Tracklist

CD 1: Les meilleurs moments : Oeuvres intégrales ou mouvements d'oeuvres
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Partita no. 3 en mi majeur, BWV 1006 : Prélude
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:34
2 Suite pour orchestre no. 3 en ré majeur, BWV 1068 : Air sur la corde de sol
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:44
3 Cantate no. 140 : « Sleepers Awake »
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:01
4 Petite Suite, du Livre d'Anna Magdalena : Menuet en sol, BWV 114
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:38
5 Petite Suite, du Livre d'Anna Magdalena : Musette en ré, BWV 126
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:19
6 Petite Suite, du Livre d'Anna Magdalena : « Bist du bei mir », BWV 508
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:43
7 Petite Suite, du Livre d'Anna Magdalena : Marche en ré, BWV 122
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
8 Petite Suite no. 2 (arr. T. Frost) : Prélude, du clavier bien tempéré (Livre 1, no. 17, BWV 862)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:24
9 Petite Suite no. 2 (arr. T. Frost) : Gavotte, de la Suite anglaise no. 3, BWV 808
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:41
10 Petite Suite no. 2 (arr. T. Frost) : Aria, de la Cantale no. 82 « Ich habe genung »
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:50
11 Petite Suite no. 2 (arr. T. Frost) : Gavotte, de la Suite française no. 5, BWV 816
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:21
12 Petite Suite no. 2 (arr. T. Frost) : Gigue, de la Suite française no. 5, BWV 816
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:56
13 Toccata et Fugue en ré mineur, BWV 565 (arr. Stokowski) : Toccata
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:54
14 Toccata et Fugue en ré mineur, BWV 565 (arr. Stokowski) : Fugue
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:11
15 Suite pour orchestre no. 2 en si mineur, BWV 1067 : Badinerie
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:25
16 In Dulci Jubilo, BWV 751
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:51
17 "Jesus que ma joie demeure" (de la Cantale no. 147)
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:16
18 « Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott », BWV 302
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:31
19 Passion selon Saint Matthieu, BWV 244 : « Erbarme dich »
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:44
20 Cantate no. 156, « Ich steh mit einem Fuss im grabe » : Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:49
21 Fugue en sol mineur, « Petite »
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:42
22 Concerto Brandebourgoies no. 2 en fa majeur, BWV 1047 : III. Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:48
23 Concerto Italien, BWV 971 : Presto
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:24
CD 2: Trois chefs-d'oeuvre en intégralité
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Magnificat (choeur)
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:05
2 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Et exsultavit spiritus meus (soprano II)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:31
3 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Insertion A: « Vom Himmel hoch » (choeur)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:37
4 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Qui respexit humilitatem (soprano I) - Omnes generationes (choeur)
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:53
5 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Quia fecit mihi magna (basse I)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:11
6 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Insertion B : « Freut euch und jubilieret » (choeur) - Et misericordia (contralto, ténor)
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:02
7 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Fecit potentiam (choeur)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:03
8 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Insertion C : « Gloria in excelsis Deo » (choeur) - Deposuit potentes (ténor)
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:15
9 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Esurientes implevit bonis (contralto)
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:06
10 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Insertion D : « Virga jesse floruit » (soprano I, basse II) - Suscepit Israel (sopranos I & II, contralto)
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:59
11 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Sicut locutus est (choeur)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:04
12 Magnificat en ré majeur, pour solistes, choeur et orchestre, BWV 243 : Gloria Patri (choeur)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:16
13 Concerto Brandebourgeois no. 2 et fa majeur, BWV 1047 : I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:16
14 Concerto Brandebourgeois no. 2 et fa majeur, BWV 1047 : II. Andante
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:38
15 Concerto Brandebourgeois no. 2 et fa majeur, BWV 1047 : III. Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:43
16 Concerto Brandebourgeois no. 5 et ré majeur, BWV 1050 : I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 10:49
17 Concerto Brandebourgeois no. 5 et ré majeur, BWV 1050 : II. Affetuoso
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:41
18 Concerto Brandebourgeois no. 5 et ré majeur, BWV 1050 : III. Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:29
CD 3: Les meilleurs moments : Oeuvres intégrales ou mouvements d'oeuvres
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Les Noces de Figaro, K. 492 : Ouverture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:04
2 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 21 en ut majeur, K. 467, « Elvira Madigan » : II. Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:42
3 Sonate pour piano no. 15 en ut majeur, K. 545 : I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:23
4 Symphonie no. 40 en sol mineur, K. 550 : I. Molto Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:21
5 Sonate pour piano en la majeur, K. 331 : Marche Turque (arrangement pour cuivres)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:29
6 Sérénade en sol majeur, K. 525, « Une petite Musique de nuit » : I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:53
7 Requiem, K. 626 : Dies Irae
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:59
8 Symphonie concertante en mi bémol majeur, K. 364 : III. Presto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:12
9 Don Giovanni, K. 527 : « Là ci darem la mano »
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:17
10 Concerto pour Cor no. 4 en mi bémol majeur, K. 495 : III. Rondo. Allegro vivace
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:36
11 La Flûte Enchantée, K. 620 : "Der Hölle Rache" - Air de la Reine de la Nuit
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:57
12 Danse Allemande no. 3 en ut majeur, K. 605
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:45
13 Les Noces de Figaro, K. 492 : « Non piu Andrai »
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:56
14 La Flûte Enchantée, K. 620 : Marche des Prêtres
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:11
15 Sérénade en ré majeur, K. 320, « Posthorn » : VI. Menuetto ; Trio I ; Trio II
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:58
16 Divertimento en ré majeur, K. 251 : I. Allegro molto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:47
CD 4: Un chef-d'oeuvre en intégralité
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Requiem, K. 626 : I. Introitus - requiem
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:58
2 Requiem, K. 626 : II. Kyrie
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5 2:52
3 Requiem, K. 626 : III. Sequenz : Dies Irae
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5 2:00
4 Requiem, K. 626 : III. Sequenz : Tuba Mirum
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:20
5 Requiem, K. 626 : III. Sequenz : Rex Tremendae
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:12
6 Requiem, K. 626 : III. Sequenz : Recordare
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:07
7 Requiem, K. 626 : III. Sequenz : Confutatis
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:18
8 Requiem, K. 626 : III. Sequenz : Lacrimosa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5 3:33
9 Requiem, K. 626 : IV. Offertorium : Domine
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:39
10 Requiem, K. 626 : IV. Offertorium : Jesu Hostias
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:41
11 Requiem, K. 626 : V. Sanctus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:34
12 Requiem, K. 626 : VI. Benedictus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:59
13 Requiem, K. 626 : VII. Agnus Dei
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:32
14 Requiem, K. 626 : VIII. Communio - Lux Aeterna
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:06
CD 5: Les meilleurs moments : Oeuvres intégrales ou mouvements d'oeuvres
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphonie no. 5 en ut mineur, op. 67 : I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:05
2 Lettre à Élise (Bagatelle WoO. 59)
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:04
3 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 5 en mi bémolmajeur, op. 73, « L'Empereur » : III. Rondo : Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:37
4 Sonate pour piano no. 14 en ut dièse mineur, op. 27 no. 2, « Clair de lune » : I. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:35
5 Leonore, Ouverture no. 3, op. 72A
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:15
6 Quatuor à cordes no. 13 en si bémol majeur, op. 130 : V. Cavatina : Adagio molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:24
7 Symphonie no. 9 en ré mineur, op. 125 : IV. Finale : Choeur sur « Ode à la joie » de Schiller
Ludwig van Beethoven 24:02
CD 6: Deux chefs-d'oeuvre en intégralité
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphonie no. 5 en ut mineur, op. 67 : I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:36
2 Symphonie no. 5 en ut mineur, op. 67 : II. Andante con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:04
3 Symphonie no. 5 en ut mineur, op. 67 : III. Allegro - Attaca
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:31
4 Symphonie no. 5 en ut mineur, op. 67 : IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:33
5 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 5 en mi bémol majeur, op. 73, « L'Empereur » : I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:36
6 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 5 en mi bémol majeur, op. 73, « L'Empereur » : II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:47
7 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 5 en mi bémol majeur, op. 73, « L'Empereur » : III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:58
CD 7: Les meilleurs moments
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Polonaise en la bémol majeur, op. 53 : « Héroïque »
Fryderyk Chopin 7:06
2 Valse en ré bémol majeur, op. 64 no. 1 : « Minute »
Fryderyk Chopin 1:53
3 Valse en ut dièse mineur, op. 64 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 3:20
4 Étude en mi majeur, op. 10 no. 3 : « Tristesse »
Fryderyk Chopin 4:16
5 Étude en ut mineur, op. 10 no. 12 : « Révolutionnaire »
Fryderyk Chopin 2:28
6 Étude en la bémol majeur, op. 28 no. 1
Fryderyk Chopin 2:35
7 Prélude en mi mineur, op. 28 no. 4 : Largo
Fryderyk Chopin 2:24
8 Prélude en la majeur, op. 28 no. 7 : Andantino
Fryderyk Chopin 0:48
9 Prélude en ut mineur, op. 28 no. 20 : Largo
Fryderyk Chopin 1:42
10 Fantaisie-Impromptu, op. 66
Fryderyk Chopin 5:02
11 Sonate no.2 en si bémol mineur, op. 35 : III. Marche funèbre
Fryderyk Chopin 8:43
12 Nocturne en si majeur, op. 62 no. 1
Fryderyk Chopin 7:10
13 Ballade no. 4 en fa mineur, op. 52
Fryderyk Chopin 11:47
14 Mazurka en la mineur, op. 17 no. 4
Fryderyk Chopin 4:07
15 Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante, op. 22
Fryderyk Chopin 13:37
CD 8: Deux chefs-d'oeuvre en intégralité
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 1 en mi mineur, op. 11 : I. Allegro maestoso
Fryderyk Chopin 20:01
2 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 1 en mi mineur, op. 11 : II. Romance. Larghetto
Fryderyk Chopin 10:04
3 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 1 en mi mineur, op. 11 : III. Rondo. Vivace
Fryderyk Chopin 9:43
4 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 2 en fa mineur, op. 21 : I. Maestoso
Fryderyk Chopin 14:23
5 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 2 en fa mineur, op. 21 : II. Larghetto
Fryderyk Chopin 9:49
6 Concerto pour piano et orchestre no. 2 en fa mineur, op. 21 : III. Allegro vivace
Fryderyk Chopin 8:18
CD 9: Les meilleurs moments : Grands airs et choeurs/ Un chef-d'oeuvre en intégralité
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Aida : Grande Marche
Giuseppe Verdi 7:13
2 Le Trouvère : Choeur des enclumes
Giuseppe Verdi 3:03
3 La Force du Destin : Ouverture
Giuseppe Verdi 7:55
4 Aida : « Celeste Aida »
Giuseppe Verdi 4:35
5 Don Carlos : "O don fatale"
Giuseppe Verdi 4:52
6 La Traviata : "Libiamo"
Giuseppe Verdi 3:01
7 La Traviata : « E strano !... Ah, fors'é lui »
Giuseppe Verdi 4:33
8 Falstaff : "L'onore!... L'onore! Ladri »
Giuseppe Verdi 4:27
9 Aida : "Ritorna vincitor"
Giuseppe Verdi 7:44
10 Nabucco : "Va pensiero" (Choeur des esclaves hébreux)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:13
11 Simon Boccanegra : « Come in quest'ora bruna »
Giuseppe Verdi 3:52
12 Don Carlos : "E lui!... desso !... L'Infante »
Giuseppe Verdi 8:04
13 Messa da Requiem : I. Requiem & Kyrie (choeur et solistes)
Giuseppe Verdi 10:43
14 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, « Dies Irae, dies illa »
Giuseppe Verdi 2:14
CD 10: Un chef-d'oeuvre en intégralité
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, « Tuba mirum, spargens sonum » (basse, choeur)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:06
2 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, « Liber scriptus proferetur » (mezzo-soprano, choeur)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:08
3 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, "Quid sum miser" (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:01
4 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, "Rex tremendae majestatis" (choeur, solistes)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:08
5 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, « Recordare, Jesus pie » (mezzo-soprano, soprano)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:34
6 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, « Ingemisco tamquam reus » (ténor)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:04
7 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, « Confutatis maledictis » (basse, choeur)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:20
8 Messa da Requiem : II. Dies Irae, « Lacrymosa, dies illa » (solistes, choeur)
Giuseppe Verdi 7:07
9 Messa da Requiem : III. Offertorio (solistes)
Giuseppe Verdi 11:46
10 Messa da Requiem : IV. Sancstus (choeur)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:30
11 Messa da Requiem : V. Agnus Dei (soprano, mezzo-soprano, choeur)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:56
12 Messa da Requiem : VI. Lux Aeterna (mezzo-soprano, ténor, basse)
Giuseppe Verdi 6:35
13 Messa da Requiem : VII. Libera Me (soprano, choeur)
Giuseppe Verdi 13:42

Credits

CD 1: Les meilleurs moments : Oeuvres intégrales ou mouvements d'oeuvres

premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1729) (track 20)
violin:
Hilary Hahn (1996-12-23) (track 1)
trumpet:
Mark Gould (American trumpeter) (track 22)
flute:
James Galway (flautist) (track 15)
organ:
E. Power Biggs (tracks 16, 18)
piano:
Rudolf Serkin (1950) (track 23)
arranger:
Thomas Frost (tracks 3, 6, 8–12)
assistant engineer:
Jen Wyler (1999-10-06 – 1999-10-07) (tracks 13–14)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Richard P. Condie (track 17)
composer:
Johann Michael Bach (1648-1694, son of Heinrich Bach) (track 16)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 3, 5, 8–15, 17–18, 21–22)
Christian Petzold (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1720) (track 1)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1729) (track 20)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 2)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1735) (track 23)
conductor:
James Galway (flautist) (track 15)
Richard Kapp (conductor) (track 22)
Eugene Ormandy (tracks 4–5, 7–12, 17)
Helmuth Rilling (track 20)
Vladimir Spivakov (track 2)
Eugene Ormandy (1968-05) (tracks 3, 6)
Esa‐Pekka Salonen (1999-10-06 – 1999-10-07) (tracks 13–14)
engineer:
Richard King (engineer with Sony Music Studios, NYC from 1992–2007) (track 1)
Richard King (engineer with Sony Music Studios, NYC from 1992–2007) (1999-10-06 – 1999-10-07) (tracks 13–14)
lyricist:
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (track 18)
orchestra:
Moscow Virtuosi (track 2)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (tracks 4–5, 7–12, 17)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1968-05) (tracks 3, 6)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1999-10-06 – 1999-10-07) (tracks 13–14)
orchestrator:
Leopold Stokowski (tracks 13–14)
performer:
Canadian Brass (track 21)
Zagrebački solisti (track 15)
previously attributed to:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 4, 6–7, 16)
producer:
David Mottley (producer) (tracks 13–14)
Thomas Frost (track 1)
recorded at:
Prades Festival (track 23)
recorded at:
Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1973-03 – 1973-04) (track 20)
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los Angeles Music Center) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1999-10-06 – 1999-10-07) (tracks 13–14)
part of:
Thematic catalogue of the works of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (Helm [H.]) (number: H. 1/1) (track 7)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 74) (track 18)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 302) (track 18)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 751) (track 16)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV Anh. 122) (track 7)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV Anh. 126) (track 5)
arrangement of:
Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 (previously attributed to Bach) (track 6)
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 ("Little") (track 21)
Menuet in G major, BWV Anh. 114 (for keyboard) (track 4)
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 2)
Choral "In dulci jubilo" BWV 751 (catch all for arrangements) (track 16)
Cosmic Chorale (track 17)
Italienisches Konzert F-Dur, BWV 971: III. Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 23)
Marche in D major, BWV Anh. 122, H. 1/1 (for wind ensemble, Grainger) (track 7)
Marche in D major, BWV Anh. 122, H. 1/1 (catch all for arrangements) (track 7)
Musette in D major, BWV Anh. 126 (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 15)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 2)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 2)
Solo Amore (track 2)
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: I. Preludio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
is based on:
is the basis for:
A Whiter Shade of Pale (tracks 2, 20)
Bach Aire (track 2)
Peace Planet (track 15)
Sweetest Love (track 2)
神様 見てよ (track 17)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 2)
Arioso (Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 156, Stokowski orchestration) (track 20)
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: I. Preludio (Stokowski orchestration) (track 1)
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: I. Preludio (orchestrated by Pick-Mangiagalli) (track 1)
part of:
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (Stokowski orchestration) (tracks 13–14)
recording of:
Choral "In dulci jubilo" (wrongly attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach, as BWV 751) (track 16)
Choralsatz, BWV 302 "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott" (music same as BWV 247: XXXVIII."Das Wort sie sollen lassen stahn") (track 18)
Englische Suite Nr. 3 g-Moll, BWV 808: V. Gavotte I (catch all for arrangements) (track 9)
Französische Suite Nr. 5 G-dur, BWV 816: IV. Gavotte (catch all for arrangements) (track 11)
Französische Suite Nr. 5 G-dur, BWV 816: VII. Gigue (catch all for arrangements) (track 12)
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 21)
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Menuet in G major, BWV Anh. 114 (catch all for arrangements) (track 4)
Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 (previously attributed to Bach, catch-all for arrangements) (1968-05) (track 6)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Fugue (Stokowski orchestration) (1999-10-06 – 1999-10-07) (track 14)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata (Stokowski orchestration) (1999-10-06 – 1999-10-07) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (tracks 5, 7, 15)
Hooked on Romance (track 2)
version of:
In dulci iubilo (original traditional version in macaronic alteration of medieval German and Latin, use also for unspecified versions) (track 16)

CD 2: Trois chefs-d'oeuvre en intégralité

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723) (track 10)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1728 – 1731) (tracks 1–2, 4, 4–12)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-12-25) (track 10)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-07-02) (tracks 1–2, 4, 4–12)
violin:
Alexander Schneider (violinist and conductor) (tracks 13–15)
cello:
Leslie Parnas (tracks 13–15)
oboe:
John Mack (oboist) (tracks 13–15)
trumpet:
Robert Nagel (trumpet player) (tracks 13–15)
flute:
Ornulf Gulbransen (flautist) (tracks 13–15)
harpsichord:
Peter Serkin (pianist) (tracks 13–15)
alto vocals:
Helen Watts (contralto) (tracks 6, 10)
bass vocals:
Wolfgang Schöne (track 10)
choir vocals:
Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–8, 11–12)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–4, 4–6, 6–8, 8–10, 10–18)
conductor:
Pau Casals (cellist, aka. Pablo Casals) (tracks 13–18)
Helmuth Rilling (tracks 1–12)
contralto vocals:
Helen Watts (contralto) (track 9)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Ann Murray (Irish mezzo-soprano) (track 2)
orchestra:
Bach‐Collegium Stuttgart (tracks 1–12)
Marlboro Festival Orchestra (tracks 13–18)
producer:
Hans Joachim Daub (producer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9, 11–12)
Thomas Frost (tracks 13–15)
soprano vocals:
Arleen Augér (tracks 4, 10)
Ann Murray (Irish mezzo-soprano) (track 10)
tenor vocals:
Albert Krause (tracks 6, 8)
recorded at:
Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1979-02 – 1979-04) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9, 11–12)
compilation of:
arrangements:
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047: II. Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: II. Affettuoso (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: X. Aria "Suscepit Israel" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
part of:
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243 (tracks 1–4, 4–6, 6–8, 8–12)
recording of:
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: XII. Coro "Gloria Patri" (1979-02 – 1979-04) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 13)
version of:

CD 3: Les meilleurs moments : Oeuvres intégrales ou mouvements d'oeuvres

violin:
Vladimir Spivakov (track 8)
viola:
Shlomo Mintz (track 8)
brass:
Canadian Brass (track 5)
piano:
Philippe Entremont (track 3)
Alicia de Larrocha (1991-02-09 – 1991-02-11) (track 2)
French horn:
Mason Jones (French horn player) (track 10)
bass-baritone vocals:
Ruggero Raimondi (bass-baritone) (track 9)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 5, 9, 13, 16)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1779) (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1779 – 1779-08-03) (track 15)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1785-03-09) (track 2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (tracks 1, 10)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788 – 1788-07-25) (track 4)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1789) (track 12)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (tracks 7, 11, 14)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (tracks 13, 15)
Arthur Fiedler (track 12)
Erich Leinsdorf (tracks 6, 14)
James Levine (US conductor and pianist) (track 4)
Lorin Maazel (track 9)
Eugene Ormandy (track 10)
Bruno Weil (conductor) (track 7)
George Szell (1958-10-25) (track 1)
James Levine (US conductor and pianist) (1980-09-01 – 1980-09-04) (track 11)
Sir Colin Davis (1991-02-09 – 1991-02-11) (track 2)
librettist:
Lorenzo Da Ponte (tracks 9, 13)
Emanuel Schikaneder (track 11)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (track 9)
orchestra:
Collegium Aureum (track 16)
Cleveland Orchestra (1958-10-25) (track 1)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1980-09-01 – 1980-09-04) (track 11)
English Chamber Orchestra (1991-02-09 – 1991-02-11) (track 2)
soprano vocals:
Zdislawa Donat (soprano) (1980-09-01 – 1980-09-04) (track 11)
recorded at:
Severance Hall in Cleveland, Ohio, United States (1958-10-25) (track 1)
Wiener Musikverein in Wien, Austria (1980-09-01 – 1980-09-04) (track 11)
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1991-02-09 – 1991-02-11) (track 2)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rondo Alla Turca (Turkish March From Sonata in A) (for banjo, arr. Charles Wood) (track 5)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 "Great": I. Allegro molto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 6)
Mozart/Figaro (track 1)
Sex'n fax (track 2)
part of:
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 "Great" (2nd version) (movement) (track 4)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 7)
recording of:
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: a. Dies irae (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 7)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Sinfonia (1958-10-25) (track 1)
Concerto for Piano no. 21 in C major, K. 467: II. Andante (1991-02-09 – 1991-02-11) (track 2)

CD 4: Un chef-d'oeuvre en intégralité

bass vocals:
Siegmund Nimsgern (bass-baritone) (tracks 4, 6, 9, 12)
choir vocals:
Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–14)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 4, 6, 9–14)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8)
conductor:
Helmuth Rilling (tracks 1–14)
contralto vocals:
Carolyn Watkinson (tracks 4, 6, 9, 12)
orchestra:
Bach‐Collegium Stuttgart (tracks 1–14)
soprano vocals:
Arleen Augér (tracks 1, 4, 6, 9, 12, 14)
tenor vocals:
Siegfried Jerusalem (tracks 4, 6, 9, 12)
is the basis for:
Lacrymosa (track 8)
part of:
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (catch-all for unknown editions) (tracks 1–14)
recording of:
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: I. Introitus: Requiem aeternam (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 1)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: II. Kyrie eleison (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 2)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: a. Dies irae (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 3)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: b. Tuba mirum (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 4)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: d. Recordare, Jesu pie (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 6)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: e. Confutatis maledictis (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 7)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: f. Lacrimosa dies illa (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 8)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: V. Sanctus: b. Benedictus (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 12)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: VI. Agnus Dei (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 13)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: VII. Communio: Lux aeterna (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 14)

CD 6: Deux chefs-d'oeuvre en intégralité

piano:
Rudolf Serkin (1962-05-01) (tracks 5–7)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 5–7)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (1962-05-01) (tracks 5–7)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (1962-05-01) (tracks 5–7)
recorded at:
Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States (1962-05-01) (tracks 5–7)
arrangements:
part of:
recording of:

CD 7: Les meilleurs moments

composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 10)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 66) (track 10)
arrangements:
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (catch all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Chopin w Indiach (track 10)
recording of:

Release

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