Mendelssohn: Ein Sommernachtstraum; Die erste Walpurgisnacht

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  • Release Date: 2/22/2011
  • Label: Apex
  • UPC: 825646787050
  • Catalog Number: 78705
  • Sales rank: 135,716


Disc 1
  1. 1–8 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61 - Felix Mendelssohn & Arnold Schoenberg Choir (41:31)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byArnold Schoenberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Pamela Coburn, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Elisabeth von Magnus, Elisabeth von Magnus, Erwin Ortner, Christoph Bantzer
    1. 1Overture, Op. 21
    2. 2 Scherzo: Allegro vivace
    3. 3 Lied mit Chor: Allegro non troppo. Kommt! Einen Ringel-, einen Feensang!...Bunte Schlangen zweig
    4. 4 Allegro appassionato
    5. 5 Con moto tranquillo
    6. 6 Wedding March
    7. 7 Rude Mechanicals' Dance
    8. 8Finale. Allegro di molto
  2. 9–19 Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 60 - Felix Mendelssohn & Arnold Schoenberg Choir (36:13)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byArnold Schoenberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Pamela Coburn, Thomas Hampson, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Uwe Heilmann, Elisabeth von Magnus, Erwin Ortner, René Pape, Birgit Remmert, Birgit Remmert, Christoph Bantzer
    1. 9Overture
    2. 10 Es lacht der Mai!
    3. 11 Könnt ihr so verwegen handeln?
    4. 12 Wer Opfer heut zu bringen scheut, verdient erst seine Bande
    5. 13 Verteilt euch, wackre Männer, hier durch dieses ganze Waldrevier
    6. 14 Diese dumpfen Pfaffenchristen, laßt uns keck sie überlisten!
    7. 15 Kommt mit Zacken und mit Gabeln
    8. 16Kommt mit Zacken und mit Gabeln
    9. 17 So weit gebracht, daß wir bei Nacht Alivater heimlich singen!
    10. 18 Hilf, ach hilf mir, Kriegsgeselle!...Schreckliche, verhexte Leiber
    11. 19 Die Flamme reinigt sich vom Rauch
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