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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.

Wagner – Parsifal Prelude to Act 1

Wagner – Parsifal Prelude to Act 1

The very first phrase of Wagner’s Prelude to Act 1 of Parsifal holds in itself the germs of dramatically important leitmotifs recurring throughout the whole opera: the Redemption, the Wound, and the spear motif.

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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.

Schreker – Der Schatzgräber Interlude

Schreker – Der Schatzgräber Interlude

The luscious interlude from Schreker’s Der Schatzgräber is a gripping symphonic page rich in tempo changes and harmonic shifts

Beethoven – Egmont Ouverture
Beethoven – Egmont Ouverture

Beethoven’s Egmont Overture remains one of his most popular works. Taking after the Dutch hero depicted in Goethe’s play, Beethoven gives us another musical portray of his political views

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