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A TO Z OF CLASSICAL MUSIC (The) (2nd Expanded Edition, 2000)


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A TO Z OF CLASSICAL MUSIC (The) (2nd Expanded Edition, 2000)

A–Z of Classical Music
Booklet of 562 pages
2 CDs
ISBN 9-6263-4210-2

A-Z of Classical Music is a remarkable 562-page, illustrated book, detailing the lives of all the great composers as well as many less known, but equally fascinating, musical masters. Like the Naxos range of recordings itself, A-Z of Classical Music is a rich source of inspiration for anyone either just embarking on a lifetime of musical enjoyment or for whom classical music has long been a way of life. Included within is an extensive glossary of musical terms plus a unique guide to classical music used in acclaimed films. Two-and-a-half hours of the finest music from across the centuries are contained on the accompanying CDs.

Disc 1

  Gregorian Chant: De Profundis
1.   Gregorian Chant: De Profundis 00:03:21

Hildegard of Bingen
Hildegard of Bingen, lyricist(s)

  Alleluia - O virga mediatrix
2.   Alleluia - O virga mediatrix 00:03:35

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Gloria from Missa Papae Marcelli
3.   Gloria 00:05:32

Byrd, William

  Pavane for 6 Viols
4.   Pavane For 6 Viols 00:03:09

Pachelbel, Johann

  Canon in D Major
5.   Canon in D Major 00:04:49

Corelli, Arcangelo

  Vivace - Grave from Christmas Concerto
6.   Vivace - Grave 00:01:21

Couperin, Francois

  Prelude from Premier Concert
7.   Prelude 00:02:47

Vivaldi, Antonio

  The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): I. Allegro
8.   Allegro 00:03:33

Telemann, Georg Philipp

  Adagio from Trumpet Concerto
9.   Adagio 00:02:07

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G String"
10.   Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: Air 00:05:21

Handel, George Frideric
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah
11.   Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah 00:03:40

Haydn, Franz Joseph

  Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob.I:104, "London": III. Menuetto: Allegro
12.   Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob.I:104, "London": III. Menuetto: Allegro 00:05:26

Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von

  Andante from Sinfonia in F Major
13.   Andante 00:02:12

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
14.   Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro 00:05:53

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
15.   Piano Sonata No. 14 in C - Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto 00:05:20

Weber, Carl Maria von

  Andante from Clarinet Concerto No. 2
16.   Andante 00:06:51

Rossini, Gioachino

  Quis est homo from Stabat Mater
17.   Quis est homo from Stabat Mater 00:06:54

Disc 2

Schubert, Franz
Becht, Erich, arranger(s)

  Ellens Gesang III (Ave Maria!), Op. 56, No. 6, D. 839, "Hymne an die Jungfrau"
1.   Ellens Gesang III (Ave Maria!), Op. 56, No. 6, D. 839, "Hymne an die Jungfrau" 00:04:53

Berlioz, Hector

  Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: II. Un bal (The Ball)
2.   Un Bal 00:06:32

Mendelssohn, Felix

  Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream
3.   Wedding March 00:06:25

Chopin, Fryderyk

  Minute waltz
4.   Minute Waltz 00:01:47

Schumann, Robert

  Larghetto from Symphony No. 1, "Spring"
5.   Larghetto 00:05:34

Wagner, Richard

  Ride of the Valkyries
6.   Ride Of The Valkyries 00:05:25

Verdi, Giuseppe

  Prelude from La Traviata
7.   Prelude 00:03:54

Brahms, Johannes

  Hungarian Dance No. 3, WoO 1, No. 3
8.   Hungarian Dance No. 3, WoO 1, No. 3 00:02:20

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  Scene from Swan Lake
9.   Scene 00:02:44

Dvorak, Antonin

  Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C Major, Op. 46, No. 1
10.   Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C Major, Op. 46, No. 1 00:03:52

Elgar, Edward

  Nimrod from Enigma Variations
11.   Nimrod 00:03:43

Debussy, Claude
Reed, Alfred, arranger(s)

  Clair de Lune
12.   Clair de Lune 00:04:29

Strauss, Richard

  Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30, TrV 176: Introduction
13.   Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30, TrV 176: Introduction 00:01:54

Rachmaninov, Sergey

  Prelude in C-Sharp Minor
14.   Prelude In C - Sharp Minor 00:04:43

Respighi, Ottorino

  Fountain of the Villa Medici at Sunset from The Fountains of Rome
15.   Fountain Of The Villa Medici At Sunset 00:06:10

Stravinsky, Igor

  Overture from Pulcinella Suite
16.   Overture 00:02:12

Orff, Carl

  O Fortuna from Carmina Burana
17.   O Fortuna from Carmina Burana 00:02:43

Britten, Benjamin

  Playful Pizzicato from Simple Symphony
18.   Playful Pizzicato 00:03:23

Glass, Philip

  Violin Concerto (1st movement)
19.   Violin Concerto (1st Movement) 00:06:47

Total Playing Time: 02:31:21

Bach, Johann Sebastian; Beethoven, Ludwig van; Berlioz, Hector; Brahms, Johannes; Britten, Benjamin; Byrd, William; Chopin, Fryderyk; Corelli, Arcangelo; Couperin, Francois; Debussy, Claude; Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von; Dvorak, Antonin; Elgar, Edward; Glass, Philip; Handel, George Frideric; Haydn, Franz Joseph; Hildegard of Bingen; Mendelssohn, Felix; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Orff, Carl; Pachelbel, Johann; Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da; Rachmaninov, Sergey; Respighi, Ottorino; Rossini, Gioachino; Schubert, Franz; Schumann, Robert; Strauss, Richard; Stravinsky, Igor; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich; Telemann, Georg Philipp; Verdi, Giuseppe; Vivaldi, Antonio; Wagner, Richard; Weber, Carl Maria von

Bible - New Testament; Hildegard of Bingen; Mass Text

Becht, Erich; Reed, Alfred

Batiz, Enrique; Bogar, Istvan; Clark, Keith; Dvorak, Jaroslav; Edlinger, Richard; Grodd, Uwe; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Hayman, Richard; Hurst, George; Kosler, Zdenek; Kovacs, Laszlo; Krcek, Jaroslav; Lenard, Ondrej; Morandi, Pier Giorgio; Mund, Uwe; Rahbari, Alexander; Sanderling, Stefan; Skvor, Peter; Sobotka, Wolfgang; Steinberg, Pinchas; Studt, Richard; Summerly, Jeremy; Turco, Alberto; Wildner, Johannes; Wordsworth, Barry; Yuasa, Takuo

Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra; Bournemouth Sinfonietta; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Budapest Symphony Orchestra; Capella Istropolitana; CSR Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava; CSSR State Philharmonic Orchestra, Kosice; Failoni Orchestra, Budapest; Hungarian State Opera Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Ulster Orchestra

Camerata Budapest; Rose Consort of Viols, The; Scholars Baroque Ensemble

Hungarian State Opera Chorus; Nova Schola Gregoriana; Oxford Camerata; Slovak Philharmonic Chorus

Anthony, Adele; Biret, Idil; Byrd, Red; Cummings, Laurence; Jando, Jeno; Kejmar, Miroslav; Kertesi, Ingrid; Nishizaki, Takako; Ottensamer, Ernst; Pace, Patrizia; Scalchi, Gloria; Szokolay, Balazs

Label: Naxos Educational

Series: A-Z

Genre: Chamber Music; Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular; Concertos; Instrumental; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Contemporary; Medieval; Renaissance; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.555319-20

Barcode: 0747313531929

Physical Release: 06/1993

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