Symphony, Part 02

April 3, 2013, 7:00 pm

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Part II of our series examining the concept ofthe symphony, widely considered the most important form ofclassical music.

Playlist

Episode 1

Beethoven:Symphony No. 2 (excerpts)
Vienna Phil/Rattle
EMI 57445
1:01, :57

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major, Eroica, excerpts + I
Vienna Phil/Rattle
EMI 57445
16:21

Cherubini: Symphony in D Major (excerpt)
NBC Symphony Orchestra/ Toscanini
RCA 60872
6:00
Spohr: Symphony No. 2 in d minor, III
Singapore Symphony Orch/Hoey
Marco Polo 8.220360
4:48
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, II
Vienna Phil/Rattle
EMI 60872
15:14

Episode 2

Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in Bb Major, I + II (excerpt)
Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata Academica/Végh
Capriccio 10535
7:16 + 3:26

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in b minor, Unfinished, I
Vienna Phil/Kleiber
DG 449745
13:54

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, Great, excerpts + II
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado
DG 423656
19:26
Lennon/McCartney: Blackbird (excerpt)
The Beatles
EMI 46443
:16
Schubert: Symphony No. 9, IV(excerpt)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado
DG 423656
4:01

Episode 3

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, I (excerpts)
BSO/Munch
RCA 68979
3:02, 3:28

Berlioz: Harold in Italy, I
Nat’l Orchestra of France/Bernstein; McInnes, vla.
EMI 64745
15:00

Berlioz: Queen Mab Scherzo fr. Roméo et Juliette
Philadelphia Orch/Muti
EMI 75570
7:56

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, excerpts + III & IV
CSO/Solti
Lon 436839
15:22
Berlioz: Grande Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale, III (excerpt)
LSO/Davis
Phil 442290
2:47

Episode 4

Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 1 in C Major, II
English String Orchestra/Boughton
Nimbus 5141
2:12

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, II
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Masur
Teldec 44933
5:16

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in Bb Major, IV
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Masur
Teldec 44933
7:37

Berlioz: Harold in Italy (excerpt)
Nat’l Orchestra of France/Bernstein; McInnes, vla.
EMI 64745
1:30

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Italian, II
CSO/Solti
Lon 414665
6:45

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, VI
Marlboro Festival Orc/Casals
Sony 46251
6:23

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 (excerpts)
Berlin Phil/ Levine
DG 427670
17:35, 3:29

Episode 5

Schumann: Symphony in g minor, Zwickau, I
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart/ Marriner
Capriccio 10094
2:09

Schumann: Symphony No. 1 in Bb Major, Spring, I
Cleveland Orch/Szell
Sony 62349
9:51

Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in d minor (excerpts)
Cleveland Orch/Szell
Sony 62349
:32, :50, 3:32
Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C Major (excerpts)
Philharmonia Orch/Klemperer
1:08, 1:15, 8:33
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in EFlat Major, Rhenish (excerpts)
Berlin Phil/Levine
DG 423625
9:42, 6:21, 1:35
Brahms: Symphony No. 3, I (excerpt)
Berlin Phil/Karajan
DG 427496
2:08