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Classical Christmas [intersound]

Bach / Handel / Mozart / Bizet / Strauss / Vivaldi
Release Date: 08/26/2003 
Label:  Intersound   Catalog #: 1908   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJohann Strauss Jr.Johann PachelbelGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRochester PopsSmithsonian Concerto GrossoSt. Louis Brass Quintet
Conductor:  Yuri SimonovErich KunzelAntal DorátiAlfred Scholz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Smithsonian Concerto Grosso
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 0 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ()
Conductor:  Yuri Simonov
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2.
Schneeglöckchen, Op. 143 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Rochester Pops ()
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
3.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ()
Conductor:  Yuri Simonov
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4.
Messiah, HWV 56: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Smithsonian Concerto Grosso ()
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Smithsonian Concerto Grosso
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5.
L' Arlésienne, suite for orchestra No. 1, from the incidental music: Carillon by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ()
Conductor:  Yuri Simonov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
6.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 1, Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ()
Conductor:  Yuri Simonov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ()
Conductor:  Yuri Simonov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
8.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ()
Conductor:  Yuri Simonov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
10.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  St. Louis Brass Quintet ()
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 

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