Introduction to Massenet's

Introduction to Massenet's "Werther"

by David Timson
     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
07/19/2005
Label:
Naxos
UPC:
0636943817322
catalogNumber:
8558173
Rank:
282132

Tracks

  1. An Introduction to Massenets "Werther", narration with musical examples

    • Thomson Smillie
    • Jean-Claude Casadesus
    • Jean Delescluse
    • Marcus Haddock
    • Rene Massis
    • Beatrice Uria-Monzon
    • David Timson
    • Jaël Azzaretti
    • Jean-Philippe Marlière
    • Jean-Sébastien Bou
    • Bernard Dewagtere
    • Mathilde Jacob
    • David Roubaud
    • Orchestre National de Lille-Région Nord - Pas-de Calais
    • Brian Morris
    • Brian Morris
    1. Background. Introduction  (04:25)
    2. Background. Ballet in French opera  (03:47)
    3. Background. French opera in the 1800s  (03:59)
    4. Background. Other French opera composers  (05:12)
    5. Werther. Goethe and the plot of Werther  (05:17)
    6. Werther. Prelude and opening of Act 1  (07:24)
    7. Werther. Charlotte enters  (04:13)
    8. Werther. Charlotte and Werther return from the ball  (06:31)
    9. Werther. Act 2, three months later  (05:12)
    10. Werther. Albert confronts Werther  (05:38)
    11. Werther. Charlotte discourages Werther  (03:13)
    12. Werther. Act 3: Prelude and "Letter Scene"  (05:39)
    13. Werther. Sophie comes to cheer up Charlotte  (04:44)
    14. Werther. Charlotte and Werther  (05:45)
    15. Werther. Act 4, Werther's apartment  (04:26)
    16. Werther. "Tout est fini"  (03:49)

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