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L'Excellence Se Fete - A Celebration of Excellence

Celebration Of Excellence / Various
Release Date: 04/09/2013 
Label:  Analekta   Catalog #: 297257   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  André MathieuAntonín DvorákLudwig van BeethovenAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  Alain LefèvreMarie-Nicole LemieuxLouise-Andrée BarilValerie Milot,   ... 
Conductor:  Yoav TalmiBruno WeilJeanne LamonJean-Philippe Tremblay,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alcan String QuartetTafelmusikLa Pieta,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Canada’s largest classical music label, Analekta, is releasing a 3 CD compilation of music magnificently interpreted by its major artists, such as Angèle Dubeau, Alain Lefèvre, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Luc Beauséjour, Valérie Milot and many others who have contributed to the reputation of excellence of Analekta. Featuring works by Beethoven, Vivaldi, Bach, Dvorak, Liszt, Schubert, Mozart, Chopin and more. To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Canada’s largest classical music label, Analekta, is releasing a 3 CD compilation of music magnificently interpreted by its major artists, such as Angèle Dubeau, Alain Lefèvre, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Luc Beauséjour, Valérie Milot and many others who have contributed to the reputation of excellence of Analekta. Featuring works by Beethoven, Vivaldi, Bach, Dvorak, Liszt, Schubert, Mozart, Chopin and more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto de Québec: 2nd movement, Andante by André Mathieu
Performer:  Alain Lefèvre (Piano)
Conductor:  Yoav Talmi
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; Canada 
2.
Bagatelles for 2 Violins, Cello and Harmonium, Op. 47/B 79: Allegretto scherzando by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alcan String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
3.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Weil
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Stabat Mater in F minor, RV 621: O quam tristis by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
5.
Summer by Joe Hisaishi
Performer:  Louise-Andrée Baril (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Pieta
Period: 20th Century 
6.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Valerie Milot (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
7.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Stéphane Tétreault (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anton Kuerti (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Scene at the Ball by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Jean-Philippe Tremblay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre De La Francophonie
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
10.
Csárdás by Vittorio Monti
Performer:  Angèle Dubeau (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Pieta
Period: Romantic 
11.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Joseph Rescigno
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Comme en famille! by Alain Lefèvre
Performer:  Alain Lefèvre (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
13.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  James Ehnes (Violin)
Conductor:  Yoav Talmi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
14.
Ave Maria by Giulio Caccini
Performer:  Daniel Taylor (Countertenor), Alain Lefèvre (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
15.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Yoav Talmi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
16.
La Llorona by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Similia
Written: Spain 
17.
Les Beautés du diable by François Dompierre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Pieta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Canada 
18.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Magnificat anima mea by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Greg Funfgeld
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir of Bethlehem
19.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in C minor, Op. 66: 4th movement, Finale - Allegro appassionato by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gryphon Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
20.
Sonatina for Violin and Piano in D major, D 384/Op 137 no 1: 3rd movement, Rondo by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Angèle Dubeau (Violin), Anton Kuerti (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Allegro appassionato for Cello and Orchestra/Piano in B minor, Op. 43 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Stéphane Tétreault (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
22.
Montréal Variations: Variation 1 by Lorraine Desmarais
Performer:  Lorraine Desmarais (Piano)
23.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Bruno Weil
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Goldberg Variations BWV 988: Aria by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Luc Beauséjour (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; Germany 
25.
April Come She Will by Paul Simon
Performer:  Valerie Milot (Harp), Antoine Bareil (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
26.
Old Toronto Klezmer Suite: Kensington Market by Srul Irving Glick
Performer:  Angèle Dubeau (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Pieta
27.
Andalucia "Suite Española": 1st movement, Cordoba by Ernesto Lecuona
Performer:  Louise Bessette (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Cuba 
28.
Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence": 1st movement, Allegro con spirito by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici de Montreal
29.
Partita for Harpsichord in E major, GWV 119: Gavotte en Rondeau by Christoph Graupner
Performer:  Geneviève Soly (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
30.
Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046: 3rd movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Matthias Maute
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Caprice
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717; ?Cöthen, Germany 
31.
L'Asile de la pureté: Valse by Walter Boudreau
Performer:  Alain Lefèvre (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2003; Canada 
32.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Angèle Dubeau (Violin)
Conductor:  Joseph Rescigno
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
33.
Fà nyé mama by Anonymous
Conductor:  Matthias Maute
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Caprice
34.
Warsaw Concerto by Richard Addinsell
Performer:  Alain Lefèvre (Piano)
Conductor:  Yoav Talmi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
35.
Schön Rosmarin by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  James Ehnes (Violin), Eduard Laurel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
36.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Jean-Philippe Tremblay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Francophonie Canadienne
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
37.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke": 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gryphon Trio
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria 
38.
L'arte del violino, Op. 3: Caprice no 9 in C major by Pietro Antonio Locatelli
Performer:  Angèle Dubeau (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1733; Italy 
39.
Agrippina, HWV 6: Ogni vento by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Karina Gauvin (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tafelmusik
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709; Venice, Italy 
40.
Lord of the Rings: Concerning Hobbits by Howard Shore
Conductor:  Angèle Dubeau
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Pieta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001 
41.
Cantabile for Violin and Piano in D major by Niccolò Paganini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo Similia
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1824 
42.
Romanian Folk Dances: Jocul Cu Bâta by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Angèle Dubeau (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Pieta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Budapest, Hungary 
43.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  André Laplante (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
44.
Waltzes (2) for String Quartet, Op. 54/B 105: no 2 in D flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cecilia String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
45.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
46.
Été canadien by André Mathieu
Performer:  Alain Lefèvre (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
47.
Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Angèle Dubeau
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Pieta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
48.
Recuerdos de Viaje, Op. 71: no 9, Malagueña by Isaac Albeniz
Conductor:  Yuli Turovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici de Montreal
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1887; Madrid, Spain 

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