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  • Release Date: 5/10/1994
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 090266189328
  • Catalog Number: 61893

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ruins of Athens, incidental music, Op. 113: Overture - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre Monteux (4:46)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  2. 2–5 Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre Monteux (33:25)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 2Adagio; Allegro vivace
    2. 3Adagio
    3. 4Menuetto: Allegro vivace; Trio: Un poco meno allegro
    4. 5Allegro ma non troppo
  3. 6–7 Passacaglia and Fugue, for organ in C minor, BWV 582 (BC J79) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Pierre Monteux (12:41)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 6Passacaglia
    2. 7Fugue
  4. 8–11 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre Monteux (24:35)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 8Allero vivace e con brio
    2. 9Allegretto scherzando
    3. 10Tempo di menuetto
    4. 11Allegro vivace
Disc 2
  1. 1–5 Symphonie fantastique for orchestra ("Episode de la vie d'un Artiste...en cinq parties"), H.48 (Op. 14) - Hector Berlioz & Pierre Monteux (49:18)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux
    1. 1Reveries, Passions
    2. 2Un bal
    3. 3Scene in the Country
    4. 4March to the Scaffold
    5. 5Dream of a Witches' Sabbath
  2. 6 Overture to "Benvenuto Cellini" (Grande Ouverture de Benvenuto Cellini) for orchestra, H. 76b (Op. 23) - Hector Berlioz & Pierre Monteux (10:56)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux
  3. 7 Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a: Act II Overture - Hector Berlioz & Pierre Monteux (4:39)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux
  4. 8 Marche de Rákóczy (Rákóczy March), for orchestra (Le damnation de Faust), H. 109 - Hector Berlioz & Pierre Monteux (4:04)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux
Disc 3
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 - Peggy Cochrane & Johannes Brahms (36:10)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 1Allegro non troppo
    2. 2Adagio non troppo
    3. 3Allegro grazioso
    4. 4Allegro con spirito
  2. 5–7 Hyperions Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) for chorus and orchestra, Op. 54 - Peggy Cochrane & Johannes Brahms (12:59)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony, Stanford University Chorus
    1. 5Langsam und sehnsuchtvoll
    2. 6Allegro
    3. 7Adagio
  3. 8–12 Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Gustav Mahler & Marian Anderson (21:41)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byMarian Anderson, Pierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 8Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n!
    2. 9Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle
    3. 10Wenn dein Mütterlein
    4. 11Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen
    5. 12In diesem Wetter!
Disc 4
  1. 1–3 Symphony in B flat major, Op. 20 - Ernest Chausson & Pierre Monteux (32:06)
    Composed byErnest Chausson
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 1Lento; Allegro vivo
    2. 2Très lent; Un peu plus vite
    3. 3Animé
  2. 4–7 Poème de l'amour et de la mer, for voice & orchestra, Op. 19 - Ernest Chausson & Pierre Monteux (26:06)
    Composed byErnest Chausson
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, RCA Victor Orchestra, Gladys Swarthout
    1. 4La fleur des eaux
    2. 5Interlude
    3. 6La mort de l'amour
    4. 7Le temps de lilas
  3. 8 Le roi malgré lui, opéra-comique in 3 acts: Fête-polonaise - Emmanuel Chabrier & Pierre Monteux (7:00)
    Composed byEmmanuel Chabrier
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
Disc 5
  1. 1–5 Images (3), for orchestra, L. 122 - Claude Debussy & Pierre Monteux (32:57)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 1Gigues
    2. 2Ibéria: Par les rues et par les chemins
    3. 3Ibéria: Les parfums de la nuit
    4. 4Ibéria: Le matin d'un jour de fête
    5. 5Rondes de printemps
  2. 6 Sarabande "Souvenir du Louvre," for piano, L. 87/2 - Claude Debussy & Pierre Monteux (4:35)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  3. 7–9 Nocturnes, for female chorus & orchestra, L. 91 - Claude Debussy & Boston Symphony Orchestra (22:39)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux, Women of the Berkshire Festival Chorus
    1. 7Clouds
    2. 8Festivals
    3. 9Sirens
Disc 6
  1. 1–6 Les Préludes, symphonic poem for orchestra, S. 97 (LW G3) - Franz Liszt & Boston Symphony Orchestra (15:38)
    Composed byFranz Liszt
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 1Andante
    2. 2L'istesso tempo
    3. 3L'istesso tempo
    4. 4Allegro ma non troppo
    5. 5Allegro pastorale; Allegro moderato
    6. 6Allegro marziale animato
  2. 7–14 Le Poème de l'extase (Poem of Ecstasy), symphony [No. 4] in C major, Op. 54 - Alexander Scriabin & Boston Symphony Orchestra (19:22)
    Composed byAlexander Scriabin
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 7Andante languido
    2. 8Allegro volando
    3. 9Lento
    4. 10Allegro
    5. 11Lento
    6. 12Allegro volando
    7. 13Lento
    8. 14Allegro molto; Leggierissimo; Volando
  3. 15–17 Havanaise, in E major for violin & piano (or orchestra), Op. 83 - Leonid Kogan & Camille Saint-Saëns (9:02)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 15Allegretto e lusinghiero
    2. 16Allegro
    3. 17Allegro ma non troppo
  4. 18–20 La Mer, symphonic sketches (3) for orchestra, L. 109 - Claude Debussy & Boston Symphony Orchestra (22:37)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 18De l'aube à midi sur la mer
    2. 19Jeux des vagues
    3. 20Dialogue du vent et de la mer
Disc 7
  1. 1–6 Coppélia, suite for orchestra - Léo Delibes & Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (25:38)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byMembers of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 1Prélude: Mazurka
    2. 2Scène et valse de Swanhilde
    3. 3Czardas
    4. 4Scène et valse de la poupée
    5. 5Ballade
    6. 6Thème slave varié: Variations 1-4
  2. 7–12 Sylvia, suite from the ballet - Léo Delibes & Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (26:37)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byMembers of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 7Prélude: Les chasseresses
    2. 8Intermezzo and valse lente
    3. 9Pas des Ethiopiens
    4. 10Chant bachique
    5. 11Pizzicati polka
    6. 12Cortége de Bacchus
  3. 13 Faust, opera: Ballet music. Allegretto; mouvement de valse - Charles Gounod & Pierre Monteux (2:12)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  4. 14 Faust, opera: Ballet music. Adagio - Charles Gounod & Pierre Monteux (3:50)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  5. 15 Faust, opera: Ballet music. Allegretto - Charles Gounod & Pierre Monteux (1:29)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  6. 16 Faust, opera: Ballet music. Moderato maestoso - Charles Gounod & Pierre Monteux (1:25)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  7. 17 Faust, opera: Ballet music. Moderato con moto - Charles Gounod & Pierre Monteux (1:42)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  8. 18 Faust, opera: Ballet music. Allegretto - Charles Gounod & Pierre Monteux (1:33)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  9. 19 Faust, opera: Ballet music. Allegro vivo - Charles Gounod & Pierre Monteux (2:20)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
Disc 8
  1. 1–3 Symphony in D minor, Op. 48 - César Franck & Chicago Symphony Orchestra (39:02)
    Composed byCésar Franck
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byChicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 1Lento
    2. 2Allegretto
    3. 3Allegro non troppo
  2. 4 Pieces (3), for organ, M. 35-37: Pièce héroïque - César Franck & Pierre Monteux (8:11)
    Composed byCésar Franck
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  3. 5–8 Istar, symphonic variations, Op. 42 - Vincent d'Indy & Pierre Monteux (12:36)
    Composed byVincent d'Indy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 5Très lent
    2. 6Un peu plus animé
    3. 7Très animé
    4. 8Le double plus vite
Disc 9
  1. 1–3 Symphony on a French Mountain Air for piano & orchestra, Op. 25 - Vincent d'Indy & Pierre Monteux (25:16)
    Composed byVincent d'Indy
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 1Assez lent
    2. 2Assez modéré, mais sans lenteur
    3. 3Animé
  2. 4 Fervaal, lyric drama, Op 40 - Vincent d'Indy & San Francisco Symphony (5:07)
    Composed byVincent d'Indy
    Performed bySan Francisco Symphony
  3. 5–8 Symphony No. 2 in B flat, Op 57 - Vincent d'Indy & San Francisco Symphony (42:31)
    Composed byVincent d'Indy
    Performed bySan Francisco Symphony
    1. 5Très vif
    2. 6Modérement lent
    3. 7Modéré
    4. 8Lent
Disc 10
  1. 1–3 Daphnis et Chloé, suite No. 1 for orchestra - Maurice Ravel & Pierre Monteux (12:49)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 1Noctrune
    2. 2Interlude
    3. 3Danse guerrière
  2. 4–11 Valses (8) nobles et sentimentales, for piano (or orchestra) - Maurice Ravel & Pierre Monteux (14:29)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 4Modéré-très franc
    2. 5Assez lent
    3. 6Modéré
    4. 7Assez animé
    5. 8Presque lent
    6. 9Vif
    7. 10Moins vif
    8. 11Epilogue: Lent
  3. 12 Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra - Maurice Ravel & Pierre Monteux (7:09)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  4. 13 Le Roi d'Ys, opera in 3 acts: Overture - Edouard Lalo & Pierre Monteux (10:09)
    Composed byEdouard Lalo
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
  5. 14–16 Escales (Ports of Call), suite for orchestra - Jacques Ibert & Pierre Monteux (14:04)
    Composed byJacques Ibert
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 14Rome-Palermo: Calme
    2. 15Tunis-Nefta: Moderé très rythmé
    3. 16Valencia: Animé
  6. 17 La valse, poème choréographique for orchestra - Maurice Ravel & Pierre Monteux (10:40)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
Disc 11
  1. 1–4 Scheherazade, symphonic suite for orchestra, Op. 35 - Naoum Blinder & Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (38:51)
    Composed byNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 1The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
    2. 2The Tale of the Kalender Prince
    3. 3The Young Prince and the Young Princess
    4. 4The Festival in Baghdad
  2. 5–9 Sadko: Musical Picture (ii), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 5 - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Pierre Monteux (12:10)
    Composed byNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 5Sadko on the Calm
    2. 6The Creatures of the Sea-King's Submarine Court
    3. 7Sadko Sings Accompanied by his Gusli
    4. 8Dance of the Sea Creatures to Sadko's Music
    5. 9Sadko's Rescue and Return to his Home by St. Nicholas
  3. 10–13 Symphony, "Antar" (ii), for orchestra No. 2, Op. 9 - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Pierre Monteux (26:01)
    Composed byNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 10Largo; Allegro giocoso
    2. 11Allegro; Molto allegro; Allargando
    3. 12Allegro risoluto alla marcia
    4. 13Allegretto vivace; Andante amoroso
Disc 12
  1. 1–6 Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 40 (TrV 190) - Richard Strauss & Naoum Blinder (41:52)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 1The Hero
    2. 2The Hero's Adversaries
    3. 3The Hero's Companion
    4. 4The Hero's Battlefield
    5. 5The Hero's Works of Peace
    6. 6The Hero's Retreat from the World and Fulfillment
  2. 7–10 Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 24 (TrV 158) - Richard Strauss & Pierre Monteux (24:32)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byPierre Monteux, San Francisco Symphony
    1. 7Happy Memories of Childhood (Largo)
    2. 8Life and Death Battle (Allegro molto agitato)
    3. 9Dreams of the Dying; Death (meno, mosso, ma sempre alla breve)
    4. 10Transfiguration (Moderato)
Disc 13
  1. 1–16 Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1947 version) - Igor Stravinsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (34:53)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 1Scene 1: The Shrove-Tide Fair: Vivace
    2. 2Scene 1: The Shrove-Tide Fair: The Magic Trick
    3. 3Scene 1: The Shrove-Tide Fair: Russian Dance
    4. 4Scene 2: Petrushka's Room
    5. 5Scene 3: The Moor's Room: Feroce stringendo
    6. 6Scene 3: The Moor's Room: Dance of the Ballerina
    7. 7Scene 3: The Moor's Room: Valse
    8. 8Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Con moto
    9. 9Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Wet-Nurses' Dance
    10. 10Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Peasant with Bear
    11. 11Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Gypsies
    12. 12Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Dance of the Coachmen
    13. 13Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Masqueraders
    14. 14Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Scuffle
    15. 15Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Death of Petrushka
    16. 16Scene 4: The Fair Toward Evening: Petrushka's Ghost
  2. 17–30 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra - Igor Stravinsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (31:18)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 17Part 1: Introduction
    2. 18Part 1: Dance of the Young Boys and Girls
    3. 19Part 1: Mock Abduction
    4. 20Part 1: Spring Rounds
    5. 21Part 1: Games of the Rival Towns
    6. 22Part 1: Procession of the Wise Elder
    7. 23Part 1: Adoration of the Earth
    8. 24Part 1: Dance of the Earth
    9. 25Part 2: Introduction
    10. 26Part 2: Mystic Circles of the Young Girls
    11. 27Part 2: Glorification of the Chosen One
    12. 28Part 2: Summoning of the Ancients
    13. 29Part 2: Ritual of the Ancients
    14. 30Part 2: Sacrificial Dance
Disc 14
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (39:51)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 1Andante sostenuto; Moderato con anima
    2. 2Andantino in modo di canzona
    3. 3Scherzo: Pizzicato ostinato (Allegro)
    4. 4Finale: Allegro con fuoco
  2. 5–8 Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (44:01)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 5Andante; Allegro con anima
    2. 6Andante cantabile, con alcum licenza
    3. 7Valse: Allegro moderato
    4. 8Finale: Andante maestoso
Disc 15
  1. 3–6 Symphony No. 6 in B minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 74 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Boston Symphony Orchestra (44:22)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byBoston Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
    1. 3Adagio, allegro non troppo
    2. 4Allegro con grazia
    3. 5Allegro molto vivace
    4. 6Adagio lamentoso
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