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The Lunar Connection


A symbol of change, a measure of time, the guardian of sleep, the harbinger of incredible natural forces, the consoler of the lonely, the cause of madness, the light of love.

In this hour, the moon . . . in music by Dvorak, Offenbach, Orff, Debussy, Beethoven, and more.

 

RECORDINGS USED

CD Title

Group/Artist

Catalog #

UPC

The Art of Pilar Lorengar

Pilar Lorengar, Orchestra Dell'Accademia Di Santa Cecilia, Roma

Decca – 473317

028947331728

Offenbach: Music from the Operettas

Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra, Lisbon; Michel Swierczewski

Nimbus NI5303

083603530327

Carl Orff: Die Kluge / Der Mond

Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Herbert Kegel

Berlin Classics BC 2104-2

782124210427

O Lusty May - Renaissance Songs of Spring [for “Bellamira & Emperor of the Moon”]

Toronto Consort

Dorian DOR-93172

053479317223

Carnival of the Animals [for “Au Clair de la Lune”]

Rachel Barham, members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Maestro Classics SSD 1013

880626930024

Clementi: Sonatas & Preludes

Andreas Staier

Warner Classics 4696136

825646961368

Milford: Fishing by Moonlight

Julian Milford; Guildhall Strings, Robert Salter

Hyperion CDA67444

 

034571174440

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Vol 4

András Schiff

ECM 1944

028947658757

Debussy: Complete Works for Piano, Vol. 3

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Chandos CHAN 10467

095115146729

Diva! A Soprano at the Movies [For Rusalka: Song to the Moon]

Lesley Garrett

Silva America 1007

738572100728

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Andre Previn

EMI Classics CDC 7471632

0724357498128

German Operatic Choruses

Hungarian Festival Chorus & Orchestra, Michael Halasz.

Naxos 8.550507

730099550727

 
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