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Boston Symphony Orchestra

Works: 8,486 works in 15,932 publications in 9 languages and 171,133 library holdings
Genres: Symphonies  Live sound recordings  Songs and music  Suites  Operas  Excerpts  Drama  Cantatas  Music  Songs 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Conductor, Production personnel, Other, orc, Producer, Proofreader, Patron, Singer, Sponsor, Collaborator, Composer
Classifications: M1001, 782.48
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Most widely held works by Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boléro by Maurice Ravel( )

132 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Bolero, La valse, Pavane pour une infante defunte, Daphnis et chloe
Symphonie fantastique : op. 14 by Hector Berlioz( )

67 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Reveries, Passions - II A Ball - III Scenes in the country - IV March to the Scaffold - V Dream of a witches' sabbath
Carmina burana by Carl Orff( )

43 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana
Symphony in D minor by César Franck( Recording )

47 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at the Proms, July 1999
Offertorium by Sofia Gubaidulina( )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet by Sergey Prokofiev( )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kirov Orchestra in St. Petersburg performs Sergei Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet."
Symphonie fantastique ; Romeo et Juliette by Hector Berlioz( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem, op. 5 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Symphony Hall, Boston, Oct. 1993
When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd by Roger Sessions( Recording )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work based on poetry by Walt Whitman
Pique dame by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pique Dame: Lyrischer Roman in drei Akten, op. 68. Libretto: Modest Tschaikowsky nach Alexander Puschkin
Piano concerto no. 5, in E-flat major, op. 73 : (Emperor) by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold in Italy by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

42 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Primrose, violin Boston Symphony Charles Munch, conductor
Symphony by César Franck( )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planets by Gustav Holst( )

43 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Planets op. 32 av den britiske komponisten Gustav Holst (1874-1934) er den mest kjente verket hans. Her er det flott presentert med dyktige utøvere
The American album by Itzhak Perlman( )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elektra by Richard Strauss( )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the courtyard of the palace of Agamemnon, murdered king of Mycenae, Elektra bemoans her father's murder at the hands of her mother, Klytämnestra, and her mother's lover, Aegisth. She vows vengeance. She is interrupted by her younger sister, Chrysothemis, who urges Elektra to give up her obsession with revenge so they both can lead normal lives. Chrysothemis reappears with news that Orest is dead. Stunned, Elektra tells her sister she must now help kill Klytämnestra and Aegisth. When the girl pulls away in terror and runs off, Elektra starts to dig for the buried ax that killed Agamemnon. She is interrupted by a stranger who says he has come to inform Klytämnestra of Orest's death. When Elektra reveals her name, he tells her Orest lives. Servants come and kiss his hand. The dogs of the house know me, he says, but not my own sister. Crying his name, Elektra falls into Orest's arms and tells him she has lived only for his return. Their reunion is cut short when Orest is summoned before Klytämnestra. He kills both the queen and her lover. Elektra begins an ecstatic dance and when Chryothemis returns, Elektra falls dead
Schindler's List : original motion picture soundtrack by John Williams( Recording )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria ; Stabat Mater by Francis Poulenc( Recording )

17 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under Stalin's shadow : Symphony no. 10 by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

11 editions published in 2015 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first release in a complete Shostakovich cycle, recorded by Deutsche Grammophon with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and its newly appointed director, Andris Nelsons. Nelsons is one of the last conductors of his generation who grew up in the Soviet musical tradition, having studied in St. Petersburg with Alexander Titov and Mariss Jansons
Daphnis et Chloé by Maurice Ravel( Recording )

47 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boston Symphony Orchestra continues its long tradition of excellent recordings of French works with a performance of Ravel's classic ballet, which features conductor James Levine
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Boston Symphony Orchestra : an augmented discography
Alternative Names
Boston S O

Boston SO

Boston Symphony

Boston Symphony Orch.

Boston (USA) Symphonic Orchestra

Bostona Simfonia Orkestro

Bostonas Simfoniskais orķestris

Bostoner Symphonie-Orchester

Bostonin sinfoniaorkesteri

Bostono simfoninis orkestras

Bostońska Orkiestra Symfoniczna amerykańska orkiestra symfoniczna

Bostonskij orkestr

Bostonskij simfoničeskij orkestr.

Bostonský symfonický orchestr

Bosuton Kōkyō Gakudan


BSO (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

Centennial symphony Orchestra

Orchestre Philharmonique de Boston

Orchestre symphonique

Orchestre Symphonique Boston, Mass

Orchestre symphonique de Boston.

Orchestre symphonique de Boston groupe de musique américain

Orquesta Sinfónica de Boston

Orquesta Sinfónica de Boston grupo musical estadounidense

Orquestra Simfònica de Boston

Orquestra Sinfônica de Boston

Symphony Orchestra

Symphony orchestra (Boston)

Symphony Orchestra Boston, Mass

The Boston Symphony Orchestra

Бостанскі сімфанічны аркестр

Бостонский симфонический оркестр

Бостонський симфонічний оркестр

התזמורת הסימפונית של בוסטון

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