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Age Of Elegance - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 05/14/1996 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62369   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Luigi BoccheriniLudwig van BeethovenGeorge Frideric HandelHenry Purcell,   ... 
Performer:  Michie KoyamaEdward CarrollWilliam NeilClaire Guimond,   ... 
Conductor:  Lazar GosmanEugene OrmandyEdward CarrollJeanne Lamon,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tchaikovsky Chamber OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraChamber Soloists of Washington,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Lazar Gosman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Notes: This minuet, listed in Boccherini's autograph catalog as part of Opus 11,
was also published, and is known popularly, as part of Opus 13. 
2.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michie Koyama (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost 
4.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Edward Carroll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Soloists of Washington
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
5.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 7, Bourée by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Edward Carroll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Soloists of Washington
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
6.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Edward Carroll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Soloists of Washington
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
7.
Trumpet Tune by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Edward Carroll (Trumpet), William Neil (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
8.
Minuets (6) for Piano, WoO 10: no 2 in G major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost 
9.
Quartets (6) for Strings, Op. 3: no 5 in F major - Andante cantabile "Serenade" by Roman Hoffstetter
Conductor:  Lazar Gosman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777; Germany 
Notes: This work was previously attributed to Franz Joseph Haydn. 
10.
Iphigénie en Aulide: Gavotte by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772-1774; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Frost 
11.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Claire Guimond (Flute), Barthold Kuijken (Flute)
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Contradances (12), WoO 14 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
13.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 1 in D major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
14.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 3rd movement, Allegro moderato by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
16.
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628: Overture by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
17.
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628: Air by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
18.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Anthony Newman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brandenburg Collegium Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Symphony no 82 in C major, H 1 no 82 "The Bear": 3rd movement, Menuetto by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
20.
Symphony no 82 in C major, H 1 no 82 "The Bear": 4th mvt, Vivace by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Eszterhazá, Hungary 

Sound Samples

Minuetto From String Quintet in E Major, Op. 13, No. 5
Für Elise (Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59)
Largo from "Xerxes"
V. Air
VII. Bourrée
VIII. Hornpipe
Trumpet Tune and Ayre
Minuet in G Major, WoO 10, No. 2
Serenade from String Quartet in F Major, Op. 3, No. 5
Gavotte from "Iphegenia in Aulis"
Dance of the Blessed Spirits from "Orfeo and Euridice"
Twelve Contradanses for Orchestra, WoO 14
No. 1 in A Major (orig. D Major)
No. 3 in C Major "Die Schlittenfahrt" (orig. F Major)
III. Allegro moderato from Harp Concerto in B-flat Major, Op. 4, No. 6
1. Overture
3. Aire
II. Romance from "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
III. Menuetto - Trio
IV. Finale. Vivace assai

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