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REVIEW INDEX
Richard Wagner

Die Walküre

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Complete on CD

Royal Swedish Opera/Sixten Ehrling rec. 1956 Caprice  CAP21765 review
Halle O/Sir Mark Elder rec. 2011 Halle CDHLD7531 review review review
RAI SO/Wilhelm Furtwängler rec. 1953 Pristine PACO058 review
Vienna PO/Wilhelm Furtwängler rec. 1954 Naxos Historical 8.111056-58 review
Pristine Audio PACO100 review
Mariinsky O/Valery Gergiev rec. 2011/12 Mariinsky MAR0527 review
Berlin RSO/Marek Janowski rec. 2012 Pentatone PTC5186407 review
Metropolitan Opera/Erich Leinsdorf rec. 1940 Guild Historical GHCD 2215-17 review
Naxos Historical 8.110058-60 review
Pristine Audio PACO125 review
Bayreuth Festival O/Joseph Keilberth rec. 1955 Testament SBT41391 review
Teatro alla Scala di Milano/Herbert von Karajan rec. 1958 IDIS 6549/51  review
Metropolitan Opera O/Berislav Klobucar rec. 1968 Sony 88697 853082 review
English National Opera/Sir Reginald Goodall rec. 1975 Chandos CHAN3038(4) review
Staatsorchester Stuttgart/Lothar Zagrosek rec. 2002-3 Naxos 8.660172-74 review review
Adelaide SO/Asher Fisch rec. 2004 Melba MR301091-94 review
Netherlands PO/Hartmut Haenchen rec. 2005 Etcetera KTC5501 review
Frankfurter Opern- und Museums O/Sebastian Weigle rec. 2010 Oehms OC936 review review
Hong Kong PO/Jaap van Zweden rec. 2016 Naxos 8660394-7 review review

Excerpts on CD 
 
Vienna PO/Bruno Walter; Berlin State Opera/Bruno Seidler-Winkler rec. 1935-8 Naxos Historical 8.110250-51 review review
Staatskapelle Dresden/Karl Elmendorff rec. 1944 Hänssler Profil PH07048 review
Bayreuth Festival O/ Herbert von Karajan rec. 1951 EMI Classics 3800242
review
Vienna PO/Hans Knappertsbusch; Georg Solti rec. 1957 Decca Eloquence 4801892 review
Vienna PO/Georg Solti rec. 1957 Decca Legends 4671242 review
London PO/Klaus Tennstedt LPO 0092 review
Vienna State Opera O/Franz Welser-Möst rec. 2007 Orfeo C875131B review

DVD/Blu-ray 
 
Vienna Philharmonic/Hans Knappertsbusch rec. 1963 TDK DVWW-CLHK63M review
Bayreuth Festival O/Daniel Barenboim rec. 1991 Warner Classics 2564 623192  review
O Teatro alla Scala/Daniel Barenboim rec. 2010 Arthaus 108091 review
Netherlands Philharmonic/Hartmut Haenchen rec. 1999 Opus Arte OA0947D review
Staatsorchester Stuttgart/Lothar Zagrosek rec. 2002-3 TDK Euroarts 1052079  review
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana/Zubin Mehta rec. 2007 Unitel Classica 700708 review
Staatskapelle Weimar/Carl St. Clair rec. 2008 Arthaus Musik 101355 review
Staatskapelle Dresden/Christian Thielemann rec. 2017 C Major 742808 review
C Major 742904 review


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