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Classical Favourites Sampler / Various
Release Date: 05/11/2010 
Label:  Avid   Catalog #: 577   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelGiacomo PucciniFranz SchubertPaul Dukas,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingClaudia MuzioJascha HeifetzBeniamino Gigli,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Thomas BeechamNils GrevilliusSir John BarbirolliArturo Toscanini,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1933 
Venue:  London 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/27/1944 
Venue:  Stockholm 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Military Marches (3) for Piano 4 hands, D 733/Op. 51: no 1 in D major by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1933 
Venue:  London 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
L'apprenti sorcier by Paul Dukas
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; France 
Date of Recording: 03/18/1929 
Venue:  New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 4 in G major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Edward Elgar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 04/11/1933 
Venue:  London 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
O del mio amato ben, song by Stefano Donaudy
Performer:  Claudia Muzio (Voice)
Conductor:  Lorenzo Molajoli
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1895-1925; Italy 
Venue:  Milan 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Albert Coates
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1926 
Venue:  London 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 03/18/1935 
Length: 8 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Date of Recording: 07/16/1937 
Venue:  London 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Les pęcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (), Giuseppe de Luca ()
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 11/28/1927 
Venue:  New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 6 in D flat major by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/11/1929 
Venue:  Manchester 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 1, Intermezzo by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Date of Recording: 12/13/1945 
Venue:  London 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Solomon Cutner (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1932 
Venue:  London 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Koanga: La Calinda by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Constant Lambert
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1897; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/30/1941 
Venue:  Manchester 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Constant Lambert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/10/1939 
Venue:  London 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Leon Goossens (Oboe)
Conductor:  Sir George Thalben-Ball
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/20/1933 
Venue:  London 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 4th movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1936 
Venue:  Vienna 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Prelude for piano No.1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2 by Sergey Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sergey Rachmaninov (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/04/1928 
Venue:  New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 

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