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Just Classics 2: The Gold Collection

Audio Samples

>Copland, Aaron : Fanfare for the common man
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>     Wedding March
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83
>Respighi, Ottorino : Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 2
>     Bergamasca
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
>Jeffes, Simon : Music for a Found Harmonium
>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
>     Bacchanale
>Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno : I gioielli della Madonna
>     Serenata
>Ravel, Maurice : Chanson des cueilleuses de lentiques, for voice & piano (Melodies popularies grecques no 4)
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>     Dance of the Little Swans
>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum
>     Prelude
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
>Easton, Michael : An Australian in Paris, for orchestra
>     Le Boulevard St. Michel, en nuit (Alone and Lonely)
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b
>     Montagues and Capulets

Album Summary

>Copland, Aaron : Fanfare for the common man
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83
>Respighi, Ottorino : Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 2
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
>Jeffes, Simon : Music for a Found Harmonium
>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
>Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno : I gioielli della Madonna
>Ravel, Maurice : Chanson des cueilleuses de lentiques, for voice & piano (Melodies popularies grecques no 4)
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
>Easton, Michael : An Australian in Paris, for orchestra
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b
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Notes & Reviews:

Damien beaumont's popular program 'just classics' is a mainstay of abc classic fm. Following the success of the first just classics album, here is another triumphant collection of delightful music to soothe, inspire and intrigue! As well as some classical favourites, there is a sprinkling of rarities which have always attracted listener enquiries: 'what is that lovely piece?'



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Works Details

>Copland, Aaron : Fanfare for the common man
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Wedding March
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Respighi, Ottorino : Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 2 :: Bergamasca
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1924

>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
  • Performer: Fiona Campbell (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: ?12/1883-?/1885

>Jeffes, Simon : Music for a Found Harmonium
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Clarke, Jeremiah : Prince of Denmark's March
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1697

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 :: Bacchanale
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859-1877

>Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno : I gioielli della Madonna :: Serenata
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 12/23/1911

>Ravel, Maurice : Chanson des cueilleuses de lentiques, for voice & piano (Mélodies popularies grecques no 4)
  • Performer: Sara Macliver (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1904

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Dance of the Little Swans
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Charpentier, Marc-Antoine : Te Deum :: Prelude
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: ?1692

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1938

>Easton, Michael : An Australian in Paris, for orchestra :: Le Boulevard St. Michel, en nuit (Alone and Lonely)
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b :: Montagues and Capulets
  • Conductor: Benjamin Northey
  • Notes: Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Australia (01/19/2009-01/23/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1936