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Great Moments at Carnegie Hall (highlights)

Selected highlights from 125 years of performance history

Ronald Turini (piano), Arthur Rubinstein (piano), Jorge Bolet (piano), Van Cliburn (piano), Evgeny Kissin (piano), Vladimir Horowitz (piano), Rudolf Serkin (piano), Sviatoslav Richter (piano), Arcadi Volodos (piano), Leontyne Price (soprano), David Garvey (piano), Isaac Stern (violin), Yehudi Menuhin...

The choice may look like a box of bonbons – it is – but it’s fascinating as a swift if slightly jerky gallop through performance styles and big stars of the past (mainly) half century.

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Contents

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72a

Work length14:28
Album only
Album only
  • New York Philharmonic
  • Leonard Bernstein

Chopin: Étude Op. 10 No. 1 in C major

Work length1:42
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ronald Turini (piano)

Chopin: Prelude Op. 28 No. 15 in D flat major ‘Raindrop'

Work length4:55
$1.30
$1.70
  • Arthur Rubinstein (piano)

Schlözer: Etude in A flat major, Op. 1 No. 2

Work length3:11
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jorge Bolet (piano)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 - Allegro ma non tanto

Work length17:27
Album only
Album only
  • Van Cliburn (piano)
  • Symphony of the Air
  • Kiril Kondrashin

Liszt: Liebestraum, S541 No. 3 (Nocturne in A flat major)

Work length4:27
$1.30
$1.70
  • Evgeny Kissin (piano)

Schumann: Träumerei (from Kinderszenen, Op. 15)

Work length2:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-Flat Major, D. 960: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace con delicatezza - Trio

Work length4:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2: Allegretto

Work length9:02
$1.30
$1.70
  • Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

Chopin: Nocturne No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15 No. 2

Work length3:55
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jorge Bolet (piano)

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody, S244 No. 15 in A minor 'Rákóczy Marsch'

Work length5:27
$1.30
$1.70
  • Arcadi Volodos (piano)

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: Allegro con fuoco

Work length6:29
$1.30
$1.70
  • Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Arturo Toscanini

Handel: Atalanta, HWV 35: Care selve

Work length2:46
$1.30
$1.70
  • Leontyne Price (soprano), David Garvey (piano)

Bach, J S: Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto

Work length6:25
$1.30
$1.70
  • Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Isaac Stern (violin), New York Philharmonic
  • Leonard Bernstein

Schubert: Ständchen 'Leise flehen meine Lieder', D957 No. 4

Work length4:19
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jussi Björling (tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (piano)

Schubert: An die Musik D547

Work length3:01
$1.30
$1.70
  • Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano), Charles Wadsworth (piano)

 Excerpt, Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48

Work length4:06
$3.90
$5.10
  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

1. Im wunderschönen Monat Mai

Track length1:31
$1.30
$1.70

2. Aus meinen Tränen sprießen

Track length1:03
$1.30
$1.70

9. Das ist ein Flöten und Geigen

Track length1:32
$1.30
$1.70

Tchaikovsky: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 50: I. Pezzo elegiaco (Excerpt)

Work length2:31
$1.30
$1.70
  • Vladimir Horowitz (piano), Isaac Stern (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

Humperdinck: Hänsel & Gretel: Abendsegen 'Abends will ich schlafen gehn'

Work length3:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • Kathleen Battle (soprano), Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's, American Boychoir
  • André Previn

Lehár: Die lustige Witwe: Viljalied

Work length5:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Helen Donath (soprano), Klaus Donath (piano)

Rachmaninov: Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14

Work length4:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ruth Ann Swenson (soprano), Warren Jones (piano)

Ravel: Tzigane

Work length10:13
Album only
Album only
  • Midori Gotō (violin), Robert McDonald (piano)

Strauss, R: 6 Lieder, Op. 17, TrV 149: No. 2, Ständchen

Work length2:29
$1.30
$1.70
  • Renée Fleming (vocal), Warren Jones (piano)

Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 - Andante

Work length6:44
$1.30
$1.70
  • Vladimir Horowitz (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

Copland: At the River

Work length3:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano), Charles Wadsworth (piano)

Gershwin: Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)

Work length2:27
$1.30
$1.70
  • Leontyne Price (soprano), David Garvey (piano)

Debussy: Beau Soir

Work length3:01
$1.30
$1.70
  • Midori Gotō (violin), Robert McDonald (piano)

Martini, J P: Plaisir d'amour

Work length4:40
$1.30
$1.70
  • Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano), Martin Katz (piano)

Jacob Do Bandolim: Doce de coco

Work length4:54
$1.30
$1.70
  • Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Sergio Assad (guitar), Odair Assad (guitar), Paquito D'Rivera (clarinet)

Kern: Ol' Man River (from Showboat)

Work length3:38
$1.30
$1.70
  • Samuel Ramey (bass), James Levine (piano)