martedì 2 ottobre 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.04.5 - France orchestral - Saint-Saëns _ Dukas _ Rabaud _ Dubois _ Aubert



Camille Saint-Saens (1835 -1921)
"Spartacus", Overture for orchestra in E flat major (1863)
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
Jean-Jacques Kantorow
EMI 2000

Paul Dukas (1865-1935)

"Le Roi Lear", Ouverture Apres Shakespeare (1883)
Wurttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Fabrice Bollon
Sterling 2008

Henri Rabaud (1873-1949)
"La Procession Nocturne", Poème symphonique d'après Nicolas Lenan, Op.6
Orchestre Philarmonique des Pays de Loire
Pierre Dervaux
EMI 1992

Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)
"Adonis", poème symphonique (1901)
Orchestre de la Francophonie Canadienne
Jean-Philippe Tremblay
Analekta 2009

Louis Aubert (1877-1968)
"Dryade", tableaux symphonique (1921)
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
Leif Segerstam
Marco Polo 1994





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sabato 22 settembre 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.08 - Pieces for Violin & Orchestra - Bruck _ Fauré _ Harty _ Borodin _ Saint-Saens _ Wagner _ Stanford _ Schumann


a juicy collection of not well-known Romantic compositons for violin & orchestra...
enjoy!


Max Bruch (1838-1920)
Konzertstück in F sharp minor, Op.84
violino: Salvatore Accardo
Gewandhausorchester
diretta da: Kurt Masur
Philips 1998

Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924)

Berceuse in D major, Op.16
violino: Yan-Pascal Tortelier
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
diretta da: Michel Plasson
EMI 2002

Hamilton Harty (1879–1941)

Variations on a Dublin Air
Violino: Ralph Holmes
Ulster Orchestra
diretta da: Bryden Thomson
Chandos 1979

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

Nocturne from String Quartet n°2
(orchestrazione: Rimsky-Korsakov)
violino: Stephanie Chase
Philarmonia Orchestra
diretta da: Geoffrey Simon
Cala 2007

Camille Saint_Saens (1835-1921)

Morceau de concert in A major, Op.20
violino: Patrice Fontanarosa
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
diretta da: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
EMI 2000

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

Träume
violino: Sophia Reuter
International Menuhin Music Academy, Gstaad
diretta da: Yehudi Menuhin
Dinemec 1996

Charles Villiers Stanford (1876-1972)

Irish Rhapsody n°6, Op.119
violino: Lydia Mordkovitch
Ulster Orchestra
diretta da: Vernon Handley
Chandos 1994

Robert Schumann (1810–1856)

Fantasie in C major, Op.131
violino: Anne-Sophie Mutter
New York Philarmonic Orchestra
diretta da: Kurt Masur

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venerdì 14 settembre 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.05.2 - Romantic Piano Concertos vol.2 - Chaminade _ Moszkowski _ Respighi


Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)

track01: Concertstuck for Piano & Orchestra, Op.40 (1888)

pianoforte: Rosario Marciano
Orchestra de Radio Luxembourg
direttore: Louis de Froment
VovBox 1980 (rem.1994)


Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1925)


Piano Concerto in E major, Op.59 (1898)


track02: Moderato
track03: Andante
track04: Scherzo - Vivace
track05: Allegro deciso
pianoforte: Piers Lane
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
direttore: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Hyperion 1993

Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Piano Concerto in La minor (1902)
track06: Moderato - Allegro Moderato
track07: Adagio molto
track08: Presto - Andante - Tempo I
pianoforte: Geoffrey Tozer
BBC Philarmonic
direttore: Edward Downes
Chandos 1994


sabato 1 settembre 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.07 - Impressioni _ (sm)... di Settembre - music by Bartok _ Debussy _ Ravel _ Scriabin _ etc...


An Impressionist compilation with music by: Bartok, Chausson, Debussy, Delius, Fauré, Koeclin, L. Boulanger, Lalo, Le Flem, Ravel, Respighi, Roussel, Scriabin, Walton...
(tracks list, on request)

giovedì 16 agosto 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.06 - Late-Romantic Piano Concertos - Reger_Dohnanyi


two genuine masterpieces of the late romantic era ... the first, uproarious and visionary... the second, pensive and classicizing... must be heard!

Max Reger (1873-1916)
Piano Concerto in F minor, Op.114 (1910)
track01: Allegro moderato
track02: Largo con grande espressione
track03: Allegro con spirito - Finale
piano: Gerhard Oppitz
Bamberger Symphoniker
conductor: Horst Stein
Koch Schwann 1989

Ernst von Dohnanyi (1877-1960)

Piano Concerto No.2, Op.42 (1946-47)
track04: Allegro - Legato - Animato - Meno mosso - A tempo
track05: Adagio, poco rubato
track06: Allegro vivace - Più mosso - A tempo
piano: Howard Shelley
BBC Philarmonic
conductor: Matthias Bamert
Chandos 2010


bonus track:

Richard Wagner (transcription Liszt)
track07: Schluss Szene from "Tristan und Isolde" - Isoldens lieberstod
piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Decca 1993


sabato 11 agosto 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.04.4 - France orchestral - Franck_Massenet_Chausson_Rabaud_Honegger_Gaubert



a wise mix of Impressionism and Romanticism in French style... works that do not have much visibility, but transmit magic emotions... enjoy!



Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
track01: Morceau Symphonique de "Rédemption" (1874)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson
EMI 1994

Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
track02: Ouverture de "Le Roi de Lahore" (1877)
National Philarmonic Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Decca 1993

Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
track03: Soir de fête, poème symphonique, Op.32 (1897-8)
BBC Philarmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 1999

Henri Rabaud (1873-1949)
track04:  Eglogue, Poème virgilien pour orchestre, Op. 7 (1899)
Orchestre Philarmonique des Pays de Loire
Pierre Dervaux
EMI 1979

Arthur Honegger (1892-1955)
track05: Pastorale d'été, poème symphonique, Op.31 (1920)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson
EMI 1994



Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941)
Les Chants de la mer (1929)
track06: Chants et parfums, mer colorée
track07: La Ronde sur la falaise (Scherzo)
track08: Là-bas, très loin, sur la mer
Orchestre Philarmonique du Luxembourg
Mark Soustrot
Timpani 2008



venerdì 10 agosto 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.05 - Romantic Piano Concertos - Rimskij-Korsakov _ Lalo _ Delius


Rimskij-Korsakov (1844-1908)
track01: Piano Concerto in C-sharp minor, Op.30 (1882-83)
(Moderato - Allegro quasi polacca - Andante mosso - Allegro)
piano: Geoffrey Tozer
Bergen Philarmonic Ochestra
Dmitri Kitajenko
Chandos 1993-94

Edouard Lalo (1823-1892)
Piano Concerto in F minor (1889)
track02: Lento - Allegro
track03: Lento
track04: Allegro
piano: Marylene Dosse
Stuttgart Philarmonic
Matthias Kuntzsch
VOX 1978 (rem. 1994)

Frederick Delius (1862-1934)
Piano Concerto in C minor (1897-1907)
(First recording of the original 1904 version)
track05: Allegro ma non troppo
track06: Largo
track07: Maestoso con moto moderato
piano: Piers Lane
Ulster Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones
Hyperion 2006


bonus track:

Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
track08: Fantasia Slava in G minor (1903)
piano: Konstantine Scherbakov
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava)
Howard Griffiths

lunedì 6 agosto 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.04.3 - France orchestral - Berlioz_Duparc_Dukas_Magnard_Roussel_Lazzari


a wise mix of Impressionism and Romanticism in French style... works that do not have much visibility, but transmit magic emotions... enjoy!

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
track01: Prelude a 'La Fuite en Egypte', Op.25 (1852)
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon
John Eliot Gardiner
Erato (rec. 1987)

Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
track02: Lenore, poeme symphonique d'apres Gottfried August Buerger (1874-75)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson
EMI 2006

Paul Dukas (1865-1935)

track03: Polyeucte, ouverture (1891)
BBC Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier
(live record)
Warner Classics 2004

Albéric Magnard (1865-1914)
track04: Chant Funèbre, Op 9 (1895)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson 
EMI 2006

Sylvio Lazzari (1857 - 1944)
track05: Effet de nuit, tableau symphonique d'après Paul Verlaine (1904)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson
EMI 2006

Albert Roussel (1869-1937)
track06: Résurrection, Prelude symphonique d'après Tolstoi, Op.4 (1903)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson
EMI 1987

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http://ariaclassical.blogspot.it/2012/04/dukas-lapprenti-sorcier-la-peri.html
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domenica 5 agosto 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.04.2 - France orchestral - Franck_Bizet_d'Indy_Dukas_Koechlin_Boulanger


a wise mix of Impressionism and Romanticism in French style... works that do not have much visibility, but transmit magic emotions... enjoy!

Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
track01: Ce Qu'on Entend Sur La Montagnepoème symphonique (1845)
Orchestre Symphonique de la RTBF
Brian Priestman

Schwann Musica Mundi (1987)

Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

track02: Prèlude a l'Arlesienne Suite n°1 (1872)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Paul Paray
Mercury Living Presence 1956 (rem. 1992)

Vincent d'Indy (1851-1931)
track03: La Foret enchantée, légende-symphonie d'après une ballade de Uhland (1878)
Orchestre Philarmonique des Pays de Loire
Pierre Dervaux
EMI 1976 (rem. 1991)

Paul Dukas (1865-1935)
track04: Goetz De Berlichingen, Ouverture Apres Goethe (1883)
Wurttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Fabrice Bollon
Sterling 2008

Charles Koechlin (1867-1950)
track05: Au loin, piece symphonique, Op.20 (1896-1900)
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra
Leif Segerstam
Marco Polo 1995

Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
track06: D'un soir triste (1917-18)
BBC Philarmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 1999



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sabato 4 agosto 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.04.1 - France orchestral - Berlioz_Duparc_Chausson_Lalo_d'Indy_Magnard_ Fauré


a wise mix of Impressionism and Romanticism in French style... works that do not have much visibility, but transmit magic emotions... enjoy!

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
track01: Ouverture des Francs-Juges, Op.3 (1826)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
sir Georg Solti
Decca 1991

Henri Duparc (1848-1933)
track02: Aux Etoiles, poème symphonique (1874, rev 1911)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson
EMI 2006

Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
track03: Viviane, poème symphonique, Op.5 (1882)
BBC Philarmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 1999

Édouard Lalo (1823-1892)
track04: Ouverture des Le Roi d'Ys (1888)
BBC Philarmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 1999

Vincent d'Indy (1851-1931)
track05: Istar, Variations symphoniques, Op.42 (1896)
Orchestre Philarmonique des Pays de Loire
Pierre Dervaux
EMI 1976 (rem. 1991)

Albéric Magnard (1865-1914)
track06: Hymne a la Justice, op 14 (1902)
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson 
EMI 2006


Gabriel Faurè (1845-1924)
track07: Prelude to Pènèlope (1913)
BBC Philarmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 1995


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mercoledì 1 agosto 2012

Neglected Masterworks vol.03 - Concertos for 2 Pianos - Bruch_Bliss_Poulenc_Vaughan-Williams


Max Bruch (1838-1920)
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Op. 88a (1912)
track01: Andante sostenuto
track02: Andante con moto - Allegro molto vivace
track03: Adagio ma non troppo
track04: Andante – Allegro
Martin Berkofsky & David Hagan: pianoforte
Berliner Symphonisches Orchester
conductor: Lutz Herbig
VOX 2008

sir Arthur Bliss (1891-1975)
track05: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, F110 (1924)
(Allegro giusto - Larghetto tranquillo - Vivo)
Peter Donohoe & Martin Roscoe: pianoforte
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 2004

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, FP61 (1932)
track06: Allegro ma non troppo
track07: Larghetto
track08: Allegro molto
The Genova & Dimitrov Piano Duo
SWR Rundfunk Kaiserslautern
conductor: Alun Francis
CPO 2004

Ralph Vaughan-Williams (1872-1958)
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in C (1946)
track09: Toccata: Allegro moderato
track10: Romanza: Lento
track11-12: Fuga chromatica (Allegro), con finale alla tedesca
Vitya Vronsky & Victor Babin: pianoforte


London Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor: sir Adrian Boult
EMI 1969 (remastered 2008)

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martedì 31 luglio 2012

Andante con... Tormento! (symphonic sketches) - Schumann_Wagner_Dukas_Holst_Mahler_Korngold


a collection of symphonic pieces that could better express the human torment...

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
 track01: (1845-46) Symphony No 2 in C, Op.61 - Andante espressivo (9.20)
Berliner Philarmoniker_Rafael Kubelik - DG 1965

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
track02: (ca. 1860) Tristan und Isolde - Prelude and liebstud (16.23)
London Symphony Orchestra_Antal Dorati – Mercury Living Presence 1959

Paul Dukas (1865-1935)
track03: (1895–96) Symphonie en ut majeur – Andante espressivo e sostenuto (14.38)
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande_Armin Jordan – Erato 2003

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
track04: (1899-00) Symphony in F (the Cotswolds) – Elegy (in memoriam William Morris) (9.57) – Munich Symphony Orchestra_Douglas Bostock - Scandinavian Classics 2002

Gustav Mahler (1850 -1911)
track05: (1901-02) Symphony No.5 in cis_Moll - Adagietto (sehr langsam) (11.21)
London Philarmonic Orchestra_ Klaus Tennstedt_Live 1988 - EMI 1989

Erich Korngold (1897-1957)
track06: (1947-52) Symphony in Fis_Dur, Op.40 – Andante (16.30)
BBC Philarmonic_Sir Edward Downes – Chandos 1993