Classical Music Discoveries عمومي
[search 0]
أكثر
تنزيل التطبيق!
show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
Four soloists, three choirs, and members of six top orchestras, representing the two German States and the four Occupying Power States of post-war Berlin, participated: musicians from orchestras of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, from Dresden, Leningrad (St Petersburg), London, New York, and Paris. Three choirs supported Bernstein at his gre…
  continue reading
 
CMD listener favorite, Kathryn Cavanaugh, unites again with the CMD Grand Opera Company of Venice and performs:Khachaturian - Masquerade SuiteKabalevsky - The Comedians, Op. 26Tchaikovsky - Capriccio italien, Op. 45Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnole, Op. 34 Recorded by CMD Recordings Help support our show by purchasing this album at:Downloads (c…
  continue reading
 
CMD's 2 most popular musicians, Sylvia Keller, and Dominique Beaulieu perform 2 of the most popular Piano Concertos of all time. Recorded at a live concert by CMD Recordings. TracklistRachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1Help support our show by purchasing this album at:Downloads (classicalmusicdiscoveries.store) Class…
  continue reading
 
Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066 OuvertureCourante Gavotte I/IIForlane Menuet I/IIBourrée I/IIPassepied I/IIInstrumentation: Oboe I/II, bassoon, violin I/II, viola, basso continuo Help support our show by purchasing this album at:Downloads (classicalmusicdiscoveries.store) Classical Music Discoveries is sponsored by Uber. @CMDHedgecock#ClassicalMus…
  continue reading
 
Pique Dame (The Queen of Spades) is an operetta in two acts by Franz von Suppé to a German-language libretto very loosely based on Alexander Pushkin's 1834 short story "The Queen of Spades". The author of the libretto is S. Strasser (probably Suppé's second wife Sofie Strasser). Pique Dame was a revised version of Suppé's 1862 operetta Die Kartensc…
  continue reading
 
Suppe is sadly best known for a handful of “lollipops”, mostly excerpts from his operettas, but fingers crossed that this release will kindle a little more than passing interest in his substantial output. Suppe wrote incidental music for the popular play Mozart in 1854. With nearly an hour of music, the incidental music is far more than scene-chang…
  continue reading
 
In early-Renaissance Florence, the erotic novellas of the poet Boccaccio cause a stir and the locals are divided into the female fans of his scandalous tales and their jealous husbands. A plot is hatched by the husbands to chase Boccaccio from the city and have him locked up. But Boccaccio has other plans, including one to win the hand of the Duke'…
  continue reading
 
The Missa Dalmatica is a mass in F major by Franz von Suppè for male choir (tenor I/II and bass), soloists (tenor I/II and bass), and organ. KyrieGloriaCredoSanctusBenedictusAgnus DeiHelp support our show by purchasing this album at:Downloads (classicalmusicdiscoveries.store) Classical Music Discoveries is sponsored by Uber. @CMDHedgecock#Classical…
  continue reading
 
This broadcast is in memory of the Haight family, their relatives, friends, and those who live in Enoch and Cedar City. For complete information, please use this link: 8 dead in Utah murder-suicide after wife sought divorce - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper When you purchase this music, all monies will be donated to the Haight's church to help offset funer…
  continue reading
 
In July of 1997, conductor Kurt Masur and actress Marthe Keller delivered a performance of César Franck's Psyché unlike any other in recorded history. Expanding upon Masur's vision, the sublime and rarely-heard symphonic poem for chorus and orchestra was augmented by Keller's immersive narration. Her words, delivered between movements with powerful…
  continue reading
 
Casual browsers happening on this release by the venerable early music ensemble Les Arts Florissants and director Paul Agnew may wonder why they have never heard of Vivaldi’s Great Venetian Mass, and some of those will note that an RV (Ryom-Verzeichnis) catalog number is not present anywhere. It is because there is no Great Venetian Mass; what is r…
  continue reading
 
When Johann Sebastian Bach composed his flute sonatas, the flute was in its infancy as a replacement for the popular recorder. Nevertheless, his musical genius rings out as richly layered harmony and emotions exude from each fluently written piece on J.S. BACH COMPLETE SONATAS FOR FLUTE & PIANO. On this two-disc recording, the mother-daughter duo o…
  continue reading
 
The St Matthew Passion (German: Matthäus-Passion), BWV 244, is a Passion, a sacred oratorio written by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1727 for solo voices, double choir, and double orchestra, with libretto by Picander. It sets the 26th and 27th chapters of the Gospel of Matthew (in the Luther Bible) to music, with interspersed chorales and arias. It is w…
  continue reading
 
Beethoven – The Late Sonatas Opp. 101 & 106 marks the completion of Maurizio Pollini’s survey of the five late piano sonatas. His landmark 1970s recordings of these works were recognized at the time with a Gramophone Award. A few years ago the pianist decided to revisit the five sonatas, and in 2019 made an acclaimed second recording of the final t…
  continue reading
 
Schubert completed the last of what would prove to be his final songs just over a month before his death in November 1828. Seven of the poems he chose to set at this time are by Ludwig Rellstab, six by Heinrich Heine, and one, (“Die Taubenpost”), by the Austrian polymath Johann Gabriel Seidl. It seems likely that he expected the Rellstab and Heine …
  continue reading
 
Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie (Latin: 'Judith triumphant over the barbarians of Holofernes'), RV 644, is an oratorio by Antonio Vivaldi, the only survivor of the four that he is known to have composed. Although the rest of the oratorio survives completely intact, the overture has been lost. The Latin libretto was written by Iacopo …
  continue reading
 
Completely Revamped Online Store - ClassicalMusicDiscoveries.store We are in the long process of adding our stock to our store. If there is an album, from our old store, that you would like to purchase, but don't see in our new store yet - please let us know and we will add the item to our new store ASAP. Thank you for your patience as we make this…
  continue reading
 
2022 marks the bicentenary of César Franck, undoubtedly one of the most prolific composers in 19th century France. Of German ancestry, born in Liège, Belgium, he made his career in Paris. He left a substantial oeuvre of orchestral, choral and chamber music as well as pieces for piano and organ. He was one of the first musicians to take up the harmo…
  continue reading
 
Curtis Studio kicks off with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Finnish Maestro Osmo Vänskä, performing Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade (releasing December 6, 2022). The performance was recorded as part of Curtis’s imaginative new performance installation–Immersive Scheherazade, which invited audiences to sit alongside live musicians perfor…
  continue reading
 
"Wednesday" Soundtrack Purchase the music (without talk) at Itunes or Amazon. Classical Music Discoveries is sponsored by Uber. @CMDHedgecock#ClassicalMusicDiscoveries #KeepClassicalMusicAlive#LaMusicaFestival #CMDGrandOperaCompanyofVenice #CMDParisPhilharmonicinOrléans#CMDGermanOperaCompanyofBerlin#CMDGrandOperaCompanyofBarcelonaSpain#ClassicalMus…
  continue reading
 
Sony Music Masterworks today releases THE FABELMANS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) by five-time Academy Award® winner JOHN WILLIAMS. Available everywhere now, the album features an original musical score composed by Williams for director Steven Spielberg’s deeply personal cinematic memory of the forces, and family, that shaped his life and ca…
  continue reading
 
Letter to the World includes four vocal compositions from different stages of Leisner’s career: two from the 1980s, one from 2002, and one from 2011. This portrait album of Leisner’s oeuvre for voice and instruments features soprano Katherine Whyte, tenor Andrew Fuchs, baritone Michael Kelly, violinist Sarah Whitney, oboist Scott Bartucca, cellist …
  continue reading
 
The work is a dramatic oratorio and is considered a much more humanistic portrayal of Christ's passion than other settings, such as those by Bach. It concludes at the point of Jesus personally accepting his fate, placing the emphasis on his own decision rather than the later Crucifixion or Resurrection. The oratorio is scored for soprano, tenor, an…
  continue reading
 
John Metcalfe’s new holiday album, Carols Without Words. Metcalfe composed ten stunning new orchestral arrangements of holiday classics, incorporating his signature blend of instrumental melodies and ambient electronica, and recorded them at Abbey Road Studios in September 2022. The selected carols include classics such as Silent Night, Coventry Ca…
  continue reading
 
This album strives to understand the varying ways composers comprehend grief, loss, and death. How do they cope, their hearts broken, their peace gone? And how can we cope? In this combination of works, Weiss has tried to follow the paths these great composers walked in their own grief. Their tracks lead us from death back towards life, from horror…
  continue reading
 
In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the James Bond cinematic franchise, Decca Records presents Bond 25, an orchestrated album featuring all 25 of the iconic films’ themes expertly reimagined and newly-recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Bond 25’ Tracklist 1. James Bond Theme - 'Dr. No’ 2. From Russia With Love - 'From Russia With Lo…
  continue reading
 
Shani’s eloquent interpretation of the symphony highlights the contrasting moods of this three-movement work. Under his baton, the orchestra conveys every last spark of the intense, restless energy of its outer movements, whose turbulence reflects the wartime backdrop against which the symphony was written. Creating an oasis of calm between the two…
  continue reading
 
Stunning new recording of a reconstructed Christmas Vespers as they may have been heard in St. Mark’s Basilica Venice, in the first half of the 17th Century under maestro di cappella Claudio Monteverdi Purchase the music (without talk) at:Monteverdi: Christmas Vespers (classicalmusicdiscoveries.store)Your purchase helps to support our show! Classic…
  continue reading
 
L'Orfeo (SV 318), sometimes called La favola d'Orfeo [la ˈfaːvola dorˈfɛːo], is a late Renaissance/early Baroque favola in musica, or opera, by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio. It is based on the Greek legend of Orpheus and tells the story of his descent to Hades and his fruitless attempt to bring his dead bride Eurydice …
  continue reading
 
The 13 postcards for piano that make up Dvorák’s Poetic Tone Pictures were written in the Spring of 1889, and signal a shift in style from a composer moving away from formal constructions towards a freer, inspired aesthetic. Among these charming pieces are evocations of magic and mystery (‘The Old Castle’), rustic dances (‘Furiant’ and ‘Peasant Bal…
  continue reading
 
H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It opened at the Opera Comique in London, on 25 May 1878 and ran for 571 performances, which was the second-longest run of any musical theatre piece up to that time. H.M.S. Pinafore was Gilbert and Sullivan'…
  continue reading
 
The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Its London debut was on 3 April 1880, at the Ope…
  continue reading
 
Smith says, “When a wave begins, it gathers momentum, so with this collection of music I see a gathering of energy into our modern era. I perceive this momentum in each of these composers’ works as propelling the arts forward in their time… And so, we continue today in the wave of momentum which began long ago.” Momentum Track ListSergei Sergeyevic…
  continue reading
 
The Mikado or, The Town of Titipu is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert, their ninth of fourteen operatic collaborations. It opened on 14 March 1885, in London, where it ran at the Savoy Theatre for 672 performances, the second-longest run for any work of musical theatre and one of the longest run…
  continue reading
 
The release commemorates the 110th anniversary of the composer’s death (1st September 1912). The album includes the famous Violin Concerto in G minor which was originally written for Minnie “Maud” Powell, a champion of music by African-American and female composers, first performed days after the composer’s death. Another highlight is the 1898 Afri…
  continue reading
 
Krystian Zimerman marks Szymanowski’s 140th anniversary by completing a journey through his solo piano music that began in 1994. His new album reveals the multifaceted nature of the composer’s pianistic language. Purchase the music (without talk) at:Karol Szymanowski: Piano Works (classicalmusicdiscoveries.store)Your purchase helps to support our s…
  continue reading
 
British composer and cellist Peter Gregson is a prolific artist whose work spans music for film, TV series, and dance as well as five studio albums. Although he has composed music for string ensembles and electronics, the cello has always been the centerpiece of his oeuvre, defining his sound throughout. Now, Gregson decides to shift perspectives, …
  continue reading
 
The Yeomen of the Guard; or, The Merryman and His Maid, is a Savoy Opera, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It premiered at the Savoy Theatre on 3 October 1888 and ran for 423 performances. This was the eleventh collaboration of fourteen between Gilbert and Sullivan. Purchase the music (without talk) at:Gilbert and Sull…
  continue reading
 
With a selection of 24 pieces performed on piano solo or with subtle accompaniments of other instruments, PIANO MINIMALISM presents emblematic works of the piano repertoire, such as Gymnopèdie No.1, written by Erik Satie in 1888 and Prelude No.4 in E Minor, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin, both performed by international acclaimed pianist, Clara Sverner.…
  continue reading
 
Celebrated for his innovative programming and award-winning recordings, Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson is offering a window into his musical life story with his new album, From Afar. The highly personal double album reflects Ólafsson’s musical DNA, from childhood memories growing up in Iceland to his international career and contemporary inspi…
  continue reading
 
This is the Danish String Quartet’s fourth installment in the Prism series, the group’s ongoing project that will ultimately hold five volumes of recordings linking Bach fugues with Beethoven quartets and quartets by alternating later composers. While the preceding volumes presented quartets by masters who lived to experience the 20th century – the…
  continue reading
 
The Room is a 2003 American drama film written, produced, executive produced, and directed by Tommy Wiseau, who stars in the film alongside Juliette Danielle and Greg Sestero. The film centers on a melodramatic love triangle between amiable banker Johnny (Wiseau), his deceptive fiancée Lisa (Danielle), and his conflicted best friend Mark (Sestero).…
  continue reading
 
Johann Heinrich Walch (1776–1855), was a German conductor, chamber musician and choral master for both the Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg as well as of the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in Gotha in the current German state of Thüringen. He was also the composer of many well-known marches.
  continue reading
 
Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 American Western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring an ensemble cast featuring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Ted Cassidy, Camilla Sparv and Julie Newmar in lead roles. It was photographed in Super Panavision 70 and Technicolor by Joseph MacDonald, with original music by Quincy Jones. Purchase the music …
  continue reading
 
In the late Middle Ages, a literary genre of devotional books illustrated with woodcuts flourished under the name ‘ars moriendi’. They gave instructions on how to 'die well'. The purpose of this tradition was to attune the soul to the 'art of dying' in order to save it for eternity. Music is also an ars moriendi, an exercise in the "becoming" of a …
  continue reading
 
“I hope that the listener to this piece can feel not just the power and the majesty of the music but also the incredible science behind the piece … we know such a small amount about our universe ... and this symphony starts to shed light on that fact” Marin Alsop Help support our show by purchasing this album at:Downloads (classicalmusicdiscoveries…
  continue reading
 
Alceste, ou Le triomphe d'Alcide is a tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Jean-Baptiste Lully. The French-language libretto is by Philippe Quinault, after Euripides' Alcestis. It was first performed on 19 January 1674 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal by the Paris Opera. Purchase the music (without talk) at:Lully: Alceste (classicalmusi…
  continue reading
 
L’Aurore is Carolin Widmann’s seventh recording for the New Series and her first solo violin disc for the label, exploring a characteristically wide arc of composition with élan and imagination. In this fascinating recital, Widmann sets out to document the expressive potential of the violin in a program that concludes with a radiant account of Joha…
  continue reading
 
Inspired by Stravinsky’s unique rhythmic and harmonic style, The Bully’s Firebird is part-inspired, part derivative, and in a few cases, straight Stravinsky as a composition intended to tell a new story while honoring his incredible musical language. Purchase the music (without talk) at:An Homage to Stravinsky (classicalmusicdiscoveries.store)Your …
  continue reading
 
Loading …

دليل مرجعي سريع