Posts tagged as "leonard-bernstein"

American Classics

August 16, 2016

A fun collection of American classics with all those classic ‘pops’ from the ‘Pink Panther’ theme to ‘Fanfare for the Common Man’ on a single CD. The performances are simply dazzling with all the pizzazz you’d expect from the man of the movies, John Williams.

Standing Ovation – Popular Overtures

April 29, 2016

A thrilling collection of Overtures and Preludes (with some popular orchestral pieces thrown in for good measure) from Zubin Mehta. As a showman of the best variety, his recordings remain one of the Decca catalogue’s richest legacies with more than half of this collection released on CD for the first time.

Dance Mix

March 22, 2016

Dance Mix represents the breathtaking diversity of contemporary classical music. Each of these eleven composers, all American, has treated a dance form differently. ‘They’ve added a symphonic dimension to the dance,’ says David Zinman. ‘They’re using the dance as a source for whatever expression they want to make. It’s not just dance music: it’s similar […]