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Famous French Overtures


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550473   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jacques OffenbachAdolphe AdamCharles GounodDaniel-François Auber,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony OrchestraCzecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. La vie parisienne: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Polish Radio Studios, Katowice 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2. Si j'étais roi: Overture by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1852; France 
Date of Recording: 5/28/1990 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3. Faust: Ainsi que la brise légère [Act 2 Waltz] by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Polish Radio Studios, Katowice 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
4. Les diamants de la couronne: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
Date of Recording: 5/28/1990 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 8 Minutes 29 Secs. 
5. Bronze horse: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; France 
Date of Recording: 5/28/1990 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6. La belle Hélène: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Polish Radio Studios, Katowice 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7. La muette de Portici: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; France 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Polish Radio Studios, Katowice 
Length: 10 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8. Le roi malgré lui: Fête polonaise by Emmanuel Chabrier
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Polish Radio Studios, Katowice 
Length: 8 Minutes 17 Secs. 
9. Le roi malgré lui: Danse slave by Emmanuel Chabrier
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Polish Radio Studios, Katowice 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 

Sound Samples

La vie parisienne (Parisian Life): Overture
Si j'etais roi (If I were King): Overture
Faust, Act V: Ballet Music: Faust, Act II: Ainsi que la brise legere
Le roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself): Fete polonaise
Les diamants de la couronne (The Crown Diamonds): Overture
Le cheval de bronze (The Bronze Horse): Overture
Le roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself): Danse slave
La belle Helene (Fair Helen): La belle Helene (The Fair Helen): Overture
La muette de Portici: (The Mute Girl of Portici): Overture

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