album

100 Best Classics Two

100 songs (7 hours and 18 minutes)
Disc 1
1
Prelude, Act 1 (Les toréadors)
Orchestre National De France feat. Seiji Ozawa
2:13
2
Die Walküre, Act 3: Ride of the Valkyries (Concert Version)
Mariss Jansons
4:49
3
Carmina Burana, Pt. I, Fortuna imperatrix mundi: "O Fortuna"
Philharmonia Orchestra feat. Riccardo Muti & Philharmonia Chorus
2:46
4
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57, Act 3: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Academy Of St Martin-In-The-Fields feat. Sir Neville Marriner
1:24
5
Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 9 The Hut on Fowls' Legs (Baba Yaga)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra feat. Mariss Jansons
3:26
6
Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 10 The Great Gate at Kiev
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra feat. Mariss Jansons
5:26
7
Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
Wolfgang Sawallisch/Bayerisches Staatsorchester
5:23
8
VI. Waltz 2 from Jazz Suite No. 2
Philadelphia Orchestra/Mariss Jansons
3:47
9
Boléro (abbrev. version; arr. Bates) (1992 Remastered Version)
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn & Maurice Ravel
5:19
10
Il Trovatore: Vedi! le fosche (Anvil Chorus)
Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Riccardo Muti
2:55
11
The Planets, Op. 32: 1. Mars, the Bringer of War (Allegro)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
7:14
12
Symphonie fantastique Op. 14 (1987 Remastered Version): IV. Marche au supplice
Orchestre National de France/Leonard Bernstein
4:55
13
William Tell
Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
3:13
14
Gayaneh - Suite from the Ballet: Sabre Dance
Yuri Temirkanov/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
2:23
15
Rhapsody in Blue (jazzband version): Opening
Wayne Marshall/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
4:40
16
A Night on the Bare Mountain
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Georges Prêtre
7:19
17
The Rite of Spring, 'Le sacre du printemps' (1947 revised version), Part 2: Le sacrifice: Danse sacrale (l'élue)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
4:59
Disc 2
1
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai
Kenneth Sillito, Phil Pickett, Celia Nicklin, Sir Neville Marriner, George Malcolm, Mark Bennett and Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Johann Sebastian Bach
2:52
2
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): II. Largo
Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg & Antonio Vivaldi
2:02
3
Water Music (1988 Remastered Version), Suite No. 2 in D: alla hornpipe (extract)
Sir Charles Mackerras/Prague Chamber Orchestra
3:18
4
Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo
Andrei Gavrilov/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/John Constable/Sir Neville Marriner & Johann Sebastian Bach feat. Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
3:27
5
Music for the Royal Fireworks HWV351 (1989 Remastered Version): La Réjouissance
Menuhin Festival Orchestra/Yehudi Menuhin
2:23
6
Serenade No. 6 in D K239, 'Serenata notturna' (1990 Remastered Version): I. Marcia - Maestoso
Bath Festival Orchestra/Yehudi Menuhin
4:35
7
Für Elise
Moura Lympany & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:21
8
Le Nozze di Figaro, ACT 2: Voi che sapete (Cherubino)
Ann Murray/Wiener Philharmoniker/Riccardo Muti/Patrizia Pace
2:58
9
II. Adagio un poco mosso from Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat 'Emperor' Op. 73 (extract) (1989 Remastered Version)
Walter Gieseking/Philharmonia Orchestra/Alceo Galliera & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:23
10
Songs without Words (1996 Remastered Version): Andante grazioso in A major, Op. 62 No. 6, 'Frühlingslied'
Daniel Adni
2:40
11
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor 'Pathétique' Op. 13 (1990 Remastered Version): II. Adagio cantabile
Walter Gieseking & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:50
12
Serenade in C Op. 48: II. Valse. (Moderato: Tempo di valse)
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
3:42
13
Tosca, Act 2: Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
Angela Gheorghiu/Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Antonio Pappano
3:31
14
24 Preludes: Prelude in C sharp minor (Lento) Op. 3 No. 2
Dame Moura Lympany
4:37
15
Wiener Blut - Walzer Op. 354 (extract)
Willi Boskovsky/Wiener Johann Strauss-Orchester
5:42
16
Four Last Songs: Beim Schlafengehn (conclusion)
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt
4:26
17
Vltava (extract), B111 (1874) from Má vlast (1995 Remastered Version)
Paavo Berglund/Staatskapelle Dresden
5:01
18
Symphony No. 4 in F minor Op. 36: IV. Allegro con fuoco
Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
8:43
Disc 3
1
Serenade No. 13 in G Major "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" K.525, II. Romanze: Andante
Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
5:48
2
Lohengrin, Dritter Akt/Act 3/Troisième Acte: Treulich geführt ziehet dahin
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Bernard Haitink
5:19
3
Carmen Suite No. 1: III. Entr'acte to Act III
Orchestre National de France/Seiji Ozawa
2:35
4
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat Op. 9 No. 2 (1992 Remastered Version)
John Ogdon & Frédéric Chopin
5:19
5
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle (Orchestral Version) (Orchestral Version)
Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart/Sir Neville Marriner
3:08
6
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Natalie Dessay
5:22
7
Liebesträume S541: No. 3 in A flat
Kun Woo Paik
5:35
8
The Planets H125 (Op. 32): II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras
8:11
9
Pavane Op. 50 (orch. version, 1887) (1997 Remastered Version)
Gareth Morris/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks
6:50
10
Martha: Ach, so fromm (Act III)
Fritz Wunderlich/Berliner Symphoniker/Berislav Klobucar
2:51
11
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61: Wedding March (Act IV)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Jeffrey Tate
5:38
12
Porgy and Bess: "Summertime" (DuBose Hayward)
John McGlinn
2:43
13
Dolly Suite Op. 56: I. Berceuse
Jean-Philippe Collard/Bruno Rigutto
2:42
14
Tristan und Isolde, Act 3, Scene 3: Mild und leise wie er lächelt
Jeffrey Tate/Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Cheryl Studer
6:35
15
The Firebird (conclusion) (1995 Remastered Version)
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa
3:05
Disc 4
1
Te Deum, H.146: I. Prelude
Maurice André
2:03
2
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D, BWV 1050: III. Allegro
Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Iona Brown/William Bennett/George Malcolm
5:17
3
Italian Concerto in F BWV971: I. [Allegro]
Richard Egarr
4:16
4
Concerto for Guitar and String Orchestra in D major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Remastered Version): II. Largo
Various artists & Antonio Vivaldi
6:09
5
Cello Suite No. 1 in G BWV1007 (1987 Remastered Version): Prélude
Paul Tortelier
2:35
6
Flute Concerto No. 2 in D K314/285d: III. Rondeau (Allegro)
Ransom Wilson/Raymond Leppard/London Symphony Orchestra
5:35
7
The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Paul Tortelier
2:39
8
Suite española No. 1 Op. 47 (arr. Byzantine): III. Sevilla (Sevillanas)
Julian Byzantine
5:22
9
Liebesfreud (1998 Remastered Version)
Rodney Friend/Michael Isador
3:31
10
Trumpet Concerto in E flat (ed. F. Oubradous) (1998 Remastered Version): III. Rondo (Allegro molto)
Maurice André/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan
3:39
11
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 2 in G Minor (L'estate/ Summer) RV315 (Op. 8 No. 2): III. Presto
Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg & Antonio Vivaldi
2:45
12
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op.85 (1995 Remastered Version): I. Adagio - Moderato
Jacqueline du Pré/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
8:04
13
Two Arabesques: 1.
Markus Klinko
4:04
14
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
Anne-Sophie Mutter
7:49
15
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E Flat, K.495: II. Romanza (Andante cantabile)
Radovan Vlatkovic/English Chamber Orchestra/Jeffrey Tate
4:45
16
Violin Concerto in D. Op.35 (1990 Remastered Version): I. Allegro moderato (conclusion)- extract
Ulf Hoelscher/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Okko Kamu
5:55
Disc 5
1
Quintett für Klarinette, 2 Violinen, Viola und Violoncello A-dur KV 581: II. Larghetto
Sabine Meyer/Wiener Streichsextett & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6:31
2
Träumerei (No. 7 of Kinderszenen Op. 15)
Dame Moura Lympany
2:40
3
Requiem: Pie Jesu
Jane Gilchrist feat. Simon Gibson, Jane Gilchrist, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Kirk Trevor
2:50
4
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor K466 (1990 Remastered Version): II. Romanze (excerpt)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Annie Fischer and Sir Adrian Boult & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6:17
5
Berceuse in D flat Op. 57
Various artists & Frédéric Chopin
4:29
6
Nocturne, Ein Sommernachtstraum Op. 61
Sir Charles Mackerras
5:53
7
Salut d'amour Op. 12
Northern Sinfonia of England/Richard Hickox
3:56
8
Etude in E major Op. 10 No. 3 (1990 Remastered Version)
John Ogdon & Frédéric Chopin
4:15
9
Serenade Nr.10 B-dur KV 361(370a) "Gran Partita": III. Adagio
Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer
5:28
10
Peer Gynt, Incidental Music, Op. 23: Solveig's Song
Lucia Popp/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Marriner
5:47
11
The Carnival of the Animals: Aquarium
Scottish National Orchestra/Peter Katin/Philip Fowke/Sir Alexander Gibson
2:09
12
La fille aux cheveux de lin from Préludes Book I
Dame Moura Lympany
2:39
13
Preludes: Prelude No. 15 in D flat 'Raindrop' (Sostenuto)
Dmitri Alexeev & Frédéric Chopin
5:53
14
Ständchen D.954, No.4
Barbara Hendricks/Radu Lupu
3:46
15
Trois Gymnopédies (1888): I: Lent et douloureux
Aldo Ciccolini
3:11
16
Pavane pour une infante défunte (1988 Remastered Version)
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Lorin Maazel
6:22
Disc 6
1
Candide: Overture
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Litton
4:13
2
3 German Dances K605 (1997 Remastered Version): No.3 Die Schlittenfahrt ('Sleigh Ride')
Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
3:07
3
Waltz in A flat major, Op. 39/15
Dame Moura Lympany
1:40
4
Heidenröslein D257 (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) (1988 Remastered Version)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Gerald Moore
1:47
5
Minuet in G WoO 10 No. 2
Dame Moura Lympany & Ludwig van Beethoven
2:55
6
Liebesleid (1988 Remastered Version)
Rodney Friend/Michael Isador
3:41
7
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A K331/K300i: III. Rondo alla turca (Allegretto)
Andrei Gavrilov
3:29
8
Carmen, Act 1: "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Habanera)
Georges Prêtre feat. Maria Callas, Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris & Choeurs Rene Duclos
4:23
9
8 Humoresques, Op.101, B.187: No. 7 in G Flat
Dame Moura Lympany
3:05
10
La Rondine (1995 Remastered Version), Act 1: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
Montserrat Caballé/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras
3:05
11
Waltzes: No. 7 in C sharp minor Op. 64 No. 2
Dmitri Alexeev
4:15
12
Memories of the Alhambra
Christopher Parkening
3:57
13
Polonaise No. 6 in A-Flat Major 'Heroic', Op. 53
Martha Argerich & Frédéric Chopin
6:36
14
Tritsch-Tratsch, Polka schnell, Op. 214
Herbert von Karajan feat. Berliner Philharmoniker
2:39
15
Pines of Rome (1996 Remastered Version): The Pines of the Villa Borghese
London Symphony Orchestra/Lamberto Gardelli
2:53
16
Peter and the Wolf - A Musical Tale for Children Op. 67 (extract)
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Nolan/Sian Edwards
2:46
17
Orphée aux enfers, 'Orpheus in the Underworld' (1988 Remastered Version): Overture
Herbert von Karajan/Philharmonia Orchestra
9:38
18
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Prelude Act I (2001 Remastered Version)
Herbert von Karajan/Berliner Philharmoniker
9:35