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Saliba: The Continents / Klemmens, Prague Philharmonic

Saliba,Mark J.
Release Date: 06/03/2008 
Label:  Cd Baby   Catalog #: 5637387984  
Composer:  Mark Saliba
Conductor:  Adam Klemens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Filmharmonic Orchestra Prague

Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Continents is a symphonic suite for full orchestra that travels through some of the regions and countries of each continent, capturing the flavours of their folk music.The six continents of the suite are connected by short interludes that aim to create a contrast in mood by using a darker harmonic structure while linking the theme of one continent to the other.

The inspiration for writing The Continents was the composer's desire to create a piece of music that has a universal attribute, so that people from around the world can have some connection with it, through the familiarity of their cultural sound. By blending ethnic and indigenous instruments with a full symphonic orchestra, the composer's intention was to pave the
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Works on This Recording

The Continents by Mark Saliba
Conductor:  Adam Klemens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Filmharmonic Orchestra Prague
Period: 21st Century 
Written: Australia 
Date of Recording: 2008 

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