (track 3)
Kathryn Meisle (1936-01-11) (tracks 14–15)
Irra Petina (Met contralto) (1936-01-11) (track 3)
orchestra:
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (1936-01-11) (tracks 2–15)
soprano vocals:
Marjorie Lawrence (1936-01-11) (tracks 4–5, 14)
Dorothee Manski (1936-01-11) (tracks 3, 7, 10, 12)
tenor vocals:
Lauritz Melchior (1936-01-11) (tracks 4–5, 8–12)
arrangements:
Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey from Gotterdämmerung (arranged for piano by Glenn Gould) (track 6)
Götterdämmerung: Rheinfahrt aus dem Vorspiel (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 6)
Götterdämmerung: Vorspiel. Siegfrieds Rheinfahrt (Humperdinck's orchestral edit) (track 6)
live recording of:
part of:
Götterdämmerung: Vorspiel (tracks 3–4, 6)
Götterdämmerung: Act I (tracks 8–9, 11–12)
partial recording of:
parts:

CD 2

bass vocals:
Eduard Habich (1936-01-11) (track 7)
Ludwig Hofmann (1936-01-11) (tracks 7–9, 11–13, 16)
bass-baritone vocals:
Friedrich Schorr (1936-01-11) (tracks 11, 13, 16)
choir vocals:
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (1936-01-11) (tracks 9–14)
composer:
Richard Wagner (tracks 1, 3, 11–12)
Richard Wagner (1869-10-02 – 1873-12-24) (tracks 2, 4)
Richard Wagner (1871 – 1874-06-26) (tracks 6–10, 13–16)
conductor:
Artur Bodanzky (1936-01-11) (tracks 1–4, 6–16)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (tracks 1–4, 7–16)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Kathryn Meisle (1936-01-11) (tracks 1–2)
orchestra:
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (1936-01-11) (tracks 1–4, 6–16)
soprano vocals:
Marjorie Lawrence (1936-01-11) (tracks 2–4, 11–14, 16)
Dorothee Manski (1936-01-11) (tracks 8, 12–13)
tenor vocals:
Lauritz Melchior (1936-01-11) (tracks 4, 8, 11, 13–15)
live recording of:
Götterdämmerung: Act II. Vorspiel (1936-01-11) (track 6)
part of:
Götterdämmerung: Act I (tracks 1, 3)
Götterdämmerung: Act II (tracks 6, 11–12)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:

CD 3

bass vocals:
Ludwig Hofmann (1936-01-11) (tracks 1, 7, 10)
bass-baritone vocals:
Friedrich Schorr (1936-01-11) (tracks 1, 7, 10)
choir vocals:
Metropolitan Opera Chorus (1936-01-11) (track 7)
composer:
Richard Wagner (tracks 1, 6–7)
Richard Wagner (1869 – 1874) (track 9)
Richard Wagner (1872-01-04 – 1874-11-21) (tracks 3–5, 8–11)
conductor:
Artur Bodanzky (1936-01-11) (tracks 1, 3–11)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (tracks 1, 4–11)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Doris Doe (Met mezzo-soprano) (1936-01-11) (tracks 4–6)
Irra Petina (Met contralto) (1936-01-11) (tracks 4–6)
orchestra:
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (1936-01-11) (tracks 1, 3–11)
soprano vocals:
Edytha Fleischer (1936-01-11) (tracks 4–6)
Marjorie Lawrence (1936-01-11) (tracks 1, 10–11)
Dorothee Manski (1936-01-11) (track 10)
tenor vocals:
Lauritz Melchior (1936-01-11) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
Götterdämmerung: Trauermarsch (for piano, Busoni) (track 9)
Götterdämmerung: Trauermusik aus dem letzten Aufzug (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 9)
live recording of:
Götterdämmerung: Act III. Vorspiel (1936-01-11) (track 3)
part of:
Götterdämmerung: Act III (tracks 3, 6–7)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:

Release

ASIN: DE: B000026BE9 [info]