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Naxos - The First Fifteen Years (1987-2002)

> Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture - The Barber of Seville: Overture
> Carnival of the Animals (arr. P. Vidal for cello and orchestra) - Carnival of the Animals: XIII. Le Cygne (The Swan) (arr. for cello and orchestra)
> Violin Concerto No. 9 in G major, Op. 8 - Violin Concerto in G major: Rondeau
> 24 Preludes, Op. 28 - Prelude No. 15 in D flat major, Op. 28, "Raindrop"
> Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 - Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 5. Der Lindenbaum
> Song for Athene - Song for Athene
> 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 - Prelude and Fugue No. 4 in E minor, Op. 87
> Tsat een meskin - Stat in meskin
> String Quartet No. 53 in D major, Op. 64, No. 5, Hob.III:63, "The Lark" - String Quartet in D major, Op. 64, No. 5, "Lark": Finale: Vivace
> 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106 - 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106: No. 3 in B flat major
> Symphony No. 2 in C minor, WAB 102 (1872 version) - Symphony No. 2 in C minor: Scherzo: Schnell
> Overture (Suite) in D major, TWV 55:D15 - Overture in D major, "Darmstadt": Harlequinade
> Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 - Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
> Phantasy Quintet - Phantasy Quintet: Alla Sarabanda - Lento
> Turangalila-symphonie - Turangalila-symphonie: V. Joie du sang des etoiles

Album Summary

>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Saint-Georges, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de : Work(s)
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
>Schubert, Franz : Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
>Tavener, John : Song for Athene
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Prelude & Fugue for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 87/4
>Obrecht, Jacob : Tsat een meskin
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Quartet for Strings in D major, Op. 64 no 5/H 3 no 63 "Lark"
>Liszt, Franz : Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244
>Bruckner, Anton : Symphony no 2 in C minor, WAB 102
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Naxos celebrates 15 years of achievement in this special release, containing excerpts from critically acclaimed and prize-winning recordings. The list of composers represented range from the Renaissance, with Obrecht, to the contempoary Tavener, touching, in passing, on examples of Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern repertoire.



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Works Details

>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia :: Overture
  • Conductor: Will Humburg
  • Ensemble: Failoni Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals :: The Swan (Adagio)
  • Performer: Maria Kliegel (Cello)
  • Conductor: Jean Monnard
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Saint-Georges, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de : Work(s) :: Violin Concerto in G major
  • Performer: Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
  • Performer: Idil Biret (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Schubert, Franz : Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89 :: Der Lindenbaum
  • Performers: Ulrich Eisenlohr (Piano); Roman Trekel (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1827

>Tavener, John : Song for Athene
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1993

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Prelude & Fugue for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 87/4
  • Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1950-1951

>Obrecht, Jacob : Tsat een meskin
  • Conductor: Sven Berger
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Villanella
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Quartet for Strings in D major, Op. 64 no 5/H 3 no 63 "Lark" :: Finale
  • Ensemble: Kodály Quartet
  • Notes: Composition written: 1790.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Liszt, Franz : Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244
  • Performer: Jenö Jandó (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1847

>Bruckner, Anton : Symphony no 2 in C minor, WAB 102 :: Scherzo
  • Conductor: Georg Tintner
  • Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871-76.
  • Running Time: 10 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1871-1876