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Classical 2 - The Greatest Moments Ever


Release Date: 10/03/2006 
Label:  Petrol   Catalog #: 72924   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyRoman HoffstetterGustav Holst,   ... 
Performer:  Shu-Cheen Yu
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony OrchestraSydney Philharmonic ChoirWest Australian Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Antony Walker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra,  Sydney Philharmonic Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
2.
Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a: Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3.
Quartets (6) for Strings, Op. 3: no 5 in F major - Andante cantabile "Serenade" by Roman Hoffstetter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This work was previously attributed to Franz Joseph Haydn. 
4.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Mars by Gustav Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
5.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 13 Secs. 
7.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
8.
Ave Maria by Giulio Caccini
Performer:  Shu-Cheen Yu (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Chanson de Toréador by Georges Bizet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
10.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
11.
Notturno for Piano and Strings in E flat major, D 897/Op. 148 by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Macquarie Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1828; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
12.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection begins with the final portion of "The Hut on Fowl's Legs 'Baba Yaga.'" 

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