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Release Date: 11/01/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8558168-69   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Claude DebussyArnold SchoenbergAlban BergAnton Webern,   ... 
Performer:  Peter HillRebecca HirschKlára KörmendiIdil Biret,   ... 
Conductor:  Alexander RahbariEri KlasTakuo YuasaRobert Craft,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic OrchestraNetherlands Radio SymphonyUlster Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
2.
Pieces (5) for Piano, Op. 23 by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Peter Hill (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1923; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Concerto for Violin: 1st movement, Andante-Scherzo by Alban Berg
Performer:  Rebecca Hirsch (Violin)
Conductor:  Eri Klas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Radio Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Austria 
4.
Pieces (5) for orchestra, Op. 10 by Anton Webern
Conductor:  Takuo Yuasa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1911-1913; Austria 
5.
Le tombeau de Couperin: no 3, Forlane by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Klára Körmendi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1917; France 
6.
Pétrouchka: Scene 1 by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1947; Switzerland 
7.
Pétrouchka: Dance of the Ballerina by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1947; Switzerland 
8.
Pulcinella Suite: 7th movement, Vivo by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Stefan Sanderling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
9.
Symphony no 3 "Pastoral": 3rd movement, Moderato pesante by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Kees Bakels
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; England 
10.
Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
11.
Sinfonietta: 4th movement by Leos Janácek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Ondrej Lenárd
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Brno, Czech Republic 
12.
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116: 4th movement, Intermezzo interrotto by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Belgian Radio & TV Philharmonic Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
13.
Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Romance by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
14.
Symphony no 1 in F minor, Op. 10: 2nd movement, Allegro by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1923-1925 
15.
Concerto for Piano in F major: 3rd movement, Allegro Agitato by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
16.
Schindler's List: Main Theme by John T. Williams
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
17.
The Unanswered Question no 2 by Charles Ives
Conductor:  James Sinclair
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
18.
Déserts: Second Electronic Interpolation by Edgard Varčse
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1950-54; USA 
Notes: This selection is a fragment.
Composition written: USA (?1950 - 1954). 
19.
Déserts: Third Electronic Interpolation by Edgard Varčse
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1950-54; USA 
Notes: This selection is a fragment.
Composition written: USA (?1950 - 1954). 
20.
Quatre études de rhythme: no 1, Ile de Feu I by Olivier Messiaen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amici
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; France 
21.
Sonata for Piano no 3: 4th movement, Commentaire by Pierre Boulez
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957 
22.
Stimmung by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Conductor:  Gregory Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Singcircle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USA 
23.
New York Counterpoint: 1st movement by Steve Reich
Performer:  Roger Heaton (Clarinet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; USA 
24.
Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Interlude no 1 by John Cage
Performer:  Boris Berman (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
25.
Fanfares (2) for Orchestra: Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
26.
Symphony no 3, Op. 36 "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs": 2nd movement, Lento e largo by Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Performer:  Zofia Kilanowisz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; Poland 
27.
Gawain's Journey by Harrison Birtwistle
Conductor:  Elgar Howarth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; England 
28.
Voice by Toru Takemitsu
Performer:  Robert Aitken (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; Japan 
29.
The Lord's Prayer by John Tavener
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

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