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The Best of the Academy / Neville Marriner, ASMF

Album Summary

>Suppe, Franz v. : Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry), overture to the operetta
>Grieg, Edvard : Elegiac Melodies (2) for piano, 4 hands, Op. 34
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Andante cantabile for Cello and Strings, Op. 11
>Dvorak, Antonin : Nocturne for String Orchestra in B major, Op. 40/B 47
>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
>Nicolai, Otto [Composer] : Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor), overture to the opera
>Fauré, Gabriel : Pavane, Op. 50
>Boccherini, Luigi : Menuett
>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried Idyll
>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208
>Handel, George Frideric : Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Grieg, Edvard : From Holberg's Time, Op. 40
>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde Incidental Music, Op. 26
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Christoph W. Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits
>Borodin, Alexander : Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Khovanschina
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : The Snow Maiden
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Works Details

>Franz von Suppé (Composer/Conductor) (1819 - 1895) : Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry), overture to the operetta
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1866

>Grieg, Edvard : Elegiac Melodies (2) for piano, 4 hands, Op. 34
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/14/1980-02/15/1980)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Andante cantabile for Cello and Strings, Op. 11
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/14/1980-02/15/1980)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Nocturne for String Orchestra in B major, Op. 40/B 47
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/14/1980-02/15/1980)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: ?01/1875

>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Nicolai, Otto [Composer] : Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor), overture to the opera
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Pavane, Op. 50
  • Performer: William Bennett (Flute)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/14/1980-02/15/1980)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Boccherini, Luigi : Menuett
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/14/1980-02/15/1980)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1771

>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried Idyll
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (02/14/1980-02/15/1980)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1870

>Handel, George Frideric : Solomon :: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1748

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208 :: Sheep may safely graze
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 02/23/1713

>Handel, George Frideric : Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38 :: Minuet
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1737

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147 :: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 07/02/1723

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 :: Pastoral Symphony
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Pastoral Symphony
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Grieg, Edvard : From Holberg's Time, Op. 40 :: Prelude
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Schubert, Franz : Rosamunde Incidental Music, Op. 26 :: Entr'acte no 3 in B flat
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Christoph W. Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits
  • Performer: Paul Davies (Flute)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 6 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Borodin, Alexander : Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major
  • Performers: Denis Vigay (Cello); Kenneth Sillito (Violin)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/27/1983-06/28/1983)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1881-1885

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly :: V. Barrel-Organ Waltz
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly :: VIII. Romance
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Khovanschina :: Dance of the Persian Slaves
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1872-1880

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : The Snow Maiden :: Dance of the Tumblers
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (10/29/1986-11/01/1986)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1903