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Herbert Blomstedt - 1998-2005 in Leipzig

Album Summary

>Bruckner, Anton : Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73
>Nielsen, Carl : Symphony no 5, Op. 50
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
>Hiller, Johann Adam : Die Jagd, singspiel
>Reger, Max [Composer] : Variations and Fugue on a Theme of J.A. Hiller for orchestra in E major, Op. 100
>Matthus, Siegfried : Responso, concerto for orchestra
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 40
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
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Notes & Reviews:

Last summer, American-born maestro Blomstedt completed an 18-year tenure as music director of the Leipzig's Gewandhaus Orchestra. This is a compilation of live recordings with the superb acoustics from the Gewandhaus and features some of their most renowned repertoire.



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Works Details

>Bruckner, Anton : Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (09/03/1998-09/04/1998)
  • Running Time: 62 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1872-1889
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (04/27/2000-04/28/2000)
  • Running Time: 46 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1877
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Nielsen, Carl : Symphony no 5, Op. 50
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (10/05/2000-10/06/2000)
  • Running Time: 35 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1921-1922
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (10/05/2000-10/06/2000)
  • Running Time: 36 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Hiller, Johann Adam : Die Jagd, singspiel :: Ouvertüre
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (09/23/1999-09/24/1999)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1770
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Reger, Max [Composer] : Variations and Fugue on a Theme of J.A. Hiller for orchestra in E major, Op. 100
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Running Time: 42 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 07/06/1907
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Matthus, Siegfried : Responso, concerto for orchestra
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (09/09/2004-09/10/2004)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (11/05/2004-11/06/2004)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/08/1839
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 40
  • Performer: Bernd Glemser (Piano)
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (11/05/2004-11/06/2004)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 09/03/1837
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Notes: Gewandhaus zu Leipzig, Groáer Saal (11/05/2004-11/06/2004)
  • Running Time: 39 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 01/20/1842
  • Studio/Live: Live