WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Night Tracks


Release Date: 10/29/1996 
Label:  Teldec   Catalog #: 34703   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan WilliamsGiuseppe VerdiJohann Sebastian BachEdvard Grieg,   ... 
Performer:  Edward AldwellTasmin LittleCyprien KatsarisElisabeth Leonskaja,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Andrew DavisKurt MasurVladislav TchernushenkoGennadi Rozhdestvensky,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraNew York PhilharmonicBBC Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 2 "London": Excerpt(s) by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1920; England 
2. La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Notes: An excerpt from this work is heard on this recording. 
3. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 4 in C sharp minor, BWV 849 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edward Aldwell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
4. The lark ascending: Excerpt(s) by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
5. Lyric Pieces (8), Book 1, Op. 12: no 1, Arietta by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Norway 
6. Sacred Concerto for Chorus no 32 "O Lord, make me to know mine end" by Dimitri Bortniansky
Conductor:  Vladislav Tchernushenko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glinka State Academic Chorus Leningrad
Period: Classical 
Written: Russia 
7. Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Sviatoslav Richter plays Grieg's accompaniment while Elisabeth Leonskaja
plays Mozart's Sonata for Piano no 16 in C Major, K 545. 
8. Accompaniment to Mozart's Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545: Andante by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877 
Notes: This selection was written by Grieg as an accompaniment to Mozart's Sonata
for Piano no 16 in C Major, K 545.
Sviatoslav Richter plays Grieg's accompaniment while Elisabeth Leonskaja
plays Mozart's Sonata for Piano no 16 in C Major, K 545. 
9. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo - Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Thomas Stacy (English Horn)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
10. Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
11. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Conductor:  Lawrence Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Claude Debussy 
12. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Edward Aldwell (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
13. Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012: 2nd movement, Allemande by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Erkki Rautio (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: An excerpt from this work is heard in this recording. 
14. Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956: 2nd mvt, Adagio by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Misha Milman (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: An excerpt from this work is heard in this recording. 
15. Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 
16. Appalachian Spring: Excerpt(s) by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 
Notes: Ver: Original 
17. Death and the Maiden: Paulina's Theme by Wojciech Kilar
Performer:  Ian Watson (Piano)
Conductor:  Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; Poland 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Paulina's Secret" from Kilar's 'Death and the Maiden.' 
18. Death and the Maiden: Paulina's Secret by Wojciech Kilar
Performer:  Ian Watson (Piano)
Conductor:  Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; Poland 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Paulina's Theme" from Kilar's 'Death and the Maiden.' 
19. Trivium: Excerpt(s) by René Eespere
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Tallinn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; Estonia 
20. The Children of Lir: Listen to the Cleric's Bell by Patrick Cassidy
Performer:  Emmanuel Lawler (Tenor), Mary Clarke (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Simms
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Tallis Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
21. Suantrai by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Anuna
Written: Scotland 
Notes: Arranged: F. O'Cearbhaill 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook