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Arthur Nikisch - Complete Orchestral Recordings


Release Date: 05/30/2006 
Label:  Symposium   Catalog #: 1087/88   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenHector BerliozWolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz Liszt,   ... 
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/20/1913 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 30 Minutes 48 Secs. 
2. Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1913 
Venue:  Hayes, Middlesex, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 49 Secs. 
3. Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1844; France 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Berlin, Germany (1920 - 1921) 
4. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/21/1914 
Venue:  Hayes, Middlesex, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
5. Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 1, Lento quasi recitativo in C sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 06/21/1914 
Venue:  Hayes, Middlesex, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Berlin, Germany (1920 - 1921) 
6. Oberon, J 306: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1826; Dresden, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Hayes, Middlesex, England (06/25/1913); Hayes, Middlesex, England (06/21/1914) 
7. Der Freischütz, J 277: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Arthur Nikisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/21/1914 
Venue:  Hayes, Middlesex, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 13 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Allegro - IV. Allegro
6 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S359/R441: No. 1 in F minor
Le carnaval romain, Op. 9: Overture
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture
Oberon, J. 306: Overture
Der Freischutz, J. 277: Overture
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Overture
19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106 (arr. for orchestra): 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106: No. 14 in F minor (arr. for orchestra)

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