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Willem Mengelberg conducts Dvorak: Cello Concerto; Symphony 9 & Beethoven: Symphony 1 / Maurice Gendron, cello; Maria Neuss, violin

Album Summary

>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
>Dvorak, Antonin : Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191
>Dvorak, Antonin : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21
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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 wartime recordings of three major works of Antonin Dvorak, including his famed final symphony, "From the New World" as well as Beethoven's First Symphony.



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>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Ensemble: Concertgabouw Orchestra
  • Notes: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (04/23/1940-04/24/1940)
  • Running Time: 38 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191
  • Performer: Maurice Gendron (Cello)
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 36 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53
  • Performer: Maria Neuss (Violin)
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 29 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 24 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1800