100 Best Classics: Includes 'The Moonlight sonata', 'Clair de Lune' & '1812 Overture')

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100 BEST CLASSICS
100 Best Classics: Includes 'The Moonlight sonata', 'Clair de Lune' & '1812 Overture')
Martha Argerich, Helene Grimaud, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Alexandre Tharaud, Maurice Andre, Andre Previn, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Jose Carreras, etc

[ Warner Classics / 6 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Tuesday 2 August 2016

One hundred of the very best popular classics performed by Daniel Barenboim, Leif Ove Andsnes, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Maria-João Pires, David Fray, Maria Callas, Natalie Dessay, Philippe Jaroussky, Angela Gheorghiu, Rolando Villazón, José Carreras, Simon Rattle, Nikolaus Harnoncourt & others.

Tracks:

CD 1 Favourite Classics
1 Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio - Nikolaus Harnoncourt
2 Ravel: Bolero (Excerpt) - Kent Nagano
3 Handel: Solomon, HWV 67, Act 3: Sinfonia - Sir Thomas Beecham
4 Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269, 'Spring': I. Allegro - Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Paul Cocker/Alberto Lysy
5 Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, 'From the New World': IV. Allegro con fuoco - Carlo Maria Giulini
6 Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-Flat Major, K. 495: III. Rondo - Allegro vivace - Barry Tuckwell
7 Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125: IV. Ode to Joy - Sir Simon Rattle
8 Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op. 49 - Mariss Jansons
9 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor: I. Allegro ma non tanto (excerpt) - Mikhail Rudy/Mariss Jansons/St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Leningrad)
10 Orff: Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi - O Fortuna - Riccardo Muti
11 Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26 - Paavo Berglund
12 Holst: The Planets Op. 32: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jolity (Excerpt) - Philharmonia Orchestra
13 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet - Suites Nos.1 & 2, Suite No. 2, Op. 64 b: Montagues and Capulets (Dance of the Knights) [extract] - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
14 Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D (Land of Hope and Glory) (conclusion) - Sir Andrew Davis/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Royal Choral Society
15 Clarke / Arr Defaye: Suite in D Major: The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) - Maurice André
16 Verdi: Aida: Triumphal Chorus & Grand March (Gloria all'Egitto) - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
17 Radetzky March Op. 228 - Wiener Johann Strauss-Orchester/Willi Boskovsky

CD 2 Relaxing Classics
1 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, 'Moonlight': I. Adagio sostenuto - Maria-João Pires
2 Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K. 299: II. Andantino - Jean-Pierre Rampal
3 Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op. 23: No. 13 Morning Mood (Prelude to Act 4) - Paavo Järvi
4 Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 - Eugene Ormandy
5 Concierto de Aranjuez: Adagio - Opening - Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
6 Symphonie n°6 en fa majeur Op.68 ''Pastorale'' : I Allegro non troppo - Eveil d'impressions agréables en arrivant à la campagne - André Cluytens
7 Mozart: Klavierkonzert Nr.21 C-dur KV 467 (Kadenzen: Christian Zacharias): II. Andante - Christian Zacharias/Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/David Zinman
8 Bach, JS: Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air - Sir Neville Marriner
9 Handel: Harpsichord Suite No. 4 in D Minor, HWV 437: IV. Sarabande - Alexander Briger
10 Pachelbel: Canon in D Major - Sir Neville Marriner
11 Albinoni: Adagio in G Minor (Excerpt) - Sir Neville Marriner
12 Bach, JS: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo, ma non tanto - Anne-Sophie Mutter
13 Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622: II. Adagio - Sabine Meyer
14 Beethoven: II. Allegretto (abbrev. version) from Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92 - Philharmonia Orchestra/Kurt Sanderling
15 Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, 'Enigma' Op. 36: IX. Nimrod - London Symphony Orchestra
16 Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto (conclusion) - New Philharmonia Orchestra

CD 3 Romantic Classics
1 Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act 2: No. 13, Waltz of the Flowers - André Previn
2 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante (Excerpt) - Yehudi Menuhin
3 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat 'Emperor' Op. 73 (arr. Norman Bates, publ. EMI Music Publ. Ltd): I. Allegro (abbrev.) - Emil Gilels/George Szell/Cleveland Orchestra
4 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: II. Romance - Larghetto - Martha Argerich
5 Saint-Saëns : Le Carnaval des animaux : XIII. Le cygne - Renaud Capuçon
6 Massenet: Méditation de Thaïs - Renaud Capuçon
7 Vivaldi: Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons), Violin Concerto in F Minor Op. 8 No. 4, RV 297, "Winter": II. Largo - Yehudi Menuhin
8 Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 41, Act 2: Dance of the Blessed Spirits - Renaud Capuçon
9 Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Act 1: 'The Spell': 6. Waltz (Allegro: Tempo di valse) - Philharmonia Orchestra
10 Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35: II. The Story of the Kalender Prince (Opening) - Riccardo Muti
11 Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on "Greensleeves" - Sinfonia of London
12 John Williams: Theme from Schindler's List - Tasmin Little
13 Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II: No. 10, Scene (Moderato) - André Previn
14 Bach, JS: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo, ma non tanto - Anne-Sophie Mutter
15 Chopin: Waltz No. 9 in A-Flat Major, Op. 69 No. 1 - Samson François
16 Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90: III. Poco allegretto - Sir Simon Rattle
17 Strauss, J: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314 - Willi Boskovsky

Plus...
CD 4
Vocal Classics
CD 5
Piano Classics
CD 6
Spiritual

18. SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No.3 In C minor - 'Organ' Op.78 (conclusion) (Maestoso - Allegro)
Matthias Eisenberg (organ) • Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse / Michel Plasson

CD 2
1. MASCAGNI: Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
Philharmonia Orchestra/ Riccardo Muti

2. RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No.2 In C minor - II. Adagio sostenuto (opening)
Cécile Ousset/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra /Sir Simon Rattle

3. GRIEG: Morning (Peer Gynt Incidental Music, Op.23)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields /Sir Neville Marriner

4. SHOSTAKOVICH: Romance (The Gadfly)
Tasmin Little/ Piers Lane (piano)

5. BARBER: Adagio for Strings
Philadelphia Orchestra/ Eugene Ormandy

6. RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade The Story of the Kalender .Prince (opening)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti

7. MASSENET: Méditation (Thaïs)
Anne-Sophie Mutter/Berliner Philharmoniker/ Herbert von Karajan

8. BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)(orch. Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov) (beginning)
Beecham Choral Society/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra /Sir Thomas Beecham

9. KHACHATURIAN: Adagio of Spartacus And Phrygia (Spartacus) (extract)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Temirkanov

10. TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet - Fantasy Overture (excerpt)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons

11. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.7 in A Op.92 - II Allegretto (extract)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Kurt Sanderling

12. J.S. BACH: Double Violin Concerto In D minor BWV 1043 / II Largo ma non tanto
Yehudi Menuhin & Christian Ferras (violins)/Bath Festival Orchestra

13. WILLIAMS: Schindler's List Theme
Tasmin Little/New World Philharmonic / Iain Sutherland

14. TCHAIKOVSKY: Dance of the Reed Flutes (The Nutcracker)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn

15. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.6 In F 'Pastoral' Op.68 - V. Allegretto (Shepherd's Hymn after the Storm)
The Philadelphia Orchestra/ Riccardo Muti

CD 3
1. HANDEL: Zadok the Priest
Royal Choral Society/London Philharmonic Orchestra /Sir Andrew Davis

2. J.S. BACH: Zion hört die Wächter (Cantata No.140)
Consortium Musicum / Wolfgang Gonnenwein

3. ALLEGRI: Miserere mei, Deus
Choir of King's College, Cambridge / Stephen Cleobury

4. SCHUBERT: Deutsche Messe D872
Berliner Symphoniker / Karl Forster

5. FRANCK: Panis angelicus (arr. Sandré) •
Hallé Choir and Orchestra / Maurice Handford

6. BERLIOZ: L'Adieu des bergers (L'Enfance du Christ)
Chœurs René Duclos • Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire André Cluytens

7. GOUNOD: St Cecilia Mass , Sanctus
Heinz Hoppe/Choeurs René Duclos /Henriette Puig-Roget/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire / Jean-Claude Hartemann

8. FAURÉ: In paradisum (Requiem, Op.48)
José-Luis Garcia/Peter Barley/Choir of King's College, Cambridge/English Chamber Orchestra/Stephen Cleobury

9. MOZART: Laudate Dominum (Solemn Vespers, K339)
Edda Moser/Chor & Symphonie-Orchester/des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Eugen Jochum

10. FAURÉ: Cantique de Jean Racine
Monks and Choirboys of Downside Abbey

11. VERDI: Ingemisco (Requiem)
Luciano Pavarotti/Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano/Riccardo Muti

12. MOZART: Ave verum corpus K618 3:03
Choir of King's College, Cambridge /Stephen Layton (organ)/Cambridge Classical Players /Stephen Cleobury

13. HANDEL: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Messiah) (arr. Lam)
Elizabeth Harwood/English Chamber Orchestra. /Sir Charles Mackerras

14. HAYDN: The Heavens are Telling (The Creation)
Heather Harper/Robert Tear (tenor) • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone) • Choir of King's College, Cambridge Academy of St Martin in the Fields/ Sir David Willcocks

15. FAURÉ: Pie Jesu (Requiem)
Victoria de los Angeles/Henriette Puig-Roget/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire André Cluytens

16. MOZART: Lacrimosa (Requiem in D minor, K626) (ed. Beyer)
David Bell (organ) • London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst

17. HANDEL: Hallelujah Chorus
Sir Charles Mackerras/English Chamber Orchestra/Ambrosian Singers