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Eloquence - Beautiful Wedding Melodies - Wagner, Bach, Et Al


Release Date: 04/10/2001 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 469613   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerJohann Sebastian BachCharles GounodFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Maria StaderCheryl StuderGladys KuchtaCvetka Ahlin,   ... 
Conductor:  Rafael KubelikKarl RichterIon MarinHeinrich Steiner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraBavarian Radio ChorusMunich Bach Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
2. Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 "Wedding Cantata": Sich üben im Lieben by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maria Stader (Soprano)
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1718-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: German 
3. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
4. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
5. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
6. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Heinrich Steiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
7. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Gladys Kuchta (Soprano), Cvetka Ahlin (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Kraus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: French 
8. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Arnold Schoenberg Choir,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
10. Concerto for 3 Trumpets in D major, BD 2: Overture by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Bernhard Läubin (Trumpet), Wolfgang Läubin (Trumpet), Hannes Läubin (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Simon Preston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
11. Toccata in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
12. Capricci armonici da chiesa...et sonate, Op. 4: no 1, Sonata for Trumpet in C major - Andante by Gio Bonaventura Viviani
Performer:  Maurice André (Trumpet), Hedwig Bilgram (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1678; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
13. Capricci armonici da chiesa...et sonate, Op. 4: no 1, Sonata for Trumpet in C major - Allegro by Gio Bonaventura Viviani
Performer:  Maurice André (Trumpet), Hedwig Bilgram (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1678; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
14. Symphony for Organ no 5 in f minor, Op. 42 no 1: 5th movement, Toccata by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1880; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
15. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 8, Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
16. Der Freischütz, J 277: Wir winden dir den Jungfernkranz by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: German 
17. Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 20 Secs. 

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