Discoveries

Discoveries

by Gustavo Dudamel
     
 

It's still too early in Gustavo Dudamel's career to put out a greatest-hits collection, yet he has released enough high-profile albums on Deutsche Grammophon to warrant a generous sampler. To give listeners a clear idea of this critically acclaimed conductor's range and versatility, short pieces and movements from larger works have been selected from seven CDs to… See more details below

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It's still too early in Gustavo Dudamel's career to put out a greatest-hits collection, yet he has released enough high-profile albums on Deutsche Grammophon to warrant a generous sampler. To give listeners a clear idea of this critically acclaimed conductor's range and versatility, short pieces and movements from larger works have been selected from seven CDs to highlight his repertoire on Discoveries. From Beethoven to Bernstein, with touchstones along the way by Tchaikovsky, Bruckner, Mahler, Stravinsky, Revueltas, and others, this compilation demonstrates Dudamel's broad musical tastes and boundless enthusiasm for showstopping orchestral works. Conducting the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic, and the Vienna Philharmonic, he shows his exceptional aptitude for symphonic music, ballets, and tone poems, and delivers the music with fiery energy and drama.

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Product Details

Release Date:
09/25/2012
Label:
Deutsche Grammophon
UPC:
0028947900696
catalogNumber:
001709702
Rank:
49012

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Tracks

  1. West Side Story, musical: Mambo  - Leonard Bernstein  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  2. Conga del Fuego, for orchestra  - Arturo Márquez  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  3. Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: Danse sacrale (L'Élue) (Sacrificial Dance) (The Ch  - Igor Stravinsky  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  4. La Noche de los Mayas, suite for orchestra (compiled by José Limantour from the film score): 2. Noche de jaranas (Night of Revelry). Allegro (T  - Silvestre Revueltas  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  5. Danzón No. 2 for orchestra  - Arturo Márquez  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  6. Symphony No. 3 in A minor ("Scottish"), Op. 56: 2. Vivace non troppo  - Felix Mendelssohn  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Ute Fesquet  - Gustavo Dudamel
  7. Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Act 3. Ballet. Bacchanale  - Camille Saint-Saëns  -  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra  - Ute Fesquet  - Gustavo Dudamel
  8. Festive Overture, for orchestra in A major, Op. 96  - Dmitry Shostakovich  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  9. Symphony No. 9 in D minor, WAB 109: 2. Scherzo. Rewegt, lebhaft - Trio. Schnell  - Anton Bruckner  - Ute Fesquet  -  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra  - Christian Leins  - Matthias Spindler  - Gustavo Dudamel
  10. Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a: 2c. Danse russe (Trépak): Tempo di Trépak, molto v  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  11. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 3. Valse. Allegro moderato  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel
  12. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Ute Fesquet  -  Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela  - Gustavo Dudamel

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