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A TO Z OF CLASSICAL MUSIC (The) (3rd Expanded Edition, 2009)

    

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A TO Z OF CLASSICAL MUSIC (The) (3rd Expanded Edition, 2009)

The A–Z of Classical Music 3rd edition has been expanded to include even more composers and 150 bonus music tracks. The 930-page illustrated book details the lives of hundreds of composers, from Aaltoila to Zwilich, via Bach, Beethoven, Mozart and others. Like the range of Naxos recordings itself, this set highlights the extraordinary breadth of classical music and its masters across the centuries; it is a rich and inspiring resource for everyone!

ISBN: 978-1-84379-250-5



Disc 1

Adams, John

  Short Ride in a Fast Machine
1.   Short Ride in a Fast Machine 00:04:05

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto
2.   Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto 00:06:46

Bartok, Bela

  44 Duos for Two Violins, Book 1, Sz. 98: No. 14. Parnas Tanc (Pillow Dance)
3.   44 Duos for Two Violins, Book 1, Sz. 98: No. 14. Parnas Tanc (Pillow Dance) 00:00:40

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, "Pathetique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
4.   Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, "Pathetique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio 00:08:28

Berlioz, Hector

  Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice
5.   Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice 00:04:43

Brahms, Johannes

  Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90: III. Poco allegretto
6.   Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90: III. Poco allegretto 00:05:49

Britten, Benjamin

  Simple Symphony, Op. 4: II. Playful Pizzacato
7.   Simple Symphony, Op. 4: II. Playful Pizzacato 00:03:00

Chopin, Fryderyk

  Impromptu No. 1 in A-Flat Major, Op. 29
8.   Impromptu No. 1 in A - Flat Major, Op. 29 00:04:32

Debussy, Claude

  Nocturnes: No. 2. Fetes
9.   Nocturnes: No. 2. Fetes 00:06:39

Dvorak, Antonin

  Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 33: III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
10.   Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 33: III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace 00:05:46

Elgar, Edward
Garnett, Richard, lyricist(s)

  Sea Pictures, Op. 37: IV. Where Corals Lie
11.   Sea Pictures, Op. 37: IV. Where Corals Lie 00:03:35

Grieg, Edvard

  Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio
12.   Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio 00:06:16

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

  Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: For unto a child is born
13.   Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: For unto a child is born 00:04:03

Haydn, Franz Joseph

  Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat Major, Hob.VIIe:1: III. Finale
14.   Trumpet Concerto in E - Flat Major, Hob.VIIe:1: III. Finale 00:04:39

Janacek, Leos

  Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: IV. Allegretto
15.   Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: IV. Allegretto 00:02:38

Liszt, Franz

  2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6: No. 2. Gnomenreigen
16.   2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6: No. 2. Gnomenreigen 00:03:09

Mahler, Gustav
Bethge, Hans, lyricist(s)

  Das Lied von der Erde: III. Von der Jugend
17.   Das Lied von der Erde: III. Von der Jugend 00:03:10


Disc 2

Mendelssohn, Felix

  Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49: II. Andante con moto tranquillo
1.   Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49: II. Andante con moto tranquillo 00:06:39

Monteverdi, Claudio
Guarini, Giovanni Battista, lyricist(s)

  Occhi, un tempo mia vita
2.   Occhi, un tempo mia vita 00:03:03

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581: II. Larghetto
3.   Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581: II. Larghetto 00:05:57

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da

  Motet: Hodie Christus natus est
4.   Hodie Christus natus est 00:02:47

Prokofiev, Sergey

  Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 53: IV. Vivace
5.   Piano Concerto No. 4 in B - Flat Major, Op. 53: IV. Vivace 00:01:33

Puccini, Giacomo
Forzano, Giovacchino, lyricist(s)

  Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
6.   Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro 00:02:27

Rachmaninov, Sergei

  10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 5 in G Minor
7.   10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 5 in G Minor 00:03:51

Rossini, Gioachino

  Il Signor Bruschino: Sinfonia
8.   Il Signor Bruschino: Sinfonia 00:04:34

Schoenberg, Arnold

  6 Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19: II. Langsam
9.   6 Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19: II. Langsam 00:00:53

Schubert, Franz

  Piano Quintet In A Major, Op. 114, D. 667, "Die Forelle" (Trout): IV. Thema with Variations
10.   Piano Quintet In A Major, Op. 114, D. 667, "Die Forelle" (Trout): IV. Thema with Variations 00:07:12

Schumann, Robert

  String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 41, No. 2: I. Allegro vivace
11.   String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 41, No. 2: I. Allegro vivace 00:04:41

Shostakovich, Dmitry

  Jazz Suite No. 1: I. Waltz
12.   Jazz Suite No. 1: I. Waltz 00:02:29

Strauss, Richard
Hesse, Hermann, lyricist(s)

  4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 1. Fruhling
13.   4 Letzte Lieder (4 Last Songs), TrV 296: No. 1. Fruhling 00:03:41

Stravinsky, Igor

  Petrushka (1946 version): Tableau I: Russian Dance
14.   Petrushka (1946 version): Tableau I: Russian Dance 00:02:46

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Valse
15.   Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Valse 00:05:39

Telemann, Georg Philipp

  Viola Concerto in G Major, TWV 51:G9: IV. Presto
16.   Viola Concerto in G Major, TWV 51:G9: IV. Presto 00:02:46

Verdi, Giuseppe
Piave, Francesco Maria, lyricist(s)

  Rigoletto, Act III: La donna e mobile
17.   Rigoletto, Act III: La donna e mobile 00:02:16

Vivaldi, Antonio

  Bassoon Concerto in B-Flat Major, RV 501, "La notte" (excerpts)
18.   III. Il sonno 00:01:46
19.   IV. Sorge l'aurora 00:02:49

Wagner, Richard

  Tristan und Isolde, Act III: Isoldes Liebestod
20.   Tristan und Isolde, Act III: Isoldes Liebestod 00:07:14

Total Playing Time: 02:33:01






Composer(s):
Wagner, Richard

Conductor(s):
Wildner, Johannes

Orchestra(s):
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos Educational

Series: A-Z

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

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

Catalogue No: 8.558212-13

Barcode: 636943821220

Physical Release: 11/2009

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