50 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music

50 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music

     
 

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Release Date:
10/25/2011
Label:
X5 Music Group
UPC:
7340070436167
catalogNumber:
108
Rank:
57316

Tracks

  1. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Neptune, the Mystic  - Gustav Holst  -  Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra  - Walter Süsskind
  2. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Presto agitato  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Dubravka Tomsic
  3. Suite for solo cello No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011: Sarabande  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Torleif Thedéen
  4. Symphony No. 4 in C minor ("Tragic"), D. 417: Allegro  - Franz Schubert  - Arvo Pärt  -  Munich Symphony Orchestra  - Hans Swarowsky
  5. Fratres, for strings & percussion  - Franz Schubert  - Arvo Pärt  -  Tapiola Sinfonietta
  6. Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: Allegretto  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Vladimir Fedoseyev  -  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
  7. Toccata and Fugue, for organ in D minor, BWV 565 (BC J37)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  -  Klemens Schnorr
  8. The Swan Lake, suite, Op. 20a: Scène (Lake in the Moonlight)  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  9. Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93: Allegro  - Dmitry Shostakovich  -  BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  10. Oboe Concerto in C minor, SF. 799 (attributed to A. Marcello): Adagio  - Benedetto Marcello  - Alessandro Marcello  - Howard Griffiths  -  Strings of Zürich  - Emanuel Abbühl
  11. Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11  - Samuel Barber  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  12. Prelude for piano No.1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Tomislav Bavnov
  13. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Marcia funébre  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Woldemar Nelsson  -  SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
  14. Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Lacrimosa dies illa  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  15. Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: L'adoration de la Terre (Adoration of the Earth)  - Igor Stravinsky  - Stanislaw Skrowaczewski  -  Minnesota Orchestra
  16. Lemminkäinen Suite: Four Legends from the Kalevala, for orchestra, Op. 22: The Swan of Tuonela  - Jean Sibelius  -  Stockholm Sinfonietta  - Jan-Olav Wedin
  17. Symphonie fantastique for orchestra ("Episode de la vie d'un Artiste...en cinq parties"), H.48 (Op. 14): The March to the Scaffold  - Hector Berlioz  - Anton Nanut  -  Slovenian Symphony Orchestra
  18. Nuages gris (Trübe Wolken), for piano, S. 199 (LW A305)  - Franz Liszt  - Andreas Muehlen-Wester
  19. Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: Aquarium  - Camille Saint-Saëns  -  Vienna Pro Musica Orchestra  - Ferdinand Roth
  20. Adagio in C minor for strings & organ (previously attributed to Tomaso Albinoni)  - Remo Giazotto  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  21. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: Fortunae plango vulnera  - Carl Orff  -  Artur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra  - Ilya Stupel
  22. Piccolo (Flautino) Concerto, for piccolo (or recorder/flute), strings & continuo in C major, RV 443: Largo  - Antonio Vivaldi  -  Münchener Kammerorchester  - Hans Stadlmair  - Karl Stanberg
  23. Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b: Ride of the Valkyries  - Richard Wagner  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  24. Coriolan Overture, Op. 62  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg  - Günter Ludwig
  25. Stabat Mater, hymn for voice, strings & continuo in F minor, RV 621: dolorosa  - Antonio Vivaldi  - Jakub Burzynski  - La Tempesta
  26. Maurerische Trauermusik (Masonic Funeral Music), for orchestra in C minor, K. 477 (K. 479a)  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Ernest Bour  -  SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
  27. Night on Bald Mountain (Noch' na Lïsoy gore), symphonic poem, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov  - Modest Mussorgsky  - Leif Segerstam  -  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  28. Sonata for cello & piano in D minor, Op. 40: 2. Allegro  - Dmitry Shostakovich  - Markus Stocker  - Viktor Yampolsky
  29. Organ Concerto in D minor, Op. 7/4, HWV 309: Adagio  - George Frideric Handel  -  Capella Istropolitana  - Harald Feller  - Paul Kantscheider
  30. Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Dies Irae  - Giuseppe Verdi  -  London Philharmonic Chorus  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry  -  Verdi Conservatory Choir  -  London Chorus
  31. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, CT. 202: Funeral March  - Frédéric Chopin  - Mitsuko Uchida
  32. Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84: Overture  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  33. Suite Gothique, for organ, Op. 25: Toccata  - Léon Boëllmann  - Hans Fagius  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  34. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Mars, the Bringer of War  - Gustav Holst  -  Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra  - Walter Süsskind
  35. Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Adagio  - Béla Bartók  - Zoltan Pesko  -  SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
  36. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: O Fortuna  - Carl Orff  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry  -  London Chorus
  37. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: Allegro con brio  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  38. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in G minor ("L'estate," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 2), Op. 8/2, RV 315: Presto  - Antonio Vivaldi  -  Camerata Antonio Luco  - Alun Francis  - Emmy Berhey
  39. Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: Allegro molto  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  40. Gnossienne for piano No. 1  - Erik Satie  - Roland Pöntinen
  41. Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Gnomus  - Modest Mussorgsky  - Leif Segerstam  -  Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  42. Romeo and Juliet, pieces (10) for piano, Op. 75: Montagues and Capulets  - Sergey Prokofiev  - Stanislaw Skrowaczewski  -  Minnesota Orchestra
  43. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Adagio sostenuto  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Finghin Collins
  44. Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Dies irae  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  -  Budapest Concert Orchestra  - Tamás Gál  -  Budapest Operetta Chorus
  45. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age  - Gustav Holst  -  Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra  - Walter Süsskind
  46. String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110: Allegro molto  - Dmitry Shostakovich  -  Moyzes Quartet
  47. Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40  - Camille Saint-Saëns  - James DePreist  -  Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  48. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: In the Hall of the Mountain King  - Edvard Grieg  -  London Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Parry
  49. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Heribert Beissel  -  Bonn Classical Philharmonic Orchestra
  50. Totentanz, for piano, S. 525 (LW A62)  - Franz Liszt  -  Berlin Symphony Orchestra  - Michael Ponti  - Volker Schmidt-Gertenbach

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