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Essential Mozart - 32 Of His Greatest Masterpieces


Release Date: 03/13/2001 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 468517   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Radu LupuCecilia BartoliHubert KroisamerKlaus Peisteiner,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerUri SegalGyörgy FischerStephen Cleobury,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsEnglish Chamber OrchestraVienna Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Conductor:  Uri Segal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 17 Secs. 
3.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa č amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  György Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hubert Kroisamer (Violin), Klaus Peisteiner (Viola), Werner Hink (Violin),
Peter Schmidt (Clarinet), Fritz Dolezal (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 
5.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  James Vivian (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
6.
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lisa Beznosiuk (Flute), Frances Kelly (Harp)
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 28 Secs. 
7.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
8.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Barry Tuckwell (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
11.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Contradances (6), K 462 (448b): no 1 in C major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 0 Minutes 59 Secs. 
13.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
14.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
15.
Eine musikalischer Spass, K 522: Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 46 Secs. 
17.
Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545: 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
18.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: German 
19.
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Franklin Cohen (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
20.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Lŕ ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
Serenade for Winds no 10 in B flat major, K 361 (370a) "Gran Partita": 3rd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Jack Brymer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Wind Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
22.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
23.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24.
Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
25.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
26.
Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K 243: Dulcissimum convivium by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Margaret Marshall (Soprano)
Conductor:  George Guest
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wren Orchestra,  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1774; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
27.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
28.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
29.
Divertimento for 2 Horns and Strings no 17 in D major, K 334 (320b): Minuet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779-1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
30.
Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a): Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Margaret Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
31.
Symphony no 41 in C major, K 551 "Jupiter": 4th movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
32.
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Emma Kirkby (Soprano)
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Winchester Cathedral Choir,  Winchester College Chapel Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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