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Michael Gielen Edition Volume 1: 1967-2010 (FLAC)

Michael Gielen Edition Volume 1: 1967-2010 (FLAC)

Michael Gielen Edition Volume 1: 1967-2010 (FLAC)

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Peter Schubert
Performer: Michael Gielen, Berlin Radio Choir, Edda Moser, Julia Hamari, Werner Hollweg, Barry McDaniel, Stuttgart State Opera Chorus, South West German Radio Vocal Ensemble, Edith Peinemann, Antonio Janigro, Jorg Demus, Thomas Moser, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus, Sibylla Rubens, Ingeborg Danz, Dominik Wortig, Rudolf Rosen
Orchestra: South West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Baden-Baden and Freiburg-Orchestra, Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Gielen
Number of Discs: 6
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: SWR Music
Catalogue: SWR19007CD
Release: 2016
Size: 1.87 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

CD 01
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C-Sharp Minor, BWV 849
01. Prelude
02. Fugue

03. Bach: Cantata BWV50 ‘Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft’

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 ‘Haffner’
04. I. Allegro con spirito
05. II. Andante
06. III. Menuetto
07. IV. Finale: Presto

Mozart: 2 Minuets, K. 463
08. No. 1 in F Major
09. No. 2 in B-Flat Major

10. Mozart: March in D, K249

Mozart: German Dances, K605
11. No. 1 in D Major
12. No. 2 in G Major
13. No. 3 in C Major, “Die Schlittenfahrt” (Sleigh Ride)

Mozart: Il Trionfo delle donne, K. 607
14. Il Trionfo delle donne, K. 607 (fragment)

Mozart: Symphony No. 30 in D major, K202
15. I. Molto allegro
16. II. Andantino con moto
17. III. Menuetto
18. IV. Presto

Mozart: German Dances, K509
19. No. 1 in D Major
20. No. 2 in G Major
21. No. 3 in E-Flat Major
22. No. 4 in F Major
23. No. 5 in A Major
24. No. 6 in C Major
25. Coda

CD 02
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K620
01. Overture

Mozart: Così fan tutte, K588
02. Overture

Mozart: Thamos, König in Ägypten, KV 345
03. Act I: Chorus: Schon weichet dir, Sonne
04. Act I: Interlude: Maestoso – Allegro
05. Act II: Interlude: Andante
06. Act III: Interlude: Allegro
07. Act IV: Interlude: Allegro vivace assai
08. Act V: Chorus: Gottheit, Uber alle machtig
09. Act V: Interlude: Allegro vivace
10. Act V: Chorus: Ihr Kinder des Staubes

Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C major, K425 ‘Linz’
11. I. Adagio – Allegro spiritoso
12. II. Poco adagio
13. III. Menuetto
14. IV. Presto

CD 03
Haydn: Symphony No. 95 in C minor
01. I. Allegro moderato
02. II. Andante cantabile
03. III. Minuet
04. IV. Finale: Vivace

Haydn: Symphony No. 99 in E flat major
05. I. Adagio – Vivace assai
06. II. Adagio
07. III. Menuet: Allegretto
08. IV. Finale: Vivace

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D major ‘London’
09. I. Adagio – Allegro
10. II. Andante
11. III. Menuet – Trio
12. IV. Finale: Spiritoso

CD 04
01. Beethoven: Overture to Collin’s Coriolan, Op. 62, “Coriolan Overture”
02. Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 1 in C Major, Op. 138
03. Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72a
04. Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b

Beethoven: Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Cello in C major, Op. 56
05. I. Allegro
06. II. Largo
07. III. Rondo alla polacca

CD 05
Schubert: The Magic Harp, D. 644
01. Overture

Schubert: Rosamunde, D797
02. II: Andantino
03. Entr’acte No. 3: Andantino

Schubert: Symphony No.10 in D major D936A (1828)
04. II. Andante (arr. B. Newbould)

Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D810 ‘Death and the Maiden’
05. I. Allegro
06. II. Andante con moto
07. III. Scherzo: Allegro molto – Trio
08. IV. Presto

CD 06
01. Schubert: Offertory in B-Flat Major, D. 963, “Intende voci”

Schubert: Mass No. 5 in A flat major, D678
02. Kyrie
03. Gloria
04. Credo
05. Sanctus
06. Benedictus
07. Agnus Dei

On 30 October 2014 it was announced that Michael Gielen would no longer pursue conducting engagements owing to health issues. With this in mind, and with regard to his

90th birthday in July 2017, the time seemed ripe to honour this outstanding musician by making a detailed survey of his five-decade career as a leading conductor. Hence the Michael Gielen EDITION.

The ten volumes contain Gielen’s interpretations of key works by the composers he held most dearly (Beethoven, Bruckner, Brahms, Mahler, Bartók, Stravinsky) as well as works by composers of the Second Viennese School. Additionally, there are Michael Gielen’s recordings of works from different periods in music history – from Bach to Schubert, from Carl Maria von Weber to Sergei Rachmaninov, plus works from the late romantic, early 20th century and post-Second World War periods.

Volume 1 presents Gielen’s recordings of works from Bach to Schubert that were made during the period 1967 to 2010. Many of these were never released, which now affords an insight into the interpretive development of the conductor. Some listeners will be surprised to find that Gielen recorded works with which he was never really associated.

This EDITION will certainly lead to a re-valuation of the conductor Michael Gielen. More important than cementing his reputation as a peerless conductor, however, will be the opportunity to discover a wide range of musical works interpreted at the highest level.

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