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Four Maestri in 1926 - Music of Mendelssohn (Toscanini); Berlioz (Mengelberg); Strauss (Walter); Beethoven (Furtwangler) (rec. 1926)

Album Summary

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Midsummer Night's Dream
>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>Strauss, Richard : Don Juan, Op. 20
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
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Notes & Reviews:

All recorded in 1926, this compact disc offers the listener an opportunity to hear and compare four of the most well-known conductors of that time in performances with their own orchestras.



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Works Details

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Midsummer Night's Dream :: Scherzo
  • Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Midsummer Night's Dream :: Nocturne
  • Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
  • Running Time: 5 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 :: Ballet of the Sylphs
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 :: Rakoczy March
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Strauss, Richard : Don Juan, Op. 20
  • Conductor: Bruno Walter
  • Running Time: 15 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62
  • Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
  • Running Time: 7 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1807

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Running Time: 31 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808