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Strauss, Hindemith: Horn Concertos / Brain, Hindemith, Et Al


Release Date: 04/09/2002 
Label:  Emi Great Recordings Of The Century Catalog #: 67783   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard StraussPaul Hindemith
Performer:  Dennis Brain
Conductor:  Wolfgang SawallischPaul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Horn no 1 in E flat major, Op. 11 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Dennis Brain (French Horn)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1883; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1956 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 15 Minutes 18 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Horn no 2 in E flat major, AV 132 by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Dennis Brain (French Horn)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1942; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1956 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 18 Minutes 18 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Horn by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Dennis Brain (French Horn)
Conductor:  Paul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
4. Konzertmusik for Brass and Strings, Op. 50 by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Dennis Brain (French Horn)
Conductor:  Paul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 16 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 

Sound Samples

Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op. 11 (2002 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op. 11 (2002 Digital Remaster): II. Andante
Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op. 11 (2002 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro - Rondo (Allegro)
Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major AV132 (2002 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major AV132 (2002 Digital Remaster): II. Andante con moto
Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major AV132 (2002 Digital Remaster): III. Rondo (Allegro molto)
Horn Concerto (1950) (2002 Digital Remaster): I. Moderately fast
Horn Concerto (1950) (2002 Digital Remaster): II. Very fast
Horn Concerto (1950) (2002 Digital Remaster): III. Very slow - Moderately fast - Fast - Lively - Very slow
Concert Music Op. 50 (2002 Digital Remaster): I. Mässig schnell, mit Kraft - Sehr breit, aber stets fliessend
Concert Music Op. 50 (2002 Digital Remaster): II. Lebhaft - Langsam - Im ersten Zeitmass (Lebhaft)

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