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Title Essential adagios / by Samuel Barber and others.

Published [Hayes, Middlesex, England] : EMI Classics, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Notes Previously released as a compact disc.
Primarily excerpts (sometimes fragments) from the popular classical repertoire.
Title from resource description page (viewed May 1, 2012).
Contents Adagio in G minor (excerpt) / Albinoni -- Canon in D / Pachelbel -- Suite No. 3 in D major BWV 1068. Air / Bach -- Konzert für Klarinette und Orchester A-dur KV 622. Rekonstruierte Fassung für Bassettklarinette. II. Adagio / Mozart -- Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major. Op.73 : The Emperor. Adagio / Beethoven -- Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening) / Vaughan Williams -- Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor Op.18. II Adagio sostenuto (excerpt) / Rachmaninov -- Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85. III. Adagio / Elgar -- The Lark Ascending (opening) / Vaughan Williams -- Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1 in G minor Op. 26. II. Adagio (opening) / Bruch -- Variations on an Original Theme, 'Enigma' Op. 36 IX. Nimrod / Elgar -- Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68. V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn) / Beethoven ; (abbrev. version arr. Norman Bates) -- Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16. II. Adagio / Grieg -- The Planets Op. 32 (H125). Venus, the Bringer of Peace / Holst -- Adagio for Strings Op. 11 / Barber -- The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4). II. Largo / Vivaldi -- Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV1043. II. Largo ma non tanto / Bach -- Concerto for Guitar and String Orchestra in D major. II. Largo / Vivaldi ; (arr. Emilio Pujol) -- Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor 'Moonlight' Op. 27 No. 2. I. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt) / Beethoven ; (arr. Norman Bates, pub. EMI Music Publ. Ltd) -- Flute and Harp Concerto in C K.299. II Andantino / Mozart -- Symphony No. 9 in E minor Op. 95 : From the New World. II. Largo (opening) / Dvorak -- Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op.11. II. Romance. Larghetto / Chopin -- Violin Concerto in E minor Op.64. II. Andante (excerpt) / Mendelssohn -- 'Pathétique' Sonata op. 13. II. Adagio Cantabile / Beethoven -- Pavane op. 50 (orch. version, 1887) / Faure -- The Swan = Le Cygne / Saint-Saens -- Concierto de Aranjuez. Adagio (opening) / Rodrigo -- Méditation aus Thaïs : (für Violine und Orchester) / Massenet -- Piano Concerto No. 2 in F. II. Andante / Shostakovich -- Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor. IV. Adagietto (conclusion) / Mahler.
Performers 1st-3rd works: Academy of St Martin in the Fields ; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor. 4th work: Sabine Meyer, bass clarinet ; Dresden Staatskapelle ; Hans Vonk, conductor. 5th work: Julia Thornton, harp ; National Radio Orchestra of the Netherlands ; Erno Olah, conductor. 6th and 11th and 14th works: London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Sir Adrian Boult, conductor. 7th work: Cécile Ousset, piano ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor. 8th work: Jacqueline du Pré, violoncello ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor. 9th work: Hugh Bean, violin ; New Philharmonia Orchestra ; Sir Adrian Boult, conductor. 10th work: Yehudi Menuhin, violin ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Walter Susskind, conductor. 12th work: Philadelphia Orchestra ; Riccardo Muti, conductor. 13th work: Cécile Ousset, piano ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor. 15th work: Philadelphia Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy, conductor. 16th work: Yehudi Menuhin, violin ; Camerata Lysy Gstaad ; Alberto Lysy, conductor. 17th work: Anne-Sophie Mutter, Salvatore Accardo, violins ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Salvatore Accardo, conductor. 18th work: Sharon Isbin, guitar ; Lausanne Chamber Orchestra ; Lawrence Foster, conductor. 19th work: Dame Moura Lympany, piano. 20th work: James Galway, flute ; Fritz Helmis, harp ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor. 21st work: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra ; Mariss Jansons, conductor. 22nd work: Martha Argerich, piano ; Montreal Symphony Orchestra ; Charles Dutoit, conductor. 23rd work: Yehudi Menuhin, violin ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Efrem Kurtz, conductor. 24th work: Leonard Pennario, piano ; Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra ; Miklós Rózsa, conductor. 25th work: Gareth Morris, flute ; New Philharmonia Orchestra ; Sir David Willcocks, conductor. 26th work: Han-Na Chang, violoncello ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Leonard Slatkin, conductor. 27th work: Julian Bream, guitar ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor. 28th work: Hans Kalafusz, violin ; Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor. 29th work: Dmitri Alexeev, piano ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Jerzy Maksymiuk, conductor. 30th work: New Philharmonia Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor.
Other author Bruch, Max, 1838-1920, composer.
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904, composer.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847, composer.
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943, composer.
Rodrigo, Joaquín, composer.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Concertos, violins (2), string orchestra, BWV 1043, D minor. Largo, ma non tanto.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Suites, orchestra, BWV 1068, D major. Air.
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1, op. 11, B minor. Adagio; arranged.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Concertos, piano, orchestra. no. 5, op. 73, E♭ major. Adagio un poco mosso.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 14, op. 27, no. 2, C♯ minor. Adagio sostenuto; arranged.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 8, op. 13, C minor. Adagio cantabile.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Concertos, piano, orchestra, no. 1, op. 11, E minor. Romance.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Concertos, cello, orchestra, op. 85, E minor. Adagio.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Variations on an original theme. Nimrod.
Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924. Pavan, orchestra, op. 50, F♯ minor.
Giazotto, Remo. Adagio, string orchestra, G minor.
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Concerto, piano, orchestra, op. 16, A minor. Adagio.
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934. Planets. Venus.
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911. Symphonies, no. 5, C♯ minor. Adagietto.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Thaïs. Méditation.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Concertos, clarinet, orchestra, K. 622, A major. Adagio.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Concertos, flute, harp, orchestra, K. 299, C major. Andantino.
Pachelbel, Johann, 1653-1706. Canon und Gigue, violins (3), continuo, P. 37, D major. Canon; arranged.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Carnaval des animaux. Cygne; arranged.
Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975. Concertos, piano, orchestra, no. 2, op. 102. Andante.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958, composer.
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis.
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741. Cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione. N. 4. Largo.
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741. Concertos, lute, violins (2), continuo, RV 93, D major; arranged.
Subject Canons, fugues, etc.
Concertos (Guitar) -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Concertos -- Excerpts.
Orchestral music -- Excerpts.
Sonatas (Piano) -- Excerpts.
Suites (Orchestra) -- Excerpts.
Symphonies -- Excerpts.
Variations (Orchestra) -- Excerpts.
Violin with orchestra.
Cello and piano music, Arranged.
Sound recordings.