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The Artistry Of Eduard Van Beinum


Release Date: 02/22/2000 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 1054   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Hector BerliozPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyBenjamin BrittenAnton Bruckner,   ... 
Performer:  Kathleen Long
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 4 Hours 42 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
International Record Review (3/00, p.66) - "...The recordings date from 1943 to 1948, and show that this was the only great European orchestra to retain its quality virtually unimpaired in the immediate post-war period. In this, van Beinum played a major role..."
REVIEWS:
International Record Review (3/00, p.66) - "...The recordings date from 1943 to 1948, and show that this was the only great European orchestra to retain its quality virtually unimpaired in the immediate post-war period. In this, van Beinum played a major role..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1946 
Length: 46 Minutes 22 Secs. 
2. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 2nd movement, Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1947 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
3. Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1947 
Length: 16 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4. Peter Grimes: Passacaglia, Op. 33b by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1947 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
5. Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1947 
Length: 59 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6. Ballet Suite in D major, Op. 130 by Max Reger
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1943 
Length: 17 Minutes 44 Secs. 
7. Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Kathleen Long (Piano)
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1948 
Length: 29 Minutes 54 Secs. 
8. Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Date of Recording: 09/1946 
Length: 32 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911 - 1913).
Composition revised: USA (1943). 
9. Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1948 
Length: 36 Minutes 39 Secs. 
10. Variations and Fugue on a theme of Mozart, Op. 132 by Max Reger
Conductor:  Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1943 
Length: 32 Minutes 50 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: I. Passions: Largo - Allegro agitato e appassionato assai
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: II. Un Bal (Valse): Allegro non troppo
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: III. Scene aux Champs: Adagio
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au Supplice: Allegretto non troppo
Serenade in C major, Op. 48: II. Walzer
Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: No. 1. Dawn
Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: No. 2. Sunday Morning
Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: No. 3. Moonlight
Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: No. 4. Storm
Peter Grimes: Passacaglia, Op. 33b: Passacaglia, Op. 33b
Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107 (modified 1885 version, ed. A. Gutmann): I. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107 (modified 1885 version, ed. A. Gutmann): II. Adagio: sehr feierlich und sehr langsam - Moderato
Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107 (modified 1885 version, ed. A. Gutmann): III. Scherzo: Sehr schnell - Trio: Etwas langsamer
Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107 (modified 1885 version, ed. A. Gutmann): IV. Finale: Bewegt, doch nicht schnell
Eine Ballettsuite, Op. 130: I. Entree: Tempo di marcia
Eine Ballettsuite, Op. 130: II. Colombine: Adagietto molto tranquillo
Eine Ballettsuite, Op. 130: III. Harlequin: Vivace
Eine Ballettsuite, Op. 130: IV. Pierrot und Pierette: Larghetto

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