Various ‎– Music Of The World's Great Composers

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Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F
A1 First Movement: Allegro
Composed By – Bach*
A2 Second Movement: Adagio
Composed By – Bach*
A3 Third Movement: Allegro
Composed By – Bach*
A4 Fourth Movement: Menuetto Trio
Composed By – Bach*
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B1 Water Music Suite
Composed By – Handel*
Symphony No. 94 In G
C1 First Movement: Adagio Cantabile
Composed By – Haydn*
C2 Second Movement: Andante
Composed By – Haydn*
C3 Third Movement: Menuetto; Allegro
Composed By – Haydn*
C4 Fourth Movement: Allegro Di Molto
Composed By – Haydn*
Symphony No. 40 In G Minor, K.550
D1 First Movement: Allegro Molto
Composed By – Mozart*
D2 Second Movement: Andante
Composed By – Mozart*
D3 Third Movement: Menuetto And Trio; Allegretto
Composed By – Mozart*
D4 Fourth Movement: Finale, Allegro Assai
Composed By – Mozart*
Symphony No. 3 In E-Flat, Op. 55
E1 First Movement: Allegro Con Brio
Composed By – Beethoven*
E2 Second Movement: Marcia Funebre Adagio Assai (Part I)
Composed By – Beethoven*
F1 Second Movement: Marcia Funebre Adagio Assai (Concluded)
Composed By – Beethoven*
F2 Third Movement: Scherzo And Trio; Allegro Vivace
Composed By – Beethoven*
F3 Fourth Movement: Finale; Allegro Molto; Poco Andante; Presto
Composed By – Beethoven*
Symphony No. 8 In B Minor
G1 First Movement: Allegro Moderato
Composed By – Schubert*
G2 Second Movement: Andante Con Moto
Composed By – Schubert*
Symphony No. 4 In A, Op. 90
H1 First Movement: Allegro Vivace
Composed By – Mendelssohn*
H2 Second Movement: Andante Con Moto
Composed By – Mendelssohn*
H3 Third Movement: Con Moto Moderato
Composed By – Mendelssohn*
H4 Fourth Movement: Saltarello Presto
Composed By – Mendelssohn*
Symphony No. 3 In F, Op. 90
I1 First Movement: Allegro Con Brio
Composed By – Brahms*
I2 Second Movement: Andante
Composed By – Brahms*
J1 Third Movement: Poco Allegretto
Composed By – Brahms*
J2 Fourth Movement: Allegro
Composed By – Brahms*
Symphony In D Minor
K1 First Movement: Allegro Non Troppo
Composed By – Franck*
L1 Second Movement: Allegretto
Composed By – Franck*
L2 Third Movement: Allegro Non Troppo
Composed By – Franck*
Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op. 74
M1 First Movement: Adagio; Allegro Non Troppo
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*
M2 Second Movement: Allegro Con Grazia
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*
N1 Third Movement: Allegro Molto Vivace
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*
N2 Fourth Movement: Adagio-Lamentoso
Composed By – Tchaikovsky*
Symphony No. 3 In E-Flat, Op. 97
O1 First Movement: Vivace
Composed By – Schumann*
O2 Second Movement: Scherzo Molto Moderato
Composed By – Schumann*
O3 Third Movement: Moderato
Composed By – Schumann*
P1 Fourth Movement: Maestoso
Composed By – Schumann*
P2 Fifth Movement: Vivace
Composed By – Schumann*
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P3 Mephisto Waltz
Composed By – Liszt*
Les Sylphides
Q1.1 A Major Prelude, Op. 28, No. 7
Composed By – Chopin*
Q1.2 C-Sharp Minor Waltz, Op. 64, No. 2
Composed By – Chopin*
Q1.3 E-Flat Major Waltz, Op. 18
Composed By – Chopin*
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Q2 Finlandia, Op. 26, No. 7 (Symphonic Poem)
Composed By – Sibelius*
Q3 The Swan Of Tuonela (No. 3 Of 'Lemminkainen Legend', Op. 22)
Composed By – Sibelius*
Peer Gynt Suite, No. 1, Op. 46
R1.1 1 Morning Mood
Composed By – Grieg*
R1.2 2 The Death Of Ase
Composed By – Grieg*
R1.3 3 Anitra's Dance
Composed By – Grieg*
R1.4 4 In The Hall Of The Mountain King
Composed By – Grieg*
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R2 Carnival Overture, Op. 92
Composed By – Dvorak*
S1 Till Eulenspiegel's Mercy Pranks, Op. 28 (Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche) (Symphonic Poem)
Composed By – Richard Strauss
S2 Wiener Blut, Op. 354-Walzer (Vienna Blood - Waltz)
Composed By – Johann Strauss, Jr*
T1 Tristan And Isolde: Prelude And Liebestod
Composed By – Wagner*
The Rite Of Spring (Le Sacre Du Printemps)
U1.1 First Part: The Fertility Of The Earth
Composed By – Stravinsky*
U1.2 Second Part: The Sacrifice (Part 1)
Composed By – Stravinsky*
V1 Second Part: The Sacrifice (Concluded)
Composed By – Stravinsky*
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V2 Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Faun
Composed By – Debussy*
W1 The Roman Carnival: Overture (Le Carnaval Romain, Op.9)
Composed By – Berlioz*
W2 La Forza Del Destino: Overture
Composed By – Verdi*
W3 Die Fledermaus: Du Und Du Op. 367-Walzer
Composed By – Johann Strauss, Jr*
Barber Of Seville:
X1 Overture
Composed By – Rossini*
Carmen:
X2 Prelude To Act I
Composed By – Bizet*
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X3 Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36
Composed By – Rimsky-Korsakoff*

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Pressed for "Club" members only, a set of twelve long-playing records manufactured exclusively for the "Reader's Digest" magazine by Radio Corporation of America.

Includes 3 inserts:
A: 16 paged full sized 12x12 booklet about artists with detailed historical biographical info and composer sketches.

B: Mail-away coupon sheet titled "Reservation Certificate" with four removable panels for free samples of this recording for friends.

C: Foldout sheet titled "Facts About" detailing this pressing and mastering quality along with care of this box-set. A value worth up to $59.76.

There is no cat# for the complete set present on this release, just the cat#s for the individual LPs.

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