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Bernstein Conducts Mahler Complete Symphonies
Created by André Avorio on 28 Mar 2017

Gustav Mahler Symphony No.1 - 10, Das Lied von der Erde & Rehearsals. conduted by Leonard Bernstein with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1,3 ,4,5,6,7,8,9 & 10), London Symphony Orchestra (2), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Das Lied von der Erde) from 1971 to ...

Orchestra Academy - WDR Symphony Orchestra
Created by OML on 17 Feb 2017

Konzerte mit Akademisten der Orchesterakademie des WDR Sinfonieorchesters Concerts with members of the orchestra academy of the WDR Sinfonieorchester

Carl Nielsen Symphony No. 4 'The Inextinguishable'
Created by David Vaughn on 14 Mar 2019

Check out this recording from our catalog of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra performing Danish composer Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 4. Completed during the First World War, the subtitle comes from the motto in the foreword to the published score: 'Music is ...

Dmitry Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7
Created by David Vaughn on 01 Oct 2018

This list features the seventh symphony for orchestra written by Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975). Dedicated to Shostakovich's native city of Leningrad, it received its première by the Bolshoi Theater Orchestra on March 5th, 1942, not in Leningrad, but in ...

Bruckner - Symphony No. 4 'Romantic'
Created by David Vaughn on 28 Nov 2018

This list discusses the fourth symphony by Austrian composer Anton Bruckner (1824-1896). Composed in 1874, it was revised at least seven times over the following 14 years. Also known as the 'Romantic', it is the only symphony given a nickname ...

Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring'
Created by David Vaughn on 19 Mar 2019

To celebrate the first day of Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere, enjoy this 1992 recording of Igor Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring' performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yoel Levi.

Happy Birthday to Charles Gounod!
Created by David Vaughn on 17 Jun 2019

Happy 201st birthday to French composer Charles Gounod! Celebrate his life and accomplishments with this 2012 Nimbus release of the ballet music from his opera 'Faust,' performed by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by the late Yondani Butt.

Remembering Alan Hovhaness
Created by David Vaughn on 21 Jun 2019

American composer Alan Hovhaness passed away this day in 2000 at the age of 89. Celebrate his life and accomplishments with this 2008 Nimbus recording of his Symphony No. 2 performed by the American Composers Orchestra, Dennis Russell Davies conducting.

Explore Beyond the Score
Created by André Avorio on 23 Aug 2017

Started in the 2004/05 Season, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s acclaimed Beyond the Score (BTS) series has explored over 25 works and composers through an innovative concert experience. Under creative director Gerard McBurney’s leadership, the series weaves together theater, music and ...

Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 'From the New World'
Created by David Vaughn on 13 Sep 2018

This list features the ninth symphony of Czech composer Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) and celebrates the 126th anniversary of his first arrival to the United States. Dvořák came to the United States on September 26, 1892 to head the then-trailblazing but ...

"Béatrice et Bénédict" premieres on August 9, 1862
Created by Jaclyn Rosansky on 24 Jul 2019

French composer Hector Berlioz conducted his opera "Béatrice et Bénédict" for its premiere at the Theater Baden-Baden on this day in 1862. It was based on the Shakespearen comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” and includes two acts. This opera is ...

Antonín Dvořák's Te Deum
Created by Amy Shaw on 19 Sep 2019

Antonín Dvořák's Te Deum premiered on October 21, 1892 at Carnegie Hall. Dvořák had written Te Deum for Jeannette Thurber, president of the National Conservatory of Music in America, for the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first ...

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18
Created by David Vaughn on 21 Jun 2019

Today's free download is the second Piano Concerto in C minor, Op. 18 by Russian composer and virtuoso pianist Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943). Completed in 1901, it is a three-movement concerto form with piano and orchestra. It was premiered in full ...

Music in the Works of Haruki Murakami
Created by Amy Shaw on 10 Jul 2019

This week's selection features a selection of the classical music found in the works of Haruki Murakami (1949- ), an internationally bestselling, award-winning author from Japan. Murakami, who once ran a jazz club with his wife, infuses his works with ...