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Evening Adagios - Over 2 1/2 Hours Of Peaceful Evening Music

Release Date: 07/16/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 470780   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude DebussySamuel BarberJoaquin RodrigoPietro Mascagni,   ... 
Performer:  Marisa RoblesVladimir AshkenazyHeinrich SchiffSamuel Sanders,   ... 
Conductor:  Frederick FennellDavid ZinmanCharles DutoitGianandrea Gavazzeni,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman-Rochester PopsBaltimore Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 39 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Frederick Fennell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman-Rochester Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Mouton
This selection is an ADD recording. 
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Joaquin Rodrigo 
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording.
Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra,  Montreal Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: French 
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956: 2nd mvt, Adagio by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dietfried Gürtler (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weller String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin), István Hajdu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Jeux interdits by Anonymous
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Nocturne for Piano no 1 in E flat minor, Op. 33 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1875; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Serenade for Winds no 10 in B flat major, K 361 (370a) "Gran Partita": 3rd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields members
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 1 - no 2, Baďlčro by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is sung in Langue d'Oc. 
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jack Brymer (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 3 in G flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Maria Graf (Harp), Irena Grafenauer (Flute)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A major, D 667/Op. 114 "Trout": 2nd movement, Andante by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Johann Krump (Double Bass), Willi Boskovsky (Violin), Nikolaus Hubner (Cello),
Günther Breitenbach (Viola), Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Quartets (6) for Strings, Op. 3: no 5 in F major - Andante cantabile "Serenade" by Roman Hoffstetter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: This work was previously attributed to Franz Joseph Haydn. 
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Alexander Kerr (Violin)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maurice Hasson (Violin), Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Tom Krause (Baritone), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Haydn Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Sospiri, Op. 70 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
Suite for Piano left hand and Strings, Op. 23: 4th movement, Lied by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Kjell Lysell (Violin), Bengt Forsberg (Piano), Mats Lidström (Cello),
Ulf Forsberg (Violin)
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Suite bergamasque - Orch. Henri Pierre Edouard Mouton (1917- ): Clair de lune
Adagio For Strings, Op.11
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra - Transcribed for harp & orchestra: 2. Adagio (excerpt)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Serenade in G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2. Romance (Andante)
Pavane, Op.50 - for choir and orchestra (1901)
Nocturne No.2 in E Flat, Op.9 No.2
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Le Cygne
String Quintet in C, D.956: 2. Adagio (excerpt)
String Quartet in F major, Op.3, No.5 (formerly attrib. J. Haydn): Andante cantabile
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: 2. Air
Gypsy Melodies, Op.55, No.4 - Songs My Mother Taught Me
The Gadfly, Op.97: 3. Youth (Romance)
Jeux interdits (Romance)
Suite for 2 Violins, Violoncello and Piano (left hand) Op.23: 4. Lied
Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043: 2. Largo ma non tanto
Nocturne No.1 in E flat, Op.33, No.1
Serenade in B flat, K.361 "Gran partita": 3. Adagio
Cosě fan tutte / Act 1: "Soave sia il vento"
Sospiri, Op.70
Chants d'Auvergne: 2. Bailero
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto
Clarinet Concerto in A, K.622: 2. Adagio
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.7 Notturno
4 Impromptus, Op.90, D.899: No.3 in G flat: Andante
String Quartet No.2 in D: 3. Notturno
Oboe Concerto In D Minor: 2. Adagio
Piano Quintet in A, D.667 - "The Trout": 2. Andante (excerpt)
Concerto in C for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra, K.299: 2. Andantino
Concerto in D for guitar & strings: 2. Largo

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