For Wagner’s 200th Birthday—a collection of amazing recordings of Kirsten Flagstad, the greatest Wagnerian Soprano of All TImes


Kirsten Flagstad Forever!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5irAq1FDQdA (Lohengrin: Elsa von Brabant, Einsam in Trueben Tagen, Recorded September 10, 1935, Conductor Hans Lange, Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8qBQ0L1Xvs (Tannhauser: Dich Teure Halle, Elizabeth)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jozL17FQq0 (Tannhauser: Allmacht’ge Jungfrau, “Elizabeths’ prayer” “All Powerful Virgin”)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9v0MMkw2zU (Die Walkure: Du bist Der Lenz, Sieglinde)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIo8IokM1ZE (Die Walkure: Du bist der Lenz, Sieglinde, Kirsten’s Debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera on Feb 2, 1935)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zgDe3R-EZc (The Flying Dutchman: Senta’s Ballad “Johoho!”)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dfbZ6S6DU4 (Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod, Covent Garden 1936)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1RIJiaE0M8 (Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod, San Francisco 1939)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp2q7iFFhvc (Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod, Furtwangler 1952)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ytv9LnVMVg (Goetterdaemerung: “Starke Scheite Schichtet Mir Dort”,  Brunnhilde’s Immolation Scene—1937 at Covent Garden with Furtwangler Conducting)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hy0qlBGWBpw (Goetterdaemerung: “Starke Scheite Schichtet Mir Dort”, Brunnhilde’s Immolation Scene—the longest aria in all opera, postwar with Furtwangler again)

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