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James Levine - Documents Of The Munich Years


Release Date: 08/01/2005 
Label:  Oehms   Catalog #: 509   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Arnold SchoenbergElliott CarterCharles WuorinenRoger Sessions,   ... 
Performer:  Waltraud MeierErnst HaefligerBen HeppnerDeborah Voigt,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic OrchestraBamberg Symphony ChorusMunich Philharmonic Choir
Number of Discs: 12 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Gurrelieder by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Waltraud Meier (Mezzo Soprano), Ernst Haefliger (Spoken Vocals), Ben Heppner (Tenor),
Deborah Voigt (Soprano), Eike Wilm Schulte (Baritone), Matthew Polenzani (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra,  Bamberg Symphony Chorus,  Munich Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900-1911; Vienna, Austria 
2. Variations for Orchestra by Elliott Carter
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954-1955; USA 
Length: 23 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3. Grand Bamboula by Charles Wuorinen
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Piano by Roger Sessions
Performer:  Robert Taub (Piano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955-1956; USA 
Length: 20 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5. Symphony by Robert Di Domenica
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961 
Length: 19 Minutes 44 Secs. 
6. Symphony no 9 in D major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Austria 
7. Oberon, J 306: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1826; Dresden, Germany 
8. Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
9. Concerto for Clarinet by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Martin Spangenberg (Clarinet)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1948; USA 
10. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; Germany 
11. Bluebeard's Castle, Op. 11/Sz 48 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Kremena Dilcheva (Soprano), John Tomlinson (Baritone), Eörs Kisfaludy (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1918; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 11/2003 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich, Germany 
Language: German 
12. Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 
13. Song of Destiny, Op. 54 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra,  Munich Philharmonic Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1871; Austria 
14. Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
15. Symphony no 3 by John Harbison
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USA 
16. Symphony no 2 by Charles Ives
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900-1902; USA 
17. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich, Germany 
Length: 34 Minutes 33 Secs. 
18. Siegfried: Act 3 by Richard Wagner
Performer:  James Morris (Bass Baritone), Birgitta Svendén (Mezzo Soprano), Ben Heppner (Tenor),
Linda Watson (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie am Gasteig, Munich, Germany 
Length: 83 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: German 

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