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Romantic Adagios / Svetlanov, Marturet, Et Al

Release Date: 01/13/2009 
Label:  Denon Records   Catalog #: 17749   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJacques OffenbachJohann Sebastian BachPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Dubravka TomsicHerbert WaltlMarian PivkaMarián Lapsansky,   ... 
Conductor:  Frank ShipwayEduardo MarturetTheodore BloomfieldOliver Dohnányi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Symphony OrchestraSlovak Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

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 5 Secs. 
Gaîté Parisienne: Barcarolle from "Les contes d'Hoffmann" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Frank Shipway
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Herbert Waltl (Keyboard)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 2nd movement, Andantino semplice by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Eduardo Marturet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1875). 
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Theodore Bloomfield
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 12 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Marian Pivka (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 9 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Frank Shipway
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Marián Lapsansky (Piano)
Conductor:  Bystrik Rezucha
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Anton Nanut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ljubljana Radio/Television Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Peter Schmalfuss (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 12 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dubravka Tomsic (Piano)
Conductor:  Anton Nanut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ljubljana Radio/Television Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Dubravka Tomsic (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Length: 18 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christiane Jaccottet (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Nuremberg, Germany (1741 - 1742). 
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 8, W. N. by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Muhai Tang
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sergei Dorensky (Piano)
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 22 Minutes 51 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Suite Bergamasque: III. Clair de Lune
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio
Piano Concerto No. 21 In C, K. 467: II. Andante
Cavalleria Rusticana Intermezzo from "Raging Bull"
Liebestraum No. 3 In A-Flat Major, Op. 62, S. 541, No. 3
Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria - Variation I à 1 Clav.
Enigma Variations: Variation VIII: "W. No. " Allegretto - IX: "Nimrod" Adagio
Piano Sonata No. 14 In C-sharp Minor Op. 27 "Moonlight": I. Adagio Sostenuto
Offenbach Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarole
Orchestral Suite No. 3 In D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air On the G String
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor: II. Andantino Simplice ? Prestissimo
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor "From the New World", Op. 95: II. Largo
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21: II. Larghetto
Thais: Meditation
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto

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