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Meditation - The Greatest Hits


Release Date: 06/08/1999 
Label:  Reference Gold   Catalog #: 3626   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Erik SatieJohann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenJohann Pachelbel,   ... 
Performer:  Raymond SpasovskiFeliz EliasJoseph BrezinaDubravka Tomsic,   ... 
Conductor:  Philippe Entremont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata RomanaCollegium AureumMilwaukee Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Raymond Spasovski (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Feliz Elias (Violin), Joseph Brezina (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Romana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Dubravka Tomsic (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
4. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Aureum
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
5. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 44 Secs. 
6. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Russell Sherman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
8. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Russell Sherman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
9. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Russell Sherman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Magda Bergreich (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Salzburg Camerata Academica
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
11. Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Aureum
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
12. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Denver Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1910 
13. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
14. Swan Lake, Op. 20: Enchanted Lake by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
15. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
16. Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Joze Ostranc (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozart Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 20 Secs. 
17. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sylvia Cápová (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
18. Concerto for Horn no 3 in E flat major, K 447: 2nd movement, Romance - Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jeffrey Bryant (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784-1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
19. Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dance no 17 - Excerpt(s) by Alexander Borodin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ljubljana Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
20. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Anna Leikes (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
21. Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466: 2nd movement, Romanze by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Svetlana Stanceva (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozart Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
22. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sylvia Cápová (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
23. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
24. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Philippe Entremont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
25. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
26. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Brass Quintet
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 

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