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Andre Previn - A Celebration


Release Date: 04/07/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4778114   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Maurice RavelAndré PrevinSergei ProkofievDmitri Shostakovich,   ... 
Performer:  Mark TuckerMary PlazasRobert LloydRinat Shaham,   ... 
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony ChorusNew London Children's Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

• DG proudly celebrates André Previn’s 80th birthday with this deluxe, 6-CD box set featuring him as conductor, composer and performer.
• Previn selected his favorite recordings for this set and includes a personal note.
• Includes the first release of the world-premiere live recording of Previn’s double concerto for violin and contrabass featuring Anne-Sophie Mutter.
• In addition to Previn’s compositions, the set includes works by Ravel, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Korngold and Richard Strauss.
• With chamber music, orchestral works, opera and song— this celebratory box set pays homage to one of the 20th century’s most important musicians.
• DG proudly celebrates André Previn’s 80th birthday with this deluxe, 6-CD box set featuring him as conductor, composer and performer.
• Previn selected his favorite recordings for this set and includes a personal note.
• Includes the first release of the world-premiere live recording of Previn’s double concerto for violin and contrabass featuring Anne-Sophie Mutter.
• In addition to Previn’s compositions, the set includes works by Ravel, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Korngold and Richard Strauss.
• With chamber music, orchestral works, opera and song— this celebratory box set pays homage to one of the 20th century’s most important musicians. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
L'enfant et les sortilčges by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Mark Tucker (Tenor), Mary Plazas (Soprano), Robert Lloyd (Bass),
Rinat Shaham (Soprano), Elizabeth Futral (Soprano), Anne-Marie Owens (Mezzo Soprano),
David Wilson-Johnson (Baritone), Pamela Helen Stephen (Mezzo Soprano), Jacqueline Miura (Soprano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus,  New London Children's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1925; France 
2.
Ma mčre l'oye: Suite by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; France 
3.
Concerto for Violin and Double Bass "Double" by André Previn
Performer:  Roman Patkoló (Double Bass), Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004 
4.
Concerto for Piano by André Previn
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
5.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 19 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
6.
Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USSR 
7.
Symphony in F sharp major, Op. 40 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1952; USA 
8.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
9.
Concerto for Violin by André Previn
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001; USA 
10.
Dickinson Songs (3) by André Previn
Performer:  André Previn (Piano), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
11.
Diversions by André Previn
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
12.
A Streetcar Named Desire: I can smell the sea air by André Previn
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; USA 
13.
Symphonia domestica, Op. 53 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; Germany 
14.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Waltz sequences by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 

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