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Great Recordings of the Century - The DVD

Great Recordings Of The Century / Various
Release Date: 07/08/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 06788  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenGiacomo PucciniJohannes BrahmsNathan Milstein,   ... 
Performer:  Sviatoslav RichterMstislav RostropovichMaria CallasYehudi Menuhin,   ... 
Conductor:  Leopold StokowskiHerbert von KarajanAndré CluytensOtto Klemperer,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
2. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
3. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
4. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 3rd movement, Allegro giocoso by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
5. Paganiniana by Nathan Milstein
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
6. Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145: no 2, Gnomenreigen by Franz Liszt
Performer:  György Cziffra (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
7. Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  György Cziffra (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
8. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
9. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Scene at the Ball by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
10. Suite for Piano "Pour le piano": no 3, Toccata by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Samson François (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1896-1901; France 
11. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Kann mich auch an ein Mädel by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Hertha Töpper (Alto), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
12. Pictures at an exhibition: no 15, The Hut on Fowl's Legs "Baba Yaga" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
13. Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
14. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
15. I vespri siciliani: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
16. La Cenerentola: Nacqui all' affano...Non più mesta by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
17. Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009: Excerpt(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
18. An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
19. Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89: no 5, Der Lindenbaum by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
20. Canciones populares españolas (7): no 4, Jota by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
21. Canciones negras (5): no 4, Canción de cuna para dormir a un negrito by Xavier Montsalvatge
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; Spain 
22. Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 7, Funérailles by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
23. Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 

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