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Release Date: 04/26/2009 
Label:  Denon Records   Catalog #: 17626   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George GershwinKarol SzymanowskiWolfgang Amadeus MozartModest Mussorgsky,   ... 
Performer:  Chee-YunValery AfanassievBruno-Leonardo GelberJános Starker,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti ItalianiBaroque Strings Zürich
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 13 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2.
Myths (3), Op. 30: no 1, La fontaine d'Aréthuse by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Chee-Yun (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
3.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 4, The Old Castle by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Valery Afanassiev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
5.
La Traviata, opera: Act 3: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Italiani
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 2nd movement, Andante by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Bruno-Leonardo Gelber (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in D minor, Op. 9: 2nd movement, Andantino tranquillo e dolce by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Chee-Yun (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; Warsaw, Poland 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Work(s): Sicilienne by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
10.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 29 Secs. 
11.
Piano Sonata No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 2: 2. Andante con espressione by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hélčne Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
12.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hélčne Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Length: 8 Minutes 21 Secs. 
14.
Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), for string orchestra ("Holberg Suite"), Op. 40: 4. Air by Edvard Grieg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Strings Zürich
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
15.
Morceaux (2) for piano (or piano & violin), Op. 10: 1. Nocturne by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Vladimir Tropp (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
16.
Sonata for violin & piano in A major, M. 8: 1. Allegretto Ben Moderato by César Franck
Performer:  Chee-Yun (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
17.
Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5: 2. Andante Espressivo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hélčne Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853 
Length: 10 Minutes 56 Secs. 
18.
Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: 8. Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
19.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Venus by Gustav Holst
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 
20.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Neptune by Gustav Holst
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 48 Secs. 

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