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Classical Knight by Hyperion Knight was released Oct 25, 2010 on the Hyperion Knight (Label) label. This album contains some of the most extraordinary virtuoso piano transcriptions of Classical favorites. Classical Knight Some are familiar, like the Grainger arrangement of O Danny Boy and Rachmaninoff's version of The Flight Of The Bumblebee. Others are less well known and worth exploring, like Rosenthal's Fantasy On Strauss Waltzes and Grainger's Waltz Of The Flowers from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet. Classical Knight contains a single disc with 11 songs.

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 1. The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers  (5:55)
   Common Name  Waltz Of The Flowers, The Nutcracker
   Composer  Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky (Composer) (1840 - 1893)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Romantic Period / Suite
   Date Written  1892
   Period  Romantic
   Country  Russia
 2. Canon in D major  (4:08)
   Composer  Johann Pachelbel (1653 - 1706)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Baroque Period / Canon
   Date Written  after 1700
   Period  Baroque
   Country  Germany
 3. Tales from the Vienna Woods  (5:57)
   Common Name  Geschichten Aus Dem Wienerwald Tales From The Vienna Woods Waltz For Orchestra
   Catalog No.  RV 325
   Composer  Johann Strauss II (Junior) (1825 - 1899)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Romantic Period / Waltz
   Date Written  1868
   Period  Romantic
   Country  Austria
 4. Gayane, ballet: Sabre Dance  (2:32)
   Common Name  Sabre Dance, Gayane Ballet
   Composer  Aram Khachaturian (Composer) (1903 - 1978)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Ballet
   Date Written  1941-1942
   Period  Modern
   Notes  Composition written: 1941-42.
Composition revised: Soviet Union.
 5. Irish Tune from County Derry ("O Danny Boy")  (3:14)
   Composer  Irish Traditional
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Renaissance Period / Song
   Date Written  by 1855
   Period  Renaissance
   Country  Ireland
 6. The Flight of the Bumblebee  (1:24)
   Common Name  The Flight Of The Bumble Bee Musical Picture For Orchestra From The
   Composer  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Composer) (1844 - 1908)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Character Piece
   Date Written  1901
   Period  Post-Romantic
   Country  Russia
 7. Vocalise  (6:43)
   Composer  Sergey Rachmaninov (Piano/Composer) (1873 - 1943)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Transcription
   Period  Post-Romantic
   Country  Russia
 8. The Barber Of Seville: Figaro's Cavatina  (5:05)
   Common Name  The Barber Of Seville
   Composer  Gioachino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Opera / Romantic Period
   Date Written  1816
   Period  Romantic
   Country  Italy
 9. Molly on the Shore  (3:47)
   Composer  Percy Grainger (Piano) (1882 - 1961)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Date Written  1907-1918
   Period  Post-Romantic
   Country  England
 10. Lotus Blossom  (6:21)
   Composer  Ju Wei
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Period  Contemporary
 11. Fantasy on themes of Johann Strauss  (9:33)
   Composer  Moriz Rosenthal (1862 - 1946)
   Performer  Hyperion Knight (Piano)
   Genre  Humoresque / Romantic Period
   Period  Romantic
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Classical Knight Album Track Listing

Click to hear an MP3 sound sampleTrkSong   
1Waltz Of The Flowers From The Nutrcracker Ballet
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2Canon in D Major
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3Tales From the Vienna Woods
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4Sabre Dance
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5Irish Tune From County Derry
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6Flight of the Bumblebee
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8Figaro's Cavatina From The Barber of Seville
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9Molly On The Shore
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10Lotus blossom
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11Fantasy On Strauss Waltzes
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Classical Knight Product Details

CD Universe Part number8372634
LabelHyperion Knight (Label)
Orig Year10/25/2010
Catalog number50138174
Release DateOct 25, 2010
Recording Time55 minutes

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