Wagner Meistersinger

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Wagner: Meistersinger, an Orchestral Tribute (2011) [24/96]

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Wagner: Meistersinger, an Orchestral Tribute (2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 79:45 minutes | 1.29 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Neeme Järvi conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in the fourth album of their Wagner series. Their performances on the previous three volumes have received high critical acclaim. American Record Guide wrote of Volume 1: This is wonderful playing and sound Järvi knows exactly what to do to make the music speak. The orchestra sounds better than Ive ever heard them. This disc features a symphonic arrangement by the Dutch composer and percussionist Henk de Vlieger of Wagners only comic opera, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.
VA - Wagner at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013)

VA - Wagner at the Met: Legendary Performances from the Metropolitan Opera (2013) (25 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks, log) | Covers included | 4,62 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 25 CDs, 03:44:38 min | 3,7 Gb
Genre: Classical, Opera & Classical Vocal / Label: Sony Classical

Wagner at The Met is the first authorized release of Richard Wagner's operatic masterpieces, including the complete Ring Cycle, captured live in historic broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera.
Cluytens, Neidlinger, Greindl, Fritz Uhl, Geisler - Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2008)

Cluytens, Neidlinger, Greindl, Fritz Uhl, Geisler - Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2008)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 04:31:25 | 653 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Walhall Eternity Series | Catalog: WLCD 0214

This recording of a live performance of MEISTERSINGER from Bayreuth 1957 definitely merits five stars. For those of you who don't already know this, Gustav Neidlinger (PeaceBeUponHim) was the undisputed master of Wagner's "howling-and-spitting" villain roles, Alberich and Klingsor, from the early 1950s until the mid 1970s. He sang with unmatched sulfur, cannon-ball density, huge volume, dark tone, and powerful dramatic interpretation. He sang more spontaneously and from-the-gut than most singers. He was the first of his generation to sing these roles with musical line and connected legato, rather than as a series of isolated shouts, grunts, and bellowings. He was typecast for these villainous roles as soon as he set foot on the stage, and almost never performed as a good-guy.
Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Vladimir Jurowski) (2012) [Blu-Ray]

Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Vladimir Jurowski) (2012) [Blu-Ray]
2xBluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 30675 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 280 min | 41,5+40,5 Gb
Audio1: German / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD MA / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3739 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 280 min | 15,2 Gb
Audio: German / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Opus Arte | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch

English-speaking audiences have always found Die Meistersinger to be a life-enhancing celebration of wisdom, art and song. So it proves in David McVicar's production – the first at Glyndebourne – which is updated to the early-19th century of Wagner's childhood. At the centre of a true ensemble cast is Gerald Finley, a 'gleamingly sung', 'eminently believable' Sachs (The Independent on Sunday), supported by the dynamic conducting of Vladimir Jurowski which, like McVicar's production, uses Glyndebourne's special intimacy to bring sharp focus to bear on the subtlety of Wagner's musical and dramatic counterpoint.
SWF Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden & Hans Rosbaud - Wagner: Overtures & Preludes (2017)

SWF Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden & Hans Rosbaud - Wagner: Overtures & Preludes
Classical, Orchestral | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 71:55 min | 218 MB
Label: SWR Classic | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2017

Hans Rosbaud was the chief conductor of the Southwest Radio Symphony Orchestra from 1948 until his death in 1962. He transformed the orchestra, later renamed as the SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg, into a leading European ensemble. His interests lay in both contemporary music and the classical and romantic symphonic repertoire. This new series from the SWR Classic label presents largely unpublished recordings by Rosbaud of classical and romantic repertoire, starting with overtures by Richard Wagner.
Otto Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra - Klemperer conducts Wagner (2012) SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Otto Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra - Klemperer conducts Wagner (2012) [Japan]
3x SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 138:59 minutes | Artwork included | 4,07 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Artwork included | 2,8 GB

Klemperer's early 1960s Wagner recordings have long held a treasured place in the catalogue. "Klemperer conducts Wagner", Volume 1 - 3, performed by the Philharmonmia Orchestra conducted by Otto Klemperer - these recordings were recorded in 1960-61 & were originally issued on the Columbia label. Now it was remastered by EMI and reissued on SACD in Japan.
Llŷr Williams - Wagner Without Words (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Llŷr Williams - Wagner Without Words (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 142:29 minutes | 2.02 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Pianist Llyr Williams explores Wagner s rich and evocative sound-world from a less well-known angle. Featuring insightful arrangements of Richard Wagner s operas by Franz Liszt and Glenn Gould (as well as Williams own arrangement of music from 'Parsifal'), at the centre of the programme is a selection of Wagner s own piano pieces many of which were written earlier in his compositional career, hinting at the grand operatic masterworks which were yet to come.
Wagner - RSO Berlin / Marek Janowski - Parsifal (2012, Pentatone # PTC 5186 401) {4x Hybrid-SACD // ISO} [RE-UP]

Richard Wagner - Parsifal - Ein Bühnenfestspiel in drei Aufzügen WWV 111
Christian Elsner / Franz-Josef Selig / Rundfunkchor & Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin / Marek Janowski
4x SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 10,40 GB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Pentatone # PTC 5186 401 | Country/Year: Netherlands 2012
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Opera

"…This dramatic and involving 'Parsifal' raises Marek Janowski's epic Wagnerian journey to a new level of excellence that one hopes will be maintained in the performances and recordings yet to come - an exciting prospect for all Wagnerites!" ~sa-cd.net
Wagner - RSO Berlin / Marek Janowski - Parsifal (2012, Pentatone # PTC 5186 401) {4x Hybrid-SACD // EAC Rip} [RE-UP]

Richard Wagner - Parsifal - Ein Bühnenfestspiel in drei Aufzügen WWV 111
Christian Elsner / Franz-Josef Selig / Rundfunkchor & Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin / Marek Janowski
4xCD | EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 913 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Pentatone # PTC 5186 401 | Country/Year: Netherlands 2012
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Opera

"…This dramatic and involving 'Parsifal' raises Marek Janowski's epic Wagnerian journey to a new level of excellence that one hopes will be maintained in the performances and recordings yet to come - an exciting prospect for all Wagnerites!" ~sa-cd.net
Arturo Toscanini - Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2016)

Arturo Toscanini - Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 1.33 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 751 MB | 05:27:03
Classical, Opera | Label: Immortal Performances | Release Year: 2016

This five-CD set from andante presents the highly sought-after version of Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" recorded live at the 1937 Salzburg Festival, with Arturo Toscanini conducting and a cast including Hans Hermann Nissen as Hans Sachs and Maria Reining as Eva. With the Nazi annexation of Austria to follow the next year, Toscanini - a dedicated anti-fascist - would never return to Salzburg. This recording captures both the Maestro and the Salzburg Festival at a fraught moment in history, and the electricity in the air and in the music-making was captured by Austrian Radio's experimental Selenophone audio film system.