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Telarc Celebrating 25 Years - The Classical Collection


Release Date: 06/25/2002 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80611   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Igor StravinskyGustav HolstPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyModest Mussorgsky,   ... 
Performer:  Michael MurrayRudolf SerkinJoseph SilversteinKathleen Battle,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert ShawFrederick FennellErich KunzelLorin Maazel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony OrchestraAtlanta Symphony ChorusCleveland Symphonic Winds,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 36 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes canzona(s) by Giovanni Gabrieli.
Includes work(s) by Frank Proto.
Includes canzona(s) by Giovanni Gabrieli.
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Works on This Recording

1. Firebird Suite: Introduction by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "The Firebird and its dance." 
2. Firebird Suite: The Firebird and its dance by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the Introduction to 'Firebird.' 
3. Suite for Military Band no 1 in E flat major, Op. 28 no 1: March by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Symphonic Winds
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
4. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5. Pictures at an exhibition: no 15, The Hut on Fowl's Legs "Baba Yaga" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares track & timing with "The Great Gate of Kiev." 
6. Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Notes: This selection shares track & timing with "The Hunt on Fowl's Legs." 
7. Carmen: Suite no 2 - Danse bohème by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
8. Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Excerpt(s) by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Michael Murray (Organ)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
9. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
10. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Joseph Silverstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
11. Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
12. Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection": 5th movement, Excerpt(s) by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
13. Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Montagues and Capulets by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Yoel Levi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
14. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 4th movement, Allegro molto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
15. Star Wars, Episode 4 - A New Hope: Main Theme by John T. Williams
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This selection features a Synthesizer Introduction by Frank Proto. 
16. Grande messe des morts, Op. 5: Dies irae - Excerpt(s) by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
17. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro - Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
18. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
19. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Mars by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is presented here in excerpted form. 
20. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12d, Act 2 - Russian Dance "Trepak" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
21. Italian Concerto, BWV 971: 3rd movement, Presto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Don Dorsey 
22. Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Sunrise by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
23. Vespers, Op. 37: no 3, Blessed is the man by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
24. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries - Excerpt(s) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
25. Sacrae symphoniae, Book 1: Canzon septimi toni a 8 - no 2 by Giovanni Gabrieli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Empire Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1597; Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
26. The Magnificent Seven: Main Theme by Elmer Bernstein
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Christopher Palmer 
27. Oedipus Tex: Howdy there by P.D.Q. Bach
Conductor:  Peter Schickele
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Greater Hoople Area Off-Season Philharmonic,  Okay Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
28. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra,  Scottish Chamber Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
29. Messiah, HWV 56: And He shall purify the sons of Levi by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Martin Pearlman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Baroque
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
30. Pirates of Penzance: I am the very model of a modern Major General by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Richard Suart (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Welsh National Opera Chorus,  Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
31. La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Yolanda Kondonassis (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1882; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Yolanda Kondonassis 
32. Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2: Excerpt(s) by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yoel Levi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
33. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36: 3rd movement, L'istesso tempo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913/1931; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
34. Quartet for Strings no 15 in A minor, Op. 132: 5th mvt, Allegro appassionato by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
35. Scheherazade, Op. 35: 1st movement, The sea and Sinbad's ship by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Robert Spano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
36. Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 1, Preludio [Asturias, Op. 47 no 5] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  David Russell (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: David Russell
This piece was added to the Suite española and retitled "Asturias" (Op 47,
no 5) nine years after the composer's death. 
37. Carmina burana: no 14, In taberna quando sumus by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Donald Runnicles
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
38. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto - Excerpt(s) by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Aline Brewer (Harp)
Conductor:  Benjamin Zander
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
39. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43: 4th movement, Allegro moderato - Excerpt(s) by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
40. Simple gifts by Joseph Brackett
Performer:  John Longhurst (Organ)
Conductor:  Craig Jessop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  Orchestra at Temple Square
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
41. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michael Murray (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
42. Vetrate di chiesa by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925-1926 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 

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