Callas, Maria

100 Best Romantic Classics

CD (Number of discs: 6)
14 Jan 2008

Barcode: 5099950025824

Composer: Various
Other participants: Maria Callas, Natalie Dessay, Angela Gheorghiu. Barbara Hendricks, Luciano Pavarotti, Kiri Te Kanawa, Leif Ove Andsnes, Martha Argerich, Jacqueline du Pré, Yehudi Menuhin, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Maxim Vengerov, Mariss Jansons, Riccardo Muti a.o.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat minor, Op.23 - I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso (opening) (1994 Digital Remaster)  - Horacio Gutiérrez/London Symphony Orchestra/André 
02 Balcony Scene: Romeo and Juliet  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
03 Romance from the Gadfly  - Tasmin Little/Piers Lane 
04 Fantasy Overture - Romeo and Juliet (extract)  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
05 Variation XVIII (Andante cantabile, a tempo vivace): Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43  - Cécile Ousset/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
06 Waltz: Masquerade (1993 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz 
07 Vocalise, Op.34 No. 14  - Various Artists 
08 Pas de Deux No. 14: Nutcracker  - Mariss Jansons/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra 
09 Second movement: Andante: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F  - Dmitri Alexeev/English Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Mak 
10 The Story of the Kalender Prince (opening): Scheherazade, Op.35  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
11 Adagio: Spartacus Ballet Suite No. 2  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Temirkanov/John 
12 10. Scène: Swan Lake, Op.20 (1988 - Remaster), Act II  - London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 
13 I. Allegro molto moderato (excerpt): Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16  - Cécile Ousset/Sir Neville Marriner/London Symphony 
14 Introduction: Andantino: Polovtsian Dances (from Prince Igor, Act II) (1999 - Remaster)  - Beecham Choral Society/Denis Vaughan/Royal Philhar 
15 III. Adagio: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op.27  - St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Leningrad)/M 
16 'The Spell': 6. Waltz (Allegro: Tempo di valse): Sleeping Beauty, Op.66, Act I  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery/Christopher 
17 The Firebird (conclusion) (1995 - Remaster)  - Boston Symphony Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa 
Disc 2 
01 II. Andante (excerpt): Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K.467 'Elvira Madigan'  - Stephen Hough/Hallé Orchestra/Bryden Thomson 
02 II. Romanze (Andante): Serenade No. 13 in G, K.525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (1997 - Remaster)  - Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-F 
03 I. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt): Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.27 No. 2 'Moonlight'  - Dame Moura Lympany 
04 Adagio From The Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major. Op.73 ''The Emperor''  - Julia Thornton 
05 II. Romanza (Andante cantabile): Horn Concerto No. 4 in E Flat, K.495  - Radovan Vlatkovic/English Chamber Orchestra/Jeffre 
06 Un' aura amorosa: Così fan tutte, K.588  - John Aler/Bernard Haitink/London Philharmonic Orch 
07 II. Adagio cantabile: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op.13 'Pathétique'  - Stephen Kovacevich 
08 II. Andante (excerpt): Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz 
09 II. Adagio: Konzert für Klarinette und Orchester A-dur KV 622 · Rekonstruierte Fassung für Bassettklarinette  - Various Artists 
10 Andante grazioso in A Major, Op.62 No. 6 'Frühlingslied': Songs without Words (1996 - Remaster)  - Daniel Adni 
11 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op.26 - II. Adagio (opening) (1997 - Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Walter Sussk 
12 Nocturne (from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61)  - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Sir Charles 
13 Beim Schlafengehn (conclusion): Four Last Songs  - Lucia Popp/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Ten 
14 An die schonen blauen Donau, Op.314 (extract) (1987 - Remaster)  - Herbert von Karajan/Berliner Philharmoniker 
15 Liebesleid  - Maxim Vengerov/Ian Brown 
16 Wedding March (Act IV): A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61  - Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Jeffrey Tate 
Disc 3 
01 Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour (Nicklausse, Giulietta, Chorus): Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act IV  - Ann Murray/Jessye Norman/Brussels National Opera C 
02 The Swan (Le Cygne)  - Han-Na Chang/Leonard Slatkin/Philharmonia Orchestr 
03 L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera): Carmen (1997 Digital Remaster), Act I  - Maria Callas/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Pari 
04 Clair de lune (transcr. Stokowski): Suite bergamasque  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Wolfgang Sawallisch 
05 Dôme épais le jasmin à la rose s'assemble (Lakmé/Mallika): Lakmé, Act I  - Natalie Dessay/Delphine Haidan/Orchestre du Capito 
06 Ballet Music (Act V) (2002 Digital Remaster): Les Nubiennes: Faust  - New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras 
07 Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix: Samson et Dalila  - Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française/ 
08 Pavane, Op.50 (orch. version, 1887) (1997 - Remaster)  - Gareth Morris/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir David 
09 Plaisir d'amour (Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian)  - Barbara Hendricks/Michel Dalberto 
10 Romance in D Flat, Op.37 (1993 Digital Remaster)  - Ulf Hoelscher/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Pierre De 
11 I Berceuse: Dolly, six pièces pour piano à quatre mains, Op.56  - Jean-Philippe Collard 
12 Entr'acte, Act III (Intermezzo): Carmen  - Orchestre National de France/Seiji Ozawa 
13 Chanson D'Amour Op 27 No 1  - Natasha Marsh 
14 I. Lent et douloureux (orch. Debussy): Gymnopédies (1990 - Remaster)  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Louis Frémau 
15 Intermezzo & Valse lente: Sylvia - Suite (2002 Digital Remaster)  - New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras 
16 Pas de deux pigeons: Les deux pigeons - Suite (2002 Digital Remaster)  - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/ 
17 Méditation: Thaïs  - Anne-Sophie Mutter/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert 
Disc 4 
01 Prelude (Morning): Peer Gynt  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
02 Vltava (extract), B111 (1874) from Má vlast (1995 Digital Remaster)  - Paavo Berglund/Staatskapelle Dresden 
03 II. Adagio: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16  - Dmitri Alexeev/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri T 
04 Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op.95 'From the New World' - II. Largo (opening)  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
05 6. Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (Bryllupsdag på Troldhaugen): Lyric Pieces - Book VIII, Op.65 (1995 Digital Remaster)  - Daniel Adni 
06 Song to the Moon (Act I): Rusalka  - Lucia Popp/Münchner Rundfunkorchester/Stefan Solte 
07 II. Romance: Larghetto: Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, Op.11  - Martha Argerich/Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal/ 
08 No. 7 in G Flat: 8 Humoresques, Op.101, B.187  - Dame Moura Lympany 
09 Prélude in A, Op.28 No.7: Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Irving/Philharmonia Orchestra 
10 Quasi adagio: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, S.124 (1990 - Remaster)  - Michel Béroff/Kurt Masur/Gewandhausorchester Leipz 
11 At the Castle Gate: Pelleas & Melisande (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra 
12 Berceuse in D Flat, Op.57  - Peter Donohoe 
13 Tango - Jealousy  - Mariss Jansons/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra 
14 Nocturne No. 2 in E Flat, Op.9 No. 2 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - John Ogdon 
15 Liebestraum No. 3 in A Flat Major, S.541  - Leif Ove Andsnes 
16 Nun laßt uns aber wie dahein...Es lebt' eine Vilja (Viljalied)...Tanz: Mi velimo dase dase Veslimo! (Hanna/Chor): Die l  - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Philharmonia Orchestra/Philh 
Disc 5 
01 Salut d'amour, Op.12  - Northern Sinfonia of England/Richard Hickox 
02 Fantasia on Greensleeves (1986 Digital Remaster)  - Sinfonia of London/Sir John Barbirolli 
03 I. Adagio - Moderato (excerpt): Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op.85 (1997 - Remaster)  - Jacqueline du Pré/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Jo 
04 The Lark Ascending (opening) (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Hugh Bean/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Bo 
05 Chanson de matin, Op.15 No. 2 (1985 Digital Remaster)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
06 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening) (1985 Digital Remaster)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
07 Six Beatles Impressions [Mvt III] (Michelle  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 
08 Venus, the Bringer of Peace: The Planets, Op.32 (1987 - Remaster)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
09 Celebration (Andante): Standing Stone, IV. Strings pluck, horns blow, drums beat  - London Symphony Chorus/London Symphony Orchestra/L 
10 The Heart Asks Pleasure First/The Promise (Edit)  - Michael Nyman 
11 Cavatina  - Manuel Barrueco With Steve Morse 
12 Any Other Name (American Beauty)  - Nikolaj Bloch/Sally Herbert 
13 My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from the movie Titanic)  - Orchestra/David Abel 
14 Sentimental Melody from 'Forests of the Amazon'  - Sharon Isbin 
15 Summertime (DuBose Hayward): Porgy and Bess  - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/New Princess Theater Orchestra 
16 II. Somewhere: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story  - Paavo Järvi/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
17 Rhapsody in Blue - excerpt (1998 Digital Remaster)  - André Previn/London Symphony Orchestra 
Disc 6 
01 Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana: Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
02 O mio babbino caro (Lauretta): Gianni Schicchi  - Angela Gheorghiu/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio 
03 No. 2 Tango: España, Op.165  - Leif Ove Andsnes 
04 Chi il bel sogno di Doretta: La Rondine (1995 - Remaster), Act I  - Montserrat Caballé/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir C 
05 I. Allegro: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 1 in E, RV 269 'La primavera/Spring' (Op.8 No. 1)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Alberto Lysy 
06 Pur Ti Miro  - Natasha Marsh/Fernando Lima 
07 Minuet from String Quintet in E, Op.13 No. 5  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
08 O amore, o bella luce del core (Fritz): L'Amico Fritz (2000 Digital Remaster), Act III  - Luciano Pavarotti/Orchestra of the Royal Opera Hou 
09 Recuerdos de la Alhambra  - Christopher Parkening 
10 Ai Giochi Addio  - Natasha Marsh 
11 Adagio - Opening: Concierto de Aranjuez  - Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham S 
12 Vogliatemi bene (Love Duet)...Vieni, vieni: Madama Butterfly (2002 Digital Remaster)  - Sir John Barbirolli/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Ro 
13 II. Largo: Guitar Concerto in D Major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Digital Remaster)  - Sharon Isbin/Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/Lawr 
14 Zigeunerweisen, Op.20  - Anne-Sophie Mutter/Orchestre National de France/Se 
15 Time to Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro)  - Amy Nuttall 
16 III. Sevilla (Sevillanas): Suite española No. 1, Op.47 (arr. Byzantine)  - Julian Byzantine 
17 Nessun dorma: Turandot (Act III) (1991 Digital Remaster)  - José Carreras/Choeurs de l'Opéra du Rhin/Orchestre 


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