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Kirsten Flagstad

Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano. She ranks among the greatest singers of the 20th century, and many opera critics called hers "the voice of the century." Desmond Shawe-Taylor wrote of her in the New Grove Dictionary of Opera: "No one within living memory surpassed her in sheer beauty and consistency of line and tone."

Birth and Death Data: Born July 12th, 1895 (Hamar Municipality), Died December 7th, 1962 (Oslo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-95354 12-in. 10/9/1935 Dich teure Halle Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-95355 12-in. 10/9/1935 Isoldes Liebestod Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-95356 12-in. 10/9/1935 Isoldes Liebestod Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-95357 10-in. 10/9/1935 Ho-yo-to-ho Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-95358 12-in. 10/9/1935 Elsas Traum Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-95359 12-in. 10/9/1935 Elizabeths Gebet Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-95360 12-in. 10/9/1935 Elizabeths Gebet Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-95361 10-in. 10/9/1935 Allerseelen Kirsten Flagstad ; Hans Lange ; Edwin McArthur Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101157 12-in. 4/1/1936 Ozean, du Ungeheuer Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101158 12-in. 4/1/1936 Ozean, du Ungeheuer Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101159 12-in. 4/1/1936 Abscheulicher, wo eilst du hin? Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101160 12-in. 4/1/1936 Abscheulicher, wo eilst du hin? Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101161 12-in. 4/1/1936 Euch Luften Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101162 12-in. 4/1/1936 Traft ihr das Schiff Kirsten Flagstad ; Alexander Smallens Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101163 12-in. 4/1/1936 Jeg elsker dich Kirsten Flagstad ; Edwin McArthur Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-101164 12-in. 4/1/1936 Mot kveld Kirsten Flagstad ; Edwin McArthur Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-101165 10-in. 4/1/1936 Med en vandlilje Kirsten Flagstad ; Edwin McArthur Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-101166 10-in. 4/1/1936 Ein Traum Kirsten Flagstad ; Edwin McArthur Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-013069 12-in. 10/17/1937 Brunnhilde's immolation Kirsten Flagstad ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-013070 12-in. 10/17/1937 Brunnhilde's immolation Kirsten Flagstad ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-013071 12-in. 10/17/1937 Brunnhilde's immolation Kirsten Flagstad ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-013072 12-in. 10/17/1937 Brunnhilde's immolation Kirsten Flagstad ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-013073 10-in. 10/17/1937 Du bist der Lenz (Thou art the spring) Kirsten Flagstad ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-013074 10-in. 10/17/1937 Euch lüften die mein Klagen Kirsten Flagstad ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-013075 12-in. 10/17/1937 Abscheulicher, wo eilst du hin? Kirsten Flagstad ; Eugene Ormandy ; Philadelphia Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Flagstad, Kirsten," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100013.

Flagstad, Kirsten. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100013.

"Flagstad, Kirsten." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100013

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