Essential Strings

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/12/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099909491922
  • Catalog Number: 94919
  • Sales rank: 295,785

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1. Prelude - Johann Sebastian Bach & Leopold Stokowski (3:49)
  2. 2 Canon in D major, instrumental arrangement: Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel & Neville Marriner (5:01)
  3. 3 Concerto Grosso in G minor ("Christmas Concerto"), Op. 6/8: 4. pastorale: Largo - Arcangelo Corelli & Georges Armand (4:17)
  4. 4–7 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Neville Marriner (16:39)
  5. 5 Minuet in A major, arrangement (after String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5 [aka Op. 13/5], G. 275) - Luigi Boccherini & Neville Marriner (3:57)
  6. 6 Serenade No. 6 for orchestra in D major ("Serenata Notturna"), K. 239: 1. Marcia: Maestoso - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & English Chamber Orchestra (4:19)
  7. 7 Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.6/6, HWV 324: 3. Musette: Larghetto - George Frideric Handel & Bath Festival Orchestra (5:05)
  8. 8 Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air on the G string - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (4:56)
  9. 9 Sonata a quattro (String Symphony) No. 1 in G major: 1. Moderato - Gioachino Rossini & Jerzy Maksymiuk (4:43)
  10. 10 Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5 - Johannes Brahms & Maxim Vengerov (2:34)
  11. 11 Andante cantabile, for cello and string orchestra in D major (arr. of 2nd mvt. from String Quartet No.1) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Neville Marriner (6:16)
  12. 12 Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg’s Time), for piano ("Holberg Suite"), Op. 40: 1. Prelude - Edvard Grieg & Iona Brown (2:44)
  13. 13 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John In Love") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Richard Hickox (4:50)
  14. 14 Andante Festivo, for string orchestra (arranged from string quartet version) - Jean Sibelius & Mariss Jansons (4:28)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Serenade for strings (or piano, 4 hands) in C major, Op. 48: 1. Pezzo in forma di Sonatina - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Richard Hickox (9:19)
  2. 2 Serenade for strings (or piano, 4 hands) in C major, Op. 48: 2. Waltz - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Richard Hickox (3:40)
  3. 3 Serenade for strings in E flat major, Op. 6: 1. Andante con moto - Josef Suk & Christopher Warren-Green (4:47)
  4. 4 Serenade for string orchestra in E major, B. 52 (Op. 22): 2. Tempo di valse - Antonin Dvorák & Christopher Warren-Green (5:10)
  5. 5 Serenade for strings, Op. 11: 1. Allegro molto - Dag Wirén & Kenneth Montgomery (3:07)
  6. 6 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1, for 8 cellos, A. 246: 1. Introdução (Embolada) - Heitor Villa-Lobos & Berlin Philharmonic Cellists (5:58)
  7. 7 Serenade, for strings in E minor, Op. 20: 2. Larghetto - Edward Elgar & John Barbirolli (6:02)
  8. 8 Adiós Nonino, tango - Astor Piazzolla & Berlin Philharmonic Cellists (4:51)
  9. 9 Simple Symphony, for string orchestra, Op. 4: 2. Playful Pizzicato - Benjamin Britten & Neville Marriner (3:09)
  10. 10 Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 - Samuel Barber & Eugene Ormandy (6:21)
  11. 11 Concerto for Double String Orchestra: 1. Allegro con brio - Michael Tippett & Rudolf Barshai (5:46)
  12. 12 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Bernard Haitink (16:23)
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