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Saturday, October 18, 2014 Permalink

At the Opera, Wagner's: Siegfried, 10/18/14

  

Siegfried is the third of the four operas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner. It premiered at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on August 16, 1876, as part of the first complete performance of The Ring. This part of the opera is primarily inspired by the story of the legendary hero Sigurd in Norse mythology. This live 1953 recording stars Wolfgang Windgassen, Astrid Varnay, Hans Hotter. Clemens Krauss conducts.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:08pm
Richard Wagner: Siegfried Live 1953 BUY ; Clemens Krauss, conductor

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