Desert Island Discs: 40 Classical Castaway Favourites

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  • Release Date: 2/25/2013
  • Label: Sony Uk
  • UPC: 887654120021
  • Catalog Number: 5412002
  • Sales rank: 359,839

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 By the Sleepy Lagoon, valse serenade for orchestra - Eric Coates & Vernon Handley (3:54)
  2. 2 An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314) - Johann Strauss II & Eugene Ormandy (7:08)
  3. 3 Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: Adagio sostenuto - Sergey Rachmaninov & New Philharmonia Orchestra (12:32)
  4. 4 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Un bel di (One fine day) - Giacomo Puccini & Kiri Te Kanawa (4:33)
  5. 5 Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3 - Claude Debussy & Jean Sibelius (5:17)
  6. 6 Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: Largo ma non tanto - Johann Sebastian Bach & Claude Debussy (7:23)
  7. 7 Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture for orchestra in B minor (3 versions): Love Theme - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Johann Sebastian Bach (3:11)
  8. 8 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John in Love") - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Ralph Vaughan Williams (4:09)
  9. 9 Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Nimrod - Edward Elgar & Ralph Vaughan Williams (3:29)
  10. 10 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Soave il vento - Edward Elgar & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (2:46)
  11. 11 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Wedding March - George Szell & Felix Mendelssohn (4:52)
  12. 12 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to joy - André Previn & Ludwig van Beethoven (2:49)
  13. 13 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Adagio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (7:45)
  14. 14 Nabucco, opera (Nabucodonosor): Va pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Giuseppe Verdi (4:38)
  15. 15 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43: Finale (excerpt) - Jean Sibelius & Giuseppe Verdi (4:25)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1 - Edward Elgar & Carl Davis (6:39)
  2. 2 Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé) - George Gershwin & Michael Boriskin (17:20)
  3. 3 Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma! - Giacomo Puccini & Johan Botha (3:22)
  4. 4 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra (9:00)
  5. 5 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43: Variation No. 18 - Sergey Rachmaninov & New Philharmonia Orchestra (3:13)
  6. 6 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: Adagio - Johannes Brahms & Jascha Heifetz (8:15)
  7. 7 Pavane pour une infante défunte, for piano (or orchestra) - Maurice Ravel & Kathryn Stott (6:44)
  8. 8 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): Largo [Excerpt] - Antonin Dvorak & Prague Symphony Orchestra (3:51)
  9. 9 Norma, opera: Casta diva - Vicenzo Bellini & BBC Concert Orchestra (5:12)
  10. 10 Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Jesu, joy of man's desiring - Johann Sebastian Bach & Andrew Watkinson (3:20)
  11. 11 Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050: Allegro - Johann Sebastian Bach & James Levine (10:25)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: Allegro con brio - Ludwig van Beethoven & NDR Symphony Orchestra (7:15)
  2. 2 Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: The Ride of the Valkyries - Richard Wagner & Eugene Ormandy (5:03)
  3. 3 Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in C major, D. 956 (Op. posth. 163): Adagio (excerpt) - Franz Schubert & Bernard Greenhouse (5:03)
  4. 4 Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: Andante - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Alfred Wallenstein (6:36)
  5. 5 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Au fond du temple saint - Georges Bizet & Jussi Björling (4:37)
  6. 6 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: Adagio - Edward Elgar & BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (4:43)
  7. 7 The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Britten Sinfonia (13:52)
  8. 8 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: When I am laid in earth - Henry Purcell & Emily van Evera (3:45)
  9. 9 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Duet: La ci darem la mano - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Birgid Steinberger (3:05)
  10. 10 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: Allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Andrew Watkinson (5:50)
  11. 11 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Adagio sostenuto - Ludwig van Beethoven & Andrew Wilde (6:03)
  12. 12 Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: Adagio - Edvard Grieg & Alfred Wallenstein (6:00)
  13. 13 Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Dies irae (excerpt) - Giuseppe Verdi & Eugene Ormandy (2:15)
  14. 14 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus - George Frideric Handel & London Musici Chamber Choir (3:38)
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