Fiedler Encores
Arthur Fiedler
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4828792
Barcode
00028948287925
Format
1-CD
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JEAN SIBELIUS: Finlandia, Op. 26 No. 7
BEDRICH SMETANA: Vltava (Má Vlast)
ANTONIN DVOŘÁK:
Slavonic Dance in C major, Op. 46 No. 1
Slavonic Dance in C major, Op. 72 No. 7
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Wedding March (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
ENGLEBERT HUMPERDINCK: Pantomime (Hänsel und Gretel)
GIUSEPPE VERDI: Ballet Music from Aida
FREDERIC CHOPIN: Polonaise No. 3 in A major, Op. 40 No. 1 ‘Military’ (orch. Glazunov)
JOHN WILLIAMS: Theme from ‘Star Wars’
STEPHEN SONDHEIM: Send in the Clowns (A Little Night Music)
JOHN WILLIAMS: Theme from ‘Jaws’
BARBRA STREISAND: Evergreen
NEIL SEDAKA: Love Will Keep Us Together (arr. Richard Hayman)

Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler

Recording information

Recording Producers: Raymond Few (Sibelius, Smetana, Dvořák Op. 46); Raymond Few, Ray Minshull (Dvořák Op. 72, Mendelssohn, Humperdinck, Verdi, Chopin, Williams, Sondheim, Streisand, Sedaka)
Balance Engineer: Michael Mailes
Recording Location: Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 17–18 June 1977 (Sibelius, Smetana, Dvořák Op. 46); 15 & 17 June 1978 (Dvořák Op. 72, Mendelssohn, Humperdinck, Verdi, Chopin, Williams, Sondheim, Streisand, Sedaka)
Original Decca Releases: PFS 4426 (Fiedler Encores); MOR 527 (The Two Sides of Fiedler)

Reviews

‘Collections of encores do not usually show such originality in compilation as this well-balanced programme … Fiedler invests Finlandia with an imposing sonority.’ Gramophone, June 1978