Conducted by Claudio Abbado, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. Recorded in 2004.
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Angel Blue sings Heimliche Aufforderung (Richard Strauss)
American operatic soprano Angel Blue sings Heimliche Aufforderung (The secret invitation), Op. 27 No. 3, one of a set of four songs composed by Richard Strauss in 1894, the German composer of the late Romantic and early modern era.
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “The Titan” [Bernstein & Vienna Philharmonic]
Conducted by Leonard Bernstein, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major, also known as “The Titan”.
Erik Satie’s Gnossienne No. 1
The Gnossiennes are several piano compositions written by the French composer Erik Satie (born Éric Alfred Leslie Satie; 17 May 1866 – 1 July 1925; he signed his name Erik Satie after 1884 in the late 19th century). Satie composed Gnossienne No.1 in 1890, and dedicated it to Alexis Roland-Manuel (22 March 1891 – 1 …
John Williams plays Isaac Albéniz’s Asturias (Leyenda)
Asturias (Leyenda) is a musical work written by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz. It was originally written for the piano and set in the key of G minor, and first published in Barcelona, by Juan Bta. Pujol & Co., in 1892 as the prelude of a three-movement set entitled Chants d’Espagne. Here it is played …
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