Franz Konwitschny

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    Vorspiel zum 1. Akt aus "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"Franz Konwitschny
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    Ouvertüre zu "Tannhäuser"Franz Konwitschny
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    Ouvertüre zu "Der fliegende Holländer"Franz Konwitschny
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    Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64: I. Nacht / SonnenaufgangFranz Konwitschny
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    Götterdämmerung: Brunhilde ImmolationFranz Konwitschny

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        Franz Konwitschny was born to a family consisting of several members who were professional musicians. He studied at Brno's German Musical Society and later at Leipzig Conservatory. While still a student, he was exposed to great conducting as a member of the viola section of the famous Gewandhausorchester Leipzig when he played under the direction of Wilhelm Furtw+ñngler. In 1925, he moved to Vienna with the Fitzner Quartet and began teaching at the Vienna Volkskonservatorium. Wi... Read more

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