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Symphonies Nos. 9 & 10

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
Oleg Caetani offers us the third volume of his astonishingly fresh complete Shostakovich symphonies interpretations. What do you have to expect? About Shostakovich’s 5. & 6. Symphony on ARTS 47668-2 CD of the month "...extraordinary disc ... Simply be swept up by the visceral excitement, brillia...
Preis: 15,00 €



Symphony No. 1 / Alto Rhapsody Op. 53

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
To the posthumous tribute that ARTS is paying to Peter Maag by presenting a number of selected recordings, another production is added in September: Symphony No. 1 Op. 68 and the Alto-Rhapsody Op. 53 from Brahms.As speciality Maag selected the at that time 30 year old contralto Lucia Valentina Terra...
Preis: 15,00 €



Symphony No. 11 in G Minor op. 103 - "The Year 1905" (1957)

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
German symphonic music of the 19th century had the greatest effect on Russia. It also influenced the composer Dmitri Shostakovich, who with his 15 symphonies set the pattern for the music history in the 20th century. The great 11th symphony, which was awarded with the Lenin Price in 1958, is being r...
Preis: 17,00 €



Symphony No. 8 in C Minor Op. 65

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
Shostakovich's Eighth Symphony is a dramatic, sorrowful voyage through the tragedy of war. The reference is to the Second World War and becomes a memento of the destruction and death that war has inevitably created in all times. Critics now compare his Eighth Symphony with Beethoven's Fifth, Br...
Preis: 17,00 €



The Early Symphonies

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
In 1764, when Mozart wrote his first symphonies, the form flourished all over Europe. In those days, Paris was the center of European music publishing, and it was there that many German and Austrian, as well as local French and Italian, symphonies were distributed throughout the continent. Moza...
Preis: 32,00 €



Symphonies Nos. 1 & 15

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
Dmitri Shostakovich was only 19 and still a student at the Petersburg Conservatory when his first major orchestral work laid the foundation for a career that would make him the most important symphonist of the 20th century. Following the first performance the symphony was performed around the world....
Preis: 17,00 €



Symphonies Nos. 3 "The First of May" & 14

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
The two symphonies on this disk share the use of sung text, which stands in contrary to most of the other Shostakovich Symphonies. The texts chosen for the construction of the fourteenth symphony are all presented in the Russian language which Shostakovich preferred most. They all point to an extrem...
Preis: 17,00 €



Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
For his new thirteenth symphony Shostakovich chose to set some texts by the young poet Evgeny Yevtushenko to music. The first of Yevtushenko’s poems that he used and which furnishes the subtitle of the symphony is dedicated to Babi Yar, the place where the Nazis slaughtered 34.000 Ukrainian Jews in ...
Preis: 17,00 €



Symphonies Nos. 2 ''The Year 1917'' & 12 ''To October''

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
Shostakovich's Second Symphony was originally conceived as musical poetry and was composed to a commission of the department of the State Publishing House. Written on the tenth anniversary of the October Revolution this work was to commemorate the great turning point of 1917 in Russia, a time that h...
Preis: 17,00 €



Symphony No. 4 including fragments of the unpublished movement

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
Dmitri Shostakovich was nearly 30 years old when he wrote his 4th Symphony. During this time he had to fear for his life because his opera „Lady Macbeth of Mzensk“ had angered Stalin. This might be the reason why the 4th Symphony was only performed for the first time in 1961, 25 years upon completio...
Preis: 17,00 €



The Complete Symphonies - 10 SACD Box

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
''The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, led by Riccardo Chailly since 1999, is a very fine one, particularly when the players are all clearly giving 100 percent. Oleg Caetani also evidently has a strong affinity for this music, offering the kind of raw, over-the-top intensity characteris...
Preis: 100,00 €



Symphony No. 7 in C Major op. 60 "Leningrad"

Genre: Symphony
Artists:
During the Second World War and the siege of Leningrad Dmitri Shostakovich composed his Seventh Symphony.  This work quickly made him famous all over the world. This Symphony promptly became a symbol for the predominance of the Soviet Union over the invaders. The music which is dominated by the...
Preis: 17,00 €



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