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Classics For My Baby - Chopin, Mozart, Bach, Debussy, Handel, Grieg, Etc / Angelich, Menuhin, Argerich, Jarvi, Anderszewski, Et Al


Release Date: 05/27/2008 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 19003   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinRichard WagnerPhilip GlassWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Peter DonohoeJean-Bernard PommierPiotr AnderszewskiNicholas Angelich,   ... 
Conductor:  Marek JanowskiChristopher Warren-GreenJean-Bernard PommierBarry Wordsworth,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio France Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Chamber OrchestraSinfonia Varsovia,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
3.
Facades by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Conductor:  Jean-Bernard Pommier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6.
Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Piotr Anderszewski (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
7.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93: 2nd movement, Allegretto scherzando by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Classical Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
9.
Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 3 in C sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Nicholas Angelich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
10.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Gundula Janowitz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Stamp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of London
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
11.
Pièces pittoresques (10) for Piano: no 6, Idylle by Emmanuel Chabrier
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1881; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for Flute and Piano: 2nd movement, Cantabile by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Jacques Février (Piano), Michel Debost (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956-1957; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
13.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
14.
Concerto for 2 Pianos in D minor: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Anne Queffélec (Piano), Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
15.
Dolly, Op. 56: no 1, Berceuse by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano), Bruno Rigutto (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
16.
Préludes, Book 1: no 12, Minstrels by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Mischa Maisky. 
17.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands: no 1, En bateau by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Jean-Bernard Pommier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Paul-Henri Büsser. 
18.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands: no 2, Cortège by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Jean-Bernard Pommier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Paul-Henri Büsser. 
19.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands: no 3, Menuet by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Jean-Bernard Pommier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Paul-Henri Büsser. 
20.
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp), Samuel Coles (Flute)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 12 Secs. 
21.
Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
22.
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
23.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Kun-Woo Paik (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
24.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Andreas Schmidt (Baritone), Catherine Pierard (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Classical Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
25.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 8, Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
26.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
27.
Ma mère l'oye: Le jardin féerique by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Jean-Bernard Pommier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1908 - 1910). 
28.
Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22: 2nd movement, Tempo di Valse by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Bohemia 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
29.
Koanga: La Calinda by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Elena Duran (Flute)
Conductor:  Eric Fenby
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1897; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eric Fenby. 
30.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
31.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
32.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 9, Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Maurice Ravel. 

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