Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Prohaska, Lorenz, Müller, Fuchs, Greindl; Furtwängler. Bayreuth, 1943
Listen to a Sample:
- WIlhelm Furtwängler brings a level of romanticism to Meistersinger that you rarely hear.
- As Hans Sachs, Jaro Prohaska delivers a dignified and unflagging performance.
- Eugen Fuchs is a Beckmesser for the ages.
- There are a few cuts including one before David's scene in Act I and one at the end of the first scene of Act III.