Richard Wagner (1813–1883)

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Richard Wagner (1813-1883 : Germany) Conductor: Herbert von Karajan Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDM 7643342

Richard Wagner Conductor: Riccardo Chailly Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Record label: Universal Music Classics Catalogue ID: 4481552

Richard Wagner (1813-1883 : Germany) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4743772

Richard Wagner (1813-1883 : Germany) Conductor: Georg Solti Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4304482

Richard Wagner (1813-1883 : Germany) Conductor: Antonio Pappano Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5580062

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