50 Ultimate Classical Favorites

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  • Release Date: 8/2/2005
  • Label: Vox (Classical)
  • UPC: 047163565120
  • Catalog Number: 5651
  • Sales rank: 60,678

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Disc 1
  1. 1 Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Finale - Gioachino Rossini (3:40)
  2. 2 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96: Overture - Richard Wagner (3:54)
  3. 3 Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Excerpt - Alexander Borodin (4:57)
  4. 4 Hungarian Rhapsody, for orchestra No. 2 in C sharp minor, S. 359/2 (LW G21/2): [Excerpt] - Franz Liszt (4:40)
  5. 5 The Stars and Stripes Forever, march for band - John Philip Sousa (3:41)
  6. 6 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Habanera - Georges Bizet (2:10)
  7. 7 Serenade No. 10 for winds in B flat major ("Gran Partita"), K. 361 (K. 370a): Adagio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (5:46)
  8. 8 Concerto for oboe, strings & continuo in D minor, SF. 935: II. Andante - Alessandro Marcello (3:44)
  9. 9 Turandot, opera: Ness un Dorma - Giacomo Puccini (3:29)
  10. 10 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: The Swan - Camille Saint-Saëns (3:09)
  11. 11 Greensleeves (Balcarres Lute Book) - Anonymous (1:53)
  12. 12 Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Granada - Isaac Albéniz (4:02)
  13. 13 Toccata for keyboard in D minor, BWV 913 (BC L144) - Johann Sebastian Bach (2:25)
  14. 14 Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 (TrV 176): Opening - Richard Strauss (1:45)
  15. 15 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Mars - Gustav Holst (2:54)
  16. 16 Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1: Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F sharp minor - Johannes Brahms (2:22)
  17. 17 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1:36)
  18. 18 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Reed Flutes - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (2:06)
  19. 19 Waltz for piano No. 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212 - Frédéric Chopin (1:46)
  20. 20 Nocturnes (3) for piano, Op. 9, CT. 108-110 - Frédéric Chopin (3:31)
  21. 21 Gymnopedie for piano No.1 - Erik Satie (3:34)
  22. 22 Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24: Spring - Ludwig van Beethoven (2:49)
  23. 23 String Quintet (Quintettino) for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in E major, G. 373 (Op. 50/4): Minuet - Luigi Boccherini (1:43)
  24. 24 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Nocturne - Felix Mendelssohn (2:35)
  25. 25 Boléro, ballet for orchestra: [Excerpt] - Maurice Ravel (5:15)
  26. 26 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: I. Allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (5:56)
  27. 27 Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a: Russian Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1:11)
  28. 28 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: I. Allegro - Antonio Vivaldi (3:28)
  29. 29 Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5 - Johannes Brahms (2:25)
  30. 30 Symphony No. 50 in D major, K. 161/163 (K. 141a): III. Presto - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (2:31)
  31. 31 Waltz for piano No. 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212 - Frédéric Chopin (1:34)
  32. 32 Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Chit-Chat Polka), for orchestra, Op. 214 (RV 214) - Johann Strauss II (2:43)
  33. 33 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: III. Allegro - Johann Sebastian Bach (3:24)
  34. 34 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Dance of the Swans - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1:50)
  35. 35 Carmen Suite for orchestra No. 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Habanera - Georges Bizet (2:12)
  36. 36 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Overture - George Frideric Handel (2:58)
  37. 37 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Overture - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:43)
  38. 38 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in G minor ("La cetra" No. 3) Op. 9/3, RV 334: III. Allegro - Antonio Vivaldi (3:44)
  39. 39 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Overture - George Frideric Handel (3:17)
  40. 40 The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a: Panorama - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (2:38)
  41. 41 Symphony No. 26 in E flat major, K. 184 (K. 161a): III. Allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:01)
  42. 42 Waltz for piano No. 10 in B minor, Op. 69/2, CT. 216 - Frédéric Chopin (3:43)
  43. 43 Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro - Johann Sebastian Bach (4:27)
  44. 44 Water Music Suites Nos 1-3 for orchestra, HWV 348-350: Lentement - George Frideric Handel (1:16)
  45. 45 Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049: II. Andante - Johann Sebastian Bach (2:55)
  46. 46 Vocalise-Étude en forme de Habanera, for voice & piano - Maurice Ravel (3:09)
  47. 47 Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, K. 447: II. Romanza - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (4:17)
  48. 48 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), in A minor for piano & orchestra, Op. 43: Variation No. 18 - Sergey Rachmaninov (3:29)
  49. 49 Unter Donner und Blitz (Thunder and Lightning), polka schnell for orchestra, Op. 324 (RV 324) - Johann Strauss II (3:19)
  50. 50 The Stars and Stripes Forever, march for band - John Philip Sousa (3:35)
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