Overture `1812` (1880)
Largo - Andante - Allegro giusto - Largo - Allegro vivace
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Utah Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in USA, 1970s.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Daniel Bahrenbäum // CD 1982, Polydor (Germany)
(Transcribed by Igor Buketoff). NEW PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA; The Cathedral Choir and Children`s Choir of St. Ambrose; Central Band of the Royal Air Force; Guns of the King`s Troop; Royal Horse Artillery; Russian Church Bells. A NEW DRAMATICALLY NEW VERSION: With choruses adding the original famous Russian songs and chants which Tchaikovsky used as themes for this work. Taken from a LP released by RCA VICTOR (USA) in 1968.
The most famous recording ever of this work! The legendary Mercury Living Presence recording, April 1958. Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductd by Antal Dorati, Bronze Cannon (1775) Bells of the Laura Spelman Rockerfella Memorial Carillon, The Riverside Church. Following the 1812 is the Commentary recorded by Deems Taylor explaining how this (then) complicated and amazing recording was made. Best hide under the bed!
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Recorded in Detroit (USA), 1978. Featuring the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, the bells of the National Cathedral, Washington DC, and an American Civil War cannon.
ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE MONTRÉAL. Recorded in Québec (Canada), 1982.
Recorded: I. & II.1958, London.
Philadelphia Orchestra, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 1959
Coro dell`Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Orchestra dell` Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, conductor Antonio Pappano. EMI.
London Symphony Orchestra.
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. Recorded in the 1960`s.
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in USA.
Recorded at the Great Hall of the Leningrad Philharmonic, St. Petersburg, Russia, December 1, 1990.
Moscow Radio SO, MEPhI Academic Male Chorus, 1995
1812 Ouverture in E-Flat Major, Op. 49. Ferenc Fricsay & Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.
Hallé Orchestra. Cond. Mark Elder. Rec. Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 16.05.2012.
London Festival Orchestra,1995.