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Richard Wagner - "Tristan und Isolde", Prelude
Richard Wagner - "Tristan und Isolde", Prelude Prelude to the first act from Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde", german opera in three acts. Author: Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler & Philharmonia Orchestra Picture: Caspar Friedrich's "Meeresufer im Mondschein" (Seashore by Moonlight).
Richard Wagner Tannhäuser Ouvertüre Leonard Bernstein New York Phi
Richard Wagner Tannhäuser Ouvertüre Leonard Bernstein New York Phi now available in one part: www.youtube.com Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf der Wartburg, Ouvertüre - performed by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein, recorded October 26, 1967 at Philharmonic Hall, now Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
Richard Wagner - Götterdämmerung - Der Ring des Nibelungen - act 1
Richard Wagner - Götterdämmerung - Der Ring des Nibelungen - act 1 "Vorspiel - Welch Licht Leuchtet"/"Treu Beratner Verträge Runen". "Götterdämmerung" (The Twilight of the Gods), fourth and last 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 ...
Richard Wagner - Cavalcata delle Valchirie
Richard Wagner - Cavalcata delle Valchirie Cavalcata delle Valchirie dal 3° Atto dell'opera "La Valchiria", di Richard Wagner.
Richard Wagner - Tannhauser "Pilgrim's Chorus" - Bayreuth Festiva
Richard Wagner - Tannhauser "Pilgrim's Chorus" - Bayreuth Festiva Performance of the "Pilgrim's Chorus" by the Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus. Note - this is a concert version and not from an actual performance of the opera.
Richard Wagner : The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - Overture
Richard Wagner : The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - Overture Title : Richard Wagner , The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - Overture
Richard Wagner - Lohengrin - Prelude to Act III
Richard Wagner - Lohengrin - Prelude to Act III Richard Wagner - Lohengrin - Prelude to Act III
Der Ring des Nibelungen, Das Rheingold Act 1: Prelude-Part I
Der Ring des Nibelungen, Das Rheingold Act 1: Prelude-Part I Music, story, and libretto all composed by Wilhelm Richard Wagner. Georg Solti: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Richard Wagner Ritt der Walküre
Richard Wagner Ritt der Walküre Das wohl bekannteste Musikstück aus Wagners Ring des Nibelungen, der "Ritt der Walküren". Wegen häufiger unangemssener Kommentare ist das Kommentieren leider absofort gesperrt.
Richard Wagner - Tannhauser - Grand March
Richard Wagner - Tannhauser - Grand March Richard Wagner - Tannhauser - Grand March
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