The Greatest Classical Stars on Earth
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Label: Decca
Release Date: 25 May, 1998
1. Also sprach Zarathustra, 'Thus spake Zarathustra' by Richard Strauss
Performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Georg Solti
2. Guillaume Tell by Gioachino Rossini
Performed by Milan La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Chailly
3. Peer Gynt by Edvard Grieg
Performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Herbert von Karajan
4. 'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performed by National Philharmonic Orchestra Performed by Luciano Pavarotti, conducted by Giancarlo Chiaramello
5. (4) Orchestral Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Karl Münchinger
6. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 21 in C by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata Academica Performed by András Schiff, conducted by Sándor Végh
7. Radetzky March Op. 228 by Johann Strauss
Performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Willi Boskovsky
8. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G minor by Max Bruch
Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performed by Kyung-Wha Chung, conducted by Rudolf Kempe
9. Serenade No. 13, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" in G by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by VIenna Mozart Ensemble, conducted by Willi Boskovsky
10. Chants d'Auvergne by Joseph Canteloube
Performed by English Chamber Orchestra Performed by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, conducted by Jeffrey Tate
11. Waltzes by Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin
Performed by Vladimir Ashkenazy
12. Cantata No. 208, 'Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd' (Hunt Cantata) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Karl Münchinger
13. (The) Tale of Tsar Saltan by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
Performed by Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy
14. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Performed by Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Charles Dutoit
15. Lakmé by Léo Delibes
Performed by Philharmonia Orchestra Performed by Lesley Garrett, conducted by Andrew Greenwood
16. Adagio in G minor by Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni
Performed by Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Performed by Martin Haselböck, conducted by Karl Münchinger
17. Pizzicato Polka by Johann II Strauss
Performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Willi Boskovsky
18. (Das) Land des Lächelns, 'Land of Smiles' by Franz Lehár
Performed by Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra / Rome Opera Orchestra Performed by Plácido Domingo, conducted by Zubin Mehta
19. Carmina Burana by Carl Orff
Performed by Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus / Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Chailly
20. Jazz Suite No. 2 by Dmitry Shostakovich
Performed by Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Chailly
21. Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber
Performed by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Zinman
22. Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performed by Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner
23. 12 Concertos for Violin and Strings by Antonio Vivaldi
Performed by Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performed by Alan Loveday, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner
24. Suite in D by Jeremiah Clarke
Performed by Jones Brass Ensemble
25. Canon and Gigue in D by Johann Pachelbel
Performed by Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Karl Münchinger
26. Casanova by Johann II Strauss
Performed by Mormon Tabernacle Choir / Utah Symphony Orchestra Performed by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, conducted by Julius Rudel
27. Piano Sonata No. 14, "Moonlight" in C sharp minor by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Vladimir Ashkenazy
28. Romeo and Juliet by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Herbert von Karajan
29. Pavane by Gabriel Fauré
Performed by Montreal Symphony Orchestra Chorus / Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Charles Dutoit
30. Symphony No. 9, "From the New World" in E minor by Antonín Dvorák
Performed by Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Georg Solti
31. The Nutcracker - Suite by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Herbert von Karajan
32. Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo
Performed by Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performed by Carlos Bonell, conducted by Charles Dutoit
33. Solomon by George Frideric Handel
Performed by Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner
34. (21) Hungarian Dances by Johannes Brahms
Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Walter Weller
35. Thaïs by Jules Massenet
Performed by National Philharmonic Orchestra Performed by Nigel Kennedy, conducted by Richard Bonynge
36. Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra Performed by Luciano Pavarotti, conducted by Zubin Mehta