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The Best Classical Hits Ever!

Best Classical Hits Ever / Various
Release Date: 09/18/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 04103   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Edvard GriegSergei ProkofievGeorge Frideric HandelGregorio Allegri,   ... 
Performer:  Gerald FinleyMatthias EisenbergYehudi MenuhinStephen Layton,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerRiccardo MutiSir Charles MackerrasStephen Cleobury,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Classical Players
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
2.
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 1 - Dance of the Knights by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
4.
Miserere mei, Deus (vv 1-4, 17-20): [Excerpt] by Gregorio Allegri
Performer:  Gerald Finley (Cantor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Baroque 
Written: 16th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
5.
Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major - Conclusion by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
7.
Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso - Allegro (conclusion) by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Matthias Eisenberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
8.
Concerto in E "The Four Seasons", Spring: 1. Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Alberto Lysy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
10.
1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
11.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stephen Layton (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Classical Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Horacio Gutierrez (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
14.
Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  David Bell (Organ)
Conductor:  Franz Welser-Möst
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
15.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12e, Act 2 - Dance of the Flutes "Toy Trumpets" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  André Previn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
16.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 4, Zion hört die Wächter singen, das Herz tut in ihr by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
17.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  James Morris ()
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
18.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Jupiter - Conclusion by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1914-1916; United Kingdom 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 

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