℗ 2017 Chandos
 

George Antheil: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgårds

Available in 96 kHz / 24-bit AIFF and FLAC high-resolution audio formats

  • Select Format
    • AIFF 96.0 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 96.0 kHz | 24-bit
Add to cart
discounted price
 
1
Over the Plains
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
7:34
Symphony No. 4 "1942"  
2
I. Moderato - Allegretto
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
10:53
3
II. Allegro
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
9:28
4
III. Scherzo (Presto)
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
5:20
5
IV. Allegro non troppo
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
7:52
Symphony No. 5 "Joyous"  
6
I. Allegro
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
9:06
7
II. Adagio molto
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
7:55
8
III. Allegretto maestoso - Allegro giocoso
George Antheil; BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds
6:52
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    65:00
Alongside its much-lauded Copland series, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra embarks on an American journey with chief guest conductor, John Storgårds. Known as "the bad boy of music," George Antheil began his career with a reputation as an enfant terrible, composing shockingly avant-garde works such as his ever-popular Ballet mecanique, inspired by the dynamism and dissonances of Stravinsky’s early ballets. Although he is well established on the film music scene, it is his symphonic output, sampled here, that survives in the concert hall. This series documents the evolution of his style, which moved towards a fundamentally tonal and melody-based idiom as Antheil joined the growing ranks of famous US symphonists. In addition to the war-inspired Fourth Symphony and the "joyous" Fifth Symphony, the programme features the premiere recording of the Texas-inspired Over the Plains, memorable for its allusions to cowboy music and offering some unexpectedly dramatic and atmospheric twists along the way.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Chandos Studio Masters

Recorded at MediaCity UK, Salford
Producer: Mike George
Engineer: Stephen Rinker
Assistant engineer: Chris Hardman

For Your Consideration | More ▸

Offers & New Releases

exclusive benefits for mailing list members

Subscribe Now

What is High-Resolution Audio?

High-resolution audio offers the highest-fidelity available, far surpassing the sound quality of traditional CDs. When you listen to music on a CD or tracks purchased via consumer services such as iTunes, you are hearing a low-resolution version of what was actually recorded and mastered in the studio. ProStudioMasters offers the original studio masters — exactly as the artist, producers and sound engineers mastered them — for download, directly to you.

What do I need for playback?

You may need additional software / hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24-bit high-res audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16-bit vs 24-bit will tell you it's worth it!

Software for Mac OS X

Software for Windows

Hardware Suggestions