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Famous Overtures - Marriage Of Figaro, Egmont, Hebrides, Etc


Release Date: 10/05/2000 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553627   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenFelix MendelssohnJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Conductor:  Barry WordsworthStephen GunzenhauserOliver DohnányiAlexander Rahbari,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella IstropolitanaSlovak Philharmonic OrchestraBrussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
4.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
5.
Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
6.
Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Orphée aux enfers: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Paris, France 
Notes: Composition written: Paris, France (1858).
Composition revised: Paris, France (1874). 
8.
La gazza ladra: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
9.
La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Piergiorgio Morandi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 

Sound Samples

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Overture
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture
The Hebrides, Op. 26, "Fingal's Cave": The Hebrides, Op. 26: Overture
Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80: Overture
Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): Light Cavalry: Overture
Orphee aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Orpeus in the Underworld: Overture
La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture: The Thieving Magpie: Overture
La forza del destino: The Force of Destiny: Overture

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