Tony Palmer : Music From Tony Pamer's Prize Winning Films

CD [Cover Art for Tony Palmer / Music From Tony Pamer's Prize Winning Films] Your Price: $16.53
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Sell date: 6/2015
Label: Tony Palmer Films
Mfg's Catalog#: 186
CDC Part#: 1871301
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 Notes & Reviews
 
A compilation of mainly classical (plus some pop) tracks from Tony Palmer's extensive catalogue of award-winning films at a great price, with performances by Paul McCartney, Maria Callas, Nicola Benedetti, Anne Sofie von Otter, RenEe Fleming, Howard Goodall, Valentina Igoshina, Valery Gergiev and many more. Tony Palmer's vast filmography of over 100 films ranges from early works with the Beatles, Cream, Rory Gallagher, Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa, to the famous portraits with and about Walton, Britten, Stravinsky, Maria Callas, AndrE Previn, John Osborne, Leonard Cohen ('Bird on a Wire'), Margot Fonteyn and Menuhin, as well as feature films such as 'Testimony', starring Ben Kingsley as Shostakovich. His epic film on Wagner, starring Richard Burton, Laurence Olivier and Vanessa Redgrave, was described by the Los Angeles Times as 'one of the most beautiful films ever made'. Among over 45 international prizes for his work are 13 Gold Medals at the New York Film & Television Festival, awards from the Jerusalem, San Francisco, Sao Paolo, Sofia, Cuenca and London Film Festivals, as well as numerous BAFTA (British Academy of Film & Television) EMMY, GRIERSON nominations and awards.

 
 Tracks
 
Jigs & Reels - Fairport Convention
Abdelazar: Rondeau - Henry Purcell
Waltz No.2 From Jazz Suite No 2 - Dmitri Shostakovich
Marguerite's Aria - Hector Berlioz
St Trinian's Music - Malcolm Arnold
Ride of the Valkyries - Richard Wagner
Waltz No 1 in Eb - Frederic Chopin
So Long Marianne - Leonard Cohen
The Lark Ascending - Vaughan Williams
From the Space Movie - Mike Oldfield
The Royal Fireworks, Minuet - Georg Frederic Handel
Paganini Rhapsody, Variation 26 - Sergei Rachmaninoff
Vissi D'arte, Tosca - Giacomo Puccini
Popular Song, Facade - William Walton
Academic Festival Overture (Extract) - Johannes Brahms
Marietta's Lied - Erich Korngold
Pas De Deux, the Nutcracker - Peter Illich Tchaikovsky
Carmina Burana - Carl Orff
Piano Concerto No 2,2nd Mve. - Dmitri Shostakovich
Yesterday - Lennon & Mccartney
Fugue From a Young Person's Guide - Benjamin Britten