Extreme Classics

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Extreme Classics

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

8557941-42
(8.557941-42)

Discs:

2

Release date:

27th Oct 2008

Barcode:

0747313294121

Length:

2 hours 35 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Extreme Classics


CD 1

1 Gayaneh: Sabre Dance

2 The Planets, Op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War

3 Die Walkure: Ride of the Valkyries

4 Firebird Suite (1919 version): King Kastchei's Infernal Dance

5 Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome): IV. Pines of the Appian Way

6 Sorochintsy Fair: Gopak (Hopak)

7 Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, "Organ": II. Allegro moderato - Presto - Maestoso

8 Fanfare for the Common Man

9 Danzas fantasticas (Fantastic Dances), Op. 20: III. Orgia

10 Ballet Mecanique

11 The Golden Age, Op. 22a: Polka

12 Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March

13 Symphony No. 10: II. Scherzo: Allegro

14 1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale

CD 2

1 The Crown of India, Op. 66: March of the Mogul Emperors

2 Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla

3 Carmina Burana: O Fortuna

4 Finlandia, Op. 26

5 Feste romane (Roman Festivals): IV. Epiphany

6 Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Montagues and Capulets (Dance of the Knights)

7 Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring): Part 2: The Sacrifice (excerpt)

8 The Red Poppy, Op. 70: Russian Sailors' Dance

9 Malambo, Op. 7 (version for orchestra)

10 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, WAB 109 (ed. L. Nowak): II. Scherzo: Bewegt, lebhaft

11 Pictures at an Exhibition (selections) (arr. for orchestra) IX The Hut on Fowls Legs

12 Pictures at an Exhibition (selections) (arr. for orchestra) X The Great Gate of Kiev


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Classical music is so often used as background music for meditation, commercials and restaurants that we often forget just how exciting it can be…Extreme Classics redresses the balance!

This double CD set contains some of the most spectacular music ever written featuring works by Wagner, Holst, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky and many more.

Aram Il'yich Khachaturian: Gayane

Gayaneh: Sabre Dance

Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32

The Planets, Op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War

Richard Wagner: Die Walkure

Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries

Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919 version)

Firebird Suite: King Kastchei's Infernal Dance (1919 version)

Ottorino Respighi: Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome), P. 141

Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome): IV. Pines of the Appian Way

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky: Sorochinskaya yarmarka (Sorochintsi Fair)

Sorochintsy Fair: Gopak (Hopak)

Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, "Organ"

Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, "Organ": II. Allegro moderato - Presto - Maestoso (conclusion)

Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Fanfare for the Common Man

Joaquin Turina: Danzas fantasticas, Op. 22

Danzas fantasticas (Fantastic Dances), Op. 22: III. Orgia

George Antheil: Ballet mecanique

Ballet Mecanique

Dmitry Shostakovich: The Golden Age Suite, Op. 22a

The Golden Age, Op. 22a: Polka

Richard Wagner: Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods)

Gotterdammerung, Act III: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March

Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

Symphony No. 10: II. Scherzo: Allegro

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Festival Overture, Op. 49

1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale

Edward Elgar: The Crown of India Suite, Op. 66

The Crown of India, Op. 66: March of the Mogul Emperors

Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold

Das Rheingold, Scene 4: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla

Anonymous: Carmina Burana

Carmina Burana: O Fortuna

Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26

Finlandia, Op. 26

Ottorino Respighi: Feste romane (Roman Festivals), P. 157

Feste romane (Roman Festivals): IV. Epiphany

Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64

Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Montagues and Capulets (Dance of the Knights)

Igor Stravinsky: Le sacre de printemps (The Rite of Spring)

Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring): Part 2: The Sacrifice (excerpt)

Reinhold Gliere: The Red Poppy Suite, Op. 70

The Red Poppy, Op. 70: Russian Sailors' Dance

Alberto Ginastera: Malambo, Op. 7 (arr. for orchestra)

Malambo, Op. 7 (version for orchestra)

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, WAB 109 (1894 version)

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, WAB 109: II. Scherzo: Bewegt, lebhaft (ed. L. Nowak)

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. M. Ravel)

IX. The Hut on Fowls' Legs, "Baba Yaga"

X. The Great Gate of Kiev

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