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Release Date: 09/26/2006 
Label:  Petrol   Catalog #: 72923   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carl OrffPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyLuigi BoccheriniWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Yvonne KennyStephanie McCallum
Conductor:  Antony WalkerWerner Andreas AlbertDavid StanhopeRichard Tognetti,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony OrchestraSydney Philharmonic ChoirQueensland Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra,  Sydney Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 2, Act 1 - March of the Wooden Soldiers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3.
Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  David Stanhope
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Richard Tognetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra,  Sydney Philharmonic Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  David Measham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7.
Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Vladimir Ponkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
8.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Leonard Dommett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
9.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wlodzimierz Kamirski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in German and Latin. 
10.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  David Measham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
11.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  David Stanhope
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
12.
Boléro: Finale by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Stuart Challender
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
13.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Stephanie McCallum (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
14.
Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra,  Sydney Philharmonic Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
15.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
16.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Patrick Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 

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