Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried Act 3 pt. 2

With Lew Smoley The Awakening Scene Frida Leider & Rudolf Laubenthal Florence Easton & Lauritz Melchior Kirsten Flagstad & Lauritz Melchior Astrid Varnay & Bernd Aldenhoff continued Helga Dernesch & Jess Thomas Berit Lindholm & Jess Thomas The Love Duet Frida Leider & Rudolf Laubenthal continued Germaine Lubin (“Ewig war ich”) Kirsten Flagstad & Lauritz… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried Act 3 pt. 2

Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried, Act 3 pt. 1

With Lew Smoley The Wanderer Awakes Erda Schipper Schorr and Thorborg continued Frantz and Branzell Hotter and Von Ilosvay Edelmann and Madeira continued Greindl and Chookasian The Wanderer and Erda Schoor and Thorborg Frantz and Branzell continued Hotter and Von Ilosvay Stewart and Marga Hoffgen The Wanderer’s Destiny Frantz continued Hotter Greindl Theo Adam The… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried, Act 3 pt. 1

Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried Act 2

With Lew Smoley Selections Alberich’s Opening Appearance Eduard Habich Gerhard Pechner Adolf Vogel Gustav Neidlinger Zoltan Kelemen The Wanderer and Alberich call up Fafner Gerhard Pechner, Otto Edelmann, Kurt Bohme continued Adolf Vogel, Ferdinand Frantz, Herbert Alsen Hans Hotter, Gustav Neidlinger, Josef Greindl Josef Greindl, Gustav Neidlinger, Kurt Bohme Thomas Stewart, Gustav Neidlinger, Josef Greindl… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried Act 2

Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers, 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried Act 1, pt. 2

With Lew Smoley Selections Forging Scene Max Lorenz and Erick Witte continued Günther Treptow and William Wernigk continued continued Set Svanholm and Peter Klein continued Ludwig Suthaus and Julius Patzak continued continued continued continued Wolfgang Windgassen and Peter Klein continued Hans Hopf and Erich Kraus continued Jean Cox and Erwin Wohlfahrt continued Jess Thomas and… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers, 1930s – 1960s, Siegfried Act 1, pt. 2

Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 30’s – 60’s, Siegfried Act 1 pt. 1

Listening Guide: With Lew Smoley Selections Zwangvolle plage! Müh’ ohne Zweck! Heinrich Tessier Karl Laufkötter Paul Kuën Gerhard Stolze Hoiho! Hoiho! Hau ein! Hau ein! Melchior & Laufkötter Set Svanholm & Peter Klein continued Wolfgang Windgassen & Erwin Wohlfahrt Als Zullewndes Kind (Mime’s Complaint) Erich Witte Peter Klein Erich Straus Gerhard Stolze Vieles Lehrtest du,… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 30’s – 60’s, Siegfried Act 1 pt. 1

Buried Treasure: Russian Futurists pt. 2

Listening Guide with Lew Smoley The Works Protopopov Piano Sonata No. 1 Movement 1 Movement 2 Movement 3 Piano Sonata No. 3 Knipper Symphony No. 4 in D Movement 1 Movement 2 Violin Concerto No. 1 Movement 1 Movement 2 Movement 3 Mosolov Iron Foundry Tractor’s Arrival at the Kolkhaz Four Newspaper Annoucements Piano Concerto… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Russian Futurists pt. 2