Classical 2009 [Barnes & Noble Exclusive]

Classical 2009 [Barnes & Noble Exclusive]


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Barnes & Noble's exclusive compilation Classical 2009 gathers the biggest names in classical music on two specially priced CDs. Legends from Maria Callas and Luciano Pavarotti to Andrés Segovia and Herbert von Karajan join contemporary stars like Gabriela Montero, Alison Balsom, and Rolando Villazón on the 40-track collection. The musical selections run the gamut from Gregorian chant to Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio, while contributions from pop-classical straddlers Sarah Brightman, Michael Ball, and Karl Jenkins complete this wide-angle portrait of the wonderful world of classical music.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/06/2009
Label: Barnes Noble Consign
UPC: 5099921744822
catalogNumber: 17448


Disc 1

  1. Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò), song
  2. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: 1. Allegro

    1. 1. Allegro
  3. Be My Love, for voice & orchestra
  4. Chi Mai (originally composed for Maddalena, film score)
  5. Ode to Joy (An die Freude): Extract

    1. Extract
  6. Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Un bel dì vedremo

    1. Un bel dì vedremo
  7. Presto, for piano (after Bach's Italian Concerto, BWV 971)
  8. L'amico Fritz, opera (commedia lyrica) in 3 acts: Ed anche Beppe amo

    1. Ed anche Beppe amo
  9. Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: In trutina

    1. In trutina
  10. Gloria, for chorus (after the 3rd movement of Saint-Saën's Symphony No. 3)
  11. Pieces (2) ("Chanson de matin" & "Chanson de nuit"), for violin & piano (later orchestrated), Op. 15: Chanson de matin

    1. Chanson de matin
  12. Waltz for piano No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64/2, CT. 213
  13. Liverpool Oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra: The world you're coming into

    1. The world you're coming into
  14. Stabat Mater, for chorus & orchestra: Virgo virginum

    1. Virgo virginum
  15. Scarborough Fair
  16. Boom of the Tingling Strings: 2. L'Istesso tempo

    1. 2. L'Istesso tempo
  17. La Traviata, opera: Brindisi: Libiamo

    1. Brindisi: Libiamo
  18. La sonnambula, opera: Ah! non credea mirarti

    1. Ah! non credea mirarti
  19. Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, march and canzona for orchestra, Z. 860: Thou knowest, Lord

    1. Thou knowest, Lord
  20. Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Great Gate of Kiev

    1. Great Gate of Kiev

Disc 2

  1. Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Der Hölle Rache

    1. Der Hölle Rache
  2. Tosca, opera: E lucevan le stelle

    1. E lucevan le stelle
  3. Trumpet Concerto in E or E flat major, WoO 1, S. 49: 3. Rondo

    1. 3. Rondo
  4. Roméo et Juliette, opera: L'amour, l'amour...Ah! lève-toi, soleil

    1. L'amour, l'amour...Ah! lève-toi, soleil
  5. Pasión ("Sueñas con un amor"), song
  6. Arianna in Creta, opera, HWV 32: Qui ti sfido, o mostro infame!

    1. Qui ti sfido, o mostro infame!
  7. Romance de Amor
  8. Tonight, song (from "West Side Story")
  9. Nocturne for piano No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109
  10. Unexpected Song, song (for the musical Tell Me on a Sunday)
  11. Eternal Light: A Requiem, for soloists, chorus & ensemble: Agnus Dei

    1. Agnus Dei
  12. Hungarian Dance for piano, 4 hands, in G minor, WoO 1/1
  13. Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3): Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graz

    1. Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)
  14. Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3
  15. Veni creator spiritus
  16. An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314): Extract

    1. Extract
  17. Ol' Man River, song (from "Show Boat")
  18. The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements
  19. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: 3. Sevilla

    1. 3. Sevilla
  20. Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma

    1. Nessun dorma

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sarah Brightman   Performer
Nigel Kennedy   Performer
Plácido Domingo   Performer
Myleene Klass   Performer
Bryn Terfel   Performer
Maria Callas   Performer
Gabriela Montero   Performer
Luciano Pavarotti   Performer
Kate Royal   Performer
Libera   Performer
Natalie Clein   Performer
Ingrid Fliter   Performer
Kiri Te Kanawa   Performer
Karl Jenkins   Performer
King's Singers   Performer
Nelson Goerner   Performer
Alfie Boe   Performer
Natasha Marsh   Performer
Natalie Dessay   Performer
Simon Rattle   Performer
Alison Balsom   Performer
Rolando Villazón   Performer
Fernando Lima   Performer
Philippe Jaroussky   Performer
Xuefei Yang   Performer
Roberto Alagna   Performer
Angela Gheorghiu   Performer
Michael Ball   Performer
Julian Lloyd Webber   Performer
Sarah Chang   Performer
David Daniels [countertenor]   Performer
Leif Ove Andsnes   Performer
Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos   Performer
Herbert von Karajan   Performer
Paul Robeson   Performer
Jacqueline du Pré   Performer
Andrés Segovia   Performer
José Carreras   Performer

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