symphonic poem

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an orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales

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The "Khojaly 613" symphonic poem is dedicated to the memory of victims of the genocide committed by Armenians in Khojaly over the night from February 25 to 26, 1992, where 613 innocent civilians were killed by the Armenian armed forces.
The symphonic poem Khirokitia conjures up an image of this Neolithic settlement recalling primordial memories and historical experience of 9,000 years.
22 (the composer employed the theme of the At Noon section in his 1904 symphonic poem Praga), yet the same gloomy tones present in Asrael do open its first movement (Andante sostenuto--Allegro appassionato--Andante--Allegro moderato--Allegro energico--Allegro con brio--Andante sostenuto).
In this article, he describes his compositional process of his symphonic poem "Saint-Exupery : de coeur, de sable et d'etoiles".
The Borusan ystanbul Philharmonic Orchestra (ByFO), under the baton of its star conductor Sascha Goetzel, was joined by tenor Serkan Bodur as it performed the world premiere of Turkish composer Hasan Niyazi Tura's "E[currency]ehidin TE-rkE-sE-" (Song of a Martyr), a symphonic poem commissioned by the festival, as the festival's opening piece.
Completing the programme is Antonin Dvorak's symphonic poem The Noon Day Witch, permeated by an almost cinematic icy horror; one of four short symphonic works based on Czech folk ballads written by the composer.
The concert program includes Tchaikovsky's symphonic poem of Francesca da Rimini for The Divine Comedy; the Russian Dance for violin and orchestra from the Swan lake ballet; Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.
The final chapter, "Toward New Paths," closes in 1854, with the final paragraph summarizing the culmination of the effects of the dramatic symphony of symphonic poem on the evolution of the modern orchestra: "Thus, season by season, French musicians and some Germans .
The orchestra, conducted by Roberto Paternostro, will play 'Siegfried Idyll', a 20-minute long symphonic poem that Wagner dedicated to his second wife on her birthday.
Through his compositions Liszt helped develop the symphonic poem, while his Hungarian Rhapsody No.
30pm, opens with the thrilling Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky, a symphonic poem depicting all kinds of supernatural revelry, and the concert reaches its climax with the richly orchestral Symphonic Dances by Rachmaninov.
Characters and themes of Kalevala, a Finnish national epic, constitute Sibelius's work, including his symphonic poem ''Finlandia'' (1899), which has since embodied the Finnish identity and national character.
For example, essays written between 1897 and 1910 focusing on the symphonic poem reveal a typical German idealist suspicion of the "literalness" of the "program" even as a softening of his attitudes towards the subject, also discernible over the course of those essays, reflect a growing compositional interest, in the genre.
Things begin with Festlange, a lengthy, festive overture more than a symphonic poem, but appropriate for getting the album off to a zippy start.
Whereas Liszt's work was in constant dialogue with the verbal content of Hugo's poem, Saint-Saens' Le rouet d'Omphale became a symphonic poem of a very different order; Saint-Saens ignored the verbal content of Hugo's poem, and focused instead upon nothing more than the poem's title, "or at most a fruitful association of the spinning wheel with the mythic figure of Omphale" (p.