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Release Date: 05/26/2009 
Label:  Naive   Catalog #: 5172   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel BarberGabriel FauréGeorge Frideric HandelTomaso Albinoni,   ... 
Performer:  Laurent KorciaGrigory SokolovSandrine PiauAnne Gastinel
Conductor:  Christophe RoussetRinaldo AlessandriniJohn Eliot GardinerGiovanni Antonini,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Talens LyriquesEnglish Baroque SoloistsIl Giardino Armonico,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Laurent Korcia (Violin), Grigory Sokolov (Piano), Sandrine Piau (Soprano),
Anne Gastinel (Cello)
Conductor:  Christophe Rousset,  Rinaldo Alessandrini,  John Eliot Gardiner,  Giovanni Antonini  ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Talens Lyriques,  English Baroque Soloists,  Il Giardino Armonico  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Notes: This work is a vocal arrangement of the composer's 'Adagio for Strings.' 
2. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
3. Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
4. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
5. Kreisleriana, Op. 16 by Robert Schumann
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
6. Polifemo: Alto Giove by Nicolo Porpora
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1735; Italy 
7. Don Juan by Christoph W. Gluck
Period: Classical 
Written: 1761; Vienna, Austria 
8. Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608: Cum dederit delectis suis sommum by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
9. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
10. Madrigals, Book 8: Non havea Febo "Lamento della ninfa" by Claudio Monteverdi
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1638; Italy 
11. Requiem in D minor, K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
12. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
13. King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628: What power art thou by Henry Purcell
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
14. Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
15. Les Valseuses by Stéphane Grappelli
Period: 20th Century 
16. Concerto for Violin by Philip Glass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; USA 

Sound Samples

Agnus Dei, Op. 11
Elegie, Op. 24 (version for cello and orchestra)
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Act II: Aria: Lascia ch'io pianga
Adagio in G minor (arr. for chamber orchestra)
Kreisleriana, Op. 16: I. Ausserst bewegt
Polifemo: Alto Giove
Don Juan: Danza degli spettri e delle furie
Nisi Dominus, RV 608: Cum dederit
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4
Lamento della ninfa: 2a parte - Amor, dicea
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: Sequence No. 6: Lacrimosa dies illa
Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K. 620: Act II: Arie: Ach, ich fuhl's, es ist verschwunden
King Arthur, Z. 628, "The British Worthy": Act III: What power art thou, who from below, hast made me rise
Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1
Les Valseuses (arr. L. Korcia and J.-E. Bavouzet): Les Valseuses (arr. L. Korcia and J.E. Bavouzet)
Violin Concerto: II. -

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