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Adagio For Relaxation

Release Date: 03/06/2001 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 63758   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniSamuel BarberLudwig van BeethovenGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Paul NicholsonPinchas ZukermanRichard StoltzmanAlicia De Larrocha
Conductor:  Paul NicholsonCharles MunchErich LeinsdorfEugene Ormandy,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String EnsembleBoston Symphony OrchestraPhiladelphia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Paul Nicholson (Organ)
Conductor:  Paul Nicholson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: no 11, Adagio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra London
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major, K 191 (186e): 2nd movement, Andante ma adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1774; Salzburg, Austria 
Concerto for Piano in G major: 2nd movement, Adagio assai by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1931; France 

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Adagio assai
Andante ma adagio

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