Kirsten Flagstad

Kirsten Flagstad
Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano. She ranks among the greatest singers of the 20th century, and many opera critics called hers "the voice of the century." Desmond Shawe-Taylor wrote of her in the New Grove Dictionary of Opera: "No one within living memory surpassed her in sheer beauty and consistency of line and tone."
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Kirsten Flagstad

Kirsten Flagstad

Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano. She ranks among the greatest singers of the 20th century, and many opera critics called hers "the voice of the century." Desmond Shawe-Taylor wrote of her in the New Grove Dictionary of Opera: "No one within living memory surpassed her in sheer beauty and consistency of line and tone."
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11 albums
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SCHUMANN  Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42
GRIEG
Haugtussa, Op. 67
BRAHMS, SCHUBERT, CHARLES
Short songs

Studio recordings, 1950 and 1952
Total duration: 76:59

Kirsten Flagstad soprano
Edwin McArthur piano 
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KIRSTEN FLAGSTAD Song Recital, Volume 2

Studio recordings, 1952
Total duration: 68:23

Kirsten Flagstad soprano
Edwin McArthur piano 
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R. Strauss Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

R. Strauss Don Juan, Op. 20
R. Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
R. Strauss Vier letzte Lieder, Op. post.

    Studio and live recordings · 1950/54
    Total duration: 79:57

    Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor
    Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    Philharmonia Orchestra

    Kirsten Flagstad
    , soprano

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    WAGNER Der Ring Des Nibelungen: 2. Die Walküre

    Recorded in 1950
    Total duration: 3hr 32:13

    Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
    conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler
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    WAGNER Der Ring Des Nibelungen: 3. Siegfried

    Recorded in 1950
    Total duration: 3hr 45:1

    Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
    conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler
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    WAGNER Der Ring Des Nibelungen: 4. Götterdämmerung

    Recorded in 1950
    Total duration: 4hr 8:09

    Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
    conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler