Wagner: Die Walküre - Nilsson, Stewart, Bjoner, King, Dunn, Talvela; Stein. Hamburg, 1973


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  • It is hard to imagine in this day and age that in the 1970s going to the opera to see a cast of this caliber was fairly commonplace.
  • Despite being in her mid 50s, Birgit Nilsson still had the vocal goods to make Brünnhilde sound easy.
  • Thomas Stewart bring beauty and majesty to the role of Wotan.
  • James King and Ingrid Bjoner are ideally cast as Siegmund and Sieglinde.
  • Mignon Dunn and Martti Talvela round out the cast as Fricka and Hunding.


  • The sound is somewhat distant and the orchestra at times overwhelms the singers.

In Mono

OD 11671-3

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