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first sixty years

CD

The first sixty years / Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

  • Published by ABC Classics [4348962] — 1 CD (77 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.
  • Library Availability: CD 134 — Available for loan

Out of Print

This item is out-of-print. We regret that it cannot be purchased from the Australian Music Centre.

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  Work Composer PerformersDuration
Essay II (1982) for orchestra Robert Hughes

Product details

Duration: 77 min.

Contents note: Organ concerto in B flat major op.7 no.1: 1st movement / Handel ; Violin concerto in B minor: 1st movement / Walton ; Psyche: Psyche & Eros / Franck ; The planets: Venus, Mercury / Holst ; Essay II / Hughes ; The rite of spring: Part 1, The Adoration of the Earth / Stravinsky ; Norfolk rhapsody no.1 / Vaughan Williams ; Turangalila symphony: Section 10 / Messiaen.

This product forms part of the following series: ABC classics; PolyGram classics.

Performers: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra ; George Thalben-Ball (organ: Handel) ; Bernard Heinze (conductor: Handel, Vaughan Williams) ; Ernest Llewellyn (violin : Walton) ; Juan Jose Castro (conductor: Walton) ; Willem van Otterloo (conductor: Franck) ; Malcolm Sargent (conductor: Holst) ; Leonard Dommett (conductor: Hughes) ; Hiroyuki Iwaki (conductor: Stravinsky, Messiaen).

Capture session: Handel recorded Sept. 1951 ; Walton recorded 6 June 1953 ; Franck recorded 1972 ; Holst recorded May 1966 ; Hughes recorded 3 July 1982 ; Stravinsky recorded 1978 ; Vaughan Williams recorded 1967 ; Messiaen recorded 21 May 1988.

Recording level: AAD.

Includes historical notes on the orchestra.


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