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  • Release Date: 11/15/2011
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947833178
  • Catalog Number: 001620002

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Disc 1
  1. 1 España, rhapsody for orchestra, also arranged for 2 pianos - Emmanuel Chabrier & Ataúlfo Argenta (6:30)
    Composed byEmmanuel Chabrier
    Conducted byAtaúlfo Argenta
    Performed byAtaúlfo Argenta, London Symphony Orchestra
  2. 2 La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), opera: E anche to lo vorrai - Giacomo Puccini & Franco Capuana (3:43)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byFranco Capuana
    Performed byFranco Capuana, Mario Carlin, Michele Cazzato, Enzo Guagni, Renata Tebaldi, Accademia di Santa Cecilia Chorus, Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra Rome
  3. 3 La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), opera: Le tue parole sono di Dio - Giacomo Puccini & Franco Capuana (2:39)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byFranco Capuana
    Performed byFranco Capuana, Mario Carlin, Giorgio Giorgetti, Enzo Guagni, Mario del Monaco, Accademia di Santa Cecilia Chorus, Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra Rome
  4. 4 Symphony No. 3 in A minor ("Scottish"), Op. 56: 4. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai - Felix Mendelssohn & London Symphony Orchestra (9:40)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
    Conducted byPeter Maag
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag
  5. 5 Divertissement, for chamber orchestra: Cortège - Jean Martinon & Jacques Ibert (4:54)
    Composed byJacques Ibert
    Conducted byJean Martinon
    Performed byJean Martinon, Paris Conservatory Orchestra
  6. 6 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): 3. Scherzo: Molto vivace - Antonin Dvorák & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (7:43)
    Composed byAntonin Dvorák
    Conducted byIstván Kertész
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, István Kertész
  7. 7 Mass for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in D minor ("Lord Nelson"), H. 22/11: Credo. Et resurrexit - David Willcocks & Franz Joseph Haydn (3:44)
    Composed byFranz Joseph Haydn
    Conducted byDavid Willcocks
    Performed byDavid Willcocks, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, Sylvia Stahlman
  8. 8 La Vida breve, opera, G. 35/39 (2 versions): Interludio y danza - Manuel de Falla & Ernest Ansermet (7:08)
    Composed byManuel de Falla
    Conducted byErnest Ansermet
    Performed byErnest Ansermet, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  9. 9 Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major, Sz. 119, BB 127 (completed by Tibor Serly): 1. Allegretto - Béla Bartók & Julius Katchen (7:13)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
    Conducted byIstván Kertész
    Performed byIstván Kertész, London Symphony Orchestra
  10. 10 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age - Gustav Holst & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (8:36)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  11. 11 Daphnis et Chloé, suite No. 1 for orchestra: Nocturne - Danse lente et mystérieuse - Maurice Ravel & London Symphony Orchestra (4:44)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byPierre Monteux
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux
  12. 12 War Requiem, for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys' voices, chorus, chamber orchestra, orchestra & organ, Op. 66: 6. Libera me - Edward T. Chapman & Benjamin Britten (5:33)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byEdward T. Chapman, Benjamin Britten, Bach Choir, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Highgate School Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Peter Pears, Galina Vishnevskaya
Disc 2
  1. 1 Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: Finale: Alla breve - Sergey Rachmaninov & Vladimir Ashkenazy (14:17)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
    Conducted byAnatole Fistoulari
    Performed byAnatole Fistoulari, London Symphony Orchestra
  2. 2 Serenade for strings (or piano, 4 hands) in C major, Op. 48: 2. Walzer: Moderato, tempo di valse - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Neville Marriner (3:38)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  3. 3 Magnificat, for 5 voices, 5-part chorus, orchestra & continuo in D major, BWV 243 (BC E14): 1. Coro: Magnificat - Johann Sebastian Bach & Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (3:21)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byKarl Münchinger
    Performed byStuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl Münchinger, Vienna Academy Choir
  4. 4 Ruslan and Lyudmila, opera in 5 acts, G. xiv: Overture - Mikhail Glinka & London Symphony Orchestra (4:59)
    Composed byMikhail Glinka
    Conducted byGeorg Solti
    Performed byLondon Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti
  5. 5 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26: 2. Adagio - Max Bruch & Kyung-Wha Chung (8:45)
    Composed byMax Bruch
    Conducted byRudolf Kempe
    Performed byRudolf Kempe, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  6. 6 Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: 4. Presto - Felix Mendelssohn & Vienna Octet (6:34)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
  7. 7 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 13: 2. Adagio cantabile - Ludwig van Beethoven & Radu Lupu (7:06)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  8. 8 Symphony No. 4 in E flat ("Romantic"), WAB 104: 3. Scherzo: Bewegt - Trio: Nicht zu schnell. Keine - Anton Bruckner & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (11:05)
    Composed byAnton Bruckner
    Conducted byKarl Bohm
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Bohm
  9. 9 Ionisation, for 13 percussionists - Edgard Varèse & Los Angeles Percussion Ensemble (5:05)
    Composed byEdgard Varèse
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byLos Angeles Percussion Ensemble, Zubin Mehta
  10. 10 Die Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), opera, WWV 86d: Fliegt heim, ihr Raben! (Brünnhildes Schlussgesang - Richard Wagner & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (8:38)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byGeorg Solti
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gottlob Frick, Birgit Nilsson, Georg Solti
Disc 3
  1. 1 Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major, K. 595: 3. Allegro - Benjamin Britten & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (8:47)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byBenjamin Britten, English Chamber Orchestra
  2. 2 Eine Alpensinfonie (An Alpine Symphony) for orchestra, Op. 64 (TrV 233): Ausklang - Richard Strauss & Herbert Blomstedt (6:41)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert Blomstedt
    Performed byHerbert Blomstedt, San Francisco Symphony
  3. 3 Eine Alpensinfonie (An Alpine Symphony) for orchestra, Op. 64 (TrV 233): Nacht - Richard Strauss & Herbert Blomstedt (2:27)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert Blomstedt
    Performed byHerbert Blomstedt, San Francisco Symphony
  4. 4 Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39: 3. Scherzo: Allegro - Jean Sibelius & Vladimir Ashkenazy (5:35)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Conducted byVladimir Ashkenazy
    Performed byVladimir Ashkenazy, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  5. 5 Erwartung, monodrama in 1 act, Op. 17: Liebster, Liebster, der Morgen kommt... - Arnold Schoenberg & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (4:27)
    Composed byArnold Schoenberg
    Conducted byChristoph von Dohnányi
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi, Anja Silja
  6. 6 Wein, Weib und Gesang (Wine, Women and Song), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 333 (RV 333) - Johann Strauss II & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (6:32)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II
    Conducted byWilli Boskovsky
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky
  7. 7 Pini di Roma (The Pines of Rome), symphonic poem, P. 141: 1. Pini della Via Appia - Ottorino Respighi & Cleveland Orchestra (4:45)
    Composed byOttorino Respighi
    Conducted byLorin Maazel
    Performed byCleveland Orchestra, Lorin Maazel
  8. 8 Goyescas (Dandies in Love), pieces (6) in 2 books for piano, H. 64, DLR 2:4: Part 1. 4. Quejas, ó La maja y el ruiseñor - Enriqué Granados & Alicia de Larrocha (6:43)
    Composed byEnriqué Granados
  9. 9 Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 2. Allegretto - Dmitry Shostakovich & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam (5:26)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted byBernard Haitink
    Performed byRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Bernard Haitink
  10. 10 Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22: 2. Allegro scherzando - Camille Saint-Saëns & Charles Dutoit (5:56)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byCharles Dutoit
    Performed byCharles Dutoit, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  11. 11 Symphony No. 8 in E flat major ("Symphony of a Thousand"): Veni, creator spiritus - René Kollo & Gustav Mahler (3:52)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byGeorg Solti
    Performed byRené Kollo, Victor Aitay, Arleen Augér, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Heather Harper, Yvonne Minton, Lucia Popp, John Shirley-Quirk, Georg Solti, Martti Talvela, Helen Watts, Sydney Weiss
  12. 12 Symphony No. 8 in E flat major ("Symphony of a Thousand"): Gloria sit Patri Domino - René Kollo & Gustav Mahler (2:28)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byGeorg Solti
    Performed byRené Kollo, Victor Aitay, Arleen Augér, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Heather Harper, Yvonne Minton, Lucia Popp, John Shirley-Quirk, Georg Solti, Martti Talvela, Helen Watts, Sydney Weiss
Disc 4
  1. 1 Ma mère l'oye, ballet for orchestra: Les Entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête - Maurice Ravel & Charles Dutoit (5:17)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byCharles Dutoit
    Performed byCharles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  2. 2 Turandot, opera: Signore, ascolta! - Franco Alfano & Giacomo Puccini (2:40)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byMontserrat Caballé, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
  3. 3 Turandot, opera: Non piangere, Liù! - Franco Alfano & Giacomo Puccini (2:22)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byMontserrat Caballé, Nicolai Ghiaurov, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Luciano Pavarotti
  4. 4 Turandot, opera: Che è mai di me? - Franco Alfano & Giacomo Puccini (2:44)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byJoan Sutherland, Russell Burgess, John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Luciano Pavarotti
  5. 5 Turandot, opera: Del primo pianto - Franco Alfano & Giacomo Puccini (3:58)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byJoan Sutherland, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Luciano Pavarotti
  6. 6 Turandot, opera: So il tuo nome! - Franco Alfano & Giacomo Puccini (2:11)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byJoan Sutherland, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Luciano Pavarotti
  7. 7 Turandot, opera: Diecimila anni al nostro Imperatore! - Franco Alfano & Giacomo Puccini (2:27)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byJoan Sutherland, Russell Burgess, John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
  8. 8 Sinfonietta for orchestra ("Military," "Sokol Festival"), JW 6/18: 3. Moderato - Con moto - Prestissimo - Tempo 1 - M - Leos Janácek & Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (5:24)
    Composed byLeos Janácek
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras
  9. 9 In questa tomba oscura, arietta for voice and piano (or orchestra), WoO 133 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Cecilia Bartoli (3:27)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Performed byCecilia Bartoli
  10. 10 Ridente la calma, song for voice & piano, K. 152 (K. 210a) (spurious, by Myslivecek) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Cecilia Bartoli (3:55)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performed byCecilia Bartoli
  11. 11 Willkommen und Abschied ("Es schlug mein Herz"), song for voice & piano (two versions), D. 767 (Op. 56/1) - Franz Schubert & Cecilia Bartoli (3:10)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
    Performed byCecilia Bartoli
  12. 12 Danserije (Dansereye): Pavane La Battaille - Tylman Susato & New London Consort (4:35)
    Composed byTylman Susato
    Conducted byPhilip Pickett
    Performed byPhilip Pickett
  13. 13 Eine kleine Sehnsucht (A Little Yearning), song - Friedrich Hollaender & Friedrich Hollaender (4:07)
    Composed byFriedrich Hollaender
    Conducted byRobert Ziegler
    Performed byUte Lemper, Robert Ziegler
  14. 14 Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15: 3. Rondo: Allegro non troppo - Johannes Brahms & Riccardo Chailly (11:25)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byRiccardo Chailly
    Performed byRiccardo Chailly, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  15. 15 Ernani, opera: Solingo, errante e misero - Giuseppe Verdi & Joan Sutherland (7:06)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byRichard Bonynge
    Performed byJoan Sutherland, Richard Bonynge, Marilyn Horne, New York City Opera Orchestra, Luciano Pavarotti
  16. 16 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: Danse sacrale: l'élue - Antal Doráti & Igor Stravinsky (4:39)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byAntal Doráti
    Performed byAntal Doráti, Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Disc 5
  1. 1 I Was Glad (Psalm 122), anthem for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - Gordon Jacob & Hubert Parry (7:30)
    Composed byHubert Parry
    Conducted byDavid Hill
    Performed byWinchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  2. 2 Violin Concerto, Op. 14: 2. Andante - Samuel Barber & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (8:50)
    Composed bySamuel Barber
    Conducted byDavid Zinman
    Performed byBaltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman
  3. 3 O sole mio, for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Eduardo di Capua & José Carreras (2:58)
    Composed byEduardo di Capua
    Conducted byZubin Mehta
    Performed byJosé Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Zubin Mehta, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra, Rome Opera Theater Orchestra, Luciano Pavarotti
  4. 4 Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Variatio 26 a 2 Clav. - Johann Sebastian Bach & András Schiff (2:05)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  5. 5 Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Variatio 27 a 2 Clav. Canone alla Nona - Johann Sebastian Bach & András Schiff (1:44)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  6. 6 Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Variatio 28 a 2 Clav. - Johann Sebastian Bach & András Schiff (2:39)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  7. 7 Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Variatio 29 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. - Johann Sebastian Bach & András Schiff (1:52)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  8. 8 Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Variatio 30 a 1 Clav. Quodlibet - Johann Sebastian Bach & András Schiff (1:44)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  9. 9 Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Aria - Johann Sebastian Bach & András Schiff (3:55)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  10. 10 Daphne, opera, Op. 82 (TrV 272): Ich komme, ich komme (Transformation scene) - Richard Strauss & Renée Fleming (11:23)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byGeorg Solti
    Performed byRenée Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti
  11. 11 Stabat mater, for soprano, alto, strings & organ in F major: 9. Sancta Mater - Giovanni Pergolesi & Barbara Bonney (5:09)
    Composed byGiovanni Pergolesi
    Conducted byChristophe Rousset
    Performed byBarbara Bonney, Christophe Rousset, Andreas Scholl
  12. 12 String Quartet No. 11 in F minor ("Serioso"), Op. 95: 4. Larghetto espressivo - Allegretto agitato - All - Ludwig van Beethoven & Takács String Quartet (4:56)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  13. 13 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: Thy hand, Belinda... When I am laid in earth - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (4:07)
    Composed byHenry Purcell
    Conducted byChristopher Hogwood
    Performed byAcademy of Ancient Music, Catherine Bott, Christopher Hogwood
  14. 14 Dido and Aeneas, opera, Z. 626: With drooping wings ye Cupids come - Henry Purcell & Academy of Ancient Music (4:20)
    Composed byHenry Purcell
    Conducted byChristopher Hogwood
    Performed byAcademy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, Academy of Ancient Music Chorus
  15. 15 Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 15: 1. Moderato con moto - Benjamin Britten & Paavo Järvi (9:35)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byPaavo Järvi
    Performed byPaavo Järvi, London Symphony Orchestra
  16. 16 Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot & orchestra, I/29: 5. Joie du sang des étoiles - Olivier Messiaen & Riccardo Chailly (6:19)
    Composed byOlivier Messiaen
    Conducted byRiccardo Chailly
    Performed byRiccardo Chailly, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
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