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Release Date: 06/15/2004 
Label:  Universal   Catalog #: 000262236   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav MahlerAntonín DvorákLudwig van BeethovenGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Anna NetrebkoAnne-Sophie MutterRoberto AlagnaAngela Gheorghiu,   ... 
Conductor:  Pierre BoulezIván FischerGianandrea NosedaKurt Masur,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraBudapest Festival OrchestraNew York Philharmonic,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

Imported from : ARGENTINA   
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This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players. This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 3 in D minor: 1st movement, Kräftig by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This work is presented in excerpted form. 
2.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 1 in B flat major, Odzemek by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Bohemia 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Noseda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Czech 
4.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 20 Secs. 
5.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Ecco, che al fin ritorno: Il nocchier nella procella by Francesco Gasparini
Performer:  Andreas Scholl (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Ottavio Dantone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accademia Bizantina
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1716; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La sonnambula: Ah, non credea mirarti by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Summers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Missa Salisburgensis: Kyrie by Heinrich Ignaz Biber
Conductor:  Reinhard Goebel,  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica Antiqua Cologne,  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1682; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9.
Pictures at an exhibition: Promenade by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Pictures at an exhibition: The Gnome."
Arranger: Maurice Ravel. 
10.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 2, The Gnome by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Pictures at an exhibition: Promenade."
Arranger: Maurice Ravel. 
11.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 3 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
12.
Don Pasquale: Com' è gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Andrea Menafra (Guitar), Gianluigi Petrarulo (Trumpet), Rossella Perrone (Guitar),
Giulio Patara (Tambourine), Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: German 
14.
Turangalîla-Symphonie: 5th movement, Joie du sang des étoiles by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Takashi Harada (Ondes Martenot)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 

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