1 800 222 6872

Wagner at the Royal Swedish Opera, 1955-1959

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version")
>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal
>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried
Performers Conductors Ensemble
  • >
Composer
Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/18/1956-03/19/1956); The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/22/1959); The Royal Opera House Stockholm (11/15/1959); The Royal Opera House Stockholm (11/16/1955).



Reviews

Bergstrom, Nilsson and Soderholm
Volume 7 of the Royal Swedish Archives contains excerpts of Tannhauser, Parsifal and Siegfried; all are previously unpublished house (live)recordings, and are sung in Swedish. I am so glad these have been released!
Submitted on 06/30/11 by JAMES R. OESTREICH, The New York Times 
Login or Create an Account to write a review
 

Also Purchased

Works Details

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: Stets soll nur dir / act I
  • Performers: Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: Zieh hin! Hin zu den kalten Menschen
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Wie hätt ich das erworben" to end of act I
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Elisabeth! O Macht des Himmels" to end of act I
  • Performers: Leon Bjorker (Voice); Leon Bjorker (Voice); Georg Svedenbrant (Voice); Georg Svedenbrant (Voice); Sigurd Björling (Bass); Sigurd Björling (Bass); Arne Ohlson (Tenor); Arne Ohlson (Tenor); Sven-Erik Jacobsson (Bass); Sven-Erik Jacobsson (Bass); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Einar Andersson (Voice); Einar Andersson (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 6 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Dort ist sie; nahe dich" / Act II
  • Performers: Sigurd Björling (Bass); Sigurd Björling (Bass); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice); Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 7 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Den Gott der Liebe" to end of Duet, act II
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Zum Heil den Sündigen"/act II
  • Performers: Leon Bjorker (Voice); Leon Bjorker (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice); Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Ein furchtbares Verbrechen" to end of act II
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Allmächt'ge Jungfrau" - prayer / act III
  • Performers: Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice); Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 5 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Wie Todesahnung" - song to the evening star/ Act III
  • Performers: Sigurd Björling (Bass); Sigurd Björling (Bass)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 4 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser ("Paris version") :: "Ich hörte Harfenschlag" into Rome narration/ Act III
  • Performers: Sigurd Björling (Bass); Sigurd Björling (Bass); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 7 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "Jetzt auf, ihr Kanben"/Act I
  • Performers: Kerstin Meyer (Voice); Kerstin Meyer (Voice); Eva Prytz (Soprano); Eva Prytz (Soprano); Sven-Erik Vikstrom (Voice); Sven-Erik Vikstrom (Voice); Sigurd Björling (Bass); Sigurd Björling (Bass); Joel Berglund (Bass Baritone); Joel Berglund (Bass Baritone); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Conny Soderstrom (Voice); Conny Soderstrom (Voice); Ingvar Wixell (Baritone); Ingvar Wixell (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 13 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "Hm! Schuf sie euch Schaden je?" including "dazu den Lanzenspeer, der dies Vergoss"
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 12 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "Komm, komm,holder Knabe"/Act II
  • Performers: Hjördis Schymberg (Voice); Hjördis Schymberg (Voice); Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano); Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano); Kjerstin Dellert (Soprano); Kjerstin Dellert (Soprano); Carrie Nilsson (Mezzo Soprano); Carrie Nilsson (Mezzo Soprano); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Margareta Bakker-Sunnegardh (Voice); Margareta Bakker-Sunnegardh (Voice); Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice); Anna-Greta Soderholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Notes: The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/18/1956/03/19/1956)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "Ich sah das Kind"
  • Performers: Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Notes: The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/18/1956/03/19/1956)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "Ich sah ihn - und lachte!"
  • Performers: Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Notes: The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/18/1956/03/19/1956)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "So war es mein Kuss" to end of act II
  • Performers: Arne Wiren (Voice); Arne Wiren (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice); Margareta Bergstrom (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Notes: The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/18/1956/03/19/1956)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "Ja, Wehe! Weh" über mich"/Act III
  • Performers: Sigurd Björling (Bass); Sigurd Björling (Bass); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Notes: The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/18/1956/03/19/1956)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal :: "Nur eine Waffe taugt"
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Notes: The Royal Opera House Stockholm (03/18/1956/03/19/1956)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried :: "Ewig war ich"/ Act III
  • Performers: Birgit Nilsson (Voice); Birgit Nilsson (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 7 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1871
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried :: "Dan bist du mir" to end of act III
  • Performers: Birgit Nilsson (Voice); Birgit Nilsson (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice); Set Svanholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1871
  • Studio/Live: Live