Orchestral Works

Ferenc Fricsay´s complete orchestral recordings on Deutsche Grammophon.

This edition includes:

  • Fricsay’s Beethoven, consisting of Symphonies nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, 8 & 9
  • Mozart: Symphonies 29, 35, 39, 40, 41, as well as legendary concerto recordings with Clara Haskil
  • Fricsay´s definitive Bartók and Kodály interpretations, still considered the reference recordings of these composers’ works
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphonies nos. 4 – 6
  • Two sets of Strauss waltzes (mono and stereo)
  • Famous recordings of great modernists like Blacher, Egk, Glière, Hindemith and Honegger
  • An 80-page booklet featuring a newly commissioned text by Fricsay aficionado Tully Potter

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CD Overview

 

CD 1-4  Bartók: Piano Concertos 1 – 3, Violin Concerto 2; Dance Suite, Konzert für Orchester; Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Divertimento; Piano Concerto 3;  Rhapsody
CD 5-9  Beethoven: Piano Concerto 3; Triple Concerto, Symphonies, Leonore Overture, Egmont Overture
CD 10  Orchestral Works by Berlioz, Borodin, Gounod, Mussorgsky
CD 11  Bizet: Carmen Suite & Ballet Music, Rossini: Overtures
CD 12  Blacher: Paganini Variations; Rondo for Piano & bsp; Liebermann: Furioso  von Einem: Ballade; Piano Concerto op. 20
CD 13  Brahms: Piano Concerto 2; Double Concerto
CD 14  Franck: Symphonic Variations, Brahms: Haydn Variations; Symphony 2
CD 15  Bruch, Dvorák, Glasunov: Violin Concertos
CD 16  Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune etc.
CD 17  Dvorák: Symphony 9 (1959); Liszt: Les Préludes, Smetana: Vltava (Má vlast) (1960)
CD 18  Dvorák: Symphony 9 (1953); Smetana: Vltava, From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields (Má vlast) (1953)
CD 19  Egk; von Einem; Henze; Fortner & Liebermann
CD 20  Falla; Francaix; Honegger; Tcherepnin; Rachmaninov (Weber)
CD 21  Prokofiev: Symphonie classique, Glière: Symphony 3 “Ilya Murometz”
CD 22  Hindemith: Symphonic Dances; Hartmann: Symphonies 2 (excerpt) & 6
CD 23 & 24  Haydn:  Symphonies 44, 48 & 95, 98, 100 & 101
CD 25  Kodály: Háry János (1961); Symphony in C
CD 26  Kodály: Dances of Marosszék; Dances of Galánta; Háry János (1954)
CD 27  Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto;  Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies 1 & 2;         Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen
CD 28-32  Mozart: Symphonies 29 (1961) & 39; 29 (1955), 35 & 41 (1953), 40 & 41 (1961); Maurerische Trauermusik; Adagio & Fugue; Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Clarinet Concerto; Piano Concerto 19, 20 & 27; 2 Rondos
CD 33  Rossini-Respighi: La boutique fantastique; Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade   
CD 34  Schubert: Symphony 8;   Schumann: Symphony 1; Weber: Clarinet Concerto 1 (Geuser)
CD 35  J. Strauss: Waltzes (Stereo, 1961)
CD 36  J. Strauss: Waltzes (Mono, 1949-52)
CD 37  R. Strauss: Don Juan; Till Eulenspiegel etc.
CD 38 & 39  Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Pétrouchka, Capriccio   
CD 40-43  Tchaikovsky: Symphony 4,5 & 6; Ballet Selections; 1812 Overture; Violin Concerto; Serenade for Strings
CD 44  Verdi: Overtures, Preludes & Ballet Music & Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours
CD 45  Rhearsal (Smetana)