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Album-Release:
2014

HRA-Release:
28.06.2017

Label: SFS Media

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Orchestral

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  • Henry Litolff (1818 - 1891):
  • 1Concerto Symphonique No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 102: II. Scherzo07:36
  • Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911):
  • 2Symphony No. 1 in D Major, "Titan": II. Blumine (original second movement)08:28
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924):
  • 3Pavane, Op. 5006:26
  • Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918):
  • 4La plus que lente (version for orchestra)06:26
  • Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828):
  • 5Rosamunde, D. 797: Rosamunde, D. 797: Entr'acte No. 3: Andantino06:53
  • Charles Ives (1874 - 1954):
  • 6Piano Sonata No. 2, "Concord, Mass., 1840-60": III. The Alcotts (arr. H. Brant as A Concord Symphony)06:11
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 - 1943):
  • 714 Songs, Op. 34: 14 Songs, Op. 34: No. 14. Vocalise in E Minor (version for orchestra)05:29
  • Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904):
  • 810 Legends, Op. 59, B. 122: No. 6. Allegro con moto05:48
  • Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957):
  • 92 Pieces from Kuolema, Op. 44: Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 105:29
  • Frederick Delius (1862 - 1934):
  • 102 Pieces for Small Orchestra: No. 1. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring07:31
  • Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907):
  • 112 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: No. 2. Varen (Last Spring) (version for orchestra)05:44
  • Léo Delibes (1836 - 1891):
  • 12Sylvia: Sylvia, Act III: Cortege de Bacchus06:07
  • Total Runtime01:18:08

Info for Masterpieces in Miniature



On „Masterpieces in Miniature“, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony offer an exquisite recording of miniature masterpieces, brief but brilliant pieces by some of the world’s favourite composers, including Litolff’s Scherzo electrifyingly performed by pianist Yuja Wang.

This exquisite recording from the Grammy award-winning partnership of Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony is proof that great things come in small packages. Featuring a thrilling performance of the Scherzo from Litolff’s Concerto symphonique No. 4 by virtuoso pianist Yuja Wang, alongside pieces by Debussy, Dvorák, Fauré, Grieg, Mahler, Rachmaninoff and others, ‘Masterpieces in Miniature’ is a must-have collection of short pieces by some of the world’s favourite composers that will delight casual listeners and aficionados alike. “These pieces were haunting, unforgettable”, explains MTT. “They seemed to explore the realms of vanished emotions, like wistfulness. They seemed like elusive and charming recollections of long ago.”

"Minutes of pure, shimmering magic" (San Francisco Chronicle)

„Top Music Recordings of 2014“ (The New York Times)

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano (Litolff: Concerto symphonique No. 4)

Recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall February 2–6, 2010 (Ives/Brant), September 26–28, 2013, and May 22–25, 2014
Produced by Jack Vad

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