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Willem Mengelberg conducts Franz Schubert: Symphonies 8 & 9; Rosamunde, overture; 'Arpeggione' Sonata; Schumann: Piano Concerto / Emil von Sauer, piano; Gaspar Cassado, cello [24 bit / 96khz] (rec. 1940-42)

Album Summary

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"
>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
>Schubert, Franz : March militaire
>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde, Fürstin von Cypern, incidental music, D. 797 (Op. 26)
>Schumann, Robert : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54
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Notes & Reviews:

Wilhelm Mengelberg, the legendary and controversial conductor of the Gewandhaus Orchestra for fifty years (1895-1945), famed for his championing of both Richard Strauss and Gustav Mahler, is heard here conducting, among other Schubert compositions, Schubert's final two symphonic masterpieces. This set has received excellent reviews in the European music press.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (1940-10-10&1940-12-12&1940-).



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>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Ensemble: Concertgabouw Orchestra
  • Running Time: 47 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1825-1828

>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821
  • Performer: Gaspar Cassadó (Cello)
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 24 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 11/1824

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 22 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1822

>Schubert, Franz : March militaire
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 4 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: circa 1822

>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde, Fürstin von Cypern, incidental music, D. 797 (Op. 26)
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 9 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Schumann, Robert : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54
  • Performer: Emil Sauer (Piano)
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 30 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1841