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Sonata for keyboard K.278 'Con Velocitá'
Performer: Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyeuse Marche
Performer: Orchestre National de France
Performer: Armin Jordan (conductor)
Performer: The Hilliard Ensemble
Trio Sonata no.5 in G major, HWV.384
Quattro versioni originali della 'Ritirata notturna di Madrid'
Performer: London Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Luciano Berio (conductor)
Bagatelle in A minor 'Für Elise'
Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)
Menuet from Orchestral Trio in F major, Op.1 No.3
Performer: New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
Performer: Donald Armstrong (conductor)
Scherzo from String Quintet no.1 in A major, Op.18
Performer: Fine Arts Quartet
Performer: Danilo Rossi (viola)
Entr'acte in B flat major from Rosamunde – incidental music, D.797
Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Performer: Boston Pops Orchestra
Performer: Arthur Fiedler (conductor)
Nos. 1 & 2 from 20 Violin duos (Op.55)
Performer: Eugene Drucker (violin)
Performer: Philip Setzer (violin)
Polonaise from A Life for the Tsar
Performer: Bolshoi Chorus
Performer: Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Alexander Lazarev (conductor)
Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice
Performer: Les Talens Lyriques
Performer: Christophe Rousset (conductor)
Frédéric Chopin - Waltz no.9 in A flat major, Op.69 No.1 'L'Adieu'
Performer: Ingrid Fliter (piano)
Minuet – trio and Finale – allegro non troppo from Symphony no.76 in E flat major, H.I.76
Performer: Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Günter Wand (conductor)
Strike up the Band
Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Performer: Andrew Litton (conductor)
Valet will ich dir geben, BWV.735
Performer: Peter Hurford (organ of Ludgerikirche, Norden)
Adagio from Quintet for strings in C major, D.956
Performer: Arthur Grumiaux (violin)
Performer: Arpad Gérecz (violin)
Performer: Max Lesueur (viola)
Performer: Paul Szabo (cello)
Performer: Philippe Mermoud (cello)
Sonata K96 in C major (arranged for saxophone quartet)
Performer: Copenhagen Saxophone Quartet
Entrata –from William Byrd's 'The Bells'
Performer: Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Performer: Hermann Scherchen (conductor)
Froissart - Concert Overture, Op.19
Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Performer: Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)
Lucia's Aria: Spargi d'amaro pianto (Spread with bitter tears) from Lucia di Lammermoor
Performer: Anna Netrebko (soprano: Lucia)
Performer: Coro Sinfonico di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)
Humoresque Op.101 No.8
Performer: Stefan Veselka (piano)
Der Kampf der Tugend (Virtue's Struggle), Wq.208 No.2
Performer: Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam
Performer: Harry van der Kamp (director)
Overture to Le Jugement de Midas
Performer: Orchestre de Bretagne
Performer: Stefan Sanderling (conductor)
Le Carnaval romain – overture
Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden
Performer: Sir Colin Davis (conductor)
Frédéric Chopin - Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60
Performer: Friedrich Gulda (piano)
John Dankworth - Picture of Jeannie
Performer: Emma Johnson (clarinet)
Performer: John Lenehan (piano)
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