album

The Classic Experience - 135 of the greatest classical tracks

135 songs (9 hours and 38 minutes) Released on 13 May 2012
Disc 1
1
Solomon, HWV 67, Act 3: No. 42. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Sir Neville Marriner
2:48
2
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: I. Intermezzo
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
3:57
3
Boléro, M. 81
Franck Pourcel & his Orchestra & Maurice Ravel
5:21
4
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air
Hallé Orchestra & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:47
5
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Yuri Termirkanov
5:50
6
Rhapsody in Blue
London Symphony Orchestra & Andrè Previn
5:35
7
The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II: No. 12. Divertissement - Dance Of The Reed Flutes
London Symphony Orchestra & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
2:21
8
The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II: No. 14. Pas de deux - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
London Symphony Orchestra & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
3:38
9
Peer Gynt, Op. 23, Act IV: Morning
Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields
4:17
10
Violin Concerto in E Major, RV 269, No. 1, Spring: I. Allegro
Nigel Kennedy & Antonio Vivaldi
3:07
11
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation XVIII (Andante cantabile)
Cécile Ousset
3:00
12
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178, From the New World: II. Largo
London Philharmonic Orchestra
4:33
13
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, Enigma: IX. Nimrod (Adagio)
London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
3:54
14
Thaïs, Act II, Tableau 2: Méditation (Andante religioso)
New Philharmonia Orchestra
5:02
15
Fantasia on Greensleeves (Arr. Greaves for Flute, Harp & Strings)
Sir John Barbirolli
4:40
16
Canon and Gigue in D Major, P. 37: I. Canon
Sir Neville Marriner
5:01
Disc 2
1
Fanfare for the Common Man
Orquesta Filarmonica de la Ciudad de Mexico & Enrique Batiz
3:40
2
Guillaume Tell: Overture (Conclusion)
Philharmonia Orchestra & Riccardo Muti
3:16
3
Die Walküre, WWV 86B, Act 3 Scene 1: Walkürenritt (Concert Version. Lebhaft)
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult & Richard Wagner
5:23
4
Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter: I. The Montagues and Capulets (Excerpt)
The Philadelphia Orchestra & Riccardo Muti
1:53
5
Night on Bald Mountain: Allegro feroce - Poco meno mosso
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
7:17
6
The Planets, Op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (Allegro)
London Symphony Orchestra & Andrè Previn
7:02
7
Radetzky March, Op. 228
Wiener Johann Strauss Orchester & Willi Boskovsky
2:52
8
Overture with Military Band, Op. 49, "1812 Overture"
Various artists & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
3:35
9
Lieutenant Kijé - Suite, Op. 60: IV. Troïka (Moderato)
London Symphony Orchestra & Andrè Previn
2:54
10
An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314
Wiener Johann Strauss Orchester & Willi Boskovsky
7:52
11
String Quintet in E Major, G. 282, Op. 13 No. 6: III. Minuetto - Trio
Sir Neville Marriner
3:57
12
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331/300i, "Alla Turca": III. Alla Turca (Arr. Pourcel)
Franck Pourcel - Franck Pourcel Orchestra & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2:52
13
Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act 4: No. 13, Barcarolle "Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour" (Orchestral Version)
Studio 2 Symphony Orchestra & Vilem Tausky
3:44
14
The Sleeping Beauty - Suite, Op. 66a: V. Waltz (Allegro. Tempo di Valse)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
4:11
15
Cavalleria rusticana: No. 7, Intermezzo (Orchestral Interlude)
Studio 2 Symphony Orchestra & Vilem Tausky
3:29
16
Swan Lake - Ballet, Op. 20, Act 2: No. 13, Dances of the Swans, d. Allegro moderato, "Dance of the Little Swans"
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1:29
17
Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39: I. March No. 1 in D Major (Allegro con molto fuoco - Trio - Molto maestoso)
David Bell
6:05
Disc 3
1
Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi - O Fortuna
Riccardo Muti
2:44
2
Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II: Scene - Swan theme (Moderato)
George Weldon & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
2:55
3
Lakmé, Act 1: "Dôme épais, le jasmin" (Lakmé, Mallika)
Mady Mesple feat. Danielle Millet
3:30
4
Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46: In der Halle des Bergkönigs
Sir John Barbirolli
2:26
5
Carmen, Act I: Ouvertüre
Georges Pretre
2:14
6
Carmen, Act II: "Les tringles des sistres tintaient" (Zigeunerlied)
Georges Pretre
4:19
7
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": IV. Rondo (Allegro)
Sir Neville Mariner & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:01
8
Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Act I: Largo al factotum
Tito Gobbi
4:44
9
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-Flat Major, K. 495: III. Rondo (Allegro vivace)
Barry Tuckwell & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:36
10
Adagio in G Minor (Excerpt)
Sir Neville Marriner
5:52
11
Der Nussknacker, Op. 71a: Blumenwalzer
George Weldon & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
5:03
12
Bagatelle No. 25 in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise"
Various artists & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:20
13
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
Jacqueline du Pré
3:25
14
Pavane, Op. 50
Sir Thomas Beecham
5:07
15
Sylvia: Pizzicati
New Philharmonia Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras
1:49
16
Gymnopédies No. 3
Louis Fremaux
2:52
17
Turandot, Act 3: "Nessun dorma!" (Calaf, Chorus)
José Carreras feat. Choeurs de l'Opéra du Rhin
4:12
18
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11a
Eugene Ormandy
6:21
19
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" (Lauretta)
Montserrat Caballè
2:41
Disc 4
1
Water Music Suite (arr. Harty) (1988 Remastered Version): Hornpipe
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/George Weldon
3:04
2
Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 315 "L'estate" (No. 2 from "Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione", Op. 8): III. Presto
Nigel Kennedy/Charles Tunnell/Olga Hegedus/Ivor Bolton/John Constable/Robin Jeffrey/David Miller/English Chamber Orchestra & Antonio Vivaldi
2:53
3
"Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" Kantate BWV 140 (1989 Remastered Version): IV. Zion hört die Wächter singen (Choral)
Various artists & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:47
4
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": V. Hirtengesang - Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm (Allegretto) [Arr. Bates]
Philadelphia Orchestra and Riccardo Muti & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:41
5
The Skaters - Waltz (arr. Norman Bates)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monté-Carlo & Willi Boskovsky
4:15
6
4 Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-9, Suite No.2 in B Minor, BWV 1067 (flute and strings): Badinerie
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Marriner & Johann Sebastian Bach
1:26
7
Rigoletto (1988 Remastered Version): La donna è mobile
Nicolaî Gedda, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera, Roma & Francesco Molinari Pradelli
2:20
8
A Musical Joke, K.522 - IV. Presto
Philharmonia Orchestra/Guido Cantelli & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
4:08
9
Daphnis et Chloé (complete ballet), Part III: 2. Lever du jour
Andrè Previn
5:27
10
Symphony No. 6 in E minor (1986 Remastered Version): I. Allegro (excerpt)
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult
1:49
11
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (Opening)
Klaus Tennstedt
1:46
12
Lohengrin, WWV 75, Act 3: Prelude (Sehr lebhaft)
Various artists & Richard Wagner
3:20
13
The Planets - Suite for large orchestra Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Allegro giocoso)
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult
7:58
14
Romeo and Juliet - Fantasy Overture (excerpt) (1973 Remastered Version)
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
5:20
15
La gazza ladra - Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra & Carlo Maria Giulini
3:10
16
Pathétique & Manfred Symphonies (excerpts)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
6:37
17
Finlandia, Op. 26
John Barbirolli
8:22
Disc 5
1
Symphony No. 9 in E minor 'From the New World' Op. 95 - I. Allegro molto
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Mariss Jansons
6:07
2
Má vlast: Vltava (opening)
Staatskapelle Dresden/Paavo Berglund
4:58
3
The Barber of Seville - Overture (abbrev.)
Philharmonia Orchestra & Riccardo Muti
5:04
4
La traviata, Act 1: "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" (Alfredo, Violetta, Flora, Marchese, Barone, Dottore, Gastone, Chorus)
Riccardo Muti feat. Afredo Kraus, Henry Newman, Renata Scotto, Richard van Allan, Roderick Kennedy, Sarah Walker & Suso Mariategui
2:52
5
Die Fledermaus: Overture (Allegro vivace - Allegretto - Tempo di Valse - Allegro)
Plácido Domingo
6:43
6
Symphony No. 4 in A 'Italian' Op. 90 - I. Allegro vivace (abbrev.)
Klaus Tennstedt
4:00
7
The Nutcracker, Op. 71, TH 14, Act 2: No. 12c, Tea (Chinese Dance)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1:11
8
14 Waltzes: No. 6 in D-Flat Major, Op. 64 No. 1, 'Minute'
Dmitri Alexeev & Frédéric Chopin
1:50
9
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: I. Molto allegro (Excerpt)
Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
5:36
10
2 Chansons, Op. 15: II. Chanson de matin. Allegretto (Orch. Elgar)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult & Edward Elgar
3:03
11
Concierto de Aranjuez - II. Adagio (abbrev.)
Angel Romero
7:23
12
Symphony No. 1 in A flat Op. 55 - I. Andante: nobilmente e semplice [i.e. opening only]
London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
3:07
13
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos, W. 389: I. Aria in A Minor (Cantilena. Adagio)
Enrique Batiz
6:08
14
Les Pêcheurs de perles, Act 1: "Au fond du temple saint" (Nadir, Zurga)
Pierre Dervaux
5:26
15
Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune
Daniel Adni
4:45
16
Pagliacci (1989 Remastered Version): Recitar!...Vesti la giubba (Act I)
José Carreras/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
3:55
17
Nabucco, Act 3 Scene 4: No. 11a, Coro, "Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate" (Chorus)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
4:27
18
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208: IX. Schafe können sicher weiden (Orch. Marriner)
Academy Of St Martin-In-The-Fields/Ian Watson/Sir Neville Marriner & Johann Sebastian Bach
4:39
Disc 6
1
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor": I. Allegro (Arr. by Norman Bates)
Emil Gilels/George Szell/Cleveland Orchestra & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:42
2
The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - Overture Op. 26 (abbrev.)
London Symphony Orchestra & Andrè Previn
6:37
3
Scheherazade Op. 35 - III. The Young Prince and the Young Princess (abbrev.)
The Philadelphia Orchestra & Riccardo Muti
5:44
4
Peter and the Wolf Op. 67 - Medley of themes
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sian Edwards
2:44
5
L'Arlésienne - Suite No.2 (1990 Remastered Version): Farandole
Philharmonia Orchestra: Herbert Von Karajan
3:25
6
The Nutcracker, Op. 71, TH 14, Act 2: No. 12d, Trepak (Russian Dance)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1:09
7
Ballet egyptien Op. 12 - Suite No.1 (1959 Remastered Version): I. Allegro non troppo
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Anatole Fistoulari
3:09
8
The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Act 3: Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Sir Neville Marriner
1:27
9
La Gioconda - Dance of the Hours (abbrev.)
Sinfonia of London/Robert Irving
6:22
10
Gayaneh (Highlights from the Ballet): Sabre Dance
London Symphony Orchestra
2:37
11
L'apprenti sorcier (Excerpt)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Mariss Jansons
6:39
12
The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du printemps) - extract
The Philadelphia Orchestra & Riccardo Muti
5:07
13
España
Riccardo Muti
6:07
14
Capriccio italien Op. 45 (excerpt)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Paul Kletzki & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
8:33
15
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, "Choral": IV. Ode to Joy
James Morris/Westminster Choir/Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:14
Disc 7
1
Ruslan and Lyudmila: Overture (Presto)
Wolfgang Sawallisch/Bayerisches Staatsorchester
5:21
2
Prelude from Holberg Suite, Op.40
Sir Neville Marriner
2:47
3
'O sole mio (1993 DRM)
Franco Corelli/Orchestra/Franco Ferraris
3:20
4
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125: VII. Aquarium (Andantino)
Scottish National Orchestra/Peter Katin/Philip Fowke/Sir Alexander Gibson
2:09
5
Danse macabre Op. 40 (abbrev.)
Luben Yordanoff/Orchestre de Paris/Pierre Dervaux
4:30
6
Triumphal Chorus & Grand March (abbrev.) from Aida
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
4:00
7
Dolly Suite, Op. 56: I. Berceuse (For Piano 4-Hands)
Jean-Philippe Collard
2:37
8
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (abbrev.)
Sinfonia Of London & Sir John Barbirolli
5:43
9
Light Cavalry - Overture
Andrew Davis
5:17
10
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125: XIII. Le cygne (Andantino grazioso)
Paul Tortelier
2:39
11
III. Nocturne (abbrev.) from String Quartet No. 2 in D
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Kenneth Sillito/Denis Vigay/Sir Neville Marriner
4:00
12
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto (Excerpt)
Moura Lympany & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:57
13
Baïlèro (abbrev.) (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1 No. 2)
Jill Gomez/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley
4:10
14
Tosca (Act III): E lucevan le stelle
Placido Domingo/Philharmonia Orchestra/James Levine
3:12
15
Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Christopher Parkening
3:57
16
String Quartet in F: II. Assez vif: très rythmé
Chilingirian Quartet & Maurice Ravel
3:09
17
La bohème, Act 1: "Che gelida manina" (Rodolfo)
Nicolaî Gedda
4:28
18
The Planets, Op.32 (1987 Remastered Version): Neptune, the Mystic
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult/Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
5:30
Disc 8
1
Violin Concerto in D Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato (abbrev.) (arr. Norman Bates, pub. EMI Music Publ. Ltd)
Christian Ferras/Philharmonia Orchestra/Constantin Silvestri & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
7:11
2
Karelia Suite Op.11: III. Alla marcia
Hallè Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
4:39
3
Il Trovatore (Act II): Vedi! le fosche (Anvil Chorus)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
2:45
4
La Damnation de Faust, Op.24: Hungarian March
Philharmonia Orchestra: Herbert Von Karajan
4:16
5
Symphony No. 1 in D 'Classical' Op. 25: IV. Finale (Molto vivace)
London Symphony Orchestra & Andrè Previn
4:09
6
Coppélia: Waltz (1988 Remaster)
New Philharmonia Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras
2:55
7
La Wally, Act 1: "Ebben? Andrò sola e lontana" (Wally)
Lamberto Gardelli
3:28
8
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor (abbrev.)
Philharmonia Orchestra: Herbert Von Karajan
5:56
9
Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16 - I. Allegro molto moderato (abbrev.)
Cécile Ousset/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Neville Marriner
8:06
10
Die Ruinen von Athen, Op. 113: IV. Turkish March
Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz & Ludwig van Beethoven
1:45
11
Der fliegende Holländer - Overture (abbrev.)
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult & Richard Wagner
5:13
12
The Bartered Bride B143: Dance of the Comedians (Skocná)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Rudolf Kempe
4:17
13
La forza del destino - Overture (abbrev.)
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
6:07
14
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra Op. 34 - Theme and Fugue
Minnesota Orchestra/Sir Neville Marriner
4:47
15
Pictures at an Exhibition - Promenade and The Great of Kiev
The Philadelphia Orchestra & Riccardo Muti
5:29