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A New Century / Welser-Most, Cleveland Orchestra


Release Date: 06/05/2020 
Label:  Cleveland Orchestra   Catalog #: 1  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenEdgard VarčseJohannes Maria StaudRichard Strauss,   ... 
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Widely regarded as one of the world's finest orchestras, in 2018 The Cleveland Orchestra celebrated the 100th anniversary of it's founding by pianist and impresario Adella Prentiss Hughes. Today, as the Orchestra looks forward into a new century, the ensemble launches it's own record label with a deluxe box set conducted and curated by Franz Welser-Möst, their Music Director of almost two decades. Recorded in concert within the legendary acoustic of Severance Hall, A New Century features recordings of landmark works by Beethoven, Varèse, Richard Strauss, and Prokofiev alongside new works by Austrian composers Johannes Maria Staud and Bernd Richard Deutsch. The set is presented in a luxurious box set featuring artwork inspired by Read more the Orchestra's architecturally stunning home in Cleveland. The album is accompanied by a 150-page book filled with photographs and notes exploring the music within and the history of this great American orchestra.

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HIGHLIGHTS:

• Collector's edition companion book (150 page)
• All six recordings across three discs (CD/Hybrid SACD)
• Includes free high quality 24-bit download
• Premium packaging Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: (Performed by string orchestra.) 
2.
Amériques by Edgard Varčse
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1918-21; USA 
3.
Stromab by Johannes Maria Staud
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Austria 
4.
Aus Italien, Op. 16 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Germany 
5.
Okeanos by Bernd Richard Deutsch
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
6.
Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 44 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Paris, France 

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