Tannhäuser

James Robertson
Sadler’s Wells Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Date/Location
29 January 1960
Sadler’s Wells Opera London
Recording Type
  live  studio
  live compilation  live and studio
Cast
HermannStanley Clarkson
TannhäuserWilliam Aitken
Wolfram von EschenbachJohn Lawrence
Walther von der VogelweideAlberto Remedios
BiterolfDonald McIntyre
Heinrich der SchreiberTom Swift
Reinmar von ZweterLeon Greene
ElisabethJudith Pierce
VenusMarie Collier
Ein junger HirtIris Kells
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Rating
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User Rating
(3/5)
Media Type/Label
OD
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Technical Specifications
320 kbit/s VBR, 44.1 kHz, 357 MByte (MP3)
Remarks
Broadcast (BBC, broadcast date 5 February 1960)
Sung in English
A production by Anthony Besch
The original Dresden version was used for the Venusberg scene in the first act, so the use of ballet was reduced (Sadler’s Wells not having at its disposal a full ballet company). The revised Paris text was used for the rest of the performance.