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Hans Werner Henze: The Complete Deutsche Grammophon Recordings [16-CD Set]

Hans Werner Henze: The Complete Deutsche / Various
Release Date: 08/27/2013 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001873602   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Ursula HolligerHeinz HolligerWolfgang SchneiderhanSiegfried Palm,   ... 
Conductor:  Hans Werner HenzePaul SacherFerenc FricsayRichard Kraus,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraZurich Collegium Musicum,   ... 
Number of Discs: 16 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT COMPOSERS OF THE 20th CENTURY

For Henze music was “the communication of human experience…Music has made enormous progress in this century, as an art of the soul, as social refinement, as something important for people, as important as the air to breathe”
This 16-CD set brings together for the first time all of Deutsche Grammophon recordings of Henze’s stage and concert works.

Includes:
• 16 CDs in mintpacks in a slipcase
• Original LP-cover artwork
• 68-page booklet
• A new essay by Max Nyffeler
• An interview Hans Werner Henze with Oliver Knussen
• Photos of the Composer
A TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT COMPOSERS OF THE 20th CENTURY

For Henze music was “the communication of human experience…Music has made enormous progress in this century, as an art of the soul, as social refinement, as something important for people, as important as the air to breathe”
This 16-CD set brings together for the first time all of Deutsche Grammophon recordings of Henze’s stage and concert works.

Includes:
• 16 CDs in mintpacks in a slipcase
• Original LP-cover artwork
• 68-page booklet
• A new essay by Max Nyffeler
• An interview Hans Werner Henze with Oliver Knussen
• Photos of the Composer Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947/1963; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1965 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 2 by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1965 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 59 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949-1950; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1965 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 24 Minutes 22 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 4 by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1965 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 27 Minutes 55 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 5 by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1965 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 6 by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1972 
Venue:  Brent Town Hall, London 
Length: 37 Minutes 33 Secs. 
7.
Double Concerto for Oboe, Harp and Strings by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Ursula Holliger (Harp), Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Conductor:  Paul Sacher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Collegium Musicum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966 
8.
Fantasia for Strings by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Paul Sacher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Collegium Musicum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; Germany 
9.
Sonata for Strings by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Paul Sacher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Collegium Musicum
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957-1958; Germany 
10.
Concerto for Violin no 1 by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Wolfgang Schneiderhan (Violin)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Germany 
11.
Ode an den Westwind by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Siegfried Palm (Cello)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; Germany 
12.
Concerto for Double Bass by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Gary Karr (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; Germany 
13.
Concerto for Piano no 2 by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Christoph Eschenbach (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; Germany 
14.
Tristan by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Homero Francesch (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne West German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; Germany 
15.
Ballet Variations by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1949 
16.
Kammermusik: Drei Tentos by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Siegfried Behrend (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; Germany 
17.
Neapolitan Songs (5) by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Kraus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; Germany 
18.
Whispers from Heavenly Death by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Edda Moser (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; Germany 
19.
Being Beauteous by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Edda Moser (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus,  Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; Germany 
20.
Essay on Pigs by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Roy Hart (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Germany 
21.
Cantata della Fiaba Estrema by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Edda Moser (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Chamber Choir,  Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1963 
22.
Muses of Sicily by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Paul Sheftel (Piano), Joseph Rollino (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Kreuz Choir,  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; Germany 
23.
Moralities by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Reinhard Decker (Voice), Cornelius Schwarz (Spoken Vocals), Berthold Rink (Voice),
Friedemann Jäckel (Boy Soprano), Dieter Leffler (Boy Alto), Titus Paspirgilis (Boy Alto),
Andreas Scheibner (Baritone), Frieder Lang (Tenor)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Kreuz Choir,  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; Germany 
24.
El Cimarron by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  William Pearson (Baritone), Karlheinz Zöller (Flute), Leo Brouwer (Guitar),
Stomu Yamash'ta (Percussion)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969-1970; Germany 
25.
The Tedious Way to the Place of Natascha Ungeheuer by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Stomu Yamash'ta (Harmonica), William Pearson (Baritone), Giuseppe Agostini (Organ),
Stomu Yamash'ta (Percussion)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fires of London,  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble members,  Gunther Hampel Free Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; Germany 
26.
Elegy for Young Lovers: Excerpt(s) by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Hubert Hilten (Spoken Vocals), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Thomas Hemsley (Bass),
Loren Driscoll (Tenor), Liane Dubin (Soprano), Martha Mödl (Mezzo Soprano),
Catherine Gayer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra members,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959-1961; Germany 
27.
Der junge lord by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Patricia Johnson (Mezzo Soprano), Ruth Hesse (Mezzo Soprano), Barry McDaniel (Baritone),
Edith Mathis (Soprano), Bella Jasper (Soprano), Donald Grobe (Tenor),
Marina Türke (Soprano), Vera Little (Mezzo Soprano), Helmut Krebs (Tenor),
Ernst Krukowski (Baritone), Ivan Sardi (Baritone), Günther Treptow (Tenor),
Fritz Hoppe (Baritone), Manfred Röhrl (Bass Baritone), Loren Driscoll (Tenor),
Lisa Otto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Schöneberg Boys Choir,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; Germany 
28.
Boulevard Solitude: Symphonic Intermezzo by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953 
29.
Capriccio for Cello solo by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Matt Haimovitz (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976/1981 
30.
Sonata for Brass Octet by Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983 
31.
The Bassarids: Hunt of the Menads by Hans Werner Henze
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965 
32.
Ondine by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Knussen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956-1957; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Herny Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 102 Minutes 53 Secs. 
33.
Raft of the Medusa by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Edda Moser (Soprano), Charles Regnier (Spoken Vocals), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hans Werner Henze
Orchestra/Ensemble:  North German Radio Symphony Orchestra,  North German Radio Chorus,  Berlin Radio Chamber Choir  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Germany 

Sound Samples

Sinfonie Nr. 1 (1947) (New Version For Chamber Orchestra, 1963: 1. Allegretto, con grazia
Sinfonie Nr. 1 (1947) (New Version For Chamber Orchestra, 1963: 2. Notturno: Lento
Sinfonie Nr. 1 (1947) (New Version For Chamber Orchestra, 1963: 3. Allegro con moto
Sinfonie Nr.5 (1962) For Large Orchestra: 1. Movimentato
Sinfonie Nr.5 (1962) For Large Orchestra: 2. Adagio
Sinfonie Nr.5 (1962) For Large Orchestra: 3. Moto perpetuo
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 1: crotchet = 92
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 1: un poco meno mosso
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 1: meno mosso
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 1: Corona
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 1: meno mosso del tempo I
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 2: Lento
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 2: Song to Freedom
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 2: Largo
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 2: dotted crotchet = 66
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 2: crotched = 66
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 2: crotchet = 92
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 3: più mosso
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 3: meno mosso
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 3: più mosso, con fuoco
Sinfonie Nr. 6 (1969) For Two Chamber Orchestras / Part 3: dotted crotchet = 100
Sinfonie Nr. 2 (1949) For Large Orchestra: 1. Lento
Sinfonie Nr. 2 (1949) For Large Orchestra: 2. Allegro molto vivace
Sinfonie Nr. 2 (1949) For Large Orchestra: 3. Adagio
Sinfonie Nr. 3 (1949-50) For Large Orchestra: 1. Invocation Of Apollo
Sinfonie Nr. 3 (1949-50) For Large Orchestra: 2. Dithyramb Moderato
Sinfonie Nr. 3 (1949-50) For Large Orchestra: 3. Conjuring Dance
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Crotched = 50
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Crotched = 100 (T./b. 15)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Crotched = 80 (T. 49)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Crotched = 80 (T.72)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Crotched = 80 (T.155)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Dotted Crotched = 84 (T.205)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Crotched = 132 (T.272)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: molto ritardando (T.418)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 (1955) For Large Orchestra: Quaver = 92 (T.460)

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