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Discover Symphonic Music - Works by Beethoven, Dvorák, Mahler & Smetana / Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Kurt Masur

Album Summary

>Smetana, Bedrich : Ma Vlast
>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro
>Elgar, Edward : Enigma Variations Op. 36
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 E Minor Op. 95 "From the New World"
>Sibelius, Jean : Andante Festivo, for string quartet, JS 34a
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 '"Fate Symphony"
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 G minor KV 550
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 "Pathétique"
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave"
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 4 C minor D 417 "Tragic"
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1 Op. 46
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 3 D minor
>Stravinsky, Igor : Firebird
Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Discover Symphonic Music explores compositions which span across three centuries and a part of the most famous orchestral works, including "New World" Symphony, Ravel's Bolero, the Peery Gynt Suite, "The Firebird," and more.; The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste.; Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history.



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Works Details

>Smetana, Bedrich : Ma Vlast :: no 2 The Moldau
  • Conductor: Václav Neumann
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: circa 1872-1879

>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro
  • Conductor: Günther Herbig
  • Running Time: 5 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928

>Elgar, Edward : Enigma Variations Op. 36 :: IX. Variation "Nimrod"
  • Conductor: Rolf Kleinert
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898-1899

>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 E Minor Op. 95 "From the New World" :: II. Largo
  • Conductor: Staatskapelle Berlin
  • Notes: Composition written: 01/10/1893-05/24/1893.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Sibelius, Jean : Andante Festivo, for string quartet, JS 34a
  • Conductor: Francesco Chirivi
  • Ensemble: International Ensemble de Córdoba
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1922

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 '"Fate Symphony" :: I. Allegro con brio
  • Conductor: Franz Konwitschny
  • Running Time: 8 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 G minor KV 550 :: I. Molto allegro
  • Conductor: Otmar Suitner
  • Running Time: 8 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1788

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 "Pathétique" :: II. Allegro
  • Conductor: Hermann Abendroth
  • Running Time: 8 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave"
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Notes: Composition written: 12/11/1830.
  • Running Time: 9 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 12/11/1830

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 4 C minor D 417 "Tragic" :: I. Adgio molto
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Notes: Composition written: 1816.
  • Running Time: 9 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1816

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt Suite no 1 Op. 46 :: IV. Anitra's Dance
  • Conductor: Václav Neumann
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 3 D minor :: VI. Langsam. Ruhevoll. Empfunden
  • Conductor: Heinz Rögner
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893-1896

>Stravinsky, Igor : Firebird :: Finale
  • Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1945