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111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon [6 CD Set]


Release Date: 10/20/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001340802   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus MozartFrédéric ChopinGabriel Fauré,   ... 
Performer:  Cecilia BartoliRafal BlechaczKathleen BattleTeresa Berganza,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinJames LevineRichard Strauss
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andalucian Dogs
Number of Discs: 6 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

111 classic tracks assembled on 6 CDs – all for less than the price of 2 CDs!

From the very earliest to the very newest this is the most compact yet expansive survey of a record label available

Highlights include:
Aimard: Bach Art of Fugue
Bartoli: Voi che sapete from Le Nozze di Figaro
Blechacz: Chopin Prelude in G major
Battle: Fauré Pie Jesu
Berganza: Habanera from Carmen
Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Caruso: O paradise from L’Africaine
Carreras: E lucevan le stelle from Tosca

Ga ranc˘a: Brindisi from Lucrezia Borgia
Heifetz: It Ain’t Necessarily So from Porgy & Bess
Hotter: Selection from Winterreise
Janowitz: Frühling from Four Last
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Kremer: Beethoven Violin Sonata in G—3rd mvt.
Levine: Prokofiev Classical Symphony—4th mvt.
Ott: Liszt Transcendental Etude no. 2
Pavarotti: Una furtiva lagrima from L’Elisir d’amore
Perlman: Mozart Sonata in E minor—2nd mvt
Segovia: Tárrega Recuerdas de la Alhambra
R. Strauss conducts Mozart Sym. no. 40—Finale
Upshaw: Golijov The Andalucian Dogs Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
2. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 3 in G major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Rafal Blechacz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
3. Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
4. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: 1873-1874 
5. Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
6. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
7. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
8. Lucrezia Borgia: Il segreto per esser felice "Brindisi" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Italy 
9. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
10. Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 1, Frühling by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Gundula Janowitz (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
11. Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical": 4th movement, Molto vivace by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  James Levine
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
12. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 2 in A minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alice Sara Ott (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
13. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
14. Sonata for Violin and Piano in E minor, K 304 (300c): 2nd movement, Tempo di menuetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
15. Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
16. Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89: no 24, Der Leiermann by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Hans Hotter (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
17. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 4th movement, Allegro assai by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Richard Strauss
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
18. The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 9, a 4, alla duodecima by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pierre-Laurent Aimard (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
19. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 8 in G major, Op. 30 no 3: 3rd movement, Allegro vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Gidon Kremer (Violin), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
20. Ayre: Nanni by Osvaldo Golijov
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andalucian Dogs
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004; USA 

Sound Samples

4 Impromptus, Op.90, D.899: No.4 in A flat: Allegretto
4 Impromptus, Op.90, D.899: No.4 in A flat: Allegretto
Hungarian Dance No.5 in G minor - Orchestrated by Martin Schmeling (?-1943)
The Art Of Fugue, BWV 1080 - Later Version Of The Original Print Edited By Christoph Wolff: Contrapunctus 9. a 4 alla Duodecima
String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131: 2. Allegro molto vivace
Piano Concerto No.21 In C, K.467: 2. Andante
24 Préludes, Op.28: 24. in D minor
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 - Original version, Vienna 1786 / Act 2: "Voi che sapete"
24 Préludes, Op.28: 3. in G major
Suite No.2 in B minor, BWV 1067: 7. Badinerie
Requiem, Op.48: 4. Pie Jesu
Préludes - Book 1: 7. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest
Carmen / Act 1: "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Havanaise)
Overture Candide
Requiem In D Minor, K.626 - Compl. By Franz Xaver Süssmayer: 3. Sequentia: Lacrimosa
Sechs Lieder, Op.17: 2. Ständchen
Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice: 6. Danse sacrale: l'élue
El amor brujo: Canción del amor dolido
L'Africaine / Act 4: O Paradiso (sung in Italian)
Concerto for Violin, Strings and Harpsichord in G minor, R. 325: 2. Largo
Tosca / Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle"
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2): Les toréadors
Boogie Woogie Etude
Il Trovatore / Act 3: "Di quella pira"
Evening Bells - arr. Serge Jaroff (1896-1985)
Estancia / Danzas del Ballet: 2. Danza del trigo
String Quartet No.4, Sz. 91: 4. Allegretto pizzicato
Winterreise, D.911: 5. Der Lindenbaum
Suite For Cello Solo No.1 In G, BWV 1007: 1. Prélude
Messa da Requiem: 4. Sanctus
Symphony In G, H.I No.88: 4. Finale (Allegro con spirito)
Lucrezia Borgia / Act 2: Il segreto per esser felici
Vespro della Beata Vergine: Domine ad adiuvandum a 6
Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a -"Les adieux": 3. Das Wiedersehn (Vivacissimamente)
Pictures At An Exhibition - Orchestrated By Maurice Ravel: The Old Castle
Das Wohltemperierte Klavier: Book 1, BWV 846-869: Prelude In C Major BWV 846
Canon And Gigue In D Major: 1. Canon
Piano Sonata No.16 in B flat, K.570: 3. Allegretto
String Quartet No.15 in D minor, K.421: 3. Minuetto (Allegretto)
Violin Concerto No.2 In E, BWV 1042: 3. Allegro assai

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