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Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto (Excerpt)
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: II Adagio sostenuto (Excerpt)
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Danse macabre, Op. 40
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Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre, Op. 40
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Britten: Canadian Carnival Overture, Op. 19

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The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1920, becoming the first British orchestra to be funded by a city council. Its opening concert was conducted by British composer Edward Elgar. Since then, the orchestra has thrived as a bastion of musical culture in the Midlands. It has also gained a reputation for adventurous programming, underlined by the long, fruitful appointment of Simon Rattle as music director. The City of Birmingham Orchestra was founded by, among... Read more

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