Music. The Universal Language vol.2 (10 CD box set, FLAC)
Music. The Universal Language vol.2 (10 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
SPARS Code: A-D
Number of Discs: 10
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Size: 1.70 GB
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# Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel
Composed by Modest Mussorgsky
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Igor Markevitch

# Overture on Russian Themes (ii), for orchestra, Op. 28
Composed by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
Performed by Lamoureux Concert Association Orchestra
Conducted by Igor Markevitch

# May Night (Mayskaya noch’), comic opera in 3 acts Ouvertüre
Composed by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
Performed by Lamoureux Concert Association Orchestra
Conducted by Igor Markevitch

# Le Coq d’Or (The Golden Cockerel; Zolotoy petushok), concert suite for orchestra
Composed by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
Performed by Lamoureux Concert Association Orchestra
Conducted by Igor Markevitch

# Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
Composed by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# The Swan Lake, suite, Op. 20a
Composed by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a Valse
Composed by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a Valse des fleurs
Composed by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24 Walzer aus dem 2. Akt
Composed by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Symphony No. 8 in G major, B. 163 (Op.88) (first published as No. 4)
Composed by Antonin Dvorak
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# Symphony, in D minor, Op. 48
Composed by Cesar Franck
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46
Composed by Edvard Grieg
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Otmar Suitner

# Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 2, Op. 55
Composed by Edvard Grieg
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Otmar Suitner

# Orpheus, symphonic poem for orchestra, S. 98 (LW G9)
Composed by Franz Liszt
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Otmar Suitner

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# Mazeppa, symphonic poem for orchestra, S. 100 (LW G7)
Composed by Franz Liszt
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Otmar Suitner

# Sinfonia Domestica for orchestra, Op. 53 (TrV 209)
Composed by Richard Strauss
Performed by Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Conducted by Franz Konwitschny

# Symphony in C (“Jena”)
Composed by Friedrich (composer) Witt
Performed by Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Conducted by Franz Konwitschny

# The Tempest, incidental music for vocal soloists, chorus, orchestra & harmonium, Op. 109 Nr. 1 Overtüre
Composed by Jean Sibelius
Performed by Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# The Oceanides (Aallottaret), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 73
Composed by Jean Sibelius
Performed by Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# Night Ride & Sunrise (Öinen ratsastus ja auringonnousu), symphonic poem for orchestra, Op. 55
Composed by Jean Sibelius
Performed by Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75 Vorspiel zum 1. Akt
Composed by Richard Wagner
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75 Vorspiel zum 3. Akt
Composed by Richard Wagner
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# Parsifal, opera, WWV 111 Vorspiel
Composed by Richard Wagner
Performed by Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# Parsifal, opera, WWV 111 Karfreitagszauber (Good Friday Spell)
Composed by Richard Wagner
Performed by Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra
Composed by Igor Stravinsky
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1911 version)
Composed by Igor Stravinsky
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# El Amor brujo, ballet for mezzo-soprano & orchestra in 1 act, G. 68 (revised version)
Composed by Manuel de Falla
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
with Diana Eustrati
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# El Sombrero de tres picos, ballet in 2 parts, G. 53 Introducción y Danza de la Molinera
Composed by Manuel de Falla
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

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# El Sombrero de tres picos, ballet in 2 parts, G. 53 Danza del corregidor
Composed by Manuel de Falla
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# El Sombrero de tres picos, ballet in 2 parts, G. 53 Danza de los vecinos
Composed by Manuel de Falla
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# El Sombrero de tres picos, ballet in 2 parts, G. 53 Danza del molinero
Composed by Manuel de Falla
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# El Sombrero de tres picos, ballet in 2 parts, G. 53 Danza final
Composed by Manuel de Falla
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86
Composed by Claude Debussy
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# España, rhapsody for orchestra, also arranged for 2 pianos
Composed by Emmanuel Chabrier
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40
Composed by Camille Saint-Saens
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47 Bacchanale
Composed by Camille Saint-Saens
Performed by Bamberg Symphony Chorus
Conducted by Fritz Lehmann

# Symphony No. 6
Composed by Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Symphony No. 4 for string orchestra 3. Finale: Adagio appassionato
Composed by Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Symphony 4. Finale
Composed by Wolfgang Fortner
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Variations on a Theme of Paganini for orchestra, Op 26
Composed by Boris Blacher
Performed by RIAS Symphonie-Orchester
Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay

# Symphonic Fantasie on a Theme by Frescobaldi, for orchestra, Op. 20
Composed by Karl Holler
Performed by Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

# Sweelinck Variations for orchestra (on Mein junges Leben hat ein End), Op. 56
Composed by Karl Holler
Performed by Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Eugen Jochum

Great Music From The Dawn of Deutsche Grammophon’s Magnetic Tape Era

Great music from the dawn of Deutsche Grammophon’s magnetic tape era in Germany. While Fritz Reiner in Chicago, Charles Munch in Boston, and other great conductors were performing and recording in the U.S.A. Europe also had it’s great conductors like the often frenzied Igor Markevitch, the passionate Ferenc Fricsay, Fritz Lehmann, Otmar Suitner, and others. Once one gets past the mono sound of most of these recordings which is generally pretty good, the music starts to come through and because it’s mono it’s almost like you are hearing it for the first time all over again except through vellum which gives them a nostalgic and melancholic hue. It’s like being transported back in time to 1950’s era. I started to get addicted to them and finished listening to all 10 CDs in a few days. Of particular note is the passionate performance give by Ferenc Fricsay and his RIAS Symphony Orchestra of Tchikovsky’s 4th symphony and Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suites with Suitner as well as other that you will discover. Each individual CD comes with a short paragraph about some of the works. Also, each CD has a major work released for the very first time on CD. Oh and one more interesting note, when you remove the CD from the clear CD tray a picture of the original hand written catalog recording card is shown as well as a picture of the conductor. This set is highly recommended if you can find it.

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