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40 Most Beautiful Classical Anthems


Release Date: 08/21/2007 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 284732   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Carl OrffRichard WagnerGiuseppe VerdiSir Edward Elgar,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
2. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
3. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
4. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; England 
5. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
6. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
7. Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; London, England 
8. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
9. Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Excerpt(s) by Richard Strauss
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
10. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 1 - Dance of the Knights by Sergei Prokofiev
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 
11. 1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
12. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
13. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
14. Hear my words, ye people by Charles Hubert Parry
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; England 
15. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Mars by Gustav Holst
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
16. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
17. Pictures at an exhibition: Promenade by Modest Mussorgsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
18. Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso/Allegro "Finale" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
19. Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
20. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
21. Radio 4 UK Theme by Fritz Spiegl
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: This selection was written in collaboration with Manfred Arlan. 
22. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Jupiter by Gustav Holst
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
23. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
24. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
25. The Dam Busters by Eric Coates
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; England 
26. Sailing By by Ronald Binge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950s; England 
27. Sleepy Lagoon by Eric Coates
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
28. My Native Heath: 4th movement, Barwick Green by Arthur Wood
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
29. Fantasia on British Sea Songs: Hornpipe by Sir Henry Wood
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; England 
30. Einzug der Gladiatoren, Op. 68 by Julius Fucik
Period: Romantic 
31. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
32. Tannhäuser: Overture by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
33. Finlandia, Op. 26: Hymn by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Finland 
34. Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 1, Intermezzo by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
35. Te Deum in D major, H 146: Prelude by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1690; France 
36. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
37. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
38. Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
39. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
40. Alfred: Rule Britannia by Thomas Augustine Arne
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1740; England 

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