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Offenbach: Orchestral Works

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CHSA 5160
 
Offenbach: Orchestral Works
Release Date: November 2015
Originally recorded in 2015
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos
Classical

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JACQUES OFFENBACH

(1819-1880)
1.

Overture to 'Orphee aux enfers' (1858)

10:24
(Orpheus in the Underworld)
Opéra bouffe in Two Acts
Arranged 1860 for Vienna by Carl Binder (1816-1860)
Allegro con fuoco - Allegretto - Lento -
2.

Overture to 'La Belle Helene' (1864)

8:35
(Beautiful Helen)
Opéra bouffe in Three Acts
Arranged 1865 for Vienna by unknown hand, possibly the composer
Allegro - Allegro non troppo - Più mosso - Plus lent -

Overture and Ballet from 'Le Voyage dans la lune' (1875)

17:25
(The Journey on the Moon)
Opéra féerie in Four Acts
3.
Overture
6:56
Allegro maestoso - Andante - Animé - Animé - Vivo -
4.
Ballet des flocons de neige
10:24
Introduction. Moderato - Vivo -
A. Les Hirondelles bleues. Scherzando -
B. Le Bonhomme de neige. Allegro moderato -
C. Les Flocons animés. Andante -
D. Polka. Allegro - Mouvement de Polka - Animé -
E. Mazurka. Allegro non troppo - Animé -
F. Variations. Maestoso -
G. Galop final. Allegro vivo - Pressez
5.

Overture do 'La Fille du tambour-major' (1879)

5:54
(The Drum-Major's Daughter)
Opéra comique in Three Acts
Allegro - Allegretto très modéré - Mouvement de Valse -

Intermede and Barcarolle from 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann' (1881)

5:12
(The Tales of Hoffmann)
Opéra comique (Opéra fantastique)
6.
Maestoso - Allegro moderato - Tempo di Minuetto -
2:02
7.
Allegro moderato - Moderato
3:10
8.

Overture to 'Barbe-bleue' (1866)

3:08
(Bluebeard)
Opéra bouffe in Three Acts
Allegro - Moderato - Allegro
9.

Overture to 'Le Mariage aux lanternes' (1857)

5:25
(Marriage by Lantern-Light)
Opérette in One Act
Revision of Le Trésor à Mathurin (Mathurin's Treasure) (1853)
Moderato marziale - Allegretto - L'istesso tempo -
10.

Overture to 'La Grande-Duchesse de Gerolstein' (1867)

6:04
(The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein)
Opéra bouffe in Three Acts
Arranged by an unknown German composer
Allegro maestoso - Allegro - Allegretto - Un poco più vivo -
11.

Overture to 'Vert-Vert' (1869)

8:59
Opéra comique in Three Acts
Moderato - Allegro - Allegretto - Animée Moderato -
12.

Overture to 'La Vie parisienne' (1866)

5:33
(Parisian Life)
Opéra bouffe in Five Acts
Arranged 1948 by Antal Doráti (1906-1988)
Allegro molto - Moderato (Tempo di Valse) - Presto - Più presto
Total time: 77:45
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
23 and 24 June 2015




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