J:10192171:E:Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony
Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony
- Kultur Films
In this three-disc set, Andre Previn conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in some of the most popular works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. Each symphony is introduced by Andre Previn talking about the piece to be performed and giving illustrations of aspects of the music. Includes full-length performances of: Haydn's "Symphony No. 87 in A"; Mozart's "Symphony No. 39 in E flat K543"; Beethoven's "Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92"; Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique Op. 14"; Brahms' "Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op. 98"; Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 74" (Pathetique); Shostakovich's "Symphony No. 5 in D minor Op. 47" and excerpts of Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67." 525 minutes.