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The #1 Wedding Album


Release Date: 05/13/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000027402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard WagnerHenry PurcellMarc-Antoine CharpentierJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Stephen CleoburyPhilip JonesJames WatsonPierre Cochereau,   ... 
Conductor:  Elgar HowarthSir Neville MarrinerKarl MünchingerRudolf Baumgartner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Jones Brass EnsembleAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsOrpheus Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set contains both DDD and ADD recordings.
This set begins with a recording of wedding bells (13 seconds).
This set contains both DDD and ADD recordings.
This set begins with a recording of wedding bells (13 seconds). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
2.
Indian Queen, Z 630: Trumpet Tune and Air by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Philip Jones (Trumpet), James Watson (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Elgar Howarth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Te Deum in D major, H 146: Prelude by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Performer:  Pierre Cochereau (Organ), Roger Delmotte (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1690; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
5.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Randall Wolfgang (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Régis Pasquier (Violin), Zino Francescatti (Violin)
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
8.
Titanic: My heart will go on by James Horner
Performer:  Patricia Spero (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Lisa Otto (Soprano)
Conductor:  Günther Arndt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Handel Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
10.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
West Side Story: One hand, one heart by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a): Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Arleen Augér (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
13.
Joshua, HWV 64: See the conqu'ring hero comes by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Norbert Schmitt (Timpani), Simon Preston (Organ), Wolfgang Läubin (Trumpet),
Bernhard Läubin (Trumpet), Hannes Läubin (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1748; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
14.
Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
16.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
17.
Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  John Wilbraham (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
18.
Trumpet Tune by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
19.
Capricci armonici da chiesa...et sonate, Op. 4: no 1, Sonata for Trumpet in C major - Allegro by Gio Bonaventura Viviani
Performer:  Hedwig Bilgram (Organ), Maurice André (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1678; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
20.
Die Bankelsangerlieder by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1684 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
21.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
22.
The Piano: The Heart Asks for Pleasure First by Michael Nyman
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
23.
Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
24.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
25.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
26.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
27.
German Requiem, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  John Scott (Organ)
Conductor:  Christopher Dearnley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
28.
The Toast of New Orleans: Be My Love by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Roberto Benzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
29.
Suite de Symphonies no 1: 1st movement, Rondeau by Jean Joseph Mouret
Performer:  Hannes Läubin (Trumpet), Norbert Schmitt (Timpani), Bernhard Läubin (Trumpet),
Wolfgang Läubin (Trumpet), Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1729; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
30.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Wolfgang Marschner (Violin)
Conductor:  Heinrich Steiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nordmark Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
31.
Ludi musici, Book 1: Cantus no 26, Canzon à 5 ad imitationem Bergamasca by Samuel Scheidt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1621; Halle, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
32.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: no 4, Réjouissance by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
33.
Because by Helen Guy
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Karl-Heinz Loges
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ebbinghouse 
34.
Voluntaries (10) for Organ, book 2, Op. 6: no 6 in D major by John Stanley
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1752; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
35.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 1, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ), Michael Laird (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 

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