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Legendary Recordings - Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven / Kurt Masur


Release Date: 02/01/2006 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 245   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Joseph HaydnLudwig van BeethovenFelix MendelssohnJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Hermann-Christian PolsterAnna Tomowa-SintowPeter SchreierHannes Kästner,   ... 
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic OrchestraLeipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraLeipzig Radio Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 13 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 102 in B flat major, H 1 no 102 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794; London, England 
2.
Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hermann-Christian Polster (Bass), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor),
Hannes Kästner (Organ), Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra,  Leipzig Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
4.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
5.
Overture in C major, Op. 101 "Trumpet Overture" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826/1833; Germany 
6.
Die schöne Melusine Overture, Op. 32 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
7.
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, in D major Op. 27 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Germany 
8.
Symphony no 5 in A major, H 1 no 5 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1762; Austria 
9.
Symphony no 61 in D major, H 1 no 61 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
10.
D'una sposa meschinella, H 24b no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Stefania Woytowicz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
12.
Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 129 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jürnjacob Timm (Cello)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
13.
Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Jürnjacob Timm (Cello)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
14.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
15.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
16.
Symphony no 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
17.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Annerose Schmidt (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
18.
Symphony no 7 in E minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Siegfried Stöckigt (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
20.
Concerto for Piano in F major by George Gershwin
Performer:  Siegfried Stöckigt (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
21.
Concerto for Piano left hand in D major by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Siegfried Rapp (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1930; France 
22.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Gustav Schmahl (Violin)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
23.
Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical" by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
24.
Genoveva, Op. 81 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Edda Moser (Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone),
Gisela Schröter (Mezzo soprano), Karl-Heinz Stryczek (Baritone), Siegfried Lorenz (Baritone),
Siegfried Vogel (Bass)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1849; Germany 
25.
Concerto for Piano no 12 in A major, K 414 (385p) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Annerose Schmidt (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 

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