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Danse Macabre: Dances At Dusk From Liszt To Stravinsky

Full Moon Classics: Danse Macabre / Various
Release Date: 10/12/2010 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 300103   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyFelix MendelssohnGustav MahlerCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Süher PekinelGüher PekinelNelson FreireChristian Funke,   ... 
Conductor:  Jörg-Peter WeigleGünther HerbigHerbert KegelHeinz Rögner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Staatskapelle OrchestraLeipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Jörg-Peter Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
2. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Günther Herbig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
3. Symphony no 4 in G major: 2nd movement, In gemächlicher Bewegung by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
4. Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
5. Symphony no 15 in A major, Op. 141: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
6. Variations on a Theme of Niccolò Paganini, Op. 26: Excerpt(s) by Boris Blacher
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
7. Circe: Ballet Music by Werner Egk
Conductor:  Werner Egk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
8. Scythian Suite, Op. 20: The Enemy God and the Dance of the Evil Spirits by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Witold Rowicki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; USSR 
9. Variations on a theme of Paganini for 2 Pianos by Witold Lutoslawski
Performer:  Süher Pekinel (Piano), Güher Pekinel (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Poland 
10. Symphony no 7 in E minor: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Václav Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
11. Totentanz, S 126 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1859; Weimar, Germany 
12. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 5th movement, Witch's Sabbath by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
13. Pictures at an exhibition: no 15, The Hut on Fowl's Legs "Baba Yaga" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
14. Symphony no 2: 3rd movement, Tanz by Paul Dessau
Conductor:  Rolf Kleinert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
15. Fantastic Dances (3) for Piano, Op. 5: no 1 in C major, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Christian Funke (Violin), Herbert Kaliga (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; USSR 
16. Symphony no 9 in D minor, WAB 109: 2nd movement, Scherzo by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1896; Vienna, Austria 
17. Der Beherrscher der Geister: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1811 
18. Duo for Cello and Double Bass in D major: 2nd movement, Andante molto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Rolf Dohler (Cello), Barbara Sanderling (Double Bass)
19. Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 3 "La Campanella" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Wladyslaw Kedra (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 
20. L'apprenti sorcier by Paul Dukas
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; France 
21. Fantastic Dances (3) for Piano, Op. 5: no 2 in G minor, Andantino by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Christian Funke (Violin), Herbert Kaliga (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; USSR 
22. Concertante Music, Op. 10: 1st movement, Moderato by Boris Blacher
Performer:  Gerty Herzog (Piano)
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
23. Symphony no 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 2nd movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Rolf Kleinert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Modern 
Written: 1923-1925 
24. Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 

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