Charles Munch In Boston - 1952-1955 - Debussy, Et Al

Release Date: 12/1/2007
Catalog Number: WHRA6015
Conductor: Charles Munch
Number of Discs: 7

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Special price: 7 CDs for the price of 5! ** NOT AVAILABLE IN THE USA ** PREVIOUSLY UNISSUED CONCERT PERFORMANCES, 1952-55. Superb public performances by Munch captured in the best possible sound; includes works never commercially recorded by him: Beethoven's and Schumann's Second Symphonies, Ravel's Tombeau de Couperin.
Works on This Recording
1. Images for Orchestra: no 2, Ibéria by Claude Debussy
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1905-1908 ; France
2. Le tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1917; orch. 191 ; France
3. La danse des morts by Arthur Honegger
Performer: Arnold Moss (Spoken Vocals), Gérard Souzay (Baritone), Mariquita Moll (Soprano), Betty Allen (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1938 ; France
4. Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
5. Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485 by Franz Schubert
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Vienna, Austria
6. Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished" by Franz Schubert
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1822 ; Vienna, Austria
7. La muette de Portici: Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ; France
8. Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1833 ; Germany
9. Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61 by Robert Schumann
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845-1846 ; Germany
10. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; Germany
11. Symphony no 41 in C major, K 551 "Jupiter" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
12. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Lélia Gousseau (Piano)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1809 ; Vienna, Austria
13. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1801-1802 ; Vienna, Austria
14. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1803 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1886 ;
16. Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Edouard Lalo
Performer: Ruth Posselt (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; France
17. Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: 2nd movement, Scherzando by Edouard Lalo
Performer: Ruth Posselt (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; France
18. Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: 4th movement, Andante by Edouard Lalo
Performer: Ruth Posselt (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; France
19. Concerto for Flute by Jacques Ibert
Performer: Doriot Anthony Dwyer (Flute)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934 ; France
20. Faust Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840-1844 ; Germany
21. Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; Austria
22. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878-1881 ; Austria
23. Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21: 5th movement, Rondo - Allegro by Edouard Lalo
Performer: Ruth Posselt (Violin)
Conductor: Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; France
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