Various ‎– Sony Classical - Great Performances: 1903 - 1998

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Disc 1: Acoustic, Electric, Mono And Early Stereo Years 1903-1959
1-1 "Largo Al Factotum" From The Barber Of Seville (Il Barbiere Di Siviglia)
Baritone Vocals – Giuseppe CampanariComposed By – Rossini*Piano – Charles Adams Prince*
2:33
1-2 Mazurka In G Major, "Obertass", Op. 19, No. 1
Composed By – Wieniawski*Piano – Camille De CreusViolin – Eugène Ysaÿe
2:07
1-3 II. "Pilenö" From Contrasts For Violin, Clarinet And Piano
Clarinet – Benny GoodmanComposed By, Piano – Bartok*Violin – Joseph Szigeti
4:31
1-4 IV. Allegro - Prestissimo From Quartet In C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4
Composed By – Beethoven*Ensemble – Budapest String Quartet
4:15
1-5 Bachiana Brasileira No. 5: Aria - Cantilena
Cello – Leonard RoseComposed By, Conductor – Villa-Lobos*Soprano Vocals – Bidú Sayão
7:02
1-6 III. Allegro Molto Vivace From Violin Concerto In E Minor, Op. 64
Composed By – Mendelssohn*Conductor – Bruno WalterOrchestra – The New York Philharmonic OrchestraViolin – Nathan Milstein
5:22
1-7 "La Donna È Mobile" From Rigoletto
Composed By – Giuseppe VerdiConductor – Emil CooperOrchestra – Metropolitan Opera Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Richard Tucker (2)
1:56
1-8 II. Prestissimo, Con Sordino From String Quartet No. 4
Composed By – Bartok*Ensemble – Juilliard String Quartet
2:49
1-9 "Fossils" From "Carnival Of The Animals"
Composed By – Saint-Saëns*Narrator – Noël CowardOrchestra – André Kostelanetz And His Orchestra
1:55
1-10 III. Rondo - Allegro Spirituoso From Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 6
Composed By – Paganini*Conductor – Eugene OrmandyOrchestra – The Philadelphia OrchestraViolin – Zino Francescatti
5:43
1-11 I. Prélude From "Le Tombeau De Couperin"
Composed By – Ravel*Piano – Robert Casadesus
2:46
1-12 "The Desire For Hermitage" From Hermit Songs, Op. 29
Composed By, Piano – Samuel BarberSoprano Vocals – Leontyne Price
3:19
1-13 Variation 30 A 1 Clav. Quodlibet From "Goldberg" Variations, BWV 988
Composed By – Bach*Piano – Glenn Gould
0:49
1-14 Aria From "Goldberg" Variations, BWV 988
Composed By – Bach*Piano – Glenn Gould
2:10
1-15 "Mack The Knife" From The Three Penny Opera
Composed By – Kurt WeillConductor – Roger BeanVocals – Lotte Lenya
3:04
1-16 III. Menuetto - Trio From Symphony No. 36 "Linz", K. 425
Composed By – Mozart*Conductor – Bruno WalterOrchestra – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4:25
1-17 III. Allegro Vivace Assai From Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467
Composed By – Mozart*Piano – Rudolf Serkin
6:25
1-18 V. Rondo (Allegro) From Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor, Op. 21
Composed By – Lalo*Conductor – Eugene OrmandyOrchestra – The Philadelphia OrchestraViolin – Isaac Stern
6:48
1-19 Battle Hymn Of The Republic
Choir – Mormon Tabernacle ChoirChorus Master – Richard P. CondieConductor – Eugene OrmandyOrchestra – The Philadelphia Orchestra
4:41
1-20 "Un Bei Di" From Madama Butterfly
Conductor – Max RudolfOrchestra – Columbia Symphony OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Eileen Farrell
4:42
Disc 2: The Analog Stereo Years 1960-1975
2-1 "Dance Sacrale" From The Rite Of Spring (La Sacre Du Printemps)
Composed By, Conductor – Stravinsky*Orchestra – Columbia Symphony Orchestra
4:35
2-2 "Ritual Fire Dance" From El Amor Brujo
Composed By – Falla*Conductor – Leopold StokowskiOrchestra – The Philadelphia Orchestra
3:23
2-3 "Hoe-Down" From Rodeo
Composed By – Copland*Conductor – Leonard BernsteinOrchestra – The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
3:07
2-4 "Little" Fugue In G Minor, BWV 578
Composed By – Bach*Organ – E. Power Biggs
4:05
2-5 Prelude No. 1 In C Major, BWV 846 (From The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
Composed By – Bach*Piano – Glenn Gould
2:22
2-6 II. Allegretto Scherzando From Symphony No. 8 In F Major, Op. 93
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Pablo CasalsOrchestra – Marlboro Festival Orchestra
3:43
2-7 Slavonic Dance No. 1 In C Major, Op. 46
Composed By – Dvorak*Conductor – George SzellOrchestra – The Cleveland Orchestra
3:51
2-8 IV. "Urlicht" From Symphony No. 2 In C Minor "Resurrection"
Composed By – Mahler*Conductor – Leonard BernsteinMezzo-soprano Vocals – Jennie TourelOrchestra – The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
2:51
2-9 I. Psalm 108 (Verse 2) & Psalm 100 From Chinchester Psalms
Choir – Camerata SingersComposed By, Conductor – Leonard BernsteinOrchestra – The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
3:30
2-10 III. Scherzo: Allegro Leggierissimo From Octet In E-Flat Major, Op. 20
Cello – David Soyer, Leslie ParnasComposed By – Mendellsohn*Ensemble – Marlboro Festival OctetViola – Michael Tree, Samuel RhodesViolin – Alexander Schneider, Arnold Steinhardt, Jaime Laredo, John Dalley
4:26
2-11 Etude In C-Sharp Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
Composed By – Scriabin*Piano – Vladimir Horowitz
3:11
2-12 Etude In A-Flat Major, Op. 72. No. 11
Composed By – Moszkowski*Piano – Vladimir Horowitz
1:31
2-13 I. Allegro Con Spirito From Concierto De Aranjuez
Composed By – Rodrigo*Conductor – Ormandy*Guitar – John Williams (7)Orchestra – The Philadelphia Orchestra
5:57
2-14 III. Alla Marcia, Moderato From Karelia Suite, Op. 11
Composed By – Sibelius*Conductor – Eugene OrmandyOrchestra – The Philadelphia Orchestra
4:34
2-15 Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2
Composed By – Gabrieli*Ensemble – Cleveland Brass Ensemble, Philadelphia Brass Ensemble, The Chicago Brass Ensemble
2:48
2-16 Fanfare For The Common Man
Composed By, Conductor – Copland*Orchestra – The London Symphony Orchestra
3:16
2-17 Beau Soir
Arranged By, Conductor – Claus OgermanComposed By – Debussy*Conductor – Columbia Symphony OrchestraVocals – Barbra Streisand
2:38
2-18 Baroque And Blue
Composed By, Piano – Claude BollingDouble Bass – Max HediguerDrums – Marcel SabianiFlute – Jean-Pierre Rampal
5:15
2-19 III. Rondo: Allegro Assai From Piano Concerto No. 20 In D Minor, K. 466
Composed By – Mozart*Conductor, Piano – Murray PerahiaOrchestra – English Chamber Orchestra
7:08
2-20 Danse Générale From Daphnis Et Chloé
Composed By – Ravel*Conductor – Pierre BoulezOrchestra – The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
4:20
Disc 3: Late Stereo And The Introduction Of Digital Stereo 1976-1991
3-1 Eubie's Classical Rag
Composed By, Piano – Eubie Blake
3:48
3-2 Intermezzo In B Minor, Op. 119, No. 1
Composed By – Brahms*Piano – Rudolf Serkin
4:23
3-3 III. Allegro From Cello Concerto No. 2 In D Major, Op. 101
Cello – Yo-Yo MaConductor – José-Luis GarciaOrchestra – English Chamber Orchestra
4:23
3-4 Behind The Gardens - Behind The Wall - Under The Tree
Composed By, Harp – Andreas Vollenweider
7:19
3-5 Perhaps Love
Vocals – John Denver, Placido Domingo
2:57
3-6 Facades From Glassworks
Composed By – Philip GlassConductor – Michael RisemanEnsemble – The Philip Glass Ensemble
7:21
3-7 O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – John PritchardOrchestra – The London Philharmonic OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Kiri Te Kanawa
2:26
3-8 Passo Pei Prat From Chants D'Auvergne
Alto Vocals – Frederica von StadeComposed By – Canteloube*Conductor – Antonio De AlmeidaOrchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
3:39
3-9 III. Finale: Allegro From Trumpet Concerto In E-Flat Major
Composed By – Haydn*Conductor – Raymond LeppardOrchestra – National Philharmonic OrchestraTrumpet – Wynton Marsalis
4:27
3-10 I. Allegro From Flute Concerto In D Major, RV. 428 "Il Gardellino"
Composed By – Vivaldi*Conductor – Claudio ScimoneFlute – Jean-Pierre RampalOrchestra – I Solisti Veneti
3:54
3-11 Promenade (Walking The Dog)
Composed By – George GershwinConductor – Michael Tilson ThomasOrchestra – Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
2:54
3-12 III. Allegro Fugato From Sonata No. 5 For Cello And Piano, Op. 102, No. 2
Cello – Yo-Yo MaComposed By – Beethoven*Piano – Emanuel Ax
4:45
3-13 7. Turangalîla II From Turangalîla Symphony
Composed By – Messiaen*Conductor – Esa-Pekka SalonenOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
3:58
3-14 IV. Rondo Alla Zingarese: Presto From Piano Quartet In G Minor, Op. 25
Cello – Yo-Yo MaComposed By – Brahms*Piano – Emanuel AxViola – Jaime LaredoViolin – Isaac Stern
8:03
3-15 Mazurka In C Minor, Op. 56, No. 3
Composed By – Chopin*Piano – Vladimir Horowitz
5:06
3-16 II. Vivace From String Quartet In D Minor, Op. 56 "Voces Intimae"
Composed By – Sibelius*Ensemble – Juilliard String Quartet
2:37
3-17 "Ch'ella Mi Creda Libero E Lontano" From La Fanciulla Del West
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Lorin MaazelOrchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Alla ScalaTenor Vocals – Placido Domingo
2:06
Disc 4: Digital Stereo And Beyond 1990-1998
4-1 Main Theme From Star Wars
Composed By, Conductor – John Williams (4)Orchestra – The Skywalker Symphony Orchestra
5:50
4-2 Andante From Concerto In D Minor For 2 Mandolins
Cello – Yo-Yo MaComposed By – Vivaldi*Conductor, Vocals – Bobby McFerrin
4:00
4-3 Salut D'Amour, Op. 12
Composed By – Elgar*Piano – Robert McDonaldViolin – Midori*
3:11
4-4 Minuet From Quintet No. 1 In E Major
Composed By – Boccherini*Conductor, Vocals – Bobby McFerrinOrchestra – The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
3:39
4-5 "Für Elise"
Composed By – Beethoven*Piano – Perahia*
2:52
4-6 Appalachia Waltz
Cello – Yo-Yo MaComposed By, Violin – Mark O'ConnorDouble Bass – Edgar Meyer
5:47
4-7 Opening Section From Rhapsody In Blue
Arranged By, Piano – Marcus RobertsComposed By – George GershwinConductor – Robert SadinOrchestra [Members] – Orchestra Of St. Luke's, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
9:54
4-8 "All The Delights Of The Season" From Sense And Sensibility
Composed By – Patrick DoyleConductor – Robert Ziegler
1:14
4-9 "Steam Engine" From Sense And Sensibility
Composed By – Patrick DoyleConductor – Robert Ziegler
1:19
4-10 Summon The Heroes
Composed By, Conductor – John Williams (4)Orchestra – The Boston Pops Orchestra
3:35
4-11 Prelude To Cello Suite No. 1 In G Major, BWV 1007
Cello – Yo-Yo MaComposed By – Bach*
2:19
4-12 Brünnhilde's "Battle Cry" From Die Walküre
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Mark Elder (2)Orchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent GardenSoprano Vocals – Jane Eaglen
2:16
4-13 Sonata In A Major, K. 537
Composed By – Scarlatti*Piano – Murray Perahia
2:58
4-14 "The Murder" From Psycho: A Suite For Strings
Composed By – Bernard HerrmannConductor – Esa-Pekka SalonenOrchestra – Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
1:00
4-15 Flight Of The Bumblebee
Composed By – Rimsky-Korsakov*Piano – Arcadi Volodos
1:33
4-16 Prelude From Partita No. 3 In E, BWV 1006
Composed By – Bach*Violin – Hilary Hahn
3:30
4-17 Libertango
Bandoneon – Néstor MarconiCello – Yo-Yo MaComposed By – Piazzolla*Double Bass – Hector ConsoleElectric Guitar – Horacio MalvicinoGuitar – Oscar Castro-NevesPiano – Leonard Marconi*Violin – Antonio Agri
3:08
4-18 Angel (Lust)
Composed By – Joe JacksonPercussion – Sue HadjopoulosViola – Allison CornellViolin – Mary RowellVocals – Dawn Upshaw, Joe Jackson, Suzanne Vega
4:28
4-19 Theme From Schindler's List
Composed By, Conductor – John Williams (4)Orchestra – The Pittsburgh Symphony OrchestraViolin – Itzhak Perlman
3:34
4;20 I. Allegro Ben Ritmato E Decisio From Three Preludes
Arranged By – Jascha HeifetzComposed By – Gershwin*Piano – John Williams (4)Violin – Joshua Bell
1:39
4-21 "La Donna È Mobile" From Rigoletto
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Carlo RizziOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Welsh National Opera*Tenor Vocals – Marcelo Álvarez
2:19
4-22 Gymnopédie No. 3
Arranged By, Conductor, Guitar – John Williams (7)Composed By – Satie*
2:27
4-23 "Song Of Peace" From Symphony 1997: Heaven Earth Mankind
Choir – Yip's Children's ChoirComposed By – Tan DunConductor – Tan DunEnsemble – Imperial Bells Ensemble Of ChinaOrchestra – Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
4:02

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Consists of previously released material. ℗ 1999 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Originally released 1903, 1912, 1940, 1945, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

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℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH

℗ 1975 Claude Bolling (Disc 2, Track 18)

John Denver appears through the courtesy of RCA (BMG) records.

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