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Wedding Classics / Norrington, Parrott, Mackerras, Et Al


Release Date: 03/12/2002 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 61890   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniWolfgang Amadeus MozartJohann Sebastian BachJohann Pachelbel,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher Warren-GreenSister Marie KeyrouzRay StillMonica Frimmer,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-GreenRoger NorringtonSir Philip LedgerAndrew Parrott,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber OrchestraLondon Heinrich Schütz ChoirLondon Classical Players,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 22 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
2.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Heinrich Schütz Choir,  London Classical Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Consort,  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
5.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Sister Marie Keyrouz (Voice)
Conductor:  Arie Van Beek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Auvergne Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
7.
Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is a vocal arrangement of the composer's 'Adagio for Strings.' 
8.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Venus by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
10.
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra,  Bournemouth Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Indian Queen, Z 630: Act 3 Trumpet Overture by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Ray Still (Oboe)
Conductor:  Richard Stamp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of London
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lauschmann 
13.
Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a): Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Monica Frimmer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Neumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Cartusianum
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
14.
Vespers, Op. 37: no 12, Glory to God in the highest by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Tönu Kaljuste
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swedish Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Slavonic 
15.
Pieces (3) for Organ: no 2 - Cantabile in B major, M 36 by César Franck
Performer:  Nicholas Danby (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
16.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players,  Taverner Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
18.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Overture by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
19.
Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani in G minor: 1st movement, Andante by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Gillian Weir (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
20.
Dixit Dominus, HWV 232: Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Players,  Taverner Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
21.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 3rd movement, Menuet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
22.
The Seasons, H 21 no 3: Hark! Hark! the mountains resound by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Sigiswald Kuijken
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Petite Bande,  Flanders Opera Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: German 
23.
El corregidor y la molinera: Danza by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aquarius
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
24.
Olav Trygvason, Op. 50: Giv alle Guder Gammens ofg Gloedes ofg Gloedes Skäl...Evige Asastro by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Ole Kristian Ruud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Trondheim Symphony Orchestra,  Trondheim Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Norway 
Length: 10 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Norwegian 
25.
Fairy Queen, Z 629: Overture by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Classical Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1692; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
26.
Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 "Wedding Cantata": Gavotte by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Paul Goodwin (Oboe), Nancy Argenta (Soprano)
Conductor:  Monica Huggett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Sonnerie
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1718-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: German 
27.
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dance no 5 by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
28.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Gavottes 1 and 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
29.
Petite Messe solennelle: Prélude religieux by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Wayne Marshall 

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