Wagner: Die Walkure [Box Set]
By Jeannine Altmeyer; Siegfried Jerusalem; Siegmund Nimsgern; Theo Adam; Peter Meven; Carola Nossek; Rudiger Wohlers; Rundfunkchor und Gewandhausorchester Leipzig; Kurt Masur. By Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Classical. 4 listening CDs. Published by Sony Music Entertainment (NX.88875196452).
Item Number: NX.88875196452
The first digital recording of Wagner's Ring was released in 1983. "It has stood the test of time remarkably well," observed ClassicsToday.com when the complete set was reissued. "The Staatskapelle Dresden plays spotlessly for Marek Janowski ... An excellent 'Ring' experience." Now two music dramas from this acclaimed cycle are again available separately. In Gramophone's 1997 assessment: "Die Walkure introduces us to Jessye Norman's involving Sieglinde and the youthful Siegfried Jerusalem's near-ideal Siegmund, forthright and sincere, not forgetting Kurt Moll's granite Hunding. Theo Adam [as Wotan] is so authoritative, so keen with the text, so inside his part ...
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