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Eugene Ormandy Conducts 20th Century Classics (12 CD)

Item# 887254172024

Eugene Ormandy Conducts 20th Century Classics (12 CD)
Release Date: January 1, 2014
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Van Cliburn (Piano)
Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Isaac Stern (Violin)
John Williams (Guitar)
Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Label: Sony

Eugene Ormandy leads The Philadelphia Orchestra performing 20th Century classics by Debussy, Mahler, Ravel, Prokofiev, Stravinsky and others. Featured performers include Vladimir Ashkenazy, Van Cliburn, Yo-Yo Ma, and Isaac Stern.

Track listings:
Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32
Claude Debussy: La mer
Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2; Boléro; Rapsodie espagnole
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestrated by Ravel)
Manuel de Falla: Nights in the gardens of Spain
Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar, with John Williams
Sir Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Op. 39
Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
Sergei Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 3 (with Vladimir Ashkenazy; Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini (with Van Cliburn)
Aram Khachaturian:  Masquerade - Galop; Gayaneh - Sabre Dance and Dance of the Rose Maidens
Sergei Prokofiev: Concerto for Violin no 2 (with Isaac Stern); Symphony no 1 in D major
Alexander Scriabin: no 4, Op. 54 "Poem of ecstasy"
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol
Dmitri Shostakovich:  Symphony no 5; Cello Concerto for Cello no 1 (with Yo-Yo Ma)
Dmitri Kabalevsky: Comedians Suite, Op. 26: Comedian's Galop
Igor Stravinsky: Pétrouchka – Suite; Le sacre du printemps
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Suite
Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Zoltán Kodály: Háry János, Op. 15: Suite
George Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody
Alban Berg: Lulu-Suite, with Luisa De Sett (Soprano)
Anton von Webern: Im Sommerwind
Paul Hindemith: Symphony "Mathis der Maler"
Carl Orff: Carmina burana, with Janice Harsanyi, Rudolf Petrak, Harve Presnell
Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde, with Richard Lewis, Lili Chookasian
Hugo Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody no 1, Op. 19 "Midsummer Vigil"
Charles Ives: Symphony no 2; First Orchestral Set "Three Places in New England"
Jean Sibelius: Kuolema - Valse triste; Finlandia, Op. 26
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, with Philippe Entremont
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11

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