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Phantasia - The Woman In White Suite / Webber, Chang


Release Date: 07/19/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 58043   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Julian Lloyd WebberSarah Chang
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The London Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The name of Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the best-known in the world. The jewel in his musical crown is undoubtedly "Phantom Of The Opera", a show which has been running non-stop in London since it opened in 1986. From the moment he began work on "Phantom Of The Opera", Andrew Lloyd Webber had wanted to write a concert piece for violin and cello which would mirror the story, the violin taking the role of Christine Daae, the cello playing the Phantom. "Phantasia" is the resulting work. This virtuoso concerto, arranged by Geoff Alexander and Simon Lee, is performed by Sarah Chang and Andrew's brother Julian Lloyd Webber. The album also includes a suite from the smash-hit musical "The Woman in White". The name of Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the best-known in the world. The jewel in his musical crown is undoubtedly "Phantom Of The Opera", a show which has been running non-stop in London since it opened in 1986. From the moment he began work on "Phantom Of The Opera", Andrew Lloyd Webber had wanted to write a concert piece for violin and cello which would mirror the story, the violin taking the role of Christine Daae, the cello playing the Phantom. "Phantasia" is the resulting work. This virtuoso concerto, arranged by Geoff Alexander and Simon Lee, is performed by Sarah Chang and Andrew's brother Julian Lloyd Webber. The album also includes a suite from the smash-hit musical "The Woman in White". Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Phantasia by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Sarah Chang (Violin)
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The London Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2004; England 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, UK 
Length: 34 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Geoffrey Alexander.
Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London, UK (02/18/2005 - 02/19/2005) 
2.
The Woman in White: Suite by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Conductor:  Simon Lee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The London Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2004; England 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 26 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Lawrence Roman.
EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (03/08/2005 - 04/06/2005) 

Sound Samples

Phantasia (Based on 'The Phantom of the Opera')
The Woman in White Suite

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Fantastic Phantom Memories April 5, 2012 By Talmadge  See All My Reviews "My only criticism of this CD is there are only two tracks, you can not back up to hear that last section again -- if you do back up you start over -- and these are 30 minute plus pieces. Both tracks a marvelous but a reediting of the CD to contain at least forty tracks would not distract for the perfection of the performances." Report Abuse
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