Best Adagios 100 - Mozart, Mahler, Albinoni, Pachelbel, etc / Menuhin, Ove Andsnes, Norman, et al

Album Summary

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Flute in F major, Op. 10 no 1/RV 433 "La tempesta di mare"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Autumn (The Four Seasons)
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Harpsichord in A major, BWV 1055
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 1 in C major, BWV 1066
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 88 in G major, H 1 no 88
>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Pärt, Arvo : Solfeggio
>Tavener, John : The Protecting Veil
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : La Clemenza de Tito
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 22 in E flat major, K 482
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Masonic Funeral Music in C minor, K 477 (479a)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K 310 (300d)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Flute & Harp, K. 299 in C major
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
>Schubert, Franz : Quartet for Strings no 14 in D minor, D 810 "Death and the Maiden"
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"
>Schubert, Franz : Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, Op. 100, D 929
>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"
>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (4), Op. 27
>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried Idyll
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
>Schoenberg, Arnold : Verklarte Nacht for String Sextet, Op. 4
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Debussy, Claude : Suite bergamasque
>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1
>Fauré, Gabriel : Elegie for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24
>Fauré, Gabriel : Pavane, Op. 50
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>Poulenc, Francis : Concerto for 2 Pianos in D minor
>Poulenc, Francis : Concerto Champêtre for Harpsichord
>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne 1
>Satie, Erik : Gymnopedies (3) for Piano
>Ravel, Maurice : Concerto for Piano in G major
>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
>Ravel, Maurice : Ma mère l'oye
>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Jazz Suite no 2 (as used in the film "Testimony")
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21
>Massenet, Jules : Thais
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an exhibition
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
>Stravinsky, Igor : Pulcinella
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15/2, CT. 112
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March"
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Pathétique Symphony, Op. 74
>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 72/B 145
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83
>Dvorak, Antonin : From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>Grieg, Edvard : From Holberg's Time, Op. 40
>Sibelius, Jean : Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22
>Sibelius, Jean : Kuolema
>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
>Liszt, Franz : Liebestraume for Piano, S 541
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on Greensleeves
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Melodia sentimental, for voice & piano (from Floresta do Amazones), A. 556
>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar
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Notes & Reviews:

This 6-CD set offers listeners the greatest classical slow movements ever composed, including the haunting Albinoni Adagio in G minor, Pachelbel’s beloved Canon in D, Mahler’s moving Adagietto from Symphony No.5 and Mozart’s elegant Flute and Harp Andantino. The performances include some of EMI Classics’ greatest artists, such as Leif Ove Andsnes, Natalie Dessay, Jessye Norman, Barbara Hendricks and Yehudi Menuhin.



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Works Details

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
  • Conductor: Ian Watson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1945

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Choir, Consort & Players
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1700

>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere :: [Extract]
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 16th Century

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Flute in F major, Op. 10 no 1/RV 433 "La tempesta di mare"
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Choir, Consort & Players
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1729

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Autumn (The Four Seasons)
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425 :: 2. Largo
  • Performer: Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin)
  • Conductor: Fabio Biondi
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Harpsichord in A major, BWV 1055 :: 2. Larghetto
  • Conductor: Bob Asperen
  • Ensemble: Melante Amsterdam
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1738

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056 :: 2. Largo
  • Conductor: Bob Asperen
  • Ensemble: Melante Amsterdam
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1738

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 :: 2. Largo ma non tanto
  • Performers: Jonathan Rees (Violin); Jane Murdoch (Violin)
  • Ensemble: Scottish Ensemble
  • Running Time: 6 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1730-1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 1 in C major, BWV 1066 :: 4. Sarabande
  • Conductor: Philip Ledger
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1725

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 :: Air "on the G string"
  • Conductor: Philip Ledger
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 :: 4. Sarabande
  • Performer: Ralph Kirshbaum (Cello)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 88 in G major, H 1 no 88 :: 2. Largo [Extract]
  • Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken
  • Notes: Composition written: 1787.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1787

>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater :: [Opening]
  • Performer: Véronique Gens (Soprano)
  • Ensemble: Il Seminario Musicale
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736-1736

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Ensemble: London Classical Players
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Ombra mai fú
  • Performer: David Daniels (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738

>Arvo Pärt (1935 - ) : Solfeggio
  • Conductor: Tönu Kaljuste
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1963-1996

>Tavener, John : The Protecting Veil :: [Conclusion]
  • Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1987

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467 :: 2. Andante
  • Performer: Diana Ambache (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : La Clemenza de Tito :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Paul Meyer (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Notes: Composition written: 1791.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466 :: 2. Romanze [extract]
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Eine Kleine Nachtmusik :: 2. Romanze
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1787

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 22 in E flat major, K 482 :: 2. Andante
  • Performer: Annie Fischer (Piano)
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Running Time: 9 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550 :: 2. Andante
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Running Time: 7 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1788

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491 :: 2. Larghetto
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Masonic Funeral Music in C minor, K 477 (479a)
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Ensemble: London Classical Players
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1785

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491 :: 2. Largehtto
  • Performer: Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K 310 (300d) :: 2. Andante cantabile con espressione [extract]
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1778.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1778

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Flute & Harp, K. 299 in C major :: 2. Andantino
  • Performers: Samuel Coles (Flute); Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Running Time: 9 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1778

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight" :: 1. Adagio sostenuto
  • Performer: Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" :: 2. Marcia funebre [extract]
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Ensemble: London Classical Players
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1803

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 :: 2. Andante con moto
  • Performer: Melvyn Tan (Piano)
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Ensemble: London Classical Players
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1805-1806

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

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor" :: 2. Adagio un poco mosso
  • Performer: Melvyn Tan (Piano)
  • Conductor: Roger Norrington
  • Ensemble: London Classical Players
  • Running Time: 5 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1809

>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90 :: 3. Poco allegretto
  • Conductor: Daniel Harding
  • Running Time: 5 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1883

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 :: 3. Andante [extract]
  • Performers: Timothy Hugh (Cello); Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Conductor: Andrew Davis
  • Running Time: 6 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1881

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Nocturne
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished" :: 2. Andante con moto [extract]
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 6 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1822

>Schubert, Franz : Quartet for Strings no 14 in D minor, D 810 "Death and the Maiden" :: 2. Andante con moto [extract]
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1824

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great" :: 2. Andante con moto [extract]
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1825-1828

>Schubert, Franz : Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, Op. 100, D 929 :: 2. Andante con moto [extract]
  • Performers: Gautier Capuçon (Cello); Renaud Capuçon (Violin); Frank Braley (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 11/1827

>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Schumann, Robert : Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish" :: 4. Feierlich
  • Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1850

>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (4), Op. 27
  • Performers: Peter Manning (Violin); Gundula Janowitz
  • Conductor: Richard Stamp
  • Ensemble: London Academy
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried Idyll :: [Extract]
  • Conductor: Marek Janowski
  • Running Time: 5 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1870

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor :: 4. Adagietto (extract)
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Schoenberg, Arnold : Verklärte Nacht for String Sextet, Op. 4 :: Grave
  • Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1899

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals :: Aquarium
  • Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Debussy, Claude : Suite bergamasque :: Clair de lune
  • Performer: Kun-woo Paik (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1909

>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1909

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Elégie for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24
  • Performer: Paul Tortelier (Cello)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Pavane, Op. 50
  • Conductor: Paul Tortelier
  • Running Time: 5 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Requiem, Op. 48 :: Introit (extract)
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Vocal et Instrumental de Lausanne
  • Running Time: 7 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Poulenc, Francis : Concerto for 2 Pianos in D minor :: 2. Largehtto
  • Performers: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano); Anne Queffélec (Piano)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1932

>Poulenc, Francis : Concerto Champêtre for Harpsichord :: 2. Andante
  • Performer: Maggie Cole (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 6 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1927-1928

>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne 1
  • Performer: Anne Queffélec (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Satie, Erik : Gymnopédies (3) for Piano
  • Performer: Anne Queffélec (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Ravel, Maurice : Concerto for Piano in G major :: 2. Adagio [extract]
  • Performer: Andrew Litton (Piano)
  • Conductor: Libor Pesek
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1929-1931

>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
  • Conductor: Libor Pesek
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1907

>Ravel, Maurice : Ma mère l'oye :: Pavane de la Belle au Bois dormant
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1911-1912

>Ravel, Maurice : Ma mère l'oye :: Le jardin féérique
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1911-1912

>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 6 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1899

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Jazz Suite no 2 (as used in the film "Testimony") :: Waltz
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Notes: Composition written: 1938.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Barcarolle
  • Performers: Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Lalo, Edouard : Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21 :: 4. Andante
  • Performer: Christian Tetzlaff (Violin)
  • Conductor: Libor Pesek
  • Notes: Composition written: 1874.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Massenet, Jules : Thaïs :: Méditation
  • Performer: Renaud Capuçon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Daniel Harding
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an exhibition :: Il vecchio c
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1922

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 :: 2. Adagio sostenuto [extract]
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Conductor: Lawrence Foster
  • Running Time: 7 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27 :: 3. Adagio [extract]
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1906-1907

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michael Schoenwandt
  • Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1915

>Stravinsky, Igor : Pulcinella :: Serenata
  • Performer: Martyn Hill
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Notes: Composition written: 1920.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1920

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15/2, CT. 112
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
  • Performer: Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
  • Performer: Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March" :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Leif Andsnes (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 :: 2. Andantino semplice [extract]
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Conductor: Lawrence Foster
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 :: 2. Canzonetta
  • Performer: Augustin Dumay (Violin)
  • Conductor: Emil Tchakarov
  • Running Time: 6 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1878

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Pathétique Symphony, Op. 74 :: 4. Adagio lamentoso
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Running Time: 10 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
  • Running Time: 7 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 72/B 145 :: [Extract]
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83 :: [extract]
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68
  • Performer: Timothy Woods (Cello)
  • Conductor: Libor Pesek
  • Running Time: 5 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 10/28/1893

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: The Death of Ase
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Morning
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Leif Andsnes (Piano)
  • Conductor: Dmitri Kitayenko
  • Running Time: 6 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Grieg, Edvard : From Holberg's Time, Op. 40 :: Air
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Sibelius, Jean : Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22 :: [Extract]
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 5 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Sibelius, Jean : Kuolema
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1904

>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
  • Performer: Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1849-1850

>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume for Piano, S 541
  • Performer: Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843-1850

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on Greensleeves
  • Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos :: Aria
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
  • Running Time: 6 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1938

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Melodia sentimental, for voice & piano (from Floresta do Amazones), A. 556
  • Performer: Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1958

>Joaquín Rodrigo (1901 - 1999) : Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar :: 2. Adagio [extract]
  • Performer: Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
  • Conductor: Lawrence Foster
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939