50 Classical Masterworks

Release Date: 12/2/2016
Catalog Number: B002596702
Number of Discs: 3

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Works on This Recording
1. Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Prelude (Sonnenaufgang) by Richard Strauss
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Germany
2. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Czech Republic
3. Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; Austria
4. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 4th movement, Allegro con fuoco by Antonín Dvořák
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; USA
5. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer: David [Violin] Garrett (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1805 ; Italy
6. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1912-1915 ; Russia
7. Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Summer 3 by Max [comp/piano] Richter
Performer: Daniel Hope (Violin), Max Richter (Piano), Raphael Alpermann (Harpsichord)
Conductor: André de Ridder
8. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer: Irina Saizewa (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Violin Ensemble
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903 ; Russia
9. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
10. Nabucco: Va pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Chorus of Hebrew Slaves) by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Italy
11. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936 ; Germany
12. Pictures at an exhibition: Promenade by Modest Mussorgsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Russia
13. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874-1875 ; Russia
14. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Jan Lisiecki (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1785 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901-1902 ; Vienna, Austria
16. Rhapsody in Blue: Excerpt(s) by George Gershwin
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
17. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838 ; Germany
18. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Scene at the Ball by Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830 ; France
19. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
20. Concerto for Cello in D major, G 479: 3rd movement, Allegro by Luigi Boccherini
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor: Paul Sacher
Orchestra/Ensemble: Collegium Musicum Orchestra
21. Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Pierre Fournier (Cello)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
22. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquín Rodrigo
Performer: Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
Conductor: Odon Alonso
Orchestra/Ensemble: Spanish Radio/TV Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; Spain
23. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: 1873-1874 ;
24. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
Conductor: Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
25. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Karl Richter
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
26. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1725 ; Venice, Italy
27. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1781-1783 ; Vienna, Austria
28. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer: Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1850 ; Weimar, Germany
29. Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise": 2nd movement, Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; London, England
30. An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817 ; Vienna, Austria
31. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 13, Act 4 Prelude - Morning by Edvard Grieg
Conductor: Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875/1892 ; Norway
32. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Anatol Ugorski (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1808 ; Vienna, Austria
33. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Alice Sara Ott (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Paris, France
34. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1729-1731 ; Leipzig, Germany
35. Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118/Op. 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Yuja Wang (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1814 ; Vienna, Austria
36. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
37. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Austria
38. Water Music, HWV 348-350: Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Concert
Period: Baroque
Written: 1715/1736 ; London, England
39. Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125: Le cygne "The Swan" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
40. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
41. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer: Jean-Marc Luisada (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
42. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888-1889 ; Russia
43. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Germany
44. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; France
45. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1801 ; Vienna, Austria
46. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1890/1905 ; France
47. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Act 1 - Dance of the Knights by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935-1936 ; Paris, France
48. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer: Edward Brewer (Organ), Eriko Sato (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
49. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1807-1808 ; Vienna, Austria
50. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; France
51. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer: Eriko Sato (Violin), Edward Brewer (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
52. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1807-1808 ; Vienna, Austria
53. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; France
54. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
55. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
56. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Austria
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