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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music But Were Too Afraid To Ask

Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Jeffrey Howard (organ), Johann Strauss Orchestra, Trevor Pinnock (organ), Jeffrey Khaner (flute), Stacey Watton (double bass), Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Janine Jansen (violin), Maarten Jansen (cello), Jan Jansen (harpsichord),...

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Contents

 Excerpt, Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

Work length11:52
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1970-10-23
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

2. Adagio sostenuto

Track length11:52

 Excerpt, Holst: The Planets, Op. 32

Work length8:01
  • Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  • Charles Dutoit
  • Recorded: 1986-06-02
  • Recording Venue: L'Eglise de St. Eustache, Montreal

4. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity

Track length8:01

Puccini: Turandot / Act 3

Work length3:25
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Kurt Herbert Adler
  • Recorded: 1982-04-13
  • Recording Venue: Royal Albert Hall, London

"Nessun dorma!"

Track length3:25

 Excerpt, Satie: Trois Gymnopédies

Work length3:39
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
  • Recorded: 2001-12
  • Recording Venue: St. George's Hall, Bristol

No.1 Lent et douloureux

Track length3:39

Jenkins, K: The Armed Man - A Mass For Peace

Work length3:58
  • Jeffrey Howard (organ)
  • Serendipity
  • Tim Rhys-Evans

Benedictus

Track length3:58

Strauss, J, II: An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

Work length7:53
  • Johann Strauss Orchestra

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Work length13:48
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1984-05
  • Recording Venue: Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh

Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV258 'Zadok the Priest'

Work length5:15
  • Trevor Pinnock (organ)
  • Westminster Abbey Choir, The English Concert
  • Simon Preston
  • Recorded: 1981-10-29
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London

Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Work length10:03
  • Jeffrey Khaner (flute)
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy
  • Recorded: 1986-04-06
  • Recording Venue: Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Work length6:38
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-09-12
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Allegro con brio

Track length6:38

 Excerpt, Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1

Work length3:45
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Ferenc Fricsay
  • Recorded: 1956-09-19
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

Prélude

Track length3:45

 Excerpt, Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Autumn, RV293

Work length2:44
  • Stacey Watton (double bass), Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Janine Jansen (violin), Maarten Jansen (cello), Jan Jansen (harpsichord), Julian Rachlin (viola), Candida Thompson (violin), Henk Rubingh (violin)
  • Recorded: 2004-05-23
  • Recording Venue: Yakult Zaal, Beurs van Berlage Concert & Congreszalen

2. Adagio molto

Track length2:44

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Intermezzo (Arr. for Guitar)

Work length3:21
  • Craig Ogden (guitar), Tippett Quartet (string quartet), Jonn Mills (violin), Jeremy Isaac (violin), Bozidar Vukotic (cello), Julia O'Riordan (viola)
  • Recorded: 2011
  • Recording Venue: Angel Recording Studios, London

Einaudi: Le Onde

Work length5:35
  • Ludovico Einaudi (piano)

 Excerpt, Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches Nos. 1-5, Op. 39

Work length6:32
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1985-07-03
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

No.1 - March in D Major

Track length6:32

 Excerpt, Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K622

Work length11:44
  • Jack Brymer (clarinet)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Colin Davis
  • Recorded: 1964-05
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

1. Allegro

Track length11:44

Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus

Work length11:53
  • The Sixteen
  • Harry Christophers
  • Recorded: 2004-04-01
  • Recording Venue: All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London

 Excerpt, Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

Work length6:39
  • Jorge Bolet (piano)
  • Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 1985-05-12
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

2. Adagio

Track length6:39

Bach, J S: Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565

Work length2:29
  • Simon Preston (organ)
  • Recorded: 1988-09-07
  • Recording Venue: Kreuzbergkirche, Bonn

1. Toccata

Track length2:29

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op. 49

Work length16:14
  • Churchbells of Gothenburg (bells), Gothenburg Symphony Brass Band (brass band), Ove Gotting (chorus master)
  • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Chorus, Gothenburg Artillery Division
  • Neeme Järvi
  • Recorded: 1989-06-07
  • Recording Venue: Konserthuset, Goteborg

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Rachmaninov

Work length2:48
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Holst

Work length2:46
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Puccini

Work length2:36
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Satie

Work length2:25
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Jenkins

Work length2:13
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Johann Strauss

Work length2:17
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Gershwin

Work length2:31
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Handel

Work length2:55
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Debussy

Work length2:07
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Beethoven

Work length2:45
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Bizet

Work length2:38
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Vivaldi

Work length2:41
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Mascagni

Work length2:18
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Einaudi

Work length2:12
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Elgar

Work length2:53
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Mozart

Work length2:10
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Allegri

Work length1:59
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Grieg

Work length2:14
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Bach

Work length2:12
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13

Anne Marie Minhall discusses Tchaikovsky

Work length1:50
  • Anne Marie Minhall (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2013-07-13