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111 Years of Deutsche Grammophon [Limited Edition]

Album Summary

>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Quartet for Strings in C sharp minor, Op. 131
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K. 467
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 3 in G major, Op. 28/3, CT. 168
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 2, BWV 1067
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem
>Debussy, Claude : Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest, prelude for piano, L. 117/7
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Bernstein, Leonard : Candide
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem, K. 626
>Strauss, Richard : Ständchen ("Mach' auf, mach' auf, doch leise, mein Kind"), song for voice & piano, Op. 17/2 (TrV 149
>Stravinsky, Igor : Le Sacre du printemps
>Falla, Manuel de : El amor brujo
>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : L'Africaine
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, RV 325
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen Suite for orchestra no 2
>Gould, Morton : Boogie Woogie Etude
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il trovatore
>Traditional, Russian : Wjetschernij dzwon (Abendglocken) (Evening Bells)
>Ginastera, Alberto : Estancia
>Bartók, Béla : Quartet for Strings no 1
>Schubert, Franz : Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 88 in G major, Hob. 1
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucrezia Borgia
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Vespro della Beata Vergine
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major 'Les Adieux', Op. 81a
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an Exhibition
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846 (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 16 in B flat major, K. 570
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Quartet for Strings no 15 in D minor, K. 421
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2
>Scriabin, Alexander : Pieces (3) for Piano, Op. 2
>Heifetz, Jascha : It Ain't Necessarily So, arrangement for violin & piano (after Gershwin's Porgy & Bess)
>Schubert, Franz : Der Leiermann ("Drüben hinterm Dorfe..."), song for voice & piano (Winterreise), D. 911/24 (Op. 89/2
>Strauss, Richard : Frühling ("In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang"), song for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150/1 (TrV 2
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt, Op. 23
>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
>Handel, George Frideric : Joshua, HWV 64
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin in G major, Op. 30/3
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen no 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 12
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Symphony no 1 in D major 'Classical'
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 5 in D minor 'Reformation', Op. 107
>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double"
>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
>Debussy, Claude : Quartet for Strings in G minor, p. 10
>Berlioz, Hector : Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Sorochintsy Fair
>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Dardanus
>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesfreud
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Wieniawski, Henryk : Etude-caprice for 2 violins in E major, Op. 18/5
>Liszt, Franz : Fusées, etude for piano in A minor (Transcendental Etude no 2), S. 139/2 (LW A172/2)
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Con che soavità, labbra odorate, madrigal for soprano and instruments (from Book 7), SV 139
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake, Op. 20
>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 135/L 224
>Donizetti, Gaetano : L'elisir d'amore, opera
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15/2, CT. 112
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Violin in E minor, K. 304
>Liszt, Franz : Gnomenreigen, for piano (Zwei Konzertetüden no 2), S. 145/2 (LW A218/2)
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major 'Spring', RV 269 (from 'Le quattro stagioni')
>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155
>Strauss, Richard : Capriccio, Op.85
>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera
>Widor, Charles-Marie : Organ Symphony no 5, Op. 42/1
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32
>Sibelius, Jean : Karelia Suite, Op. 11
>Glazunov, Alexander : Chant du ménéstral (Minstrel's Song) for cello & orchestra in F sharp minor, Op. 71
>Schumann, Robert : Frühlingsfahrt ("Es zogen zwei rüst'ge Gesellen"), song for voice & piano, Op. 45/2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin in F major 'Spring', Op. 24
>Schubert, Franz : Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2
>Tárrega, Francisco : Recuerdos de la Alhambra
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Myers, Stanley : The Deer Hunter
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Lo spazzacamino, song for voice & piano
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The Vagabond ("Give to me the life I love"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Songs of Travel
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Golijov, Osvaldo : Ayre
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
>Ligeti, György : Etudes (8) for Piano, Book 2
>Handel, George Frideric : Organ Concerto no 4 in F major, HWV 292
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Zärtliche Liebe, song for voice & piano, WoO 123
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, chorale prelude for organ (Schübler Chorale no 1), BWV 645 (BC K22
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Prelúdio for guitar no 1 in E minor, A. 419/1
>Salzedo, Carlos : Song in the Night
>Brahms, Johannes : Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C minor, WoO 2 "FAE Sonata"
>Schubert, Franz : Impromptu no 4 in A flat major, D899, Op. 90, no 4
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Deutsche Grammophon is proud to celebrate its 111th birthday this year (December 6th, to be exact) and as part of the celebration will release a host of products designed to celebrate its rich history from the perspectives of both artistry and technology. Since its founding in 1898, Deutsche Grammophon has strived to be the leader in the classical music recording industry offering the most technologically advanced, highest quality recordings of the newest, brightest stars, as well as prominent, well-established artists. DG's 111 celebration commemorates the label's history and forward-thinking ideology (DG introduced the first commercial classical CD in 1983). This 6 CD set brings together 111 tracks from the 55 CD set, all for less than the price of 2 CDs!



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>Brahms, Johannes : Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/5
  • Conductor: Claudio Abbado
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1858-1868

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 :: Contrapunctus 9, a 4, alla Duodecima
  • Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1742

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Quartet for Strings in C sharp minor, Op. 131 :: 2. Allegro molto vivace
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1826

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K. 467 :: 2. Andante
  • Running Time: 7 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1899

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 :: Voi che sapete
  • Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 3 in G major, Op. 28/3, CT. 168
  • Performer: Rafal Blechacz (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 2, BWV 1067 :: Badinerie
  • Performer: Jean Soldan (Flute)
  • Conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner
  • Running Time: 1 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738-1739

>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem :: Pie Jesu
  • Performer: Kathleen Battle
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Debussy, Claude : Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest, prelude for piano, L. 117/7
  • Performers: Arturo Michelangeli (Piano); Arturo Michelangeli (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1907-1910

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Havanaise. L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
  • Performer: Teresa Berganza
  • Conductor: Claudio Abbado
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Bernstein, Leonard : Candide :: Overture
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem, K. 626 :: Lacrimosa
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Strauss, Richard : Ständchen ("Mach' auf, mach' auf, doch leise, mein Kind"), song for voice & piano, Op. 17/2 (TrV 149
  • Performers: Justus Zeyen (Piano); Measha Brueggergosman (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885-1887

>Stravinsky, Igor : Le Sacre du printemps :: Danse sacrale (L'Élue)
  • Conductor: Pierre Boulez
  • Running Time: 4 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1911-1913

>Falla, Manuel de : El amor brujo :: Canción del amor dolido
  • Performer: Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 1 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1916-1917

>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : L'Africaine :: O paradiso dall'onde uscito
  • Performer: Enrico Caruso
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1864

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in G minor, RV 325 :: 2. Largo
  • Performer: Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
  • Conductor: Andrea Marcon
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1742

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: E lucevan le stelle
  • Performer: José Carreras
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen Suite for orchestra no 2 :: Les Toréadors
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Notes: Composition written: 1875.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875

>Gould, Morton : Boogie Woogie Etude
  • Performer: Shura Cherkassky (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il trovatore :: Di quella pira
  • Performers: Walter Gullino (Tenor); Rosalind Plowright (Soprano); Placido Domingo
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Traditional, Russian : Wjetschernij dzwon (Abendglocken) (Evening Bells)
  • Performer: André Bielecki (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Serge Jaroff
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.

>Ginastera, Alberto : Estancia :: Danza del trigo
  • Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Bartók, Béla : Quartet for Strings no 1 :: 4. Allegretto pizzicato
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1928

>Schubert, Franz : Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
  • Performers: Gerald Moore (Piano); Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1827

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 :: 1. Prélude
  • Performer: Pierre Fournier (Cello)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass :: Sanctus
  • Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 88 in G major, Hob. 1 :: 88
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Notes: Composition written: 1787.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1787

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucrezia Borgia :: Il segreto per esser felici
  • Performer: Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Paolo Vero
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1833

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Vespro della Beata Vergine :: 1. Deus in adiutorium / Domine ad adiuvandum
  • Performer: Nigel Robson (Tenor)
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1610

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major 'Les Adieux', Op. 81a :: 3. Das Wiedersehn
  • Performer: Emil Gilels (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809-1810

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an Exhibition :: The Old Castle
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1922

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846 (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) :: Prelude
  • Performer: Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1722

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
  • Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1700

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 16 in B flat major, K. 570 :: 3. Allegretto
  • Performer: Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1789

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Quartet for Strings no 15 in D minor, K. 421 :: 3. Minuetto. Allegretto
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1783

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto for Violin no 2 in E major, BWV 1042 :: 3. Allegro assai
  • Performer: Hilary Hahn (Violin)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Kahane
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: by 1730

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2
  • Performers: Daniel Hope (Violin); Sebastian Knauer (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 10/01/1835

>Scriabin, Alexander : Pieces (3) for Piano, Op. 2
  • Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886-1889
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Heifetz, Jascha : It Ain't Necessarily So, arrangement for violin & piano (after Gershwin's Porgy & Bess)
  • Performers: Jascha Heifetz (Violin); Emanuel Bay (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1944

>Schubert, Franz : Der Leiermann ("Drüben hinterm Dorfe..."), song for voice & piano (Winterreise), D. 911/24 (Op. 89/2
  • Performers: Hans Hotter; Michael Raucheisen (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1827

>Strauss, Richard : Frühling ("In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang"), song for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150/1 (TrV 2
  • Performer: Gundula Janowitz
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1948

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt, Op. 23 :: Morning Mood
  • Conductor: Neeme Järvi
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana :: O Fortuna
  • Conductor: Eugen Jochum
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 9 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1807

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
  • Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1810

>Handel, George Frideric : Joshua, HWV 64 :: Oh! had I Jubal's lyre
  • Performer: Magdalena Kozená (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Andrea Marcon
  • Notes: Composition written: 1747.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1747

>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88 :: 3. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
  • Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
  • Running Time: 6 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin in G major, Op. 30/3 :: 3. Allegro vivace
  • Performers: Martha Argerich (Piano); Gidon Kremer (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1801-02.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801-1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 :: 1. Allegro con brio
  • Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
  • Running Time: 7 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808

>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen no 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7
  • Performer: Lang Lang (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 12 :: 2. Canzonetta. Allegretto
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 09/14/1829

>Bernstein, Leonard : Candide :: I am easily assimilated
  • Performer: Christa Ludwig
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a :: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
  • Conductor: Ferdinand Leitner
  • Running Time: 2 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Symphony no 1 in D major 'Classical' :: 4. Finale. Molto vivace
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1916-1917

>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
  • Performer: Mischa Maisky (Cello)
  • Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 5 in D minor 'Reformation', Op. 107 :: 2. Allegro vivace
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 05/12/1830

>Brahms, Johannes : Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double" :: 2. Andante
  • Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
  • Conductor: Antonio Meneses
  • Running Time: 7 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
  • Conductor: Paul McCreesh
  • Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1919

>Debussy, Claude : Quartet for Strings in G minor, p. 10 :: 2. Scherzo. Assez vif et bien rythmé
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1893

>Berlioz, Hector : Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 :: Marche au supplice
  • Conductor: Igor Markevitch
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 04/1830

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Sorochintsy Fair :: Hopak
  • Performers: Nathan Milstein (Violin); Georges Pludermacher (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1874-1880

>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Dardanus :: Tambourins I & II
  • Conductor: Marc Minkowski
  • Ensemble: Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1739
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Kreisler, Fritz : Liebesfreud
  • Performers: Clifford Benson (Piano); Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: by 1910

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64 :: 3. Valse. Allegro moderato
  • Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: E strano ... Sempre libera
  • Performer: Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Claudio Abbado
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Wieniawski, Henryk : Etude-caprice for 2 violins in E major, Op. 18/5
  • Performers: Igor Oistrakh (Violin); David Oistrakh (Violin)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862

>Liszt, Franz : Fusées, etude for piano in A minor (Transcendental Etude no 2), S. 139/2 (LW A172/2)
  • Performer: Alice Ott (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Con che soavità, labbra odorate, madrigal for soprano and instruments (from Book 7), SV 139
  • Performer: Anne von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
  • Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1619

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake, Op. 20 :: no 10. Scene
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 135/L 224
  • Performer: Ivo Pogorelich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Donizetti, Gaetano : L'elisir d'amore, opera :: Una furtiva lagrima
  • Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1832

>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15/2, CT. 112
  • Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Violin in E minor, K. 304 :: 2. Tempo di minuetto
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1778.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1778

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 :: Deh vieni, non tardar
  • Performer: Patricia Petibon (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Daniel Harding
  • Ensemble: Concerto Köln
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Liszt, Franz : Gnomenreigen, for piano (Zwei Konzertetüden no 2), S. 145/2 (LW A218/2)
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1863

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Violin in E major 'Spring', RV 269 (from 'Le quattro stagioni') :: 1. Allegro
  • Performer: Simon Standage (Violin)
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Ensemble: English Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1725

>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155
  • Performer: Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1842-1843

>Strauss, Richard : Capriccio, Op.85 :: Mondscheinmusik
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Notes: Composition written: 1940-41.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1940-1941

>Rossini, Gioachino : Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera :: Largo al factotum
  • Performer: Hermann Prey
  • Conductor: Claudio Abbado
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Widor, Charles-Marie : Organ Symphony no 5, Op. 42/1 :: Toccata
  • Performer: Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Wie Todesahnung ... O du, mein holder Abendstern
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Christian Thielemann
  • Running Time: 5 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232 :: Dona nobis pacem
  • Conductor: Karl Richter
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1748-1749

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Sibelius, Jean : Karelia Suite, Op. 11 :: no 1. Intermezzo
  • Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1893

>Glazunov, Alexander : Chant du ménéstral (Minstrel's Song) for cello & orchestra in F sharp minor, Op. 71
  • Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900

>Schumann, Robert : Frühlingsfahrt ("Es zogen zwei rüst'ge Gesellen"), song for voice & piano, Op. 45/2
  • Performers: Sebastian Peschko (Piano); Heinrich Schlusnus (Baritone)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1840

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Violin in F major 'Spring', Op. 24 :: 3. Scherzo. Allegro molto
  • Performers: Wolfgang Schneiderhan (Violin); Carl Seemann (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Schubert, Franz : Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2
  • Performers: Irmgard Seefried (Soprano); Erik Werba (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Tárrega, Francisco : Recuerdos de la Alhambra
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1880-1905

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a) :: Alleluia
  • Performer: Maria Stader (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1773

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco :: Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate
  • Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
  • Running Time: 4 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1842

>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
  • Performer: Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Ion Marin
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1852

>Myers, Stanley : The Deer Hunter
  • Performer: Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550 :: 4. Finale. Allegro assai
  • Conductor: Richard Strauss
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1788

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Lo spazzacamino, song for voice & piano
  • Performer: Rita Streich (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1845

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : The Vagabond ("Give to me the life I love"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Songs of Travel
  • Performers: Malcolm Martineau (Piano); Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1904

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Act 3. Prelude
  • Conductor: Christian Thielemann
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Golijov, Osvaldo : Ayre :: Nanni
  • Performer: Dawn Upshaw
  • Ensemble: Andalucian Dogs
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2004

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: Questa o quella
  • Performer: Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Daniele Callegari
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello no 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 :: 3. Courante
  • Performer: Jian Wang (Cello)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Ligeti, György : Etudes (8) for Piano, Book 2
  • Performer: Yuja Wang (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1988-1994

>Handel, George Frideric : Organ Concerto no 4 in F major, HWV 292 :: 1. Allegro
  • Performer: Eduard Müller (Organ)
  • Conductor: August Wenzinger
  • Ensemble: Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1735

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Zärtliche Liebe, song for voice & piano, WoO 123
  • Performers: Fritz Wunderlich; Hubert Giesen (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: circa 1795

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, chorale prelude for organ (Schübler Chorale no 1), BWV 645 (BC K22
  • Performer: Helmut Walcha (Organ)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1748-1749

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Prelúdio for guitar no 1 in E minor, A. 419/1
  • Performer: Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1940.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1940

>Salzedo, Carlos : Song in the Night
  • Performer: Nicanor Zabaleta (Harp)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1921-1953

>Brahms, Johannes : Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C minor, WoO 2 "FAE Sonata"
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1853

>Schubert, Franz : Impromptu no 4 in A flat major, D899, Op. 90, no 4
  • Performer: Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: ?1827