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For Mother - A Classical Bouquet

Release Date: 03/10/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001267302   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel BarberJules MassenetSergei RachmaninovErik Satie,   ... 
Performer:  Joshua BellNigel KennedyYehudi MenuhinJean-Yves Thibaudet,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg SoltiHerbert von KarajanCharles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Nigel Kennedy (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin),
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti,  Herbert von Karajan,  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
2. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
3. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 
4. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano by Erik Satie
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
5. Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
6. Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Aram Khachaturian
Period: Modern 
Written: 1955 
7. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
8. Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
9. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
10. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
11. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
12. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
13. Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
14. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
15. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
16. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
17. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
18. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 1st movement, Allegro con spirito by Joaquin Rodrigo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
19. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
20. Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 
21. Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
22. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
23. Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
24. Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1908; Russia 
25. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
26. Crisantemi "Elegy" by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; Italy 
27. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
28. L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
29. Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15: 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
30. Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
31. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
32. Romeo and Juliet Overture: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
33. Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
34. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
35. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
36. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
37. Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sir Edward Elgar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
38. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
39. Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
40. Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
41. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
42. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 

Sound Samples

Adagio For Strings, Op.11
Thaïs / Acte Deux: Méditation religieuse - Symphonie
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 2. Adagio sostenuto
3 Gymnopédies - Orch. Claude Debussy: No.1 - Lent et Grave, No.3 - Lent et douloureux
Clarinet Concerto in A, K.622: 2. Adagio
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto
Kol Nidrei, Op.47 - Adagio on Hebrew Melodies for Cello and Orchestra (Adagio ma non troppo)
Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 "Enigma": 9. Nimrod (Adagio)
Symphony No.5 in C sharp minor: 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam)
Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K.467: 2. Andante
String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.11: 2. Andante cantabile
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26: 2. Adagio
Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World": 2. Largo
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43: Variation 18 (excerpt)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Suite bergamasque, L. 75: 3. Clair de lune
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: 2. Adagio
Le Carnaval des Animaux: The Swan
Piano Concerto No.2 In F, Op.102: 2. Andante
Pavane, Op.50 - for choir and orchestra (1901)

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 music for driving October 17, 2012 By Marcia Liberty (Scarborough, ME) See All My Reviews "I know that this Classical Bouquet does not have complete works, but I bought it to have something to listen to while driving that was there but did not need all my attention. A nice selection." Report Abuse
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