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Eurodisc Recordings / Masur, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig


Release Date: 06/02/2017 
Label:  Eurodisc   Catalog #: 5435862  
Composer:  Robert SchumannFelix MendelssohnAnton BrucknerLudwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Theo AdamSiegfried JerusalemCarola NossekJeanine Altmeyer,   ... 
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Number of Discs: 16 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Kurt Masur was one of the most important German conductors of the 20th century. Together with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, whose principal conductor he was from 1970 to 1996, he produced outstanding recordings that retain their reference status to this day. His Bruckner cycle in particular made his work internationally known. Kurt Masur was one of the most important German conductors of the 20th century. Together with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, whose principal conductor he was from 1970 to 1996, he produced outstanding recordings that retain their reference status to this day. His Bruckner cycle in particular made his work internationally known. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 "Spring" by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
2.
Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Germany 
3.
Hermann and Dorothea Overture in B minor, Op. 136 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
4.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish" by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
5.
Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
6.
Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E minor, Op. 52 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
7.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 11 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
8.
Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
9.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
10.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
11.
Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 
12.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, WAB 101 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865/1891; Linz, Austria 
13.
Symphony no 2 in C minor, WAB 102 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1876; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
15.
Symphony no 4 in E flat major, WAB 104 "Romantic" by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Symphony no 5 in B flat major, WAB 105 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Symphony no 6 in A major, WAB 106 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1881; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
20.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, WAB 109 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1896; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Fidelio, Op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Theo Adam (Bass), Siegfried Jerusalem (Tenor), Carola Nossek (Soprano),
Jeanine Altmeyer (Soprano), Rüdiger Wohlers (Tenor), Siegmund Nimsgern (Bass),
Peter Meven (Bass)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804/1814; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 

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