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Night Music 7 - Classical Favourites For Relaxing


Release Date: 09/01/2001 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556607   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Edvard GriegFelix MendelssohnGeorge Frideric HandelWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Balázs SzokolayMariko HondaIrina ZaritskayaStanislav Mucha,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen GunzenhauserBohdan WarchalBarry WordsworthKeith Clark,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic OrchestraCapella IstropolitanaSlovak State Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection is part of a 5-CD set, Naxos 8-505009. This selection is part of a 5-CD set, Naxos 8-505009. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lyric Pieces (2) for Strings: no 2, Cradle Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Edvard Grieg orchestrated this work in 1898 from his Lyric Pieces for
Piano, Book 9, Opus 68 no 5. 
2.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 34 in C major, K 338: 2nd movement, Andante di molto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 6 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Sérénade mélancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mariko Honda (Violin)
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Bratislava 
Length: 9 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Irina Zaritskaya (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 2, Lent et triste by Erik Satie
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
Quartet for Strings no 12 in F major, Op. 96/B 179 "American": Lento by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Stanislav Mucha (Violin), Frantisek Török (Violin), Alexander Lakatos (Viola),
Ján Slávik (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moyzes String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: 2nd movement, Adagio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stefan Vladar (Piano)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1988 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 
10.
Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Miroslav Kajmar (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
11.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring": 2nd movement, Adagio molto espressivo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
12.
Le Cid: Andalouse by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
13.
Suonata con stromenti e tromba in D major, G 1: 3rd movement, Grave by Giuseppe Torelli
Performer:  Miroslav Kejmar (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Petr Skvor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1690; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1989 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
14.
Souvenir for Violin and Piano in D major by Franz Drdla
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1904 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in G minor, Op. 3 no 2/RV 578: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Quido Hölbling (Violin), Jozef Podhoransky (Cello), Anna Hölbling (Violin)
Conductor:  Josef Kopelman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 

Sound Samples

2 Lyric Pieces, Op. 68 (version for orchestra): Cradle Song
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: Spring Song
Water Music: Suite No. 1, HWV 348: Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: VI. Air
Symphony No. 34 in C major, K. 338: Andante
Serenade melancolique, Op. 26: Serenade melancolique
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude in D Flat major, Op. 28, No. 15, "Raindrop"
3 Gymnopedies: Gymnopedie No. 2
Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 3, No. 2, RV 578: Larghetto
String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, "American": String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, B. 179, "American": II. Lento
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: Adagio
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: II. Andante
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24, "Spring": Adagio molto espressivo
Le Cid, Act II: Andalouse
Souvenir (arr. for piano): Souvenir In D
Sonata a 5: Grave

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