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Romance - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/22/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 68459   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Claude DebussyGiacomo PucciniSergei RachmaninovRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Riri ShimadaAyako ShinozakiMarie-Claire JametMichie Koyama
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyLazar GosmanSaulius SondeckisSir Andrew Davis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraJuilliard String QuartetTchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Lucien Caillet 
2. Crisantemi "Elegy" by Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; Italy 
3. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Lazar Gosman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
4. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Notes: Orchestrated: Thomas Frost 
5. Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Saulius Sondeckis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Camerata of the Hermitage Museum
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Notes: Orchestrated: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 
6. Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
7. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
8. Irish Tune from County Derry "Danny Boy" by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; England 
9. Pièces de genre (10), Op. 10: no 5, Mélodie "Élégie" by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Thomas Frost 
10. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  John Georgiadis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra Trombones
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
11. Romeo and Juliet Overture: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
12. Woodland Sketches, Op. 51: no 1, To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; USA 
Notes: Orchestrated: Thomas Frost 
13. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Riri Shimada (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
14. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
15. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp), Marie-Claire Jamet (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Notes: Arranged: J. Jemain 
16. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Michie Koyama (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
17. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 

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