Classical 2009 [Barnes & Noble Exclusive]

Classical 2009 [Barnes & Noble Exclusive]

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Barnes & Noble's exclusive compilation Classical 2009 gathers the biggest names in classical music on two specially priced CDs. Legends from Maria Callas and Luciano Pavarotti to Andrés Segovia and Herbert von Karajan join contemporary stars like Gabriela Montero, Alison Balsom, and Rolando Villazón on the 40-track collection. The musicalSee more details below

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Barnes & Noble's exclusive compilation Classical 2009 gathers the biggest names in classical music on two specially priced CDs. Legends from Maria Callas and Luciano Pavarotti to Andrés Segovia and Herbert von Karajan join contemporary stars like Gabriela Montero, Alison Balsom, and Rolando Villazón on the 40-track collection. The musical selections run the gamut from Gregorian chant to Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio, while contributions from pop-classical straddlers Sarah Brightman, Michael Ball, and Karl Jenkins complete this wide-angle portrait of the wonderful world of classical music.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/06/2009
Label:
Barnes Noble Consign
UPC:
5099921744822
catalogNumber:
17448

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò), song  - Francesco Sartori  - Michael Reed  - Sarah Brightman  - Frank Peterson  (04:06)
  2. 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
    • English Chamber Orchestra
    • Nigel Kennedy
    • Nigel Kennedy
    • Frank Peterson
    1. 1. Allegro  (03:07)
  3. Be My Love, for voice & orchestra  - Nicholas Brodszky  - Plácido Domingo  - Boris Jojic  - Boris Jojic  (03:12)
  4. Chi Mai (originally composed for Maddalena, film score)  - Ennio Morricone  -  City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra  - Miriam Nemcova  - Myleene Klass  (03:34)
  5. Ode to Joy (An die Freude): Extract

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Peter Bronder
    • Della Jones
    • Bryn Terfel
    • Charles Mackerras
    • Joan Rodgers
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Extract  (03:18)
  6. Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Un bel dì vedremo

    • Giacomo Puccini
    • Maria Callas
    • Herbert von Karajan
    • Scala Theater Orchestra
    1. Un bel dì vedremo  (04:43)
  7. Presto, for piano (after Bach's Italian Concerto, BWV 971)  - Gabriela Montero  - Gabriela Montero  (02:33)
  8. L'amico Fritz, opera (commedia lyrica) in 3 acts: Ed anche Beppe amo

    • Pietro Mascagni
    • Gianandrea Gavazzeni
    • Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus and Orchestra
    • Luciano Pavarotti
    1. Ed anche Beppe amo  (03:19)
  9. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: In trutina

    • Carl Orff
    • Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
    • Edward Gardner
    • Kate Royal
    1. In trutina  (02:31)
  10. Gloria, for chorus (after the 3rd movement of Saint-Saën's Symphony No. 3)  - Robert Prizeman  - Robert Prizeman  -  City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra  -  Libera  (03:25)
  11. Pieces (2) ("Chanson de matin" & "Chanson de nuit"), for violin & piano (later orchestrated), Op. 15: Chanson de matin

    • Edward Elgar
    • Vernon Handley
    • Natalie Clein
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    1. Chanson de matin  (03:16)
  12. Waltz for piano No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64/2, CT. 213  - Frédéric Chopin  - Ingrid Fliter  (03:35)
  13. Liverpool Oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra: The world you're coming into

    • Paul McCartney
    • Kiri Te Kanawa
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Carl David
    1. The world you're coming into  (02:31)
  14. Stabat Mater, for chorus & orchestra: Virgo virginum

    • Karl Jenkins
    • Karl Jenkins
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    • EMO Ensemble
    1. Virgo virginum  (03:42)
  15. Scarborough Fair  - English Traditional  - Manuel Barrueco  - Nancy Hadden  - Nancy Hadden  -  King's Singers  (04:17)
  16. Boom of the Tingling Strings: 2. L'Istesso tempo

    • Jon Lord
    • Odense Symphony Orchestra
    • Nelson Goerner
    • Paul Mann
    1. 2. L'Istesso tempo  (06:30)
  17. La Traviata, opera: Brindisi: Libiamo

    • Giuseppe Verdi
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • London Voices
    • Craig Leon
    • Alfie Boe
    • Alfie Boe
    • Natasha Marsh
    1. Brindisi: Libiamo  (03:00)
  18. La sonnambula, opera: Ah! non credea mirarti

    • Vicenzo Bellini
    • Natalie Dessay
    • Evelino Pidò
    • Francesco Meli
    1. Ah! non credea mirarti  (04:48)
  19. Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, march and canzona for orchestra, Z. 860: Thou knowest, Lord

    • Henry Purcell
    • Academy of Ancient Music
    • Choir of King's College, Cambridge
    • Stephen Cleobury
    1. Thou knowest, Lord  (02:30)
  20. Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Great Gate of Kiev

    • Modest Mussorgsky
    • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Simon Rattle
    1. Great Gate of Kiev  (05:59)

Disc 2

  1. Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Der Hölle Rache

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
    • Deyan Pavlov
    • Natasha Marsh
    • Heywood
    1. Der Hölle Rache  (03:09)
  2. Tosca, opera: E lucevan le stelle

    • Giacomo Puccini
    • Plácido Domingo
    • James Levine
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Heywood
    1. E lucevan le stelle  (03:11)
  3. Trumpet Concerto in E or E flat major, WoO 1, S. 49: 3. Rondo

    • Johann Nepomuk Hummel
    • German Chamber Philharmonic, Bremen
    • Alison Balsom
    1. 3. Rondo  (03:33)
  4. Roméo et Juliette, opera: L'amour, l'amour...Ah! lève-toi, soleil

    • Charles Gounod
    • Radio France Orchestre Philharmonique
    • Evelino Pidò
    • Rolando Villazón
    1. L'amour, l'amour...Ah! lève-toi, soleil  (04:20)
  5. Pasión ("Sueñas con un amor"), song  - Jorge Avendaño Lührs  - Stefan Pintev  -  G-String  - Sarah Brightman  - Peter Weihe  - Fernando Lima  - Carsten Heusmann  (05:16)
  6. Arianna in Creta, opera, HWV 32: Qui ti sfido, o mostro infame!

    • George Frideric Handel
    • Emmanuelle Haïm
    • Concert d'Astrée
    • Philippe Jaroussky
    1. Qui ti sfido, o mostro infame!  (03:58)
  7. Romance de Amor  -  Narciso Yepes  - Xuefei Yang  (03:07)
  8. Tonight, song (from "West Side Story")  - Leonard Bernstein  - Roberto Alagna  - Richard Armstrong  - Angela Gheorghiu  -  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus and Orchestra  (03:46)
  9. Nocturne for piano No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109  - Frédéric Chopin  - Jacek Kaspszyk  - Nigel Kennedy  -  Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra  (05:23)
  10. Unexpected Song, song (for the musical Tell Me on a Sunday)  - Andrew Lloyd Webber  - Michael Ball  - John Lenehan  - John Lenehan  - Julian Lloyd Webber  (03:17)
  11. Eternal Light: A Requiem, for soloists, chorus & ensemble: Agnus Dei

    • Howard Goodall
    • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
    • Stephen Darlington
    • London Musici
    • Alfie Boe
    1. Agnus Dei  (04:26)
  12. Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/1  - Johannes Brahms  - Sarah Chang  - Jonathan Feldman  (03:19)
  13. Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3): Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graz

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • Harry Bicket
    • David Daniels [countertenor]
    • English Concert
    • Pamela Thorby
    • Merlin Harrison
    1. Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)  (04:21)
  14. Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3  - Claude Debussy  - Leif Ove Andsnes  (04:39)
  15. Veni creator spiritus  -  Gregorian Chant  - Ismael Fernandez de la Cuesta  -  Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos  (02:37)
  16. An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314): Extract

    • Johann Strauss
    • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Herbert von Karajan
    1. Extract  (03:48)
  17. Ol' Man River, song (from "Show Boat")  - Jerome Kern  - Paul Robeson  - Herman Finck  -  Mississippi Chorus  -  Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Orchestra  (03:52)
  18. The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements  - Camille Saint-Saëns  - Osian Ellis  - Jacqueline du Pré  (02:51)
  19. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: 3. Sevilla

    • Isaac Albéniz
    • Andrés Segovia
    1. 3. Sevilla  (04:19)
  20. Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma

    • Giacomo Puccini
    • José Carreras
    • Alain Lombard
    • Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
    • Rhine Opera Chorus, Strasbourg
    1. Nessun dorma  (04:10)

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sarah Brightman   Performer
Nigel Kennedy   Performer
Plácido Domingo   Performer
Myleene Klass   Performer
Bryn Terfel   Performer
Maria Callas   Performer
Gabriela Montero   Performer
Luciano Pavarotti   Performer
Kate Royal   Performer
Libera   Performer
Natalie Clein   Performer
Ingrid Fliter   Performer
Kiri Te Kanawa   Performer
Karl Jenkins   Performer
King's Singers   Performer
Nelson Goerner   Performer
Alfie Boe   Performer
Natasha Marsh   Performer
Natalie Dessay   Performer
Simon Rattle   Performer
Alison Balsom   Performer
Rolando Villazón   Performer
Fernando Lima   Performer
Philippe Jaroussky   Performer
Xuefei Yang   Performer
Roberto Alagna   Performer
Angela Gheorghiu   Performer
Michael Ball   Performer
Julian Lloyd Webber   Performer
Sarah Chang   Performer
David Daniels [countertenor]   Performer
Leif Ove Andsnes   Performer
Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos   Performer
Herbert von Karajan   Performer
Paul Robeson   Performer
Jacqueline du Pré   Performer
Andrés Segovia   Performer
José Carreras   Performer

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