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Classical Top 100 - The Most Beautiful Classical Melodies


Release Date: 04/04/2006 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 290267   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJohann Sebastian BachPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Stanislav Zamborsky
Conductor:  Alessandro ArigoniBohdan WarchalKazushi OnoAlfred Scholz,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Philharmonic OrchestraSlovak Chamber OrchestraBratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Alessandro Arigoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
2.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 21, Act 3 - Danse espagnole by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Kazushi Ono
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
4.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Stanislav Zamborsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
5.
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Kazushi Ono
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Habañera by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
7.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Zdzislaw Szostak
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lódz Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
8.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 4, The Old Castle by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Bratislava Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
9.
Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture by Mikhail Glinka
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 
10.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
11.
Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op. 33a: March by Sergei Prokofiev
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1924; USA 
12.
Goyescas: Intermezzo by Enrique Granados
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914-1916; Spain 
13.
March militaire by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
14.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
15.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 3, Anitra's Dance by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
16.
Minuets (6) for Piano, WoO 10: no 2 in G major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Concerto for Flute in D major, Op. 10 no 3/RV 428 "Il gardellino": 1st movement, allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
18.
Songs without words: Excerpt(s) by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
19.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
20.
Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, H 7e no 1: 1st movement, Allegro by Franz Joseph Haydn
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
24.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Scene at the Ball by Hector Berlioz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
25.
Concerto for Guitar in D major: Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
26.
Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22: 4th movement, Larghetto by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Bohemia 
27.
Divertimento for String Quartet in F major, K 138 (125c): Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772; Salzburg, Austria 
28.
Clair de lune by Claude Debussy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1882; France 
29.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
30.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 3, La paix by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
31.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
32.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 2nd movement, Intermezzo by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
33.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
34.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
35.
Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6: Allegro moderato by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
36.
Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
37.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: Waltz(es) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
38.
Wiener Bonbons, Op. 307 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
39.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
40.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
41.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
42.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 1 in C major, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
43.
Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
44.
Song without Words by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
45.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
46.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
47.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
48.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 2nd movement, Andante by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
49.
Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
50.
Tafelmusik, Part 1: no 5, Solo Sonata for Flute and Basso Continuo in B minor by Georg Philipp Telemann
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
51.
Der Zigeunerbaron: Schatz-Walzer, Op. 418 by Johann Strauss
Period: Romantic 
52.
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
53.
Rondo all'Ungarese, from Piano concerto in D major by Franz Joseph Haydn
Period: Classical 
54.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
55.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
56.
La traviata: Noi siamo le zingarelle by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
57.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
58.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
59.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
60.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
61.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
62.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
63.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
64.
March, from Boccaccio by Franz von Suppe
65.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
66.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
67.
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
68.
Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
69.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Introitus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
70.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
71.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
72.
Rondo for Flute and Strings in D major, K Anh. 184 (373) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
73.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
74.
Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
75.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 5, Danse hongroise "Czardas" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
76.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
77.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
78.
Egyptischer Marsch, Op. 335 by Johann Strauss
Period: Romantic 
79.
Orphée aux enfers: Can-can by Jacques Offenbach
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858/1874; Paris, France 
80.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 1, Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
81.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 2, March by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
82.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
83.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 4, Trépak by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
84.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 5, Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
85.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 6, Chinese Dance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
86.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
87.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 8, Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
88.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
89.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541 by Franz Liszt
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
90.
Poet and Peasant by Franz von Suppe
91.
Sabre Dance by Aram Khatchaturian
92.
Melodies (2) for Piano, Op. 3: no 1 in F major by Anton Rubinstein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Russia 
93.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
94.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
95.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
96.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
97.
Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172 by Franz Liszt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
98.
Songs (6), Op. 57: no 5, Venetianisch Gondellied by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
99.
Rosamunde, D 797/Op. 26: Ballet music by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
100.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
101.
Leichte Kavallerie by Franz von Suppe
102.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss
Period: Romantic 

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