Essential Mozart - 32 Of His Greatest Masterpieces

Release Date: 3/13/2001
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: 2894685172
Number of Discs: 2

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This CD contains both DDD and ADD recordings.
Works on This Recording
1. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Radu Lupu (Piano)
Conductor: Uri Segal
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1785 ; Vienna, Austria
3. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: György Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
4. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Hubert Kroisamer (Violin), Werner Hink (Violin), Klaus Peisteiner (Viola), Peter Schmidt (Clarinet), Fritz Dolezal (Cello)
Period: Classical
Written: 1789 ; Vienna, Austria
5. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: James Vivian (Organ)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Austria
6. Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lisa Beznosiuk (Flute), Frances Kelly (Harp )
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Period: Classical
Written: 1778 ; Paris, France
7. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
8. Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Classical
Written: 1790 ; Vienna, Austria
9. Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
10. Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Barry Tuckwell (French Horn)
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
11. Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
12. Contradances (6), K 462 (448b): no 1 in C major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
13. German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical
Written: 1789 ; Vienna, Austria
14. Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Eine musikalischer Spass, K 522: Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Vienna, Austria
16. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
17. Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545: 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
18. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
19. Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Franklin Cohen (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
20. Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ;
21. Serenade for Winds no 10 in B flat major, K 361 (370a) "Gran Partita": 3rd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Jack Brymer
Orchestra/Ensemble: City of London Wind Ensemble
Period: Classical
Written: 1781 ; Vienna, Austria
22. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
23. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
24. Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor: Peter Maag
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1775 ; Salzburg, Austria
25. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
26. Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K 243: Dulcissimum convivium by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Margaret Marshall (Soprano)
Conductor: George Guest
Period: Classical
Written: 1774 ; Salzburg, Austria
27. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1781-1783 ; Vienna, Austria
28. Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
29. Divertimento for 2 Horns and Strings no 17 in D major, K 334 (320b): Minuet by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical
Written: 1779-1780 ; Salzburg, Austria
30. Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a): Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Margaret Price (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Milan, Italy
31. Symphony no 41 in C major, K 551 "Jupiter": 4th movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1788 ; Vienna, Austria
32. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Emma Kirkby (Soprano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1780 ; Salzburg, Austria
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