The Art of Konwitschny
Scribendum, Franz Konwitschny, CD, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johannes Brahms, Anton Bruckner, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert Schumann, Ludwig van Beethoven, Dmitri Shostakovich
Possibly the finest and most successful East German conductor of his time.
Hard-hitting, yet wonderfully rounded sound, astoundingly well recorded.
Celebrating Konwitschny’s work on the 55th anniversary of his death.
Konwitschny conducts six of the world’s most appreciated orchestras in these high quality, historic, recordings with the most exquisite, finest integrity and excitement.
20 CDs of great performances at low cost: unmissable!
Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (complete)
Schumann: Overture, Scherzo, and Finale, Op. 52
Schumann: Genoveva Overture
Schumann: Konzertstück for four horns, Op. 86
Schumann: Manfred Overture, Op. 115
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-9 (complete)
Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op. 43
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 1, Op. 138
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72a
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
Beethoven: Fidelio Overture Op. 72c
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
Beethoven: Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra in C minor, Op. 80
Beethoven: Grosse Fuge in B flat major, Op. 133
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major
Bruckner: Symphony No. 2 in C minor
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in Eb Major 'Romantic'
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 'Scottish'
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 'The year 1905'
Mozart: Adagio & Fugue in C minor for Strings, K546