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ClassicsOnline Home » WEBER, C.M. von: Freischutz (Der) (excerpts) / MENDELSSOHN, F.: Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) (Furtwangler, Early Recordings, Vol. 3) (1929-1935)

WEBER, C.M. von: Freischutz (Der) (excerpts) / MENDELSSOHN, F.: Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) (Furtwangler, Early Recordings, Vol. 3) (1929-1935)

Composer(s)Berlioz, HectorMendelssohn, FelixWeber, Carl Maria von
Artist(s) Kleiber, Erich, Conductor • Furtwangler, Wilhelm, Conductor • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period(s) Classical (1750-1830)Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SecularOperaOrchestral
Catalogue 8.111004
Label / Series Naxos Historical / Great Conductors
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
 This album is not available in your country due to licensing restrictions or copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.

Volume 3 of The Early Recordings is a welcome reminder that Furtwängler’s musical sympathies went beyond Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner and Wagner, the composers with whom he is most closely associated. The remake of the overture to Weber’s Der Freischütz (Furtwängler’s 1926 recording is available on Naxos 8.111003) smoulders with anticipation, a real theatrical prelude. Invitation to the Dance is lovingly turned at the opening and close, with plenty of heady excitement in between. Berlioz’s Hungarian (Rakoczy) March is nimble and athletic, remarkably ‘straight’ but thrilling in its own right.



Work/Track Title Time USD Price MP3 Tracks
WEBER, C.M. von: Freischutz (Der) (excerpts) / MENDELSSOHN, F.: Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) (Furtwangler, Early Recordings, Vol. 3) (1929-1935) 1:05:25   
  Der Freischutz, J. 277 (excerpts)              
      Act I: Overture 9:51    1.59   Add to cart  
      Act III: Entr'acte 3:21    0.99   Add to cart  
  Aufforderung zum Tanze (Invitation to the Dance), Op. 65, J. 260 (arr. H. Berlioz for orchestra) 8:33    1.59   Add to cart  
  A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Overture 12:46    2.39   Add to cart  
  The Hebrides, Op. 26, "Fingal's Cave" 9:48    1.59   Add to cart  
  La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Part I Scene 3: Hungarian March, "Rakoczy March" 4:15    0.99   Add to cart  
  A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 (excerpts)              
      Act II: Scherzo 4:51    0.99   Add to cart  
      Act III: Nocturne 7:17    1.59   Add to cart  
      Act V: Wedding March 4:43    0.99   Add to cart  
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