40 Most Beautiful Spring Classics

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • UPC: 825646966776
  • Catalog Number: 447100
  • Sales rank: 323,490

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–3 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269 - Chamber Orchestra of Europe & Antonio Vivaldi (10:38)
  2. 2 The Seasons, ballet, Op. 67: Spring - Scene - Alexander Glazunov & José Serebrier (5:13)
  3. 3 The Seasons, for piano, Op. 37: March - Chant de l'alouette - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Ludwig Hofmann (2:19)
  4. 4 The Seasons, for piano, Op. 37: April - Perce-neige - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Ludwig Hofmann (2:35)
  5. 5 The Seasons, for piano, Op. 37: May - Les Nuits de mai - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Ludwig Hofmann (4:25)
  6. 6 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John In Love") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & BBC Symphony Orchestra (4:36)
  7. 7 Gli uccelli (The Birds), suite for orchestra, P. 154: The Cuckoo - Ottorino Respighi & Ludwig Hofmann (3:50)
  8. 8 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Wood - Ensemble Instrumental & Camille Saint-Saëns (2:13)
  9. 9 On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, tone poem for orchestra (Pieces for small orchestra, No. 1), RT vi/19/1 - Frederick Delius & BBC Symphony Orchestra (6:02)
  10. 10 Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie - Johann Sebastian Bach & Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (1:26)
  11. 11 Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495: Rondo - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Neville Marriner (3:34)
  12. 12 Im Frühling ("Still sitz ich"), song for voice & piano, D. 882 - Franz Schubert & Ludwig Hofmann (4:36)
  13. 13 Elegiac Melodies (2) for orchestra (or piano), Op. 34: Last Spring - Edvard Grieg & Ludwig Hofmann (4:26)
  14. 14 Frühlingstraum ("Ich träumte von bunten Blumen"), song for voice & piano (Winterreise), D. 911/11 (Op. 89/11) - Franz Schubert & Ludwig Hofmann (4:32)
  15. 15 Cuatro estaciónes porteñas (The Four Seasons), tango cycle: Primavera porteña - Daniel Barenboim & Astor Piazzolla (2:34)
  16. 16 Suite, for violin & string orchestra, Op. 117: Evening in Spring - Jean Sibelius & Ludwig Hofmann (3:24)
  17. 17 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: Introduction. The Augurs of Spring - Ritual Abduct - Ludwig Hofmann & Igor Stravinsky (8:41)
  18. 18 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna - Carl Orff & Ludwig Hofmann (2:29)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24: Allegro - Ludwig van Beethoven & Itamar Golan (9:04)
  2. 2 Appalachian Spring, concert suite for full orchestra: Allegro, vigoroso - Aaron Copland & Ludwig Hofmann (2:46)
  3. 3 Appalachian Spring, concert suite for full orchestra: Thema and Variations ("The Gift to be Simple") - Aaron Copland & Ludwig Hofmann (3:16)
  4. 4 Appalachian Spring, concert suite for full orchestra: Broadly - Aaron Copland & Ludwig Hofmann (0:36)
  5. 5 Appalachian Spring, concert suite for full orchestra: Moderato (Like a Prayer) - Aaron Copland & Ludwig Hofmann (1:37)
  6. 6 Appalachian Spring, concert suite for full orchestra: Andante (Very Calm) - Aaron Copland & Ludwig Hofmann (2:03)
  7. 7 Song without Words for piano No. 30 in A major ("Frühlingslied"), Op. 62/6 - Ludwig Hofmann & Felix Mendelssohn (2:33)
  8. 8 Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 410 (RV 410) - Johann Strauss II & Ludwig Hofmann (7:25)
  9. 9–12 Organ Concerto in F major "Cuckoo & the Nightingale" (No.13), HWV 295 - Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & George Frideric Handel (12:33)
  10. 10 Frühlingslied ("Der Frühling nacht mit"), song for voice & piano, Op. 71/2 - Barbara Bonney & Felix Mendelssohn (3:08)
  11. 11 Rustle of Spring, Op 32/3 - Hans Sitt & Christian Sinding (2:38)
  12. 12 The Wasps, Aristophanic Suite, for orchestra from the incidental music: Overture - Ralph Vaughan Williams & BBC Symphony Orchestra (9:26)
  13. 13 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68: Allegro - Allegro - Allegretto [excerpt] - Ludwig van Beethoven & Theodor Guschlbauer (2:40)
  14. 14 Symphony No. 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38: Larghetto - Robert Schumann & Ludwig Hofmann (6:08)
  15. 15 String Quartet No. 14 in G major ("Spring"), K. 387: Andante cantabile - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Alban Berg Quartet (7:30)
  16. 16 Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Giovanni Antonini & George Frideric Handel (3:13)
  17. 17 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Ballet of Chicks in their Shells - James Conlon & Modest Mussorgsky (1:18)
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