DAVIS, SIR COLIN

100 Best Classics

6 Compact Disc
4 Jun 2007

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 Air: Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin-in-the- 
02 Dance of the Blessed Spirits (1997 - Remaster): Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II, Scene 2  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
03 Canon in D (1997 - Remaster)  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Ma 
04 II. Adagio: Konzert für Klarinette und Orchester A-dur KV 622 · Rekonstruierte Fassung für Bassettklarinette  - Sabine Meyer/Staatskapelle Dresden/Hans Vonk 
05 Aria From The Goldberg Variations (BWV 988)  - Julia Thornton 
06 Adagio in G Minor (Excerpt) (1986 - Remaster)  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Ma 
07 I. Adagio sostenuto (Excerpt): Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op.27 No. 2, ''Moonlight''  - Dame Moura Lympany 
08 II. Andantino: Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K.299  - Herbert von Karajan/James Galway/Fritz Helmis/Berl 
09 II. Andante (excerpt): Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz 
10 II. Andante: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K.467  - Stephen Hough/Hallé Orchestra/Bryden Thomson 
11 Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op.95 'From the New World' - II. Largo (opening)  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
12 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op.26 - II. Adagio (opening) (1997 - Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Walter Sussk 
13 IX. Nimrod: Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma' (1986 Digital Remaster)  - London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
14 Adagio - Opening: Concierto de Aranjuez  - Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham S 
15 The Lark Ascending (conclusion)  - Nigel Kennedy/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham 
16 IV. Adagietto (conclusion) (1988 Digital Remaster): Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor  - Sir John Barbirolli/New Philharmonia Orchestra 
17 Variation XVIII (Andante cantabile, a tempo vivace): Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43  - Cécile Ousset/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
Disc 3 
01 Zurga, quand tous deux....Au fond du temple saint (Nadir, Zurga): Les Pêcheurs de perles  - Ernest Blanc/Nicolai Gedda/Orchestre du Théâtre Na 
02 Song to the Moon (Act I): Rusalka  - Lucia Popp/Münchner Rundfunkorchester/Stefan Solte 
03 Flower Duet: Lakmé (Act I) (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Mady Mesplé/Danielle Millet/Orchestre du Théâtre N 
04 Air de Fleur: "La fleur que tu ma'avais jetee": Carmen (1985 - Remaster), Act II (Conclusion)  - Maria Callas/Nicolai Gedda/Orchestre de l'Opéra Na 
05 Che farò senza Euridice? (Orfeo): Orfeo ed Euridice, Act III, Scene 1  - Agnes Baltsa/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
06 Casta Diva: Norma (1997 - Remaster)  - Tullio Serafin/Maria Callas/Orchestra del Teatro a 
07 Che gelida manina: La Bohème, 'Bohemian Life'  - Roberto Alagna/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir R 
08 O mio babbino caro (Lauretta): Gianni Schicchi  - Angela Gheorghiu/London Symphony Orchestra/Antonio 
09 Baïlèro: Chants d'Auvergne (arr. Joseph Canteloube) (1999 Digital Remaster)  - Victoria de los Angeles/Jean-Pierre Jacquillat/Orc 
10 Vogliatemi bene (Love Duet)...Vieni, vieni: Madama Butterfly (2002 - Remaster)  - Sir John Barbirolli/Coro del Teatro dell'Opera, Ro 
11 Va pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - Act III): Nabucco  - Bernard Haitink/Chorus of the Royal Opera House, C 
12 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 
13 II. Aria:Ombra mai fù: Suite from 'Xerxes' (arr. Hoffman) (1991 Digital Remaster)  - Hallé Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli/Richard Lewis 
14 Ellens Gesang III (Ave Maria) D839 (1996 Digital Remaster)  - Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore 
15 Minuit, Chrétiens (O Holy Night) (arr.Alain Kremski)  - Roberto Alagna 
16 Nessun dorma: Turandot (Act III)  - José Carreras/Choeurs de l'Opéra du Rhin/Orchestre 
Disc 4 
01 Overture from Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis 
02 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (arr. Marriner): Cantata No. 147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben', BWV 147  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Celia Nicklin/ 
03 I. Allegro (abbrev.): Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat 'Emperor' Op. 73 (arr. Norman Bates, publ. EMI Music Publ. Ltd)  - Emil Gilels/George Szell/Cleveland Orchestra 
04 Round-O: The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) (arr. Defaye): Suite in D  - Maurice André/Jane Parker-Smith 
05 Judex: Mors et vita  - Hallé Orchestra/Maurice Handford 
06 Overture: La Scala di seta, '(The) Silken Ladder'  - Polish Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Maksymiuk 
07 Sarabande: Harpsichord Suite No. 4 in D minor HWV437  - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Alexander Brig 
08 No. 13 - Waltz of the Flowers: The Nutcracker - Ballet, Op. 71, ACT 2  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn 
09 4. Troika: Lieutenant Kijé Op. 60  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt 
10 Fantasia on Greensleeves (1986 - Remaster)  - Sinfonia of London/Sir John Barbirolli 
11 Clair de lune: Suite bergamasque  - Dame Moura Lympany 
12 10. Scène: Swan Lake, Op.20 (1988 - Remaster), Act II  - London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 
13 Cavatina  - Manuel Barrueco With Steve Morse 
14 II Romance (excerpt): Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op.11 (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Garrick Ohlsson/Jerzy Maksymiuk/Polish Radio Natio 
15 My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from the movie Titanic)  - Orchestra/David Abel 
16 Time to Say Goodbye  - Orchestra/David Abel 
17 An die schonen blauen Donau, Op.314 (extract) (1987 - Remaster)  - Herbert von Karajan/Berliner Philharmoniker 
Disc 5 
01 Intermezzo: Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 - 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 Ma 
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 6 
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  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/English Chamber Or 
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/King's College Choir, Cambridge/ 
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-F 
15 IV. Pie Jesu: Requiem, Op.48 (1998 - 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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