Wagner Recordings by Outstanding Conductors

June 15, 2013

This year marks the commemoration of Richard Wagner's birth 200 years ago. After the flood of Wagner recordings after 1925, in the following decades of the 1930s and 1940s, another generation of Wagner conductors emerged. Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter and Wilhelm Furtwaengler made outstanding recordings in this period. We'll sample some of these discs.

Classical 24 Music Playlist

WILL Highlights

Sandhill Crane Spectacular

Our part of the country plays host to thousands of these birds each fall. Environmental Almanac checked it out. 

The Bandwagon

Cubs fans, the concerned souls who love them and stress levels of the postseason