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Browse: Wagner - Parsifal: Prelude to Act 1
This page lists all recordings of Parsifal: Prelude to Act 1 by Richard Wagner (1813-83).
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Andris Nelsons
The performance of the Sixth Symphony features Nelsons’s usual attention to detail, with a perfectly judged tempo for the opening Majestoso and plenty of energy in the allegro passages that follow.... — More…
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Marek Janowski
Helga Dernesch (Sieglinde), William Cochran (Siegmund), Hans Sotin (Hunding), Norman Bailey (baritone), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano)
Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra (Walküre extracts), Otto Klemperer
this set proved to be a most enjoyable listening experience, both in the recordings which I remembered from their original LP issues and those I had not previously encountered. The re-mastering... — More…
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini
This WHRA set is a splendid one. The sound quality is good while the documentation is fully up to the label’s usually high standards. As for the music-making, well the quality of that is quite... — More…
4 CDs($37.50) $29.25
Jess Thomas (Lohengrin), Gerhard Unger (David), Elisabeth Grummer (Eva), Marga Hoffgen (Magdalene), Rudolf Schock (Walther), Ferdinand Frantz (Sachs), Sylvia Geszty (Zerbinetta), Teresa Zylis-Gara (Komponist), Theo Adam (Musiklehr)