Kurt Masur

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    Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 6

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    A Midsummer Night's Dream Op.61 : Act 2 Entr'acte - ScherzoKurt Masur
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    Symphony No.1 in D major : III Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppenKurt Masur
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    Symphony No.6 in B minor Op.74, 'Pathétique' : III Allegro molto vivaceKurt Masur
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    Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73: II. Adagio non troppoKurt Masur
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    Symphony No.5 in E minor Op.64 : II Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenzaKurt Masur
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        Kurt Masur was one of the most respected conductors, not only for his music, but also for his activities on behalf of human rights. He learned cello and piano and studied at the Breslau Music School (1942-1944). After the war he found himself in the Soviet occupied zone of Germany, which became the German Democratic Republic (DDR) or "East Germany." His higher education was at the Leipzig Hochschule f++r Musik, where he studied piano, composition, and conducting (1946-1948). ... Read more

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