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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 ohne Worte
Classical Music in the Movies
The Classic 100 - Love
Knappertsbusch
The Bayreuth Festival 1936 Original Recordings, CD 2
Budbærersken
Wagner: Götterdämmerung (Live)
Wagner: Wesendonk Lieder; Tristan & Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
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