100 Classical Favourites

100 CLASSICAL FAVOURITES

Int. Release 29 Apr. 1998
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CD 1: 100 Classical Favourites

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047

1.
4:55

I Musici

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen Suite No.2

2.
2:01

Orchestre de Paris, Semyon Bychkov

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550

Frans Brüggen, Orchestra Of The 18th Century

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

4.
2:34

Neeme Järvi, Bella Davidovich, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Luigi Boccherini (1743 - 1805)
String Quintet op.11 (13), No.5 in E major

5.
4:05

I Musici

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147

St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Neil Black, English Chamber Orchestra, Barry Rose

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight"

Claudio Arrau

Amilcare Ponchielli (1834 - 1886)
La Gioconda, Op.9

Act 3

Staatskapelle Dresden, Silvio Varviso

Fritz Kreisler (1875 - 1962)
9.
3:23

Arthur Grumiaux, Istvan Hajdu

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Hungarian Dance No.5 in G Minor, WoO 1 No.5

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Aida

Act 2

Dresden State Opera Chorus, Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Staatskapelle Dresden, Silvio Varviso

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14, H 48

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Colin Davis

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, MWV O 14

Henryk Szeryng, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Neville Marriner

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Peer Gynt, Op. 23

Concert version by Kurt Masur & Friedhelm Eberle

Friedhelm Eberle, Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80

16.
3:24

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, David Zinman

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Nulla in mundo pax, RV 630

Elly Ameling, Jeffrey Tate, English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri

Francisco Tárrega (1852 - 1909)
Pepe Romero

Aram Il'yich Khachaturian (1903 - 1978)
Kirov Orchestra, St Petersburg, Valery Gergiev

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30, TrV 176

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64

Act 1

Kirov Orchestra, St Petersburg, Valery Gergiev

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Total Playing Time: 1:14:21

CD 2: 100 Classical Favourites

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Water Music Suite No. 2 in D, HWV 349

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum

Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Wiener Symphoniker, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Boléro, M. 81

Orchestre de Paris, Semyon Bychkov

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125

4.
3:12

Mischa Maisky, Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor

Pt. 3

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Claudio Arrau

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35, TH 59

Henryk Szeryng, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Act 1

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Philharmonia Orchestra, Ion Marin

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
William Tell

10.
3:02

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Neville Marriner

John Philip Sousa (1854 - 1932)
12.
3:25

Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennell

Paul Dukas (1865 - 1935)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, David Zinman

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno"

14.
2:10

Federico Agostini, I Musici

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068

15.
4:05

Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Peter Schreier

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30

Martha Argerich, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Riccardo Chailly

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Requiem in D Minor, K. 626

compl. by Franz Xaver Süssmayer

Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Peter Schreier

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Rigoletto

Act 3

Neil Shicoff, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique"

Claudio Arrau

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition

(Orch. Ravel)

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Edo de Waart

Total Playing Time: 1:15:37

CD 3: 100 Classical Favourites

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen Suite No.1

1.
2:12

Orchestre de Paris, Semyon Bychkov

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Serenade in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"

Orchestral Version

2.
5:46

I Musici, Pina Carmirelli

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Peer Gynt, Op. 23

Concert version by Kurt Masur & Friedhelm Eberle

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Claudio Arrau

Samuel Barber (1910 - 1981)
Johann Pachelbel (1653 - 1706)
I Musici

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331

Claudio Arrau

Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Act 4

Staatskapelle Dresden, Silvio Varviso

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Incidental Music, Op.61, MWV M 13

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, George Szell

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Elly Ameling, Dalton Baldwin

Narciso Yepes (1927 - 1997)
Pepe Romero

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Bella Davidovich

Johann Strauss I (1804 - 1849)
Wiener Volksopernorchester, Franz Bauer-Theussl

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Nikita Magaloff

Tomaso Albinoni (1671 - 1750)
I Musici

Erik Satie (1866 - 1925)
3 Gymnopédies

Reinbert de Leeuw

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269 "La Primavera"

17.
3:22

Federico Agostini, I Musici

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Il Trovatore

Act 2

Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Staatskapelle Dresden, Silvio Varviso

Total Playing Time: 1:12:30

CD 4: 100 Classical Favourites

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24, H 111

Pt. 1

London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067

2.
1:19

Irena Grafenauer, Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Peter Schreier

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
I Musici

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Nabucco

Act 3

Chor der Staatsoper Dresden, Staatskapelle Dresden, Silvio Varviso

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467

5.
7:43

Stephen Kovacevich, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
6.
5:08

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Fournet

Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Wiener Volksopernorchester, Franz Bauer-Theussl

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Mandolin Concerto In C, RV 425

Arr. for Guitar, Strings and Continuo by Pepe Romero

8.
2:36

Pepe Romero, I Musici

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Kinderszenen, Op. 15

10.
3:01

Claudio Arrau

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

11.
3:22

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH. 12

Act 1

London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, MWV N 16, "Italian"

Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, R. 288

Act 3

14.
7:28

Staatskapelle Dresden, Silvio Varviso

George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
15.
3:36

Werner Haas, Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Edo de Waart

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 2

16.
3:47

Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Colin Davis

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667 "Trout"

Ingrid Haebler, Arthur Grumiaux, Georges Janzer, Eva Czako, Jacques Cazauran

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75

18.
5:47

Zoltán Kocsis

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Turandot

Completed by Franco Alfano

Act 3

19.
2:59

José Carreras, London Symphony Orchestra, Jesús López-Cobos

Aram Il'yich Khachaturian (1903 - 1978)
Gayaneh

20.
2:13

Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, St. Petersburg, Valery Gergiev

Total Playing Time: 1:17:49

CD 5: 100 Classical Favourites

Antonín Dvo?ák (1841 - 1904)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, B. 83

Original Version, B.83

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition

(Orch. Ravel)

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Edo de Waart

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Lohengrin, WWV 75

Act 3

Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Silvio Varviso

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, TH 55

Martha Argerich, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Kirill Kondrashin

Antonín Dvo?ák (1841 - 1904)
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World"

5.
3:04

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Colin Davis

Joaquín Rodrigo (1901 - 1999)
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra

6.
3:10

Alexandre Lagoya, Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Antonio de Almeida

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
The Nutcracker, Op. 71, TH 14

Act 2

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Antal Doráti

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 62

Werner Haas

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

Henryk Szeryng, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in D minor, S.359 No.2 (Corresponds with piano version no. 2 in C sharp minor)

10.
4:54

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral"

Netherlands Radio Chorus, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Bedrich Smetana (1824 - 1884)
Má Vlast, JB1:112

12.
2:58

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Antal Doráti

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35

Nikita Magaloff

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Toccata And Fugue In D Minor, BWV 565

14.
3:23

Daniel Chorzempa

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
String Quartet In F Major, Hob.III No.17, Op.3 No.5 - "Serenade"

I Musici

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Gloria in D Major, RV 589

rev. Franz Giegling

Vittorio Negri, Chorus Del Gran Teatro La Fenice, Orchestra Del Gran Teatro La Fenice

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Serenade in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"

Orchestral Version

I Musici, Pina Carmirelli

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Nikita Magaloff

Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934)
The Planets, Op. 32

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Neville Marriner

John Philip Sousa (1854 - 1932)
Eastman Philharmonia, Howard Hanson

Total Playing Time: 1:12:51