Essential 20th Century Classics

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2013
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099972343722
  • Catalog Number: 234372
  • Sales rank: 251,309

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Dance of the Knights - André Previn & Sergey Prokofiev (5:42)
  2. 2 Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: 2. Adagio (Excerpt) - Joaquín Rodrigo & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (4:46)
  3. 3 Spartacus, ballet: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Excerpt) - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (4:44)
  4. 4 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: 1. Adagio - Moderato - Edward Elgar & John Barbirolli (7:59)
  5. 5 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43: Variation 18 - Sergey Rachmaninov & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (3:01)
  6. 6 Images (3), for orchestra, L. 122: 2. Iberia. 3. Le matin d'un jour de fête - André Previn & Claude Debussy (4:57)
  7. 7 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Excerpt) - Gustav Holst & New Philharmonia Orchestra (4:48)
  8. 8 Sinfonietta for orchestra ("Military," "Sokol Festival"), JW 6/18: 4. Allegretto - Leos Janácek & Chicago Symphony Orchestra (2:44)
  9. 9 Pieces (6) for orchestra, Op. 6: 6. Langsam - Anton Webern & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1:53)
  10. 10 Pieces (5) for orchestra, Op. 16: 4. Peripetie (Sehr rasch) - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Simon Rattle (2:37)
  11. 11 Lulu-Suite, 5 symphonic pieces from the opera for soprano & orchestra ("Lulu-Symphonie"): 4. Variationen: Moderato - Alban Berg & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (3:26)
  12. 12 Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for piano, 4 hands (1912 & 1948 reductions): 1st Tableau. Russian Dance - Igor Stravinsky & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (2:31)
  13. 13 Les biches, suite for orchestra (from the ballet), FP 36: Rondeau - Francis Poulenc & New Philharmonia Orchestra (3:36)
  14. 14 Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, BB 127: 4. Intermezzo interotto (Allegretto) - Béla Bartók & Chicago Symphony Orchestra (4:24)
  15. 15 Anaklasis, for string orchestra & percussion - Krzysztof Penderecki & Krzysztof Penderecki (6:01)
  16. 16 The Protecting Veil, for cello & orchestra: The Incarnation - Steven Isserlis & London Symphony Orchestra (3:43)
  17. 17 Boléro, ballet for orchestra - Maurice Ravel & André Previn (5:15)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Candide, operetta in 2 acts (Chelsea version): Overture - André Previn & Leonard Bernstein (4:16)
  2. 2 Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & jazz band - George Gershwin & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (4:40)
  3. 3 A Night Song, song for voice & piano, S. 310 (K. 6B21) - Charles Ives & Ensemble Modern (2:49)
  4. 4 Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3) - Aaron Copland & Enrique Bátiz (3:42)
  5. 5 Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 - Samuel Barber & Eugene Ormandy (6:24)
  6. 6 Nagoya Marimbas, for 2 marimbas - Steve Reich & Colin Currie (4:54)
  7. 7 American Beauty, film score: Any Other Name (4:07)
  8. 8 Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra - John Adams & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (4:19)
  9. 9 The Gadfly, suite from the film score, Op. 97a (assembled by Atovmyan): Romance (3:14)
  10. 10 Requiem for soloists, chorus & orchestra: Pie Jesu - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Simon Gibson (2:52)
  11. 11 Zapateado for guitar - Regino Sainz de la Maza & Sharon Isbin (2:14)
  12. 12 String Quartet No. 1 ("Métamorphoses nocturnes"): 1. Allegro grazioso - György Ligeti & Artemis Quartet (1:34)
  13. 13 Quatuor pour la fin du temps, for violin, cello, clarinet & piano, I/22: 1. Liturgie de cristal - Olivier Messiaen & Manuel Fischer-Dieskau (2:28)
  14. 14 Requiem for chorus & orchestra: Pie Jesu - Stephen Cleobury & Edward Saklatvala (3:35)
  15. 15 Le soleil des eaux, for soprano, SATB chorus & orchestra: Le Sorgue - Pierre Boulez & Pierre Boulez (4:21)
  16. 16 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna - Carl Orff & Riccardo Muti (2:45)
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