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Famous French Overtures


Release Date: 11/28/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553264   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jacques OffenbachAdolphe AdamDaniel-François AuberGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard HaymanAlexander RahbariKenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony OrchestraSlovak Radio Symphony OrchestraPolish State Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. La vie parisienne: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Paris, France 
2. Si j'étais roi: Overture by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1852; France 
3. Les diamants de la couronne: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
4. Bronze horse: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; France 
5. La belle Hélène: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Paris, France 
6. La muette de Portici: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; France 
7. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
8. Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1844; France 
9. Benvenuto Cellini: Overture, Op 23 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1837; France 
10. Le corsaire Overture, Op. 21 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; France 

Sound Samples

La vie parisienne (Parisian Life): La vie parissienne
Si j'etais roi (If I were King): Overture
Les diamants de la couronne (The Crown Diamonds)
Le cheval de bronze (The Bronze Horse)
La belle Helene (Fair Helen)
La muette de Portici: (Masaniello)
Carmen: Prelude
Le carnaval romain, Op. 9: Roman Carnival
Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23: Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
Le corsaire, Op. 21: Le Corsaire

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