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image for catalogue no. 2175752 Catalogue No.: 2175752 (barcode: 5099921757525)
Format: 22 CD Set
Record Label: EMI
Release Date: 06-Oct-2008
Composer: Bela Bartok  other composers include: Igor Stravinsky and Albert Roussel
Title: Composers In Person
Works: Bela Bartok / Joseph Szigeti - 14 Bagatelles opus 6 / Sz38 / BB50 : Number 2 Allegro giocoso. 10 Easy Pieces Sz39 / BB51 : Number 5 Este a szekelyeknel - Evening in Transylvania / Number 10 Medvetanc - Bear Dance. 2 Romanian Dances opus 8a / Sz43 / BB56 : Number 1 Allegro vivace. 3 Burlesques opus 8c / Sz47 / BB55 : Number 2 Kicsit azottan… - A bit drunk…. Allegro barbaro Sz49 / BB63. Suite opus 14 / Sz62 / BB70. Mikrokosmos Sz107 / BB105 : Staccato - Allegretto mosso volume 5 Number 124 / Ostinato - Vivacissimo volume 6 Number 146. 5 Hungarian Folk Songs from Sz33 / BB97 : Number 1 Elindultam szep hazambol / Number 2 Altal mennek en a Tiszan ladikon / Number 3 A gyulai kert alatt / Number 4 Nem messze van ide kis Margitta / Number 5 Vgigmentem a tarkanyi. 8 Hungarian Folk Songs Sz64 / BB47 : Number 1 Fekete fod / Number 2 Istenem istenem / Number 3 Aszszonyok aszszonyok / Number 5 Ha kimegyek arr` a magos tetore / Number 6 Toltik a nagy erdo utjat / Number 7 Eddig valo dolgom / Number 8 Olvad a ho. 7 Hungarian Folk Tunes (transcribed 1926 by Joseph Szigeti from 7 pieces from For Children for piano Sz42). 6 Romanian Folk Dances (transcribed 1925 by Zoltan Szekely from 6 Romanian Folk Dances for piano Sz56 (Bela Bartok). Erno Dohnanyi / London Symphony Orchestra / Lawrence Collingwood - Variations on a Nursery Song opus 25 (Erno Dohnanyi). Paul Hindemith - Sonata for solo viola opus 25 Number 1 (Paul Hindemith). Paul Hindemith / Emanuel Feuermann - Scherzo for viola and cello (Paul Hindemith). Philharmonia Orchestra / Paul Hindemith - Nobilissima visione - Suite from the dance legend in six scenes : Einleitung und Rondo / Marsch und Pastoral / Passacaglia (Paul Hindemith). Philharmonia Orchestra / Paul Hindemith - Symphonia serena (Paul Hindemith). Szymon Goldberg / Paul Hindemith / Emmanuel Feuermann - String Trio Number 2 (Hindemith). Louis Cahuzac / Philharmonia Orchestra / Paul Hindemith - Clarinet Concerto (Hindemith). Dennis Brain / Philharmonia Orchestra / Paul Hindemith - Horn Concerto (Hindemith). Philharmonia Orchestra / Paul Hindemith - Concert music for brass and strings opus 50 (Hindemith). Aram Khachaturian - Masquerade : Suite. David Oistrakh / Philharmonia Orchestra / Aram Khachaturian - Violin Concerto in D minor. Gayaneh - Orchestral Suite (Khachaturian). Arthur Honegger - Pastorale d'ete (Honegger). Maurice Marechal / Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire / Arthur Honneger - Cello Concerto (Honneger). Francis Poulenc - Trois Mouvements perpetuels (Poulenc). Roger Lamorlette / Gustav Dherin / Francis Poulenc - Trio pour piano hautbois et basson (Poulenc). Francis Poulenc - Deux Novelettes : Number 1 in C / Number 2 in B flat minor. Nocturnes : Number 1 in C / Number 2 in A - Bal des jeunes filles / Number 4 in C minor - Bal fantome. Improvisations : Number 2 in A flat / Number 5 in A minor / Number 9 in D / Number 10 in F Eloge des gammes (Poulenc). Francis Poulenc / Walther Straram Concerts Orchestra / Walther Straram - Aubade Concerto pour piano et 18 instruments `Concerto choregraphique` (Francis Poulenc). Charles-Marie Widor - Symphony Number 5 in F minor opus 42/1 : Toccata Allegro. Symphonie gothique in C minor opus 70 (Charles-Marie Widor). Louis Vierne - Trois Improvisations : Marche episcopale. Pieces de Fantasie Suite Number 1 opus 51 : Andantino / Cortege (Louis Vierne). Marcel Dupre : Suite bretonne opus 21 : Berceuse (Marcel Dupre). Trois Preludes et Fugues opus 7 : Number 3 in G minor (Marcel Dupre). Olivier Messiaen - Le Banquet celeste. L'Ascension : Majeste du Christ demandant sa gloire a son Pere / Alleluias sereins d'une ame qui desire le ciel / Transports de joie d'une ame devant la gloire du Christ quie est la sienne / Priere du Christ montant vers son Pere (Olivier Messiaen). Yehudi Menuhin / London Symphony Orchestra / Edward Elgar - Violin Concerto in B minor opus 61 (Edward Elgar). (Beatrice Harrison / New Symphony Orchestra / Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor opus 85 (Elgar). Olivier Messiaen - Apparition de l'Eglise eternelle / La Nativite du Seigneur (Olivier Messiaen). Sergei Prokofiev / London Symphony Orchestra / Piero Coppola - Piano Concerto Number 3 in C opus 26 (Sergei Prokofiev). Suggestion diabolique Number 4 from 4 Pieces opus 4. Visions fugitives opus 22 : Number 3 Allegretto / Number 5 Molto giocoso / Number 6 Con eleganza / Number 9 Allegretto tranquillo / Number 10 Ridicolosamente / Number 11 Con vivacita / Number 16 Dolente / Number 17 Poetico / Number 18 Con una dolce lentezza. Gavotte opus 25 - transcribed for piano from Symphony Number 1 in D `Classical` movement III. Sonata Number 4 opus 29 : Andante assai. Gavotte Number 3 from 4 Pieces opus 32 (Prokofiev). Alexander Glazunov - The Seasons - ballet in 1 Act opus 67 : Winter Introduction / Scene 1 Variation 1 - The Frost / Variation 2 - The Ice / Variation 3 - The Hail / Variation 4 - The Snow / Scene - Spring / Scene 3 / Summer / Waltz of the Cornflowers and Poppies / Barcarolle-Variation-Coda / Scene 4 Autumn: Bacchanale / Petit Adagio / Finale (Alexander Glazunov). Victoria de los Angeles / Fernand Benedetti / Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas brasileiras Number 2 : Toccata - Un poco moderato `O Trenzinho do Caipira`. Bachianas brasileiras Number 5 : Aria Cantilena - Adagio / Danca Martelo - Allegretto (Villa Lobos). Frederick Fuller / Heitor Villa-Lobos - Miniaturas : Number 2 Viola. Modhinas e Cancyes volume 1 : Number 3 Cantilena (Villa-Lobos). Magda Tagliaferro / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise / Heitor Villa-Lobos - Momoprecoce - Fantasy for piano & orchestra. Bachianas brasilerias Number 4 : Preludio - Introducao Lento / Coral Canto do Sertao Largo / Aria Cantiga Moderato / Danca Miudinho Muito animado. Choros Number 10 ‘Rasga o Coracao` (Villa-Lobos). Max Strub / Ludwig Hoelscher / Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin / Hans Pfitzner - Das Christelflein opus 20 : Overture. Palestrina : Prelude Act I / Prelude Act II / Prelude Act III. Duo for violin cello and small orchestra opus 43 (Pfitzner). Gerhard Husch / Hans Pfitzner - Hast du von den Fischerkindern opus 7 Number 1. Der Gartner opus 9 Number 1. Die Einsame opus 9 Number 2. Zum Abschied meiner Tochter opus 10 Number 3. Michaelskirchplatz opus 19 Number 2. In Danzig opus 22 Number 1. Nachts opus 26 Number 2. Abbitte opus 29 Number 1. Hussens Kerker opus 32 Number 1. Saerspruch opus 32 Number 2. Leuchtende Tage opus 40 Number 1. Herbstgefuhl opus 40 Number 4 (Pfitzner). Darius Milhaud - La Creation du monde opus 81 (Milhaud). Marcelle Meyer / Darius Milhaud - Scaramouche opus 165b (Milhaud). Concert Arts Orchestra / Darius Milhaud - Saudades do Brasil opus 67. Suite provencale opus 152b (Milhaud). Orchestre du Theatre des Champs-Elysees / Darius Milhaud - Le Boeuf sur le toit opus 58 (Milhaud). Francis Poulenc - Le Bestiaire Apollinaire / Le dromadaire / La chevre du Tibet / La sauterelle / Le dauphin / L'ecrevisse / La carpe. Pierre Bernac / Francis Poulenc - Chansons gaillardes / Invocation aux Parques / La belle jeunesse / Tel jour telle nuit / Bonne journee / Une ruine coquille vide / Le front comme un drapeau perdu / Une roulette couverte en tuiles / A toutes brides / Une herbe pauvre / Je n'ai envie que de t'aimer / Figure de force brulante et farouche / Nous avons fait la nuit. Deux poemes de Guillaume Apollinaire : Dans le jardin d'Anna. Metamorphoses. Deux poemes de Louis Aragon. Montparnaste Deux melodies de Guillaume Apollinaire (Poulenc). Peter Pears / Benjamin Britten - Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo opus 22 (Britten). Ludovic Vaillant / Dmitri Shostakovich - Concerto for piano trumpet and strings in C minor opus 35 (Shostakovich). Dmitri Shostakovich / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise / Andre Cluytens - Piano Concerto Number 2 in F opus 102 (Dmitri Shostakovich). Three Fantastic Dances opus 5. Dmitri Shostakovich - Preludes and Fugues opus 87 : Number 1 Moderato in C / Number 4 Andante - Adagio in E minor / Number 5 Allegretto in D major / Number 23 Adagio Moderato con moto / Number 24 Andante Moderato in D minor (Shostakovich). IKate Winter / Linda Seymour / Parry Jones / Roy Henderson / Percussion ensemble / Igor Stravinsky - Les Noces - sung in the English version (Stravinsky). Marcel Moyse / Emile Godeau / Gustave Dherin / Marus Piard / Eugene Foveau / Pierre Vignol / Andre Lafosse / Raphael Delbos / Igor Stravinsky - Octet for wind instruments (Stravinsky). Igor Stravinsky / Walther Straram Concert Orchestra / Ernest Ansermet - Capriccio for piano and orchestra (Stravinsky). Alexis Vlassov Choir / Walther Straram Concerts Orchestra / Igor Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms (Stravinsky). Samuel Dushkin / Louis Gromer / George Durand / Andre Vacellier / Gabriel Grandmaison / Igor Stravinsky - Pastorale (Stravinsky transcribed for violin and wind quartet). Samuel Dushkin / Igor Stravinsky - L'Oiseau de feu (Stravinsky transcribed for violin and piano). Petrushka (Stravinsky transcribed for violin and piano). Danse russe. Le chant du rossignol (Stravinsky transcribed for violin and piano). Aladar Racz / Roland Charmy / Henri Volant / Etienne Ginot / Louis Juste / Lucien Lavaillotte / Emile Godeau / Eugene Foveau / Jean Devemy / Roger Tudesq / Jean Morel / Igor Stravinsky - Ragtime for 11 instruments (Stravinsky). Igor Stravinsky - Piano-rag-music (Stravinsky). Samuel Dushkin / Igor Stravinsky - Suite italienne (Stravinsky transcribed for violin and piano from Pulcinella). Igor Stravinsky - Serenade in A (Stravinsky). Samuel Dushkin / Igor Stravinsky - Duo concertante for violin and piano (Stravinsky). Soulima Stravinsky / Igor Stravinsky - Concerto for two solo pianos (Stravinsky). Bayerische Staatskapelle / Richard Strauss - Ein Alpensinfonie opus 64 (Strauss). London Tivoli Theatre Orchestra / Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier - film music (Strauss orchestral transcriptions from the opera with a March in D (Strauss). Enrique Granados - Danzas espanolas opus 31 : Number 7 Valenciana Calasera / Number 10 Danza triste. Goyescas : Improvisation on Number 7 El pelele (Granados). Manuel de Falla - Maria Barrientos / Manuel de Falla - Siete canciones populares espanolas. El amor brujo : Cancion del fuego fatuo / Soneto a Cordoba (de Falla). Manuel de Falla / Marcel Moyse / George Bonneau / Emile Godeau / Marcel Darrieux / Auguste Cruque - Harpsichord Concerto (de Falla). Federico Mompou - Jeunes filles au jardin - Scenes d'enfants Number 5. El carrer el guitarrisra i el vell cavall - Suburis Number 1. Cancion y danza - Canco i dansa Number 5. La fuente y la capana - Paiajes Number 1. Cancion y danza - Canco i dansa Number 6. Cancion y danza - Canco i dansa Number 8 (Mompou). Ninon Vallin / Joaquin Nin - Cantos populares espanoles : Number 3 Tonada de la nina perdida / Number 4 Montanesa / Number 6 Malaguena / Number 7 Granadina / Number 19 Canto Andaluz / Number 20 Polo (Nin). Royal Albert Hall Orchestra / Edward Elgar - Variations on an original theme (Enigma` opus 36 (Elgar). London Symphony Orchestra / Gustav Holst - The Planets opus 32 (Holst). Esther Rethy / Wiener Philharmoniker / Wiener Symphoniker / Franz Lehar - Die lustige Witwe : Overture. Zigeunerliebe : Hor` ich Cymbalklange. Maria Reining - Eva : Vorspiel / Im heimlichen Dammer. Esther Rethy - Paganini : Ich kann es nicht fassen…Liebe du Himmel auf Erden. Esther Rethy - Der Zarewitsch : Einer wird kommen. Maria Reining - Friederike : Warum hast du mich wachgekusst? (Lehar). Vera Schwarz / Richard Tauber / Staatskapelle Berlin / Franz Lehar - Das Land des Lachelns : Ich trete ins Zimmer…Immer nur lacheln / Mein lieber Prinz…Bei einem Tee en deux / Von Apfelbluten einen Kranz / Wer hat die Liebe in Herz gesenkt? / Dein ist mein ganzes Herz! / Alles vorbei!...Ich mocht` wieder einmal / Ihr Gotter sagt…Kann es moglich sein? (Lehar). Esther Rethy / Wiener Symphoniker / Franz Lehar - Schon ist die Welt : Ich bin verliebt (Lehar). Jarmila Novotna / Richard Tauber / Wiener Philharmonica / Franz Lehar - Giuditta : Freunde das Leben ist lebenswert! / Schon wie die blaue Sommernacht / Welch tiefes Ratsel ist die Liebe…Du bist meine Sonne! / Ich weiss es selber nicht…Meine Lippen sie kussen so heiss / So wie um den Sonnenball / Schonste der Frau'n begann das Lied (Lehar). Benno Moiseiwitsch / Nicolas Medtner - Russian Round Dance - A Tale opus 58 Number 1. Shto ty klonish nad vodami - The Willow opus 24 Number 2. Shopot robkoye dykhan'ye - Down in the garden opus 24 Number 7. Oda Slobodskaya / Nikolai Medtner - Serenade opus 28 Number 2 (Nikolai Medtner). Nikolai Medtner - Tales opus 47 : Number 1 Allegro con espressione in B flat minor / Number 2 ‘Campanella` in B minor (Medtner). Elisabeth Schwartzkopf / Nicolas Medtner - The Muse opus 29 Number 1. The Rose opus 29 Number 6. The Waltz opus 32 Number 5. When roses fade opus 36 Number 3 (Medtner). Nikolai Medtner -Tales opus 51 : Number 1 Allegro molto vivace in D minor (Medtner). Oda Slobodskaya / Tatiana Makushina / Nikolai Medtner - Zimniy vecher - Winter Evening opus 13 Number 1. Mechtatelyu - To a Dreamer opus 32 Number 6. Telega zhini - The Wagon of Life opus 45 Number 2. Vorony - The Raven opus 52 Number 2 (Medtner). Nicolas Medtner - Tales opus 51 : Number 2 Allegretto cantabile ed espressivo in A minor (Medtner). Elisabeth Schwarzkopf / Nikolai Medtner - Goethe-Lieder : Elfenliedchen - Elves` ditty opus 6 Number 3 / Im Vorubergehen - In passing opus 6 Number 4 / Selbstbetrug - Self-deception opus 15 Number 3 / Aus ‘Lila` - So tanzet From ‘Lila` opus 15 Number 5 / Meeresstille - Calm at sea opus 15 Number 7 / Gluckliche Fahrt - Prosperous voyage opus 15 Number 8 / Einsamkeit - Solitude opus 18 Number 3 (Medtner). Nikolai Medtner - Tales opus 51 : Number 3: Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso - Allegro non troppo in A (Medtner). Elisabeth Schwarzkopf / Nicolas Medtner - Lieder opus 46 : Number 1 Praeludium - Prelude / Number 5 Winternacht - Winter night / Number 6 Die Quelle - The Stream (Medtner). Nikolai Medtner - Forgotten Melodies opus 38 : Number 3 Danza festiva - Presto (Medtner). Albert Roussel - Le Festin de l'araignee opus 17. Fragments symphoniques (Albert Roussel). Claire Croiza / Albert Roussel - Cinq Melodies : Le Jardin mouille opus 3 Number 3 / Invocation opus 8 Number 3 / Amoureux separes opus 12 Number 2 / Light opus 19 Number 1 / Sarabande opus 20 Number 2 (Roussel). Quatuor Calvet / Florent Schmitt - Piano Quintet in B minor opus 51 (Schmitt). Walther Straram Concerts Orchestra / Florent Schmitt - La Tragedie de Salome opus 50. Poeme symphonique. Les Enchantements sur la mer. Danse des eclairs. Danse de l'effroi (Schmitt).
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Feb-2009 Gramophone Editor's Choice “Were the great composers also the great conductors? Or pianists? Or organists? Judge for yourself on this intelligently compiled set of composers on the podium and at their instruments.”
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