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Gemini - Liszt: A Faust Symphony / Beecham, Young, Et Al


Release Date: 02/21/2006 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 76927   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alexander YoungWalter Midgley
Conductor:  Sir Thomas BeechamConstantin Silvestri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraBeecham Choral SocietyPhilharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Faust Symphony, S 108 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alexander Young (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Beecham Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1857; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 70 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Sung in English 
2. Les préludes, S 97 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Constantin Silvestri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848/1854; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 70 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: N/A 
3. Psalm 13 for Tenor, Chorus and Orchestra, S 13 "Herr, wie lange" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Walter Midgley (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Beecham Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Length: 70 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Sung in English 
4. Tasso - Lamento e trionfo, S 96 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Constantin Silvestri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1854; Weimar, Germany 
5. Orpheus, S 98 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853-1854; Weimar, Germany 

Sound Samples

A Faust Symphony S108 (1987 Digital Remaster): I. Faust (Lento assai - Allegro impetuoso - Allegro agitato ed appassionato assai)
A Faust Symphony S108 (1987 Digital Remaster): II. Gretchen (Andante soave)
A Faust Symphony S108 (1987 Digital Remaster): III. Mephistopheles (Words by Goethe: Allegro vivace ironico - Andante mistico [Apotheosis])
Les préludes S97 (2005 Digital Remaster)
Tasso S96 (2005 Digital Remaster)
Orpheus S98 (2005 Digital Remaster)
Psalm XIII S13 (2005 Digital Remaster): Lord, how long /Herr wir lange (Andante maestoso)
Psalm XIII S13 (2005 Digital Remaster): Look on me/Schaue doch (Andante mosso)
Psalm XIII S13 (2005 Digital Remaster): But I have trusted/Ich aber hoffe (Allegro moderato, ma non troppo)
Psalm XIII S13 (2005 Digital Remaster): I will to God/Ich wil dem Herrn (Allegro energico)

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