Explosive Classics | Chandos CHAN10989X

Explosive Classics

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Label: Chandos

Cat No: CHAN10989X

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 30th June 2017

Contents

Artists

BBC Philharmonic
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Ulster Orchestra

Conductors

Andrew Davis
Edward Gardner
Vernon Handley
Richard Hickox
Neeme Jarvi
Dimitri Kitajenko
Juanjo Mena
Valery Polyansky
Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Yan Pascal Tortelier
John Wilson

Works

Bartok, Bela

The Miraculous Mandarin, op.19 Sz73 (complete ballet)
» no.1 A shabby room in the slums

Copland, Aaron

Fanfare for the Common Man

Ginastera, Alberto

Estancia, op.8
» Danza final: Malambo

Grieg, Edvard

Peer Gynt: Suite no.1, op.46
» IV In the Hall of the Mountain King

Holst, Gustav

The Planets, op.32
» I Mars, the Bringer of War

Janacek, Leos

Sinfonietta
» Allegretto

Khachaturian, Aram

Gayaneh: Ballet Suite
» Sabre Dance

Lutoslawski, Witold

Concerto for Orchestra
» Intrada

Mussorgsky, Modest

Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)
» no.10 The Great Gate of Kiev

Nielsen, Carl

Aladdin: Incidental Music, op.34
» no.11 Oriental Festival March

Orff, Carl

Carmina Burana
» O fortuna

Prokofiev, Sergei

Romeo and Juliet, op.64
» Dance of the Knights (Act 1)
Scythian Suite, op.20
» II The Enemy God and the Dance of the Spirits of Darkness

Respighi, Ottorino

Feste Romane (Roman Festivals), P157
» I Circenses

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Symphony no.8 in C minor, op.65
» II Allegretto

Stravinsky, Igor

The Firebird (L'Oiseau de feu)
» Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Verdi, Giuseppe

Requiem (Messa da Requiem)
» Dies irae
» Tuba Mirum

Wagner, Richard

Das Liebesverbot
» Overture

Artists

BBC Philharmonic
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Ulster Orchestra

Conductors

Andrew Davis
Edward Gardner
Vernon Handley
Richard Hickox
Neeme Jarvi
Dimitri Kitajenko
Juanjo Mena
Valery Polyansky
Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Yan Pascal Tortelier
John Wilson

About

This compilation at Classic Chandos price gathers exhilarating performances of some of the loudest orchestral pieces ever written. The powerful, characteristic Chandos sound is best revealed in these resounding recordings of popular works. So turn up the volume of your hi-fi, move away any glass or crystal, make sure your neighbours are either out, deaf, or very good friends, ... and enjoy!

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