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Korngold, BBC Philharmonic, Matthias Bamert - Act 1 from The Snowman / Fairy Tale Pictures / Overture To A Drama / Prelude and Carnival from Violanta album flac

Korngold, BBC Philharmonic, Matthias Bamert - Act 1 from The Snowman / Fairy Tale Pictures / Overture To A Drama / Prelude and Carnival from Violanta album flac Performer: Korngold
Title: Act 1 from The Snowman / Fairy Tale Pictures / Overture To A Drama / Prelude and Carnival from Violanta
Style: Romantic, Modern
Released: 1998
MP3 album: 1330 mb
FLAC album: 1859 mb
Rating: 4.4
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Genre: Classical

Schauspiel Ouvertüre, Op. 4 (Overture To A Drama). Märchenbilder, Op. 3 (Fairy Tale Pictures). 2. I The Enchanted Princess -. 2:40. 3. III The Ruler Of The Spirits -. 2:28. From Violanta, Op. 8. (9:30). Orchestra – BBC Philharmonic. Photography By – Brendan Carroll, The Korngold Society. Photography By – Katie Vandyck. Photography By – Superstock, The Grand Design, Leeds, England. Producer – Ralph Couzens.

The Schauspiel Overture (Overture to a Drama) was first performed in 1911 and was later in the repertoire of Fürtwängler, Mengelberg and Steinbach etc; it was played at the 1912 London Promenade Concerts making Korngold the youngest composer ever to be performed at this world-famous festival - a record he holds to this day. Again it is extraordinary. Listen to the eerie, mysterious opening - a sound world that could only be created by Korngold. The opera is richly orchestrated and atmospheric. Korngold adroitly creates a heavy, doom-laden, sexually-charged atmosphere - the music for Alfonso cleverly ambiguous in accordance with his perceived promiscuity. The carnival scene is appropriately very colourful.

Orchestra BBC Philharmonic. Conductor Matthias Bamert. Venue New Broadcasting House, Manchester. Producer Brian Pidgeon. The Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures) also date from 1910. Originally composed as piano pieces they were orchestrated three years later. The Schauspiel Ouvertüre (Overture to a Drama) was Korngold’s first published orchestral work. Composed at the age of fourteen, this ambitiously dramatic work is full of imaginative touches, and shows that the composer’s dramatic flair was already fully developed.

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Schauspiel Overutre (Overture to a Drama), Op. 4. 13:37. USD. Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang. Marchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures), Op. 18:52. 02. I. The Enchanted Princess.

Classic FM Magazine Mor. elease Date: 2nd Jul 2007. 13:46. Korngold: Märchenbilder (Fairytale Pictures), Op. 18:55. III. The Ruler of the Spirits. The Fairy Tale's Epilogue.

CD 1. Erich Wolfgang Korngold Composer. Schauspiel Overture, O. Work. BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra, Matthias Bamert Conductor. 1. Märchenbilder (Fairytale Pictures), 7 pieces, O. he Enchanted princess. Märchenbilder (Fairytale Pictures; arr. orchestra) Work. Korngold: Fairy Tale Pictures, etc. Matthias Bamert. BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

Matthias Bamert (born July 5, 1942 in Ersigen, Canton of Bern) is a Swiss composer and conductor. In addition to studies in Switzerland, Bamert studied music in Darmstadt and in Paris, with Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen, and their influences can be detected in his own compositions from the 1970s. He spent the years 1965 to 1969 as principal oboist with the Salzburg Mozart Orchestra, but then switched to conducting.

Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Bamert. Composer: Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Audio CD (January 21, 1997). Indeed, this is sacred ground! The Finale rumbles and grumbles its way, almost comically, to a highly satisfying conclusion of a highly satisfying and musically gifted work. The Piano Concerto, Op. 17, in one movement of nearly twenty-eight minutes, appears almost Schumannesque in its schizophrenic indecision: Moments of beguiling tenderness, soaring melody, broken asunder by startling excursions into dissonance, and then, just as suddenly, returning to the most sublime displays of renewed lyricism.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Schauspiel Ouvertüre, Op. 4 (Overture To A Drama) 13:38
Märchenbilder, Op. 3 (Fairy Tale Pictures) (18:53)
2 I The Enchanted Princess — 2:40
3 III The Ruler Of The Spirits — 2:28
4 IV The Gnomes — 2:44
5 V The Fairy King's Ball — 3:13
6 VI The Brave Little Tailor — 4:15
7 VII The Fairy Tale's Epilogue 3:34
From Der Schneemann (The Snowman)
Violin – Peter Manning
8 Moderato — 4:02
9 Act I 19:19
From Violanta, Op. 8 (9:30)
10 Prelude — 5:08
11 Carnival Music 4:22

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chandos Records Ltd
  • Copyright (c) – Chandos Records Ltd
  • Recorded At – New Broadcasting House, Manchester
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC Austria – A0100244341-0101
  • Published By – Schott & Co. Ltd.


  • Booklet Editor – Kara Lyttle
  • Composed By – Erich Wolfgang Korngold
  • Conductor – Matthias Bamert
  • Cover [Front Cover: A Last Look Back] – Celia Washington
  • Design – Sarah Wenman
  • Editor – Peter Newble
  • Engineer – Stephen Rinker
  • Executive-Producer – Brian Pidgeon
  • Leader [Orchestra] – Peter Manning
  • Liner Notes – Brendan Carroll*
  • Liner Notes [French Translation] – Marie-Stella Pâris
  • Liner Notes [German Translation] – Gery Bramall
  • Orchestra – BBC Philharmonic
  • Photography By [Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Courtesy Of] – Brendan Carroll*, The Korngold Society
  • Photography By [Matthias Bamert] – Katie Vandyck
  • Photography By [Use Of Cover Image] – Superstock, The Grand Design, Leeds, England*
  • Producer – Ralph Couzens
  • Typography [Booklet Typeset By] – Michael White-Robinson


TT 65:41

Recording venue: New Broadcasting House, Manchester, 12-13 June 1997.

℗1998 Chandos Records Ltd
©1998 Chandos Records Ltd
Printed in the EU

CD comes packaged in a standard plastic jewel case, and includes a 24-page booklet with photographs and notes in English, German and French.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 95115 96312 8
  • Label Code: LC 7038
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Matrix / Runout: DADC AUSTRIA A0100244341-0101 13 A2
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L553
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 94D6