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Vintage Years


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David Mellor explores the recorded legacy of great artists of the past in conversation with distinguished figures from the musical world today. John Tomiinson, one of the finest Wotans of his generation, recalls some of the great recorded interpretations of this multifaceted role which lies at the heart of Wagner's great Ring Cycle. Wotan's Farewell (Die Walkure) Friedrich Schorr (bass), Berlin State Opera Orchestra. conductor Leo Biech
Fnd of Wotan's narration (Die Walkure) Martha Modi (soprano), Ferdinand Franz (bass), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler Valkyrie scene (Die Walkure) George London (bass), LSO, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
Riddle scene (Siegfried)
Thomas Stewart (bass), Berlin PC, conductor Herbert von Karajan Wotan's Farell 'eM ('Die Walkure')
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Hans Hotter (bass), Phiiharmonia, conductor Leopold Ludwig Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: David Mei
Unknown: John Tomiinson
Bass: Friedrich Schorr
Conductor: Leo Biech
Soprano: Martha Mod
Soprano: Ferdinand Franz
Conductor: Wiiheim Furtwang
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Bass: Thomas Stewart
Soprano: Hans Hotter
Conductor: Leopold Ludwig
Producer: Clive .Portbury

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