Friday, January 1, 2016

Schumann: Scenes from Faust and Symphony No.1





Robert Schumann
SZENEN AUS GOETHES "FAUST"
für Soli, Chor und Orchester


Siegfried Lorenz (Faust)
Siegfried Vogel (Böser Geist; Mephisto)
Birgit Fandrey (Gretchen, Una poenitentium)
Eberhard Büchner (Ariel; Pater Ecstaticus)
Margot Stejskal (Sorge; Magna Peccatrix)
Carola Höhn (Not: Mulier Samaritana; Engel
Borjana Mateewa (Mangel; Marthe; Engel)
Violetta Madjarowa (Schuld; Maria Aegyptiaca; Mater Gloriosa)
Heinz Reeh (Pater Profundus)
Jürgen Freier (Pater Seraphicus)
Wolfgang Hellmich (Dr. Marianus)
Ralph Eschrig (tenor)


Rundfunkchor Berlin
director: Dietrich Knothe
Poznaner Knabenchor
director: Jerzy Kurczewski
Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester
conducted by
DIETER-GERHARD WORM
Schauspielhaus Berlin
29 September 1989
broadcast performance



CD 2 bonus:
Robert Schumann
SYMPHONY No.1, Op.38 "Spring"


I. Andante un poco maestoso - Allegro molto vivace
II. Larghetto
III. Scherzo. Molto vivace
IV. Allegro animato e grazioso


Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin
conducted by
HERMANN ABENDROTH
Broadcast recording
Berlin, 18 September 1955


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