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Great Classical Masterpieces: Bestselling Recordings 1987-2012

1987-2012: Great Classical Masterpieces / Various
Release Date: 05/29/2012 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578217   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Hildegard of BingenJohannes BrahmsSergei RachmaninovCarl Orff,   ... 
Performer:  Jénö JandóNorbert KraftKlára KörmendiTakako Nishizaki,   ... 
Conductor:  Jeremy SummerlyIstván BogárGyörgy LehelStephen Gunzenhauser,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

O pastor animarum by Hildegard of Bingen
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  István Bogár
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Conductor:  György Lehel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 11 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Pieces (3) in Old Style: no 1 by Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Period: Modern 
Written: 1963 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 1st movement, Allegro con spirito by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Conductor:  Nicholas Ward
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Bohdan Warchal
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Klára Körmendi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Requiem, Op. 48: Sanctus by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1890; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano in F major: 3rd movement, Allegro Agitato by George Gershwin
Performer:  Kathryn Selby (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 4th movement, Allegro con fuoco by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 11 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Dies irae by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Valses nobles et sentimentales: 1. Modéré - Trčs franc by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Period: Modern 
Written: 1911; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik': 4. Rondo. Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sobotka
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Fanfare for the Common Man
O pastor animarum
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: Sequence: Dies irae
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 (version for orchestra): 21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor (orch. J. Brahms)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto
Valses nobles et sentimentales (version for orchestra): Valses nobles et sentimentales: I. Modere - tres franc (version for orchestra)
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
3 Utwory w dawnym stylu (3 Pieces in Old Style): No. 1. -
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito
Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349: II. Alla Hornpipe
3 Gymnopedies: No. 1. Lent et douloureux
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): I. Allegro
Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": IV. Rondo: Allegro
Requiem, Op. 48: Sanctus
Piano Concerto in F major: III. Allegro agitato
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World": IV. Allegro con fuoco

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