50 Best Classics

Release Date: 6/29/2010
Catalog Number: 5099945751721
Number of Discs: 3

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Works on This Recording
1. Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1749 ; London, England
2. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor: Alberto Lysy
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1725 ; Venice, Italy
3. Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Barry Tuckwell (Horn)
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
4. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Kurt Sanderling
Period: Classical
Written: 1807-1808 ; Vienna, Austria
5. 1812 Overture, Op. 49: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Russia
6. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical
Written: 1822-1824 ; Vienna, Austria
7. Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 1st movement, Allegro molto moderato - Excerpt(s) by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868/1907 ; Norway
8. Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 3, Alla marcia by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Finland
9. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Jupiter by Gustav Holst
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1916 ; England
10. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Horacio Gutierrez (Piano)
Conductor: André Previn
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874-1875 ; Russia
11. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic
12. Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
13. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 1 - Dance of the Knights by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935-1936 ; Paris, France
14. Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Period: Romantic
Written: 1848 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major - Conclusion by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1901 ; England
16. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1st movement, Allegro ma non tanto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Mikhail Rudy (Piano)
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909 ; Russia
17. Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso/Allegro "Finale" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Matthias Eisenberg (Organ)
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
18. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
19. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900-1901 ; Russia
20. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875/1892 ; Norway
21. Gadfly, Op. 97: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Piers Lane (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1955 ; USSR
22. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936 ; Rome, Italy
23. Scheherazade, Op. 35: 2nd movement, The Kalender Prince by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; Russia
24. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; France
25. Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances by Alexander Borodin
Period: Romantic
26. Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Period: Modern
Written: 1955 ;
27. Romeo and Juliet Overture: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869/1880 ; Russia
28. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Kurt Sanderling
Period: Classical
Written: 1811-1812 ; Vienna, Austria
29. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Christian Ferras (Violin)
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque
Written: 1717-1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
30. Schindler's List: Main Theme by John Williams
Performer: Tasmin Little (Violin)
Conductor: Iain Sutherland
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1993 ; USA
31. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12e, Act 2 - Dance of the Flutes "Toy Trumpets" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: André Previn
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891-1892 ; Russia
32. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 5th movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical
Written: 1808 ; Vienna, Austria
33. Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Period: Baroque
Written: 1727 ; London, England
34. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 4, Zion hört die Wächter singen, das Herz tut in ihr by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque
Written: 1731 ; Leipzig, Germany
35. German Mass in F major, D 872: Sanctus "Helig! helig! helig!" by Franz Schubert
Performer: Wolfgang Meyer (Organ)
Conductor: Karl Forster
Period: Romantic
Written: 1827 ; Vienna, Austria
36. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Conductor: Maurice Handford
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872 ; France
37. L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Conductor: André Cluytens
Period: Romantic
Written: 1850-1854 ; France
38. Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile: Sanctus by Charles Gounod
Period: Romantic
Written: 1855 ; France
39. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Peter Barley (Organ), José-Luis Garcia (Violin)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887-1890 ; France
40. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Period: Classical
Written: 1780 ; Salzburg, Austria
41. Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic
Written: 1865 ; France
42. Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Italy
43. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Stephen Layton (Organ)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Austria
44. Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Elizabeth Harwood
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
45. The Creation, H 21 no 2: The heavens are telling by Franz Joseph Haydn
Period: Classical
Written: 1796-1798 ; Vienna, Austria
46. Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor: André Cluytens
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 rev 1893 ; France
47. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: David [Organ] Bell (Organ)
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
48. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
49. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1708 ; Arnstadt, Germany
50. Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Period: Baroque
Written: 17th Century ; Italy
51. Miserere mei Deus: Miserere mei by Gregorio Allegri
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Period: Baroque
Written: 17th Century ; Italy
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