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Fritz Reiner Collection - Haydn: Symphonies 88 & 95, 101


Release Date: 04/07/2008 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 60729   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fritz Reiner and his Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Reiner's 1960 recording of Haydn's symphonies remains astonishingly fresh and vigorous.

Haydn’s Symphony No. 88, with its balance of elegance and rustic charm, is an exhilarating work and Reiner’s 1960 recording of it remains astonishingly fresh and vigorous. His performances of Symphonies Nos. 95 and 101, recorded only two months before he died, are no less exciting. The tragic mood of the C minor Symphony (No. 95) is well caught and there is great intensity in the quieter music. The sound is generally spacious and well-balanced.

-- Nicholas Rast, BBC Music Magazine
Reiner's 1960 recording of Haydn's symphonies remains astonishingly fresh and vigorous.

Haydn’s Symphony No. 88, with its balance of elegance and rustic charm, is an exhilarating work and Reiner’s 1960 recording of it remains astonishingly fresh and vigorous. His performances of Symphonies Nos. 95 and 101, recorded only two months before he died, are no less exciting. The tragic mood of the C minor Symphony (No. 95) is well caught and there is great intensity in the quieter music. The sound is generally spacious and well-balanced.

-- Nicholas Rast, BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 101 in D major, H 1 no 101 "Clock" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fritz Reiner and his Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793-1794; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
2. Symphony no 95 in C minor, H 1 no 95 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fritz Reiner and his Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
3. Symphony no 88 in G major, H 1 no 88 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1787 ; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago 

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