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Richard Wagner

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22 May 1813 - 13 February 1883
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Intro to Wagner

Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas"). Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the libretto and the music for each of his stage works. Initially establishing his reputation as a composer of works in the romantic vein of Weber and Meyerbe... more
Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
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Parsifal: Prelude
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Tannhäuser: Overture
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Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
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Tristan und Isolde / Act 3: "Mild und leise wie er lächelt" (Isoldes Liebestod)
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Die Walküre, WWV 86B - Concert version / Dritter Aufzug: The Ride of the Valkyres
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Das Rheingold: Vorspiel
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Das Rheingold: Scene 1: Prelude
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Siegfried Idyll
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Tristan und Isolde / Act 3: Prelude - Extract
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Don’t look at the trombones. It only encourages them.

Richard Wagner


Explore Wagner's music

Wagner, R.: Scenes From Tristan Und Isolde and Gotterdammerung
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90
Wagner: Siegfried
Wagner Arias
Wagner: Siegfried (Sung in English)
Wagner: Wesendonk Lieder; Tristan & Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
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