Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 - Overture to Estrella de Soria

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Title: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 - Overture to Estrella de Soria
Otros títulos: Symphony no. 1 in G minor, Sinfonie sérieuse
Symphony no 2 in D major, Sinfonie capricieuse
Overture to Estrella de Soria
Sinfonías Nos. 1 y 2 - Obertura Estrella de Soria
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Franz Berwald; Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra; Okko Kamu
Código CDU: Ber.06
Forma Musical: Symphonies; Overtures
Abstract: Franz Berwald's Sinfonie sérieuse was premiered on December 2, 1843, in Stockholm, conducted by Johan Fredrik Berwald, the composer's cousin. The performance was not what it should have been. In addition to not helping the composer's reputation, it became the only performance of any of his symphonies during his lifetime. Given that Berwald spent a number of years in Berlin and Vienna, the Sinfonie sérieuse is comparable in style and structure to those of his contemporaries Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. The first movement Allegro con energia, is in the traditional sonata-allegro form. Without any introduction, the first theme group begins its passionate journey with a loud chord, and then quickly drops to piano. Berwald presents an abundance of motivic fragments, but as with Beethoven, his transitions seem to be just as significant as the primary themes. The more lyrical second theme calls to mind the earlier Romantic composer Carl Maria von Weber. A development section follows ...


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Overture to Estrella de Soria.wav 7:58 80.41Mb WAV audio WAV
2. Symphony No. ... se-Allegro con energia.mp3 11:21 7.782Mb Unknown Mp3
3. Symphony No. ... rieuse-Adagio maestoso.mp3 6:40 4.569Mb Unknown Mp3
4-5. Symphony N ... e-Adagio-Allegro molto.mp3 13:21 9.153Mb Unknown Mp3
6. Symphony No. ... ie capricieuse-Allegro.mp3 11:45 8.056Mb Unknown Mp3
7-8. Symphony N ... e-Finale-Allegro assai.mp3 19:43 13.52Mb Unknown Mp3
Symphony No. 1 ... onie sérieuse-Completo.wav 632.1Mb WAV audio WAV
Symphony No. 2 ... e capricieuse-Completo.wav 5:07:58 634.3Mb WAV audio WAV

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