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The Best Of Weber


Release Date: 06/22/1999 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556676   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Kálmán BerkesAlexander PaleyBenjamin FrithErnst Ottensamer
Conductor:  Alfred WalterJohn GeorgiadisPrionnsias O'DuinnJohannes Wildner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra BratislavaQueensland Philharmonic OrchestraAuer String Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Euryanthe, J 291/Op. 81: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822-1823; Dresden, Germany 
2. Symphony no 2 in C major, J 51: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  John Georgiadis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1807; Germany 
3. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B flat major, J 182/Op. 34: Menuetto by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Kálmán Berkes (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auer String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Germany 
4. Sonata for Piano no 3 in D minor, J 206/Op. 49: 3rd movement, Rondo by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Alexander Paley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Germany 
5. Der Freischütz, J 277: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
6. Die Drei Pintos, J Anh. 5: Entr'acte by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  John Georgiadis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820-1821; Germany 
7. Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 11: 3rd movement, Presto by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano)
Conductor:  Prionnsias O'Duinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RTE Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1810; Germany 
8. Oberon, J 306: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1826; Dresden, Germany 
9. Concerto for Clarinet no 1 in F minor, J 114/Op. 73: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Ernst Ottensamer (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1811; Munich, Germany 
10. Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 
Notes: Orchestrated: Hector Berlioz 

Sound Samples

Euryanthe, J. 291: Overture
Symphony No. 2 in C major, J. 51: Symphony No. 2 in C major: Adagio ma non troppo
Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, Op. 34, J. 182: Clarinet Quintet in B flat major: Menuetto: Capriccio presto
Piano Sonata No. 3 in D major, Op. 49, J. 206: Piano Sonata No. 3 in D major: Rondo: Presto con molta vivacita
Der Freischutz, J. 277: Der Freischutz: Overture
Die drei Pintos, J. Anh. 5 (completed G. Mahler): Die drei Pintos: Entr'acte
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 11, J. 98: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major: Presto
Oberon, J. 306: Overture
Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73, J. 114: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor: Adagio ma non troppo
Aufforderung zum Tanze (Invitation to the Dance), Op. 65, J. 260 (orch. Berlioz): Invitation to the Dance, Op. 65

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