Evening Adagios

Evening Adagios

     
 
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,

Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/16/2002
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028947078029
catalogNumber:
470780
Rank:
92307

Tracks

  1. Clair de lune, for piano, L. 75/3  - Claude Debussy  -  Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra  - Frederick Fennell
  2. Adagio for strings (arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), for string quartet/string orchestra), Op. 11  - Samuel Barber  -  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra  - David Zinman
  3. Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: Adagio (Excerpt)  - Joaquín Rodrigo  - Charles Dutoit  - Marisa Robles  -  New Philharmonia Orchestra
  4. Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo  - Pietro Mascagni  - Gianandrea Gavazzeni  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  5. Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: Romance: Andante  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  6. Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50  - Gabriel Fauré  - Charles Dutoit  -  Montreal Symphony Orchestra Chorus  -  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  7. Nocturne for piano in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT 109  - Frédéric Chopin  - Charles Dutoit  -  Montreal Symphony Orchestra Chorus  -  Montreal Symphony Orchestra  - Vladimir Ashkenazy
  8. The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements  - Camille Saint-Saëns  - Samuel Sanders  - Heinrich Schiff
  9. Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959: Adagio (excerpt)  - Franz Schubert  -  Weller Quartet
  10. Suite for orchestra No 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air ("Air on a G string")  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Karl Münchinger  -  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  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  -  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra  - István Hajdu  - Arthur Grumiaux
  12. Jeux Interdits, romance for guitar  -  Anonymous  - Pepe Romero
  13. Nocturne for piano No. 1 in E flat Minor, Op. 33/1  - Gabriel Fauré  - Pascal Rogé
  14. Serenade No. 10 for winds in B flat major ("Gran Partita"), K. 361 (K. 370a): Adagio  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  15. Sospiri, adagio for strings, harp & organ, Op. 70  - Edward Elgar  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  16. Baïlèro, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, No. 2)  - Joseph Canteloube  - Jeffrey Tate  -  English Chamber Orchestra  - Kiri Te Kanawa
  17. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Adagio sostenuto  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Vladimir Ashkenazy
  18. Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Adagio  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Colin Davis  - Jack Brymer  -  London Symphony Orchestra
  19. A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Nocturne  - Felix Mendelssohn  - Charles Dutoit  -  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  20. Impromptu for piano in G flat major, D. 899/3 (Op. 90/3)  - Franz Schubert  - Radu Lupu
  21. String Quartet No. 2 in D major: Notturno: Andante  - Alexander Borodin  -  Borodin Quartet
  22. Concerto for oboe & orchestra in D minor: Adagio  - Alessandro Marcello  -  I Musici  - Heinz Holliger
  23. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major ("Trout"), D. 667 (Op. posth. 114): Andante (excerpt)  - Franz Schubert  - Willi Boskovsky  - Clifford Curzon  - Gunther Breitenbach  - Nikolaus Hubner  - Johann Krump
  24. Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c): Andantino  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Neville Marriner  - Irena Grafenauer  - Maria Graf  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  25. Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: Largo  - Antonio Vivaldi  - George Malcolm  - Eduardo Fernandez  -  English Chamber Orchestra
  26. String Quartet in G major, Op. 3/3, H. 3/15 (spurious, possibly by Hoffstetter): Serenade: Andante cantabile  - Franz Joseph Haydn  -  I Musici
  27. The Gadfly, suite from the film score, Op. 97a (assembled by Atovmyan): Romance  - Dmitry Shostakovich  - Riccardo Chailly  -  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam  - Alexander Kerr
  28. Suite for 2 violins, cello & piano left hand, Op 23: Lied  - Erich Wolfgang Korngold  - Bengt Forsberg  - Ulf Forsberg  - Mats Lidstrom  - Kjell Lysell
  29. Concerto for 2 violins & strings in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: Largo, ma non tanto  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - Maurice Hasson  - Henryk Szeryng
  30. Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Soave sia il vento (Trio)  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - István Kertész  - Tom Krause  - Brigitte Fassbaender  -  Vienna Haydn Orchestra  - Lucia Popp

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