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Beethoven – Symphony n.1

Beethoven – Symphony n.1

A dominant seventh chord that made history: this is how Beethoven’s first symphony begins.

Weber – Euryanthe Overture

Weber – Euryanthe Overture

With the opera Euryanthe, Weber, a contemporary of Beethoven, aimed at the close union of arts already advocated by Hoffmann. A concept largely inherited by Wagner.

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Gabriel Fauré – Pelléas et Mélisande Prelude [ANALYSIS]

Gabriel Fauré – Pelléas et Mélisande Prelude [ANALYSIS]

The Prelude to Fauré ‘s Pelléas et Mélisande is imbued with the gentleness and drama of the characters . Rich in orchestration, it’s a gorgeous page where the main challenge for a conductor lies in the subtleties of the constant push-and-pull

Béla Bartók – Romanian Folk Dances

Béla Bartók – Romanian Folk Dances

Embued in the richness of the folk tunes of Hungary, Bartók’s Rumanian Folk Dances are an orchestral miniature firmly set in the repertoire, often appearing in conducting auditions and competitions.

Josef Suk – Serenade for strings
Josef Suk – Serenade for strings

A prominent figure in the Czech musical world, Josef Suk was acclaimed by some of the greatest composers of his time like Brahms and Dvořák. His string serenade is to this day one of the audiences’ favorites.

Mozart – Symphony n.36 “Linz”
Mozart – Symphony n.36 “Linz”

A masterpiece written in 4 days: Mozart’s Linz symphony breaks the conventions with the Haffner and sets the tone for his latest symphonies

Brahms – Symphony n.1 Movement 4
Brahms – Symphony n.1 Movement 4

As with the first movement, Brahms begins the 4th movement of his first symphony with an introduction in C minor. The grandiosity of the musical gesture gives us a taste of what’s to come.

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