Various ‎– Man, Myth & Music

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Reader's Digest ‎– RDCD1951-5
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Myth And Legend
1-1 The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Composed By – Paul DukasConductor – René LeibowitzOrchestra – Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Symphoniques De Paris
1-2 Infernal Dance Of King Kastchei From 'The Firebird'
Composed By – Stravinsky*Conductor – Massimo FrecciaOrchestra – Orchestra Filarmonica Di Roma
1-3 Festival At Baghdad And Shipwreck From 'Scheherazade', Op. 35
Composed By – Rimsky-Korsakov*Conductor – Enrique BatizOrchestra – Philharmonia OrchestraViolin – David Nolan
1-4 Ouverture To 'The Flying Dutchman'
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Jascha HorensteinOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
1-5 The Swan Of Tuonela, Op. 22
Composed By – Sibelius*Conductor – Alexander GibsonOrchestra – The London Festival Orchestra
1-6 Francesca Da Rimini, Op. 32
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*Conductor – Charles MunchOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
1-7 The Ride Of The Valkyries
Composed By – Richard WagnerConductor – Alexander GibsonOrchestra – The New Symphony Orchestra Of London
The Realm Of Nature
2-1 Morning From 'Peer Gynt'
Composed By – Grieg*Conductor – Alexander GibsonOrchestra – The London Festival Orchestra
2-2 'The Hebrides' Overture (Fingal's Cave), Op. 26
Composed By – Mendelssohn*Conductor – Sir Adrian BoultOrchestra – The New Symphony Orchestra Of London
2-3 The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62
Composed By – Liadov*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Of London*
2-4 In Nature's Realm Overture, Op. 91
Composed By – Dvořák*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – The London Promenade Orchestra
2-5 The Moldau (Vltava) From Ma Vlast
Composed By – Smetana*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
2-6 Cloudburst From 'Grand Canyon' Suite
Composed By – Grofé*Conductor – Hill BowenOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
2-7 Dialogue Of The Wind And The Sea From 'La Mer'
Composed By – Debussy*Conductor – Massimo FrecciaOrchestra – Orchestra Filarmonica Di Roma
2-8 Storm From 'Peter Grimes', Op. 33
Composed By – Britten*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Of London*
Drama & Passion
3-1 Also Sprach Zarathustra (Theme From '2001: A Space Odyssey'), Op. 30
Composed By – R. Strauss*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – The London Cinema Symphony Orchestra
3-2 Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – René LeibowitzOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
3-3 Manfred Overture, Op. 115
Composed By – Schumann*Conductor – René LeibowitzOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
3-4 March To The Scaffold From 'Symphonic Fantastique', Op. 14
Composed By – Berlioz*Conductor – Massimo FrecciaOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
3-5 Siegfried's Death And Funeral March From 'Gotterdammerung'
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – The National Philharmonic Orchestra*
3-6 Totentanz
Composed By – Liszt*Conductor – Tamás VásáryOrchestra – The London Symphony Orchestra
The Witching Hour
4-1 In The Hall Of The Mountain King From 'Peer Gynt'
Composed By – Grieg*Conductor – James Walker (3)Orchestra – The London Metropolitan Orchestra
4-2 Night On The Bare Mountain
Arranged By – Rimsky-Korsakov*Composed By – Mussorgsky*Conductor – Sir Adrian BoultOrchestra – The New Symphony Orchestra Of London
4-3 Danse Macabre, Op. 40
Composed By – Saint-Saëns*Conductor – René LeibowitzOrchestra – Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Symphoniques De Paris
4-4 March Of The Dwarfs From 'Lyric Suite', Op. 54
Composed By – Grieg*Conductor – Eric HammersteinOrchestra – The London Promenade Orchestra
4-5 Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Arranged By – Charles GerhardtComposed By – Liszt*Conductor – Charles GerhardtOrchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
4-6 The Gnome From 'Pictures At An Exhibition'
Arranged By – Ravel*Composed By – Mussorgsky*Conductor – Leonard SlatkinOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
4-7 Uranus, The Magician From 'The Planets', Op. 32
Composed By – Holst*Conductor – William BoughtonOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
4-8 The Accursed Huntsman (Le Chasseur Maudit)
Composed By – Franck*Conductor – Massimo FrecciaOrchestra – RCA Italiana Symphony Orchestra
4-9 The Witches' Sabbath From 'Symphonie-Fantastique', Op. 14
Composed By – Berlioz*Conductor – Massimo FrecciaOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Fate & Destiny
5-1 Fanfare For The Common Man
Composed By – Copland*Conductor – Leonard SlatkinOrchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
5-1 Saturn, The Bringer Of Old Age From 'The Planets'
Composed By – Holst*Conductor – William BoughtonOrchestra – The Philharmonia Orchestra*
5-3 Venus, The Bringer Of Peace From 'The Planets'
Composed By – Holst*Conductor – William BoughtonOrchestra – The Philharmonia Orchestra*
5-4 March From 'Things To Come'
Composed By – Arthur BlissConductor – Sir Arthur Bliss*Orchestra – The New Philharmonia Orchestra*
5-5 Overture To 'The Force Of Destiny'
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Andrea LicataOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
5-6 Symphony No.5, 1st Movement, Op.67
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – René LeibowitzOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
5-7 Les Francs-Juges, Op.3
Composed By – Berlioz*Conductor – Sir Alexander Gibson*Orchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
5-8 Les Preludes
Composed By – Liszt*Conductor – Sir Adrian BoultOrchestra – The New Symphony Orchestra Of London

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The Awe-Inspiring Music Of The Imagination
© The Readers Digest Association Limited 1997
34 page color Booklet.
Also 4 Page insert 'How To use Your Handy 5 CD Box set.
Double Jewel CD Case.
Made in the EEC

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Cat# Disc 1): RDCD1951
  • Other (Cat# Disc 2): RDCD1952
  • Other (Cat# Disc 3): RDCD1953
  • Other (Cat# Disc 4): RDCD1954
  • Other (Cat# Disc 5): RDCD1955
  • Other (Printed on insert on case back.): LMYTH-A-425

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