Kirsten Flagstad - Live in Concert / Melchior

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Strauss, Richard : Befreit, Op. 39 no 4
>Strauss, Richard : Allerseelen, Op. 10 no 8
>Strauss, Richard : Cäcilie
>Wagner, Richard : Götterdämmerung
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Alceste
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This recording, made from broadcast transcriptions, features Flagstad's majestic voice in all its glory, principally in the music of Wagner. Her vocalism can best be appreciated in live performances, and she is well paired by Lauritz Melchior in various tracks on the album.



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Works Details

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman :: Trafft ihr das Schiff
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Gaetano Merola
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1841.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1841

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: O sink' hernieder
  • Performers: Kirsten Flagstad; Set Svanholm (Voice)
  • Conductor: Gaetano Merola
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Liebestod
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Gaetano Merola
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Strauss, Richard : Befreit, Op. 39 no 4
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Gaetano Merola
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898

>Strauss, Richard : Allerseelen, Op. 10 no 8
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Gaetano Merola
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Strauss, Richard : Cäcilie
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Gaetano Merola
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Wagner, Richard : Götterdämmerung :: Starke Scheite schichtet mir dort (Immol
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Gaetano Merola
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
  • Running Time: 15 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1874

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Alceste :: Immortel Apollon!
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Johan Hye-Knudsen
  • Ensemble: Danish National Radio Choir
  • Notes: Composition written: Germany.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Alceste :: Où suis-je? O malheureuse Alceste!
  • Performers: Niels Mollner (Bass); Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Johan Hye-Knudsen
  • Ensemble: Danish State Radio Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: Germany.
  • Running Time: 9 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Alceste :: Divinités du Styx
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Conductor: Johan Hye-Knudsen
  • Ensemble: Danish State Radio Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: Germany.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta