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The Great War - Classical and Popular Music from World War I


Release Date: 01/12/1999 
Label:  Sony Classical Npr Milestones Catalog #: 60989   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard StraussGustav MahlerClaude DebussySergei Prokofiev,   ... 
Performer:  Lili ChookasianRobert CasadesusGlenn GouldArthur Fields,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyEsa-Pekka SalonenMichael Tilson ThomasIgor Stravinsky,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraLos Angeles Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Waltz(es) by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/12/1964 
2.
Das Lied von der Erde: no 4, Von der Schönheit by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Lili Chookasian (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/09/1966 
3.
La mer: 1st movement, De l'aube à midi sur la mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1996 
4.
Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical": 3rd movement, Gavotte by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991 
5.
L'histoire du soldat: The Royal March by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 02/1961 
6.
L'histoire du soldat: Suite for Chamber Ensemble - The little concert by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 02/1961 
7.
Le tombeau de Couperin: no 5, Menuet by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Robert Casadesus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1917; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1951 
8.
Le tombeau de Couperin: no 6, Toccata by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Robert Casadesus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1917; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1951 
9.
Pulcinella Suite: 1st movement, Sinfonia by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
Date of Recording: 08/25/1965 
10.
Pieces (5) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5, Waltz by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965 
11.
Wozzeck, Op. 7: Act 3 - Interlude by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1922; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/14/1960 
12.
Music for the Theatre: Prologue by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/15/1958 
13.
Shine On, Harvest Moon by Nora Bayes
Conductor:  Hal Kemp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hal Kemp Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/15/1929 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Jack Norworth.
This selection is a monaural recording. 
14.
Alexander's Ragtime Band: Alexander's Ragtime Band by Irving Berlin
Conductor:  Ted Lewis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ted Lewis Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/02/1927 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
15.
Over There by George M. Cohan
Performer:  Arthur Fields (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Date of Recording: 1917 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
16.
How 'ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm by Walter Donaldson
Performer:  Nora Bayes (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Date of Recording: 1918 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
17.
Lady, be Good: The man I love by George Gershwin
Performer:  Vaughn DeLeath (Voice)
Conductor:  Fred Rich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hotel Astor Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1927 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
18.
West End Blues by Joseph Oliver
Performer:  Louis Armstrong (Voice), Louis Armstrong (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Clarence Williams.
This selection is a monaural recording. 
19.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Date of Recording: 10/26/1967 

Sound Samples

Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39 Military March No. 1 in D Major Allegro, con molto fuoco - Trio. (Largamente - Molto maestoso)
"Der Rosenkavalier" Suite (excerpt for NPR Milestone series)
IV. Von der Schönheit from Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)
I. De l'aube à midi sur la mer from La Mer, trois esquisses symphoniques
III. Gavotta. Non troppo allegro from Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25 "Classical Symphony"
IV. The Royal March
V. The Little Concert
VI. Toccata
V. Menuet
I. Sinfonia (Overture) from Pulcinella Suite
V. Walzer from Fünf Klavierstücke, Op. 23
Interlude from Act III of Wozzek
I. Prologue from Music for the Theatre (Suite in Five Parts for Small Orchestra)
Shine On Harvest Moon
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Over There
How you gonna keep 'em down on the farm (After they've seen Paree)?
The Man I Love from "Strike up the Band" (1927)
West End Blues (Album Version)

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