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Beck: Symphonies / Nicholas Ward, Northern Chamber


Release Date: 12/17/1996 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553790   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Ignaz Beck
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc received the 1998 Cannes Classical Music award for "Best 17th/18th Century Orchestral Disc." This disc received the 1998 Cannes Classical Music award for "Best 17th/18th Century Orchestral Disc." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony in B flat major by Franz Ignaz Beck
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/1996 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Bolton, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2. Symphony in D major by Franz Ignaz Beck
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/1996 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Bolton, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3. Symphony in G major by Franz Ignaz Beck
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/1996 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Bolton, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4. Symphony in D major, Op. 10 no 2 by Franz Ignaz Beck
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1760 
Date of Recording: 01/1996 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Bolton, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This is a from a collection of six symphonies by various composers published in 1760. The D major symphony is the only one of the six by Beck. 
5. Symphony in E major, Op. 13 no 1 by Franz Ignaz Beck
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1762 
Date of Recording: 01/1996 
Venue:  Victoria Hall, Bolton, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: This is from a collection of six symphonies by various composers. The E major symphony is the only one of the six by Beck. 

Sound Samples

Sinfonia in B flat major: I. Allegro
Sinfonia in B flat major: II. Largo
Sinfonia in B flat major: III. Allegro
Symphony in D major, Op. 10. No. 2: I. Allegro
Symphony in D major, Op. 10. No. 2: II. Andante
Symphony in D major, Op. 10. No. 2: III. Minuetto
Symphony in D major, Op. 10. No. 2: IV. Presto
Sinfonia in G major: I. Allegro molto
Sinfonia in G major: II. Andante moderato
Sinfonia in G major: III. Presto
Symphony in D major, Op. 10. No. 2: I. Allegro
Symphony in D major, Op. 10. No. 2: II. Andante
Symphony in D major, Op. 10. No. 2: III. Presto
Symphony in E major, Op. 13, No. 1: I. Allegro
Symphony in E major, Op. 13, No. 1: II. Andante
Symphony in E major, Op. 13, No. 1: III. Allegro

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