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50 Best Classics

50 songs (3 hours and 44 minutes) Released on 26 February 2010
Disc 1
1
Solomon, HWV 67, Act 3: No. 42. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Sir Neville Marriner
2:48
2
Violin Concerto in E Major, RV 269, "La primavera": I. Allegro (from "Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione", Op. 8, No. 1)
Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Paul Cocker/Alberto Lysy & Antonio Vivaldi
3:44
3
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565: I. Toccata
Wayne Marshall & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:22
4
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-Flat Major, K. 495: III. Rondo (Allegro vivace)
Barry Tuckwell/Sir Neville Marriner/Academy Of St Martin-In-The-Fields & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:37
5
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Kurt Sanderling & Philharmonia Orchestra & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:35
6
Overture with Military Band, Op. 49, "1812 Overture"
Various artists & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
3:35
7
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, "Choral": IV. Presto (Excerpt)
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:22
8
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato (Excerpt)
Cécile Ousset, Sir Neville Marriner & London Symphony Orchestra
4:27
9
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: III. Alla marcia (Moderato)
Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
4:41
10
The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Excerpt)
Sir Simon Rattle
4:48
11
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito (Excerpt)
Various artists & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
3:24
12
Finlandia, Op. 26
Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
8:28
13
Aïda, Act 2 Scene 2: Gloria all'Egitto, ad Iside (Chorus) - Triumphal March
New Philharmonia Orchestra
4:35
14
Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: I. The Montagues and Capulets (Excerpt)
The Philadelphia Orchestra & Riccardo Muti
1:53
15
Radetzky March, Op. 228
Willi Boskovsky
2:52
16
Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39: I. March in D Major (Sung Version)
Sir Andrew Davis
2:37
17
Piano Concerto No.3 In D Minor: I. Allegro Ma Non Tanto (Excerpt)
Mariss Jansons
2:54
18
Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ Symphony": II. (b) Maestoso - Allegro
Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulouse/Michel Plasson
8:08
Disc 2
1
Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 Digital Remaster): Intermezzo From Cavalleria Rusticana
Riccardo Muti
3:43
2
Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor Op.18: II Adagio Sostenuto (Excerpt)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
4:32
3
Peer Gynt, Act 4: No. 1. Morning Mood
Sir Neville Marriner
4:17
4
The Gadfly (Suite), Op. 97a: No. 8, Romance (Arr. for Violin and Piano)
Tasmin Little
3:15
5
Adagio For Strings Op. 11
Eugene Ormandy
6:21
6
Scheherazade, Op. 35: The Story Of The Kalender Prince (Opening)
Riccardo Muti
3:53
7
Thaïs: Méditation
Anne-Sophie Mutter/Alexis Weissenberg
6:47
8
Polovtsian Dances (Beginning) From Prince Igor (1987 Digital Remaster)
Beecham Choral Society, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Thomas Beecham
3:52
9
Spartacus Suite No. 2: I. Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Yuri Temirkanov
4:46
10
Fantasy Overture - Romeo And Juliet (Extract)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Mariss Jansons
5:04
11
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
Philharmonia Orchestra/Kurt Sanderling & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:57
12
Concerto For 2 Violins In D Major, BWV 1043 (1994 Digital Remaster): Largo Ma Non Tanto
Yehudi Menuhin/Christian Ferras/Bath Festival Orchestra & Johann Sebastian Bach
7:43
13
Schindler's List: No. 1, Main Theme
Tasmin Little
5:06
14
The Nutcracker - Ballet, Op. 71, No. 12, Act 2: Divertissement: V. Dance of the Reed Flutes
André Previn & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
2:19
15
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": V. Hirtengesang - Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm (Allegretto)
Philadelphia Orchestra and Riccardo Muti & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:41
Disc 3
1
Zadok The Priest (1996 Digital Remaster)
Sir Andrew Davis
6:04
2
Cantata, BWV 140: "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" (Chorus)
Wolfgang Gönnenwein & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:49
3
Miserere A 9 (Vv.1-4 & 17-20)
Stephen Cleobury
5:48
4
Deutsche Messe D. 872 (mit "Gebet des Herrn") (1988 Remastered Version): Zum Sanctus
Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin/Berliner Symphoniker/Wolfgang Meyer/Karl Forster & Franz Schubert
3:47
5
Panis Angelicus (1988 Digital Remaster)
Maurice Handford
4:54
6
L'Enfance Du Christ Op. 25: L'Adieu Des Bergers (Shepherds' Farewell) (1994 Digital Remaster)
André Cluytens
3:50
7
St Cecilia Mass (1988 Remastered Version): Sanctus
Jean-Claude Hartemann/Heinz Hoppe/Choeurs René Duclos/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
5:20
8
In Paradisum (Requiem Op. 48; 1893 Version, Ed. John Rutter)
Choir Of King's College, Cambridge/English Chamber Orchestra/José-Luis Garcia/Peter Barley/Stephen Cleobury
3:29
9
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339: V. Laudate Dominum
Edda Moser/Julia Hamari/Nicolai Gedda/Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Eugen Jochum & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
5:04
10
Cantique De Jean Racine
Monks And Choir Boys Of Downside Abbey
5:12
11
Messa Da Requiem, Sequenza:: Ingemisco
Luciano Pavarotti, Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano & Riccardo Muti
3:44
12
Ave verum corpus, K. 618
Hilliard Ensemble/Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Cambridge Classical Players/Roy Goodman/Stephen Layton/Stephen Cleobury & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:03
13
Messiah Highlights (Ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster): I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (Soprano)
Sir Charles Mackerras/English Chamber Orchestra/Elizabeth Harwood
6:39
14
The Creation, Hob. XXI, 2, Pt. 1: "The Heavens Are Telling"
Various artists & Franz Joseph Haydn
4:47
15
Requiem Op. 48 (1998 Remastered Version): IV. Pie Jesu
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Victoria De Los Angeles/Choeurs Elisabeth Brasseurs/Henriette Puig-Roget/André Cluytens/Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire
3:19
16
Mass no. 19 in D Minor, K. 626, 'Requiem': VII. Lacrimosa
London Philharmonic Choir/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Franz Welser-Möst & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2:57
17
Messiah Highlights (Ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster): Hallelujah (Chorus)
English Chamber Orchestra
4:02