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Beethoven: Complete Overtures, Etc / Masur, Marriner


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 438706   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt MasurSir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 33 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Masur's performances of the Overtures are more direct than Karajan, satisfying in their lack of mannerism... Marriner and the Academy offer a splendid foil with the dance music. Even as a composer of light music, Beethoven was a master." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs "Masur's performances of the Overtures are more direct than Karajan, satisfying in their lack of mannerism... Marriner and the Academy offer a splendid foil with the dance music. Even as a composer of light music, Beethoven was a master." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture in E major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Ruins of Athens, Op. 113: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
4.
King Stephan, Op. 117: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Die Weihe des Hauses, Op. 124 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Zur Namensfeier Overture, Op. 115 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814-1815; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Minuets (12) for Orchestra, WoO 7 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
11.
German Dances (12) for Orchestra, WoO 8 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Contradances (12), WoO 14 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Leonore Overture no 1 in C major, Op. 138 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Leonore Overture no 2 in C major, Op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805; Vienna, Austria 

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 Excellent CD March 8, 2016 By Carol Y. (Shalimar, FL) See All My Reviews "I bought this mainly for the Overtures; however, the Minuets, German Dances and Contredanses are a plus. Very delightful. Highly recommended." Report Abuse
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