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Discover Symphonic Music


Release Date: 05/27/2016 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 0300718   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Bedrich SmetanaMaurice RavelSir Edward ElgarAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Conductor:  Václav NeumannGünther HerbigRolf KleinertOtmar Suitner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraBerlin Symphony OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Discover Symphonic Music explores compositions which span across three centuries and a part of the most famous orchestral works, including “New World” Symphony, Ravel’s Bolero, the Peery Gynt Suite, “The Firebird,” and more. The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste. Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history. Discover Symphonic Music explores compositions which span across three centuries and a part of the most famous orchestral works, including “New World” Symphony, Ravel’s Bolero, the Peery Gynt Suite, “The Firebird,” and more. The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste. Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
2.
Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Günther Herbig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
3.
Enigma, variations on an original theme, Op. 36: 9. (Nimrod) by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Rolf Kleinert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
4.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
5.
Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Francesco Chirivi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cordoba International Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
6.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Franz Konwitschny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Allegro con grazia by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Hermann Abendroth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
9.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
10.
Symphony no 4 in C minor, D 417 "Tragic": 1st movement, Adagio molto - Allegro vivace by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816 
11.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 3, Anitra's Dance by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
12.
Symphony no 3 in D minor: 4th movement, Sehr langsam "Misterioso" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
13.
Firebird: Finale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Modern 
Written: 1910; Russia 

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