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Wagner: The Rhinegold

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CHAN 3054
 
Multiple Set of 3 CDs
Wagner: The Rhinegold
Release Date: April 2001
Originally recorded in 2000
Composer (1813-1883)
Richard Wagner
Solo bass-baritone - Wotan
Norman Bailey
Solo baritone - Donner
Norman Welsby
Solo tenor - Froh
Robert Ferguson
Solo tenor - Loge
Emile Belcourt
Solo bass - Fasolt
Robert Lloyd
Solo bass - Fafner
Clifford Grant
Solo baritone - Alberich
Derek Hammond-Stroud
Solo tenor - Mime
Gregory Dempsey
Solo mezzo-soprano - Fricka
Katherine Pring
Solo soprano - Freia
Lois McDonnall
Solo contralto - Erda
Anne Collins
Solo soprano - Woglinde
Valerie Masterson
Solo mezzo-soprano - Wellgunde
Shelagh Squires
Solo contralto - Flosshilde
Helen Attfield
Conductor
Reginald Goodall
Venue
London Coliseum
Producer
John Mordler
Engineer
Robert Gooch
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Opera in English

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RICHARD WAGNER

(1813-1883)

The Rhinegold

174:00
Preliminary Evening to the Festival Play The Ring of the Nibelung
Music drama in four scenes
Poem by Richard Wagner
English translation by Andrew Porter
Scene 1
1.
Orchestral prelude
5:01
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2.
'Weia! Waga! Wandering waters'
1:33
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Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
3.
'He, he! You nixies!'
1:40
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Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
4.
'Slimy, slippery, slithery smoothness!'
9:57
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Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
5.
'Look, sisters! The sunlight is greeting the gold'
2:41
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Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
6.
'What's that, you nixies . . .?'
5:01
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Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
7.
'The world's wealth can be mine . . .?'
1:01
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Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
8.
'Still not afraid?'
4:39
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Alberich, Flosshilde, Wellgunde, Woglinde
Orchestral interlude
Scene 2
9.
'Wotan, my lord! Awaken!'
6:12
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Fricka, Wotan
10.
'For I wished you faithful and true'
2:59
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Fricka, Wotan
11.
'Then shelter her now'
2:24
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Fricka, Freia, Wotan
12.
'Soft sleep closed your eyes'
3:20
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Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner
13.
'God of light, light of spirit!'
5:09
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Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner, Freia
14.
'To me, Freia! Back from her, giant!'
1:17
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Froh, Donner, Fafner, Fasolt, Wotan
15.
'This bond is graved on my spear's strong shaft'
0:58
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Wotan, Freai, Fricka
16.
'What? How am I concerned in a contract?'
4:15
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Loge, Wotan, Fricka, Froh, Donner, Fafner, Fasolt
17.
'Never one word of praise or thanks!'
2:52
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Loge
18.
'But one I found then'
2:02
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Loge
19.
'So I promised I'd tell you the story'
1:05
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Loge, Wotan, Fasolt, Fafner
20.
'A toy, while it was in the waters'
2:01
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Loge, Wotan, Fricka
21.
'And I should possess it!'
4:38
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Wotan, Loge, Donner, Froh, Fricka, Fafner
22.
'Hear, Wotan, I'll speak my last word!'
2:29
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Fafner, Wotan, Fasolt, Freia, Froh, Donner
23.
'Over rock and stone they stride'
3:07
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Loge, Fricka, Donner, Froh
24.
'I see now! Hear what is wrong!'
3:13
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Loge, Fricka
25.
'Come, Loge, descend with me!'
5:11
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Wotan, Loge, Donner, Froh, Fricka
Orchestral interlude
Scene 3
26.
'Hehe! Hehe! Come here! Come here!
0:56
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Alberich, Mime
27.
'Ha, you rogue!'
2:25
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Alberich, Mime
28.
'Nibelheim here'
1:45
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Loge, Mime, Wotan
29.
'What help for me?'
5:06
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Mime Loge, Wotan
30.
'Better take care! Alberich's near'
2:56
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Mime, Wotan, Alberich
31.
'What brought you here?'
3:32
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Alberich, Wotan, Loge
32.
'In the clouds, you great ones'
3:23
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Alberich, Wotan, Loge
33.
'All must stand in amazement'
4:58
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Loge, Alberich
34.
'Ohe! Ohe! Terrible dragon'
3:20
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Loge, Wotan, Alberich
35.
'Now swiftly up!'
4:46
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Loge
Orchestral interlude
Scene 4
36.
'There, Alberich, sit on your throne!'
2:53
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Loge, Alberich, Wotan
37.
'And now the Niblungs will come to my call'
3:12
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Alberich, Wotan
38.
'The gold lies there; now let me go'
6:38
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Alberich, Loge, Wotan
39.
'Am I now free?' (Alberich's curve)
4:27
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Alberich, Loge, Wotan
40.
'Fasolt and Fafner come this way'
3:08
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Loge, Froh, Donner, Fricka
41.
'Wait! Don't touch her yet!'
3:12
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Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner, Loge, Froh
42.
'Far too loose you're piling the gold'
2:44
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Fafner, Loge, Wotan, Fricka, Donner
43.
'Freia, the fair one, see I no more'
3:07
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Fasolt, Fafner, Loge, Wotan, Freia, Fricka, Froh, Donner
44.
'Yield it, Wotan, yield it!' (Erda's warning)
5:44
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Erda, Wotan, Fricka, Froh
45.
'Hear, you giants!'
2:13
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Donner, Freia, Wotan
46.
'Stop, you greedy one!'
2:25
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Fasolt, Fafner, Loge, Wotan
47.
'Your luck, Wotan, what could surpass it?'
2:25
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Loge, Wotan, Fricka
48.
'Sweltering mists hang in the air . . . Heda! Heda! Hedo!'
2:47
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Donner
49.
'The bridge leads you homeward'
1:52
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Froh
50.
'Evening rays flood the sky with splendour'
4:21
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Wotan, Fricka, Loge
51.
'Rhinegold! Rhinegold!' (Entry of the Gods into Valahlla)
4:52
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Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde, Wotan, Loge
Orchestral postlude
Gods
Solo: Norman Bailey bass-baritone - Wotan
Solo: Norman Welsby baritone - Donner
Solo: Robert Ferguson tenor - Froh
Solo: Emile Belcourt tenor - Loge
Giants
Solo: Robert Lloyd bass - Fasolt
Solo: Clifford Grant bass - Fafner
Nibelungs
Solo: Derek Hammond-Stroud baritone - Alberich
Solo: Gregory Dempsey tenor - Mime
Goddesses
Solo: Katherine Pring mezzo-soprano - Fricka
Solo: Lois McDonnall soprano - Freia
Solo: Anne Collins contralto - Erda
Rhinemaidens
Solo: Valerie Masterson soprano - Woglinde
Solo: Shelagh Squires mezzo-soprano - Wellgunde
Solo: Helen Attfield contralto - Flosshilde
Conductor: Reginald Goodall
live; 10, 19, 25 & 29 March 1975

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RICHARD WAGNER

(1813-1883)

The Rhinegold

174:00
Preliminary Evening to the Festival Play The Ring of the Nibelung
Music drama in four scenes
Poem by Richard Wagner
English translation by Andrew Porter
COMPACT DISC ONE
Scene 1
1.
Orchestral prelude
5:01
2.
'Weia! Waga! Wandering waters'
1:33
Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
3.
'He, he! You nixies!'
1:40
Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
4.
'Slimy, slippery, slithery smoothness!'
9:57
Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
5.
'Look, sisters! The sunlight is greeting the gold'
2:41
Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
6.
'What's that, you nixies . . .?'
5:01
Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
7.
'The world's wealth can be mine . . .?'
1:01
Alberich, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
8.
'Still not afraid?'
4:39
Alberich, Flosshilde, Wellgunde, Woglinde
Orchestral interlude
Scene 2
9.
'Wotan, my lord! Awaken!'
6:12
Fricka, Wotan
10.
'For I wished you faithful and true'
2:59
Fricka, Wotan
11.
'Then shelter her now'
2:24
Fricka, Freia, Wotan
12.
'Soft sleep closed your eyes'
3:20
Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner
13.
'God of light, light of spirit!'
5:09
Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner, Freia
14.
'To me, Freia! Back from her, giant!'
1:17
Froh, Donner, Fafner, Fasolt, Wotan
Total time: 52:57
COMPACT DISC TWO
1.
'This bond is graved on my spear's strong shaft'
0:58
Wotan, Freai, Fricka
2.
'What? How am I concerned in a contract?'
4:15
Loge, Wotan, Fricka, Froh, Donner, Fafner, Fasolt
3.
'Never one word of praise or thanks!'
2:52
Loge
4.
'But one I found then'
2:02
Loge
5.
'So I promised I'd tell you the story'
1:05
Loge, Wotan, Fasolt, Fafner
6.
'A toy, while it was in the waters'
2:01
Loge, Wotan, Fricka
7.
'And I should possess it!'
4:38
Wotan, Loge, Donner, Froh, Fricka, Fafner
8.
'Hear, Wotan, I'll speak my last word!'
2:29
Fafner, Wotan, Fasolt, Freia, Froh, Donner
9.
'Over rock and stone they stride'
3:07
Loge, Fricka, Donner, Froh
10.
'I see now! Hear what is wrong!'
3:13
Loge, Fricka
11.
'Come, Loge, descend with me!'
5:11
Wotan, Loge, Donner, Froh, Fricka
Orchestral interlude
Scene 3
12.
'Hehe! Hehe! Come here! Come here!
0:56
Alberich, Mime
13.
'Ha, you rogue!'
2:25
Alberich, Mime
14.
'Nibelheim here'
1:45
Loge, Mime, Wotan
15.
'What help for me?'
5:06
Mime Loge, Wotan
16.
'Better take care! Alberich's near'
2:56
Mime, Wotan, Alberich
17.
'What brought you here?'
3:32
Alberich, Wotan, Loge
18.
'In the clouds, you great ones'
3:23
Alberich, Wotan, Loge
19.
'All must stand in amazement'
4:58
Loge, Alberich
Total time: 56:54
COMPACT DISC THREE
1.
'Ohe! Ohe! Terrible dragon'
3:20
Loge, Wotan, Alberich
2.
'Now swiftly up!'
4:46
Loge
Orchestral interlude
Scene 4
3.
'There, Alberich, sit on your throne!'
2:53
Loge, Alberich, Wotan
4.
'And now the Niblungs will come to my call'
3:12
Alberich, Wotan
5.
'The gold lies there; now let me go'
6:38
Alberich, Loge, Wotan
6.
'Am I now free?' (Alberich's curve)
4:27
Alberich, Loge, Wotan
7.
'Fasolt and Fafner come this way'
3:08
Loge, Froh, Donner, Fricka
8.
'Wait! Don't touch her yet!'
3:12
Fasolt, Wotan, Fafner, Loge, Froh
9.
'Far too loose you're piling the gold'
2:44
Fafner, Loge, Wotan, Fricka, Donner
10.
'Freia, the fair one, see I no more'
3:07
Fasolt, Fafner, Loge, Wotan, Freia, Fricka, Froh, Donner
11.
'Yield it, Wotan, yield it!' (Erda's warning)
5:44
Erda, Wotan, Fricka, Froh
12.
'Hear, you giants!'
2:13
Donner, Freia, Wotan
13.
'Stop, you greedy one!'
2:25
Fasolt, Fafner, Loge, Wotan
14.
'Your luck, Wotan, what could surpass it?'
2:25
Loge, Wotan, Fricka
15.
'Sweltering mists hang in the air . . . Heda! Heda! Hedo!'
2:47
Donner
16.
'The bridge leads you homeward'
1:52
Froh
17.
'Evening rays flood the sky with splendour'
4:21
Wotan, Fricka, Loge
18.
'Rhinegold! Rhinegold!' (Entry of the Gods into Valahlla)
4:52
Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde, Wotan, Loge
Orchestral postlude
Total time: 64:08
Gods
Solo: Norman Bailey bass-baritone - Wotan
Solo: Norman Welsby baritone - Donner
Solo: Robert Ferguson tenor - Froh
Solo: Emile Belcourt tenor - Loge
Giants
Solo: Robert Lloyd bass - Fasolt
Solo: Clifford Grant bass - Fafner
Nibelungs
Solo: Derek Hammond-Stroud baritone - Alberich
Solo: Gregory Dempsey tenor - Mime
Goddesses
Solo: Katherine Pring mezzo-soprano - Fricka
Solo: Lois McDonnall soprano - Freia
Solo: Anne Collins contralto - Erda
Rhinemaidens
Solo: Valerie Masterson soprano - Woglinde
Solo: Shelagh Squires mezzo-soprano - Wellgunde
Solo: Helen Attfield contralto - Flosshilde
Conductor: Reginald Goodall
live; 10, 19, 25 & 29 March 1975




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