album · 2009

100 Best 20th Century Classics

Various Artists
# Song Artist
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato
Jean-Bernard Pommier/Hallé Orchestra/Lawrence Foster
Jean-Bernard Pommier/Hallé Orchestra/Lawrence Foster 4:52
2
Romeo and Juliet (1987 Digital Remaster): Dance of the Knights
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 5:41
3
Masquerade (1993 Digital Remaster): Waltz
Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz
Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz 4:20
4
Lieutenant Kijé Op. 60: 4. Troika
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt
London Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt 2:55
5
Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor: I. Allegro ma non tanto (excerpt)
Mikhail Rudy/Mariss Jansons/St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Leningrad)
Mikhail Rudy/Mariss Jansons/St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Leningrad) 2:53
6
Concierto de Aranjuez: Adagio - Opening
Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 4:47
7
Spartacus_Ballet Suite No. 2: Adagio
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Temirkanov/John Fraser
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Temirkanov/John Fraser 4:45
8
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
Jacqueline Du Pre
Jacqueline Du Pre 8:01
9
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43, Variation XVIII
Cecile Ousset
Cecile Ousset 3:02
10
Images, II. Ibéria: 3. Le matin d'un jour de fête
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 4:59
11
Valse triste from Kuolema - Incidental music, Op.44/1 - 2000 - Remaster
The Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli
The Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 5:35
12
The Lark Ascending (opening) - 1987 - Remaster
Hugh Bean/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult
Hugh Bean/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 6:26
13
Noches en los jardines de España (1987 Digital Remaster): En la Generalife
Gonzalo Soriano/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
Gonzalo Soriano/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire 5:49
14
Harnasie, Op. 46 extract (Rural Scene)
Antoni Wit/Polish Radio Chorus of Krakow/Polish Radio Orchestra of Krakow
Antoni Wit/Polish Radio Chorus of Krakow/Polish Radio Orchestra of Krakow 2:30
15
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F: Second movement: Andante
Dmitri Alexeev/English Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Maksymiuk
Dmitri Alexeev/English Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Maksymiuk 6:10
16
The Planets Op.32 (Jupiter, concl.): Jupiter, the Bringer of Jolity (conclusion)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 4:47
2
1
Sinfonietta: Fourth movement: Allegretto
Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2:46
2
Six Orchestral Pieces, Op.6: VI. Langsam
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 1:53
3
Five Orchestral Pieces, Op.16: IV. Peripetie (Sehr rasch)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 2:37
4
Lulu Suite (Symphonic Pieces from the opera 'Lulu'): IV. Variationen (Moderato)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 3:26
5
Petrushka - Scènes burlesques en quatre tableaux, Première tableau: Le tour de passe-passe - Danse russe
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Donohoe/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Donohoe/Sir Simon Rattle 2:31
6
4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: Sunday Morning
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek 3:48
7
Symphony No. 5 FS97, Op. 50 (1996 Digital Remaster): Allegro
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Herbert Blomstedt
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Herbert Blomstedt 2:45
8
Les Biches: Rondeau
Georges Prêtre/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra
Georges Prêtre/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra 3:37
9
Concerto for Orchestra: Fourth movement: Intermezzo interotto (Allegretto)
Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra 4:26
10
Violin Concerto (revised version) (1994 - Remaster): II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana - Trio (Canzonetta) - Tempo I
Sir William Walton/Yehudi Menuhin/London Symphony Orchestra
Sir William Walton/Yehudi Menuhin/London Symphony Orchestra 6:48
11
Pines of Rome (1996 Digital Remaster): The Pines of the Villa Borghese
London Symphony Orchestra/Lamberto Gardelli
London Symphony Orchestra/Lamberto Gardelli 2:55
12
Sinfonietta, Op.23: III. Rondo. Sehr lebhaft
Gurzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker/James Conlon
Gurzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker/James Conlon 5:57
13
The Rite of Spring, 'Le sacre du printemps' (1947 revised version), Part 1: L'adoration de la terre: Introduction - Les augures printaniers - Danse des adolescentes - Jeu de rapt
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 5:03
14
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - Suite aus der oper: No. 2 Moderato assai
Mariss Jansons/Berliner Philharmoniker
Mariss Jansons/Berliner Philharmoniker 2:24
15
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening) - 1985 Digital Remaster
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 6:13
16
3 Symphonic Movements H53, H67, H83: Pacific 231
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 6:33
17
Kammermusik No. 1, Op.24 No.1: IV. Finale: 1921 (Lebhaft)
Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker
Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker 6:06
18
Boléro (abbrev. version; arr. Bates) - 1992 - Remaster
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 5:16
3
1
Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten for string orchestra and bell
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Richard Studt
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Richard Studt 6:14
2
Ballet Suite: Yugen, Dance of Men
Mariss Jansons/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Mariss Jansons/Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra 2:40
3
Cassiopeia for percussion solo and orchestra (1971): Scene
Stomu Yamash'ta/Seiji Ozawa/Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Stomu Yamash'ta/Seiji Ozawa/Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra 3:04
4
Sinfonie Nr.3 Op.36 "sinfonie Der Klagelieder" ("symphony Of Sorrowful Songs"): II. Lento e largo, tranquillissimo - cantabilissimo - dolcissimo - legatissimo · "Mütterchen, weine nicht, oh, nein"
Zofia Kilanowicz/Jacek Kasprzyk
Zofia Kilanowicz/Jacek Kasprzyk 4:33
5
Anaklasis for Strings & Percussion
London Symphony Orchestra/Krzysztof Penderecki
London Symphony Orchestra/Krzysztof Penderecki 6:01
6
Symphony No. 8: Movement 2 (conclusion)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 4:40
7
Et Expecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum, Pour Orchestre De Bois, Cuivres Et Percussions Métalliques : Des Profondeurs De L'abîme, Je Crie Vers Toi, Seigneur, Seigneur, Écoute Ma Voix !
Serge Baudo - Ens De Percussions De L'Orchestre De Paris - Orch Sym De La Bbc - Jacques Delecluse - Jean Jacques - François Dupin - Alain Jacquet - Gérard Perotin - Orchestre De Paris - Jacques Remy
Serge Baudo - Ens De Percussions De L'Orchestre De Paris - Orch Sym De La Bbc - Jacques Delecluse - Jean Jacques - François Dupin - Alain Jacquet - Gérard Perotin - Orchestre De Paris - Jacques Remy 2:49
8
Drowned Out
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 5:11
9
Symphony No.1 (1994 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro guisto
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra/Witold Lutoslawski
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra/Witold Lutoslawski 4:56
10
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito
Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle
Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle 6:25
11
Nyman: The Heart Asks Pleasure First / The Promise - Edit
Michael Nyman
Michael Nyman 3:15
12
Rain Coming for chamber orchestra (1982)
London Sinfonietta & Oliver Knussen
London Sinfonietta & Oliver Knussen 8:34
13
Tavener: The Protecting Veil
Steven Isserlis
Steven Isserlis 3:45
14
The Canticle of the Sun
Ryusuke Numajiri/Mstislav Rostropovich/Simon Carrington/Neil Percy/John Alley/London Voices
Ryusuke Numajiri/Mstislav Rostropovich/Simon Carrington/Neil Percy/John Alley/London Voices 5:22
15
Asyla: IV
Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 4:39
16
Flourish with Fireworks, Op. 22
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 4:07
4
1
Candide: Overture
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 4:18
2
A Set Of Pieces For Theater Or Chamber Orchestra: Nr.3: In The Night
Ensemble Modern
Ensemble Modern 2:50
3
Glass: Façades
Christopher Warren-Green , Simon Haram , London Chamber Orchestra (Lco) , John Harle
Christopher Warren-Green, Simon Haram, London Chamber Orchestra (Lco), John Harle 7:50
4
Williams: Schindler's List Theme
Tasmin Little , New World Philharmonic Orchestra
Tasmin Little, New World Philharmonic Orchestra 5:06
5
Fanfare for the Common Man
Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México & Enrique Bátiz
Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México & Enrique Bátiz 3:43
6
Adagio for Strings Op. 11
The Philadelphia Orchestra;Eugene Ormandy
The Philadelphia Orchestra;Eugene Ormandy 6:24
7
Horner: My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from the movie Titanic)
David Abel , Orchestra
David Abel, Orchestra 4:24
8
Nagoya Marimbas (for two marimbas)
Colin Currie/Sam Walton
Colin Currie/Sam Walton 4:55
9
Three Occasions for Orchestra: A Celebration of some 100 x 150 notes
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 3:33
10
Cello Concerto, Op.22: II. Andante sostenuto
Ralph Kirshbaum/Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Ralph Kirshbaum/Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Jukka-Pekka Saraste 7:48
11
Shaker Loops (1983): A Final Shaking
London Chamber Orchestra/Christopher Warren-Green
London Chamber Orchestra/Christopher Warren-Green 3:47
12
Rodeo (1999 Digital Remaster): Hoe-Down
Leonard Slatkin & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra 4:15
13
Rhapsody in Blue (jazzband version): Opening
Wayne Marshall/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
Wayne Marshall/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle 4:41
14
Three Dances (2002 - Remaster): Dance No. 1
Michael Tilson-Thomas/Ralph Grierson
Michael Tilson-Thomas/Ralph Grierson 6:34
15
Any Other Name (American Beauty)
Nikolaj Bloch
Nikolaj Bloch 4:09
16
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine - Fanfare for orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle , City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 4:18
5
1
El Amor Brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Moura Lympany
Moura Lympany 4:07
2
Two Poèmes, Op. 63 (1998 Digital Remaster): II: Étrangeté
John Ogdon
John Ogdon 1:54
3
Estampes: I. Pagodes
Cecile Ousset
Cecile Ousset 5:12
4
Romance from the Gadfly
Tasmin Little/Piers Lane
Tasmin Little/Piers Lane 3:16
5
Liebesfreud
Maxim Vengerov/Ian Brown
Maxim Vengerov/Ian Brown 3:17
6
6 Duos for 2 Violins (1999 - Remaster): No. 28: Sorrow
Yehudi Menuhin/Nell Gotkovsky
Yehudi Menuhin/Nell Gotkovsky 2:49
7
Spiegel im Spiegel
Tasmin Little
Tasmin Little 8:22
8
Choro Nr.1 e-moll · für Gitarre solo
Manuel Barrueco
Manuel Barrueco 4:58
9
All in Twilight: I. Dotted quaver = 80
Julian Bream
Julian Bream 3:09
10
Zapateado
Sharon Isbin
Sharon Isbin 2:16
11
String Quartet No 1 'Metamorphoses Nocturnes': Allegro grazioso
Artemis Quartet
Artemis Quartet 1:35
12
Lyric Suite: III. Allegro misterioso
Alban Berg Quartett
Alban Berg Quartett 3:14
13
Verklärte Nacht, Op.4 (extract)
Artemis Quartet/Thomas Kakuska/Valentin Erben
Artemis Quartet/Thomas Kakuska/Valentin Erben 7:28
14
Quatuor pour la fin du temps, 'Quartet for the End of Time': Liturgie de cristal
Christoph Poppen/Manuel Fischer-Dieskau/Wolfgang Meyer/Yvonne Loriod
Christoph Poppen/Manuel Fischer-Dieskau/Wolfgang Meyer/Yvonne Loriod 2:31
15
Minuet
Gidon Kremer/Yuri Bashmet/Mstislav Rostropovich
Gidon Kremer/Yuri Bashmet/Mstislav Rostropovich 2:49
16
String Quartet in F: II. Assez vif: très rythmé
Belcea Quartet
Belcea Quartet 6:03
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1
Orff: Carmina Burana, Pt. I, Fortuna imperatrix mundi: "O Fortuna"
Philharmonia Orchestra , Riccardo Muti , The Philharmonia Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, The Philharmonia Chorus 2:48
2
Beatus Petronius
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent/Ene Salumae/Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tönu Kaljuste
Christopher Bowers-Broadbent/Ene Salumae/Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tönu Kaljuste 5:07
3
Nunc dimittis
James Bowman/Crispian Steele-Perkins/City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
James Bowman/Crispian Steele-Perkins/City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox 3:05
4
Requiem: Pie Jesu
Jane Gilchrist , Kirk Trevor , Simon Gibson , Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Jane Gilchrist, Kirk Trevor, Simon Gibson, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra 2:52
5
Agnus Dei
Karl Jenkins
Karl Jenkins 3:40
6
Song for Athene
Winchester Cathedral Choir , David Hill
Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill 6:13
7
Requiem: III. Pie Jesu
Choir of King's College, Cambridge , Stephen Cleobury
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury 3:36
8
Ecce Cor Meum
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields , Gavin Greenaway , London Voices , Terry Edwards , Boys of Magdalen College Choir, Oxford , Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Gavin Greenaway, London Voices, Terry Edwards, Boys of Magdalen College Choir, Oxford, Choir of King's College, Cambridge 2:51
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Rachmaninoff: Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Natalie Dessay , Berliner Symphoniker , Michael Schonwandt
Natalie Dessay, Berliner Symphoniker, Michael Schonwandt 5:23
10
Arlecchino, oder Die Fenster Op. 50, 3. SATZ: Wie ist ihr Schlaf, Madame? (Arlecchino/Colombina)
Ernst Theo Richter/Susanne Mentzer/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon/Kent Nagano
Ernst Theo Richter/Susanne Mentzer/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon/Kent Nagano 2:25
11
11 Folk Songs: Ballo (Italy)
Linda Hirst/London Sinfonietta/Diego Masson
Linda Hirst/London Sinfonietta/Diego Masson 1:46
12
Chants d'Auvergne: Baïlèro (Series 1, No.2)
Arleen Augér/English Chamber Orchestra/Yan Pascal Tortelier
Arleen Augér/English Chamber Orchestra/Yan Pascal Tortelier 6:43
13
Vier letzte Lieder AV150 (Op. posth): 3. Beim Schlafengehen (Hesse)
Nina Stemme , Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden , Antonio Pappano
Nina Stemme, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Antonio Pappano 5:15
14
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (for soprano and 8 cellos): I. Aria (Cantilena): Adagio
Barbara Hendricks/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Enrique Bátiz
Barbara Hendricks/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Enrique Bátiz 6:09
15
Les Soleil des eaux: La Sorgue
Josephine Nendick/Louis Devos/Barry McDaniel/BBC Chorus/BBC Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez
Josephine Nendick/Louis Devos/Barry McDaniel/BBC Chorus/BBC Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez 4:21
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Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (Lauretta)
Angela Gheorghiu,London Symphony Orchestra,Antonio Pappano
Angela Gheorghiu,London Symphony Orchestra,Antonio Pappano 2:08
17
Die tote Stadt: Mariettas Lied: Glück, das mir verblieb
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/Philharmonia Orchestra/Julius Rudel
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/Philharmonia Orchestra/Julius Rudel 5:38
18
Puccini: Turandot, Act 3: "Nessun dorma"
Alain Lombard , José Carreras , Choeurs De L'Opera Du Rhin , Orchestre Philharmonique De Strasbourg
Alain Lombard, José Carreras, Choeurs De L'Opera Du Rhin, Orchestre Philharmonique De Strasbourg 4:11