Symphony For The Spire

Release Date: 4/25/2006
Label: Kultur Video
Catalog Number: 4050
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Number of Discs: 1

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A spectacular inaugural concert of the 1991 Salisbury Festival. The evening is a mixture of special effects and pyrotechnics with a program of unique stars, including Placido Domingo, Jessye Norman, and cellist Ofra Harnoy. Excerpts from Shakespeare performed by Kenneth Branagh and readings by Charlton Heston.
Works on This Recording
1. Henry V: A Concert Suite by Patrick Doyle
Performer: Charlton Heston (Spoken Vocals), Kenneth Branagh (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
2. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
3. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Italy
4. The Toast of New Orleans: Be My Love by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1949 ; USA
5. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer: Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903 ; Russia
6. Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: Excerpt(s) by Franz Liszt
Performer: Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1886 ;
7. Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer: Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; Germany
8. Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 2, September by Richard Strauss
Performer: Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1948 ; Germany
9. Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 2, Cäcilie by Richard Strauss
Performer: Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; Germany
10. Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso/Allegro "Finale" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
11. Aida: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
12. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1749 ; London, England
13. Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Period: Romantic
Written: 1916 ; England
14. Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Period: Romantic
Written: 1916 ; England
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