Die Walküre, WWV 86B (Wagner, Richard)

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Performances

Recordings

Ride of the Valkyries (Act III)

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Orchestra
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Language German / English / French
Translator Frederick Jameson (1839-1916), English text
Alfred Ernst (1860-1898), French text
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Act I

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Editor Felix Mottl (1856–1911)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. (ca.1910). Plate 10170.
Reprinted New York: Dover Publications, 1978.
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Act II

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Editor Felix Mottl (1856–1911)
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Act III

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Editor Felix Mottl (1856–1911)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. (ca.1910). Plate 10170.
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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.(1887). Plate 24051
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Ride of the Valkyries (Act III)

The Ride of the Valkyries (German: Walkürenritt), is the popular term for the beginning of Act III of Die Walküre (wikipedia link).

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Vocal Scores

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Arranger Karl Klindworth (1830–1916)
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Arranger Richard Kleinmichel (1846-1901), piano reduction (simplified)
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Arranger Karl Klindworth (1830–1916)
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Arranger Felix Mottl (1856-1911)
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Arranger Karl Klindworth (1830–1916)
Language German / English
Translator Frederick Jameson (1859–1916), English text
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, 1900. Plate 26590.
Reprinted New York: G. Schirmer, 1904. Plate 37218 (licensed reissue)
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1863-1931)
Editor Carl Waack (1861-1922), introduction and table of motifs
Language German / English
Translator Ernest Newman (1868-1959), English text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, No.4501, 1910. Plate R.W. 8 E.E.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano solo (Kleinmichel)

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Arranger Richard Kleinmichel (1846-1901)
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Translator Angelo Zanardini (1820-1893), Italian text
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Siegmund's Love Song (Act I)

Also known as Liebeslied, or Winterstürme (Winter Storms).

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Arranger R. Heldburg
Publisher. Info. Der Kleine Violinist. Vol.6 (No.32)
Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1913. Plate A. 6920 F.
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Arranger Franz Behr (1837–1898)
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Arranger Henry Maylath (1827–1883)
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Arranger Heinrich Rupp (1838–1917)
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Arranger Carl Tausig (1841–1871)
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Arranger Alexander Wenger (1877-1941)
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Ride of the Valkyries (Act III)

The Ride of the Valkyries ("Walkürenritt" in German), is the popular term for the beginning of Act III

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Arranger Ernest Hutcheson (1871–1951)
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Magic Fire (Act III)

The Magic Fire (Feuerzauber) music, also known as Wotan's Farewell (Wotans Abschied) concludes the opera.

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Arranger Max Reger (1873–1916)
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Librettos

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Russian
See: Der Ring des Nibelungen (libretto)
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Language Italian
Translator Angelo Zanardini (1820-1893)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1891-1892
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General Information

Work Title Die Walküre ; The Valkyrie
Alternative. Title Der Ring des Niebelungen, Ein Bühnenfestspiel - Erster Tag
Composer Wagner, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WWV 86b
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1856–1870
First Publication. 1865 (vocal score)
1874 (full score)
Librettist Richard Wagner (1813–1883)
Language German
Dedication King Ludwig II of Bavaria
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra

Cast

Humans
Siegmund: tenor
Sieglinde: soprano
Hunding: bass
God
Wotan: bass-baritone
Goddess
Fricka: mezzo-soprano
Valkyries
Brünnhilde: soprano
Gerhilde: soprano
Ortlinde: soprano
Waltraute: mezzo-soprano
Schwerleite: contralto
Helmwige: soprano
Siegrune: mezzo-soprano
Grimgerde: mezzo-soprano
Roßweiße: mezzo-soprano
Chorus
Orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes (3rd doubles piccolo), 3 oboes, English Horn (doubles oboe)
3 clarinets (B, A), bass clarinet (B, A), 3 bassoons*
8 horns (2 double Wagner Tubas in F, 2 in B), 2 wagner tubas (F), 3 trumpets, bass trumpet
2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, contrabass trombone, contrabass tuba
2 timpani, snare drum, triangle, cymbals, tamtam, glockenspiel
6 harps, 16 violin I, 16 violin II, 12 viola, 12 cellos, 8 basses
*3rd bassoon can alternate on contrabassoon if needed for required low A passages
found in regular 3rd bassoon part
Related Works Pieces based on 'Die Walküre'
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Operas by Richard Wagner

Early operas (1832–40)

Middle-stage operas (1840–48)

Der Ring des Nibelungen, WWV 86 (1848–74)

Late operas (1857–82)