Das Rheingold

Edward Downes
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden London
2 October 1967
Royal Opera House Covent Garden London
Recording Type
  live  studio
  live compilation  live and studio
WotanHans Hotter
DonnerDonald McIntyre
FrohJon Andrew
LogeJohn Dobson
FasoltForbes Robinson
FafnerKurt Böhme
AlberichOtakar Kraus
MimeJohn Lanigan
FrickaJosephine Veasey
FreiaElizabeth Vaughan
ErdaHelen Watts
WoglindeElizabeth Robson
WellgundeYvonne Minton
FloßhildeElizabeth Bainbridge
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320 kbit/s CBR, 44.1 kHz, 345 MByte (MP3)
Beginning of the prelude is missing. The microphone was placed behind the curtain and until the curtain opened, there was only muffled sound of the orchestra.
In-house recording privately made by the lighting engineer from the lighting bridge above the stage for John Lanigan
A production by Hans Hotter (1964)
This recording preserves Hans Hotter’s very last Covent Garden appearance.