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Beecham Collection - Wagner / Beecham, Flagstad, et al

> Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): Overture - Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): Overture
> Lohengrin - Lohengrin, Act I: Prelude
> 5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, "Wesendonck Lieder" - No. 1. Der Engel (The Angel)
> 5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, "Wesendonck Lieder" - No. 2. Stehe still (Stand Still)
> 5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, "Wesendonck Lieder" - No. 3. Im Treibhaus (In the Hothouse)
> 5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, "Wesendonck Lieder" - No. 4. Schmerzen (Pain)
> 5 Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, "Wesendonck Lieder" - No. 5. Traume (Dreams)
> Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel (Excalibur) - Act III: Prelude
> Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel (Excalibur) - Act III: Isolde's Liebestod
> Kirsten Flagstad: Talk on Singing Wagner - Kirsten Flagstad: Talk on Singing Wagner

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wagner, Richard : Wesendonck Lieder
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Word, Spoken : Kirsten Flagstad
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Those who had the privilege of hearing Beecham conduct or witness Flagstad's renowned stage appearances never forgot those performances. For today's audiences, these rare recordings attest to the greatness of two of the most beloved performers of the past century.



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Works Details

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman :: Overture
  • Conductor: Thomas Beecham
  • Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 10 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1841

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Prelude
  • Running Time: 9 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1845-1847

>Wagner, Richard : Wesendonck Lieder
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Running Time: 19 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1857-1858

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Prelude
  • Running Time: 9 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Liebstod
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Running Time: 7 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Word, Spoken : Kirsten Flagstad :: Talk on Singing Wagner
  • Performer: Kirsten Flagstad
  • Running Time: 10 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1949