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The 99 Most Essential Romantic Masterpieces

99 songs (9 hours and 52 minutes) Released on February 13, 2010
1
Thaïs: Méditation
Pieter Schoeman, London Philharmonic Orchestra and David Parry
5:01
2
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: III. Adagio
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
16:12
3
Suite bergamasque, L 75: Clair de lune
Finghin Collins
5:13
4
Ave Maria (after J.S. Bach)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir and David Parry
2:34
5
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for Soprano and Eight Cellos (1945): I. Aria (Cantilena): Adagio
Donna Brown, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Roberto Minczuk
6:33
6
Symphony No. 5: Adagietto
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
11:00
7
Romance No. 2 in F Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 50
State Symphony Capella of Russia & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:41
8
Rinaldo, Act 2: "Lascia ch'io pianga"
Yoshikazu Mela, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Shigeo Genda
3:52
9
Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34:2: Last Spring
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Magnus Ericsson
5:30
10
Gymnopédie No. 1
Finghin Collins
3:40
11
Cavalleria rusticana: Symphonic Intermezzo
Bonn Classical Philharmonic and Heribert Beissel
3:21
12
Double Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins and Strings, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto
Ryo Terakado, Natsumi Wakamatsu, Bach Collegium Japan and Masaaki Suzuki & Johann Sebastian Bach
6:47
13
Cavatina
Craig Ogden
3:59
14
Nabucco: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, "Va pensiero, sull'ali dorate"
London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, The London Chorus and David Parry
4:59
15
Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85: III. Adagio
Torleif Thedéen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Lev Markiz
5:42
16
Concerto No. 21 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 467: Andante
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:18
17
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro"
Victoria Anderson, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Lane
2:17
18
Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007: I. Prelude
Torleif Thedéen & Johann Sebastian Bach
2:12
19
The Planets, Op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and Walter Susskind
7:41
20
Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons), Op. 8 - Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): I. Allegro
Pieter Schoeman, London Philharmonic Orchestra and David Parry
3:12
21
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525: "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": II. Romance: Andante
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
6:46
22
Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 2 in E-Flat Major
Finghin Collins
4:53
23
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11a
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
8:22
24
Orpheus and Eurydice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra and Jan-Olav Wedin
6:48
25
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: I. Aria
Tatiana Nikolaeva
3:58
26
L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1, Op. 23: III. Adagietto
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra of Catalonia
3:10
27
The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, "Winter" (L'inverno): II. Largo
Nils-Erik Sparf and Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
1:39
28
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: Air
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
4:14
29
Spartacus: Adagio
Sofia Symphony Orchestra and Ivan Marinov
9:31
30
Pavane, Op. 50
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
5:07
31
Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise"
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:16
32
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: II. Adagio
Peter Benn, Orchestra of St. John's and John Lubbock
10:53
33
Concerto No. 2 in F Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 21: II. Larghetto
Abbey Simon, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and Heribert Beissel
8:35
34
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: Morning Mood
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
3:44
35
Préludes, Book I, L 117: VIII. La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair): Très calme et doucement expressif
Peter Schmalfuss
2:37
36
Xerxes, HWV 40, Act 1: "Ombra mai fu": Largo
Yoshikazu Mela, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Shigeo Genda
3:04
37
Concerto in A Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16: II. Adagio
Eva Knardahl, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Kjell Ingebretsen
7:14
38
Canon in D Major
London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry
3:30
39
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major: III. Notturno: Andante
Lucerne String Quartet
8:11
40
Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 104, B. 191: II. Adagio ma non troppo
Frans Helmerson, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Neeme Järvi
11:29
41
Andante in C Major for Flute and Orchestra, K. 315
Gunilla von Bahr
7:31
42
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19: II. Adagio
Fumiko Shiraga
8:14
43
Concerto in A Major for Clarinet and Orchestra, K. 622: II. Adagio
Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn, Jörg Faerber and Gerd Starke & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:48
44
Deux arabesques (Two Arabesques), L 66: No. 1
Peter Schmalfuss
3:55
45
Chôro no. 1, "Chôro típico" (1920)
Celia Linde
4:55
46
Pavane pour une infante défunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess), M. 19
Minnesota Orchestra & Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
6:56
47
Liebestraum No. 3 in A-Flat Major, G 541, Op. 62: "O lieb so lang' du lieben kannst"
Jerome Rose
4:18
48
Concerto No. 2 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto
Abbey Simon, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra & Leonard Slatkin
10:37
49
Quintet in A Major, D. 667, "The Trout": II. Andante
Rochester Chamber Players
7:02
50
La Bohème, Act 1: "Che gelida manina"
Charles K. L. Davis, New York Stadium Symphony Orchestra and Wilfrid Pelletier
4:43
51
Amazons Ballet Suite (1998): Lullaby: Adagio
Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra and Jansug Kakhidze
8:47
52
Ellen's Chants, D. 839: Ave Maria
Musica Antiqua New York
5:58
53
Le carnaval des animaux (The Carnival of the Animals): Le cygne (The Swan)
Stockholm Chamber Duo
2:53
54
Salut d'Amour
Mostar Symphony Orchestra & Ilmar Lapinsch
3:08
55
Carmen Suite No. 2: Nocturne
Paris Radio Symphony Orchestra
4:10
56
Cantata, BWV 202, "Wedding Cantata": Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
5:21
57
Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op. 122: VIII. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (There is a Rose in Flower)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
2:57
58
Tendrement (Tenderly)
Elaine Bonazzi and Frank Glazer
4:33
59
Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581: II. Larghetto
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:01
60
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18: Andante cantabile
Nato Ts'vereli, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra and Jansug Kakhidze
3:04
61
Serenade in E Major for String Orchestra, Op. 22: IV. Larghetto
Suk Chamber Orchestra and Josef Suk
5:05
62
Enigma Variations, Op. 36: Nimrod
London Symphony Orchestra & Eduardo Mata
4:24
63
Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19: III. Andante
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
6:25
64
Waldesruhe (Silent Woods) for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68: Lento e molto cantabile
Mark Drobinsky, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and Saulius Sondeckis
7:33
65
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": II. Andante molto mosso
London Symphony Orchestra & Ludwig van Beethoven
12:07
66
Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066: IV. Forlane
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
2:47
67
Trois Études de Concert, Etude No. 3 in D-Flat Major, S.144: "Un sospiro"
Dubravka Tomsic
5:15
68
Valse triste, Op. 44
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Neeme Järvi
5:24
69
Tosca, Act 3: "E lucevan le stelle"
José Perez, Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and Hanspeter Gmür
3:08
70
Adagio in E Major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 261
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
8:24
71
String Quartet No. 62 in C Major, Op. 76:3, "Emperor": II. Poco adagio: Cantabile
Various artists & Joseph Haydn
8:40
72
Plaisir d'Amour
Frank Morelli & Susan Jolles
2:36
73
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:47
74
Concerto in G Major for Viola and Orchestra, TWV 51:G9: I. Largo
Ladislav Kyselák, Capella Istropolitana and Paul Kantschieder
3:38
75
Six Poems by Henrik Ibsen, Op. 25: II. En Svane (A Swan)
Berlin Symphony Orchestra
2:27
76
Concerto No. 1 in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 26: II. Adagio
Pavel Popov, St. Petersburg Radio Symphony Orchestra and Stanislav Gorkovenko
8:20
77
Panis Angelicus, Op. 12
Latvian Philharmonic Orchestra, Riga Radio Choir and Ilmar Lapinsch
3:23
78
Concerto No. 3 in G Major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 216: II. Adagio
Michail Gantvarg and St. Petersburg Soloists
8:03
79
Nocturnes, Op. 27: No. 2 in D-Flat Major: Lento sostenuto
Abbey Simon
5:36
80
Concerto in C Major for Flute, Harp and Orchestra, K. 299: II. Andantino
Various artists & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
8:39
81
String Quartet No. 53 in D Major, Hob. III:63, Op. 64:5, "The Lark": II. Adagio cantabile
Quartetto Pressenda
6:50
82
Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 77: II. Adagio
Borika van den Booren, Berlin Symphony Orchestra and Eduardo Marturet
9:42
83
Four Songs, Op. 27: Morgen (Morning)
Yoshikazu Mela, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Shigeo Genda
3:51
84
Sonata No. 8 in C Minor for Piano, Op. 13, "Sonata Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:40
85
Concerto in E Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 64: II. Andante
Jaime Laredo and Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:59
86
Serenade No. 10 in B-Flat Major, K. 361, "Gran Partita": III. Adagio
The New York Philomusica Winds & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
5:44
87
Sonata No. 5 in F Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 24, "Spring": II. Adagio molto espressivo
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:07
88
Holberg Suite in G Major, Op. 40: II. Sarabande: Andante
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Ole Kristian Ruud
4:03
89
Vocalise, Op. 34
Yoshikazu Mela, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and Shigeo Genda
3:42
90
Sonata No. 12 in F Major for Piano, K. 332: II. Adagio
Carmen Piazzini & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
5:23
91
Concerto No. 20 in D Minor for Piano and Orchestra, K. 466: II. Romance
Berlin Symphony Orchestra & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9:11
92
Je te veux (I Want You)
Elaine Bonazzi and Frank Glazer
3:37
93
Concertino for Oboe and Strings, Op. 11: II. Andante cantabile
Pauline Oostenrijk, Sonora Hungarica and Gergely Vajda
4:16
94
Concerto in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, M. 83: II. Adagio assai
Dubravka Tomsic, RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Anton Nanut
10:36
95
Five Preludes for Solo Guitar, W 419: Prelude No. 2 in E Major: Andantino espressivo
Sonja Prunnbauer
3:29
96
Cantata BWV 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!": IX. Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:35
97
Concerto No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 73: II. Adagio ma non troppo
Alexander Ivanov, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra and Arnold Kaz
6:43
98
Rhapsody in Blue
Jeffrey Siegel, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and Leonard Slatkin
17:57
99
Turandot, Act 3: "Nessun dorma"
Andrej Kucharsky, Brno Janácek Opera Orchestra and Jan Stych
2:50