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Overtures - The Greatest Hits


Release Date: 04/13/1994 
Label:  Reference Gold   Catalog #: 3611   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz von SuppéBedrich SmetanaRichard WagnerLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraFestival Symphony OrchestraBerlin Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 22 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Overture by Bedrich Smetana
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Festival Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1866 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
3. Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4. Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
6. Dichter und Bauer: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slavonic Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 
7. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 14 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 50 Secs. 
9. Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture by Mikhail Glinka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
10. Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture by Otto Nicolai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 48 Secs. 
11. Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 
12. Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
13. Orphée aux enfers: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Paris, France (1858).
Composition revised: Paris, France (1874). 
14. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 41 Secs. 
15. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slavonic Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16. L'italiana in Algeri: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slavonic Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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