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CLASSICAL MUSIC - 30 of the Best

This introduction to the exciting world of classical music will take you on a voyage of discovery as you experience the beauty and drama of some of the most famous music ever written. This essential collection presents something for every moment: excitement, relaxation, elation and more, with critically acclaimed recordings selected from the vast Naxos catalogue. Let your mind and emotions be transported by the greatest music from the greatest composers.



Disc 1

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Schikaneder, Emanuel, lyricist(s)

  Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act II: Der Holle Rache… (Queen of the Night)
1.   Play with flash player Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620, Act II: Der Holle Rache… (Queen of the Night) 00:02:54

Grieg, Edvard

  Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
2.   Play with flash player Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King 00:02:36

Brahms, Johannes

  21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G Minor (version for orchestra)
3.   Play with flash player 21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G Minor (version for orchestra) 00:03:01

Vivaldi, Antonio

  The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "La primavera" (Spring): I. Allegro
4.   Play with flash player The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, "Spring": I. Allegro 00:03:30

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II No. 10: Scene, "Swan Theme"
5.   Play with flash player Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II No. 10: Scene, "Swan Theme" 00:02:15

Rachmaninov, Sergey

  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18
6.   Play with flash player Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 00:02:52

Pachelbel, Johann

  Canon and Gigue in D Major: Canon
7.   Play with flash player Canon and Gigue in D Major: Canon 00:04:45

Strauss II, Johann

  An der schönen, blauen Donau (The Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
8.   Play with flash player An der schönen, blauen Donau (The Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314 00:09:25

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (excerpt)
9.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (excerpt) 00:05:32

Liszt, Franz

  Liebestraume, S541/R211: No. 3. Nocturne in A-Flat Major
10.   Play with flash player Liebestraume, S541/R211: No. 3. Nocturne in A - Flat Major 00:03:42

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise"
11.   Play with flash player Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise" 00:03:06

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: III. Allegro
12.   Play with flash player Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: III. Allegro 00:04:45

Wagner, Richard

  Die Walküre, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries
13.   Play with flash player Die Walküre, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries 00:05:23

Haydn, Franz Joseph

  Symphony No. 94 in G Major, Hob.I:94, "The Surprise": II. Andante
14.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 94 in G Major, Hob.I:94, "The Surprise": II. Andante 00:05:33

Chopin, Fryderyk

  Nocturne No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
15.   Play with flash player Nocturne No. 2 in E - Flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2 00:04:31


Disc 2

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: Sequence: V. Confutatis maledictis - VI. Lacrimosa dies illa
1.   Play with flash player Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: Sequence: V. Confutatis maledictis - VI. Lacrimosa dies illa 00:04:31

Holst, Gustav

  The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
2.   Play with flash player The Planets, Op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity 00:07:55

Telemann, Georg Philipp

  Viola Concerto in G Major, TWV 51:G9: II. Allegro
3.   Play with flash player Viola Concerto in G Major, TWV 51:G9: II. Allegro 00:02:51

Fauré, Gabriel
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu
4.   Play with flash player Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu 00:03:29

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Agnus dei
5.   Play with flash player Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Agnus dei 00:05:46

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: III. Rondo alla turca: Allegretto
6.   Play with flash player Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: III. Rondo alla turca: Allegretto 00:03:18

Satie, Erik
Debussy, Claude, arranger(s)

  3 Gymnopedies: No. 1. Lent et douloureux (arr. C. Debussy for orchestra)
7.   Play with flash player 3 Gymnopedies: No. 1. Lent et douloureux (arr. C. Debussy for orchestra) 00:04:02

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
8.   Play with flash player Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro 00:06:02

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846
9.   Play with flash player The Well - Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 00:04:23

Vivaldi, Antonio

  The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo
10.   Play with flash player The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo 00:02:18

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
11.   Play with flash player Piano Sonata No. 14 in C - Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto 00:05:16

Debussy, Claude
Caplet, André / Cloez, Gustave, arranger(s)

  Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune (arr. A. Caplet and G. Cloez for orchestra)
12.   Play with flash player Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune (arr. A. Caplet and G. Cloez for orchestra) 00:04:25

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: III. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies
13.   Play with flash player The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: III. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies 00:01:48

Puccini, Giacomo
Forzano, Giovacchino, lyricist(s)

  Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
14.   Play with flash player Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro 00:02:26

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

  Messiah, HWV 56, Part II: Hallelujah
15.   Play with flash player Messiah, HWV 56, Part II: Hallelujah 00:03:41

Total Playing Time: 02:06:01






Composer(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian; Beethoven, Ludwig van; Brahms, Johannes; Chopin, Fryderyk; Debussy, Claude; Fauré, Gabriel; Grieg, Edvard; Handel, George Frideric; Haydn, Franz Joseph; Holst, Gustav; Liszt, Franz; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Pachelbel, Johann; Puccini, Giacomo; Rachmaninov, Sergey; Satie, Erik; Strauss II, Johann; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich; Telemann, Georg Philipp; Vivaldi, Antonio; Wagner, Richard

Lyricist(s):
Bible - New Testament; Forzano, Giovacchino; Mass Text; Schikaneder, Emanuel

Arranger(s):
Caplet, André; Cloez, Gustave; Debussy, Claude

Conductor(s):
Bogár, István; Brembeck, Christian; Edlinger, Richard; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Halász, Michael; Kaltenbach, Jerome; Leaper, Adrian; Leitner, Konrad; Lenárd, Ondrej; Maksymiuk, Jerzy; Müller-Brühl, Helmut; Mund, Uwe; Rahbari, Alexander; Schuldt-Jensen, Morten; Segerstam, Leif; Summerly, Jeremy; Sundkvist, Petter; Wit, Antoni; Wordsworth, Barry; Yablonsky, Dmitry

Orchestra(s):
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra; Budapest Symphony Orchestra; Capella Istropolitana; Cologne Chamber Orchestra; CSR Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava; Leipzig Chamber Orchestra; Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic Orchestra; Russian State Symphony Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Swedish Chamber Orchestra; Vienna Mozart Orchestra; Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Scholars Baroque Ensemble

Choir(s):
Gewandhaus Chamber Choir; Oxford Camerata; Oxford Schola Cantorum

Artist(s):
Beckley, Lisa; Biret, Idil; Carey, Colm; Gauci, Miriam; Jandó, Jenő; Koppelstetter, Martina; Kyselák, Ladislav; Nishizaki, Takako; Robin, Donna; Szokolay, Balázs

Label: Naxos

Genre: Ballet; Choral - Sacred; Concerto; Instrumental; Opera; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.578355-56

Barcode: 747313835577

Release Date: 04/2020

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