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Romantic Symphonies & Overtures

Heather Harper (soprano) & Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer

Klemperer completists will probably have most of these performances already, and more general collectors will not necessarily regard any of the recordings as being first choice in the repertory.... More…

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Contents:

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'

25:22
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1963-02-04
  • Recording Venue: 1 & 6 February 1963, Kingsway Hall, London

I. Allegro moderato

13:38

II. Andante con moto

11:44

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D 944 (1961 - Remaster)

52:10
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1960-11-16
  • Recording Venue: 16-19 November 1960, Kingsway Hall, London

I. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo

14:35

II. Andante con moto

14:59

III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace) & Trio

9:54

IV. Finale (Allegro vivace)

12:42

Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat D485 (1991 - Remaster)

26:34
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1963-05-13
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

I. Allegro

5:36

II. Andante con moto

9:48

III. Menuetto (Allegro molto) & Trio

5:00

IV. Allegro vivace

6:10

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26

10:24
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Birgit Nilsson (soprano)
  • Recorded: 2000-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 15 February 1960, Abbey Road Studios

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 'Scottish'

41:49
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1991-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 22/25/27/28 January 1960, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road Studios, London

I. Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato - Assai animato - Andante come prima

15:14

II. Vivace non troppo

5:14

III. Adagio

9:35

IV. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai

11:46

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 (Incidental Music) (1999 - Remaster)

49:01
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Heather Harper (soprano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1960-02-28
  • Recording Venue: 28/29 January & 16/18 February 1960, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London

Overture, Op. 21

13:01

I: Scherzo

5:34

IIa: March of the Fairies

1:20
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III: "Ye spotted snakes

4:47

V: Intermezzo

4:03

VII: Nocturne

7:09

IX: Wedding March

5:06

Xa: Funeral March

1:05

XI: Dance of the Clowns

1:54

Finale: "Through the House"

5:02
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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 'Italian'

27:21
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1960-02-15
  • Recording Venue: 15/17/18 February 1960, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London

I. Allegro vivace - Più animato

8:23

II. Andante con moto

6:24

III. Con moto moderato

6:22

IV. Saltarello (Presto)

6:12

Schumann: Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 'Spring'

35:40
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1965-10-27
  • Recording Venue: 21-23 & 25/27 October 1965, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Andante poco maestoso - Allegro molto vivace

12:35

II. Larghetto

7:26

III. Scherzo (Molto vivace) - Trio I - Trio II

6:07

IV. Allegro animato e grazioso

9:32

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61

41:05
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1968-10-03
  • Recording Venue: Studio 1, Abbey Road

I. Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo

14:09

II. Scherzo (Allegro vivace) - Trio I - Trio II

7:53

III. Adagio espressivo

8:34

IV. Allegro molto vivace

10:29

Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 'Rhenish'

38:59
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1969-02-08
  • Recording Venue: 5 - 8 February 1969, No.1 Studio Abbey Road

I. Lebhaft

11:06

II. Scherzo (Sehr mäßig)

8:02

III. Nicht schnell

6:46

IV. Feierlich

5:42

V. Lebhaft

7:23
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Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120

28:31
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1960-05-05
  • Recording Venue: 4 & 5 May 1960, Kingsway Hall, London

I. Ziemlich langsam - Lebhaft

11:30

II. Romanze (Ziemlich langsam)

3:54

III. Scherzo (Lebhaft) & Trio

5:18

IV. Langsam - Lebhaft

7:49

Schumann: Faust: Overture

9:38
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1969-02-08
  • Recording Venue: 8 February 1969. No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.

Weber: Der Freischütz (1991 - Remaster): Overture

9:41
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Walter Legge, Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1960-05-06
  • Recording Venue: 5 & 6 May 1960 / Kingsway Hall, London

Weber: Euryanthe Overture

8:58
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1960-09-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 September 1960 / Kingsway Hall , London

Weber: Oberon J306 (1991 - Remaster): Overture

9:39
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1960-05-06
  • Recording Venue: 6 May 1960 / Kingsway Hall, London

Schumann: Genoveva Overture

9:56
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1968-10-07
  • Recording Venue: 7 October 1968, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road

Schumann: Manfred Overture, Op. 115

12:33
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1965-10-21
  • Recording Venue: 21-23, 25 & 27 October 1965, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road

Die Fledermaus (1992 - Remaster): Overture

8:40
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1961-10-30

Strauss, J, II: Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437

8:37
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1961-10-20
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Strauss, J, II: Wiener Blut Waltz, Op. 354

10:54
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1961-10-20
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

57:11
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1998-11-01
  • Recording Venue: 23-26 April & 17-18 September 1963, Kingsway Hall, London

First movement: Rêveries

16:17

Second movement: Un bal

6:41

Third movement: Scène aux champs

18:10

Fourth movement: Marche au supplice

5:06

Fifth movement: Songe d'une nuit du Sabbat

10:57

Franck, C: Symphony in D minor

39:31
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1966-02-15
  • Recording Venue: 10 - 12, 14 and 15 February 1966, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Lento - Allegro non troppo

17:53

II. Allegretto - Poco più lento - Tempo I

10:31

III. Allegro non troppo

11:07

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World'

45:36
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1963-10-30
  • Recording Venue: 30-31 October, 1-2 November, Kingsway Hall, London

First movement: Adagio - Allegro molto

12:38

Second movement: Largo

12:07

Third movement: Scherzo (Molto vivace)

8:34

Fourth movement: Allegro con fuoco

12:17

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

44:11
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1963-02-02
  • Recording Venue: 23-25 January and 2 February 1963 Kingsway Hall, London

I. Andante sostenuto - Moderato con anima

18:56

II. Andantino in modo di canzone

9:17

III. Scherzo: Pizzicato ostinato, allegro

6:06

IV. Allegro con fuoco

9:52

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'

47:42
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 2000-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 18 - 20 October 1961, Kingsway Hall, London

Adagio_Allegro con troppo

18:25

Allegro con grazia

8:41

Allegro molto vivace

10:54

Adagio lamentoso

9:42

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

45:50
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 1963-01-16
  • Recording Venue: 16-19/21 January 1963, Kingsway Hall, London

First movement: Andante - Allegro con anima

13:48

Second movement: Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza

12:19

Third movement: Valse: Allegro moderato

6:30

Fourth movement: Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace

13:13
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