Hans Pfitzner

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Hans Erich Pfitzner (5 May 1869 – 22 May 1949) was a German composer and self-described anti-modernist. His best known work is the post-Romantic opera Palestrina, loosely based on the life of the great sixteenth-century composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1982 Lieder (feat. baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau) Hans Pfitzner 1
1989 Palestrina (Chor & Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks feat. conductor: Rafael Kubelik) Hans Pfitzner 2
1991 Palestrina (Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin & Staatskapelle Berlin feat. conductor: Otmar Suitner, organ: Helmut Oertel) Hans Pfitzner 1
1999 Palestrina (Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper & Bayerisches Staatsorchester feat. conductor: Joseph Keilberth) Hans Pfitzner 1
2009 Piano Quintet / Sextet Hans Pfitzner; Ensemble Ulf Hoelscher 1
2014 The Romantic Cello Concerto, Volume 4: Cello Concerto in G major, op. 42 / Cello Concerto in A minor, op. 52 / Cello Concerto, op. posth. / Duo, op. 43 Hans Pfitzner; Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Sebastian Weigle, Alban Gerhardt 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2000 Symphony no. 1 / Symphony no. 6 "Pastoral" Compilation Beethoven; Berlin State Opera Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Hans Pfitzner 1

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