Korngold - the best CDs

A Listmania! list by Tim WC1 "timwc1" (London)
 
Classic Film Scores: The Sea Hawk
1.  Classic Film Scores: The Sea Hawk by Charles Gerhardt
The list author says:
  "Newly remastered, this is absolutey the best intro to Korngold's film music - wonderful excerpts, magnificently performed."
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Korngold: Suites from Film Scores
2.  Korngold: Suites from Film Scores by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
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  "A good complement to the above: suites from four of the costume drama films - Previn takes them seriously and slowly, the orchestra and digital sound are rich and stirring."
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Korngold: Sursum Corda; Sinfonietta
3.  Korngold: Sursum Corda; Sinfonietta by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The list author says:
  "Breath-taking symphonic works from Korngold's youth in Vienna - half poignant, half-exuberant.  Beautifuly performed and recorded (as are all the Chandos CDs of Korngold conducted by Bamert)."
£7.99   Used & New from: £4.50
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Die Tote Stadt
4.  Die Tote Stadt by Korngold^Kollo^Neblett
The list author says:
  "Knock-your-socks off performance of Korngold's best opera, a fabulous melange of touching tunes and heady climaxes."
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Violin Concertos (Ehnes)
5.  Violin Concertos (Ehnes) by Barber
The list author says:
  "Polished and passionate performance of Korngold's lovely Violin Concerto - a post-war work which plays with melodies from some of the film scores."
£31.88   Used & New from: £8.99
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The Film Music of Erich Korngold: Sea Wolf/Robin Hood
6.  The Film Music of Erich Korngold: Sea Wolf/Robin Hood by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The list author says:
  "The Sea Wolf is one of Korngold's most atmospheric film scores, given rich treatment in the brilliant Chandos Movies series conducted by Gamba.  Plus a short suite from the marvellous Robin Hood"
£13.23   Used & New from: £7.98
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Korngold;Between 2 Worlds
7.  Korngold;Between 2 Worlds by Deutsches So
The list author says:
  "Another haunting film score, paired with two heart-breaking symphonic works from the end of Korngold's life."
£13.95   Used & New from: £6.38
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Korngold: Der Schneemann; Märchenbilder; Schauspiel Ouvertüre; Violanta
8.  Korngold: Der Schneemann; Märchenbilder; Schauspiel Ouvertüre; Violanta by E.W. Korngold
The list author says:
  "Mainly youthful works, bursting with Viennese warmth and melody: a complete joy."
£6.46   Used & New from: £4.50
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Korngold - String Quartets Nos 1 & 2
9.  Korngold - String Quartets Nos 1 & 2 by Flesch Quartet
The list author says:
  "Two enjoyable and sophisticated string quartets - a good intro to Korngold's fascinating chamber works."
£19.90   Used & New from: £4.66

Kings Row (OST)
10.  Kings Row (OST) by National Philharmonic Orchestra
The list author says:
  "A symphonic portrait of small-town America suffused with a humanity and wisdom as profound as Mozart, this is simply the greatest film music there is: get the CD from Amazon.com in the USA."
£16.77   Used & New from: £11.99

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Last updated: 18/07/2011
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