Felix Weingartner Archive
FELIX WEINGARTNER: Complete Symphonies. Symphonies 1 – 7 and Symphonic Works [Details follow] – Maya Boog, sop./ Franziska Gottwald, alto/ Rolf Romei, tenor /Christopher Bolduc, bar./ Babette Mondry, organ/ Czech Philharmonic Choir Brünn/ Symphonieorchester Basel/ Marko Letonja – CPO multichannel SACD, 777 938-2, TT: 38 hr. 18 min. (7 SACDs) [Distrib. by Naxos] ****: This […]
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in c Minor; HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in D Major; Concerto Grosso in g Minor, No. 6 – London Sym. Orch./ Felix Weingartner – Yves St-Laurent Studio
“Classical” maestro Felix Weingartner has his work in Brahms and Handel restored, and the musical moments well articulate the refined qualities of his conducting art.
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral” – Miriam Licette, sop./ Muriel Brunskill, contr./ Hubert Eisdell, tenor/ Harold Williams, bass-bar./ Chorus and London Sym. Orch./ Felix Weingartner – Pristine
The 1926 Beethoven Ninth from Felix Weingartner concludes the famed Centennial Cycle from Columbia Records, restored here in grand style.
The Columbia BEETHOVEN Centennial Series, Vol. III = Symphony No. 5 in C Minor; Symphony No. 6 in F Major, “Pastoral” – Royal Philharmonic Orch./ Felix Weingartner – Pristine Audio
Fast but penetrating performances of Beethoven’s middle symphonies performed by the esteemed Felix Weingartner.
Marguerite Long plays RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3; D’INDY: Symphony on a French Mountain Air – Marguerite Long, p./ Orch. cond. Pedro de Freitas Branco (Ravel)/ Paris Conservatory Orch./ Felix Weingartner (Beethoven)/ Colonne Sym. Orch. / Paul Paray (D’Indy) – Dutton
Marguerite Long reigned as the supreme virtuoso of her time; and the two Gallic works confirm her prowess, while the Beethoven fares less successfully.