MUSSORGSKY, M.P.: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. L. Stokowski) / SEREBRIER, J.: Symphony No. 3, "Symphonie mystique"

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Wagner, Richard - Composer
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
Serebrier, Jose - Composer
Symphony No. 3, "Symphonie mystique"
St. John's Night on Bald Mountain, "A Night on the Bare Mountain" (arr. L. Stokowski)
Pictures at an exhibition (arr. L. Stokowski)
Bizet, Georges - Composer
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guiraud)

Venue: Chester Cathedral
Date of Concert: 07-08-2007
Playing Time: 01:24:05
Television Director: Baily, Paul
Producer: Rogers, Mark
Sound Engineer: Cox, Mike
Catalogue Number: 2.110230
UPC: 0747313523054

Filmed in Chester Cathedral during the National Youth Orchestra of Spain's 2007 European tour, this concert features Leopold Stokowski's inimitable and colourful transcriptions of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhbition and "A Night on Bare Mountain," the latter made famous by its inclusion in the 1940 Walt Disney film Fantasia. Jose Serebrier's "Symphonie mystique," for strings, was written in the space of just one week in 2003. Serebrier's earlier recording of this work was hailed by FonoForum magazine as "a vital, elegant masterwork…a shimmering prism of tone…clearly formed and with a sure hand for reaching great heights of ecstasy."
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