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50 Best Film Classics - Classical works from various films / Nicholas Angelich, Martha Argerich, Sir John Barbirolli, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, André Previn, Jordi Savall, and many more [3 CDs]

Album Summary

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat, Op. 73, 'Emperor' (The King's Speech)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A, K 622 (Out of Africa)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for two pianos in E flat, K 365
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake, Op. 20
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor (Death in Venice)
>Williams, John : Schindler's List
>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater (The Talented Mr. Ripley)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Horn no 2 in E flat, K 417
>Schubert, Franz : String Quintet in C, D 956
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro
>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 (Hilary and Jackie)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550 (The Living Daylights)
>Elgar, Edward : 'Enigma' Variations, Op. 36
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Serenade in G, K 525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (There's Something About Mary)
>Holst, Gustav : The Planets Suite
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C, K 467 (Elvira Madigan)
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466 (Amadeus)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 11 in A, K 331
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 25 in C, K 503 (The Associate)
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor 'Moonlight', Op. 27 no 2
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 20 in C sharp minor, KK IVa/16, CT. 127 (B. 49)
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 (The Music Lovers)
>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 11 (The Truman Show)
>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon (Four Weddings and a Funeral)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (The Aviator)
>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043 (Children of a Lesser God)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor, BWV 1029 (Truly, Madly, Deeply)
>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio in G minor (Gallipoli)
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Mandolin Concerto in C, RV 425 (Kramer VS. Kramer)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (The Silence of the Lambs)
>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto grosso, Op. 6 no 12
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D, BWV 1068
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Vivaldi, Antonio : The Four Seasons - Concerto no 4 in F minor, RV 297 'Winter' (The Other Sister)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>Handel, George Frideric : Keyboard Suite no 11 in D minor
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Keyboard Concerto no 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G, BWV 1048 (Hannibal)
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
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>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat, Op. 73, 'Emperor' (The King's Speech) :: II. Adagio un poco mosso
  • Performer: Christian Zacharias (Piano)
  • Conductor: Hans Vonk
  • Running Time: 6 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1809

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A, K 622 (Out of Africa) :: II. Adagio
  • Performer: Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Hans Vonk
  • Running Time: 6 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for two pianos in E flat, K 365 :: III. Rondo
  • Performers: Radu Lupu (Piano); Andre Previn (Piano)
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Notes: Composition written: 1779.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1779

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake, Op. 20 :: Act II, 13. Dances of the Little Swans
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor (Death in Venice) :: IV. Adagietto conclusion
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Williams, John : Schindler's List :: Main Theme
  • Performer: Tasmin Little (Violin)
  • Conductor: Iain Sutherland
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1993

>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater (The Talented Mr. Ripley) :: Stabat mater dolorosa
  • Performers: Robin Blaze; Lesley Garrett
  • Conductor: Paul Daniel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736-1736

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Horn no 2 in E flat, K 417 :: III. Rondo
  • Performer: Barry Tuckwell (Horn)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1783

>Schubert, Franz : String Quintet in C, D 956 :: II. Adagio opening
  • Performer: Laszlo Varga (Cello)
  • Ensemble: The Hungarian Quartet
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro :: Overture (Runaway Bride)
  • Conductor: Colin Davis
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Elgar, Edward : Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85 (Hilary and Jackie) :: I. Adagio - Moderato opening
  • Performer: Robert Cohen (Cello)
  • Conductor: Norman del Mar
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1919

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550 (The Living Daylights) :: I. Molto allegro excerpt
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1788

>Elgar, Edward : 'Enigma' Variations, Op. 36 :: Nimrod (Elizabeth)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898-1899

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Serenade in G, K 525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (There's Something About Mary) :: IV. Rondo
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1787

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake, Op. 20 :: Act II, 10. Scene (Billy Elliot) Moderato
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Holst, Gustav : The Planets Suite :: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (The Right Stuff)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1914-1916

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C, K 467 (Elvira Madigan) :: II. Andante
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Conductor: Bryden Thompson
  • Running Time: 6 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
  • Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466 (Amadeus) :: II. Romance excerpt
  • Performer: Annie Fischer (Piano)
  • Conductor: Adrian Boult
  • Running Time: 6 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 11 in A, K 331 :: III. Rondo alla turca
  • Performer: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1783

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 25 in C, K 503 (The Associate) :: II. Andante
  • Performer: Christian Zacharias (Piano)
  • Conductor: David Zinman
  • Running Time: 7 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1786

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 11 in A, K 331 :: I. Andante grazioso opening
  • Performer: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1783

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor 'Moonlight', Op. 27 no 2 :: I. Adagio sostenuto extract
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 20 in C sharp minor, KK IVa/16, CT. 127 (B. 49)
  • Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 (The Music Lovers) :: I. Allegro non troppe e molto maest
  • Performer: Horacio Gutierrez (Piano)
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
  • Performer: Anne Queffélec (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
  • Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846-1847

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1810

>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 11 (The Truman Show) :: II. Romance
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Conductor: Charles Dutoit
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1830

>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
  • Performer: Kun-woo Paik (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890-1905

>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155
  • Performer: Samson Francois (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1842-1843

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon (Four Weddings and a Funeral) :: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (The Aviator) :: Fugue
  • Performer: Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ] (Organ)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1708

>Handel, George Frideric : Coronation Anthem
  • Conductor: Andrew Davis
  • Running Time: 6 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1727

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043 (Children of a Lesser God) :: II. Largo ma non tanto ope
  • Performers: Christian Ferras (Violin); Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1730-1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor, BWV 1029 (Truly, Madly, Deeply) :: II. Adagio opening
  • Performers: Ton Koopman (Harpsichord); Jordi Savall (Vielle)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio in G minor (Gallipoli) :: Excerpt
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1945

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Mandolin Concerto in C, RV 425 (Kramer VS. Kramer) :: I. Allegro
  • Performer: Duilio Galfetti (Mandolin)
  • Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (The Silence of the Lambs) :: Aria
  • Performer: Nicholas Angelich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Concerto grosso, Op. 6 no 12 :: Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1739

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D, BWV 1068 :: Air 'on the G string (Runaway Bride)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 4 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1700

>Vivaldi, Antonio : The Four Seasons - Concerto no 4 in F minor, RV 297 'Winter' (The Other Sister) :: II. Largo
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147 :: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 07/02/1723

>Handel, George Frideric : Keyboard Suite no 11 in D minor :: Sarabande (Barry Lyndon)
  • Performer: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1705

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Keyboard Concerto no 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 :: II. Largo
  • Performer: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1738

>Handel, George Frideric : Rinaldo :: Lascia ch'io pianga (Farinelli)
  • Performer: Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Kirk Trevor
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1711

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G, BWV 1048 (Hannibal) :: I. Allegro
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien
  • Running Time: 6 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/24/1721

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Hallelujah Chorus (Bridget Jone's Diary)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741