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Classical Heartbreakers


Release Date: 01/13/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85345   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyPietro MascagniSergei RachmaninovGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Lalo GutierrezCécile OussetMontserrat CaballéJordi Savall,   ... 
Conductor:  André PrevinRiccardo MutiSimon RattleSir Charles Mackerras,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Lalo Gutierrez (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie MISERY. 
2.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie RAGING BULL.
Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
3.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie SOMEWHERE IN TIME. 
4.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie A ROOM WITH A VIEW. 
5.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 3 in G minor, BWV 1029: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jordi Savall (Bass Viola da gamba), Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY. 
6.
Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 3, Beim Schlafengehen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor:  Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie THE HOURS. 
7.
Schindler's List: Main Theme by John T. Williams
Performer:  Tasmin Little (Violin)
Conductor:  Iain Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New World Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie SCHINDLER'S LIST. 
8.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE. 
9.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie DEATH IN VENICE. 
10.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie DIVA. 
11.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of the piece is being recorded.
This work was featured in the movie IMMORTAL BELOVED. 
12.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2nd movement, Adagio by Max Bruch
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: The opening of the piece is being recorded. 
13.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie THE MAN WHO CRIED. 
14.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria Tipo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie THE PIANIST.
The attribution of this composition to Chopin is doubtful. 
15.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie PLATOON. 
16.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
17.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie THE GODFATHER, Part III. 
18.
The Piano: The Heart Asks for Pleasure First by Michael Nyman
Performer:  Michael Nyman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares track & timing with "The Promise." 
19.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maria Tipo (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie THE ENGLISH PATIENT. 
20.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Jeanine Collard (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  René Duclos Chorus,  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL. 
21.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: The opening of the piece is being recorded.
This work was featured in the movie BRIEF ENCOUNTER. 
22.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
23.
The Deer Hunter: Cavatina by Stanley Myers
Performer:  Manuel Barrueco (Guitar), Steve Morse (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie THE DEER HUNTER. 
24.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
25.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
26.
La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
27.
Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christian Ferras (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bath Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: The opening of the piece is being recorded.
This work was featured in the movie CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD. 
28.
Queen Symphony: 3rd movement, Adagio by Tolga Kashif
Conductor:  Tolga Kashif
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2002; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
29.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: The opening of the piece is being recorded.
This work was featured in the movie THE TRUMAN SHOW. 
30.
Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie THE THIN RED LINE.
Composition written: France (1877 - 1890). 
31.
Titanic: My heart will go on by James Horner
Conductor:  David Abel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
32.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  André Previn (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: The conclussion of the piece is being recorded.
This work was featured in the movie MANHATTAN. 
33.
Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956: 2nd mvt, Adagio by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Laszlo Varga (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: The opening of the piece is being recorded.
This work was featured in the movie CARRINGTON. 
34.
Time to say goodbye by Lucio Quarantotto
Conductor:  David Abel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
35.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 1st movement, Adagio-Moderato by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Robert Cohen (Cello)
Conductor:  Norman Del Mar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: The opening of the piece is being recorded.
This work was featured in the movie HILLARY AND JACKIE. 
36.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie ELIZABETH. 
37.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor: Excerpt(s) by Tomaso Albinoni
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This work was featured in the movie GALLIPOLI. 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor Op. 23 - I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso (opening) (1994 Digital Remaster)
Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 Digital Remaster): Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op. 43: Variation XVIII (Andante cantabile, a tempo vivace)
Gianni Schicchi (1987 Digital Remaster): O mio babbino caro
Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor, BWV 1029 : II Adagio (opening) (1989 Digital Remaster)
Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) AV150 (Op. posth): III. Beim Schlafengehen (Hesse)
Schindler's List - Theme
Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune
Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: IV. Adagietto (conclusion) (1988 Digital Remaster)
La Wally (1997 Digital Remaster): Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor 'Moonlight' Op. 27 No. 2: I. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt) (arr. Norman Bates, pub. EMI Music Publ. Ltd)
Violin Concerto No.1 Mvt II:Adagio (opening) (1997 Digital Remaster)
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster), ACT THREE: E lucevan le stelle
Nocturnes: C sharp minor Op. posthumous
Adagio for Strings Op. 11
Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85 - unidentified excerpt
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F: Second movement: Andante
Nabucco: Va pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - Act III)
Adagio in G minor (excerpt)
The Heart Asks Pleasure First/The Promise (Edit)
Time to Say Goodbye
'Goldberg' Variations BWV988 (Aria with divers variations): Aria
Les Contes d'Hoffmann, '(The) Tales of Hoffmann' (1989 Digital Remaster): Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour (Barcarolle)
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor Op.18: II Adagio sostenuto (excerpt)
Variations on an Original Theme, 'Enigma' Op. 36 (1986 Digital Remaster): IX. Nimrod
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster), ACT TWO: Vissi d'arte
Cavatina
String Quintet in C D956 (1992 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio (opening)
Orphée et Eurydice, ACT 3, Scène 1 (Eurydice et Orphée): Air: J'ai perdu mon Eurydice (Orphée)
Etude in E major Op. 10 No. 3 (1990 Digital Remaster)
La Traviata: Attendo, attendo...Addio del passato (Act 3)
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV 1043: Second movement: Largo ma non tanto (opening) (1989 Digital Remaster)
The Queen Symphony: III: Adagio (Who Wants to Live Forever? - Save Me)
Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op.11 (1988 Digital Remaster): II Romance (excerpt)
In Paradisum (Requiem Op. 48; 1893 version, ed. John Rutter)
My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from the movie Titanic)
Rhapsody in Blue - excerpt (1998 Digital Remaster)

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