Tag Archives: James Levine

great compositions/performances: Richard Wagner Overture from the Flying Dutchman (The Met Orchestra James Levine conducting)


Richard Wagner Overture from the Flying Dutchman

today’s Holiday/celebration: Boston Pops Boston Pops 1812 July 4, 1976 Bicentennial (Rare footage of Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops)



Boston Pops 1812,  July 4, 1976 Bicentennial at Hollywood Bowl

(Rare footage of Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops)

Boston Pops

Henry Lee Higginson, who established the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1881, believed that “concerts of a lighter kind of music” should be presented in the summer. People began to refer fondly to these summer concerts as “the Pops,” a name which became official in 1900. The Boston Pops tailors its programs around American music and musicians, medleys of popular songs, and familiar movements of classical works. Outside of its official concert season at Symphony Hall, where it performs through May and June, the Pops also tours the United States. More… Discuss

Richard Wagner Overture from the Flying Dutchman: make music part of your life series


Richard Wagner Overture from the Flying Dutchman

Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro Overture (K.492) – Wiener Symphoniker – Fabio Luisi : make music part of your life series


Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro Overture (K.492) – Wiener Symphoniker – Fabio Luisi (HD)

Great Compositions/Performances_ Ottorino Respighi_02 Pines Of Rome



Title : Pines Of Rome
Composer : Ottorino Respighi
Music : James Levine (with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Titre : Les Pins de Rome
Compositeur : Ottorino Respighi
Musique : James Levine (avec l’Orchestre symphonique de Chicago)
Copyright : Disney Music Group / Walt Disney Records
Year : 1999

 

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Wagner – Tannhauser: Arrival of guests at Wartburg: MET, James Levine Director


Arrival of guests at Wartburg MET. James Levine Director

Nabucco – Hebrew Slaves Chorus


One doesn’t have to loose a country or to find a place and declare it his: Anywhere we are either hell, or paradise, or lost paradise, what we have is our human dignity. That fundamental right to be treated with respect, no matter of the momentary station we may have in life. While such an easy thing to say, in reality, human dignity has been the “commodity” the master takes from the serf to allow him the most outrageous and inhuman acts of cruelty.