German Brass celebrating Wagner | Berlin Classics 0300533BC

German Brass celebrating Wagner

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Label: Berlin Classics

Cat No: 0300533BC

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 24th June 2013

Contents

Works

Wagner, Richard

Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)
» Summ und brumm, du gutes Radchen (Spinnerlied) (Act 2)
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
» Selig, wie die Sonne meines Gluckes lacht (Quintet) (Act 3)
Die Walkure
» Ride of the Valkyries
Lohengrin
» Der Zug zum Munster (Act 2)
» Prelude to Act 3
» Reitermarsche (Act 3)
Parsifal
» Transformation music (Act 1)
Polonaise for piano four hands in D major, op.2 WWV23b (arr. brass ensemble)
Tannhauser
» Entrance of the Guests (Act 2)
» Pilgrims' Chorus
Wesendonck-Lieder (5), WWV91
» no.3 Im Treibhaus (In the greenhouse)

Artists

German Brass

Works

Wagner, Richard

Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)
» Summ und brumm, du gutes Radchen (Spinnerlied) (Act 2)
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
» Selig, wie die Sonne meines Gluckes lacht (Quintet) (Act 3)
Die Walkure
» Ride of the Valkyries
Lohengrin
» Der Zug zum Munster (Act 2)
» Prelude to Act 3
» Reitermarsche (Act 3)
Parsifal
» Transformation music (Act 1)
Polonaise for piano four hands in D major, op.2 WWV23b (arr. brass ensemble)
Tannhauser
» Entrance of the Guests (Act 2)
» Pilgrims' Chorus
Wesendonck-Lieder (5), WWV91
» no.3 Im Treibhaus (In the greenhouse)

Artists

German Brass

About

German Brass is justly regarded as one of the world's finest brass ensembles, consisting of the best musicians from Germany's leading orchestras (including Bayreuth's!), so this is a special event - music made, played and recorded with total commitment.

Wagner
for brass – how is that going to sound? It seems a bold idea at first sight, but as soon as you hear it, it turns out to be a stroke of genius: Wagner was no stranger to full-bodied brass sound, and the musicians of German Brass succeed brilliantly in coaxing the complex timbres of Wagner's mixed sounds from their instruments. This is due as much to their virtuosity as to the creative arrangements of their artistic director Matthias Höfs.

The verve of the Ride of the Valkyries will astound the listener as much as the alternating blocks of sound at the start of the Pilgrims' Chorus from Tannhäuser, where original and arrangement seem to keep changing places. Familiar passages come over as well known and yet subtly different – a stimulating experience!

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