+Griffes: The Peasure Dome of Kubia Khan;The
White Peacock;Poem für Flute & Orchester;Three
Tone Pictures;Bacchanale

  • Künstler: Seattle SO, Schwarz
  • Label: Naxos, DDD, 1990
  • Bestellnummer: 2929009
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27.8.2012

Through the looking glass op. 12

  1. 1 1. Dedication Start
  2. 2 2. The garden of live flowers Start
  3. 3 3. Jabberwocky Start
  4. 4 4. Looking glass insects Start
  5. 5 5. The white knight Start
  1. 6 Poem (für Flöte und Orchester) Start
  2. 7 The white peacock Start
  3. 8 The pleasure dome of Kubla Khan op. 8 Start

Three tone pictures

  1. 9 1. The lake at evening Start
  2. 10 2. The vale of dreams Start
  3. 11 3. The night winds Start
  1. 12 Bacchanale Start


The opulent and sensual expressiveness in these composers’ works has long been obscured by more turbulent developments in music of the 20th century. One of Deems Taylor’s most successful compositions, Through the Looking Glass celebrates Alice in Wonderland, each of its five sections corresponding to passages or episodes from this enchanting tale. Influenced by the German Romantics and French Impressionists, Charles Tomlinson Griffes’ rich harmonic palette and orchestral colors can be heard in the Poem written for flutist Georges Barrère, the landscapes of the Three Tone Pictures and poetry of The White Peacock, while Kubla Khan and the Bacchanale share exotic oriental inspiration.

(naxos. com)


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