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CD - Music as Art

Weaving together timeless classical music pieces and overlooked gems, MUSIC AS ART highlights specific composers for whom both music and life were intimately related to van Gogh, Picasso, Mondrian and other important artists from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Commissioned by the Seattle Art Museum and the High Museum of Art, this CD features van Gogh's masterpiece, Café Terrace at Night, on the cover, and works by Chopin, Wagner, Satie, Berlioz, Saint-Saëns, Grieg and others. Running Time: 50:42

1. Camille Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals, The Swan (3:06)
2. Frédéric Chopin - Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 45 (4:04)
3. Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite I, Op. 46, Morning Mood (3:48)
4. Jules Massenet - Piano Concerto in E flat major, Airs Slovaques, Allegro (6:57)
5. Georges Auric - Malborough s'en va-t'en Guerre, Overture (1:58)
6. Hector Berlioz - Reverie et Caprice, for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 8 (7:13)
7. Leos Janácek - Taras Bulba: Rhapsody for Orchestra, The Prophecy and Death of Taras Bulba (8:56)
8. Edouard Lalo - Piano Concerto in F minor, Allegro (6:13)
9. Erik Satie - Les Pantines Dansent (the Puppets Dance) (2:29)
10. Richard Wagner - Die Walküre (the Valkyrie), Opera, Ride of the Valkyries (5:28)

- Item #: MM132