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Wagner - "Der Ring Des Nibelungen", Solti. UK Decca 22 LPs Presentation Box Issue

Wagner - "Der Ring Des Nibelungen", Solti. UK Decca 22 LPs Presentation Box Issue

$420.00

Richard Wagner's four part opera, 'Der Ring des Nibelungen', also known as 'The Ring Cycle' featuring the four operas 'Das Rheingold','Die Walkure', 'Siegfried' and 'Gotterdammerung'. 

  • Each opera is in its own separate wooden ended partition with full size libretto booklets containing synopsis & full transcription for the operas. 
  • Carved wooden box with gilded front panel.
  • Three record introduction to 'The Ring' set narrated by Deryck Cooke featuring excerpts from the four operas.

DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN 

* Guide & Introduction to "Der Ring des Nibelungen" by Deryck Cooke 
* Recording year: 1968 
* Record number: ZAL 8422-7 
* Number of LP’s: THREE 
* Orchestra: Introduction By (Sir) Georg Solti 

DAS RHIENGOLD 

* Recording year: 1958 
* Record number: ZAL 4260-5 
* Number of LP’s: THREE 
* Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Vienna State Opera Chorus, conducted by (Sir) Georg Solti. 
* Cast: Jean Madeira, Set Svanholm, George London, Kirsten Flagstad. Claire Watson, Gustav Neidlinger, Kurt Böhme, Eberhard Wächter, Walter Kreppel 

DIE WALKÜRE 

* Recording year: 1966 
* Record number: ZAL 7131 – 7140 
* Number of LP’s: FIVE 
* Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Vienna State Opera Chorus, conducted by (Sir) Georg Solti. 
* Cast: Gottlob Frick, Regine Crespin, James King, Brigit Nilsson, Christa Ludwig 

SIEGFRIED 

* Recording year: 1963 
* Record number: ZAL 5742-52 
* Number of LP’s: FIVE 
* Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Vienna State Opera Chorus, conducted by (Sir) Georg Solti. 
* Cast: Wolfgang Windgassen, Brigit Nilsson, Hans Hotter, Gerhard Stolze, Gustav Neidlinger, Kurt Bohme, Marga Hoffgen 

GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 

* Recording year: 1965 
* Record number: ZAL 6673-6684 
* Number of LP’s: SIX 
* Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Vienna State Opera Chorus, conducted by (Sir) Georg Solti 
* Cast: Briget Nilsson, Wolfgang Windgassen, Gustav Neidlinger, Gottlob Frick, Claire Watson Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Christa Ludwig, Lucia Popp, Gwyneth Jones, Maureen Guy, Helen Watts, Grace Hoffman, Anita Välkki

 

    ORIGIN : England.
    LABEL : Decca.
    CONDITION OF BOX COVER : EX+.
    CONDITION OF 22 RECORDS : EX+ to NM-. 

     

     

    RECORD GRADING DEFINITIONS

    MINT: Never opened, still in original shrink wrap.

    NM: Opened, appears unplayed.

    EX: A few very light surface hair-line marks with no major deterioration to the sound quality.

    VG: A few light scratches and/or scuffs creating audible background noise. There is no skipping or jumping on this record unless indicated in the condition description.

    A plus or minus (+ or -) denotes slightly better or slightly less than a grade, eg. VG+.

    Each record has been cleaned and played to ensure the accuracy of the following grading

     


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