Classical Music Home

The World's Leading Classical Music Group

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search
in
 
Classical Music Home > SCHUMANN, R.: Scenes from Goethe's Faust (Warsaw Boys' Choir, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Wit) (Blu-Ray Audio)

SCHUMANN, R.: Scenes from Goethe's Faust (Warsaw Boys' Choir, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Wit) (Blu-Ray Audio)


Back Cover Image 
Reviews
About this Recording
Polish Ambition
– Antoni Wit Talks to Jeremy Siepmann
Libretto
The Spectacular Naxos Blu-ray Audio Experience

SCHUMANN, R.: Scenes from Goethe's Faust (Warsaw Boys' Choir, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Wit) (Blu-Ray Audio)

Goethe’s Faust is one of the highest peaks of German Romantic poetry, and fascinated composers across Europe: Berlioz, Liszt and Gounod were just some of the many entranced by its visionary power. Schumann too set what he called “Scenes from Goethe’s Faust”, but he made a point of selecting excerpts rather than using a libretto, focusing more on Part 2 of the play. The result is a work of astonishing passion, which includes some of the most dramatic music Schumann ever wrote, and some of the most beautiful as well, embracing elements of oratorio, opera, song and orchestral poem. Antoni Wit’s recording has been acclaimed for “tempos which flow with unforced naturalness and real excitement.” (ClassicsToday.com)

Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Note: This Blu-ray Audio Disc is only playable on Blu-ray Disc players and not compatible with standard CD or DVD players.


Schumann, Robert
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, lyricist(s)

  Scenen aus Goethes Faust, WoO 3
1.   Ouverture 00:07:52
2.   Part I: I. Szene im Garten (Faust, Gretchen, Mephistopheles, Marthe) 00:05:29
3.   Part I: II. Gretchen vor dem Bild der Mater Dolorosa (Gretchen) 00:04:48
4.   Part I: III. Szene im Dom (Boser Geist, Gretchen, Choir) 00:07:17
5.   Part II: IV. Sonnenaufgang (Ariel, Choir, Faust) 00:18:44
6.   Part II: V. Mitternacht (Mangel, Schuld, Sorge, Not, Faust) 00:13:47
7.   Part II: VI. Fausts Tod (Mephistopheles, Lemuren, Faust, Choir) 00:15:10
8.   Part III: VII. Fausts Verklarung: Waldung, sie schwankt heran (Choir) 00:03:07
9.   Part III: VII. Fausts Verklarung: Ewiger Wonnebrand (Pater Ecstaticus) 00:01:59
10.   Part III: VII. Fausts Verklarung: Wie Felsenabgrund mir zu Fussen (Pater Profundus, Pater Seraphicus, Selige Knaben) 00:05:57
11.   Part III: VII. Fausts Verklarung: Gerettet ist das edle Glied (Engel, Selige Knaben, Choir) 00:10:57
12.   Part III: VII. Fausts Verklarung: Hier ist die Aussicht frei (Doctor Marianus) 00:04:29
13.   Part III. VII. Fausts Verklarung: Dir, der Unberuhrbaren (Doctor Marianus, Choir, Magna Peccatrix, Mulier Samaritana, Maria Aegyptiaca, Una Poenitentium, Selige Knaben, Gretchen, Mater Gloriosa) 00:08:37
14.   Part III: VII. Fausts Verklarung: Alles Vergangliche ist nur ein Gleichnis (Chorus Mysticus, SSATB) 00:08:30






Composer(s):
Schumann, Robert

Lyricist(s):
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Conductor(s):
Wit, Antoni

Orchestra(s):
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Choir(s):
Warsaw Boys Choir; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir, women section

Artist(s):
Gangestad, Andrew; Hossa, Iwona; Kirch, Daniel; Kortekangas, Jaakko; Libor, Christiane; Lubanska, Anna; Marciniec, Ewa

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Secular

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NBD0015

Barcode: 730099001564

Distribution Note(s):

Listening samples in stereo only.


Physical Release: 09/2011

For U.S. and Canada:
Buy from H & B Direct
For Spain Only:
Buy from ForumClasico
For Germany and Europe:
Buy from www.jpc.de
For U.K. Only:
Buy from NaxosDirect.co.uk
For Worldwide:
Buy from Presto Classical
For Germany:
Buy from NaxosDirekt.de

 



 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page Del.icio.us. |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
7:45:49 AM, 11 July 2014
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2014 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
-212-
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.