Night Of Love

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LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Wagner: excerpts from Tristan und Isolde and Parsifal
PERFORMER: Waltraud Meier, Siegfried Jerusalem; Berlin Philharmonic/Daniel Barenboim
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 67605-9

Barenboim’s briskly dramatic conducting sounds earthbound compared to the magical Kempe or Kubelík, and less epic than Solti, but his cast is decent, and he includes the full Grail narration. Michael Scott Rohan