Tracklist

CD 1: The Great Piano Concertos (I)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto no. 1: I. Vivace [excerpt]
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 3:30
2 Piano Concerto no. 1: I. Allegro non troppo [excerpt]
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:40
3 Piano Concerto no. 2: I. Moderato [excerpt]
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 4:50
4 Piano Concerto no. 5 “Emperor”: II. Adagio un poco mosso [excerpt]
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:38
5 Piano Concerto no. 2: II. Larghetto
Frédéric Chopin 10:50
6 Totentanz [excerpt]
Franz Liszt 2:27
7 Piano Concerto no. 1: I. Allegro maestoso [excerpt]
Franz Liszt 4:19
8 Piano Concerto: I. Allegro affettuoso [excerpt]
Robert Schumann 4:30
9 Piano Concerto: II. Adagio
Edvard Grieg 6:12
10 Piano Concerto no. 2: II. Allegro appassionato [excerpt]
Johannes Brahms 4:39
11 Noches en los jardines de España: I. En el generalife [excerpt]
Manuel de Falla 5:46
12 Piano Concerto in G: II. Adagio
Maurice Ravel 10:03
13 Piano Concerto: I. Allegretto [excerpt]
Francis Poulenc 3:48
14 Rhapsody in Blue [excerpt]
George Gershwin 8:32
CD 2: The Great Mozart Concertos
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Clarinet Concerto in A, K 622: II. Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:46
2 Piano Concerto no. 9 in D, K 271 “Jeunehomme”: I. Andantino [excerpt]
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:11
3 Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K 466: I. Allegro [excerpt]
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:46
4 Piano Concerto no. 21 in C, K 467: II. Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:49
5 Piano Concerto no. 22 in E-flat, K 482: II. Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 9:41
6 Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, K 488: II. Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:19
7 Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K 491: III. Allegretto [excerpt]
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:10
8 Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-flat, K 364: II. Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 11:18
9 Horn Concerto no. 4 in E-flat, K 495: III. Rondo. Allegro vivace
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:41
10 Flute Concerto no. 2 in D, K 314: III. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:03
11 Oboe Concerto in C, K 271a: I. Allegro aperto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:23
12 Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K 299: II. Andantino
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 9:13
13 Violin Concerto no. 5 in A, K 219: I. Allegro aperto [excerpt]
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:08
CD 3: From Vivaldi to Bach: The Great Concertos on Period Instruments
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Violin Concerto op. 8 “The Four Seasons”, no. 1 in E “La primavera”: I. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:36
2 Violin Concerto op. 8 “The Four Seasons”, no. 2 in G minor “L'estate”: III. Presto
Antonio Vivaldi 2:41
3 Violin Concerto op. 8 “The Four Seasons”, no. 3 in F “L'autunno”: II. Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 2:40
4 Violin Concerto op. 8 “The Four Seasons”, no. 4 in F minor “L'inverno”: I. Allegro non molto
Antonio Vivaldi 3:16
5 Concerto for Four Violins in B-flat, RV 553: II. Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 2:14
6 Flute concerto in F “La tempesta di mare”: I. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 2:12
7 Flute Concerto in G minor “La nolte”: V. Largo (Il sonno)
Antonio Vivaldi 1:23
8 Mandolin Concerto in C, RV 425: I. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:16
9 Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:52
10 Violin Concerto no. 2 in E, BWV 1042: I. Adagio
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:56
11 Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: I. Vivace
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:52
12 Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F, BWV 1046: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:28
13 Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:34
14 Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G, BWV 1048: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:25
15 Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G, BWV 1049: II. Andante
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:14
16 Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D, BWV 1050: III. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:02
17 Brandenburg Concerto no. 6 in B-flat, BWV 1051: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:03
18 Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C minor, BWV 1062: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:46
19 Harpsichord Concerto no. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052: I. Allegro [excerpt]
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:38
20 Harpsichord Concerto no. 3 in D, BWV 1054: II. Adagio [excerpt]
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:51
21 Harpsichord Concerto no. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:43
22 Harpsichord Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:33
23 Harpsichord Concerto no. 4 in A, BWV 1055: III. Allegro ma non tanto
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:22
CD 4: The Great Violin Concertos
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Violin Concerto in D: III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:20
2 Violin Concerto in E minor: I. Allegro molto appassionato [excerpt]
Felix Mendelssohn 3:03
3 Violin Concerto in D: II. Canzonetta. Andante
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:30
4 Violin Concerto in D: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace [excerpt]
Johannes Brahms 2:09
5 Double Concerto in A minor: III. Vivace non troppo [excerpt]
Johannes Brahms 2:54
6 Violin Concerto no. 2: II. Andante tranquillo [excerpt]
Béla Bartók 4:16
7 Violin Concerto in D minor: I. Allegro moderato [excerpt]
Jean Sibelius 4:43
8 Suite for Violin and Strings: In the Summer
Jean Sibelius 1:47
9 Violin Concerto no. 12 in D, op. 3 “Il labirinto armonico”: II. Largo – Presto – Adagio
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 2:45
10 Violin concerto no. 2 in B minor “La campanella”: III. Rondo. Andantino [excerpt]
Niccolò Paganini 1:34
11 Violin Concerto “The Pilgrimage of a Soul”: VII. Maestoso
Leoš Janáček 1:16
12 Symphonie espagnole: II. Scherzando. Allegro molto
Édouard Lalo 4:11
13 Thaïs – Meditation
Jules Massenet 5:19
14 Tzigane
Maurice Ravel 10:03
15 Introduction and Rondo capriccioso [excerpt]
Camille Saint‐Saëns 7:04
16 Violin Concerto no. 1 in D: II. Scherzo. Vivacissimo
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 4:04
17 Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor: II. Andante assai [excerpt]
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 1:54
18 Violin Concerto in D: IV. Capriccio
Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский 5:56
CD 5: Great Concertos for Various Instruments
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio [excerpt]
Joaquín Rodrigo 3:01
2 Concert champêtre: II. Andante (Mouvement de sicilienne)
Francis Poulenc 6:11
3 Danses sacrée et profane: Danse sacrée
Claude Debussy 4:39
4 Danses sacrée et profane: Danse profane
Claude Debussy 4:38
5 Harold en Italie: Marche de pèlerins chantant la prière du soir [excerpt]
Hector Berlioz 4:09
6 Cello Concerto in B minor: I. Allegro [excerpt]
Antonín Dvořák 6:16
7 Cello Concerto in G: II. Adagio
Luigi Boccherini 4:06
8 Oboe Concerto in C Minor: II. Adagio
Benedetto Marcello 3:52
9 Clarinet Concerto no. 1 in F minor: III. Rondo. Allegretto
Carl Maria von Weber 6:19
10 Cello Concerto no. 2 in D: III. Finale. Allegro
Joseph Haydn 4:39
11 Cello Concerto in A minor: II: Langsam [excerpt]
Robert Schumann 3:36
12 Don Quixote [excerpt]
Richard Strauss 2:29
13 Cello Concerto in E minor: III. Adagio
Edward Elgar 4:47
14 Cello Concerto: II. Andante sostenuto
Samuel Barber 7:45
15 Organ Concerto no. 4 in D minor, op. 7: IV. Allegro
George Frideric Handel 3:22
16 Cello Concerto in A: III. Allegro assai
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach 5:01
17 Concerto for Two Mandolins in G, RV 532: III. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:19
CD 6: The Great Piano Concertos (II)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto no. 4 in G: I. Allegro moderato [excerpt]
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:25
2 Piano Concerto no. 1 in C: II. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:45
3 Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor: III. Rondo. Allegro [excerpt]
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:37
4 Triple Concerto in C: II. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:51
5 Piano Concerto no. 2 in B-flat: III: Rondo. Molto Allegro [excerpt]
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:40
6 Piano Concerto in F Hob, XVIII:7: II. Adagio
Joseph Haydn 2:46
7 Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor: III. Rondo. Vivace
Fryderyk Chopin 4:57
8 Piano Concerto no. 2 in A: IV. Allegro animato
Franz Liszt 5:08
9 Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor: III. Rondo. Allegro non troppo [excerpt]
Johannes Brahms 2:30
10 Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor: I. Allegro ma non tanto [excerpt]
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 2:51
11 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini [excerpt]
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 2:27
12 Ballade in F sharp [excerpt]
Gabriel Fauré 7:23
13 Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor: II. Larghetto
Francis Poulenc 5:56
14 Concerto for Two Pianos: I. Toccata. Allegro moderato [excerpt]
Ralph Vaughan Williams 5:07
15 Piano Concerto in F: III. Allegro agitato
George Gershwin 6:42

Credits

CD 1: The Great Piano Concertos (I)

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1900-12-15) (track 3)
piano:
Leif Ove Andsnes (tracks 8–9)
Georges Cziffra (tracks 6–7)
Stephen Hough (pianist) (track 10)
Andrew Litton (track 12)
Mikhail Pletnev (pianist & conductor) (track 1)
Jean‐Bernard Pommier (tracks 2–3, 13)
Gonzalo Soriano (track 11)
Wayne Marshall (British pianist, organist and conductor) (track 14)
François‐René Duchâble (1997-07-04 – 1997-07-06) (track 5)
composer:
Franz Liszt (track 6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1830) (track 5)
Franz Liszt (1830 – 1856) (track 7)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1841 – 1845) (track 8)
Edvard Grieg (1868) (track 9)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1874-11 – 1875-02) (track 2)
Johannes Brahms (1878 – 1881) (track 10)
Сергей Рахманинов (1890 – 1891-07-06) (track 1)
Сергей Рахманинов (1900 – 1901-04) (track 3)
Manuel de Falla (Spanish composer) (1909 – 1916) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 14)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1929 – 1931) (track 12)
Francis Poulenc (1949) (track 13)
conductor:
Andrew Litton (track 12)
György Cziffra, Jr. (tracks 6–7)
Andrew Davis (conductor, keyboardist, composer, arranger) (track 10)
Lawrence Foster (conductor) (tracks 2–3)
Richard Hickox (track 13)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (track 8)
Wayne Marshall (British pianist, organist and conductor) (track 14)
Libor Pešek (track 1)
Hans Vonk (track 4)
Michel Plasson (1997-07-04 – 1997-07-06) (track 5)
orchestra:
City of London Sinfonia (chamber orchestra) (track 13)
Hallé Orchestra (tracks 2–3)
Orchestre de Paris (tracks 6–7)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 1)
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse (1997-07-04 – 1997-07-06) (track 5)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 14)
revised by:
publisher:
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 14)
New World Music Co. (track 14)
Warner Bros. Music (track 14)
recorded at:
Halle aux Grains (Toulouse) in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France (1997-07-04 – 1997-07-06) (track 5)
arrangements:
Adagio assai from Piano Concerto in G major (for voices and piano, Williams) (track 12)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 14)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 14)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 14)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 14)
is the basis for:
AMERICA (STAGE 1) (City Connection) (track 2)
Blue (track 14)
Concerto (track 2)
Tonight We Love (Freddy Martin 1941 hit) (track 2)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 14)
part of:
Piano Concerto in G major (movement) (track 12)
partial recording of:
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 14)
Totentanz, S. 126 (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
parts:
Totentanz, S. 126: II. Variation I (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: III. Variation II (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: IV. Variation III (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: V. Variation IV (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: VI. Variation V (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: VII. Cadenza (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: VIII. Variation VI (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: IX. Cadenza (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
Totentanz, S. 126: X. Allegro animato (for piano and orchestra) (track 6)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 14)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 14)
version of:

CD 2: The Great Mozart Concertos

clarinet:
Paul Meyer (clarinetist) (track 1)
violin:
Christian Tetzlaff (track 13)
oboe:
François Leleux (oboist and condutor) (track 11)
viola:
Roger Chase (track 8)
flute:
Samuel Coles (flautist) (track 12)
Alain Marion (French flutist) (track 10)
piano:
Diana Ambache (track 4)
Mikhail Pletnev (pianist & conductor) (tracks 2–3, 6–7)
Annie Fischer (1958-02-28 – 1958-03-01) (track 5)
horn:
David Guerrier (track 9)
harp:
吉野直子 (track 12)
balance engineer:
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (1958-02-28 – 1958-03-10) (track 5)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1775-04 – 1775-12) (track 13)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1777) (track 2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1777 – 1778) (tracks 10–11)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1778-04) (track 12)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1779) (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1785-03-09) (track 4)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1786-03-24) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785-12) (track 5)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786 – 1786-03-02) (track 6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791-09-28 – 1791-10-07) (track 1)
conductor:
Diana Ambache (track 4)
Christian Tetzlaff (track 6)
Yehudi Menuhin (track 12)
John Nelson (American conductor) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (1958-02-28 – 1958-03-10) (track 5)
orchestra:
Ambache (track 4)
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen (German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen) (tracks 2–3, 6–7, 13)
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1958-02-28 – 1958-03-10) (track 5)
performer:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 5)
producer:
Walter Jellinek (British classical producer) (track 5)
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (track 5)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1958-02-28 – 1958-03-10) (track 5)
arrangements:
Concerto for Piano no. 20 in D minor, K. 466: I. Allegro (for piano and string quintet, Lachner) (track 3)
Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, KV. 466: I. Allegro (chamber arr. by Hummel) (track 3)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Sex'n fax (track 4)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 1)
revision of:

CD 3: From Vivaldi to Bach: The Great Concertos on Period Instruments

violin:
Fabio Biondi (track 5)
Raffaello Negri (track 5)
Andrea Rognoni (track 5)
Renata Spotti (track 5)
Monica Huggett (1988-12 – 1989-03) (tracks 1–4)
Alison Bury (1990-08 – 1991-06) (track 11)
Elizabeth Wallfisch (1990-08 – 1991-06) (tracks 9–11)
François Fernandez (1992-10) (tracks 21–23)
Sayuri Yamagata (violinist) (1992-10) (tracks 21–23)
Fabio Biondi (1999-09-17 – 1999-09-23) (tracks 6–7)
cello:
Wouter Möller (1992-10) (tracks 21–23)
viola:
Wim ten Have (1992-10) (tracks 21–23)
mandolin:
Giovanni Scaramuzzino (mandolinist) (track 8)
recorder:
Lorenzo Cavasanti (recorder) (tracks 6–7)
harpsichord:
Bob van Asperen (tracks 19–20)
Bob van Asperen (1992-10) (tracks 21–23)
Bob van Asperen (1993-12-14 – 1993-12-17) (track 18)
Gustav Leonhardt (1993-12-14 – 1993-12-17) (track 18)
violone:
Anthony Woodrow (1992-10) (tracks 21–23)
balance engineer:
服部光一郎 (engineer) (track 5)
Tim Handley (engineer/editor/producer) (1988-12 – 1989-03) (tracks 1–4)
Mike Clements (engineer) (1990-08 – 1991-06) (tracks 9–11)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (tracks 9–10, 12–17, 19–23)
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 5–8)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (tracks 1–4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1730 – 1731) (track 11)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1736) (track 18)
conductor:
Siegbert Rampe (tracks 12–17)
Nicholas Kraemer (harpsichordist and conductor) (1988-12 – 1989-03) (tracks 1–4)
Bob van Asperen (1992-10) (track 22)
Fabio Biondi (1999-09-17 – 1999-09-23) (tracks 6–7)
Fabio Biondi (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 8)
Fabio Biondi (2004-01-11 – 2004-01-14) (track 5)
editor:
服部光一郎 (engineer) (track 5)
Claire Luhan (tracks 6–7)
engineer:
Nicolas Bartholomée (tracks 6–7)
orchestra:
La Stravaganza Hamburg (tracks 12–17)
Raglan Baroque Players (1988-12 – 1989-03) (tracks 1–4)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (1990-08 – 1991-06) (tracks 9–11)
Melante Amsterdam (1992-10) (tracks 21–22)
Europa Galante (1999-09-17 – 1999-09-23) (tracks 6–7)
Europa Galante (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 8)
Europa Galante (2004-01-11 – 2004-01-14) (track 5)
performer:
Melante Amsterdam (tracks 19–20, 22–23)
Melante Amsterdam (1993-12-14 – 1993-12-17) (track 18)
producer:
Nicolas Bartholomée (tracks 5–8)
Nicholas Parker (producer, engineer) (tracks 1–4, 9–11)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1988-12 – 1989-03) (tracks 1–4)
St Michael’s Church (Highgate) in Highgate, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1990-08 – 1991-06) (tracks 9–11)
Studio Tibor Varga in Sion, Valais, Switzerland (1999-09-17 – 1999-09-23) (tracks 6–7)
San Giovanni Evangelista in Parma, Parma, Italy (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 8)
Auditorium Paganini in Parma, Parma, Italy (2004-01-11 – 2004-01-14) (track 5)
arrangements:
Arioso from Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (for solo piano, Cortot) (track 22)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (for piano, Friedman) (track 14)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, BWV 1049: II. Andante (catch all for arrangements) (track 15)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 6 B-Dur, BWV 1051: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Concerto for Flute in A minor, BWV1056: II. Largo (arrangement of keyboard concerto) (track 22)
Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Konzert für Violine und Orchester E-Dur, BWV 1042: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Vivace (track 9)
is the basis for:
Vivace (track 11)
later versions:
V (track 4)
orchestrations:
Arioso form Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 22)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro (1990-08 – 1991-06) (track 9)
Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: I. Allegro (2001-10-09 – 2001-10-12) (track 8)
Concerto in B-flat major, RV 553: II. Largo (2004-01-11 – 2004-01-14) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 14)
version of:
Harpsichord Concerto No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052a: I. Allegro (early version of BWV 1052) (track 19)

CD 4: The Great Violin Concertos

violin:
Renaud Capuçon (track 13)
Augustin Dumay (track 3)
Susanne Lautenbacher (1957) (track 9)
David Oistrakh (1963-02-08) (track 18)
Dmitry Sitkovetsky (1988-01 – 1988-02) (track 16)
정경화 (violinist) (1989-11-29 – 1989-11-30) (track 1)
Christian Tetzlaff (2002-02-06 – 2002-02-13) (tracks 7–8)
balance engineer:
Michael Sheady (1989-11-29 – 1989-11-30) (track 1)
Jørn Jacobsen (2002-02-06 – 2002-02-13) (tracks 7–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (track 1)
Niccolò Paganini (composer) (1826) (track 10)
Felix Mendelssohn (1838 – 1844-09-16) (track 2)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1863) (track 15)
Édouard Lalo (1874) (track 12)
Johannes Brahms (1878) (track 4)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878) (track 3)
Johannes Brahms (1887) (track 5)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 13)
Jean Sibelius (1903 – 1905) (track 7)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1922 – 1924) (track 14)
Jean Sibelius (1929) (track 8)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1935) (track 17)
Béla Bartók (composer) (1937 – 1938) (track 6)
conductor:
Salvatore Accardo (track 10)
정명훈 (pianist and conductor) (track 5)
Thomas Dausgaard (track 4)
Sir Colin Davis (track 17)
Michael Gielen (track 6)
Daniel Harding (tracks 2, 13–14)
Libor Pešek (track 11)
Emil Tchakarov (track 3)
Günter Kehr (conductor) (1957) (track 9)
Kyrill Kondrashin (conductor) (1963-02-08) (track 18)
Sir Colin Davis (1988-01 – 1988-02) (track 16)
Klaus Tennstedt (1989-11-29 – 1989-11-30) (track 1)
Thomas Dausgaard (2002-02-06 – 2002-02-13) (tracks 7–8)
orchestra:
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen (German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen) (tracks 13–14)
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 3, 17)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 11)
Mainzer Kammerorchester (1957) (track 9)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra (1963-02-08) (track 18)
London Symphony Orchestra (1988-01 – 1988-02) (track 16)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (1989-11-29 – 1989-11-30) (track 1)
DR SymfoniOrkestret (2002-02-06 – 2002-02-13) (tracks 7–8)
orchestrator:
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1924) (track 14)
producer:
David Groves (classical music producer at EMI) (track 1)
Preben Iwan (tracks 7–8)
revised by:
Felix Mendelssohn (1845) (track 2)
solo violin:
Renaud Capuçon (tracks 2, 5, 14)
Christian Tetzlaff (tracks 4, 6, 11)
Salvatore Accardo (track 10)
solo cello:
Gautier Capuçon (track 5)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1988-01 – 1988-02) (track 16)
Concertgebouw: Grote Zaal in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1989-11-29 – 1989-11-30) (track 1)
Radiohuset: Koncertsalen in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (2002-02-06 – 2002-02-13) (tracks 7–8)
edit of:
part of:
Works of Camille Saint-Saëns by opus number (number: op. 28) (track 15)
arrangements:
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso en la mineur pour violon et orchestre, op. 28 (arr Nakariakov for trumpet and orchestra) (track 15)
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso en la mineur, op. 28 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso en la mineur, op. 28 (for two pianos, Debussy) (track 15)
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso, op. 28 (for flute and piano, Sinkova) (track 15)
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso, op. 28 (for flute, clarinet and wind orchestra, Brooks) (track 15)
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso, op. 28 (for violin and piano) (track 15)
La campanella (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 10)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 13)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 13)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 13)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: I. Allegro moderato (transcribed for violin and piano) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later versions:
orchestration of:
Tzigane (for violin and piano) (track 14)
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II (track 13)
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47 (movement) (track 7)
Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64 (movement) (track 2)
partial recording of:
Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47: I. Allegro moderato (2002-02-06 – 2002-02-13) (track 7)
recording of:
Tzigane (for violin and orchestra) (track 14)

CD 5: Great Concertos for Various Instruments

premiered in:
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (1898-03-08) (track 12)
clarinet:
Antony Pay (track 9)
cello:
Anner Bylsma (track 16)
Steven Isserlis (track 13)
Truls Mørk (Norwegian cellist) (track 6)
Ralph Kirshbaum (1988) (track 14)
oboe:
Ray Still (track 8)
mandolin:
Sonia Maurer (Italian mandolinist) (track 17)
Giovanni Scaramuzzino (mandolinist) (track 17)
harpsichord:
Maggie Cole (1988-02) (track 2)
harp:
Marie-Claire Jamet (1973-02 – 1974-04) (tracks 3–4)
additional composer:
balance engineer:
Arne Akselberg (track 10)
Paul Vavasseur (engineer) (tracks 3–4)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 15)
Benedetto Marcello (track 8)
Antonio Vivaldi (track 17)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1753) (track 16)
Joseph Haydn (1783) (track 10)
Carl Maria von Weber (1811) (track 9)
Hector Berlioz (1834) (track 5)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1850-10-10 – 1850-10-24) (track 11)
Antonín Dvořák (1894-11-08 – 1895-02-09) (track 6)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1897) (track 12)
Claude Debussy (1904-04 – 1904-05) (tracks 3–4)
Edward Elgar (1918 – 1919) (track 13)
Francis Poulenc (1927 – 1928) (track 2)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (track 1)
Samuel Barber (1945-01 – 1945-11-27) (track 14)
conductor:
Antony Pay (track 9)
Fabio Biondi (track 17)
Edo de Waart (track 12)
Lawrence Foster (conductor) (track 1)
Richard Hickox (track 13)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (track 6)
Paavo Järvi (track 11)
Juha Kangas (track 7)
Gustav Leonhardt (track 16)
Michel Plasson (track 5)
Richard Stamp (track 8)
Jean Martinon (1973-02 – 1974-04) (tracks 3–4)
Jukka‐Pekka Saraste (1988) (track 14)
Richard Hickox (1988-02) (track 2)
Iona Brown (violinist and director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields) (1991-09-25 – 1991-09-28) (track 10)
engineer:
Paul Vavasseur (engineer) (1973-02 – 1974-04) (tracks 3–4)
Mike Clements (engineer) (1988) (track 14)
orchestra:
Academy of London (track 8)
Europa Galante (track 17)
Keski‐Pohjanmaan Kamariorkesteri (Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra) (track 7)
Minnesota Orchestra (track 12)
Orchestre national de l’ORTF (1973-02 – 1974-04) (tracks 3–4)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra (1988) (track 14)
City of London Sinfonia (chamber orchestra) (1988-02) (track 2)
Det Norske Kammerorkester (1991-09-25 – 1991-09-28) (track 10)
producer:
René Challan (tracks 3–4)
Tony Harrison (producer) (track 10)
solo cello:
Steven Isserlis (tracks 7, 12)
Truls Mørk (Norwegian cellist) (track 11)
Truls Mørk (Norwegian cellist) (1991-09-25 – 1991-09-28) (track 10)
solo viola:
Gérard Caussé (track 5)
Cynthia Phelps (American violist) (track 12)
solo guitar:
Sharon Isbin (track 1)
recorded at:
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1973-02 – 1974-04) (tracks 3–4)
St. Barnabas Church (Finchley, (London, N12)) in Finchley, Barnet, London, United Kingdom (1987-10-21 – 1987-10-23) (track 9)
St Peter's Church (Morden) in London, England, United Kingdom (1988) (track 14)
Uranienborg kirke in Oslo, Norway (1991-09-25 – 1991-09-28) (track 10)
edit of:
part of:
Works of Richard Strauss by opus number (number: op. 35) (track 12)
Werkverzeichnis (Richard Strauss TrV) (number: TrV 184) (track 12)
arrangements:
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 1)
Deux danses, L. 103: Danse profane (for two pianos) (track 4)
Deux danses, L. 103: Danse sacrée (for two pianos) (track 3)
Marche des pèlerins chantant la prière du soir, S. 473/1 (for solo piano, Liszt - early version) (track 5)
Viola Concerto: III. Adagio (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 13)
is the basis for:
orchestrations:
part of:
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104 (movement) (track 6)
Cello Concerto, op. 22 (movement) (track 14)
Concert champêtre, FP 49 (for harpsichord) (track 2)
Concierto de Aranjuez (movement) (track 1)
Harold en Italie, op. 16 (Symphonie en 4 parties avec un alto principal) (track 5)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (movement) (track 13)
partial recording of:
Don Quixote (op 35; TrV 184) (track 12)
parts:
recording of:

CD 6: The Great Piano Concertos (II)

violin:
Ulf Hoelscher (1984-09-10 – 1984-09-13) (track 4)
cello:
Heinrich Schiff (1984-09-10 – 1984-09-13) (track 4)
piano:
Leif Ove Andsnes (tracks 8, 10)
Kenneth Broadway (pianist) (track 14)
Jean‐Philippe Collard (French classical pianist) (track 12)
Stephen Hough (pianist) (track 9)
Ralph Markham (pianist) (track 14)
Mikhail Pletnev (pianist & conductor) (tracks 6, 11)
Alexis Weissenberg (track 7)
Christian Zacharias (tracks 1–2)
Christian Zacharias (1984-09-10 – 1984-09-13) (track 4)
Jean‐Bernard Pommier (1990-12) (track 13)
Anne Queffélec (1990-12) (track 13)
Wayne Marshall (British pianist, organist and conductor) (1995-05-15 – 1995-05-19) (track 15)
arranger:
Joseph Cooper (pianist and broadcaster) (1946) (track 14)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1946) (track 14)
composer:
Joseph Haydn (track 6)
Francis Poulenc (track 13)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1788 – 1801) (track 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1797) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1800 – 1803) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1807) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830-04 – 1830-09) (track 7)
Franz Liszt (1839 – 1861) (track 8)
Johannes Brahms (1854 – 1859) (track 9)
Gabriel Fauré (1881) (track 12)
Сергей Рахманинов (1909 – 1909-09-23) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1925) (track 15)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1926) (track 14)
Сергей Рахманинов (1934-07-03 – 1934-08-18) (track 11)
conductor:
Paavo Berglund (track 10)
Andrew Davis (conductor, keyboardist, composer, arranger) (track 9)
Dmitri Kitayenko (track 8)
Yehudi Menuhin (track 14)
Libor Pešek (track 11)
Michel Plasson (track 12)
Hans Vonk (tracks 1–2)
Kurt Masur (1984-09-10 – 1984-09-13) (track 4)
Richard Hickox (1990-12) (track 13)
Wayne Marshall (British pianist, organist and conductor) (1995-05-15 – 1995-05-19) (track 15)
dedicated to:
engineer:
Mike Hatch (engineer/editor) (1995-05-15 – 1995-05-19) (track 15)
orchestra:
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen (German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen) (track 6)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 11)
Staatskapelle Dresden (tracks 1–2)
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (1984-09-10 – 1984-09-13) (track 4)
City of London Sinfonia (chamber orchestra) (1990-12) (track 13)
Aalborg Symphony (1995-05-15 – 1995-05-19) (track 15)
producer:
Stephen Johns (producer) (track 15)
premiered at:
[concert] (1934-11-07) (track 11)
[concert] (1857-01-07) (track 8)
publisher:
Schott Music (Germany) (1863) (track 8)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Aalborg Kongres & Kultur Center in Aalborg, North Denmark Region, Denmark (1995-05-15 – 1995-05-19) (track 15)
part of:
Works of Sergei Rachmaninoff by opus number (number: op. 43) (track 11)
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 125) (track 8)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (for 2 pianos) (track 11)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Rondo (track 3)
later versions:
part of:
partial recording of:
Ballade en Fa dièse majeur, op. 19 (for piano and orchestra) (track 12)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (for piano and orchestra) (track 11)
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 11)
version of:
Ballade en Fa dièse majeur, op. 19 (for piano solo) (track 12)

Release

ASIN: UK: B001BO18DM [info]

Release Group

part of: 100 Best (EMI Classics)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0001585322 [info]