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Mad About The Classics


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
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. 

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