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MACABRE MASTERPIECES

Colourful and sometimes graphic musical depictions of the supernatural featuring ghosts, witches, goblins, trolls and even Old Nick himself.



Disc 1

Grieg, Edvard

  Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
1.   Play with flash player Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King 00:02:37

Dukas, Paul

  L'Apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
2.   Play with flash player L'Apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer's Apprentice) 00:11:27

Liszt, Franz

  Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S514/R181, "Mephisto Waltz No. 1"
3.   Play with flash player Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S514/R181, "Mephisto Waltz No. 1" 00:11:52

Dvořák, Antonín

  The Noon Witch, B. 196, Op. 108
4.   Play with flash player The Noon Witch, B. 196, Op. 108 00:13:07

Franck, César

  Le chasseur maudit (The Accursed Hunter)
5.   Play with flash player Le chasseur maudit (The Accursed Hunter) 00:15:52

Chadwick, George Whitefield

  Symphonic Sketches: III. Hobgoblin
6.   Play with flash player Symphonic Sketches: III. Hobgoblin 00:05:54

Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich, arranger(s)

  St. John's Night on Bald Mountain, "A Night on the Bare Mountain" (arr. N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
7.   Play with flash player St. John's Night on Bald Mountain, "A Night on the Bare Mountain" (arr. N. Rimsky - Korsakov) 00:11:55

Liadov, Anatol Konstantinovich

  Baba Yaga, Op. 56
8.   Play with flash player Baba Yaga, Op. 56 00:03:07


Disc 2

Saint-Saëns, Camille

  Danse Macabre, Op. 40
1.   Play with flash player Danse Macabre, Op. 40 00:07:10

Liszt, Franz

  Totentanz, S126/R457
2.   Play with flash player Totentanz, S126/R457 00:16:16

Rachmaninov, Sergey

  The Isle of the Dead, Op. 29
3.   Play with flash player The Isle of the Dead, Op. 29 00:23:14

Liadov, Anatol Konstantinovich

  Kikimora, Op. 63
4.   Play with flash player Kikimora, Op. 63 00:08:15

Grieg, Edvard

  Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: No. 3. March of the Trolls
5.   Play with flash player Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: No. 3. March of the Trolls 00:02:58

Arnold, Malcolm

  Tam O'Shanter Overture, Op. 51
6.   Play with flash player Tam O'Shanter Overture, Op. 51 00:08:30

MacDowell, Edward

  2 Fantasiestücke, Op. 17: No. 2. Hexentanz (Witches Dance)
7.   Play with flash player 2 Fantasiestücke, Op. 17: No. 2. Hexentanz (Witches Dance) 00:03:03

Berlioz, Hector

  Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold)
8.   Play with flash player Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold) 00:04:44

Total Playing Time: 02:30:01






Composer(s):
Arnold, Malcolm; Berlioz, Hector; Chadwick, George Whitefield; Dukas, Paul; Dvořák, Antonín; Franck, César; Grieg, Edvard; Liadov, Anatol Konstantinovich; Liszt, Franz; MacDowell, Edward; Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich; Rachmaninov, Sergey; Saint-Saëns, Camille

Arranger(s):
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich

Conductor(s):
Bátiz, Enrique; Benzi, Roberto; Clark, Keith; Daniel, Paul; Dohnányi, Oliver; Fagen, Arthur; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Jean, Kenneth; Kuchar, Theodore; Maksymiuk, Jerzy; Nazareth, Daniel; Talmi, Yoav

Orchestra(s):
Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; CSR Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava; English Northern Philharmonia; Ireland National Symphony Orchestra; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; San Diego Symphony Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Ukraine National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Artist(s):
Banowetz, Joseph; Nagy, Péter; Prutsman, Stephen; Steen-Nøkleberg, Einar

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.557930-31

Barcode: 0747313293025

Release Date: 2005

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