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Release Date: 08/10/1993 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 439513   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Richard StraussCarl OrffGeorges BizetPietro Mascagni,   ... 
Performer:  Mischa MaiskyIsaac Stern
Conductor:  Giuseppe SinopoliJames LevineMyung-Whun ChungNeeme Järvi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicChicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Introduction by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
2.
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3.
Carmen: March of the Toreadors by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
4.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
5.
Orphée aux enfers: Can-can by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858/1874; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
7.
Guillaume Tell: Overture - Excerpt(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is the finale of the overture. 
8.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo - Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
10.
Prince Igor: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
11.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 6 in D major by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Brahms 
12.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Conductor:  Semyon Bychkov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: P. Vidal 
13.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
14.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
16.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 20 Secs. 
18.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 4, Hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
19.
Firebird Suite: Finale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
20.
1812 Overture, Op. 49: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra,  Gothenburg Symphony Chorus,  Gothenburg Brass Band  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is the finale of the overture. 

Sound Samples

Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Einleitung
Carmina Burana / Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: "O Fortuna"
Carmen Suite (Excerpts From Suites Nos. 1 & 2): Les toréadors
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
Orpheus In The Underworld (Orphée aux enfers): Can-Can
Peer Gynt, Op.23 - Incidental Music: No.13 Morning Mood
William Tell: Overture - Finale
Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World": 2. Largo (Excerpt)
Die Walküre - Concert Version / Dritter Aufzug: The Ride Of The Walkyres
Polovtsian Dances, from: Prince Igor: Flowing Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens / Men's Dance
Hungarian Dance No.6 In D Flat
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Le cygne
Concerto For Violin And Strings In E, Op.8, No.1, R.269 "La Primavera": 1. Allegro
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 - Arr. Guillermo Figueroa: Jesu, joy of man's desiring
Canon In D
Serenade in G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1. Allegro
Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67: 1. Allegro con brio
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 4. In The Hall Of The Mountain King
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Suite (1919): Finale
Ouverture solennelle "1812," Op.49: Overture 1812 - Finale
Ouverture solennelle "1812," Op.49: Overture 1812 - Finale

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