Under the Hood, Part II

May 18, 2013, 7:00 pm

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Back by popular request! Bill takes us

through the inner-workings of five great symphonies by Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Sibelius, thus allowing us to understand some of the deeper meanings hidden in these works.

Playlist

Episode 4

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, I (excerpt)
Vienna Phil/Gergiev
Phil 411302
:36

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1,Winter Dreams, I (excerpt)
LPO/Rostropovich
EMI 19493
1:05

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2,Little Russian, I (excerpt)
USSR Symphony Orchestra/Svetlanov
Moscow Studio Archives 20007
:47

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, Little Russian, I (excerpt)
LPO/Rostropovich
EMI 19493
:50

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3,Polish, I (excerpt)
LPO/Rostropovich
EMI 19493
:30

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, I (excerpts + complete)
Vienna Phil/Gergiev
Phil 411302
:33, :43, :11, 18:50

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, II (excerpt)
LPO/Rostropovich
EMI 19493
:25

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, II (excerpt)
LPO/Rostropovich
EMI 19493
:24

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, II
Vienna Phil/Gergiev
Phil 411302
9:35

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, III (excerpt)
LPO/ Rostropovich
:56

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, III (excerpt)
LPO/ Rostropovich
:30

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3, IV (excerpt)
LPO/ Rostropovich
:31

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, III (excerpts + complete) & IV
Vienna Phil/Gergiev
Phil 411302
:40, :45, :42, 13:52

Episode 5

Sibelius: Symphony No. 1, I (excerpt)
Hallé Orch/Barbirolli
EMI 67299
:43, 1:05

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2, I (excerpt) + IV (excerpt)
Oslo Phil/Jansons
EMI 54804
:29

Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 (excerpts)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orch/Rattle
EMI 64118
1:18, :32, :47

Sibelius: Symphony No. 4 (excerpts)
Berlin Phil/Karajan
DG 457748
1:18, :59

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, I (excerpts + complete) & II
Berlin Phil/Levine
DG 445865
1:28, :45, 1:26, 1:07, 12:29

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, III (excerpts + complete)
BSO/Davis
Phil 446157
:40, :22, :53, 1:07, 9:03

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, IV (excerpts + complete)
Berlin Phil/Levine
DG 445865
:16, :30, 1:30, 8:38

Episode 2

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, I (excerpt)
Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Zinman
Arte Nova 636450
1:14

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, I (excerpt)
Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Zinman
Arte Nova 636450
2:23, :18, :17

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, I (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430400
:20

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4, I (excerpt)
Minnesota Orch/Vänskä
BIS 1416
2:04

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, I
Vienna Phil/Kleiber
DG 447400
:37, :32, :08, 13:29

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, II
Vienna Phil/Rattle
EMI 57570
8:20, :16

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, II (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430400
:21

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, II (excerpt)
Vienna Phil/Kleiber
DG 447400
:16

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, III & IV (+ excerpts)
Vienna Phil/Kleiber
DG 447400
14:01, :24, 1:00

Episode 3

Brahms: Symphony No. 1, I (excerpts)
Cleveland Orch/Szell
Sony 46534
:37, :43

Brahms: Symphony No. 1, I (excerpt)
London Classical Players/Norrington
EMI 54286
:28

Brahms: Symphony No. 1, I
Columbia Symphony/Walter
Sony 64470
14:05, :19, :14, 1:08

Brahms: Symphony No. 1, I (excerpt)
Vienna Phil/Bernstein
DG 218702
:16

Brahms: Symphony No. 1, II
Columbia Symphony/Walter
Sony 64470
8:27

Brahms: Symphony No. 1, III
Vienna Phil/Bernstein
DG 218702
5:36

Brahms: Symphony No. 1, IV
Columbia Symphony/Walter
Sony 64470
16:47

Episode 1

Haydn: Symphony No. 100,Military, (excerpts)
Orchestra of St. Luke’s/Mackerras
Telarc 80282
1:53, 4:55

Haydn: Symphony No. 101,Clock, (excerpts)
Orchestra of the 18th Century/Brüggen
Phil 468927
2:01

Haydn: Symphony No. 103,Drumroll, I (excerpt)
Orchestra of St. Luke’s/Mackerras
Telarc 80282
2:31, :10

Haydn: Symphony No. 104,London
New York Phil/Bernstein
Sony 508109
14:09, 9:45

Haydn: Symphony No. 103,Drumroll, II (excerpt)
Berlin Phil/Karajan
DG 429658
:06, :21

Haydn: Symphony No. 101,Clock, II (excerpt)
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Marriner
Phil 454335
1:50

Haydn: Symphony No. 96,Miracle, IV
La Petite Bande/Kuijken
DHM 77294
6:17, :34