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AS 744-2 CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Conductor  ONDŘEJ VRABEC
Organ  Aleš Bárta

COMPOSITIONS:

CD1

Symphony No. 1
scored for Organ, Brass, Percussion & Strings, Opus 27 (1982)                                                    

Prelude and Fanfare – Andante
Ricercare - Andantino con moto
Scherzo – Vivace
Postlude – Adagio e molto legato 
                                     
Symphony No. 2
scored for Chamber Orchestra, Opus 30 (1984)                 

Lento molto
Vivace: lightly
Largo
                     

Concert Overture: ‘In the Cotswolds’ scored for Symphony Orchestra, Opus 36 (1986)                                  

                                                                                          

CD2                         

Symphony No. 3 ‘Spirits of the Earth’
scored for extended Symphony Orchestra, Opus 45 (1992)          

Allegro ma non troppo
Very slow, spatial, reflective: simple, African folk style
Molto vivace
Belas Knap’ – Andante molto
Allegro molto  

                     

Symphony No. 4
scored for Concert Wind Band, Opus 59 (1996)   

‘City’ – Adagio
‘Mountains’ - Allegro vivace
‘Sky City’ – Andante e molto espressivo+)
‘Desert’ – Adagio
‘Rio Grande’ – Allegro moderato: flowing
 
 +) solo Native American flute        Jan Machat       
           

Concert Overture ‘Towards a New Age’ scored for Symphony Orchestra, Opus 60 (1996)                            

 

  

Bonus DVD                       

Music, Pleasure, Hope (movie)                         
Documentary on the Czech Philharmonic recording of Andrew Downes orchestral works



Price:   20.00
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