The Best Classics... Ever! vol. 2

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The Best Classics... Ever! vol. 2
The Best Classics... Ever! vol. 2.jpg
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released October 12, 2007
Genre classical
Length more than 240 min
Label EMI
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The Best Classics... Ever! vol. 2 is a compilation album released by EMI in late 2007.

Track listing[edit]

CD 1 (Slavic)[edit]

  1. Modest Mussorgsky- "Promende: Allegro giusto, nel modo russico, senza allegrezza, ma poco sostenuto (Pictures at an Exhibition)"
  2. Mikhail Glinka- "Overture (Ruslan & Ludmila)"
  3. Antonín Dvořák- "Symphony No 8 in G, Op. 88"
  4. Stanisław Moniuszko- "Prząśniczka"
  5. Aram Khachaturian- "Sabre Dance (Gayaneh)"
  6. Henryk Górecki- "Symphony Nr 3 ‘Symphony of Sorrowful Songs’"
  7. Leoš Janáček- "Sinfonietta Op. 60"
  8. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov- "The Sea and Sindbad's Ship (Scheherazade)"
  9. Dmitri Shostakovich- "The Gadfly, Suite Op. 97a"
  10. Alexander Borodin- "Polovtsian Dances. Introduction (Prince Igor)"
  11. Bedřich Smetana- "Vltava (Ma vlast)"
  12. Igor Stravinsky- "The Firebird" (conclusion)
  13. Antonín Dvořák- "Song To The Moon" (Rusalka)
  14. Frédéric Chopin- "Mazurek No 2 Op. 63 F"
  15. Dmitri Shostakovich- "Jazz Suite No 1"
  16. Paweł Szymański- "Sarabande"
  17. Modest Mussorgsky- "Il vecchio castello: Andante (Pictures at an Exhibition)"
  18. Antonín Dvořák- "Slavonic Dances, Op. 72"

CD 2 (German)[edit]

  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart- "Symphony No. 40 in G minor"
  2. Johann Strauss II- "Wiener Blut Op. 354" (extract)
  3. Robert Schumann- "Traumerei"
  4. Gustav Mahler- "Symphony No. 3 in D minor"
  5. Johann Sebastian Bach- "Brandenburg Concertos, No. 1 in F BWV1046"
  6. Felix Mendelssohn- "Sonate pour violoncello & piano No 2"
  7. Johannes Brahms- "Hungarian Dances No. 1 in G minor"
  8. Fritz Kreisler- "Liebesleid"
  9. Franz Schubert- "String Quartet No. 14 in D minor (Death And the Maiden)"
  10. Max Bruch- "Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46"
  11. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart- "Piano Sonata in A K331"
  12. Ludwig van Beethoven- "Fur Elise"
  13. Johannes Brahms- "Violin concerto in D Op. 77"
  14. Joseph Haydn- "Symphony No. 83 in G minor "The Hen""
  15. Richard Wagner- "Prelude (Tristan & Isolde)"

CD 3 (Latin)[edit]

  1. Pietro Mascagni- "O amore, o bella luce del core (L’amico Fritz)"
  2. Hector Berlioz- "Symphonie Fatastique, Op. 14"
  3. Pietro Mascagni- "Cavalleria rusticana"
  4. Claude Debussy- "Jeux de vagues (La Mer)"
  5. Maurice Ravel- "Violin Sonata"
  6. Ennio Morricone- "Gabriel's Oboe (Mission)"
  7. Joaquín Rodrigo- "Concierto de Aranjuez"
  8. Heitor Villa-Lobos- "Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2"
  9. Enrique Granados- "Danzas espanolas"
  10. Isaac Albéniz- "Malaguena, Op. 165 No. 3"
  11. Camille Saint-Saëns- "The Swan (Carnival of the Animals)"
  12. Manuel de Falla- "Canciones populares Espanola"
  13. Jules Massenet- "Manon!... Avez-vous peur que mon visage frole? (Manon)"
  14. Charles Gounod- "Glorie Immortele De Nos Aieux (Faust)"
  15. Giuseppe Verdi- "Se quel guerrier...Celeste Aida (Aida)"
  16. Jacques Offenbach- "Overture (Orpheus in the Underworld)"

CD 4 (Rest of the world)[edit]

  1. Māori Songs- "Tarakihi (The Locust)"
  2. Leonard Bernstein- "Overture (Candide)"
  3. Ralph Vaughan Williams- "A Sea Symphony No. 1 Behold, the sea itself"
  4. Ástor Piazzolla- "Decarismo"
  5. Franz Liszt- "La campanella"
  6. Edvard Grieg- "Norwegian Dances Op. 35"
  7. Benjamin Britten- "Now the hungry lions roars (A Midsummer Night's Dream)"
  8. Karl Jenkins- "Requiem: Lacrimosa"
  9. Ralph Vaughan Williams- "Fantasia on Greensleeves"
  10. Charles Wood- "Hail, gladdening light"
  11. John Tavener- "Song For Athene"
  12. Paul Dukas- "Scherzo (excerpt) (The Sorcerer's Apperntice)"
  13. William Walton- "Concerto for Viola and Orchestra"
  14. Gustav Holst- "Venus, the Bringer of Peace (The Planets)"
  15. Edvard Grieg- "Cello Sonata Op. 36 / Intermezzo in A minor"
  16. Ástor Piazzolla- "Concerto for Bandoneón and Orchestra - Muerte del Angel"
  17. Vanessa-Mae- "Happy Valley (The 1997 re-unification overture)"

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