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Yuri Ahronovitch Edition

Shostakovich / Ahronovitch / Gurzenich-orch Koln
Release Date: 11/13/2012 
Label:  Profil   Catalog #: 12042   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri ShostakovichCésar FranckOttorino RespighiJean Sibelius,   ... 
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony OrchestraVienna Symphony OrchestraCologne Gürzenich Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the death of Yuri Ahronovitch, Profil presents as 8-CD celebration of that great conductor. This set collects performances at the helm of the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Radiosinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, and Wiener Symphoniker, illuminating the greatest moments of a fine career. On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the death of Yuri Ahronovitch, Profil presents as 8-CD celebration of that great conductor. This set collects performances at the helm of the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Radiosinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, and Wiener Symphoniker, illuminating the greatest moments of a fine career. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in C major, Op. 60 "Leningrad" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USSR 
Length: 72 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
Symphony in D minor, M 48 by César Franck
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; France 
Venue:  Live 
3.
Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1924; Rome, Italy 
Venue:  Live 
4.
Psyché, M 47 by César Franck
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Gürzenich Orchestra
5.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Gürzenich Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
6.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Gürzenich Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Dante Symphony, S 109 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hr Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1856; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Alte Oper Frankfurt 
Length: 39 Minutes 20 Secs. 
8.
Rienzi: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
Venue:  Alte Oper Frankfurt 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 4, Op. 54 "Poem of ecstasy" by Alexander Scriabin
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Frankfurt Museum Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1989 
Venue:  Alte Oper Frankfurt 
Length: 20 Minutes 4 Secs. 
10.
Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
11.
Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 55 by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Russia 
12.
Stenka Razin, Op. 13 by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Russia 
13.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in G major, Op. 55 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Russia 
14.
Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture by Mikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 

Sound Samples

Symphony in D minor, M. 48: I. Lento - Allegro non troppo
Symphony in D minor, M. 48: II. Allegretto
Symphony in D minor, M. 48: III. Allegro non troppo
Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome), P. 141: I. I pini di Villa Borghese (The Pines of the Villa Borghese)
Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome), P. 141: II. Pini presso una catacomba (Pines Near a Catacomb)
Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome), P. 141: III. I pini del Gianicolo (The Pines of the Janiculum)
Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome), P. 141: IV. I pini della via Appia (The Pines of the Appian Way)
Eine Symphonie zu Dantes Divina Commedia, S109/R426, "Dante Symphony": I. Inferno
Eine Symphonie zu Dantes Divina Commedia, S109/R426, "Dante Symphony": II. Purgatorio - Magnificat
Rienzi: Overture
Le Poeme de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op. 54, "Symphony No. 4": La Poeme de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op. 54, "Symphony No. 4"

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