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Dittersdorf: Six Symphonies / Shepherd, Cantilena


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8564   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow 24-26 August 1986 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Philip Couzens [Assistant] Recorded in: Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow 24-26 August 1986 Producer(s) Ralph Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Philip Couzens [Assistant] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphonies (6) after Ovid: no 1 in C major "The Four Ages of the World" by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785; Austria 
2. Symphonies (6) after Ovid: no 2 in D major "The Fall of Phaëton" by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785; Austria 
3. Symphonies (6) after Ovid: no 3 in G major "The Metamorphosis of Actaeon into a Stag" by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785; Austria 
4. Symphonies (6) after Ovid: no 4 in F major "The Rescue of Andromeda" by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785; Austria 
5. Symphonies (6) after Ovid: no 5 in A major "The Petrification of Phineus and His Friends" by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785; Austria 
6. Symphonies (6) after Ovid: no 6 in D major "Metamorphosis of Lycian Peasants into Frogs" by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785; Austria 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in C major, "Die 4 Weltalter" (The 4 Ages of the World): I. Larghetto
Symphony No. 1 in C major, "Die 4 Weltalter" (The 4 Ages of the World): II. Allegro e vivace
Symphony No. 1 in C major, "Die 4 Weltalter" (The 4 Ages of the World): III. Minuetto con garbo
Symphony No. 1 in C major, "Die 4 Weltalter" (The 4 Ages of the World): IV. Finale: Prestissimo - Allegretto
Symphony No. 2 in D major, "Der Sturz Phaetons" (The Fall of Phaeton): I. Sinfonie: Adagio non molto - Allegro
Symphony No. 2 in D major, "Der Sturz Phaetons" (The Fall of Phaeton): II. Andante
Symphony No. 2 in D major, "Der Sturz Phaetons" (The Fall of Phaeton): III. Tempo di minuetto - Alternativo
Symphony No. 2 in D major, "Der Sturz Phaetons" (The Fall of Phaeton): IV. Finale: Vivace ma non troppo presto
Symphony No. 3 in G major, "Verwandlung Actaeons in einen Hirsch" (The Transformation of Actaeon into a Stag): I. Sinfonie: Allegro
Symphony No. 3 in G major, "Verwandlung Actaeons in einen Hirsch" (The Transformation of Actaeon into a Stag): II. Adagio [piu tosto andantino]
Symphony No. 3 in G major, "Verwandlung Actaeons in einen Hirsch" (The Transformation of Actaeon into a Stag): III. Tempo di minuetto - Alternativo
Symphony No. 3 in G major, "Verwandlung Actaeons in einen Hirsch" (The Transformation of Actaeon into a Stag): IV. Finale: Vivace - Tempo di minuetto
Symphony No. 4 in F major, "Die Rettung der Andromeda durch Perseus" (The Rescuing of Andromeda by Perseus): I. Adagio non molto
Symphony No. 4 in F major, "Die Rettung der Andromeda durch Perseus" (The Rescuing of Andromeda by Perseus): II. Presto
Symphony No. 4 in F major, "Die Rettung der Andromeda durch Perseus" (The Rescuing of Andromeda by Perseus): III. Larghetto
Symphony No. 4 in F major, "Die Rettung der Andromeda durch Perseus" (The Rescuing of Andromeda by Perseus): IV. Finale: Vivace - Tempo di minuetto
Symphony No. 5 in D major, "Die Versteinerung der Phineus und seiner Freunde" (The Petrification of Phineus and his friends): I. Sinfonie: Andante piu tosto allegretto
Symphony No. 5 in D major, "Die Versteinerung der Phineus und seiner Freunde" (The Petrification of Phineus and his friends): II. Allegro assai
Symphony No. 5 in D major, "Die Versteinerung der Phineus und seiner Freunde" (The Petrification of Phineus and his friends): III. Andante molto
Symphony No. 5 in D major, "Die Versteinerung der Phineus und seiner Freunde" (The Petrification of Phineus and his friends): IV. Finale: Vivace - Tempo di minuetto
Symphony No. 6 in A major, "Verwandlung des lycischen Bauern in Frosche" (The Transformation of the Lycian Peasants into Frogs): Sinfonie: Allegretto non troppo presto
Symphony No. 6 in A major, "Verwandlung des lycischen Bauern in Frosche" (The Transformation of the Lycian Peasants into Frogs): II. Adagio ma non molto
Symphony No. 6 in A major, "Verwandlung des lycischen Bauern in Frosche" (The Transformation of the Lycian Peasants into Frogs): III. Minuetto: Moderato - Alternativo
Symphony No. 6 in A major, "Verwandlung des lycischen Bauern in Frosche" (The Transformation of the Lycian Peasants into Frogs): IV. Finale: Adagio - Vivace, ma moderato

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 Brillantly composed and played. A desire for any  March 25, 2014 By Richard O. (Philadelphia, PA) See All My Reviews "As always ArkivMusic has come through with hard to find recordings. Desirable for any collection, but especially for Classical Mythology enthusiast!" Report Abuse
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