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Verdi & Wagner

07/02/11 12:00PM

This afternoon we examine the early careers of Verdi and Wagner -- both born in 1813.

Playlist

12:00pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:03pm

Nabucco: "Tu sul labbro"
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Soloists: Nicolai Ghiaurov, bass
CD/Album: Verdi - Nabucco
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47488
Release Year: 1978
 
 

12:08pm

Rienzi: "Allmächt'ger Vater"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor
CD/Album: Lauritz Melchior, Helen Traubel Sing Wagner
Record co./Cat #: Sony 60896
Release Year: 1972
 
 

12:14pm

Der fliegende Holläander: "Steuermann, lass die Wacht!"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
Conductor: Karl Böhm
CD/Album: Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4775673
Release Year: 1972
 
 

12:28pm

I Lombardi: "O signore, dal tetto natio"
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Ambrosian Singers; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
CD/Album: Verdi: I Lombardi
Record co./Cat #: Philips 4758700
Release Year: 1972
 
 

12:34pm

Giovanna d'Arco: Finale
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Conductor: James Levine
Soloists: Montserrat Caballé, soprano ; Plácido Domingo, tenor ; Sherrill Milnes, baritone
CD/Album: Verdi: Giovanna d'Arco
Record co./Cat #: EMI 63226
Release Year: 1989
 
 

12:42pm

Tannhäuser: Finale
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
CD/Album: Wagner - Tannhäuser
Record co./Cat #: Philips 434607
Release Year: 1962
 
 

12:47pm

Rigoletto: "Pari siamo!"
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Rome Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Jonel Perlea
Soloists: Robert Merrill, baritone
CD/Album: Verdi - Rigoletto
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60172
Release Year: 1957
 
 

12:52pm

Lohengrin: "In fernem Land"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Arthur Bodanzky
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor
CD/Album: Wagner Lohengrin Bodanzky
Record co./Cat #: Melodram 37049
Release Year: 1989
 
 

12:57pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Tafelmusik
Conductor: Bruno Weil
CD/Album: Mozart: Overtures
Record co./Cat #: Sony 46695
Release Year: 1991
 
 
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