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Famous Overtures

Famous Overtures / Various (Dig)
Release Date: 09/13/2011 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 300249   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Daniel-François AuberLudwig van BeethovenGeorges BizetLuigi Cherubini,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Featured orchestras and conductors: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, Dresdner Philharmonie, Kurt Masur, Otmar Suitner, Rudolf Kempe, Franz Konwitschny, Willi Boskovsky, Bernhard Klee, Siegfried Kurz. Featured orchestras and conductors: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, Dresdner Philharmonie, Kurt Masur, Otmar Suitner, Rudolf Kempe, Franz Konwitschny, Willi Boskovsky, Bernhard Klee, Siegfried Kurz. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fra Diavolo: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
2.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture in E major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
5.
Medea: Overture by Luigi Cherubini
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; France 
6.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture by Christoph W. Gluck
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Das Nachtlager in Granada: Overture by Conradin Kreutzer
8.
Die schöne Melusine Overture, Op. 32 by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
9.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Der Schauspieldirektor, K 486: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture by Otto Nicolai
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Berlin, Germany 
14.
Orphée aux enfers: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Period: Romantic 
Written: Paris, France 
15.
La scala di seta: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1812; Italy 
16.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
17.
Die Zauberharfe, D 644: Overture by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Overture by Bedrich Smetana
Written: 1866 
19.
Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
20.
Die schöne Galatea: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Die flotten Burschen: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Rigoletto: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
24.
Rienzi: Overture by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
25.
Euryanthe, J 291/Op. 81: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822-1823; Dresden, Germany 

Sound Samples

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Overture
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588: Overture
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture
Die Zauberharfe, D. 644: Overture
Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
Ouverture zum Marchen von der schonen Melusine, Op. 32, MWV P12, "Die schone Melusine"
Euryanthe, J. 291: Overture
Die schone Galathee (The Beautiful Galatea): Overture
Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K. 620: Overture
La scala di seta (The Silken Ladder): Overture
Das Nachtlager in Granada: Overture
Medea (Medee): Act I: Overture
Fra Diavolo: Overture
Der Barbier von Bagdad (The Barber of Bagdad): Overture
Die Flotte Bursche: Overture
Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): Overture
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor): Overture
Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario), K. 486: Overture
Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture
Orphee aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Overture
Die Fledermaus: Act I: Overture
Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Overture
Carmen: Act I: Prelude
Rigoletto: Act I: Prelude
Rienzi: Overture

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