Evening Adagios

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Decca's popular Adagios series continues with Evening Adagios: Over 2 ½ Hours of Peaceful Evening Music, offering a collection of lyrical classics designed to accompany your twilight relaxation. Including music by Bach, Barber, Beethoven, Mozart, Vivaldi, and many more and with performances by top-name artists such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Kiri Te Kanawa, Riccardo Chailly, and Neville Marriner, here's an ideal soundtrack for your cocktail hour or a perfect backdrop to an evening constitutional.
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Decca's popular Adagios series continues with Evening Adagios: Over 2 ½ Hours of Peaceful Evening Music, offering a collection of lyrical classics designed to accompany your twilight relaxation. Including music by Bach, Barber, Beethoven, Mozart, Vivaldi, and many more and with performances by top-name artists such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Kiri Te Kanawa, Riccardo Chailly, and Neville Marriner, here's an ideal soundtrack for your cocktail hour or a perfect backdrop to an evening constitutional.
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  • Release Date: 7/16/2002
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947078029
  • Catalog Number: 470780
  • Sales rank: 5,999

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Clair de lune, for piano, L. 75/3 - Claude Debussy & Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra (4:33)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byFrederick Fennell
    Performed byEastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra, Frederick Fennell
  2. 2 Adagio for strings (arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), for string quartet/string orchestra), Op. 11 - Samuel Barber & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (8:44)
    Composed bySamuel Barber
    Conducted byDavid Zinman
    Performed byBaltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman
  3. 3 Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: Adagio (Excerpt) - Joaquín Rodrigo & Charles Dutoit (5:50)
    Composed byJoaquín Rodrigo
    Conducted byCharles Dutoit
    Performed byCharles Dutoit, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  4. 4 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo - Pietro Mascagni & Gianandrea Gavazzeni (3:14)
    Composed byPietro Mascagni
    Conducted byGianandrea Gavazzeni
    Performed byGianandrea Gavazzeni, National Philharmonic Orchestra
  5. 5 Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: Romance: Andante - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Neville Marriner (6:09)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  6. 6 Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50 - Gabriel Fauré & Charles Dutoit (6:39)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
    Conducted byCharles Dutoit
    Performed byCharles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  7. 7 Nocturne for piano in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT 109 - Frédéric Chopin & Charles Dutoit (4:04)
    Composed byFrédéric Chopin
    Conducted byCharles Dutoit
    Performed byCharles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  8. 8 The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements - Camille Saint-Saëns & Samuel Sanders (2:36)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
  9. 9 Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959: Adagio (excerpt) - Franz Schubert & Weller Quartet (5:18)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
  10. 10 Suite for orchestra No 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air ("Air on a G string") - Johann Sebastian Bach & Karl Münchinger (3:44)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byKarl Münchinger
    Performed byKarl Münchinger, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  11. 11 Songs my mother taught me (Als die alte Mutter), song for voice & piano (Gypsy Melodies), B. 104/4 (Op. 55/4) - Antonin Dvorák & Karl Münchinger (2:10)
    Composed byAntonin Dvorák
    Conducted byKarl Münchinger
    Performed byKarl Münchinger, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  12. 12 Jeux Interdits, romance for guitar - Anonymous & Pepe Romero (1:49)
    Composed byAnonymous
  13. 13 Nocturne for piano No. 1 in E flat Minor, Op. 33/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Pascal Rogé (7:45)
    Composed byGabriel Fauré
  14. 14 Serenade No. 10 for winds in B flat major ("Gran Partita"), K. 361 (K. 370a): Adagio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Neville Marriner (5:43)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  15. 15 Sospiri, adagio for strings, harp & organ, Op. 70 - Edward Elgar & Neville Marriner (4:53)
    Composed byEdward Elgar
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  16. 16 Baïlèro, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, No. 2) - Joseph Canteloube & Jeffrey Tate (6:42)
    Composed byJoseph Canteloube
    Conducted byJeffrey Tate
    Performed byJeffrey Tate, English Chamber Orchestra, Kiri Te Kanawa
Disc 2
  1. 1 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Adagio sostenuto - Ludwig van Beethoven & Vladimir Ashkenazy (6:11)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  2. 2 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Adagio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Colin Davis (7:21)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byColin Davis
    Performed byColin Davis, London Symphony Orchestra
  3. 3 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Nocturne - Felix Mendelssohn & Charles Dutoit (6:41)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
    Conducted byCharles Dutoit
    Performed byCharles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  4. 4 Impromptu for piano in G flat major, D. 899/3 (Op. 90/3) - Franz Schubert & Radu Lupu (6:35)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
  5. 5 String Quartet No. 2 in D major: Notturno: Andante - Borodin Quartet & Alexander Borodin (8:15)
    Composed byAlexander Borodin
  6. 6 Concerto for oboe & orchestra in D minor: Adagio - Alessandro Marcello & I Musici (4:27)
    Composed byAlessandro Marcello
  7. 7 Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major ("Trout"), D. 667 (Op. posth. 114): Andante (excerpt) - Franz Schubert & Willi Boskovsky (3:49)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
  8. 8 Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c): Andantino - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Neville Marriner (8:36)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  9. 9 Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: Largo - Antonio Vivaldi & George Malcolm (5:12)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byGeorge Malcolm
    Performed byGeorge Malcolm, English Chamber Orchestra
  10. 10 String Quartet in G major, Op. 3/3, H. 3/15 (spurious, possibly by Hoffstetter): Serenade: Andante cantabile - Franz Joseph Haydn & I Musici (4:50)
    Composed byFranz Joseph Haydn
  11. 11 The Gadfly, suite from the film score, Op. 97a (assembled by Atovmyan): Romance - Dmitry Shostakovich & Riccardo Chailly (3:51)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted byRiccardo Chailly
    Performed byRiccardo Chailly, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
  12. 12 Suite for 2 violins, cello & piano left hand, Op 23: Lied - Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Bengt Forsberg (3:45)
    Composed byErich Wolfgang Korngold
  13. 13 Concerto for 2 violins & strings in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: Largo, ma non tanto - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (6:32)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  14. 14 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Soave sia il vento (Trio) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & István Kertész (2:39)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byIstván Kertész
    Performed byIstván Kertész, Tom Krause, Brigitte Fassbaender, Vienna Haydn Orchestra, Lucia Popp
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