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The Great War - Classical and Popular Music from WWI

Album Summary

>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde
>Debussy, Claude : La mer
>Prokofiev, Sergey : Symphony no 1 in D major ("Classical"), Op. 25
>Stravinsky, Igor : Histoire du soldat - Trois danses
>Ravel, Maurice : Le tombeau de Couperin
>Stravinsky, Igor : Pulcinella, suite for orchestra
>Schoenberg, Arnold : Pieces (5) for piano, Op. 23
>Berg, Alban : Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7
>Copland, Aaron : Music for the Theatre, suite for small orchestra
>Nora Bates-Norworth / Jac : Shine On, Harvest Moon, song
>Berlin, Irving : Alexander's Ragtime Band, song
>Cohan, George M. : Over There
>Donaldson, Walter : How you gonna keep 'em down on the farm, after they've seen Paree
>Gershwin, George : Strike up the Band
>Oliver, King : West End Blues
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Works Details

>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 5 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1901

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Waltz
  • Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
  • Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1945

>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde :: Von der Schönheit
  • Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
  • Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1908-1909

>Debussy, Claude : La mer :: De l'aube à midi sur la mer
  • Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
  • Ensemble: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Todd-AO Scoring Studio, Studio City, CA (02/05/1996-02/06/1996)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1903-1905

>Prokofiev, Sergey : Symphony no 1 in D major ("Classical"), Op. 25 :: III
  • Conductor: Michael Thomas
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London, England (04/30/1991-05/02/1991)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1916-1917

>Stravinsky, Igor : Histoire du soldat - Trois danses :: IV
  • Conductor: Igor Stravinsky
  • Ensemble: Columbia Chamber Ensemble
  • Notes: Legion Hall, Hollywood, CA (02/10/1961-02/13/1961)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1920

>Stravinsky, Igor : Histoire du soldat - Trois danses :: V
  • Conductor: Igor Stravinsky
  • Ensemble: Columbia Chamber Ensemble
  • Notes: Legion Hall, Hollywood, CA (02/10/1961-02/13/1961)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1920

>Ravel, Maurice : Le tombeau de Couperin :: V
  • Performer: Robert Casadesus (Piano)
  • Notes: Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, NY (12/03/1951-12/07/1951)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1914-1917

>Ravel, Maurice : Le tombeau de Couperin :: VI
  • Performer: Robert Casadesus (Piano)
  • Notes: Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, NY (12/03/1951-12/07/1951)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1914-1917

>Stravinsky, Igor : Pulcinella, suite for orchestra :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Igor Stravinsky
  • Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1922

>Schoenberg, Arnold : Pieces (5) for piano, Op. 23 :: Walzer
  • Performer: Glenn Gould (Piano)
  • Notes: Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, NY (09/28/1965-11/16/1964)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1920-1923

>Berg, Alban : Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7 :: Act III
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1917-1922

>Copland, Aaron : Music for the Theatre, suite for small orchestra :: Prologue
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1925

>Nora Bates-Norworth / Jac : Shine On, Harvest Moon, song
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.

>Berlin, Irving : Alexander's Ragtime Band, song
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1911

>Cohan, George M. : Over There
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1917

>Donaldson, Walter : How you gonna keep 'em down on the farm, after they've seen Paree
  • Performers: Nora Bayes (Voice); Elsa Maxwell (Voice)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Gershwin, George : Strike up the Band
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Oliver, King : West End Blues
  • Performer: Louis Armstrong (Trumpet)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern