HISTORY IN 24 HOURS

THE HISTORY OF CLASSICAL
MUSIC IN 24 HOURS

Int. Release 06 Nov. 2015
24 CDs
0289 479 4648 9


Track List

CD 1: Music Of The Middle Ages

Gregorian Chant
Epiphanias (Epiphany/Epiphanie)

Dedication of a Church (Kirchweihe/Dédicace d'une église)

Benedictine Monks of the Abbey Münsterschwarzach, Pater Godehard Joppich

Pérotin
Music of the Gothic Era - Notre Dame Period

Paul Elliott, Rogers Covey-Crump, Martyn Hill, The Early Music Consort Of London, David Munrow

The Early Music Consort Of London, David Munrow

Guillaume de Machaut (1300 - 1377)
Paul Elliott, Martyn Hill, Geoffrey Shaw, David Munrow

James Bowman, Charles Brett, The Early Music Consort Of London, David Munrow

The Early Music Consort Of London, David Munrow

James Bowman, Charles Brett, The Early Music Consort Of London, David Munrow

Total Playing Time 1:12:13

CD 2: Music Of The Renaissance

Anonymous
Ulsamer Collegium, Josef Ulsamer

John Dunstable (1390 - 1453)
Motets

Hamburger Bläserkreis für alte Musik, Instrumental Ensemble, Bruno Turner, Pro Cantione Antiqua, London

Anonymous
Ulsamer Collegium, Josef Ulsamer

Guillaume Dufay (1400 - 1474)
Motets

Hamburger Bläserkreis für alte Musik, Instrumental Ensemble, Bruno Turner, Pro Cantione Antiqua, London

Pierre Attaingnant (1494 - 1552)
Ulsamer Collegium, Josef Ulsamer

Josquin Des Pres (1450 - 1521)
Pro Cantione Antiqua, London, Bruno Turner

Pierre Phalèse (1568 - )
Ulsamer Collegium, Josef Ulsamer

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 - 1594)
3 Motets

Bruno Turner, Pro Cantione Antiqua, London

John Dowland (1562 - 1626)
Lute Music - England

Konrad Ragossnig

William Byrd (1543 - 1623)
Mass for three voices

13.
0:44

14.
5:08

15.
8:43

17.
3:20

Pro Cantione Antiqua, London, Bruno Turner

Total Playing Time 1:05:59

CD 3: Baroque Vocal

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Kommt, eilet und laufet (Easter Oratorio), BWV 249

Version: Paul McCreesh

Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Kimberly McCord, Robin Blaze, Paul Agnew, Neal Davies, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Kimberly McCord, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Robin Blaze, Paul Agnew, Neal Davies, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Paul Agnew, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Kimberly McCord, Robin Blaze, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Robin Blaze, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Neal Davies, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Kimberly McCord, Robin Blaze, Paul Agnew, Neal Davies, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

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

Pt. 1

12.
0:00
3:19

Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Charles Daniels, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort

Susan Gritton, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Pt. 2

Pt. 3

Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort

Total Playing Time 1:15:07

CD 4: Baroque Instrumental

Johann Pachelbel (1653 - 1706)
Canon And Gigue In D Major, P 37

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Water Music Suite, HWV 348-350

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 In F Major, BWV 1046

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite HWV 351

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Concerto For Violin And Strings In E Major, Op.8, No.1, RV 269 "La Primavera"

14.
3:20

15.
0:00
2:41

Simon Standage, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert

Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Total Playing Time 1:02:23

CD 5: The Classical Symphony

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
Symphony No.94 In G Major, Hob.I:94 - "Surprise"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385 "Haffner"

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Symphony No.5 In C Minor, Op.67

12.
0:00
11:18

Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein

Total Playing Time 1:20:21

CD 6: The Classical Concerto

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
Trumpet Concerto in E Flat, H.VIIe/1

Maurice André, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Hans Stadlmair

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Clarinet Concerto In A, K.622

Charles Neidich, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Concerto No.4 in G Major, Op.58

Cadenzas: Wilhelm Kempff

Wilhelm Kempff, Berliner Philharmoniker, Ferdinand Leitner

Total Playing Time 1:17:04

CD 7: A Trip To France

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14, H 48

Luigi Cherubini (1760 - 1842)
Daniel François Esprit Auber (1782 - 1871)
La Muette de Portici

Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux, Igor Markevitch

Total Playing Time 1:10:14

CD 8: Romantic Symphony

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Symphony No.8 in B Minor, D.759 - "Unfinished"

Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, Leonard Bernstein

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Symphony No.1 In C Minor, Op. 68

Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein

Gerhart Hetzel, Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein

Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein

Total Playing Time 1:18:48

CD 9: Cycles And Songs

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Dichterliebe, Op.48

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Schwanengesang, D. 957

Fritz Wunderlich, Hubert Giesen

Total Playing Time 1:05:11

CD 10: The Virtuoso I

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Piano Sonata In B Minor, S.178

CD-Version/Originals

Martha Argerich

Total Playing Time 1:11:21

CD 11: The Virtuoso II

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Violin Concerto in D, Op.35, TH. 59

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Violin Concerto In E Minor, Op.64, MWV O14

Nathan Milstein, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

Total Playing Time 57:57

CD 12: The Romantic Cello

Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904)
Cello Concerto In B Minor, Op.104, B.191

Pierre Fournier, Berliner Philharmoniker, George Szell

Edward Elgar (1857 - 1934)
Cello Concerto In E Minor, Op.85

Pierre Fournier, Berliner Philharmoniker, Alfred Wallenstein

Total Playing Time 1:04:31

CD 13: The Virtuoso III

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.54

Sviatoslav Richter, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Witold Rowicki

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor, Op.18

Sviatoslav Richter, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanislaw Wislocki

Total Playing Time 1:04:44

CD 14: Big Voice / Big Orchestra

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Rhapsody for Alto, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op.53

Anne Sofie von Otter, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Arnold Schoenberg Chor

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91

Cheryl Studer, Staatskapelle Dresden, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rafael Kubelik

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Vier letzte Lieder, TrV 296

Cheryl Studer, Staatskapelle Dresden, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Total Playing Time 1:11:17

CD 15: Get Your Program!

Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957)
Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine

Bedrich Smetana (1824 - 1884)
Má Vlast, JB1:112

2.
0:00
12:01

Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine

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

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine, Chicago Symphony Chorus

Total Playing Time 1:09:57

CD 16: New Currents

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
String Quartet No.1 in B minor, Op.50

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
String Quartet No.3, BB 93, Sz.85

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
String Quartet No.8 In C Minor, Op.110

10.
0:00
4:46

11.
0:00
3:36

Emerson String Quartet

Total Playing Time 56:41

CD 17: A World Re-Arranged

Samuel Barber (1910 - 1981)
Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Four Sea Interludes from "Peter Grimes", Op.33a

2.
0:00
3:40

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

Charles Edward Ives (1874 - 1954)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)
Le Sacre du Printemps

Pt 1: L'Adoration de la Terre

Pt 2: Le Sacrifice

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein

Total Playing Time 1:12:23

CD 18: Viva Espana!

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

2.
0:00
10:50

Göran Söllscher, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Fernando Sor (1778 - 1839)
Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909)
Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885 - 1944)
La Catedral

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
5 Preludes, W419

Federico Moreno Torroba (1891 - 1982)
Toriija

Leo Brouwer (1939 - )
2 Temas Populares Cubanos

Göran Söllscher

Total Playing Time 1:09:18

CD 19: Lasting Impressions

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Myron Bloom, Orchestre de Paris, Daniel Barenboim

Daphnis et Chloé Suite No.2, M. 57b

Orchestre de Paris, Daniel Barenboim

Michel Debost, Orchestre de Paris, Daniel Barenboim

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
La Mer, L.109

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Boléro, M. 81

Orchestre de Paris, Daniel Barenboim

Total Playing Time 1:16:49

CD 20: 12 Points Of View

Alban Berg (1885 - 1935)
3 Pieces for Orchestra, Op.6

Revised version of 1929

Anton Webern (1883 - 1945)
Six pieces for orchestra, Op.6

Original version (1909)

Arnold Schoenberg (1874 - 1951)
5 Pieces for Orchestra, Op.16

Original version of 1909

10.
2:20

11.
5:21

12.
3:22

13.
1:57

Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine

Alban Berg (1885 - 1935)
Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"

Anne-Sophie Mutter, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine

Total Playing Time 1:19:53

CD 21: Minimalism

Steve Reich (1936 - )
Steve Chambers, James Preiss, Russ Hartenberger, Bob Becker, Steve Reich, Glen Velez

John Adams (1947 - )
Shaker loops

San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart

Philip Glass (1937 - )
Concerto For Violin And Orchestra

Gidon Kremer, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi

Total Playing Time 1:15:36

CD 22: Opera - Orchestra

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
L'italiana In Algeri

Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

Pietro Mascagni (1863 - 1945)
Cavalleria rusticana

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La forza del destino

Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24, H 111

Pt. 1

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa

Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Die Fledermaus

Bavarian State Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Eugene Onegin, Op.24, TH.5

Act 3

Staatskapelle Dresden, James Levine

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Götterdämmerung, WWV 86D

Act 3

Staatskapelle Dresden, Peter Schneider

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Salome, Op.54, TrV 215

Scene 4

Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Giuseppe Sinopoli

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Fidelio, Op. 72

10.
0:00
7:14

Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492

11.
0:00
4:10

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Total Playing Time 1:08:02

CD 23: Opera - Aria

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Don Giovanni, K.527

Prague Version 1787

Act 1

Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Torino, Gianandrea Noseda

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 1

Jerry Hadley, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Leonard Bernstein

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Ed. Alberto Zedda (1928-)

Act 1

Hermann Prey, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 1

Teresa Berganza, Plácido Domingo, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La Traviata

Act 1

5.
3:19

Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, Bavarian State Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Turandot

Act 3

Roberto Alagna, Mark Elder, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Voices, Terry Edwards

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90

Act 3

Birgit Nilsson, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Karl Böhm

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 2

Mirella Freni, Samuel Ramey, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli

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

Erster Aufzug

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Ed. Alberto Zedda (1928-)

Act 1

Teresa Berganza, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857 - 1919)
Pagliacci

Act 1

Carlo Bergonzi, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Herbert von Karajan

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

Zweiter Aufzug

Roberta Peters, Berliner Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Eugene Onegin, Op.24, TH.5

Act 3

Paata Burchuladze, Staatskapelle Dresden, James Levine

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

Act 2

Gösta Winbergh, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Gabriele Ferro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492

Act 1

Bryn Terfel, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
Dido and Aeneas, Z.626

Act 3

Anne Sofie von Otter, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Total Playing Time 1:10:35

CD 24: Opera - Duets & Chorus

Carl Maria von Weber (1786 - 1826)
Der Freischütz, J. 277

Act 3

Staatskapelle Dresden, Carlos Kleiber, Rundfunkchor Leipzig

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La Traviata

Act 1

Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper München, Bavarian State Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Così fan tutte, K.588

Act 1

Kiri Te Kanawa, Ann Murray, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
Lucia di Lammermoor

Act 1

Cheryl Studer, Jennifer Larmore, Plácido Domingo, Fernando De La Mora, Juan Pons, Samuel Ramey, London Symphony Orchestra, Ion Marin

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Fidelio, Op. 72

Act 1

Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492

Act 3

Alison Hagley, Rod (Rodney) Gilfry, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z.628

Act 3

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Don Giovanni, K.527

Act 2

Vitalij Kowaljow, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Luca Pisaroni, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Vocalensemble Rastatt

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Lohengrin, WWV 75

Act 3

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rafael Kubelik, Bavarian Radio Chorus

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 4

Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Leonard Bernstein

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Il Trovatore

Act 2

Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Carlo Maria Giulini

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

Act 4

Edita Gruberova, Claudia Eder, Orchestre National De France, Seiji Ozawa, Choeurs de Radio France

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Nabucco

Act 3

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

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)
Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59, TrV 227

Act 3

Diana Damrau, Elina Garanca, Dominik Licht, Staatskapelle Dresden, Fabio Luisi

Alban Berg (1885 - 1935)
Wozzeck, Op. 7

Act 3

Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

Total Playing Time 1:02:45

The symphonies and concertos included are complete, as are symphonic works like "Finlandia" and "The Planets". There are complete song cycles by Wagner, Mahler and Richard Strauss; string quartets, and a stunning array of arias and duets. All performed by the finest musicians and artists. The breadth of repertoire is enormous and the performances are taken from the DG catalogue in the latest mastering . . . this package is a true basic repertoire performed by the world's greatest artists.