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Salzburg Concerts / Barenboim, West Eastern Divan Orchestra

Barenboim / Wedo / Mozart / Beethoven / Schoenberg
Release Date: 07/26/2011 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 706608  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyArnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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The idea of uniting young musicians from Israel, Palestine and various Arab countries still seems incredible today. Yet the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra has been flourishing since 1999, when it was founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said. In 2007 the ensemble took a highly acclaimed residency at the Salzburg Festival. The major orchestral concert comprises a Beethoven overture, an intricate and multilayered piece by Schoenberg, and Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony, the Pathétique, in which Barenboim pulls out all the stops and coaxes rarely heard instrumental lines and accents from his musicians.

Recorded live from the
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Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 125 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sinfonia concertante for Winds in E flat major, K 297b (K Anh 9) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Written: 1778 
2.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
4.
Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31 by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1928; Berlin, Germany 

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