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8 Oct 2016

24/48: Richard Wagner. "Siegfried" - Lauritz Melchior - HMV 1928-1932

Richard Wagner: 
"Siegfried"   ACT ONE   3 files 16/44 zip FLAC  Zippy Download             3 files 24/48 zip FLAC  Fichier Download
1. Musical Motifs - London Symphony Orchestra  conducted by  Lawrance Collingwood   
from C.2237/2238    17 April/23 May 1931 - Kingsway Hall  (2B4432 -I, Blumlein transfer 1932)
Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2   2. Prelude ... 3. Zwangvolle Plage! ... 4. Hoiho! Hoiho! Hau ein! ...  5. Das ist nun der Liebe ... 6. Jammernd verlangen Junge ... 7. Soll ich der Kunde glauben ... 8. Heil dir, weiser Schmied! ... 9. Dein Haupt pfand'ich ... 10. Viel, Wanderer, weisst du mir
Heinrich Tessmer  (Mime)  /  Lauritz Melchior  (Siegfried)  /  Friedrich Schorr  (Wanderer)   
London Symphony Orchestra  conducted by  Robert Heger
DB.1713  (2B529 -IA)  &  DB.1578-81  (2B528 -II, 531 -II, 532 -IIA, 533 -IA, 534 -IA, 525 -IA, 526 -II, 527 -I)   9/21 May 1931 - Kingsway Hall
Act 1, Scene 3   11. Fuhltest du nie im finstren Wald ... 12. Nothung! Nothung! Neidlicher Schwert! ... 13. Hei weiser Wanderer ... 14. Er schafft sich ein scharfes Schwert
Albert Reiss  (Mime)  /  Lauritz Melchior  (Siegfried)   London Symphony Orchestra  conducted by  Albert Coates
D.1690-1  (CR 2197 -IIIB, 2198 -IIB, 2199 -IIIA, 2200 -II)   16-17 May 1929 - Queen's Hall
HMV  Album  no.172 (38 sides) Act One - 14 sides (DB.7252-8)  Auto   late-1930's set
Obert-Thorn's Muffled Travesty -mp3 sample (inc.'Nothung!' -seems transferred @ wrong volume...) - I really can't now be bothered to transfer the rest - buy Mr Pristine's €€-crap..!!