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Release Date: 01/18/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8558155-56   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenHector BerliozFranz LisztFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Joseph BanowetzIdil BiretPeter HillLynda Russell,   ... 
Conductor:  Béla DrahosYoav TalmiOliver DohnányiWill Humburg,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy SinfoniaSan Diego Symphony OrchestraCzecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Giuseppe Verdi. Includes work(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Giuseppe Verdi. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Phoenix Studio, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 16 Minutes 58 Secs. 
2.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 4th movement, March to the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Yoav Talmi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1995 
Venue:  Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124: 1st movement, Allegro maestoso by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Joseph Banowetz (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
4.
Polonaises (3) for Piano, Op. 71: no 1 in D minor, B 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 04/1991 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5.
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118/Op. 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Peter Hill (Piano), Lynda Russell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, E. Woodhay, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: German 
6.
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 
Length: 10 Minutes 53 Secs. 
7.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44: 4th movement, Allegro by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
8.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 2, Intermezzo in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
9.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Spargi d'amaro pianto "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eduard Tumagian (Baritone), Giacomo Aragall (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "E lui..." 
11.
Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Polish Radio, Katowice 
Length: 8 Minutes 46 Secs. 
12.
Kamarinskaya by Mikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1987 
Venue:  Czecho-Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 2 in B minor: 1st movement, Allegro by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1989 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
14.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Allegro con grazia by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
15.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 12/1993 
Venue:  Polish Radio Concert Hall, Katowice 
Length: 13 Minutes 12 Secs. 
16.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 1 in C major, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
17.
Romance for Violin and Piano in B flat major, Op. 28 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Dong-Suk Kang (Violin), Pascal Devoyon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1995 
Venue:  Temple Saint Marcel, Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
18.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
19.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan": 3rd movement, Feierlich und gemessen by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/1993 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Polish Radio, Katowice 
Length: 10 Minutes 2 Secs. 
20.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
21.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  George Hurst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
22.
La Cenerentola: Nacqui all' affano by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Ewa Podles (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Piergiorgio Morandi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1995 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124/R455: Allegro maestoso - Tempo giusto
Polonaise No. 8 in D minor, Op. 71, No. 1
Gretchen am Spinnrade, Op. 2, D. 118: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118
The Hebrides, Op. 26, "Fingal's Cave"
Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
6 Piano Pieces, Op. 118: Intermezzo in A major, Op. 118, No. 2
La Cenerentola (Cinderella): La Cenerentola: Nacqui all'affanno e al pianto
Lucia di Lammermoor: Spargi d'amaro pianto
Don Carlo: E lui ... Dio che nell'alma infondere
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (excerpt)
Kamarinskaya
Symphony No. 2 in B minor: I. Allegro
Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathetique": II. Allegro con grazia
Ma vlast (My Fatherland): No. 2. Vltava (Moldau)
Slavonic Dances, Series 1, Op. 46, B. 83: Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C major, Op. 46, No. 1
Romance in B flat major, Op. 28
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 (arr. for orchestra): Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Symphony No. 1 in D major, "Titan": III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3: Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3, No. 2
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 9 (Nimrod)

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