50 BEST

50 Best Classics

3 Compact Disc
1 Mar 2010

Barcode: 5099945751721

Composer: Various

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Sinfonia: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba: Solomon, HWV 67  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Ian Watson/Sir 
02 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 
03 Toccata: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565  - Wayne Marshall 
04 III. Rondo (Allegro vivace): Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat K495 (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Barry Tuckwell/Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St 
05 Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op.67 - I. Allegro con brio  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Kurt Sanderling 
06 1812 Overture, Op.49 (conclusion)  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
07 'Ode to Joy' from Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral', Op.125  - James Morris/Westminster Choir/Philadelphia Orches 
08 I. Allegro molto moderato (excerpt): Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16  - Cécile Ousset/Sir Neville Marriner/London Symphony 
09 III. Alla marcia: Karelia Suite Op. 11 (2000 Digital Remaster)  - Hallé Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli 
10 Jupiter, the Bringer of Jolity (conclusion): The Planets, Op.32  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 
11 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 
12 Finlandia - Symphonic Poem Op. 26 (2000 Digital Remaster)  - Hallé Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli 
13 Triumphal Chorus & Grand March (Gloria all'Egitto): Aida (1986 Digital Remaster)  - Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/New 
14 Montagues and Capulets (Dance of the Knights) (extract): Romeo and Juliet - Suites Nos.1 & 2, Suite No. 2, Op.64 b  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
15 Radetzky March, Op.228 (1989 Digital Remaster)  - Wiener Johann Strauss-Orchester/Willi Boskovsky 
16 Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D (Land of Hope and Glory) (conclusion) (1996 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Andrew Davis/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Roy 
17 I. Allegro ma non tanto (excerpt): Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor  - Mikhail Rudy/Mariss Jansons/St Petersburg Philharm 
18 Maestoso_Allegro: Symphony No. 3, 'Organ' Op. 78  - Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse/Michel Plasson 
Disc 2 
01 Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana: Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
02 II. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt): Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op.18  - Cécile Ousset/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham 
03 Prelude (Morning): Peer Gynt  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
04 Romance from the Gadfly  - Tasmin Little/Piers Lane 
05 Adagio for Strings, Op.11  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy 
06 The Story of the Kalender Prince (opening): Scheherazade, Op.35  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
07 Méditation: Thaïs  - Anne-Sophie Mutter/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert 
08 Polovtsian Dances (beginning) from Prince Igor (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Beecham Choral Society/Royal Philharmonic Orchestr 
09 Adagio: Spartacus Ballet Suite No. 2  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Temirkanov 
10 Fantasy Overture - Romeo and Juliet (extract)  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
11 II. Allegretto (abbrev. version) from Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Kurt Sanderling 
12 Largo ma non tanto: Concerto for 2 Violins in D Major, BWV 1043 (1994 Digital Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Christian Ferras/Bath Festival Orch 
13 Schindler's List - Theme  - Tasmin Little/New World Philharmonic/Iain Sutherla 
14 V. Danse des mirlitons (Dance of the Reed Pipes): The Nutcracker - Ballet, Op.71 (1987 - Remaster), No. 12 - Divertisse  - André Previn/London Symphony Orchestra 
15 V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn): Symphony No. 6 in F, Op.68 'Pastoral'  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
Disc 3 
01 Zadok the Priest (1996 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Choral Society/London Philharmonic Orchestra 
02 Zion hört die Wächter singen (Cantata No. 140) (1998 Digital Remaster)  - Consortium Musicum/Wolfgang Gönnenwein/South Germa 
03 Miserere a 9 (vv.1-4 & 17-20)  - Timothy Beasley-Murray/Gerald Finley/Choir of King 
04 Zum Sanctus: Deutsche Messe D. 872 (mit "Gebet des Herrn") (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin/Berliner Sy 
05 Panis angelicus (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Hallé Choir/Hallé Orchestra/Maurice Handford 
06 L'Adieu des bergers (Shepherds' Farewell) (1994 Digital Remaster): L'Enfance du Christ Op. 25  - André Cluytens/Choeurs René Duclos/Orchestre de la 
07 Sanctus: St Cecilia Mass (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Jean-Claude Hartemann/Heinz Hoppe/Choeurs René Duc 
08 In Paradisum (Requiem Op. 48; 1893 version, ed. John Rutter)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/English Chamber 
09 Laudate Dominum: Vesperae solennes de confessore (Solemn Vespers), K.339 (1986 Digital Remaster)  - Edda Moser/Julia Hamari/Nicolai Gedda/Dietrich Fis 
10 Cantique De Jean Racine  - Monks And Choir Boys Of Downside Abbey 
11 : Ingemisco: Messa da Requiem, Sequenza  - Luciano Pavarotti/Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla 
12 Ave verum corpus, K.618  - Hilliard Ensemble/Choir of King's College, Cambrid 
13 I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano): Messiah highlights (ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Charles Mackerras/English Chamber Orchestra/El 
14 Part 1) (1988 Digital Remaster): The heavens are telling (The Creation  - Sir David Willcocks/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fi 
15 IV. Pie Jesu: Requiem Op. 48 (1998 Digital Remaster)  - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau/Victoria de los Angeles/C 
16 6. Lacrimosa: Requiem in D Minor, K.626, III. Sequenz  - London Philharmonic Choir/London Philharmonic Orch 
17 Hallelujah (Chorus): Messiah highlights (ed. Basil Lam) (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Charles Mackerras/English Chamber Orchestra/Am 


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