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SPOHR, L.: Symphony No. 4 / Overtures (Budapest Symphony, A. Walter)



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SPOHR, L.: Symphony No. 4 / Overtures (Budapest Symphony, A. Walter)

Beethoven’s friend Louis Spohr was one of the most significant symphonists of his day and his nine works in the genre divide fairly evenly into those which follow classical traditions and four which have titles. Symphony No. 4 in F major, Op. 86 is subtitled Die Weihe der Töne (The Consecration of Sound) and is a programmatic work, based on an eponymous poem by Carl Pfeiffer, that offers both a novel symphonic form and a powerful musical narrative. Spohr was also a hugely influential figure in the development of German opera, as the two overtures clearly demonstrate.

Spohr, Louis

  Symphony No. 4 in F Major, Op. 86, "Die Weihe der Töne"
1.   Play with flash player I. Largo - Allegro 00:10:31
2.   Play with flash player II. Andantino - Allegro 00:06:46
3.   Play with flash player III. Tempo di Marcia - Andante maestoso - (Ambrosianischer Lobgesang) 00:13:49
4.   Play with flash player IV. Larghetto - Allegretto 00:07:52
  Faust: Overture, Op. 60
5.   Play with flash player Faust: Overture, Op. 60 00:06:43
  Jessonda: Overture, Op. 63
6.   Play with flash player Jessonda: Overture, Op. 63 00:07:42

Total Playing Time: 00:53:23

Spohr, Louis

Walter, Alfred

Budapest Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.555398

Barcode: 747313539826

Release Date: 12/2016

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