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Edition Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig, Vol. 2 - works by Weber, Wagner, Mozart Verdi & Beethoven / Schmitz, Brecher

Album Summary

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischutz, J 277
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischutz
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72
>Word, Spoken : Paul Schmitz speaks about the Gewandhausorchester
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This second CD in the series featuring historical recordings by the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig contains recordings from 1929 to 1945, most of them published for the first time, including one of the earliest known recordings in the Large Hall of the Second Gewandhaus (the "Freischutz" Overture, recorded in 1929). The release also contains some extremely rare recordings in the New Theater Leipzig, which allow the listener to study the acoustics of this theater, which was destroyed in WWII. Special packaging features a beautiful hardcover book, slightly larger than the size of a DVD case, with texts in English and German.



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Works Details

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischütz, J 277
  • Conductor: Gustav Brecher
  • Ensemble: Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig
  • Running Time: 10 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1817-1821

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischütz :: Nein, länger trag ich nicht die Qualen
  • Performer: August Seider (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Ensemble: Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1817-1821

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischütz :: Dürch die Wälder, durch die Auen
  • Performer: August Seider (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Running Time: 5 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1817-1821

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: So allein in diesem Dunkel
  • Performers: Gottlieb Zeithammer (Bass); Margarete Baumer (Voice); Rita Meinl-Weise; Lotte Schurhoff; Joseph Olberts; Heinz Daum
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Running Time: 8 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Wie der Felsen
  • Performer: Rita Meinl-Weise
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: In fernem Land, unnahbar euren Schritten
  • Performer: August Seider (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Ouvertüre
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Running Time: 13 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos :: Sie hat mich nie geliebt
  • Performer: Friedrich Dahlberg (Voice)
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos :: Ihr habt zu mir persönlich
  • Performers: Theodor Horand (Baritone); Friedrich Dahlberg (Voice)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 11 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos :: Oh Carlos, schnell höre
  • Performer: Theodor Horand (Baritone)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlos :: Noch hier im Sterben fühle ich Wonne
  • Performer: Theodor Horand (Baritone)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Soll ich lauschen? ... Laß mich sterben!
  • Performers: Theodor Horand (Baritone); August Seider (Tenor); Margarete Baumer (Voice); Friedrich Dahlberg (Voice); Willi Schwenkreis; Walter StreckfuB
  • Running Time: 26 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: Gott, welch Dunkel hier?
  • Performer: August Seider (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804-06.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: Euch werde Lohn in bessern Welten
  • Performers: August Seider (Tenor); Margarete Baumer (Voice); Willi Schwenkreis
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804-06.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Fidelio, Op. 72 :: Heil sei dem Tag
  • Performers: Paul Reinecke; Theodor Horand (Baritone); August Seider (Tenor); Margarete Baumer (Voice); Rosl Schaffrian (Soprano); Willi Schwenkreis
  • Conductor: Paul Schmitz
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804-06.
  • Running Time: 13 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1804-1806

>Word, Spoken : Paul Schmitz speaks about the Gewandhausorchester
  • Performer: Paul Schmitz
  • Period Time: Post Romantic