Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

A Wagner Bicentennial Celebration #1319

…showcasing music by the foremost 19th century composer who did not write for the pipe organ, Richard Wagner (1813-1883).

Hour 1

RICHARD WAGNER (trans. Westbrook): Die Meistersinger Overture –David Briggs (1999 Nicholson/Gloucester Cathedral, England) Priory 794

WAGNER (trans. Lemare): Parsifal Prelude –Anthony Newman (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City) Columbia M-33268

WAGNER (trans. Lemare): Magic Fire Music, fr Die WalkürePeter Richard Conte (1928 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, TC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/25/01)

WAGNER (trans. Lemare): Pilgrims' Chorus, fr TannhäuserThomas Trotter (1843 Hill-1984 Mander/Town Hall, Birmingham, England) Decca 436 656

WAGNER (trans. Lemare): Ride of the Valkyries, fr Die WalküreThomas Trotter (1843 Hill-1984 Mander/Town Hall, Birmingham, England) Regent DVD 001

WAGNER (arr. Fox): Song to the Evening Star, fr TannhäuserVirgil Fox (Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, New York City) EMI Classics 65426

WAGNER (trans. Conte): Immolation Scene, fr Die GötterdammerungPeter Richard Conte (1954 Aeolian Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City) Pro Organo DVD 7250

Hour 2

WAGNER (trans. Lemare): Lohengrin, Prelude to Act 3 –Ken Cowan (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City) Pro Organo 7253

WAGNER: Lohengrin Suite –Welte Organ Roll 642 (1914 Welte/Seewen Museum, Switzerland) Oehms Classics 840

WAGNER (trans. Albrecht): Forest Murmurs, fr SiegfriedHansjörg Albrecht (1965 Kleuker/St. Nikolai Church, Kiel, Germany) Oehms 612

WAGNER (trans. Karg-Elert): Grand March, fr TannhäuserHarald Feller (1989 Jann/Waldsassen Basilica, Germany) Ars Musici 0970

WAGNER (trans. Eisenmann): Stehe still & Der Engel, fr Wesendonck SongsSuzanne Thorp, soprano; Christoph Kuhlmann (1907 Mutin-Cavaillé-Coll/Iglesia del Salvador, Usurbil, Spain) Aeolus 10271

WAGNER (arr. Bourgeois): Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral, fr LohengrinDallas Wind Symphony/Jerry Junkin, conductor; Mary Preston (1992 Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Reference 112


Ride of the Valkyries

Merry Melodies spoof

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Wagner at the Console