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101 Great Orchestral Classics


Release Date: 01/25/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550001   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyGeorges BizetFelix MendelssohnJohann Strauss Sr.,   ... 
Number of Discs: 10 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 11 Hours 34 Mins. 

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These recordings are also available as individual CDs: Naxos 8-551141 through Naxos 8-551150.
Includes work(s) by various composers.
These recordings are also available as individual CDs: Naxos 8-551141 through Naxos 8-551150.
Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Swan Lake, Op. 20: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
2. L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
3. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
4. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Excerpt(s) by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
5. Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
6. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
7. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
8. The Red Poppy, Op. 70: Russian Sailors' Dance by Reinhold Gliere
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1927; USSR 
9. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
10. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46 by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
11. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55 by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
12. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar by Joaquin Rodrigo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
13. Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
14. Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
15. Nutcracker, Op. 71: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
16. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major by Johann Pachelbel
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
17. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
18. An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
19. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
20. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
21. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
22. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 

Sound Samples

The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: The Nutcracker: Overture - Chinese Dance - Dance of the Flutes
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): I. Allegro non molto
Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40 (arr. for oboe and orchestra): Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Ombra mai fu, "Largo" (arr. for oboe and orchestra)
Overture (Suite) No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie
Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216: II. Adagio
Concerto for Strings in G major, RV 151, "Alla Rustica": Concerto for Strings in G major, RV 151, "Concerto alla rustica": I. Presto
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: I. Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "Winter": II. Largo
Flute Concerto No. 2 in D major, K. 314: III. Allegro
Swan Lake, Op. 20: Swan Lake: Scene
Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "Tempest": III. Allegretto
Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: II. Adagio
Water Music: Suite No. 2, HWV 349: Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349: II. Alla Hornpipe
Carmen Suite No. 1: Carmen Suite: Aragonaise - Seguidilla - Toreador's March

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