100 BEST

100 Best Classics

CD (Number of discs: 6)
5 Aug 2016

Barcode: 0190295975562

Other participants: Martha Argerich · Hélène Grimaud · Yehudi Menuhin · Anne-Sophie Mutter · Alexandre Tharaud · Samson François · Maurice André · Renaud Capuçon · Daniel Barenboim · Leif Ove Andsnes · Jean-Pierre Rampal · Maria-João Pires · David Fray · Maria Callas · Natalie Dessay · Philippe Jaroussky · Angela Gheorghiu · Rolando Villazón · José Carreras · Simon Rattle · Nikolaus Harnoncourt · Riccardo Muti · Mariss Jansons · André Previn · Antonio Pappano · Carlo Maria Giulini

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
02 Ravel: Bolero (Excerpt)  - Kent Nagano 
03 Handel: Solomon, HWV 67, Act 3: Sinfonia  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
04 Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269, 'Spring': I. Allegro  - Yehudi Menuhin 
05 Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, 'From the New World': IV. Allegro con fuoco  - Carlo Maria Giulini 
06 Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-Flat Major, K. 495: III. Rondo - Allegro vivace  - Barry Tuckwell 
07 Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125: IV. Ode to Joy  - Sir Simon Rattle 
08 Tchaikovsky: Overture with Military Band, Op. 49, "1812 Overture"  - Mariss Jansons, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra 
09 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30: I. Allegro ma non tanto (Excerpt)  - Mariss Jansons 
10 Orff: Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi - O Fortuna  - Riccardo Muti 
11 Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26  - Paavo Berglund 
12 Holst: The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Excerpt)  - Sir Simon Rattle 
13 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op. 64: I. The Montagues and Capulets (Excerpt)  - Philadelphia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti 
14 Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D Major - Land of Hope and Glory (conclusion)  - Sir Andrew Davis 
15 Clarke / Arr Defaye: Prince of Denmark's March, "Trumpet Voluntary"  - Maurice André 
16 Verdi: Aida: Triumphal Chorus & Grand March (Gloria all'Egitto)  - New Philharmonia Orchestra 
17 Strauss, Johann I: Radetzky March, Op. 228  - Wiener Johann Strauss-Orchester 
Disc 2 
01 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, 'Moonlight': I. Adagio sostenuto  - Maria-João Pires 
02 Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K. 299: II. Andantino  - Jean-Pierre Rampal 
03 Grieg: Peer Gynt (Incidental Music), Op. 23, Act 4: No. 13, Prelude. Morning Mood [Allegretto pastorale]  - Paavo Järvi 
04 Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11a  - Eugene Ormandy 
05 Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (Excerpt, Opening)  - Sir Simon Rattle 
06 Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 'Pastorale': I. Allegro ma non troppo  - André Cluytens 
07 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: II. Andante  - Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks 
08 Bach, JS: Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air  - Sir Neville Marriner 
09 Handel: Harpsichord Suite No. 4 in D Minor, HWV 437 (from "Suites de Pièces pour le Clavecin II", 1733): IV. Saraband [Arr. for Orchestra]  - Alexander Briger 
10 Pachelbel: Canon in D Major  - Sir Neville Marriner 
11 Albinoni: Adagio in G Minor (Excerpt)  - Sir Neville Marriner 
12 Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto  - Anne-Sophie Mutter 
13 Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622: II. Adagio  - Sabine Meyer 
14 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto  - Philharmonia Orchestra 
15 Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, 'Enigma' Op. 36: IX. Nimrod  - London Symphony Orchestra 
16 Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto (conclusion)  - New Philharmonia Orchestra 
Disc 3 
01 Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act 2: No. 13, Waltz of the Flowers  - André Previn 
02 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante (Excerpt)  - Yehudi Menuhin 
03 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat 'Emperor' Op. 73 (arr. Norman Bates, publ. EMI Music Publ. Ltd): I. Allegro (abbrev.)  - Emil Gilels/George Szell/Cleveland Orchestra 
04 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: II. Romance - Larghetto  - Martha Argerich 
05 Saint-Saëns : Le Carnaval des animaux : XIII. Le cygne  - Renaud Capuçon 
06 Massenet: Thaïs, Act 2 Tableau 2: Méditation (Andante religioso)  - Renaud Capuçon 
07 Vivaldi: Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons), Violin Concerto in F Minor Op. 8 No. 4, RV 297, "Winter": II. Largo  - Yehudi Menuhin 
08 Gluck: Orfeo ed Eurídice, Wq. 41, Act 2: Dance of the Blessed Spirits  - Renaud Capuçon 
09 Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Act 1: 'The Spell': 6. Waltz (Allegro: Tempo di valse)  - Philharmonia Orchestra 
10 Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35: II. The Story of the Kalender Prince (Opening)  - Riccardo Muti 
11 Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves, for Flute, Harp and Strings  - Sinfonia of London 
12 Williams, J.: Music for Steven Spielberg's Film "Schindler's List": No. 1, Main Theme  - Tasmin Little 
13 Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II: No. 10, Scene (Moderato)  - André Previn 
14 Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto  - Anne-Sophie Mutter 
15 Chopin: Waltz No. 9 in A-Flat Major, Op. 69 No. 1  - Samson François 
16 Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90: III. Poco allegretto  - Sir Simon Rattle 
17 Strauss, J: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314  - Willi Boskovsky 
Disc 4 
01 Bellini: Norma, Act 1: "Casta diva" (Norma, Chorus)  - Maria Callas 
02 Puccini: Tosca, Act 2: "Vissi d'arte" (Tosca)  - Angela Gheorghiu 
03 Puccini: Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" (Lauretta)  - Angela Gheorghiu 
04 Verdi: Nabucco, Act 3: "Va pensiero, sull`ali dorate" (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)  - Riccardo Muti 
05 Puccini: Turandot, Act 3 Scene 1: Nessun dorma (Calaf)  - Alain Lombard 
06 Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act 4: No. 13 "Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour" (Nicklausse, Giulietta, Chorus)  - Sylvain Cambreling 
07 Dvorak: Rusalka, Op. 114, Act I: "Song to the Moon"  - Stefan Soltesz 
08 Delibes: Lakmé, Act 1: Flower Duet  - Mady Mesplé 
09 Mozart: Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 1: "Là ci darem la mano" (Zerlina, Don Giovanni)  - Nikolaus Harnoncourt 
10 Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act 2: "Der Hölle Rache" (Queen of the Night)  - Natalie Dessay 
11 Lehár: Die lustige Witwe, Act 3: "Lippen schweigen" (Hanna, Count Danilo)  - Diana Damrau 
12 Bizet: Carmen, Act 1: "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Carmen, Chorus)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
13 Handel: Serse, Act 1: "Ombra mai fu" (Serse)  - Jennifer Larmore 
14 Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30, Act 3: "Che farò senza Euridice?" (Orfeo)  - Riccardo Muti 
15 Schubert: Ellens Gesang III, D. 839, Op. 52: No. 6 Ave Maria  - Barbara Bonney 
16 Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op. 23, Act 4: Solveig's song (Solveig)  - Paavo Järvi 
Disc 5 
01 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op.18: I. Moderato  - Leif Ove Andsnes 
02 Chopin: Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor, Op.Posth.  - Mikhail Pletnev 
03 Beethoven: Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise"  - François-René Duchâble 
04 Schubert: 4 Impromptus D. 899: No. 3 in G-Flat Major  - Maria João Pires 
05 Debussy: Préludes, Book 1, L. 117: No. 8 La fille aux cheveux de lin  - Samson François 
06 Keyboard concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II Adagio  - David Fray/Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen 
07 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466: II. Romance  - Yuri Egorov 
08 Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major, M. 83: II. Adagio assai  - Hélène Grimaud 
09 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 4 in E Minor  - Nikolai Lugansky 
10 Bach, JS : Goldberg Variations BWV988 : I Aria  - Daniel Barenboim 
11 Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato (Excerpt)  - London Symphony Orchestra 
12 Debussy: Suite bergamasque, L. 75: III. Clair de lune (Andante très expressif)  - Kun Woo Paik 
13 Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words, Book 6, Op. 67: No. 2 Allegro leggiero  - Alexandre Tharaud 
14 Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15: VII. Träumerei  - Martha Argerich 
15 Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 10, The Great Gate of Kiev  - Alexis Weissenberg 
16 Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op. 37b: VI. Juin (Barcarolle)  - Mikhail Pletnev 
17 Liszt: Liebesträume, S. 541: No. 3 in A-Flat Major (Poco allegro con affetto)  - Kun Woo Paik 
Disc 6 
01 Bach, JS / Arr Mariner: Cantata No. 147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben', BWV 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring  - Sir Neville Marriner 
02 Handel: Zadok the Priest, HWV 258  - Sir Andrew Davis 
03 Bach, JS: Cantata, BWV 140: "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" (Chorus)  - Wolfgang Gönnenwein 
04 Allegri, G.: Miserere (Excerpt, Opening)  - Stephen Cleobury 
05 Schubert: Deutsche Messe, D. 872: No. 5, Zum Sanctus, "Heilig! heilig! heilig!" (Sehr langsam)  - Wolfgang Sawallisch 
06 Fauré: Requiem in D Minor, Op. 48: IV. Pie Jesu (Adagio)  - Philippe Jaroussky 
07 Fauré: Requiem in D Minor, Op. 48: VII. In Paradisum  - Paavo Järvi 
08 Bach, JS: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: IV. Sanctus, (a) Sanctus [Chorus]  - Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks 
09 Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339: V. Laudate Dominum  - Eugen Jochum 
10 Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11  - Paavo Järvi 
11 Mozart: Ave verum corpus, K. 618  - Stephen Cleobury 
12 Verdi: Messa da Requiem: IX. Ingemisco  - Ildar Abdrazakov 
13 Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3: "I know that my Redeemer liveth" (Soprano)  - Emmanuelle Haïm 
14 Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ, Op. 25, H. 130, Part 2: The Shepherds' Farewell  - André Cluytens 
15 Haydn: The Creation, Hob. XXI:2 - Part 1 The heavens are telling  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge 
16 Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: III. Sequentia, (f) Lacrimosa [Chorus]  - Carlo Maria Giulini 
17 Handel: Messiah highlights: Hallelujah (Chorus)  - English Chamber Orchestra 


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