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Beethoven, Ninth Symphony, Fourth Movement, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler with Erna Berger, Elisabeth Höngen, Helge.
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Wilhelm Furtwängler, invited to Lucerne for the first time in 1944, was one of the defining artists of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL's first decades. Carefully re-mastered and supplemented with photos and materials from the LUCERNE FESTIVAL archive, they represent a sonic history of the festival. Schweizerisches Festspielorchester Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor. Label: audite Musikproduktion. Lucerne Festival Historic Performances: Wilhelm Furtwängler (Schumann: Manfred Overture & Symphony No. 4 - Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 Eroica). Schweizerisches Festspielorchester & Wilhelm Furtwängler.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (vĬl´hĕlm fŏŏrt´vĕng-lər), 1886–1954, German conductor, b. Berlin; son of Adolf Furtwängler. One of the greatest orchestral conductors of the 20th cent. he studied music in Munich, where he grew up. He began his career conducting opera in Lübeck (1911–15) and Mannheim (1915–20). He continued to conduct in Vienna, revived (1951) the Bayreuth Festival, and retained the position of conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic until his death. He was succeeded in Berlin by Herbert von Karajan. Furtwängler was particularly renowned for his interpretations of the music of Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, Wagner, and Schumann. He was also a composer, following in the German romantic tradition
Biography Wilhelm Furtwängler Gustav Heinrich Ernst Martin Wilhelm Furtwängler was born in Schöneberg (now a district/borough of Berlin) into a prominent family. His father Adolf was an archaeologist, his mother a painter . Wilhelm Furtwängler Gustav Heinrich Ernst Martin Wilhelm Furtwängler was born in Schöneberg (now a district/borough of Berlin) into a prominent family. Most of his childhood was spent in Munich, where his father taught at the city's Ludwig Maximilian University. He was given a musical education from an early age, and developed an early love of Ludwig van Beethoven, a composer with whose works he remained closely associated throughout his life.
Although born in Berlin, conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler spent his childhood in Munich, where his father was a professor . When the Nazis came into power in 1933, Furtwängler strongly and publicly opposed the Nazi agenda, despite pride in his German heritage, and refused to give the Nazi salute, even in Hitler's presence. In 1934, when Hindemith's Mathis de Maler was banned by the Nazi party, Furtwängler unilaterally resigned from all of his posts, aided numerous Jewish musicians under Nazi persecution, and refused to conduct in Nazi-occupied areas.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886–1954), German conductor and composer. Inscribed: The incomparable Vienna Philharmonic to commemorate the 12th. Forty seven years old when the Nazis came to power, Furtwängler was at the peak of his career, perceiving himself (and perceived by others) as a representative and defender of Germany’s glorious musical heritage. The son of a renowned archaeologist, he was born to a conservative bourgeois Berlin family in 1886. Like many elites of his time, he saw the ‘Jewish question’ as one of culture rather than of race.
wilhelm furtwängler, wilhelm furtwängler brahms 4 Wilhelm Furtwängler January 25, 1886 – November 30, 1954 was a German conductor and composer He is considered to be one of the greatest symphonic and operatic conductors of the 20th century. Furtwängler was principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic between 1922 and 1945, and from 1952 until 1954 He was also principal conductor of the Gewandhaus Orchestra 1922–26, and was a guest conductor of other major orchestras including the Vienna Philharmonic
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