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Discover The Classics Volume 2

Album Summary

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Tale of Tsar Saltan
>Khachaturian, Aram : Masquerade
>Balakirev, Mily : Oriental Fantasy for Piano, Op. 18 "Islamey"
>Falla, Manuel de : Danza del molinero (from "El sombrero de tres picos")
>Bizet, Georges : Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra from Jeux d'enfants
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaite Parisienne
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Delibes, Léo : Coppélia
>Satie, Erik : Gymnopédie 2
>Chabrier, Emmanuel : Joyeuse marche "Marche française"
>Rossini, Gioachino : La Cenerentola, Overture
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Respighi, Ottorino : Pines of Rome
>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 3 in A major ("Military"), Op. 40/1, CT. 152
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, J. 98 (Op. 11)
>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1
>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia, Op. 26
>Janácek, Leos : Sinfonietta
>Dvorak, Antonin : Czech Suite, for orchestra in D major, B. 93 (Op. 39)
>Smetana, Bedrich : Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
>Bartók, Béla : Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
>Arnold, Malcolm : English Dances Set 2, for orchestra, Op. 33
>Delius, Frederick : Koanga, opera, RT i/4
>Elgar, Edward : Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20
>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32/H 125
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Works Details

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet :: Dance of the Knights
  • Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia
  • Ensemble: Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly :: Romance
  • Conductor: Theodore Kuchar
  • Ensemble: Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: Soviet Union.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Spanish Dance
  • Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Tale of Tsar Saltan :: Flight of the Bum
  • Conductor: Anthony Bramall
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Khachaturian, Aram : Masquerade :: Waltz
  • Conductor: André Anichanov
  • Ensemble: St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1944.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Balakirev, Mily : Oriental Fantasy for Piano, Op. 18 "Islamey"
  • Conductor: Igor Golovschin
  • Ensemble: Russian State Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1869

>Falla, Manuel de : Danza del molinero (from "El sombrero de tres picos") :: Mille
  • Conductor: Kenneth Jean
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1921

>Bizet, Georges : Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra from Jeux d'enfants :: Duo
  • Conductor: Donald Johanos
  • Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1871

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Overture
  • Conductor: Alfred Walter
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
  • Running Time: 10 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1858

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performer: Maria Kliegel (Cello)
  • Conductor: Jean Monnard
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Coppélia :: Valse
  • Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1870

>Satie, Erik : Gymnopédie 2
  • Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Chabrier, Emmanuel : Joyeuse marche "Marche française"
  • Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1888

>Rossini, Gioachino : La Cenerentola, Overture
  • Conductor: Michael Halász
  • Ensemble: Zagreb Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1817

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Prelude to Act III
  • Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Respighi, Ottorino : Pines of Rome :: The Pines of the Appian Way
  • Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1924

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Polonaise for piano no 3 in A major ("Military"), Op. 40/1, CT. 152
  • Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 4 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84 :: Overture
  • Conductor: Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Ensemble: Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809-1810

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, J. 98 (Op. 11) :: Adagio
  • Performer: Benjamin Frith (Piano)
  • Conductor: Proinnsias O Duinn
  • Ensemble: RTE Sinfonietta
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1810

>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1 :: No 1 in G minor
  • Conductor: István Bogár
  • Ensemble: Budapest Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia, Op. 26
  • Conductor: Kenneth Schermerhorn
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 8 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1900

>Leos Janácek (Composer) (1854 - 1928) : Sinfonietta :: 4th Movement, Allegretto
  • Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd
  • Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1926

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Czech Suite, for orchestra in D major, B. 93 (Op. 39) :: Polka
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Ensemble: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice
  • Notes: Composition written: ?04/1879.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: ?04/1879

>Smetana, Bedrich : Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93 :: 100
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Ensemble: Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1863-1870

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Ensemble: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 12 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 :: Intermezzo Interrotto, Allegretto
  • Conductor: Alexander Rahbari
  • Ensemble: Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1943-1945

>Arnold, Malcolm : English Dances Set 2, for orchestra, Op. 33 :: No 7
  • Conductor: Andrew Penny
  • Ensemble: Queensland Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1951

>Delius, Frederick : Koanga, opera, RT i/4 :: La Calinda
  • Conductor: Myer Fredman
  • Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1897.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1897

>Elgar, Edward : Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 :: Larghetto
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Ensemble: Capella Istropolitana
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 :: Mars, the Bringer of War
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
  • Running Time: 7 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914-1916