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Janacek: Orchestral Works, Volume 2

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CHSA 5156
 
Janacek: Orchestral Works, Volume 2
Running Time: 76:45
CD UPC: 0095115515624

Release Date: May 2015
Originally recorded in 2014
Composer (1854-1928)
Leos Janácek
Solo violin
James Ehnes
Solo violin
Melina Mandozzi
Solo soprano
Susanna Andersson
Conductor
Edward Gardner
Venue
Grieg Hall, Bergen, Norway
Producer
Brian Pidgeon
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (NRK)
Gunnar Herleif Nilsen
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos
Classical

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LEOS JANÁCEK

(1854-1928)
1.

Jealousy, JW VI/10 (1895)

5:30
(Zarlivost)
Discarded prelude to Jenufa, JW 1/4
Allegro - Un poco meno mosso - Più animato -
Allegro - Un poco meno mosso - Più animato - Molto allegro (quasi Presto) -
2.

Violin Concerto 'The Wandering of a Little Soul', JW IX/10 (1926?, incomplete)

12:05
(Putovani dusicky)
Completed by Leoš Faltus and Miloš Stedron, 1988
Andante - Tempo di marcia - Adagio - Meno mosso - Allegro - Con moto -
Solo: James Ehnes violin
3.

The Ballad of Blanik, JW VI/16 (1919)

7:43
(Ballada blanická)
Symphonic poem for large orchestra after the poem by Jaroslav Vrchlicky (1853-1912)
Con moto - Vivo - Maestoso - Vivo - Maestoso -
Meno [ ] - Presto -

The Fiddler's Child, JW VI/14 (1913)

12:48
(Sumarovo ditê)
Ballad (symphonic poem) for orchestra after the poem by Svatopluk Cech (1846-1908)
4.
Con moto - Vivo - Adagio - Allegro - Tempo Vivo -
4:57
Tempo I - Meno mosso - Allegro
5.
Larghetto - Poco mosso - Tempo I - Con moto -
5:48
Con moto - Meno mosso - Con moto
6.
Allegro - Maestoso
2:02
Solo: Melina Mandozzi violin

The Danube, JW IX/7 (1923-25)

16:10
(Dunaj)
Unfinished symphony
after the poems Utonulá (The Drowned Woman) by Pavla Kricková (1886-1972) and Lola by Alexander Insarov (Sonja Spálová) (1898-1994)
Completed by Miloš Stedron and Leoš Faltus, 1985
7.
1
Andante - Un poco più mosso - Con moto
3:33
8.
2
[ ] - Un poco più mosso - Meno mosso - Presto -
4:55
9.
3
Allegro - Meno - Più mosso - Più mosso - Meno mosso -
3:09
10.
4
[Allegretto] - [Waltz] - [Più mosso] - Più mosso - [Poco tranquillo] - Presto
4:22
Solo: Susanna Andersson soprano

Taras Bulba, JW VI/15 (1915-18)

22:51
Rhapsody for orchestra after the tale by Nikolay Vasil'yevich Gogol (1808-1852)
11.
I
The Death of Andriy. Moderato, quasi recitativo - Più mosso - Andante - Allegro vivo -
8:07
12.
II
The Death of Ostap. Moderato - Allegro - Tampo I (Moderato) - Vivo - Moderato -
5:26
13.
III
The Prophesy and the Death of Taras Bulba. Con moto - Maestoso - Presto -
9:08
Total time: 77:48
Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Gardner
10 and 11 March 2014 (The Danube, Movements 1 and 3) and 24-27 November 2014 (The Danube, Movements 2 and 4, other works)




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