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Richard Wagner: Opera - The Valkyrie (Chandos Audio CD)

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Opera - The Valkyrie

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)


The Valkyrie 249:14
First Day of the Festival Play The Ring of the Nibelung
Music drama in three acts
Poem by Richard Wagner
English translation by Andrew Porter

COMPACT DISC ONE
Act I
1 Prelude 4:20

Scene 1
2 'The storm drove me here' 5:36
Siegmund, Sieglinde
3 'This house and this wife' 4:11
Sieglinde, Siegmund
4 'Evil fortune's never far from me' 4:17
Siegmund, Sieglinde

Scene 2
5 'There he lay, feeble and faint' 3:03
Sieglinde, Hunding, Siegmund
6 'Through field and forest' 2:02
Siegmund, Hunding, Sieglinde
7 'Friedmund no one could call me' 3:35
Siegmund, Hunding, Sieglinde
8 'The Neidings raided again' 3:01
Siegmund
9 'So the Norn who dealt you this fate' 4:50
Hunding, Sieglinde, Siegmund
10 'I know a troublesome race' 6:13
Hunding

Scene 3
11 'A sword was pledged by my father' 6:41
Siegmund
12 'Are you awake?' 1:12
Sieglinde, Siegmund
13 'My husband's kinsmen' 4:48
Sieglinde
14 'Yes, loveliest bride' 1:37
Siegmund, Sieglinde
15 'Winter storms have vanished' (Siegmund's Spring Song) 3:41
Siegmund
16 'You are the Spring' 2:19
Sieglinde
17 'Oh sweetest enchantment' 3:21
Siegmund, Sieglinde
18 'The stream has shown my reflected face' 4:05
Sieglinde, Siegmund
19 'Siegmund call me, and Siegmund am I' 1:33
Siegmund
20 'Siegmund, the Wälsung, here you see!' 2:36
Siegmund, Sieglinde
73:06

COMPACT DISC TWO
Act II
Scene 1
1 'Go bridle your horse, warrior maid!' 2:58
Wotan
2 'Hoyotoho! Hoyotoho!' (Brünnhilde's Battle Cry) 2:33
Brünnhilde
3 'The usual storm, the usual strife!' 2:02
Wotan, Fricka
4 'Pretend that you don't understand!' 1:37
Fricka, Wotan
5 'Now it's come to pass!' 1:00
Wotan
6 'So this is the end of the gods and their glory' 3:36
Fricka
7 'You never learn what I would teach you' 6:00
Wotan, Fricka
8 'What must I do?' 2:21
Wotan, Fricka
9 'Hiaha! Hiaha! Hoyotoho!' 3:45
Brünnhilde, Fricka, Wotan

Scene 2
10 'Fricka has won the fight' 5:27
Brünnhilde, Wotan
11 'When youth's delightful pleasures had waned' 2:33
Wotan
12 'She refused to reveal more about it' 2:45
Wotan, Brünnhilde
13 'There's more to tell' 2:25
Wotan
14 'Yet one can accomplish what I may not' 2:30
Wotan
15 'But the Wählsung, Siegmund' 1:18
Brünnhilde, Wotan
16 'Then Siegmund must fall in his fight?' 3:56
Brünnhilde, Wotan
17 'I give you my blessing, Nibelung son!' 1:38
Wotan, Brünnhilde
18 'No, have mercy' 3:43
Brünnhilde, Wotan
52:09

COMPACT DISC THREE
1 'So I obey his command' 4:24
Brünnhilde

Scene 3
2 'Rest here for a while, stay by my side!' 3:05
Siegmund, Sieglinde
3 Away! Away!' 4:46
Sieglinde, Siegmund
4 'Where are you, Siegmund?' 5:22
Sieglinde, Siegmund

Scene 4
5 'Siegmund! Look at me!' (Announcement of Death) 3:19
Brünnhilde, Siegmund
6 'And if I come' 4:34
Siegmund, Brünnhilde
7 'Then greet for me Walhall' 3:51
Siegmund, Brünnhilde
8 'Woe! Woe! Sister and bride' 4:42
Siegmund, Brünnhilde
9 'Two lives now lie in your power' 2:37
Siegmund, Brünnhilde

Scene 5
10 'Charms of sleep are sent to still' 3:12
Siegmund
11 'I hear your call' 2:09
Siegmund, Sieglinde
12 'Wehwalt! Wehwalt!' 5:55
Hunding, Siegmund, Sieglinde, Brünnhilde, Wotan
47:57

COMPACT DISC FOUR
Act III
Scene 1
1 'Hoyotoho! Hoyotoho!' (Ride of the Valkyries) 9:00
Gerhilde, Helmwige, Waltraute, Schwerleite, Ortlinde, Siegrune, Grimgerde, Rossweisse
2 'Shield me and help' 1:25
Brünnhilde, The Eight Valkyries
3 'Hear while I tell you' 2:38
Brünnhilde, The Eight Valkyries
4 'Pray suffer no sorrow for me' 3:59
Sieglinde, Brünnhilde, The Eight Valkyries
5 'Fly him swiftly, away to the east!' 1:24
Brünnhilde
6 'O radiant wonder!' (Parting Salute) 0:49
Sieglinde
7 'Stay, Brünnhild!' 1:07
Wotan, The Eight Valkyries, Brünnhilde

Scene 2
8 'Where is Brünnhild?' 1:39
Wotan, The Eight Valkyries
9 'Weak-spirited, womanish brood!' 2:59
Wotan
10 'Here I am, father' 2:47
Brünnhilde, Wotan
11 'No more will you ride from Walhall' 3:05
Wotan, The Eight Valkyries, Brünnhilde
12 'Did you not hear what I decreed?' 4:56
Wotan, The Eight Valkyries

Scene 3
13 'Was it so shameful?' 3:51
Brünnhilde, Wotan
14 'I know so little' 4:00
Brünnhilde, Wotan
15 'You, who this live into my heart revealed' 4:06
Brünnhilde, Wotan
16 'You indulged your love' 0:54
Wotan
17 'Unworthy of you this foolish maid' 3:14
Brünnhilde, Wotan
18 'You fathered a glorious race' 2:50
Brünnhilde, Wotan
19 'In long, deep sleep' 3:05
Wotan, Brünnhilde
20 'Farewell, my valiant, glorious child!' (Wotan's Farewell) 5:00
Wotan
21 'These eyes so warm and so bright' 7:48
Wotan
22 'Loge, hear! Come at my call!' 1:26
Wotan
23 Magic Fire Music 3:57
Wotan
76:02
Alberto Remedios tenor - Siegmund
Clifford Grant bass - Hunding
Norman Bailey bass-baritone - Wotan
Margaret Curphey soprano - Sieglinde
Rita Hunter soprano - Brünnhilde
Ann Howard mezzo-soprano - Fricka
English National Opera Chorus
English National Opera Orchestra
Reginald Goodall
Recorded in:
London Coliseum
18. 20 and 23 December 1975
Producer(s)
John Mordler
Sound Engineer(s)
Stuart Eltham
Format: ADD
Bit Rate: 24 Bit Remaster

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