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STRAUSS, R.: Heldenleben (Ein) / MAGNARD, A.: Chant funèbre (Lille National Orchestra, J.-C. Casadesus)

    
      

 

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STRAUSS, R.: Heldenleben (Ein) / MAGNARD, A.: Chant funèbre (Lille National Orchestra, J.-C. Casadesus)

The tone poems of Richard Strauss’s early career represent a remarkable extension of the ideas of Liszt and Wagner, and the autobiographical Ein Heldenleben exceeds its predecessors in terms of its demands on the orchestra. Its intricately interwoven sections create a single symphonic movement depicting heroism, love, and ultimately peace. Albéric Magnard became a French national hero when he died defending his home at the outbreak of World War I. The Chant funèbre was written in memory of his father. This recording celebrates both the 40th anniversary of the Orchestre National de Lille and the 50th year of its founder Jean-Claude Casadesus’s career.


Strauss, Richard

  Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op. 40, TrV 190
1.   Play with flash player Der Held (The Hero) - 00:04:31
2.   Play with flash player Des Helden Widersacher (The Hero's Enemies) - 00:03:06
3.   Play with flash player Des Helden Gefahrtin (The Hero's Companion) - 00:07:39
4.   Play with flash player Thema der Siegesgewissheit (Theme of confidence in victory) - 00:06:35
5.   Play with flash player Des Helden Walstatt (The Hero's Field of Battle) - 00:01:39
6.   Play with flash player Kriegsfanfaren (Martial fanfares) - 00:06:56
7.   Play with flash player Des Helden Friedenswerke (The Hero's Works of Peace) - 00:05:04
8.   Play with flash player Des Helden Weltflucht und Vollendung (The Hero's Withdrawal from the World) 00:04:38
9.   Play with flash player Thema der Entsagung (Resignation theme) 00:07:25

Magnard, Albéric

  Chant funebre, Op. 9
10.   Play with flash player Chant funebre, Op. 9 00:13:33

Total Playing Time: 01:01:06




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