Wilhelm Furtwangler: Complete recordings on Deutsche Grammophon and Decca

 
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Wilhelm Furtwangler: Complete recordings on Deutsche Grammophon and Decca
Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, London Philharmonic, Wilhelm Furtwangler, with Edwin Fischer (piano)

[ Deusche Grammophon / 35 CD/DVD Box Set ]

Release Date: Friday 18 October 2019

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34 CDs covering all creative periods of Furtwängler's recording career on Deutsche Grammophon and Decca, as well as his early Polydor recordings and post-war radio broadcasts, plus an interview with the maestro presenting general insights about musical interpretation and philosophy (in German).

1 DVD featuring Furtwängler's iconic Don Giovanni at Salzburg Festival 1954 with a captivating cast including Cesare Siepi, Elisabeth Grümmer, Anton Dermota, Erna Berger, Lisa della Casa, Walter Berry and the Wiener Philharmoniker.

Each album has a colour-coded sleeve to give easy access to and an overview on the repertoire segments.

76-page booklet (En/De) with insightful essays:

"The Fall and Rise of Wilhelm Furtwängler" biography by Norman Lebrecht

"A Childlike Dionysos" by Furtwängler expert Rob Cowan, discussing the recorded legacy itself

Rare and rediscovered photo material

Tracks:

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Op. 21
Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air
Schubert: Rosamunde, D797: Ballet Music No. 2
Wagner: Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 1
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
Schubert: Die Zauberharfe (The Magic Harp), D 644 - Overture
Strauss, R: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26
Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczi March
Schubert: Rosamunde, D797: Entr'acte No. 3
Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV1048
Rossini: La gazza ladra Overture
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 10 in F major
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 46 No. 3
Weber: Invitation to the Dance, Op. 65
Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral March
Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K492: Overture
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384: Overture
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia Overture
Weber: Der Freischütz Overture
Weber: Der Freischütz Entr'acte
Mozart: Serenade No. 13 in G major, K525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
Strauss, J, II: Die Fledermaus Overture
Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83
Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K543
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K543
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C major, D944 'The Great'
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
Sibelius: En Saga, Op. 9
Strauss, R: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé - Suite No. 2
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60
Strauss, R: Symphonia Domestica, Op. 53
Strauss, R: Don Juan, Op. 20
Weber: Der Freischütz Overture
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C minor

and much much more