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Wagner 200: Mastersingers of Nuremberg

Immortalised by Wagner in his famous opera, Lucie Skeaping looks back on the life and music of the real Hans Sachs and his fellow Mastersingers in 16th Century Germany.

First broadcast in March 2007.

58 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 May 2013 13:00

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Mastersingers - Act 3 Entry of the Apprentices and Masters

    Performers: Theo Adam (bass), Peter Schreier (tenor), Dresden State Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 567086 2.
  • Richard Wagner

    Mastersingers Act 3 - Walther's Prize Song

    Performers: Theo Adam (bass), Geraint Evans (tenor), Dresden State Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 567086 2.
  • Hans Sachs

    Der Eyszapfen (The Icicle)

    Performer: Hartmut Hein (baritone)

    • CPO.
    • 999 388-2.
  • Hans Folz

    Kettenton

    Performer: Hugues Cuenod (tenor)

    • HMV.
    • CLP 1877.
  • Anon.

    Ich spring an diesem ringe (from the Lochamer Songbook)

    Performers: Hedos Ensemble

    • CPO.
    • 999 388-2.
  • Richard Wagner

    Mastersingers - Act 2 scene 6: "Den Tag seh' ich erscheinen"

    Performers: Theo Adam (bass), Geraint Evans (tenor), Dresden State Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 567086 2.
  • Hans Sachs

    Silberweise

    Performer: Hugues Cuenod (tenor)

    • HMV.
    • HMV 1877.
  • Walther von der Vogelweide

    Allerest lebe ich mir werde "Palastinalied"

    Performers: James Bowman (countertenor), James Tyler (lute), Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord)

    • DECCA.
    • 430 264-2.
  • Frauenlob (Heinrich von Meissen)

    Geviolierte bluete kunst

    Performers: Andrea von Ramm (soprano), Sterling Jones (fidel), Timothy C Nelson (hurdy-gurdy)

    • CHRISTOPHORUS.
    • CD 74542.
  • Oswald von Wolkenstein

    Der Mai mit lieber zal

    Performers: Catherine Bott (soprano), New London Consort, Philip Pickett (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 444 173-2.
  • Oswald von Wolkenstein

    Der Mai mit lieber zal (instrumental)

    Performer: David Roblou (organ)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 444 173-2.
  • Oswald von Wolkenstein

    Ain guet geporen edelman (polyphonic version)

    Performers: Michael George (bass), Simon Grant (bass), Catherine Bott (soprano), New London Consort, Philip Pickett (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 444 173-2.
  • Konrad von Würzburg

    Winter der heide Bloumen Selwet

    Performers: Ensemble Lucidarium

    • EMPREINTE DIGITALE.
    • ED 13079.

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