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Philips: Original Jacket Collection / Obsessed With Sound [55 CDs]

Notes & Reviews:

A limited-edition 55-CD set of legendary and critically acclaimed recordings celebrating the famous PHILIPS heritage.

An alliance of great artistry and superb sound.

Classic-status albums spanning over half a century of recording and showcasing a wealth of international talent.

An unrivalled collection that embraces all musical genres - from solo piano and chamber music through to large scale works and opera.

Music that spans more than two centuries of masterworks from Bach Concertos and Schubert Lieder to twentieth-century masterpieces by Stravinsky, Bartok and beyond.

Each CD is housed in a sleeve with original cover art.

A 200-page booklet documents the history of the label with personal reminiscences by key members of staff on both the technical and artistic developments of the label:

1)A history of Philips Classics by Frans van Dongen [former member of the Philips Classical Recording Department in Baam]

2)Philips Classics - A personal recollection y Costa Pilavachi [former Head of A&R and later President, Philips Classics]

Full recording information on each disc is included in the booklet and there are numerous photographs.

The releases of this PHILIPS set has been made possible as a result of a special agreement with PHILIPS and use of the trademark is confined to this limited-edition set.


Works:

Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26by Max Bruch

Performer: Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868; Germany

Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 44by Max Bruch

Performer: Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878; Germany

Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 46by Max Bruch

Performer: Elisabeth Unger (Harp), Salvatore Accardo (Violin)
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880; Liverpool, England

Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"by Ludwig van Beethoven

Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Beaux Arts Trio
Period: Classical
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83by Johannes Brahms

Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878-1881; Austria

Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Thomas Zehetmair (Violin)
Conductor: Frans Brüggen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra of the 18th Century
Period: Classical
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria
Date of Recording: 12/1997
Venue: Musikverein, Vienna
Length: 33 Minutes 8 Secs.

Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor"by Ludwig van Beethoven

Performer: Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria
Date of Recording: 02/1998
Venue: Musikverein, Vienna
Length: 39 Minutes 15 Secs.

Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke"by Ludwig van Beethoven

Orchestra/Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio
Period: Classical
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria

Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony"by Johannes Brahms

Conductor: Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873; Austria
Date of Recording: 9/1958

Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77by Johannes Brahms

Performer: Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor: Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878; Austria

Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53by Johannes Brahms

Performer: Aafje Heynis (Alto)
Conductor: Eduard Van Beinum
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Apollo Royal Male Choir
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869; Austria

Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"by Ludwig van Beethoven

Conductor: Frans Brüggen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra of the 18th Century
Period: Classical
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria

Stabat materby Gioachino Rossini

Performer: Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass), Carol Vaness (Soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano),
Francisco Araiza (Tenor)
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov, Jörg-Peter Weigle
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1832/1842; Italy
Date of Recording: 11/1989
Venue: Munich, Germany
Length: 65 Minutes 11 Secs.

Il corsaroby Giuseppe Verdi

Performer: Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Jessye Norman (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor),
Clifford Grant (Bass), Gian Piero Mastromei (Baritone), John Noble (Baritone),
Alexander Oliver (Tenor)
Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1848; Italy
Date of Recording: 08/1975
Venue: London, England
Length: 94 Minutes 0 Secs.
Language: Italian

Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14by Hector Berlioz

Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830; France

Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise"by Franz Joseph Haydn

Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791; London, England

Concerto for Orchestraby Michael Tippett

Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1962-1963; England
Date of Recording: 08/1964
Venue: London
Length: 30 Minutes 29 Secs.

Concerto for Violin, Viola and Celloby Michael Tippett

Performer: György Pauk (Violin), Nobuko Imai (Viola), Ralph Kirshbaum (Cello)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1979; England
Date of Recording: 11/1981
Venue: London
Length: 34 Minutes 28 Secs.

Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Gwynne Howell (Bass), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Ryland Davies (Tenor),
Elisabeth Bainbridge (Alto)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria
Language: Latin

Kyrie in D minor, K 341 (368a)by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: circa 1788; Munich, Germany
Language: Latin

Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1791; Austria
Language: Latin

Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: 1773; Milan, Italy
Language: Latin

Così fan tutte, K 588: Ei parte...Per pietà ben mioby Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria
Language: Italian

Zaide, K 344 (336b): Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Lebenby Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1780; Austria
Language: German

Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwundenby Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria
Language: German

Four Last Songs, AV 150by Richard Strauss

Performer: Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1948; Germany
Date of Recording: 08/1982
Venue: Leipzig, Germany
Length: 25 Minutes 20 Secs.
Language: German

Wesendonck Liederby Richard Wagner

Performer: Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857-1858; Germany
Date of Recording: 02/1975
Venue: London, England
Length: 22 Minutes 21 Secs.
Language: German

Suite for Orchestra no 3 in G major, Op. 55by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Hugh Bean (Violin)
Conductor: Antal Doráti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884; Russia
Length: 39 Minutes 40 Secs.

Suite for Orchestra no 4 in G major, Op. 61 "Mozartiana"by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Colin Bradbury (Clarinet)
Conductor: Antal Doráti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887; Russia
Length: 24 Minutes 1 Secs.

Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73by Béla Bartók

Conductor: Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hungarian Radio Chorus, Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1918-1919; Budapest, Hungary
Date of Recording: 02/1996
Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Length: 31 Minutes 7 Secs.

Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz 100by Béla Bartók

Conductor: Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1933; Budapest, Hungary
Date of Recording: 02/1996
Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Length: 9 Minutes 23 Secs.

Romanian Folkdances for String Orchestra, Sz 68by Béla Bartók

Conductor: Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917; Budapest, Hungary
Date of Recording: 02/1996
Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs.

Hungarian Sketches (5), Sz 97by Béla Bartók

Conductor: Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931; Budapest, Hungary
Date of Recording: 02/1996
Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Length: 11 Minutes 14 Secs.

Transylvanian Dances (4), Sz 96by Béla Bartók

Conductor: Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931; Budapest, Hungary
Date of Recording: 02/1996
Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs.

Romanian Dance, Sz 47aby Béla Bartók

Conductor: Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1911; Budapest, Hungary
Date of Recording: 02/1996
Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs.

Requiem, Op. 48by Gabriel Fauré

Performer: Elly Ameling (Soprano), Bernard Kruysen (Baritone), Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Conductor: Jean Fournet
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887-1890; France
Date of Recording: 03/1975
Venue: De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Length: 34 Minutes 3 Secs.
Language: Latin

Pavane, Op. 50by Gabriel Fauré

Conductor: Jean Fournet
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887; France
Date of Recording: 03/1975
Venue: De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs.

Pièces de fantaisie - Suite no 3, Op. 54: 1st movement, Dédicaceby Louis Vierne

Performer: Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1927; France

Pièces de fantaisie - Suite no 3, Op. 54: 2nd movement, Impromptuby Louis Vierne

Performer: Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1927; France

Pièces de fantaisie - Suite no 3, Op. 54: 3rd movement, Etoile du soirby Louis Vierne

Performer: Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1927; France

Pièces de fantaisie - Suite no 3, Op. 54: 6th movement, Carillon de Westminsterby Louis Vierne

Performer: Daniel Chorzempa (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1927; France

Requiem Massby Giuseppe Verdi

Performer: Luba Orgonasova (Soprano), Alastair Miles (Bass), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano),
Luca Canonici (Tenor)
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874; Italy
Date of Recording: 1992
Language: Latin

Khovanshchina: Act 1 Prelude "Dawn on the Moscow River"by Modest Mussorgsky

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872-1880; Russia
Date of Recording: 12/22/2000
Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs.

Sorochintsy fair: Hopakby Modest Mussorgsky

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: Russia
Date of Recording: 12/22/2000
Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs.

Night on the Bare Mountainby Modest Mussorgsky

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866; Russia
Date of Recording: 12/22/2000
Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna
Length: 11 Minutes 42 Secs.

Le sacre du printempsby Igor Stravinsky

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1911-1913
Date of Recording: 07/1999
Venue: Festival House, Baden-Baden, Germany
Length: 34 Minutes 54 Secs.

Symphony no 4, Op. 54 "Poem of ecstasy"by Alexander Scriabin

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1905-1908; Russia
Date of Recording: 07/1999
Venue: Festival House, Baden-Baden, Germany
Length: 20 Minutes 26 Secs.

La traviata: Di Provenza il marby Giuseppe Verdi

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853; Italy
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs.
Language: Italian

Macbeth: Perfidi! All'anglo...Pietà, rispetto, amoreby Giuseppe Verdi

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847/1865; Italy
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs.
Language: Italian

Luisa Miller: Sacra la scelta è d'un consorteby Giuseppe Verdi

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849; Italy
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs.
Language: Italian

Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorrisoby Giuseppe Verdi

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853; Italy
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs.
Language: Italian

Don Carlos: Per me giunto...Io morrò, ma lieto in coreby Giuseppe Verdi

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 8 Minutes 36 Secs.
Language: Italian

Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Can this really be Tatiana?by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878; Russia
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs.
Language: Russian

The sorceress: Dela, pravlenija...A obraz toj prigozhnitsyby Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1885-1887; Russia
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs.
Language: Russian

Iolanta, Op. 69: Duke Robert's Ariaby Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891; Russia
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs.

Mazeppa: O, Marija, Marijaby Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881-1883; Russia
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs.
Language: Russian

Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: You wrote to me... "Onegin's Aria"by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878; Russia
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs.
Language: Russian

Queen of Spades, Op. 68: I love you beyond all measure [Yeletsky's Aria]by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890; Russia
Date of Recording: 02/1990
Venue: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs.
Language: Russian

Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in E flat major, K 563by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Orchestra/Ensemble: Grumiaux Trio
Period: Classical
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria

Quintet for 2 Violins, 2 Violas and Cello no 4 in G minor, K 516by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Arpád Gerecz (Violin), Arthur Grumiaux (Violin), Max Lesueur (Viola),
Georges Janzer (Viola), Eva Czako (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Grumiaux Trio
Period: Classical
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria
Date of Recording: 1973

Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103by Anton Bruckner

Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: Vienna, Austria
Date of Recording: 12/1988
Venue: Vienna, Austria
Length: 61 Minutes 41 Secs.

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un fauneby Claude Debussy

Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1892-1894; France

Nocturnes (3) for Orchestraby Claude Debussy

Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1897-1899; France

La merby Claude Debussy

Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1903-1905; France

Jeuxby Claude Debussy

Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1912-1913; France

Das Lied von der Erdeby Gustav Mahler

Performer: Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), James King (Tenor)
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria

Il barbiere di Sivigliaby Gioachino Rossini

Performer: Thomas Allen (Baritone), Matthew Best (Bass), Robert Lloyd (Bass),
Sally Burgess (Mezzo soprano), Domenico Trimarchi (Baritone), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo soprano),
Francisco Araiza (Tenor)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816; Italy
Date of Recording: 1982
Venue: Watford Town Hall

Concerto for Guitar no 1 in D major, Op. 99by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

Performer: Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939; Florence, Italy

Sones en la Giraldaby Joaquin Rodrigo

Performer: Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1963; Spain

Concerto for Guitar, W 501by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Performer: Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1951; Brazil

Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitarby Joaquin Rodrigo

Performer: Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939; Spain
Date of Recording: 07/1992
Venue: Watford Town Hall, London, England

Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, H 7e no 1by Franz Joseph Haydn

Performer: Håkan Hardenberger (Trumpet)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria
Date of Recording: 10/1986
Length: 14 Minutes 23 Secs.

Concerto for Trumpet no 3 in D major, Op. 7 no 6by Johann Wilhelm Hertel

Performer: Håkan Hardenberger (Trumpet)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical
Written: Germany
Date of Recording: 10/1986
Length: 9 Minutes 57 Secs.

Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, S 49/WoO 1by Johann Nepomuk Hummel

Performer: Håkan Hardenberger (Trumpet)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria
Date of Recording: 10/1986
Length: 17 Minutes 57 Secs.

Concerto for Trumpet in E flat majorby Johann Wenzel Stamitz

Performer: Håkan Hardenberger (Trumpet)
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical
Date of Recording: 10/1986
Length: 14 Minutes 39 Secs.

Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Clara Haskil (Piano)
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Lamoureux Concerts Association Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria

Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Clara Haskil (Piano)
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble: Lamoureux Concerts Association Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria

Symphony no 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish"by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875; Russia

Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163by Antonín Dvorák

Conductor: Witold Rowicki
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1889; Bohemia

Gnossiennes (6) for Pianoby Erik Satie

Performer: Reinbert De Leeuw (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1890-1897; France
Length: 21 Minutes 32 Secs.

Quatuor pour la fin du tempsby Olivier Messiaen

Performer: Reinbert De Leeuw (Piano), Anner Bylsma (Cello), George Pieterson (Clarinet),
Vera Beths (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940; Silesia, Poland
Length: 51 Minutes 58 Secs.

Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G major, BWV 1049by Johann Sebastian Bach

Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1720; ?Cöthen, Germany

Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050by Johann Sebastian Bach

Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720-1721; ?Cöthen, Germany

Brandenburg Concerto no 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051by Johann Sebastian Bach

Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1708-1710; ?Weimar, Germany

Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056by Johann Sebastian Bach

Performer: Raymond Leppard (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany
Date of Recording: 04/1974
Venue: United Kingdom
Length: 10 Minutes 16 Secs.

Concerto for 4 Harpsichords in A minor, BWV 1065by Johann Sebastian Bach

Performer: Raymond Leppard (Harpsichord), Sir Philip Ledger (Harpsichord), Blandine Verlet (Harpsichord)
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany

Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16by Edvard Grieg

Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868/1907; Norway
Date of Recording: 01/1971
Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London
Length: 29 Minutes 37 Secs.

Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54by Robert Schumann

Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1841-1845; Germany
Date of Recording: 09/1970
Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London
Length: 30 Minutes 7 Secs.

En blanc et noirby Claude Debussy

Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915; France

Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion, Sz 110by Béla Bartók

Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Willy Goudswaard (Percussion),
Michel de Roo (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937; Budapest, Hungary

Andante and Variations (5) for Piano 4 hands in G major, K 501by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria

Out of Doors, Sz 81by Béla Bartók

Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926; Budapest, Hungary
Date of Recording: 09/1969

Sonatina for Piano, Sz 55by Béla Bartók

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