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Legend - Music Of Myth, Magic And Mystery


Release Date: 11/08/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 33619   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carl OrffSergei ProkofievGustav HolstPaul Dukas,   ... 
Conductor:  André PrevinWilliam SteinbergSir Adrian BoultGeorges Prêtre,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony ChorusPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
2. Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op. 33a: March by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  William Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1924; USA 
3. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Uranus by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
4. L'apprenti sorcier by Paul Dukas
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; France 
5. Das Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
6. Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Notes: Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
7. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
8. Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
9. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 5th movement, Witch's Sabbath by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
10. El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
11. Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
12. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Neptune by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
13. Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Introduction by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
14. Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 4, Lemminkäinens return by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1897; Finland 
15. Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
16. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
17. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Notes: Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
18. Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra: no 3, Sirènes by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Jean Martinon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra,  ORTF National Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
19. Siegfried: Forest Murmurs [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
20. Pohjola's daughter, Op. 49 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Finland 
21. Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
22. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
23. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 7, In the hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 

Sound Samples

Finlandia - Symphonic Poem, Op.26 (2000 - Remaster): Finlandia - Symphonic Poem, Op.26
Carmina Burana - Cantiones profanae (1997 Digital Remaster), Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: No. 1 - O Fortuna
Marche (from The Love for Three Oranges) (1994 Digital Remaster)
The Planets, Op. 32 (2002 Digital Remaster): Uranus, the Magician (Allegro)
L'Apprenti sorcier, '(The) Sorcerer's Apprentice'
Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
24 Préludes: La cathédrale engloutie
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (The Ride of the Valkyries) (Act III)
1. Valse triste from Kuolema - Incidental music Op. 44 (2000 Digital Remaster)
Symphonie fantastique Op. 14 (1987 Digital Remaster): V. Songe d'une nuit du Sabbat
El Amor Brujo (1987 Digital Remaster): Ritual Fire Dance
A Night on the Bare Mountain (completed and orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)
The Planets, Op. 32 (2002 Digital Remaster): Neptune, the Mystic (Andante)
Also sprach Zarathustra Op. 30 (opening) (1987 Digital Remaster)
4. Lemminkäinen's Return from the Lemminkäinen Suite (Four Legends) Op. 22 (2000 Digital Remaster)
Danse macabre in G minor Op. 40
Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
Peer Gynt (1987 Digital Remaster): In the Hall of the Mountain King
24 Preludes: Prelude in C sharp minor (Lento) Op. 3 No. 2
Trois Nocturnes (1998 Digital Remaster): III. Sirènes (with women's choir)
Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
Pohjola's Daughter - Symphonic Fantasia Op. 49 (2000 Digital Remaster)
Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music
Finlandia - Symphonic Poem Op. 26 (2000 Digital Remaster)

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