ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

Essential Adagios

2 Compact Disc
18 Jan 2010

Barcode: 5099968857622

Composer: Various (Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin...)
Other participants: Martha Argerich, James Galway, Yehudi Menuhin, Sabine Meyer, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Jacqueline du Pré, Sir John Barbirolli, Sir Adrian Boult, Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Simon Rattle

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Adagio in G minor (excerpt)  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
02 Canon in D (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
03 Air: Suite No. 3 in D major BWV 1068 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-F 
04 II. Adagio: Konzert für Klarinette und Orchester A-dur KV 622 · Rekonstruierte Fassung für Bassettklarinette  - Sabine Meyer/Staatskapelle Dresden/Hans Vonk 
05 Adagio From The Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major. Op.73 ''The Emperor''  - Julia Thornton 
06 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening) (1985 Digital Remaster)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
07 II Adagio sostenuto (excerpt): Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor Op.18  - Cécile Ousset/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham 
08 III. Adagio: Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Jacqueline du Pré/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Jo 
09 The Lark Ascending (opening) (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Hugh Bean/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Bo 
10 Second movement: Adagio (opening) (1997 Digital Remaster): Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1 in G minor Op. 26  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Walter Sussk 
11 IX. Nimrod: Variations on an Original Theme, 'Enigma' Op. 36 (1986 Digital Remaster)  - London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
12 V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn) (abbrev. version arr. Norman Bates): Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
13 II. Adagio: Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16  - Cécile Ousset/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Nevill 
14 Venus, the Bringer of Peace: The Planets Op. 32 (H125)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
Disc 2 
01 Adagio for Strings Op. 11  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy 
02 II. Largo: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Paul Cocker/Al 
03 II. Largo ma non tanto: Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV1043  - Anne-Sophie Mutter/English Chamber Orchestra/Salva 
04 II. Largo: Concerto for Guitar and String Orchestra in D major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Digital Remaster)  - Sharon Isbin/Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/Lawr 
05 I. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt) (arr. Norman Bates, pub. EMI Music Publ. Ltd): Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor 'Moon  - Dame Moura Lympany 
06 II Andantino: Flute and Harp Concerto in C K.299 (1985 Digital Remaster)  - Herbert von Karajan/James Galway/Fritz Helmis/Berl 
07 Second movement: Largo (opening): Symphony No. 9 in E minor Op. 95 'From the New World'  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
08 II. Romance: Larghetto: Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op.11  - Martha Argerich/Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal/ 
09 II Andante (excerpt): Violin Concerto in E minor Op.64 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz 
10 Adagio Cantabile): 'Pathétique' Sonata (Op. 13 - II  - Miklos Rozsa 
11 Pavane Op. 50 (orch. version, 1887) (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Gareth Morris/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir David 
12 The Swan (Le Cygne)  - Han-Na Chang/Leonard Slatkin/Philharmonia Orchestr 
13 Adagio - Opening: Concierto de Aranjuez  - Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham S 
14 Méditation aus "Thaïs" (für Violine und Orchester)  - Hans Kalafusz/Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart/Si 
15 Second movement: Andante: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F  - Dmitri Alexeev/English Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Mak 
16 IV. Adagietto (conclusion) (1988 Digital Remaster): Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor  - Sir John Barbirolli/New Philharmonia Orchestra 


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