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Basics - Meditation - Music To Dream To / Blomstedt, Masur, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra


Release Date: 04/08/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 8574   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Christoph W. GluckRobert SchumannJules MassenetFranz Liszt,   ... 
Performer:  Andreas PistoriusEgon MorbitzerRolf-Dieter ArensSiegfried Stöckigt,   ... 
Conductor:  Kurt MasurHorst FörsterRobert HanellHerbert Blomstedt,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraDresden Philharmonic OrchestraLeipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Kurt Masur,  Horst Förster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Vienna, Austria (1762).
Composition revised: Paris, France (1774). 
2. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Andreas Pistorius (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3. Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Egon Morbitzer (Violin)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
4. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
5. Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Egon Morbitzer (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Gerhard Ewald Rischka. 
7. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Günther Herbig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 3 Secs. 
8. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Andreas Pistorius (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
9. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Solistenvereinigung,  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
10. Concerto for Piano in G major: 2nd movement, Adagio assai by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Rolf-Dieter Arens (Piano)
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1931; France 
Length: 11 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Siegfried Stöckigt (Piano), Egon Morbitzer (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
12. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hans Pischner (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 

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