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Release Date: 09/06/1991 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 60836   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann PachelbelAntonio VivaldiJohann Sebastian BachLuigi Boccherini,   ... 
Performer:  José Luis GarciaNewton WaylandJames Pappoutsakis
Conductor:  Ettore StrattaLeonard SlatkinRudolf BaumgartnerArthur Fiedler,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Chamber OrchestraEnglish Chamber OrchestraLucerne Festival Strings,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Ettore Stratta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  José Luis Garcia (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
4.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5.
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:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
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. 
6.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
7.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt from this work is heard on this recording. 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Newton Wayland (Piano)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 58 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt from this work is heard on this recording. 
11.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: 'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
12.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  James Pappoutsakis (Flute)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
13.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
14.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 15 Secs. 
15.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 8, Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
16.
Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 

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