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Classic Opera - Wagner: Die Meistersinger / Solti, et al

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Performers Conductor Ensemble
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Notes & Reviews:

"Bailey's... is the most rounded portrayal to date... the set as a whole is a considerable achievement, a worthy addition to the Decca/solti/Wagner discography." - Gramophone

Penguin Guide
The great glory of Solti's first [1975] set of Die Meistersinger is not the searing brilliance of the conductor, but rather the mature and involving portrayal of Sachs by Norman Bailey. For his superb singing the set is well worth investigating. But there is much else to enjoy, not least the bright and detailed sound



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>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
  • Performers: Wolfgang Appel (Tenor); Norman Bailey (Voice); Helmut Berger-Tuna (Bass); Hannelore Bode (Soprano); Adolf Dallapozza (Tenor); Martin Egel (Baritone); Julia Hamari (Voice); Rudolf Hartmann (Violin); Werner Klumlikboldt (Voice); René Kollo (Voice); Adalbert Kraus (Tenor); Kurt Moll (Bass); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Kurt Rydl (Bass); Michel Sénéchal (Voice); Martin Schomberg (Tenor); Bernd Weikl (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Running Time: 252 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862-1867