50 Most Beautiful Classical Pieces

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50 Most Beautiful Classical Pieces
Renaud Capucon, Martha Argerich, William Christie, David Fray, Philippe Jaroussky, Riccardo Muti, Maria Joao Pires, etc

[ Warner Classics / 3 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Friday 20 November 2015

All works performed by the best and iconic artists of the Warner Classics & Erato catalogues.

Tracks:

Includes:
MOZART:
Klavierkonzert Nr.21 C-dur KV 467 (Kadenzen: Christian Zacharias): II. Andante - Christian Zacharias
BACH:
Keyboard concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II Adagio - David Fray
VIVALDI:
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter': I. Allegro non molto - Fabio Biondi
BEETHOVEN:
Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso - Christian Zacharias
DVORAK:
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, 'From the New World': IV. Allegro con fuoco - Carlo Maria Giulini
BELLINI:
Norma, Act 1: "Casta diva" (Norma, Chorus) - Maria Callas/Tullio Serafin
BRAHMS:
Violin Concerto: III: Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace - Frank Peter Zimmermann
CHOPIN:
Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58: IV. Finale (Presto, non tanto) - Martha Argerich
VERDI:
Aida, Act 2: Marcia trionfale - Riccardo Muti
WAGNER:
Lohengrin: Vorspiel (Orchester) - Chor der Wiener Staatsoper/Wiener Philharmoniker/Rudolf Kempe
VIVALDI:
Stabat Mater, RV 621: I. Stabat Mater dolorosa - Fabio Biondi
TCHAIKOVSKY:
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Valse (Allegro moderato) - Riccardo Muti
HAYDN:
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb:1: III. Allegro molto - Mstislav Rostropovich
PURCELL:
Funeral Sentences for the death of Queen Mary II Z27 : III Canzona, VII March - John Eliot Gardiner
HANDEL:
Harpsichord Suite No. 4 in D Minor, HWV 437: IV. Sarabande - Alexander Briger
SCHUBERT:
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor D.759 "Unfinished" I. Allegro moderato - Riccardo Muti
TCHAIKOVSKY:
The Nutcracker - Ballet, Op. 71: Miniature Overture - Sir Simon Rattle
MENDELLSOHN:
Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato - Maxim Vengerov
SCHUMANN:
Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major, Op.97 'Rhenish': I. Lebhaft - Staatskapelle Dresden/Wolfgang Sawallisch
BIZET:
Carmen, Act 3: Entr'acte - Seiji Ozawa
PUCCINI:
Tosca, Act 2: "Vissi d'arte" (Tosca) - Maria Callas
BACH:
Orchestral Suite No.3 in D major BWV1068 : II Air ['Air on the G String'] - Nikolaus Harnoncourt
MENDELSSOHN:
Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato - Maxim Vengerov
MOZART:
Symphony No.40 in G minor K550 : I Molto allegro - Nikolaus Harnoncourt