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Meditation: The Most Beautiful Classical Melodies

Meditation: The Most Beautiful Classical / Various
Release Date: 10/16/2012 
Label:  Marquis   Catalog #: 81441   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Christoph W. GluckErik SatieFrédéric ChopinEdvard Grieg,   ... 
Performer:  Susan HoeppnerRobert AitkenErica GoodmanCatherine Manoukian,   ... 
Conductor:  Chosei Komatsu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Upper Valley DuoDuo Concertante
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Susan Hoeppner (Flute)
Conductor:  Chosei Komatsu
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Performer:  Robert Aitken (Flute), Erica Goodman (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3. Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Catherine Manoukian (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
4. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  James Campbell (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
5. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Coenraad Bloemendal (Cello), Erica Goodman (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
6. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Susan Hoeppner (Flute)
Conductor:  Chosei Komatsu
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7. Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Catherine Manoukian (Violin), Satoshi Sando (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
8. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Robert Silverman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
9. Jubilee Songs of the USA: Deep River by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Upper Valley Duo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1916; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Robert Aitken (Flute), Erica Goodman (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
11. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Robert Silverman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
12. Madame Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Concertante
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
13. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Cameron Grant (Piano), Joel Krosnick (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
14. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
15. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Robert Silverman (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
16. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jens Lindemann (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
17. Duo for violin & viola in G major, K. 423: Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Trio Lyra (Trio)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 

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