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Mozart - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Sony Classical   Catalog #: 64053   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Glenn GouldMurray PerahiaLin Cho-LiangJaime Laredo,   ... 
Conductor:  Bruno WeilRafael KubelikHartmut HaenchenCarlo Maria Giulini,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  TafelmusikBavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraC.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Bruno Weil
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545: 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
3. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 44 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
5. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
6. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Dies irae by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
7. Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d): 3rd movement, Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lin Cho-Liang (Violin), Jaime Laredo (Viola)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
8. Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ruggero Raimondi (Baritone), Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dale Clevenger (French Horn)
Conductor:  János Rolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
10. Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Welche Wonne, welche Lust by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Elzbieta Szmytka (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bruno Weil
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: German 
11. 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 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
12. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non più andrai farfallone amoroso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: March of the priests by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
14. Eine musikalischer Spass, K 522: Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Archibudelli
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  European Baroque Soloists
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
16. Don Giovanni, K 527: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Bruno Weil
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
17. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Conductor:  Murray Perahia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro Overture, K. 492
II. Andante from Concerto No.21 for Piano and Orchestra in C major, K.467
I. Allegro from Sonata No. 15 in C Major for Piano, K. 545 (Instrumental)
I. Molto allegro from Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV. 550
III. (Rondo) Alla Turca. Allegretto from Sonata No. 12 in A Major for Piano, K. 331/300i
I. Allegro form Serenade in G major, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
1. Dies Irae from Requiem, K.626
III. Presto from Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for Violin, Viola & Orchestra, K. 364 (320d) (Instrumental)
Là ci darem la mano from Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Ruggero Raimondi, Teresa Berganza)
III. Rondo. Allegro vivace from Concerto No. 4 for Horn and Orchestra in E-flat Major, K.495
Welche Wonne, welche Lust from Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K. 384
No. 3 in C Major (Die Schlittenfahrt) (The Sleigh Ride) arr. for 2 violins, double bass & percussion
Non piu andra from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Marsch der Priester from Die Zauberflöte, K. 620
IV- Presto from Ein musikalischer Spaß for 2 Violins, Viola, Bass and 2 Horns, K. 522
Ave verum corpus for Voices, Organ & Strings, K. 618
Don Giovanni Overture, K. 527

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