NAME Classical Jukebox
COMPOSER Anderson, Leroy
PERFORMER Rochester Pops/Newton Wayland
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00001
NOTES

TRACKS
01Classical Jukebox03:05
02Chicken Reel03:05
03China Doll02:41
04Saraband03:17
05Captains and Kings02:42
06First Day of Spring03:13
07Home Stretch02:35
08Jazz Legato01:39
09Chapel Bells01:33
10Freshman on Main Street01:10
11Library Reading Room01:29
12Class Reunion01:45
13Girl In Satin02:21
14March of the Two Left Feet02:18
15Forgotten Dreams02:37
16The Irish Washerwoman02:44
17The Minstrel Boy04:02
18The Rakes of Mallow03:05
19The Wearing of the Green03:22
20The Last Rose of Summer04:25
21The Girl I Left Behind Me03:09


NAME Heavy Classix
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD/DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00002
NOTES
$2.00 from a pawn shop. An EXCELLENT CD. I have impeccable taste.
TRACKS
01The Ride of the ValkyriesBerlin Philharmoniker/Klaus TennstedtWagnerDDD05:10
02Sabre DanceRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri TemirkanovKhachaturianDDD02:20
03March to the Scaffold(conclusion)Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo MutiBerliozDDD04:43
04The Hut on Fowl's LegsOslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss JansonsMussorgsky/RavelDDD03:27
05The Great Gate at KievOslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss JansonsMussorgsky/RavelDDD05:21
061812 OvertureOslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Terje MikkelsenTchaikovskyDDD03:31
07Allegro molto vivace(from Symphony No. 6)Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo MutiTchaikovskyDDD05:35
08EspanaOrchestre du Capitole de Toulouse/Michel PlassonChabrierDDD06:13
09Polovtsian Dance(from Prince Igor)Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Seiji OzawaBorodinADD02:19
10Hungarian March(from Damnation of Faust)City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Simon RattleBerliozADD04:50
11Mars, The Bringer of War(conclusion)London Symphony Orchestra/Andre PrevinHolstADD04:01
12Montagues and Capulets(from Romeo and Juliet)Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss JansonsProkofievDDD04:47
13Prelude to Act III(from Lohengrin)Berlin Philharmoniker/Klaus TennstedtWagnerDDD02:56
14Infernal Dance(from The Firebird)City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Simon RattleStravinskyDDD04:56
15Stürmisch Berwegt(conclusion)(from Symphony No.1 "Titan")Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Klaus TennstedtMahlerDDD04:50


NAME Chopin
COMPOSER Chopin, Frederic (1810 - 1849)
PERFORMER Naum Starkman, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00003
NOTES
$1.00 at a pawn shop. I have exquisite taste.
TRACKS
01Grand Waltz Brilliante05:40
02Scherzo, Op.1109:53
03Mazurka, Op.24, No.202:27
04Waltz, Op.69, No.103:47
05Waltz, Op.69, No.203:30
06Mazurka, Op.7, No.102:24
07Waltz, Op.64, No.203:46
08Mazurka, Op.17, No.404:48
09Nocturne, Op.9, No.106:14
10Polonaise, Op.40, No.105:41
11Vivace, Op.73, No.301:01
12Vivace, Op.73, No.400:39
13Vivace, Op.73, No.500:46
14Fantasy-Impromptu, Op.6605:01
15Ballade, Op.3807:52
16Waltz, Op. Posthumous03:14


NAME The Afternoon of a Faun
COMPOSER Various French(!) Composers
PERFORMER Symphony Orchestra of the State of Mexico
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00004
NOTES
A bunch of Mexicans playing...what else? French music!...go figure. Gorgeous. I LOVE this CD - paid $1.00 for it at a pawn shop.
TRACKS
01España(Rhapsody)Chabrier05:55
02Pavane for a Dead PrincessRavel05:05
03Danse MacabreSaint-Saens07:04
04Prelude to the Afternoon of a FaunDebussy10:17
05The Sorcerer's ApprenticeDukas10:18


NAME The Four Seasons
COMPOSER Vivaldi, Antonio (1678 - 1741)
PERFORMER English Chamber Orchestra/Nigel Kennedy, violin
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00005
NOTES

TRACKS
01I. Allegro(from Concerto No.1 in E, "Spring")03:05
02II. Largo(from Concerto No.1 in E, "Spring")02:36
03III. Allegro(from Concerto No.1 in E, "Spring")04:00
04I. Allegro non molto(from Concerto No.2 in G minor, "Winter")05:22
05II. Adagio(from Concerto No.2 in G minor, "Winter")02:20
06III. Presto(from Concerto No.2 in G minor, "Winter")02:43
07I. Allegro(from Concerto No.3 in F, "Autumn")04:37
08II. Adagio molto(from Concerto No.3 in F, "Autumn")02:55
09III. Allegro(from Concerto No.3 in F, "Autumn")03:47
10I. Allegro non molto(from Concerto No.4 in F minor, "Summer")03:27
11II. Largo(from Concerto No.4 in F minor, "Summer")02:06
12III. Allegro(from Concerto No.4 in F minor, "Summer")03:15


NAME Carl Davis
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER The London Philharmonic/Carl Davis
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00006
NOTES
Why they included Copland, I dunno.
TRACKS
01Philharmonic FanfareDavis, Carl01:23
02Overture(from "Die Fledermaus")Strauss08:37
03Fledermaus Polka(from "Die Fledermaus")Strauss03:20
04Tik-Tak Polka(from "Die Fledermaus")Strauss02:56
05Czardas(from "Die Fledermaus")Strauss04:24
06Du und Du Waltz(from "Die Fledermaus")Strauss07:37
07Andante(from "String Sextet in B flat major, Op.18)Brahms08:58
08Orchestral Suite(from "A Village Romeo and Juliet")Delius25:52
09Fanfare for the Common ManCopland03:10


NAME Classics for Kids
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT ADD/DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00007
NOTES
$2.00 - Pawn Shop
TRACKS
01March(from "The Nutcracker Suite")TchaikovskyBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler02:18
02Dance of the Flutes(from "The Nutcracker Suite")TchaikovskyBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler02:04
03Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy(from "The Nutcracker Suite")TchaikovskyBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler01:32
04Parade of the Wooden SoldiersJessel-MacDonaldBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler03:54
05Fossils(from "Carnival of the Animals")Saint-SaënsBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler01:18
06The Elephant(from "Carnival of the Animals")Saint-SaënsBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler01:34
07The Swan(from "Carnival of the Animals")Saint-SaënsBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler02:48
08The Girl With the Flaxen HairDebussyChamber Orchestra of Europe/James Galway02:22
09Hoedown(from "Rodeo")CoplandBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler03:12
10Little Waltz(from "Toybox")DebussyChamber Orchestra of Europe/James Galway01:40
11Viennese Musical Clock(from "Háry János Suite")KodályPhiladelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy02:20
12The Conversations of Beauty and the Beast(from "Mother Goose Suite")RavelDallas Symphony Orchestra/Eduardo Mata04:21
13Laideronnette, Empress of the Pagodas(from "Mother Goose Suite")RavelDallas Symphony Orchestra/Eduardo Mata02:25
14March of the Siamese Children(from "The King and I")Rodgers, RichardBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler03:24
15Dreams(from "Scenes from Childhood")SchumannMorton Gould and his Orchestra03:17
16March of the Toys(from "Babes in Toyland")HerbertBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler03:47
17March(from "Childhood Games")BizetBamberg Symphony/Georges Prêtre02:03
18Gallop(from "Childhood Games")BizetBamberg Symphony/Georges Prêtre01:36
19The Toy TrumpetScottBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler w/Al Hirt, trumpet02:24
20The Little Train of CaipiraVilla-LobosMorton Gould and his Orchestra04:00
21The Sorcerer's ApprenticeDukasPhiladelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy10:22
22Waltz(from "Sleeping Beauty")TchaikovskyPhiladelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy04:59
23LullabyBrahmsBoston Pops/Arthur Fiedler02:41


NAME Masterpieces for Trumpet
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Edward Carroll and others
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD/ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00008
NOTES

TRACKS
01Allegro("Trumpet Concerto in E flat major")Pro Musica Orchestra/Rolf ReinhardtHaydn06:03
02Andante("Trumpet Concerto in E flat major")Pro Musica Orchestra/Rolf ReinhardtHaydn04:34
03Allegro("Trumpet Concerto in E flat major")Pro Musica Orchestra/Rolf ReinhardtHaydn04:19
04Allegro molto("Trumpet Concerto in C major")Edward Carroll, trumpetVivaldi03:07
05Largo("Trumpet Concerto in C major")Edward Carroll, trumpetVivaldi03:26
06Allegro("Trumpet Concerto in C major")Edward Carroll, trumpetVivaldi02:54
07Allegro("Trumpet Concerto in C major")Edward Carroll, trumpetVivaldi02:53
08Largo("Concerto in C major for Two Trumpets")Edward Carroll, trumpetVivaldi01:05
09Allegro("Concerto in C major for Two Trumpets")Edward Carroll, trumpetVivaldi03:12
10Allegro("Trumpet Concerto in B-flat major")Edward Carroll, trumpetAlbinoni02:54
11Adagio("Trumpet Concerto in B-flat major")Edward Carroll, trumpetAlbinoni02:28
12Allegro("Trumpet Concerto in B-flat major")Edward Carroll, trumpetAlbinoni02:07
13Adagio("Sonata in G minor" from 'Sonate Methodiche'")Edward Carroll, trumpetTelemann02:15
14Vivace("Sonata in G minor" from 'Sonate Methodiche'")Edward Carroll, trumpetTelemann02:11
15Grave("Sonata in G minor" from 'Sonate Methodiche'")Edward Carroll, trumpetTelemann02:35
16Allegro("Sonata in G minor" from 'Sonate Methodiche'")Edward Carroll, trumpetTelemann02:05
17Trumpet Overture to "Atlanta"Edward Carroll, trumpetHandel03:14
18Allegro moderato("Concerto in D major for Six Trumpets and Strings")Würtenberg Chamber Orchestra/Jõrg FaerberStoelzel06:19
19Adagio("Concerto in D major for Six Trumpets and Strings")Würtenberg Chamber Orchestra/Jõrg FaerberStoelzel01:55
20Vivace("Concerto in D major for Six Trumpets and Strings")Würtenberg Chamber Orchestra/Jõrg FaerberStoelzel03:29


NAME Toccata & Fugue
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Peter Hurford, organ
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00009
NOTES

TRACKS
01Toccata and Fugue in D minorBach, J.S.09:17
02Jesu, Joy of Man's DesiringBach, J.S.03:10
03Adagio in G minorAlbinoni/Giazotto08:16
04Trumpet Tune in D majorPurcell02:42
05Wedding MarchMendelssohn04:05
06Chorale No. 2 in B minorFranck12:50
07CarillonMurrill02:20
08Solemn MelodyDavies, Wilford04:07
09Toccata from Symphony No.5Widor06:16


NAME Ludwig van Beethoven selections
COMPOSER Beethoven, Ludwig van
PERFORMER Radio Symphony Orchestra/Anton Nanut
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00010
NOTES

TRACKS
01Adagio sostenuto(from Sonata No. 2 in C-sharp minor, 'Moonlight')06:01
02Allegretto(from Sonata No.2 in C-sharp minor, 'Moonlight')02:08
03Presto agitato(from Sonata No.2 in C-sharp minor, 'Moonlight')07:00
04Allegro con brio(from Sonata No.8 in C minor, 'Pathétique')09:22
05Introduzione: Adagio molto(from Sonata No.8 in C minor, 'Pathétique')04:06
06Rondo: Allegretto moderato(from Sonata No.8 in C minor, 'Pathétique')09:28
07Grave-Allegro di molto(from Sonata No.21 in C major, 'Waldstein')08:13
08Adagio cantabile(from Sonata No.21 in C major, 'Waldstein')05:35
09Rondo: Allegro(from Sonata No.21 in C major, 'Waldstein')04:15
10Allegro con brio(from Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor)16:58
11Largo(from Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor)09:45
12Rondo(from Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor)08:58
13Overture(from Fidelio)06:39


NAME Carmina Burana
COMPOSER Orff, Carl
PERFORMER Prague Festival Orchestra & Chorus
GENRE Classical
RATING Weird
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00011
NOTES
Carl Orff, German-American composer Lived 82 years, had 7 wives... Weird
TRACKS
01O Fortuna02:29
02Fortune plange vulnera02:38
03Veris leta facies04:32
04Omnia Sol temperat02:12
05Ecce gratium02:40
06Uf dem Anger - Dance01:52
07Floret silva03:19
08Chramer, gip die varwe mir03:24
09Reie - Swaz hie gat umbe05:23
10Were diu werlt alle min00:53
11Estuans interius02:32
12Olim lacus colueram04:01
13Ego sum abbas01:36
14In taberna quando sumos03:15
15Amor volat undique03:34
16Dies, nox et omnia02:38
17Stetit puella02:08
18Circa mea pectora02:16
19Si puer cum puellula00:55
20Veni, veni, venias00:52
21In trutina02:20
22Tempus est iocundum02:15
23Dulcissime00:39
24Ave formosissima01:58
25O Fortuna02:28


NAME Classical Favorites
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00012
NOTES
$2.00 from a pawn shop. # 21, Habanera - EXCELLENT!
TRACKS
01I. Allegro(from 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik')MozartLondon Symphony Orchestra/Philip Gibson05:49
02Russian Dance(from 'The Nutcracker Suite')TchaikovskyBamberg Symphony/Jonel Perlea01:06
03I. Allegro(""Spring"" from 'The Four Seasons')VivaldiBaroque Festival Orchestra/Albert Lizzio03:22
04Hungarian Dance No.5 in G minorBrahmsLondon Festival Orchestra/Alfred Scholz02:19
05III. Presto(from 'Symphony in D')MozartMainz Chamber Orchestra/Günter Kehr02:25
06Waltz in D-flat major "Minute"ChopinGuiomar Novaes, piano01:28
07Tritsch-Tratsch PolkaStraussOrchestra of the Vienna Volksoper/Alfred Scholz02:37
08III. Allegro(from 'Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G')Bach, J.S.Philharmonia Slavonica/Karel Brazda03:18
09Dance of the Swans(from 'Swan Lake')TchaikovskyVienna Symphony Orchestra/Edouard van Remoortel01:45
10Habanera(from 'Carmen Suite No.2')BizetLondon Festival Orchestra/Alfred Scholz02:06
11Overture(from 'Messiah')HandelAma Deus Ensemble/Valentin Radu02:53
12Overture(Wind Serenade from 'The Marriage of Figaro')MozartNew York Philharmonic Winds/Robert Johnson03:38
13III. Allegro(from 'Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor')VivaldiIsrael Philharmonic/Dalia Atlas03:39
14Overture(from 'Water Music')HandelChicago Chamber Orchestra/Dieter Kober03:12
15Panorama(from 'Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite')TchaikovskyLondon Philharmonic Orchestra/Lawrence Siegel02:32
16III. Allegro(from 'Symphony No.26 in E-flat major')MozartMainz Chamber Orchestra/Günter Kehr02:55
17Waltz No.10 in B minorChopinIngrid Haebler, piano03:37
18I. Allegro(from 'Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor')Bach, J.S.Mainz Chamber Orchestra/Günter Kehr04:21
19Lentement(from 'Water Music')HandelChicago Chamber Orchestra/Dieter Kober01:11
20II. Andante(from 'Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major')Bach, J.S.Philharmonia Slavonica/Karel Brazda02:49
21HabaneraRavelHumbert Lucarelli, oboe; Susan Jolles, harp; Frank Morelli, bassoon03:04
22II. Romanza(from 'Horn Concerto No.3 in E-flat major')MozartOrchestra of the Vienna Volksoper/Franz Bauer-Theussl04:12
23Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini(Variation No.18)RachmaninoffLjubljana Symphony Orchestra/Anton Nanut03:24
24Thunder and Lightning PolkaStraussOrchestra of the Vienna Volksoper/Carl Michalski03:14
25Stars and Stripes ForeverSousaCincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel03:35


NAME Leroy Anderson Greatest Hits
COMPOSER Anderson, Leroy
PERFORMER Boston Pops Orchestra/Arthur Fiedler
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00013
NOTES

TRACKS
01Fiddle-Faddle03:11
02Blue Tango03:06
03Sleigh Ride02:48
04A Trumpeter's Lullaby w/Al Hirt, trumpet02:42
05The Waltzing Cat02:49
06Jazz Pizzicato - Jazz Legato02:54
07Saraband03:20
08The Typewriter01:32
09The Syncopated Clock02:17
10Classical Juke Box02:50
11Plink, Plank, Plunk!02:24
12Belle of the Ball02:40
13Serenata03:45
14Chicken Reel02:55
15Bugler's Holiday w/Al Hirt, Robert Mogilnicki, Andre Come, trumpet trio02:25
THE IRISH SUITE(21:16)
16The Irish Washerwoman02:57
17The Minstrel Boy04:28
18The Rakes of Mallow03:17
19The Wearing of the Green03:25
20The Last Rose of Summer w/Alfred Krips, violin solo03:58
21The Girl I Left Behind Me03:11


NAME Romantic Masterworks
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00014
NOTES
$2.00 from a pawn shop Cut #5 is somewhat gorgeously all day long
TRACKS
01Overture to 'Poet and Peasant'Von SuppeLondon Festival Orchestra/Alfred Scholz09:54
02Barcarolle from 'The Tales of Hoffmann'OffenbachAmsterdam Symphony Orchestra/Peter Stern03:16
03Slavonic Dance No. 8DvorakRadio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana/Anton Nanut04:38
04Piano Concert No. 23, first movementMozartCamerata Labacensis/Kurt Redel; Leonard Hokanson, piano11:16
05Largo from 'Xerxes'HandelSalzburg Consort03:10
06Bridal Chorus from 'Lohengrin'WagnerBudapest State Orchestra & Chorus/Josif Conta04:36
07EspanaChabrierLondon Festival Orchestra/Alfred Scholz06:25
08Rosamunde - Entr'acteSchubertRadio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana/Anton Nanut06:57
09Finale of Symphony No. 9: 'Ode to Joy'BeethovenAmsterdam Symphony Orchestra Soloists & Choir 'Pro Amicitia'/Peter Stern12:36


NAME Great Orchestral Marches
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00015
NOTES
$1.00 - Pawn Shop
TRACKS
01Triumphal March from 'Aida'VerdiLondon Festival Orchestra/David Blackside06:08
02March from 'Nutcracker'TchaikovskyBerlin Festival Orchestra/Vladimir Petroschoff02:30
03Radetzky MarchJ. Strauss, Jr.Vienna Opera Orchestra/Carl Michalski02:54
04March to the ScaffoldBerliozLondon Festival Orchestra/Alfred Scholz04:39
05Einzugsmarsch from 'The Gypsy Baron'J. Strauss, Jr.Vienna Opera Orchestra/Carl Michalski02:50
06Funeral March from Symphony No. 3 'Eroica'BeethovenBerlin Symphony Orchestra/Carl-August Bunte16:29
07Persischer MarchJ. Strauss, Jr.Vienna Opera Orchestra/Carl Michalski02:18
08Allegro molto vivace from Symphony No. 6 'Pathetique'TchaikovskyLjubljana Radio Orchestra/Marko Munih08:56
09Stars and Stripes ForeverSousaLondon Festival Orchestra/Alfred Scholz03:41


NAME Symphony No. 4/Capriccio Italien
COMPOSER Tchaikovsky
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00016
NOTES
Ljubljana Radio Symphony/Anton Nanut (1 - 4) New Philharmonia Orchestra London/Laurenc Siegel (5) $1.00 - Pawn Shop
TRACKS
01Andante sostenuto; Moderato con anima17:45
02Andantino in modo di canzona09:24
03Scherzo05:52
04Finale: Allegro con fuoco07:56
05Capriccio Italien, Op. 4515:32


NAME Maria Tipo plays Mozart Piano Concerti (Disc 1)
COMPOSER Mozart
PERFORMER Vienna Symphony Orchestra/Jonel Perla; Maria Tipo, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00017
NOTES
$2.00 - Pawn Shop - a buck a disk
TRACKS
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 "Elvira Madigan"Mozart
01I. Allegro maestoso14:28
02II. Andante07:28
03III. Allegro vivace assai06:41
Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503
04I. Allegro maestoso14:59
05II. Andante08:27
06III. Finale: Allegretto08:37


NAME Maria Tipo plays Scarlatti Sonatas (Disc 2)
COMPOSER Scarlatti
PERFORMER Maria Tipo, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00018
NOTES
$2.00 - Pawn Shop - a buck a disk
TRACKS
01Sonata in E Major, L. 37502:57
02Sonata in B-flat Major, L. 39605:17
03Sonata in G Major. L. 28602:14
04Sonata in C Major, L. 45707:20
05Sonata in G Major, L. 28802:10
06Sonata in D Major, L. 46505:01
07Sonata in B Major, L. 38703:00
08Sonata in B Minor, L. 44903:30
09Sonata in G Major, L. 48702:30
10Sonata in E Major, L. 2306:06
11Sonata in F Major, L. 47405:26
12Sonata in C Major, L. 503:17


NAME The Organ
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various organs: kidney, spleen, gall bladder, sphincter, etc.
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00019
NOTES
Hannes Kastner, organ (1); Gabor Lehotka, organ; Budapest Strings/Karoly Botvay (2); Hansjurgen Scholze, organ (3); Christine Schornsheim, organ; New Liepzig Bach Collegium Musicum/Max Pommer (4 - 6); Ton Koopman, organ (7); Christoph Krummacher, organ (8); Joachim Dalitz, organ (9); Francois-Henri Houbart, organ; Philharmonic Orchestra of the Loire Region/Marc Soustrot (10)
TRACKS
01Toccata in D MinorBach02:42
02Alla Sicilliana - Presto from Organ Concerto in FHandel04:09
03"Sleepers, wake, the voice is calling"Bach05:01
Organ Concerto in D Minor (Reconstruction)Bach
04Allegro08:40
05Adagio05:53
06Allegro08:18
07Voluntary in EStanley03:53
08Prelude in CBuxtehude06:23
09Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-HLiszt11:07
10Allegro (from Symphony No. 3 'Organ')Saint-Saens08:20


NAME Ma Vlast
COMPOSER Smetana
PERFORMER Wiener Philharmoniker/Rafael Kubelik
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00020
NOTES
(Cycle of Symphonic Poems) Recorded in 1959 I fell in love with the Moldau in 1960 during 6th Grade Music Memory Class
TRACKS
01Vysehrad14:13
02Vltava (Moldau)11:20
03Sarka09:20
04From Bohemia's Meadows and Forests12:20
05Tabor13:06
06Blanik14:14


NAME The Art of the French Horn
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various french hornists
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00021
NOTES
TELEMANN (1 - 8): Alois Spach, Gottfried Roth, Joachim Scholmeyer & Alfred Balser, horns Alfred Sous & Hans Bogacchi, oboes; Mainz Chamber Orchestra/Gunter Kehr VIVALDI (9 - 11): Alois Spach & Gottfried Roth, horns; Mainz Chamber Orchestra/Gunter Kehr MOZART (12 - 14): Joze Falout, horn Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra/Anton Nanut ROSETTI (15 - 17): Erich Penzel, horn Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra/Jorg Faber
TRACKS
Telemann: Suite in F Major for Horn, 2 Oboes and String Orchestra
01Ouverture06:37
02Die Canonierende Pallas01:51
03Der Alster Echo02:08
04Der Schwanen Gesang03:30
05Der Alster Schaeffer Dorff Music02:29
06Die concertierenden Froesch und Kraehen02:41
07Der ruehrende Pan04:24
08Der Schaeffer un Nymphen eilfertiger Abzug02:12
Vivaldi: Concerto in F Major for 2 Horns & String Orchestra
09Allegro04:16
10Largo02:50
11Allegro con molto03:08
Mozart: Concerto in E-flat Major for Horn & Orchestra
12Allegro maestoso06:34
13Andante03:29
14Rondo: Allegro03:41
Rosetti: Concerto in D Minor for Horn & Orchestra
15Allegro molto09:22
16Romanze: Adagio04:38
17Rondo05:17


NAME Chopin Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
COMPOSER Chopin
PERFORMER The Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy w/Emanuel Ax, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD/DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00022
NOTES
Track #6 is a revelation! Don't miss it. $2.00 from a pawn shop.
TRACKS
Concerto No. 1, Op. 11, in E Minor40:43ADD
01Allegro maestoso20:17
02Romanze: Larghetto09:57
03Rondo: Vivace10:14
Concerto No. 2, Op. 21, in F Minor33:11DDD
04Maestoso14:53
05Larghetto09:18
06Allegro vivace08:46


NAME Cello Song
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; John Lenehan, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00023
NOTES

TRACKS
01Song of the Black SwanHeitor Villa-Lobos03:16
02Cantata BWV 156Johann Sebastian Bach02:51
03Sea MurmursMario Castelnuovo Tedesco01:43
045 Stucke im Volkston, Op. 102 - No. 2 LangsamRobert Schumann03:42
05Etude, Op. 8 No. 11Alexander Scriabin03:57
06Romance in F MinorSergei Rachmaninov02:02
07An den FruhlingEdvard Grieg02:45
08Serenade from the drama "Hassan"Frederick Delius04:09
09Romance, Op. 62Edward Elgar05:41
10Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65Frederic Chopin03:38
11Wie Melodien zieht es mir, Op. 55 No. 4Johannes Brahms02:09
12Songs My Mother Taught Me, Op. 55 No. 4Antonin Dvorak02:36
13Star of the County DownTraditional02:25
14Beau soirClaude Debussy02:37
15Quatuor pour la fin du temps: Louange a l'eternite de JesusOlivier Messiaen08:46


NAME Pictures at an Exhibition/Night on the Bare Mountain
COMPOSER Mussorgsky
PERFORMER Cleveland Orchestra/Christoph von Dohnanyi
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00024
NOTES
You gots ta like Mussorgsky...definitely an acquired taste. I am a prole.
TRACKS
Pictures at an Exhibition
01Promenade01:42
02Gnomus02:25
03Promenade01:03
04Il vecchio castello04:56
05Promenade00:32
06Tuileries01:02
07Bydlo03:05
08Promenade00:48
09Ballet des poussins dans leurs coques01:16
10Samuel Goldenberg et Schmuyle02:31
11Limoges. Le marche01:26
12Catacombae. Sepulchrum romanum02:07
13Cum mortuis in lingua mortua02:07
14La cabane sur des pattes de poule03:25
15La grande porte de Kiev05:24
16NIGHT ON THE BARE MOUNTAIN (composer's original version)12:36


NAME Beethoven, Symphony No. 5/Symphony No. 6
COMPOSER Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 - 1827)
PERFORMER Tonhalle Orchester Zurich/David Zinman
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00025
NOTES
dankbare? Gefuhle? I'll dankbare your brains and after that I'll get REALLY evil! Beats the heck outta' me. All I know is I paid $4.00 for this CD and I like it very much all day long.
TRACKS
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
01Allegro con brio06:49
02Andante con moto08:45
03Allegro07:19
04Allegro10:25
Symphony No. 6 in F Major "Pastorale" Op. 68
05Allegro ma non troppo10:21
06Andante molto moto (Szene am Bach)12:01
07Allegro (Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute)04:09
08Allegro (Gewitter. Sturm)03:37
09Allegretto (Frohe und dankbare Gefuhle nach dem Sturm)09:08


NAME Berlin Gala - Songs of Love and Desire
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Berlin Philharmoniker/Claudio Abbado
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00026
NOTES
Recorded 12/31/98 Mirella Freni, Christine Schafer - sopranos Marcelo Alvarez, tenor; Simon Keenlyside, baritone Berliner Philharmoniker/Claudio Abbado (Live Recording)
TRACKS
01OvertureThe Marriage of FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart(1756 - 1791)4:18
02Rose Aria(Christine)3:53
03Canzonetta: Don Giovanni(Simon)Don Giovanni1:59
04 Duet(Schafer/Keenlyside)The Magic Flute2:54
05Champagne Aria(Keenlyside)Don Giovanni1:14
06Duettino: Don Giovanni, Zerlina(Keenlyside/Schafer)2:47
07German Dance "The Sleighride"2:25
08L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: Carillon & Suite No. 2: FarandoleGeorges Bizet(1838 - 1875)7:40
09OvertureThe Force of DestinyGiuseppe Verdi(1813 - 1901)7:40
10Duet: E Il Sol D'ell'anima(Alvarez/Schafer)Rigoletto4:47
11Aria: Gilda(Schafer)4:38
12Canzone: Duca(Alvarez)2:14
13Aria: Renato(Keenlyside)A Masked Ball4:21
14Letter Scene(Freni)Eugen OneginPeter Tchaikovsky(1840 - 1893)13:17
15Polonaise Act III4:24
16Toast(Freni/Schafer/Alvarez/Keenlyside)La TraviataGiuseppe Verdi(1813 - 1901)3:28


NAME A Debussy Recital
COMPOSER Debussy
PERFORMER Phillipe Entremont, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00027
NOTES
Pilfered, plundered and purloined from the City of Phoenix Public (Government) Library
TRACKS
01Clair de lune05:04
Deux Arabesques
02No. 1 Andantino don moto03:26
03No. 2 Allegretto scherzando03:00
04Feux d'artifice03:40
Pour le Piano
05I. Prelude03:55
06II. Sarabande05:49
07III. Toccata03:31
Images I
08I. Refletes dans l'eau05:02
09II. Hommage a Rameau06:50
10III. Mouvement03:05
Images II
11I. Cloches a travers les feuilles04:22
12II. Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut05:27
13III. Poissons d'or03:04
Children's Corner
14I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum01:56
15II. Jimbo's Lullaby03:06
16III. Serenade for the Doll02:34
17IV. The Snow is Dancing02:12
18V. The Little Shepherd02:43
19VI. Golliwogg's Cake-walk02:47


NAME Russian Fireworks
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00028
NOTES
* (1)Religious Chant, (2)Christmas Carol, (3)Plaintive Song, (4)Humorous Song, (5)Legend of the Birds, (6)Cradle Song, (7)Round Dance, (8)Village-Dance Song
TRACKS
01Procession of the SardarIppolitov-Ivanov03:52
02Eight Russian Folksongs*Liadov12:45
03Comedian's GalopKabalevsky01:35
04GopakMussorgsky01:43
05Dance of the Persian SlavesMussorgsky06:11
06Baba YagaLiadov03:07
07The Enchanted LakeLiadov07:57
08KikimoraLiadov08:12
09Dance of the Bayaderes No. 2Rubenstein04:39
10Bridal ProcessionRubenstein03:50
11LesginkaRubenstein05:47
12Entry March of the Boyars(A Norwegian's Russian tune)Halvorsen05:02
13Karshlimah (Weird - NOT from the original CD)Kabuki Kings05:58


NAME Arrangements of Ancient Dances & Airs for Lute
COMPOSER Respighi, Ottorino (1879 - 1936), arranger
PERFORMER Philharmonia Orchestra/Antal Dorati (rec. 1958, Vienna)
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00029
NOTES
Some gorgeous stuff. Respighi grabbed some old music and arranged it into suites.
TRACKS
Suite No. 1 (for orchestra)
011. Baletto detto "Il Conte OrlandoSimone Molinaro (1565 - ?)03:09
022. GagliardaVincenzo Galilei (1533 - 1599) (Galileo's father)03:54
033. VillanellaAnonymous (c. 1600)05:13
044. Passo mezzo e MascheradaAnonymous (c. 1600)04:14
Suite No. 2 (for orchestra)
051. Laura soave: balletto con Gagliarda, saltarello e canarioFabrizio Coroso (1532 - ?)04:07
062. Danza rusticaJean-Baptiste Besard (1567 - 1625)04:13
073. Campanae parisiensesAnonymous/Aria - Marin Mersenne (1588 - 1648)05:10
084. BergamascaBernardo Gianoncelli (flourished c. 1600)05:44
Suite No. 3 (for strings)
091. ItalianaAnonymous (c. 1600)03:43
2. Arie di corteJean-Baptiste Besard (1567 - 1625)
10a) Andante cantabile01:57
11b) Allegretto00:26
12c) Vivace00:44
13d) Lento con grande espressione01:28
14e) Allegro vivace00:15
15f) Vivacissimo00:41
16g) Andante cantabile02:13
173. SicilianaAnonymous (c. 1600)03:05
184. PassacagliaLodovico Roncalli (seventeenth century)04:08


NAME Beaux Arts Trio
COMPOSER Smetana/Liszt/Mendelssohn/Mozart
PERFORMER Beaux Arts Trio + 2 unknown pianists
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00030
NOTES

TRACKS
Piano Trio in G MinorBedrich Smetana (1824 - 1884)Beaux Arts Trio
01Moderato Assai11:40
02Allegro08:09
03Finale08:52
04Hungarian RhapsodyLisztJosef Bulva, piano03:48
Piano Trio No. 2Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809 - 1847)Beaux Arts Trio
05Allegro energico10:24
06Andante espressivo06:43
07Scherzo03:36
08Finale07:22
09Piano Concerto No. 24 AllegroMozartCarmen Piazzini, piano13:18


NAME Schubert Symphonies No. 8 & No. 5 + Comedy in Music II
COMPOSER Schubert, Franz (1797 - 1828)
PERFORMER Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Georg Solti + Victor Borge
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD/ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00031
NOTES

TRACKS
Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Georg Solti
011 Allegro moderato15:47
022 Andante con moto13:30
Symphony No. 5
031 Allegro07:31
042 Andante con moto11:50
053 Allegro molto04:39
064 Allegro vivace05:38
Comedy in Music II (ADD - mono)Victor Borge
07Tea for Two, Malagena, Star Dust, Nola, Trees, One Fine Day, Tales from the Vienna Woods, The Third Man Theme, Nocturne, The Blue Danube Waltz14:26


NAME A Midsummer Night's Dream + Comedy in Music I
COMPOSER Mendelssohn
PERFORMER Philharmonia Orchestra/Neville Marriner + Victor Borge
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD/ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00032
NOTES
Arleen Auger, soprano Ann Murray, mezzo-soprano Ambrosian Singers (This CD contains the infamous "Wedding march" - music the pathetic, regulation-hungry Lutherans will not allow at their weddings, even though the composer, Felix Mendelssohn, was a "completed Jew" - ie., a born-again Christian. Doesn't really matter, as Mr. Mendelssohn is now eternally separated from the vast majority of Lutherans.)
TRACKS
A Midsummer Night's DreamMendelssohn
01Overture and Incidental Music12:08
02Scherzo05:09
03Fairie's March01:31
04Song with chorus: "Ye spotted snakes"03:53
05Intermezzo02:07
06Nocturne06:21
07Wedding march04:08
08Prologue00:22
09Funeral march01:04
10Dance of the Clowns01:24
11Finale: "Through this house give glimm'ring light"04:34
12Comedy in Music I (ADD - mono)Victor Borge26:21


NAME Requiem in D minor KV 626
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert Von Karajan
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00033
NOTES
Rudolf Scholz, organ Anna Tomowa, soprano Agnes Baltsa, alto/contralto Werner Krenn, tenor Jose Van Dam, bass Vienna Singverein (choral association)
TRACKS
I. INTROITUS
01Requiem05:38
02II. KYRIE02:49
III. SEQUENZ
03No. 1 Dies irae01:51
04No. 2 Tuba mirum04:12
05No. 3 Rex tremendae02:25
06No. 4 Recordare05:17
07No. 5 Confutatis02:24
08No. 6 Lacrimosa03:19
IV. OFFERTORIUM
09No. 1 Domine Jesu03:47
10No. 2 Hostias04:29
11V. SANCTUS01:45
12VI. BENEDICTUS05:14
13VII. AGNUS DEI03:35
VII. COMMUNIO
14Lux aeterna06:10


NAME Requiem in D minor KV 626
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER Wiener Philharmoniker/Herbert Von Karajan
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00034
NOTES
Anna Tomowa - Sintow, Soprano Helga Müller Molinari , Alto/Contralto Vinson Cole , Tenor Paata Burchuladze , Bass
TRACKS
I. INTROITUS
01Requiem(Choir/Soprano)05:24
02II. KYRIE02:39
III. SEQUENZ
03No. 1 Dies irae(Choir)01:53
04No. 2 Tuba mirum(Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)03:53
05No. 3 Rex tremendae(Choir)02:22
06No. 4 Recordare(Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)05:11
07No. 5 Confutatis(Choir)02:24
08No. 6 Lacrimosa(Choir)03:09
IV. OFFERTORIUM
09No. 1 Domine Jesu(Choir, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)03:50
10No. 2 Hostias(Choir)04:34
11V. SANCTUS(Choir)01:51
12VI. BENEDICTUS(Choir, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)05:29
13VII. AGNUS DEI(Choir)03:40
VII. COMMUNIO
14Lux aeterna(Choir, Soprano)05:54


NAME Latin American Classics Volume 1
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Festival Orchestra of Mexico/Enrique Batiz
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00035
NOTES
Track #7, "On the Waves", is the waltz heard when trapeze artists perform at circuses; usually attributed to Strauss.
TRACKS
01HuapangoJose Pablo Moncayo (1912 - 1958)08:23
02SensemayaSilvestre Revueltas (1899 - 1940)05:42
03EstrellitaManuel M. Ponce (1882 - 1948)04:25
04Vals PoeticoFelipe Villanueva (1862 - 1893)02:51
05El Trencito (Bachiana brasileira No. 2)Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)04:05
06MalamboAlberto Ginastera (1916 - 1959)03:09
07Sobre las olas (On the Waves)Juvenito Rosas (1868 - 1894)06:11
08Obertura Festiva (Festive Overture)Rodolfo Halffter (1900 - 1987)06:19
09Sarabanda para cuerdas (Sarabande for strings, from the Daughter of ColquideCarlos Chavez (1899 - 1978)05:55
10Sones de MariachiBlas Galindo (1910 - )07:02


NAME Concerto for Orchestra + Deux Images
COMPOSER Bartok, Bela (1881 - 1945)
PERFORMER Concertgbouw Orchestra, Amsterdam/Antal Dorati
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00036
NOTES
This stuff is OK - if you like Bartok. Too ethereal for my peasant tastes. Recorded June, 1983
TRACKS
Concerto for Orchestra
011. Introduzione (Andante con troppo - Allegro vivace)09:53
022. Giuocco delle coppie (Allegretto scherzando)06:33
033. Elegia (Andante, non troppo)06:50
044. Intermezzo interetto (Allegretto)04:27
055. Finale (Pesante - Presto)09:32
Deux Images (Two Pictures) Zwei Bilder Op. 10
061. In Full Flower07:25
072. Village Dance09:10


NAME Concierto de Aranjuez + Concierto Madrigal + Solo Flamenco Guitar
COMPOSER Rodrigo, Joaquin (1902 - 1999)
PERFORMER Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD/DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00037
NOTES
Joaquin Rodrigo was blind; known as the last composer of Spanish Classical music. Concierto de Aranjuez is gorgeous. Made famous by Ricardo Montalban's Chrysler Cordoba television commercials: "Corinthian leather". Concierto de Aranjuez (ADD): Pepe Romero, guitar Barry Davis, english horn Concierto Madrigal (ADD): Pepe Romero and Angel Romero, guitars Solo Flamenco Guitar (DDD): Rodrigo, guitar (NOT the Rodrigo who composed the previous cuts)
TRACKS
Concierto de Aranjuez
01Allegro con spirito06:13
02Adagio12:06
03Allegro gentile05:29
Concierto Madrigal
04Fanfare (Allegro marziale)02:02
05Madrigal (Andante nostalgico)02:52
06Entrada (Allegro vivace)01:40
07Pastoricito, tu que vienes, pastoricito, tu que vas (Allegro vivace)01:41
08Girardilla (Presto)01:25
09Pastoral (Allegro)01:59
10Fandango02:00
11Arieta (Andante nostalgico)06:11
12Zapateado (Allegro vivace)04:46
13Caccia a la espanola (Allegro vivace - Andante nostalgico)04:45
Solo Flamenco Guitar
14Danza Mora02:26
15Soleares04:07
16Tarantas03:32
17Para Remedios, Noches en Ronda03:29
18Grainanas03:51
19Garrotin01:43


NAME Piano Concertos by Schumann & Tchaikovsky + Arabeske
COMPOSER Schumann/Tchaikovsky
PERFORMER Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra/London Symphony Orchestra
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00038
NOTES
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856) Piano Concerto in A Minor (recorded April, 1962) Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra/Stanislaw Skrowaczewski Arabeske (recorded December, 1963) London Symphony Orchestra/Herbert Menges Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor (recorded June, 1960)
TRACKS
Piano Concerto in A MinorSchumann
011. Allegro affetuoso14:34
022. Intermezzo. Andantino grazioso04:47
033. Allegro vivace10:30
04Arabeske07:12
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat MinorTchaikovsky
051. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito18:53
062. Andantino simplice - Prestissimo - Tempo I06:50
073. Allegro con fuoco06:31


NAME Symphony No. 3 in E-flat minor "Rheinische"
COMPOSER Schumann, Robert (1810 - 1856)
PERFORMER Radio Sinfonie Orchester, Frankfurt/Eliahu Inbal
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00039
NOTES
Tracks #1 and #2 have evaporated into electronic ether, but the complete symphony is here. It's excellent.
TRACKS
03Lebhaft09:14
04Scherzo06:29
05Nicht schnell05:18
06Feierlich05:25
07Lebhaft05:39


NAME Los Angeles Guitar Quartet + Weird Stuff
COMPOSER Tchaikovsky/Praetorius/Warlock/Morley/Gabrieli/Purcell
PERFORMER Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and Others
GENRE Classical + Weird
RATING Mixed
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00040
NOTES

TRACKS
Nutcracker Suite SelectionsTchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
01Overture Miniature02:57
02March02:38
03Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy01:58
04Russian Dance01:03
05Arabian Dance03:31
06Chinese Dance01:02
07Dance of the Reed Pipes02:28
08Waltz of the Flowers05:19
Dance SuitePraetorius (ca. 1571 - 1621
09Bransle00:41
10Volte I00:40
11Bouree 1 & 201:50
12Courante 101:16
13Courante 200:51
14Ballet01:57
15Gavottes 1, 2, 3 & 602:35
16Volte II00:58
Capriol SuitePeter Warlock (1894 - 1930)
17Basse-Danse01:14
18Pavane01:48
19Tordion00:50
20Bransles01:42
21Pieds-en-l'air01:53
22Mattachins00:56
Four DancesThomas Morley (ca. 1557 - 1602)
23My Lord of Oxenforde's Maske00:56
24Galliard "Can She Excuse my Wrongs"01:07
25Response Pavin03:58
26Joyne Hands01:21
Four Instrumental PiecesGiovanni Gabrieli (1557 - 1612)
27Canzon per sonar primi toni03:30
28Sonata XIII01:50
29Canzon XI02:39
30Canzon VI03:22
31The Queen's DolourHenry Purcell (1659 - 1695)Richard Giangulio, trumpet; Paul Riedo, organ; Dallas Trumpets01:51
STRANGE STUFF
32TaoismWho cares?Ditto02:32
33Cat foodInternet Dreck01:36
34O'Flaherty's CamelWho cares?Ditto04:47


NAME Works for Trumpet
COMPOSER Telemann/Torelli
PERFORMER Concerto Amsterdam/Frans Bruggen; Maurice Andre, trumpet
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00041
NOTES
Georg Phillip Telemann (1681 - 1767) Giuseppe Torelli (1658 - 1709)
TRACKS
Overture in D Major for Oboe, Trumpet in D, Strings and Basso ContinuoTelemann
01Lentenment. Vite. Lentenment06:56
02Air (Tempo giusto)06:10
03Air (Vivace)02:39
04Air (Presto)05:38
05Air (Allegro)03:31
Concerto(I) in D major for Trumpet, Strings and Basso ContinuoTorelli
06Allegro. Adagio. Allegro02:49
Concerto(II) in D major for Trumpet, Strings and Basso Continuo
07Allegro. Adagio. Allegro02:49
08Grave. Allegro. Adagio02:22
09Allegro01:43
Conclusion in D Major for Oboe, Trumpet in D, Strings and Basso ContinuoTelemann
10Allegro. Adagio. Allegro06:30


NAME Ravel Maurice Various works
COMPOSER Ravel, Maurice (1875 - 1937)
PERFORMER Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Paul Paray
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00042
NOTES
Tracks 1-3 recorded 3/61 Tracks 4-11 recorded 4/59 Track 12 recorded 3/58
TRACKS
Daphnes et Chloe, Suite No. 2
011. Lever du jour06:03
022. Pantomime06:10
033. Danse generale03:33
Valses nobles et sentimentales
041. Modere01:15
052. Assez lent01:12
063. Modere01:19
074. Assez anime01:12
085. Presque lent01:02
096. Assez vif00:43
107. Mains vif02:26
118. Epilogue: Lent03:31
12Bolero13:24


NAME Debussy/Ravel Various works
COMPOSER Debussy/Ravel
PERFORMER Royal Concertgbouw Orchestra/Carlo Maria Giuliani
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00043
NOTES
Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918) Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
TRACKS
La Mer: Three Symphonic SketchesDebussy
01I. De l'aube a midi sur la mer. Tres lent09:34
02II. Jeux de vagues. Allegro07:20
03III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer. Anime et tumultuex08:44
04Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune. Tres modere10:51
05Pavane pour une infante defunte. LentRavel07:54
Ma Mere l'Oye (Five Children's Pieces)
06I. Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant. Lent01:56
07II. Petit Poucet. Tres modere03:57
08III. Laideronette, Imperatrice des pagodes. Mouvement de marche04:11
09IV. Les Entretiens de la Belle et de la Bete. Mouvement de valse modere05:26
10V. Le Jardin feerique. Lent et grave04:03


NAME Elegy: Masterpieces for String Orchestra
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Chamber Orchestra Kremlin/Mischa Rachlevsky
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00044
NOTES
This is the dreariest CD on the planet. However, track #5 is gorgeously gorgeous, though it seems they skip a beat?!
TRACKS
01ElegyPjotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)06:35
02PoemZdenek Fibich (1850 - 1900)01:55
03Two Elegiac MelodiesEdvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)07:00
04CrisantemeGiacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)05:29
05Une larmeGioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)02:58
06AdagioGuillame Lekeu (1870 - 1894)10:17
07Lyric AndanteMax Reger (1873 - 1916)03:47
08Langsamer SatzAnton Von Webern (1883 - 1945)07:58
09Prayer for Cello and StringsErnest Bloch (1880 - 1959)04:45
10NocturneAntonin Dvorak (1841 - 1904)05:43
11ElegyEdward Elgar (1857 - 1934)02:58
12NocturneAlexander Borodin (1833 - 1887)08:19
13ElegyDmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)04:38


NAME Guitar Quintets
COMPOSER Castelnuovo-Tedesco/Boccherini
PERFORMER Tokyo String Quartet w/Kazuhito Yamashita: guitar
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00045
NOTES
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar Tokyo String Quartet: Peter Oundjian, violin; Kikuei Ikeda, violin; Kazuhide Isomura, viola; Sadao Harada, cello
TRACKS
QuintetMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895 - 1968)
01Allegro, vivo e schietto05:43
02Andante mesto08:20
03Scherzo: Allegro con spirito, alla Marcia04:06
04Finale: Allegro con fuoco05:18
Quintet No. 6 in GLuigi Boccherini (1743 - 1805)
05Allegro con vivacita05:43
06Andantino lento03:21
07Tempo di menuetto04:14
08Allegretto03:33
Quintet No. 4 in D
09Pastorale05:58
10Allegro maestoso06:44
11Grave assai; Fandango07:18


NAME Mad About Wagner
COMPOSER Wagner, Richard (1813 - 1883)
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00046
NOTES
Orchestre de Paris/Daniel Barenboim (1,8,10) The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra/James Levine (2,6,7,9) Choir & Orchestra of the German Opera, Berlin/Giuseppe Sonopoli (3) Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert Von Karajan (4) Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Philharmonia Orchestra/Giuseppe Sinopoli (5)
TRACKS
01Die Walkure - The Ride of the Valkyries04:55
02Lohengrin - Prelude, Act III03:27
03Tannhauser - Entry of the Guests08:45
04Tristan and Isolde - Liebestod07:19
05Tannhauser - Pilgrims' Chorus - Andreas Schmidt, Wolfram; Cheryl Studer, Elisabeth06:04
06Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg - Prelude, Act I09:49
07Die Walkure - Magic Fire Music - James Morris, Wolfram04:42
08Twilight of the Gods - Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey13:22
09Twilight of the Gods - Funeral March07:54
10Twilight of the Gods - Finale(Immolation of the Gods)05:57


NAME Evening in Granada
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ)
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00047
NOTES

TRACKS
Introduction and FandangoLuigi Boccherini
01Introduction01:21
02Fandango04:35
03FoliasIan Frouse15:34
El amor brujoManuel de Falla
04Introduccion y escena00:29
05En el cueva - La noche01:43
06Cancion del amor dolido01:15
07El aparecido00:12
08Danza del terror01:50
09El circulo magico - Romance del pescador01:57
10A media noce - Los sortilegios00:27
11Danza ritual del fuego03:33
12Escena01:01
13Cancion del fuego fatuo01:25
14Pantomima03:43
15Danza del juego de amor02:14
16Final (Las campanas del amanecer01:12
17La soiree dans GrenadeClaude DeBussy04:48
Capricio EspagnolNicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
18I Alborada01:14
19II Variazioni03:56
20III Alborada01:13
21IV Scena e canto Gitano04:40
V Fandango Asturiano (missing - master CD fouled)03:20


NAME Hymn for the World
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Orchestra & Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia/Myung-Whun Chung
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00048
NOTES
Orchestra & Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia/Myung-Whun Chung Cecelia Bartoli, mezzo-soprana Andrea Bocelli, tenor Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone
TRACKS
01Domine ad adiuvandumClaudio Monteverdi (1567 - 1643)01:38
02Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris (Bartoli)Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)05:06
03Laudate Dominium (Bartoli)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)04:55
04Lacrimosa03:39
05Stimmt an die SaitenJoseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)01:51
06SanctusFranz Schubert (1797 - 1828)03:18
07Locus isteAnton Bruckner (1824 - 1896)03:48
08Va' pensiereo sull'ali dorateGiuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)04:49
09Ave Maria (Bartoli)J. S. Bach/Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)02:42
10Pie Jesu (Bartoli)Gabriel Faure (1845 - 1924)03:42
11Libera me (Terfel)04:48
12SanctusMaurice Durufle (1902 - 1986)02:38
13Gloria in excelsis DeoFrancis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)02:49
14Song for AtheneJohn Tavener (1944 - )07:35
15I Believe (Bocelli)Eric Levi (1955 - )04:19


NAME Turandot Highlights
COMPOSER Puccini, Giacomo (1858 - 1924)
PERFORMER Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg/Alain Lombard
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00049
NOTES
Turandot: Montserrat Caballe Calaf: Jose Carreras Liu: Mirella Freni Timur: Paul Plishka Ping: Vincente Sardinero Pang: Remy Corazza Pong: Riccardo Cassinelli L'Imperatore: Michel Senechal
TRACKS
Act 1
01"Perche tarda la luna?..."La folla/Ragazzi/Coro/Calaf10:09
02"Signore ascolta"Liu02:49
03Finale: "Non piangere, Liu!"Calaf/Ping/Pang/Pong/Timur/Liu/Coro05:18
Act 2
04"In questa Reggia"Turandot/Calaf/Coro07:07
05"Straniero, ascolta"Turandot/Calaf/L'Imperatore/Coro12:15
Act 3
06"Nessun dorma"Calaf/Ping/Pang/Pong/Coro03:06
07"Tu che di gel cinta"Liu/Calaf/Timur/Coro07:38
08"Diecimila anni ai nostro Imperatore"Coro/Turandot03:38


NAME The World's Favorite Piano Music
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Van Cliburn (1934 - ), piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00050
NOTES
Piano: Steinway
TRACKS
01Liebestraum in A-flatLiszt04:47
02Prelude, Op. 23, No. 5 in G MinorRachmaninov04:03
03Fur EliseBeethoven03:01
04Sonata, K. 330, in A: III. Turkish MarchMozart03:53
05Prelude, Op. 23, No. 6 in E-flatRachmaninov03:39
06ReverieDebussy04:46
07Prelude, Op. 23, No. 2 in C-sharp MinorRachmaninov04:47
08Prelude, Op. 32, No. 5 in GRachmaninov03:22
09altz, Op. 39, No. 15 in A-flatBrahms01:54
10Consolation No. 5Liszt03:09
11Moment musical No. 3 in F Minor (from Op. 94/D. 780)Schubert01:40
12Intermezzo, Op. 118, No. 6 in E-flat MinorBrahms05:17
13Traumerei (No. 7 from Kinderszenen. Op. 15)Schumann03:02
14Barcarolle (No. 6 from The Seasons, Op. 37b)Tchaikovsky04:36
15Intermezzo, Op. 117, No. 3B in C-sharp MinorBrahms05:40
16Prelude, Op. 23, No. 7 in C MinorRachmaninov02:49


NAME Messiah Disc 1
COMPOSER Handel, George Frederick (1685 - 1759)
PERFORMER Toronto Symphony, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir/Andrew Davis
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00051
NOTES
Kathleen Battle, soprano; Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano; John Aler, tenor; Samuel Ramey, bass; Larry Weeks, trumpet; Patricia Kreuger, harpsichord
TRACKS
Part One
01No. 1 Sinfonia03:32
02No. 2 Recitative - Tenor: Comfort ye my people02:48
03No. 3 Air - Tenor: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted03:21
04No. 4 Chorus: And the glory, the glory of the Lord02:52
05No. 5 Recitative - Bass: Thus saith the Lord01:32
06No. 6 Air - Bass: But who may abide04:41
07No. 7 Chorus: And He shall purify02:22
08Recitative - Alto: Behold a virgin shall conceive00:25
09No. 8 Air - Alto & Chorus: O thou that tellest05:27
10No. 9 Recitative - Bass: For behold, darkness shall cover the earth02:42
11No. 10 Air - Bass: The people that walked in darkness04:17
12No. 11 Chorus - For unto us a child is born03:56
13No. 12 Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)03:06
14Recitative - Soprano: And lo, the Angel of the LOrd00:20
15No. 13 Recitative - Soprano: There were shepherds00:17
16Recitative - Soprano: And the angel said unto them00:38
17No. 14 Recitative - Soprano: And suddenly there was with the angel00:18
18No. 15 Chorus: Glory to God in the highest01:57
19No. 16 Air - Soprano: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion04:35
20Recitative - Alto: Then shall the eyes of the blind00:30
21No. 17 Duet - Alto & Soprano: He shall feed His flock05:23
22No. 18 Chorus: His yoke is easy02:18
Part Two
23No. 19 Chorus: Behold the Lamb of God03:11
24No. 20 Air - Alto: He was despised12:21


NAME Messiah Disc 2
COMPOSER Handel, George Frederick (1685 - 1759)
PERFORMER Toronto Symphony, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir/Andrew Davis
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00052
NOTES
Kathleen Battle, soprano; Florence Quivar, mezzo-soprano; John Aler, tenor; Samuel Ramey, bass; Larry Weeks, trumpet; Patricia Kreuger, harpsichord
TRACKS
Part Two(continued)
01No. 21 Chorus: Surely He hath borne our griefs01:55
02No. 22 Chorus: And with His stripes we are healed01:43
03No. 23 Chorus: All we like sheep03:54
04No. 24 Recitative - Tenor: All they that see Him02:17
05No. 25 Chorus: He trusted in God02:17
06No. 26 Recitative - Tenor: Thy rebuke has broken his heart01:53
07No. 27 Arioso - Tenor: Behold and see if there be any sorrow01:31
08No. 28 Recitative - Tenor: He was cut off out of the land01:31
09No. 29 Air - Tenor: But thou didst not leave02:07
10No. 30 Chorus: Lift up your heads03:07
11Recitative - Tenor: Unto which of the angels00:17
12No. 31 Chorus: Let all the angels of God worship Him01:23
13No. 32a Air - Bass: Thou art gone up on high03:21
14No. 33 Chorus: The Lord gave His word01:09
15No. 34a Air - Soprano: How beautiful are the feet02:14
16No. 35a Chorus: Their sound is gone out01:25
17No. 36 Air - Bass: Why do the nations?02:44
18No. 37 Chorus: Let us break their bonds asunder01:42
19Recitative - Tenor: He that dwelleth in heaven00:14
20No. 38 Aria - Tenor: Thou shalt break them01:59
21No. 39 Chorus: Hallelujah03:49
Part Three
22No. 40 Air - Soprano: I know that my Redeemer liveth06:10
23No. 41 Chorus: Since by man came death02:03
24No. 42 Recitative - Bass: Behold, I tell you a mystery00:34
25No. 43 Air - Bass: The trumpet shall sound08:59
26Recitative - Alto: Then shall be brought to pass00:19
27No. 44 Duet - Alto & Tenor: O death, where is thy sting?00:54
28No. 45 Chorus: Thanks be to God02:03
29No. 46 Air - Soprano: If God be for us04:56
30No. 47 Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb...Amen07:09


NAME Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
COMPOSER Beethoven, Ludwig Van (1770 - 1827)
PERFORMER Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert Von Karajan
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00053
NOTES
Janet Perry, Soprano; Agnes Baltsa, Alto/Contralto; Vinson Cole, Tenor; José van Dam, Baritone
TRACKS
011. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso15:27
022. Molto vivace10:17
033. Adagio molto e cantabile15:51
044. Presto06:06
05Presto - "O Freunde, nicht diese Tõne! - Allegro assai18:11


NAME Complete Works for Piano Duet
COMPOSER Dvorak, Antonin (1841 - 1906)
PERFORMER Ingryd Thorson and Julian Thurber, pianos
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00054
NOTES

TRACKS
Slavonic Dances, Op. 46
01Presto (Furiant), C Major04:04
02Allegretto scherzando - Allegro vivo (Dumka), E Minor05:23
03Allegretto scherzando (Sousedska), D Major05:01
04Tempo di minuetto (Sousedska), F Major06:33
05Allegro vivace (Skocna), A Major03:09
06Poco allegro (Polka), A-flat Major04:42
07Allegro assai (Skocna), C Minor03:11
08Presto (Furiant), G Minor03:55
Slavonic Dances, Op. 72
09Molto vivace (Odzemek), B Major04:10
10Allegretto grazioso (Dumka), E Minor05:46
11Allegro (Skocna), F Major02:54
12Allegretto grazioso (Dumka), D-flat Major06:08
13Poco adagio - Vivace (Spacirka), B-flat Minor02:50
14Moderato, quasi minuetto (Polonaise), B-flat Major03:47
15Allegro vivace (Kolo), C Major03:08
16Grazioso e lento, ma non troppo, quasi tempo di valse (Sousedska), A-flat Major06:59


NAME Symphony No. 2 (original version) + Gayeneh
COMPOSER Khachaturian, Aram Il'yich (1903 - 1978)
PERFORMER Royal Scottish Orchestra/Neeme Järvi
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00055
NOTES
Edwin Paling, Leader
TRACKS
Symphony No. 2 (original version)51:26
01I Andante maestoso16:02
02II Allegro risoluto09:27
03III Andante sostenuto12:36
04IV Andante mosso - Allegro sostenuto13:07
Gayeneh: Four Movements from Ballet Suite No. 1
051 Sabre Dance (Säbeltanz; Danse du sabre)02:30
063 Dance of the Rose Maidens (Tanz der Rosenmädchen; Danse des jeunes filles à la rose)02:28
075 Lullaby (Wiegenlied; Berceuse)04:37
088 Lezghinka02:46


NAME Early Romantic Overtures
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER The London Classical Players/Roger Norrington
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00056
NOTES
Instrumentation - Schubert(1820), Weber(1826), Schumann(1847): 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 natural horns, 2 natural trumpets, 3 trombones, strings Mendelssohn(1832): 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 natural horns, 2 natural trumpets, timpani, strings Berlioz(1826): 2 flutes doubling piccolos, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, double bassoon, 4 natural horns, 2 natural trumpets, valve trumpet, 3 trombones, 2 ophicleides, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, strings Wagner(1841): piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 valve horns, 2 natural horns, 2 valve trumpets, 3 trombones, ophicleide, timpani, strings
TRACKS
01Oberon: Adagio sostenuto - Allegro con fuocoCarl Maria von Weber (1786 - 1826)08:52
02Die Hebriden: Allegro moderatoFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809 - 1847)09:44
03Les Francs Juges: Adagio sostenuto - Allegro assaiHector Berlioz (1803 - 1847)11:28
04Genevova: Langsam - Leidenschaftlich bewegtRobert Schumann (1810 - 1856)08:16
05Die Zauberharfe: Andante - Allegro vivaceFranz Shcubert (1797 - 1828)09:38
06Der fliegene Hollander: Allegro con brio - Andante - Tempo primo - Piu vivace (original version: 1841)Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)09:40


NAME Symphony No. 4 in A Op. 90 "Italian" + Various Overtures
COMPOSER Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix (1809 - 1847)
PERFORMER London Symphony Orchetra/Andre Previn w/Yehudi Menuhin, violin
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00057
NOTES

TRACKS
Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90
01Allegro vivace10:41
02Andante con molto06:10
03Con moto moderato06:21
04Saltarello (Presto)05:50
Overtures
05The Hebrides09:23
06Ruy Blas07:27
07A Midsummer Night's Dream12:29


NAME Violin Concertos in E Minor and G Minor
COMPOSER Mendelssohn/Bruch
PERFORMER London Symphony Orchetra/Burgos and Boult
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00058
NOTES
Violin Concerto in E Minor: London Symphony Orchestra/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos Violin Concerto in G Minor: London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult
TRACKS
Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809 - 1847)
01Allegro molto appassionato12:49
02Andante08:07
03Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace06:20
Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 26Max Bruch (1838 - 1920)
04Allegro moderato08:04
05Adagio08:31
06Finale (Allegro energico)07:36


NAME Swan Lake, the Essential Highlights
COMPOSER Tchaikovsky
PERFORMER Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Gardens/Mark Ermler
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00059
NOTES

TRACKS
01Introduction02:55
02Valse07:57
03II Andante sostenuto03:13
04I Tempo di valse02:42
05Sujet00:47
06Danse des coupes (goblets)06:22
07I Tempo di valse (Dances of the Swans)02:35
08IV Allegro moderato (Swans, again)01:23
09Allegro giusto02:21
10Scene (La Valse)04:41
11II Variation 101:37
12III Variation 203:55
13V Variation 400:52
14VI Variation 501:18
15Danse Russe04:18
16Danse Espagnole02:30
17Danse Napolitaine02:09
18No. 26 Scene02:10
19No. 27 Danse des Petites Cygnes04:42
20No. 28 Scene04:19
21No. 29 Scene finale05:15


NAME Peer Gynt + Elegiac Melodies + more
COMPOSER Grieg/Coleridge-Taylor
PERFORMER New Philharmonia Orchestra/Philadelphia Orchestra
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00060
NOTES
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Andrew Davis Elisabeth Soderstom, piano Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy
TRACKS
Peer Gynt, Suite No.1Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)New Philharmonia Orchestra
01I. Morning Mood: Allegretto pastorale03:43
02II. Ase's Death: Andante doloroso05:02
03III. Anitra's Dance: Tempo di Mazurka03:19
04IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King: Alla marcia e molto marcato02:25
Peer Gynt, Suite No. 2
05I. The Abduction of the Bride - Ingrid's Lament: Allegro furioso - Andante doloroso03:35
06II. Arabian Dance: Allegretto vivace04:25
07III. Solfejg's Lullaby: Lento04:10
08IV. Peer Gynt's Return Home: Allegro agitato03:05
09V. Solvejg's Song: Allegretto tranquillamente05:28
10Norwegian Dance: Allegretto tranquillo e graziosoPhiladelphia Orchestra02:25
Two Elegiac Melodies
11I. Heart's Wounds: Allegretto espressivo03:26
12II. The Last Spring: Andante04:33
13Norwegian March: Allegretto marcato03:45
14Notturno: Andante04:00
15Homage March: Allegro molto08:49
16Finale from Clarinet Quintet in ASamuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875 - 1912)08:04
17Cat foodInternet dreckWeird01:36


NAME Violin Concertos in D and D minor
COMPOSER Tchaikovsky/Sibelius
PERFORMER Nigel Kennedy, violin
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00061
NOTES
Violin Concerto in D: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) London Philharmonic Orchestra/Okku Kamu; Violin Concerto in D Minor: Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Simon Rattle
TRACKS
Violin Concerto in D
01I. Allegro moderato19:46
02II. Canzonetta (Andante)07:04
03III. Finale (Allegro vivacissimo)11:03
Violin Concerto in D Minor
04I. Allegro moderato16:15
05II. Adagio di molto08:12
06III. Allegro, ma non tanto07:24


NAME Piano Favorites
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Moura Lympany, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00062
NOTES

TRACKS
01Fantasie-Impromptu in C-sharp MinorChopin05:07
02Waltz No. 15 in A-flatBrahms01:40
03Rondo all turcaMozart03:39
04Minuet in GBrahms02:54
05TraumereiSchumann02:40
06Un sospiroLiszt06:04
07Etude in C-sharp MinorChopin02:11
08Etude in G-flat ("Black Keys")Chopin01:42
09HumoresqueDvorak03:05
10"Fur Elise"Beethoven03:20
11Claire de luneDebussy04:59
12Golliwog's CakewalkDebussy02:54
13Prelude in C-sharp MinorRachmaninov04:36
14Melody in FRubinstein03:50
15The CuckooDaquin02:05
16La fille aux cheveux de linDebussy02:39
17Waltz in C-sharp MinorChopin03:42
18Waltz in G-flatChopin02:14
19Jeux d'eauRavel05:49
20GymnopedieSatie04:14


NAME Perlman/Bell
COMPOSER Granados/Kreisler
PERFORMER Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell, violins
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00063
NOTES
Track 1, Enrique Granados (1867 - 1916): Itzhak Perlman, violin; Tracks 2 - 20, Fritz Kreisler (1875 - 1962): Joshua Bell, violin
TRACKS
01Spanish Dance04:15
02Praeludium and Allegro05:45
03Schon Rosmarin01:57
04Tambourin Chinois03:34
05Caprice Viennois04:35
06La Precieuse03:09
07Liebesfreud03:46
08Liebeleid03:41
09La Gitana03:16
10Berceuse Romanitque04:30
11Polichinelle01:42
12Rondino02:44
13Tempo di Minuetto03:41
14Toy-Soldier's March01:49
15Allegretto02:59
16Marche Miniature Viennoise03:12
17Aucassin and Nicolette02:24
18Menuett03:07
19Siciliennee and Rigaudon03:56
20Syncopation01:52


NAME Yo-Yo Ma plays Cello
COMPOSER Prokofiev/Tchaikovsky
PERFORMER Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Lorin Maazel w/Yo-Yo Ma, cello
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00064
NOTES
Sergey Prokofiev (1891 - 1953) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Loren Maazel
TRACKS
Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and OrchestraSergey Prokofiev
01I. Andante11:09
02II. Allegro giusto18:20
03III. Andante con moto11:07
Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and OrchestraPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
04Moderato quasi andante - Tema. Moderato semplice02:38
05Var. I Tempo del tema00:56
06Var. II Tempo del tema01:18
07Var. III Andante sostenuto03:41
08Var. IV Andante grazioso01:57
09Var. V Allegro moderato03:42
10Var. VI Andante02:42
11Var. VII Coda. Allegro vivo02:12
12Andante Cantabile for Cello and String Orchestra08:22


NAME Ma Vlast + other stuff
COMPOSER Smetana/Wagner
PERFORMER Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/London Symphony Orchestra
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD/ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00065
NOTES
"Tabor" and "Blanik", the final two of the six "Ma Vlast" (My Fatherland) symphonic poems, are on the "Scraps" CD - #66 This is my second copy of "Ma Vlast" and is newer (DDD).......I prefer the CD #20 ADD (1959) version, tape hiss and all!
TRACKS
Ma VlastBedrich Smetana (1824 - 1884)Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/Libor Pesek
01Vysehrad14:45
02Vltava (Die Moldau)11:57
03Sarka09:58
04Z Ceskych luhu a haju (From Bohemia's meadows and groves)12:36
Richard WagnerLondon Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
05Entrance of the gods into Valhalla07:45
06Prelude10:31
07The Ride of the Valkyries05:15


NAME Scraps
COMPOSER Smetana/Wagner/Coleridge-Taylor
PERFORMER Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/London Symphony Orchestra
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD/ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00066
NOTES
Herein are the final two cuts of "Ma Vlast" from CD #65. When these were composed, Mr. Smetana had gone deaf due to syphilis. Tracks 3 - 5 recorded in 1956
TRACKS
Ma Vlast (final two cuts)Bedrich Smetana (1824 - 1884)Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/Libor Pesek
01Blanik14:25
02Tabor12:39
Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)London Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
03Dawn and Siegried's Rhine Journey12:03
04Siegfried's Death and Funeral Music12:01
05Forest Murmurs09:21
Clarinet Quintet in ASamuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875 - 1912)
06Allegro energico11:49
07Cat food (AGAIN!)Internet DreckHelp me, Mr. Popeil! I've fallen and I can't get up!01:36


NAME Gabrieli & St. Marks - Venetian Brass Music
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER The Wallace Collection/Simon Wright w/John Wallace, trumpet
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00067
NOTES
Trumpets & Trombones; Recorded in St. Mark's Cathedral
TRACKS
Giovanni Gabrieli (ca. 1555 - ca. 1612)
01Canzon Duodecimi Toni - 6 trumpets, 4 trombones04:13
02Sonata Pian e Forte - 2 trumpets, 6 trombones04:15
03Sonata XVIII - 4 trumpets, 10 trombones05:12
04Sonata XIX - 3 trumpets, 12 trombones04:24
05Canzon Noni Toni - 6 trumpets, 6 trombones02:58
06Canzon VII - 5 trumpets, 2 trombones02:52
Andrea Gabrieli (1510 - 1586)
07Ricercar del Duodecimo Tuono - 2 trumpets, 2 trombones01:48
08La Spiritata - 2 trumpets, 2 trombones02:14
09Sinfonia 'La Bergamasca' - 4 trumpets, 4 trombones02:34
Giovanni Gabrieli (ca. 1555 - ca. 1612)
10Canzon X - 4 trumpets, 4 trombones04:11
Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583 - 1643)
11Canzon terzadecima a 4 - 2 trumpets, 2 trombones01:41
Giovanni Gabrieli (ca. 1555 - ca. 1612)
12Canzon XV - 4 trumpets, 6 trombones03:38
13Canzon XVI - 6 trumpets, 6 trombones03:13
Lodovico da Viadana (1560 - 1627)
14Sinfonia 'La Padovana' - 4 trumpets, 4 trombones02:11
Giovanni Gabrieli (ca. 1555 - ca. 1612)
15Canzon Septimi Octavi Toni a 12 - 6 trumpets, 6 trombones02:10
16Canzon XII - 4 trumpets, 4 trombones02:35
17Canzon Primi Toni a 8 - 4 trumpets, 4 trombones03:09
18Sonata XX for 5 Choirs05:37


NAME Trumpet Concertos
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER London Philharmonic Orchestra/Elgar Howarth; Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00068
NOTES

TRACKS
Trumpet Concerto in DFranz Xaver Richter (1709 - 1789)
01Allegro moderato05:05
02Andante04:53
03Allegro04:19
Trumpet Concerto in DLeopold Mozart (1719 - 1787) - Wolfgang's father
04Andante04:32
05Allegro moderato04:24
Trumpet Concerto No. 1 in E-flatJohann Wilhelm Hertzel (1727 - 1789)
06Allegro05:03
07Adagio04:14
08Vivace04:09
Trumpet Concerto No. 1 in DJohann Melchior Molter (1696 - 1765)
09Allegro03:26
10Adagio04:53
11Allegro02:40
Trumpet Concerto No. 2 in CJohann Michael Haydn (1737 - 1806)
12Adagio06:05
13Allegro molto04:14


NAME Symphony No. 4 in F minor + Music for Festive Occasions
COMPOSER Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
PERFORMER Saint Louis Symphony/Leonard Slatkin
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00069
NOTES
Music for Festive Occasions: Richard Giangiulio, trumpet; Paul Riedo, organ; Dallas Trumpets (Darn! The infamous Mendelssohn has reared his ugly head again! Well I never! Can you believe he's residing in heaven without subscribing to Lutheranislam?)
TRACKS
Symphony No. 4 in F MinorPiotr Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
01Andante sostenuto; Moderato con anima19:29
02Andantino in modo di canzone10:31
03Scherzo: Pizzicato astinato (Allegro)05:36
04Finale: Allegro con fuoco09:03
*******
05Fatum, Op. 77(same as above)17:42
Music for Festive Occasions
06Wedding MarchFelix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)03:39
07Wedding MarchRichard Wagner (1813 - 1883)01:43
08Trumpet VoluntaryJeremiah Clarke (1673 - 1707)02:44
09Trumpet VoluntaryJohn Stanley (1713 - 1786)02:46


NAME Symphony No. 2 & Symphony No. 6
COMPOSER Sibelius, Jean (1865 - 1957)
PERFORMER London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00070
NOTES

TRACKS
Symphony No. 2
01Allegretto10:53
02Tempo Andante15:25
03Vivacissimo06:07
04Allegro moderato14:45
Symphony No. 6
05Allegro molto moderato08:36
06Allegro moderato04:40
07Poco vivace03:36
08Allegro molto09:30


NAME Antonio Vivaldi Concertos & Sonatas
COMPOSER Vivaldi, Antonio (1678 - 1741)
PERFORMER Orchestra of St. Luke's
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00071
NOTES
Eliot Fisk, guitar; Frederic Hand, guitar; Albert Fuller, harpsichord; Louise Schulman, viola d'amore
TRACKS
Concerto in C Major for Mandolin
01Allegro02:46
02Largo03:29
03Allegro02:09
Sonata in G Minor
04Andante molto04:32
05Larghetto03:20
06Allegro02:06
Concerto in D Major for Lute
07Allegro03:36
08Largo04:56
09Allegro02:09
Concerto in D Major for Keyboard
10Allegro02:18
11Larghetto04:00
12Allegro02:25
Concerto in G Major for Two Mandolins & Strings
13Allegro04:01
14Andante04:24
15Allegro03:26
Concerto in D Minor for Viola d'amore & Lute
16Allegro05:08
17Andante04:24
18Allegro03:04
Trio Sonata in C Major
19Allegro non molto03:57
20Larghetto03:49
21Allegro02:10


NAME Cincinatti Pops Orchestra
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Cincinatti Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel
GENRE Classical
RATING Interesting
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00072
NOTES

TRACKS
01American SaluteMorton Gould (1913 - )04:19
Gaite parisienne (complete)Jacques (Jacob) Offenbach (1819 - 1880)
02Overture: Allegro02:30
03Allegro brillante01:08
04Polka01:32
05Poco allegro01:55
06Mazurka02:29
07Valse02:09
08Allegro01:11
09Polka: Grazioso01:37
10Valse lente03:08
11Tempo di marcia01:27
12Valse moderato01:55
13Vivo00:13
14Valse: Valse con grazia02:03
15Allegro molto02:17
16Valse: Valse moderato03:10
17Allegro00:27
18Cancan02:12
19Quadrille00:48
20[Vivo]00:51
21Allegro moderato00:42
22Barcarolle: Allegro moderato03:47
23Allegro00:25
24[Allegro]01:06
25Vivo01:21
*******
26Les belles americaines06:39
27Galop from Genevieve de Brabant02:28
Divertissement for Small OrchestraJacques Ibert (1890 - 1962)
28Introduction: Allegro vivo01:09
29Cortege: Moderato molto04:47
30Nocturne: Lento02:19
31Valse: Animato assai02:55
32Parade: Tempo di marcia01:41
33Finale: Quasi cadenza01:55


NAME 00073
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Anonymous
GENRE Classical
RATING ?
FORMAT ?
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00073
NOTES

TRACKS
01Procession of the NoblesRimsky-Korsakov04:34
02Rakoczy MarchBerlioz04:36
03Ritual Fire Dancede Falla04:02
04The Hero's BattlefieldStrauss09:14
05Pines of the Appian WayRespighi05:05
06Requiem Mass, Dies IraeVerdi02:35
07Allegro con brio from Symphony #7 in ABeethoven06:35
08Sinfonietta, AllegrettoJanacek02:25
09Danse Bacchanale from Samson et DalilaSaint-Saens07:26
10Infernal Dance of King KastcheiStravinsky04:15
11O FortunaOrff02:36
12The Wedding of KijeProkofiev03:04
13Hurricane from Porgy and BessGershwin03:39
14Marche SlaveTchaikovsky09:22
15Sacrificial DanceStravinsky04:08


NAME Carnival of the Animals + more
COMPOSER Saint-Saens, Camille (1835 - 1921), a FRENCH guy
PERFORMER FRENCH
GENRE Nationalistic
RATING FRENCH
FORMAT FRENCH
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00074
NOTES
FRENCH performers playing FRENCH music by a FRENCH composer on a FRENCH CD
TRACKS
Carnival of the Animals (Zoological Fantasy)
01Introduction and Royal March of the Lion02:18
02Hens and Cockerels00:43
03Wild asses00:35
04Tortoises02:19
05The Elephant01:27
06Kangaroos00:46
07Aquarium02:26
08Persons with long ears00:47
09Cuckoo in the depths of the woods02:06
10Aviary01:19
11Pianists01:29
12Fossils01:13
13The Swan03:10
14Finale01:19
*******
15Wedding Cake06:12
16Caprice11:07
Septuor
17Preamble04:12
18Menuet04:03
19Intermede04:07
20Gavotte & Finale03:37


NAME 22 (of 24) Caprices
COMPOSER Paganini, Nicolo
PERFORMER Eliot Fisk
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00075
NOTES
Plundered from City of Phoenix Government Library - tracks 23 and 24 ruined, of course. Eliot Fisk be one HOT player!
TRACKS
01Capriccio No. 1 in E Minor: Andante02:16
02Capriccio No. 2 in B Minor: Moderato02:57
03Capriccio No. 3 in E Minor Sostenuto: Presto: Sostenuto03:51
04Capriccio No. 4 in C Minor: Maestoso06:50
05Capriccio No. 5 in A Minor: Agitato02:46
06Capriccio No. 6 in G Minor: Lento07:31
07Capriccio No. 7 in A Minor: Posato03:19
08Capriccio No. 8 in E-flat Major: Maestoso03:12
09Capriccio No. 9 in E Major: Allegretto03:01
10Capriccio No. 10 in G Minor: Vivace02:18
11Capriccio No. 11 in C Major: Andante: Presto: Primo Tempo04:24
12Capriccio No. 12 in A-flat Major: Allegro02:30
13Capriccio No. 13 in B-flat Major: Allegro: Minore: Allegro02:29
14Capriccio No. 14 in E-flat Major: Moderato00:57
15Capriccio No. 15 in E minor: Posato02:15
16Capriccio No. 16 in G Minor: Presto01:26
17Capriccio No. 17 in E-flat Major: Sostenuto: Andante: Minore: Andante03:25
18Capriccio No. 18 in A Minor: Corrente: Allegro: Corrente02:36
19Capriccio No. 19 in E-flat Major: Lento: Minore: Allegretto02:41
20Capriccio No. 20 in D Major: Allegretto: Minore: Allegretto03:24
21Capriccio No. 21 in A Major: Amoroso: Presto03:19
22Capriccio No. 22 in F-major: Marcato: Minore: Marcato02:18


NAME Symphony No. 1 in D minor + The Isle of the Dead
COMPOSER Rachmaninov, Sergei
PERFORMER Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Litton
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00076
NOTES
My favorite Rach symphony and fairly difficult to find - not that popular. He wrote this when he was 21. Dang.
TRACKS
01I Grave - Allegro ma non troppo14:05
02II Allegro animato08:48
04III Larghetto09:46
04IV Allegro con fuoco13:12
05The Isle of the Dead20:49


NAME Claude Debussy(2)
COMPOSER Debussy, Claude (1862 - 1918)
PERFORMER Cleveland Orchestra/Vladimir Ashkenazy
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00077
NOTES
Jeffrey Khaner, flute (Track 1); Women's voices of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus (Tracks 2 - 4); Chorus master, Robert Page
TRACKS
01Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune10:14
Nocturnes
02I. Nuages07:29
03II. Fetes06:14
04III. Sirenes
La Mer
05I. De l'aube a midi sur la mer08:52
06II. Jeux de vagues06:26
07III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer08:03


NAME Maurice Ravel
COMPOSER Ravel, Maurice (1875 - 1937)
PERFORMER Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Paul Paray
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00078
NOTES
Tracks 1 - 3 recorded 1961; Tracks 4 - 11 recorded 1959; Track 12 recorded 1958
TRACKS
Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2
011. Lever du jour06:03
022. Pantomime06:10
033. Danse generale03:33
Valses nobles et sentimentales
041. Modere01:15
052. Assez lent01:12
063. Modere01:19
074. Assez anime01:12
085. Presque lent01:02
096. Assez vif00:43
107. Mains vif02:26
118. Epilogue: Lent03:31
*******
12Bolero13:24


NAME 00079
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00079
NOTES

TRACKS
Fantasia para un gentilhombreJoaquin RodrigoRCA Victor Chamber Orchestra; Julian Bream, guitar
01Villano02:45
02Ricercare02:27
03Espanolete05:04
04Fanfare de la Caballera de Napoles05:30
05Danza de las Hachas02:02
06Canario05:33
Four PreludesSergei RachmaninovDavid Helfgott, piano
07Prelude in G Major02:49
08Prelude in C-sharp Minor04:37
09Prelude in G-sharp Minor02:36
10Prelude in G Minor04:11
Concerto ElegiacoLeo Brouwer (1939 - )RCA Victor Chamber Orchestra; Julian Bream, guitar
11Tranquillo09:29
12Interlude03:35
13Finale: Toccata08:55


NAME 00080
COMPOSER Dvorak/Mouret
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00080
NOTES
Lynn Brierly, cor anglais (track 7)
TRACKS
American SuiteAntonin Dvorak (1841 - 1904)Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/Libor Pesek
01Andante con moto05:28
02Allegro04:38
03Moderato04:31
04Andante04:33
05Allegro03:30
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor from "The New World"
06First movement: Adagio - Allegro molto12:08
07Second movement: Largo12:28
08Third movement: Scherzo (molto vivace)08:01
09Fourth movement: Allegro con fuoco11:49
*******
10Suite No. 1Jean Joseph Mouret (1682 - 1738)Richard Giangiulo, trumpet; Paul Riedo, organ; Dallas Trumpets06:39
Allegro
Graciously
Allegro
Gay and Lively
Allegro


NAME Sequentia
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Sequentia
GENRE Mixed
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00081
NOTES
From Don, a good and kindly neighbor
TRACKS
01Benedicam DominumRosenmuller05:21
02Cello Concerto in CKraft08:38
03Concrto in D MinorMarcello04:09
04Concerto in DVivaldi03:42
05L'EnharmoniqueRameau06:12
06Prelude and SymphonyPurcell04:09
07Sonata in DScarlatti03:31
08String Quintet in EBoccherini03:58
09Suite in C MinorCouperin05:32
10Suite in E MinorBach04:52
11Symphony from the Fairy QueenPurcell06:26
12Tant ai ame or me convientDe Bethune05:20
13Trumpet Concerto in DTelemann04:43
14Get a load of this (TV Dinner)Weird, from tape02:53
15Squeak FartInternet00:04
16Normal FartInternet00:04
17Thick FartInternet00:04
18Rock & Roll Dr.Weird, from tape03:07


NAME Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD/DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00083
NOTES
(1 - 3) Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis; (4 - 6) Philharmonia Orchestra/Yehudi Menuhin; Elaine Schaffer, flute; Marilyn Costello, harp; (7 - 9) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham; Jack Brymer, clarinet; (10) Mozart Festival Orchestra/Alberto Lizzio; Svetlana Stanceva, piano
TRACKS
Three German Dances (ADD)
01No. 101:42
02No. 201:41
03No. 302:54
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C (ADD)
04Allegro11:11
05Andantino09:19
06Rondeau (Allegro) - Cadenzas by Flothius10:55
Clarinet Concerto in A (ADD)
07Allegro13:41
08Adagio08:55
09Rondo (Allegro)08:41
Piano Concerto No. 21 'Elvira Madigan' (DDD)
10Andante03:51


NAME Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00083
NOTES

TRACKS
"Ein kleine Nachtmusik"
01Allegro04:26
02Romanze (Andante)06:19
03Menuetto (Allegretto) & Trio02:13
04Rondo (Allegro)04:15
"Serenata Notturna"
05Marcia (Maestoso)04:37
06Menuetto & Trio03:57
07Rondo (Allegro - Adagio - Allegro - Allegretto)04:46
Overtures
08Ideomeno04:55
09Die Entfuhring aus dem Serail05:35
10La finta giardiniera02:10
11Der Schauspieldirektor04:07
12Lenozze di Figaro04:18
13Die Zauberflote07:04
14Cosi fan tutte04:36
15Don Giovanni06:10


NAME Chicago Brass + Shlomo Mintz
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ?
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00084
NOTES
(1 - 13) Chicago Brass; (14 - 16) Philadelphia Orchestra/Claudio Abbado w/Shlomo Mintz, violin
TRACKS
01RondeauMouret01:48
02BoureeBach02:01
03Sonatina03:02
04Fugue01:58
Sound an AlarmHandel
05Overture01:39
06Total Eclipse02:50
07March01:17
08Ah Let Me Weep03:37
09Sound an Alarm02:10
10Allegro in C MinorVivaldi02:16
Concerto in D Minor
11Allegro02:19
12Largo01:35
13Allegro01:49
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D MajorBrahms
14Allegro non troppo23:40
15Adagio09:42
16Allegro giocoso08:56


NAME 00085
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Cleveland Symphonic Winds/Frederick Fennel + ?
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00085
NOTES
The Cleveland Symphonic Winds cuts were recorded in 1978 - one of the first commercially available digital recordings. Use to have the LP. The music is wonderful.
TRACKS
First Suite in E-flatGustav Holst (1874 - 1934)Cleveland Symphonic Winds/Frederick Fennel
01Chaconne04:40
02Intermezzo02:51
03March02:54
Second Suite in F
04March04:22
05Song Without Words02:41
06Song of the Blacksmith01:22
07Fantasia on the Dargason03:00
Fantasia in G MajorJohann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
08Gravemente05:44
Music for the Royal FireworksGeorg Frederick Handel (1685 - 1759)
09Ouverture06:47
10Bouree01:35
11La Paix02:03
12La Rejouissance02:04
13Minuet Trio03:27
*******
14Prelude in C-sharp MinorRachmaninovAnonymous04:21
15Piano Concerto No. 1TchaikovskyAnonymous20:13
16Claire de luneDebussyAnonymous05:07


NAME 00086
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD/DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00086
NOTES
(1 - 4) Boston Symphony Orchestra/Charles Munch - Berj Zamkochian, organ; Leo Litwin & Bernard Zighera, pianists - Recorded 1969 (5) Same personnel + Everett Firth, timpanist (6 - 9) Recorded 1962 (10) Richard Giuliano, trumpet; Paul Riedo, organ; The Dallas Trumpets
TRACKS
Symphony No. 3 in C MinorCamille Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921)
Part I
01Adagio; Allegro moderato09:48
02Poco adagio09:35
Part II
03Allegro moderato07:30
04Maestoso; Allegro07:47
05Concerto in G Minor for Organ, Strings and TimpaniFrancis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)22:17
06The Peaceful Sunday LandscapeCesar Franck (1822 - 1890)02:37
07The Hunt05:29
08The Curse02:49
09The Demons' Chase03:03
10Fanfare for Three TrumpetsBert Truax (1954 - )02:58


NAME Chamber Music
COMPOSER Debussy, Claude (1862 - 1918)
PERFORMER Athena Ensemble
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00087
NOTES
Athena Ensemble: Richard McNicol, flute; Roger Fallows, clarinet; Roger Best, viola; Hugh Maguire, violin; Stephen Orton, cello; Ian Brown, piano; Frances Kelly, harp
TRACKS
Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp (1916)
01I Pastorale - Lento, dolce rubato06:25
02II Interlude - Tempo di Menuetto05:53
03III Finale - Allegro moderato ma risoluto04:43
*******
04Syrinx for Solo Flute (1913)03:00
05Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet & Piano (1910)08:38
06Petit Piece for Clarinet & Piano (1917)01:48
Sonata for Violin & Piano (1917)
07I Allegro vivo04:57
08II Intermede - Fantasque et leger04:12
09III Finale - Tres anime04:29
Sonata for Cello & Piano (1915)
I Prologue - Lent (missing - original CD damaged)
10II Serenade03:15
11III Finale - Moderement anime03:47


NAME Hector Berlioz
COMPOSER Berlioz, Hector (1803 - 1869)
PERFORMER The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus/Pierre Boulez
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00088
NOTES

TRACKS
Symphonie Fantastique
01Reveries - Passions13:58
Largo - Allegro agitato e appassionato assai
02Un bal (A Ball)06:10
Valse. Allegro non troppo
03Scene aux champs (Scene in the Country)15:23
Adagio
04Marche supplice (March to the Scaffold)07:03
Allegretto non troppo
05Songe d'une nuit du Sabbat (Dream of a Sabbath Night)09:50
Larghetto - Allegro - Dies irae - Ronde du Sabbat - Dies irae et Ronde du Sabbat ensemble
Tristia
06Meditation religieuse: "Ce monde entier" (Religious Reflection)04:34
07La Mort d'Ophelie: "Aupres d'un torrent" (The Death of Ophelia)06:33
08Marche fuebre pour la derniere scene d'"Hamlet" (Funeral March for the last scene of "Hamlet")07:53


NAME Ottorino Respighi
COMPOSER Respighi, Ottorino (1879 - 1936)
PERFORMER Philharmonia Orchestra/Antal Dorati
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00089
NOTES
See Disk # 29 - this appears to be a duplicate. Narf!
TRACKS


NAME Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
COMPOSER Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolai (1844 - 1908)
PERFORMER London Symphony Orchestra/John Mauceri
GENRE Mixed
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00090
NOTES

TRACKS
Scheherazade - Symphonic SuiteNicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
01The Sea and Sinbad's Ship10:19
02The Kalendar Prince13:00
03The Young Prince and the Young Princess11:11
04Festival at Baghdad12:46
*******
05Lawrence of Suburbia (Weird)Kabuki Kings06:29
Richard Giangiulo, trumpet; Paul Riedo, organ; The Dallas Trumpets
06Fanfare and ChorusDietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707)01:37
07Heroic MarchesGeorg Phillip Telemann (1681 - 1767)08:14
08Introduction and Trumpet TuneHenry Purcell (1659 - 1695)02:23
09La RejouissasnceGeorg Frederic Handel (1685 - 1759)00:55
10Prelude and Te DeumMarc-Antoine Charpentier (1634 - 1704)02:08
11Three Dances from the French Renaissance (ca. 1550)03:07
PavaneClaude Gervaise
Branle GaiAnonymous
AllemandeClaude Gervaise


NAME Der Ring Des Nibelungen - excerpts
COMPOSER Wagner, Richard (1813 - 1883)
PERFORMER Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00091
NOTES
- continued on Disk #92
TRACKS
01The Ride of the Valkyries05:22
02Forest Murmurs08:25
03Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey11:36


NAME Der Ring Des Nibelungen - excerpts
COMPOSER Wagner, Richard (1813 - 1883)
PERFORMER Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00092
NOTES
- continued from Disc #91
TRACKS
04Siegried's Death and Funeral Procession12:57
05Brunnhilde's Immolation Scene20:12


NAME Maurice Ravel
COMPOSER Ravel, Maurice (1875 - 1937)
PERFORMER Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal/Charles Dutoit
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00093
NOTES

TRACKS
01Bolero15:02
02Alborado del gracioso07:17
03Rapsodie Espagnole15:32
04La Valse12:45


NAME Symphony No. 2 in E Minor + Vocalise for orchestra
COMPOSER Rachmaninov, Sergei (1873 - 1943)
PERFORMER Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Andrew Litton
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00094
NOTES

TRACKS
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor
01I Largo - Allegro moderato23:15
02II Allegro molto (Scherzo)10:19
03III Adagio15:05
04IV Allegro vivace14:47
*******
05Vocalise for orchestra06:39


NAME Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor +Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Minor
COMPOSER Rachmaninov, Sergei (1873 - 1943)
PERFORMER Concertgbouw Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00095
NOTES
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
TRACKS
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor
01I Moderato11:53
02II Adagio sostenuto11:27
03III Allegro scherzando11:17
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Minor
04I Allegro vivace10:29
05II Largo07:35
06III Allegro vivace09:46


NAME Recital
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Los Angeles
GENRE Mixed
RATING Mostly garbage
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00096
NOTES
Most of these cuts are offensive
TRACKS
01Barber of Seville OvertureRossini07:50
02Jig (from St. Paul's Suite)Holst02:58
03Ostinato (from St. Paul's Suite)01:48
04Intermezzo (from St. Paul's Suite)03:24
05Dargason (from St. Paul's Suite)03:09
06TangoStravinsky04:08
07Pastorale (sorta' rhymes with "mad cow" (disease))01:47
08Circus Polka (Picasso, set to "music")03:30
09East L.A. Phase (for de Homies?)Wayne Siegel05:30
10Bulerias (15 minutes(!) of crap)Ian Krouse14:52
11Pavane opus 50Gabriel Faure05:23


NAME Mad About Mozart
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER Various
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00097
NOTES
(1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11) Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; (4) Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan; (6) Vienna Philharmonic/Nikolaus Haroncourt; (10) Vienna Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein; (12) The English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardner
TRACKS
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat Major
01Rondo w/David Jolley, horn03:40
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
02Romance05:44
Oboe Concerto in C Major
03Rondo w/Randall Wolfgang, oboe05:39
Divertimento No. 17 in D Major
04Menuetto - Trio - Menuetto05:23
05German Dance No. 3 in C Major - "The Sleighride"02:28
Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major
06Adagio w/Gidon Kremer, violin08:00
Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major
07Rondo w/Susan Palma, flute07:14
Divertimento in D Major
08Menueto - Trio I - Trio II - Coda03:56
Serenade No. 10 in B-flat Major
09Finale03:14
Clarinet Concerto in A Major
10Adagio w/Peter Schmidt, clarinet08:17
11"A Musical Joke" in F Major - Presto04:24
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major
12Allegro assai w/Malcolm Bilson, piano07:58


NAME Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major + various
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER Wiener Kammerorchester/Yehudi Menuhin
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00098
NOTES
(1 - 3) Vadim Repin plays the Antonio Stradivarius "Ruby" violin; (4 - 8) Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel
TRACKS
Violin Concerto No. 5 in A MajorMozart
01Allegro aperto10:18
02Adagio11:00
03Rondeau (Tempo de menuetto)09:10
*******
04Espana, RhapsodyChabrier (1841 - 1894)06:35
05Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2Liszt (1811 - 1886)09:45
06FinlandiaSibelius (1865 - 1957)07:34
07Waltz, "Weiner Blut", Op. 354 (Viennese Blood)Strauss (1825 - 1899)08:59
08Marche slaveTchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)08:48


NAME Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major + Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER English Chamber Orchestra + The London Philharmonic
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00099
NOTES
(1 - 3) English Chamber Orchestra/Alexander Gibson - w/Norbert Brainin, violin - Peter Schidlof, viola; (4 - 7) The London Philharmonic/Vernon Handley
TRACKS
Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for Violin, Viola & Orchestra
01Allegro13:58
02Andante13:00
03Presto06:53
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major
04Adagio - Allegro11:38
05Andante con moto09:08
06Menuetto: Allegro03:56
07Finale: Allegro05:25


NAME Quartet, K.478 in G Minor + Quartet, K.493 in E-flat
COMPOSER Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 - 1791)
PERFORMER Guarneri Quartet w/Artur Rubenstein, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excelllent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00100
NOTES
Members of the Guarneri Quartet: John Dalley, violin; Michael Tree, viola; David Soyer, cello; Artur Rubenstein, piano (recorded April, 1971)
TRACKS
Quartet, K.478 in G Minor
01Allegro08:32
02Andante07:41
03Rondo: Allegro08:20
Quartet, K.493 in E-flat
04Allegro08:07
05Larghetto10:50
06Allegretto09:30


NAME Squd
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER ?
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ?
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00101
NOTES
I don't member nuthin' 'bout this CD
TRACKS
01Also Sprach ZarathustraStrauss01:56
02Ride of the ValkyriesWagner04:53
03Mars, the Bringer of WarHolst07:15
04Romeo & Juliet SuiteProkofiev05:21
05Sabre DanceKhachaturian02:26
06William Tell Overture (conclusion)Rossini03:15
07In the Hall of the Mountain KingGrieg02:31
08The Hut on Fowl's LegsMussorgsky03:33
09The Great Gate at KievMussorgsky05:49
10Fanfare for the Common ManCopland03:19
11Symphony No. 5 in C MinorBeethoven07:05
12March to the ScaffoldBerlioz04:37
13Circus MaximusRespighi04:26
14Los Toreadors from CarmenBizet02:12
15FinlandiaSibelius07:49
161812 Overture (conclusion)Tchaikovsky03:39
17Farandole from L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2Bizet03:05


NAME The Planets
COMPOSER Holst, Gustav (1874 - 1934)
PERFORMER London Symphony Orchestra/Andre Previn
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00102
NOTES
Ambrosian Singers/John McCarthy
TRACKS
01Mars, the Bringer of War07:00
02Venus, the Bringer of Peace08:39
03Mercury, the Winged Messenger07:39
04Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity07:39
05Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age09:50
06Uranus, the Magician05:59
07Neptune, the Mystic07:31


NAME Bassoon Esoterica
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Arthur Grossman & Terry Ewell, bassoons; Peter Mack, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Esoteric
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00103
NOTES
No typos here!
TRACKS
Grande Sonate No. 2Etienne Ozi (1754 - 1813)
01Allegro03:36
02Adagio03:36
03Rondo: Allegretto non troppo03:48
Grande Sonate No. 3
04Allegro03:01
05Siciliana03:23
06Alla polonese (Allegro)03:12
Grande Sonate No. 6
07Allegro moderato03:50
08Adagio03:10
09Moderato02:53
******* Grossman and Mack
10Adagio, WoO 35Louis Spohr (1784 - 1859)05:15
11Recit et AllegroNoel-Gallon (1891 - 1966)04:52
12Ma Celine: Air varieFriedrich Berr (1794 - 1838)09:53


NAME Evgeny Kissin
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Evgeny Kissin, piano
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00104
NOTES

TRACKS
Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight"Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
01Adagio sostenuto06:14
02Allegretto02:15
03Presto agitato07:02
Prelude, Choral et FugueCesar Franck (1822 - 1890)
04Prelude04:59
05Choral06:17
06Fugue06:41
Variations on a Theme by PaganiniJohannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Book I
07Theme00:25
08Variation I00:23
09Variation II00:26
10Variation III00:25
11Variation IV01:05
12Variation V00:48
13Variation VI00:23
14Variation VII00:25
15Variation VIII00:26
16Variation IX01:21
17Variation X01:37
18Variation XI01:46
19Variation XII01:26
20Variation XIII00:33
21Variation XIV01:43
Book II
22Variation I00:44
23Variation II00:35
24Variation III00:29
25Variation IV01:05
26Variation V00:23
27Variation VI00:21
28Variation VII00:18
29Variation VIII00:28
30Variation IX01:00
31Variation X00:49
32Variation XI00:25
33Variation XII01:20
34Variation XIII01:08
35Variation XIV01:19


NAME 24 Tracks of Shlomo Mintz playing caprices really fast
COMPOSER Paganini
PERFORMER Shlomo Mintz, solo violin
GENRE Classical
RATING Boring
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00105
NOTES
No track information
TRACKS
No track information


NAME 25 Tracks of Shlomo Mintz playing caprices really fast
COMPOSER Paganini
PERFORMER Shlomo Mintz, solo violin
GENRE Classical
RATING Boring
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00106
NOTES
No track information
TRACKS
No track information


NAME Concerto in D (Brahms) + Concerto in D (Tchaikovsky)
COMPOSER Brahms + Tchaikovsky
PERFORMER Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Fritz Reiner w/Jascha Heifetz(1901 - 1987), violin
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00107
NOTES
Brahms recorded 1955; Tchaikovsky recorded 1957 - (all in Symphony Hall, Chicago)
TRACKS
Concerto in DJohannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
01Allegro non troppo18:51
02Adagio08:11
03Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace07:19
Concerto in DPiotr Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
04Allegro moderato15:45
05Canzonetta: Andante05:32
06Allegro vivacissimo08:11


NAME Rosamunde
COMPOSER Schubert, Franz (1797 - 1828)
PERFORMER Gewandhaus Orchestra, Liepzig/Kurt Masur
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00108
NOTES
Incidental Music to Helmina von Chezy's play - Elly Ameling, soprano - Leipzig Radio Chorus
TRACKS
01Overture09:57
02Entr'acte No. 108:02
03Ballet Music No. 108:59
04Entr'acte No. 203:20
05Romance03:46
06Chorus of Spirits03:22
07Entr'acte No. 308:08
08Shepherd's Melody01:32
09Chorus of Shepherds03:52
10Chorus of Huntsmen02:13
11Ballet Music No. 207:43


NAME Susan Nigro & the Big Bassoon
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Susan Nigro, contrabassoon - Mark Lindeblad, piano
GENRE Beats me
RATING Beats me
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00109
NOTES

TRACKS
Contrabassoon ConcertoVazgen Muradian
01Adagio; Allegro05:53
02Adagio03:53
03Moderato; Presto; Moderato03:43
04Heart's DesireDonald Draganski08:08
05The NarwhalAlan Palider05:56
Miniature SuiteRalph Nicholson
06Prelude01:46
07Poco adagio02:36
08Waltz01:28
09Finale01:16
10Music for Contrabassoon and PianoFrank Warren09:16
Four MovementsMatt Doran
11Largo Moderato02:09
12Theme & Three Variations04:51
13Andante02:42
14Allegro01:47


NAME Eroica Trio
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Eroica Trio
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00110
NOTES
Erika Nickrenz, piano - Adela Pena, violin - Sara Sant'Ambrogio, cello
TRACKS
Piano Trio "Dumky"Dvorak
01Lento - Maestoso Allegro11:00
02Andante06:27
03Andante moderato04:55
04Allegro03:47
05Lento maestoso04:28
Piano Trio No. 2Shostakovich
06Andante07:38
07Allegro con brio02:44
08Largo06:43
09Allegretto10:53
10VocaliseRachmaninov06:44


NAME Narf!
COMPOSER Beethoven + Mozart
PERFORMER Philadelphia Orchestra + Wiener Kammerorchester
GENRE Classical
RATING Excellent
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00111
NOTES
(1 - 4) The Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti - (5 - 10) Wiener Kammerorchester/Yehudi Menuhin; Vadim Repin plays the A. Stradivari "Ruby" violin (1708)
TRACKS
Symphony No. 1 in C MajorBeethoven (1770 - 1827)
01Adagio molto - Allegro con brio08:45
02Andante cantabile con moto08:11
03Menuetto (Allegro molto vivace) & Trio03:30
04Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace05:24
Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major K 211Mozart (1756 - 1791)
05Allegro moderato09:13
06Andante07:24
07Rondeau (Allegro)04:36
Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major K 326
08Allegro09:03
09Adagio08:15
10Rondeau (Allegro)06:19


NAME The Romantic Piano
COMPOSER Various
PERFORMER Anonymous
GENRE Classical
RATING Good
FORMAT DDD/ADD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00112
NOTES

TRACKS
DreamingRobert Schumann
01Scenes from Childhood03:11
Nocturne in E-flat MajorFrederic Chopin
02op. 9/204:37
Six WaltzesFranz Schubert
03in A-flat Major op. 9a/100:33
04in A-flat Major op. 9a/200:45
05in A-flat Major op. 9a/600:31
06in A-flat Major op. 9a/1000:39
07in D-flat Major op. 9a/1400:33
08in A-flat Major op. 9a/1600:33
Lovedream (Liebestraum)Franz Liszt
09No. 3 op. 62 (ADD)04:17
Lyrical Pieces op. 65Edvard Grieg
10In the Saloon02:15
11Wedding at Troldhaugen05:08
ArabesqueClaude Debussy
12No. 1 in E Major03:51
Clair de Lune
13from Suite Bergamasque05:09
Moonlight Sonata in C-sharp MinorLudwig van Beethoven
14Adagio sostenuto06:16
Waltz in A-flat MajorFrederic Chopin
15op. 69/104:11
Chanson TristePeter I. Tchaikovsky
16op. 40/1 (ADD)02:30
Chant sans paroles
17op. 69/1 (ADD)02:03
Slavonic DanceAntonin Dvorak
18op. 72/205:51
Prelude in D-flat MajorFrederic Chopin
19Raindrops04:49
Prelude in C-sharp MinorSergei Rachmaninov
20op. 3/204:25


NAME School of Velocity
COMPOSER Levering, Arthur
PERFORMER Arthur Levering
GENRE Pure crap
RATING god-awful garbage
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00113
NOTES
Would YOU like to compose music a la Levering? Get yourself two tomcats and place them inside an out-of-tune piano.
TRACKS
01Twenty Ways Upon the Bells (I does feel sorry for them bells! Wonder what he did to 'em.)08:59
02Clarion/Shadowing (huh?)06:25
03Clarion/Shadowing (huh? huh?)05:26
04School of Velocity (makes the Backstreet Boys sound good)03:55
05School of Velocity03:39
06School of Velocity03:53
07Roulade (a salad dressing?)07:45
08Uncle Inferno (shoulda' named this one Daddy Demon)02:27
09Uncle Inferno01:59
10Uncle Inferno01:45
11Cloches II08:47


NAME New Cantatas and Madrigals
COMPOSER "Composer" should not be used here
PERFORMER New Calliope Singers
GENRE crap
RATING crap
FORMAT DDD
MEDIUM CD
CD_NUMBER 00114
NOTES
Are you man enough to listen to this entire CD? If you can hum just one of these "tunes" I will pay you $100. Note Mr. Monod's clever use of alliteration.
TRACKS
01Shake off your heavy tranceJacob Druckman (b. 1928 )00:49
02The faery beam upon you01:47
03Death, be not proud02:22
04Corinna's going a'maying01:45
Three Cultivated ChorusesMilton Babbit (b. 1916) - Bruce Babbit's uncle?
05Madrigal No. 1 - Amarilli01:33
06Madrigal No. 2 - Dovro dungue morire01:12
07Madrigal No. 3 - Dovro dungue morire01:03
The Habitable EarthMiriam Gideon (b. 1916)
08Part I03:08
09Part II05:26
10Part III01:58
11Cantus Contra Cantum IVJacques-Louis Monod (b. 1927)03:56
12I. When as in silksMaurice Wright (b. 1940)01:56
13II. Alas, this life01:37
14III. The Expiration02:41
15IV. My love in her attire01:45
16Une saison en EnferSteven R. Gerber (b.1948)19:41