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Winter Solstice: Beautiful Music For Solitude And Reflection

Winter Solstice
Release Date: 06/23/2009 
Label:  Abc Classics   Catalog #: 859120   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Edvard GriegAlexander GlazunovFranz LisztBenjamin Britten,   ... 
Performer:  Yvonne KennyStephanie McCallumClare KenyonMarshall McGuire,   ... 
Conductor:  Wlodzimierz KamirskiWilfred LehmannDavid MeashamStephen Mould,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guitar Trek
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny ()
Conductor:  Wlodzimierz Kamirski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
2.
The Seasons, Op. 67: Winter - Introduction by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Wilfred Lehmann
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 12, Chasse-neige by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Stephanie McCallum (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4.
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: In freezing winter night by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Clare Kenyon (), Marshall McGuire (Harp), Kristy Biber ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
5.
Children's Corner: no 4, The Snow is Dancing by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Roger Woodward (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6.
Les patineurs, Op. 183 by Emil Waldteufel
Conductor:  David Measham
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
7.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rosario La Spina ()
Conductor:  Stephen Mould
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8.
Antarctica, suite for guitar & orchestra from the film score: Wooden Ships by Nigel Westlake
Performer:  Slava Grigoryan (Guitar)
Conductor:  Nigel Westlake
Period: Modern 
Written: 1992 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Asleep the Snow Came Flying by Tim Story
Performer:  David Stanhope (Piano)
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
10.
The Seasons, H 21 no 3: Light and life in sadness languish by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Sara Macliver ()
Conductor:  Ola Rudner
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
11.
Préludes, Book 1: no 6, Des pas sur la neige by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Duncan Gifford (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
12.
Winter in the Forgotten Valley, for 4 guitars: 2nd movement by Nigel Westlake
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guitar Trek
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Barbara Jane Gilby (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 28 Secs. 
14.
In the bleak midwinter by Harold Drake
Performer:  David Drury (Organ), Jane Sheldon ()
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
15.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  David Stanhope
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter daydreams": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Oleg Caetani
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866/1874; Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 

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