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Music To Die For - Mozart, Verdi, Beethoven, Wagner, Et Al


Release Date: 10/21/2003 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557411   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carl OrffGiuseppe VerdiWojciech KilarLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Jénö JandóAdele AnthonyZofia KilanowiszNicholas Rimmer
Conductor:  Stephen GunzenhauserPiergiorgio MorandiAntoni WitTakuo Yuasa,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra BratislavaSlovak Philharmonic Chorus BratislavaHungarian State Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus Bratislava
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2. Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Piergiorgio Morandi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Opera Orchestra,  Hungarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3. Dracula: Brides by Wojciech Kilar
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Cracow Philharmonic Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Violin: 2nd movement by Philip Glass
Performer:  Adele Anthony (Violin)
Conductor:  Takuo Yuasa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 38 Secs. 
7. Requiem, Op. 48: Sanctus by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata,  Schola Cantorum Oxford
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1890; France 
Language: Latin 
8. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Death [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Uwe Mund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Götterdämmerung:
Siegfried's Funeral Music." 
9. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Uwe Mund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Götterdämmerung:
Siegfried's Death [Instrumental]." 
10. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra,  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Latin 
11. Symphony no 3, Op. 36 "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs": 2nd movement, Lento e largo by Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Performer:  Zofia Kilanowisz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; Poland 
12. Requiem: Pie Jesu by John Rutter
Performer:  Nicholas Rimmer (Organ)
Conductor:  Timothy Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia,  Clare College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; England 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Carmina Burana (Excerpt) (Excalibur): Carmina Burana - O Fortuna
Messa da Requiem: Requiem - Dies Irae
Bram Stoker's Dracula: - Brides
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Violin Concerto: Violin concerto - Second Movement
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Requiem, Op. 48: Requiem - Sanctus
Gotterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods): Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: Sequence: VI. Lacrimosa dies illa
Symphony No. 3, Op. 36, "Symfonia piesni zalosnych" (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs): Symphony of Sorrowful Songs - Traquillisimo
Requiem: - Pie Jesu

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