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Release Date: 01/23/1996 
Label:  Vox Cameo Classics Catalog #: 8807   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenWolfgang Amadeus MozartPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Leonard HokansonArie VardiWalter KlienSylvia Cápová,   ... 
Conductor:  Frank ShipwayArie VardiJonel PerleaPhilip Gibson,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraIsrael Chamber OrchestraBamberg Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Frank Shipway
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
2. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Leonard Hokanson (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Arie Vardi (Piano)
Conductor:  Arie Vardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
4. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Jonel Perlea
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
5. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Philip Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
6. Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: no 15 in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Klien (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sylvia Cápová (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 
8. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Günter Kehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz Chamber Orchestra
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9. Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Walter Klien (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
10. Symphony no 9 in C major, K 73: 3rd movement, Menuetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Günter Kehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
11. Sonatas (12) for Violin and Basso Continuo, Op. 5: no 7 in D minor - 3rd movement, Sarabande "Largo" by Arcangelo Corelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musici di Zagreb
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1700; Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
12. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 3rd movement, Menuet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
13. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Minuet by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Günter Kehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
14. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 4 in D major - 3rd movement, Vivace by Arcangelo Corelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musici di Zagreb
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
15. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Hans Hagen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hans Hagen Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
16. Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a: Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Lawrence Siegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
17. Concerto for 2 Oboes in D minor, RV 535: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  A. Alvarosi (Oboe), Livio Caroli (Oboe)
Conductor:  Piero Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 56 Secs. 
18. Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Humbert Lucarelli (Oboe), Susan Jolles (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
19. Concerto for Trumpet, 2 Oboes and Strings in D major by Johann Friedrich Fasch
Performer:  Heinz Zickler (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Günter Kehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mainz Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
20. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Hans Hagen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hans Hagen Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
21. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 6, Chinese Dance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Don Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
22. Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation": 3rd movement, Andante by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
23. Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 1st movement, Andante e spiccato by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Helmut Hucke (Oboe)
Conductor:  Paul Angerer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pforzheim Southwest German Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
24. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ljiljan Molnar-Talajic (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nikea Baroza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
25. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 1st movement, Allegro non molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Alexander Pervomaisky (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lizzio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 

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