100 Best Romantic Classics

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  • Release Date: 1/14/2008
  • Label: Emi International
  • EAN: 5099950025824
  • Catalog Number: 5002582
  • Sales rank: 134,045

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Disc 1
  1. 1 Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso [Opening] - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (3:24)
  2. 2 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Balcony Scene [Excerpt] - Sergey Prokofiev & Riccardo Muti (5:34)
  3. 3 The Gadfly, suite from the film score, Op. 97a (assembled by Atovmyan): Romance - Dmitry Shostakovich & Piers Lane (3:15)
  4. 4 Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture for orchestra in B minor (3 versions): [Excerpt] - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Mariss Jansons (2:59)
  5. 5 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), in A minor for piano & orchestra, Op. 43: Variation 18 - Sergey Rachmaninov & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (2:59)
  6. 6 Masquerada, suite from the incidental music for orchestra (or piano): Waltz - Efrem Kurtz & Aram Khachaturian (4:22)
  7. 7 Vocalise, instrumental arrangement, Op. 34/14 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Natalie Clein (6:06)
  8. 8 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Grand pas de deux - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Mariss Jansons (5:15)
  9. 9 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2. Andante - Dmitry Shostakovich & Dmitri Alexeev (6:10)
  10. 10 Scheherazade, symphonic suite for orchestra, Op. 35: 2. The Stoty of the Kalendar Prince [Opening] - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Riccardo Muti (3:52)
  11. 11 Spartacus, ballet: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia [Excerpt] - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (4:45)
  12. 12 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 2. No. 10. Scene - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (2:49)
  13. 13 Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2. Adagio sostenuto [Opening] - Sergey Rachmaninov & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (4:31)
  14. 14 Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Polovtsian Dances [Opening] - Thomas Beecham & Alexander Borodin (2:35)
  15. 15 Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27: 3. Adagio [Opening] - Sergey Rachmaninov & Mariss Jansons (7:14)
  16. 16 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Waltz - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (5:00)
  17. 17 L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), ballet in 2 scenes for orchestra: [Conclusion] - Igor Stravinsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (3:04)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: 2. Andante [Excerpt] - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Stephen Hough (5:22)
  2. 2 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: 2. Romanze: Andante - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Neville Marriner (5:48)
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: 1. Adagio sostenuto [Excerpt] - Ludwig van Beethoven & Moura Lympany (3:59)
  4. 4 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: 2. Adagio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Julia Thornton (7:04)
  5. 5 Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495: 2. Romanza: Andante cantabile - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & English Chamber Orchestra (4:46)
  6. 6 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Un'aura amorosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & John Aler (4:45)
  7. 7 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 13: 2. Adagio cantabile - Ludwig van Beethoven & Stephen Kovacevich (5:35)
  8. 8 Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 2. Andante [Excerpt] - Felix Mendelssohn & Efrem Kurtz (4:31)
  9. 9 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: 2. Adagio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Dresden Staatskapelle (6:38)
  10. 10 Song without Words for piano No. 30 in A major ("Frühlingslied"), Op. 62/6 - Felix Mendelssohn & Daniel Adni (2:42)
  11. 11 Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2. Adagio [Opening] - Max Bruch & Yehudi Menuhin (4:24)
  12. 12 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Nocturne - Felix Mendelssohn & Charles Mackerras (5:54)
  13. 13 Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs), for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150 (TrV 296, AV 150): Beim Schlafengehen [Conclusion] - Richard Strauss & London Philharmonic Orchestra (4:25)
  14. 14 An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314): [Excerpt] - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:48)
  15. 15 Liebesleid "Love's Sorrow" for violin & piano - Fritz Kreisler & Maxim Vengerov (3:26)
  16. 16 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Wedding March - Felix Mendelssohn & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (5:35)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Barcarolle - Jacques Offenbach & Sylvain Cambreling (4:24)
  2. 2 The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements - Camille Saint-Saëns & Han-Na Chang (3:18)
  3. 3 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Habanera. L'amour est un oiseau rebelle - Georges Bizet & Maria Callas (4:21)
  4. 4 Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3 - Claude Debussy & Leopold Stokowski (5:12)
  5. 5 Lakmé, opera: Flower Duet. Dôme épais - Léo Delibes & Natalie Dessay (4:52)
  6. 6 Faust, opera: Ballet Music. Les nubiennes - Charles Gounod & Charles Mackerras (2:25)
  7. 7 Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix - Maria Callas & Camille Saint-Saëns (5:21)
  8. 8 Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50 - Gabriel Fauré & David Willcocks (6:50)
  9. 9 Plaisir d'amour, for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Jean-Paul-Gilles Martini (aka J.P. Schwarzendorf) & Michel Dalberto (2:53)
  10. 10 Romance for violin & orchestra in C major, Op. 48 - Camille Saint-Saëns & Pierre Dervaux (5:55)
  11. 11 Berceuse, for piano, 4 hands or orchestra (Dolly, suite), Op. 56/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Jean-Philippe Collard (2:38)
  12. 12 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Act 3. Entr'acte - Georges Bizet & Orchestre National de France (2:35)
  13. 13 Chanson d'amour, song for voice & piano in F major, Op. 27/1 - Gabriel Fauré & London Symphony Orchestra (2:03)
  14. 14 Gymnopedie for piano No.1 - Claude Debussy & Erik Satie (2:52)
  15. 15 Sylvia, ou La nymphe de Diane, ballet: Intermezzo & Valse lente - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (4:25)
  16. 16 Les Deux Pigeons, ballet: Pas de deux pigeons - André Messager & Charles Mackerras (3:19)
  17. 17 Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "Thäis") - Jules Massenet & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:44)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: Morning - Edvard Grieg & Neville Marriner (4:19)
  2. 2 Vltava (The Moldau), symphonic poem (Má Vlast No. 2), JB 1:112/2: [Excerpt] - Bedrich Smetana & Paavo Berglund (5:01)
  3. 3 Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: 2. Adagio - Edvard Grieg & Dmitri Alexeev (6:40)
  4. 4 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): 2. Largo [Opening] - Antonin Dvorák & Mariss Jansons (4:46)
  5. 5 Bryllupsdag på Troldhaugen (Wedding Day at Troldhaugen), lyric piece for piano, Op. 65/6 - Edvard Grieg & Daniel Adni (5:41)
  6. 6 Rusalka, opera, B. 203 (Op. 114): Song to the Moon - Antonin Dvorák & Munich Radio Orchestra (5:54)
  7. 7 Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, CT. 47: 2. Romance. Largehtto [Opening] - Frédéric Chopin & Martha Argerich (3:53)
  8. 8 Humoresque No. 7 for piano in G flat major, B. 187/7 (Op. 101/7) - Moura Lympany & Antonin Dvorák (3:04)
  9. 9 Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement): Prelude in A - Frédéric Chopin & Douglas (3:23)
  10. 10 Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124 (LW H4): 2. Quasi adagio - Franz Liszt & Michel Béroff (4:33)
  11. 11 Pelléas et Mélisande, incidental music for orchestra, Op. 46: At the Castle Gate - Jean Sibelius & Paavo Berglund (2:53)
  12. 12 Berceuse for piano in D flat major, Op. 57, CT. 7 - Frédéric Chopin & Peter Donohoe (4:30)
  13. 13 Jalousie, tango for orchestra - Jacob Gade & Mariss Jansons (4:12)
  14. 14 Nocturne for piano No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109 - John Ogdon & Frédéric Chopin (5:18)
  15. 15 Liebesträume, notturno for piano No. 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/3 (LW A103/3) - Franz Liszt & Leif Ove Andsnes (4:09)
  16. 16 Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow), operetta: Vilja - Lovro von Matacic & Franz Lehár (4:52)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Salut d'amour, for violin & piano, Op. 12 - Edward Elgar & Richard Hickox (3:55)
  2. 2 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John In Love") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & John Barbirolli (4:41)
  3. 3 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 1. Adagio - Moderato [Opening] - Edward Elgar & John Barbirolli (3:26)
  4. 4 The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra: [Opening] - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Hugh Bean (6:25)
  5. 5 Pieces (2) ("Chanson de matin" & "Chanson de nuit"), for violin & piano (later orchestrated), Op. 15: Chanson de matin - Edward Elgar & Adrian Boult (3:06)
  6. 6 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras: [Opening] - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Adrian Boult (6:13)
  7. 7 Michelle - Ron Goodwin & John Lennon (3:22)
  8. 8 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Venus [Conclusion] - Gustav Holst & Adrian Boult (6:16)
  9. 9 Standing Stone, for orchestra & chorus: Celebration - Lawrence Foster & Paul McCartney (6:17)
  10. 10 The Piano, film score: The Heart Asks Pleasure First / The Promise - Michael Nyman & Michael Nyman (3:13)
  11. 11 Cavatina (from "The Deer Hunter") - Stanley Myers & Manuel Barrueco (3:17)
  12. 12 American Beauty, film score: Any Other Name - Thomas Newman & Nikolah Bloch (4:07)
  13. 13 My Heart Will Go On (from the film "Titanic") - James Horner & David Abel (4:22)
  14. 14 Melodia sentimental, for voice & piano (from Floresta do Amazones), A. 556 - Heitor Villa-Lobos & Carlos Barbosa-Lima (3:59)
  15. 15 Porgy and Bess, opera: Summertime - Kiri Te Kanawa & George Gershwin (2:43)
  16. 16 Symphonic Dances (9) from "West Side Story", for orchestra (orchestrated with Ramin & Kostal): 2. Somewhere - Leonard Bernstein & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (4:02)
  17. 17 Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé): [Conclusion] - George Gershwin & André Previn (5:35)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo - Pietro Mascagni & Riccardo Muti (3:44)
  2. 2 Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro - Giacomo Puccini & Angela Gheorghiu (2:07)
  3. 3 España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: Tango - Isaac Albéniz & Leif Ove Andsnes (2:30)
  4. 4 La Rondine (The Swallow), opera: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta - Giacomo Puccini & Montserrat Caballé (3:08)
  5. 5 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: 1. Allegro - Antonio Vivaldi & Camerata Lysy Gstaad (3:42)
  6. 6 L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Pur ti miro - Claudio Monteverdi & London Symphony Orchestra (3:45)
  7. 7 Minuet in A major, arrangement (after String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5 [aka Op. 13/5], G. 275) - Luigi Boccherini & Neville Marriner (3:56)
  8. 8 L' amico Fritz, opera (commedia lyrica) in 3 acts: O amore, o bella luce del core - Pietro Mascagni & Gianandrea Gavazzeni (2:32)
  9. 9 Recuerdos de la Alhambra, for guitar - Francisco Tárrega & Christopher Parkening (3:57)
  10. 10 Romeo and Juliet, film score: Ai giochi addio - Nino Rota & London Symphony Orchestra (3:23)
  11. 11 Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: 2. Adagio [Opening] - Joaquín Rodrigo & Julian Bream (4:46)
  12. 12 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Vogliatemi bene - Giacomo Puccini & John Barbirolli (7:56)
  13. 13 Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: 2. Largo - Emilio Pujol & Antonio Vivaldi (6:08)
  14. 14 Zigeunerweisen, for violin & piano (or orchestra) ("Gypsy Airs"), Op. 20 - Pablo de Sarasate & Anne-Sophie Mutter (7:49)
  15. 15 Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò), song - Peterson & Francesco Sartori (3:53)
  16. 16 Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Sevilla - Isaac Albéniz & Julian Byzantine (5:22)
  17. 17 Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma - Giacomo Puccini & José Carreras (4:14)
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