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by Keith Anderson

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Adams, J: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

4:14
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Marin Alsop
  • Recorded: 10 - 11 June 2003
  • Recording Venue: Lighthouse Poole Centre for the Arts, UK

 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043

6:48
  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Oliver von Dohnányi
  • Alexander Jablokov (violin), Takako Nishizaki (violin)
  • Recorded: 28 May-2 June 1989
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava

Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto

6:48

 Excerpt  Bartók: 44 Duos for Two Violins, BB 104, Sz. 98

0:42
  • Kazuki Sawa (violin), Gyorgy Pauk (violin)
  • Recorded: 17-22 June 1994
  • Recording Venue: Phoenix Studio, Unitarian Church, Budapest

44 Duos for Two Violins, Book 1, Sz. 98: No. 14. Parnas Tanc (Pillow Dance)

0:42

 Excerpt  Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathetique'

8:29
  • Jenö Jandó (piano)
  • Recorded: 21-23 April 1987
  • Recording Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest

Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, "Pathetique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio

8:29

 Excerpt  Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

4:44
  • San Diego Symphony Orchestra
  • Yoav Talmi
  • Recorded: 18, 19 November 1995
  • Recording Venue: Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego, California

Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice

4:44

 Excerpt  Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

5:49
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Marin Alsop
  • Recorded: 21 - 22 March 2005
  • Recording Venue: Blackheath Concert Hall, London, UK

Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90: III. Poco allegretto

5:49

Britten: Simple Symphony, Op. 4

3:00
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Steuart Bedford

Simple Symphony, Op. 4: II. Playful Pizzacato

3:00

Chopin: Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29

4:34
  • Idil Biret (piano)

 Excerpt  Debussy: Trois Nocturnes

6:43
  • Lyon National Orchestra
  • Jun Märkl

Nocturnes: No. 2. Fetes

6:43

 Excerpt  Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

5:46
  • Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Stephen Gunzenhauser
  • Recorded: February 1989
  • Recording Venue: Reduta Concert Hall, Bratislava

Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 33: III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace

5:46
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Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37

3:39
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Simon Wright
  • Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)

Sea Pictures, Op. 37: IV. Where Corals Lie

3:39

 Excerpt  Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

6:16
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • Bjarte Engeset
  • Håvard Gimse (piano)
  • Recorded: 13 - 15 May 2003
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio

6:16

 Excerpt  Handel: Messiah

4:03
  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Recorded: 6-9 July 1992
  • Recording Venue: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, London

Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: For unto a child is born

4:03

 Excerpt  Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, Hob. VIIe:1

4:39
  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Jurgen Schuster (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 23-27 February 2007
  • Recording Venue: Deutschlandfunk Kammermusiksaal

Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, Hob.VIIe:1: III. Finale

4:39

 Excerpt  Janacek: Sinfonietta

2:34
  • Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Ondrej Lenárd
  • Recorded: 4-6 February 1990
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Slovak Radio, Bratislava

Sinfonietta, JW VI / 18: IV. Allegretto

2:34

 Excerpt  Liszt: Two Concert Studies, S145 / R6: Gnomenreigen; Waldesrauschen

3:10
  • William Wolfram (piano)
  • Recorded: 30 January - 2 Feruary, 2003
  • Recording Venue: Country Day School, King, ON

2 Concert Etudes, S145 / R6: No. 2. Gnomenreigen

3:10

 Excerpt  Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

3:10
  • RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
  • Michael Halász
  • Thomas Harper (tenor)

Das Lied von der Erde: III. Von der Jugend

3:10

 Excerpt  Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49

6:39
  • Gould Piano Trio
  • Recorded: 5th to 6th April, 2000
  • Recording Venue: Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk

Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49: II. Andante con moto tranquillo

6:39

Monteverdi: Occhi un tempo mia vita

3:09
  • Delitiae Musicae
  • Marco Longhini
  • Recorded: 26-31 May 2002
  • Recording Venue: Chiesa di San Pietro in Vincolli, Azzago, Verona, Italy

 Excerpt  Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K581

5:54
  • Danubius Quartet
  • Jozsef Balogh (clarinet)
  • Recorded: 23-25 September 1991
  • Recording Venue: Unitarian Church, Budapest

Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581: II. Larghetto

5:54

Palestrina: Motets for 5-8 Voices: Book 3 for 5, 6 and 8 Voices

2:54
  • Schola Cantorum of Oxford
  • Jeremy Summerly
  • Recorded: 14-16 March 1993
  • Recording Venue: Chapel of Hertford College, Oxford

Hodie Christus natus est

2:54

 Excerpt  Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 53

1:27
  • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Antoni Wit
  • Kun Woo Paik (piano)
  • Recorded: 13-18 May 1991
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Polish Radio, Katowice

Piano Concerto No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 53: IV. Vivace

1:27

 Excerpt  Puccini: Gianni Schicchi

2:29
  • Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alexander Rahbari
  • Miriam Gauci (soprano)

Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro

2:29

 Excerpt  Rachmaninov: Preludes Op. 23 Nos. 1-10 (complete)

3:53
  • Eldar Nebolsin (piano)
  • Recorded: 27-29 January 2007
  • Recording Venue: Potton Hall, Suffolk, UK

10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 5 in G minor

3:53

 Excerpt  Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino

4:34
  • Virtuosi Italiani
  • Claudio Desderi

Il Signor Bruschino: Sinfonia

4:34

 Excerpt  Schoenberg: Kleine Klavierstücke (6), Op. 19

0:54
  • Peter Hill (piano)

6 Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19: II. Langsam

0:54

 Excerpt  Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D667 'The Trout'

7:13
  • Kodály Quartet
  • Jenö Jandó (piano), Istvan Toth (double bass)
  • Recorded: 2-4 December 1991
  • Recording Venue: Unitarian Church, Budapest

Piano Quintet In A major, Op. 114, D. 667, "Die Forelle" (Trout): IV. Thema with Variations

7:13

 Excerpt  Schumann: String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 41 No. 2

4:41
  • Fine Arts Quartet
  • Recorded: 11, 13-15 February 2006
  • Recording Venue: The Library of Wittem Monastery, Netherlands

String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 41, No. 2: I. Allegro vivace

4:41

 Excerpt  Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 1

2:28
  • Russian State Symphony Orchestra
  • Dmitry Yablonsky
  • Recorded: October 2001
  • Recording Venue: Moscow State Broadcasting and Recording House, Grand Studio 5

Jazz Suite No. 1: I. Waltz

2:28

Strauss, R: 4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296 (text by H. Hesse)

3:44
  • Weimar Staatskapelle
  • Michael Halász
  • Ricarda Merbeth (soprano)

4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 1. Fruhling

3:44

 Excerpt  Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947 version)

2:41
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Robert Craft
  • Recorded: 31 January - 1 February 1997
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road Studio, London

Petrushka (1946 version): Tableau I: Russian Dance

2:41

 Excerpt  Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

5:39
  • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Antoni Wit
  • Recorded: 23-25 November 1992
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Polish Radio, Katowice

Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: III. Valse

5:39

 Excerpt  Telemann: Concerto TWV 51:G9 in G major for viola, strings & b.c.

2:52
  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Richard Edlinger
  • Ladislav Kyselak (viola)
  • Recorded: 2-3 June 1988
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall, Bratislava

Viola Concerto in G major, TWV 51:G9: IV. Presto

2:52

 Excerpt  Verdi: Rigoletto

2:20
  • Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Alexander Rahbari
  • Yordy Ramiro (tenor)

Rigoletto, Act III: La donna e mobile

2:20

Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, RV 501, "La notte"

4:39
  • Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  • Béla Drahos
  • Tamás Benkócs (bassoon)

III. Il sonno

1:46

IV. Sorge l'aurora

2:53

 Excerpt  Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

8:52
  • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Johannes Wildner
  • Recorded: 4-9 december 1990
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Polish Radio, Katowice

Tristan und Isolde, Act III: Isoldes Liebestod

8:52
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