Tristan und Isolde

Erich Leinsdorf
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra
6 February 1943
Metropolitan Opera New York
Recording Type
  live  studio
  live compilation  live and studio
TristanLauritz Melchior
IsoldeHelen Traubel
BrangäneKerstin Thorborg
KurwenalJulius Huehn
König MarkeAlexander Kipnis
MelotEmery Darcy
Ein junger SeemannJohn Garris
Ein HirtKarl Laufkötter
SteuermannJohn Gurney
Jonathan Brown
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546 kbit/s VBR, 44.1 kHz, 656 MByte (flac)
Matinee broadcast
A production by Joseph Urban (1920)
There are cuts in the performance the same as those in the 23 March 1940 performance, with the addition of a further cut in Act 3, Scene 2, from “Gebrochen der Blick!” to “Nur einmal noch!” (Isolde). [Jonathan Brown]