Celebrating 40 Years

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Celebrating 40 Years

Catalogue No:

ABC4814571

Discs:

2

Release date:

2nd Dec 2016

Barcode:

0028948145713

Length:

2 hours 23 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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The Australian Chamber Orchestra is a national treasure, and a world-beating musical force. This album celebrates the ACO’s history of superlative and ambitious music-making, presenting the recordings that have thrilled music-lovers for decades.

The album opens with Irkana IV by Peter Sculthorpe, recorded in 1996 and drawn from one of the most highly award-winning recordings in Australian classical history. Two other Australian composers with whom the ACO has a close history – Elena Kats-Chernin and Joseph Tawadros – are also represented.

The album showcases the stunning breadth of the Orchestra’s music-making by delving back into the Baroque (Bach’s beloved double violin concerto), the Classical (Mozart’s ‘Jupiter’ symphony), and into the Romantic era (Brahms, Wagner and Tchaikovsky). Each work is introduced in the booklet by the ACO’s Artistic Director Richard Tognetti.

Peter Sculthorpe: Irkanda IV

Irkanda IV

Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending

Astor Piazzolla: "Aconcagua" Concerto for bandoneón, string instruments and percussion

Allegro marcato

Elena Kats-Chernin: Torque

Torque

Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043

1. Vivace

2. Largo ma non tanto

3. Allegro

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Sextet in D minor, Op.70 - "Souvenir de Florence"

4. Allegro vivace

Joseph Tawadros: Rose

Rose

Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Siegfried Idyll

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 In C Minor, Op. 68

4. Adagio - Piu andante - Allegro non troppo, ma con brio - Piu allegro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41 In C Major, K.551 - "Jupiter"

1. Allegro vivace

2. Andante cantabile

3. Menuetto (Allegretto)

4. Molto allegro

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