Late Romantic Masterpieces

Late Romantic Masterpieces

by Charles Münch

CD

Product Details

Release Date: 03/25/2014
Label: Sony Masterworks
UPC: 0886978997920
catalogNumber: 899792

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Overture / Venusberg Music (Paris Version)

    1. Overture / Venusberg Music (Paris Version)  (21:12)
  2. Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Prelude to Act 1 / Isolde's Liebestod

    1. Prelude to Act 1 / Isolde's Liebestod  (17:49)
  3. Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: Magic Fire Music

    1. Magic Fire Music  (07:34)
  4. Die Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), opera, WWV 86d

    1. Siegfried's Rhine Journey  (09:11)
    2. Brünnhilde's Immolation Scene  (20:14)

Disc 2

  1. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

    1. 1. Andante sostenuto - Moderato con anima  (18:23)
    2. 2. Andantino in modo di canzona  (09:28)
    3. 3. Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato. Allegro  (05:48)
    4. 4. Finale. Allegro con fuoco  (09:13)
  2. Serenade for strings (or piano, 4 hands) in C major, Op. 48

    1. 1. Pezzo in forma di sonatina. Andante non troppo - Allegro moderato  (07:42)
    2. 2. Walzer. Moderato. Tempo di Valse  (03:56)
    3. 3. Élégie. Larghetto elegiaco  (07:56)
    4. 4. Finale (Tema russo). Andante - Allegro con spirito  (07:02)

Disc 3

  1. Symphony No. 6 in B minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 74

    1. 1. Adagio - Allegro non troppo  (18:15)
    2. 2. Allegro con grazia  (07:50)
    3. 3. Allegro molto vivace  (08:59)
    4. 4. Finale. Adagio lamentoso - Andante  (10:36)
  2. Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture for orchestra in B minor (3 versions)  (19:04)

Disc 4

  1. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

    1. 1. Allegro moderato  (17:30)
    2. 2. Canzonetta. Andante  (06:30)
    3. 3. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo  (09:30)
  2. Francesca da Rimini, symphonic fantasy for orchestra in E minor, Op. 32  (23:02)

Disc 5

  1. Symphony No. 8 in G major, B. 163 (Op.88) (first published as No. 4)

    1. 1. Allegro con brio  (09:58)
    2. 2. Adagio  (10:09)
    3. 3. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace  (06:14)
    4. 4. Allegro ma non troppo  (09:30)
  2. Cello Concerto in B minor, B. 191 (Op. 104)

    1. 1. Allegro  (15:49)
    2. 2. Adagio ma non troppo  (13:14)
    3. 3. Finale. Allegro moderato  (12:59)

Disc 6

  1. Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)

    1. Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht  (04:00)
    2. Ging heut' morgen übers Feld  (04:23)
    3. Ich hab' ein glühend Messer  (03:09)
    4. Die zwei blauen Augen  (05:42)
  2. Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)

    1. Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgehn  (05:17)
    2. Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen  (04:58)
    3. Wenn dein Mütterlein  (04:49)
    4. Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen  (03:09)
    5. In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus  (06:30)

Disc 7

  1. Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184)

    1. Introduction  (06:03)
    2. Theme: Don Quixote, the Knight of Sorrowful Countenance  (02:05)
    3. Variation 1: The Adventure with the Windmills  (02:41)
    4. Variation 2: The Battle with the Sheep  (01:29)
    5. Variation 3: Dialogue of Knight and Squire  (07:25)
    6. Variation 4: The Adventure with the Penitents  (01:48)
    7. Variation 5: The Knight's Vigil  (04:57)
    8. Variation 6: The False Dulcinea  (01:09)
    9. Variation 7: The Ride through the Air  (01:09)
    10. Variation 8: The Adventure with the Enchanted Boat  (01:42)
    11. Variation 9: The Combat with the Two Magicians  (01:05)
    12. Variation 10: The Defeat of Don Quixote by the Knight of the White Moon  (03:57)
    13. Finale: The Death of Don Quixote  (05:28)
  2. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 28 (TrV 171)  (14:51)

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