HAYDN, An Imaginary Orchestral Journey (2017)

Haydn

London Symphony Orchestra

Sir Simon Rattle

This sequence was devised by Sir Simon Rattle for a concert with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. He describes it as a celebration of Haydn as innovator: ‘I thought how wonderful it would be if all the most outlandish and particularly the most forward-looking pieces of his were all put together like a kind of “Greatest Hits”.’ Two of the excerpts are from the large-scale oratorios in German with which Haydn crowned his long career during his last years in Vienna. Two more come from a unique sacred orchestral work and an unusual opera. The rest are from symphonies, mostly written for the tiny court orchestra of the Esterhazy family at the family’s palace in Eisenstadt and its summer palace of Eszterhaza on the remote Hungarian marshes – where, as Haydn famously said, ‘there was no one near to confuse me, so I was forced to become original’.

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London Symphony Orchestra

The LSO was formed in 1904 as London’s first self-governing orchestra and has been resident orchestra at the Barbican since 1982. Valery Gergiev became Principal Conductor in 2007 following in the footsteps of Hans Richter, Sir Edward Elgar, Sir Thomas Beecham, André Previn, Claudio Abbado and Michael Tilson Thomas, among others. Sir Colin Davis had previously held the position since 1995 and from 2007 became the LSO’s first President since Leonard Bernstein. The Orchestra gives numerous concerts around the world each year, plus more performances in London than any other orchestra. It is the world’s most recorded symphony orchestra and has appeared on some of the greatest classical recordings and film soundtracks. The LSO also runs LSO Discovery, its ground-breaking education programme that is dedicated to introducing the finest music to young and old alike and lets everyone learn more from the Orchestra’s players. For more information visit lso.co.uk

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HAYDN, An Imaginary Orchestral Journey (2017)

Haydn

London Symphony Orchestra

Mastering Engineer: Jonathan Stokes
Producer: Andrew Cornall
Recording Engineer: Jonathan Stokes, Neil Hutchinson
Recording location: Barbican London England
Recording Software: Merging
Recording Type & Bit Rate: DSD128

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I. Introduction - Representation of Chaos - Largo
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II. The Earthquake - Presto e con tutta la forza
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IIIa. Sinfonia - Largo - Vivace assai
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IIIb. Sinfonia - Allegretto - Vivace
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IV. Largo
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V. Minuet & Trio
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VI. Finale - Presto
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VII. Finale - Prestissimo
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VIII. Introduction to Winter (Original version)
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IXa. Finale - Presto
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IXb. Finale - Adagio
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X. Music for Musical Clocks
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XI. Finale - Allegro assai
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