Great Moments at Carnegie Hall (Selected Highlights)

Release Date: 5/6/2016
Label: Masterworks
Catalog Number: 88985304202
Number of Discs: 2

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A 2-CD set of highlights of legendary live recordings from the RCA and Columbia Archives.
Works on This Recording
1. Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical
Written: 1805-1806 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 1 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Ronald Turini (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830 ; Poland
3. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838-1839 ; Paris, France
4. Etudes (2) for Piano, Op. 1: no 2 in A flat major by Paul de Schlözer
Performer: Jorge Bolet (Piano)
5. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1st movement, Allegro ma non tanto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909 ; Russia
6. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer: Evgeny Kissin (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1850 ; Weimar, Germany
7. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838 ; Germany
8. Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Franz Schubert
Performer: Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ; Vienna, Austria
9. Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest": 3rd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1802 ; Vienna, Austria
10. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
11. Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 15 in a "Rákóczy March" by Franz Liszt
Performer: Arcadi Volodos (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1886 ;
12. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 3rd movement, Allegro con fuoco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble: NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874-1875 ; Russia
13. Atalanta, HWV 35: Care selve by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano), David Garvey (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1736 ; London, England
14. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1717-1723 ; Cöthen, Germany
15. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ; Vienna, Austria
16. An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer: Charles Wadsworth (Piano), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817 ; Vienna, Austria
17. Dichterliebe, Op. 48: no 1, Im wunderschönen Monat Mai by Robert Schumann
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Germany
18. Dichterliebe, Op. 48: no 2, Aus meinen Tränen spriessen by Robert Schumann
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Germany
19. Dichterliebe, Op. 48: no 9, Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen by Robert Schumann
Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Germany
20. Trio for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 50: 1st movement, Pezzo elegiaco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Isaac Stern (Violin), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881-1882 ; Russia
21. Hänsel und Gretel: Abends, will ich schlafen gehn by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer: Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Conductor: André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Germany
22. Die lustige Witwe: Es lebt eine Vilja...Vilja, o Vilja by Franz Lehár
Performer: Klaus Donath (Piano), Helen Donath (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1905 ; Vienna, Austria
23. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Warren Jones (Piano), Ruth Ann Swenson (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1912-1915 ; Russia
24. Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer: Midori (Violin), Robert [piano] McDonald (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; France
25. Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer: Warren Jones (Piano), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1885-1887 ; Germany
26. Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19: 3rd movement, Andante by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; Russia
27. Old American Songs, Set 2: At the River by Aaron Copland
Performer: Charles Wadsworth (Piano), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
28. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer: David Garvey (Piano), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
29. Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer: Midori (Violin), Robert [piano] McDonald (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: circa 1880 ; France
30. Plaisir d'amour by Giovanni Battist Martini
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Martin Katz (Piano)
Period: Classical
31. Doce de Coco by Jacob do Bandolim
Performer: Paquito D'Rivera (Clarinet), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Sérgio Assad (Guitar), Odair Assad (Guitar)
32. Show Boat: Ol' Man River by Jerome Kern
Performer: Samuel Ramey (Bass), James Levine (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
33. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer: David Garvey (Piano), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
34. Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer: Midori (Violin), Robert [piano] McDonald (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: circa 1880 ; France
35. Plaisir d'amour by Giovanni Battist Martini
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Martin Katz (Piano)
Period: Classical
36. Old American Songs, Set 2: At the River by Aaron Copland
Performer: Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano), Charles Wadsworth (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
37. Show Boat: Ol' Man River by Jerome Kern
Performer: James Levine (Piano), Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
38. Doce de Coco by Jacob do Bandolim
Performer: Paquito D'Rivera (Clarinet), Sérgio Assad (Guitar), Odair Assad (Guitar), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
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