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Sony Classical - Great Performances, 1903-1998 (1999)

Various Artists

... read moreFew record labels can boast as glorious a legacy as Sony Classical. This lavish four-disc set chronicles the finest performances available on the label from the past ninety-five years. Eighty selections comprising over four hours of music are accompanied by two lavishly illustrated booklets...

4:57':43'' 79 Songs

Disk 1

1
Largo Al Factotum From Il Barbiere Di Siviglia (Vocal)
2:33
Charles Adams Prince
2
Mazurka No. 1 In G Major, "Obertass", Op. 19, No. 1 (Instrumental)
2:07
Camille DeCreus
3
Ii. Piheno (Relaxation) From Contrasts For Violin, Clarinet And Piano (Instrumental)
4:31
Béla Bartók
4
Iv. Allegro - Prestissimo From String Quartet In C Minor, Op.18, No. 4
4:15
Budapest String Quartet
5
Aria - Cantilena From Bachiana Brasileira No. 5
7:02
Bidú Sayão
6
Iii. Allegretto Non Troppo - Allegro Molto Vivace From Concerto For Violin And Orchestra In E Minor, Op. 64 (Instrumental)
5:22
Bruno Walter
7
La Donne È Mobile From Rigoletto (Vocal)
1:56
Emil Cooper
8
Ii. Prestissimo, Con Sordino From String Quartet No. 4
2:49
Juilliard String Quartet
9
Fossils From Carnival Of The Animals
1:55
Andre Kostelanetz
10
Iii. Rondo: Allegro Spirituoso From Concerto No. 1 For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 6
5:43
Eugene Ormandy
11
I. Prélude From Le Tombeau De Couperin
2:46
Robert Casadesus
12
X. The Desire For Hermitage From Hermit Songs, Op. 29
3:19
Samuel Barber
13
Goldberg Variations, Bwv 988: Variation 30. Quodlibet. A 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
0:48
Glenn Gould
14
Goldberg Variations, Bwv 988: Aria Da Capo (1955 Version)
2:13
Glenn Gould
15
The Threepenny Opera: Moritat Von Mackie Messer (Mack The Knife)
3:04
Lotte Lenya
16
Iii. Menuetto - Trio From Symphony No. 36 In C Major, K. 425 "Linz"
4:25
Bruno Walter
17
Iii. Allegro Vivace Assai From Concerto No. 21 For Piano And Orchestra, K. 467
6:25
Alexander Schneider
18
V. Rondo (Allegro) From Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor, Op. 21 (Instrumental)
6:48
Eugene Ormandy
19
Battle Hymn Of The Republic
4:41
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
20
Un Bel Di Vedremo From Madama Butterfly
4:42
Eileen Farrell

Disk 2

1
Danse Sacrale (L'elue) From The Rite Of Spring
4:35
Igor Stravinsky
2
Viii. Ritual Fire Dance From El Amor Brujo (Voice)
3:23
Leopold Stokowski
3
Hoe-Down. Allegro From Rodeo (Four Dance Episodes)
3:09
Leonard Bernstein
4
Fugue In G Minor, Bwv 578
4:05
E. Power Biggs
5
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: Prelude In C Major, Bwv 846
2:22
Glenn Gould
6
Ii. Allegretto Scherzando From Symphony No. 8 In F Major, Op. 93
3:43
Pablo Casals
7
No. 8 In G Minor (Presto) From Slavonic Dances, Op. 46
4:04
George Szell
8
Iv. "Urlicht" - Sehr Feierlich, Aber Schlicht From Symphony No. 2 In C Minor "Resurrection" (Instrumental)
2:51
Leonard Bernstein
9
I. Psalm 108 (Verse 2) & Psalm 100 (Complete) From Chichester Psalms For Chorus And Orchestra
3:34
Leonard Bernstein
10
Iii. Scherzo: Allegro Leggierissimo From Octet In E-Flat Major, Op. 20
4:26
Marlboro Festival Octet
11
Étude In C-Sharp Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
3:11
Vladimir Horowitz
12
Étude In A-Flat Major, Op. 72, No. 11
1:31
Vladimir Horowitz
13
I. Allegro Con Spirito From Concierto De Aranjuez For Guitar And Orchestra (Instrumental)
5:57
Eugene Ormandy
14
Iii. Alla Marcia From Karelia Suite, Op. 11
4:34
Eugene Ormandy
15
Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2
2:47
The Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
16
Fanfare For The Common Man
3:16
Aaron Copland
17
Beau Soir (Voice)
2:38
Barbra Steisand
18
Baroque And Blue From Suite For Flute And Jazz Piano
5:15
Various Artists
19
Iii. Rondo. Allegro Assai From Concerto No. 20 In D Minor For Piano And Orchestra, K. 466 (Instrumental)
7:15
Murray Perahia
20
Danse Générale From "Daphnis Et Chloê" (Voice)
4:20
Pierre Boulez

Disk 3

1
Eubie's Classical Rag
3:48
Eubie Blake
2
4 Klavierstücke, Op. 119: No. 1, Intermezzo In B Minor. Adagio
4:26
Rudolf Serkin
3
Iii. Allegro From Concerto No. 2 In D Major For Cello And Orchestra, Hob.Viib, 2 (Instrumental)
4:23
José-Luis Garcia
5
Perhaps Love
2:56
John Denver
6
Glassworks: V. Façades
7:21
Philip Glass Ensemble
7
Gianni Schicchi: O Mio Babbino Caro
2:26
Kiri Te Kanawa
8
Passo Pel Prat (Folksong)
3:39
Antonio De Almeida
9
Iii. Allegro From Concerto In E-Flat Major For Trumpet And Orchestra, H.Viie, 1
4:27
Raymond Leppard
10
I. Allegro From Flute Concerto In D Major, Rv 428 "Il Gardellino" (Instrumental)
3:54
Claudio Scimone
11
Promenade: Walking The Dog
2:54
Michael Tilson-Thomas
12
Iii. Allegro Fugato From Sonata No. 5 In D Major For Cello And Piano, Op. 102, No. 2 (Instrumental)
4:45
Emanuel Ax
13
Vii. Turangalîla Ii - Un Peu Vif, Bien Modéré From Turangalîla-Symphonie
3:58
Esa-Pekka Salonen
14
Iv. Rondo Alla Zingarese. Presto From Quartet No. 1 In G Minor For Piano And Strings, Op. 25
8:03
Various Artists
15
Mazurkas, Op. 56: No. 3 In C Minor. Moderato
5:06
Vladimir Horowitz
16
Ii. Vivace From String Quartet In D Minor, Op. 56 "Voces Intimae" (Instrumental)
2:37
Juilliard String Quartet
17
Ch'ella Mi Creda Libero E Lontano,... From La Fanciulla Del West (The Girl Of The Golden West)
2:06
Mara Zampieri

Disk 4

1
Star Wars, Episode Iv "A New Hope": Main Theme
5:50
John Williams
2
Concerto In D Minor For 2 Mandolins, Rv. 532: Andante (Arr. For Cello And Voice)
4:00
Bobby McFerrin
3
Salut D'amour, Op. 12 "Liebesgruss"
3:11
Midori
4
"Minuet" From String Quintet No. 1 In E Major, Op. 13 No. 5, G. 275
3:39
Bobby McFerrin
5
Bagatelle In A Minor, Woo 59 "Für Elise"
2:52
Murray Perahia
6
Appalachia Waltz
5:45
Mark O'Connor
7
Rhapsody In Blue -- Opening Section
9:54
Robert Sadin
8
All The Delights Of The Season (Instrumental)
1:14
Patrick Doyle
9
Steam Engine (Instrumental)
1:19
Patrick Doyle
10
Summon The Heroes (Radio Edit)
3:35
John Williams
11
Prélude From Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 In G Major, Bwv 1007 (Instrumental)
2:22
Yo-Yo Ma
12
Die Walküre: Hojotoho! Hojotoho! (Voice)
2:16
Jane Eaglen
13
Sonata In A Major, K 537
2:58
Murray Perahia
14
The Murder From Psycho: A Suite For Strings (Instrumental)
1:00
Esa-Pekka Salonen
15
Flight Of The Bumblebee (Interlude From The Tale Of The Tsar Saltan)
1:33
Arcadi Volodos
16
I. Preludio From Partita No. 3 In E Major, Bwv 1006
3:30
Hilary Hahn
17
Libertango
3:08
Yo-Yo Ma
18
Angel (Lust) [Edited Version]
4:28
Various Artists
19
Main Theme (From "Schindler's List")
3:33
Itzhak Perlman
20
I. Allegro Ben Ritmato E Deciso From Three Preludes (Instrumental)
1:39
John Williams
21
Rigoletto: La Donna È Mobile (Voice)
2:19
Marcelo Alvarez
22
3 Gymnopédies: No. 3, Lent Et Grave (Arr. J. Williams For Guitar & Orchestra)
2:27
William Goodchild
23
Song Of Peace
4:02
Tan Dun
Released 11 October 1999, Originally released 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT ℗ 1976, 1980, 1975, 197
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