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Unesco Concert For Peace / Gergiev, World Orchestra For Peace

Mahler / Gergiev / World Orchestra For Peace
Release Date: 05/26/2015 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 730108  
Composer:  Richard StraussRoxanna PanufnikGustav Mahler
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  World Orchestra for Peace
Number of Discs: 1 
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In 2014 the World Orchestra for Peace and conductor Valery Gergiev returned for its fourth appearance to the BBC Proms stage to commemorate the centennial of the outbreak of WW1.The concert featured Roxanna Panufnik’s Three Paths to Peace, an orchestra commission, Mahler’s Sixth Symphony, and the Symphonic Fantasia from Richard Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten.Founded in 1995 by Sir Georg Solti, The World Orchestra for Peace is made up of leading players from the world’s finest orchestras.Includes a documentary honoring the orchestra’s 20th anniversary, Charles Kaye’s From War To Peace.

THE UNESCO CONCERT FOR PEACE
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Richard Strauss: Symphonic Fantasy on Die Frau ohne Schatten, TrV 234a

Roxanna Panufnik: Three Paths to Peace

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A Minor, “Tragic”

World Orchestra for Peace
Valery Gergiev, conductor

Recorded at the BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, 20 July 2014

FROM WAR TO PEACE

A documentary by Charles Kaye

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Language: German, English
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish
Running time: 114 mins (concert) + 37 mins (documentary)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65: Symphonic Fantasy by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  World Orchestra for Peace
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914-1918; Germany 
2.
Three Paths to Peace by Roxanna Panufnik
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  World Orchestra for Peace
3.
Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  World Orchestra for Peace
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 

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