Live recordings of Colorado Symphony concerts are now available as digital downloads at online retailers everywhere. Select programs from our in-season concerts and archival materials are recorded live and released exclusively by the Colorado Symphony.
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Classical Top 40
Radio personality Casey Kasem was famous for counting down the “Top Forty” popular hits of each week, according to Billboard Magazine. Well, this is the Classical version of that idea, it’s live, and the hits are taken from the all-time greatest of the greatest list. From Khachaturian’s hit Sabre Dance, to Bizet’s Carmen, Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” Pachelbel’s Canon, Strauss’s “Beautiful Blue Danube,” and Ravel’s Boléro, you’ll find them all in this download, excerpted from the complete program.Learn More
If there were one composer who influenced more than any other in the development of the symphony as a genre, it would surely have to be Beethoven. And if there were one symphony that ‘started it all,’ it would surely be his beloved third, Eroica. When asked which of his symphonies brought him the most pleasure, Eroica was his answer. Why? Find out in this download of the ‘book ends’ of this symphony – the first and last movements.Learn More
Symphony No. 3 by William Hill
The first sketches for Symphony No. 3 were written in July of 2011, and the score was composed from the middle of August through October and completed on October 27, 2011. The three movements are thru composed and don't follow the traditional forms of the 19th Century symphony. An idée fixe, with numerous modifications is used in all movements, and several other motives evolve through the piece. Each of these secondary themes has some relation to the idee fixe, so in many ways the form is created by the metamorphosis of one single musical gesture.Learn More