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Beethoven: The Symphonies and Reflections / Jansons, Bavarian Radio Orchestra


Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Br Klassik   Catalog #: 900119   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes Maria StaudMisato MochizukiRaminta eerkUnyteJörg Widmann,   ... 
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 26 Mins. 

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An unusual set that presents the complete cycle of nine Beethoven symphonies interspersed with commissioned works by Johannes Maria Staud, Misato Mochizuki, Rodion Shchedrin, Raminta Serksnyte, Giya Kancheli and Jörg Widmann. The modern works are in essence, reactions to or inspirations from the Beethoven symphonies. The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Mariss Jansons.


An unusual set that presents the complete cycle of nine Beethoven symphonies interspersed with commissioned works by Johannes Maria Staud, Misato Mochizuki, Rodion Shchedrin, Raminta Serksnyte, Giya Kancheli and Jörg Widmann. The modern works are in essence, reactions to or inspirations from the Beethoven symphonies. The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Mariss Jansons.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Maniai, for Orchestra by Johannes Maria Staud
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2011 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, München 
Length: 11 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2.
Nirai, for orchestra (Intermezzo to Beethoven's Symphonies No. 2 and No. 6) by Misato Mochizuki
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, München 
Length: 8 Minutes 59 Secs. 
3.
Fires, for orchestra by Raminta eerkUnyte
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, München 
Length: 10 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4.
Con brio, concert overture for orchestra by Jörg Widmann
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008 
Venue:  Philharmonie am Gasteig, München 
Length: 11 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/27/2012 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 24 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/27/2012 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 30 Minutes 6 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, München 
Length: 47 Minutes 8 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/26/2012 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 32 Minutes 27 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/27/2012 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 30 Minutes 49 Secs. 
10.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Written: 1808 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, München 
Length: 41 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/30/2012 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 39 Minutes 26 Secs. 
12.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/01/2012 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 25 Minutes 18 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/01/2012 
Venue:  Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 39 Minutes 30 Secs. 
14.
Dixi, for chorus & orchestra by Giya Kancheli
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2009 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, München 
Length: 21 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15.
Beethovens Heiligenstädter Testament, symphonic fragment for orchestra by Rodion Shchedrin
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2008 
Venue:  Philharmonie am Gasteig, München 
Length: 12 Minutes 8 Secs. 

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