THE DECCA SOUND

THE DECCA SOUND

Int. Release 15 Jan. 2016
50 CDs


Track List

CD 1: Falla: The Three Cornered Hat

Manuel de Falla Matheu (1876 - 1946)
El sombrero de tres picos

Pt. 1

Teresa Berganza, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Pt. 2

L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Teresa Berganza, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

La vida breve

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Images For Orchestra, L. 122

10.
7:27

2. Ibéria

L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Total Playing Time: 1:17:28

CD 2: España

Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier (1841 - 1894)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 - 1908)
Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34

Enrique Granados (1867 - 1916)
Danzas españolas, Op.37

Maurice Moritz Moszkowski (1854 - 1925)
Spanish Dances, Op.12, Book 1

London Symphony Orchestra, Ataúlfo Argenta

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

Alfredo Campoli, London Symphony Orchestra, Ataúlfo Argenta

Total Playing Time: 1:12:42

CD 3: Rachmaninov: 3rd Piano Concerto

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

Vladimir Ashkenazy, London Symphony Orchestra, Anatole Fistoulari

Piano Sonata No.2 In B Flat Minor, Op.36

1913 Version

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Total Playing Time: 1:07:59

CD 4: Sibelius: Symphony No.1

Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957)
Symphony No.1 In E Minor, Op.39

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

Orchestrated by Vladimir Ashkenazy

Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy

Total Playing Time: 1:13:31

CD 5: Italian Songs - Canzoni

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Willkommen und Abschied D 767

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
Cecilia Bartoli, András Schiff

Total Playing Time: 1:07:14

CD 6: Barber & Walton Violin Concertos / Bloch: Baal Shem

Samuel Barber (1910 - 1981)
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, Op.14

1.
10:14

Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959)
Baal Shem - Three Pictures Of Hassidic Life

William Walton (1902 - 1983)
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra

9.
12:47

Joshua Bell, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman

Total Playing Time: 1:07:21

CD 7: Strauss, R.: Eine Alpensinfonie; Don Juan

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Eine Alpensinfonie, Op.64, TrV 233

2.
3:26

3.
1:33

4.
2:09

6.
0:14

7.
0:44

9.
2:22

13.
3:29

16.
2:04

19.
2:49

20.
0:00
6:42

21.
0:00
2:34

San Francisco Symphony, Herbert Blomstedt

Total Playing Time: 1:10:06

CD 8: Bruckner: Symphony No 4

Anton Bruckner (1824 - 1896)
Symphony No. 4 in E-Flat Major - "Romantic", WAB 104

Version 1878/1880

Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm

Total Playing Time: 1:08:10

CD 9: New Year's Day Concert In Vienna

Johann Strauss I (1804 - 1849)
Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Eduard Strauss (1835 - 1916)
Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870)
Carl Michael Ziehrer (1843 - 1922)
Franz von Suppé (1819 - 1895)
Die schöne Galathee - operetta in 1 Act (1865)

Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870)
Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899), Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870)
Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870)
Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Johann Strauss I (1804 - 1849)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Willi Boskovsky

Total Playing Time: 1:21:06

CD 10: Britten: War Requiem

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
War Requiem, Op.66

Requiem aeternam

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir, Melos Ensemble, Simon Preston, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Melos Ensemble, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dies Irae

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Offertorium

Peter Pears, Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Highgate School Boys' Choir, Simon Preston, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Peter Pears, Highgate School Choir, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Simon Preston, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Sanctus

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

Agnus Dei

Peter Pears, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Libera me

Galina Vishnevskaya, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Melos Ensemble, Benjamin Britten

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Peter Pears, Galina Vishnevskaya, Highgate School Boys' Choir, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:20:52

CD 11: Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphonie

Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
Turangalîla Symphonie

1.
6:20

10.
6:47

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Takashi Harada, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly

Total Playing Time: 1:15:57

CD 12: Bruch: Violin Concerto; Scottish Fantasia

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

Kyung Wha Chung, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit

Max Bruch (1838 - 1920)
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26

Scottish Fantasy, Op.46

Kyung Wha Chung, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Rudolf Kempe

Total Playing Time: 1:18:04

CD 13: Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 in D minor & 27 in B flat

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466

Piano Concerto No. 27 in B Flat Major, K. 595

Clifford Curzon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:05:03

CD 14: Schoenberg: Erwartung / Berg: Lulu Suite

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)
Erwartung, Op.17

1.
2:49

Anja Silja, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi

Alban Berg (1885 - 1935)
Lulu Suite

10.
15:09

11.
3:34

Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi

12.
2:46

Anja Silja, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi

13.
3:32

14.
9:06

Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi

Anton Webern (1883 - 1945)
15.
14:34

The Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi

Total Playing Time: 1:17:10

CD 15: Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)
The Firebird

Ballet

10.
0:00
1:19

Le Sacre du Printemps

Pt 1: L'Adoration de la Terre

Pt 2: Le Sacrifice

Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Antal Doráti

Total Playing Time: 1:17:13

CD 16: Ravel: Ma Mère L'Oye; Pavane pour une Infante Défunte

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Ma mère l'Oye, M. 60

Orchestral version

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit

John Zirbel, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit

Le Tombeau de Couperin, M. 68

Orchestral version

10.
0:00
4:31

Valses nobles et sentimentales, M. 61

for Orchestra

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit

Total Playing Time: 1:21:24

CD 17: Renée Fleming - Great Opera Scenes

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492

Act 2

Act 3

Renée Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Eugene Onegin, Op.24, TH.5

Act 1

Renée Fleming, Larissa Diadkova, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Antonín Dvo?ák (1841 - 1904)
Rusalka, Op.114, B. 203

Act 1

Renée Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Otello

Act 4

Renée Fleming, Larissa Diadkova, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Peter Grimes, Op.33

Act 3

Renée Fleming, Jonathan Summers, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Daphne, Op.82, TrV 272

Renée Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:11:27

CD 18: Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15

2.
0:00
14:02

Nelson Freire, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Riccardo Chailly

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Carnaval, Op.9

20.
0:00
0:58

22.
0:00
0:17

Nelson Freire

Total Playing Time: 1:09:24

CD 19: Shostakovich: Symphony No.5

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Symphony No.5 in D Minor, Op.47

3.
0:00
15:40

Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, Bernard Haitink

Symphony No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 70

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Total Playing Time: 1:15:32

CD 20: Purcell: Dido & Aeneas

Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
Dido and Aeneas, Z.626

Ed. Professor Ellen Harris

Act 1

1.
2:04

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Emma Kirkby, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Catherine Bott, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Catherine Bott, Emma Kirkby, Julianne Baird, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Emma Kirkby, Julianne Baird, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Emma Kirkby, John Mark Ainsley, Catherine Bott, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

John Mark Ainsley, Emma Kirkby, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Emma Kirkby, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Act 2

David Thomas, Elisabeth Priday, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

David Thomas, Elisabeth Priday, Sara Stowe, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Emma Kirkby, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Julianne Baird, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

John Mark Ainsley, Catherine Bott, Emma Kirkby, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Emma Kirkby, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Michael Chance, John Mark Ainsley, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

25.
0:49

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Act 3

Daniel Lochmann, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

David Thomas, Elisabeth Priday, Sara Stowe, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Catherine Bott, Emma Kirkby, John Mark Ainsley, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Catherine Bott, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Total Playing Time: 52:25

CD 21: Beethoven & Britten Violin Concertos

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

2.
8:21

Janine Jansen, Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Paavo Järvi

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Violin Concerto, Op.15

5.
8:36

Janine Jansen, London Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi

Total Playing Time: 1:13:20

CD 22: Holst: The Planets

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

Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

The Perfect Fool, Ballet Music Op.39

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Adrian Boult

Total Playing Time: 1:12:05

CD 23: Bartok: Piano Concerto No.3 / Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Piano Concerto No.3, BB 127, Sz. 119

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Piano Concerto in G Major, M. 83

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, István Kertész

Total Playing Time: 1:13:31

CD 24: Dvorak: Symphony "From the New World"

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

2.
0:00
11:48

Wiener Philharmoniker, István Kertész

Symphony No.8 in G Major, Op.88, B.163

London Symphony Orchestra, István Kertész

Total Playing Time: 1:15:22

CD 25: Haydn: The Nelson Mass

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
Mass in D Minor - Missa in angustiis ("Nelson Mass"), Hob. XXII:11

Ed. H. C. Robbins Landon

1.
0:00
5:04

Sylvia Stahlman, Helen Watts, Wilfred Brown, Tom Krause, Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Sylvia Stahlman, Wilfred Brown, Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Sylvia Stahlman, Helen Watts, Wilfred Brown, Tom Krause, Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Simon Preston, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Sylvia Stahlman, Helen Watts, Wilfred Brown, Tom Krause, Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Sylvia Stahlman, Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

8.
0:00
2:24

Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Sylvia Stahlman, Helen Watts, Wilfred Brown, Tom Krause, Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Sylvia Stahlman, Helen Watts, Wilfred Brown, Tom Krause, Simon Preston, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Simon Preston, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks

Mass In C Major - Missa in tempore belli ("Paukenmesse"), Hob. XXII:9

12.
0:00
5:06

April Cantelo, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, George Guest

April Cantelo, Robert Tear, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, George Guest

Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, George Guest

15.
0:00
2:58

April Cantelo, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, George Guest

April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Barry McDaniel, Stephen Cleobury, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, George Guest

17.
0:00
5:48

April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Barry McDaniel, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, George Guest

Total Playing Time: 1:21:16

CD 26: Granados: Goyescas Volumes 1 & 2; El Pelele

Enrique Granados (1867 - 1916)
Goyescas - Suite

Alicia de Larrocha

Manuel de Falla Matheu (1876 - 1946)
Noches en los jardines de España

Alicia de Larrocha, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

Total Playing Time: 1:21:22

CD 27: Ute Lemper - Berlin Cabaret Songs

Mischa Spoliansky (1898 - 1985)
Friedrich Hollaender (1896 - 1976)
Rudolf Nelson (1878 - 1960)
Mischa Spoliansky (1898 - 1985)
Ute Lemper, Matrix Ensemble, Jeff Cohen, Robert Ziegler

Ute Lemper, Timothy Hutchins, Janet Creaser Hutchins, Matrix Ensemble, Jeff Cohen, Robert Ziegler

Friedrich Hollaender (1896 - 1976)
Berthold Goldschmidt (1903 - 1996)
Friedrich Hollaender (1896 - 1976)
Friedrich Hollaender (1896 - 1976), Robert Liebmann
Mischa Spoliansky (1898 - 1985)
Rudolf Nelson (1878 - 1960)
Friedrich Hollaender (1896 - 1976)
Ute Lemper, Matrix Ensemble, Jeff Cohen, Robert Ziegler

Total Playing Time: 1:12:13

CD 28: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas - Moonlight, Pathétique & Waldstein

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

Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique"

Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"

Radu Lupu

Total Playing Time: 1:16:52

CD 29: Mendelssohn in Scotland

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Symphony No. 3 In A Minor, Op. 56, MWV N 18 - "Scottish"

3.
0:00
11:04

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Incidental Music, Op.61, MWV M 13

London Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag

Jennifer Vyvyan, Marion Lowe, Female Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag

London Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag

English version

Jennifer Vyvyan, Female Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag

Total Playing Time: 1:19:17

CD 30: Respighi: Pini di Roma; Feste Romane

Ottorino Respighi (1879 - 1936)
Roman Festivals, P. 157

Pines of Rome, P. 141

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 - 1908)
The Golden Cockerel - Suite (Le coq d'or)

The Cleveland Orchestra, Lorin Maazel

Total Playing Time: 1:13:45

CD 31: Janacek: Sinfonietta; Taras Bulba

Leos Janácek (1854 - 1928)
Sinfonietta, JW 6/18

Taras Bulba, JW 6/15

The Cunning Little Vixen - Orchestral Suite

Arr. Vaclav Talich

10.
0:00
10:03

Wiener Philharmoniker, Charles Mackerras

Total Playing Time: 1:06:35

CD 32: Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings; Souvenir de Florence

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Serenade for String Orchestra in C Major, Op. 48, TH.48

Sextet In D Minor, Op.70, TH.118 - "Souvenir de Florence"

Version For Orchestra

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Holberg Suite, Op.40

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

Total Playing Time: 1:17:39

CD 33: Ibert: Divertissement / Bizet: Jeux D'Enfants

Jacques Ibert (1890 - 1962)
Divertissement

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Jeux d'enfants, Op.22 WD 56

Petite Suite

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Jean Martinon

Alexander Borodin (1833 - 1887)
Symphony No.2 in B minor

revised Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov

London Symphony Orchestra, Jean Martinon

Total Playing Time: 1:05:23

CD 34: Varèse: Arcana; Integrales; Ionisation

Edgar Varèse (1885 - 1965)
1.
18:42

2.
10:37

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta

Los Angeles Percussion Ensemble, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta

Charles Edward Ives (1874 - 1954)
Symphony No.2

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta

Total Playing Time: 1:11:50

CD 35: Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Daphnis et Chloé, M. 57

Ballet en 3 parties (complete)

Première partie

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Deuxième partie

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Troisième partie

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma"

London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Total Playing Time: 1:21:07

CD 36: Bach, J.S.: Magnificat; Cantata No.10

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243

Wiener Akademie-Chor, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Hanneke Van Bork, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Elly Ameling, Wiener Akademie-Chor, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Tom Krause, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Helen Watts, Werner Krenn, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Wiener Akademie-Chor, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Werner Krenn, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Helen Watts, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Elly Ameling, Hanneke Van Bork, Helen Watts, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Meine Seel erhebt den Herren, Cantata BWV 10

Wiener Akademie-Chor, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Elly Ameling, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Werner Krenn, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Marius Rintzler, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Helen Watts, Marius Rintzler, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Werner Krenn, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Wiener Akademie-Chor, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Cantata BWV 140

Hymnuschor Stuttgart, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Gösta Winbergh, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Gabriele Fontana, Tom Krause, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Hymnuschor Stuttgart, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Tom Krause, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Gabriele Fontana, Tom Krause, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Hymnuschor Stuttgart, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger

Total Playing Time: 1:21:36

CD 37: Wagner: The Golden Ring

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Das Rheingold, WWV 86A

Scene 4

Eberhard Wächter, Waldemar Kmentt, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Scene 2

George London, Kirsten Flagstad, Set Svanholm, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Scene 4

Hetty Plümacher, George London, Set Svanholm, Oda Balsborg, Ira Malaniuk

Die Walküre, WWV 86B

Act 3

Vera Schlosser, Berit Lindholm, Brigitte Fassbaender, Helen Watts, Helga Dernesch, Vera Little, Claudia Hellmann, Marilyn Tyler, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Hans Hotter, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Siegfried, WWV 86C

Act 1

Wolfgang Windgassen, Gerhard Stolze, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Act 2

Wolfgang Windgassen, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Götterdämmerung, WWV 86D

Prologue

Act 3

Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Birgit Nilsson, Claire Watson, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Birgit Nilsson, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Birgit Nilsson, Gottlob Frick, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:21:49

CD 38: Carreras Domingo Pavarotti in Concert

Francesco Cilea (1866 - 1950)
L'Arlesiana

Act 2

José Carreras, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791 - 1864)
L'Africaine

Act 4

Plácido Domingo, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 1

Luciano Pavarotti, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Franz Lehár (1870 - 1948)
Das Land des Lächelns

Act 2

Plácido Domingo, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Vincenzo de Crescenzo (1875 - 1964)
Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Griminelli, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta

Salvatore Cardillo (1874 - 1947)
José Carreras, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta

Ernesto de Curtis (1875 - 1937)
Torna a Surriento

Luciano Pavarotti, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Agustin Lara (1900 - 1970)
8.
3:42

José Carreras, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Pablo Sorozábal (1897 - 1988)
La Taberna del Puerto

Act 2

9.
2:44

Plácido Domingo, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Umberto Giordano (1867 - 1948)
Andrea Chénier

Act 1

José Carreras, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 3

Plácido Domingo, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta

Turandot

Completed by Franco Alfano

Act 3

12.
3:05

Luciano Pavarotti, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta

Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
West Side Story

Part of medley. Arranged Lalo Schifrin.

13.
5:31

José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta

Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948 - )
Cats

Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857 - 1919)
José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Zubin Mehta, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Eduardo di Capua (1865 - 1917), Alfredo Mazzucchi (1879 - 1972)
Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Turandot

Completed by Franco Alfano

Act 3

17.
3:30

José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta

Total Playing Time: 1:08:01

CD 39: Puccini: Turandot (highlights)

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Turandot

Completed by Franco Alfano

Act 1

Montserrat Caballé, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Montserrat Caballé, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Luciano Pavarotti, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Montserrat Caballé, Luciano Pavarotti, Piero de Palma, Pier Francesco Poli, Tom Krause, Nicolai Ghiaurov, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Act 2

Tom Krause, Pier Francesco Poli, Piero de Palma, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Peter Pears, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Joan Sutherland, Peter Pears, Luciano Pavarotti, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Act 3

11.
2:57

Luciano Pavarotti, The John Alldis Choir, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Montserrat Caballé, Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Tom Krause, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Montserrat Caballé, Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Tom Krause, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Montserrat Caballé, Luciano Pavarotti, Piero de Palma, Pier Francesco Poli, Tom Krause, Nicolai Ghiaurov, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Luciano Pavarotti, Joan Sutherland, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Joan Sutherland, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Total Playing Time: 1:09:55

CD 40: Susato: Dansereye 1551

Tilman Susato (1510 - 1570)
Dansereye (1551)

6.
1:27

7.
0:44

13.
0:55

15.
0:51

21.
0:46

28.
1:07

29.
0:44

30.
0:39

31.
1:37

New London Consort, Philip Pickett

Total Playing Time: 1:05:41

CD 41: Saint-Saens: Piano Concertos Nos.2, 4 & 5

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor, Op.22, R.190

Pascal Rogé, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Dutoit

Piano Concerto No.4 in C minor, Op.44

Pascal Rogé, Philharmonia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit

Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103 "Egyptian"

Pascal Rogé, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Dutoit

Total Playing Time: 1:19:14

CD 42: Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710 - 1736)
Stabat Mater

Barbara Bonney, Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Barbara Bonney, Les Talens Lyriques

Barbara Bonney, Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Barbara Bonney, Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Barbara Bonney, Les Talens Lyriques

Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Barbara Bonney, Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Barbara Bonney, Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Salve Regina in F minor

Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques

Salve Regina in A minor

Edited by Robert King

Barbara Bonney, Les Talens Lyriques

Total Playing Time: 1:00:15

CD 43: Bach, J.S.: Goldberg Variations

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

1.
0:00
3:50

32.
0:00
3:52

András Schiff

Total Playing Time: 1:12:19

CD 44: Romantic Russia

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (1804 - 1857)
Ruslan And Lyudmila

Act 1

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)
Khovanshchina

Compl. & Orch. Rimsky-Korsakov

2.
0:00
4:58

A Night on the Bare Mountain

Alexander Borodin (1833 - 1887)
Overture Prince Igor

London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Prince Igor

Act 2

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Franz von Suppé (1819 - 1895)
Light Cavalry

Poet and Peasant

Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna

Pique Dame

Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:14:56

CD 45: Mahler: Symphony No.8

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major - "Symphony of a Thousand"

Pt. 1: Hymnus "Veni creator spiritus"

Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Singverein, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Helen Watts, Yvonne Minton, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Pt. 2: Final Scene From Goethe's "Faust"

Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

John Shirley-Quirk, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Martti Talvela, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Sängerknaben, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Yvonne Minton, René Kollo, Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Lucia Popp, René Kollo, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Heather Harper, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Lucia Popp, Arleen Augér, Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Singverein, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

René Kollo, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Sängerknaben, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:19:39

CD 46: Live From Lincoln Centre

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Ernani

Part 4

Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Vincenzo Bellini (1801 - 1835)
Norma

Act 1

Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

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

Act 4

Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Act 2

Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Otello

Act 1

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Il Trovatore

Act 4

Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, Jake Gardner, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Vincenzo Bellini (1801 - 1835)
Beatrice di Tenda

Act 2

8.
3:13

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Total Playing Time: 1:12:12

CD 47: Beethoven: The Late String Quartets

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
String Quartet No.11 In F Minor, Op.95 - "Serioso"

String Quartet in B Flat Major, Op. 130

String Quartet in B Flat Major, Op. 130

Takács Quartet

Total Playing Time: 1:17:57

CD 48: Puccini: La Fanciulla del West (highlights)

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Fanciulla del West

Act 1

Giorgio Tozzi, Piero de Palma, Giorgio Giorgetti, Enzo Guagni, Virgilio Carbonari, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Enzo Guagni, Mariano Caruso, Angelo Mercuriali, Giorgio Giorgetti, Edio Peruzzi, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Cornell MacNeil, Renata Tebaldi, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Renata Tebaldi, Cornell MacNeil, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Renata Tebaldi, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Mario del Monaco, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Renata Tebaldi, Piero de Palma, Mario del Monaco, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Mario del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Act 2

Act 2

Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Renata Tebaldi, Cornell MacNeil, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Act 3

Mario del Monaco, Cornell MacNeil, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

14.
0:00
2:19

Renata Tebaldi, Cornell MacNeil, Giorgio Giorgetti, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Renata Tebaldi, Giorgio Giorgetti, Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Franco Capuana

Renata Tebaldi, Giorgio Giorgetti, Michele Cazzato, Enzo Guagni, Mario Carlin, Franco Capuana, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Giorgio Giorgetti, Mario del Monaco, Enzo Guagni, Mario Carlin, Angelo Mercuriali, Franco Capuana, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Total Playing Time: 50:27

CD 49: Mendelssohn: Octet / Beethoven: Septet

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Octet In E Flat, Op.20, MWV R20

Wiener Oktett

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Septet in E Flat Major, Op. 20

Members Of The Wiener Oktett

Total Playing Time: 1:13:41

CD 50: Walton: Belshazzar's Feast; Coronation Te Deum

William Walton (1902 - 1983)
Belshazzar's Feast

L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

Bryn Terfel, L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton, Bryn Terfel

L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

Bryn Terfel, L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

Bryn Terfel, L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

L'Inviti, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

Hubert Parry (1848 - 1918)
I Was Glad - Anthem for the Coronation of King Edward VII

14.
0:00
2:52

Waynflete Singers, Choir Of Winchester Cathedral, Timothy Byram-Wigfield, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill

Total Playing Time: 1:08:01

. . . autant de joyaux et perles discographiques, illustrant des décades de perfection discographiques, soit les meilleures réalisations musicales sur 50 ans de politique d'enregistrement, bénéficiant de la meilleure prise de son de l'époque . . .