Leaving Home: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century - Rhythm

Leaving Home: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century - Rhythm

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Renowned conductor Sir Simon Rattle takes music lovers on a journey into the past in this release highlighting some of the most memorable compositions of the twentieth century and featuring the talents of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Mezzo Soprano Anne Sofie Von Otter. Compositions featured on this release include Igor Stravinsky's "La Sacre de… See more details below

Overview

Renowned conductor Sir Simon Rattle takes music lovers on a journey into the past in this release highlighting some of the most memorable compositions of the twentieth century and featuring the talents of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Mezzo Soprano Anne Sofie Von Otter. Compositions featured on this release include Igor Stravinsky's "La Sacre de Printemps," Edgar Varése's "Ionisation," György Ligeti's "Atmosphéres," Steve Reich's "Music for Piece of Wood," Pierre Boulez's "Rituel in Memoriam Bruno Maderna," Olivier Messiaen's "Turangalîla-Symphony," Gustav Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde," and Conlon Nancarrow's "Piano Roll, No. 21."

Product Details

Release Date:
08/16/2005
UPC:
0807280203592
Rating:
NR
Source:
Arthaus Musik
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
0:50:00
Sales rank:
93,628

Special Features

Biographies of the composers; Bonus ausio track Turangalîla-Symphony; Picture gallery1`Aa

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Leaving Home: Orchestral Music in the 20th Century
1. Introduction [:32]
2. Rhythm [2:29]
3. Igor Stravinsky - The Vessel of an Exhausted Era Cracking Open [8:34]
4. Edgar Varèse - "Tunes Are Merely the Gossips in Music" [4:33]
5. Gustav Mahler - High in the Stratosphere [6:29]
6. György Ligeti - "Music Should Not Be Well-Bred" [4:09]
7. Steve Reich - The Multi-Layered Face of Music [3:17]
8. Conlon Nancarrow - The Possibilities of Digital Dexterity [4:17]
9. Pierre Boulez - Ceremony of Remembrance and Extinction [7:21]
10. Olivier Messiaen - A Celebration in Sound [8:15]

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