Best of the Millennium: Top 40 Classical Hits

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  • Release Date: 2/8/2000
  • Label: Utv Records
  • UPC: 028946324028
  • Catalog Number: 463240
  • Sales rank: 142,518

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Disc 1
  1. 1 Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni), T. Mi 26 - Rudolf Baumgartner & Tomaso Albinoni (6:52)
  2. 2 Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Johann Sebastian Bach & Penny Bennett (3:23)
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: 1st movement (Adagio sostenuto) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Penny Bennett (6:07)
  4. 4 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: March of the Toreadors - Georges Bizet & Penny Bennett (2:19)
  5. 5 Minuet for string orchestra and various arrangements in A major (after String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5 [aka Op. 13/5], G. 275) - Luigi Boccherini & Penny Bennett (3:24)
  6. 6 Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Polovtsian Dance No.1 (Excerpt) - Penny Bennett & Alexander Borodin (3:52)
  7. 7 Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 49: No.4, Wiegenlied - Johannes Brahms & Penny Bennett (1:54)
  8. 8 Waltz for piano in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT 212 - Frédéric Chopin & Penny Bennett (1:39)
  9. 9 Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3 - Alexis Weissenberg & Claude Debussy (5:04)
  10. 10 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World," first published as No. 5), B. 178 (Op. 95): 2nd movement, Largo - Penny Bennett & Antonin Dvorák (2:55)
  11. 11 Pomp and Circumstance March No.1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1 - Edward Elgar & Penny Bennett (5:55)
  12. 12 Rhapsody in Blue for piano & orchestra (orchestral version by F. Grofé): Andante - Penny Bennett & George Gershwin (5:39)
  13. 13 Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé): Finale - Penny Bennett & George Gershwin (3:59)
  14. 14 Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: Prelude ("Morning") - Edvard Grieg & Penny Bennett (3:58)
  15. 15 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus - George Frideric Handel & Penny Bennett (4:34)
  16. 16 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 & Daniel Barenboim (3:30)
  17. 17 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo - Pietro Mascagni & Penny Bennett (4:29)
  18. 18 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Wedding March - Felix Mendelssohn & Penny Bennett (1:56)
  19. 19 Rondeau, for brass, strings & timpani (from Suite of Symphonies No. 1; "Masterpiece Theater" Theme) - Jean-Joseph Mouret & Penny Bennett (5:56)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: The Great Gate of Kiev - Penny Bennett & Modest Mussorgsky (5:20)
  2. 2 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: 1st movement (Allegro) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Penny Bennett (2:15)
  3. 3 Orphée aux enfers, operetta: Cancan - Jacques Offenbach & Penny Bennett (2:42)
  4. 4 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: No.1, O Fortuna - Carl Orff & Penny Bennett (4:11)
  5. 5 Canon and gigue, for 3 violins & continuo in D major, T. 337: Canon - Johann Pachelbel & Penny Bennett (2:45)
  6. 6 Lieutenant Kijé, film score and suite for orchestra, Op. 60: Troika - Sergey Prokofiev & Claudio Abbado (3:25)
  7. 7 Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma! - Giacomo Puccini & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (3:14)
  8. 8 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43: Variation No.18 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Yuri Ahronovitch (2:06)
  9. 9 Boléro, ballet for orchestra: Finale - Maurice Ravel & Claudio Abbado (1:12)
  10. 10 The Flight of the Bumble Bee, musical picture for orchestra (from The Tale of Tsar Saltan) - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Penny Bennett (3:15)
  11. 11 Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Finale - Gioachino Rossini & Penny Bennett (3:53)
  12. 12 The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements - Camille Saint-Saëns & Penny Bennett (3:04)
  13. 13 Gymnopedie for piano No. 3 - Erik Satie & Penny Bennett (5:39)
  14. 14 Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52/6) - Franz Schubert & Penny Bennett (10:07)
  15. 15 An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314) - Johann Strauss II & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1:50)
  16. 16 Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 (TrV 176): Sunrise - Richard Strauss & Penny Bennett (3:15)
  17. 17 L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), concert suite for orchestra No. 2: Finale - Igor Stravinsky & Penny Bennett (3:47)
  18. 18 1812 -- Festival Overture, for orchestra in E flat major, Op. 49: Finale - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Penny Bennett (4:28)
  19. 19 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John In Love") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Penny Bennett (2:56)
  20. 20 Il Trovatore, opera: Vedi! le fosche notturne (Anvil Chorus) - Giuseppe Verdi & Carlo Maria Giulini (2:18)
  21. 21 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297: Largo - Antonio Vivaldi & Penny Bennett (4:52)
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