Opera - Siegfried

The Reginald Goodall Ring Cycle
   
 RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)
   
 Siegfried 278:48  
  Second Day of the Festival Play The Ring of the Nibelung  
  Music drama in three acts  
  Poem by Richard Wagner  
  English translation by Andrew Porter  
  Act I  
1 Prelude 5:28
  Scene 1  
2 'Wearisome labour!' 4:05
  Mime  
3 'Hoiho! Hoiho!' 2:08
  Siegfried, Mime  
4 'Well, there are the pieces' 2:42
  Siegfried, Mime  
5 'A whimpering babe' 1:35
  Mime  
6 'Much you've taught to me, Mime' 9:54
  Siegfried, Mime  
7 'I found once in the wood' 5:58
  Mime, Siegfried  
8 'And now these fragments' 2:00
  Siegfried, Mime  
9 'He storms away!' 1:53
  Mime  
   
  Scene 2  
10 'Hail there, worthy smith!' 4:04
  Wanderer, Mime  
11 'I sit by your hearth' 12:07
  Wanderer, Mime  
12 'What you needed to know' 8:32
  Wanderer, Mime  
13 'The fragments! The sword!' 3:11
  Mime, Wanderer  
   
  Scene 3  
14 'Accursed light!' 1:15
  Mime  
15 'Hey there! You idler!' 4:14
  Siegfried, Mime  
16 'Have you not felt within the woods' 5:46
  Mime, Siegfried  
17 'Give me these pieces' 4:04
  Siegfried, Mime  
18 'Notung! Notung! Sword of my need!' 9:29
  Siegfried, Mime  
19 'Hoho! Hoho! Hohi!' (Forging Song) 7:05
  Siegfried, Mime  
   
  Act II  
20 Prelude 6:07
  Scene 1  
21 'In gloomy night by Fafner's cave I wait' 2:46
  Alberich  
22 'To Neidhöhl by night I have come' 7:21
  Wanderer, Alberich  
23 'Not my plan!' 3:00
  Wanderer, Alberich  
24 'Fafner! Fafner! You dragon, wake!' 3:05
  Wanderer, Alberich, Fafner  
25 'Now, Alberich! That plan failed!' 4:38
  Wanderer, Alberich  
   
  Scene 2  
26 'We go no further!' 6:32
  Mime, Siegfried  
27 'So he's no father of mine' 1:55
  Siegfried  
   
28 'Could I but know' (Forest Murmurs) 2:45
  Siegfried  
29 'See my mother -' (Forest Murmurs) 10:05
  Siegfried  
30 'Ha ha! At last with my call' 3:33
  Siegfried, Fafner  
31 'Who are you, youthful hero' 4:52
  Fafner, Siegfried  
32 'The dead can tell no tidings' 2:30
  Siegfried, Woodbird  
   
  Scene 3  
33 'Hehe! Sly and slippery knave' 3:12
  Alberich, Mime  
34 'Tarnhelm and ring, here they are' 3:13
  Siegfried, Woodbird, Mime  
35 'Be welcome, Siegfried!' 10:11
  Mime, Siegfried, Alberich  
36 'You lie there too, mighty dragon' 10:43
  Siegfried, Woodbird  
   
  Act III  
37 Prelude 3:00
  Scene 1  
38 'Waken, Wala! Wala! Awake!' 2:20
  Wanderer  
39 'Strong is your call' 12:16
  Erda, Wanderer  
40 'You unwise one, learn what I will' 4:31
  Wanderer  
   
  Scene 2  
41 'I see that Siegfried's near' 1:08
  Wanderer  
   
42 'My woodbird fluttered away' 0:35
  Siegfried  
43 'Young man, hear me' 6:18
  Wanderer, Siegfried  
44 'Child, if you knew who I am' 5:44
  Wanderer, Siegfried  
45 'With his spear in splinters' 7:19
  Siegfried  
   
  Scene 3  
46 'Here in the sunlight' 4:00
  Siegfried  
47 'Come, my sword!' 11:49
  Siegfried  
48 'Hail, bright sunlight!' 4:30
  Brünnhilde, Siegfried  
49 'Siegfried! Siegfried! Glorious hero!' 8:30
  Brünnhilde, Siegfried  
50 'And there is Grane, my sacred horse' 9:11
  Brünnhilde, Siegfried  
51 'Oh! I cared always' 15:01
  Brünnhilde, Siegfried  
 Alberto Remedios tenor - Siegfried
 Gregory Dempsey tenor - Mime
 Norman Bailey bass-baritone - Wanderer
 Derek Hammond-Stroud baritone - Alberich
 Clifford Grant bass - Fafner
 Anne Collins contralto - Erda
 Rita Hunter soprano - Brünnhilde
 Romantic Chamber Group of London soprano - Voice of the Woodbird
 Barry Tuckwell solo horn
 Reginald Goodall
  2, 8 & 21 August 1973