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Surround Spectacular - The Music, The Tests


Release Date: 03/21/1995 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3179   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard StraussOttorino RespighiAndrew YorkGiovanni Palestrina,   ... 
Performer:  Robert NoehrenWendy Kerner LucasCarol RosenbergerEugene Rousseau,   ... 
Conductor:  Gerard SchwarzJames DePreistDennis KeeneFrederick Fennell,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony OrchestraOregon Symphony OrchestraLos Angeles Guitar Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set contains 1 disc of musical tracks and 1 disc of setup and alignment tones. The "tests" disc lasts 58' 47" and includes sound effects, stereo setup and imaging, subwoofer evaluation and setup, surround sound setup and imaging, and reference tones. This set contains 1 disc of musical tracks and 1 disc of setup and alignment tones. The "tests" disc lasts 58' 47" and includes sound effects, stereo setup and imaging, subwoofer evaluation and setup, surround sound setup and imaging, and reference tones. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Introduction by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
2.
Feste romane: 3rd movement, L'Ottobrata - Excerpt(s) by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  James DePreist
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oregon Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Bantu by Andrew York
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
4.
Alma Redemptoris mater by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Dennis Keene
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voices of Ascension
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Noehren (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7.
Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Venue:  Seattle Opera House, Seattle, Washington 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
8.
Grand Canyon Suite: On the trail - Excerpt(s) by Ferde Grofé
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9.
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
10.
Requiem, Op. 9: Sanctus by Maurice Duruflé
Conductor:  Dennis Keene
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voices of Ascension
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Wendy Kerner Lucas (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
12.
Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 1 in E major, Andante con moto by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Carol Rosenberger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
13.
Serenade for Winds in D minor, Op. 44: 2nd movement, Minuetto by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14.
Porgy and Bess: Medley by George Gershwin
Performer:  Eugene Rousseau (Saxophone)
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Indiana University Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This medley consists almost entirely of an arrangement of "Summertime." 
15.
El sombrero de tres picos: Excerpt(s) by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Della Jones (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
16.
Stabat Mater, Op. 58/B 71: Tui Nati vulnerati by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zdenek Macal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir,  New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876-1877; Bohemia 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
17.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Todd Wilson (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
18.
O hear us, Lord by Anthony Piccolo
Conductor:  Donald Pearson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Choirs
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
19.
Dies natalis I: Excerpt(s) by Howard Hanson
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
20.
1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  James DePreist
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oregon Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
21.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno": 3rd movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 

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