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Night Music 4 - Classical Favourites For Relaxing


Release Date: 09/01/2001 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556604   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jean SibeliusPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyJohann Sebastian BachAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Balázs SzokolayAlexander JablokovGabriela KrckováJana Novakova,   ... 
Conductor:  Kenneth SchermerhornBohdan WarchalOndrej LenárdOliver Dohnányi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony OrchestraCapella IstropolitanaKosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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These recordings are also included in a 5-CD set, Naxos 8-505008. These recordings are also included in a 5-CD set, Naxos 8-505008. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 2, Ballade by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Kenneth Schermerhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Date of Recording: 02/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2: no 3, Chant sans paroles by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
3.
Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049: 2nd movement, Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alexander Jablokov (Violin), Gabriela Krcková (Recorder), Jana Novakova (Recorder)
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 11 Minutes 23 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124: 2nd movement, Quasi adagio by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Joseph Banowetz (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6.
Songs without words: Andante sostenuto by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
7.
Italienische Suite: Notturno by Joseph Joachim Raff
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1988 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Recorder in F major: 2nd movement, Siciliano by Giuseppe Sammartini
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1730s; London, England 
Date of Recording: 08/1988 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
9.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op 101/H 7b no 2: 2nd movement, Adagio by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Ludovít Kanta (Cello)
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
11.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
12.
Faust: Ballet Music - no 2, Adagio by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
13.
Overture-Suite for Recorder, Strings and Basso Continuo in A minor, TV 55 no a 2 by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Jirí Stivín (Recorder)
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: Darmstadt, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Karelia Suite, Op. 11: II. Ballade
Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 20: Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2: No. 3. Song without Words in F major
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049: II. Andante
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World": Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World": II. Largo
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124/R455: Quasi adagio
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 7, Op. 85: No. 4. Andante sostenuto in D major
Italienische Suite: Italian Suite: IV. Notturno
Recorder Concerto in F major: II. Siciliano
Orfeo ed Euridice (arr. F. Kreisler): Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (arr. F. Kreisler)
Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, Hob.VIIb:2: II. Adagio
Overture (Suite) in A minor, TWV 55:a2: Overture (Suite) in A minor for recorder and strings, TWV 55:a2: III. Air a l'Italienne
Liebestraume, S541/R211: No. 3. Nocturne in A flat major
Faust: Ballet Music: II. Adagio

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