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 Offer,Paul van Kempen: Complete Philips Recordings

Paul van Kempen

Various of these recordings were previously available as part of Philips’s long-defunct The Early Years series but the current collection is superior in all respects, a masterpiece of careful... More…
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Contents

 Excerpt, Weber: Oberon

Work length8:39
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  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01

Overture

Track length8:39
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 Excerpt, Verdi: La forza del destino

Work length7:05
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  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01

Overture (Sinfonia)

Track length7:05
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 Excerpt, Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

Work length3:13
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  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01

Intermezzo sinfonico

Track length3:13
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Wagner: Lohengrin, WWV 75 / Act 1

Work length8:30
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  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01

Prelude

Track length8:30
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Wagner: Lohengrin, WWV 75 / Act 3

Work length8:06
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  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, The Netherlands Opera Choir
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01

Prelude

Track length2:48
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"Treulich geführt ziehet dahin"

Track length5:18
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Tansman: Isaiah, The Prophet

Work length45:03
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  • Cornelis Kalkman (tenor), Unknown
  • Hilversum Radio Choir, Hilversum Radio Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1955-01

1. Chapter XVII

Track length6:46
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2. Chapter XXVII

Track length10:20
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3. Interlude 1

Track length4:34
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4. Chapters XII and LIV

Track length10:08
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5. Fuga

Track length3:38
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6. Interlude 3

Track length3:36
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7. Chapter XXXV

Track length6:01
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Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 4

Work length4:22
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  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano), Lidy van der Veen (mezzo-soprano)
  • Dutch Opera Choir, Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-03-07

"Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour"

Track length4:22
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Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 1

Work length2:42
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  • Unknown, Erna Spoorenberg (soprano)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951

"Les oiseaux dans la charmille"

Track length2:42
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Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 3

Work length3:09
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  • Theo Bayle (baritone)
  • Netherlands Radio Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-03

"Scintille diamant miroir"

Track length3:09
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Gounod: Faust, CG 4 / Act 2

Work length3:56
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  • Theo Bayle (baritone)
  • Netherlands Radio Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-03

"Avant de quitter ces lieux"

Track length3:56
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Meyerbeer: Dinorah, ou Le pardon de Ploërmel / Act 2

Work length7:05
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  • Erna Spoorenberg (soprano)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951

"Ombre légère"

Track length7:05
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Weber: Oberon, J. 306 / Act 2

Work length9:41
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  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-04

"Ozean! Du Ungeheuer!"

Track length9:41
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Suppe: Die schöne Galathée

Work length2:40
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  • Erna Spoorenberg (soprano)
  • Chorus Of The Netherlands Opera, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951

"Ja, Wenn die Musik nicht wär!"

Track length2:40
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Strauss, J, II: Die Fledermaus: Act 2

Work length3:10
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  • Erna Spoorenberg (soprano)
  • Chorus Of The Netherlands Opera, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951

"Mein Herr Marquis"

Track length3:10
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Verdi: Aida / Act 2

Work length6:11
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  • The Netherlands Opera Choir, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01

"Gloria all'Egitto"

Track length6:11
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Verdi: Nabucco / Act 1

Work length4:22
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  • Unknown
  • Dutch Opera Choir, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-04

"Gli arredi festivi"

Track length4:22
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Verdi: Nabucco / Act 3

Work length3:51
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  • Dutch Opera Choir, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-03

"Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate"

Track length3:51
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Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 2

Work length8:06
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  • Theo Bayle (baritone), Erna Spoorenberg (soprano)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951

"Ah! Solo per me l'infamia...Piangi fanciulla"

Track length8:06
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Verdi: Rigoletto: Act 3

Work length1:58
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  • Frans Vroons (tenor)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-04

"La donna è mobile"

Track length1:58
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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Act 4

Work length4:56
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  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano), Frans Vroons (tenor)
  • Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951

"Misere d'un alma quel suon, quel prezzi... Ah! che la morte ognora"

Track length4:56
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 Excerpt, Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

Work length3:48
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  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-04

"Voi lo sapete, o mama"

Track length3:48
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Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Act 1

Work length3:52
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  • Frans Vroons (tenor)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-04

"Vesti la giubba"

Track length3:52
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Puccini: Tosca / Act 1

Work length2:31
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  • Frans Vroons (tenor)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-04

"Recondita armonia"

Track length2:31
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Puccini: Tosca / Act 2

Work length3:17
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  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano)
  • Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951

"Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"

Track length3:17
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Leoncavallo: Pagliacci / Act 1

Work length3:03
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  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01

Intermezzo

Track length3:03
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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'

Work length46:23
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-05

1. Adagio - Allegro non troppo

Track length18:21
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2. Allegro con grazia

Track length8:12
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3. Allegro molto vivace

Track length9:42
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4. Finale (Adagio lamentoso - Andante)

Track length10:08
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Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet - Fantasy Overture

Work length20:03
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-07
  • Recording Venue: Concertgebouw, Grote Zaal, Amsterdam

Tchaikovsky: Marche slave, Op. 31

Work length8:45
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-05

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Work length43:35
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-12

1. Andante - Allegro con anima

Track length13:41
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2. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza - Moderato con anima

Track length12:49
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3. Valse (Allegro moderato)

Track length5:58
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4. Finale (Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace)

Track length11:07
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Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Op. 45

Work length13:10
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-12

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op. 49

Work length14:39
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-01
  • Recording Venue: Concertgebouw, Grote Zaal, Amsterdam

Schubert: Marche Militaire, D733 No. 1

Work length4:01
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-12-05
  • Recording Venue: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Strauss, J, I: Radetzky March, Op. 228

Work length2:33
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-12-05
  • Recording Venue: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture, Op. 124

Work length10:05
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1952-09-07
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26

Work length8:54
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-05-28

 Excerpt, Rossini: Guillaume Tell

Work length12:31
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-07-05
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Overture

Track length12:31
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Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Work length10:33
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1952-01-17
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

 Excerpt, Brahms: Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 Nos. 1-21

Work length21:09
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1952-09-04
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

No.1 In G Minor

Track length2:58
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No.3 In F

Track length2:19
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No.5 In G Minor

Track length2:27
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No.6 In D

Track length3:08
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No.17 In F Sharp Minor

Track length3:02
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No.18 In D

Track length1:16
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No.19 In B Minor

Track length1:57
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No.20 In E Minor

Track length2:49
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No.21 In E Minor

Track length1:13
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Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini Overture

Work length10:10
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-07-06
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 'Eroica'

Work length48:29
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-05-28
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

1. Allegro con brio

Track length14:22
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2. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai

Track length15:19
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3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)

Track length6:54
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4. Finale (Allegro molto)

Track length11:54
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

Work length27:15
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1953-04-29
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

1. Allegro vivace e con brio

Track length9:55
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2. Allegretto scherzando

Track length4:21
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3. Tempo di menuetto

Track length4:59
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4. Allegro vivace

Track length8:00
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Work length37:31
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1953-06-01
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

1. Poco sostenuto - Vivace

Track length12:28
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2. Allegretto

Track length8:28
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3. Presto - Assai meno presto

Track length9:07
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4. Allegro con brio

Track length7:28
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Reger: Hiller Variations, Op.100

Work length41:39
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1951-07-02
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Thema

Track length0:31
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1. Variation

Track length1:03
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2. Variation

Track length3:35
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3. Variation

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4. Variation

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5. Variation

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6. Variation

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7. Variation

Track length3:00
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8. Variation

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9. Variation

Track length2:02
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10. Variation

Track length2:01
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11. Variation

Track length6:31
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Fuge

Track length9:09
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Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Op. 21

Work length12:44
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  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1953-05

Overture

Track length12:44
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 Excerpt, Rossini: Guillaume Tell

Work length12:07
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  • Orchestre Lamoureux
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1955-01-26

Overture

Track length12:07
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 Excerpt, Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia

Work length7:47
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  • Orchestre Lamoureux
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1955-01-26

Overture

Track length7:47
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 Excerpt, Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment

Work length7:53
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  • Orchestre Lamoureux
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1955-01-26

Overture

Track length7:53
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Tchaikovsky: Serenade for strings in C major, Op. 48

Work length29:56
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  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1955-02-02

1. Pezzo in forma di sonatina. Andante non troppo - Allegro moderato

Track length8:56
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2. Walzer: Moderato (Tempo di valse)

Track length3:58
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3. Elégie. Larghetto elegiaco

Track length9:27
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4. Finale (Tema russo). Andante - Allegro con spirito

Track length7:35
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Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 4 in G major, Op.61 'Mozartiana'

Work length27:03
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  • Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1955-02-02

1. Gigue

Track length1:50
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2. Menuet

Track length4:09
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3. Preghiera

Track length5:14
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4. Thème et variations

Track length15:50
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Verdi: Requiem

Work length1:33:23
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  • Gré Brouwenstijn (soprano), Maria Von Ilosvay (contralto), Petre Munteanu (tenor), Oskar Czerwenka (bass (vocal))
  • Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1955-05
  • Recording Venue: Unknown, Rome

1. Requiem

Track length9:09
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2. Dies irae

Track length2:16
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2. Tuba mirum

Track length3:09
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2. Liber scriptus

Track length5:13
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2. Quid sum miser

Track length4:02
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2. Rex tremendae

Track length4:44
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2. Recordare

Track length5:04
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2. Ingemisco

Track length4:02
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2. Confutatis

Track length5:38
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2. Lacrymosa

Track length6:13
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3. Offertorium

Track length11:57
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4. Sanctus

Track length2:56
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5. Agnus Dei

Track length6:24
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6. Lux aeterna

Track length8:12
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7. Libera me

Track length14:24
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 Excerpt, Wagner: Tannhäuser

Work length13:35
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  • La Scala Orchestra Of Milan
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1947-07-26
  • Recording Venue: La Scala, Milano

Overture

Track length13:35
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 Excerpt, Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer

Work length9:37
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  • La Scala Orchestra Of Milan
  • Paul van Kempen
  • Recorded: 1947-07-26
  • Recording Venue: La Scala, Milano

Overture

Track length9:37
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