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Classical Destinations: An Armchair Guide to Classical Music - András Schiff (piano); Bernd Weikl (bass); Felix Ayo (violin); I Musici; Jard van Nes (contralto); Julius Katchen (piano);...
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  1. Classical Destinations - Theme, for violin & orchestra: Theme
  2. Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 410 (RV 410)
  3. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: 2. Andante
  4. Ave verum corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618
  5. Requiem for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 626: 8. Communio: Lux aeterna
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  1. Classical Destinations - Theme, for violin & orchestra: Theme
  2. Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), waltz for orchestra (with voice ad lib), Op. 410 (RV 410)
  3. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: 2. Andante
  4. Ave verum corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618
  5. Requiem for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 626: 8. Communio: Lux aeterna
  6. Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): 2. Largo
  7. Vltava (The Moldau), symphonic poem (Má Vlast No. 2), JB 1:112/2
  8. Cantata No. 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140 (BC A166): 1. Chorus: Wachet auf
  9. Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), in six parts, BWV 248 (BC D7): Part 2. Sinfonia
  10. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: 2. Air
  11. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: 4. Finale
  12. Vespro della Beata Vergine, for chorus & instruments, SV 206: Psalmus 126: Nisi dominus
  13. The Four Seasons (Il quattro stagione), 4 concertos for violin, strings & continuo, Op. 8/1-4 ("Il cimento" Nos. 1-4): Concerto for Violin and Strings in E major, Op. 8 No. 1, R 269 "La Primavera" (Spring). 1. Allegro
  14. Gianni Schicchi, opera: O mio babbino caro
  15. Turandot, opera: Act 3. Nessun dorma
  16. Nabucco (Nabucodonosor), opera: Va, pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
  17. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. In the Christmas Tree
  18. Vespers (All-Night Vigil), for alto, tenor & chorus, Op. 37: Bogoroditse Devo
  19. Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Act 2. Polovstian Dances
  20. Symphony No. 7 in C major (Leningrad), Op. 60: 2. Moderato. Poco allegretto
  21. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: 2. Adagio
  22. Efterklang (Remembrances), lyric piece for piano, Op. 71/7
  23. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: Morning Mood
  24. Lemminkäinen Suite: Four Legends from the Kalevala, for orchestra, Op. 22: 2. The Swan of Tuonela
  25. Finlandia, tone poem for orchestra, Op. 26
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EMI's Classical Destinations: An Armchair Guide to Classical Music is a double-disc compilation that guides listeners to great works in a simple travelogue format. But beyond its appealing musical examples, there is little to be learned of locales from this package, and perhaps even less to be gleaned about the significance of nationalism in the careers of the composers represented here. After the glitzy Classical Destinations Theme by Paul Terracini -- a gratuitous introduction that contributes nothing to this set's stated ...

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Classical Destinations: An Armchair Guide to Classical Music 2007, EMI Classics

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