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WITT, F.: Symphony in C Major,


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WITT, F.: Symphony in C Major, "Jena" / Flute Concerto in G Major / Symphony in A Major (P. Gallois, Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla)

Once attributed to the young Beethoven, the German composer and cellist Friedrich Witt’s Symphony in C Major is a splendid example of symphonic writing from a time when this form was achieving both prestige and popularity with a growing music-loving public. His delightful Symphony in A Major, with its deftly-written opera buffa finale, and sparkling Flute Concerto likewise show the skills of a masterful composer whose career spanned the climax of the Classical and the birth of the Romantic eras. For Naxos, renowned flautist and conductor Patrick Gallois has also recorded C.P.E. Bach’s complete Flute Concertos (8.555715–16), Haydn’s Symphonies Nos. 1–5 (8.557571) and Gounod’s Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 (8.557463), among other works.

Witt, Friedrich

  Symphony in C Major, "Jena"
1.   I. Adagio - Allegro vivace 00:08:17
2.   II. Adagio cantabile 00:07:47
3.   III. Menuetto 00:03:35
4.   IV. Finale: Allegro 00:06:01
  Symphony in A Major
5.   I. Adagio - Allegro vivace 00:07:07
6.   II. Menuetto: Allegro 00:03:09
7.   III. Andante 00:06:58
8.   IV. Allegretto 00:05:00
  Flute Concerto in G Major, Op. 8
9.   I. Allegro 00:09:31
10.   II. Adagio cantabile 00:06:01
11.   III. Rondo 00:06:09

Total Playing Time: 01:09:35

Witt, Friedrich

Gallois, Patrick

Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla

Gallois, Patrick

Label: Naxos

Genre: Concertos; Orchestral

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.572089

Barcode: 747313208975

Physical Release: 08/2010

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