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Mozart: The Last Six Symphonies / Klemperer

Mozart / Klemperer,Otto
Release Date: 05/08/2012 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 55932   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"These are wonderful Mozart performances, not too slow (as you might have feared) even when the tempos are on the stately side, as in the last two symphonies. The finale of the Jupiter, for example, has so much contrapuntal interest that the opportunity to hear more of the music as it passes by is a rewarding experience."

-- David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com
"These are wonderful Mozart performances, not too slow (as you might have feared) even when the tempos are on the stately side, as in the last two symphonies. The finale of the Jupiter, for example, has so much contrapuntal interest that the opportunity to hear more of the music as it passes by is a rewarding experience."

-- David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 35 in D major, K 385 "Haffner" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1960 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 18 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 36 in C major, K 425 "Linz" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Linz, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 26 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 38 in D major, K 504 "Prague" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1962 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 33 Minutes 11 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 41 in C major, K 551 "Jupiter" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1962 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 28 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 

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