Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Barber: Adagio for Strings; Grainger: Irish Tune from County

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Telarc
  • UPC: 089408005923
  • Catalog Number: 80059
  • Sales rank: 8,187

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras - Thomas Dumm & Ralph Vaughan Williams (15:43)
  2. 2 Gymnopedie for piano No.1 - Ray Kirschensteiner & Erik Satie (2:50)
  3. 3 Gymnopedie for piano No.2 - Ray Kirschensteiner & Erik Satie (3:21)
  4. 4 Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 - Ray Kirschensteiner & Samuel Barber (7:39)
  5. 5 Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50 - Ray Kirschensteiner & Gabriel Fauré (5:46)
  6. 6 Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for string orchestra with 2 horns ad lib. (BFMS 15) - Percy Grainger & Ray Kirschensteiner (6:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Leonard Slatkin Primary Artist
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Absolutely amazing.

    I've heard Williams' "Fantasia" performed live by two orchestras, and in both instances, they brutally raped the music. The piece holds enormous potential for the listener's mind to create imagery, but not if it's performed with a complete lack of sensitivity. Leonard Slatkin obviously knew this when he conducted the orchestra for this performance. What they do with it is nothing short of magic. The rest of the cuts on the CD are gorgeous, too. Just buy it, and be prepared to set aside an entire afternoon listening to it over and over again. Warning: Have Kleenex available. I used to play "Fantasia" as a demo cut for customers when I was in audio retailing. It regularly made women cry.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Wonderful

    I wish to thank the writer of the review that recommended this recording.
    It is far superior to others I had previously heard. It has a permanent
    place in my CD player.

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