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Building a Library: Wagner: Die Walküre

Andrew McGregor introduces Radio 3's weekly programme devoted to all that's new in the world of recorded music.

Building a Library:
Wagner: Die Walküre

Reviewer - Martin Handley

First choice:

Siegmund - Jon Vickers; Hunding - Martti Talvela; Wotan - Thomas Stewart; Sieglinde - Gundula Janowitz; Brunnhilde - Regine Crespin; Fricka - Josephine Veasey; Gerhilde - Liselotte Rebmann; Ortlinde - Carlotta Ordassy; Waltraute - Ingrid Steger; Schwertleite - Lilo Brockhaus; Helmwige - Daniza Mastilovic; Siegrune - Barbro Ericson; Grimgerde - Cvetka Ahlin; Rossweisse - Helga Jenckel Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
DG 457 785-2 (4 CDs - also in 14 CD Box Set on DG 457 780-2, both Mid Price)

CD Review BAL Catalogue Data
bal.wagner:
bal.wagner.die.walkure

3 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 12 Jan 2008 09:00