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Renowned for its distinctive sound, beloved for its keen ability to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences, and admired for an unrivaled legacy of “firsts” in music-making, The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the preeminent orchestras in the world.   The Philadelphia Orchestra has cultivated an extraordinary history of artistic leaders in its 112 seasons, including music directors Fritz Scheel, Carl Pohlig, Leopold Stokowski, Eugene Ormandy, Riccardo Muti, Wolfgang ...
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Rachmaninoff, Paganini, & the Piano; a Conversation N/A
Rachmaninoff in Paris (16:09) N/A
Rachmaninoff & Paganini (6:09) N/A
Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody (45:00) N/A
The Poetry is in the Pity — Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem N/A
Introduction (3:19) N/A
Benjamin Britten & the War Requiem (16:08) N/A
The War Requiem, Introit (5:10) N/A
The War Requiem, Dies irae (17:26) N/A
The War Requiem, Offertory (6:20) N/A
The War Requiem, Sanctus (9:12) N/A
The War Requiem, Agnus Dei (5:14) N/A
The War Requiem, Libera me (15:50) N/A
The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: May 19, 2016 Hong Kong
Recording Date: Wed 18 May 2016
The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: May 19, 2016 Hong Kong (2:19:30) N/A
Just listen to it! N/A
Recording Date: Tue 1 Mar 2016
© 2016 Michael M. Cone
Introduction (3:37) N/A
Stokowski and Beethoven (10:41) N/A
70 Years of Schubert (20:05) N/A
Ormandy and the Scandanavians (13:20) N/A
Stravinsky and Shostakovich (20:32) N/A
Mahler: From Scherchen to Nézet-Séguin (14:44) N/A
Listening To Orchestration N/A
Recording Date: Mon 1 Feb 2016
© 2016 Michael M. Cone
Introduction (5:08) N/A
Transcription, Arrangement & Orchestration (12:55) N/A
Orchestrating Musorgsky (8:26) N/A
Stokowski's Orchestration (36:03) N/A
Conclusion (4:47) N/A
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