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Classical 2010 [CD]

Various Artists Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (5 Oct 2009)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: CD
  • Label: EMI
  • ASIN: B002M3GQ60
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 140,856 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Un bel di vedremo (Butterfly)
2. Serse (1737): Act III, scene 11 - Crude furie (Serse)
3. I. Allegro
4. IV Chorale: Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren - V Finale: Alleluja!
5. Ohimè, ch'io cado
6. No, che non sei capace K.419
7. II Adagio
8. Ingemisco
9. I Allegro non molto
10. Les Palatins - Acte I, Scène 1 - Air d'Argie: Triste séjour
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Disc: 2
1. D'Hipparco e di Climene ospiti miei (Egisto, 1643)
2. J'ai perdu mon Eurydice
3. Aida: Se quel guerrier io fossi!....Celeste Aida
4. Attesa
5. Au mont Ida trois deesses
6. À Chloris
7. No.11 in G flat major Op.70 No 1
8. Vedi, o madre....è afflitto e mesto (Amina/Elvino)
9. II. Allegro molto
10. Fuga y Misterio for Piano Quintet: Movido - Lento
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With 40 tracks, and over two and a half hours of classical music, this double album, from Virgin Classics, features the best and most popular names from the world of classical music, ranging from the newest arrivals on the operatic scene as well as many present day superstars to iconic legends. This is an unmissable collection of the best in classical music that will have appeal to a wide audience.

Present day superstars include Angela Gheorghiu, Joyce DiDonato, Nigel Kennedy, Natalie Dessay, Philippe Jaroussky, Diana Damrau, David Fray, Libera, Kate Royal, Alison Balsom, Rolando Villazon, Placido Domingo, Sarah Brightman, Roberto Alagna, Sir Simon Rattle, Evgeny Kissin and Leif Ove Andsnes.

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2CD W/Maria Callas/Evgeny Kissin/Gidon Kremer/Natalie Dessa

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3.0 out of 5 stars Good quality but too short 9 Jan 2010
By Mart TOP 100 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
Lots of familiar excerpts of classical music are included on this 2CD collection, but it's the range of artists which add the value.

Sopranos Angela Gheorghiu, Kate Royal, Sarah Brightman, Maria Callas and mezzo-soprano Joyce Didonato provide the gentle touch while Pavarotti, Domingo and Villazon are among the tenors. Noteworthy instrumentalists include Nigel Kennedy, Julian Lloyd Webber and Alison Balsom.

The big names ensure a quality compilation, but 2 CDs rarely provide a satisfactory representation of classical music to suit all moods and occasions and there are many bigger sets, typically 4 or more discs, which challenge this collection.

For an alternative I'd recommend the 2003 Decca/Belart label 5CD set `100 Classical Hits'.
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5.0 out of 5 stars compilation is very good value for the money 12 May 2013
By cpagb20
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The album is giving great pleasure to me and my wife
This compilation is very good value for the money
Definitely recommend
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3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A very disappointing collection. 20 Mar 2010
Format:Audio CD
An uninteresting collection with too many tracks from the past. Maria Callas and Pavorotti may have had albums released recently, but surely Classical 2010 should acrry more tracks by up and coming artists. In my oppinion, this is not a "must buy" collection, but sounds like that evergreen from school reports "could do better"!
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Amazon.com: 3.7 out of 5 stars  3 reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars Mixed up info and titles on discs 26 Mar 2013
By Arianna Hoffman - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The music is very good, but it seems to be a problem with the discs writing. When I first ripped the discs, both came out with the info from disc #1, but when I listen to the songs I realized they had different songs only the info (song and singers) on both CD's was from CD #1. So I had to manually change all the info from disc #2 in order to rip both CD's. I believe that the other two customers that have two CD's #1 might have the same problem. I have exactly the same problem with the "Classical Album 2011" and "Classical Album 2005". The information on all of this CD's is mixed up.
4.0 out of 5 stars Classical 2010 11 Mar 2013
By barbara o'gorek - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
As I stated in my review of Classical 2012, the music listed on the cover and the listings on the discs themselves don't match.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great CD 8 Mar 2013
By Debra Gifford - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
We have several of these CDs and are consistently happy with the quality and selection of the music. We are looking forward to ordering more.
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