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Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - André Previn
Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Andre Previn


 
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Item #: D4572
Our Price: $39.99
Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 525 minutes
Color: Color
UPC: 032031457294
ISBN: 978-0-7697-9075-6


Availability: In Stock

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In this series of programs, André Previn conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in some of the most popular works from the concert repertoire symphonies by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. Each program is introduced by André Previn talking about the piece to be performed and about the composers who created these masterworks, giving illustrations of aspects of their music with a variety of orchestral excerpts.

Program One:
Haydn's Symphony No.87 in A (1785), Mozart's Symphony No.39 in E flat K543 (1788)

Program Two:
BEETHOVEN

Excerpts from Beethoven's Symphony No.5 in C minor Op.67 (1804-8) and a performance of the composer's Symphony No.7 in A Op.92 (1811-12)

Program Three:
BERLIOZ

Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique Op.14 (1830-1 )

Program Four:
BRAHMS

Brahms' Symphony No.4 in E minor Op.98 (1885)

Program Five:
TCHAIKOVSKY

Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.6 in B minor Op.74, Path‚tique (1893)

Program Six:
SHOSTAKOVICH

Shostakovich's Symphony No.5 in D minor Op.47, A Soviet Artist?s Practical Creative Reply to Just Criticism (1937)

Cast & Crew

André Previn

Composed by: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Conducted by: André Previn


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