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Release Date: 01/01/2000 
Label:  Platinum Disc   Catalog #: 672   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann PachelbelJeremiah ClarkeAntonio VivaldiJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
2. Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
3. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
4. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
5. Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 3, Allegro deciso by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
6. Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Notes: This minuet, listed in Boccherini's autograph catalog as part of Opus 11,
was also published, and is known popularly, as part of Opus 13. 
7. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
8. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
9. Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
10. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
11. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 10, Fröhlicher Landmann by Robert Schumann
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
12. Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
13. Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
14. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
15. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 2, Act 1 - March of the Wooden Soldiers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
16. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
17. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
18. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
19. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
20. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 

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