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50 Great Recordings

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Number of Discs: 50

Release Date: 31st March 2014

Contents

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Cantata BWV21 'Ich hatte viel Bekummernis'
» Seufzer, Tranen, Kummer, Not
Cantata BWV51 'Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen'
» Aria
» Chorale
Cantata BWV131 'Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir'
English Suites (6), BWV806-811
» no.1 in A major, BWV806
» no.3 in G minor, BWV808
» no.6 in D minor, BWV811
Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Motet BWV225 'Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied'
Motet BWV226 'Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf'
Motet BWV227 'Jesu, meine Freude'
Motet BWV228 'Furchte dich nicht'
Motet BWV229 'Komm, Jesu, komm'

Barber, Samuel

Violin Concerto, op.14

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Cello Sonata no.1 in F major, op.5 no.1
Cello Sonata no.2 in G minor, op.5 no.2
Cello Sonata no.4 in C major, op.102 no.1
Piano Concerto no.3 in C minor, op.37
Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, op.58
Violin Concerto in D major, op.61

Bellini, Vincenzo

Il Pirata
» Oh! s'io potessi
Norma
» Casta diva

Bernstein, Leonard

On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances

Bruch, Max

Kol Nidrei, op.47
Violin Concerto no.1 in G minor, op.26

Bruckner, Anton

Symphony no.4 in in E flat major 'Romantic'

Busoni, Ferruccio

Violin Concerto in D major, op.35a
Violin Sonata no.2 in E minor, op.36a

Capua, Eduardo di

O sole mio

Chopin, Frederic

Piano Concerto no.1 in E minor, op.11
Piano Concerto no.2 in F minor, op.21
Piano Sonata no.2 in B flat minor, op.35 'Funeral March'
Polonaise no.6 in A flat major, op.53 'Heroic'
Preludes (24), op.28

Donizetti, Gaetano

Belisario
» Plauso! Voci di gioia; Sin la tomba e a me negata!
Lucrezia Borgia
» Tranquillo ei posa
Maria di Rohan
» Infausto Imene; Havvi un dio
Parisina
Roberto Devereux
» E sara in questi orribili momenti

Dvorak, Antonin

From the Bohemian Forest, op.68 B133
» no.5 Silent Woods (Waldesruhe), B182
Rondo in G minor, op.94 B171

Gershwin, George

An American in Paris
But Not for Me
Embraceable You
I got Rhythm
Liza
Love is here to Stay
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Preludes (3)
Rhapsody in Blue
Tip-Toes
» Sweet and Low-Down

Ginastera, Alberto

Pampeana no.2 for cello and piano, op.21

Giordani, Giuseppe

Caro mio ben

Glazunov, Alexander

Chant du menestrel, op.71
Pieces (2), op.20
» no.2 Spanish Serenade

Handel, George Frideric

Admeto, Re di Tessaglia, HWV22
» Quivi, tra questi soltari orrori
O Come chiare e belle, HWV143
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne 'Eternal source of light divine', HWV74
Poro, Re dell'Indie, HWV28
» Caro amico amplesso!
Samson, HWV57
» Let the bright Seraphim
Serse (Xerxes), HWV40
» Ombra mai fu (Act 1)
» Romilda infida
» Troppo oltraggi la mia fede

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Piano Concerto no.3 in F major, Hob.XVIII:3
Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, Hob.XVIII:4
Piano Concerto no.11 in D major, Hob.XVIII:11

Herrmann, Bernard

Fahrenheit 451: Suite for strings, harps and percussion
Marnie: Suite
North by Northwest
» Overture
Psycho: A Suite for Strings
Taxi Driver: A night-piece for orchestra with obbligato alto saxophone
The man who knew too much
» Prelude
Torn Curtain: Suite
Vertigo: Suite

Kalman, Emmerich

Die Zirkusprinzessin
» Zwei Marchenaugen

Knupfer, Sebastian

Es haben mir die Hoffartigen
Gott, sei mir gnadig nach deiner Gute

Koechlin, Charles

Danses pour Ginger, op.163

Kuhnau, Johann

O heilige Zeit

Lara, Agustin

Granada

Lehar, Franz

Der Zarewitsch
» Es steht ein Soldat am Wolgastrand
Friederike
» O Madchen, mein Madchen (Act 2)
Giuditta
» Freunde, das Leben ist lebenswort! (Act 1)

Liszt, Franz

Ballade no.2 in B minor, S171
Consolations (6), S172
» no.3 in D flat major
Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S314
Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, S173
» no.7 Funerailles
Mephisto Waltz no.1
Piano Sonata in B minor, S178

Lortzing, Albert

Undine
» Vater, Mutter, Schwestern, Bruder

Lotti, Antonio

Credo
Miserere
Requiem

Mahler, Gustav

Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)

Mendelssohn, Felix

Octet in E flat major, op.20
Variations concertantes for cello and piano, op.17
Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64

Meyer, Edgar

Violin Concerto

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K620
» Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon
Mass in C minor, K427 'Great'
Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor, K466
Piano Concerto no.23 in A major, K488
Requiem in D minor, K626

Puccini, Giacomo

La Rondine
» Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Act 1)
Madama Butterfly
» Tu, tu, piccolo iddio (Act 2)
» Un bel di vedremo (Act 2)
Tosca
» Vissi d'arte (Act 2)
Turandot
» Signore, ascolta (Act 1)
» Tu che di gel sei cinta

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Cello Sonata in G minor, op.19
» III Andante
Etudes-Tableaux (8), op.33
» no.6 in E flat minor
Morceaux de Fantasie, op.3
» no.5 Serenade in B flat minor
Morceaux de Salon, op.10
» no.6 Romance
Piano Concerto no.3 in D minor, op.30
Prelude in D minor
Preludes (13), op.32
» no.6 in F minor

Respighi, Ottorino

Adagio con Variazioni, P133
Feste Romane (Roman Festivals), P157
Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome), P106
Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome), P141

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai

Serenade for cello and piano (or cello and orchestra), op.37

Rossi, Michelangelo

Saint-Saens, Camille

Allegro appassionato in B minor, op.43
Carnival of the Animals
» The Swan
Cello Concerto no.1 in A minor, op.33
Romance in F major, op.36

Scarlatti, Alessandro

Arie con trombe solo
» Con voce festiva
» Mio tesoro per te moro
» Rompe Sprezza con un sospir
» Si suoni la tromba
Su le sponde del Tebro

Scarlatti, Domenico

Keyboard Sonata in C major, K501
Keyboard Sonata in C major, K502
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K118
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K119
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K490
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K491
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K492
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K141
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K516
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K517
Keyboard Sonata in E minor, K198
Keyboard Sonata in E minor, K203
Keyboard Sonata in F major, K518
Keyboard Sonata in F minor, K519
Keyboard Sonata in G major, K454
Keyboard Sonata in G major, K455
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, K108

Schelle, Johann

Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein

Schmitt, Florent

Chant Elegiaque, Op.24

Schutz, Heinrich

Das ist mir lieb, SWV 51

Sibelius, Jean

Finlandia, op.26
Karelia Suite, op.11
Night Ride and Sunrise, op.55
Pieces (2), op.77 'Earnest Melodies'
Tapiola, op.112
The Oceanides, op.73
Valse triste, op.44 no.1

Stradella, Alessandro

Sinfonia avanti il Barchegio

Strauss II, Johann

Accelerationen Waltz, op.234
An der schonen blauen Donau (On the beautiful blue Danube), op.314
Bauern-Polka, op.276
Die Fledermaus
» Overture
Die Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
» Als flotter Geist
Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice)
» Ach, wie so herrlich zu schau'n (Lagunen-Walzer) (Act 3)
» Komm in die Gondel (Act 1) 'Gondellied'
» Treu sein, das liegt mir nicht
Eljen a Magyar, op.332
Fruhlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), op.410
Im Krapfenwald'l (Cuckoo Polka), op.336
Kunstlerleben (Artists' Life), op.316
Pizzicato Polka
Ritter Pasman (Knight Pasman), op.441

Strauss, Johann

Radetzky March, op.228

Strauss, Josef

Die Libelle: Polka mazur, op.204
Jokey Polka, op.278
Moulinet, op.57
Plappermaulchen, op.245

Strauss, Richard

Also sprach Zarathustra, op.30
Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
Ein Heldenleben (A hero's life), op.40
Lieder (3), op.43 'Gesange alterer deutscher Dichter'
» no.2 Muttertandelei
Lieder (4), op.27
» no.2 Cacilie
Lieder (5), op.39
» no.4 Befreit
Lieder (5), op.41
» no.1 Wiegenlied
Lieder (8), op.49
» no.1 Waldseligkeit
Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs), AV150

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Pezzo capriccioso in B minor, op.62
Variations on a Rococo theme, op.33

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Ach Herr, strafe mich nicht (Psalm 6)

Tsintsadze, Sulkhan

Miniatures

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» O patria mia (Act 3)
» Qui Radames verra! (Act 3)
» Ritorna vincitor! (Act 1)
Il trovatore
» Che piu t'arresti? ...Tacea la notte placida ...Di tale amor (Act 1)
» Timor di me ...D'amor sull'ali rosee (Act 4)

Vivaldi, Antonio

Dixit Dominus, RV807
Domine ad adjuvandum, RV593
Laetatus sum (Psalm 121), RV607
Lauda Jerusalem, RV609
Magnificat in G minor, RV610
Nisi Dominus, RV803
Violin Concerto in B minor, RV386
Violin Concerto in B minor, RV389
Violin Concerto in D minor, RV235
Violin Concerto in E flat major, RV251
Violin Concerto in E flat major, RV258
Violin Concerto in F major, RV296

Wagner, Richard

Die Walkure
» Ride of the Valkyries
Gotterdammerung
» Siegfried's Funeral March (Act 3)
» Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Lohengrin
» Prelude to Act 1
» Prelude to Act 3
Tannhauser
» Bacchanale
» Overture

Zelenka, Jan Dismas

Concerto a 8 concertanti in G major, ZWV186
Hipocondrie, ZWV187
» no.1 Allegro
Sinfonia a 8 concertanti in A minor, ZWV189

Zeller, Carl

Der Vogelhandler
» Gruss Euch Gott, alle miteinander
» Wie mein Ahn'l zwanzig Jahr

Artists

Pablo Casals (cello)
Rudolf Serkin (piano)
Glenn Gould (piano)
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Leon Fleisher (piano)
Leontyne Price (soprano)
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)
Montserrat Caballe (soprano)
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
David Geringas (cello)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Kathleen Battle (soprano)
Wynton Marsalis (trumpet)
Bobby McFerrin (vocals)
Chick Corea (piano)
Renee Fleming (soprano)
Joshua Bell (violin)
John Williams (piano)
Murray Perahia (piano)
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
Hilary Hahn (violin)
Arcadi Volodos (piano)
Midori (violin)
Hille Perl (viola da gamba)
Lee Santana (theorbo)
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)
Sol Gabetta (cello)
Dorothee Oberlinger (recorder)
Lisa Batiashvili (violin)
Nuria Rial (soprano)
Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Sergio Azzolini (bassoon)
L’Archibudelli
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Duo Tal & Groethuysen
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra
Kammerchor Stuttgart
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Cantus Colln
Freiburger Barockorchester
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und Ensemble
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Berliner Philharmoniker
Concentus Musicus Wien
I Musici di Roma
Munchner Rundfunkorchester
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Musica Fiata
Kammerorchester Basel
Huelgas Ensemble
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Concerto Melante
Streicherakademie Bozen
Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductors

Fritz Reiner
Leonard Bernstein
Carlos Kleiber
Frieder Bernius
Daniel Barenboim
Claudio Abbado
Konrad Junghanel
Gottfried von der Goltz
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Christoph Eschenbach
Lorin Maazel
John Williams
Gunter Wand
Colin Davis
Thomas Hengelbrock
Hugh Wolff
James Levine
Giuliano Carmignola
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Gabor Boldoczki
Ari Rasilainen
Roland Wilson
Laurence Cummings
Paul Van Nevel
Mariss Jansons
Christian Thielemann

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Cantata BWV21 'Ich hatte viel Bekummernis'
» Seufzer, Tranen, Kummer, Not
Cantata BWV51 'Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen'
» Aria
» Chorale
Cantata BWV131 'Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir'
English Suites (6), BWV806-811
» no.1 in A major, BWV806
» no.3 in G minor, BWV808
» no.6 in D minor, BWV811
Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Motet BWV225 'Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied'
Motet BWV226 'Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf'
Motet BWV227 'Jesu, meine Freude'
Motet BWV228 'Furchte dich nicht'
Motet BWV229 'Komm, Jesu, komm'

Barber, Samuel

Violin Concerto, op.14

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Cello Sonata no.1 in F major, op.5 no.1
Cello Sonata no.2 in G minor, op.5 no.2
Cello Sonata no.4 in C major, op.102 no.1
Piano Concerto no.3 in C minor, op.37
Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, op.58
Violin Concerto in D major, op.61

Bellini, Vincenzo

Il Pirata
» Oh! s'io potessi
Norma
» Casta diva

Bernstein, Leonard

On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances

Bruch, Max

Kol Nidrei, op.47
Violin Concerto no.1 in G minor, op.26

Bruckner, Anton

Symphony no.4 in in E flat major 'Romantic'

Busoni, Ferruccio

Violin Concerto in D major, op.35a
Violin Sonata no.2 in E minor, op.36a

Capua, Eduardo di

O sole mio

Chopin, Frederic

Piano Concerto no.1 in E minor, op.11
Piano Concerto no.2 in F minor, op.21
Piano Sonata no.2 in B flat minor, op.35 'Funeral March'
Polonaise no.6 in A flat major, op.53 'Heroic'
Preludes (24), op.28

Donizetti, Gaetano

Belisario
» Plauso! Voci di gioia; Sin la tomba e a me negata!
Lucrezia Borgia
» Tranquillo ei posa
Maria di Rohan
» Infausto Imene; Havvi un dio
Parisina
Roberto Devereux
» E sara in questi orribili momenti

Dvorak, Antonin

From the Bohemian Forest, op.68 B133
» no.5 Silent Woods (Waldesruhe), B182
Rondo in G minor, op.94 B171

Gershwin, George

An American in Paris
But Not for Me
Embraceable You
I got Rhythm
Liza
Love is here to Stay
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Preludes (3)
Rhapsody in Blue
Tip-Toes
» Sweet and Low-Down

Ginastera, Alberto

Pampeana no.2 for cello and piano, op.21

Giordani, Giuseppe

Caro mio ben

Glazunov, Alexander

Chant du menestrel, op.71
Pieces (2), op.20
» no.2 Spanish Serenade

Handel, George Frideric

Admeto, Re di Tessaglia, HWV22
» Quivi, tra questi soltari orrori
O Come chiare e belle, HWV143
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne 'Eternal source of light divine', HWV74
Poro, Re dell'Indie, HWV28
» Caro amico amplesso!
Samson, HWV57
» Let the bright Seraphim
Serse (Xerxes), HWV40
» Ombra mai fu (Act 1)
» Romilda infida
» Troppo oltraggi la mia fede

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Piano Concerto no.3 in F major, Hob.XVIII:3
Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, Hob.XVIII:4
Piano Concerto no.11 in D major, Hob.XVIII:11

Herrmann, Bernard

Fahrenheit 451: Suite for strings, harps and percussion
Marnie: Suite
North by Northwest
» Overture
Psycho: A Suite for Strings
Taxi Driver: A night-piece for orchestra with obbligato alto saxophone
The man who knew too much
» Prelude
Torn Curtain: Suite
Vertigo: Suite

Kalman, Emmerich

Die Zirkusprinzessin
» Zwei Marchenaugen

Knupfer, Sebastian

Es haben mir die Hoffartigen
Gott, sei mir gnadig nach deiner Gute

Koechlin, Charles

Danses pour Ginger, op.163

Kuhnau, Johann

O heilige Zeit

Lara, Agustin

Granada

Lehar, Franz

Der Zarewitsch
» Es steht ein Soldat am Wolgastrand
Friederike
» O Madchen, mein Madchen (Act 2)
Giuditta
» Freunde, das Leben ist lebenswort! (Act 1)

Liszt, Franz

Ballade no.2 in B minor, S171
Consolations (6), S172
» no.3 in D flat major
Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S314
Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, S173
» no.7 Funerailles
Mephisto Waltz no.1
Piano Sonata in B minor, S178

Lortzing, Albert

Undine
» Vater, Mutter, Schwestern, Bruder

Lotti, Antonio

Credo
Miserere
Requiem

Mahler, Gustav

Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)

Mendelssohn, Felix

Octet in E flat major, op.20
Variations concertantes for cello and piano, op.17
Violin Concerto in E minor, op.64

Meyer, Edgar

Violin Concerto

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K620
» Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon
Mass in C minor, K427 'Great'
Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor, K466
Piano Concerto no.23 in A major, K488
Requiem in D minor, K626

Puccini, Giacomo

La Rondine
» Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Act 1)
Madama Butterfly
» Tu, tu, piccolo iddio (Act 2)
» Un bel di vedremo (Act 2)
Tosca
» Vissi d'arte (Act 2)
Turandot
» Signore, ascolta (Act 1)
» Tu che di gel sei cinta

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Cello Sonata in G minor, op.19
» III Andante
Etudes-Tableaux (8), op.33
» no.6 in E flat minor
Morceaux de Fantasie, op.3
» no.5 Serenade in B flat minor
Morceaux de Salon, op.10
» no.6 Romance
Piano Concerto no.3 in D minor, op.30
Prelude in D minor
Preludes (13), op.32
» no.6 in F minor

Respighi, Ottorino

Adagio con Variazioni, P133
Feste Romane (Roman Festivals), P157
Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome), P106
Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome), P141

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai

Serenade for cello and piano (or cello and orchestra), op.37

Rossi, Michelangelo

Saint-Saens, Camille

Allegro appassionato in B minor, op.43
Carnival of the Animals
» The Swan
Cello Concerto no.1 in A minor, op.33
Romance in F major, op.36

Scarlatti, Alessandro

Arie con trombe solo
» Con voce festiva
» Mio tesoro per te moro
» Rompe Sprezza con un sospir
» Si suoni la tromba
Su le sponde del Tebro

Scarlatti, Domenico

Keyboard Sonata in C major, K501
Keyboard Sonata in C major, K502
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K118
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K119
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K490
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K491
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K492
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K141
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K516
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K517
Keyboard Sonata in E minor, K198
Keyboard Sonata in E minor, K203
Keyboard Sonata in F major, K518
Keyboard Sonata in F minor, K519
Keyboard Sonata in G major, K454
Keyboard Sonata in G major, K455
Keyboard Sonata in G minor, K108

Schelle, Johann

Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein

Schmitt, Florent

Chant Elegiaque, Op.24

Schutz, Heinrich

Das ist mir lieb, SWV 51

Sibelius, Jean

Finlandia, op.26
Karelia Suite, op.11
Night Ride and Sunrise, op.55
Pieces (2), op.77 'Earnest Melodies'
Tapiola, op.112
The Oceanides, op.73
Valse triste, op.44 no.1

Stradella, Alessandro

Sinfonia avanti il Barchegio

Strauss II, Johann

Accelerationen Waltz, op.234
An der schonen blauen Donau (On the beautiful blue Danube), op.314
Bauern-Polka, op.276
Die Fledermaus
» Overture
Die Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
» Als flotter Geist
Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice)
» Ach, wie so herrlich zu schau'n (Lagunen-Walzer) (Act 3)
» Komm in die Gondel (Act 1) 'Gondellied'
» Treu sein, das liegt mir nicht
Eljen a Magyar, op.332
Fruhlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), op.410
Im Krapfenwald'l (Cuckoo Polka), op.336
Kunstlerleben (Artists' Life), op.316
Pizzicato Polka
Ritter Pasman (Knight Pasman), op.441

Strauss, Johann

Radetzky March, op.228

Strauss, Josef

Die Libelle: Polka mazur, op.204
Jokey Polka, op.278
Moulinet, op.57
Plappermaulchen, op.245

Strauss, Richard

Also sprach Zarathustra, op.30
Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
Ein Heldenleben (A hero's life), op.40
Lieder (3), op.43 'Gesange alterer deutscher Dichter'
» no.2 Muttertandelei
Lieder (4), op.27
» no.2 Cacilie
Lieder (5), op.39
» no.4 Befreit
Lieder (5), op.41
» no.1 Wiegenlied
Lieder (8), op.49
» no.1 Waldseligkeit
Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs), AV150

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Pezzo capriccioso in B minor, op.62
Variations on a Rococo theme, op.33

Telemann, Georg Philipp

Ach Herr, strafe mich nicht (Psalm 6)

Tsintsadze, Sulkhan

Miniatures

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» O patria mia (Act 3)
» Qui Radames verra! (Act 3)
» Ritorna vincitor! (Act 1)
Il trovatore
» Che piu t'arresti? ...Tacea la notte placida ...Di tale amor (Act 1)
» Timor di me ...D'amor sull'ali rosee (Act 4)

Vivaldi, Antonio

Dixit Dominus, RV807
Domine ad adjuvandum, RV593
Laetatus sum (Psalm 121), RV607
Lauda Jerusalem, RV609
Magnificat in G minor, RV610
Nisi Dominus, RV803
Violin Concerto in B minor, RV386
Violin Concerto in B minor, RV389
Violin Concerto in D minor, RV235
Violin Concerto in E flat major, RV251
Violin Concerto in E flat major, RV258
Violin Concerto in F major, RV296

Wagner, Richard

Die Walkure
» Ride of the Valkyries
Gotterdammerung
» Siegfried's Funeral March (Act 3)
» Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Lohengrin
» Prelude to Act 1
» Prelude to Act 3
Tannhauser
» Bacchanale
» Overture

Zelenka, Jan Dismas

Concerto a 8 concertanti in G major, ZWV186
Hipocondrie, ZWV187
» no.1 Allegro
Sinfonia a 8 concertanti in A minor, ZWV189

Zeller, Carl

Der Vogelhandler
» Gruss Euch Gott, alle miteinander
» Wie mein Ahn'l zwanzig Jahr

Artists

Pablo Casals (cello)
Rudolf Serkin (piano)
Glenn Gould (piano)
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Leon Fleisher (piano)
Leontyne Price (soprano)
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)
Montserrat Caballe (soprano)
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
David Geringas (cello)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone)
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Kathleen Battle (soprano)
Wynton Marsalis (trumpet)
Bobby McFerrin (vocals)
Chick Corea (piano)
Renee Fleming (soprano)
Joshua Bell (violin)
John Williams (piano)
Murray Perahia (piano)
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
Hilary Hahn (violin)
Arcadi Volodos (piano)
Midori (violin)
Hille Perl (viola da gamba)
Lee Santana (theorbo)
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)
Sol Gabetta (cello)
Dorothee Oberlinger (recorder)
Lisa Batiashvili (violin)
Nuria Rial (soprano)
Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Sergio Azzolini (bassoon)
L’Archibudelli
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Duo Tal & Groethuysen
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra
Kammerchor Stuttgart
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Cantus Colln
Freiburger Barockorchester
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und Ensemble
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Berliner Philharmoniker
Concentus Musicus Wien
I Musici di Roma
Munchner Rundfunkorchester
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Musica Fiata
Kammerorchester Basel
Huelgas Ensemble
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Concerto Melante
Streicherakademie Bozen
Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductors

Fritz Reiner
Leonard Bernstein
Carlos Kleiber
Frieder Bernius
Daniel Barenboim
Claudio Abbado
Konrad Junghanel
Gottfried von der Goltz
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Christoph Eschenbach
Lorin Maazel
John Williams
Gunter Wand
Colin Davis
Thomas Hengelbrock
Hugh Wolff
James Levine
Giuliano Carmignola
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Gabor Boldoczki
Ari Rasilainen
Roland Wilson
Laurence Cummings
Paul Van Nevel
Mariss Jansons
Christian Thielemann

About

This excellent value, new 50 CD box set contains best-selling albums as well as much sought-after recordings that have been deleted off the catalogue for a long time.

Featuring great artists and orchestras such as Murray Perahia, Arcadi Volodos, Renée Fleming, Sol Gabetta, Glenn Gould, Arthur Rubinstein, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Leonard Bernstein, and many more - at a great price.

Contents:
CD 1

Beethoven:
- Cello Sonata No.1 in F Major, Op.5 No.1
- Cello Sonata No.2 in G Minor, Op.5 No.2
- Cello Sonata No.4 in C Major, Op.102 No.1
Pablo Casals (cello) / Rudolf Serkin (piano)

CD 2
R Strauss:
- Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
- Ein Heldenleben, Op.40
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner

CD 3
J S Bach: Goldberg Variations (1955)
Glenn Gould (piano)

CD 4
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)

CD 5
Gershwin:
- Rhapsody in Blue
- An American in Paris
- Symphonic Dances from 'West Side Story'
- Symphonic Suite from 'On The Waterfront'
New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein

CD 6
Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos 3 & 4
Leon Fleisher (piano), Cleveland Orchestra

CD 7 Leontyne Price: Arias
- Aida: Act I Scene 1; Ritorna vincitor!
- Aida: Act III Qui Radamès verrà!
- Aida: Act III O patria mia
- Il trovatore: Act I Che più t'arresti?
- Il trovatore: Act I Tacea la notte placida
- Il trovatore: Act I Di tale amor che dirsi
- Il trovatore: Act IV Timor di me?; D'amor sull'ali rosee
- Madama Butterfly: Act II Un bel dì vedremo
- Madama Butterfly: Act III Tu? tu? piccolo Iddio! (Morte di Butterfly)
- La rondine: Act I Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
- Tosca: Act II Vissi d'arte
- Turandot: Act I Signore, ascolta!
- Turandot: Act III Tu che di gel sei cinta
Leontyne Price (soprano)

CD 8 Fritz Wunderlich Recital
- Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fù
- Die Zauberflöte: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön
- Caro mio ben
- Undine: Vater, Mutter, Schwestern, Brüder
- Es muss ein Wunderbares sein
- Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt
- Der Zigeunerbaron: Als flotter Geist
- Eine Nacht in Venedig: Komm in die Gondel
- Eine Nacht in Venedig: Treu sein, das liegt mir nicht
- Eine Nacht in Venedig: Ach, wie so herrlich zu schaun
- Der Vogelhändler: Grüß Euch Gott, alle miteinander
- Der Vogelhändler: Wie mei' Ahnerl zwanzig Jahr
- Der Zarewitsch: Es steht ein Soldat am Wolgastrand (Wolgalied)
- Giuditta: Freunde, das Leben ist lebenswert
- Friederike: O Mädchen, mein Mädchen
- Die Zirkusprinzessin: Zwei Märchenaugen
- Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag
- Unter dem Sternenzelt
- Vergiss mein nicht
- O sole mio
- Granada
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)

CD 9 Presenting Montserrat Caballé
- Norma: Act I Casta diva
- Il pirata: Act II Oh! s'io potessi dissipar le nubi; Col sorriso d'innocenza (Mad Scene)
- Roberto Devereux: Act III E Sara in questi orribili momenti; Vivi, ingrato, a lei d'accanto
- Lucrezia Borgia: Prologue; Act I Tranquillo ei posa; Com'è bello! Quale incanto
- Maria di Rohan: Infausto Imene; Havvi un dio
- Belisario: Act I Plauso! Voci di gioia; Sin la tomba è a me negata!
- Parisina d'este: Act III No, più salir non ponno; Ciel, sei tu in tal momento; Ugo è spento
Montserrat Caballé (soprano)

CD 10 Horowitz plays Liszt
- Sonata in B Minor
- Ballade No.2 in B Minor
- Consolation No.3
- Harmonies poétiques et religieuses: Funérailles, No.7
- Mephisto Waltz No.1
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

CD 11 Famous Romances for Cello
- Kol Nidrei, Op.47
- Silent Woods (Klid), Op.68/5
- Rondo in G minor, Op.94
- Serenade, Op.37
- Chant du Menestrel, Op.71
- Sérénade espagnole, Op.20: Sérénade, Op.20/2
- Sérénade espagnole, Op.20: Mélodie, Op.20/1
- Earnest Melodies, Op.77: No.1 Laetare anima mea
- Earnest Melodies, Op.77: No.2 Devotion
- Chant Élégiaque, Op.24
- Romance, Op.36
- Le Carneval des Animeaux: Le Cygne Geringas
- Allegro appassionato for Cello and Orchestra, Op.43
- Adagio con variazioni for Violoncello and Orchestra
David Geringas (cello)

CD 12 Carlos Kleiber conducts Johann Strauss
- Acceleration Waltz, Op.234
- Bauern-Polka, Op.276
- Die Libelle, Op.204
- Die Fledermaus Overture
- Künstlerleben Walzer, Op.316
- Moulinet Polka, Op.57
- Eljen a Magyar, Op.332
- Im Krapfenwald, Op.336
- Frühlingsstimmen Walzer, Op.410
- Pizzicato-Polka (1870)
- Ritter Pázmán: Czárdás
- Plappermäulchen, Op.245
- Jokey-Polka, Op.278
- An der schönen, blauen Donau walzer Op.314
- Radetzky-Marsch, Op.228
Wiener Philharmoniker / Carlos Kleiber

CD 13
J S Bach: Motets BWV 225-229
Kammerchor Stuttgart / Frieder Bernius

CD 14
Mahler: Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen / Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Berliner Philharmoniker / Daniel Barenboim

CD 15
Mozart: Great Mass in C Minor, K.427
Berliner Philharmoniker / Claudio Abbado

CD 16 D Scarlatti: Sonatas 'Pour le Clavecin'
- Sonata in D minor, K.141
- Sonata in D major, K.118
- Sonata in D major, K.119
- Sonata in G major, K.454
- Sonata in G major, K.455
- Sonata in E minor, K.198
- Sonata in E minor, K.203
- Sonata in C major, K.501
- Sonata in C major, K.502
- Sonata in F major, K.518
- Sonata in F minor, K.519
- Sonata in D minor, K.516
- Sonata in D minor, K.517
- Sonata in G minor, K.108
- Sonata in D major, K.490
- Sonata in D major, K.491
- Sonata in D major, K.492
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

CD 17
Mendelssohn: Octet in E-Flat Major, Op.20
Gade: Octet in F Major, Op.17
L’Archibudelli & Smithsonian Chamber Players

CD 18
Haydn:
- Concerto in F Major for Piano and Strings, Hob.XVIII:3
- Concerto in G Major for Piano and Strings, Hob.XVIII:4
- Concerto in D Major for Piano and Strings, Hob.XVIII:11
Emanuel Ax (piano), Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra

CD 19 Baroque Duet
- Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson, HWV 57
- 7 Arie con Tromba Sola: 1. Si suoni la tromba
- 7 Arie con Tromba Sola: 3. Con voce festiva
- 7 Arie con Tromba Sola: 4. Rompe Sprezza
- 7 Arie con Tromba Sola: 6. Mio tesoro per te moro (Aria in forma di Menuet alla Francese)
- Su le sponde del Tebro - Cantata a voce sola con Violini e Tromba
- Eternal Source of Light Divine (Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74)
- Pace una volta from Zenobia
- Sinfonia avanti il Barcheggio (Part I) in D Major for Trumpet, Strings and B.C.
- Aria. Seufzer, Tranen, Kummer, Not from Cantata No.21 "Ich hatte viel Bekummernis", BWV 21
- Alle voci del bronzo guerriero from Cantata No.19 "O! come chiare e belle" HWV 143
- Cantata No.51 "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen", BWV 51: 1 Aria
- Cantata No.51 "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen", BWV 51: 4 Choral
Kathleen Battle (soprano), Wynton Marsalis (trumpet)

CD 20 Knüpfer / Schelle / Kuhnau: Cantors at St Thomas’s before Bach
- Ach Herr, strafe mich nicht
- Das ist mir lieb
- Gott, sei mir gnädig nach deiner Güte
- Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein
- Barmherzig und gnädig ist der Herr
- Es haben mir die Hoffärtigen
- Aus der Tieffen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir
- O heilige Zeit
Cantus Cölln / Konrad Junghänel

CD 21 Zelenka / Pisendel: Concerti et al
- Hipocondrie à 7 in A major, ZWV 187; Movement 1 - Allegro
- Concerto in D major
- Concerto à 8 in G major, ZWV 186
- Sonata in C minor
- Sinfonia à 8 in A minor, ZWV 189
Freiburger Barockorchester / Gottfried von der Goltz

CD 22 Hermann: The Film Scores
- The Man Who Knew Too Much: Prelude
- Psycho: A Suite for Strings
- Marnie: Suite
- North by Northwest: Overture
- Vertigo: Suite
- Torn Curtain: Suite
- Fahrenheit 451: Suite for Strings, Harps, and Percussion
- Taxi Driver: A Night-Piece for Orchestra with obbligato alto saxophone
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen

CD 23 The Mozart Sessions
- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A Major, K.488
- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in D minor, K.466
- Song for Amadeus (Improvisation on Mozart's Sonata No.2 in F Major, K.280/189e: II. Adagio)
Bobby McFerrin (vocals), Chick Corea (piano), Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

CD 24
R Strauss:
- Vier letzte Lieder/Four Last Songs
- Befreit, Op.39 No.4
- Muttertändelei, Op.43 No.2
- Wiegenlied, Op.41 No.1
- Waldseligkeit, Op.49 No.1
- Vier Lieder, Op.27: Cäcilie, No.2
- Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite
Renée Fleming (soprano), Houston Symphony Orchestra / Christoph Eschenbach

CD 25
Respighi:
- I pini di Roma
- Fontane di Roma
- Feste Romane
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel

CD 26 Gershwin Fantasy
- Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra on Porgy and Bess (excerpts)
- Three Preludes
- I Got Rhythm
- Embraceable You
- Nice Work If You Can Get It
- Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
- But Not For Me
- Sweet and Low-Down
- Love Is Here To Stay
Joshua Bell (violin), John Williams (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams

CD 27
J S Bach:
- English Suite No.1 in A Major, BWV 806
- English Suite No.3 in G Minor, BWV 808
- English Suite No.6 in D minor, BWV 811
Murray Perahia (piano)

CD 28
Bruckner: Symphony No.4
Berliner Philharmoniker / Günter Wand

CD 29
Sibelius:
- Karelia Suite, Op.11
- The Oceanides, Op.73
- Finlandia, Op.26
- Valse triste, Op.44 No.1
- Tapiola, Op.112
- Nightride and Sunrise, Op.55
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis

CD 30
Lotti:
- Requiem in F major
- Miserere in D minor
- Credo in F major
Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und Ensemble / Thomas Hengelbrock

CD 31
Chopin:
- 24 Preludes, Op.28
- Sonata No.2, Op.35, in B-Flat Minor
- Polonaise, Op.53, in A-Flat major
Evgeny Kissin (piano)

CD 32
Barber:
- Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op.14
Meyer:
- Violin Concerto
Hilary Hahn (violin), Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Hugh Wolff

CD 33
Rachmaninov:
- Concerto No.3 in D minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op.30
- Andante from Sonata for Violoncello & Piano, Op.19
- Sérénade in B-flat minor from Morceaux de fantaisie, Op.3 No.5
- Romance in F minor from Morceaux de salon, Op.10 No.6
- Prelude in F minor from 13 Preludes, Op.32 No.6
- Prelude in D minor, Op.post.
- Étude-tableaux in C-sharp minor, Op.33 No.6
Arcadi Volodos (piano), Berliner Philharmoniker / James Levine

CD 34 Koechlin: The Music for 2 Pianists
- Suite for Piano Duet, Op.19
- The Portrait of Daisy Hamilton, Op.140
- Sonatine francaise, Op.60
- Dances for Ginger, Op.163
- Suite for Two Pianos, Op.6
Duo Tal & Groethuysen

CD 35 Late Vivaldi Concertos
- Concerto in B minor for Violin, RV 386
- Concerto in D minor for Violin, RV 235
- Concerto in F Major for Violin, RV 296
- Concerto in E-flat Major for Violin, RV 258
- Concerto in B minor for Violin, RV 389
- Concerto in E-flat Major for Violin, RV 251
Venice Baroque Orchestra / Giuliano Carmignola

CD 36
Mendelssohn: Concerto in E minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op.64
Bruch: Concerto No.1 in G minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op.26
Midori (violin), Berliner Philharmoniker / Mariss Jansons

CD 37
Mozart: Requiem, K.626
Concentus Musicus Wien / Nikolaus Harnoncourt

CD 38 Marais: Pour la Violle et le Théorbe
- Suite en re
- Suite en sol
- Suite en re de Robert de Visée
- Suite en Re
- Sujet Diversitez: 20 Couplets
Hille Perl (viola da gamba), Lee Santana (theorbo)

CD 39
Busoni:
- Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35a (K.234)
- Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 in E minor, Op.36a
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

CD 40 Italian Concertos
- Concerto for Trumpet, Strings and B.c. in F major, Op.3/3, RV 310 (orig. for violin)
- Concerto for Trumpet, Strings and B.c. in A minor, RV 461 (orig. for oboe)
- Concerto for Trumpet, Strings and B.c. in C minor (orig. for oboe)
- Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in C major (orig. for oboe)
- Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in E flat major (orig. for oboe)
- Concertino for Trumpet and Orchestra in G major (orig. for cor anglais)
I Musici di Roma / Gábor Boldoczki

CD 41 Tschaikovsky / Saint-Saëns / Ginastera: Works for Cello
- Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33
- Andante cantabile, Op.ph
- Pezzo capriccioso, Op.62
- Nocturne (1888)
- Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.33
- Pampeana No.2, Rhapsody for Violonello (Version for String Orchestra)
Sol Gabetta (cello), Münchner Rundfunkorchester / Ari Rasilainen

CD 42 Italian Sonatas
- Sonata in C major, Op.5/3
- Sonata in D minor, Op.1/7
- Sonata in B flat major (orig. F major), Parma No.16
- Sonata in G minor, Op.5/12 "La Follia"
- Sonata in G minor, Op.13/6, RV 58
- Sonata in E minor, Op.5/8
- Sinfonia in C major (orig. B flat major), Parma No.13
- Sonata in C minor
Dorothee Oberlinger (recorder)

CD 43
Beethoven: Violin Concerto op.61
Tsintsadze: 6 Miniatures
Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

CD 44 Vivaldi: Vespro per la Vergine
- Domine ad adiuvandum me festina, RV 593
- Dixit Dominus, RV 807
- Laetatus sum, RV 607
- Nisi Dominus, RV 803
- Lauda Jerusalem, RV 609
- Magnificat, RV 610
Musica Fiata / Roland Wilson

CD 45 Handel: Duetti Amorosi
- Poro, Rè dell'Indie: Caro amico amplesso! (Duetto)
- Serse: Romilda infida (Rec)
- Serse: Troppo oltraggi la mia fede (Duetto)
- Admeto: Quivi, tra questi soltari orrori (Rec)
- Admeto: Ah, sì, morrò (Aria)
- Admeto: Alma mia (Duetto)
- Muzio Scevola: Ma come a mar (Duetto)
- Rodelinda: Ritorna, o caro e dolce mio tesoro (Aria)
- Rodelinda: Non ti bastò (Rec)
- Rodelinda: Io t'abbraccio (Duetto)
- Arminio: Overture
- Arminio: Fuggi, mio bene (Rec)
- Arminio: Il fugir, cara mia vita (Duetto)
- Arminio: Ritorna nel core vezzosa (Duetto)
- Arminio: Menuetto
- Teseo: Parte Agilea, per vernerar la Dea (Rec)
- Teseo: Te credo, si ben mio (Aria)
- Teseo: Commanda, dunque, o bella (Rec)
- Teseo: Ah, cruda Gelosia (Aria)
- Teseo: Dunque all'affetto mio fede (Rec)
- Teseo: Addio, mio caro bene (Duetto)
Nuria Rial (soprano), Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor), Kammerorchester Basel / Laurence Cummings

CD 46
Rossi: La poesia cromatica
Huelgas Ensemble / Paul Van Nevel

CD 47 Wagner: Orchestral music from Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, Walküre, Götterdämmerung
- Tannhäuser; Ouvertüre
- Tannhäuser; Bacchanale
- Lohengrin; Vorspiel zum 1. Akt
- Lohengrin; Vorspiel zum 3. Akt
- Die Walküre; Walkürenritt
- Götterdämmerung; Sigfrieds Rheinfahrt
- Götterdämmerung; Trauermusik bei Tode Siegfrieds
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Mariss Jansons

CD 48 Telemann: Spirituosa
- TWV 44:ID
- TWV 42: A10
- TWV 42:a5
- TWV 42:G7
- TWV 42:h5
- TWV 42:D11
- TWV 44:35
- TWV 42:e12
- TWV 40:200
Concerto Melante

CD 49 CPE Bach: Bassoon Concertos
- Concerto for Bassoon, Strings and B.c. in D major, Wq 13
- Pastorale for Oboe, Bassoon and B.c. in A minor
- Trio for Viola, Bassoon and B.c. in F major, Wq 163
- Concerto for Pianoforte, Strings, 2 Horns and B.c. in E flat major, Wq 35
- Sonata No.5 for Pianoforte, Clarinet and Bassoon
Sergio Azzolini (bassoon), Streicherakademie Bozen

CD 50
Beethoven:
- Symphony No.4 in B-flat Major, Op.60
- Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67
Wiener Philharmoniker / Christian Thielemann

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