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Great Moments at Carnegie Hall (Selected Highlights)


Release Date: 05/06/2016 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 530420   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenFrédéric ChopinPaul de SchlözerSergei Rachmaninov,   ... 
Performer:  Ronald TuriniArtur RubinsteinJorge BoletVan Cliburn,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinArturo ToscaniniAndré Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicNBC Symphony OrchestraOrchestra of St. Luke's
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 1 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Turini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
3.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
4.
Etudes (2) for Piano, Op. 1: no 2 in A flat major by Paul de Schlözer
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
5.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1st movement, Allegro ma non tanto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
6.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Evgeny Kissin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
7.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
8.
Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest": 3rd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
11.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 15 in a "Rákóczy March" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Arcadi Volodos (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1886 
12.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 3rd movement, Allegro con fuoco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
13.
Atalanta, HWV 35: Care selve by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), David Garvey (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
14.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
15.
Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
16.
An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), Charles Wadsworth (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Dichterliebe, Op. 48: no 1, Im wunderschönen Monat Mai by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
18.
Dichterliebe, Op. 48: no 2, Aus meinen Tränen spriessen by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
19.
Dichterliebe, Op. 48: no 9, Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
20.
Trio for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 50: 1st movement, Pezzo elegiaco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1882; Russia 
21.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends, will ich schlafen gehn by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
22.
Die lustige Witwe: Es lebt eine Vilja...Vilja, o Vilja by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Helen Donath (Soprano), Klaus Donath (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Ruth Ann Swenson (Soprano), Warren Jones (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
24.
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
25.
Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano), Warren Jones (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885-1887; Germany 
26.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19: 3rd movement, Andante by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
27.
Old American Songs, Set 2: At the River by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), Charles Wadsworth (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
28.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), David Garvey (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
29.
Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Midori (Violin), Robert McDonald (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
30.
Plaisir d'amour by Giovanni Battist Martini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Martin Katz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
31.
Doce de Coco by Jacob do Bandolim
Performer:  Odair Assad (Guitar), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Sérgio Assad (Guitar),
Paquito D'Rivera (Clarinet)
32.
Show Boat: Ol' Man River by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass), James Levine (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 

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