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HANS KNAPPERTSBUSCH AT WIENER FESTWOCHEN 1963


DVUS-CLHK63 WAGNER: Knappertsbusch, 1963

HANS KNAPPERTSBUSCH WIENER FESTWOCHEN 1963

Wagner: Die Walkure

Wiener Philharmoniker, Knappertsbusch

Soloists: Claire Watson – Sieglinde
Fritz Uhl – Siegmund
Josef Greindl - Hunding

DVUS-CLHK63

Picture Format: 16:9
Sound Format: LPCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Running Time: 72 minutes
Region Code: All
Booklet Language: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish French and Italian
Recording Date: 21st May 1963

"Nobody today, not even Goodall, can match Knappertsbusch's combination of line and emotional power" Gramophone

Another classic performance from the Vienna Philharmonic and Hans Knappertsbusch, this time performing Wagner, a speciality of the celebrated conductor.

During the first years of his conducting career Knappertsbusch took part as assistant in the Bayreuth Festival, directed by Siegfried Wagner, and had thus experienced Wagner tradition and culture from close by. After appointments in Bochum, Leipzig and Dessau Hans Knappertsbusch succeeded Bruno Walter in 1922 as Musical Director of the Munich State Opera, where Richard Wagner's works also played an important part. He therefore has a particular affinity for this music, shown in the powerful performances he extracts from orchestra and soloists.

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Composer(s):
Wagner, Richard

Conductor(s):
Knappertsbusch, Hans

Orchestra(s):
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Artist(s):
Greindl, Josef; Uhl, Fritz; Watson, Claire

Label: TDKDVD

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: DVUS-CLHK63

Distribution Note(s):

Currently available only in North and South America.


Listening samples not available for this release.


Physical Release: 02/2004

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