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Classical 2011 / Various
Release Date: 03/29/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 97577   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetGiacomo PucciniGioachino RossiniTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Angela GheorghiuPlacido DomingoJoyce DiDonatoGeoffrey Parsons,   ... 
Conductor:  Michel PlassonEugene KohnEduardo MüllerRobert Prizeman,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish EnsembleQuatuor Ebène
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Voice)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Written: 1873-1874 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
2. Tosca: Rocondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo ()
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
3. Semiramide: Bel raggio lusinghier by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (Voice)
Conductor:  Eduardo Müller
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
4. O Waly, Waly, folk song by Traditional
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Sarah Brightman (Voice)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1765; United Kingdom 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
5. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Yundi Li (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6. A Gaelic Blessing by John Rutter
Performer:  Ian Tilley (Keyboards), Samuel Moriarty (Voice), Stefan Leadbeater (Voice),
James Threadgill (Voice), Robert Prizeman (Keyboards), Ian Tilley (Piano),
Robert Prizeman (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Prizeman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7. Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 3 no 6/RV 356: 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Alison Balsom (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8. Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Performer:  David Fray (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
9. Farnace, RV 711: Ricordati che sei by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Vivica Genaux (Voice)
Conductor:  Fabio Biondi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 02/10/1727; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
10. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
11. La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Maria Callas ()
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
12. Fantasy on La Traviata: (Opening) by Emanuele Krakamp
Performer:  Emmanuel Pahud ()
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
13. Pulp Fiction: Misirlou by Nicholas Roubanis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quatuor Ebène
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
14. L'Elisir d'Amore: Quanto è bella! Quanto è cara! by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Voice)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
15. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 1st movement, Allegro con spirito by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Xuefei Yang (Guitar)
Conductor:  Eiji Oue
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
16. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Potts (Voice)
Conductor:  David Snell
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17. Stabat mater: Inflammatus et accensus by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Voice)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
18. Lieder (6), Op. 68: no 5, Amor by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Voice)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
19. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor: 3. Intermezzo: Allegro moderato by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Evgeni Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Modern 
Written: 1912-1913 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
20. Aquarela do Brasil (Brazil), song for voice & ensemble by Ary Barroso
Performer:  Placido Domingo ()
Period: Modern 
Written: 1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
21. Réminiscences de Don Juan (Mozart), S 418: no 4, Presto by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Mauricio Vallina (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: after 1843 
Venue:  Live  Lugano Festival 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
22. La Resurrezione: Del ciglio dolente by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Kate Royal (Voice)
Conductor:  Emmanuelle Haïm
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
23. Ecossaises (3) for Piano, B 12/Op. 72 no 3 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexandre Tharaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
24. Concerto for Piano no 4 in G minor, Op. 40: 2nd movement, Largo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926/1941; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
25. Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Simon O'Neill (Voice)
Conductor:  Pietari Inkinen
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
26. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Roberto Alagna (Voice), Angela Gheorghiu (Voice)
Conductor:  Richard Armstrong
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
27. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ingrid Fliter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
28. Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jonas Kaufmann (Voice), Fabio Maria Capitanucci ()
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
29. Un ballo in maschera: Saper vorreste di che si veste by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Diana Damrau (Voice)
Conductor:  Dan Ettinger
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
30. L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro [Final Duet] by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Nuria Rial (Voice), Philippe Jaroussky (Voice)
Conductor:  Christina Pluhar
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
31. L'amico Fritz: Suzel, bon dì by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (), Mirella Freni (Voice)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
32. Quartet for Strings no 14 in D minor, D 810 "Death and the Maiden": 3rd movement, Scherzo by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
33. The Tempest: Who was here? by Thomas Adès
Performer:  Cyndia Sieden (), Thomas Adès (Voice), Ian Bostridge (Voice)
Conductor:  Thomas Adès
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
34. Gloria: no 1, The Proclamation "Gloria in excelsis Deo" by Karl Jenkins
Performer:  Karl Jenkins (Voice)
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
35. Malagueña, song for voice & piano by Ernesto Lecuona
Performer:  Gabriela Montero (Guitar)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1928 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
36. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nigel Kennedy (Violin)
Conductor:  Nigel Kennedy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
37. Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33: Variation no 7 - Allegro vivo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Gautier Capuçon (Cello), Valery Gergiev (Piano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
38. Ave Maria by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Russell Watson (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
39. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14a, Act 2 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
40. Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor: 3. Finale: Allegro energico by Max Bruch
Performer:  Sarah Chang (Violin)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1864-1867; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Carmen, Act I: No.5a Air et Choeur : L'amour est un enfant Bohème (Original version)(Carmen/Cigarières/Jeunes gens/Dragons)
Tosca: Recondita armonia (Act I)
Gloria: I. The Proclamation: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Semiramide: Bel raggio lusinghier di speme
Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041: I. [Allegro]
Folk Song Arrangements: O waly waly
Nocturnes: No. 2 in E flat Op. 9 No. 2
Gaelic Blessing (Deep Peace)
Violin Concerto in A Minor, RV 356: III. Presto
Malagueña
Rococo Variations: Variation VII e Coda
6 Moments musicaux D780: No. 3 in F minor
Farnace: Ricordati che sei
Clair de lune
La Wally (2005 Digital Remaster): Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana
Fantasy on La Traviata
Misirlou
L'Elisir d'amore: Aria: Quanto è bella (Nemorino)
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito
Nessun Dorma
Stabat Mater: Inflammatus et accensus
Brentano Lieder Op. 68: No 5. Amor
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 16: Intermezzo (Allegro moderato)
Violin Concerto No.1 in G Minor Op.26: Finale (Allegro Energico)
Manhâ de carnaval/Aquarela do Brasil
Réminiscences de Don Juan per 2 pianoforti, S.656: Presto
Oratorio per la Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo, HWV 47, Seconda parte: Aria: Del ciglio dolente (Maddalena)
Trois Ecossaises Op.72 No.3
Intermezzo
Piano Concerto No.4 Op.40: II. Largo
Die Walküre (Act 1): Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond
La Bohème, 'Bohemian Life': O soave fanciulla
Waltzes: No.6 in D flat major Op.64 No 1 'Minute'
Madama Butterfly, Act I: Dovunque al mondo (Pinkerton/Sharpless)
Un Ballo in Maschera: Saper Vorreste
L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro
L'Amico Fritz (2000 Digital Remaster), ACT TWO: Suzel, buon di (Fritz/Suzel)
String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D810 "Death and the Maiden": Scherzo (allegro molto)
The Tempest, Act 3: Scene V: Who was here
The Nutcracker - Ballet, Op.71, Act II: Coda

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