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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Classical Music For People Who Don't Know Anything About Classical Music

Grieg - Morning From Peer Gynt Suite No. 1

Classical Music For People Who Don't Know Anything About Classical Music
RCA Victor Symphony
Robert Russell Bennett, Conductor
Photo by Wendy Hilty
RCA LM-2140
1957

Crafty marketing approach to entice mood music buyers to step up, or down... depending on your reaction to the contents... into the world of classical music.

Grieg - Morning From Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Bizet - Intermezzo, Act IV: Carmen
Dvořák - Symphony No. 5, In E Minor, Op. 95 (From The New World): II. Largo (Abridged)
Brahms - Variations On A Theme By Haydn: Theme - Variations V And VII
Schubert - Symphony No. 8, In B Minor ("Unfinished"): II. Andante Con Moto (Abridged)
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Capriccio Espagnol - Fandango Asturiano (Finale)
Borodin - Excerpts From Polovetzian Dances
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, In C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro Con Brio (Abridged)
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6, In B Minor, Op. 74 ("Pathétique"): I. Andante (Abridged)
Weber - Berlioz* Invitation To The Dance (Abridged)
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Excerpt From Overture

1 comment:

  1. I was 14, my dad bought this - opened up a whole world to me for which I am forever thankful. We came from East End London, lived on Council Housing in Essex - none of my peers listened to classical music, many still do not, while I still listen to the music of the spheres.

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