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Early Orchestral Recordings 1927-1943


Release Date: 07/06/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 459001  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenWolfgang Amadeus MozartRichard WagnerHans Pfitzner,   ... 
Conductor:  Otto KlempererErich KleiberHans KnappertsbuschHans Pfitzner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Staatskapelle Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

...[P]ossibly the prize of the disc, is a 1927 Coriolan Overture of Beethoven featuring a middle-aged Klemperer displaying far more vitality than he could muster in later years.

-- Mortimer H. Frank, FANFARE [5/1999]
...[P]ossibly the prize of the disc, is a 1927 Coriolan Overture of Beethoven featuring a middle-aged Klemperer displaying far more vitality than he could muster in later years.

-- Mortimer H. Frank, FANFARE [5/1999]
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Works on This Recording

1. Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Venue:  Berlin 
2. German Dances (6), K 600: no 2 in F major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Erich Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Venue:  Berlin 
3. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Hans Knappertsbusch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Venue:  Berlin 
4. Das Herz, Op. 39: Liebesmelodie by Hans Pfitzner
Conductor:  Hans Pfitzner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1932 
Venue:  Berlin 
5. Der Freischütz, J 277: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Venue:  Berlin 
6. Feste romane: 1st movement, Circenses by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Victor de Sabata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1939 
Venue:  Berlin 
7. Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture by Otto Nicolai
Conductor:  Paul van Kempen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Berlin, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Venue:  Berlin 
8. Festmusik for the 2600th Anniversary of Japan, Op. 84 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Richard Strauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Venue:  Munich 
9. Der Zigeunerbaron: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/21/1942 
Venue:  Berlin 
10. Allegro symphonique by Marcel Poot
Conductor:  Carl Schuricht
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Städtisches Orchestra Berlin
Date of Recording: 1943 
Venue:  Berlin 

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