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Singing the Songs of Spain – Albéniz’ Cantos de España
Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) joined with Enrique Granados and Manuel de Falla to bring Spain back into the international musical spotlight. The Spanish style they created came to define Spanish music – even being imitated by more than one French composer
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Weber: Aufforderung zum Tanz
Watching the Dancers In 1819 Carl Maria von Weber wrote a little not-dance piece, Aufforderung zum Tanz, for his bride Caroline. This work was important because it was the first work considered a concert-waltz, i.e., a waltz, but not one
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Svendsen: Fête Polonaise
Dancing for the King The late-nineteenth century saw a rise in Scandinavian nationalism and with that a growing importance in local composers. Prior to that, music training took place in Germany and the German style was prevalent. With an increasing
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Eisler: Ernste Gesänge, Lieder with Piano
Serious Songs 5 : XX Party From Eisler: Ernste Gesänge, Lieder with Piano (2013) Released by Harmonia Mundi Eisler: Serious Songs 5 : XX PartyFrom the Twenties and the Berlin of the Weimar Republic until his emigration to the United
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Bach – Beethoven
BachConcerto for Violin and Orchestra in A minor BWV 1041 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E major BWV 1042 BeethovenConcerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, op. 61 Performed by Roman Totenberg, violin Stanislav Wislocki, conductor Orchestre Philharmonique
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Mendelssohn – Dvorak
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 “Italian” DvorakSlavonic Dance, Op. 46 Performed by Fritz Rieger, conductor Orchestre Philharmonique de Munich Recorded in 1950 – 1953 Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 “Italian” – Saltarello –
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Silvestrov Piano Works
Naive Music no. 7 Waltz Elisaveta Blumina From Silvestrov Piano Works (2013) Released by Grand Piano Silvestrov: Naive Music – no. 7 WaltzAbout Valentin Silvestrov (b. 1937) This recording is devoted to piano works, by the Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov,
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Franck
FranckString Quartet in D major Prelude, Chorale and Fugue Performed by Quatuor Parrenin Céliny Chailley-Richez, piano Recorded in 1955 Franck: String Quartet in D major – Poco lento – Allegro
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