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Henley, D.: The Story of Classical Music (US version)



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This exclusive 6-disc collection from the BR Klassik label features legendary voices in previous unreleased recordings from the archives of Bavarian Broadcasting in Munich. The “Munich Sunday Concerts” series of live radio shows began in 1952 (and continue to the present day) with an international cast appearing with the Munich Radio Orchestra. This “best-of ” compilation features classic voices like Margaret Price, Hermann Prey, Lucia Popp, Elisabeth Grummer, Nicolai Ghiaurov and Mirella Freni. 6 top notch live recordings together in one set, and each one a gem
Facts
Item number NA331012
Barcode 9789626343104
Release date 7/1/2004
Category Young Adult
Label NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 4
Performers
Conductor Alsop, Marin
Disc: 1
1 The Story of Classical Music 00:02:10 Alsop, Marin
2 The Year 600: Music in Churches 00:02:10 Alsop, Marin
3 Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) 00:02:33 Alsop, Marin
4 Medieval to Renaissance: Giovanni Pierluigi da Pal 00:02:41 Alsop, Marin
5 The Birth of Opera: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) 00:03:49 Alsop, Marin
6 Into the 17th Century: Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1 00:03:03 Alsop, Marin
7 London: Henry Purcell (1659-1695) 00:02:09 Alsop, Marin
8 Germany: Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) 00:02:04 Alsop, Marin
9 Italy: Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1715) 00:02:04 Alsop, Marin
10 Germany: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) 00:06:48 Alsop, Marin
11 George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) 00:08:01 Alsop, Marin
12 Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1750) 00:02:21 Alsop, Marin
13 Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) 00:04:38 Alsop, Marin
14 The Classical Period: An Explanation 00:01:58 Alsop, Marin
15 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) 00:01:32 Alsop, Marin
16 Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) 00:01:35 Alsop, Marin
17 Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) 00:06:14 Alsop, Marin
18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) 00:05:21 Alsop, Marin
19 Mozart's Great Works 00:05:37 Alsop, Marin
20 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) 00:04:31 Alsop, Marin
21 Beethoven's Great Works 00:05:00 Alsop, Marin
22 Background History 00:02:25 Alsop, Marin
Disc: 2
1 The Composer as a Star 00:01:39 Alsop, Marin
2 Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840) 00:02:48 Alsop, Marin
3 Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) 00:02:05 Alsop, Marin
4 Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) 00:01:50 Alsop, Marin
5 Franz Schubert (1797-1828) 00:04:48 Alsop, Marin
6 Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) 00:04:10 Alsop, Marin
7 Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849) 00:05:00 Alsop, Marin
8 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) 00:05:53 Alsop, Marin
9 Franz Liszt (1811-1886) 00:01:57 Alsop, Marin
10 Robert Schumann (1810-1856) 00:01:36 Alsop, Marin
11 Clara Schumann (1819-1896) 00:01:34 Alsop, Marin
12 Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 00:04:31 Alsop, Marin
13 Max Bruch (1838-1920) 00:01:51 Alsop, Marin
14 Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) 00:01:42 Alsop, Marin
15 Richard Wagner (1813-1883) 00:03:57 Alsop, Marin
16 Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) 00:04:17 Alsop, Marin
17 Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) 00:01:16 Alsop, Marin
18 The Waltz: The Strauss Family 00:04:17 Alsop, Marin
19 Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) 00:04:49 Alsop, Marin
20 Leo Delibes (1836-1891) 00:01:06 Alsop, Marin
21 Georges Bizet (1838-1875) 00:02:05 Alsop, Marin
22 Russia, the National Voice and the 'Mighty Handful 00:02:14 Alsop, Marin
23 Alexander Borodin (1833-1887) 00:01:27 Alsop, Marin
24 Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) 00:04:32 Alsop, Marin
25 Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) 00:03:50 Alsop, Marin
26 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) 00:03:56 Alsop, Marin
Disc: 3
1 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Continued) 00:03:35 Alsop, Marin
2 Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) 00:03:09 Alsop, Marin
3 Norway: Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) 00:02:50 Alsop, Marin
4 England: Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) 00:03:18 Alsop, Marin
5 France: Jules Massenet (1842-1912) 00:02:51 Alsop, Marin
6 Gabriel Faure (1845-1924) 00:02:19 Alsop, Marin
7 Claude Debussy (1862-1918) 00:02:38 Alsop, Marin
8 Spain: Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909) 00:01:50 Alsop, Marin
9 Industrial Progress 00:00:45 Alsop, Marin
10 England: Edward Elgar (1857-1934) 00:05:27 Alsop, Marin
11 Italy: Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) 00:04:11 Alsop, Marin
12 Austria: Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) 00:01:58 Alsop, Marin
13 France: Paul Dukas (1865-1935) 00:01:25 Alsop, Marin
14 Erik Satie (1866-1925) 00:01:52 Alsop, Marin
15 Maurice Ravel (1875-1837) 00:02:35 Alsop, Marin
16 Richard Strauss (1864-1949) 00:02:06 Alsop, Marin
17 Finland: Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) 00:02:08 Alsop, Marin
18 England: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) 00:03:09 Alsop, Marin
19 Gustav Holst (1874-1934) 00:02:07 Alsop, Marin
20 Russia: Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943) 00:03:39 Alsop, Marin
21 Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) 00:02:10 Alsop, Marin
22 Russia: Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) 00:03:24 Alsop, Marin
23 Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) 00:06:09 Alsop, Marin
24 Hungary: Bela Bartok (1881-1945) 00:02:35 Alsop, Marin
25 Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967) 00:01:12 Alsop, Marin
26 Austria: Anton Webern (1883-1945) 00:02:31 Alsop, Marin
27 Carl Orff (1895-1982) 00:01:37 Alsop, Marin
28 Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999) 00:01:08 Alsop, Marin
29 USA: Charles Ives (1874-1954) 00:02:46 Alsop, Marin
30 Roy Harris (1898-1979) 00:01:13 Alsop, Marin
Disc: 4
1 George Gershwin (1898-1937) 00:04:46 Alsop, Marin
2 Aaron Copland (1900-1990) 00:02:46 Alsop, Marin
3 Samuel Barber (1910-1981) 00:01:46 Alsop, Marin
4 Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) 00:02:03 Alsop, Marin
5 England: William Walton (1902-1983) 00:02:47 Alsop, Marin
6 Russia: Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) 00:04:23 Alsop, Marin
7 England: Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) 00:01:57 Alsop, Marin
8 France: Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) 00:03:00 Alsop, Marin
9 France and USA: Edgard Varese (1883-1965) 00:02:21 Alsop, Marin
10 USA: John Cage (1912-1992) 00:01:52 Alsop, Marin
11 England: John Tavener (b. 1944) 00:01:25 Alsop, Marin
12 USA: Philip Glass (b. 1937) 00:01:55 Alsop, Marin
13 Hans Zimmer (b. 1957) 00:01:32 Alsop, Marin
14 Howard Shore (b. 1946) 00:01:16 Alsop, Marin
15 John Williams (b. 1932) 00:01:42 Alsop, Marin
16 Epilogue 00:01:11 Alsop, Marin
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