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Weekend Classics - An Adagios Weekend


Release Date: 01/10/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000577402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniWolfgang Amadeus MozartFelix MendelssohnGabriel Fauré,   ... 
Performer:  Mischa MaiskyPeter SchmidlNarciso YepesGéza Anda
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinGerard Korsten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber OrchestraBavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraRafael Kubelik,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
2. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Rafael Kubelik
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
3. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris,  Semyon Bychkov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
4. Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22: 1st movement, Moderato by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Rafael Kubelik
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Bohemia 
5. Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Peter Schmidl (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Leonard Bernstein
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
6. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
7. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 3rd movement, Elégie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Gerard Korsten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
8. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Luis Antonio García Navarro
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
9. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
10. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Géza Anda (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata Academica,  Géza Anda
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Adagio For Strings And Organ In G Minor: Adagio
Piano Concerto No.21 In C, K.467: 2. Andante
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No. 7 Notturno
Elégie, Op.24
Serenade For Strings In E, Op.22: 1. Moderato
Clarinet Concerto in A, K.622: 2. Adagio
Adagio for Strings, Op.11
Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48: 3. Elégie: Larghetto elegiaco
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: 2. Adagio
Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Eurydice): Ronde des esprits bienheureux

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