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Zacharias, Christian, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Zinman, David, conductor. (Added Author). Brouwenstijn, Gré, singer. (Added Author). Meyer, Kerstin, singer. (Added Author). Gedda, Nicolai, singer. (Added Author). Guthrie, Frederick, singer. (Added Author). Cluytens, André, conductor. (Added Author). Fray, David, 1981- instrumentalist, conductor. (Added Author). Biondi, Fabio, instrumentalist, conductor. (Added Author). François, Samson, 1924-1970 instrumentalist. (Added Author). Pappano, Antonio, 1959- conductor. (Added Author). Dessay, Natalie, 1965- singer. (Added Author). Langrée, Louis, conductor. (Added Author). Callas, Maria, 1923-1977 singer. (Added Author). Serafin, Tullio, 1878-1968 conductor. (Added Author). Zimmermann, Frank Peter, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Sawallisch, Wolfgang, 1923-2013 conductor. (Added Author). Capuçon, Renaud, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Capuçon, Gautier, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Braley, Frank, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Muti, Riccardo, conductor. (Added Author). Argerich, Martha, 1941- instrumentalist. (Added Author). Jansons, Mariss, 1943- conductor. (Added Author). Plasson, Michel, conductor. (Added Author). Rudy, Mikhail, 1953- instrumentalist. (Added Author). Barto, Tzimon, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Harnoncourt, Nikolaus, conductor. (Added Author). Christie, William (William Lincoln), conductor. (Added Author). Haïm, Emmanuelle, conductor. (Added Author). Tipo, Maria, 1931- instrumentalist. (Added Author). Herreweghe, Philippe, conductor. (Added Author). Daniels, David, 1966- singer. (Added Author). Grimaud, Hélène, 1969- instrumentalist. (Added Author). Previn, André, 1929- conductor. (Added Author). Tilling, Camilla, singer. (Added Author). Järvi, Paavo, 1962- conductor. (Added Author). Prêtre, Georges, conductor. (Added Author). Alexeev, Dmitri, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Queffélec, Anne, 1948- instrumentalist. (Added Author). Ozawa, Seiji, 1935- conductor. (Added Author). Jaroussky, Philippe, singer. (Added Author). Gardiner, John Eliot, conductor. (Added Author). Pires, Maria João, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Kempe, Rudolf, 1910-1976 conductor. (Added Author). Cziffra, Georges, 1921-1994 instrumentalist. (Added Author). Rattle, Simon, 1955- conductor. (Added Author). De Sabata, Victor, 1892-1967 conductor. (Added Author). Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 Container of (work): Concertos, piano, orchestra, K. 467, C major. Andante. (Added Author). Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 Container of (work): Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor. Presto. Allegro assai. (Added Author). Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 Container of (work): Concertos, harpsichord, string orchestra, BWV 1056, F minor. Largo. (Added Author). Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 Container of (work): Cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione. N. 4. Allegro non molto. (Added Author). Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 Container of (work): Pavane pour une infante défunte. (Added Author). Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 Container of (work): Messa da Requiem. Dies irae. Dies irae, dies illa. (Added Author). Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 Container of (work): Zauberflöte. Hölle Rache. (Added Author). Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835 Container of (work): Norma. Casta diva. (Added Author). Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 Container of (work): Concertos, violin, orchestra, op. 77, D major. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace. (Added Author). Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 Container of (work): Trios, piano, violin, cello, D. 929, E♭ major. Andante con moto. Selections. (Added Author). Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 Container of (work): Aïda. Marcia trionfale. Selections. (Added Author). Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 Container of (work): Sonatas, piano, no. 3, op. 58, B minor. Finale. (Added Author). Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 Container of (work): Ring des Nibelungen. Walküre. Walkürenritt. (Added Author). Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 Container of (work): Ma mère l'oye (Ballet). Pavane de la belle au bois dormant. (Added Author). Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 Container of (work): Carnaval des animaux. Aquarium. (Added Author). Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 Container of (work): An der schönen, blauen Donau. (Added Author). Charpentier, Marc-Antoine, 1643-1704 Container of (work): Te Deum, H. 146, D major. Prélude. (Added Author). Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 Container of (work): Messiah. Hallelujah. (Added Author). Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 Container of (work): Goldberg-Variationen. Aria. (Added Author). Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 Container of (work): Masses, BWV 232, B minor. Gloria. Gloria in excelsis Deo. (Added Author). Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 Container of (work): Stabat Mater, RV 621, F minor. Stabat Mater dolorosa. (Added Author). Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 Container of (work): Symphonies, K. 550, G minor. Molto allegro. (Added Author). Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 Container of (work): Sonatas, piano, no. 30, op. 109, E major. Prestissimo. (Added Author). Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 Container of (work): Romeo i Dzhulʹetta (Ballet). Tanet͡s ryt͡sareĭ. (Added Author). Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 Container of (work): Kinderscenen. Träumerei. (Added Author). Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907 Container of (work): Peer Gynt. Solvejgs sang. (Added Author). Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 Container of (work): Symphonies, no. 9, op. 95, E minor. Allegro con fuoco. Selections. (Added Author). Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 Container of (work): Preludes, piano, op. 23. No. 5. (Added Author). Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 Container of (work): Symphonies, no. 5, op. 64, E minor. Valse. (Added Author). Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 Container of (work): Gymnopédies. No 1. (Added Author). Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 Container of (work): Carmen. Entr'acte, no. 2. (Added Author). Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 Container of (work): Preludes, piano, book 1. Fille aux cheveux de lin. (Added Author). Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924 Container of (work): Requiem, op. 48, D minor. Pie Jesu. (Added Author). Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 Container of (work): March and canzona, trumpets (4), Z. 860, C minor. (Added Author). Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 Container of (work): Sonatas, piano, no. 8, op. 13, C minor. Adagio cantabile. (Added Author). Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 Container of (work): Lohengrin. 3. Akt. Einleitung. (Added Author). Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 Container of (work): Waltzes, piano, op. 64. No. 1. (Added Author). Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 Container of (work): Shchelkunchik. Uverti͡ura. (Added Author). Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 Container of (work): Tosca. Vissi d'arte. (Added Author). Bayerischer Rundfunk. Orchester, instrumentalist. (Added Author). St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale (Berlin, Germany). Chor, singer. (Added Author). Berliner Philharmoniker, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Europa galante (Musical group), instrumentalist. (Added Author). Accademia di Santa Cecilia. Orchestra, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Accademia di Santa Cecilia. Coro, singer. (Added Author). Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Teatro alla Scala. Orchestra, instrumentalist. (Added Author). New Philharmonia Orchestra, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Filharmoniske selskap (Oslo, Norway). Orkester, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Théâtre du Capitole. Orchestre, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Concertgebouworkest, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Arts florissants (Musical group), instrumentalist. (Added Author). Concert d'Astrée (Musical group), instrumentalist. (Added Author). Collegium vocale (Ghent, Belgium), singer. (Added Author). London Symphony Orchestra, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Orchestre de Paris, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Philharmonia Orchestra (London, England), instrumentalist. (Added Author). Orchestre national de France, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Monteverdi Choir, singer. (Added Author). Monteverdi Orchestra, instrumentalist. (Added Author). Wiener Philharmoniker, instrumentalist. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [France] : Warner Classics, [2015]

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Formatted Contents Note: CD 1. Piano concerto no. 21 in C major, K. 467. Andante / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Christian Zacharias, piano ; Symphonieorchester der Bayerischen Rundfunks ; David Zinman, [conductor]) (5:16) -- Symphonie no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 : 'Choral'. Ode to joy : (excerpt) / Ludwig van Beethoven (Gré Brouwenstijn, [soprano] ; Kerstin Meyer, [mezzo-soprano] ; Nicolai Gedda, [tenor] ; Frederick Guthrie, [bass] ; Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; André Cluytens, [conductor]) (6:52) -- Keyboard concerto in F minor, BWV 1056. Adagio / Johann Sebastian Bach (David Fray, piano & direction ; The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, Bremen) (3:09) -- The four seasons. Concerto op. 8 no. 4 : 'Winter'. Allegro non molto / Antonio Vivaldi (Europe [that is, Europa] Galante ; Fabio Biondi, [violin, conductor]) (3:15) -- Pavane pour une infante défunte / Maurice Ravel (Samson François, piano) (5:59) -- Messa da Requiem. Sequenza : Dies irae / Giuseppe Verdi (Orchestra e coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia ; Antonio Pappano, [conductor]) (2:18) -- Die Zauberflöte = (The magic flute). Der Hölle Rache : (Act II) / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Natalie Dessay, The Queen of the Night ; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment ; Louis Langrée, [conductor]) (2:58) -- Norma. Casta diva : (Act I) / Vincenzo Bellini (Maria Callas, Norma ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Tullio Serafin, [conductor]) (5:35) -- Violin concerto in D major, op. 77. Allegro giocoso / Johannes Brahms (Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Wolfgang Sawallisch, [conductor]) (7:39) -- Piano trio no. 2 in E flat major, D. 929. Andante con moto : (excerpts) / Franz Schubert (Renaud Capuçon, violin ; Gautier Capuçon, cello ; Frank Braley, piano) (3:14) -- Aida. Marcia trionfale : (Act II) / Giuseppe Verdi (New Philharmonia Orchestra ; Riccardo Muti, [conductor]) (1:30) -- Piano sonata no. 3 in B minor, op. 58. Finale : Presto, non tanto / Frédéric Chopin (Martha Argerich, piano) (4:45) -- Die Walküre. Ride of the Valkyries : (Act III) / Richard Wagner (Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra ; Mariss Jansons, [conductor]) (4:46) -- Ma mère l'oye. Pavane da la belle au bois dormant / Maurice Ravel (Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse ; Michel Plasson, [conductor]) (1:40) -- Carnival of the animals. Aquarium : (orchestral version) / Camille Saint-Saëns (Mikhaïl Rudy & Tzimon Barto, pianos ; Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse ; Michel Plasson, [conductor]) (2:58) -- An der schönen, blauen Donau = (The blue Danube) : waltz, op. 314 / Johann Strauss II (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, [conductor]) (9:30) -- Te Deum, H. 146. Prélude / Marc-Antoine Charpentier (Les Arts Florissants ; William Christie, [conductor]) (1:36) -- Messiah : HWV56. Hallelujah : (Part II) / George Frideric Handel (Le Concert d'Astrée ; Emmanuelle Haïm, [conductor]) -- Goldberg variations : BWV 988. Aria / Johann Sebastian Bach (Maria Tipo, piano) (3:03) --
CD 2. Mass in B minor, BWV 232. Missa. Gloria in excelsis / Johann Sebastian Bach (Collegium Vocale, Ghent ; Philippe Herreweghe, [conductor]) (7:04) -- Stabat Mater, RV 621. Stabat Mater dolorosa / Antonio Vivaldi (David Daniels, countertenor ; Europa Galante ; Fabio Biondi, [conductor] (3:21) -- Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550. Molto allegro / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, [conductor]) (6:46) -- Piano sonata no. 30 in E major, op. 109. Prestissimo / Ludwig van Beethoven (Hélène Grimaud, piano) (2:25) -- Romeo and Juliet : op. 64. Dance of the knights : (Act I) / Sergei Prokofiev (London Symphony Orchestra ; André Previn, [conductor]) (5:40) -- Kinderszenen : op. 15. Träumerei / Robert Schumann (Martha Argerich, piano) (2:50) -- Peer Gynt. Solveig's song / Edvard Grieg (Camilla Tilling, soprano ; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra ; Paavo Järvi, [conductor]) (4:52) -- Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95 : 'From the New World'. Allego con fuoco : (excerpt) / Antonín Dvořák (Orchestre de Paris ; Georges Prêtre, [conductor]) (3:55) -- Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 : 'Alla marcia' / Sergei Rachmaninov (Dmitri Alexeev, piano) (4:02) -- Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64. Valse : Allegro moderato / Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Philharmonia Orchestra ; Riccardo Muti, [conductor]) (6:16) -- Gymnopédie : no. 1 / Erik Satie (Anne Queffélec, piano) (6:16) -- Carmen : suite no. 1. Entr'acte to Acte III / Georges Bizet (Orchestre national de France ; Seiji Ozawa, [conductor]) (2:34) -- Préludes, premier livre. La fille aux cheveux de lin / Claude Debussy (Samson François, piano) (2:14) -- Requiem, op. 48. Pie, Jesu / Gabriel Faure (Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor ; Orchestre de Paris, Paavo Järvi, conductor) (3:41) -- Music for the funeral of Queen Mary : Z. 860. Canzona (1:44) ; March (2:20) / Henry Purcell (Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra ; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, [conductor]) -- Piano sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13 : 'Pathétique'. Adagio cantabile / Ludwig van Beethoven (Maria João Pires, piano) (4:23) -- Lohengrin. Prelude : (Act III) / Richard Wagner (Wiener Philharmoniker ; Rudolf Kempe, [conductor]) (3:32) -- Waltz no. 6 in D flat major, op. 64 no. 1 : 'Minute waltz' / Frédéric Chopin (George Cziffra, piano) (1:55) -- The nutcracker : ballet, op. 71. Miniature overture / Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Berliner Philharmoniker ; Sir Simon Rattle, [conductor]) (3:12) -- Tosca. Vissi d'arte : (Act II) / Giacomo Puccini (Maria Callas, Tosca ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Victor de Sabata, [conductor]) (3:10).
Participant or Performer Note: Various performers.
Subject: Concertos (Piano) > Excerpts.
Symphonies > Excerpts.
Concertos (Piano with string orchestra) > Excerpts.
Concertos (Violin with string orchestra) > Excerpts.
Piano music.
Requiems > Excerpts.
Operas > Excerpts.
Concertos (Violin) > Excerpts.
Piano trios > Excerpts.
Sonatas (Piano) > Excerpts.
Ballets > Excerpts.
Pianos (2) with orchestra > Excerpts, Arranged.
Te Deum laudamus (Music) > Excerpts.
Oratorios > Excerpts.
Variations (Piano) > Excerpts.
Masses > Excerpts.
Stabat Mater dolorosa (Music) > Excerpts.
Incidental music > Excerpts.
Genre: Funeral music.
Art music.

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