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1-10 of 72 videos of music composed by Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner - Die Walküre - Der Ring des Nibelungen - act 1^ par
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre - Der Ring des Nibelungen - act 1^ par "Ein schwert verhiess mir der vat". "Die Walküre" (The Valkyrie), second of the four operas of "Der Ring des Nibelungen" (The Ring of the Nibelung). Music and text by Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Conductor: Georg Solti & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Wagner's essential peculiarity is the representation of the drama as an element of introspection; his operas can't be considered operas in the traditional meaning of the word, but great compositions where music, singing, poetry and psychology merge to interpret the life. In Wagner's conception the drama expect an almost religious attention, which the public has to attend to as the story takes place in his mind; so the drama rises magically from the imagination of the public before being in music. The music of the Cycle is composed by a mosaic of leading motifs, the leitmotiv, which embode characters or feelings, so their continuos reappearing produces a sort of psychological premonition. No closed-form pieces or arias interfer with the free flow of the narration which goes on without solution of continuity from the beginning to the end of every act, subjecting the singing to the comment of an orchestra enormous for the number of instruments and resonant wideness. It is also important in Wagner the use of chromatism, that incessant wave of chromatic spirals which is took to extremes till it leave the tonal structure. The characters of these operas are taken from the old Norse mythology; the principle idea, tipically romantic ...
Wagner: "Die Walkure" (act 3). Georg Solti. With fantasy scenes.
Wagner: "Die Walkure" (act 3). Georg Solti. With fantasy scenes. -Richard Wagner: "Die Walkure", final scene (excerpts). Wiener Philharmoniker, GEORG SOLTI. Wotan: Hans Hotter. -"La Valchiria" (addio di Wotan e finale), con scene di fantasia.
Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries From "102 Classic Classics - The Greatest Classical Music of All Time". Radio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana conducted by Anton Nanut. I do not own any of the material in the video.
Linda Watson - Isolde - Liebestod ( mild und leise )
Linda Watson - Isolde - Liebestod ( mild und leise ) American soprano Linda Watson sings Richard Wagner's wonderful ending of the biggest love opera "Tristan und Isolde". Deutsche Oper am Rhein, 2003
Elsa's Procession to Cathedral by Richard Wagner
Elsa's Procession to Cathedral by Richard Wagner Elsa's Procession to Cathedral by Richard Wagner performed by Thomas Lee and the 2008 5A Texas All-State Symphonic Band.
Wagner - Cwał Walkirii (Barenboim) [Ride of the Valkyries]
Wagner - Cwał Walkirii (Barenboim) [Ride of the Valkyries] Richard Wagner Flight of the Walkyries dyrygent: Daniel Barenboim
Richard Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer, Ouvertüre
Richard Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer, Ouvertüre "Prelude". "Der Fliegende Holländer" (The Flying Duchtman), german opera in three acts. Music and text by Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch & Wiener Philharmoniker
Wagner - La Cabalgata de las Valkirias
Wagner - La Cabalgata de las Valkirias Canción: La Cabalgata de las Valkirias Autor: Richard Wagner "Todos los derechos le pertenecen a sus respectivos autores"
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre - Der Ring des Nibelungen - act 1^ par
Richard Wagner - Die Walküre - Der Ring des Nibelungen - act 1^ par "Kühlende labung gab mir der que". "Die Walküre" (The Valkyrie), second of the four operas of "Der Ring des Nibelungen" (The Ring of the Nibelung). Music and text by Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Conductor: Georg Solti & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Wagner's essential peculiarity is the representation of the drama as an element of introspection; his operas can't be considered operas in the traditional meaning of the word, but great compositions where music, singing, poetry and psychology merge to interpret the life. In Wagner's conception the drama expect an almost religious attention, which the public has to attend to as the story takes place in his mind; so the drama rises magically from the imagination of the public before being in music. The music of the Cycle is composed by a mosaic of leading motifs, the leitmotiv, which embode characters or feelings, so their continuos reappearing produces a sort of psychological premonition. No closed-form pieces or arias interfer with the free flow of the narration which goes on without solution of continuity from the beginning to the end of every act, subjecting the singing to the comment of an orchestra enormous for the number of instruments and resonant wideness. It is also important in Wagner the use of chromatism, that incessant wave of chromatic spirals which is took to extremes till it leave the tonal structure. The characters of these operas are taken from the old Norse mythology; the principle idea, tipically romantic, is ...
[Arthaus 101273] WAGNER: Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Die)
[Arthaus 101273] WAGNER: Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Die) WAGNER: Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Die) (Hamburg State Opera studio production, 1970) (NTSC) Richard Wagner DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG Historical Studio Production from the Hamburg State Opera, Recorded in 1970 Sung in German Hans Sachs: Giorgio Tozzi Veit Pogner: Ernst Wiemann Fritz Kothner: Hans-Otto Kloose Sixtus Beckmesser: Toni Blankenheim Walther von Stolzing: Richard Cassilly David: Gerhard Unger Eva: Arlene Saunders Magdalene: Ursula Boese Ballet and Chorus of the Hamburg State Opera The Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg Leopold Ludwig, conductor Joachim Hess, TV director Picture format: NTSC 4:3 (Colour) Sound format: Dolby Digital Mono Region code: 0 Menu Languages: English, German, French, Spanish Subtitle Languages: English, German, French, Spanish Running time: 240 mins No. of DVDs: 2 (DVD 9) * The 1970 film version of Richard Wagner's opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg is based on a staging by the director Leopold Lindtberg, for which Herbert Kirchhoff designed the set and Rudolf Heinrich the costumes. Leopold Ludwig conducts the chorus of the Hamburg State Opera and the Philharmonic Hamburg State Orchestra. * A quick glance at the cast list of this film production of Die Meistersinger reveals the surprising fact that the vocal protagonists -- all stars of international repute -- were almost all associated with the Hamburg State Opera ensemble. * This production fascinates with its appealing classical staging, the brilliance of the whole cast and ...
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