Annotation

cd1:
1-8. London Symphony Orchestra, Alfred Scholz
cd2:
1-3. Helena Spitcova, Philharmonia Slavonica, Alberto Lizzio
4. The New Philharmonic Orchestra, Lawrence Siegel

Annotation last modified on 2018-04-25 16:07 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in A major, op. 90 "Italian": I. Allegro vivace
Mendelssohn 11:33
2 Symphony no. 4 in A major, op. 90 "Italian": II. Andante con moto
Mendelssohn 5:46
3 Symphony no. 4 in A major, op. 90 "Italian": III. Con moto moderato
Mendelssohn 6:57
4 Symphony no. 4 in A major, op. 90 "Italian": IV. Saltarello. Presto
Mendelssohn 6:02
5 Symphony no. 5 in D major, op. 107 "Reformation": I. Andante - Allegro con fuoco
Mendelssohn 11:06
6 Symphony no. 5 in D major, op. 107 "Reformation": II. Allegro vivace
Mendelssohn 5:37
7 Symphony no. 5 in D major, op. 107 "Reformation": III. Andante
Mendelssohn 3:15
8 Symphony no. 5 in D minor, op. 107 "Reformation": IV. Choral "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott"
Mendelssohn 8:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato
Mendelssohn 13:29
2 Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64: II. Andante
Mendelssohn 8:07
3 Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64: III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace
Mendelssohn 7:17
4 Romeo and Juliet (TH 42, ČW 39)
Tschaikowsky 20:52

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (1830) (tracks 5–8)
Felix Mendelssohn (1833) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Milan Horvat (Croatian conductor, 1919-2014) (tracks 1–4)
Alberto Lizzio (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 1–4)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 1–8)
Walter Scholz (track 1)
Hans Swarowsky (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Bamberger Symphoniker (tracks 1–4)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 1–4)
London Symphony Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym, not the real LSO) (tracks 1–8)
Philharmonia Slavonica (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 1–4)
Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien (previously ORF-Symphonieorchester) (tracks 1–4)
compiled in:
arrangements:
Fourth Movement from Symphony no. 5 (arr. Leidig) (track 8)
Saltarello - Presto from Symphony no. 4 "Italian" (for 16 player pianos, Lehrman) (track 4)
has revision:
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

violin:
Helena Spitkova (Alfred Scholz pseudonym, violinist) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (1838 – 1844-09-16) (tracks 1–3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1869) (track 4)
conductor:
Alberto Lizzio (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 1–4)
Milan Pohronec (conductor, relatively obscure) (tracks 1–2)
Alfred Scholz (track 2)
Laurence Siegel (conductor, possibly another pseudonym Alfred Scholz created) (track 4)
dedicated to:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 4)
orchestra:
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 4)
New Philharmonic Orchestra (unknown orchestra used on budget recordings) (tracks 1–2, 4)
New Philharmonic Orchestra London (bogus name used on budget releases, not the London Philharmonic or the New Philharmonia) (track 4)
Philharmonia Slavonica (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 1–3)
revised by:
Felix Mendelssohn (1845) (tracks 1–3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1870) (track 4)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 4)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 42) (track 4)
arrangements:
Finale from the Violin Concerto (for horn and band, Hopkinson) (track 3)
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (for piano four hands, Nadezhda Purgold) (track 4)
part of:
Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64 (movement) (tracks 1–3)
recording of:
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (1880 version, commonly performed) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
Romeo and Juliet (1870, rarely performed) (track 4)

Release

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