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Kurt Wöss

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Conductor of Classical

Kurt Wöss (2 May 1914, Linz, Austria – 4 December 1987, Dresden, East Germany) was an Austrian conductor and musicologist. Wöss was principal conductor of the Tonkünstler Orchestra from 1946 to 1951, the NHK Symphony Orchestra from 1951 to 1954. From 1956 to 1959 he was chief conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (then known as the Victorian Symphony Orchestra). He was principal director of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz from 1967 to 1975.

        
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  • Classical
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Popular Tracks   
Danse macabre, op.40 on 33 - Saint-Saens Sensations by And
Morceau de Concert for Harp and Orchestra, Op. 154 on Camille Saint-Saëns: Essential Works by Camille Saint-Saëns & Various Artists
Zar und Zimmermann, Act III: Holzschuhtanz on Meisterwerke der klassischen Musik: Hummelflug by Various Artists
The Love for the Three Oranges, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 33b: III. March on 111 20th Century Masterpieces by Various Artists
Marcia di Radetzky on Inni Italiani: 150° anniversario dell'unità d'Italia by Various Artists
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act I: Aria. ""Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja""" on Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Various Artists
Tannhäuser, WWV 70, Act III: "Beglückt darf nun dich, o Heimat, ich schauen" (Pilgrim's Chorus) on Sternstunden der Musik: Richard Wagner by Richard Wagner & Various Artists
The Magic Flute, K. 620, Act II: Papageno's Aria - "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen" (Vocal Version) on 100 Must-Have Opera Karaoke by Various Artists
Tannhäuser, WWV 70, Act III: "O du mein holder Abendstern on Sternstunden der Musik: Richard Wagner by Richard Wagner & Various Artists
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act II: Fliedermonolog des Hans Sachs. "Was duftet doch der Flieder" on Opera Highlights: Richard Wagner by Richard Wagner

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Symphonies En Ré Majeur N°1 Et En Ré Majeur N°3Franz Schubert, Tonkünstler Orchestra1991Album
German Romantic OperaKonradin Kreutzer, Albert Lortzing, Richard Wagner / Hermann Prey, Kurt Wöss, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus1984Album
Hermann PreyHermann Prey, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus Und Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1983Album
OPERETTA OVERTURESOrkester Slovenske Filharmonije, Kurt Wöss1979Album
Nutcracker Suite - 1812 Festival OverturePyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Tonkünstler Orchestra Conducted By Kurt Wöss1957Album
Symphonie N°41 "Jupiter"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Tonkünstler Orchestra / Direction: Kurt Wöss1956Album
Symphony #5 In E Minor Opus 64Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1953Album
Festival Ouverture 1812Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1953Album
Viennese WaltzesTonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss / Felix Günther1952Album
Symphony No. 9 In C MajorFranz Schubert - Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1952Album
Nutcracker SuitePyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1951Album
Symphony No. 4 (Tragic) In C MinorFranz Schubert - Tonkünstler Orchestra - Kurt Wöss1951Album
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante In E FlatWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Kurt Wöss - Tonkünstler Orchestra - Felix Günther1951Album
Symphony No. 4 In E Minor Opus 98Johannes Brahms : Kurt Wöss, Tonkünstler Orchestra1951Album
Piano Concerto In A Minor Op. 16Edvard Grieg, Symphony Orchestra of the Viennese Symphonic Society, Felicitas Karrer, Kurt Wöss1951Album
Symphony No. 6 In C MajorFranz Schubert, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1951Album
Symphony No. 7 In A Major, Opus 92Ludwig van Beethoven, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1951Album
Dvorak Concerto For Violoncello And Orchestra In B Minor, OP. 104Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss, Gaspar Cassadó1951Album
Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor, Op. 18Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Felicitas Karrer, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1951Album
William Tell And Barber Of Seville Overtures / Carmen PreludeGioacchino Rossini / Georges Bizet - Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss / Orchestra Of The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Erasmo Ghiglia, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris, Jean Allain1951Album
Victor Herbert HighlightsVictor Herbert / Johann Strauss Jr., Josef Strauß - Tonkünstler Orchestra, Max Schönherr / Kurt Wöss1951Album
Violin Concerto In D MajorPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Michèle Auclair, Kurt Wöss, Tonkünstler Orchestra1951Album
Beethoven's Pastorale Symphony No. 6 in F MajorLudwig van Beethoven, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss1951Album
Violin ConcertoNiccolò Paganini / Tonkünstler Orchestra, Ivry Gitlis, Kurt Wöss1950Album
Concerto For Violin And Orchestra Op. 6 In D MajorNiccolò Paganini / Tonkünstler Orchestra, Ivry Gitlis, Kurt Wöss1950Album
Famous Operetta Marches - Famous PolkasKurt Wöss, Tonkünstler Orchestra1950Album
Finlandia Op. 27 / Thamos, Konig In Aegypten K.345Tonkünstler Orchestra, Kurt Wöss, Felix GüntherAlbum
Ein Reigen Schöner MelodienBamberger SymphonikerAlbum
Ein Reigen Schöner MelodienBamberger Symphoniker, Kurt WössAlbum
Caucasian SketchesMikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Kurt Wöss, Tonkünstler OrchestraAlbum
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