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Release Date: 12/08/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550008-09   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousGiovanni PalestrinaJohann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Alan CuckstonTakako NishizakiPavel BogaczJénö Jandó,   ... 
Conductor:  Alberto TurcoJeremy SummerlyJaroslav DvorákStephen Gunzenhauser,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nova Schola GregorianaOxford CamerataCapella Istropolitana,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Laudate Deum by Anonymous
Conductor:  Alberto Turco
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nova Schola Gregoriana
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 08/03/1992 
Venue:  Church of the Nativity, Mantua, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2. Missa "Papae Marcelli": Gloria by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1567; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Jaroslav Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Scholars (Classical)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Pičces de clavecin, Book 4: Ordre 23 in F major - Les tricoteuses by François Couperin
Performer:  Alan Cuckston (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1730; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Pavel Bogacz (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1986 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 11 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
8. Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise": 2nd movement, Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sobotka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
10. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1987 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
11. Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485: 1st movement, Allegro by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
12. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Katowice, Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
13. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  Tonstudio, Sandhausen 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
14. Rigoletto: La donna č mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Yordi Ramiro (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
16. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124: 1st movement, Allegro maestoso by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Joseph Banowetz (Piano)
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1856; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
17. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
18. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  István Bogár
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
19. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 1 in C major, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
20. Carmen: Prčs des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Graciela Alperyn (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
21. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Uwe Mund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
22. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  CSR Philharmonic Concert Hall, Kosice 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
23. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Klára Körmendi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
24. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
25. Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
26. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Length: 10 Minutes 52 Secs. 
27. Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Troika by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
28. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Performer:  Ivan Kusnjer (Baritone), Vladimir Dolezal (Tenor), Eva Jenisová (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Czechoslovak Radio Studio, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
29. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1988 
Venue:  Slovak Phil. Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
30. Pičces de clavecin en concerts: 3rd Concert - no 2, Rondeau gracieux I in A minor "La timide" by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Alison Crum (Bass Viola da gamba), Kenneth Mitchell (Violin), Elisabeth Parry (Flute),
Alan Cuckston (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1741; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1990 
Venue:  St. Wilfrid's, Harrogate, N. Yorkshire 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
31. Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Czech Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870). 
32. Tafelmusik, Part 3: no 3, Concerto for 2 Horns in E flat major by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Bedrich Tylsar (French Horn), Zdenek Tylsar (French Horn)
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
33. Sonata for Harpsichord in D major, K 96/L 465 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
34. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12e, Act 2 - Dance of the Flutes "Toy Trumpets" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Introitus: Adorate Deum
Missa Papae Marcelli: Gloria
Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G string"
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Hallelujah Chorus
Musique de table, Part III: Concerto for 2 horns in E flat major, TWV 54:Es1: Tafelmusik, Part III: Concerto for 2 horns in E flat major, TWV 54:Es1: IV. Vivace
5 Pieces pour clavecin seul, extraites de Pieces de clavecin en concerts: First Concert in C minor: Pieces de clavecin en concerts: La Timide (Rondeaux I and II)
Pieces de clavecin, Book 4: 23rd Ordre in F major: Pieces de clavecin, Book 4: Suite No. 23: Les Tricoteuses (The Knitters)
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K. 96/L.465/P.210: Keyboard Sonata in D Major, K.96/L.465/P.210: Allegrissimo
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in E major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "Spring": I. Allegro
Canon and Gigue: Canon in D major
Canon and Gigue: Gigue
Adagio in G minor (attrib. to Albinoni)
Symphony No. 94 in G major, Hob.I:94, "The Surprise": II. Andante
Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" : Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D. 485: I. Allegro
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: La damnation de Faust (The Damnation of Faust), Op. 24: Hungarian March, "Rakoczy March"
Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute": Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute Waltz"
Rigoletto: Act III: La donna e mobile
Kinderszenen (Scenes of Childhood), Op. 15: Kinderszenen (Scenes of childhood), Op. 15: VII. Traumerei (Dreaming)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124/R455: Allegro maestoso - Tempo giusto
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Act V: Entr'acte: Wedding March
21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 (version for orchestra): Hungarian Dance No. 5
The Nutcracker, Op. 71: Danse des mirlitons
Slavonic Dances, Series 1, Op. 46, B. 83: Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C major, Op. 46, No. 1
Carmen: Act I: Seguidilla and Duet: Pres des remparts de Seville (, Don Jose)
Pizzicato: Polka
Die Walkure: Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: Peet Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning
Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune
5 Military Marches, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance": Military March No. 1 in D major, Op. 39, "Pomp and Circumstance"
Fanfare for the Common Man
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio
Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60: IV. Troika
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna

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