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"Favorite Overtures" Music of Mozart, Rossini, Wagner, Verdi, Offenbach, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Von Suppé; [Purple Classics] /

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : The Marriage of Figaro
>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville, Overture
>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Rossini, Gioachino : Semiramide, Overture
>Verdi, Giuseppe : The Force of Destiny
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : La Clemenza di Tito
>Rossini, Gioachino : La gazza ladra, Overture
>Offenbach, Jacques : Orpheus in the Underworld
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : The Magic Flute
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Egmont
>Suppé, Franz v. : Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry), overture to the operetta
>Brahms, Johannes : Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture, Op. 49
Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, is joining the Alzheimer's Association as a cause marketing strategic partner with the release of a new CD series, Purple Classics. The series will contain 10 recordings, each providing approximately 2 hours of classical music. For every CD or album downloaded or sold through June 16, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association with a minimum donation of $25,000. These funds will help to support the Alzheimer's Association in their efforts to advance Alzheimer's research, care and support. Alzheimer's is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, and every 66 seconds someone develops the disease. It is the costliest disease and takes a physical and emotional toll on caregivers. Each recording in the Purple Classics series has been taken from the Naxos Records catalog which is one of the largest and deepest classical music catalogs in the world. The result makes Purple Classics the perfect foundation for a new classical music fan or for the seasoned listener.

Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, is joining the Alzheimer's Association as a cause marketing strategic partner with the release of a new CD series, Purple Classics. The series will contain 10 recordings, each providing approximately 2 hours of classical music. For every CD or album downloaded or sold through June 16, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association with a minimum donation of $25,000. These funds will help to support the Alzheimer's Association in their efforts to advance Alzheimer's research, care and support. + Alzheimer's is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, and every 66 seconds someone develops the disease. It is the costliest disease and takes a physical and emotional toll on caregivers. + Each recording in the Purple Classics series has been taken from the Naxos Records catalog which is one of the largest and deepest classical music catalogs in the world. The result makes Purple Classics the perfect foundation for a new classical music fan or for the seasoned listener.



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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : The Marriage of Figaro :: Overture
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Ensemble: Capella Istropolitana
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville, Overture
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Ensemble: Zagreb Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1816

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman :: Overture
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Ensemble: Belgian Radio & Television Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 10 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1841

>Rossini, Gioachino : Semiramide, Overture
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Ensemble: Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 12 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Verdi, Giuseppe : The Force of Destiny :: Overture
  • Conductor: Pier Morandi
  • Running Time: 7 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : La Clemenza di Tito :: Overture
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Notes: Composition written: 1791.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Rossini, Gioachino : La gazza ladra, Overture
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Running Time: 10 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1817

>Offenbach, Jacques : Orpheus in the Underworld :: Overture
  • Conductor: Alfred Walter
  • Running Time: 10 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1858

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : The Magic Flute :: Overture
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Running Time: 6 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave"
  • Conductor: Oliver Dohnányi
  • Notes: Composition written: 12/11/1830.
  • Running Time: 10 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 12/11/1830

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Egmont :: Overture
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Running Time: 8 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809-1810

>Suppé, Franz v. : Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry), overture to the operetta
  • Conductor: Alfred Walter
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1866

>Brahms, Johannes : Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80
  • Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
  • Running Time: 10 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1879

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Overture
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture, Op. 49
  • Conductor: Theodore Kuchar
  • Running Time: 15 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880