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Gustav Klimt: Musik Seiner Epoche

Release Date: 12/11/2012 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 170286   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenAlban BergFranz LehárJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Kathryn HarveyElisabeth SchwarzkopfGerald MooreFrederick Thurston,   ... 
Conductor:  Bruno WalterWalter GoehrOtto KlempererHerbert von Karajan,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicZurich Radio OrchestraRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a compilation of music that was performed at the turn of the 19th century, the Belle Epoque in which the artist Gustav Klimt flourished. In hauntingly clear mono as well as more modern stereo, these are all superb historic recordings of excellent performances. The music ranges in mood from dark to delightful but even the happiest works express a combination of elegance and a touch of decadence that also seems to mirror the art of Klimt.

Works by Beethoven, Berg, Lehar, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, J. Strauss, Schoenberg, Webern, Ziehrer, Strauss, Heuberger, Wagner, Mahler-Werfel, Schrammel, Pfitzner and Mozart.
Artists include: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Gerald Moore, Philhamonia London, New York Philharmonic, Symphony
Read more Orchestra RIAS Berlin, Hans Steinkopf Concert, Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Bruno Walter, Ferenc Fricsay, Herbert von Karajan and Others. Read less

Works on This Recording

Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Early Songs (7): no 3, Die Nachtigall by Alban Berg
Performer:  Kathryn Harvey (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Goehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Radio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; Austria 
Die lustige Witwe: Es lebt eine Vilja...Vilja, o Vilja by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria 
Work(s) by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Frederick Thurston (Clarinet), Myers Foggin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Mörike Lieder: no 48, Storchenbotschaft by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection": 4th movement, Urlicht by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Vienna, Austria 
Pieces (5) for Orchestra, Op. 16: no 3, Farben by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Hermann Scherchen
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; Vienna, Austria 
Sätze (5) for String Quartet, Op. 5: no 1, Heftig bewegt by Anton Webern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; Preglhof 
Herreinspaziert, Op. 518 by Carl Michael Ziehrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Regensburg Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Vienna, Austria 
Salome, Op. 54: Dance of the seven veils by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Germany 
Der Opernball, operetta: Im Chambre séparée by Richard Heuberger
Performer:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897 
Parsifal: Excerpt(s) by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Elisabeth Höngen (Mezzo Soprano), Hans Hotter (Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
Lieder (5): no 4, Bei dir is est Traut by Alma Mahler
Performer:  Sabine Ritterbusch (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910 
Wien bleibt Wien by Johann Schrammel
Conductor:  Hanns Steinkopf
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Vienna, Austria 
Die Rose vom Liebesgarten: Sommerherrin by Hans Pfitzner
Conductor:  Robert Heger
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 

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