Buried Treasure: Wagnerian Singers (1930s – 1960s), Tristan & Isolde Act 3

With Lew Smoley The works Scene 1 Melchior, Janssen Tristan’s Agony Melchior, Huehn Scene 1 Svanholm, Metternich Windgassen, Wachter Complete Windgassen, Fischer-Dieskau Liebestod Leider Flagstad (Beecham) Flagstad (Reiner) Flagstad (Furtwangler) Lubin Corsi Traubel (Busch) 1943 Met Varnay Braun Nilsson (Sawallisch) Nilsson (Bohm)

Buried Treasure: Wagnerian Singers (1930s – 1960s) Tristan & Isolde Act 2

With Lew Smoley The works Scene 1 Flagstad, Branzell Traubel, Thorborg Baumer, Westenberger “Dein Werk” Varnay, Thebom Nilsson, Hoffman Complete Nilsson, Ludwig Scene 2 “Love Duet” part 1 Nilsson, Windgassen part 2 Vinay, Varnay, Malaniuk Melchior, Traubel Easton, Carron part 3 Melchior, Flagstad Baumer, Suthaus Flagstad, Suthaus part 1 part 2 part 3 “King Mark’s… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagnerian Singers (1930s – 1960s) Tristan & Isolde Act 2

Buried Treasure: Wagnerian Singers (1930s – 1960s) Tristan Act 1

With Lew Smoley The Works Lieder, Marherr Doch Nun Von Tristan! Flagstad, Beecham O Blinde Augen Traubel, Kindermann Da Friede, Suhn Und Freudenshaft Kennst Du Mutter, Künste Nicht? Braun, Klose Wehe, Wehe! Grob-Prandl, Cavelti, DeSabata Wehe, Wehe! Wie Lachend Sei Mir Lieden Singer Welcher Wan, Weich Eitles Zurnen! Varnay, Thebom, Kempe Er Schwur Mit tausend… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagnerian Singers (1930s – 1960s) Tristan Act 1

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

With Lew Smoley The works Rhinemaidens Scene Berger, Amara, Glaz Sutherland, Hale, Thomas Rebmann, Moser, Reynolds Siegfried’s Narrative Melchior, Hoffmann, Schorr Suthaus, Greindl, Poell Windgassen, Udhe, Greindl Siegfried’s Death Melchior, Janssen, Ernester Lorenz, Greindl, Udhe Hopft, Frick Windgassen Brilioth, Ridderbusch, Stewart

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

With Lew Smoley The Works Hagen and Alberich Hoffmann and Habich Pechner and Ernster Neidlinger and Greindl Kelemen and Ridderbusch Neidlinger and Frick Hagen’s Call List Greindle Frick Brunnhilde Accuses Siegfried Schorr, Lawrence, Melchior, and Hoffmann Brunnhilde and Siegfried swear and oath Flagstad and Svanholm Lorenz and Varnay Brunnhilde acuses Siegfried and oaths Nilsson, Windgassen,… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Gotterdammerung Act 2

Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Gotterdammerung Act 1

With Lew Smoley The Works Entrance of Siegfried Ernest and Melchior Greindl and Suthaus Frick and Hopf Entrance of Gutrune Resnick Sieglinde’s Welcome Brouwenstijn Gutrune’s Welcome Harper Plotting and Bloodbrotherhood Schorr and Melchior Svanholm, Janssen, and Ernester Windgassen, Grindl, and Udhe Hagen’s Watch Hoffmann Greindl Frick Weber Ernester Waltraute’s Warning Harshaw and Traubel Part 2:… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Gotterdammerung Act 1

Buried Treasure: Wagner Singers 1930s – 1960s, Gotterdammerung Prologue

With Lew Smoley The Norns Scene Met 1936 Met 1951 Bayreuth 1956 Love Duet Austral and Widdop, 1928 Melchior and Lawrence, 1936 Melchior and Flagstad, 1939 Varnay and Lorenz, 1952 Varnay and Windgassen, 1955 Amy Schuard and Windgassen, 1965 Nillson and Hans Hopf, 1960 Helge Brilioth and Helga Dernesch, 1968 Gladys Kuchta and Windgassen, 1968

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