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Best Of Naxos Vol 2


Release Date: 01/25/2002 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550002   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAntonio VivaldiFrédéric ChopinJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Takako NishizakiBalázs SzokolayPeter LangHerbert Weissberg,   ... 
Conductor:  Wolfgang SobotkaStephen GunzenhauserBohdan WarchalChristoph Eberle,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella IstropolitanaSlovak State Philharmonic OrchestraBudapest Dall' Arco Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sobotka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3. Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4. Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Peter Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Christoph Eberle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Guitar in D major by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 2, Act 1 - March of the Wooden Soldiers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
8. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14c, Act 2 - Variation II, Sugar-Plum Fairy and Coda by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
9. Concerto in C major, RV 558: Andante molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Dall' Arco Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10. Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
11. Concerto for Flute no 1 in G major, K 313 (285c): 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Herbert Weissberg (Flute)
Conductor:  Martin Sieghart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
12. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
13. L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 3rd movement, Minuet by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
14. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
16. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 1st movement, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Conductor:  György Lehel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" : Allegro
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 8, No. 2, RV 315, "L'estate" (Summer): Presto
Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66: Fantaisie Impromptu
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: Allegro
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467, "Elvira Madigan": II. Andante
Chamber Concerto in D major, RV 93: Guitar Concerto: Fast Movement
The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: Marche - Dance de la fee
Concerto in C major, RV 558: Andante molto
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), Op. 325: Tales from the Vienna Woods
Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major, K. 313: Rondo
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, "Pathetique": III. Rondo: Allegro
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: Minuet
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Overture: Overture
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World": Largo
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: Moderato

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