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Symphony, Part 09

In this next chapter in our survey of the symphony, we will turn to Germany, Austria, and France during the turbulent years after the Great War. Bill will introduce us to symphonies by Hans Pfitzner, Albert Roussel, Franz Schmidt, and we will also hear a wonderful performance of Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin’s My Ship, sung by Dawn Upshaw.





Program 1

Hans Pfitzner: Symphony In C, An die Freunde, II
Symphony Nova Scotia/Georg Tintner
CBC 5167

Anton Webern: Symphony Op. 21, I, II
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Herbert Von Karajan
DG 427424
6:46, 3:28 

Kurt Weill: Symphony #2, I, II, III
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop
Naxos 8.557481
9:52, 13:09, 6:51 

Weill: Lady In The Dark (Symphonic Nocturne)- Dance of the Tumblers
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop
NAXOS 8.557481
1:47, 2:44 

Weill/Ira Gershwin: “My Ship”
Orch/Eric Stern; Dawn Upshaw, s.
Nonesuch 79345-2

Program 2
Franz Schmidt: Symphony No. 4 in C, I (excerpt), II, IV 
Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Järvi 
Chan 9506/9568 
2:36, 12:05, 9:10 
Paul Hindemith: Mathis der Maler Symphony, I, II, III 
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Hindemith 
DG 431741 
Paul Hindemith: Mathis der Maler (opera excerpt) 
Bavarian Radio SO/Kubelik; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar. 
EMI 40740 
Program 3
Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 1, Le poème de la forêt, I 
Orchestra National de France/Charles Dutoit 
Erato 88225 
5:13, :53 
Roussel: Symphony No. 3 in g, II & III 
Suisse Romande Orchestra/Ernest Ansermet 
Lon 433719 
Roussel: Symphony No. 4 in A, IV 
Suisse Romande Orchestra/Ernest Ansermet 
Lon 433719 
Arthur Honegger: Symphony No. 2 for Strings 
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit 
Erato 88178 
Program 4
Honegger: Symphony No. 3, Liturgique 
    I. Dies irae- Molto Moderato, Allegro 
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit 
Apex 62687 
Honegger: Symphony No. 4, Deliciae Basilienses 
    I. Lento E Misterioso, Allegro 
    II. Larghetto (excerpt) 
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit 
Apex 62687 
Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie 
    I. Introduction, 
    II. Chant D' Amour #1 
    III. Turangalîla #1 
    IV. Chant D' Amour #2 
Berlin Philharmonic/Kent Nagano
Teldec 82043 
19:05, 10:22 
Program 5
Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphonie 
    1. Introduction (excerpt) 
    5. Joie Du Sang Des Etoiles 
    6. Jardin Du Sommeil 
    7. Turangalîla #2 
    8. Développement De L'Amour 
    9. Turangalîla #3 
  10. Final 
Berlin Philharmonic/Kent Nagano 
Teldec 82043 
20:54, 22:16 
Darius Milhaud: Symphony No. 3 
    I. Vivement 
   II. Calme 
   III. Rondement 
The Sinfonia Orchestra Of Chicago/Barry Faldner 
Koch 7067 


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