Tristan und Isolde

William Smith
Philadelphia Grand Opera Company Chorus and Orchestra
Date/Location
25 January 1967
Academy of Music Philadelphia
Recording Type
  live  studio
  live compilation  live and studio
Cast
TristanErnst Gruber
IsoldeHanne-Lore Kuhse
BrangäneBlanche Thebom
KurwenalRamón Vinay
König MarkeIrwin Densen
MelotWalter Knelar
Ein junger SeemannHerbert Kraus
Ein HirtHerbert Kraus
SteuermannHerbert Kraus
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User Rating
(3/5)
Media Type/Label
Ponto
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292 kbit/s VBR, 44.1 kHz, 418 MByte (flac)
Remarks
In-house recording
A production by Riccardo Moresco
There are cuts in this performance: in Act 1, Scene 2, from “die Morold schlug, die Wunde” (Isolde) to “machtlos liess ich’s fallen” (Isolde); in Scene 5, from “Muh’t Euch die?” (Tristan) to “wer muss nun Tristan schlagen?” (Isolde), and from “Geleitest du mich” (Isolde) to zu sühnen alle Schuld” (Isolde); in Act 2, Scene 2, from “Dem Tage! Dem Tage!” (Tristan) to “dass nachtsichtig mein Auge wahres zu sehen tauge” (Tristan), and from “Tag und Tod” (Isolde) to “Tristan der Tod gegeben?” (Isolde); in Scene 3 from “Wozu die Dienste ohne Zahl” to “Da liess er’s denn so sein” (King Marke); and in Act 3, Scene 1, from “Isolde noch im Reich der Sonne!” to “die selbst Nachts von ihr mich scheuchte?” (Tristan), from “Muss ich dich so versteh’n” to “Zu welchem Los?” (Tristan), from “Der Trank! Der Trank!” to “je ich genossen!” (Tristan), and in Scene 3 from “Warum Isolde, warum mir das?” to “Der Wahn häufte die Not!” (King Marke). [Jonathan Brown]