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The Olympic Experience

Album Summary

>Strauss, Richard : Also sprach Zarathustra
>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum, H. 146
>Elgar, Edward : Cockaigne Overture
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>Purcell, Henry : Come, ye sons of Art
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite in F
>Handel, George Frideric : Fireworks Music
>Prizeman, Robert : Sacris Solemnis for boy's choir (after the Allegretto from Beethoven's Symphony no 7)
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet
>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Prizeman, Robert : Angelis
>Prizeman, Robert : Jubilate
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Ode to Joy (An die Freude) (Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee)
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Works Details

>Strauss, Richard : Also sprach Zarathustra :: Opening
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1896

>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum, H. 146 :: Prélude
  • Conductor: Louis Martini
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: ?1692

>Elgar, Edward : Cockaigne Overture :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Andrew Davis
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
  • Conductor: Christoph Dohnányi
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Nessun dorma!
  • Performer: Placido Domingo
  • Conductor: Nello Santi
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Purcell, Henry : Come, ye sons of Art :: Sound the trumpet
  • Performers: Michael Chance (Countertenor); James Bowman (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1694

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite in F :: Bourrée
  • Conductor: Louis Martini
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Handel, George Frideric : Fireworks Music :: La réjouissance
  • Conductor: Louis Martini
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1749

>Prizeman, Robert : Sacris Solemnis for boy's choir (after the Allegretto from Beethoven's Symphony no 7)
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet :: Dance of the Knights
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana :: O Fortuna (reprise)
  • Conductor: Zubin Mehta
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre :: The Ride of the Valkyries
  • Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856

>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah Chorus
  • Conductor: Raymond Leppard
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Prizeman, Robert : Angelis
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Prizeman, Robert : Jubilate
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aïda :: Chorus
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aïda :: Triumphal March
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Ode to Joy (An die Freude) (Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee)
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral