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Purple Classics Presents: Favorite Overtures


Release Date: 06/17/2016 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578330   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartGioachino RossiniRichard WagnerGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Conductor:  Barry WordsworthMichael HalászPinchas SteinbergPier Giorgio Morandi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella IstropolitanaZagreb Festival OrchestraVienna Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
3.
Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Pinchas Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
4.
Semiramide: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
5.
La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Pier Giorgio Morandi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
6.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Prague, Czech Republ 
7.
La gazza ladra: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
8.
Orphée aux enfers: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Paris, France 
9.
Die Zauberflöte K. 620: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
10.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Oliver von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
11.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
14.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
15.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 

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