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Great Conductors - Furtwängler

Commercial Recordings 1940-1950 Volume 4

Kirsten Flagstad (soprano)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wilhelm Furtwängler

The conductor’s magisterial presence is almost tangible.

CD

$12.50

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

Contents

 Excerpt, Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer

Work length11:49
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 30-31 March and 4 April 1949
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna

Der fliegende Hollander, Act I: Overture

Track length11:49

 Excerpt, Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Work length19:04
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 1 and 4 April 1949
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: Overture

Track length9:44

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Prelude

Track length6:35

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Dance of the Apprentices

Track length2:45

 Excerpt, Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Work length6:35
  • Recorded: 1 February 1950
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Prelude

Track length6:35

 Excerpt, Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Work length2:45
  • Recorded: 4 April 1949
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Dance of the Apprentices

Track length2:45

 Excerpt, Wagner: Die Walküre

Work length5:02
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 31 March 1949
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna

Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries

Track length5:02

 Excerpt, Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Work length20:32
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 23 February 1949
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna

Gotterdammerung, Act I: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey

Track length11:47

Gotterdammerung, Act III: Siegfried's Funeral March

Track length8:45

 Excerpt, Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Work length27:58
  • Kirsten Flagstad (soprano)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 26 March 1948
  • Recording Venue: Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London

Gotterdammerung, Act III: Siegfried's Funeral March

Track length8:45

Gotterdammerung, Act III: Starke Scheite schichtet mir dort, "Immolation Scene"

Track length19:13