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The Best Of Classical - Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Bach, Et Al


Release Date: 06/25/2002 
Label:  United Multimedia   Catalog #: 6265   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyJohann Sebastian BachAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 8, Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
3.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 1st movement, Vivace by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
4.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 1st movement, Allegro non molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
5.
Boléro: Excerpt(s) by Maurice Ravel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
6.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
7.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 1, Overture by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
8.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 2 in D minor by Johannes Brahms
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 17 in G major, K 453: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 3, Anitra's Dance by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
11.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Danse bohčme by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
13.
Rhapsody in Blue: Excerpt(s) by George Gershwin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
14.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
15.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
16.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A major, D 667/Op. 114 "Trout": 4th movement, Variations by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
18.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 3rd movement, Allegro con fuoco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
19.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
20.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 3rd movement, Rondo by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
21.
Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
22.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
23.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
24.
West Side Story: America by Leonard Bernstein
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
25.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
26.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 4th movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
27.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
28.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Bohemia 
29.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 2, Valse in A major by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
30.
Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: no 15 in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
31.
Otello: Inaffia l'ugola! (Iago's Drinking Song) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
32.
Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046: 4th movement, Menuetto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
33.
Concerto for Piano no 17 in G major, K 453: 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
34.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
35.
Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
36.
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 

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