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The Best Of The Academy / Neville Marriner, Asmf


Release Date: 02/03/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85624   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz von SuppéNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovEdvard GriegPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  William BennettPaul DaviesDenis VigayKenneth Sillito
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
3.
Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34 by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
4.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Arranged: Neville Marriner
Composition written: Russia (1871).
Composition revised: Russia (1888). 
5.
Nocturne for String Orchestra in B major, Op. 40/B 47 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1875/83; Bohemia 
6.
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
7.
Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture by Otto Nicolai
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Berlin, Germany 
8.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
9.
Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
10.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
11.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Neville Marriner 
12.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Neville Marriner 
13.
Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1737; London, England 
14.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
15.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
16.
From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 1st movement, Prelude by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
17.
Rosamunde, D 797/Op. 26: no 7, Entr'acte no 3 in B flat major by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Paul Davies (Flute)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Denis Vigay (Cello), Kenneth Sillito (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
20.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Barrel-Organ Waltz by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
21.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Nocturne by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
22.
Khovanshchina: Dance of the Persian Slaves by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Notes: Arranged: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1879) 
23.
Snow Maiden: Suite - Dance of the Tumblers by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1895; Russia 
24.
Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Woodhouse 

Sound Samples

Light Cavalry: Overture
Two Elegiac Melodies Op. 34: 1. Heart's Wounds
Two Elegiac Melodies Op. 34: 2. The Last Spring
Andante cantabile (from String Quartet No.1 in D Op. 11) (arr. Marriner)
Nocturne in B Op. 40 (B47)
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours (Act III)
The Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture
Pavane Op. 50 (orchestral version)
Minuet from String Quintet in E Op. 13 No. 5
Siegfried Idyll
Solomon, HWV 67: Sinfonia: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Cantata No. 208: Sheep may safely graze (arr. Marinner)
Minuet (Berenice)
Cantata No. 147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' BWV147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (arr. Marriner)
Christmas Oratorio BWV248, Cantata 2: Pastoral Symphony (Sinfonia)
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony (Larghetto e mezzo piano)
Holberg Suite Op. 40 - Prelude
Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern D797: Entr'acte No. 3 in B flat
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
String Quartet No. 2 in D: Nocturne
The Gadfly - Suite Op. 97a: V. Barrel-Organ Waltz
The Gadfly - Suite Op. 97a: VIII. Romance
Khovanshchina: Dance of the Persian Slaves (Act IV)
The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (Act III)
The Snow Maiden (second version): Dance of the Tumblers (Act III)

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