The Year 1917. Music in Turbulent Times

2 CDs Box Set

Various Artists

Deutsche Grammophon, 2017


Read our review

The Year 1917 – Tracklist:

Disc 1

01. Ottorino Respighi, Fountains of Rome: The Trevi Fountain at Midday
New York Philharmonic, Giuseppe Sinopoli
02. Béla Bartók, The Wooden Prince: Dance of the Princess with the Wooden Doll
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez
03. Manuel de Falla, El Sombrero De Tres Picos: Dance Of The Miller’s Wife
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Lorin Maazel
04. Gustav Holst, The Planets: Saturn, The Bringer of Old Age
Boston Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg
05. W. Denis Browne, To Gratiana Dancing and Singing
Ian Bostridge, Julius Drake
06. Charles Ives, In Flander’s Fields
Anna Prohaska, Eric Schneider
07. Hanns Eisler, The Hollywood Songbook: Panzerschlacht
Anna Prohaska, Eric Schneider
08. Hanns Eisler, The Hollywood Songbook: Die letzte Elegie
Anna Prohaska, Eric Schneider
09. Hanns Eisler, The Hollywood Songbook: Die Heimkehr
Anna Prohaska, Eric Schneider
10. Frank Bridge, Sonata for Cello and Piano: Allegro ma non troppo
Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten
11. Claude Debussy, Les soirs illuminés par l’ardeur du charbon
Philippe Cassard
12-17. Maurice Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Monique Haas
18. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Symphony No.3 – “Pastoral”: Lento moderato
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington

Disc 2

01. Erik Satie, Parade
Louis Frémaux, Orchestre National de l’Opéra de Monte-Carlo
02. Claude Debussy, Sonata in G Minor for Violin & Piano: Allegro vivo
Augustin Dumay, Maria Joao Pires
03. Sergei Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No.1 in D, Op.19: Andantino
Shlomo Mintz, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
04. Igor Stravinsky, Les Noces: “La Tresse”
Anny Mory, Patricia Parker, John Mitchinson, Paul Hudson, Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimerman, Cyprien Katsaris, Homero Francesch, English Bach Festival Percussion Ensemble, Leonard Bernstein, English Bach Festival Chorus
05-08. Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No.12 in D Minor, Op.112 “The Year 1917”
Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi