Monday, October 23, 2017

Joseph Haydn - Symphonies Nos. 93-104 ''London Symphonies'' (Nikolaus Harnoncourt)


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Composer: Joseph Haydn

CD1:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 68 in B-flat major, Hob. I/68
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 93 in D major, Hob. I/93
  • (09-12) Symphony No. 94 in G major, Hob. I/94 - "Surprise"
CD2:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 95 in C minor, Hob. I/95
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 96 in D major, Hob. I/96 - "The Miracle"
  • (09-12) Symphony No. 97 in C major, Hob. I/97
CD3:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 98 in B-flat major, Hob. I/98
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 99 in E-flat major, Hob. I/99
CD4:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 100 in G major, Hob. I/100 - "Military"
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 101 in D major, Hob. I/101 - "The Clock"
  • (09-12) Symphony No. 102 in B-flat major, Hob. I/102
CD5:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major, Hob. I/103 - "Drum Roll"
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 104 in D major, Hob. I/104 - "London"

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor

Date: 1986-1992
Label: Warner Classics (original on Teldec)

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Joseph Haydn - Symphonies Nos. 88-92; Sinfonia concertante (Simon Rattle)


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Composer: Joseph Haydn

CD1:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 88 in G major, Hob. I/88
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 89 in F major, Hob. I/89
  • (09-13) Symphony No. 90 in C major, Hob. I/90
CD2:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 91 in E flat major, Hob. I/91
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 92 in G major "Oxford", Hob. I/92
  • (09-11) Sinfonia concertante in B flat major for violin, cello, oboe and bassoon, Hob. I/105

Toru Yasunaga, violin (Hob. I/105)
Georg Faust, cello (Hob. I/105)
Jonathan Kelly, oboe (Hob. I/105)
Stefan Schweigert, bassoon (Hob. I/105)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

Date: 2007
Label: Warner Classics (original on EMI)

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Joseph Haydn - Symphonies Nos. 82-87 "Paris Symphonies" (Nikolaus Harnoncourt)


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Composer: Joseph Haydn

CD1:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 82 in C major "L'Ours", Hob. I/82
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 83 in G minor "La Poule", Hob. I/83
CD2:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 84 in E-flat major, Hob. I/84
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 85 in B-flat major "La Reine", Hob. I/85
CD3:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 86 in D major, Hob. I/86
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 87 in A major, Hob. I/87

Concentus Musicus Wien
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor

Date: 2005
Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi


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Joseph Haydn - Symphonies Nos. 6-8, 30, 31, 45, 53, 59, 60, 69, 73 & 105 (Nikolaus Harnoncourt)


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Composer: Joseph Haydn

CD1:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 6 in D major "Le Matin", Hob. I/6
  • (05-09) Symphony No. 7 in C major "Le Midi", Hob. I/7
  • (10-13) Symphony No. 8 in G major "Le Soir", Hob. I/8
CD2:
  • (01-03) Symphony No. 30 in C major "Alleluja", Hob. I/30
  • (04-07) Symphony No. 53 in D major "L'impériale", Hob. I/53
  • (08-11) Symphony No. 69 in C major "Laudon", Hob. I/69
CD3:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 31 in D major "Horn Signal", Hob. I/31
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 59 in A major "Fire", Hob. I/59
  • (09-12) Symphony No. 73 in D major "The Hunt", Hob. I/73
CD4:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor "Farewell", Hob. I/45
  • (05-10) Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor "Farewell", Hob. I/45
CD5:
  • (01-03) Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major, Hob. XVIII/11
  • (4) Il mondo della luna (The World on the Moon), opera buffa, Hob. XXVIII/7: Overture. Allegro
  • (05-07) Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat major, Hob. I/105
  • (08) Dice benissimo, Hob. XXIVb/5
  • (09) Un cor si tenero, Hob. XXIVb/11

Herbert Tachezi, piano (CD5 1-3)
David Reichenberg, oboe; Milan Turkovic, bassoon; Erich Höbarth, violin; Christophe Coin, cello (CD5 5-7)
Thomas Hampson, baritone (CD5 8, 9)

Concentus Musicus Wien
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor

Date: 1987-1993, 2003 (CD5 8, 9)
Label: Teldec


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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Josef Suk - String Quartets; Piano Quintet (Minguet Quartett)


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Composer: Josef Suk

CD1:
  • (01-04) String Quartet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 11
  • (05) Quartet movement in B flat major
  • (06-09) String Quartet No. 2, Op. 31
CD2:
  • (01-04) Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 8
  • (05) Minuet in G major
  • (06) Ballade in D minor
  • (07) Barcarolle in B flat major
  • (08) Meditation on the Old Bohemian Hymn "St. Wenceslas", Op. 35a

Matthias Kirschnereit, piano
Minguet Quartett
Ulrich Isfort, violin
Annette Reisinger, violin
Aroa Sorin, viola
Matthias Diener, cello

Date: 2014
Label: cpo
https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/cpo/detail/-/art/josef-suk-streichquartette-nr-1-2/hnum/4501489

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Josef Suk - Piano Quintet; Piano Quartet (Nash Ensemble)


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Composer: Josef Suk
  1. Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 1: I. Allegro appassionato
  2. Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 1: II. Adagio
  3. Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 1: III. Allegro con fuoco
  4. 4 pieces for violin and piano, Op. 17: 1. Quasi Ballata: Andante sostenuto
  5. 4 pieces for violin and piano, Op. 17: 2. Appassionato: Vivace
  6. 4 pieces for violin and piano, Op. 17: 3. Un poco triste: Andante espressivo
  7. 4 pieces for violin and piano, Op. 17: 4. Burlesca: Allegro vivace
  8. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 8: I. Allegro energico
  9. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 8: II. Adagio: Religioso
  10. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 8: III. Scherzo: Presto
  11. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 8: IV. Allegro fuoco

Nash Ensemble
Marianne Thorsen, violin 1
Benjamin Nabarro, violin 2
Lawrence Power, viola
Paul Watkins, cello
Ian Brown, piano

Date: 2003
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55416

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Josef Suk - Asrael Symphony (Claus Peter Flor)


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Composer: Josef Suk
  1. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Asrael', Op. 27: I. Andante sostenuto -
  2. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Asrael', Op. 27: II. Andante -
  3. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Asrael', Op. 27: III. Vivace
  4. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Asrael', Op. 27: IV. Adagio
  5. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, 'Asrael', Op. 27: V. Adagio e maestoso

Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Claus Peter Flor, conductor

Date: 2009
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/composer/suk-josef/josef-suk-asrael-symphony

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Josef Suk - Prague; A Summers Tale (Jiří Bělohlávek)


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Composer: Josef Suk
  1. Pohádka léta (A Summers Tale), symphonic poem, Op. 29: I. Voices of Life and Consolation
  2. Pohádka léta (A Summers Tale), symphonic poem, Op. 29: II. Midday
  3. Pohádka léta (A Summers Tale), symphonic poem, Op. 29: III. Intermezzo Blind Musicians
  4. Pohádka léta (A Summers Tale), symphonic poem, Op. 29: IV. In the Power of Phantoms
  5. Pohádka léta (A Summers Tale), symphonic poem, Op. 29: V. Night
  6. Prague, symphonic poem, Op. 26: I. Andante maestoso
  7. Prague, symphonic poem, Op. 26: II. Allegro
  8. Prague, symphonic poem, Op. 26: III. Adagio
  9. Prague, symphonic poem, Op. 26: IV. Animato

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiří Bělohlávek, conductor

Date: 2012
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%205109

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