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Composer of the Week: Richard Wagner (1813-83)


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1/5. Musical Colossus. Wagner extended his art into politics and philosophy, morality and psychology, but today Donald Macleod focuses on his purely musical achievements. The Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walkure, Act 3) Soloists, Vienna PO, conductor Georg Solti
Der Fliegende Hollander, Act 1 (Introduction) Hans Sotin (bass), Peter Seiffert (tenor),
Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
Lohengrin, Act 1 (Prelude) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Tristan und Isolde, Act 2 (Scene 2)
Peter Hofmann (tenor), Hildegard Behrens (soprano), Bavarian RSO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Lohengrin, Act 3 (Prelude) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
Producer Chris Taylor Repeated Sunday 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Georg Solti
Bass: Hans Sotin
Bass: Peter Seiffert
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Tenor: Peter Hofmann
Tenor: Hildegard Behrens
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Producer: Chris Taylor

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