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Summer Classics - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 06/16/1998 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 63186   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Lawrence AshmoreThomas CampionGeorge GershwinMorton Gould,   ... 
Performer:  Richard StoltzmanJulian BreamLeontyne PriceGerhard Oppitz,   ... 
Conductor:  Morton GouldJulian BreamSkitch HendersonClaus Peter Flor,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String EnsembleJulian Bream ConsortRCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
English Folk Songs "Four Seasons": Summer by Lawrence Ashmore
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; England 
2.
It fell on a sommers daie by Thomas Campion
Performer:  Julian Bream (Lute)
Conductor:  Julian Bream
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Julian Bream Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1601; England 
3.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Skitch Henderson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
4.
Burchfield Gallery: Summer by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
5.
Holiday Music: Fourth of July by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morton Gould Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
6.
Lyric Pieces (7), Book 10, Op. 71: no 2, Summer Evening by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Norway 
7.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Claus Peter Flor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
8.
Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Claus Peter Flor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
9.
Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 8, Août "La moisson" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Kong Xiang-Dong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1875 - 1876). 
10.
Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 7, Juillet "Chant de faucheur" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Kong Xiang-Dong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1875 - 1876). 
11.
Tis the last rose of summer by Thomas Moore
Performer:  Alfred Krips (Violin)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: Ireland 
Notes: Arranged: Anderson 
12.
I vespri siciliani: "The Four Seasons" - L'estate by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
13.
Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Vladimir Spivakov (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Notes: This disc contains both DDD and AAD recordings. 

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