Charles Münch

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    Beethoven: Overtures

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    Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48: II. WaltzCharles Münch
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    Tristan und Isolde: Prélude and LiebestodCharles Münch
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    Coriolan, Op.62: OvertureCharles Münch
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    Fidelio, Op. 72: OvertureCharles Münch
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    Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72aCharles Münch

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        A genial conductor with a particular gift for French music, Charles Munch extended the Boston Symphony's glory years (begun under the baton of Serge Koussevitzky) into the early 1960s. Munch was so venerated that conservative Bostonians even declined to fuss over rumors that he was having an affair with his niece, pianist Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer; they wrote it off as part of his romantic French nature. Paradoxically, Munch was not precisely French. He was born in Alsace-Lorrai... Read more

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