The Goodall Ring Cycle
CHAN 3065
Gramophone
'Performances and recording to shame most modern versions.'
The Sunday Times
'... what a performance ... thanks to Goodall's magisterial structural control and his ability to build the orchestral fabric from the most delicate, filigree threads into massive dramatic canvases.'
The Rhinegold
The Valkyrie
Siegfried
Twilight of the Gods
The Cast
English National Opera Orchestra
Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra
conductor
Reginald Goodall
Recorded live at the London Coliseum between 1973 & 1977
BBC Music Magazine
'... recorded by EMI in the Seventies... It is, of course sung in English - in Andrew Porter's clear and clever translation - by a true ensemble, singing words that we and (more importantly) they can understand in performances honed over many years spent together in the rehearsal studio and on stage. As such, it is that rare thing on disc, a genuinely unique record of a real artistic achievement - one that those of us who experienced it in the theatre will never forget and will want others to share through hearing these recordings.'