℗ 2009 PentaTone
Released July 1, 2009
Duration 1h 08m 59s
Record Label PentaTone
Catalogue No. PTC5186339
Genre Classical (Orchestral)
 

Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64 - Macbeth, Symphonic poem, Op. 23

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Marek Janowski

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1.1
Macbeth, Op. 23, TrV 163 (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
19:17
Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64, TrV 233  
1.2
Nacht (1) (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
3:29
1.3
Sonnenaufgang (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:30
1.4
Der Anstieg (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:26
1.5
Eintritt in den Wald (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
5:46
1.6
Am Wasserfall (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
0:15
1.7
Erscheinung (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
0:45
1.8
Auf blumigen Wiesen (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
0:50
1.9
Auf der Alm (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:03
1.10
Durch Dickicht und Gestrüpp auf Irrwegen (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:21
1.11
Auf dem Gletscher (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:03
1.12
Gefahrvolle Augenblicke (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
1:21
1.13
Auf dem Gipfel (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
4:21
1.14
Vision (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
4:02
1.15
Nebel steigen auf (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
0:22
1.16
Die Sonne verdüstert sich allmählich (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
0:53
1.17
Elegie (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:23
1.18
Stille vor der Sturm (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:48
1.19
Gewitter und Sturm, Abstieg (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
3:23
1.20
Sonnenuntergang (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:22
1.21
Ausklang (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
6:16
1.22
Nacht (2) (Live)
Richard Strauss; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Marek Janowski
2:03
Digital Booklet
"This is a major Strauss release ... an excellent coupling of an increasingly popular orchestral showpiece with an underexposed early Strauss tone poem ... Janowski plays Macbeth for all it's worth and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra sounds great. Macbeth has never been recorded in sound like this ... a 19-minute feast of the young Strauss's raging orchestra ..." - Fanfare " ... (a) stirring performance ... the sound Janowski conjures from the Pittsburgh Symphony (especially the low brass) suggests the mountain's craggy massiveness, while the instrumental detail allows us to revel in Strauss' imaginative scoring. There's energy aplenty in Janowski's pacing ... Janowski leads a powerful performance of Strauss' early tone poem Macbeth, again featuring exquisite orchestral playing ... (recording) is demonstration-class, spacious with vivid detail and a rich, solid low end ... an excellent performance ...highly recommended." - ClassicsToday.com This 2009 release from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under Marek Janowski features performances of two works by Strauss, rendered in stunning audio quality, called "demonstration-class" by ClassicsToday.com. The programme kicks off with the early tone poem Macbeth before leading into the main attraction, Strauss's epic large-scale and infrequently-recorded An Alpine Symphony.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Recorded live at Heinz Hall Pittsburgh, October/November 2008 Executive Producer: Job Maarse Recording Producer: Job Maarse Balance Engineer: Mark Donahue (Soundmirror, Boston) Recording Engineers: Dirk Sobotka (Soundmirror, Boston) Ray Clover (Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh) Editing: Dirk Sobotka
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-9.82
-26.41 to -0.10
-30.95
-42.07 to -22.00
12
5 to 17
1
Macbeth, Op. 23, TrV 163 (Live)
-0.44-25.1015
2
Nacht (1) (Live)
-3.39-33.5914
3
Sonnenaufgang (Live)
-4.10-22.9111
4
Der Anstieg (Live)
-7.06-27.0912
5
Eintritt in den Wald (Live)
-6.51-31.6615
6
Am Wasserfall (Live)
-4.31-26.388
7
Erscheinung (Live)
-17.33-34.1311
8
Auf blumigen Wiesen (Live)
-14.85-33.3411
9
Auf der Alm (Live)
-14.94-34.3811
10
Durch Dickicht und Gestrüpp auf Irrwegen (Live)
-7.94-28.1712
11
Auf dem Gletscher (Live)
-3.70-22.2212
12
Gefahrvolle Augenblicke (Live)
-12.69-35.2411
13
Auf dem Gipfel (Live)
-2.63-23.4312
14
Vision (Live)
-4.91-25.3413
15
Nebel steigen auf (Live)
-11.27-35.775
16
Die Sonne verdüstert sich allmählich (Live)
-24.44-40.9010
17
Elegie (Live)
-23.40-40.8510
18
Stille vor der Sturm (Live)
-4.17-34.6517
19
Gewitter und Sturm, Abstieg (Live)
-0.10-22.0014
20
Sonnenuntergang (Live)
-10.75-27.9911
21
Ausklang (Live)
-10.71-33.6013
22
Nacht (2) (Live)
-26.41-42.0710

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