Werner Andreas Albert

Biography

Country: Germany  
German conductor Werner Andreas Albert began his studies in musicology and history, only later studying conducting with Herbert von Karajan and Hans Rosbaud. After his 1961 debut with the Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra, he became chief conductor of the North West German Philharmonic Orchestra. He later served as chief conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon and the Nuremberg Symphony in Germany. He is also the permanent guest conductor of Read more the Radio Symphony Orchestras in Cologne, Frankfurt, and Berlin, and of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Since 1981, Albert has regularly conducted in Australia, particularly with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, of which he was named principal conductor in 1995. He has toured and recorded extensively, devoting himself to some previously unexplored music. He has recorded the complete orchestral repertoire of Hindemith, Korngold, Pfitzner, and Benjamin Frankel. He has also recorded symphonic and operatic works by Siegfried Wagner. He has been chief conductor of the Bavarian State Youth Orchestra for more than 20 years and is also senior lecturer of the Meistersinger Conservatorium in Nuremberg. He was appointed adjunct professor of the University of Queensland. Read less

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Biography

Country: Germany  
German conductor Werner Andreas Albert began his studies in musicology and history, only later studying conducting with Herbert von Karajan and Hans Rosbaud. After his 1961 debut with the Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra, he became chief conductor of the North West German Philharmonic Orchestra. He later served as chief conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon and the Nuremberg Symphony in Germany. He is also the permanent guest conductor of Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Allegro
II. Romanza: Non troppo adagio - Quasi Andante e sempre cantabile
III. Rondo: Molto vivace
Prelude
Mexican Washer Women
The Letter
Shannon Shanghaies The Coach
Hannah And Shannon Theme
A Personal View
Shannon's Way Out
Shannon's Long Swim
The Iguana Is Released
Maxine And Shannon Theme (Finale)
Prelude - The Lily Watkins Theme
Lowry's Secret
Lily's Triumph: A Drive In The Countryside
Lowry's Gamble - Finale
I. Einleitung und Rondo
II. Marsch und Pastorale
III. Passacaglia
Thema
Variation 1
Variation 2
Variation 3
Variation 4
Variation 5
Letzte variation
I. Allegro
II. Scherzo (Turandot): Moderato - Lebhaft
III. Andantino
IV. Marsch
I. Die Galgenbruder
II. Intermezzo
III. Palmstrom: Thema and Variationen
I. Langsam
II. Lebhaft
III. Sehr langsam
IV. Massig bewegt, mit Kraft
I. Andante tranquillo
II. Allegretto: Piacevole
III: Alla marcia: Moderato
IV. Andante
I. Moderato grave
II. Allegro assai
III. Adagio
IV. Allegro moderato
Prelude
Prologue
Act I, Scene 1
Act I, Scene 2
Act I, Scene 3
Act I, Scene 4
Act I, Scene 5
Act I, Scene 6
Act II, Prelude " Herzensgebot"
Act II, Scene 1
Act II, Interlude
Act II, Scene 2
Act II, Scene 3
Act II, Scene 4
Act III, Scene 1
Act III, Entrance of Kurzbold as magician
Act III, Scene 2
Act III, Scene 3
Act III, Scene 4
Act III, Scene 5
Act III, Agnes' final song
I. Massig
II. Sehr langsam
III. Lebhaft
IV. Bewegt
Symphony in C major: II. Langsam (later version, 1927)
I. Pavane und Gaillarde
II. Tourdion
III. Bransle simple
IV. Bransle de Bourgongne
V. Bransle simple
VI. Bransle d'Escosse
VII. Pavane, wie am, Anfang
I. Rather fast
II. Ostinato: Fast
III. Quiet
IV. Gay
I. Moderately fast
II. Very fast
II. Very slow
I. Allegro spiritoso
II. Molto adagio - Allegro pesante
III. Vivace
I. Massig, schnell
II. Grazioso
III. Rondo: Ziemlich schnell
Introduction to the Second Symphony
I. Adagio - Tranquillo
II. Alla marcia: Moderato
III. Adagio
Introduction to the Third Symphony
Symphony No. 3, Op. 40
I. Andante - Allegro
II. Adagio - Tempo I
I. Massig bewegt
II. Massig langsam
III. Langsam - IV. Lebhaft
Theme
Variation 1: Melancholisch
Variation 2: Sanguinisch
Variation 3: Phlegmatisch
Variation 4: Cholerisch
I. Sehr lebhaft ? Molto Vivace
II. Langsam ? Lento
III. Medley: 'Drei Fontanen' Canzona, March, Valse lente, Caprice, 'Drei Fontanen'
I. Allegro moderato
II. Intermezzo: Allegretto
III. Adagio ma non troppo lento
IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco
I. Fliessend, mit heiterem Schwunge
II. Scherzo: Molto agitato, rasch und feuerig
III. Molto andante (traumerisch)
IV. Finale: Patetico - Allegro giocoso
I. Allegro vivace
II. Molto moderato
III. Molto allegro
IV. Molto comodo
V. Tempo di minuetto, molto moderato
I. Moderately fast, with vigour - Molto agitato
II. Andantino grazioso - Fast and gay
III. Fugue: Rather broad - Fast, energetic
I. Sehr lebhaft
II. Sehr langsam
III. Lebhaft
IV. Massig schnelle Halbe
I. Engelkonzert (Angelic Concert)
II. Grablegung (The Entombment)
III. Versuchung des heiligen Antonius (The Temptation of St. Anthony)
I. Moderately fast - Animato - Broad - Tempo primo
II. Geschwindmarsch by Beethoven: Rather fast
III. Colloquy: Quiet - Fast - Scherzando - Fast
IV. Finale: Gay - Slow - Coda: Fast
I. Mit Kraft, massig schnelle Viertel
II. Sehr schnelle Halbe
III. Marsch fur Holzblaser - Nicht zu langsame Viertel
IV. Basso ostinato - Schnelle Viertel
I. Fast
II. Adagio - Fugato
III. Intermezzo ostinato - Presto
IV. Recitative - Rondo
I. Molto energico
II. Slow March
III. Ostinato


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