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“Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben” Lucia Popp , Vienna Haydn Orchestra, István Kertész (1972 Decca Music Group Limited) , A Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus


Mozart: Zaide, K.344 / Act 1 – “Ruhe sanft, mein holdes

Leben”

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Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture Op.21 by Masur, LGO (1997): great compositions/performances


Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture Op.21 by Masur, LGO (1997)

Special Evening at the Concert: Celebrating Bruckner – Symphony No.7, in E major, WAB107 – Harnoncourt/WPh(2007Live)




Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

Symphony No.7 in E major, WAB107
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Wiener Philharmoniker
Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 26 8/2007

  1. Allegro moderato E major.
  2. Adagio.  C-sharp minor
  3. Scherzo.  A minor 
  4. Finale.  E major
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 
 
“Symphony No. 7 in E major”
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Dedication Ludwig II of Bavaria
Composed 1881–1883
1885
Premiere Arthur Nikisch, 30 December 1884, Stadttheater, Leipzig
First published 1885
Other editions ed. Robert Haas, 1944
ed. Leopold Nowak, 1954
First recording Oskar FriedBerlin Staatskapelle, 1924

Anton Bruckner‘s Symphony No. 7 in E major (WAB 107) is one of his best-known symphonies. It was written between 1881 and 1883 and was revised in 1885. It is dedicated to Ludwig II of Bavaria. The premiere, given under Arthur Nikisch and theGewandhaus Orchestra in the opera house at Leipzig on 30 December 1884,[1] brought Bruckner the greatest success he had known in his life. The symphony is sometimes referred to as the “Lyric”, though the appellation is not the composer’s own, and is seldom used.

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George Szell & Wiener Philharmoniker – Orchestra Concert of 1966 Wiener Festwochen


Beautiful music, as it was understood in the 20th century (Gosh it was like yesterday). Not only that, but also the entire video, in good old black  and white, maintaining the air of time long passed …Someday, today will too become part of the historic past as something always happen, each moment to make one thinking about it as… Memorable .

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 An Orchestra Concert of 1966 Wiener Festwochen on 5th June 1963 in Grossen Musikvereinssaal in Vienna.

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827):
Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 “Emperor” (Pianist: Friedrich Gulda)
Anton Bruckner (1824-1896):
Symphony No.3 in D Minor, WAB 103

Wiener Philharmoniker
George Szell