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Furtwangler - The Best Of The Early Recordings 1929-1943


Release Date: 01/28/2010 
Label:  Music & Arts   Catalog #: 954  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohannes BrahmsRichard WagnerGioachino Rossini,   ... 
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Mono 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
3.
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
4.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
5.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107: 2nd movement, Adagio "Sehr feierlich und sehr langsam" by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
8.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
9.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
10.
Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
12.
Parsifal: Act 2 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
13.
Parsifal: Good Friday Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
14.
Symphonic Concerto for Piano in B minor: Adagio by Wilhelm Furtwängler
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924-1936; Germany 
15.
La gazza ladra: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
16.
Alceste: Overture by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Classical 
Written: 1767; Germany 
17.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130: 5th movement, Cavatina by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Allegro
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a, "St. Anthony Variations"
Tristan und Isolde: Act I: Prelude
Tristan und Isolde: Act III: Isolde's Liebestod
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": I. Awakening of Cheerful Feelings Upon Arrival in the Country: Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": II. Scene by the Brook: Andante con moto
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": III. Merry Gathering of Country Folk: Allegro
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": IV. Thunderstorm: Allegro
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": V. Shepherd's Song: Happy and Thankful Feelings after the Storm: Allegretto
Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107 (original 1885 version, ed. R. Haas): II. Adagio

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