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Hovhaness, A.: Symphony No. 2 ,"Mysterious Mountain" / Prayer Of St. Gregory / And God Created Great Whales (Seattle Symphony)
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Audio, Cassette, May 3, 1994
|1. Mysterious Mountain-Symphony No.2: I. Andante con moto|
|2. Mysterious Mountain-Symphony No.2: II. Double Fugue|
|3. Mysterious Mountain-Symphony No.2: III. Andante espressivo|
|4. Prayer of St. Gregory|
|5. Prelude & Quadruple Fugue|
|6. And God Created Great Whales|
|7. Alleluia & Fugue|
|8. Celestial Fantasy|
As you listen to this piece, you can almost invision these great mountain climbing into the sky; a boundless mass of strength and glory.
This is a brilliant work combining the compositional artistry of Alan Hovhaness with the music from the orchestra of the sea, the great whales themselves.
This CD itself is an excellent addition to any classical music collection and a must for anyone wanting to discover more about American composers.
I got this disc after hearing "Mysterious Mountain" on the local classical station. I enjoy a lot of 20th Century music, but only tonal music. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Miss Budgie
I have been a long time fan of "And God Created Great Whales." It is a challenge incorporating a recording into symphonic music. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jeffrey A. Forman
Mysterious Mountain is an extraordinary piece I've known about for quite some time. This is beautiful. Read morePublished 13 months ago by SaintRoch
I just listened to the RCA Living Stereo reissue of the Reiner and the Chicago Symphony 1958 recording of Mysterious Mountain. It is supposed to be the best performance. Read morePublished 18 months ago by A reader
Mysterious Mountain was my first contact with the music of maestro Hovhaness.
I had been enjoying the music of Vaughan Williams when I accidentaly discovered his... Read more
WOW!! THIS MAN HAS SOME SERIOUS MUSIC IN HIS HEAD..... PRAY FOR A LONG LIFE SO HE CAN GET IT ALL OUT.....Published on February 7, 2013 by KATY TODD
This compact disc offers a dreamy and esoteric presentation of Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No. 2), Op. 132 by Alan Hovahness. Read morePublished on January 5, 2013 by TREAT
This is a unique and invigorating offering, with fine insight into the majestic works of God's own mystery... His creation. - Patty BrewinPublished on May 3, 2012 by Patricia Jane Brewin