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Peaceful Inspirations


Release Date: 01/22/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 1269   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Igor StravinskyPaul HindemithMaurice RavelModest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Jörg-Peter WeigleOtmar SuitnerIgor MarkevitchHerbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden StaatskapelleBerlin Symphony OrchestraLeipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Firebird: Introduction by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Jörg-Peter Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1909 - 1910). 
2. Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber by Paul Hindemith
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4. Pictures at an exhibition: no 4, The Old Castle by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5. Chant du rossignol by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; Switzerland 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Noches en los jardines de Espana (Nights in the Gardens of Spain): II. Danza lejana (Distant Dance)
Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose): V. The Fairy Garden (Le jardin feerique) (version for orchestra)
The Firebird Suite (1919 version): I. Introduction
Iberia, Book 1 (version for orchestra): Iberia, Book 1: III. Fete-Dieu a Seville (arr. for orchestra)
Rapsodie espagnole: I. Prelude a la nuit
The Nutcracker, Op. 71 (arr. A. Tarkmann): The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II: Divertissement: b. Coffee - Arabian Dance (arr. A. Tarkmann)
Symphonic Metamorphosis after Themes by Carl Maria von Weber: II. Scherzo (Turandot): Moderato - Lebhaft
Pavane pour une infante defunte (version for orchestra)
Antiche danze ed arie per liuto (Ancient Airs and Dances), Suite No. 3, P. 172: III. Siciliana
The Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op. 33bis: The Love for 3 Oranges Suite, Op. 33bis: V. The Prince and Princess
Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. M. Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition: II. The Old Castle (orch. M. Ravel)
Hary Janos Suite: I. Kezdodik a mese (The Fairy Tale Begins)
Chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale): Le Chant du rossignol
El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat): El sombrero de 3 picos (The 3-Cornered Hat), Part I: Dance of the Miller's Wife: Fandango

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