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>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>     Act 4. Prelude
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93
>     2. Allegro
>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, Hob. 7e
>     1
>Smetana, Bedrich : Czech Dances
>     Slepicka in B flat major
>Ravel, Maurice : Concerto for Piano in G major
>     3. Presto
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor "Pathétique", Op. 13
>     2. Adagio cantabile
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 202
>     Wenn die Frühlingslüfte streichen
>Falla, Manuel de : Siete canciones popolares
>     Nana
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
>     Ging heut' morgen übers Feld
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>     Solveig's Song
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2
>     3. Scherzo. Allegretto
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major, K 191 (186e)
>     3. Rondo. Tempo di Menuetto
>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana
>     In trutina
>Debussy, Claude : Nocturnes
>     Fêtes
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>     Recondita armonia
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Double Concerto in A minor, RV 523
>     2. Largo
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov
>     Proshchay, moy syn (Boris's Death)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
>     2. Adagio
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98
>     3. Allegro giocoso
>Quiroga, Manuel : Te lo juro yo (I Swear it to You) ("Mira que te llevo dentro"), song
>Jaroff, Serge : Green Grass / Kalinka, medley for 3 soloists & chorus
>Bernstein, Leonard : West Side Story
>     Mambo
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Adagio and Allegretto (Elegy and Polka), for string quartet
>Dinicu, Grigoras : Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
>Loewe, Carl : Das Pfarrjüngferchen, for voice & piano, Op. 62/10
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 4
>     Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm
>Franck, César : Sonata for Violin in A major
>     1. Allegretto ben moderato
>Thomson, Virgil : Ragtime Bass, etude for piano (10 Etudes, no 10)
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde, D 797
>     2. Ballett. Allegro moderato
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachianas brasilieras no 5
>     Aria
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Die Schöpfung, Hob. 21
>     2
>Brahms, Johannes : Capriccio for piano in D minor, Op. 116/7
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>     In paradisum
>Golijov, Osvaldo : Ayre
>     Una madre comió asado
>Denver, John : Annie's Song
>Marais, Marin : Sonate à la Marésienne
>     5. Très vivement
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38
>     2. Allegretto
>Rossini, Gioachino : Stabat Mater
>     Cujus animam
>Ravel, Maurice : Sonatine for Piano
>     2. Mouvement de menuet
>Schubert, Franz : Quartet for Strings in D minor "Death and the Maiden", D 810
>     3. Scherzo. Allegro molto
>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
>     3. Allegro ma non tanto
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano in F major, K. 280
>     2. Adagio
>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : Le Prophète
>     Roi du Ciel
>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Tambourin, for ensemble
>Schubert, Franz : Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vado, ma dove?, K 583
>Massenet, Jules : La Vierge
>Bruckner, Anton : Locus iste, gradual for chorus in C major, WAB 23
>Brahms, Johannes : Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24
>     Theme - Var. 1-4
>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 525/L 188
>Brahms, Johannes : German Requiem, Op. 45
>     Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>     Walkürenritt
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>     Act 3. Prelude
>     Lunge da lei...De' miei bollenti spiriti
>     Libiamo ne' liete calici
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro
>     Non so più
>Glass, Philip : Concerto for Violin
>     1. Quarter note = 104 - Quarter note = 120
>Stravinsky, Igor : Circus Polka
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
>     Variation 18
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music
>     Air
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95
>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess Suite
>     Oh, I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
>Falla, Manuel de : El amor brujo
>     Danza ritual del fuego
>Fauré, Gabriel : Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84
>Ravel, Maurice : Berceuse sur le nom de Fauré
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mass in C minor, K. 427
>     Laudamus te
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 44/1
>     2. Menuetto
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo in E major, BWV 1006
>     1. Preludio
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36
>     3. Scherzo
>Fauré, Gabriel : Berceuse for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 16
>Machaut, Guillaume de : Qui es promesses de Fortune/Ha, Fortune! trop suis mis loing/Et non est qui adjuvet
>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Luisa Fernanda
>     Cállate, corazón!
>Brahms, Johannes : Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Navarra for 2 Violins and Piano, Op. 33
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
>Weill, Kurt : Schickelgruber, song for voice & piano (Propaganda Songs no 2)
>Respighi, Ottorino : Antiche danze ed arie, Suite no 3
>     Italiana
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>     Le veau d'or
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047
>     3. Allegro assai
>Webern, Anton : Variations for piano, Op. 27
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Ziegeunerweisen
>Schubert, Franz : Die schöne Müllerin, D 795
>     Das Wandern
>Reich, Steve : Drumming
>     Part 4 (excerpt)
>Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel : Sinfonia in D major, Wq. 183/1
>     3. Presto
>Schumann, Robert : Fantasiestucke, Op. 12
>     Aufschwung
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 92 in G major "Oxford", Hob. 1/92
>     4. Presto
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker
>     Dance of the Reed-Pipes
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Das Veilchen, K 476
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109
>     1. Vivace
>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (8), Op. 10
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Bohème
>     O soave fanciulla
>     Quando men vo
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischütz
>     Was gleicht wohl auf Erden
>Debussy, Claude : Mandoline ("Les donneurs de sérénades"), song for voice & piano, L. 29
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339
>     Laudate Dominum
>Dowland, John [Composer] : Fine knacks for ladies, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
>Lehár, Franz : The Merry Widow
>     Lippen schweigen
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>     Deh, vieni alla finestra
>Pfitzner, Hans : Palestrina
>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March"
>     4. Finale
>Schubert, Franz : An die Musik, D 547
>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Fantasía para un gentilhombre
>     1. Villano y ricercare
>Reinecke, Carl : Harp Concerto in E minor, Op. 182
>     2. Adagio
>Chopin, Frédéric : Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47

Album Summary

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93
>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, Hob. 7e
>Smetana, Bedrich : Czech Dances
>Ravel, Maurice : Concerto for Piano in G major
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor "Pathétique", Op. 13
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 202
>Falla, Manuel de : Siete canciones popolares
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major, K 191 (186e)
>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana
>Debussy, Claude : Nocturnes
>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Double Concerto in A minor, RV 523
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98
>Quiroga, Manuel : Te lo juro yo (I Swear it to You) ("Mira que te llevo dentro"), song
>Jaroff, Serge : Green Grass / Kalinka, medley for 3 soloists & chorus
>Bernstein, Leonard : West Side Story
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Adagio and Allegretto (Elegy and Polka), for string quartet
>Dinicu, Grigoras : Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
>Loewe, Carl : Das Pfarrjüngferchen, for voice & piano, Op. 62/10
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 4
>Franck, César : Sonata for Violin in A major
>Thomson, Virgil : Ragtime Bass, etude for piano (10 Etudes, no 10)
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde, D 797
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachianas brasilieras no 5
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Die Schöpfung, Hob. 21
>Brahms, Johannes : Capriccio for piano in D minor, Op. 116/7
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>Golijov, Osvaldo : Ayre
>Denver, John : Annie's Song
>Marais, Marin : Sonate à la Marésienne
>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38
>Rossini, Gioachino : Stabat Mater
>Ravel, Maurice : Sonatine for Piano
>Schubert, Franz : Quartet for Strings in D minor "Death and the Maiden", D 810
>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano in F major, K. 280
>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : Le Prophète
>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Tambourin, for ensemble
>Schubert, Franz : Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vado, ma dove?, K 583
>Massenet, Jules : La Vierge
>Bruckner, Anton : Locus iste, gradual for chorus in C major, WAB 23
>Brahms, Johannes : Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24
>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 525/L 188
>Brahms, Johannes : German Requiem, Op. 45
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro
>Glass, Philip : Concerto for Violin
>Stravinsky, Igor : Circus Polka
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95
>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess Suite
>Falla, Manuel de : El amor brujo
>Fauré, Gabriel : Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84
>Ravel, Maurice : Berceuse sur le nom de Fauré
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mass in C minor, K. 427
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 44/1
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo in E major, BWV 1006
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36
>Fauré, Gabriel : Berceuse for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 16
>Machaut, Guillaume de : Qui es promesses de Fortune/Ha, Fortune! trop suis mis loing/Et non est qui adjuvet
>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Luisa Fernanda
>Brahms, Johannes : Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Navarra for 2 Violins and Piano, Op. 33
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
>Weill, Kurt : Schickelgruber, song for voice & piano (Propaganda Songs no 2)
>Respighi, Ottorino : Antiche danze ed arie, Suite no 3
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047
>Webern, Anton : Variations for piano, Op. 27
>Sarasate, Pablo de : Ziegeunerweisen
>Schubert, Franz : Die schöne Müllerin, D 795
>Reich, Steve : Drumming
>Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel : Sinfonia in D major, Wq. 183/1
>Schumann, Robert : Fantasiestucke, Op. 12
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 92 in G major "Oxford", Hob. 1/92
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Das Veilchen, K 476
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109
>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (8), Op. 10
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Bohème
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischütz
>Debussy, Claude : Mandoline ("Les donneurs de sérénades"), song for voice & piano, L. 29
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339
>Dowland, John [Composer] : Fine knacks for ladies, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
>Lehár, Franz : The Merry Widow
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Pfitzner, Hans : Palestrina
>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March"
>Schubert, Franz : An die Musik, D 547
>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Fantasía para un gentilhombre
>Reinecke, Carl : Harp Concerto in E minor, Op. 182
>Chopin, Frédéric : Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47
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Notes & Reviews:

111 More Classic Tracks carries on from where 111 Classic Tracks of 2009 left off. In another mesmerizing journey through the history of Deutsche Grammophon's recordings from the beginnings to the present day, compiler par excellence Alan Newcombe has brought together 111 artists who have made their mark on the label, in music of an extraordinary variety, from Machaut to Gershwin to Goilijov - not forgetting the great names of the Classical and Romantic eras. It's helter-skelter through the artist alphabet from Abbado to Zimerman, and through time from 1911 to 2009. Look out for tracks from Blechacz and Chaliapin, De Sabata and Garança, Hope and Horowitz, Karajan and Knappertsbusch, Netrebko/Villazón and Steve Reich, Sting and Yuja Wang on the way!



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>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Act 4. Prelude
  • Conductor: Claudio Abbado
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Symphony no 10 in E minor, Op. 93 :: 2. Allegro
  • Conductor: Karel Ancerl
  • Notes: Composition written: 1953.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1953

>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
  • Performer: Géza Anda (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1863

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, Hob. 7e :: 1
  • Performer: Maurice Andre (Trumpet)
  • Conductor: Hans Stadlmair
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1796

>Smetana, Bedrich : Czech Dances :: Slepicka in B flat major
  • Performer: Stefan Askenase (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879

>Ravel, Maurice : Concerto for Piano in G major :: 3. Presto
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Conductor: Claudio Abbado
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1929-1931

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor "Pathétique", Op. 13 :: 2. Adagio cantabile
  • Performer: Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 202 :: Wenn die Frühlingslüfte streichen
  • Performers: Kathleen Battle; Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1730

>Falla, Manuel de : Siete canciones popolares :: Nana
  • Performers: Kathleen Battle; Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1914

>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen :: Ging heut' morgen übers Feld
  • Performer: Thomas Hampson
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1883-1885

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Solveig's Song
  • Performer: Erna Berger (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Leo Blech
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2 :: 3. Scherzo. Allegretto
  • Performer: Rafal Blechacz (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1794-95.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1794-1795

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major, K 191 (186e) :: 3. Rondo. Tempo di Menuetto
  • Performer: Dietmar Zeman (Bassoon)
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Notes: Composition written: 1774.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1774

>Orff, Carl : Carmina Burana :: In trutina
  • Performer: Barbara Bonney
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Debussy, Claude : Nocturnes :: Fêtes
  • Conductor: Pierre Boulez
  • Running Time: 6 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1897-1899

>Puccini, Giacomo : Tosca :: Recondita armonia
  • Performer: José Carreras
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Double Concerto in A minor, RV 523 :: 2. Largo
  • Performers: Viktoria Mullova (Violin); Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
  • Conductor: Andrea Marcon
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1742

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov :: Proshchay, moy syn (Boris's Death)
  • Performer: Feodor Chaliapin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1868-1869

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Michael Collins (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
  • Running Time: 7 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1791

>Brahms, Johannes : Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98 :: 3. Allegro giocoso
  • Conductor: Victor De Sabata
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1884-1885

>Quiroga, Manuel : Te lo juro yo (I Swear it to You) ("Mira que te llevo dentro"), song
  • Performers: Jose Del Rey (Guitar); Placido Domingo (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Miguel Roa
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Jaroff, Serge : Green Grass / Kalinka, medley for 3 soloists & chorus
  • Conductor: Serge Jaroff
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Bernstein, Leonard : West Side Story :: Mambo
  • Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Notes: Composition written: 1955-57.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1955-1957

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Adagio and Allegretto (Elegy and Polka), for string quartet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Dinicu, Grigoras : Hora staccato, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
  • Performers: Jean-Claude Ambrosini (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1906

>Loewe, Carl : Das Pfarrjüngferchen, for voice & piano, Op. 62/10
  • Performers: Cord Garben (Piano); Brigitte Fassbaender
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 4 :: Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm
  • Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Conductor: Fritz Lehmann
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1708

>Franck, César : Sonata for Violin in A major :: 1. Allegretto ben moderato
  • Performers: Augustin Dumay (Violin); Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1886.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Thomson, Virgil : Ragtime Bass, etude for piano (10 Etudes, no 10)
  • Performer: Andor Foldes (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943-1944

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Performers: Lamar Crowson (Piano); Pierre Fournier (Cello)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Strauss II (Junior), Johann : Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
  • Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1858

>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde, D 797 :: 2. Ballett. Allegro moderato
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachianas brasilieras no 5 :: Aria
  • Performer: Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Fabio Luisi
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1938

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Die Schöpfung, Hob. 21 :: 2
  • Performers: Michael Schade (Tenor); Gerald Finley (Bass Baritone); Sylvia McNair
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Notes: Composition written: 1798.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1798

>Brahms, Johannes : Capriccio for piano in D minor, Op. 116/7
  • Performer: Emil Gilels (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48 :: In paradisum
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Golijov, Osvaldo : Ayre :: Una madre comió asado
  • Performer: Dawn Upshaw
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2004

>Denver, John : Annie's Song
  • Performer: James Galway (Flute)
  • Conductor: Klauspeter Seibel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1974

>Marais, Marin : Sonate à la Marésienne :: 5. Très vivement
  • Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Brahms, Johannes : Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 :: 2. Allegretto
  • Performers: Truls Truls Mork (Cello); Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1865

>Rossini, Gioachino : Stabat Mater :: Cujus animam
  • Performer: Ernst Vocals] (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1841

>Ravel, Maurice : Sonatine for Piano :: 2. Mouvement de menuet
  • Performer: Monique Haas (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1903-1905

>Schubert, Franz : Quartet for Strings in D minor "Death and the Maiden", D 810 :: 3. Scherzo. Allegro molto
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1824

>Sibelius, Jean : Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47 :: 3. Allegro ma non tanto
  • Performer: Hilary Hahn (Violin)
  • Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
  • Running Time: 7 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1903-1904

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano in F major, K. 280 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Clara Haskil (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1775

>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : Le Prophète :: Roi du Ciel
  • Performer: Ben Heppner
  • Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Leclair, Jean-Marie : Tambourin, for ensemble
  • Performer: Daniel Hope (Violin)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Schubert, Franz : Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94
  • Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vado, ma dove?, K 583
  • Performer: Gundula Janowitz
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Bottcher
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1789

>Massenet, Jules : La Vierge
  • Performer: Leo Winland (Cello)
  • Conductor: Neeme Järvi
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Bruckner, Anton : Locus iste, gradual for chorus in C major, WAB 23
  • Conductor: Eugen Jochum
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1869

>Brahms, Johannes : Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 :: Theme - Var. 1-4
  • Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1861

>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, K 525/L 188
  • Performer: Ralph Kirkpatrick (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1756-1757

>Brahms, Johannes : German Requiem, Op. 45 :: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1857-1868

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre :: Walkürenritt
  • Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 3. Prelude
  • Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78
  • Performers: Alfons Kontarsky (Piano); Aloys Kontarsky (Piano)
  • Notes: Berlin, Jesus-Christus-Kirche (09/??/1980-09/10/1980)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro :: Non so più
  • Performer: Magdalena Kozená (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Glass, Philip : Concerto for Violin :: 1. Quarter note = 104 - Quarter note = 120
  • Performer: Gidon Kremer (Violin)
  • Conductor: Christoph Dohnányi
  • Running Time: 6 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1987

>Stravinsky, Igor : Circus Polka
  • Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
  • Notes: Composition written: 1944.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1944

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 :: Variation 18
  • Performer: Lang Lang (Piano)
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music :: Air
  • Conductor: Fritz Lehmann
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95
  • Conductor: Ferdinand Leitner
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/08/1839

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess Suite :: Oh, I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
  • Conductor: Ferdinand Leitner
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Falla, Manuel de : El amor brujo :: Danza ritual del fuego
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1917

>Fauré, Gabriel : Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1
  • Performers: Mischa Maisky (Cello); Daria Hovora (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1877

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84
  • Conductor: Igor Markevitch
  • Running Time: 9 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809-1810

>Ravel, Maurice : Berceuse sur le nom de Fauré
  • Performers: Johanna Martzy (Violin); Jean Antonietti (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1922

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mass in C minor, K. 427 :: Laudamus te
  • Performer: Sarah Connolly
  • Conductor: Paul McCreesh
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1783

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 3 in D major, Op. 44/1 :: 2. Menuetto
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 07/24/1838

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo in E major, BWV 1006 :: 1. Preludio
  • Performer: Nathan Milstein (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36 :: 3. Scherzo
  • Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1878

>Fauré, Gabriel : Berceuse for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 16
  • Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879

>Machaut, Guillaume de : Qui es promesses de Fortune/Ha, Fortune! trop suis mis loing/Et non est qui adjuvet
  • Conductor: David Munrow
  • Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 13th Century

>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Luisa Fernanda :: Cállate, corazón!
  • Performers: Anna Netrebko (Soprano); Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
  • Running Time: 5 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1932

>Brahms, Johannes : Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1
  • Performers: Daniel Barenboim (Piano); Jessye Norman
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1852-1853

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Navarra for 2 Violins and Piano, Op. 33
  • Performers: David Oistrakh (Violin); Igor Oistrakh (Violin)
  • Conductor: Franz Konwitschny
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1889

>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
  • Performer: Alice Ott (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846-1847

>Weill, Kurt : Schickelgruber, song for voice & piano (Propaganda Songs no 2)
  • Performers: Anne von Otter (Mezzo Soprano); Bengt Forsberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 02/1942-04/1

>Respighi, Ottorino : Antiche danze ed arie, Suite no 3 :: Italiana
  • Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1931

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Le veau d'or
  • Performer: René Pape (Bass)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Lunge da lei...De' miei bollenti spiriti
  • Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047 :: 3. Allegro assai
  • Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/24/1721

>Schubert, Franz : Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94
  • Performer: Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Webern, Anton : Variations for piano, Op. 27
  • Performer: Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Sarasate, Pablo de : Ziegeunerweisen
  • Performers: Otto Graef (Piano); Vasa Prihoda (Violin)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1878

>Schubert, Franz : Die schöne Müllerin, D 795 :: Das Wandern
  • Performers: Justus Zeyen (Piano); Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1823

>Reich, Steve : Drumming :: Part 4 (excerpt)
  • Performer: Steve Reich (Drums)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1971

>Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel : Sinfonia in D major, Wq. 183/1 :: 3. Presto
  • Conductor: Karl Richter
  • Running Time: 2 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1775-1776

>Schumann, Robert : Fantasiestucke, Op. 12 :: Aufschwung
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Symphony no 92 in G major "Oxford", Hob. 1/92 :: 4. Presto
  • Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1789

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Dance of the Reed-Pipes
  • Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Das Veilchen, K 476
  • Performers: Irmgard Seefried (Soprano); Erik Werba (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1785

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Libiamo ne' liete calici
  • Performers: Gianni Raimondi (Tenor); Renata Scotto
  • Conductor: Antonino Votto
  • Notes: Composition written: 1853.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 :: 1. Vivace
  • Performer: Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1820

>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (8), Op. 10
  • Performers: Heinrich Schlusnus (Baritone); Richard Strauss (Piano)
  • Notes: This selection is a mono recording.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Bohème :: O soave fanciulla
  • Performers: Léopold Simoneau; Pierrette Alarie (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lee Schaenen
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Der Freischütz :: Was gleicht wohl auf Erden
  • Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1817-1821

>Debussy, Claude : Mandoline ("Les donneurs de sérénades"), song for voice & piano, L. 29
  • Performers: Dalton Baldwin (Piano); Gérard Souzay (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1882

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339 :: Laudate Dominum
  • Performer: Maria Stader (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Gustav Konig
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1780

>Dowland, John [Composer] : Fine knacks for ladies, for 4 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Sting (Spoken Vocals); Edin Karamazov (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1600

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Bohème :: Quando men vo
  • Performer: Rita Streich (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Ernst Marzendorfer
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Lehár, Franz : The Merry Widow :: Lippen schweigen
  • Performers: Bo Skovhus; Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1905

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Deh, vieni alla finestra
  • Performer: Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Pfitzner, Hans : Palestrina
  • Conductor: Christian Thielemann
  • Notes: Composition written: 1911-15.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1911-1915

>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16
  • Performer: Tamás Vásáry (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1832

>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March" :: 4. Finale
  • Performer: Yuja Wang (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Schubert, Franz : An die Musik, D 547
  • Performers: Hubert Giesen (Piano); Fritz Wunderlich
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1817

>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Fantasía para un gentilhombre :: 1. Villano y ricercare
  • Performer: Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
  • Conductor: Luis Navarro
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Reinecke, Carl : Harp Concerto in E minor, Op. 182 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Nicanor Zabaleta (Harp)
  • Conductor: Ernst Marzendorfer
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1815

>Chopin, Frédéric : Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47
  • Performer: Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1841