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Valentina Lisitsa plays Piano Themes from Cinema's Golden Age - "Love Story" / Valentina Lisitsa, piano; Gavin Sutherland, BBC Concert Orchestra

Album Summary

>Addinsell, Richard : Warsaw Concerto
>Bennett, Richard R. : Murder on the Orient Express
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Unforgettable Year 1919
>Williams, Charles : The Jealous Lover (theme from the film The Apartment)
>Rota, Nino : The Glass Mountain
>Farnon, Robert : Sea Shore, for pops orchestra
>Addinsell, Richard : Invocation, for piano & orchestra
>Leslie-Smith, Kenneth : Mansell Concerto (from the film "The Woman's Angle")
>Bath, Hubert : Cornish Rhapsody for piano & orchestra
>Beaver, Jack : The Case of the Frightened Lady
>Grusin, Dave : New Hampshire Hornpipe
>Lucas, Leighton : Stage Fright
>Bridgewater, Leslie : Train of Events
>Williams, Charles : The Dream of Olwen, for piano & orchestra (From the film "The Way to the Stars")
>Davis, Carl [Conductor] : Pride and Prejudice
Performer Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Valentina Lisitsa is a remarkable pianist with consistent YouTube video views reaching over 112 million. Her new album explores the glorious music of cinema's golden era, including original scores for piano and orchestra written for movies of the 1940s and 1950s. Composers include Nino Rota, Richard Addinsell, Carl Davies, Richard Rodney- Bennett and Dimitri Shostakovich with selections heard in Love Story, Murder on the Orient Express, On Golden Pond and many more.

1. Warsaw Concerto

2. Murder on the Orient Express - Overture

3. Assault on Beautiful Gorky - Valentina Lisitsa, BBC Concert Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green

4. Jealous Lover

5. The Legend of the Glass Mountain

6. Seashore

7. Invocation

8. The Mansell Concerto

9. Cornish Rhapsody - Valentina Lisitsa, BBC Concert Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green

10. Portrait of Isla

11. New Hampshire Hornpipe - Valentina Lisitsa

12. Rhapsody

13. Legend of Lancelot

14. The Dream of Olwen - Valentina Lisitsa, BBC Concert Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green

15. Pride & Prejudice - Main Theme - Valentina Lisitsa, BBC Concert Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green


Works:

Warsaw Concerto by Richard Addinsell
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1941; England

Invocation by Richard Addinsell
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: England

Cornish Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra by Hubert Bath
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944; England

The Case of the Frightened Lady: Portrait of Isla by Jack Beaver
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1940

Murder on the Orient Express by Richard Rodney Bennett
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1973; England

Legend of Lancelot by Leslie Bridgewater
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra

Pride and Prejudice: Theme by Carl Davis
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra

Sea Shore, for pops orchestra by Robert Farnon
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: Modern

On Golden Pond: New Hampshire Hornpipe by Dave Grusin
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)

The Mansell Concerto by Kenneth Leslie-Smith
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra

Stage Fright: Rhapsody by Leighton Lucas
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1950; England

Glass Mountain: Legend of the Glass Mountain by Nino Rota
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: Modern

Unforgettable Year 1919, Op. 89: Assault on Beautiful Gorky by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1951; USSR

The Apartment: Jealous Lover by Charles Williams
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1960; England

The Dream of Olwen by Charles Williams
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1947; England





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Works Details

>Addinsell, Richard : Warsaw Concerto
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 1941

>Bennett, Richard R. : Murder on the Orient Express :: Overture
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1974

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Unforgettable Year 1919 :: The Storming of Red Hill (Assault on Beautiful Gorky)
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 6 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1951

>Williams, Charles : The Jealous Lover (theme from the film The Apartment)
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1949

>Rota, Nino : The Glass Mountain :: The Legend of
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Farnon, Robert : Sea Shore, for pops orchestra
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Addinsell, Richard : Invocation, for piano & orchestra
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto

>Leslie-Smith, Kenneth : Mansell Concerto (from the film "The Woman's Angle")
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto

>Bath, Hubert : Cornish Rhapsody for piano & orchestra
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Beaver, Jack : The Case of the Frightened Lady :: Portrait of Isla
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1940

>Grusin, Dave : New Hampshire Hornpipe
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Lucas, Leighton : Stage Fright :: Rhapsody
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Bridgewater, Leslie : Train of Events :: Legend of Lancelot
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1949

>Williams, Charles : The Dream of Olwen, for piano & orchestra (From the film "The Way to the Stars")
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1947

>Davis, Carl [Conductor] : Pride and Prejudice :: Main Theme
  • Performer: Valentina Lisitsa (Piano)
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score