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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Richard Wagner (composer), José Van Dam (performer), Matti Salminen (performer)
Title
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Composer
Richard Wagner 1813-1883
Performer
José Van Dam 1940- (bariton) Matti Salminen  (bas) Michael Volle  (bariton) Peter Seiffert  (tenor) Chor des Opernhauses Zürich Orchester der Oper Zürich
Conductor
Franz Welser-Möst
Director
Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Publisher
EMI, 2005
2 dvd-video's + blad
Playing time
267 min.
Note
Ondertiteling: Engels, Duits, Frans, Italiaans, Spaans
EAN
0724359973692
CDR
DCD0311

About Richard Wagner

Wilhelm Richard Wagner ( VAHG-nər, German: [ˈʁɪçaʁt ˈvaːɡnɐ] (listen); 22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his mature works were later known, "music dramas"). Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage works. Initially establishing his reputation as a composer of works in the romantic vein of Carl Maria von Weber and Giacomo Meyerbeer, Wagner revolutionised opera through his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk ("total work of art"), by which he sought to synthesise the poetic, visual, musical and dramatic arts, with music subsidiary to drama. He described this…Read more on Wikipedia

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