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REVIEW INDEX
Richard Wagner

The Ring Cycle (all operas)

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Complete (audio) 

Metropolitan Opera/Artur Bodanzky rec. 1936-41 Naxos 8.501106 review
O Teatro alla Scala di Milano/Wilhelm Furtwängler rec. 1950 Pristine PACO089/091-93 review
RAI SO/Wilhelm Furtwängler rec. 1953 EMI 9081612 review
English National Opera O/Reginald Goodall rec. 1973-7 Chandos CHUSB0005 review
Bayreuth Festival O/Joseph Keilberth rec. 1953 Documents LC12281 review
Bayreuth Festival O/Clemens Krauss rec. 1953 Opera d'Oro OPD1504 review
Pristine Audio PACO039-042 review
Bayreuth Festival O/Hans Knappertsbusch  rec. 1956 Music & Arts CD-4009 review
Vienna Philharmonic/Georg Solti rec. 1958-65 Decca Esoteric ESSD90021-34 review
Decca BDA 4786748 review
Bayreuth Festival O/Karl Böhm  rec. 1966-7 Decca 478 2367 review
Bayerischen Rundfunks/Bernard Haitink rec. 1988-91 EMI Classics 5194792 review
Badische Staatskapelle/Günter Neuhold Brilliant Classics 99801 review review
Tyrol Festival/Gustav Kuhn Arte Nova 74321 87075 2 review
Bayreuth Festival O/Christian Thielemann rec. 2008 Opus Arte OA CD9000B D review

 
Excerpts on CD 
 
Philadelphia Orchestra/Leopold Stowowski rec. 1927-39 Andante AND1130 review
Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan rec. 1967-70 DG Panorama 469 223-2 review
Adelaide SO/Asher Fisch rec. 2004 Melba MR301133/4 review
Bayerischen Rundfunks/Bernard Haitink rec. 1988-91 Classics for Pleasure 2283772 review
Chicago Symphony/Daniel Barenboim rec. 1991 Warner Elatus 0927467342 review
Ben Heppner, Staatskappelle Dresden/Peter Schneider  rec. 2005 DG 4776003 review
Hansjörg Albrecht (org) rec. 2006 Oehms Classics OC612 review
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Järvi rec. 2007 Chandos CHSA5060 review

 
Video 
 
Bayreuth Festival O/Daniel Barenboim  rec. 1991-2  Warner Classics 2564 62317-2 review
Gran Teatre del Liceu SO/Bertrand de Billy rec. 2004 Opus Arte OA1095BD review
Metropolitan Opera O/James Levine, Fabio Luisi rec. 2010-12 DG 0734770 review
DG 0734771 review
Royal Danish Opera/Michael Schønwandt rec. 2006 Decca 0743264 review review
Staatsorchester Stuttgart/Lothar Zagrosek rec. 2002-3 Euroarts 2057368 review
(orchestral) Berliner PO/Lorin Maazel (2000) Euroarts 2057604 review
(highlights) Comunitat Valenciana O/Zubin Mehta rec. 2007-9 Unitel 704608 review


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