Tannhauser (Bayreuther Festspiele/Davis)


Götz Friedrich staged this baroque, surrealistic and highly stylized production of Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser at the Bayreuther Festspiele in 1978. It stars Hans Sotin as Landgraf, Spas Wenkoff as Tannhäuser, and Bernd Wenkl as Wolfram von Eschenbach.
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Götz Friedrich staged this baroque, surrealistic and highly stylized production of Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser at the Bayreuther Festspiele in 1978. It stars Hans Sotin as Landgraf, Spas Wenkoff as Tannhäuser, and Bernd Wenkl as Wolfram von Eschenbach.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/12/2008
  • UPC: 044007344460
  • Original Release: 1978
  • Rating:

  • Source: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled / Full Frame
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 3:08:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 43,965

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hans Sotin Landgraf
Spas Wenkoff Tannhäuser
Bernd Weikl Wolfram Von Eschenbach
Robert Schunk Walther Von Der Vogelweide
Franz Mazura Biterolf
John Pickering Heinrich Der Schreiber
Heinz Feldhoff Reinmar Von Zweter
Gwyneth Jones Venus, Elisabeth
Sir Colin Davis Conductor
Technical Credits
Jürgen Rose Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Richard Wagner Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Tannhauser: Act 1
1. Opening Credits [1:44]
2. Ouvertüre [6:52]
3. Bacchanal [9:57]
4. "Naht euch dem Strande!" (Chor) [5:37]
5. "Geliebter, sag, wo weilt dein Sinn?" (Venus, Tannhäuser) [4:11]
6. "Dir töne Lob! Die Wunder sei'n Gepriesen" (Tannhäuser, Venus) [2:57]
7. "Dank deiner Huld! Gepriesen sei dein Lieben" (Tannhäuser, Venus) [2:51]
8. "Geliebter, komm! Sieh dort die Grotte" (Venus, Chor) [3:15]
9. "Stets soll nur dir, nur dir mein Lied ertönen!" (Tannhäuser) [1:47]
10. "Zieh hin, Wahnsinniger, zieh hin!" (Venus, Tannhäuser) [3:27]
11. Frau Holda kam aus dem Berg hervor" (Hirt) [2:24]
12. "Zu dir wall'ich, mein Jesus Christ" (Chor, Hirt, Tannhäuser) [6:43]
13. "Wer ist der dort in brünstigem Gebete?" (Landgraf, Walther, Biterolf, Wolfram, Heinrich, Reinmar, Tannhäuser) [4:58]
14. "Als du in kühnem Sange uns bestrittest" (Wolfram, Walther, Heinrich, Biterolf, Reinmar, Landgraf, Tannhäuser) [7:32]
Disc #2 -- Tannhauser: Act II & III
1. "Dich, teure halle, grüß' ich wiedor" (Elisabeth) [4:49]
2. "Dort ist sie. Nahe dich ihr ungestört!") Wolfram, Tannhäuser, Elisabeth) [7:26]
3. "Den Gott der Liebe sollst du preisen!" (Tannhäuser, Elisabeth, Wolfram) [3:34]
4. "Dich treff' ich hier, in dieser Halle" (Landgraf, Elisabeth) [5:06]
5. "Freudig begrüßen wir die edle Halle" (Chor) [6:49]
6. "Gar viel und schön ward hier dieser Halle" (Landgraf, Edelknaben, Chor) [5:21]
7. "Blick' ich umher in diesem edlen Kreise" (Wolfram, Chor) [4:43]
8. "Auch ich darf mich so glücklich nennent" (Tannhäuser, Walther, Chor) [3:56]
9. "O Walther, der du also sangest" (Tannhäuser) [1:24]
10. "Heraus zum Kampfe mit uns allen!" (Biterolf, Chor Tannhäuser, Landgraf) [2:13]
11. "O Himmel, laß dich jetzt erflehen!" (Wolfram, Tannhäuser) [2:13]
12. "Ha, der Verruchte! Fliehet ihn!" (Walther, Heinrich, Wolfram, Biterolf, Reinmar, Landgraf, Chor, Elisabeth) [2:13]
13. "Zurück von ihm! Nicht ihr seid seine Richter!" (Elisabeth) [4:27]
14. "Weh! Weh mir Unglücksel' gem!" (Tannhäuser, Walther, Heinrich, Wolfram, Biterolf, Reinmar, Landgraf, Chor, Elisabeth) [5:32]
15. "Ein furchtbares Verbrechen ward bengangen" (Landgraf) [2:14]
16. "Versammelt sind aus meinen Landen" (Landgraf, Walther, Heinrich, Wolfram, Biterolf, Reinmar, Chor, Tannhäuser, Elisabeth) [7:12]
17. Introduction [7:48]
18. "Wohl wußt' ich hier sie im Gebet zu finden" (Wolfram) [2:56]
19. "Beglückt darf nun dich, o Heimat, ich Schauen" (Chor, Elisabeth, Wolfram) [4:35]
20. "Allmächt'ge Jungfrau, hör mein Flehen!" (Elisabeth, Wolfram) [8:29]
21. "Wie Todesahnung Dämmrung deckt die Lande" (Wolfram) [1:57]
22. "O du, mein holder Abendstern" (Wolfram) [2:47]
23. "Ich hörte Harfenschlag" (Tannhäuser, Wolfram) [4:27]
24. "Inbrunst im Herzen, wie kein Büßer noch" (Tannhäuser) [3:22]
25. "Nach Rom gelangt' ich so" (Tannhäuser) [3:51]
26. "Da sank ich in Vernichtung dumpf darnieder" (Tannhäuser, Wolfram) [3:35]
27. "Willkommen, ungetreuer Mann!" (Venus, Tannhäuser, Wolfram, Walther, Heinrich, Biterolf, Reinmar, Chor) [4:27]
28. "Heilige Elisabeth, bitte für mich!" (Tannhäuser, Chor, Walther Heinrich, Wolfram, Biterolf, Reinmar, Landgraf) [6:04]
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Disc #1 -- Tannhauser: Act 1
   Start Programme
   Select Title
      Act 1
      Subtitles Off
      PCM Stereo
      DTS 5.1
   Trailers & Catalogue
         La Traviata (Salzburg 2005)
         Mozart 22 (Salzburg 2006)
         Der Ring Des Nibelungen (Bayreuth 1980)
         Portraits & Specials
Disc #2 -- Tannhauser: Act II & III
   Start Programme
   Select Title
      Act 2
      Act 3
      Subtitles Off
      PCM Stereo
      DTS 5.1
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