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In their long history the SWR symphony orchestras (one covering the Southern part, the other the South-Western part of the federal state Baden-W√ľrrtemberg) have changed their names several times. In 2016 they merged and are known today as the SWR Symphonieorchester. Over the years these orchestras have performed with many legendary conductors who either were in charge as chief conductor or occasionally invited as guest conductor. On this 10 album boxed set the listener will find 12 of the greatest conductors of the 20th century. Some, such as Wilhelm Furtw√§ngler, Leopold Stokowski, Hans Knappertsbusch, Karl B√∂hm, Kirill Kondrashin, Carlos Kleiber and Kurt Sanderling, appeared only sporadically on the podium of the two leading Baden-W√ľrttemberg orchestras. But all, including Carl Schuricht or the chief conductors represented here, Hans Rosbaud and Michael Gielen (Baden-Baden), George Pr√™tre and Roger Norrington (Stuttgart), have left a lasting legacy with the respective orchestras.
In their long history the SWR symphony orchestras (one covering the Southern part, the other the South-Western part of the federal state Baden-W√ľrrtemberg) have changed their names several times. In 2016 they merged and are known today as the SWR Symphonieorchester. Over the years these orchestras have performed with many legendary conductors who either were in charge as chief conductor or occasionally invited as guest conductor. On this 10 album boxed set the listener will find 12 of the greatest conductors of the 20th century. Some, such as Wilhelm Furtw√§ngler, Leopold Stokowski, Hans Knappertsbusch, Karl B√∂hm, Kirill Kondrashin, Carlos Kleiber and Kurt Sanderling, appeared only sporadically on the podium of the two leading Baden-W√ľrttemberg orchestras. But all, including Carl Schuricht or the chief conductors represented here, Hans Rosbaud and Michael Gielen (Baden-Baden), George Pr√™tre and Roger Norrington (Stuttgart), have left a lasting legacy with the respective orchestras.
747313943289

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Format: CD
Label: SWRMUSIC
Rel. Date: 10/14/2022
UPC: 747313943289

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In their long history the SWR symphony orchestras (one covering the Southern part, the other the South-Western part of the federal state Baden-W√ľrrtemberg) have changed their names several times. In 2016 they merged and are known today as the SWR Symphonieorchester. Over the years these orchestras have performed with many legendary conductors who either were in charge as chief conductor or occasionally invited as guest conductor. On this 10 album boxed set the listener will find 12 of the greatest conductors of the 20th century. Some, such as Wilhelm Furtw√§ngler, Leopold Stokowski, Hans Knappertsbusch, Karl B√∂hm, Kirill Kondrashin, Carlos Kleiber and Kurt Sanderling, appeared only sporadically on the podium of the two leading Baden-W√ľrttemberg orchestras. But all, including Carl Schuricht or the chief conductors represented here, Hans Rosbaud and Michael Gielen (Baden-Baden), George Pr√™tre and Roger Norrington (Stuttgart), have left a lasting legacy with the respective orchestras.
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