Best Concertos 100

Best Concertos 100

     
 
This release in the top-selling Best 100 series from EMI Classics contains excerpts from the most famous concertos of all time. Each of the 6 CDs focuses on a particular instrument— piano, violin, guitar, etc.—or composer—Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, and more. The works are played by some of the world’s finest instrumentalists, including Yehudi Menuhin, Leif Ove

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This release in the top-selling Best 100 series from EMI Classics contains excerpts from the most famous concertos of all time. Each of the 6 CDs focuses on a particular instrument— piano, violin, guitar, etc.—or composer—Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, and more. The works are played by some of the world’s finest instrumentalists, including Yehudi Menuhin, Leif Ove Andsnes, Truls Mørk, Fabio Biondi, Christian Tetzlaff, and more. This set offers the perfect introduction for those looking to delve into the world of concertos! From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
03/24/2009
Label:
Warner Classics
UPC:
5099926473925
catalogNumber:
64739

Tracks

  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1: 1. Vivace [excerpt]
  2. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1. Allegro non troppo [excerpt]
  3. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 1. Moderato [excerpt]
  4. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: 2. Adagio un poco mosso [excerpt]
  5. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21, CT. 48: 2. Larghetto
  6. Totentanz, for piano & orchestra, S. 126 (LW H8): [Excerpt]
  7. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124 (LW H4): 1. Allegro maestoso [excerpt]
  8. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54: 1. Allegro affettuoso [excerpt]
  9. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: 2. Adagio
  10. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 2. Allegro appassionato [excerpt]
  11. Noches en los jardines de España (Nights in the Gardens of Spain), for piano & orchestra, G. 49: 1. En al generalife [excerpt]
  12. Piano Concerto in G major: 2. Adagio
  13. Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, FP 146: 1. Allegretto [excerpt]
  14. Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé): [Excerpt]
  15. Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: 2. Adagio
  16. Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat major ("Jeunehomme," "Jenamy"), K. 271: 1. Andantino [excerpt]
  17. Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466: 1. Allegro [excerpt]
  18. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: 2. Andante
  19. Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482: 2. Andante
  20. Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488: 2. Adagio
  21. Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491: 3. Allegretto [excerpt]
  22. Sinfonia concertante for violin, viola & orchestra in E flat major, K. 364 (K. 320d): 2. Andante
  23. Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495: 3. Rondo: Allegro vivace
  24. Flute Concerto No. 2 in D major, K. 314 (K. 285d): 3. Allegro
  25. Oboe Concerto in C major, K. 314 (K. 285d): 1. Allegro aperto
  26. Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c): 2. Andantino
  27. Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major ("Turkish") K. 219: 1. Allegro aperto [excerpt]
  28. 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
  29. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in G minor ("L'estate," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 2), Op. 8/2, RV 315: 3. Presto
  30. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F major ("L'autunno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 3), Op.8/3, RV 293: 2. Largo
  31. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297: 1. Allegro non molto
  32. Concerto for 4 violins, strings & continuo in B flat Major, RV 553: 2. Largo
  33. Flute Concerto, for flute, strings & continuo in F major ("La tempesta di mare"), Op. 10/1, RV 433: 1. Allegro
  34. Flute Concerto, for flute, strings & continuo in G minor ("La Notte"), Op. 10/2, RV 439: 5. Largo (Il sonno)
  35. Mandolin Concerto, for mandolin, strings & continuo in C major, RV 425: 1. (Allegro)
  36. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: 1. Allegro
  37. Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042: 2. Adagio
  38. Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: 1. Vivace
  39. Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046: 1. (Allegro)
  40. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 3. Allegro assai
  41. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: 1. (Allegro)
  42. Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049: 2. Andante
  43. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: 3. Allegro
  44. Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051: 1. (Allegro)
  45. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C minor, BWV 1062: 1. (Allegro)
  46. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052: 1. Allegro [excerpt]
  47. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 3 in D major, BWV 1054: 2. Adagio [excerpt]
  48. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058: 1. Allegro
  49. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056: 2. Largo
  50. Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055: 3. Allegro ma non tanto
  51. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: 3. Rondo: Allegro
  52. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 1. Allegro molto appassionato [excerpt]
  53. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: 2. Canzonetta: Andante
  54. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: 3. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace [excerpt]
  55. Concerto for violin, cello & orchestra in A minor ("Double"), Op. 102: 3. Vivace non troppo [excerpt]
  56. Violin Concerto (No. 2) in B minor, Sz. 112, BB 117: 2. Andante tranquillo [excerpt]
  57. Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47: 1. Allegro moderato [excerpt]
  58. Suite, for violin & string orchestra, Op. 117: In the summer
  59. Violin Concerto in D major ("The Labyrinth"), Op. 3/12: 2. Largo - Presto - Adagio
  60. Violin Concerto No.2 in B minor ("La campanella"), Op. 7, MS 48: 3. Rondo: Andantino [excerpt]
  61. Violin Concerto ("Putování dusicky," "Pilgrimage of the Soul"), JW 9/10 (fragments completed by others): 7. Maestoso
  62. Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra in D minor, Op. 21: 2. Scherzando: Allegro molto
  63. Méditation, for violin & orchestra (or other arrangement) (from opera "Thäis")
  64. Tzigane, rhapsodie de concert, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
  65. Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, for violin & orchestra in A minor, Op. 28: [Excerpt]
  66. Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19: 2. Scherzo: Vivacissimo
  67. Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: 2. Andante assai [excerpt]
  68. Violin Concerto in D major: 4. Capriccio
  69. Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: 2. Adagio [excerpt]
  70. Concert champêtre, for harpsichord & orchestra, FP 49: 2. Andante (Mouvement de sicilienne)
  71. Danses sacrée et profane, for chromatic harp & string orchestra, L. 103
  72. Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony for viola & orchestra, H. 68 (Op. 16): Marche de pèlerins chantant la prière du soir [exc
  73. Cello Concerto in B minor, B. 191 (Op. 104): 1. Allegro [excerpt]
  74. Cello Concerto in G major, G. 480: 2. Adagio
  75. Oboe Concerto in C minor, SF. 799 (attributed to A. Marcello): 2. Adagio
  76. Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, J. 114 (Op. 73): 3. Rondo: Allegretto
  77. Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, H. 7b/2 (Op. 101): 3. Finale: Allegro
  78. Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129: 2. Langsam [extract]
  79. Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184): [Excerpt]
  80. Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 3. Adagio
  81. Cello Concerto, in A minor, Op. 22: 2. Andante sostenuto
  82. Organ Concerto in D minor, Op. 7/4, HWV 309: 4. Allegro
  83. Concerto for cello, strings & continuo ("No. 3") in A major, H. 439, Wq. 172: 3. Allegro assai
  84. Double Mandolin Concerto, for 2 mandolins, strings & continuo in G major, RV 532: 3. Allegro
  85. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58: 1. Allegro moderato [excerpt]
  86. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: 2. Largo
  87. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 3. Rondo: Allegro [excerpt]
  88. Concerto for piano, violin, cello & orchestra in C major ("Triple Concerto"), Op. 56: 2. Largo
  89. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: 3. Rondo: Molto allegro [excerpt]
  90. Keyboard Concerto in F major, H. 18/7 (doubtful): 2. Adagio
  91. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, CT. 47: 3. Rondo: Vivace
  92. Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S. 125 (LW H6): 4. Allegro animato
  93. Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15: 3. Rondo: Allegro non troppo [excerpt]
  94. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1. Allegro ma non tanto [excerpt]
  95. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43: [Excerpt]
  96. Ballade for piano & orchestra (or piano solo) in F sharp major, Op. 19: [Excerpt]
  97. Concerto for 2 pianos & orchestra in D minor, FP 61: 2. Larghetto
  98. Concerto for 2 pianos & orchestra in C major (revised version of Piano Concerto): 1. Toccata: Allegro moderato [excerpt]
  99. Concerto in F, for piano & orchestra: 3. Allegro agitato

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