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Piano - The Most Beautiful Melodies


Release Date: 01/28/2003 
Label:  Reference Gold   Catalog #: 4894   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenSergei RachmaninovWolfgang Amadeus MozartFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Cristina OrtizVladimir ViardoRonan O'HoraRussell Sherman,   ... 
Conductor:  Jonathan CarneyJoseph SilversteinCarl DavisRobert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraUtah Symphony OrchestraAtlanta Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 5 in G major, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Viardo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Conductor:  Jonathan Carney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54: 2nd movement, Intermezzo - Andante by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Russell Sherman (Piano)
Conductor:  Joseph Silverstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
7.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
8.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sylvia Cápová (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sequeira Costa (Piano)
Conductor:  Jonathan Carney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
10.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sylvia Cápová (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
11.
Songs without words, vol 8, Op. 102: no 2, Adagio in D major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
14.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Conductor:  Jonathan Carney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
15.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 2nd movement, Andantino semplice by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Conductor:  Jonathan Carney
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
16.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
17.
Sonata for Piano no 5 in G major, K 283 (189h): 3rd movement, Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Munich, Germany 
18.
Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466: 2nd movement, Romanze by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mariaclara Monetti von Slawik (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Raymond Spasovski (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
20.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Andy Vinter (Piano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
21.
Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Ronan O'Hora (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
22.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 3rd movement, Andante-Più adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Peter Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 

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