need to expand their minds by experiencing different styles of writing.
An expanded mind is an enlightened mind. An enlightened mind is
a sensitive mind. A sensitive mind knows when enough is enough.
That’s why I’m moving on to the next paragraph.
One of the best ways to broaden your musical
horizons is to listen to the music of other composers of the past
and present who wrote for symphony and string orchestras. Orchestral
offer a huge selection of repertoire that demonstrates
style, orchestration techniques and a variety of musical forms.
the most skilled orchestrators of the past are included in this
select list of CDs. Berlioz and Mahler
were known to be innovators in their orchestral arranging skills.
Mahler even went so far as to re-orchestrate compositions of great
masters of the past, including the likes of Robert Schumann.
a list of some wonderful recording selections for orchestras. I’ve
chosen a variety of styles from various eras, as performed by first-rate
Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Symphony No. 40, Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"
van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 9 "Choral"
Complete Orchestral Works
Brahms: The Symphonies
Symphonies no 4, 5, & 6 / Karajan, Berlin PO
Complete Music with Orchestra
Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Williams: The Nine Symphonies
Symphonies 1 - 3
7 Symphonies; Lieutenant Kijé
Ravel: Orchestral Works