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Wagner: Die Walkure (The Valkyrie), opera / Jeannine Altmeyer, soprano; Siegfried Jerusalem, tenor; Theo Adam, bass-baritone; Staatskapelle Dresden, Marek Janowski

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

The first digital recording of Wagner's Ring was released in 1983. "It has stood the test of time remarkably well," observed ClassicsToday.com when the complete set was reissued. "The Staatskapelle Dresden plays spotlessly for Marek Janowski ... An excellent 'Ring' experience." Now two music dramas from this acclaimed cycle are again available separately. In Gramophone's 1997 assessment: "Die Walküre introduces us to Jessye Norman's involving Sieglinde and the youthful Siegfried Jerusalem's near-ideal Siegmund, forthright and sincere, not forgetting Kurt Moll's granite Hunding. Theo Adam [as Wotan] is so authoritative, so keen with the text, so inside his part ...

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Lukaskirche Dresden (08/22/1981-08/29/1981).


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>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
  • Conductor: Marek Janowski
  • Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Notes: Lukaskirche Dresden (08/22/1981-08/29/1981)
  • Running Time: 181 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856