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For Your Life - For Your Soul


Release Date: 08/27/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 472412   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel BarberGiacomo PucciniCharles GounodGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Lisa OttoEdward BrewerRandall WolfgangMarie Goossens,   ... 
Conductor:  David ZinmanBarry WordsworthGünther ArndtCarlo Maria Giulini,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony OrchestraBBC Concert OrchestraBerlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. 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 43 Secs. 
2. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Lisa Otto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Günther Arndt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Handel Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
4. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Edward Brewer (Harpsichord), Randall Wolfgang (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
5. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Composition written: France (1877 - 1890). 
6. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marie Goossens (Harp), Jascha Silberstein (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7. Finlandia, Op. 26: Hymn by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  George McPhee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paisley Abbey Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jane Borthwick (music) and Katharina von Schlegel (words)
The vocal arrangement of this selection is titled "Be still my soul." 
8. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
9. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
10. Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19: Interlude by Ernest Chausson
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1890; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11. Concerti (12) à 5, Op. 9: no 2 for Oboe in D minor - 2nd movement, Adagio by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Maria Teresa Garatti (Harpsichord), Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
12. Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730 by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hickox Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
13. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin), István Hajdu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
14. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Martin Haselböck (Organ)
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by
Albinoni. 

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