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Adagio 2 - A Collection Of Orchestral Classics


Release Date: 11/03/1992 
Label:  Celestial Harmonies   Catalog #: 14052   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenGioachino RossiniGeorg Philipp TelemannAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  Friedrich GuldaStephen ShinglesKenneth HeathAntony Pay,   ... 
Conductor:  Horst SteinSir Neville MarrinerChristopher HogwoodBenjamin Britten,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsAcademy of Ancient Music,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 29 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Conductor:  Horst Stein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2.
Sonata a quattro no 2 in A major: 2nd movement, Andantino by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1804; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Version: Str Orch 
3.
Sonata a quattro no 4 in B flat major: 2nd movement, Andantino by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1804; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Version: Str Orch 
4.
Concerto for Viola in G major, TV 51 no G 9: 1st movement, Largo by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Stephen Shingles (Viola)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1716-1721; Frankfurt, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Cello in C minor, RV 401: 2nd movement, Adagio by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Kenneth Heath (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Antony Pay (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 55 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1761-1765; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 1st movement, Adagio-Moderato by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Lynn Harrell (Cello)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
10.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 8 in E flat minor, BWV 853 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Stokowski 
11.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
Length: 18 Minutes 1 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 9 Minutes 13 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 40 Secs. 
14.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 11 Minutes 47 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Maria Kliegel (Cello)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Length: 13 Minutes 25 Secs. 
17.
Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Lynn Harrell (Cello)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 7 Secs. 
18.
The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Iona Brown (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
Length: 16 Minutes 5 Secs. 
19.
Concerti armonici (6): no 2 in G major by Unico Graf Van Wassenaer
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; Netherlands (Holland 
Notes: This work was formerly attributed to Pergolesi. 

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