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200 Masterpieces: Simply Classic - Simply Essential

200 songs (17 hours and 41 minutes) Released on March 30, 2010
Disc 1
1
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
Virgil Fox & Johann Sebastian Bach
8:42
2
Sleepers, Awake (from Cantata No. 140, BWV 645)
Douglas Gamley
5:43
3
Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I)
Larry Dalton
2:43
4
Ave Maria (Based on Bach's Prelude No. 1, BWV 846) (Orchestral version)
Charles Gerhardt
3:03
5
Air on the G String (from Suite for Orchestra No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068)
Charles Gerhardt
4:01
6
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: I. Aria
John Browning
4:57
7
Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582 (Arr. for Two Orchestras)
Rene Leibowitz
14:04
8
Adagio for Strings (from String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11: II. Adagio) (featured in "Platoon" and "The Elephant Man")
Eric Hammerstein
7:26
9
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:50
10
Für Elise (Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59)
Oldrich Vlcek & Virtuosi di Praga
3:04
11
Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Alexander Rahbari & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:24
12
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 "Moonlight" I. Adagio sostenuto
Christopher O'Riley & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:04
13
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op 68 "Pastoral": II. Andante molto mosso (Scene by the Brook)
René Leibowitz & Ludwig van Beethoven
12:39
14
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
Jodie De Salvo
4:49
15
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto (featured in "Zardoz")
Rene Leibowitz & Ludwig van Beethoven
9:08
16
Ode to Joy (Theme) (from Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral) (featured in Dead Poets Society)
John McCarthy
2:47
17
Farandole (from L'arlésienne, Suite No. 2)
Charles Gerhardt
3:13
18
Les Pecheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers), Act I. Au Fond Du Temple Saint (Duet Theme) [Orchestral version]
Eric Hammerstein
2:43
19
Carmen: March of the Toreadors
Eric Hammerstein
2:09
20
Menuet (from L'arlésienne, Suite No. 2)
Jan Van Reeth & Anne Lies Sturm
3:47
21
Minuet (from String Quintet No. 5 in E, Op. 13)
Virtuosi di Praga
3:12
22
Nocturne (from String Quartet No. 2 in D)
Sir Arthur Bliss
8:09
23
Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor
Eric Robinson
2:36
24
Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90: III. Poco allegretto
Karl Anton Rickenbacher
6:25
25
Waltz in A-Flat Major, Op. 39, No. 5
Eric Hammerstein
1:23
26
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98: I. Allegro non troppo
Fritz Reiner
11:16
27
Lullaby (from 5 Lieder, Op. 49) (Orchestral version)
Douglas Gamley
2:24
28
The Banks of Green Willow
Paul Murphy
6:06
29
Etude No. 3 in E Major, Op. 10 "Tristesse"
Abbey Simon
4:10
30
Waltz No. 6 in D-Flat, Op. 64 "Minute Waltz"
Philip Fowke
1:50
31
Concerto for Piano No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: II. Romance (Larghetto)
Earl Wild & Malcolm Sargent
10:01
32
Waltz No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Moura Lympany
3:14
33
Prelude in D-Flat Major, Op. 28, No. 15 "Raindrop
Staffan Scheja
6:15
34
Nocturne in A-Flat, Op. 32, No. 2 (Arranged for Piano & Orchestra)
Christian Steiner & Charles Gerhardt
3:59
35
Trumpet Voluntary in D Major (The Prince of Denmark's March)
Charles Gerhartdt
2:08
36
Simple Gifts (from Appalachian Spring)
Charles Gerhardt
4:38
37
Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque, L 75)
Skaila Kanga & Charles Gerhardt
4:33
38
Rêverie, L 68
Ralph Votapek
4:23
39
Nocturnes, L 91: I. Nuages (Clouds) (Orchestral version)
Georges Pretre
6:47
40
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L 86
Claude Debussy
10:31
41
Lakmé, Act I: Flower Duet (Theme to British Airways TV Commercial)
Charles Gerhardt
4:00
42
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
William Jackson
6:31
43
Carnival Overture, Op. 92
Alexander Gibson
9:25
44
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 "From the New World": II. Largo (Excerpt)
Charles Gerhardt
3:38
45
Rusalka, Op. 114 (B. 203), Act I: O Lovely Moon (Orchestral version)
Eric Hammerstein
4:14
46
Humoresque, Op. 101, No. 7
Eric Robinson
3:34
47
String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 "American": II. Lento
Travnicek Quartet
7:19
48
Slavonic Dance in C Major, Op. 46, No. 1
Charles Gerhardt
4:03
49
Slavonic Dance in E Minor, Op. 72, No. 2
Alexander Rahbari
5:33
50
Variations On an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": IX. Nimrod (Adagio)
Charles Gerhardt
3:23
51
Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84: II. Adagio
Aura Ensemble
11:39
52
Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39: March No. 1 in D
Sir Adrian Boult
6:09
53
Pavane, Op. 50
Eric Hammerstein
4:02
54
Requiem, Op. 48: III. Sanctus (Arranged for Orchestra)
The Sunset Strings
3:12
55
Quartet No. 1 in C Minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 15: II. Scherzo, Allegro vivo
Scheuerer Piano Quartet
5:39
56
Trois mélodies, Op. 23, No. 1: Les berceaux (Arranged for Orchestra)
Dirk Brossé
3:16
57
Psyché (Symphonic Poem for Orchestra), M. 47: IV. Psyché et Éros (Allegreto modére)
Georges Pretre
7:30
58
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major: IV. Allegretto poco mosso
Josef Suk & Josef Hala
6:18
59
Symphony in D Minor: III. Allegro non troppo
Alexander Rahbari
9:58
60
Entry of the Gladiators, Op. 68, "Triumph March"
Charles Gerhardt
2:45
61
Patience: Overture
James Walker
2:53
62
The Pirates of Penzance: Oh, Better Far to Live and Die
Kenneth Sandford & James Walker
2:19
63
H.M.S. Pinafore: Overture
Rene Leibowitz
4:07
64
H.M.S. Pinafore: We Sail the Ocean Blue
James Walker
2:09
65
H.M.S. Pinafore: I'm Called Little Buttercup
Jean Allister & James Walker
1:26
66
The Mikado: Three Little Maids from School Are We
Patricia Clark, Cynthia Glover, Jean Allister & James Walker
1:24
67
The Pirates of Penzance: I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General
John Cartier & James Walker
3:00
68
Caro mio ben (Orchestral version)
Eric Hammerstein
3:35
69
Andrea Chenier: La Mamma Morta (Orchestral version)
Charles Gerhardt
3:46
70
Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture
Eric Hammerstein
5:43
71
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
James Walker
2:25
72
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A Minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato
Earl Wild & Rene Leibowitz
12:59
73
Lyric Suite, Op. 54: IV. March of the Dwarfs
James Walker
3:20
74
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
Alexander Gibson
3:55
75
Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55: IV. Solveig's Song (Orchestral version)
Charles Gerhardt
5:11
76
Return to Rundarne
Eric Hammerstein
3:04
77
Holberg Suite, Op. 40: II. Sarabande (Andante)
Oldrich Vlcek & Virtuosi di Praga
3:31
78
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63, Act III: Chorus "See, the Conquering Hero"
Charles Gerhardt
2:22
79
Water Music Suite No. 1 in F Major, HWV 348: V. Air
Eric Hammerstein
1:52
80
Solomon, HWV 67: Sinfonia, "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"
Charles Gerhardt
3:11
81
Xerxes, HWV 40: Largo ("Ombra Mai Fu")
Eric Robinson
3:46
82
Concerto Grosso, Op. 6: No. 5 in D Major, HWV 323: I. Larghetto e Staccato
Charles Gerhardt
3:23
83
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah Chorus
John Pritchard
4:18
84
String Quartet in C, Op. 76, No. 3 "Emperor": II. Poco adagio; cantabile (Excerpt) (Arranged for Orchestra)
Charles Gerhardt
3:42
85
Symphony in G Major, Hob. I, No. 94 "Surprise": II. Andante (Excerpt)
Eric Hammerstein
4:08
86
Symphony No. 104 in D "London": IV. Finale: Allegro spirituoso
Josef Krips
6:41
87
Sinfonia Concertante in B-Flat for Violin, Cello, Oboe, Bassoon and Orchestra, Hob. 1: 105: II. Andante
Rudolf Krecmer & Virtuosi di Praga
5:30
88
Sonata No. 10, HOB XVI: II. Andante
Walid Akl
3:38
89
The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Charles Gerhardt
7:42
90
The Planets, Op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Charles Gerhardt
8:50
91
Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra in E Major: III. Rondo
Paul Archibald & Charles Gerhardt
3:48
92
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 85: II. Larghetto
Dana Protopopescu & Alexander Rahbari
4:47
93
Hansel and Gretel: Evening Prayer (Orchestral version)
Nick Ingman
2:54
94
Danube Waves
Charles Gerhardt
5:25
95
The Entertainer (featured in "The Sting")
Earl Wild
3:42
96
Sabre Dance
Leonard Slatkin
2:32
97
Symphonie espagnole in D Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 21: V. Rondo (Allegro)
Hugh Bean & Douglas Gamley
8:53
98
The Merry Widow Waltz (from "The Merry Widow")
Patrice Fontanarosa & Douglas Gamley
3:21
99
I Pagliacci: "Vesti La Giubba"
Charles Craig & Edward Downes
3:45
100
I Pagliacci: Intermezzo
Neil Richardson
3:22
Disc 2
1
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor, S. 244
Douglas Gamley
10:24
2
Liebestraum No. 3 in A-Flat, S. 541 No. 3
David Lively
4:09
3
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E-Flat Major, S. 124: I. Allegro maestoso
David Lively & Alexander Rahbari
5:31
4
Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Themes, S. 123 ("Hungarian Fantasy")
David Lively & Alexander Rahbari
15:11
5
Ballet Egyptien: II. Andante sostenuto
Eric Robinson
4:36
6
Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto
Avi Ostrowsky
11:20
7
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo (featured in "Raging Bull," "A Midsummer Night's Dream")
Shardad Rohani
3:39
8
Méditation from Thaïs
Michael Davis & Charles Gerhardt
5:05
9
Le Cid: Spanish Dance
Eric Hammerstein
2:06
10
Élégie (for Cello and Orchestra)
Keith Harvey & David Firman
2:09
11
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Concert Overture
Rene Leibowitz
12:21
12
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: IX. Wedding March
Charles Gerhardt
4:35
13
The Hebrides Overture ("Fingal's Cave Overture"), Op. 26
Charles Gerhardt
10:10
14
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Allegro molto vivace
Evgueni Bushkov & Alexander Rahbari
5:49
15
Songs Without Words, Vol. 1, Book 2, Op. 30: I. Andante espressivo (featured in "Sophie's Choice")
Dana Protopopescu
3:55
16
Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 "Italian": I. Allegro vivace
Massimo Freccia
7:59
17
Rondeau (from "Suite de Symphonies No. 1") (Theme to "Masterpiece Theatre")
Eric Hammerstein
1:25
18
Eine kleine Nachtmusik ("A Little Night Music"), Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525: I. Allegro
Eric Hammerstein
5:56
19
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: I. Molto allegro
Vaclav Neumann & Virtuosi di Praga
6:16
20
Concerto for Piano No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 ("Elvira Madigan"): II. Andante
Earl Wild, Anthony Randall & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:02
21
The Magic Flute: Overture
Charles Gerhardt
6:42
22
Coronation Mass in C Major, K. 317: II. Gloria
Charles Gerhardt
4:18
23
Ave Verum Corpus in D, K. 618
Charles Gerhardt
3:44
24
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: III. Rondo alla Turca ("Turkish March") (Allegretto)
Daniel Blumenthal
3:19
25
The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Overture
Douglas Gamley
4:22
26
The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492: Act III. Recitative and Aria: "Dove Sono"
Dame Margaret Price & Edward Downes
6:29
27
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 "Jupiter": IV. Molto allegro
Rene Leibowitz
5:59
28
Don Giovanni, K. 527: Overture
Charles Gerhardt
6:25
29
Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A Major, K. 622: II. Adagio (Featured in "Out of Africa")
Thomas Kelly & Charles Gerhardt
7:16
30
Vesperae Solennes de Confessore in C Major, K. 339: V. Laudate Dominum
Kate Hurney, Ambrosian Singers & Charles Gerhardt
5:24
31
Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: III. Sequentia: Confutatis maledictis
Charles Gerhardt
3:03
32
Pictures at an Exhibition: I. Promenade (Piano Solo)
Earl Wild
1:46
33
Orpheus in the Underworld: Can Can
Charles Gerhardt
2:11
34
The Tales of Hoffman: Barcarolle
Eric Hammerstein
4:06
35
Canon in D (featured in "Ordinary People")
Charles Gerhardt
5:18
36
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours (featured in "Fantasia")
Massimo Freccia
9:45
37
The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33b: March
Eric Hammerstein
1:24
38
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" (featured in "A Room with a View")
Miriam Gauci & Alexander Rahbari
2:08
39
Tosca: "Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore"
Miriam Gauci & Alexander Rahbari
3:09
40
Tosca: "E Lucevan le Stelle"
Giacomo Aragall & Alexander Rahbari
2:52
41
Suor Angelica: "Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto!"
Miriam Gauci & Alexander Rahbari
4:43
42
Suor Angelica: "Sorella, o buona sorella"
Bernadette Degelin, Miriam Gauci, Jaak Gregoor Chorus & Alexander Rahbari
2:08
43
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus
Eric Hammerstein
2:37
44
La Bohème: "O soave fanciulla"
Giacomo Aragall, Vicente Sardinero, Miriam Gauci & Alexander Rahbari
4:03
45
La Bohème: Act II. Musetta's Waltz (Orchestral version)
Nick Ingman
2:28
46
Turandot: Nessun Dorma (Arr. for Chorus and Orchestra)
Charles Gerhardt
3:27
47
Trumpet Tune and Air
Bob Farley & Douglas Gamley
4:27
48
Ten Sonatas in Four Parts: Sonata No. 5 in G Minor, Z. 806: III. Largo - Adagio
Slovak Radio Quartet
2:32
49
Concerto for Flute in G Major: I. Allegro assai
Michael Martin Kofler, Oldrich Vlcek & Virtuosi di Praga
5:48
50
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: 18th Variation (featured in "Somewhere in Time")
Raymond Lewenthal & George Weldon
3:15
51
Prelude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2
Jodie De Salvo
4:00
52
Concerto for Piano No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto (Featured in "Brief Encounter")
David Lively & Alexander Rahbari
11:45
53
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: III. Adagio
Dietrich Schöller-Manno
13:29
54
Concerto for Piano No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Earl Wild & Jascha Horenstein
14:59
55
Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2: I. Daybreak
Georges Pretre & Maurice Ravel
5:20
56
Pavane for a Dead Princess
Trio Apollon
6:23
57
Mother Goose Suite: V. The Fairy Garden
Charles Gerhardt
3:57
58
Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and Strings
Angela Jones, Renie Yamahata, Lubomir Legemza, Thomas Briccetti & Virtuosi di Praga
11:04
59
Sheherazade: I. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
Vahid Khadem-Missagh & Alexander Rahbari
9:42
60
The Flight of the Bumblebee
Rene Leibowitz
1:27
61
William Tell: Overture (Finale)
Charles Gerhardt
3:22
62
The Barber of Seville: Overture
Shardad Rohani
7:50
63
La Danza (from Soirées Musicales) (Orchestral version)
Eric Hammerstein
3:12
64
Carnival of the Animals: VII. Aquarium (featured in "Days of Heaven")
Vernon Handley
2:18
65
Carnival Of The Animals: XIII. The Swan
Vernon Handley
3:03
66
Danse Macabre, Op. 40
Rene Leibowitz
7:02
67
Gymnopédie No. 1
João Paulo Santos
3:44
68
Gymnopédie No. 2
João Paulo Santos
3:09
69
Gymnopédie No. 3
João Paulo Santos
3:02
70
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 "Unfinished": I. Allegro moderato
Charles Gerhardt
11:19
71
Ave Maria, D. 839 (Op. 52, No. 6)
Claire Henry & Charles Gerhardt
4:57
72
Impromptu, Op. 90, No. 3 in G-Flat
Daniel Blumenthal
6:13
73
Trio No. 2 in E-Flat, Op. 100, D. 929: II. Andante con moto (featured in "Barry Lyndon")
Fortepianotrio Florestan
9:18
74
Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15: VII. Träumerei (Dreaming)
Jodie De Salvo
2:53
75
Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat, Op. 97 "Rhenish": I. Lebhaft
Rene Leibowitz
9:14
76
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F, Op. 102: II. Andante
Michael Round & Massimo Freccia
7:10
77
The Bartered Bride: Overture
Oscar Danon
6:30
78
Má Vlast (My Country): II. Vltava (The Moldau)
Charles Gerhardt
12:18
79
By the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz, Op. 314 (featured in "2001: A Space Odyssey")
Charles Gerhardt
9:42
80
Tales from the Vienna Woods
Hans Reinert & Peter Guth
10:49
81
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: I. Introduction (Sunrise) (featured in "2001: A Space Odyssey")
Charles Gerhardt
2:00
82
1812 Overture, Op. 49
Charles Gerhardt & Douglas Gamley
15:25
83
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71A: III. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Viktor Simcisko & Shardad Rohani
1:45
84
The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: Waltz
Douglas Gamley
3:46
85
Symphony No. 6 in B Minor "Pathetique", Op. 74: IV. Finale (Adagio lamentoso)
Alexander Rahbari
9:47
86
Concerto for Piano No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: II. Andantino simplice - Prestissimo
Earl Wild & Anatole Fistoulari
7:18
87
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Waltz
Shardad Rohani
6:55
88
Messa da Requiem: II. Dies Irae: 1. Dies Irae
Ján Rzehnal & Alexander Rahbari
2:11
89
Rigoletto: "La Donna è Mobile" (Orchestral version)
Charles Gerhardt
1:32
90
La Traviata: "Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici" (The Drinking Song) (Orchestral version)
Charles Gerhardt
2:51
91
Aida: Triumphal March and Chorus "Gloria all'Egitto"
Charles Gerhardt
5:43
92
The Four Seasons, Op. 8: Concerto No. 4 for Violin in F Minor, RV 297 "Winter": II. Largo
Jose-Luis Garcia & Leonard Slatkin
2:17
93
The Four Seasons, Op. 8: Concerto No. 1 for Violin in E Major, RV 269 "Spring": I. Allegro
Jose-Luis Garcia & Leonard Slatkin
3:33
94
Gloria in D, RV 589: I. Gloria in Excelsis Deo
Josef Pancik, Tadeusz Strugala & Virtusosi di Praga
2:23
95
Concerto for 2 Mandolines in G: II. Andante
Michaela Ponti, Carlo Comberti & Massimo Freccia
4:41
96
The Four Seasons, Op. 8: Concerto No. 2 for Violin in G Minor, RV 315 "Summer": III. Presto
Jose-Luis Garcia & Leonard Slatkin
3:01
97
The Four Seasons, Op. 8: Concerto No. 3 for Violin in F Major, RV 293 "Autumn": I. Allegro
Jose-Luis Garcia & Leonard Slatkin
5:46
98
Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Alexander Gibson
3:15
99
Tistan und Isolde: Liebestod
Charles Gerhardt
9:37
100
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries (featured in "Apocalypse Now")
Charles Gerhardt
4:35