Wagner Ring Bayreuth

Stephanie Blythe - Twilight Of The Gods - The Ultimate Wagner Ring Collection (2012)

Stephanie Blythe - Twilight Of The Gods - The Ultimate Wagner Ring Collection
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 158:23 min | 729 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 24 | Rls.date: 2012

On the heels of the release by Deutsche Grammophon of the complete Ring Cycle DVD Box from the Met, this double album compilation is the ultimate must-have for any music and Wagner lover.

Joseph Keilberth - Wagner: Siegfried (2006)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Feb. 11, 2017
Joseph Keilberth - Wagner: Siegfried (2006)

Joseph Keilberth - Wagner: Siegfried (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 03:49:01 | 1,39 Gb
Genre: Opera | Label: Testament | Catalog: 1392

The first release of the first stereo recording of the work, the historical importance of this set of Wagner's Siegfried is undeniable. Recorded by Decca at the 1955 Bayreuth Festival, this performance directed by Joseph Keilberth was to have been issued as part of the first complete Ring cycle. But persuaded that only a studio recording could do the work justice, Decca decided to shelve Keilberth's performance, a decision that led to Georg Solti recording Siegfried with the Vienna Philharmonic and ultimately to the release of a Ring cycle that many still regard as the finest ever recorded. But aside from its inherent historical value, what's its aesthetic value? While much better than average, Keilberth's Siegfried doesn't challenge the established order.
Horst Stein, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Siegfried Jerusalem, Eva Randova - Wagner: Parsifal (2007/1981)

Horst Stein, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Siegfried Jerusalem, Eva Randova - Wagner: Parsifal (2007/1981)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.20 Gb+7.57 Gb (2xDVD9) | 233 min
Classical |Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

Wolfgang Wagner’s arrestingly beautiful production, filmed live at Bayreuth in 1981 and directed by Brian Large, features a stellar cast led by Eva Randova, Bernd Weikl and Siegfried Jerusalem. “A production and performance that showed the festival at its finest… Wolfgang Wagner’s Bayreuth production of his grandfather’s “farewell to the world” has “an unusual beauty and logic of its own… There is an air of magic and mystery about the staging… The performance was excellent… Horst Stein [conducted] a beautifully proportioned Parsifal.” (The New York Times)
Richard Wagner - Bayreuther Festspiele / Sawallisch - Tannhäuser [Highlights] (1963, CD reissue 1995) [RE-UP]

Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser (Highlights/Höhepunkte)
Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele / Wolfgang Sawallisch
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 373 MB | Full Artwork: 28 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Philips "Wagner Edition" # 446 620-2 | Country/Year: Germany 1995, 1963
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Opera

Wolfgang Sawallisch (26 August 1923 – 22 February 2013) was a German conductor and pianist. (…) When he debuted at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus conducting Tristan und Isolde in 1957, he was the youngest conductor ever to appear there. (…) For thirty years, he was closely associated with musical events in Munich. Here he conducted practically all of the major Richard Strauss operas, Salome being the sole exception. He also conducted 32 complete Richard Wagner Ring des Nibelungen cycles and is credited with nearly 1200 opera performances in the city alone…
Wagner and Wagnerism in Nineteenth-Century Sweden, Finland, and the Baltic Provinces: Reception, Enthusiasm, Cult

Wagner and Wagnerism in Nineteenth-Century Sweden, Finland, and the Baltic Provinces: Reception, Enthusiasm, Cult (Eastman Studies in Music) by Hannu Salmi
English | Dec 19, 2005 | ISBN: 1580462073 | 327 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Wagner and Wagnerism in Nineteenth-Century Sweden, Finland, and the Baltic Provinces explores how Wagner's operas were performed and received in the theaters of Stockholm and other cities of the region and how excerpts from them were arranged for amateur performances in private homes. Wagner's music and his polemical writings aroused lively discussion around the Baltic, as they did everywhere else in the Western world.
Richard Wagner - Bayreuther Festspiele / Sawallisch - Tannhäuser [Highlights] (1963, CD reissue 1995)

Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser (Highlights/Höhepunkte)
Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele / Wolfgang Sawallisch
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 373 MB | Full Artwork: 28 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Philips "Wagner Edition" # 446 620-2 | Country/Year: Germany 1995, 1963
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Opera

Wolfgang Sawallisch (26 August 1923 – 22 February 2013) was a German conductor and pianist. (…) When he debuted at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus conducting Tristan und Isolde in 1957, he was the youngest conductor ever to appear there. (…) For thirty years, he was closely associated with musical events in Munich. Here he conducted practically all of the major Richard Strauss operas, Salome being the sole exception. He also conducted 32 complete Richard Wagner Ring des Nibelungen cycles and is credited with nearly 1200 opera performances in the city alone…
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - Richard Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen (1998/2016) [Official Digital Download]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - Richard Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen (1998/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 14:57:27 | 17 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklets

Wagner interpretations with Herbert von Karajan and the Berliner Philharmoniker have a quality all of their own. Critics always admired the ability of the musicians to bring out not only Wagner’s luscious sound, but also all the subtleties of the score. Moreover, Karajan was able to rally the singers to successfully convey the lyrical tenderness of Wagner’s heroes despite their vocal powers.

Wilhelm Furtwangler - The Legacy (107CDs) [2010] - Repost  Music

Posted by ArlegZ at Oct. 13, 2017
Wilhelm Furtwangler - The Legacy (107CDs) [2010] - Repost

Wilhelm Furtwangler - The Legacy (107CDs) [2010]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 27.07 Gb | Total time: 111:51:00 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Membran Music | # 233110 | Recorded: 1926-1954

Conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler already enjoyed a worldwide legendary standing during his lifetime - he was considered the German conductor and performances were greeted with rapturous applause. Today, more than 50 years after his death, Wilhelm Furtwangler is still an icon and his work has become an integral part ofthe music scene.
Christian Thielemann, Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra - Wagner: Die Walkure (2011) [Blu-Ray]

Christian Thielemann, Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra - Wagner: Die Walküre (2011) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 235 min | 45,0 Gb
Audio1: German / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 235 min | 12,7 Gb
Audio: German / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24-bit
Classical | Opus Arte | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish

Christian Thielemann, “by common consent the leading Wagner conductor of our time” (Die Presse), returns to Bayreuth for this radiant account of Die Walküre filmed at the 2010 Festival. Appearing on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time, it provides the only audio-visual document of Tankred Dorst’s Ring production, and follows the hugely successful release of the whole cycle on CD. Two new singers join the cast: Johan Botha as Siegmund, who was showered with praise by the press (“ideal vocal casting” in the words of the critic on the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) and Edith Haller, with her “beautiful, strong soprano voice” (Süddeutsche Zeitung) as his sister and lover Sieglinde.
Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Gotterdammerung (2005/1980)

Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Götterdämmerung (2005/1980)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.42 Gb+7.86 Gb (2xDVD9) | 248 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

In 1976 French director Patrice Chéreau's cenentenary staging of Wagner's "Ring"-Cycle unleashed the greatest scandal in Bayreuth Festival history but, by the end of its last performance in 1980, this epoch-making production was acclaimed with an hour and a half of thunderous applause. "Götterdämmerung presents a world in which no values exist any more. The only refuge is in the past" (Chateau). "The videotaped Bayreuth Ring succeed triumphantly."