The Best Classical Album in the World...Ever!

Various Artists

Release Date:

2012/06/18

Record Label:

Parlophone UK

  1. $17.99

Disc 1 of 2

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Carmina Burana, Introduction, Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna

by Franz Welser-Möst

2:35
2

The Planets, Op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace

by Philharmonia Orchestra/Ambrosian Singers/John McCarthy/Sir Simon Rattle

6:15
3

Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Introduction

by Klaus Tennstedt

1:47
4

Coronation Anthem No. 1, "Zadok the Priest", HWV 258 (Ed. Basil Lam)

by Ambrosian Singers/Menuhin Festival Orchestra/Yehudi Menuhin

5:47
5

The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II: No. 12e, Divertissement. Dance of the Reed-Flutes

by Philharmonia Orchestra / John Lanchbery

2:35
6

Die Walküre - Ride of the Valkyries (Concert Version) (Concert Version)

by Karl Anton Rickenbacher/London Philharmonic Orchestra

5:32
7

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto (Excerpt)

by Dame Moura Lympany

3:57
8

Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation IX. Nimrod

by London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vernon Handley/David Bell

3:35
9

The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269 "Spring": I. Allegro

by Nigel Kennedy

3:08
10

The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8 No. 4, RV 297 "Winter": II. Largo

by Giulio Franzetti

2:35
11

Bagatelle No. 25 in A Minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise"

by John Ogdon

3:00
12

Main Theme (From "Schindler's List")

by Tasmin Little

5:06
13

Boléro, M. 81 (Excerpt)

by André Previn

5:18
14

The Lark Ascending: Opening (Excerpt)

by Sir Adrian Boult

6:25
15

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation XVIII. Andante cantabile

by Cécile Ousset, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

3:06
16

Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World": II. Largo (Opening)

by London Philharmonic Orchestra/Angela Tennick/Sir Charles Mackerras

5:19
17

Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147, Pt. II: No. 10 "Jesus bleibet meine Freude"

by Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir David Willcocks

3:32
18

Messiah, HWV 56: No. 44 Hallelujah

by English Chamber Orchestra

4:01

Disc 2 of 2

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Jerusalem (1996 Remastered Version) (1996 Remastered Version)

by Sir Andrew Davis/Royal Choral Society/London Philharmonic Orchestra

2:49
2

Turandot, Act 3: "Nessun dorma!" (Calaf, Chorus)

by Alain Lombard

3:10
3

Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto - "O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!" (Ode to Joy) [Excerpt]

by Sir Charles Mackerras/Joan Rodgers/Della Jones/Peter Bronder/Bryn Terfel/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Ian Tracey/Malcolm Stewart

3:19
4

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565: Toccata

by Wayne Marshall

3:23
5

Water Music Suite No. 2, HWV 349: Alla Hornpipe

by Virtuosi of England/Arthur Davison

3:17
6

1812 Overture in E-Flat Major, Op. 49 (Excerpt)

by Philharmonia Orchestra/Herbert von Karajan

4:01
7

Madama Butterfly, Act 2 Scene 1: Intermezzo. Coro a bocca chiusa

by Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Lamberto Gardelli

3:10
8

Le carnaval des animaux, R 125: XIII. Le cygne (Arr. for Cello and Harp)

by Jacqueline du Pré/Osian Ellis

2:51
9

Adagio for Strings, Op. 11

by Eugene Ormandy

6:22
10

Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo

by Riccardo Muti

3:43
11

Peer Gynt, Op. 23, Act 4: No. 13, Prelude. Morning Mood

by Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields

4:17
12

Fantasia on Greensleeves

by Sir John Barbirolli

4:41
13

Adagio in G Minor (Excerpt)

by Sir Neville Marriner

5:52
14

Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525: I. Allegro

by Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields

5:50
15

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Excerpt)

by Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Mariss Jansons

6:39
16

Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act I: No. 9, Finale. Andante

by Philharmonia Orchestra / John Lanchbery

2:27
17

Guillaume Tell: Overture (Conclusion)

by Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti

3:16
18

Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D Major (Land of Hope and Glory)

by London Philharmonic Orchestra

6:27
Duration:
2:29:07
Genres:
Classical
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© 2012 Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company