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 Offer,Great Singers & Musicians in Copenhagen 1931-1939

Historical ‘live’ recordings from the archive of Danish broadcasting

Denmarks Radio Symphony Orchestra

The sound quality throughout the set is often rather better than you might expect, given the clandestine nature of the enterprise and the age of the originals...What a wonderful privilege, being... More…
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    June 2010
    Re-issue of the Month

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Contents

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72

Work length7:31
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  • Anny Konetzny (soprano)
  • Hans Weisbach

Fidelio, Op. 72: Fidelio, Op. 72, Act I: Recitative and Aria: Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin?

Track length7:31
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 Excerpt, Wagner: Parsifal

Work length7:13
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  • Lauritz Melchior (tenor)
  • Nikolai Malko

Parsifal: Parsifal, Act II: Amfortas! Die Wunde!

Track length7:13
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Smetana: The Bartered Bride, JB 1:100, B. 131

Work length5:39
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  • Zedenka Zikova (soprano)
  • Nikolai Malko

The Bartered Bride, JB 1:100, B. 131: Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride), Act III: Oh, jaky zal!

Track length5:39
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 Excerpt, Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K492

Work length6:50
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  • Viorica Tango (soprano)
  • Bruno Walter

Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492, Act III: Aria: Dove sono i bei momenti?

Track length6:50
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 Excerpt, Rossini: Guillaume Tell

Work length4:32
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  • Thyge Thygesen (tenor), Spartaco Marchi (bass), Ingeborg Steffensen (mezzo-soprano), Viorica Tango (soprano)
  • Egisto Tango

Guillaume Tell (William Tell), Act I: Accours dans ma nacelle

Track length4:32
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Heise: Drot og Marsk (King and Marshal)

Work length12:20
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  • Tenna Kraft (soprano), Holger Byrding (baritone)
  • Launy Grondahl

Drot og Marsk (King and Marshal), Act II: Hvor er fru Ingeborg? (Where is Lady Ingeborg?)

Track length12:20
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 Excerpt, Pergolesi: La Serva Padrona

Work length2:17
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  • Tenna Kraft (soprano)
  • Nikolai Malko

La serva padrona: La serva padrona, Intermezzo I: Aria: Stizzoso, mio stizzoso, voi fate il borioso

Track length2:17
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Strauss, J, II: Der Zigeunerbaron, Act III

Work length3:58
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  • Adele Kern (soprano), Julius Patzak (tenor)
  • Fritz Mahler

Der Zigeunerbaron, Act II: Duet: Wer uns getraut?

Track length3:58
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Grothe: Verlieb Dich nicht am Bodensee

Work length3:40
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  • Helge Rosvaenge (tenor), Ove Peters (piano)

Verlieb Dich nicht am Bodensee: Heute ist fur mich die ganze Welt

Track length3:40
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 Excerpt, Puccini: Tosca

Work length2:36
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  • Beniamino Gigli (tenor), Umberto Berettoni (piano)

Tosca, S. 69: Tosca, Act III: E lucevan le stelle

Track length2:36
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 Excerpt, Verdi: Don Carlo

Work length20:53
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  • Tenna Kraft (soprano), Ingeborg Steffensen (mezzo-soprano), Holger Bruusgaard (baritone)
  • Egisto Tango
  • Recorded: 01 November 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Don Carlo: Act I: Che mai si fa nel suol francese

Track length6:43
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Don Carlo: Act III: O don fatale

Track length4:53
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Don Carlo: Act IV: Tu che la vanita

Track length9:17
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 Excerpt, Verdi: Il Trovatore

Work length3:40
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  • Viorica Tango (soprano)
  • Egisto Tango
  • Recorded: 02 November 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Il trovatore: Il trovatore, Act I: Tace la notte!

Track length3:40
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 Excerpt, Massenet: Manon

Work length3:58
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  • Enzo de Muro Lomanto (tenor)
  • Egisto Tango
  • Recorded: 01 April 1932
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Manon: Manon, Act II: En fermant les yeux (Sung in Italian)

Track length3:58
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 Excerpt, Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24

Work length11:44
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  • Georges Thill (tenor), Andre Pernet (bass)
  • Danish National Radio Choir
  • Egisto Tango
  • Recorded: 02 November 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Part II: Villes entourees

Track length2:36
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La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Part III: Merci, doux crepuscule!, "Faust's Aria"

Track length4:18
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La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Part III: Evocation: Esprits des flammes inconstantes

Track length2:39
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La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Part III: Devant la maison, "Serenade of Mephistopheles"

Track length2:11
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 Excerpt, Verdi: Requiem

Work length17:05
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  • Viorica Tango (soprano), Ingeborg Steffensen (mezzo-soprano), Jose Riavez (tenor), Emanuel List (bass)
  • Danish National Radio Choir
  • Egisto Tango
  • Recorded: 01 April 1932
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Messa da Requiem: Dies irae: Recordare

Track length3:57
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Messa da Requiem: Dies irae: Confutatis

Track length2:48
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Messa da Requiem: Offertorio: Domine Jesu (excerpts)

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Messa da Requiem: Offertorio: Hostias et preces tibi

Track length4:45
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Messa da Requiem: Sanctus

Track length2:31
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 Excerpt, Rossini: Stabat Mater

Work length2:59
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  • Viorica Tango (soprano), Ingeborg Steffensen (mezzo-soprano), Julius Patzak (tenor), Josef von Manowarda (bass)
  • Egisto Tango

Stabat mater: Stabat mater: Quando corpus morietur

Track length2:59
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 Excerpt, Bizet: Carmen

Work length8:21
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  • Ingeborg Steffensen (soprano)
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Carmen, WD 31: Act I: Seguidilla: 'Pres des reparts de Seville'

Track length4:23
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Carmen, WD 31: Act II: Flower Song: La fleur que tu mavais jetee

Track length3:58
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin

Work length6:39
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  • Niels Hansen (tenor)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 23 November 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Eugene Onegin, Op. 24, Act II: Kuda, kuda, kuda vi udalilis (Sung in Danish)

Track length6:39
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Tosca, S. 69

Work length3:51
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  • Niels Hansen (tenor)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 28 September 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Tosca, S. 69: Tosca, Act I: Recondita armonia (Sung in Danish)

Track length3:51
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Kuula: Tuijotin tulehen kauan, Op. 2 No. 2

Work length5:20
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  • Hanna Granfelt (soprano)
  • Georg Schnéevoigt

Ranta: Rarahu

Work length4:00
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  • Hanna Granfelt (soprano)
  • Georg Schnéevoigt

 Excerpt, Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli

Work length11:43
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  • Palestrina Choir
  • Mogens Woldike

Missa Papae Marcelli: Credo

Track length11:43
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Dvořák: Carnival Overture, Op. 92

Work length9:21
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  • Fritz Busch

Carnival Overture, Op. 92, B. 169 (Live): Carnival, Op. 92, B. 169

Track length9:21
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 Excerpt, Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104

Work length16:49
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  • Gregor Piatigorsky (cello)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 19 October 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104, B. 191: I. Allegro

Track length16:49
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23

Work length6:13
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  • Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 19 October 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: III. Allegro con fuoco

Track length6:13
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 Excerpt, Debussy: Children's Corner

Work length3:06
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  • Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 January 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Children's Corner, L. 113: Children's Corner: III. Serenade for a Doll

Track length3:06
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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

Work length17:39
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  • Rudolf Serkin (piano)
  • Fritz Busch

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58: I. Allegro moderato

Track length17:39
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Chopin: Étude Op. 25 No. 7 in C sharp minor

Work length6:20
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  • Rudolf Serkin (piano)
  • Recorded: 23 November 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Étude No. 19 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 25 No. 7 (Live): Etude No. 13 in A-Flat Major, Op. 25, No. 1, "Harp Study"

Track length2:21
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Étude No. 19 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 25 No. 7 (Live): Etude No. 22 in B Minor, Op. 25, No. 10

Track length3:59
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 Excerpt, Paganini: Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1 Nos. 1-24

Work length5:39
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  • Nathan Milstein (violin)
  • Recorded: 28 September 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1, MS 25: No. 17 in E-Flat Major: Sostenuto - Andante - Minore - Andante

Track length3:24
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24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1, MS 25: No. 5 in A Minor: Prelude - Agitato - Finale

Track length2:15
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 Excerpt, Poulenc: Concert champêtre

Work length4:38
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  • Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 18 January 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Concert champêtre, FP 49: Concert champetre: II. Andante

Track length4:38
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Beethoven: Romance No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra in G major, Op. 40

Work length6:26
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  • Joseph Szigeti (violin)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 25 October 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Cassadó: Allegretto grazioso (after F. Schubert)

Work length3:30
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  • Gaspar Cassadó (cello), Folmer Jensen (piano)
  • Recorded: 25 October 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Allegretto Grazioso

Track length3:30
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Gaubert: Nocturne

Work length6:02
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  • Marcel Moyse (flute)
  • Paul Paray
  • Recorded: 06 December 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 5 Op. 36 No. 4 Bratschenkonzert

Work length5:30
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  • Paul Hindemith (viola)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 19 October 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Kammermusik No. 5, Op. 36, No. 4: IV.

Track length2:56
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Kammermusik No. 5, Op. 36, No. 4: V.

Track length2:34
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 Excerpt, Szymanowski: Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 (Sinfonia Concertante)

Work length6:55
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  • Karol Szymanowski (piano)
  • Grzegorz Fitelberg
  • Recorded: 19 January 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Symphony No. 4, Op. 60, "Symphonie Concertante" (excerpts)

Track length4:07
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Symphony No. 4, Op. 60, "Symphonie Concertante" (excerpts)

Track length2:48
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Stravinsky: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra

Work length5:03
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  • Igor Stravinsky (piano)
  • Nikolai Malko

Capriccio: Capriccio: III. Allegro capriccioso ma sempre giusto

Track length5:03
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 Excerpt, Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911 version)

Work length13:35
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  • Nikolai Malko

Petrushka (1911 version): Petrushka

Track length13:35
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Stravinsky: Favn' i pastushka (Faune et bergere), Op. 2

Work length3:07
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  • Else Brems (mezzo-soprano)
  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 12 January 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Favn' i pastushka (Faune et bergere), Op. 2: No. 1. Pastushka

Track length3:07
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 Excerpt, Rimsky Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan

Work length11:23
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  • Nikolai Malko
  • Recorded: 02 February 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Tale of Tsar Saltan Suite, Op. 57: The Tale of Tsar Saltan Suite, Op. 57

Track length11:23
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 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042

Work length2:40
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  • Adolf Busch (violin)
  • Fritz Busch
  • Recorded: 02 February 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1042: Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042: III. Allegro assai

Track length2:40
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 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Sonata for solo violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001

Work length11:54
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  • Adolf Busch (violin)
  • Recorded: 18 January 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001: I. Adagio - II. Fugue: Allegro

Track length4:56
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Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001: III. Siciliana

Track length4:41
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Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001: IV. Presto

Track length2:17
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Bach, J S: Italian Concerto, BWV971

Work length11:50
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  • Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 25 October 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Concerto in the Italian Style in F Major, BWV 971: I. (Allegro)

Track length3:45
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Concerto in the Italian Style in F Major, BWV 971: II. Andante

Track length4:43
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Concerto in the Italian Style in F Major, BWV 971: III. Presto

Track length3:22
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 Excerpt, Haydn: The Creation

Work length16:55
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  • Erna Berger (soprano), Julius Patzak (tenor), Alexander Kipnis (bass)
  • Fritz Busch
  • Recorded: 06 December 1934
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

The Creation, Hob. XXI:2: Part II: Auf starkem Fittiche schwinget sich der Adler stolz (On mighty pens uplifted soars the eagle aloft)

Track length7:57
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The Creation, Hob. XXI:2: Part II: Nun scheint in vollem Glanze der Himmel (Now heav'n in fullest glory shone)

Track length4:32
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The Creation, Hob. XXI:2: Part II: Mit Wurd' und Hoheit angetan (In native worth and honour clad)

Track length4:26
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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123

Work length16:26
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  • Erika Rokyta (soprano), Ingeborg Steffensen (soprano), Koloman von Pataky (tenor), Alexander Kipnis (bass)
  • Danish Radio Choir
  • Fritz Busch

Missa solemnis, Op. 123: Mass in D Major, Op. 123, "Missa Solemnis": Sanctus

Track length16:26
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Nielsen: Hymnus Amoris, Op. 12 (FS21)

Work length15:02
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  • Viorica Tango (soprano), Marius Jacobsen (tenor), Henry Skjaer (bass), Einar Norby (baritone)
  • Copenhagen Boys Choir, Danish Radio Choir
  • Egisto Tango

Hymnus amoris, Op. 12, FS 21 (abridged)

Track length15:02
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Nielsen: Maskarade (Masquerade), FS 39: Overture - Act II: Prelude - Act III: Hanedans (Cockerel's Dance)

Work length4:21
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  • Egisto Tango

Maskarade (Masquerade), FS 39: Overture - Act II: Prelude - Act III: Hanedans (Cockerel's Dance): Maskerade (Masquerade), FS 39, Act II: Prelude

Track length4:21
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Nielsen: Helios Overture, Op. 17 (FS32)

Work length13:02
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  • Fritz Busch

Vivaldi: Cello Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 14, No. 6, RV 46 (arr. for cello and orchestra)

Work length7:56
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  • Louis Jensen (cello)
  • Egisto Tango
  • Recorded: 12 January 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Cello Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 14, No. 6, RV 46 (arr. for cello and orchestra): I. Largo

Track length2:22
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Cello Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 14, No. 6, RV 46 (arr. for cello and orchestra): II. Allegro

Track length1:29
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Cello Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 14, No. 6, RV 46 (arr. for cello and orchestra): III. Largo

Track length2:57
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Cello Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op. 14, No. 6, RV 46 (arr. for cello and orchestra): IV. Allegro

Track length1:08
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Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (FS97)

Work length38:53
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  • Denmark Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Georg Høeberg
  • Recorded: 02 February 1933
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Symphony No. 5, Op. 50, FS 97, CNW 29: I. Allegro giusto

Track length21:36
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Symphony No. 5, Op. 50, FS 97, CNW 29: II. Allegro

Track length17:17
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Nielsen: Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 (FS60) 'Sinfonia espansiva'

Work length11:00
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  • Johanne Karstens (soprano), Holger Bruusgaard (baritone)
  • Denmark Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Launy Grondahl
  • Recorded: 19 December 1931
  • Recording Venue: Copenhagen

Symphony No. 3, Op. 27, FS 60, "Sinfonia espansiva" (excerpts)

Track length7:05
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Symphony No. 3, Op. 27, FS 60, "Sinfonia espansiva" (excerpts)

Track length3:55
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 Excerpt, Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K620

Work length10:49
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  • Marie Gerhardt (soprano), Richard Mayr (bass), William Wernigl (tenor), Karl Ettl (bass), Hans Fidesser (tenor), Karl Hammes (baritone), Luise Hellertsgruber (soprano), Aenne Michalsky (soprano), Gertrud Runger (mezzo-soprano)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Bruno Walter
  • Recorded: 25 August 1931
  • Recording Venue: Salzburg

Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Act I: Rezitativ und Arie: O zitt're nicht, mein lieber Sohn!

Track length3:27
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Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Act II: Marsch der Priester

Track length3:36
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Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Act II: Quintett: Wie? Wie? Wie?

Track length3:46
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 Excerpt, Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

Work length11:15
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  • Nanny Larsen-Todsen (soprano), Anny Helm (soprano), Rudolf Bockelmann (baritone), Gotthelf Pistor (tenor)
  • Bayreuth Festival, Bayreuther Festspielorchester
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 18 August 1931

Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Act I: Elend im Sterben lag …

Track length3:18
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Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Act I: So reihte sie die Mutter …

Track length4:34
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Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90: Act I: Muht euch die?

Track length3:23
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