PREMIUM COLLECTION Classical Masterworks

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THE PREMIUM COLLECTION
75 Classical Masterworks

Domingo · Fischer-Dieskau · Freni · Price
Argerich · Barenboim · Gilels · Kempff
Abbado · Karajan · Kleiber · Ozawa
Berliner Philharmoniker
London Symphony Orchestra
Los Angeles Philharmonic and many more
Int. Release 03 Sep. 2007
0289 477 7018 3 /ADD/DDD GB6
Classical masterpieces performed by the world’s most famous artists


Track List

CD 1: The Premium Collection Vol.1

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Peer Gynt, Op.23

Incidental Music

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi

Johann Pachelbel (1653 - 1706)
Canon and Gigue in D major

Festival Strings Lucerne, Rudolf Baumgartner

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Le Carnaval des Animaux

Wolfgang Herzer, Alfons Kontarsky, Aloys Kontarsky, Karl Böhm

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Joaquín Rodrigo (1901 - 1999)
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra

5.
0:00
10:54

Göran Söllscher, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068

6.
0:00
4:41

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
Symphony No.5 in C sharp minor

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rafael Kubelik

Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85

Pierre Fournier, Berliner Philharmoniker, Alfred Wallenstein

Tomaso Albinoni (1671 - 1750)
Eduard Kaufmann, Walter Prystawski, Festival Strings Lucerne, Rudolf Baumgartner

Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904)
Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World"

10.
0:00
5:12

Berliner Philharmoniker, Rafael Kubelik

Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Act 4

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi

Total Playing Time 1:09:39

CD 2: The Premium Collection Vol.2

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2)

Orchestre de l'Opéra Bastille, Myung Whun Chung

Carl Orff (1895 - 1982)
Carmina Burana

Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi

Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Eugen Jochum

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 "L'inverno"

Simon Standage, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)
Pictures At An Exhibition

Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Ouverture solennelle "1812, " Op.49

Churchbells of Gothenburg, Gothenburg Artillery Division, Gothenburg Symphony Brass Band, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi, Gothenburg Symphony Chorus, Ove Gotting

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Romeo and Juliet, Op.64

Act 1

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Messa da Requiem

Ernst Senff Chor, Berliner Philharmoniker, Carlo Maria Giulini

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Die Walküre

Concert version

Dritter Aufzug

Orchestre de Paris, Daniel Barenboim

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30

Boston Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg

George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
Siegfried Stockigt, Kurt Hiltawsky, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Boléro

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa

Total Playing Time 1:07:36

CD 3: The Premium Collection Vol.3

Carl Maria von Weber (1786 - 1826)
Invitation to the Dance, Op.65 (Aufforderung zum Tanze)

Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21, WoO 1

Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a

Berliner Philharmoniker, Ferdinand Leitner

Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)
Gaîté parisienne

Arranged by M. Rosenthal

4.
0:00
0:57

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Peer Gynt, Op.23

Incidental Music

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Water Music, Suites II & III in D/G (HWV 349/350)

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat, K.495

David Jolley, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay

Bedrich Smetana (1824 - 1884)
The Bartered Bride

Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine

Alexander Borodin (1833 - 1887)
Torgny Sporsen, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi, Gothenburg Symphony Chorus

Johann Strauss (1804 - 1849)
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay

Total Playing Time 1:16:53

CD 4: The Premium Collection Vol.4

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No.21 In C, K.467

Camerata Academica des Mozarteums Salzburg, Géza Anda

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Daniel Barenboim

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Kinderszenen, Op.15

Martha Argerich

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 -"Für Elise"

4.
4:03

Anatol Ugorski

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75

Alexis Weissenberg

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight"

Emil Gilels

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
13 Préludes op.32

Lilya Zilberstein

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Daniel Barenboim

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
24 Préludes, Op.28

Christoph Eschenbach

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Préludes - Book 1, L. 117

Alexis Weissenberg

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
13 Préludes op.32

Lilya Zilberstein

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780

Wilhelm Kempff

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No.23 In A, K.488

Cadenza: W.A.Mozart

13.
0:00
6:58

Camerata Academica des Mozarteums Salzburg, Géza Anda

Total Playing Time 1:03:45

CD 5: The Premium Collection Vol.5

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 2

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Bedrich Smetana (1824 - 1884)
Má Vlast (My Country)

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Simon Preston

Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957)
Finlandia, Op.26, No.7

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi

Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934)
The Planets, Op.32

Boston Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg

Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
"West Side Story" - Symphonic Dances

San Francisco Symphony, Seiji Ozawa

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
The Hebrides, Op.26 (Fingal's Cave)

London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Norman Del Mar

Total Playing Time 1:11:54

CD 6: The Premium Collection Vol.6

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Turandot

Act 3

Plácido Domingo, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
L'elisir d'amore

Act 2

Plácido Domingo, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Carlo Maria Giulini

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Il Trovatore

Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare

Act 3

Antonietta Stella, Franco Ricciardi, Carlo Bergonzi, Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Tullio Serafin

Nabucco

Act 3

Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen

Act 2

Plácido Domingo, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Carlo Maria Giulini

Act 1

Grace Bumbry, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Janos Kulka

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 1

Sándor Kónya, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Antonino Votto

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Il Trovatore

Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano/Leonore Emanuele Bardare

Act 2

Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Tullio Serafin

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Tristan und Isolde

Act 3

Margaret Price, Staatskapelle Dresden, Carlos Kleiber

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Madama Butterfly

Act 2

Mirella Freni, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Aida

Act 2

Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Claudio Abbado

Nicolai Ghiaurov, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Claudio Abbado, Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Ed. Alberto Zedda (1928-)

Act 1

Hermann Prey, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Die Zauberflöte, K.620

Act 1

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm

Act 2

Franz Crass, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm, RIAS Kammerchor

Roberta Peters, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm

Pietro Mascagni (1863 - 1945)
Cavalleria rusticana

Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
William Tell

18.
0:00
3:25

Rome Opera House Orchestra, Tullio Serafin

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Lohengrin

Act 3

Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Wilhelm Pitz, Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele

Total Playing Time 1:13:01

. . . a destacar, el Beethoven de Gilels o el personal Schubert de Wilhelm Kempff.
. . . el Mambo de West Side Story, magníficamente interpretado por la San Francisco Symphony Orchestra y Ozawa. . . . encontramos también una muy buena versión de Finlandia de Sibelius por la Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra dirigida por Järvi.