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4 Elements - Classical Music Of Fire, Water, Air And Earth


Release Date: 09/09/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 184592   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiFranz Joseph HaydnHector BerliozGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Thomas ZehetmairPeter RöselCécile OussetMarc Laforet,   ... 
Conductor:  Rudolf KempeHerbert KegelKurt SanderlingHartmut Haenchen,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden StaatskapelleCamerata BernDresden Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Dresden Staatskapelle, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductors: Herbert Kegel, Rudolf Kempe, Kurt Sanderling. Soloists: Peter Rösel, Thomas Zehetmair. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Dresden Staatskapelle, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductors: Herbert Kegel, Rudolf Kempe, Kurt Sanderling. Soloists: Peter Rösel, Thomas Zehetmair. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Thomas Zehetmair (Violin), Peter Rösel (Piano)
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe,  Herbert Kegel,  Kurt Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle,  Camerata Bern,  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 59 in A major, H 1 no 59 "Fire": 2nd movement, Andante piu tosto allegretto by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1769; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 5th movement, Witch's Sabbath by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Length: 10 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
5.
Préludes, Book 2: no 12, Feux d'artifice by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6.
Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Jörg-Peter Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Length: 11 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. 
7.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 6 in D major by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8.
Firebird Suite: Danse infernale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 
9.
Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 15 Minutes 11 Secs. 
10.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Length: 12 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 2, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
12.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Marc Laforet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
13.
Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 57 Secs. 
14.
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Berglund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 
15.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in G major, Op. 78: 1st movement, Vivace ma non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Gustav Schmahl (Violin), Günter Kootz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 4 Secs. 
16.
Meerestille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 112 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814-1815; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
17.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 4th movement, Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
18.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 5th movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 57 Secs. 
19.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Gerhart Wiesenhütter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
20.
Symphony no 41 in C major, K 551 "Jupiter": 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 14 Secs. 
21.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest": 3rd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Dieter Zechlin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
22.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection": 4th movement, Urlicht by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Ute Priew (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
23.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
24.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jutta Zoff (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
25.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Andreas Pistorius (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
26.
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 1 Secs. 
27.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 1st movement, Allegro ma non troppo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 
28.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 1st movement, Pastorale by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
29.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Length: 9 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
30.
Rapsodie espagnole: 1st movement, Prélude ŕ la nuit by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Jörg-Peter Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
31.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan": 1st movement, Langsam schleppend by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 13 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1888).
Composition revised: Germany (1896). 
32.
In the steppes of central Asia by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 2 Secs. 
33.
Má vlast: no 4, From Bohemian fields and groves, T 114 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1879; Czech Republic 
Length: 13 Minutes 11 Secs. 
34.
Das Spitzentuch der Königin: Rosen aus dem Süden Waltzes, Op. 388 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Carl von Garaguly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 29 Secs. 
35.
Overture-Suite for 4 Horns, 2 Oboes, Strings and Basso continuo in F major, TV 55 no F 11 "Alster" by Georg Philipp Telemann
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
36.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
37.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 2, Adagio e staccato by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 

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