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The Flying Dutchman


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Opera in three scenes
Music by Richard Wagner Libretto by THE COMPOSER, after HEINRICH HEINE
(sung in German: records)
The third in a series of three operas all with a touch of the supernatural.
Cast in order of singing:
The scene is set in the 18th century on a rocky coast in Norway.
Scene i: a rocky sea-shore changing to Scene 2: a room in Datand's house changing to Scene 3: a hay, overlooked by Daland's house.


Music By: Richard Wagner
Conducted By: Sir Georg Solti
Daland, captain of a Norwegian ship.: Martti Talvela (bass)
His navigator: Werner Krenn (tenor)
The Dutchman: Norman Bailey (baritone)
Marv, Senta's nurse: Isola Jones (mezzo-Soprano)
Senta, Daland's daughter: Janis Martin (soprano)
Erik, a huntsman: René Kollo (tenor)

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The Flying Dutchman

BBC Radio 3, 7 May 1978 21.00

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