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Classics 2: The Greatest Melodies

Classics: Greatest Melodies / Various
Release Date: 11/21/2006 
Label:  Zyx Records   Catalog #: 81884   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard WagnerAntonio VivaldiFrédéric ChopinAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Peter SchmalfussJela SpitkovaSylvia CápováMiklós Spányi,   ... 
Conductor:  Alfred ScholzHerbert MünchnerSven BengtsonHenry Adolph,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Tannhäuser: Act 3 Finale by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno" by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Herbert Münchner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
3.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Peter Schmalfuss (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 7, In the hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sven Bengtson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6.
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 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish": Excerpt(s) by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Henry Adolph
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
8.
String Quartet No. 62 in C major ("Emperor"), Op. 76/3, H. 3/77: Finale: Presto by Franz Joseph Haydn
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Jela Spitkova (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lizzio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
10.
Symphony No. 94 in G major ("Surprise"/"The Drumstroke"/"Mit dem Paukenschlag"), H. 1/94: Finale (Al by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
11.
Symphony no 2 in C minor, WAB 102: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Henry Adolph
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1876; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
12.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 - Excerpt(s) by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
13.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sylvia Cápová (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
14.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Peter Schmalfuss (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
15.
Lohengrin: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Julian Armstrong
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Carlo Pantelli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
17.
Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Peter Falk
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
18.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan": 2nd movement, Kräftig bewegt by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Vladimir Petroschoff
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1888; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 15 Secs. 
19.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
20.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
21.
Fantasie in G major, BWV 572 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Miklós Spányi (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1706; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 56 Secs. 
22.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Peter Schmalfuss (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
23.
Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046: Excerpt(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Herbert Münchner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
24.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Vladimir Petroschoff
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
25.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Anton Nanut
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
26.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hans-Christoph Becker-Foss (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 11 Secs. 
27.
Concerto for Horn no 2 in E flat major, K 417: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Kamil Sreter (Horn)
Conductor:  Alberto Lizzio
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
28.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Eugen Duvier
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
29.
Fantasia for Piano in D minor, K 397 (385g) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marian Pivka (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
30.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Dubravka Tomsic (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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