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Toscanini 150th Anniversary / Richman, Harmonie Ensemble


Release Date: 10/27/2017 
Label:  Bridge   Catalog #: BCD9493  
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGeorges BizetPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyEmil Waldteufel,   ... 
Conductor:  Steven Richman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harmonie Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording pays tribute to the legendary Italian conductor, Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957), presenting compositions and transcriptions the Maestro made, performed by longtime admirers, Steven Richman and the Harmonie Ensemble/New York. Arturo Toscanini was an Italian conductor. One of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th century and 20th century, he was renowned for his brilliant intensity, his restless perfectionism, his phenomenal ear for orchestral detail and sonority, and his photographic memory. As music director of the NBC Symphony Orchestra he became a household name through his radio and television broadcasts and many recordings of the operatic and symphonic repertoire. He is widely considered to have been one of the Read more greatest conductors of the 20th century. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Steven Richman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harmonie Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871 
2.
Carmen: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Steven Richman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harmonie Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
3.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Steven Richman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harmonie Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
4.
Les patineurs, Op. 183 by Emil Waldteufel
Conductor:  Steven Richman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harmonie Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Paris, France 
5.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Steven Richman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Harmonie Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 

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