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Great American Orchestras (DVD)

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Cat No: 4297018

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 11

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 13th January 2017

Contents

Artists

Norman Carol (violin)
Elisabete Matos (mezzo-soprano)
Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Kenneth Riegel (tenor)
Christine Schafer (soprano)
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic
The Cleveland Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra

Conductors

Leonard Bernstein
Pierre Boulez
Eugene Ormandy
Georg Solti
Daniel Barenboim
Lorin Maazel
Franz Welser-Most

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Symphony no.1 in C major, op.21

Berg, Alban

Lulu Suite (excerpts)

Bernstein, Leonard

Candide
» Overture

Bizet, Georges

L'Arlesienne Suite no.2
» IV Farandole

Boulez, Pierre

Notations (12) for orchestra
» III Tres modere
» II Tres vif: Strident
» I Modere: Fantasque
» IV Rhythmique

Brahms, Johannes

Symphony no.2 in D major, op.73
Symphony no.4 in E minor, op.98

Bruckner, Anton

Symphony no.9 in D minor

Debussy, Claude

Ballades (3) de Francois Villon, L119
La Mer
Poemes (5) de Charles Baudelaire
» III Le jet d'eau

Dvorak, Antonin

Symphony no.9 in E minor, op.95 B178 'From the New World'

Falla, Manuel de

El sombrero de tres picos (The three-cornered hat)

Gershwin, George

An American in Paris

Glinka, Mikhail

Ruslan and Lyudmila, op.5
» Overture

Handel, George Frideric

Concerto in D major, HWV 335a

Holst, Gustav

The Planets, op.32

Liszt, Franz

A Faust Symphony, S108

Mussorgsky, Modest

Pictures at an Exhibition

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Symphony no.2 in E minor, op.27

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai

Scheherazade, op.35

Schubert, Franz

Symphony no.6 in C major, D589
Symphony no.8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'

Strauss, Richard

Der Rosenkavalier: Suite

Stravinsky, Igor

The Firebird (L'Oiseau de feu): Suite
The Firebird (L'Oiseau de feu)

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Violin Concerto in D major, op.35

Wagner, Richard

Lohengrin
» Prelude to Act 3

Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno

Il segreto di Susanna (Suzanna's secret)
» Overture

Artists

Norman Carol (violin)
Elisabete Matos (mezzo-soprano)
Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Kenneth Riegel (tenor)
Christine Schafer (soprano)
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic
The Cleveland Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra

Conductors

Leonard Bernstein
Pierre Boulez
Eugene Ormandy
Georg Solti
Daniel Barenboim
Lorin Maazel
Franz Welser-Most

About

This 11-DVD collection is a must-have for all fans of American orchestras. Includes the New York Philharmonic’s legendary 2008 concert performance in North Korea’s capital Pyongyang and many other classic performances.

Contents:

DVD 1: Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Boulez - Notations I-IV
Debussy - La Mer
De Falla - El sombrero de tres picos
- Elisabete Matos (mezzo-soprano)
Bonus: Daniel Barenboim in conversation with Pierre Boulez

DVD 2: Leonard Bernstein and the Boston Symphony Orchestra play Brahms
Brahms - Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73; Symphony No.4 in E minor, op.98
Bonus: Bernstein at Tanglewood

DVD 3: Leonard Bernstein and the Boston Symphony Orchestra play Liszt
Liszt - A Faust Symphony
- Kenneth Riegel (tenor), Tanglewood Festival Chorus

DVD 4: Pierre Boulez conducts Modern Classics
Berg - Lulu-Suite (excerpts)
Debussy - Le Jet d’eau; 3 Ballades de François Villon
Stravinsky - The Firebird
- Christine Schäfer (soprano), Chicago Symphony Orchestra

DVD 5: The Pyongyang Concert
Bernstein - Candide: Overture
Bizet - Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite No.2
Dvořák - Symphony No.9 “From the New World”
Gershwin - An American in Paris
Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
- New York Philharmonic, Lorin Maazel
Bonus: Documentary “Americans in Pyongyang”

DVD 6: Ormandy conducts Rimsky-Korsakov
Glinka - Ruslan and Lyudmila: Overture
Handel - Concerto in D major
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade, op.35
R Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
Wolf-Ferrari - Il segreto di Susanna: Overture
- Norman Carol (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy

DVD 7: Ormandy conducts Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, op.35
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition
- Itzhak Perlman (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy

DVD 8: Ormandy conducts Stravinsky and Rachmaninov
Stravinsky - The Firebird: Suite (1919 version)
Rachmaninov - Symphony No.2 in E minor, op.27
- Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy

DVD 9: Ormandy conducts Holst and Debussy
Holst - The Planets
Debussy - La Mer
- The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy

DVD 10: Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven - Symphony No.1 in C major
Schubert - Symphony No.6 in C major; Symphony No.8 in B minor “Unfinished”
Bonus: Introduction to Schubert’s Symphonies Nos. 6 & 8 by Sir Georg Solti

DVD 11: Welser-Möst conducts Bruckner
Bruckner - Symphony No.9 in D minor
- Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst
Bonus: Introduction by Franz Welser-Möst

Picture format:
- 16:9 NTSC (DVDs 1, 4, 5, 11)
- 4:3 NTSC (DVDs 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
Sound format: PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time:
- DVD 1: 110 mins,
- DVD 2: 95 mins
- DVD 3: 83 mins,
- DVD 4: 91 mins
- DVD 5: 159 mins
- DVD 6: 91 mins
- DVD 7: 89 mins
- DVD 8: 81 mins
- DVD 9: 81 mins
- DVD 10: 105 mins
- DVD 11: 82 mins
Total running time: 1.067 mins (18h)
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Deutsch, Français
Production years: 1972, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 2000, 2007, 2008

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