Classic 100 - Your 100 Favourite Classical Masterpieces

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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The lark ascending
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"
>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere
>Strauss, Richard : Fruhling ("In dammrigen Gruften traumte ich lang"), song for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150/1 (TrV 2
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18
>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Schubert, Franz : Notturno for Piano and Strings in E flat major, D 897/Op. 148
>Schubert, Franz : "Trout" Quintet
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for solo cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007
>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Elgar, Edward : Enigma Variations
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
>Schubert, Franz : Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626
>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Massenet, Jules : Meditation (from "Thaïs")
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"
>Schubert, Franz : An die Musik, D 547
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32/H 125
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
>Dvorak, Antonin : Rusalka
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet
>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
>Smetana, Bedrich : Ma vlast
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture, Op. 49
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 78 "Jesu, der du meine Seele" BWV 78
>Litolff, Henry Charles : Concerto symphonique no 4, Op. 102
>Elgar, Edward : Sea Pictures, Op. 37
>Caccini, Giulio : Ave Maria
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke"
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 8 in E flat major
>Schubert, Franz : Impromptu in G flat major, D 899, no 9
>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata and Fugue for Organ in D minor, BWV 565
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92
>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro
>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
>Orff, Carl : Carmina burana
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846 (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia, Op. 26
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35
>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466
>Stravinsky, Igor : Le sacre du printemps
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Khachaturian, Aram : Circus
>Fauré, Gabriel : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
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The original collection which started the classic 100 phenomenon is back. Since its run-away success in 2002 the classic 100 concept has grown ever more popular, with box sets of 'the classic 100 piano', 'the classic 100 opera', 'the classic 100 mozart' and 'the classic 100 concerto' also being best-sellers. This reissue of 'the classic 100' 8cd box set features selected new recordings to reignite the love of your favourite pieces.



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Works Details

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Craig Hill (Clarinet)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1791

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The lark ascending
  • Performer: Dimity Hall (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 17 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" :: 4. Allegro assai (Ode to Joy) [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 8 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1824

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor" :: 2. Adagio un poco mosso
  • Performer: Gerard Willems (Piano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 8 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1809

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 :: 3. Rondo
  • Performer: Richard Tognetti (Violin)
  • Conductor: Anthony Halstead
  • Running Time: 9 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" :: 5. Allegretto
  • Conductor: Willem Otterloo
  • Running Time: 9 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera :: Au fond du temple saint (In the Depths of the Temple)
  • Performers: David Hobson (Bass Baritone); Teddy Rhodes (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Thomas Woods
  • Running Time: 5 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1863

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Jane Sheldon (Voice)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 7 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 16th Century

>Strauss, Richard : Frühling ("In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang"), song for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150/1 (TrV 2
  • Performers: Paul Ulanowsky (Piano); Ljuba Welitsch (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1948

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147 :: Jesus bleibet meine Freude (J
  • Conductor: Brett Weymark
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 07/02/1723

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
  • Performer: Anna McDonald (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 :: 1. Moderato
  • Performer: Alexander Lubiantsev (Piano)
  • Conductor: Jànos Fürst
  • Running Time: 9 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Bruch, Max [Composer] : Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 :: 1. Prelude (Allegro moderato)
  • Performer: Niki Vasilakis (Violin)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing
  • Running Time: 9 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1864-1867

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Requiem, Op. 48 :: 7. In paradisum
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Schubert, Franz : Notturno for Piano and Strings in E flat major, D 897/Op. 148
  • Ensemble: Macquarie Trio
  • Running Time: 10 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1827

>Schubert, Franz : "Trout" Quintet
  • Performers: Claude Hobday (Double Bass); Alphonse Onnou (Violin); Germain Prevost (Viola); Artur Schnabel (Piano); Robert Maas (Cello)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1819

>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello :: 1. Adagio - Moderato
  • Performer: Wei-Gang Li (Cello)
  • Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite
  • Running Time: 8 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1919

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for solo cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 :: 1. Prelude
  • Performer: Daniel Yeadon (Tenor Viola da gamba)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Joaquín Rodrigo (1901 - 1999) : Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar :: 1. Allegro con spirito
  • Performer: Slava Grigoryan (Guitar)
  • Conductor: Brett Kelly
  • Running Time: 5 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 :: 1. Allegro
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/24/1721

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1700

>Elgar, Edward : Enigma Variations :: Variation no 9 "Nimrod"
  • Conductor: Myer Fredman
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898-1899

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Patrick Thomas
  • Running Time: 6 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Simon Tedeschi (Piano)
  • Conductor: Alex Briger
  • Running Time: 7 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1786

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight" :: 1. Adagio sostenuto
  • Performer: David Stanhope (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Schubert, Franz : Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956 :: 2. Adagio [Excerpt]
  • Performers: Julian Smiles (Cello); Michele Walsh (Violin); Mark Lubotsky (Violin); Theodore Kuchar (Viola); Alexander Ivashkin (Cello)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232 :: Christe eleison
  • Performer: Sara Macliver (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1748-1749

>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act :: Intermezzo
  • Conductor: David Measham
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467 :: 2. Andante
  • Performer: Vera Kameneva (Piano)
  • Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
  • Running Time: 7 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626 :: Lacrimosa
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Che gelida manina
  • Performer: David Hobson (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Marco Guidarini
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 :: Air
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 :: 2. Largo ma non tanto
  • Performers: Helena Rathbone (Violin); Richard Tognetti (Violin)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1730-1731

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Conductor: Jorge Mester
  • Running Time: 8 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco :: Va, pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
  • Conductor: Thomas Woods
  • Running Time: 4 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1842

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Un bel dì, vedremo (One fine day)
  • Performer: Rita Hunter (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Dobbs Franks
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Massenet, Jules : Meditation (from "Thaïs")
  • Performer: Barbara Gilby (Violin)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" :: 3. Scherzo
  • Conductor: David Porcelijn
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1803

>Schubert, Franz : An die Musik, D 547
  • Performers: John Winter (Piano); Lauris Elms (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1817

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 :: 1. Allegro con brio
  • Conductor: Willem Otterloo
  • Running Time: 7 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor :: 4. Adagietto
  • Conductor: Markus Stenz
  • Running Time: 9 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass :: Dies irae
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ" :: 2b. Maestoso - Allegro
  • Conductor: Louis Frémaux
  • Running Time: 7 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Orfeo :: Che farò senza Euridice (What shall I
  • Performer: Lauris Elms (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Arnold
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Liebestod (Love-Death)
  • Performer: Marilyn Richardson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Werner Albert
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik :: 1. Allegro
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Lancaster
  • Running Time: 5 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1787

>Holst, Gustav : The Planets, Op. 32/H 125 :: 1. Mars
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 6 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914-1916

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performers: Sue-Ellen Paulsen (Cello); Helen English (Piano); Marshall McGuire (Harp)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
  • Performer: Ayako Uehara (Piano)
  • Conductor: Edvard Tchivzhel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World" :: 2. Lar
  • Conductor: José Serebrier
  • Notes: Composition written: 01/10/1893-05/24/1893.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Largo (Ombra mai fú)
  • Conductor: David Measham
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620 :: Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena
  • Performers: Isobel Buchanan (Soprano); John Pringle (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Rusalka :: Song to the Moon
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Wlodzimierz Kamirski
  • Running Time: 6 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 :: Aria
  • Performer: Jacqueline Ogeil (Harpsichord)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1741

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliet :: Dance of the Knights (Montagues and Capulets)
  • Conductor: Christopher Nicholls
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Elgar, Edward : Coronation Ode, Op. 44
  • Conductor: Patrick Thomas
  • Running Time: 6 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1901

>Smetana, Bedrich : Má vlast :: 112/2
  • Conductor: Edo De Waart
  • Running Time: 12 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : 1812 Overture, Op. 49
  • Conductor: Stuart Challender
  • Running Time: 15 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" :: O glaube, mein Herz (Finale) [Excerpt]
  • Performers: Elizabeth Campbell (Soprano); Rosamund Illing (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Stuart Challender
  • Running Time: 8 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888-1894

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 78 "Jesu, der du meine Seele" BWV 78 :: Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen
  • Performers: Sara Macliver (Soprano); Daniel Yeadon (Cello)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 09/10/1724

>Litolff, Henry Charles : Concerto symphonique no 4, Op. 102 :: Scherzo
  • Performer: Ian Munro (Piano)
  • Conductor: David Porcelijn
  • Running Time: 7 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1852

>Elgar, Edward : Sea Pictures, Op. 37 :: In Haven (Capri)
  • Performer: Margreta Elkins (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Werner Albert
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1897-1899

>Caccini, Giulio : Ave Maria
  • Conductor: Lyn Williams
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1600

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Non piú andrai
  • Performer: John Pringle (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 :: 1. Allegro molto moderato
  • Performer: Simon Tedeschi (Piano)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Running Time: 13 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke" :: 4. Allegro moderato - Presto
  • Ensemble: Macquarie Trio
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1810-1811

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 5 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 :: 2. Romance (Larghetto)
  • Performer: Mieczyslaw Horszowski (Piano)
  • Conductor: Hans Swarowsky
  • Running Time: 9 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1830

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 :: Chaconne
  • Performer: Richard Tognetti (Violin)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: George Gershwin (Piano)
  • Conductor: Paul Whiteman
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 :: 1. Allegro non troppo e maestoso [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Simon Tedeschi (Piano)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Brindisi
  • Performers: Antoinette Halloran (Voice); Jamie Allen
  • Conductor: Thomas Woods
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 8 in E flat major :: Gerettet ist das edle Glied (The precious
  • Performer: Frances Yeend (Voice)
  • Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1906-1907

>Schubert, Franz : Impromptu in G flat major, D 899, no 9
  • Performer: Roger Woodward (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: ?1827

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: O mio babbino caro
  • Performer: Yvonne Kenny
  • Conductor: Wlodzimierz Kamirski
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata and Fugue for Organ in D minor, BWV 565
  • Performer: Michael Dudman (Organ)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1708

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 :: 2. Allegretto
  • Conductor: Willem Otterloo
  • Running Time: 9 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1812

>Ravel, Maurice : Boléro :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Stuart Challender
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928

>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
  • Performer: Stephanie McCallum (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Orff, Carl : Carmina burana :: O Fortuna
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581 :: 2. Larghetto
  • Performer: Benny Goodman (Clarinet)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1789

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Soave sia il vento (Let the wind be gentle)
  • Performers: David Brennan (Baritone); Amanda Thane (Soprano); Fiona Janes (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique" :: 2. Adagio cantabile
  • Performer: Gerard Willems (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 :: 2. Andante con moto
  • Performer: Gerard Willems (Piano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1805-1806

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846 (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) :: Prelude
  • Performer: Michael Harvey (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1722

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor :: 3. Allegro molto vivace
  • Performer: Niki Vasilakis (Violin)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 09/16/1844

>Sibelius, Jean : Finlandia, Op. 26
  • Conductor: Arvo Volmer
  • Running Time: 8 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1900

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 :: 3. Allegro vivacissimo
  • Performer: Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 8 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aeneas, Z 626 :: Thy hand Belinda... When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament)
  • Performer: Fiona Campbell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1689

>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
  • Performer: Stephanie McCallum (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890-1905

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
  • Conductor: William Mortzing
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1945

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1727

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466 :: 2. Romanze
  • Performer: Walter Gieseking (Piano)
  • Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
  • Running Time: 11 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Stravinsky, Igor : Le sacre du printemps :: Part 1 (Adoration of th
  • Conductor: Willem Otterloo
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1911-1913

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Morning
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Khachaturian, Aram : Circus :: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
  • Conductor: David Measham
  • Notes: Composition written: 1950-54.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1950-1954

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
  • Performer: David Drury (Organ)
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1865