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Thunder & Lightning / Sir Georg Solti


Release Date: 11/10/1998 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 460496   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jacques OffenbachAmilcare PonchielliMikhail GlinkaRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  Martti TalvelaYvonne MintonPilar LorengarStuart Minton,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 33 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Gaîté Parisienne: Can-can from "Orphée aux enfers" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
2.
Gaîté Parisienne: Can-can from "Robinson Crusoé" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Paris, France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the Can-can from "Orphée aux enfers." 
3.
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
4.
Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture by Mikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 
5.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
6.
Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
7.
1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
8.
Les préludes, S 97: Finale by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848/1854; Weimar, Germany 
9.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 4th movement, Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
11.
Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
12.
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dance no 3 by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Polovtsian Dance no 4." 
13.
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dance no 4 by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Polovtsian Dance no 3." 
14.
Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Martti Talvela (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
15.
Requiem Mass: Tuba mirum by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Martti Talvela (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
16.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 4th movement, March to the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
17.
Romeo and Juliet Overture: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Notes: These selections include "Montagues and Capulets", "Love Theme" and "Finale." 
18.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 15, The Hut on Fowl's Legs "Baba Yaga" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Notes: Orchestrated: Maurice Ravel 
19.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Notes: Orchestrated: Maurice Ravel 
20.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Sunrise by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
21.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Mars by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
22.
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 1 - Dance of the Knights by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 
23.
Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 4th movement, Allegro con brio by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
24.
Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Notes: Orchestrated: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1886) 
25.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
26.
Tannhäuser: Festival March by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
27.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
28.
Boléro: Finale by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
29.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Martti Talvela (Bass), Yvonne Minton (Mezzo Soprano), Pilar Lorengar (Soprano),
Stuart Minton (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
30.
Götterdämmerung: Immolation by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Gottlob Frick (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
31.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
32.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 7, Troyte by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
33.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 14, E.D.U. by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
34.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  World Orchestra for Peace
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 

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