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Category Archive for 'Symphonies'

Check Our Catalog Celebrated as the musical poet of the English landscape, Vaughan Williams was also a visionary composer of enormous range: from the pastoral lyricism of The Lark Ascending and the still melancholy of Silent Noon to the chilly grandeur of the Sinfonia Antartica and the noisy ceremonial of All people that on earth [...]

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Check Our Catalog Georges Enescu (1881-1955) was an extraordinary musician–one of the great violin virtuosi of the twentieth century, whose performing prowess was eventually overshadowed by his compositional talent. He is the most famous Romanian composer of all time. At the beginning of World War I, after two years of work, Enescu finished his Second [...]

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The Best of Britten

Check Our Catalog The outstanding English composer working in the mid-20th century, Benjamin Britten won a significant international reputation, whilst remaining thoroughly English in inspiration. Britten’s compositions appeal to all ages, from the delightful “Simple Symphony”, composed for a school orchestra, and “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra” written for an educational film, to [...]

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Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Check Our Catalog Gustavo Dudamel presents his highly anticipated second album. Again with the forces of the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, the disc features another symphonic masterpiece – Mahler’s captivating Symphony No. 5. With its energetic outbursts, expressive cantilenas and constant changes of mood, Mahler’s Symphony no. 5 is the ideal repertoire for [...]

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