Various ‎– Gramophone Editor's Choice: July 2002

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Recording Of The Month
1 Dvorak* Slavonic Dance No. 8, Furiant (Presto)
Composed By – Dvorak*Conductor – Nikolaus HarnoncourtOrchestra – Chamber Orchestra Of Europe*
4:00
2 Schumann* Mignon, Op 79 No 28
Composed By – Schumann*Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Bernarda FinkPiano – Roger Vignoles
3:43
3 Busoni* Turandot Suite - Night Waltz
Composed By – Busoni*Conductor – Samuel WongOrchestra – Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
4:15
4 Palestrina* Sicut Cervus
Choir – Musica ContextaComposed By – Palestrina*Directed By – Simon Ravens
5:10
5 Glass* Music In Contrary Motion (Extract)
Composed By – Glass*Ensemble – Alter Ego (9)
5:35
6 Lortzing* Der Wildschütz - Wie Freundlich Strahlt Die Holde Morgensonne
Baritone Vocals – Thomas QuasthoffComposed By – Lortzing*Conductor – Christian ThielemannOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Deutsche Oper, Berlin*
4:53
7 Ravel* Sonatine - Animé
Composed By – Ravel*Piano – Angela Hewitt
3:55
8 Haydn* Siegfried - Nun Sing! Ich Lausche Dem Gesang
Bass Vocals – Brindley SherrattChoir – Monteverdi Choir*Composed By – Haydn*Conductor – Sir John Eliot Gardiner*Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Sara MingardoOrchestra – English Baroque Soloists*Soprano Vocals – Joanne Lunn
5:50
9 Beethoven* String Quartet In E Minor, Op 59 No 2 - Allegretto
Composed By – Beethoven*Ensemble – Takács Quartet
6:36
10 Beethoven* Missa Solemnis - Agnus Dei
Choir – Schweizer Chamber Choir*Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – David ZinmanOrchestra – Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra*
5:55
Cover Story
11 Bellini* Il Pirata - Ascolta. Nel Furor Della Tempeste
Composed By – Bellini*Conductor – Evelino PidòOrchestra – London Philharmonic Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Roberto Alagna
3:31
Collection
12 Vaughan Williams* A Pastoral Symphony - Molto Moderato (Excerpt)
Composed By – Vaughan Williams*Conductor – Vernon HandleyOrchestra – RLPO*
5:17
Reputations
13 Richard Rodgers Oklahoma! - Overture
Composed By – Rodgers*
4:57
Competition 3:47
14 Unknown Artist Untitled
15 Unknown Artist Untitled
16 Unknown Artist Untitled
17 Unknown Artist Untitled
18 Unknown Artist Untitled
19 Unknown Artist Untitled

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EDITOR'S CHOICE
The Top Ten discs
July 2002

GRAMOPHONE: THE CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE

Cover Story Roberto Alagna
Dvorak Slavonic Dances from Harnoncourt
Beethoven's Rasumovskys from the Takács Quartet
David Zinman conducts Beethoven's Missa solemnis
Busoni orchestral music from the Hong Kong PO
Alter Ego play Philip Glass ensemble classics
Two Haydn Masses from Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Palestrina's music for Holy Saturday
Angela Hewitt plays Ravel piano music
Bernarda Fink sings Schumann Lieder
Thomas Quasthoff sings German Opera Arias

Digital Mastering by Good Imprint.

Compilation © 2002 Gramophone Publications Limited

Competition (14-19): Three works each in a different version. Identify them

Total Timing 67'27"

(Track 13 is the original 'Oklahoma!' soundtrack recording)

(Jewel case and insert)

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