50 Best Romantic Classics

Release Date: 6/29/2010
Catalog Number: 5099945755521
Number of Discs: 3

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Works on This Recording
1. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour by Jacques Offenbach
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
2. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
3. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Maria Callas
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Written: 1873-1874 ;
4. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1890/1905 ; France
5. Faust: Ballet Music - no 1, Les Nubiennes by Charles Gounod
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856-1859 ; France
6. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Maria Callas
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; France
7. Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Gareth Morris (Flute)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; France
8. Plaisir d'amour by Johann Paul A. Martini
Period: Classical
Written: by 1775 ; France
9. Romance for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 48 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Ulf Hoelscher (Violin)
Conductor: Pierre Dervaux
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; France
10. Dolly, Op. 56: no 1, Berceuse by Gabriel Fauré
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; France
11. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
12. Chanson d'amour, Op. 27 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Natasha Marsh
Period: Romantic
Written: 1882 ; France
13. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Conductor: Louis Frémaux
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
14. Les deux pigeons by André Messager
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
15. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; France
16. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875/1892 ; Norway
17. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 - Excerpt(s) by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Czech Republic
18. Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868/1907 ; Norway
19. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo - Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; USA
20. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Daniel Adni (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1897 ; Norway
21. Rusalka, Op 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Lucia Popp
Conductor: Stefan Soltesz
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Bohemia
22. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze - Excerpt(s) by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830 ; Poland
23. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; Bohemia
24. Les Sylphides: Prelude no 7 in A major, Op. 28 no 7 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor: Robert Irving
Period: Romantic
25. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124: 2nd movement, Quasi adagio by Franz Liszt
Performer: Michel Béroff (Piano)
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849/1856 ; Weimar, Germany
26. Pelléas et Mélisande: At the Castle Gate by Claude Debussy
Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Period: Modern
Written: 1893-1902 ; France
27. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Paris, France
28. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
29. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1850 ; Weimar, Germany
30. Die lustige Witwe: Es lebt eine Vilja...Vilja, o Vilja by Franz Lehár
Conductor: Lovro von Matacic
Period: Romantic
Written: 1905 ; Vienna, Austria
31. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
32. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Angela Gheorghiu
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
33. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1917 ; Italy
34. 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
35. L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro [Final Duet] by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor: Craig Leon
Period: Baroque
Written: 1642 ; Venice, Italy
36. Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Period: Classical
Written: 1771 ; Spain
37. L'Amico Fritz: O amore, o bella luce by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti
Period: Romantic
38. Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1880-1905 ; Spain
39. Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene...O quanti occhi fisi by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
40. Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor: Lawrence Foster
Period: Baroque
41. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ;
42. Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò), song by Francesco Sartori
Performer: Amy Nuttall
Conductor: Julian Kershaw
Period: Contemporary
43. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: José Carreras
Conductor: Alain Lombard
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
44. Untitled CD-ROM Track by Unspecified
Period: Modern
45. Jalousie by Jacob Gade
Performer: Stig Nilsson (Violin)
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1925 ; England
46. Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "España": no 2, Tango by Isaac Albeniz
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Spain
47. Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; Madrid, Spain
48. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
49. Sylvia: Intermezzo & Valse lente by Léo Delibes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; France
50. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio excerpt by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Julian Bream (Guitar)
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Period: Modern
Written: 1939 ; Spain
51. Ai giochi addio by Nino Rota
Performer: Natasha Marsh
Period: Modern
52. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: José Carreras
Conductor: Alain Lombard
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
53. Untitled CD-ROM Track by Unspecified
Period: Modern
54. Jalousie by Jacob Gade
Performer: Stig Nilsson (Violin)
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1925 ; England
55. Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "España": no 2, Tango by Isaac Albeniz
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Spain
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