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Music from Tony Palmer's Prize-Winning Films: Works by Rachmaninov, Vaughan Williams, Korngold, Berlioz, Brahms et al. / Maria Callas, Reneé Fleming, Anne Sofie von Otter et al.

Album Summary

>Fairport Convention : Jigs & Reels
>Purcell, Henry : Abdelazar
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Jazz Suite no 2
>Berlioz, Hector : The Damnation of Faust
>Arnold, Malcolm : The Belles of St. Trinians
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante"
>Cohen, Leonard : So Long Marianne
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The Lark Ascending
>Oldfield, Mike : Ommodawn
>Handel, George Frideric : The Royal Fireworks
>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Paganini Rhapsody
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>Walton, William : Façade
>Brahms, Johannes : Academic Festival Overture
>Korngold, Erich Wolfgang : Die tote Stadt, Op. 12
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker
>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Piano no 2
>Lennon, John : Yesterday
>Britten, Benjamin : A Young Person's Guide
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Works Details

>Fairport Convention : Jigs & Reels
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Purcell, Henry : Abdelazar :: Rondeau
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Jazz Suite no 2 :: Waltz no 2
  • Notes: Composition written: 1938.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Berlioz, Hector : The Damnation of Faust :: Marguerite's Aria
  • Performer: Anne von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Arnold, Malcolm : The Belles of St. Trinians :: St Trinian's Music
  • Running Time: 1 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre :: Ride of the Valkyries
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856

>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante"
  • Performer: Valentina Igoshina (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831-1832

>Cohen, Leonard : So Long Marianne
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The Lark Ascending :: (extract)
  • Performer: Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914

>Oldfield, Mike : Ommodawn :: (extract)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Handel, George Frideric : The Royal Fireworks :: Minuet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1749

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Paganini Rhapsody :: Variation 26
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Vissi d'arte
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Walton, William : Façade :: Popular Song
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1922-1927

>Brahms, Johannes : Academic Festival Overture :: (extract)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1879

>Korngold, Erich Wolfgang : Die tote Stadt, Op. 12
  • Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Pas de Deux
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana :: (extract)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Piano no 2 :: 2nd Movement
  • Performer: Howard Goodall (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1957

>Lennon, John : Yesterday
  • Performer: Paul McCartney (Voice)
  • Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Paul McCartney (1942 - ).
  • Running Time: 1 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1965

>Britten, Benjamin : A Young Person's Guide :: Fugue
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946