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HENLEY, D.: Story of Classical Music (The) (Unabridged) (UK version)

    
      

 

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HENLEY, D.: Story of Classical Music (The) (Unabridged) (UK version)

The lives and music of the great composers of classical music unfold in this entertaining account, introduced by singer and presenter Aled Jones. In 1200 years, classical music grew from the chanting of medieval monks through the symphonies of Beethoven and the grand operas of Wagner to the huge orchestral sound-world of the 21st century, with its electronics and its film music. In his easy-going style, Aled Jones paints vivid portraits of over 80 composers, each one illustrated with some of his, or her, most famous music.



Disc 1

  The Story of Classical Music
1.   Play with flash player The Story of Classical Music 00:02:14
  The Medieval Period (600-1490)
2.   Play with flash player The Year 600 – Music in Churches 00:02:06
3.   Play with flash player Hildegard of Bingen (1098 - 1179) 00:02:31
  The Renaissance Period (1490-1600)
4.   Play with flash player Medieval to Renaissance: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525/6 - 1594) 00:02:37
5.   Play with flash player The Birth of Opera: Claudio Monteverdi (1567 - 1643) / Franciscus Bossinensis (fl. 1510) 00:03:45
  The Baroque Period (1600-1750)
6.   Play with flash player Into the 17th Century: Jean - Baptiste Lully (1632 - 1687) 00:03:04
7.   Play with flash player London: Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695) 00:02:10
8.   Play with flash player Germany: Johann Pachelbel (1653 - 1706) 00:02:05
9.   Play with flash player Italy: Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1715) 00:02:04
10.   Play with flash player Germany: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) 00:06:51
11.   Play with flash player George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759) 00:08:03
12.   Play with flash player Tomaso Albinoni (1671 - 1750) 00:02:16
13.   Play with flash player Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741) 00:04:30
  The Classical Period (1750-1830)
14.   Play with flash player The Classical Period – An Explanation 00:01:56
15.   Play with flash player Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714 - 1788) 00:01:24
16.   Play with flash player Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714 - 1787) 00:01:33
17.   Play with flash player Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809) 00:06:21
18.   Play with flash player Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) 00:05:21
19.   Play with flash player Mozart's Great Works 00:05:33
20.   Play with flash player Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) 00:04:22
21.   Play with flash player Beethoven's Great Works 00:04:58
  The Romantic Period (1830-1900)
22.   Play with flash player Background History 00:02:22


Disc 2

  The Romantic Period
1.   Play with flash player The composer as a Star 00:01:28
2.   Play with flash player Nicolò Paganini (1782 - 1840) 00:02:48
3.   Play with flash player Gioachino Rossini (1792 - 1868) 00:02:04
4.   Play with flash player Carl Maria von Weber (1786 - 1826) 00:02:04
5.   Play with flash player Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828) 00:04:48
6.   Play with flash player Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869) 00:04:13
7.   Play with flash player Fryderyk Chopin (1810 - 1849) 00:04:58
8.   Play with flash player Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847) 00:05:51
9.   Play with flash player Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886) 00:02:02
10.   Play with flash player Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856) 00:01:35
11.   Play with flash player Clara Schumann (1819 - 1896) 00:01:33
12.   Play with flash player Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) 00:04:32
13.   Play with flash player Max Bruch (1838 - 1920) 00:02:39
14.   Play with flash player Anton Bruckner (1824 - 1896) 00:01:37
15.   Play with flash player Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883) 00:03:48
16.   Play with flash player Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901) 00:04:13
17.   Play with flash player Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880) 00:01:16
18.   Play with flash player The Waltz – The Strauss Family 00:04:18
19.   Play with flash player Camille Saint - Saëns (1835 - 1921) 00:04:42
20.   Play with flash player Léo Delibes (1836 - 1891) 00:01:04
21.   Play with flash player Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875) 00:02:01
22.   Play with flash player Russia, the national voice and the 'Mighty Handful' 00:02:10
23.   Play with flash player Alexander Borodin (1833 - 1887) 00:01:25
24.   Play with flash player Modest Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881) 00:04:28
25.   Play with flash player Nikolay Rimsky - Korsakov (1844 - 1908) 00:03:47
26.   Play with flash player Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) 00:05:16


Disc 3

  The Romantic Period
1.   Play with flash player Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (continued) 00:03:33
2.   Play with flash player Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904) 00:02:58
3.   Play with flash player Norway – Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907) 00:02:54
4.   Play with flash player England – Arthur Sullivan (1842 - 1900) 00:03:29
5.   Play with flash player France – Jules Massenet (1842 - 1912) 00:02:45
  The Late Romantics, Impressionists and Others
6.   Play with flash player Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) 00:02:17
7.   Play with flash player Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918) 00:02:42
8.   Play with flash player Spain – Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909) 00:02:04
9.   Play with flash player Industrial progress 00:00:45
10.   Play with flash player England – Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934) 00:05:25
11.   Play with flash player Italy – Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924) 00:04:09
12.   Play with flash player Austria – Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911) 00:01:53
13.   Play with flash player France – Paul Dukas (1865 - 1935) 00:01:26
14.   Play with flash player Erik Satie (1866 - 1925) 00:01:54
15.   Play with flash player Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1837) 00:02:26
16.   Play with flash player Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949) 00:02:02
17.   Play with flash player Finland – Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957) 00:02:05
18.   Play with flash player England – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958) 00:03:06
19.   Play with flash player Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934) 00:02:05
20.   Play with flash player Russia – Sergei Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943) 00:03:33
  New Directions in the 20th Century
21.   Play with flash player Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951) 00:02:05
22.   Play with flash player Russia – Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971) 00:03:23
23.   Play with flash player Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953) 00:06:04
24.   Play with flash player Hungary – Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945) 00:02:30
25.   Play with flash player Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967) 00:01:10
26.   Play with flash player Austria – Anton Webern (1883 - 1945) 00:02:25
27.   Play with flash player Carl Orff (1895 - 1982) 00:01:36
28.   Play with flash player Joaquin Rodrigo (1901 - 1999) 00:01:06
  New Directions in the 20th Century
29.   Play with flash player USA – George Gershwin (1898 - 1937) 00:05:06


Disc 4

  New Directions in the 20th Century
1.   Play with flash player Aaron Copland (1900 - 1990) 00:02:54
2.   Play with flash player Samuel Barber (1910 - 1981) 00:01:43
  After the Second World War
3.   Play with flash player Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990) 00:01:56
4.   Play with flash player England – William Walton (1902 - 1983) 00:02:39
5.   Play with flash player Russia – Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975) 00:04:17
6.   Play with flash player England – Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976) 00:01:56
7.   Play with flash player France – Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963) 00:02:59
  Composers of the Avant-Garde
8.   Play with flash player France and USA – Edgard Varèse (1883 - 1965) 00:02:19
9.   Play with flash player USA – John Cage (1912 - 1992) 00:01:52
  Minimalism
10.   Play with flash player England – John Tavener (b. 1944) 00:01:54
11.   Play with flash player USA – Philip Glass (b. 1937) 00:01:51
  Film Music
12.   Play with flash player Hans Zimmer (b. 1957) 00:01:32
13.   Play with flash player Howard Shore (b. 1946) 00:01:17
14.   Play with flash player John Williams (b. 1932) 00:01:43
  Epilogue
15.   Play with flash player Epilogue 00:01:12

Total Playing Time: 04:29:46






Author(s):
Henley, Darren

Reader(s):
Jones, Aled

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior Non-Fiction

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: NA0003

Barcode: 9781843794042

Release Date: 2010

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