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MUSI 352, History of Western Music: 19th & 20th Century


Armstrong
Bartok
Beethoven
Bellini
Berg
Berlioz
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Borodin
Boulez
Brahms
Cage
Chopin
Copland
Cowell
Debussy
Glinka
Hindemith
Ives
Leoncavallo
Mahler

Mendelssohn
Messiaen
Milhaud
Mussorgsky
Poulenc
Prokofiev
Puccini
Ravel
Rossini
Schoenberg
Schubert
Schumann
Seeger (R. Crawford)
Shostakovich
Strauss, R.
Smith, Bessie
Stravinsky
Tchaikovsky
Varèse
Verdi
Wagner
Weber
Webern
Weill

 

 

 

 

 

Armstrong, Louis

 

The Hot Fives and Hot Sevens
Potato Head Blues & Melancholy

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Bartók, Béla

 

String Quartets
Quatuor Végh

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Music for Strings Percussion and Celesta
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner, conductor.

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Beethoven, Ludwig van

 

Missa Solemnis
Wiener Philharmoniker; James Levine, conductor.

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Overture to Coriolan
(also includes Leonore Overture, Fidelio Overture, and Consecration of the House Overture)
Philharmonia Orchestra ; Otto Klemperer, conductor.

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String Quartets, no. 13, op. 130 & Grosse Fugue in B Flat, op. 133
Lindsay String Quartet

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String Quartets, no. 15 in A minor, op. 132 & Quartet no. 16 in F major, op. 135
Yale Quartet

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Sonatas
(includes op. 31 no. 2 & 3, and op. 111)
Claude Frank, piano.

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Symphony no. 3, Eroica
(op. 55 in E falt major, CD also includes selections from Egmont)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ; Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, conductor.

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Symphony no. 5
(op. 67 in C minor)
Wiener Philharmoniker ; Carlos Kleiber, conductor.

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Symphony no. 5
(op. 67 in C minor)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Artur Nikisch, conductor.

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Symphony no. 9
(op. 125 in D minor)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan, conductor

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Bellini, Vincenzo


Norma

Jane Eaglen ; Vincenzo la Scola ; Eva Mei ; Dimitri Kavrakos ; Carmela Remigio ; Ernesto Gavazzi ; other soloists ; Orchestra e Coro del Maggio Musicale Florentino ; Riccardo Muti, conductor.

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Berg, Alban


Wozzeck

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Fritz Wunderlich, Gerhard Stolze, Evelyn Lear, Karl Christian Kohn, Helmut Melchert, Schöneberger Sängerknaben, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin (Wozzeck) ; Lear, Patricia Johnson, Fischer-Dieskau, Donald Grobe, Josef Greindl (Lulu) ; Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Karl Böhm, conductor.

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Berlioz, Hector

 

Symphonie fantastique
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam ; Sir Colin Davis, conductor.

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Blind Lemon Jefferson

 

"Match Box Blues" (In vol. 2)
Complete recorded works in chronological order.

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Borodin, Alexander

 

Prince Igor
Kirov Chorus and Orchestra, St. Petersburg ; Valery Gergiev, conductor.

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Boulez, Pierre


Structures pour deux pianos

Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky, pianos.

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Brahms, Johannes

 

Piano Works (Fantasien op. 116, Intermezzi op. 117, Klavierstucke op. 118 & op. 119)
Wilhelm Kempff, piano.

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Symphony no. 1
Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; Günter Wand, conductor.

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Cage, John

 

Sonatas and interludes for prepared piano
Boris Berman, piano

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Chopin, Frédéric

 

Ballades
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano

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Études
Maurizio Pollini, piano

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Nocturnes
Tamas Vasary, piano

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Copland, Aaron

 

Appalachian Spring
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Dennis Russell Davies, conductor

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Cowell, Henry

 

Piano music
Henry Cowell, piano

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Debussy, Claude

 

Prélude à l'après-midi d'une faune
New Philharmonia Orchestra ; Pierre Boulez, conductor.

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Préludes, books I & II
Walter Gieseking, Piano

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Mer (La)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, conductor.

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Nuages
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, conductor.

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Pour le piano
Vlado Perlemuter, Piano

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Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich

 

A Life for the Tsar
(Slav'sya is the last track on CD 3)
Alexandrina Pendachanska ; Stefania Toczyska ; Chris Merritt ; Mincho Popov ; Boris Martinovich ; Stoil Georgiev ; Konstantin Videv ; Sofia National Opera Chorus ; Sofia Festival Orchestra ; Emil Tchakarov, conductor.

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Kamarinskaya
Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra ; Loris Tjeknavorian, conductor.

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Ruslan and Lyudmila
Mikhail Kit ; Anna Netrebko ; Vladimir Ognovienko ; Larissa Diadkova ; Gennady Bezzubenkov ; other soloists ; Kirov Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Valery Gergiev, conductor.

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Hindemith, Paul

 

Mathis der Maler

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Ives, Charles

 

Unanswered Question (The)
Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra, Gerhard Samuel, conductor.

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Concord Sonata
Marc-André Hamelin, piano.

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Leoncavallo, Ruggero

 

"Vesti la giubba" from Pagliacci
From " The complete recordings of Enrico Caruso. Volume 1"

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Mahler, Gustav

 

Symphony no. 1
Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt, Eliahu Inbal, conductor.

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Mendelssohn, Felix

 

Midsummer Night's Dream
Arleen Auger, soprano ; Ann Murray, mezzo-soprano ; Ambrosian Singers ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Neville Marriner, conductor.

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Messiaen, Olivier

 

Trois petites liturgies de la présence divine
Includes Séquence du verbe, cantique divin
Yvonne Loriod, piano ; Orchestre national de France, Kent Nagano, conductor.

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The piano music of Olivier Messiaen
Includes Quatre études de rythme - ( Mode de valeurs et d'intensités)
Peter Hill, piano.

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Milhaud, Darius

 

Le boeuf sur le tôit
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon, Kent Nagano, conductor.

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Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich

 

Boris Godunov
USSR TV and Radio Large Chorus ; USSR TV and Radio Large Symphony Orchestra ; Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor.

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Poulenc, Francis

 

Les biches
Adagietto on track #2
Orchestre National de France, conductor: Charles Dutoit

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Concerto pour deux pianos
François-René́ Duchable, Jean-Philippe Collard (1st work), pianos ; Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon, conductor.

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Prokofiev, Sergey

 

Violin Concerto no. 2
Kyung Wha Chung, violin ; London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn, conductor.

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Puccini, Giacomo

 

"E lucevan le stelle" from Tosca
From " The complete recordings of Enrico Caruso. Volume 1"

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Ravel, Maurice

 

Daphnis et Chloé, suite no. 2
London Symphony Orchestra ; Andre Previn, conductor.

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Debussy & Ravel (including Jeux d'eau)
Madelein Forte, piano

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Rossini, Gioacchino

 

Barbiere di Siviglia (Il)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra; Claudio Abbado, conductor.

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Norma
Orchestra e Coro del Maggio Musicale Florentino ; Riccardo Muti, conductor.

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Tancredi
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks ; Munchener Rundfunkorchester ; Roberto Abbado, conductor.

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Schoenberg, Arnold

 

Three Piano Pieces op. 11 & Suite for Piano op. 25
Paul Jacobs, piano.

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Five Orchestral Pieces op. 16
Berliner Philharmoniker ; James Levine, conductor.

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Pierrot Lunaire
Christine Schäfer, reciter and soprano; members of Ensemble InterContemporain, Pierre Boulez, conductor.

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String Quartet no. 2
Christiane Oelze, soprano ; Leipziger Streichquartett.

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Schubert, Franz

 

"An die Musik", Track 1.
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ; Edwin Fischer, piano.

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"Der Doppelgänger" from Schwanengesang (Song cycle), Track 8.
Gérard Souzay, baritone ; Dalton Baldwin, piano.

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"Erlkönig", Track 19
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; Gerald Moore, piano.

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"Gretchen am Spinnrade", Track 6.
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ; Edwin Fischer, piano.

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"Heidenröslein", Track 17
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; Gerald Moore, piano.

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Impromptus.
(D.899 & D.935) Murray Perahia, piano.

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Piano Sonata (D. 960)
Mitsuko Uchida, piano.

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String Quintet in C Major (D. 956)
Mstislav Rostropovich, violoncello ; Melos Quartet.

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Symphonies no. 3 & 8.
(D.200 & D.759) Wiener Philharmoniker ; Carlos Kleiber, conductor.

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Schumann, Robert

 

Carnaval : op. 9 and other works
Anton Kuerti, piano.

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Diectherliebe, op. 48
(CD also includes Lieder op. 24 & 39)
Peter Schreier, tenor ; Christoph Eschenbach, piano.

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Symphonies
Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein, conductor.

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Seeger, Ruth Crawford

 

String Quartet 1931
Includes many other works

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Shostakovich, Dimitri

 

Symphony no. 5
New York Philharmonic ; Leonard Bernstein, conductor.

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Smith, Bessie

"St. Louis Blues"
With Louis Armstrong

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Strauss, Richard

 

Don Juan
(H. Karajan - Wiener Philharmoniker. also includes Also sprach Zarathustra, Till Eulenspiegel, and Dance of the seven)

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Elektra
Birgit Nilsson, Marie Collier, sopranos ; Regina Resnik, mezzo-soprano ; Gerhard Stolze, tenor ; Tom Krause, bass ; other soloists; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ; Georg Solti, conductor.

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Stravinsky, Igor

 

Agon
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov, conductor

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Complete Works of Igor Stravinsky
Various artists & ensembles, chiefly with the composer conducting the Columbia Symphony Orchestra or other recording ensembles. All works on cd 22 were conducted by Robert Craft "under the composer's supervision".

Rite of Spring on CD2
Petrushka and Firebird on CD7

Histoire du soldat (Soldier's Tale) on CD 3
Pulcinella on CD 6
Octet on CD 12

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Histoire du soldat
Chicago Pro Musica.

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Pulcinella (and other works)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Robert Craft, conductor

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Pulcinella (suite)
Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner

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Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilych

 

Symphony No. 2
Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, conductor.

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Varèse, Edgar

 

Ionisation
Members of the New York Philharmonic, Pierre Boulez, conductor.

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Verdi, Giuseppe

 

Othello
Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; National Philharmonic Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor.

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Rigoletto "Questa o quella"
From " The complete recordings of Enrico Caruso. Volume 1"

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Tamagno, Francesco
Excerpts from various Verdi (and others) operas

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Traviata (La)
Bayerischer Staatsopernchor ; Bayerisches Staatsorchester ; Carlos Kleiber, conductor.

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Trovatore (Il)
New Philharmonia Orchestra ; The Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; Zubin Mehta, conductor.

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Wagner, Richard

 

Flying Dutchman (Overture)
(Overture on track#2. CD also contains other orchestral works by Wagner)
Philharmonia Orchestra ; Otto Klemperer, conductor.

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Götterdämmerung
Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele ; Karl Böhm, conductor.

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Parsifal
Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, conductor.

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Tristan und Isolde, Prelude & Liebestod
London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Colin Davis, conductor. .

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Die Walküre (Die)
London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Colin Davis, conductor. .

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Weber, Carl Maria von

 

Der Freischütz
Rundfunkchor Leipzig ; Staatskapelle Dresden ; Carlos Kleiber, conductor.

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Webern, Anton

 

Five Pieces for Orchestra op. 6
Berliner Philharmoniker ; James Levine, conductor.

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Symphony, op. 21
Tracks #31&32
London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, conductor

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Weill, Kurt

 

Die Dreigroschenoper
F. Charles Adler, Chorus and Chamber Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera

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