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MARKEVITCH, I.: Orchestral Works (Complete), Vol. 5 - Lorenzo il Magnifico / Psaume (Arnhem Philharmonic, Lyndon-Gee)


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MARKEVITCH, I.: Orchestral Works (Complete), Vol. 5 - Lorenzo il Magnifico / Psaume (Arnhem Philharmonic, Lyndon-Gee)

The two vocal works featured on this disc encompass virtually the entire span of Markevitch’s compositional life, and the whole range of his style, from the gripping immediacy of Psaume, written at the age of 21, to the polished sophistication of Lorenzo The Magnificent, written a bare decade later yet almost marking the close of his brief output of original creative work. This work is thus (apart from the remarkable orchestration amounting virtually to a recomposition of Bach’s A Musical Offering of 1949–50) Markevitch’s adieu as composer to the colours of the orchestra.

Previously released on Marco Polo 8.223882.

Markevitch, Igor
Lorenzo de Medici, lyricist(s)

  Lorenzo il Magnifico
1.   I. Allegro con brio, ma sempre maestoso 00:04:28
2.   II. Allegretto vivace e pastorale 00:04:39
3.   III. Contemplazione della bellezza: Intermezzo strumentale (Andante con moto) 00:06:11
4.   IV. Adagio (in modo tragico) 00:05:48
5.   V. Vivo con spirito - Tranquillo (senza lentezza) - A tempo: sempre più gioioso sino al fine 00:07:19

Markevitch, Igor
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

6.   I. Allegramente 00:04:06
7.   II. Lentamente 00:08:16
8.   III. Con fuoco 00:06:31
9.   IV. Sostenuto e molto tranquillo 00:04:49

Total Playing Time: 00:52:07

Markevitch, Igor

Bible - Old Testament; Lorenzo de Medici

Lyndon-Gee, Christopher

Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra

Cappella Carolina

Shelton, Lucy

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.572155

Barcode: 747313215577

Physical Release: 05/2010

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