#1 Classical Album

#1 Classical Album

     
 

Another entry in the popular series from Universal Classics that includes The #1 Opera Album, #1 Tenor Album, and #1 Soprano Album, The #1 Classical Album offers two discs of the most popular works of classical music, performed by great instrumentalists,See more details below

Overview

Another entry in the popular series from Universal Classics that includes The #1 Opera Album, #1 Tenor Album, and #1 Soprano Album, The #1 Classical Album offers two discs of the most popular works of classical music, performed by great instrumentalists, singers, orchestras, and conductors. Whether Vivaldi's Four Seasons is your thing or you swoon to Pavarotti singing "Nessun dorma," there's something here to satisfy every classical music taste. And for the novice, The #1 Classical Album, with A-list performers from beginning to end, makes an ideal introduction to the world of classical music.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/14/2002
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028947093329
catalogNumber:
470933
Rank:
20455

Tracks

  1. Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30: Opening  - Richard Strauss  - Georg Solti  -  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra  - Penny Bennett
  2. Guillaume Tell (William Tell), opera: Overture, finale  - Gioachino Rossini  - Riccardo Chailly  -  Scala Theater Orchestra  - Penny Bennett
  3. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: Morning Mood  - Edvard Grieg  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Penny Bennett  - Herbert von Karajan  - Joseph Szurly
  4. O Sole Mio for voice & piano (or orchestra)  - Eduardo di Capua  - Penny Bennett  - Giancarlo Chiaramello  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra  - Luciano Pavarotti  - Joseph Szurly
  5. Suite for orchestra No 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Karl Münchinger  -  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra  - Penny Bennett
  6. Suite for orchestra No 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Penny Bennett  -  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra  - Karl Münchinger  - Joseph Szurly
  7. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: Andante  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Sandor Végh  -  Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata Academica  - András Schiff  - Penny Bennett
  8. Radetsky-Marsch for orchestra, Op. 228  - Johann Strauss  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Penny Bennett  - Willi Boskovsky  - Joseph Szurly
  9. Violin Concerto No.1, in G minor, Op. 26: Adagio  - Max Bruch  - Rudolf Kempe  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Kyung-Wha Chung  - Penny Bennett
  10. Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: Allegro  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Penny Bennett  - Willi Boskovsky  -  Wiener Mozart Ensemble  - Joseph Szurly
  11. Baïlèro, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, No. 2)  - Joseph Canteloube  - Penny Bennett  -  English Chamber Orchestra  - Kiri Te Kanawa  - Jeffrey Tate  - Joseph Szurly
  12. Waltz for piano in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212  - Frédéric Chopin  - Vladimir Ashkenazy  - Penny Bennett  - Joseph Szurly
  13. Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," ("Hunting Cantata"), BWV 208: Sheep may safely graze  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Penny Bennett  -  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra  - Karl Münchinger  - Joseph Szurly
  14. The Tale of Tsar Saltan (Skazka o Tsare Saltane), opera in 4 acts with a prologue: The Flight of the Bumblebee  - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov  - Vladimir Ashkenazy  - Penny Bennett  -  New Philharmonia Orchestra  - Joseph Szurly
  15. Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Finale  - Maurice Ravel  - Charles Dutoit  -  Montreal Symphony Orchestra  - Penny Bennett
  16. Les Contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Barcarolle  - Jacques Offenbach  - Penny Bennett  - Richard Bonynge  -  L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande  - Joseph Szurly
  17. Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni), T. Mi 26  - Tomaso Albinoni  - Penny Bennett  -  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra  - Martin Haselböck  - Karl Münchinger  - Joseph Szurly
  18. Pizzicato Polka for orchestra, Op. 234  -  Johann Strauss II / Josef Strauss  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Penny Bennett  - Willi Boskovsky  - Joseph Szurly
  19. Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (from "Das Land des Lächelns"), for voice & piano (or orchestra): Dein ist mein ganzes herz  - Franz Lehár  - Zubin Mehta  -  Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra  - Plácido Domingo  - Penny Bennett
  20. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna  - Carl Orff  - Riccardo Chailly  -  Rundfunkchor Berlin  -  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra  - Penny Bennett
  21. Suite for Jazz Orchestra, No. 2: 2. Waltz  - Dmitry Shostakovich  - Riccardo Chailly  -  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam  - Penny Bennett
  22. Adagio for strings (arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), for string quartet/string orchestra), Op. 11  - Samuel Barber  -  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra  - Penny Bennett  - David Zinman  - Joseph Szurly
  23. Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute, & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera Sir John In Love)  - Ralph Vaughan Williams  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - Penny Bennett
  24. Violin Concerto ("La Primavera", The Four Seasons) for violin, strings & continuo in E ("Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: No. 1, Allegro  - Antonio Vivaldi  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - Alan Loveday  - Penny Bennett
  25. The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary in D major) for brass, winds, & percussion (or keyboard or trumpet & organ)  -  Clarke  - Penny Bennett  -  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble  - Joseph Szurly
  26. Canon and Gigue for 3 violins & continuo in D major: Canon  - Johann Pachelbel  - Penny Bennett  -  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra  - Karl Münchinger  - Joseph Szurly
  27. Casanova, musical comedy (Strauss works arr. by Benatzky): Nuns' Chorus  - Johann Strauss  - Penny Bennett  - Kiri Te Kanawa  -  Mormon Tabernacle Choir  - Julius Rudel  -  Utah Symphony Orchestra  - Joseph Szurly
  28. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: 1. Adagio sostenuto  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Vladimir Ashkenazy  - Penny Bennett  - Joseph Szurly
  29. Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture for orchestra in B minor (3 versions): Love theme  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Penny Bennett  - Herbert von Karajan  - Joseph Szurly
  30. Warsaw Concerto for piano & orchestra  - Richard Addinsell  - Moshe Atzmon  - Penny Bennett  - Cristina Ortiz  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Joseph Szurly
  31. Symphony No. 9, arranged for piano, 4 hands ("From the New World"), B. 521: 3. Largo - Excerpt  - Antonin Dvorák  - Georg Solti  -  Chicago Symphony Orchestra  - Penny Bennett
  32. Nutcracker, ballet, Op.71: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  -  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  - Penny Bennett  - Herbert von Karajan  - Joseph Szurly
  33. Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar & orchestra: 2. Adagio - Excerpt  - Joaquín Rodrigo  - Charles Dutoit  - Carlos Bonell  -  Montreal Symphony Orchestra  - Penny Bennett
  34. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba  - George Frideric Handel  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - Penny Bennett
  35. Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO1: No. 5 in G minor  - Johannes Brahms  - Walter Weller  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  36. Méditation (from opera "Thäis"), violin & orchestra version and various arrangements  - Jules Massenet  - Penny Bennett  - Richard Bonynge  - Nigel Kennedy  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra  - Joseph Szurly
  37. Turandot, opera: Nessun Dorma  - Giacomo Puccini  - Penny Bennett  -  John Alldis Choir  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - Zubin Mehta  - Luciano Pavarotti  - Joseph Szurly

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >