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Paul Paray Conducts Dances of Death / Detroit Symphony


Release Date: 06/14/1994 
Label:  Mercury Living Presence   Catalog #: 434336   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz LisztCamille Saint-SaënsRichard StraussFlorent Schmitt,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Episodes from Lenau's Faust, S 110: no 2, Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke "Mephisto Waltz no 1" by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/16/1959 
Venue:  Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan 
Length: 10 Minutes 42 Secs. 
2.
Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
Date of Recording: 01/16/1959 
Venue:  Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3.
Salome, Op. 54: Dance of the seven veils by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/23/1958 
Venue:  Old Orchestra Hall, Detroit, Michigan 
Length: 8 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
La tragédie de Salomé, Op. 50 by Florent Schmitt
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907/1910; France 
Date of Recording: 03/23/1958 
Venue:  Old Orchestra Hall, Detroit, Michigan 
Length: 26 Minutes 49 Secs. 
5.
Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/16/1959 
Venue:  Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan 
Length: 9 Minutes 11 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Mephisto Waltz No.1, S. 110 No.2 "The Dance in the Village Inn" (after Lenau)
Invitation to the Dance, Op.65 (Aufforderung zum Tanze)
Danse macabre, Op.40
Salome, Op.54 - Scene 4: Salome's Dance of the Seven Veils
La tragédie de Salomé, Op.50: La Tragédie de Salomé

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