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Richter: Grandes Symphonies Set 1 no 1-6 / Häkkinen, et al

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> Symphony No. 63 in B flat major - I. Allegro assai
> Symphony No. 63 in B flat major - II. Andante
> Symphony No. 63 in B flat major - III. Presto
> Symphony No. 40 in F major - I. Allegro
> Symphony No. 40 in F major - II. Larghetto
> Symphony No. 40 in F major - III. Alla breve
> Symphony No. 13 in C minor - I. Spiritoso
> Symphony No. 13 in C minor - II. Andante e piano
> Symphony No. 13 in C minor - III. Tempo di Menuet
> Symphony No. 34 in F major - I. Allegro
> Symphony No. 34 in F major - II. Andante
> Symphony No. 34 in F major - III. Presto
> Symphony No. 36 in F major - I. Allegro ma non molto
> Symphony No. 36 in F major - II. Andante
> Symphony No. 36 in F major - III. Presto
> Symphony No. 64 in B flat major - I. Adagio
> Symphony No. 64 in B flat major - II. Fuga: Allegro ma non presto
> Symphony No. 64 in B flat major - III. Andante
> Symphony No. 64 in B flat major - IV. Tempo di Menuet

Album Summary

>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 63 in B flat major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 1)
>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 40 in F major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 2)
>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 13 in C minor (Six Grandes Symphonies no 3)
>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 34 in F major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 4)
>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 36 in F major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 5)
>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 64 in B flat major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 6)
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Notes & Reviews:

"These symphonies were written as the first part of a group of 12 in 1740. They are very early examples of the form... The quick movements have a driving intensity and expressive harmonies that give way to unexpected melodic twists. They are firmly rooted in the baroque style, which I normally don't much care for, but they do have many interesting effects. The Helsinki Baroque Orchestra plays their period instruments splendidly. The recording is close and clear." -American Record Guide



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>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 63 in B flat major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 1)
  • Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen
  • Notes: Olari Church, Espoo, Finland (10/26/2005-10/28/2005)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1744

>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 40 in F major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 2)
  • Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen
  • Notes: Olari Church, Espoo, Finland (10/26/2005-10/28/2005)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1744

>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 13 in C minor (Six Grandes Symphonies no 3)
  • Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen
  • Notes: Olari Church, Espoo, Finland (10/26/2005-10/28/2005)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1744

>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 34 in F major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 4)
  • Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen
  • Notes: Olari Church, Espoo, Finland (10/26/2005-10/28/2005)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1744

>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 36 in F major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 5)
  • Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen
  • Notes: Olari Church, Espoo, Finland (10/26/2005-10/28/2005)
  • Running Time: 13 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1744

>Richter, Franz Xaver : Sinfonia no 64 in B flat major (Six Grandes Symphonies no 6)
  • Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen
  • Notes: Olari Church, Espoo, Finland (10/26/2005-10/28/2005)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1744