Beethoven Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II Symphony No. 2
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Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Sally Matthews, soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Barry Banks, tenor
Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Ragnar Bohlin, chorus director
Recorded live in PCM 96 kHz/24-bit audio May 2-3, 2013 at Davies Symphony Hall — a venue of the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, City and County of San Francisco.
Leadership support of SFS Media is provided by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.
Producer: Jack Vad
Engineering Support: Roni Jules and Gus Polleck
Post Production: Jonathan Stevens
Mastering: Gus Skinas
Cover Photo: Foggy Forest on Mt. Diablo by Cathy Clark, Getty Images
Booklet Photos: Kristen Loken
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|Click the arrows for audio samples (samples are the first 3 minutes of each movement):||44kHz (WAV)
Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO 87:
|1.||Play||I. Todt! Todt! [7:44]|
|2.||Play||II. Ein Ungeheuer, sein Name Fanatismus [1:30]|
|3.||Play||III. Da kam Joseph [4:43]|
|4.||Play||IV. Da stiegen die Menschen an’s Licht [5:33]|
|5.||Play||V. Er schläft [2:33]|
|6.||Play||VI. Hier schlummert seinen stillen Frieden [7:37]|
|7.||Play||VII. Todt! Todt! [8:52]|
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 36:
|8.||Play||I. Adagio molto-Allegro con brio [12:59]|
|9.||Play||II. Larghetto [11:26]|
|10.||Play||III. Scherzo: Allegro [3:41]|
|11.||Play||IV. Allegro molto [6:40]|
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