Romantic Overtures: Vol. 3
Karl Münchinger
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4803902
Barcode
00028948039029
Format
2-CD
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TRACK LISTING / ARTISTS

CD 1
CARL MARIA VON WEBER: Overture: Preciosa
ROBERT SCHUMANN: Overture: Genoveva, Op. 81
FRANZ SCHUBERT: Overture in D major, D.556
LUIGI CHERUBINI: Anacreon Overture
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 27
FRANZ SCHUBERT:
Overture Die Zauberharfe, D.644
Overture Rosamunde, D.797

CD 2
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:
Coriolan Overture, Op.62
Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Overture Leonore No. 3, Op. 72b
Overture Fidelio, Op. 72c

Wiener Philharmoniker
Karl Münchinger

ROBERT SCHUMANNManfred Overture, Op.115
CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK: Overture Alceste (arr. Weingartner)

L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Karl Münchinger

Recording information

Recording Producers: Ray Minshull (Preciosa, Genoveva, Overture in D, Anacreon Overture, Meeresstille); James Mallinson (Rosamunde); Erik Smith (Coriolan, Egmont, Leonore, Fidelio); James Walker (Manfred, Alceste)
Recording Engineers: Michael Mailes (Preciosa, Genoveva, Overture in D, Anacreon Overture, Meeresstille); Colin Moorfoot, Philip Wade (Rosamunde); Gordon Parry (Coriolan, Egmont, Leonore, Fidelio); Roy Wallace (Manfred, Alceste)
Recording Locations: Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland, June 1954 (Manfred, Alceste); Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, April 1958 (Coriolan, Egmont, Leonore, Fidelio); April 1967 (Preciosa, Genoveva, Overture in D, Anacreon Overture, Meeresstille); November 1974 (Rosamunde)

Reviews

‘Played in deft, sprightly, light-handed and beautifully phrased style’ Gramophone