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Weekend Classics - A Romantic Weekend


Release Date: 06/13/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 0006650102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Claude DebussyPietro MascagniFelix MendelssohnCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Aloys KontarskyAlfons Kontarsky
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinNeeme JärviRafael KubelikKarl Böhm,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome OrchestraGothenburg Symphony OrchestraBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Kirsten Johnson. Soloist: Various. Includes work(s) by Kirsten Johnson. Soloist: Various. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
2.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
3.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
4.
Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Aloys Kontarsky (Piano), Alfons Kontarsky (Piano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
5.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
6.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
7.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 2, Valse in A major by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
8.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
9.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
10.
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 3 - Last Farewell by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 
11.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: Scène by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 

Sound Samples

Pavane pour une infante défunte
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No. 7 Notturno
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Aquarium - Personnages à longues oreilles
Adagio for Strings, Op.11
La traviata / Act 1: Prelude
Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 1. Scene - Swan Theme
Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 2. Valse In A
Vocalise, Op.34, No.14
Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 / Act 3: 39. Romeo bids Juliet farewell

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