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  • Release Date: 9/18/2012
  • Label: Emi Classics
  • EAN: 5099940410326
  • Catalog Number: 04103
  • Sales rank: 29,036


Disc 1
  1. 1 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: 1. Allegro - Antonio Vivaldi & Camerata Lysy Gstaad (3:41)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byAlberto Lysy
    Performed byCamerata Lysy Gstaad, Alberto Lysy
  2. 2 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Gordon H. Jee (6:34)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byKurt Sanderling
    Performed byNew Philharmonia Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling
  3. 3 1812 -- Festival Overture, for orchestra in E flat major, Op. 49: Conclusion - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Mariss Jansons (3:32)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byMariss Jansons
    Performed byMariss Jansons, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  4. 4 Ave verum Corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Cambridge Classical Players (3:05)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byStephen Cleobury
    Performed byChoir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
  5. 5 Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: Morning - Edvard Grieg & Neville Marriner (4:16)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  6. 6 Toccata and Fugue, for organ in D minor, BWV 565 (BC J37): Toccata - Johann Sebastian Bach & Gordon H. Jee (3:22)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  7. 7 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (conclusion) - Gustav Holst & Gordon H. Jee (4:48)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Conducted bySimon Rattle
    Performed byNew Philharmonia Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  8. 8 Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - André Previn & Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (3:22)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  9. 9 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Dance of the Knights - Sergey Prokofiev & Gordon H. Jee (1:51)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byRiccardo Muti
    Performed byRiccardo Muti, Philadelphia Orchestra
  10. 10 Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Lacrimosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & David Bell (2:56)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byFranz Welser-Möst
    Performed byLondon Philharmonic Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst
  11. 11 Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a: Dance of the Reed Flutes - André Previn & Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (2:20)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  12. 12 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus - George Frideric Handel & Ambrosian Singers (4:04)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byAmbrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras
  13. 13 Cantata No. 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140 (BC A166): Zion hört die Wächter - Johann Sebastian Bach & Consortium Musicum (4:47)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byWolfgang Gonnenwein
    Performed byConsortium Musicum, Wolfgang Gonnenwein, South German Madrigal Choir
  14. 14 Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus: [Excerpt] - Gregorio Allegri & Choir of King's College, Cambridge (5:46)
    Composed byGregorio Allegri
    Conducted byStephen Cleobury
    Performed byChoir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Gerald Finley
  15. 15 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to Joy - Ludwig van Beethoven & Gordon H. Jee (3:21)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byRiccardo Muti
    Performed byJames Morris, Riccardo Muti, Philadelphia Orchestra, Westminster Choir
  16. 16 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, for orchestra in D major, Op. 39/1: Conclusion - Edward Elgar & Gordon H. Jee (2:35)
    Composed byEdward Elgar
    Conducted byAndrew Davis
    Performed byLondon Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Choral Society, Andrew Davis
  17. 17 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo - Pietro Mascagni & Gordon H. Jee (3:43)
    Composed byPietro Mascagni
    Conducted byRiccardo Muti
    Performed byRiccardo Muti, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  18. 18 Symphony No. 3 in C minor ("Organ"), Op. 78: Maestoso - Allegro (conclusion) - Camille Saint-Saëns & Matthias Eisenberg (8:08)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byMichel Plasson
    Performed byOrchestre Capitole Toulouse, Michel Plasson
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