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A Night At The Opera / Matti Raekallio


Release Date: 05/30/1997 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 834   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz LisztChristoph W. GluckJohannes BrahmsRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  Matti Raekallio
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Reminiscences of Mozart's "Don Juan" for 2 Pianos, S 656 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: after 1841; Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 14 Minutes 36 Secs. 
2. Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
3. Gavotte for Piano in A major after Gluck, Anh. 1a/2 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1868; Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
4. Fantasia on 2 themes from Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro," S 697 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 13 Minutes 20 Secs. 
5. Abendstern Aria from Wagner's "Tannhäuser", S 444 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
6. Spinning Chorus from Wagner's "Fliegende Holländer", S 440 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
7. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Carl Tausig 
8. Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 7 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9. Sonatina super Carmen, K 284 "Kammerfantasie" by Ferruccio Busoni
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Berlin, Germany 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
10. Variations on a Theme from Bizet's "Carmen" by Vladimir Horowitz
Performer:  Matti Raekallio (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Järvenpää Hall, Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Mozart - Reminiscences de Don Juan, S418/R228 (ed. F. Busoni)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Act II: Ballet in F major - Ballet in D minor, "Dance of the Blessed Spirits" (arr. W. Kempff)
Iphigenie en Aulide: Act II: Gavotte (arr. J. Brahms)
Fantasie uber zwei Motive aus W.A. Mozarts Die Hochzeit des Figaro (completed by F. Busoni)
Wagner - O du mein holder Abendstern, Rezitativ und Romanze aus der Oper Tannhauser, S444/R277
Wagner - Spinnerlied aus dem Fliegenden Hollander, S440/R273
Die Walkure (arr. C. Tausig): Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries (arr. C. Tausig)
Wagner - Isoldes Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, S447/R280
Piano Sonatina No. 6 super Carmen, "Kammerfantasie": Sonatina No. 6 super Carmen, "Kammerfantasie"
Variations on Themes from Carmen: Variations on a theme from Bizet's Carmen

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