The Art of Franz Konwitschny | Scribendum SC809

The Art of Franz Konwitschny

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Label: Scribendum

Cat No: SC809

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 20

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 17th November 2017

Contents

Artists

Ingeborg Wenglor
Ursula Zollenkopf
Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Theo Adam
Hanne-Lore Kuhse
Eva Fleischer
Rolf Apreck
Hans Kramer
Gunter Kootz (piano)
Rundfunkchor Leipzig
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Berliner Rundfunk Sinfonie-Orchester
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Staatskapelle Dresden
Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Leipzig

Conductor

Franz Konwitschny

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Coriolan Overture, op.62
Fantasy for piano, chorus and orchestra in C minor, op.80 'Choral Fantasy'
Fidelio, op.72
» Overture
Grosse Fuge in B flat major, op.133 (arr. for string orchestra)
Leonore Overture no.1, op.138
Leonore Overture no.2, op.72a
Leonore Overture no.3 in C major, op.72b
Symphonies 1-9 (complete)
Symphony no.3 in E flat major, op.55 'Eroica'
Symphony no.4 in B flat major, op.60
Symphony no.5 in C minor, op.67
Symphony no.9 in D minor, op.125 'Choral'
The Creatures of Prometheus, op.43
» Overture

Brahms, Johannes

Symphony no.1 in C minor, op.68

Bruckner, Anton

Symphony no.2 in C minor (1877 version)
Symphony no.4 in in E flat major 'Romantic'
Symphony no.5 in B flat major

Mendelssohn, Felix

Symphony no.3 in A minor, op.56 'Scottish'

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546

Schumann, Robert

Genoveva, op.81
» Overture
Konzertstuck for 4 horns and orchestra in F major, op.86
Manfred Overture, op.115
Overture, Scherzo and Finale in E major, op.52
Symphonies 1-4 (complete)

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Symphony no.10 in E minor, op.93
Symphony no.11 in G minor, op.103 'The Year 1905'

Artists

Ingeborg Wenglor
Ursula Zollenkopf
Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Theo Adam
Hanne-Lore Kuhse
Eva Fleischer
Rolf Apreck
Hans Kramer
Gunter Kootz (piano)
Rundfunkchor Leipzig
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Berliner Rundfunk Sinfonie-Orchester
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Staatskapelle Dresden
Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Leipzig

Conductor

Franz Konwitschny

About

Possibly the finest and most successful East German conductor of his time, Franz Konwitschny conducts six of the world’s most appreciated orchestras in these high quality, historic, recordings with the most exquisite, finest integrity and excitement. Hard-hitting, yet wonderfully rounded sound, astoundingly well recorded.

Celebrating Konwitschny’s work on the 55th anniversary of his death, 20 CDs of great performances at low cost: unmissable!

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