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El Sistema at Salzburg Festival / Rattle, National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela

Mahler / Gershwin / Bernstein / Strauss
Release Date: 07/29/2014 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 716908  
Composer:  Gustav MahlerGeorge GershwinLeonard BernsteinJohann Strauss Sr.,   ... 
Conductor:  Simon RattleJesús Parra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of VenezuelaWhite Hands Choir of Venezuela
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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EL SISTEMA AT SALZBURG FESTIVAL

Rarely has an orchestra enchanted and thrilled its audience as did the National Children’s Orchestra of Venezuela at the Salzburg Festival! This astonishing group, founded in 2010 by Jose Antonio Abreu as part of El Sistema, is conducted by Sir Simon Rattle at its international debut.

The second half of the program features the White Hands Choir, founded in 1995 in an effort to integrate people with handicaps into society more fully through music. The unusual ensemble is divided into two groups: children with movement, visual and cognitive disorders form the actual chorus. Their
Read more singing is transformed by the other group, children with impaired hearing, mute or deaf-mute children, into an expressive choreography of flowing hand movements, their hands clad in white or colored gloves. The program features Latin-American folk songs and Piazzolla arrangements as well as choral works by Mozart and Rutter.

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, “Titan”

George Gershwin: Cuban Overture

Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Symphonic Dances: IV. Mambo

Johann Strauss I: Radetzky March, Op. 228

Alberto Ginastera: Estancia Suite, Op. 8a *

National Children’s Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela *Jesús Parra, conductor Simon Rattle, conductor

WHITE HANDS CHOIR OF VENEZUELA

Chorus Masters: Naybeth Garcia, Luis Chinchilla singing music by Rutter, Palma, Mozart, Cespedes, Freites, Piazzolla

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish, German, English, French, Korean, Chinese
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 96 mins (concert) + 50 mins (documentary)
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
2.
Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
3.
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances - Mambo by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
4.
Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Estancia Suite, Op. 8a by Alberto Ginastera
Conductor:  Jesús Parra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Argentina 
6.
Work(s) by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  White Hands Choir of Venezuela
7.
Work(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  White Hands Choir of Venezuela
Period: Classical 
8.
Work(s) by John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  White Hands Choir of Venezuela

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