MEGA has deleted a lot of my files and it's hard for me to know which ones that need to be re-uploaded.
So, if you find an expired link and want a re-up, please leave a comment. Just not too many requests at once.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Charles Ives - Concord Sonata; Songs (Pierre-Laurent Aimard; Susan Graham)


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Composer: Charles Ives
  • (01-17) Songs
  • (18-21) Piano Sonata No. 2, "Concord, Mass., 1840-60"

Susan Graham, soprano
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Tabea Zimmermann, viola (18)
Emmanuel Pahud, flute (21)

Date: 2004
Label: Warner Classics


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Charles Ives - Violin Sonatas (Hilary Hahn; Valentina Lisitsa)


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Composer: Charles Ives
  • (01) Violin Sonata No. 1
  • (04) Violin Sonata No. 2
  • (07) Violin Sonata No. 3
  • (10) Violin Sonata No. 4 "Children's Day at the Camp Meeting"

Hilary Hahn, violin
Valentina Lisitsa, piano

Date: 2011
Labe; Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4779435

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Charles Ives - New England Holidays; Three Places in New England (Andrew Davis)


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Composer: Charles Ives
  1. A Symphony: New England Holidays: I. Washington's Birthday
  2. A Symphony: New England Holidays: II. Decoration Day
  3. A Symphony: New England Holidays: III. The Fourth of July
  4. A Symphony: New England Holidays: IV. Thanksgiving and Forefathers' Day
  5. Central Park in the Dark
  6. Orchestral Set No. 1: Three Places in New England: I. The 'St. Gaudens' in Boston Common (Col. Shaw and his Colored Regiment)
  7. Orchestral Set No. 1: Three Places in New England: II. Putnam’s Camp, Redding, Connecticut
  8. Orchestral Set No. 1: Three Places in New England: III. The Housatonic at Stockbridge
  9. The Unanswered Question, for trumpet, flute quartet & strings

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor

Date: 2016
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%205163

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Charles Ives - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4; Central Park in the Dark (Andrew Litton)


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Composer: Charles Ives
  1. Symphony No. 1: 1. Allegro, con moto
  2. Symphony No. 1: 2. Adagio molto, sostenuto
  3. Symphony No. 1: 3. Scherzo. Vivace
  4. Symphony No. 1: 4. Allegro molto
  5. Symphony No. 4: 1. Prelude. Maestoso
  6. Symphony No. 4: 2. Comedy. Allegretto
  7. Symphony No. 4: 3. Fugue. Andante moderato con moto
  8. Symphony No. 4: 4. Very slowly. Largo maestoso
  9. Central Park in the Dark

Dallas Symphony Chorus (5-8) & Orchestra
Danail Rachev, assistant conductor (5-8)
Andrew Litton, conductor

Date: 2006
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67540

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Charles Ives - Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3; General Booth enters into Heaven (Andrew Litton)


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Composer:  Charles Ives
  1. Symphony No. 2: 1. Andante moderato
  2. Symphony No. 2: 2. Allegro molto, con spirito
  3. Symphony No. 2: 3. Adagio cantabile
  4. Symphony No. 2: 4. Lento maestoso
  5. Symphony No. 2: 5. Allegro molto vivace
  6. Symphony No. 3 "The Camp Meeting": 1. Old Folks Gatherin'. Andante maestoso
  7. Symphony No. 3 "The Camp Meeting": 2. Children's Day. Allegro
  8. Symphony No. 3 "The Camp Meeting": 3. Communion. Largo
  9. General Booth enters into Heaven (arr. John J. Becker)

Donnie Ray Albert, baritone (9)
Dallas Symphony Chorus (9) & Orchestra
Andrew Litton, conductor

Date: 2006
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67525

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Charles Ives - Symphony No. 2; etc. (Leonard Bernstein)


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Composer: Charles Ives
  1. (01) Symphony No. 2
  2. (06) The Gong on the Hook and Ladder (or Firemen's Parade on Main Street)
  3. (07) Tone Roads No. 1
  4. (08) Hymn: Largo Cantabile, for string orchestra
  5. (09) Hallowe'en
  6. (10) Central Park in the Dark
  7. (11) The Unanswered Question

New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Date: 1987
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4292202


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Carl Nielsen - Symphonies Nos. 3 & 5 (Leonard Bernstein)


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Composer: Carl Nielsen
  1. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva": I. Allegro Espansivo
  2. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva": II. Andante Pastorale
  3. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva": III. Allegretto Un Poco
  4. Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva": IV. Finale. Allegro
  5. Symphony No. 5, Op. 50: I. Tempo Giusto - Adagio Non Troppo
  6. Symphony No. 5, Op. 50: II. Allegro - Andante Un Poco Tranquillo

Ruth Guldbaek, soprano (1-4)
Niels Moller, tenor (1-4)
Royal Danish Orchestra (1-4)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra (5-6)
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Date: 1962 (5-6), 1965 (1-4)
Label: Sony Classical


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Monday, October 29, 2018

Carl Nielsen - Clarinet & Flute Concertos (Sabine Meyer; Emmanuel Pahud)


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Composer: Carl Nielsen
  • (01) Flute Concerto, FS 119
  • (03) Clarinet Concerto, Op. 57, FS 129
  • (07) Wind Quintet, Op. 43, FS 100

Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

Date: 2007
Label: EMI


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Carl Nielsen - Symphonies Nos. 4-6; Little Suite; Hymnis Amoris (Herbert Blomstedt; Ulf Schirmer)


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Composer: Carl Nielsen

CD1:
  • (01) Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 - "The Inextinguishable"
  • (05) Symphony No. 5, Op. 50
CD2:
  • (01) Symphony No. 6 - "Sinfonia Semplice"
  • (05) Little Suite, Op. 1
  • (08) Hymnis Amoris, Op. 12

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Hymnis Amoris:
Barbara Bonney, soprano
John Mark Ainsley, tenor
Lars Pederson, tenor
Michael W. Hanson, baritone
Bo Anker Hansen, bass
Copenhagen Boys' Choir
Danish National Radio Choir
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ulf Schirmer, conductor

Date: 1988/1999
Label: Decca
http://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4609882


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Carl Nielsen - Symphonies Nos. 1-3; Aladdin (Herbert Blomstedt)


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Composer: Carl Nielsen

CD1:
  • (01) Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 7
  • (05) Symphony No. 2, Op. 16 - "The Four Temperaments"
CD2:
  • (01) Symphony No. 3, Op. 27 - "Espansiva"
  • (05) Maskarade, opera: Overture
  • (06) Aladdin, concert suite

Nancy Wait Kromm, soprano
Kevin McMillan, baritone

San Francisco Symphony Chorus & Orchestra
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Date: 1988-1990/1999
Label: Decca
http://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4609852


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Friday, October 26, 2018

Claude Debussy; Maurice Ravel - Music for Two Pianos (Vladimir Ashkenazy; Vovka Ashkenazy)


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Composer: Claude Debussy; Maurice Ravel
  • (01) Debussy - En blanc et noir
  • (04) Debussy - Jeux (arr. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet)
  • (05) Debussy - Lindaraja
  • (06) Ravel - Entre cloches (from Sites auriculaires)
  • (07) Ravel - Rapsodie espagnole
  • (11) Ravel - La Valse

Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
Vovka Ashkenazy, piano

Date: 2009
Label: Decca
https://www.deccaclassics.com/en/cat/4781090


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Claude Debussy; Francis Poulenc - Cello Sonatas (Jean-Guihen Queyras; Alexandre Tharaud)


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Composer: Claude Debussy; Francis Poulenc
  • (01) Debussy - Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano in D minor
  • (04) Debussy - Valse "La plus que lente"
  • (05) Poulenc - Sonata for Cello and Piano
  • (09) Poulenc - Bagatelle in D minor
  • (10) Poulenc - Sérénade
  • (11) Poulenc - Suite francaise
  • (18) Debussy - Scherzo
  • (19) Debussy - Intermezzo

Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
Alexandre Tharaud, piano

Date: 2008
Label: Harmonia Mundi
http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/1308

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Claude Debussy - Pelléas et Mélisande-Suite; etc (Claudio Abbado)


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Composer: Claude Debussy
  • (01) Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
  • (02) 3 Nocturnes
  • (05) Pelléas et Mélisande - Concert Suite

Emmanuel Pahud, flute (1)
Rundfunkchor Berlin, chorus master: Robin Gritton (4)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor

Date: 2001
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4713322


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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Charles-Valentin Alkan; Franz Liszt - Piano Music (Raymond Lewenthal)


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Composer: Charles-Valentin Alkan; Franz Liszt
  • (01) Alkan - Le festin d'Ésope, Op. 39 No. 12
  • (02) Alkan - Barcarolle, Op. 65, No. 6
  • (03) Alkan - Quasi Faust (2nd movement from Grand Sonate, Op. 33)
  • (04) Alkan - Symphony for solo piano
  • (08) Liszt - Hexaméron

Raymond Lewenthal, piano
Date: 1965, 1966
Label: RCA/BMG


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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Charles Koechlin - The Seven Stars' Symphony (James Judd)


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Composer: Charles Koechlin
  • (01) The Seven Stars' Symphony, Op. 132
  • (08) Quatre Interludes, Op. 214 (orch. Otfrid Nies)
  • (12) L'Andalouse dans Barcelone, Op. 134

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
James Judd, conductor

Date: 1996
Label: RCA


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Charles Koechlin - Songs (Claudette Leblanc; Boaz Sharon)


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Composer: Charles Koechlin
  • (01) Si tu le veux, Op. 5 No. 5
  • (02) Sept chansons pour Gladys, Op. 151
  • (09) Le cortège d'Amphitrite, Op. 31 No. 2
  • (10) Amphise et Melitta, Op. 31 No. 6
  • (11) Déclin d'amour, Op. 13 No. 1
  • (12) Aux temps des fées, Op. 7 No. 4
  • (13) Le repas préparé, Op. 31 No. 5
  • (14) La chanson des Ingénues, Op. 22 No. 1
  • (15) Améthyste, Op. 35 No. 2
  • (16) Hymne à Vénus, Op. 68 No. 1
  • (17) L'Hiver, Op. 8 No. 2
  • (18) La Nuit, Op. 1 No. 2
  • (19) L'Été, Op. 1 No. 5
  • (20) L'Air, Op. 8 No. 5
  • (21) La Lune, Op. 8 No. 4
  • (22) Le Printemps, Op. 1 No. 4
  • (23) Le Thé, Op. 1 No. 3

Claudette Leblanc, soprano
Boaz Sharon, piano

Date: 1985
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55163

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Charles Gounod - Piano Works (Roberto Prosseda)


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Composer: Charles Gounod
  • (01) La Veneziana (Barcarolle) in G minor, CG593
  • (02) Impromptu in G major, CG 580 WP
  • (03) Souvenance (Nocturne) in E flat major, CG 590
  • (04) Marche funèbre d'une marionnette in D minor, CG 583
  • (05) Six romances sans paroles
  • (11) Méditation sur le 1er prélude de piano de J.S. Bach (Ave Maria), CG 89b
  • (12) Six préludes et fugues, CG 587
  • (24) Sonate pour piano à quatre mains in E flat major, CG 617

Roberto Prosseda, piano
Enrico Pompili, piano (24-26)

Date: 2018
Label: Decca Italy
http://www.universalmusic.it/musica-classica/album/gounod-piano-works_32549461928/


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Charles Gounod - Works for Pedal Piano & Orchestra (Roberto Prosseda)


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Composer: Charles Gounod
  • (01) Suite concertante in A major
  • (05) Concerto for pedal piano in E flat major
  • (09) Fantaise sur l'hymne national russe
  • (10) Danse roumaine

Roberto Prosseda, piano
Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Howard Shelley, conductor

Date: 2013
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67975

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Charles Gounod - Symphonies Nos. 1-3 (Oleg Caetani)


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Composer: Charles Gounod
  • (01) Symphony No. 1 in D major
  • (05) Symphony No. 2 in E flat major
  • (09) Symphony No. 3 in C major (fragment)

Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Oleg Caetani, conductor

Date: 2014
Label: CPO
https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/cpo/detail/-/art/charles-gounod-symphonien-nr-1-3/hnum/3126699


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Charles Gounod - Requiem; Messe Chorale (Michel Corboz)


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Composer: Charles Gounod
  • (01) Messe de Requiem in C major
  • (07) Messe Chorale in G minor

Charlotte Müller Perrier, soprano
Valérie Bonnard, mezzo-soprano
Christophe Einhorn, tenor
Christian Immler, baritone

Ensemble vocal et instrumental de Lausanne
Michel Corboz, conductor

Date: 2011
Label: Mirare
http://www.mirare.fr/album/requiem-messe-chorale-gounod

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Charles Gounod - St. Cecilia Mass (Igor Markevitch)


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Composer: Charles Gounod
  • Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile

Irmgard Seefried, soprano
Gerhard Stolze, tenor
Hermann Uhde, bass

Czech Philharmonic Chorus & Orchestra
Igor Markevitch, conductor

Date: 1965
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4777114


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Monday, October 22, 2018

César Franck; Gabriel Fauré; Sergei Prokofiev - Flute Sonatas (Sharon Bezaly; Vladimir Ashkenazy)


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Composer: César Franck; Gabriel Fauré; Sergei Prokofiev
  • (01) Franck - Violin Sonata in A major (arr. J. P. Rampal)
  • (05) Fauré - Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op. 13 (arr. S. Bezaly)
  • (09) Prokofiev - Flute Sonata in D major, Op. 94

Sharon Bezaly, flute
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano

Date: 2017
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/performers/bezaly-sharon/bezaly-ashkenazy-sonatas


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César Franck; Ernest Chausson - Violin Sonata; Concert (Isabelle Faust; Alexander Melnikov)


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Composer: César Franck; Ernest Chausson
  • (01) Franck - Sonate pour piano et violon en la majeur
  • (05) Chausson - Concert pour piano, violon et quatuor à cordes en ré majeur, Op. 21

Isabelle Faust, violin
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Salagon Quartet
Christine Busch. violin
Lisa Immer, violin
Sebastian Wohlfarth, viola
Gesine Queyras, cello

Date: 2017
Label: Harmonia Mundi
http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/2247

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César Franck; Claude Debussy; Maurice Ravel - Violin Sonatas (Augustin Dumay; Maria João Pires)


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Composer: César Franck; Claude Debussy; Maurice Ravel
  • (01) Franck - Violin Sonata in A major
  • (05) Debussy - Violin Sonata in G minor, L. 140
  • (08) Ravel - Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré
  • (09) Ravel - Vocalise-Étude en forme de Habanera
  • (10) Ravel - Tzigane

Augustin Dumay, violin
Maria João Pires, piano

Date: 1995
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4458802


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Sunday, October 21, 2018

César Franck - Early Piano Music (Julia Severus)


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Composer: César Franck
  • (01) Ballade, Op. 9
  • (02) Transcriptions of Four Schubert Songs, Op. 8
  • (06) Fantasy on Two Polish Folk Songs, Op. 15
  • (09) Souvenirs of Aix-la-Chapelle, Op. 7

Julia Severus, piano
Date: 2014
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572901

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César Franck - Piano Works (Stephen Hough)


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Composer: César Franck
  • (01) Prélude, Choral et Fugue, M. 21
  • (04) Prélude, Aria et Final, M. 23
  • (07) 3 Chorals for organ, M. 38-40 (arr. Hough)
  • (08) Danse lente, M. 22
  • (09) Grand Caprice No. 1, M. 13 (Op. 5)
  • (10) Les Plaintes d'une poupée, M. 20

Stephen Hough, piano
Date: 1997
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA66918

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César Franck - Symphonic Variations; Piano Concerto No. 2 (François-Joël Thiollier; Martyn van den Hoek)


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Composer: César Franck
  • (01) Symphonic Variations, for piano & orchestra, M. 46
  • (02) Les Djinns, symphonic poem for piano & orchestra, M. 45
  • (03) Piano Concerto No. 2 in B minor Op. 11

François-Joël Thiollier, piano (1, 2)
Martyn van den Hoek, piano (3-5)
Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra
Roberto Benzi, conductor

Date: 2001
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.553472

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Camille Saint-Saëns - Mélodies avec orchestre (Yann Beuron; Tassis Christoyannis)


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Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
  1. Angélus
  2. L'attente
  3. Rêverie
  4. La brise (Mélodies persanes, Op. 26)
  5. Extase
  6. La feuille de peuplier
  7. L'enlèvement
  8. Les fées
  9. Souvenances
  10. Désir d'amour
  11. Les cloches de la mer
  12. La splendeur vide (Mélodies persanes, Op. 26)
  13. Le pas d'armes du Roi Jean
  14. La cloche
  15. Papillons
  16. Plainte
  17. Aimons-nous
  18. Au cimetière (Mélodies persanes, Op. 26)
  19. Danse macabre, Op. 40

Yann Beuron, tenor
Tassis Christoyannis, baritone
Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Markus Poschner, conductor

Date: 2017
Label:  Alpha
https://outhere-music.com/en/albums/melodies-avec-orchestre-alpha-273

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Camille Saint-Saëns - Works for Violin and Orchestra (Tianwa Yang; Marc Soustrot)


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Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
  1. Caprice andalous, Op. 122
  2. Romance in C major, Op. 48
  3. La Muse et le Poète, Op. 132
  4. Morceau de concert in G major, Op. 62
  5. Havanaise in E major, Op. 83
  6. Romance in D flat, Op. 37
  7. Introduction et Rondo capriccioso, Op. 28

Tianwa Yang, violin
Gabriel Schwabe, cello (3)
Malmö Symphony Orchestra
Marc Soustrot, conductor

Date: 2017
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.573411


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Friday, October 19, 2018

Camille Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3; Carnival of the Animals (Antonio Pappano)


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Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
  • (01) Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ Symphony"
  • (05) The Carnival of the Animals

Daniele Rossi, organ (1-4)
Martha Argerich, piano (5-18)
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Antonio Pappano, piano (5-18) & conductor

Date: 2017
Label: Warner Classics

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Camille Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3; Danse Macabre; etc. (Daniel Barenboim)


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Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
  • (01) Symphony No. 3 in C minor "Organ Symphony", Op. 78
  • (04) Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Bacchanale
  • (05) Le Déluge, Op. 45: Prelude
  • (06) Danse Macabre, Op. 40

Gaston Litaize, organ (1-3)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1-3)
Orchestre de Paris (4-6)
Daniel Barenboim, conductor

Date: 1975 (1-3), 1978 (4), 1980 (5, 6)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4746122


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Camille Saint-Saëns; Paul Paray - Symphony No. 3; Mass for Joan of Arc (Paul Paray)


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Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns; Paul Paray
  • (01) Saint-Saëns - Symphony No 3 in C minor "Organ", Op. 78
  • (05) Paray - Mass for the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Joan of Arc

Marcel Dupré, organ (1-4)
Frances Yeend, soprano (5-8)
Frances Bible, mezzo-soprano (5-8)
David Lloyd, tenor (5-8)
Yi-Kwei Sze, bass-baritone (5-8)

Rackham Symphony Choir (5-8)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Paul Paray, conductor

Dates: 1956 (5-8), 1957 (1-4)
Label: Mercury
http://www.deccaclassics.com/en/cat/4327192


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