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Celibidache Vol 3 - French & Russian Music / Munich Philharmonic

Celibidache,Sergui / Munich Phil Orch
Release Date: 11/29/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85606   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyDarius Milhaud
Performer:  Peter SadloJános StarkerEric Le SageEmmanuel Pahud,   ... 
Conductor:  Sergiu CelibidacheLeonard BernsteinWalter SusskindJohn Alldis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 11 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

2012 marks the centenary of maestro Sergiu Celibidache's birth. Celibidache was without question one of the most important and original conductors in recent memory. He was a perfectionist who disliked what he perceived to be the synthetic sounds created in the modern recording studio, preferring the immediacy of the concert platform and the interaction with a live audience. Brought together here in four special volumes the Celibidache series celebrates the extraordinary legacy of his collaboration with the Munich Philharmonic portraying the excitement and atmosphere of their live performances. These recordings are unique to EMI Classics and were painstakingly mastered to retain and recreate the vibrancy and impact of Celibidache and the Read more Munich Philharmonic’s live performances. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. La mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Sergiu Celibidache
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
2. Images for Orchestra: no 2, Ibéria by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Sergiu Celibidache
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; France 
3. La création du monde, Op. 81 by Darius Milhaud
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; France 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 16 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Marimba and Vibraphone, Op. 278 by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Peter Sadlo (Marimba), Peter Sadlo (Vibraphone)
Conductor:  Sergiu Celibidache
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; France 
Venue:  Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich 
Length: 23 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Cello no 1, Op. 136 by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 13 Minutes 58 Secs. 
6. Le boeuf sur le toit, Op. 58 by Darius Milhaud
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; France 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 19 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7. Sonnets composés au secret (6), for chorus or vocal quartet, Op. 266 by Darius Milhaud
Conductor:  John Alldis
Period: Modern 
Written: 1946 
Venue:  l'Église Évangelique Allemande Paris 9 
Length: 14 Minutes 20 Secs. 
8. Sonatina for Flute and Piano, Op. 76 by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Eric Le Sage (Piano), Emmanuel Pahud (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; France 
Venue:  St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, U 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
9. Bolivar: Chansons de négresse, Op. 148b by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Irwin Gage (Piano), Brigitte Fassbaender ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; France 
Venue:  Evangelisches Gemeindehaus, Zehlendorf, 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
10. Scaramouche, Op. 165b by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Christian Ivaldi (Piano), Noel Lee (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 8 Minutes 18 Secs. 
11. Saudades do Brasil, Op. 67 by Darius Milhaud
Conductor:  Darius Milhaud
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1921; France 
Venue:  Studio A, Capitol Tower, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 19 Minutes 27 Secs. 
12. Suite française, Op. 248 by Darius Milhaud
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Venue:  Salle Garnier, Monte Carlo, Monaco 
Length: 12 Minutes 34 Secs. 

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