Tannhaeuser, WWV 70

Tannhäuser (full title Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg / Tannhäuser and the Singers' Contest at Wartburg Castle) is an opera in three acts, written by Richard Wagner between 1842 and 1845, and based on two separate German legends: the legend of Tannhauser, and the Legend of the Song Contest. The opera was premiered in Dresden in 1845, with the last revision to this version made in 1860. However, 1861 some changes were made for a second premiere at Paris, which turned out to be a failure after the performances were sabotaged by ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Overture & Act I
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Scenes 1 & 2, Part 1
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act I, Conclusion
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act I, Scenes, 2 Part 2-3
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act II, Conclusion
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act II, Scenes 1&2, Part 1
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act II, Scenes 2, Part 2,3,4, Part I
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act II, Scenes 4, Part 2
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act III, Conclusion
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act III, Prelude
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Act III, Scenes 1&2
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - Overture (brass band arr.)
Tannhauser, WWV 70 - March (piano arr. - Bülow)

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner was a German composer, conductor, theatre director and essayist, primarily known for his operas (or "music dramas", as they were ...
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