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A TO Z OF CONDUCTORS


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The 'A-Z of Conductors' surveys the history of recording during the twentieth century, from the earliest days of capturing orchestral music on disc to the present era of the iPod, through the biographies of 310 of the most significant conductors whose art is preserved on record. In addition, the entry for each conductor contains a list of selected recordings and a career outline. Four accompanying CDs present excerpts from recordings by forty-eight of the conductors featured. The 'A-Z of Conductors' will be of interest and value both to those new to orchestral music on record who wish to explore the huge resources of repertoire and performance available, as well as to seasoned collectors.
Facts
Item number 8558087-90
Barcode 0636943808726
Release date 29/10/2007
Category ORCHESTRAL
Label Naxos Educational
Media type CD
Number of units 4
Performers
Artists Hilde Rossel-Majdan
Composers Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin
Alexander Scriabin
Antal Dorati
Anton Bruckner
Antonin Dvorak
Carl Maria von Weber
Charles Gounod
Claude Debussy
Edvard Grieg
Edward Elgar
Felix Mendelssohn
Franz Liszt
Franz von Suppe
Frederick Delius
George Frideric Handel
Georges Bizet
Gioachino Rossini
Gustav Mahler
Hector Berlioz
Johann Strauss II
Johannes Brahms
Josef Suk
NULL Ludwig van Beethoven
Ottorino Respighi
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Richard Wagner
Robert Schumann
Vincent d' Indy
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductors Adrian Boult
Albert Coates
Andre Cluytens
Arturo Toscanini
Bruno Walter
Carl Schuricht
Charles Munch
Clemens Krauss
Dimitri Mitropoulos
Erich Kleiber
Ernest Ansermet
Eugen Jochum
Eugene Ormandy
Felix Weingartner
Ferenc Fricsay
Fritz Busch
Fritz Reiner
Georg Solti
George Szell
Hans Knappertsbusch
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Herbert von Karajan
Jascha Horenstein
John Barbirolli
Josef Krips
Karl Bohm
Leopold Stokowski
Otto Klemperer
Pierre Monteux
Richard Strauss
Rudolf Kempe
Serge Koussevitzky
Sergiu Celibidache
Thomas Beecham
Vaclav Talich
Victor De Sabata
Wilhelm Furtwangler
Willem Mengelberg
William Steinberg
Arthur Nikisch
Artur Rodzinski
Eduard van Beinum
Evgeny Mravinsky
Guido Cantelli
Hermann Scherchen
Roger Desormiere
Orchestras Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Berlin Staatskapelle
Boston Symphony Orchestra
British Symphony Orchestra
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra
Halle Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
Paris Opera Orchestra
Philadelphia Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
RCA Victor Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Austrian Symphony Orchestra
Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
New York Stadium Symphony Orchestra
Symphonic Orchestra
Disc: 1
Lohengrin, Act III: Prelude
1 La boutique fantasque, P. 120: Can-can and Scene
2 The Hebrides, Op. 26,
3 A Village Romeo and Juliet: The Walk to the Paradi
4 La scala di seta (The Silken Ladder): Overture
5 Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61: IV. Allegro mol
6 Der Freischutz, J. 277: Overture
7 Imperial March, Op. 32
8 Don Giovanni, K. 527: Overture
9 La Mer: III. Dialogue du vent de la mer
10 Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183: IV. Allegro
11 Faust, Act V Scene 2: Ballet Music
12 Lohengrin, Act III: Prelude
Disc: 2
Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection": IV. Ulr
1 Le carnaval romain (Roman Carnaval), Op. 9
2 Pelleas et Melisande (Pelleas and Melisande), Act
3 Hamlet - Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare, Op. 6
4 In the Steppes of Central Asia
5 Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod
6 Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107: I. Allegro mod
7 Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: IV. Allegro ene
8 Egmont, Op. 84: Overture
9 Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Prelude
10 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con
11 Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection": IV. Ulr
Disc: 3
Adagio in E major, K. 261
1 Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
2 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: II. Varen (Last Spring
3 Die Fledermaus: Overture
4 Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, K. 384: Overture
5 La damnation de Faust (The Damnation of Faust), Op
6 La Poeme de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op. 54
7 Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: II. Un bal (The Bal
8 Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 (beginning)
9 Fervaal, Op. 40: Prelude to Act I
10 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro (co
11 Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathetique": I
12 Carmen, Act I: Prelude
13 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: IV. Adagio - Al
14 Messiah, Part II: Hallelujah
15 Adagio in E major, K. 261
Disc: 4
Tausend und eine Nacht (Thousand and One Nights),
1 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 97, "Rhenish":
2 Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): Overture
3 Eine Faust-Symphonie in 3 Charakterbildern, S108/R
4 Rienzi: Overture
5 Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, "Jupiter": IV.
6 Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New W
7 Serenade in E flat major, Op. 6: II. Allegro ma no
8 Tragic Overture, Op. 81
9 Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: IV. Adagietto
10 Tausend und eine Nacht (Thousand and One Nights),
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