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Classics In Heaven - Mozart, Bach, Etc


Release Date: 09/09/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 184582   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyWolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz Schubert,   ... 
Performer:  Peter SchreierAnnerose SchmidtDieter ZechlinOskar Michallik,   ... 
Conductor:  Helmut KochFranz KonwitschnyHeinz RögnerPeter Schreier,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraBerlin Chamber OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Dresden Staatskapelle, Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductors: Helmut Koch, Franz Konwitschny. Soloist: Peter Schreier. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Dresden Staatskapelle, Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductors: Helmut Koch, Franz Konwitschny. Soloist: Peter Schreier. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Schreier (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch,  Franz Konwitschny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra,  Berlin Chamber Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra  ... 
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
2. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Annerose Schmidt (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4. Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished": 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Dieter Zechlin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Oskar Michallik (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Siegfried Kurz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 24 Secs. 
7. Symphony no 102 in B flat major, H 1 no 102: 2nd movement, Adagio by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
8. L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 1st movement, Pastorale by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: 'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
9. Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in A major, Op. 13 no 5/G 281: Minuet by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772; Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
10. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 1st movement, Allegro ma non troppo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Franz Konwitschny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 42 Secs. 
11. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
12. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Franz Konwitschny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 6 Secs. 
13. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Rolf-Dieter Arens (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
14. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Minuet by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
16. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Max Pommer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 52 Secs. 
17. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Dieter Zechlin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
18. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 3rd movement, Allegro assai by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
19. Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
20. Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise": 2nd movement, Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Günther Herbig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
21. Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 3 no 6/RV 356 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Manfred Scherzer (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra,  Helmut Koch
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
22. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch (Tenor), Ingeborg Wenglor (Soprano), Ursula Zollenkopf (Alto),
Theo Adam (Bass)
Conductor:  Franz Konwitschny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 15 Minutes 14 Secs. 
23. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
24. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Length: 12 Minutes 53 Secs. 
25. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Andreas Pistorius (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
26. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
27. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
28. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
29. Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 53 Secs. 
30. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Egon Morbitzer (Violin), Siegfried Stöckigt (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
31. Les préludes, S 97 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848/1854; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 25 Secs. 
32. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Günther Herbig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
Length: 16 Minutes 13 Secs. 
33. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Gerhart Wiesenhütter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
34. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Heinz Bongartz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
35. Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 1, Andante con moto in E major "Sweet Remembrance" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renate Schorler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
36. Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Jürnjakob Timm (Cello)
Conductor:  Georg Moosdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1761-1765; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
37. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring": 1st movement, Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Olbertz (Piano), Karl Suske (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 36 Secs. 
38. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
39. Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Length: 9 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
40. Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
41. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Ion Voicu (Violin)
Conductor:  Heinz Bongartz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
42. Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Günther Herbig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 

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