Siegfried discography

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This is a discography of Siegfried, the third of the four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner, which received its premiere at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on 16 August 1876.

List[edit]

Year Cast
(Siegfried, Brünnhilde,
Mime, Wanderer,
Fafner, Waldvogel)
Conductor
Orchestra
Label[1]
Catalogue #
Mono/Stereo, Live/Studio
1937 Lauritz Melchior, Kirsten Flagstad,
Karl Laufkötter, Friedrich Schorr,
Emanuel List, Stella Andreva
Artur Bodanzky
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
CD: Naxos
Cat: 8.110211-13
Mono, Live
1949 Gunther Treptow, Gertrude Grob-Prandl, William Wernigk, Ferdinand Frantz,
Herbert Alsen, Ruthilde Boesch
Rudolf Moralt
Die Wiener Symphoniker
CD: Myto
Cat: 3MCD 972-155
Mono, studio
1950 Set Svanholm, Kirsten Flagstad, Peter Markwort, Josef Herrmann,
Ludwig Weber, Julia Moor
Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra & Chorus of La Scala Milan
CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD1501 (complete Ring))[2]
Mono, Live
1953 Wolfgang Windgassen, Astrid Varnay,
Paul Kuen, Hans Hotter,
Josef Greindl, Rita Streich
Clemens Krauss
Orchestra of the Bayreuther Festspiele
CD: Gala
Cat: GL100.653
Mono, Live
1953 Ludwig Suthaus, Martha Mödl,
Julius Patzak, Ferdinand Frantz,
Josef Greindl, Rita Streich
Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra Sinfonica della RAI
CD: EMI
Cat: CZS 7 67131 2
Mono, Live
1955 Wolfgang Windgassen, Astrid Varnay,
Paul Kuen, Hans Hotter,
Josef Greindl, Ilse Hollweg
Joseph Keilberth
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
CD: Testament
Cat: SBT41392
Stereo, Live
1957 Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson,
Peter Klein, Hans Hotter,
Friedrich Dalberg, Jeannette Sinclair
Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
CD: Testament
Cat: SBT131426 (complete Ring)
Mono, Live
1962 Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson,
Gerhard Stolze, Hans Hotter,
Kurt Böhme, Joan Sutherland
Georg Solti
Wiener Philharmoniker
CD: Decca
Cat: 455 564-2
Stereo, Studio
1965 Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson,
Erwin Wohlfahrt, Josef Greindl,
Kurt Böhme, Erika Köth
Karl Böhm
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
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Stereo, Live
1966 Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson,
Erwin Wohlfahrt, Theo Adam,
Kurt Böhme, Erika Köth
Karl Böhm
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
CD: Philips
Cat: 412 483-2
Stereo, Live
1968 Jean Cox, Nadezda Kniplova,
Erwin Wohlfahrt, Theo Adam,
Karl Ridderbusch, Ingrid Paller
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra di Roma della RAI
CD: Myto
3MCD 055.318
Live
1969 Jess Thomas, Helga Dernesch,
Gerhard Stolze, Thomas Stewart,
Karl Ridderbusch, Catherine Gayer
Herbert von Karajan
Berliner Philharmoniker
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 457 790-2
Stereo, Studio
1980 Manfred Jung, Gwyneth Jones,
Heinz Zednik, Donald McIntyre,
Fritz Hübner, Norma Sharp
Pierre Boulez
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
CD: Philips
Cat: 434 423-2
Stereo, Studio
1982 René Kollo, Jeannine Altmeyer,
Peter Schreier, Theo Adam,
Matti Salminen, Norma Sharp
Marek Janowski
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
CD: Eurodisc (original), RCA (reissue)
Cat: Eurodisc 6100-7023 (original), B00011MJV6 (reissue, complete cycle)
Stereo, Studio
1988 Reiner Goldberg, Hildegard Behrens,
Heinz Zednik, James Morris,
Kurt Moll, Kathleen Battle
James Levine
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 429 407-2
Stereo, Studio
1988 Siegfried Jerusalem, Éva Marton,
Peter Haage, James Morris,
Kurt Rydl, Kiri Te Kanawa
Bernard Haitink
Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
CD: EMI
Cat: CDS 7 54290 2
Stereo, Studio
1989 René Kollo, Hildegard Behrens,
Helmut Pampuch, Robert Hale,
Kurt Moll, Julie Kaufmann
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchester der Bayerische Staatsoper
CD: EMI
Cat: 724357273121 (complete Ring)
Stereo, Live
1992 Siegfried Jerusalem, Anne Evans,
Graham Clark, John Tomlinson,
Philip Kang, Hilde Leidland
Daniel Barenboim
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
CD: Teldec
Cat: 4509 94193 2
Stereo, Live
1994-1995 Wolfgang Neumann, Carla Pohl,
Hans-Jörg Weinschenk, John Wegner,
Simon Yang, Tiny Peters
Günter Neuhold
Badische Staatskapelle
CD: Brilliant Classics (licensed from Bella Musica)
Cat: 99801 (complete Ring))[3]
Stereo, Live
2002-2003 Jon Fredric West, Lisa Gasteen,
Heinz Göhrig, Wolfgang Schöne,
Attila Jun, Gabriela Herrera
Lothar Zagrosek
Orchester der Staatsoper Stuttgart
CD: Naxos Records
Cat: 8.660175-78
Stereo (SACD), Live
2004 Gary Rideout, Lisa Gasteen,
Richard Greager, John Bröchler,
David Hibbard, Shu-Cheen Yu
Asher Fisch
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
CD: Melba
Cat: MR 301095-98
Stereo (SACD), Live
2009 Stephen Gould, Linda Watson,
Gerhard Siegel, Albert Dohmen,
Hans-Peter König, Robin Johannsen
Christian Thielemann
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
CD: Opus Arte
Cat: OACD9000BD (complete Ring)
Stereo, Live
2014 Stefan Vinke, Alwyn Mellor,
Dennis Petersen, Greer Grimsley,
Daniel Sumegi, Jennifer Zetlan
Asher Fisch,
Seattle Opera, Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Opera Chorus
CD: Avie Records
Cat: AV2313 (complete Ring)
Stereo, Live

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Recordings of Siegfried on operadis-opera-discography.org.uk
  2. ^ "Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen (complete cycle)". Allegro Music. Retrieved 25 July 2010. 
  3. ^ Fifield, Christopher (May 2002). "Richard Wagner - Der Ring des Nibelungen". MusicWeb International. Retrieved 6 August 2010. 
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