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Sweet Dreams - Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Ravel, Grieg, Et Al


Release Date: 09/12/1989 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Digital Masters Catalog #: 44998   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsAlexander BorodinJohann Sebastian BachJoseph Canteloube,   ... 
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade
Conductor:  Andre KostelanetzEugene OrmandyLouis LaneAntonio de Almeida,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraCleveland Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
2.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Notes: Arranged: Malcolm Sargent 
3.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: William Walton 
4.
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 3 - no 4, Brezairola by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
5.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Notes: Orchestrated: Arthur Harris 
6.
Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: William Smith 
7.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Russell Bennett 
8.
Lyric Suite for Orchestra, Op. 54: 3rd movement, Nocturne by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891/1904; Norway 
9.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
10.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Gaîté Parisienne: Barcarolle from "Les contes d'Hoffmann" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
12.
Estrellita by Manuel Ponce
Conductor:  Percy Faith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Percy Faith & His Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Mexico 
Notes: Arranged: Percy Faith 
13.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Maurice Ravel 
14.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Notes: Orchestrated: Thomas Frost 
15.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Lucien Cailliet 
16.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 

Sound Samples

Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)
Brahms Lullaby
Traumerei
Children's Prayer (from Hansel and Gretel)
II - Andante (from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525)
Sheep May Safely Graze
Clair De Lune
Reverie
Pavane For A Dead Princess
Brezairola (from Chants D'Auvergne)
Notturno (from Lyric Suite)
Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 2
Nocturne For String Orchestra
Estrellita
Barcarolle ( from Gaite Parisienne)
III - Nocturne (from Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61)

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