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Works for large chorus and orchestra

Percy Grainger (composer), Andrew Davis (conductor), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus (performer)
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Title
Works for large chorus and orchestra
Composer
Percy Grainger 1882-1961
Conductor
Andrew Davis 1944-
Performer
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus  (koor) Melbourne Symphony Orchestra  (orkest)
Publisher
Chandos, 2013
1 cd
Recording date
2012
Playing time
01:12:40
Note
Ook afspeelbaar als sacd
EAN
0095115512128
CDR
DFX0926
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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About Percy Grainger

Percy Aldridge Grainger (born George Percy Grainger; 8 July 1882 – 20 February 1961) was an Australian-born composer, arranger and pianist who lived in the United States from 1914 and became an American citizen in 1918. In the course of a long and innovative career he played a prominent role in the revival of interest in British folk music in the early years of the 20th century. Although much of his work was experimental and unusual, the piece with which he is most generally associated is his piano arrangement of the folk-dance tune "Country Gardens".

Grainger left Australia at the age of 13 to attend the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt. Between 1901 and 1914 he was based in London, where he established himself first as a society pianist and later as a concert performer, composer and collector of original folk melodies. As his reputation grew he met many of the significant figures in European music, forming important friendships w…Read more on Wikipedia

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