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Release Date: 02/20/2007 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 65473   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniJohann Sebastian BachJohann PachelbelCésar Franck,   ... 
Performer:  Jonathan ReesNicholas DanbySister Marie KeyrouzLionel Rogg,   ... 
Conductor:  Jonathan ReesSir Philip LedgerAndrew ParrottWilliam Christie,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish EnsembleEnglish Chamber OrchestraTaverner Consort,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Jonathan Rees (Violin)
Conductor:  Jonathan Rees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
2.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
3.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Consort,  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
5.
Pieces (3) for Organ: no 2 - Cantabile in B major, M 36 by César Franck
Performer:  Nicholas Danby (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6.
Te Deum in D major, H 146: Prelude by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1690; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Sister Marie Keyrouz (Voice)
Conductor:  Arie Van Beek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble d'Auvergne
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranger: Marc-Olivier Dupin. 
8.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lionel Rogg (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
9.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
10.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Heinrich Schütz Choir,  London Classical Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Ambrosian Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Nancy Argenta (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
13.
Suite for Jazz Orchestra no 1, Op. 38b: no 1, Waltz by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
14.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eric Ericson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
15.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Te Deum H.146 (Live): Prélude
Adagio in G minor
Canon and Gigue in D: Canon
Ave Maria D839
Cantabile in B major, M.36
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: Air
Cantata No. 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' BWV147: Choral: Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565 (1987 Digital Remaster): Toccata
Pavane Op. 50
Ave verum corpus in D K618
Messiah HWV56 (1993 Digital Remaster): Hallelujah
Requiem Op. 48: IV. Pie Jesu
Jazz Suite No.2: VI. Waltz 2
Ave Maria (D'après Le 1er Prélude Du Clavier Bien Tempéré, De J.S. Bach)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music Op.61: Wedding March : Allegro vivace

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