Wagner Sometimes the touching music of Richard Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll" is played by a fuller ensemble than Wagner had in mind when he wrote this music as a Christmas gift for his wife in 1870. Members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center perform the music just as Wagner intended it to be played: by 13 players. We hear Wagner in concert at Lincoln Center, in New York City.
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Sometimes the touching music of Richard Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll" is played by a fuller ensemble than Wagner had in mind when he wrote this music as a Christmas gift for his wife in 1870. Members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center perform the music just as Wagner intended it to be played: by 13 players. We hear Wagner in concert at Lincoln Center, in New York City.