Stravinsky: The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

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Dances & Dreams: Gala from Berlin 2011

Dances & Dreams: Gala from Berlin 2011

Recorded live at the Berlin Philharmonic, 31 December 2011


Brahms:

Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor

Dvorak:

Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C Major, Op. 46 No. 1

Grieg:

Symphonic Dance, Op. 64 No. 2

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

Evgeny Kissin (piano)

Ravel:

Alborada del gracioso (orchestral version)

Strauss, R:

Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils

Stravinsky:

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Berceuse from The Firebird

Finale from The Firebird


In 2011 the Berliner Philharmoniker and their musical director Sir Simon Rattle welcomed in the New Year with a gala concert programmed with ‘Dances & Dreams’.

Spinetingling and inspiring performances of music by Dvořák, Ravel, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky and Brahms are complemented by the extraordinary talent of the multi-awarded Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin. Kissin’s musicality, the depth and poetic quality of his interpretations, and his extraordinary virtuosity have placed him at the forefront of today’s pianists, and his passionate performance of the renowned Piano Concerto in A minor by Edvard Grieg is mesmerizing.

Kissin's musicality, the depth and poetic quality of his interpretations, and his extraordinary virtuosity have placed him at the forefront of today's pianists.

Picture format: 1080i Full HD 16:9

Sound formats: PCM 2.0, DTS-HD Master Audio Surround

Region code: All (worldwide)

Booklet notes: English, German, French

Running time: 89 mins

German FSK: 0

“Where Rattle and company radiate love, Kissin gives us duty. Still, nothing else casts a chill. Hearing the orchestra's splendours, observing the smiles and eye contact, you'd never believe the past stories of turbulence between musicians and conductor...The Blu-ray edition, as always, is markedly crisper” BBC Music Magazine, January 2013 ****

Blu-ray Disc

Region: all

EuroArts - 2058724

(Blu-ray)

$43.25

In stock - usually despatched within 1 working day.

Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Prokofiev: Les Ballets Russes

Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Prokofiev: Les Ballets Russes


Prokofiev:

Ten Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75

Stravinsky:

Finale from The Firebird

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Berceuse from The Firebird

Tchaikovsky:

The Nutcracker, Op. 71: Concerto-Suite for piano

trans. Mikhail Pletnev


Elena Rozanova (piano)

The mythical "Russian Seasons" organised by Serge Diaghilev were a huge success in Paris in 1909. New musical and choreographic works emerged and built a new era in the field of dance , music and painting in France . On this disc, which contains everything from Tchaikovsky to Prokofiev and Stravinsky , the listener can follow this evolution through the best extracts of the Ballets Russes.

“A delicious selection of transcribed Russian ballet music, performed by Elena Rozanova with plenty of colour, flair, affection and heroic virtuosity. Immensely enjoyable.” BBC Music Magazine, May 2014 ****

Released or re-released in last 6 months

Continuo Classics - CC777701

(CD)

$15.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days.

Dances & Dreams: Gala from Berlin 2011

Dances & Dreams: Gala from Berlin 2011

Recorded live at the Berlin Philharmonic, 31 December 2011


Brahms:

Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor

Dvorak:

Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C Major, Op. 46 No. 1

Grieg:

Symphonic Dance, Op. 64 No. 2

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

Evgeny Kissin (piano)

Ravel:

Alborada del gracioso (orchestral version)

Strauss, R:

Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils

Stravinsky:

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Berceuse from The Firebird

Finale from The Firebird


In 2011 the Berliner Philharmoniker and their musical director Sir Simon Rattle welcomed in the New Year with a gala concert programmed with ‘Dances & Dreams’.

Spinetingling and inspiring performances of music by Dvořák, Ravel, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky and Brahms are complemented by the extraordinary talent of the multi-awarded Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin. Kissin’s musicality, the depth and poetic quality of his interpretations, and his extraordinary virtuosity have placed him at the forefront of today’s pianists, and his passionate performance of the renowned Piano Concerto in A minor by Edvard Grieg is mesmerizing.

Kissin's musicality, the depth and poetic quality of his interpretations, and his extraordinary virtuosity have placed him at the forefront of today's pianists.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9

Sound formats: PCM Stereo, DD 5.0, DTS 5.0

Region code: All (worldwide)

Booklet notes: English, German, French

Running time: 89 mins

“It's party time. Everyone, not least the radiantly smiling conductor, is bent on enjoying themselves...This is among the most thoughtful and poetic accounts of the Concerto that I've heard. There's nothing superficial or preconceived...It is this performance which gives the DVD its raison d'etre, one which in half a century will be viewed with the same kind of interest as film of Moiseiwitsch, Cortot et al is viewed today.” Gramophone Magazine, December 2012

“Where Rattle and company radiate love, Kissin gives us duty. Still, nothing else casts a chill. Hearing the orchestra's splendours, observing the smiles and eye contact, you'd never believe the past stories of turbulence between musicians and conductor.” BBC Music Magazine, January 2013 ****

DVD Video

Region: 0

Format: NTSC

EuroArts - 2058728

(DVD Video)

$36.00

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days.

Lightly Classical

Lightly Classical


Includes

Black, S:

Overture To A Costume Comedy

Debussy:

Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque)

Farnon:

Lake of the Woods

Grieg:

Våren, elegiac melody for strings, Op. 34 No. 2

Holst:

St Paul's Suite, Op. 29 No. 2: Dargason

Kabalevsky:

Galop from The Comedians, Op. 26

Khachaturian:

Masquerade: Waltz

Sabre Dance from Gayane

Lehár:

Zigeunerliebe (Gipsy Love): waltz

Massenet:

Meditation (from Thaïs)

Rimsky Korsakov:

Flight of the Bumble Bee

arr. Ralph Sterling, aka David Carroll

Stravinsky:

Rondo of the Princesses from The Firebird

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Berceuse from The Firebird

Finale from The Firebird

Tchaikovsky:

The Seasons, Op. 37b: June (Barcarolle)

Swan Lake: Scene (Swan Theme)

Walton:

Popular Song from 'Façade'

Wood, Haydn:

A brown bird singing

and adaptations of works by Ravel, Borodin, Luigini and Schumann


This collection has been prepared with three main aims: firstly to prove that the so-called boundaries between light and classical music are not as insurmountable as some people seem to imagine; secondly to illustrate that many composers, who may usually be associated with more serious works, also had their lighter moments; and thirdly to offer several examples of the tasteful way in which arrangers of the 20th century adapted the classics to make them more instantly appealing to their audience. For many years such ‘tampering with the classics’ was banned by the BBC in Britain, although commercial recordings could be freely purchased. However a lack of broadcasts obviously affected sales, which partly explains why such recordings were more common in the United States than in Britain. Among the leading US musicians who often strayed into classical territory were David Carroll, Andre Kostelanetz, Percy Faith, Clebanoff and even Ray Conniff. They are joined by Charles Williams, Angela Morley and other familiar figures on the UK scene.

Guild - The Golden Age of Light Music - GLCD5172

(CD)

$12.00

Usually despatched in 8 - 10 working days.

The Arthur Fiedler Legacy: Symphonic Spectacular

The Arthur Fiedler Legacy: Symphonic Spectacular


Includes

Bach, J S:

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565

orch. Stokowski

Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV208

Chopin:

Polonaise No. 3 in A major, Op. 40 No. 1 'Military'

(orch. Glazunov)

Dvorak:

Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C Major, Op. 46 No. 1

Slavonic Dance No. 7 in C minor, Op. 46 No. 7

Khachaturian:

Sabre Dance from Gayane

Mendelssohn:

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March

Mussorgsky:

A Night on the Bare Mountain

Ravel:

Boléro

Saint-Saëns:

Danse macabre, Op. 40

Shostakovich:

Festive Overture, Op. 96

Stravinsky:

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Sullivan, A:

Overture di Ballo

Tchaikovsky:

1812 Overture, Op. 49

Verdi:

Aida: Ballet Music, Act II


DG - E4776118

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Stravinsky - Rite of Spring & Firebird selections

Stravinsky - Rite of Spring & Firebird selections


Stravinsky:

The Rite of Spring

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Berceuse from The Firebird

Finale from The Firebird


Six mid-price audio releases extend the Keeping Score brand, made popular by the pioneering partnership of Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony.

The live recordings – also included in the DVD documentaries – feature the popular repertoire which is so engagingly depicted by MTT in the visual programmes. These affordable CDs are the perfect companions to the acclaimed DVD programmes.

“charismatic musical evangelism … genuinely fresh ideas about the presentation of classical music to a mass audience” International Record Review

“SFS remains one of the world’s most immaculate ensembles.” The Guardian

Avie Keeping Score - 82193600322

(CD)

$13.25

Usually despatched in 4 - 5 working days.

André Cluytens - Music of the 20th Century

André Cluytens - Music of the 20th Century


Einem:

Turandot, Four Episodes for Orchestra Op. 1a

Roussel:

Bacchus et Ariane, Op. 43 - Suite No. 2

Stravinsky:

Berceuse from The Firebird

Introduction from The Firebird

Rondo of the Princesses from The Firebird

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Finale from The Firebird


A live performance given by the Wiener Symphoniker on 18th June 1955

Historical Recordings - up to 25% off

Archipel Records - ARPCD0393

(CD)

Normally: $9.75

Special: $7.80

Usually despatched in 4 - 5 working days.

Russian Masterpieces

Russian Masterpieces


Glazunov:

The Seasons, Op. 67: extracts

Khachaturian:

Sabre Dance from Gayane

Prokofiev:

Montagues And Capulets (from Romeo and Juliet)

Scythian Suite, Op. 20: The Evil God and the Dance of the Pagan Monsters

The Love for Three Oranges: March

Rimsky Korsakov:

Mlada: Procession of the Nobles

Flight of the Bumble Bee

Dubinushka Op. 62

London Symphony Orchestra

Scheherazade, Op. 35: The Young Prince & Princess

Shostakovich:

Festive Overture, Op. 96

Stravinsky:

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

London Symphony Orchestra

Berceuse from The Firebird

London Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky:

Festival Coronation March


Chandos Collect - CHAN6511

(CD)

$8.25

(also available to download from $10.00)

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days. (Available now to download.)

Telarc Classical SACD Sampler 2

Telarc Classical SACD Sampler 2


 

Surge, propera amica mea from Canticum Canticorum

Parade of the Charioteers from Ben Hur

String of Pearls

End Theme from Sleepy Hollow

Scollay's Reel / King of the Fairies / Old Grey Cat / The Dance Goes On

Beethoven:

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral' - Presto - Allegro assai (excerpt)

Grieg:

Holberg Suite, Op. 40: Prelude

Handel:

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351: La Rejouissance

Hovhaness:

Double fugue - moderato, maestoso from Mysterious Mountain, Op. 132

Lecuona:

Suite Andalucía: Malagueña

Mahler:

Symphony No. 6 - Finale: Allegro moderato (revised version)

Prokofiev:

Romeo and Juliet - Suite No. 1, Op. 64a: Death of Tybalt

Purcell:

Rondeau from Abdelazer

Stravinsky:

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Theofanidis:

Rainbow Body


Super Audio CD

Format:

Hybrid Multi-channel

Telarc - SACD60007

(SACD)

$22.00

Usually despatched in 4 - 5 working days.

Paris 1900 - 1968

Paris 1900 - 1968


Debussy:

Pelléas et Mélisande: Scene One 'La Forêt'

Orchestre National de Lille, Jean Casadesus

Reflets dans l'eau (No. 1 from Images pour piano - Book 1)

Gordon Fergus-Thompson (piano)

Duruflé:

Requiem, Op. 9: Libera Me

Choir of New College, Capricorn

Edward Higginbottom

Fauré:

Piano Quintet No. 2 in C minor Op. 115: Allegro molto

The Nash Ensemble

Gershwin:

I Got Rhythm (from Girl Crazy & An American in Paris)

Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli

Jolivet:

Sérénade pour deux guitares

Spinosi Duo

Messiaen:

Turangalîla Symphony: Introduction

Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Antoni Wit

Poulenc:

Le Bal masqué: Finale

Thomas Allen (baritone), The Nash Ensemble

Figure humaine: De tous les printemps du monde

The Joyful Company of Singers, Peter Broadbent

Ravel:

Piano Trio in A minor

Juno's Band

Stravinsky:

The Firebird: Danse infernale du roi Kastchei

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati

Le Sacre du Printemps: Danse sacrale de l'Elue

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Simon Rattle

Turina:

Sonata for Guitar, Op. 61

Olivier Chassain (guitar)

and jazz standards with Josephine Baker, Sidney Bechet and Django Reinhardt


A selection of major musical landmarks from Paris to accompany the Royal Academy of Art exhibition Paris: Capital of the Arts 1900-1968. The impressionist masters, original recordings from the Folies Bergéres and jazz of the Hot Club de France, the shocks of the Ballet Russes, the wit of Les Six, the exotic imports from the new world merge into a music-scape of the city.

Metronome - METCD1047

(CD)

$20.25

Usually despatched in 4 - 5 working days.

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