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In Memoriam - Music For Solemn Occasions


Release Date: 09/17/1996 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553435   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry PurcellGeorge Frideric HandelJohann Sebastian BachChristoph W. Gluck,   ... 
Performer:  Laurence CummingsBertalan HockNora MerczJános Bálint,   ... 
Conductor:  Jeremy SummerlyAlfred EschwéRichard EdlingerOkko Kamu,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford CamerataRazumovsky SinfoniaCapella Istropolitana,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. O dive custos Auriacae domus, Z 504 "Elegy for Queen Mary II" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Laurence Cummings (Organ)
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1695; England 
2. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Bertalan Hock (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
3. Saul, HWV 53: Dead March by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Alfred Eschwé
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Razumovsky Sinfonia
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; London, England 
4. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
5. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bertalan Hock (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
6. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp), János Bálint (Flute)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
7. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": Excerpt(s) by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Alfred Eschwé
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Razumovsky Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Notes: Arranged: Breiner 
8. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor: Excerpt(s) by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Bertalan Hock (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni.  
9. Gustav Adolf II Suite, Op. 49/R 121: 4th movement, Elegy by Hugo Alfvén
Conductor:  Okko Kamu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Sweden 
10. Suite Gothique, Op. 25: 3rd movement, Pričre ŕ Notre Dame by Léon Boëllmann
Performer:  Bertalan Hock (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; France 
11. Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Jozef Cejka (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
12. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
13. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 2nd movement, Marcia funebre by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
14. Concerto for Piccolo in C major, RV 443: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Bertalan Hock (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 

Sound Samples

March and Canzona in C minor, Z. 860: March from Music on the Death of Queen Mary
Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40 (arr. for organ): Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Ombra mai fu (Largo)
Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air From Suite No. 3 in D major
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits from
Flautino Concerto in C major, RV 443: Largo from Flautino Concerto in C Major
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March" (orch. Breiner): Marche funebre from Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor
Adagio in G minor (arr. R. Giazotto): Adagio in G minor (attrib. to Albinoni) (arr. for organ)
Gustav II Adolf, Op. 49: Elegy from Gustavus Adolphus Suite, Op. 49
Saul, HWV 53: Dead March from Saul
Suite gothique, Op. 25: Priere a Notre-Dame from Suite Gothique
Oboe Concerto in D minor: Adagio from
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata, BWV 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: Last Spring, Op. 34
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": II. Marcia funebre: Adagio assai

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