Münchner Symphoniker

Known as Symphonie-Orchester Graunke until 1990, not the Alfred Scholz pseudonym. Formed 1990
Münchner Symphoniker
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1990
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Münchner Symphoniker

Münchner Symphoniker Biography (Wikipedia)

The Munich Symphony Orchestra (Münchner Symphoniker) is a German orchestra based in Munich but active statewide in Bavaria. It gives subscription concerts at the Herkulessaal and the Prinzregententheater and, to a lesser degree, at the Philharmonie am Gasteig.

Kurt Graunke founded the ensemble as the “Graunke Symphony Orchestra” in 1945 and led its first concert on September 25 of that year as a benefit for the Bavarian Red Cross. Regular subscription concerts began four years later.

In 1990 the orchestra adopted its current name. The chief conductor since 2014 has been Kevin John Edusei, whose contract was extended in 2016 through the 2021-2022 season. Philippe Entremont holds the title of Ehrendirigent, or honorary conductor, and since 2011 the principal guest conductor has been Ken-David Masur.

The Münchner Symphoniker has recorded music for more than 500 films, including George Bruns' adaptation of Tchaikovsky's ballet score for Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty, El Cid by Miklos Rozsa, Jerry Goldsmith's score for The Wind and the Lion, Christopher Young's music for Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Victor Young's score for The Brave One and Howard Shore's score for The Silence of the Lambs. It also performed the soundtrack to 1990s episodes of the TV series The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones.

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Richard Heuberger
Geh'n wir uns chambre séparée (Der Opernball)
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Geh'n wir uns chambre séparée (Der Opernball)
John Scott, Münchner Symphoniker & John Scott
Man on Fire (1987) - Title
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Man on Fire (1987) - Title

Man on Fire (1987) - Title

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John Scott
Conductor
John Scott
Jean Françaix
Clarinet Concerto (2nd mvt)
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Clarinet Concerto (2nd mvt)
Hans Rott
Symphony No 1 in E major - 3rd movement, Scherzo - frisch und lebhaft
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Symphony No 1 in E major - 3rd movement, Scherzo - frisch und lebhaft
Franz Lehár
As beautiful as the blue summer night (Giuditta)
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As beautiful as the blue summer night (Giuditta)
Franz Lehár
The Land of Smiles: 'You are my Heart's Delight'
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The Land of Smiles: 'You are my Heart's Delight'
Gustav Holst
A Hampshire suite (March)
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A Hampshire suite (March)
John Scott, Münchner Symphoniker & John Scott
The Deceivers (1988) "Deceivers Waltz"
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The Deceivers (1988) "Deceivers Waltz"

The Deceivers (1988) "Deceivers Waltz"

Composer
John Scott
Conductor
John Scott
Franz Lehár
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (The Land of Smiles)
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Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (The Land of Smiles)
Howard Shore
Silence of the Lambs (1991) - Finale
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Silence of the Lambs (1991) - Finale
Franz Lehár
The Land of smiles - operetta in 3 acts
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The Land of smiles - operetta in 3 acts
Gustav Holst
Perfect Fool Ballet Music, Dance of the Spirits of Fire
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Perfect Fool Ballet Music, Dance of the Spirits of Fire
Fritz Wunderlich
Granada
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Granada
Gordon Jacob
Overture (Music for a Festival for military band)
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Overture (Music for a Festival for military band)
Gustav Holst
Symphony in F - The Cotwolds - 1st Mvt.
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Symphony in F - The Cotwolds - 1st Mvt.
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