Walkure   (Leinsdorf;  Lehmann, Lawrence, Melchior, Schorr, Thorborg, List)   (3–Myto 992.H027)
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Walkure   (Leinsdorf;  Lehmann, Lawrence, Melchior, Schorr, Thorborg, List)   (3–Myto 992.H027)
OP2624. DIE WALKÜRE, 30 March, 1940, Boston, w. Leinsdorf Cond. Met Opera Ensemble; Marjorie Lawrence, Lotte Lehmann, Lauritz Melchior, Friedrich Schorr, Kerstin Thorborg & Emanuel List. (Italy) 3–Myto 992.H027, w.libretto; Milton Cross' commentary is included. Long out-of-print, final copy! – 8014399500272

CRITIC REVIEW:

“Lawrence [‘s Brünnhilde] is heard on three occasions, the last of them on 30 March during the 1940 tour performances in Boston….Lawrence again proves her aptitude for the WALKÜRE Brünnhilde….the exuberant battle cry coupled with the emotional fullness of the scene with her father establish an impressively wide polarity of characterization and vocal skill….On this Saturday afternoon all the beloved Lehmannisms are on parade….In the several pairings of the WALKÜRE heroines, Lehmann’s Sieglinde is unrivaled; she has grasped the full significance of Sieglinde’s rôle in the trilogy….Marjorie Lawrence, too, reveals her affinity for a rôle in which her personal and vocal gifts are ideally mated….The Boston WALKÜRE is the final Wagner broadcast in the decade of the thirties. ”

- Paul Jackson, SATURDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE OLD MET, pp.167-69