1. Symphony No. 2 ("Resurrection")
--I: Allegro maestoso
--II: Andante moderato
--III: In ruhig fließender Bewegung
--IV: Urlicht. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht
--V: Im Tempo des Scherzos
Seiji Ozawa and the Saito Kinen Orchestra
Emika Suga, Soprano
Nathalie Stutzmann, Contralto
Shinyukai Chorus (Shin Sekiya, Chorus Master)
This isn't really much of a playlist, is it?
Anyway . . .
Starting now, I will be posting about my current listening expeditions in the vast, unending world of classical music.
Each entry will consist of a playlist of one composer, with a varying amount of music on it, followed by my own commentary.
My first entry can be read below.
I had originally programmed this post for our Organ and Lent series, but decided to push it off to make room for my Marie-Claire Alain post. Let's call this some bonus organ, shall we...
According to Britannica online, Belgian-French composer César Franck “was the chief figure in a movement to give French music
Updated Apr-09-2013 at 14:15 by itywltmt
My second Once Upon the Internet post in our Lenten organ series presents the complete sets of Preludes and Fugues for organ of French composer and organ virtuoso, Camille Saint-Saëns.
For all his notoriety as a dominant figure in French music, we seem to forget that Saint-Saëns played the organ at various churches in Paris and in the surrounding area. In 1857, he replaced Louis Lefébure-Wely at the eminent position of organist at the Église de la Madeleine,
Updated Mar-19-2013 at 13:02 by itywltmt
I figured it was about time I made a group for Russian composers here and put my footprint on this forum in that way. I'm going to share more in-depth things I've found in my research. I actually have a number of friends on this website called Turntable that have joined me in discovering new Russian music (we all share our own discoveries in collective sessions of music). Whatever catches my eye(ear) there, I will share here. Otherwise, the Group is for discussion and sharing. Everyone who is interested