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Weill: Symphonies No 1 & 2, Broadway Songs / Zimmermann, Hampson, Keenlyside, Lavender


Release Date: 02/07/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 6784342  
Composer:  Kurt WeillFerruccio BusoniArnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Thomas HampsonElizabeth FutralJerry HadleyBrian Parsons,   ... 
Conductor:  John McGlinnGary Bertini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London SinfoniettaLondon Sinfonietta ChorusBBC Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Works on This Recording

1.
One touch of Venus: Westwind by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; New York, USA 
2.
Knickerbocker Holiday: It never was you by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Elizabeth Futral (Soprano), Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
3.
Knickerbocker Holiday: How Can You Tell An American? by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Elizabeth Futral (Soprano), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jerry Hadley (Tenor)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
4.
Love life: This is the life by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
5.
Firebrand of Florence: Song of the Hangman by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Brian Parsons (Tenor), Michael Dore (Voice), Simon Green (Voice),
Vernon Midgley (Tenor), Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Donald Maxwell (Baritone),
Christopher Dee (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta,  London Sinfonietta Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
6.
Firebrand of Florence: Come to Florence by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Terry Edwards (Bass), Justin Lavender (Tenor),
Donald Maxwell (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta,  London Sinfonietta Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
7.
Firebrand of Florence: My Lords and Ladies by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
8.
Firebrand of Florence: There'll be life, love and laughter by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Michael Magee (Voice), Terry Edwards (Bass), Simon Green (Voice),
Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta,  London Sinfonietta Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
9.
Firebrand of Florence: You're far too near me by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Elizabeth Futral (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
10.
Firebrand of Florence: The world is full of villains by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Donald Maxwell (Baritone), Simon Green (Voice), Vernon Midgley (Tenor),
Terry Edwards (Bass), Peter Sidhom (Baritone), Stuart Kale (Tenor),
Michael Dore (Voice), Simon Birchall (Bass), Simon Alder (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta,  London Sinfonietta Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
11.
Firebrand of Florence: You have to do what you do do by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Stuart Kale (Tenor), Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta,  London Sinfonietta Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
12.
Firebrand of Florence: Love is my enemy by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Elizabeth Futral (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
13.
Love life: Who is Samuel Cooper? by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Elizabeth Futral (Soprano), Robert Fardell (Voice), Jeffrey Carl (Baritone),
John McGlinn (Voice), Vernon Midgley (Tenor), Michael Dore (Voice),
Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Michael Magee (Voice)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
14.
Love life: Here I'll Stay by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jeanne Lehman (Soprano)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
15.
Love life: I remember it well by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
16.
Johnny Johnson: When man was first created by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; New York, USA 
17.
Symphony no 1 by Kurt Weill
Conductor:  Gary Bertini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1967 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 24 Minutes 48 Secs. 
18.
Symphony no 2 by Kurt Weill
Conductor:  Gary Bertini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1967 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 25 Minutes 33 Secs. 
19.
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra, Op. 12 by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Frank Peter Zimmermann (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Germany 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.1 (in One Movement)
Symphony No. 2 (1996 - Remaster): I. Sostenuto
Symphony No. 2 (1996 - Remaster): II. Largo
Symphony No. 2 (1996 - Remaster): III. Allegro vivace
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra Op. 12 (1924): First movement: Andante con moto
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra Op. 12 (1924): Second movement: - NOTTURNO Allegro un poco tenuto
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra Op. 12 (1924): - CADENZA Moderato
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra Op. 12 (1924): - SERENATA Allegretto
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra Op. 12 (1924): Third movement: Allegro molto, un poco agitato
One Touch of Venus: Westwind (lyric: Ogden Nash)
Knickerbocker Holiday: It never was you (lyrics: Maxwell Anderson)
Knickerbocker Holiday: How can you tell an American? (lyrics: Maxwell Anderson)
Song of the Hangman ("Gallows Scene"): "The bell of doom is clanging" from The Firebrand of Florence
Come to Florence ("Civic Song") from The Firebrand of Florence
My Lords and Ladies from The Firebrand of Florence
The was life, there was love, there was laughter from The Firebrand of Florence
You're far too near me from The Firebrand of Florence
Souvenirs ... Hear Ye! Hear Ye!; The world is full of villains ("Trial Scene") from The Firebrand of Florence
You have to do what you do do (Trial by Music) from The Firebrand of Florence
Love is my enemy from The Firebrand of Florence
Who is Samuel Cooper? from Love Life
Here I'll stay from Love Life
I remember it well from Love Life
This is the life from Love Life
Johnny Johnson: Johnny's Song: 'When man was first created'

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