100 Best Encores

Release Date: 2/24/2009
Catalog Number: 5099926475226
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Works on This Recording
1. La ronde des lutins, Op. 25 by Antonio Bazzini
Performer: Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Vag Papian (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1847 ; Italy
2. Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005: 4th movement, Allegro assai by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Nigel Kennedy (Violin)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
3. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring": 4th movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Hephzibah Menuhin (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1800-1801 ; Vienna, Austria
4. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer: Michael Rabin (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1805 ; Italy
5. Andante con Variazione for Violin and Harp in F major by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Gidon Kremer (Violin), Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1820 ; Italy
6. La Gitana by Fritz Kreisler
Performer: John Lenehan (Piano), Tasmin Little (Violin)
Period: Romantic
7. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer: Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Itamar Golan (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; France
8. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Performer: Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin), Pavel Gililov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1942/1957 ; USSR
9. Berceuse for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 16 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano), Augustin Dumay (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878-1879 ; France
10. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Austria
11. Polonaise brillante for Violin and Piano no 1 in D major, Op. 4 by Henri Wieniawski
Performer: Ian Brown (Piano), Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Russia
12. Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: David Oistrakh (Violin), Vladimir Yampolsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; Russia
13. Gadfly, Op. 97: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Tasmin Little (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1955 ; USSR
14. Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer: Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Ian Brown (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ;
15. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer: Itamar Golan (Piano), Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1825 ; Vienna, Austria
16. Csárdás by Vittorio Monti
Performer: Nigel Kennedy (Violin)
Period: Romantic
17. Les Sylphides: Grande Valse brillante, Op. 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Period: Romantic
18. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1801 ; Vienna, Austria
19. Suite for Harpsichord in D minor, HWV 437: no 4, Sarabande with Variations by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Gabriela Montero (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1733 ; London, England
20. Transcendental Etudes (6) after Paganini, S 140: no 3 "La Campanella" by Franz Liszt
Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838 ; Switzerland
21. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1723 ; Leipzig, Germany
22. Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Daniel Adni (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Paris, France
23. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838 ; Germany
24. Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Paris, France
25. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
26. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Russia
27. Children's Corner: no 6, Golliwogg's Cake-walk by Claude Debussy
Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1906-1908 ; France
28. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
29. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1897 ; Norway
30. Suite española, Op. 47: no 1, Granada by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; Madrid, Spain
31. El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1915 ; Spain
32. Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Russia
33. Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer: Jane Parker-Smith (Organ), Maurice André (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque
34. Solo de concours by André Messager
Performer: Julien Quentin (Piano), Julian Bliss (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1899 ; France
35. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
36. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Alison Balsom (Trumpet)
Period: Baroque
37. Intermezzo and Tarantella for Double Bass and Piano, Op. 9: no 2, Tarantella by Reinhold Gliere
Performer: Bozo Paradzik (Double Bass), Ulrich Rademacher (Piano)
Period: Romantic
38. Tango by Igor Stravinsky
Performer: Geir Draugsvoll (Accordion), James Crabb (Accordion)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940 ; USA
39. Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: no 5, Gedenk an uns mit deiner Liebe by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Leon Goossens (Oboe), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1731 ; Leipzig, Germany
40. Pièces (6) for Harp solo: Scherzetto by Jacques Ibert
Performer: Markus Klinko (Harp )
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917 ; France
41. Sonata for Saxophone and Piano in E flat major, Op. 19: 3rd movement, Avec gaîté by Paul Creston
Performer: Markus Klinko (Harp )
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; USA
42. Chôros no 1 for Guitar by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; Brazil
43. Sonata for Flute and Piano: 3rd movement, Presto giocoso by Francis Poulenc
Performer: Emmanuel Pahud (Flute), Eric Le Sage (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956-1957 ; France
44. Alla caccia for Horn and Piano by Alan Abbott
Performer: Philip Fowke (Piano), Michael [Horn] Thompson (French Horn)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1962 ; England
45. Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso by Maurice Ravel
Performer: Colin Currie (Marimba), Sam Walton (Marimba)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1904-1905 ; France
46. Chôros no 2 for Flute and Clarinet by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Paul Meyer (Clarinet), Emmanuel Pahud (Flute)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; Paris, France
47. Blue Bells of Scotland by Arthur Pryor
Performer: Ian Bousfield (Trombone), Alison Proctor (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
48. Symphony for Organ no 5 in f minor, Op. 42 no 1: 5th movement, Toccata by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer: Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1880 ; Paris, France
49. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Paavo Järvi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
50. Festive Overture, Op. 96 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; USSR
51. Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4: 2nd movement, Playful Pizzicato by Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Chamber Orchestra
Written: 1933-1934 ; England
52. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Dance of the Comedians by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863/1870 ; Bohemia
53. Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop by Hans Christian Lumbye
Conductor: Lavard Friisholm
Orchestra/Ensemble: Copenhagen Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1848 ; Denmark
54. Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture by Mikhail Glinka
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1837-1842 ; Russia
55. Joyeuse marche "Marche française" by Emmanuel Chabrier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
56. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 7 in C major, Sribske by Antonín Dvořák
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886-1887 ; Bohemia
57. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845-1846 ; France
58. Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Troika by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934 ; Paris, France
59. España by Emmanuel Chabrier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
60. Leichtes Blut, Op. 319 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; Vienna, Austria
61. Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956 ; USA
62. Tahiti Trot, Op. 16 "Tea for Two" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Paavo Järvi
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; USSR
63. Zorba: Suite - Finale by Mikis Theodorakis
Performer: Lakis Karnezis (Bouzouki)
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1988 ; Greece
64. Flourish with Fireworks, Op. 22 by Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1988/1993 ; England
65. Les Filles de Cadiz "Chanson Espagnole" by Léo Delibes
Performer: Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Michel Dalberto (Piano)
Period: Romantic
66. Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
67. Earth and Air and Rain, Op. 15: no 6, Rollicum-rorum by Gerald Finzi
Performer: Jonathan Lemalu (Bass Baritone), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928-1932 ; England
68. Clavelitos by Joaquin Valverde
Performer: Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic
69. Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano), José van Dam (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; France
70. Folksongs (7), Volume 3: no 3, Sweet Polly Oliver by Benjamin Britten
Performer: Sarah Brightman (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1947 ; England
71. Duetto buffo di due gatti by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Felicity Lott (Soprano), Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
72. Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer: Michael Parloff (Flute), Jay Ungar (Violin), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Alpher (Piano), Molly Mason (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854 ; USA
73. Swing low, sweet chariot by Traditional
Performer: Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
74. Les soirées musicales: no 8, La danza by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Lawrence Brownlee (Tenor), Martin Katz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1830-1835 ; Italy
75. L'invitation au voyage by Henri Duparc
Performer: Christine Rice (Mezzo Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1870 ; France
76. La Barque Légère by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1829 ; Germany
77. An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817 ; Vienna, Austria
78. Ständchen, D 889 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1826 ; Vienna, Austria
79. Russian Folksongs (12), Op. 104: no 4, White snowflakes by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
80. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer: James Lockhart (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1850 ; Weimar, Germany
81. Les soirées musicales: no 9, La regata veneziana by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1830-1835 ; Italy
82. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 7, Abschied by Franz Schubert
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ; Vienna, Austria
83. La tempránica: Zapateado "La tarántula é un bicho mú malo" by Jerónimo Giménez
Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (Piano), Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
84. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
85. La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: June Anderson (Soprano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
86. Lucia di Lammermoor: Sulla tomba che rinserra...Verranno a te by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: June Anderson (Soprano), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
87. Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer: Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
88. Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvořák
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Bohemia
89. Semele, HWV 58: Where'er you walk by George Frideric Handel
Performer: John Mark Ainsley (Tenor)
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1744 ; London, England
90. L'amour masque: J'ai deux amants by André Messager
Performer: Felicity Lott (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1922-1923 ; France
91. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
92. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Olaf Bär (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
93. Giuditta: Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss by Franz Lehár
Performer: Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1934 ; Vienna, Austria
94. La Chulapona: Noche madrilena by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer: Juliet Oppenheimer (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: John Barker
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1934 ; Spain
95. Die Fledermaus: Klänge der Heimat "Czardas" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer: Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor: John Barker
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Vienna, Austria
96. Candide: Glitter and be gay by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956/1988 ; USA
97. Tu ca nun chiagne by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor: Asher Fisch
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
98. Valurile Dunari: Muzica by Teodor Grigoriu
Performer: Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor: Asher Fisch
Period: 20th Century
99. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: John Barker
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
100. Concert Etude for Trumpet and Piano, Op 49 by Alexander Goedicke
Performer: Ole Edvard Antonsen (Trumpet), Wolfgang Sawallisch (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1946 ; USSR
101. Tu ca nun chiagne by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor: Asher Fisch
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
102. Valurile Dunari: Muzica by Teodor Grigoriu
Performer: Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor: Asher Fisch
Period: 20th Century
103. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor), Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor: John Barker
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
104. Concert Etude for Trumpet and Piano, Op 49 by Alexander Goedicke
Performer: Ole Edvard Antonsen (Trumpet), Wolfgang Sawallisch (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1946 ; USSR
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