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The Very Best of Classical Spectacular 2 (2 CD set)


2 CDs that feature orchestral classics; choral and operatic masterpieces.


John Rigby, Robin Stapleton, Owain Arwel Hughes, Barry Wordsworth, Philip Ellis Conductors
Tim Gill Cello
Roderick Elms, Lucy Parham Piano
Deborah Norman Soprano
Wynne Evans Tenor
Goldsmiths’ Choral Union
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Track listing


1. R.STRAUSS Also Sprach Zarathustra (Introduction)
2. SUPPE Light Cavalry Overture
3. SOUSA The Stars and Stripes Forever
4. GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
5. LEHAR Gold and Silver Waltz
6. VERDI Nabucco (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
7. GRIEG Peer Gynt (Morning)
8. SAINT-SAENS Carnival of the Animals (The Swan)
9. VERDI Rigoletto (La donna e mobile)
10. HOLST The Planets


1. WAGNER Die Meistersinger von Nurnburg (Overture)
2. TCHAIKOVSKY Sleeping Beauty (Waltz)
3. J.STRAUSS II Pizzicato Polka
4. BIZET Carmen (Prelude and Aragonaise, Les Toreadors)
5. MENDELSSOHN The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
6. MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition (The Great Gate of Kiev)
7. PUCCINI Gianni Schicchi (O mio babbino caro)
8. ROSSINI The Italian Girl in Algiers (Overture)
9. KHACHATURIAN Gayane (Sabre Dance)
10. BLISS Things to Come (March)
11. BORODIN Prince Igor (Polovtsian Dances)

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