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Purple Classics Presents: The Classical Music Collection


Release Date: 06/17/2016 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578336   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenEdvard GriegFranz LisztJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Hĺvard GimseJenö JandóLucy Van Dael
Conductor:  Richard EdlingerBjarte EngesetAlexander RahbariBarry Wordsworth,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Scottish National OrchestraBrussels Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 1st movement, Allegro molto moderato by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Hĺvard Gimse (Piano)
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
3.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
4.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lucy Van Dael (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
5.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
6.
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 
7.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
9.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (6) for Orchestra, S 359: no 2 in D minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Mátyás Antal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
11.
L'apprenti sorcier by Paul Dukas
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; France 
12.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Kenneth Schermerhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
13.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
14.
Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Yoav Talmi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1844; France 
15.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 

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