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 Offer Darren Henley: The Story of Classical Music (unabridged)

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4 CDs

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Contents:

Darren Henley: The Story of Classical Music

2:10
  • Aled Jones (reader)
  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

Darren Henley: The Medieval Period (600-1490)

4:37
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

The Year 600: Music in Churches

2:06

Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)

2:31

Darren Henley: The Renaissance Period (1490-1600)

11:05
  • Aled Jones (reader)
  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

The Year 600: Music in Churches

2:10

Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)

2:33

Medieval to Renaissance: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 / 6-1594)

2:37

The Birth of Opera: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) / Franciscus Bossinensis (fl. 1510)

3:45

Darren Henley: The Baroque Period (1600-1750)

31:03
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

Into the 17th Century: Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687)

3:04

London: Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

2:10

Germany: Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

2:05
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Italy: Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1715)

2:04

Germany: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

6:51

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

8:03

Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1750)

2:16

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

4:30
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Darren Henley: The Classical Period (1750-1830)

31:28
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

The Classical Period: An Explanation

1:56

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

1:24

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)

1:33
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Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

6:21

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

5:21

Mozart's Great Works

5:33

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

4:22

Beethoven's Great Works

4:58
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Darren Henley: The Romantic Period (1830-1900)

8:52
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

Medieval to Renaissance: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 / 6-1594)

2:41

The Birth of Opera: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) / Franciscus Bossinensis (fl. 1510)

3:49

Background History

2:22

Darren Henley: The Romantic Period (Continued)

1:36:19
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

The Composer as a Star

1:28

Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840)

2:48

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

2:04
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Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

2:04

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

4:48

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

4:13

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)

4:58

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

5:51

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

2:02

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

1:35

Clara Schumann (1819-1896)

1:33

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

4:32

Max Bruch (1838-1920)

2:39

Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

1:37

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

3:48

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

4:13

Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)

1:16

The Waltz: The Strauss Family

4:18

Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

4:42

Leo Delibes (1836-1891)

1:04

Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

2:01

Russia, the National Voice and the 'Mighty Handful'

2:10

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

1:25

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)

4:28

Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)

3:47

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

5:16

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Continued)

3:33

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

2:58

Norway: Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

2:54

England: Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)

3:29

France: Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

2:45
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Darren Henley: The Late Romantics, Impressionists and Others

37:52
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Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)

2:17

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

2:42

Spain: Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)

2:04
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Industrial Progress

0:45

England: Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

5:25

Italy: Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

4:09

Austria: Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

1:53

France: Paul Dukas (1865-1935)

1:26

Erik Satie (1866-1925)

1:54

Maurice Ravel (1875-1837)

2:26

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

2:02

Finland: Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

2:05

England: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

3:06

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

2:05

Russia: Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)

3:33
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Darren Henley: New Directions in the 20th Century

51:27
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

Into the 17th Century: Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687)

3:03

London: Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

2:09

Germany: Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)

2:04
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Italy: Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1715)

2:04

Germany: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

6:48

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

8:01

Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1750)

2:21

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

4:38

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

2:05

Russia: Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

3:23

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

6:04

Hungary: Bela Bartok (1881-1945)

2:30

Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967)

1:10

Austria: Anton Webern (1883-1945)

2:25

Carl Orff (1895-1982)

1:36

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999)

1:06
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Darren Henley: New Directions in the 20th Century (Contiinued)

9:43
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

George Gershwin (1898-1937)

5:06

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

2:54

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

1:43
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Darren Henley: After the Second World War

13:47
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Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

1:56

England: William Walton (1902-1983)

2:39

Russia: Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

4:17

England: Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

1:56

France: Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

2:59

Darren Henley: Composers of the Avant-Garde

4:11
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

France and USA: Edgard Varese (1883-1965)

2:19

USA: John Cage (1912-1992)

1:52

Darren Henley: Minimalism

3:45
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England: John Tavener (b. 1944)

1:54

USA: Philip Glass (b. 1937)

1:51

Darren Henley: Film Music

4:32
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  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

Hans Zimmer (b. 1957)

1:32

Howard Shore (b. 1946)

1:17

John Williams (b. 1932)

1:43

Darren Henley: Epilogue

1:12
  • Aled Jones (reader)
  • Recording Venue: RNIB Studios, London

Darren Henley: The Classical Period (1750-1830)

31:48

The Classical Period: An Explanation

1:58

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

1:32

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)

1:35
Show 5 remaining tracks for Darren Henley: The Classical Period (1750-1830)

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

6:14

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

5:21

Mozart's Great Works

5:37

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

4:31

Beethoven's Great Works

5:00
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Darren Henley: The Romantic Period (1830-1900)

2:25

Background History

2:25

Darren Henley: The Romantic Period (Continued)

1:35:03

The Composer as a Star

1:39

Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840)

2:48

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

2:05
Show 28 remaining tracks for Darren Henley: The Romantic Period (Continued)

Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)

1:50

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

4:58

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

4:10

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)

5:00

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

5:53

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

1:57

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

1:36

Clara Schumann (1819-1896)

1:34

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

4:31

Max Bruch (1838-1920)

1:51

Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)

1:42

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

3:57

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

4:17

Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)

1:16

The Waltz: The Strauss Family

4:17

Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

4:49

Leo Delibes (1836-1891)

1:06

Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

2:05

Russia, the National Voice and the 'Mighty Handful'

2:14

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

1:27

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)

4:32

Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)

3:50

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

3:56

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Continued)

3:35

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

3:09

Norway: Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

2:50

England: Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)

3:18

France: Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

2:51
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Darren Henley: The Late Romantics, Impressionists and Others

38:09

Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)

2:19

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

2:38

Spain: Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)

1:50
Show 12 remaining tracks for Darren Henley: The Late Romantics, Impressionists and Others

Industrial Progress

0:45

England: Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

5:27

Italy: Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

4:11

Austria: Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

1:58

France: Paul Dukas (1865-1935)

1:25

Erik Satie (1866-1925)

1:52

Maurice Ravel (1875-1837)

2:35

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

2:06

Finland: Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

2:08

England: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

3:09

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

2:07

Russia: Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)

3:39
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Darren Henley: New Directions in the 20th Century

24:47

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

2:10

Russia: Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

3:24

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

6:09
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Hungary: Bela Bartok (1881-1945)

2:35

Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967)

1:12

Austria: Anton Webern (1883-1945)

2:31

Carl Orff (1895-1982)

1:37

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999)

1:08

USA: Charles Ives (1874-1954)

2:46

Roy Harris (1898-1979)

1:15
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Darren Henley: New Directions in the 20th Century (Contiinued)

9:18

George Gershwin (1898-1937)

4:46

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

2:46

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

1:46

Darren Henley: After the Second World War

14:10

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

2:03

England: William Walton (1902-1983)

2:47

Russia: Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

4:23

England: Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

1:57

France: Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

3:00

Darren Henley: Composers of the Avant-Garde

4:13

France and USA: Edgard Varese (1883-1965)

2:21

USA: John Cage (1912-1992)

1:52

Darren Henley: Minimalism

3:20

England: John Tavener (b. 1944)

1:25

USA: Philip Glass (b. 1937)

1:55

Darren Henley: Film Music

4:30

Hans Zimmer (b. 1957)

1:32

Howard Shore (b. 1946)

1:16

John Williams (b. 1932)

1:42

Darren Henley: Epilogue

1:11
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