Summer Classics - Greatest Hits

Release Date: 12/17/2009
Label: RCA
Catalog Number: RCA63186
Number of Discs: 1

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Works on This Recording
1. English Folk Songs "Four Seasons": Summer by Lawrence Ashmore
Performer: Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1989 ; England
2. It fell on a sommers daie by Thomas Campion
Performer: Julian Bream (Lute)
Conductor: Julian Bream
Orchestra/Ensemble: Julian Bream Consort
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1601 ; England
3. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor: Skitch Henderson
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
4. Burchfield Gallery: Summer by Morton Gould
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: American Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1979 ; USA
5. Holiday Music: Fourth of July by Morton Gould
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Morton Gould Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1947 ; USA
6. Lyric Pieces (7), Book 10, Op. 71: no 2, Summer Evening by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; Norway
7. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Germany
8. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1826 ; Germany
9. Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 8, Août "La moisson" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Kong Xiang-Dong (Piano)
Period: Romantic
10. Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 7, Juillet "Chant de faucheur" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Kong Xiang-Dong (Piano)
Period: Romantic
11. Tis the last rose of summer by Thomas Moore
Performer: Alfred Krips (Violin)
Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Pops
Period: Romantic
12. I vespri siciliani: "The Four Seasons" - L'estate by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1855 ; Italy
13. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Vladimir Spivakov (Violin)
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1725 ; Venice, Italy
14. English Folk Songs "Four Seasons": Summer by Lawrence Ashmore
Performer: Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1989 ; England
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