Wagner Ring Bayreuth

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…
Wagner - Parsifal (Horst Stein, Siegfried Jerusalem, Eva Randova) (2007/1981)

Wagner - Parsifal (Horst Stein, Siegfried Jerusalem, Eva Randova) (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)

Wagner - Parsifal (Hans Knappertsbusch, 1960): Box Set 4CDs (2000)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Nov. 26, 2016
Wagner - Parsifal (Hans Knappertsbusch, 1960): Box Set 4CDs (2000)

Wagner - Parsifal (Hans Knappertsbusch, 1960): Box Set 4CDs (2000)
Classical, Opera | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 580 Mb | Scans 31 Mb
Label: Gala (Cargo Records) | Release Year: 2000

Parsifal (WWV 111) is an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner. It is loosely based on Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach, a 13th-century epic poem of the Arthurian knight Parzival (Percival) and his quest for the Holy Grail (12th century). Wagner first conceived the work in April 1857 but did not finish it until twenty-five years later. It was Wagner's last completed opera and in composing it he took advantage of the particular acoustics of his Bayreuth Festspielhaus. Parsifal was first produced at the second Bayreuth Festival in 1882. The Bayreuth Festival maintained a monopoly on Parsifal productions until 1903, when the opera was performed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Nov. 16, 2016
The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung by Roger Scruton
English | October 25, 2016 | ISBN: 0241188555 | EPUB | 368 pages | 14 MB

Wagner - Gotterdammerung (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1991)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Aug. 23, 2016
Wagner - Gotterdammerung (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1991)

Wagner - Götterdämmerung (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1991)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.33 Gb+7.84 Gb (2xDVD9) | 270 min
Classical | Warner Classics | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

This legendary Bayreuth Festival production of Wagner’s 'Der Ring des Nibelungen', directed by Harry Kupfer, with designs by Hans Schavernoch, and conducted by Daniel Barenboim, is considered perhaps the finest video recording of these four operas ever made. For their innovative modernist staging, Kupfer and his team turned away from the work’s time of origin and located The Ring at a “road of history”, a meeting-place of past, present and future, which sets the scene for the story’s struggles of power and love. Barenboim’s authoritative yet highly responsive reading of the immense score and the extraordinary performances of the cast help to make this a truly memorable Ring.

Wagner - Siegfried (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1992)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Aug. 22, 2016
Wagner - Siegfried (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1992)

Wagner - Siegfried (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1992)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.74 Gb+4.22 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 243 min
Classical | Warner Classics | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

This legendary Bayreuth Festival production of Wagner’s 'Der Ring des Nibelungen', directed by Harry Kupfer, with designs by Hans Schavernoch, and conducted by Daniel Barenboim, is considered perhaps the finest video recording of these four operas ever made. For their innovative modernist staging, Kupfer and his team turned away from the work’s time of origin and located The Ring at a “road of history”, a meeting-place of past, present and future, which sets the scene for the story’s struggles of power and love. Barenboim’s authoritative yet highly responsive reading of the immense score and the extraordinary performances of the cast help to make this a truly memorable Ring.

Wagner - Die Walkure (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1992)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Aug. 21, 2016
Wagner - Die Walkure (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1992)

Wagner - Die Walküre (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1992)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.76 Gb+4.21 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 237 min
Classical | Warner Classics | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

This legendary Bayreuth Festival production of Wagner’s 'Der Ring des Nibelungen', directed by Harry Kupfer, with designs by Hans Schavernoch, and conducted by Daniel Barenboim, is considered perhaps the finest video recording of these four operas ever made. For their innovative modernist staging, Kupfer and his team turned away from the work’s time of origin and located The Ring at a “road of history”, a meeting-place of past, present and future, which sets the scene for the story’s struggles of power and love. Barenboim’s authoritative yet highly responsive reading of the immense score and the extraordinary performances of the cast help to make this a truly memorable Ring.

Wagner - Das Rheingold (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1991)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Aug. 20, 2016
Wagner - Das Rheingold (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1991)

Wagner - Das Rheingold (Daniel Barenboim) (2009/1991)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.87 Gb (DVD9) | 154 min
Classical | Warner Classics | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol

This legendary Bayreuth Festival production of Wagner’s 'Der Ring des Nibelungen', directed by Harry Kupfer, with designs by Hans Schavernoch, and conducted by Daniel Barenboim, is considered perhaps the finest video recording of these four operas ever made. For their innovative modernist staging, Kupfer and his team turned away from the work’s time of origin and located The Ring at a “road of history”, a meeting-place of past, present and future, which sets the scene for the story’s struggles of power and love. Barenboim’s authoritative yet highly responsive reading of the immense score and the extraordinary performances of the cast help to make this a truly memorable Ring.

Cosima Wagner: The Lady of Bayreuth  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at July 2, 2016
Cosima Wagner: The Lady of Bayreuth

Oliver Hilmes, Stewart Spencer, "Cosima Wagner: The Lady of Bayreuth"
English | ISBN: 0300152159, 0300170904 | 2010 | 385 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Wagner - Die Walkure (Christian Thielemann) (2011) [Blu-Ray]  Music

Posted by Vilboa at March 19, 2016
Wagner - Die Walkure (Christian Thielemann) (2011) [Blu-Ray]

Wagner - Die Walküre (Christian Thielemann) (2011) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 259 min | 45,0 Gb
Audio1: German / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 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.