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I Don't Like Classical Music, But I Kinda Like This!


Release Date: 06/17/2014 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 74698   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard StraussCarl OrffRichard WagnerAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  Nigel WoodhousePaul MeyerKolja BlacherEric Le Sage,   ... 
Conductor:  Fritz ReinerEduardo MataGustav KuhnMark Stephenson,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Sunrise by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
2. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Eduardo Mata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
3. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Gustav Kuhn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tyrolean Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
4. Mandolin Concerto: Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Nigel Woodhouse (Mandolin)
Conductor:  Mark Stephenson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1742; Italy 
5. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Dies irae by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
6. Suite for Jazz Orchestra no 2, Op. 50b: no 6, Waltz II by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Dimitri Kitaenko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USSR 
7. Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Cristian Mandeal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
8. L'invitation au chateau: Tango by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Paul Meyer (Clarinet), Kolja Blacher (Violin), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
9. Gitaneiras by Ernesto Lecuona
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morton Gould Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 19th Century 
10. Requiem Mass: Dies irae - Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
11. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
12. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Gustav Kuhn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
13. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Janice Watson (Soprano), Ruby Philogene (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
14. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Ettore Stratta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
15. La traviata: Gypsy Chorus by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
16. Masquerade: Waltz by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USSR 
17. The Magic Flute: The Queen of the Night's Aria by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sylvia Geszty (Soprano)
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
18. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
19. The Barber of Seville: Una voce poco fa by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Roberta Peters (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
20. Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
21. Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
22. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
23. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
24. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
25. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Vladimir Spivakov (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
26. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
27. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
28. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
29. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale,  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
30. Coppélia: Danse lente by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
31. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
32. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
33. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
34. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: Andante cantabile by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Leonard Pennario (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; Russia 
35. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
36. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
37. Il Trovatore: Anvil chorus by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
38. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Montagues and Capulets by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
39. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
40. Swan Lake: Final Scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
41. Rigoletto: Scorrendo uniti by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra,  RCA Italian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
42. The Four Seasons: Winter: Allegro non molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Vladimir Spivakov (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Italy 
43. L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
44. Orchestral Suite No. 2: Minuet and Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739 
45. Gnossiennes (6) for Piano: no 1 by Erik Satie
Performer:  William Masselos (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 

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