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Symphony Of Seduction

Various

CD  |  Compilation  |  26 Jan 2018


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Various Symphony Of Seduction CD/

Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love.’ Romantic composer Hector Berlioz From the creator of Swoon comes an enthralling introduction to the great love music of the classical composers. Experience music from 10 composers, from the passionate arias of Puccini and Mozart to the intimacy of Satie’s Gymnopedies and Chopin’s Nocturnes, and the extraordinary orchestral colours of Schumann, Debussy and Brahms. < This is music at its most eloquent, written to seduce, to capture the ineffable highs and – perhaps most often – to overcome the excruciating blows of love. As Lawrence himself puts it, ‘the sounds of these composers are a poignant counterpoint to the tales of their stuttering dreams. Therein lie the real truths of these lives – and ours. For when it comes to putting a little love into your day, classical music does the best job of all.’ This 2-CD set accompanies the major new book Symphony of Seduction by ABC Classic FM’s Christopher Lawrence.
DETAILS

Title: Symphony Of Seduction

Format: CD

Release Date: 26 Jan 2018

Artist: Various

Sku: 2364099

Catalogue No: 4829178

Category: Compilation

TRACKS

DISC 1

ERIK SATIE - Gnossienne No. 5

ERIK SATIE - Gymnopédie No. 3

ERIK SATIE - Je te veux (I Want You)

ERIK SATIE - Gymnopedie No. 1

ROBERT SCHUMANN - Carnaval (excerpts)

ROBERT SCHUMANN - Scenes from Childhood: Träumerei (Day-Dreaming)

ROBERT SCHUMANN - Arabesque in C major

HECTOR BERLIOZ - Lélio: VI. Fantasia on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'

HECTOR BERLIOZ - King Lear Overture (excerpt)

HECTOR BERLIOZ - Summer Nights: L'Île inconnue (The Unknown Island)

ALESSANDRO STRADELLA - Ah! Troppo è ver Christmas Cantata: Sovrano mio bene

RICHARD WAGNER - Tristan und Isolde: Prelude

RICHARD WAGNER - Wesendonck Lieder: Träume (Dreams)

DISC 2

GIACOMO PUCCINI - La bohème: Mi chiamano Mimì

GIACOMO PUCCINI - The Girl of the Golden West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano

GIACOMO PUCCINI - Turandot: Signore, ascolta

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN - Nocturne in D-flat major, Op. 27 No. 2

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN - Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17 No. 4

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN - Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART - La finta giardiniera: Geme la tortorella

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - Nocturnes: Sirens

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - La Mer (The Sea): From Dawn to Midday on the Sea

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - Beau Soir (Beautiful Evening)

JOHANNES BRAHMS - Piano Concerto No. 1: Adagio

JOHANNES BRAHMS - Hungarian Dance No. 11 in D minor