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An Evening With The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 10/17/1995 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 68860   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyEdvard GriegLéo DelibesGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Michael RabinLeonard Pennario
Conductor:  Felix SlatkinAlfred NewmanCarmen DragonMiklós Rózsa,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 24 Mins. 

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5-Disc Set!
In the splendour of an outdoor setting, music gains a special beauty that inspires musicians and audiences alike. Visitors to Southern California always remember the wonderful spell of "Symphonies under the Stars" in the famed Hollywood Bowl, the world's largest natural amphitheatre. There in the quiet of a summer evening, great artists and orchestras have for almost seventy seasons performed their public's favourite compositions.

We now present digitally-remastered performances from those years collected here in over six hours of beloved music. Enjoy!
5-Disc Set!
In the splendour of an outdoor setting, music gains a special beauty that inspires musicians and audiences alike. Visitors to Southern California always remember the wonderful spell of "Symphonies under the Stars" in the famed Hollywood Bowl, the world's largest natural amphitheatre. There in the quiet of a summer evening, great artists and orchestras have for almost seventy seasons performed their public's favourite compositions.

We now present digitally-remastered performances from those years collected here in over six hours of beloved music. Enjoy!
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Works on This Recording

1. Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a: Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Russia 
2. Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35: no 2, Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Notes: Orchestrated: Edvard Grieg 
3. Sylvia: Pizzicato Polka by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; France 
4. L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: 'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
5. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 2nd movement, Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
6. La Bohčme: Non sono in vena! by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Alfred Newman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
7. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 6 in D flat major by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
8. Le Cid: Aragonaise by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
9. Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
10. Mein Lebenslauf ist Lieb und Lust, Op. 263 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
11. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
12. Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
13. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Bacchanale by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1877 
14. Frühlingsstimmen, Op. 410 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1883; Vienna, Austria 
15. Madama Butterfly: Viene la sera...Bimba dagli occhi pieni by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Alfred Newman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
16. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Bohemia 
Notes: Orchestrated: Antonin Dvorák 
17. The Danube waves by Iosif Ivanovici
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Romania 
Notes: Orchestrated: Eugene Zador 
18. Danzas (12) espańolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 5, Andaluza by Enrique Granados
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
19. Marche slave, Op. 31 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
20. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
21. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
22. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
23. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Overture by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1866 
24. Carmen: Les tringles des sistres tintaient "Gypsy Song" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
25. Capriccio brillante on the theme "Jota aragonesa" by Mikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Russia 
26. The Red Poppy, Op. 70: Russian Sailors' Dance by Reinhold Gliere
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1927; USSR 
27. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 6, In Springtime by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Earl Bernard Murray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
28. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 4 in F minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
29. There is only one girl in the world by Traditional
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Written: Hungary 
Notes: Orchestrated: Eugene Zador 
30. Romanian Rhapsody no 1 in A major, Op. 11 no 1 by George Enescu
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; Romania 
31. Capriccio italien, Op. 45: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
32. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 5, Erotic by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Earl Bernard Murray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
33. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Michael Rabin (Violin)
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
34. Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Michael Rabin (Violin)
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
35. An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Pennario (Piano)
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
36. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
37. An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
38. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Earl Bernard Murray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
39. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
40. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1871).
Composition revised: Russia (1888). 
41. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 8 in G minor, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Notes: Orchestrated: Antonin Dvorák 
42. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
43. Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Vienna, Austria 
44. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
45. Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
46. Le Cid: Ballet music - Navarraise by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
47. Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 14 in F minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1885; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Eugene Zador 
48. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Michael Rabin (Violin)
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878 
49. Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Michael Rabin (Violin)
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
50. Heart's melodies, Op. 5: no 3, I love thee by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Earl Bernard Murray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863-1864; Norway 
51. Die Fledermaus: Du und Du, Op. 367 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
52. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Maurice Ravel (1910) 
53. Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Miklós Rózsa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
54. Espańa, Op. 236 by Emil Waldteufel
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Paris, France 
55. Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
56. Espańa by Emmanuel Chabrier
Conductor:  Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
57. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Felix Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 

Featured Sound Samples

The Red Poppy (Gličre): Russian Sailors' Dance
Madama Butterfly (Puccini): Act I: Love Duet "Viene la sera"
Le Cid (Massenet): Ballet Music: Navarraise
Emperor Waltz, op 437 (Johann Strauss Jr.)
Gayaneh (Khachaturian): Sabre Dance

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