50 Best Romantic Classics - Amy Nuttall (soprano); Angela Gheorghiu (soprano); Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano); Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin);...
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  1. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Barcarolle
  2. Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: Le Cygne
  3. Carmen, opera: Habanera (L'amour est un oiseau rebelle)
  4. Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3
  5. Lakmé, opera: Flower Duet (Dôme épais)
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  1. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Barcarolle
  2. Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: Le Cygne
  3. Carmen, opera: Habanera (L'amour est un oiseau rebelle)
  4. Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3
  5. Lakmé, opera: Flower Duet (Dôme épais)
  6. Faust, opera: Les nubiennes (Ballet music)
  7. Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47: Mon c?ur s'ouvre à ta voix
  8. Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50
  9. Plaisir d'amour, for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  10. Romance for violin & orchestra in C major, Op. 48
  11. Berceuse, for piano, 4 hands or orchestra (Dolly, suite), Op. 56/1
  12. Carmen, opera: Entr'acte to Act 3
  13. Chanson d'amour, song for voice & piano in F major, Op. 27/1
  14. Gymnopedie for piano No. 1
  15. Sylvia, ou La nymphe de Diane, ballet: Intermezzo & Valse lente
  16. Les Deux Pigeons, ballet
  17. Thaïs, opera in 3 acts: Meditation
  18. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: Morning
  19. Má Vlast (My Fatherland), symphonic poems (6), JB 1:112: Vltava
  20. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: 2. Adagio
  21. Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): 2. Largo (opening)
  22. Bryllupsdag på Troldhaugen (Wedding Day at Troldhaugen), lyric piece for piano, Op. 65/6
  23. Rusalka, opera, B. 203 (Op. 114): Song to the Moon
  24. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, CT. 47: 2. Romance: Larghetto (opening)
  25. Humoresque No. 7 for piano in G flat major, B. 187/7 (Op. 101/7)
  26. Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement): Prelude in A
  27. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124 (LW H4): 2. Quasi adagio
  28. Pelléas et Mélisande, opera in 5 acts, L. 88: At the Castle Gate
  29. Berceuse for piano in D flat major, Op. 57, CT. 7
  30. Jalousie (Jealousy), tango for orchestra
  31. Nocturne for piano No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109
  32. Liebesträume, notturno for piano No. 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/3 (LW A103/3)
  33. Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow), operetta: Vilja
  34. Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo
  35. Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro
  36. España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: Tango
  37. La Rondine (The Swallow), opera: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
  38. 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
  39. L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Pur ti miro
  40. Minuet in A major, arrangement (after String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5, G. 275)
  41. L'amico Fritz, opera (commedia lyrica) in 3 acts: O amore, o bella luce del core
  42. Recuerdos de la Alhambra, for guitar
  43. Ai giochi addio
  44. Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: 2. Adagio (opening)
  45. Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Vogliatemi bene
  46. Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: 2. Largo
  47. Zigeunerweisen, for violin & piano (or orchestra) ("Gypsy Airs"), Op. 20
  48. Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò), song
  49. Sevilla
  50. Turandot, opera: Nessun dorma
  51. Untitled CD-ROM Track
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EMI's 50 Best Romantic Classics is loosely organized by regions, with the first disc devoted to French music, the second to Scandinavian and Eastern European classics, and the third to music from Italy and Spain. This arrangement is quite practical for beginners, who may appreciate the music's recognizable national styles before grasping more historical or theoretical aspects. Yet some understanding is needed of the term romantic, for not all of the music included in this collection fits within the Romantic era (roughly, ...

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