28 December 2009

Orchestral Climax in Walküre

One my absolute favourite orchestral passages in Wagner is the climax after Wotan sings "Denn einer nur freie die Braut, der freier als ich, der Gott". This is Leonard Bernstein's interpretation from a Wagner concert in Vienna, 1985.

1 comment:

Yolanthe said...

I use this piece for my workout on the crosstrainer, actually the entire song. Works great. I call it: the Wagner-Walkure workout. I listen to the Solti version which I think is better that this one, although the recording might be at fault here.