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Philip Glass - James Strauss - Venezuelan Elegy - Worldwide release 15/11/2019
13 Nov 2019
Born from a meeting that happened between Philip Glass and flutist James Strauss in 2011, VENEZEULAN ELEGY is a celebration of music, of collaboration, and the triumph of the artistic sprit while the tragedy of world events as they unfold around artists creating it. When meeting Strauss in 2011, Glass encouraged him to arrange his music for flute and chamber orchestra. Despite being a flutist by training, and playing flute himself until the age of 30, Glass has not written extensively for his instrument. For Strauss, this has always been a frustrating situation since he wanted to perform Glass s music with orchestras. So Strauss set about arranging Glass s music for flute an ensemble including two major works: a large suite from Glass s opera Orphée, Glass s Violin Concerto No.1, as well as selections from Metamorphosis, The Hours, and Glassworks. Despite the title, VENEZUELAN ELEGY is not a somber album at all. It s a boisterous celebration of music and life. Glass spent many summers
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Wieniawski: Polonaise brillante no 1 in D major, Op. 4
Bazzini: La ronde des lutins, Op. 25
Rimsky-Korsakov: Tale of Tsar Saltan
Silva: Noturno no 1
Silva: Noturno no 2
Espinosa: Maraima - Caprice Característico
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 (Gypsy Airs)
Kreisler: Liebesleid
Kreisler: Schön Rosmarin
Balleron: Romance et Bolero
Monti: Csárdás
Dinicu: Hora staccato
Schubert: Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6
Nazareth: Pássaros em Festa
Guerra-Peixe: Quatro Coisas
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile, Op. 11
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48
Beethoven: Egmont, Op. 84
Oliveira: Missa Abreviata in D major
Oliveira: Missa de Oitavo Tom
Souza: Missa pequena in C major
Nunes Garcia: Missa in E flat major
Mesquita: Ladainha in B flat major
Mesquita: Ladainha in A minor
Souza: Ladainha G major
Rodrigues: Ladainha in A minor
Debussy: Syrinx
Piazzolla: Etudes Tanguistiques (6)
Doppler: Fantasie for 2 Flutes, Op. 38 "Rigoletto-Fantasie"
Tchaikovsky: Small Kuban Variations
Dinicu: Hora staccato
Ribeiro: 4 Miniatures for flute and strings
Czaplowski: Via Dolorosa
Assad: Winter impressions
Salinas: Danzas Perigrinas for Flutes, Charando, Guitar and Orchestra
Corelli: Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas"
Geminiani: Concerti grossi (6), Op. 2: no 6 in A major
Bach: Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041
Telemann: Overture-Suite in E sharp major, TV 55 no Es 3 "La Lyra"
Schmitt: Suite pour Flute et Orchestre
Nielsen: Concerto for Flute, FS 119
Milhaud: Scaramouche
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Milhaud: Sonatina for Flute and Piano, Op. 76
Schmitt: Quatuor de flûtes, op. 106
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no 6 for Flute and Bassoon
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Schmitt: Suite pour Flute et Orchestre
Ibert: Concerto for Flute


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