Various ‎– The No.1 Classical Album

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Polygram TV ‎– 456 195-2
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1-1 Puccini* Nessun Dorma From Turandot
Composed By – Puccini*Conductor – Zubin MehtaOrchestra – London Philharmonic Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Luciano Pavarotti
3:02
1-2 Mozart* Overture From The Marriage Of Figaro
Composed By – Mozart*Conductor – Karl BöhmOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Deutsche Oper, Berlin*
4:20
1-3 Verdi* Dies Irae From Requiem (Extract)
Chorus – Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus*Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – Herbert von KarajanOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
2:26
1-4 Wagner* Ride Of The Valkyries
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Sir Georg Solti*Orchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
3:07
1-5 Vivaldi* Spring From The Four Seasons (1st Movement)
Composed By – Vivaldi*Conductor, Violin – Iona BrownOrchestra – Academy Of St Martin In The Fields*
3:19
1-6 Massenet* Meditation From Thaïs
Composed By – Massenet*
5:41
1-7 Bach* Air On A G String
Composed By – Bach*Orchestra – Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
4:39
1-8 Beethoven* Ode To Joy From Symphony No.9
Bass Vocals – Kurt MollComposed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Leonard BernsteinContralto Vocals – Hanna SchwarzOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Gwyneth JonesTenor Vocals – René Kollo
2:48
1-9 Bach* Badinerie
Composed By – Bach*Conductor – Sir Neville MarrinerFlute – William Bennett (3)Orchestra – Academy Of St Martin In The Fields*
1:33
1-10 Pachelbel* Canon
Composed By – Pachelbel*Conductor – Herbert von KarajanOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
5:08
1-11 Offenbach* Barcarolle
Composed By – Offenbach*Conductor – Herbert von KarajanOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
3:35
1-12 Bach* Prelude From Suite No.1
Adapted By [Transcription] – John W Duarte*Composed By – Bach*Guitar – John Williams (7)
2:24
1-13 Saint-Saëns* Organ Symphony Finale (Extract)
Composed By – Saint-Saëns*Conductor – Myung-Whun ChungOrchestra – Orchestre De L'Opéra BastilleOrgan – Michael Matthes
3:09
1-14 Elgar* Cello Concerto 1st Movement (Extract)
Cello – Julian Lloyd WebberComposed By – Elgar*Conductor – Yehudi MenuhinOrchestra – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
3:38
1-15 Verdi* The Force Of Destiny Overture (Extract)
Composed By – Verdi*Conductor – James Levine (2)Orchestra – Metropolitan Opera Orchestra*
3:24
1-16 Rimsky-Korsakov* The Flight Of The Bumblebee
Composed By – Rimsky-Korsakov*Conductor – Vladimir AshkenazyOrchestra – Philharmonia Orchestra
1:19
1-17 Steiner* Gone With The Wind Main Title
Composed By – Steiner*Conductor – John MauceriOrchestra – Hollywood Bowl Orchestra*
4:29
1-18 Vaughan Williams* Fantasia On Greensleeves
Composed By – Vaughan Williams*Conductor – Sir Neville MarrinerOrchestra – Academy Of St Martin In The Fields*
4:45
1-19 Shostakovich* Romance From The Gladfly
Composed By – Shostakovich*Conductor – Riccardo ChaillyOrchestra – Philadelphia Orchestra*
3:00
1-20 Handel* Zadok The Priest
Choir – Choir Of Westminster Abbey*Composed By – Handel*Conductor – Simon PrestonOrchestra – English Concert, The*
5:18
1-21 Orff* O Fortuna From Carmina Burana
Composed By – Orff*Conductor – Riccardo ChaillyOrchestra – Radio Symphonie Orchester Berlin And Chorus*
2:35
2-1 R. Strauss* Also Sprach Zarathustra (Extract)
Composed By – R. Strauss*Conductor – Herbert von KarajanOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*
1:40
2-2 Rodrigo* Concierto De Aranjuez Adagio (Extract)
Composed By – Rodrigo*Conductor – Sir Neville MarrinerGuitar – Pepe RomeroOrchestra – Academy Of St Martin In The Fields*
5:18
2-3 Mascagni* Cavalleria Rusticana Intermezzo
Composed By – Mascagni*Conductor – Gianandrea GavazzeniOrchestra – National Philharmonic Orchestra
3:15
2-4 Offenbach* Orpheus In The Underworld Can Can
Composed By – Offenbach*Conductor – Paul ParayOrchestra – Detroit Symphony Orchestra
2:07
2-5 Villa-Lobos* Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 Aria (Cantilena)
Composed By – Villa-Lobos*Conductor – Jeffrey TateEnsemble – Lynn Harrell And Cello EnsembleSoprano Vocals – Kiri Te Kanawa
3:30
2-6 Respighi* The Birds Prelude
Composed By – Respighi*Orchestra – Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
2:49
2-7 Shostakovich* Jazz Waltz II From The Jazz Suite No.2
Composed By – Shostakovich*Conductor – Riccardo ChaillyOrchestra – Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam*
3:43
2-8 Gorecki* Symphony No.3 (Extract)
Composed By – Gorecki*Conductor – Kazimierz KordOrchestra – Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra*Soprano Vocals – Joanna Kozłowska*
4:29
2-9 Gregorian Chant* Gloria
Chorus – Chorus Of Monks Of The Abbey Of Santo Domingo De Silos*
3:06
2-10 Pook* Blow The Wind
Ensemble – Jocelyn Pook And Ensemble*Vocals – Melanie Pappenheim
3:00
2-11 Anderson* The Typewriter
Composed By – Anderson*Conductor – Frederick FennellOrchestra – Eastman-Rochester 'Pops' Orchestra*
1:44
2-12 Lloyd Webber* Variations I - IV
Cello – Julian Lloyd WebberComposed By – Lloyd Webber*Conductor – Barry Wordsworth
3:13
2-13 Fucik* Entry Of The Gladiators
Composed By – Fucik*Conductor – Elgar HowarthEnsemble – Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
3:01
2-14 Bernstein* West Side Story America
Composed By, Conductor – Leonard BernsteinVocals – Louise Edeiken, Tatiana Troyanos
2:28
2-15 Ramirez* Misa Criolla Kyrie
Choir – Coral Salvé De Laredo, Sociedad Coral De BilbaoComposed By – Ramirez*Conductor – José Luis Ocejo
3:48
2-16 Lloyd Webber* Pie Jesu From Requiem
Choir – Winchester Cathedral ChoirComposed By – Lloyd Webber*Conductor – Lorin MaazelOrchestra – English Chamber OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Sarah BrightmanTreble Vocals – Paul Miles-Kingston
3:58
2-17 Karas* Harry Lime Theme
Composed By, Zither [Solo] – Anton Karas
3:15
2-18 Souza* Liberty Bell
Composed By – Souza*Conductor – Frederick FennellEnsemble – Eastman Wind Ensemble
3:27
2-19 Lara* Granada
Composed By – Lara*Conductor – Marcel PeetersOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*Tenor Vocals – Placido Domingo
3:55
2-20 John Williams (4) Star Wars Main Theme
Composed By – John Williams (4)Orchestra – Boston Pops Orchestra*
5:39
2-21 Di Capua* O Sole Mio
Composed By – Di Capua*Conductor – Zubin MehtaOrchestra – Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino*Tenor Vocals – José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo
2:45

Notes

This compilation ℗ 1996, © 1996 PolyGram Classics and Jazz, a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.
Printed & made in EC.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 028945619521
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): 00095 50621 111 02 + 50990870
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): 456 197-2 50621 121 02
  • Label Code: LC 7341
  • Other (Distribution Code): PY 900
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
  • Other (SPARS Codes): ADD/DDD

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