The 20th Century Classics series from Deutsche Grammophon and Decca is the definitive collection of the most significant and important repertoire and recordings of the Modern era. These are the works you must know in order to understand the music of the 20th century. There are fifty releases in all planned. This first wave of ten recordings includes classic performances of music by John Cage, Osvaldo Golijov, Igor Stravinsky, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Luciano Berio and Harrison Birtwistle.
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1 CD / Decca / 2012-07-31Works: John Cage: Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano
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1 CD / Decca / 2012-07-31Works: Claude Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86; La mer; Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra; Jeux
1 CD / Decca / 2012-07-31Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47; Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a (arr. by Barshai from String Quartet no 8 )
1 CD / Decca / 2012-07-31Works: Igor Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps; Symphony in Three Movements; Agon, ballet for 12 dancers & orchestra
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-07-31Works: Edgard Varèse: Amériques, for orchestra; Arcana; Déserts for brass, percussion, piano & tape; Ionisation
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-07-31Works: György Kurtág: Grabstein für Stephan, for guitar & instrumental groups, Op. 15c; Stele, for orchestra, Op. 33; Karlheinz Stockhausen: Gruppen
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-07-31Works: Luciano Berio: Sinfonia, for 8 amplified voices & orchestra; Ekphrasis, for orchestra ("Continuo II")
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-07-31Works: Steve Reich: Drumming, for 2 female voices, piccolo, 4 pairs of bongos, 3 marimbas & 3 glockenspiels; Six Pianos; Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ, for 3 female voices, 3 marimbas, 3 gl...
1 CD / Decca / 2012-07-31Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Triumph of Time, for orchestra; Earth Dances, for orchestra; Panic, for saxophone, drum kit & orchestra
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