Dream Das Rheingold | IPCD 1026-2
THE DREAM RING CYCLE
DAS RHEINGOLD - Complete Opera, Met 1937
Friedrich Schorr - Wotan, Karin Branzell - Fricka, Rene Maison - Loge, Eduard Habich - Alberich, Karl Laufkoetter - Mime, Kerstin Thorborg - Erda
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera
Arthur Bodanzky - Conductor
This famed broadcast of Das Rheingold, newly mastered from an alternate source, offers the most famous Wotan of the century, Friederich Schorr and two celebrated interpreters of the roles of Alberich and Mime, Eduard Habich and Karl Laufkoetter. In addition, Karin Branzell is heard as Fricka, Rene Maison as Loge and the great Kerstin Thorborg as Erda. This release includes a booklet that offers articles about Der Ring des Nibelugen, about Das Rheingold as an opera and its interpretation by these singers, about Wagner and the writing of the Ring, as well as containing a detailed synopsis, biographies and photos of the singers in their roles. There’s never been a Rheingold like this!
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