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Romantic Orchestral Masterpieces / Rilling, Gielen, Marriner, Sanderling, Et Al


Release Date: 02/10/2009 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 98540   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnFranz SchubertHector BerliozRobert Schumann,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The masterpieces of European Baroque, Classical, and Romantic choral and orchestral music are the foundation of the Hänssler Classic catalog. The new Masterpieces series will focus on the repertoire of a particular historical period, and in each case will include a 2 CD set featuring critically acclaimed interpretations from artists such as Michael Gielen, Neville Marriner, Helmuth Rilling, and more. This 2 CD set features short pieces and excerpts from the series. The masterpieces of European Baroque, Classical, and Romantic choral and orchestral music are the foundation of the Hänssler Classic catalog. The new Masterpieces series will focus on the repertoire of a particular historical period, and in each case will include a 2 CD set featuring critically acclaimed interpretations from artists such as Michael Gielen, Neville Marriner, Helmuth Rilling, and more. This 2 CD set features short pieces and excerpts from the series. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
2.
Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1844; France 
3.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55 by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
4.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
5.
Lohengrin: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
6.
Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
7.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
8.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Bohemia 
9.
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great": 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Symphony no 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 "Spring": 4th movement, Allegro animato e grazioso by Robert Schumann
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
11.
Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
12.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107: 4th movement, Finale by Anton Bruckner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Overture
Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "Great": Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944: II. Andante con moto
Le carnaval romain, Op. 9
Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38, "Spring": IV. Allegro animato e grazioso
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: I. Abduction and Ingrid's Lament
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: II. Arab Dance
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: III. Peer Gynt's Homecoming
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: IV. Solveig's Song
Ma vlast (My Fatherland): No. 2. Vltava (Moldau)
Lohengrin: Act I: Prelude
Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90: III. Poco Allegretto
8 Humoresques, Op. 101, B. 187 (arr. B. Leopold): 8 Humoresques, Op. 101: No. 7 in G flat major (orch. B. Leopold)
The Nutcracker, Op. 71: Valse des Fleurs
Slavonic Dances, Series 2, Op. 72, B. 147: Slavonic Dance No. 10 in E minor, Op. 72, No. 2
Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107: IV. Finale
Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection": I. Allegro maestoso
Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: IV. Adagietto

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