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Starting the trip to many stations

“My dear children, each character in this tale is represented by a corresponding instrument in the orchestra…”  So begins one of many narrations in English for Prokofiev’s  467 more words

Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra – Shostakovich Symphony No. 15

Another from Ormandy and The Philadelphia Orchestra in a series of classical releases here on the Quad Wormhole.    Enjoy   CB

Eugene Ormandy

Release: CB092r… 9 more words

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Weekly Vinyl – Orff

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor
(1960)

This album has the devil music.
You know – that bombastic score that is used on occasion to signify evil on screen. 138 more words

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Eugene Ormandy/The Philadelphia Orchestra – The Fantastic Philadelphians, Volume 2

This release may come as a surprise to long time followers of Captain Beyond. More similar to this are upcoming if all goes well. What surprised the Captain was that the songs contained on this reel sounded very familiar to someone who is not acquainted with this form of music. 83 more words

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1957 Fantasia Soundtrack LP

And this is why I still own a record player.

Every once in a while I stumble across something truly special. Although Fantasia (released in 1940) was a critical success it was a box office disappointment for Walt Disney. 620 more words

Movies

Carl Orff: Ave Formosissima and Carmina Burana

Orff › Ave Formosissima

“Ave formosissima,
gemma pretiosa,
ave decus virginum,
virgo gloriosa,
ave mundi luminar,
ave mundi rosa,
Blanziflor et Helena,
Venus, generosa!”

“Venus, Venus, Venus — generosa (noble Venus)!” 32 more words

Theosophy