Great Classical Masterpieces: Bestselling Recordings 1987-2012

Release Date: 5/29/2012
Label: Naxos
Catalog Number: 8578217
Number of Discs: 1

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Works on This Recording
1. O pastor animarum by Hildegard of Bingen
Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
Period: Medieval
Written: 12th Century ; Germany
2. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor: István Bogár
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Austria
3. Carmina burana: no 1, O fortuna by Carl Orff
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936 ; Germany
4. Pieces (3) in Old Style: no 1 by Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Conductor: Antoni Wit
Period: Modern
Written: 1963 ;
5. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 1st movement, Allegro con spirito by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Conductor: Nicholas Ward
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; Spain
6. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Bohdan Warchal
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1715-1717 ; London, England
7. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer: Klára Körmendi (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
8. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1725 ; Venice, Italy
9. Requiem, Op. 48: Sanctus by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1890 ; France
10. Concerto for Piano in F major: 3rd movement, Allegro Agitato by George Gershwin
Performer: Kathryn Selby (Piano)
Conductor: Richard Hayman
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1925 ; USA
11. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 4th movement, Allegro con fuoco by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; USA
12. Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1942 ; USA
13. Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor: Oliver Dohnányi
Period: Baroque
Written: 1717-1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
14. Requiem in D minor, K 626: Dies irae by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Zdenek Kosler
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1801 ; Vienna, Austria
16. Valses nobles et sentimentales: 1. Modéré - Très franc by Maurice Ravel
Period: Modern
Written: 1911 ; France
17. Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik': 4. Rondo. Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Wolfgang Sobotka
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Austria
18. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2. Adagio Sostenuto by Sergey Rachmaninov
Performer: Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Conductor: György Lehel
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1900-1901 ; Russia
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