This complete set of the Ring Cycle, made during performances in Wagner's theatre at Bayreuth, remains one of the greatest 'Rings' on record. Legendary Wagner singers Theo Adam as Wotan and Birgit Nilsson as Brühnnhilde lead an outstanding cast in this fast-moving and dramatic reading by conductor Karl Böhm.
'Warmly recommended . . . more immediately involving than any' The Penguin Guide To CDs
The legendary live recording from Wagner's theatre at Bayreuth.
New booklet essay by George Hall.
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Wagner: Das Rheingold
Theo Adam (Wotan), Gerd Nienstedt (Donner), Hermin Esser (Froh), Wolfgang Windgassen (Loge), Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich), Erwin Wohlfahrt (Mime), Martti Talvela (Fasolt) Kurt Böhme (Fafner), Annelies Burmeister (Fricka), Anja Silja (Freia), Vera Soukupova (Erda), Dorothea Siebert (Woglinde), Helga Dernesch (Wellgunde), Ruth Hesse (Flosshilde)