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Classical Music 101 - 101 Famous Classical Themes


Release Date: 09/28/2004 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 63691   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniSamuel BarberLudwig van BeethovenHector Berlioz,   ... 
Performer:  Jörg DemusEmanuel AxGéza AndaJussi Björling,   ... 
Conductor:  Ettore StrattaCharles MunchErich LeinsdorfGeorges Prêtre,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Chamber OrchestraBoston Symphony OrchestraBoston Pops,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Pops. Conductors: Eugene Ormandy, Arthur Fiedler. Soloist: Placido Domingo. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Pops. Conductors: Eugene Ormandy, Arthur Fiedler. Soloist: Placido Domingo. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor: Excerpt(s) by Tomaso Albinoni
Conductor:  Ettore Stratta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni.  
2.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11: Excerpt(s) by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jörg Demus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
5.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 4th movement, March to the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
6.
Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Length: 0 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
7.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": Excerpt(s) by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 56 Secs. 
9.
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
10.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune - Excerpt(s) by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 54 Secs. 
11.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
12.
L'apprenti sorcier by Paul Dukas
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
13.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 5 in C major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1930; England 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
14.
Rhapsody in Blue: Excerpt(s) by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 44 Secs. 
15.
An American in Paris: Excerpt(s) by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
16.
Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 0 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
17.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 2 in C sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
18.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form.
Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
19.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
20.
Suite de Symphonies no 1: 1st movement, Rondeau by Jean Joseph Mouret
Conductor:  Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United Kingdom Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1729; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
21.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante - Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Géza Anda (Piano)
Conductor:  Géza Anda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
22.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro - Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 49 Secs. 
23.
Night on the Bare Mountain: Excerpt(s) by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 
24.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form.
Arranger: Maurice Ravel. 
25.
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra,  New England Conservatory Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
26.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Excerpt(s) by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Ettore Stratta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 
27.
Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Montagues and Capulets by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
28.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
29.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio - Excerpt(s) by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Barry Douglas (Piano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
30.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form.
Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
31.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Serkin (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
32.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Norman Luboff Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
33.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
34.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
35.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise": Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Nelly Kokinos (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 44 Secs. 
36.
Ruins of Athens, Op. 113: no 5, Marcia alla turca by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
37.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
38.
Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera": Excerpt(s)."
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
39.
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dance no 17 - Excerpt(s) by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
40.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
41.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Géza Anda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
42.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Géza Anda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Length: 0 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
43.
Appalachian Spring: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
44.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune: Excerpt(s) by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Length: 0 Minutes 37 Secs. 
45.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo - Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
46.
El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Length: 0 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
47.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Alfred Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
48.
Marche funèbre d'une marionette by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872/1879; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
49.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 1st movement, Allegro molto moderato - Excerpt(s) by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Kjell Baekkelund (Piano)
Conductor:  Odd Grüner-Hegge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 0 Minutes 39 Secs. 
50.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
51.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
52.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
53.
Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise": 2nd mvt - Excerpt(s) by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
54.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Mars by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 0 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
55.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
56.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
57.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian": 4th movement, Saltarello by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
58.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
59.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Walter Hautzig (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
60.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Jean-François Paillard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
61.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
62.
Orphée aux enfers: Can-can by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858/1874; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
63.
Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Wedding by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
64.
Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27: 3rd movement, Adagio - Excerpt(s) by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 30 Secs. 
65.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Leonard Pennario (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
66.
Boléro: Excerpt(s) by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 39 Secs. 
67.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
68.
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Julian Bream (Guitar)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 0 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
69.
Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40: Excerpt(s) by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 39 Secs. 
70.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Conductor:  Alfred Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form.
Arranger: Claude Debussy. 
71.
Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished": Excerpt(s) by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 39 Secs. 
72.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
73.
Finlandia, Op. 26: Excerpt(s) by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morton Gould Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Finland 
Length: 0 Minutes 36 Secs. 
74.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
Length: 0 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
75.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
76.
Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1888; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
77.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314: Excerpt(s) by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
78.
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325: Excerpt(s) by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 27 Secs. 
79.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Introduction by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
80.
Firebird Suite: Final Hymn by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Firebird: Danse infernale."
This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
81.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
82.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 2, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
83.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
84.
Romeo and Juliet Overture: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
85.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo - Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Barry Douglas (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 
86.
1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
87.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
88.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
89.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
90.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
91.
Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
92.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
93.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  José Luis Garcia (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
94.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  José Luis Garcia (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
95.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" - Excerpt(s) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale,  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: German 
96.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries - Excerpt(s) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
97.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera": Excerpt(s) by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song"." 
98.
Firebird Suite: Danse infernale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Firebird Suite: Final Hymn."
This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
99.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner,  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum."
These selections are presented here in excerpted form. 
100.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner,  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture."
These selections are presented here in excerpted form. 
101.
Guillaume Tell: Overture - Excerpt(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 

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