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New Wagner Box Set: "The Other Wagner"

Written By The Wagnerian on Sunday 11 November 2012 | 8:36:00 am

The Wagner boxsets just keep coming and the newest one is the aptly titled "The Other Wagner" - just released by EMI. In a break from the usual selection of Wagner's dramas, this 4 CD boxset concentrates on his orchestral, lieder and piano music output - and its not that bad from the very brief listen we have managed so far. You can pick-up a copy for around £8 pound if you look around

We supply as much information as we can below. No easy thing considering how poorly EMI tends to press release its classical output.  And should you have Spotify, you can listen to the entire set below.  At the very least this will provide you with a full track listing.

Faust Overture, WWV59
Der Tag erscheint, WWV 68B
An Webers Grabe, WWV 72
Siegfried Idyll
Trauersinfonie, WWV 73
Das Liebesmahl der Apostel, WWV 69
Symphony in E: Allegro con spirito
Christoph Columbus: Overture
Huldigungsmarsch, WWV 97
Kaisermarsch, WWV104
Großer Festmarsch (Centennial March) for the centenary of the independence of the USA
Wesendonck-Lieder (5)
with orchestra
Ankunft bei den schwarzen Schwänen (Arrival among the black swans)
Piano Sonata in A flat
Elegy in A flat
Siegfried Idyll
arr. for piano
Wesendonck-Lieder (5)
with piano
Selected lieder