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Author Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

Title The Story of Wagner in words and music.

Publication Info. Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Vox Music Group, 1993.

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Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  JUV CD THE STORY OF WAGNER    Check Shelf
Description 1 audio disc (67 min., 6 sec.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in..
Series The Music masters series
An Introduction to the classics.
Music master series.
An Introduction to the classics.
Performer Narrated by Arthur Hannes.
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra ; Hans Swarowsky and Heinrich Hollreiser, conductors.
Summary Works of Wagner are combined with a narrative of his life.
Note Biographical notes and program on container insert.
Contents The mastersingers. Prelude (2:08) -- Lohengrin. Prelude to Act III (1:12) -- Faust. Overture (2:09) -- The mastersingers. "Awake!" (:39) ; [and] "Mad, all the world is mad" (:25) -- The fairies. Overture (:42) -- Siegfried. Forest murmurs (1:00) -- The mastersingers. Act III quintet (:50) -- Rienzi. Overture (1:14) -- The flying dutchman. Overture (1:14) -- Tannhaeuser. Pilgrim's chorus (:53) ; [and] Overture (1:43) -- Götterdammerung = Twilight of the gods. Siegfried's Rhine journey (:48) -- Tannhaeuser. Song of the Evening Star (:46) -- Lohengrin. Bridal chorus (1:13) -- Tristan und Isolde. Love-death (1:34) -- Tannhaeuser. Venusberg music (:50) -- Lohengrin. Prelude to Act 1 (:43) -- The mastersingers. Prelude (:40) ; Prize song (1:26) ; [and] Beckmesser and Sachs duet in Act II (:43) -- The valkyrie. The ride of the valkyries (1:17) -- Götterdammerung. Siegried's Rhine journey (2:45) -- Siegfried idyll (1:32) -- Parsifal. Good Friday spell (1:05) -- Götterdammerung. Siegried's funeral march (1:10) -- Tannhaeuser overture (14:31) -- Lohengrin. Preludes to Act I and III, and Bridal chorus (13:57).
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Composers -- Biography.
Music appreciation.
Composers -- Germany -- Biography.
Added Author Hannes, Arthur.
Swarowsky, Hans. Conductor.
Hollreiser, Heinrich, 1913-2006. Conductor.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Works. Selections.
Bamberger Symphoniker.
Music No. MMD 8509 Vox
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