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album · 2009

100 Best 20th Century Classics

Various Artists
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato
Sergei Rachmaninoff , Jean-Bernard Pommier/Hallé Orchestra/Lawrence Foster , Lawrence Foster
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Jean-Bernard Pommier/Hallé Orchestra/Lawrence Foster, Lawrence Foster 4:52
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Romeo and Juliet (1987 Digital Remaster): Dance of the Knights
Sergei Prokofiev , André Previn
Sergei Prokofiev, André Previn 5:41
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Masquerade (1993 Digital Remaster): Waltz
Aram Khachaturian , Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz , Efrem Kurtz
Aram Khachaturian, Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz, Efrem Kurtz 4:20
4
Lieutenant Kijé Op. 60: 4. Troika
Sergei Prokofiev , London Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt , Klaus Tennstedt
Sergei Prokofiev, London Philharmonic Orchestra/Klaus Tennstedt, Klaus Tennstedt 2:55
5
Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor: I. Allegro ma non tanto (excerpt)
Sergei Rachmaninoff , Mikhail Rudy/Mariss Jansons/St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Leningrad) , Rudy Mikhail , Mariss Jansons , St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra , Cochran
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Mikhail Rudy/Mariss Jansons/St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Leningrad), Rudy Mikhail, Mariss Jansons, St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Cochran 2:53
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Concierto de Aranjuez: Adagio - Opening
Joaquin Rodrigo , Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra , City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra , Julian Bream , Sir Simon Rattle
Joaquin Rodrigo, Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Julian Bream, Sir Simon Rattle 4:47
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Spartacus_Ballet Suite No. 2: Adagio
Aram Khachaturian , Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Temirkanov/John Fraser , Yuri Temirkanov
Aram Khachaturian, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Temirkanov/John Fraser, Yuri Temirkanov 4:45
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Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato
Edward Elgar , Jacqueline Du Pre , Sir John Barbirolli
Edward Elgar, Jacqueline Du Pre, Sir John Barbirolli 8:01
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Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43, Variation XVI: Allegretto
Sergei Rachmaninoff , Cecile Ousset , Sir Simon Rattle
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Cecile Ousset, Sir Simon Rattle 3:02
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Images, II. Ibéria: 3. Le matin d'un jour de fête
Claude Debussy , André Previn
Claude Debussy, André Previn 4:59
11
Valse triste from Kuolema - Incidental music, Op.44/1 - 2000 Remastered Version
Jean Sibelius , The Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli , Sir John Barbirolli
Jean Sibelius, The Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli, Sir John Barbirolli 5:35
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The Lark Ascending (opening) - 1987 Remastered Version
Ralph Vaughan Williams , Hugh Bean/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult , Sir Adrian Boult
Ralph Vaughan Williams, Hugh Bean/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult, Sir Adrian Boult 6:26
13
Noches en los jardines de España (1987 Digital Remaster): En la Generalife
Manuel de Falla , Gonzalo Soriano/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire , Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Manuel de Falla, Gonzalo Soriano/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos 5:49
14
Harnasie, Op. 46 extract (Rural Scene)
Karol Szymanowski , Antoni Wit/Polish Radio Chorus of Krakow/Polish Radio Orchestra of Krakow , Antoni Wit
Karol Szymanowski, Antoni Wit/Polish Radio Chorus of Krakow/Polish Radio Orchestra of Krakow, Antoni Wit 2:30
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in F: Second movement: Andante
Dmitri Shostakovich , Dmitri Alexeev/English Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Maksymiuk , Dmitri Alexeev , Jerzy Maksymiuk , English Chamber Orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich, Dmitri Alexeev/English Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Maksymiuk, Dmitri Alexeev, Jerzy Maksymiuk, English Chamber Orchestra 6:10
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The Planets Op.32 (Jupiter, concl.): Jupiter, the Bringer of Jolity (conclusion)
Gustav Holst , Sir Simon Rattle
Gustav Holst, Sir Simon Rattle 4:47
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Sinfonietta: Fourth movement: Allegretto
Leoš Janáček , Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra , Seiji Ozawa
Leoš Janáček, Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa 2:46
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Six Orchestral Pieces, Op.6: VI. Langsam
Anton Webern , Sir Simon Rattle
Anton Webern, Sir Simon Rattle 1:53
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Five Orchestral Pieces, Op.16: IV. Peripetie (Sehr rasch)
Arnold Schoenberg , Sir Simon Rattle
Arnold Schoenberg, Sir Simon Rattle 2:37
4
Lulu Suite (Symphonic Pieces from the opera 'Lulu'): IV. Variationen (Moderato)
Alban Berg , Sir Simon Rattle
Alban Berg, Sir Simon Rattle 3:26
5
Petrushka - Scènes burlesques en quatre tableaux, Première tableau: Le tour de passe-passe - Danse russe
Igor Stravinsky , City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Donohoe/Sir Simon Rattle , Sir Simon Rattle
Igor Stravinsky, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Peter Donohoe/Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Simon Rattle 2:31
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4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: Sunday Morning
Benjamin Britten , Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek , Libor Pesek
Benjamin Britten, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek, Libor Pesek 3:48
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Symphony No. 5 FS97, Op. 50 (1996 Digital Remaster): Allegro
Carl Nielsen , Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Herbert Blomstedt , Herbert Blomstedt
Carl Nielsen, Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Herbert Blomstedt, Herbert Blomstedt 2:45
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Les Biches: Rondeau
Francis Poulenc , Georges Prêtre/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra , Georges Pretre
Francis Poulenc, Georges Prêtre/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra, Georges Pretre 3:37
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Concerto for Orchestra: Fourth movement: Intermezzo interotto (Allegretto)
Béla Bartók , Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra , Seiji Ozawa
Béla Bartók, Seiji Ozawa/Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa 4:26
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Violin Concerto (revised version) (1994 - Remaster): II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana - Trio (Canzonetta) - Tempo I
William Walton , Sir William Walton/Yehudi Menuhin/London Symphony Orchestra , Phil Chapman
William Walton, Sir William Walton/Yehudi Menuhin/London Symphony Orchestra, Phil Chapman 6:48
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Pines of Rome (1996 Digital Remaster): The Pines of the Villa Borghese
Ottorino Respighi , London Symphony Orchestra/Lamberto Gardelli , Lamberto Gardelli
Ottorino Respighi, London Symphony Orchestra/Lamberto Gardelli, Lamberto Gardelli 2:55
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Sinfonietta, Op.23: III. Rondo. Sehr lebhaft
Alexander von Zemlinsky , Gurzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker/James Conlon , James Conlon
Alexander von Zemlinsky, Gurzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker/James Conlon, James Conlon 5:57
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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
Igor Stravinsky , Sir Simon Rattle
Igor Stravinsky, Sir Simon Rattle 5:03
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Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - Suite aus der oper: No. 2 Moderato assai
Kurt Weill , Mariss Jansons/Berliner Philharmoniker , Cochran , Mariss Jansons
Kurt Weill, Mariss Jansons/Berliner Philharmoniker, Cochran, Mariss Jansons 2:24
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Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening) - 1985 Remastered Version
Ralph Vaughan Williams , London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult , Sir Adrian Boult
Ralph Vaughan Williams, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Sir Adrian Boult 6:13
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3 Symphonic Movements H53, H67, H83: Pacific 231
Arthur Honegger , Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Mariss Jansons , Cochran , Mariss Jansons
Arthur Honegger, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Mariss Jansons, Cochran, Mariss Jansons 6:33
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Kammermusik No. 1, Op.24 No.1: IV. Finale: 1921 (Lebhaft)
Paul Hindemith , Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker , Claudio Abbado
Paul Hindemith, Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado 6:06
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Boléro (abbrev. version; arr. Bates) - 1992 Remastered Version
Maurice Ravel , André Previn
Maurice Ravel, André Previn 5:16
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Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten for string orchestra and bell
Arvo Pärt , Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Richard Studt , Richard Studt
Arvo Pärt, Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Richard Studt, Richard Studt 6:14
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Ballet Suite: Yugen, Dance of Men
Yuzo Toyama , Mariss Jansons , Cochran
Yuzo Toyama, Mariss Jansons, Cochran 2:40
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Cassiopeia for percussion solo and orchestra (1971): Scene
Toru Takemitsu , Stomu Yamash'ta/Seiji Ozawa/Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra , Seiji Ozawa
Toru Takemitsu, Stomu Yamash'ta/Seiji Ozawa/Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa 3:04
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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"
Henryk Gorecki , Zofia Kilanowicz/Jacek Kasprzyk , Jacek Kasprzyk
Henryk Gorecki, Zofia Kilanowicz/Jacek Kasprzyk, Jacek Kasprzyk 4:33
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Anaklasis for Strings & Percussion
Krzysztof Penderecki , London Symphony Orchestra/Krzysztof Penderecki
Krzysztof Penderecki, London Symphony Orchestra/Krzysztof Penderecki 6:01
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Symphony No. 8: Movement 2 (conclusion)
Hans Werner Henze , Sir Simon Rattle
Hans Werner Henze, Sir Simon Rattle 4:40
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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 !
Olivier Messiaen , 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
Olivier Messiaen, 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
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Drowned Out
Mark-Anthony Turnage , Sir Simon Rattle
Mark-Anthony Turnage, Sir Simon Rattle 5:11
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Symphony No.1 (1994 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro guisto
Witold Lutosławski , Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra/Witold Lutoslawski
Witold Lutosławski, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra/Witold Lutoslawski 4:56
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Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito
Joaquin Rodrigo , Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle , Sir Simon Rattle
Joaquin Rodrigo, Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Simon Rattle 6:25
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Nyman: The Heart Asks Pleasure First / The Promise - Edit
Michael Nyman
Michael Nyman 3:15
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Rain Coming for chamber orchestra (1982)
Toru Takemitsu , London Sinfonietta & Oliver Knussen , Oliver Knussen
Toru Takemitsu, London Sinfonietta & Oliver Knussen, Oliver Knussen 8:34
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Tavener: The Protecting Veil
John Tavener , Steven Isserlis , Gennady Rozhdestvensky
John Tavener, Steven Isserlis, Gennady Rozhdestvensky 3:45
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The Canticle of the Sun
Sofia Gubaidulina , Ryusuke Numajiri/Mstislav Rostropovich/Simon Carrington/Neil Percy/John Alley/London Voices , Mstislav Rostropovich , Ryusuke Numajiri
Sofia Gubaidulina, Ryusuke Numajiri/Mstislav Rostropovich/Simon Carrington/Neil Percy/John Alley/London Voices, Mstislav Rostropovich, Ryusuke Numajiri 5:22
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Asyla: IV
Thomas Adès , Sir Simon Rattle
Thomas Adès, Sir Simon Rattle 4:39
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Flourish with Fireworks, Op. 22
Oliver Knussen , Sir Simon Rattle
Oliver Knussen, Sir Simon Rattle 4:07
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