zaterdag 1 januari 2011

Fritz Stiedry: Mozart serenade 'Gran Partita' KV361 (Parlophone, 1928-9)


Fritz Stiedry (1883-1968): Oostenrijks dirigent en componist. Afgestudeerd jurist.
1907: assistent van Mahler in Vienna Court Oper
1913: Kassel
1914-1923: Opera Berlijn
1924: Volksoper Wenen (opvolger van Felix Weingartner)
1928-1933: muzikaal directeur van Städtische Oper Berlin (opvolger van Bruno Walter)
1933: vertrek uit Duitsland
1934-1937: Leningrad Ph.O.
1937: vertrek naar de Verenigde Staten.
1938: New Friends of Music (Bach Haydn Mozart, première Schönberg 2e kamersymfonie
1945-1946; Chicago Opera
1946-1958: Metropolitan Opera
1947: Glyndebourne
Meer info over Fritz Stiedry op Wikipedia (Engels) en answers.com (Engels).


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade no.10 voor 13 blaasinstrumenten 
"Gran Partita" in Bes KV 361
1  largo – molto allegro
2  menuetto
3  adagio
4  menuetto – allegretto
5  romance – adagio
6  tema con variazioni
6  finale – molto allegro
Blazers van de Opera van Berlijn o.l.v. Fritz Stiedry
78t 30 cm: Parlophone P 57071-2  (2-21150~1; 21181~2)
Opname 21-12-1928; 18-01-1929
Tijd: 16:14

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4 opmerkingen:

  1. Wonderful, a brilliant New Year's present, something I've long wanted to hear, many thanks for your generous and imaginative posts and Happy New Year to you!

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  2. Impressive!!! Now that is really, really rare isn't it?

    There are a number of "lost" Gran Partita recordings that I have considered uploading -- Bläser der Wiener Philharmoniker from Nixa; Ansermet; etc. -- but this one takes the cake.

    Prosit Neujahr und guten Rutsch! as Mozart might have said it.
    Squirrel

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  3. Once again, belatedly, many thanks for this lovely set which has still never been digitized by anyone else, as far as I know.

    Belatedly also, I've checked it against a score, so here is a summary side analysis (there are extra little cuts here and there):

    P 57.071, mtx 21.150 (i) Largo; Molto allegro [as 'Allegro molto'], part 1
    P 57.071, mtx 21.151 (i) Molto allegro, part 2; (ii) Menuetto (NB Trio I only)
    recorded 21-Dec-28

    P 57.072, mtx 21.181 (v) Romanze: Adagio
    P 57.071, mtx 21.182 (iv) Menuetto: Allegretto (NB with (ii) Trio II dropped in); (vii) Rondo: Molto allegro (all sections once through only)
    recorded 18-Jan-29

    Thanks again and best wishes,

    Nick

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    1. Hi Nick, thanks for this complemental information! Great!

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