Forces are 2+1+alto,2+1,2+1+Eb,3+1 winds; 4,4,3,1 brass; tympani, percussion, 2 harps, celeste, 44332 strings, SATB choir, offstage horn, offstage trumpet (both are optional). Full score only - parts not included.
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Composed for Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes, Daphnis and Chlo‚ was drawn from an ancient Greek fable. Ravel announced his intention to "compose a vast musical fresco, less scrupulous as to archaism than faithful to the Greece of my dreams." The resulting "choreographic symphony" features a captivating combination of orchestral traditions and modern ideals. Dover reprint of 1911 and 1913 Durand editions. Full score only - parts not included.
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Dover reprint of early editions. Includes the Piano Trio of 1914, as well as the Mallarm‚ Poems (1913), which show Ravel at his most harmonically adventurous and are scored for an ensemble inspired by the modernist works of Stravinsky and Schoenberg. Also included are the brilliant Sonata for Violin and Cello (1922), which the composer considered a pivotal work in his stylistic development, and the sensual Introduction and Allegro (1905) for harp and ensemble.
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20th Century Romantic (1915). With his clarinet quintet, begun in 1915, Reger was remembering his role models Mozart and Brahms, whose works in this genre he particularly admired. This melancholic quintet that is worked through in a strictly motivic way was to be Reger's last opus. Shortly after he had sent it to his publisher, he died of a heart attack in May 1916. The quintet was to become his swan song, first performed at a memorial for the composer on 6 November 1916. Almost one hundred years...
Romantic. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908) was a prolific composer of orchestral works and many other forms of music, including chamber works and art songs. He also wrote many operas, excerpts from which are featured in this collection. Contents include the famous orchestral interlude The Flight of the Bumblebee as well as the suite from The Tale of Tsar Saltan. This fanciful opera was based on Aleksandr Pushkin's poem, "The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Princ...