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Romantic Adagios Ii


Release Date: 01/28/2003 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 473596   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachGeorges BizetWolfgang Amadeus MozartSergei Rachmaninov,   ... 
Performer:  Robert LangevinDorothy MasellaClifford CurzonVladimir Ashkenazy,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerCharles DutoitIstván KertészVladimir Ashkenazy,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsMontreal Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 38 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Robert Langevin (Flute), Dorothy Masella (Harp)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Clifford Curzon (Piano)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1908; Russia 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6.
Crisantemi "Elegy" by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
8.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Ernest Guirand 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15: 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Barry Tuckwell (French Horn)
Conductor:  Barry Tuckwell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
11.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
12.
Romeo and Juliet Overture: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13.
Tristan und Isolde: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 36 Secs. 
14.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
15.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Hirons (Violin), Jaap Schröder (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
17.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Andrew Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
18.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Misha Dichter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
19.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jeffrey Khaner (Flute)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Length: 10 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
20.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
21.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Lynn Harrell (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
22.
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Length: 14 Minutes 34 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: 2. Air
Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488: 2. Andante
Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27: 3. Adagio
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique": 2. Adagio cantabile
Crisantemi
Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: 2. Adagio
L'Arlésienne Suite No.1: Adagietto
Carmen Suite No.1: Intermezzo
Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15: 2. Largo
Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat, K.495: 2. Romanza (Andante)
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 3 In E "Tristesse"
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture: Love Theme
Tristan und Isolde / Act 1: Prelude - Langsam und smachtend
The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Act 1: 8a. Pas d'action: Introduction (Andante) - Adagio ("Rose Adagio")
Violin Romance No.2 in F, Op.50
Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043: 2. Largo ma non tanto
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85: 3. Adagio
Liebestraum No.3 in A flat, S.541 No.3 - Arr. by Liszt from: O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S.298
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 2. Adagio
Vocalise, Op.34, No.14 - Version Cello and Piano
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

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