Simply Summer

Release Date: 5/23/2006
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: 82876828492
Number of Discs: 1

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Includes work(s) by various composers.
Works on This Recording
1. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Germany
2. Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1892-1894 ; France
3. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 2nd movement, Adagio e piano by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Andrea Marcon (Harpsichord), Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Venice Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1725 ; Venice, Italy
4. Lyric Pieces (7), Book 10, Op. 71: no 2, Summer Evening by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; Norway
5. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 2, Intermezzo in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Austria
6. Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 6, Juin "Barcarolle" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Yefim Bronfman (Piano)
Period: Romantic
7. Midsummer Nocturne by Aaron Copland
Performer: Leo Smit (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1947 ; USA
8. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer: Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Conductor: Michel Colombier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
9. Pastorale d'été by Arthur Honegger
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; France
10. Woodland Sketches, Op. 51: no 1, To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; USA
11. Crisantemi "Elegy" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Judith Glyde (Cello), Eric [Classical] Lewis (Violin), John [viola] Dexter (Viola), Roy Lewis (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Manhattan String Quartet
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1890 ; Italy
12. Tis the last rose of summer by Thomas Moore
Performer: Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet)
Conductor: Donald Hunsberger
Orchestra/Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic
13. Capriol Suite: 5th movement, Pieds-en-l'air by Peter Warlock
Conductor: José Luis Garcia
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; England
14. In a Summer Garden by Frederick Delius
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1908 ; France
15. Summer of '42: The Summer Knows by Michel Legrand
Conductor: Henry Mancini
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Mancini Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1971 ; France
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