WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Romantic Classics


Release Date: 01/20/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 24114   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinJohann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus MozartStanley Myers,   ... 
Performer:  Jack ByfieldHoward ShelleyCraig OgdenLouis Lortie,   ... 
Conductor:  Jack ByfieldAdrian ShepherdHoward ShelleyMaxim Shostakovich,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cathedral StringsCantilenaLondon Mozart Players,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 38 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection contains both ADD and DDD recordings. This selection contains both ADD and DDD recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jack Byfield (Piano)
Conductor:  Jack Byfield
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cathedral Strings
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
2.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Adrian Shepherd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cantilena
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Conductor:  Howard Shelley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Mozart Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
4.
The Deer Hunter: Cavatina by Stanley Myers
Performer:  Craig Ogden (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979 
Notes: Arranged: John Williams 
5.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Dmitri Shostakovich Jr. (Piano)
Conductor:  Maxim Shostakovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici de Montreal
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 
7.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
8.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
9.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
10.
Lyric Suite for Orchestra, Op. 54: 3rd movement, Nocturne by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891/1904; Norway 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Jascha Horenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
12.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 11, Solvejg's Song [Orchestral version] by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
13.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
14.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
15.
Irish Tune from County Derry "Danny Boy" by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
16.
Cinderella Suite no 3, Op. 109: Amoroso by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USSR 
17.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
18.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
19.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Hideko Udagawa (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
20.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Suzanne Murphy (Soprano)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
21.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Kyoko Tabe (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
22.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
23.
Serenade to music by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
24.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
25.
Concerto for Piano in G major: 2nd movement, Adagio assai by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1931; France 
26.
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
27.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
28.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Luba Edlina (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
29.
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Craig Ogden (Guitar)
Conductor:  Sachio Fujioka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
30.
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1950-1954 
31.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Israela Margalit (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
32.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Jascha Horenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
33.
The Seasons, Op. 67: no 13, Coda de l'Été [Autumn] by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
34.
Henry V: Orchestral Suite - no 4, Touch her soft lips and part by Sir William Walton
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; England 

Customer Reviews

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




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In