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  • Audio CD (4 Nov. 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Decca (UMO)
  • ASIN: B00FE1UN70
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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Disc: 1

  1. 1. Poco presto ed agitato - Members Of The Wiener Oktett
  2. 2. Variations, Andante lento - Members Of The Wiener Oktett
  3. 3. Tarantella, Presto vivace - Members Of The Wiener Oktett
  4. 1. Boisterous Bourrée - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  5. 2. Playful Pizzicato - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  6. 3. Sentimental Saraband - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  7. 4. Frolicsome Finale - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  8. 1. Introduction & Theme - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  9. 2. Adagio - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  10. 3. March - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  11. 4. Romance - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  12. 5. Aria Italiana - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  13. 6. Bourrée Classique - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  14. 7. Wiener Waltzer - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  15. 8. Moto Perpetuo - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  16. 9. Funeral March - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  17. 10. Chant - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  18. 11. Fugue & Finale - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  19. 1. March - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  20. 2. Canzonetta - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  21. 3. Tirolese - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  22. 4. Bolero - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  23. 5. Tarantella - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  24. 1. March - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  25. 2. Nocturne - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  26. 3. Waltz - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  27. 4. Pantomime - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
  28. 5. Moto Perpetuo - The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Disc: 2

  1. 1. Allegro Molto - Rolf Hind, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair
  2. 2. Lento - Rolf Hind, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair
  3. Untitled Fragment (1930) for Strings - Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair
  4. 1. D. Layton - Poco Presto - Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  5. 2. E.B.B. - Poco Lento - Yuri Bashmet, Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  6. 1. Allegro Ma Non Troppo - Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  7. 2. Rhapsody. Poco Lento - Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  8. 3. Allegro Scherzando. Allegro Non Troppo - Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  9. 1. - Michael Collins, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair
  10. 2. - Michael Collins, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair
  11. 3. - Michael Collins, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair

Disc: 3

  1. 1. Toccata - Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  2. 2. Waltz - Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  3. 3. Impromptu - Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  4. 4. March - Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  5. 1. Moderato con moto - Mark Lubotsky, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  6. 2. Vivace - Mark Lubotsky, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  7. 3. Passacaglia; Andante lento - Mark Lubotsky, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Disc: 4

  1. 1. Lament: Andante Moderato - English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
  2. 2. Allegro Molto - English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford
  3. Young Apollo, Op.16 - Peter Donohoe, Felix Kok, Jeremy Ballard, Peter Cole, Michal Kaznowski, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
  4. Canadian Carnival, Op.19 - Wesley Warren, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
  5. Lacrymosa - New Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  6. Dies Irae - New Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  7. Requiem aeternam - New Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  8. Theme - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  9. Variation I - Recitative - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  10. Variation II - Romance - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  11. Variation III - March - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  12. Variation IV - Arabesque - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  13. Variation V - Chant - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  14. Variation VI - Nocturne - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  15. Variation VII - Badinerie - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  16. Variation VIII - Burlesque - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  17. Variation IXa -Toccata I - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  18. Variation IXb - Toccata II - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  19. Variation X - Adagio - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  20. Variation XI - Tarantella - Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Disc: 5

  1. Scottish Ballad, Op.26, For Two Pianos & Orchestra - Bracha Eden, Alexander Tamir, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Sergiu Comissiona
  2. An American Overture, Op.27 - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  3. Prelude and Fugue for 18-part string orchestra, Op.29 - English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  4. Theme - Allegro maestoso e largamente - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  5. Variation A: Flutes & Piccolo - Presto - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  6. Variation B: Oboes - Lento - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  7. Variation C: Clarinets - Moderato - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  8. Variation D: Bassoons - Allegro alla marcia - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  9. Variation E: Violins - Brillante - alla polacca - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  10. Variation F: Violas - Meno mosso - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  11. Variation G: Cellos - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  12. Variation H: Double Basses - Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accelerando - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  13. Variation I: Harp - Maestoso - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  14. Variation J: Horns - L'istesso tempo - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  15. Variation K: Trumpets - Vivace - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  16. Variation L: Trombones & Bass Tuba - Allegro pomposo - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  17. Variation M: Percussion - Moderato - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  18. Fugue - Allegro molto - London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  19. Men Of Goodwill - Variations On A Christmas Carol - Minnesota Orchestra, Neville Marriner
  20. Variation 4 - Quick & Gay - The Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  21. Occasional Overture, Op.38 - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle

Disc: 6

  1. Allegro maestoso - Mstislav Rostropovich, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  2. Presto inquieto - Mstislav Rostropovich, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  3. Adagio - Mstislav Rostropovich, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  4. Passacaglia - Mstislav Rostropovich, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  5. Introduction - Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, Peter Francomb, Chris Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair
  6. Allegro - Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, Peter Francomb, Chris Griffiths, Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair
  7. The Building Of The House - Overture, Op.79 - East Anglian Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
  8. 1. Cakes And Ale - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  9. 2. The Bitter Withy - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  10. 3. Hankin Booby - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  11. 4. Hunt The Squirrel - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  12. 5. Lord Melbourne - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
  13. Lachrymae, Op.48a (Reflections On A Song Of John Dowland) - Lars Anders Tomter, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Iona Brown

Disc: 7

  1. Reflection (1930) - Nobuko Imai, Roland Pöntinen
  2. Elegy - Nobuko Imai
  3. Lachrymae (Reflections on a song of Dowland) - Krzysztof Chorzelski, Katya Apekisheva
  4. Introduction: Andante Maestoso - Alexander Barantschik, John Adey
  5. 1. March: Allegro alla Marcia - Alexander Barantschik, John Adey
  6. 2. Moto Perpetuo: Allegro Molto e Con Fuoco - Alexander Barantschik, John Adey
  7. 3. Lullaby: Lento Tranquillo - Alexander Barantschik, John Adey
  8. 4. Waltz: Alla Valse: Vivace e Rubato - Alexander Barantschik, John Adey
  9. Reveille (1937) - Lorraine McAslan, John Blakely
  10. 1. The Grasshopper - Heinz Holliger, András Schiff
  11. 2. The Wasp - Heinz Holliger, András Schiff
  12. Temporal Variations - Heinz Holliger, András Schiff
  13. 1. Pan - Janet Craxton
  14. 2. Phaeton - Janet Craxton
  15. 3. Niobe - Janet Craxton
  16. 4. Bacchus - Janet Craxton
  17. 5. Narcissus - Janet Craxton
  18. 6. Arethusa - Janet Craxton

Disc: 8

  1. 1. Canto primo (sostenuto e largamente) - Mstislav Rostropovich
  2. Fuga: Andante moderato - Mstislav Rostropovich
  3. Lamento: Lento rubato - Mstislav Rostropovich
  4. 2. Canto secondo (Sostenuto) - Mstislav Rostropovich
  5. Serenata: Allegretto: pizzicato - Mstislav Rostropovich
  6. Marcia: Alla marcia moderato - Mstislav Rostropovich
  7. 3. Canto terzo (Sostenuto) - Mstislav Rostropovich
  8. Bordone: Moderato quasi recitativo - Mstislav Rostropovich
  9. Moto perpetuo e canto quarto: Presto - Mstislav Rostropovich
  10. Declamato: Largo - Mstislav Rostropovich
  11. Fuga: Andante - Mstislav Rostropovich
  12. Scherzo: Allegro molto - Mstislav Rostropovich
  13. Andante lento - Mstislav Rostropovich
  14. Ciaconna: Allegro - Mstislav Rostropovich
  15. 1. Dialogo - Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten
  16. 2. Scherzo - pizzicato - Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten
  17. 3. Elegia - Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten
  18. 4. Marcia - Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten
  19. 5. Moto perpetuo - Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten

Disc: 9

  1. 1. Introduzione: Lento - Robert Cohen
  2. 2. Marcia: Allegro - Robert Cohen
  3. 3. Canto: Con moto - Robert Cohen
  4. 4. Barcarola: Lento - Robert Cohen
  5. 5. Dialogo: Allegretto - Robert Cohen
  6. 6. Fuga: Andante espressivo - Robert Cohen
  7. 7. Recitativo: Fantastico - Robert Cohen
  8. 8. Moto perpetuo: Presto - Robert Cohen
  9. 9. Passacaglia: Lento solenne - Robert Cohen
  10. 1. Musingly (Meditativo) - Eduardo Fernandez
  11. 2. Agitated (Molto agitativo) - Eduardo Fernandez
  12. 3. Restless (Inquieto) - Eduardo Fernandez
  13. 4. Uneasy (Ansioso) - Eduardo Fernandez
  14. 5. March-like (Quasi una marcia) - Eduardo Fernandez
  15. 6. Dreaming (Sognanti) - Eduardo Fernandez
  16. 7. Gently Rocking (Cullante) - Eduardo Fernandez
  17. 8. Passacaglia (Misurato) - Eduardo Fernandez
  18. 9. Slow and Quiet (Tranquillo) - Eduardo Fernandez
  19. 1. Overture - Osian Ellis
  20. 2. Toccata - Osian Ellis
  21. 3. Nocturne - Osian Ellis
  22. 4. Fugue - Osian Ellis
  23. 5. Hymn - Osian Ellis
  24. 1. Duets - Amadeus Quartet
  25. 2. Ostinato - Amadeus Quartet
  26. 3. Solo - Amadeus Quartet
  27. 4. Burlesque - Amadeus Quartet
  28. 5. Recitative & Passacaglia - Amadeus Quartet
  29. Tema "Sacher" for Cello Solo Lento maestoso - Largament - Alisa Weilerstein

Disc: 10

  1. 1. Allegro vivace e con brio - Utrecht String Quartet
  2. 2. Andante - Utrecht String Quartet
  3. 3. Allegro vivace - Utrecht String Quartet
  4. 4. Allegro molto - Utrecht String Quartet
  5. 1. Novelette - The Emperor Quartet
  6. 2. Menuetto - The Emperor Quartet
  7. 3. Romanza - The Emperor Quartet
  8. 4. Gavotte - The Emperor Quartet
  9. Rhapsody for String Quartet (1929) - Endellion String Quartet
  10. 1. Andante - Allegro Molto e Con Fuoco - Endellion String Quartet
  11. 2. Poco Adagio Ma Con Moto - Endellion String Quartet
  12. 3. Allegro Molto Vivace - Endellion String Quartet
  13. Phantasy in F Minor for String Quintet (1932) - Endellion String Quartet, Nicholas Logie
  14. Alla Marcia for String Quartet - Endellion String Quartet
  15. 1. March: Allegro Maestoso - Endellion String Quartet
  16. 2. Waltz: Allegretto - Endellion String Quartet
  17. 3. Burlesque: Presto - Endellion String Quartet

Disc: 11

  1. 1. Allegro maestoso - Gabrieli String Quartet
  2. 2. Lento ed espressivo - Gabrieli String Quartet
  3. 3. Allegro giocoso - Gabrieli String Quartet
  4. 1. Andante sostenuto - The Allegri String Quartet
  5. 2. Allegretto con slancio - The Allegri String Quartet
  6. 3. Andante calmo - The Allegri String Quartet
  7. 4. Molto vivace - The Allegri String Quartet
  8. 1. Allegro calmo senza rigore - Amadeus Quartet
  9. 2. Vivace - Amadeus Quartet
  10. 3. Chacony - Sostenuto - Amadeus Quartet

Disc: 12

  1. Phantasy, Op.2 (Quartet for Oboe, violin, viola and cello) - Janet Craxton, Members of the Gabrieli Quartet
  2. 1. Arrival At Zermatt - Russell Wilson, Ian Wilson, Catherine Fleming
  3. 2. Swiss Clock (Romance) - Russell Wilson, Ian Wilson, Catherine Fleming
  4. 3. Nursery Slopes - Russell Wilson, Ian Wilson, Catherine Fleming
  5. 4. Alpine Scene - Russell Wilson, Ian Wilson, Catherine Fleming
  6. 5. Moto Perpetuo: Down the Piste - Russell Wilson, Ian Wilson, Catherine Fleming
  7. 6. Farewell to Zermatt - Russell Wilson, Ian Wilson, Catherine Fleming
  8. Scherzo for Recorder Quartet (1954) - Fiona Russell, Catherine Fleming, Celia Ireland, Ian Wilson
  9. Timpani Piece For Jimmy - James Blades, Joan Goosens
  10. Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury (1959) for three trumpets - Members of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
  11. Voluntary on "Tallis' Lamentations" (c 1940) - Timothy Bond
  12. Prelude To "They Walk Alone" (1938) - Timothy Bond
  13. Village Organist's Piece (c 1940) - Timothy Bond
  14. Prelude & Fugue on a theme of Vittoria - Simon Preston
  15. Theme - Gabriel Jeney, Zoltan Jeney
  16. Variations 1-12 - Gabriel Jeney, Zoltan Jeney
  17. Fugue - Gabriel Jeney, Zoltan Jeney
  18. Introduction & Rondo Alla Burlesca Op.23, No.1 - Bracha Eden, Alexander Tamir
  19. Mazurka Elegiaca, Op.23, No.2 - Bracha Eden, Alexander Tamir

Disc: 13

  1. 1. Rather Fast and Nervous - Stephen Hough
  2. 2. Quick, With Wit - Stephen Hough
  3. 3. Dramatic - Stephen Hough
  4. 4. Rhythmic, Not Fast - Stephen Hough
  5. 5. Variations: Quiet and Simple - Stephen Hough
  6. A Little Idyll - Anthony Goldstone
  7. 1. John (Poco Allegro Vivace) - Stephen Hough
  8. 2. Daphne (Poco Andante Grazioso) - Stephen Hough
  9. 3. Michael (Poco Presto e Molto Capriccioso) - Stephen Hough
  10. Twelve Variations On A Theme (1931) - Stephen Hough
  11. 1. Lullaby - Stephen Hough, Ronan O'Hara
  12. 2. Lullaby For A Retired Colonel - Stephen Hough, Ronan O'Hara
  13. 1. Early Morning Bathe - Stephen Hough
  14. 2. Sailing - Stephen Hough
  15. 3. Fun-fair - Stephen Hough
  16. 4. Night - Stephen Hough
  17. Moderato - Stephen Hough
  18. Nocturne - Stephen Hough
  19. Night Piece (Notturno) - Stephen Hough
  20. 1. Like an Improvisation - Rolf Hind
  21. 2. - Rolf Hind
  22. 3. Quick and Light - Rolf Hind
  23. 4. - Rolf Hind
  24. 5. Quietly - Rolf Hind
  25. 6. Quick - Rolf Hind

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