Pierre Monteux in France (1952-58 Concert Performances) [Box Set]

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  • Release Date: 7/18/2006
  • Label: Music & Arts Program
  • UPC: 017685118227
  • Catalog Number: 1182
  • Sales rank: 229,545

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–4 Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1911 version) - Igor Stravinsky & Pierre Monteux (35:23)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 1First Tableau. The Shrovetide Fair - Legerdemain Scene - Russia
    2. 2Second Tableau. Petrushka's Room
    3. 3Third Tableau. The Moor's Room - Dance Of The Ballerina - Waltzo
    4. 4Fourth Tableau. The Shrovetide Fair - Dance Of The Nursemaids
  2. 5–6 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Pierre Monteux (34:17)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 5Part 1
    2. 6Part 2
  3. 7 Le Coq d'Or (The Golden Cockerel; Zolotoy petushok), concert suite for orchestra: Introduction & Wedding Parade - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Pierre Monteux (7:59)
    Composed byNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
Disc 2
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Josef Greindl (68:05)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byJosef Greindl, Libero de Luca, Pierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France, Maria Stader, Helene Bouvier
    1. 1I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
    2. 2II. Molto vivace
    3. 3III. Adagio molto e cantabile
    4. 4IV. Presto etc.
Disc 3
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre Monteux (30:56)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 1I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
    2. 2II. Larghetto
    3. 3III. Scherzo: Allegro
    4. 4IV. Allegro molto
  2. 5–7 Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491 - Robert Casadesus & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (29:08)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 5I. Allegro
    2. 6II. Larghetto
    3. 7III. Allegretto
  3. 8–11 Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Classical"), Op. 25 - Sergey Prokofiev & Pierre Monteux (14:29)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 8I. Allegro
    2. 9II. Larghetto
    3. 10III. Non Troppo Allegro
    4. 11IV. Molto Vivace
Disc 4
  1. 1–3 Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major ("Turkish") K. 219 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Annie Jodry (30:22)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 1I. Allegro aperto
    2. 2II. Adagio
    3. 3III. Rondeau. Tempo di Menuetto
  2. 4–7 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre Monteux (26:37)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 4I. Allegro vivace e con brio
    2. 5II. Allegretto scherzando
    3. 6III. Tempo di Minuetto
    4. 7IV. Allegro vivace
  3. 8–10 Nobilissima visione, ballet suite for orchestra - Paul Hindemith & Pierre Monteux (20:42)
    Composed byPaul Hindemith
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 8I. Tanzlegende: Einleitung und Rondo
    2. 9II. Tanzlegende: Marsch und Pastorale
    3. 10III. Tanzlegende: Passacaglia
Disc 5
  1. 1–5 Images (3), for orchestra, L. 122 - Claude Debussy & Pierre Monteux (34:37)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 1Images No. 1. Gigues - Modéré
    2. 2Images No. 2. Iberia - I. Par les rues et par les chemins: Assez animé
    3. 3Images No. 2. Iberia - II. Les parfums de la nuit: Len et reveur
    4. 4Images No. 2. Iberia - III. Le matin d'un jour de fete: Dans un rythme de Marche lointaine, alterte
    5. 5Images No. 3. Rondes de printemps - Modérément animé
  2. 6–8 Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano) - Maurice Ravel & Pierre Monteux (15:06)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France, G. Moysan
    1. 6I. Asie
    2. 7II. La Flute enchantee
    3. 8III. L'Indifferent
  3. 9 Jeux, ballet, L. 126 - Claude Debussy & Pierre Monteux (17:59)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
  4. 10 La Sultane, for 2 violins & continuo: Overture and Allegro - François Couperin & Pierre Monteux (7:33)
    Composed byFrançois Couperin
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
Disc 6
  1. 1 Pini di Roma (The Pines of Rome), symphonic poem, P. 141: Pines of Rome - Ottorino Respighi & Pierre Monteux (20:12)
    Composed byOttorino Respighi
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
  2. 2 Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 24 (TrV 158) - Richard Strauss & Pierre Monteux (23:28)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
  3. 3–6 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre Monteux (35:40)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 3I. Poco sostenuto; Vivace
    2. 4II. Allegretto
    3. 5III. Presto - Assai meno presto
    4. 6IV. Allegro con brio
Disc 7
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Pierre Monteux (44:52)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 1I. Andante - Allegro Con Anima
    2. 2II. Andante Cantabile, Con Alcuna Licenza
    3. 3III. Valse: Allegro Moderato
    4. 4IV. Finale: Andante Maestoso - Allegro Vivo
  2. 5 Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Enigma Variations - Edward Elgar & Pierre Monteux (27:56)
    Composed byEdward Elgar
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
Disc 8
  1. 1 Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), for orchestra - Richard Wagner & Pierre Monteux (9:32)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
  2. 2–4 Symphony, in D minor, Op. 48 - César Franck & Pierre Monteux (38:16)
    Composed byCésar Franck
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, Orchestre National de France
    1. 2I. Lento
    2. 3II. Allegretto
    3. 4III. Allegro Non Troppo
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