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The Legend Of Mozart


Release Date: 01/10/2012 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 0709452   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Diana DamrauNatalie DessayVéronique GensJosé Van Dam,   ... 
Conductor:  Jérémie RhorerLouis LangréeIvor BoltonRiccardo Muti,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Orchestral de ParisSinfonia VarsoviaLe Concert D'Astrée,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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From The Magic flute to the Kyrie of his Requiem, this new compilation offers, on 2 CDs for the price of 1, a thorough insight into Mozart’s most emblematic masterpieces.

With great performances from Virgin Classics’ and EMI Classics’ catalogue : Natalie Dessay, Diana Damrau, Véronique Gens, Piotr Anderszewski, Renaud Capuçon, Riccardo Muti, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Mikhail Pletnev .
From The Magic flute to the Kyrie of his Requiem, this new compilation offers, on 2 CDs for the price of 1, a thorough insight into Mozart’s most emblematic masterpieces.

With great performances from Virgin Classics’ and EMI Classics’ catalogue : Natalie Dessay, Diana Damrau, Véronique Gens, Piotr Anderszewski, Renaud Capuçon, Riccardo Muti, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Mikhail Pletnev .
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Works on This Recording

1.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Diana Damrau (Voice)
Conductor:  Jérémie Rhorer
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Voice)
Conductor:  Louis Langrée
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Martern aller Arten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Diana Damrau (Voice)
Conductor:  Jérémie Rhorer
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 49 Secs. 
4.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Véronique Gens (Voice)
Conductor:  Ivor Bolton
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  José Van Dam (Voice), Agnes Baltsa (Voice), Margaret Marshall (Voice)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo è questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Voice), Lisa Larsson (Voice), Gilles Cachemaille (Voice)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
7.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Voice), Lisa Larsson (Voice), Gilles Cachemaille (Voice)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
8.
Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, K 505 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Elina Garanca (), Frank Braley (Piano)
Conductor:  Louis Langrée
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 8 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 9 in E flat major, K 271 "Jeunehomme": 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Conductor:  Mikhail Pletnev
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 12 Minutes 13 Secs. 
10.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Heinrich Schiff
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 39 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
Conductor:  John Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Orchestral de Paris
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
12.
Symphony no 29 in A major, K 201 (186a): 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Heinrich Schiff
Period: Classical 
Written: 1774; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 26 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Piotr Anderszewski (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
14.
Symphony no 25 in G minor, K 183 (173dB): 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Jérémie Rhorer
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Conductor:  Jean-Bernard Pommier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Heinrich Schiff
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
17.
Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d): 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Renaud Capuçon (Violin), Antoine Tamesit (Viola)
Conductor:  Louis Langrée
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 47 Secs. 
18.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K 310 (300d): 1st movement, Allegro maestoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
19.
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Samuel Coles (Flute), Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 14 Secs. 
20.
Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great": Kyrie by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Voice)
Conductor:  Louis Langrée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Le Concert D'Astrée
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
21.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Introitus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Efrat Ben-Nun ()
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
22.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Die Zauberflöte: Der Hölle Rache (Königin der Nacht)
Die Zauberflöte - Act 2, K. 620: "Ach ! Ich fühl's" (Pamina): Mozart: Die Zauberflöte - Act 2, K. 620: "Ach ! Ich fühl's" (Pamina)
Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Martern aller Arten - Konstanze
Le Nozze di Figaro, '(The) Marriage of Figaro' K492: Porgi, amor
Così fan tutte, Act 1, Scene 2: No. 10 Terzettino: Soave sia il vento (Dorabella/Don Alfonso/Fiordiligi)
Don Giovanni, ATTO 1: Madamina, il catalogo è questo
Don Giovanni, KV 527, Act 1: "Là ci darem la mano": Mozart: Don Giovanni, KV 527, Act 1: "Là ci darem la mano"
Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene K505
Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat major K271 (cadenzas by Mozart): II. Andantino
Serenade No. 13 in G, K.525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik': I. Allegro
Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622: II. Adagio: Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 29 in A K201/K186a: Allegro moderato
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: II. Andante: Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: II. Andante
Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183: I. Allegro con brio: Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G Minor, K. 183: I. Allegro con brio
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major K488: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 40 in G minor K550: Molto allegro
Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra in E-Flat Major, K. 364 : II. Andante: Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra in E-Flat Major, K. 364 : II. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor K310/K300d: I. Allegro maestoso
Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major K299/K297c (cadenzas: John Lenehan): II. Andantino
Mass in C Minor, K. 427 (Revision Louis Langrée): I. Kyrie (Soprano I): Mozart: Mass in C Minor, K. 427 (Revision Louis Langrée): I. Kyrie (Soprano I)
Requiem in D minor K.626: Introïtus - Kyrie
Rondo alla turca from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A K331

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