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Night Music 8 - Classical Favourites For Relaxing


Release Date: 09/01/2001 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556608   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges BizetFranz SchubertWolfgang Amadeus MozartClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Herbert WeissbergBalázs SzokolayStefan VladarJozef Cejka,   ... 
Conductor:  Anthony BramallMichael HalászMartin SieghartIstván Bogár,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic OrchestraCapella IstropolitanaBudapest Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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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.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 1st movement, Pastorale by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: 'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
2.
Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 11 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Flute no 1 in G major, K 313 (285c): 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Herbert Weissberg (Flute)
Conductor:  Martin Sieghart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 11 in D major by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  István Bogár
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Parlow 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stefan Vladar (Piano)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1988 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 9 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jozef Cejka (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/1986 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
8.
Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite, Op. 56: Borghild's Dream by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872/1892; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for 3 Violins in F major, TV 53 no F 1: 2nd movement, Largo by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Alexander Jablokov (Violin), Quido Hölbling (Violin), Anna Hölbling (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piccolo in C major, RV 443: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1988 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
11.
Seven last words of Christ on the Cross, Op. 51/H 3 no 50-56: Largo I by Franz Joseph Haydn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
12.
Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Wolf Harden (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Venue:  Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Fritz Kreisler 

Sound Samples

L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guirand): L'arlesienne Suite No. 2: I. Pastorale
Musique de table, Part II: Concerto for 3 Violins in F major, TWV 53:F1: Largo
Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D. 485: Andante con moto
Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major, K. 313: II. Adagio non troppo
La plus que lente: Le plus que lente
21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 (version for orchestra): Hungarian Dance No. 11
Flute Concerto in C major, RV 443: Largo
Die 7 letzten Worte unseres Erlosers am Kreuze (The 7 Last Words), Op. 51, Hob.III:50-56 (version for string quartet) x: Largo I
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37: Largo
Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40 (arr. for oboe and orchestra): Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Ombra mai fu: Larghetto (arr. for oboe and orchestra)
7 Gipsy Melodies, Op. 55, "Zigeunerlieder" (arr. for violin and piano): Songs My Mother Taught Me (Gypsy Song No. 4)
3 Orchestral Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 56: Borghild's Dream

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