Various Artists

Great Melodies of the Classics

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Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 1:44
2 4:49
Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269
3 3:25
Water Music Suite No.1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348
4
3:12
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
5 3:16
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
6 9:56
Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67
7 2:57
Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40
8 3:06
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
9 2:48
10 6:51
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043
11 3:59
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
12 6:52
Music for the Royal Fireworks, for orchestra, HWV 351
13
3:48
Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174)
14 3:53
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043
15 7:15
Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56
16 3:48

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
1
4:16
Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel
2 1:31
Symphony No. 4 in A major ("Italian"), Op. 90
3 2:54
Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b
4
4:46
Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23
5
3:54
Carmen, opera
6 2:09
7
3:53
8 2:56
Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 (TrV 176)
9 1:43
An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314)
10
1:53
Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell)
11
5:04
Aida, opera
12 6:11
Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71
13 6:22
1812 -- Festival Overture, for orchestra in E flat major, Op. 49
14 3:47
Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75
15
3:41
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
16
7:09
Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5)
17
4:23
18 2:11
19 0:59
20 2:11
Orphée aux enfers, operetta
21 1:57
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