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National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.)

Overview
Works: 737 works in 1,156 publications in 7 languages and 13,377 library holdings
Genres: Symphonies  Live sound recordings  Operas  Musical settings  Songs and music  Drama  Overtures  Excerpts  Symphonic poems  Music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Other, orc
Classifications: M1001, 784.2
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Most widely held works about D.C.) National Symphony Orchestra (Washington
 
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Most widely held works by D.C.) National Symphony Orchestra (Washington
The music of Joseph Schwantner by Joseph Schwantner( Recording )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete symphonies by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Symphony no. 4 in E minor
Il prigioniero by Luigi Dallapiccola( )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF WASHINGTON DC. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CHOIR. DORATI, Antal (conductor)
Of rage and remembrance : [chaconne based upon Symphony no. 1, movt. 3] ; Symphony #1 by John Corigliano( Recording )

9 editions published in 1996 in 4 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection by Martha Argerich( )

2 editions published in 2009 and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capriccio italien ; Hamlet ; The Voyevoda ; Fatum ; 1812 Overture ; Romeo and Juliet ; The tempest ; Francesca da Rimini ; Marche slave by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

3 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remembering JFK : 50th anniversary concert by D.C.) National Symphony Orchestra (Washington( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie no. 5 by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Recording )

9 editions published in 1983 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new moon in the old moon's arms ; Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concertos by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

4 editions published in 1994 and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 63 (Prokofiev), Cello Concerto Op. 66 (Miaskovsky), Philharmonia Orchestra, Alceo Galliera, conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent, conductor
Klavierkonzert Nr. 2 by Frédéric Chopin( )

3 editions published in 1987 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet : Suites 1 & 2 by Sergey Prokofiev( )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klavierkonzert ; Cellokonzert = Piano concerto ; Cello concerto by Robert Schumann( )

and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1812 ; Capriccio italien ; Romeo and Juliet ; Marche slave by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 8 by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

2 editions published in 2003 and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shostakovich's grim Eighth Symphony was written in 1943 and premiered by its dedicatee, Evgeny Mravinsky, whose recordings of the work still stand supreme. Now, Mariss Jansons, who as a young conductor was mentored by Mravinsky, leads his Pittsburgh players in a stellar concert performance recorded live. Orchestral execution is first-rate, and Jansons doesn't smooth over or prettify the hourlong work, soaked in the composer's bitterness about the Nazi and Stalinist brutality that stamped his life with fear and loathing. The long opening Adagio, with its brooding strings and pitiless brass eruptions, is shattering, as are the following grotesque Allegretto and the relentlessly powerful third movement. The final two movements maintain the bleak mood, though the finale tries to recover a measure of joy amid the gloom. Jansons and his orchestra sustain this potent work's intensity throughout, confirming the Eighth as one of the composer's most important and fully realized works. The filler is an interesting rehearsal excerpt
Bernstein conducts Bernstein by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally recorded before 1972
Be glad then, America! by William Billings( )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La nativité du Seigneur ; La transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ by Olivier Messiaen( )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boris Godounov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Russian and German and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded July 4-15, 1987, at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C
Symphony No. 5 in D Minor Op. 47 by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( )

2 editions published in 2016 and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Globe Symphony Orchestra

National SO

National SO Washington

National SO (Waszyngton).

National Symphony Orchestra

National Symphony Orchestra (Estats Units d'Amèrica)

National Symphony Orchestra of Washington.

National Symphony orchestra of Washington, D.C.

National Symphony Orchestra (Ukraine)

National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C

Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale

Orchestre symphonique d'état ukrainien

Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional

Orquestra Sinfônica Nacional

Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra Washington, DC

Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra

Washington Nashonaru Kōkyō Gakudan.

Washington National Symphony

Washington National Symphony Orchestra

Washington Symphony Orchestra.

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התזמורת הסימפונית הלאומית של ארצות הברית

ワシントン・ナショナル交響楽団

國家交響樂團

Languages
English (49)

Italian (12)

Russian (10)

German (8)

French (2)

Latin (2)

Hebrew (1)