Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63: Overture
Richard Wagner 10:31
2 Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63: Act 2: “Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere an”
Richard Wagner 8:14
3 Der fliegende Holländer: Act 3: “Steuermann, lass die Wacht!” (nur Chor)
Richard Wagner 2:47
4 Lohengrin, WWV 75: Prelude to Act I
Richard Wagner 8:23
5 Lohengrin: Act 1: “Einsam in trüben Tagen”
Richard Wagner 2:22
6 Lohengrin, WWV 75: Act 3: “Treulich geführt ziehet dahin”
Richard Wagner 5:16
7 Lohengrin, WWV 75: Act 3: “In fernem Land, unnahbar euren Schritten”
Richard Wagner 5:36
8 Tannhäuser (Paris version): Overture
Richard Wagner 10:58
9 Tannhäuser (Paris version): Act 2: “Dich, teure Halle, grüß ich wieder”
Richard Wagner 5:35
10 Tannhäuser (Paris version): Act 3: “Beglückt darf nun dich, o Heimat” (Pilgrims Chorus)
Richard Wagner 5:44
Digital Media 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96: Prelude
Richard Wagner 9:05
2 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96: Act 2: “Was duftet doch der Flieder”
Richard Wagner 6:28
3 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96: Act 3: “Morgenlich leuchtend”
Richard Wagner 7:42
4 Parsifal: Prelude
Richard Wagner 15:18
5 Parsifal: Act 3: “Wie dünkt mich doch die Aue heut so schön” – Karfreitagszauber (Gurnemanz, Parsifal)
Richard Wagner 3:54
6 Parsifal: Act 3: Du siehst, das ist nicht so (Gurnemanz, Parsifal)
Richard Wagner 6:38
7 Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Prelude
Richard Wagner 10:39
8 Tristan und Isolde: Act 3: Prelude - Hirtenreigen
Richard Wagner 4:17
9 Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Act 3: “Mild und leise wie er lächelt”
Richard Wagner 6:22

Credits

Digital Media 1

baritone vocals:
Hartmut Welker (track 5)
bass vocals:
Kurt Moll (track 5)
choir vocals:
Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele (Bayreuth Festival Chorus) (1971-08) (tracks 1–2)
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor (1991-11 – 1992-06) (track 6)
chorus master:
Norbert Balatsch (baritone, chorus master and conductor) (track 10)
Wilhelm Pitz (1971-08) (track 2)
composer:
Richard Wagner (track 10)
Richard Wagner (1840 – 1841) (tracks 1–2)
Richard Wagner (1843 – 1845-04-13) (tracks 8–9)
Richard Wagner (1846 – 1848) (tracks 4, 6–7)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (track 5)
Karl Böhm (Austrian conductor) (1971-08) (tracks 1–2)
Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor) (1988-04 – 1988-06) (tracks 8–10)
Claudio Abbado (1991-11 – 1992-06) (tracks 4, 6–7)
executive producer:
Ellen Hickmann (producer for Deutsche Grammophon) (1971-08) (track 2)
Hans Hirsch (producer at Deutsche Grammophon) (1971-08) (track 2)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (tracks 2, 6–7, 10)
Richard Wagner (1842-06 – 1843-04) (track 9)
orchestra:
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele (1971-08) (tracks 1–2)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1988-04 – 1988-06) (tracks 8–10)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1991-11 – 1992-06) (tracks 4, 6–7)
producer:
Ellen Hickmann (producer for Deutsche Grammophon) (1971-08) (track 1)
Hans Hirsch (producer at Deutsche Grammophon) (1971-08) (track 1)
recording engineer:
Wolfgang Lohse (1971-08) (tracks 1–2)
soprano vocals:
Cheryl Studer (tracks 5, 9)
Gwyneth Jones (1971-08) (track 2)
Gretchen Eder (1991-11 – 1992-06) (track 6)
recorded at:
Richard-Wagner-Festspielhaus in Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany (1971-08) (tracks 1–2)
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1988-05) (tracks 8–10)
Wiener Musikverein: Großer Musikvereinssaal in Wien, Austria (1991-11 – 1992-06) (tracks 4, 6–7)
edit of:
arrangements:
Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin" (for organ, Cunningham Woods) (track 6)
Der fliegende Holländer: Ouvertüre (for piano 4-hands, Debussy) (track 1)
Overture to "Tannhäuser" (for band, Sousa) (track 8)
Overture to “Der fliegende Holländer” (for organ, Lemare) (track 1)
Overture to “Tannhäuser” (for organ, Lemare) (track 8)
Tannhäuser: Ouvertüre (for piano, Wagner) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Ouvertüre zu Tannhäuser, S. 442 (for piano, Liszt) (track 8)
Pilgerchor aus Tannhäuser, S. 443/2 (second, less common version) (track 8)
later versions:
Bridle Chorus (track 6)
live recording of:
part of:
Der fliegende Holländer (movement) (track 1)
Lohengrin (track 4)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Lohengrin: Vorspiel (prelude to Act I) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Alle meine Tiere (track 6)

Digital Media 2

baritone vocals:
bass vocals:
Peter Lagger (operatic bass singer) (1976-04) (track 3)
bass-baritone vocals:
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (1976-04) (track 3)
bass-baritone vocals [Hans Sachs]:
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (1976-04) (track 2)
choir vocals:
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (1976-04) (track 3)
chorus master:
Walter Hagen-Groll (chorus master) (tracks 1, 3)
composer:
Richard Wagner (tracks 5–6)
Richard Wagner (1857-10 – 1859-08) (tracks 7–9)
Richard Wagner (1863 – 1867) (tracks 1–3)
Richard Wagner (1877-09 – 1882-01) (track 4)
conductor:
James Levine (US conductor and pianist) (tracks 4–6)
Karl Böhm (Austrian conductor) (1966-08) (tracks 7–8)
Eugen Jochum (1976-04) (tracks 1–3)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (tracks 5–6)
Richard Wagner (1857-08-20 – 1857-09-18) (track 9)
Richard Wagner (1862) (tracks 2–3)
orchestra:
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele (1966-08) (tracks 7–8)
Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin (1976-04) (tracks 1–3)
soprano vocals:
Catarina Ligendza (1976-04) (track 3)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (1976-04) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1976) (tracks 2–3)
recorded at:
Richard-Wagner-Festspielhaus in Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany (1966-08) (tracks 7–8)
arrangements:
Isoldens Tod (track 9)
Isoldes Liebestod from “Tristan und Isolde” (for organ, Lemare) (track 9)
Overture to "Die Meistersinger" (for organ, Lemare) (track 1)
Prelude to “Parsifal” (for organ, Lemare) (track 4)
Prelude to “Tristan und Isolde” (for organ, Lemare) (track 7)
Prélude de Tristan et Isolde (transcr. Tanguy de Williencourt for piano) (track 7)
Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (concert piece) (track 9)
Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel (for piano, van Bülow) (track 7)
live partial recording of:
part of:
Parsifal, WWV 111 (act) (tracks 5–6)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys: