Essential Rachmaninov

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/15/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099990714429
  • Catalog Number: 07144
  • Sales rank: 202,084

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–3 Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 - Sergey Rachmaninov & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (34:57)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
    1. 1 Moderato
    2. 2 Adagio sostenuto
    3. 3 Allegro scherzando
  2. 4 Vocalise, song for voice & piano, Op. 34/14 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (5:20)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byMichael Schønwandt
    Performed byBerlin Symphony Orchestra, Natalie Dessay, Michael Schønwandt
  3. 5 Prelude for piano No.1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2 - John Ogdon & Sergey Rachmaninov (4:00)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
  4. 6 Vespers (All-Night Vigil), for alto, tenor & chorus, Op. 37: O praise the name of the Lord - Sergey Rachmaninov & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (2:06)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byStephen Cleobury
    Performed byChoir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
  5. 7 Moments Musicaux (6) for piano, Op. 16: No. 3 in B minor. Andante cantabile - Sergey Rachmaninov & Jean-Philippe Collard (4:57)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
  6. 8 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 (3:00)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  7. 9 Sonata for cello & piano in G minor, Op. 19: 3. Andante - Sergey Rachmaninov & Natalie Clein (5:52)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
  8. 10 Spring waters, song for voice & piano, Op. 14/11 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Nicolai Gedda (1:55)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  9. 11 How fair this spot, song for voice & piano, Op. 21/7 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Nicolai Gedda (1:39)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  10. 12 Aleko, opera, TN ii/70: Look how beneath the distant vault - Sergey Rachmaninov & Nicolai Gedda (1:12)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Performed byNicolai Gedda
  11. 13 Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44: 2. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro vivace - Sergey Rachmaninov & Mariss Jansons (12:16)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byMariss Jansons
    Performed byMariss Jansons, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Disc 2
  1. 1 Symphonic Dances, for orchestra (or 2 pianos), Op. 45: 1. Non allegro - Sergey Rachmaninov & Mariss Jansons (11:19)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byMariss Jansons
    Performed byMariss Jansons, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
  2. 2 Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40: 2. Largo - Sergey Rachmaninov & Agustín Anievas (6:06)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byRafael Frühbeck de Burgos
    Performed byRafael Frühbeck de Burgos, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  3. 3 Etudes-Tableaux, for piano, Op. 39: No. 9 in D. Allegro moderato - Sergey Rachmaninov & Vladimir Ovchinnikov (4:02)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
  4. 4 Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27: 3. Adagio - Sergey Rachmaninov & André Previn (15:45)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  5. 5 Vespers (All-Night Vigil), for alto, tenor & chorus, Op. 37: Nunc dimittis - Sergey Rachmaninov & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (3:25)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byStephen Cleobury
    Performed byChoir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, James Gilchrist
  6. 6 Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1. Allegro ma non tanto - Sergey Rachmaninov & Leif Ove Andsnes (16:32)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byPaavo Berglund
    Performed byPaavo Berglund, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  7. 7 To the children, song for voice & piano, Op. 26/7 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Leif Ove Andsnes (3:23)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Performed byDimitri Kharitonov
  8. 8 Prelude for piano No.6 in G minor, Op. 23/5 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Andrei Gavrilov (3:43)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
  9. 9 Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 13 (lost; reconstructed from piano duets and orch. fragments): 4. Allegro con fuoco - Sergey Rachmaninov & Mariss Jansons (13:18)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byMariss Jansons
    Performed byMariss Jansons, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
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