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About this Recording
Marin Alsop's Naxos Interview
A Healing Touch – John Rutter Interviewed by Jeremy Siepmann
Polish Ambition – Antoni Wit Talks to Jeremy Siepmann
Discovering Bartók: Marin Alsop talks to Jeremy Siepmann
Swing That Beat: Marin Alsop talks to Jeremy Siepmann
A Requiem in Reverse?: Marin Alsop talks to Jeremy Siepmann


Naxos presents a varied collection of music of the ages, including some familiar works and lesser- known surprises, pieces dealing with the subject of death or demonstrating a lasting, ethereal, quality, each work communicating a sense of spirituality and timeless beauty. In essence a celebration of life, MUSIC TO DIE FOR is music one simply cannot live without.

Orff, Carl

  Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
1.   Carmina Burana - O Fortuna 00:02:36

Verdi, Giuseppe
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem: Dies Irae
2.   Requiem - Dies Irae 00:02:20

Kilar, Wojciech

  Bram Stoker's Dracula: Brides
3.   Bram Stoker's Dracula - Brides 00:04:21

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
4.   Piano Sonata No. 14 in C - Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto 00:05:15

Glass, Philip

  Violin concerto: Second Movement
5.   Violin concerto - Second Movement 00:08:31

Barber, Samuel

  Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
6.   Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 00:07:38

Fauré, Gabriel
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem: Sanctus
7.   Requiem - Sanctus 00:03:21

Wagner, Richard

  Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
8.   Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March 00:06:32

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: Sequence: VI. Lacrimosa dies illa
9.   Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: Sequence: VI. Lacrimosa dies illa 00:03:20

Górecki, Henryk Mikołaj
Blazusiakowna, Helena Wanda, lyricist(s)

  Symphony of Sorrowful Songs: Traquillisimo
10.   Symphony of Sorrowful Songs - Traquillisimo 00:05:49

Rutter, John
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem: Pie Jesu
11.   Requiem - Pie Jesu 00:03:31

Total Playing Time: 00:53:14

Barber, Samuel; Beethoven, Ludwig van; Fauré, Gabriel; Glass, Philip; Górecki, Henryk Mikołaj; Kilar, Wojciech; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Orff, Carl; Rutter, John; Verdi, Giuseppe; Wagner, Richard

Blazusiakowna, Helena Wanda; Mass Text

Alsop, Marin; Brown, Tim; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Košler, Zdeněk; Morandi, Pier Giorgio; Mund, Uwe; Summerly, Jeremy; Wit, Antoni; Yuasa, Takuo

City of London Sinfonia; Hungarian State Opera Orchestra; Oxford Camerata; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Ulster Orchestra

Clare College Choir, Cambridge; Hungarian State Opera Chorus; Oxford Schola Cantorum; Slovak Philharmonic Chorus

Anthony, Adele; Jandó, Jenő; Kilanowicz, Zofia; Rimmer, Nicholas

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular; Concerto; Film and TV Music; Instrumental; Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.557411

Barcode: 0747313241125

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Physical Release: 10/2003

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