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150 Best-loved melodies : a feast of glorious orchestral gems from the classics

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150 Best-loved melodies : a feast of glorious orchestral gems from the classics
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150 Best-loved melodies : a feast of glorious orchestral gems from the classics
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CFS
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multiple forms
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PerformerNote
London Promenade Orchestra ; Eric Hammerstein, conductor
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Reader's Digest Pleasure Programmed
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150 Best-loved melodies : a feast of glorious orchestral gems from the classics
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  • "A feast of glorious orchestral gems from the classics ... symphonies, operas, popular songs, instrumental solos, ballets."
  • Includes text, "Your Reader's Digest Music Program Notes, 150 Best-Loved Melodies"
Accompanying material
1 pamphlet (11 p. ; 30 cm.)
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Londonderry air
  • Piano concerto no. 1
  • Tchaikovsky -- Side 2, Moonlight moods :
  • Clair de lune
  • Romance
  • Rubinstein
  • "Moonlight" sonata
  • Intermezzo from cavalleria
  • Rusticana
  • Nocturne in E-flat minor
  • Record 1, Side 1, Wonderful world of melody :
  • Chopin
  • Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini, 18th variation
  • Evening star from Tannhäuser
  • Spellbound concerto
  • Danube waves
  • Rhapsody in Blue
  • Depuis le jour from Louise
  • Swedish rhapsody
  • Caprice Viennois/Stars in my eyes
  • Polovetsian dances: theme
  • Vienna city of my dreams
  • My heart at thy sweet voice from Samson and Delilah --
  • Rimsky-Korsakov:
  • Song of India (middle theme) from Sadko --
  • Puccino:
  • O my beloved daddy from Gainni Schicchi --
  • Chopin:
  • Fantaisie-impromptu (middle theme) --
  • Leoncavallo:
  • Vesti la giubba from Pagliacce --
  • Schubert:
  • Record 2, Side 1, Masters of Melody :
  • Ave Maria -- Side 2, Rustles of spring :
  • Waltz of the flowers from The nutcracker suite
  • To a wild rose
  • Spring night
  • On wings of song
  • The chestnut tree
  • To spring
  • The flight of the bumble bee
  • Dance of the swans from Swan lake
  • Flower song from Carmen
  • Puccini:
  • Un bel di from Madam Butterfly --
  • Chopin:
  • Etude in E major (No other love) --
  • Bizet:
  • Habanera from Carmen --
  • Saint-Saens:
  • Plaisir d' amour
  • Air for the G string
  • The skaters waltz -- Side 2, Beloved homeland :
  • Fast track polka
  • Tales from the Vienna woods
  • Hungarian dance no. 5
  • Schön rosmarin
  • Solveig's song
  • Play gypsies - Dance gypsies from Countess Maritza
  • The Moldau
  • Record 3, Side 1, Afternoon reflections :
  • Slavonic dance in C, no. 7
  • (Dvořak)
  • Czardas from Die Fledermaus
  • Finlandia
  • 'Tis the last rose of summer
  • Greensleeves
  • The maid with the flaxen hair
  • Humoresque
  • (Dvořak)
  • Summertime
  • The swan
  • Nimrod
  • Farandole from L'Arlésienne
  • Pomp and circumstance march no. 1 -- Side 2, Sweet dreams :
  • Liebestraum
  • Reverie
  • (Debussy)
  • Waltz from The sleeping beauty
  • Berceuse from Dolly
  • A dream
  • (Grieg)
  • Record 4, Side 1, Pomp and circumstance :
  • Träumerei
  • Ever softer grows my slumber
  • Après un rêve
  • Lullaby
  • (Brahms)
  • Triumphal march from Aida
  • Emperor waltz
  • Military polonaise
  • Largo from Xerxes
  • Water music suite no. 2
  • (Hornpipe)
  • Prelude to act III of Lohengrin
  • Concierto de Aranjuiz
  • Ritual fire dance from El Amor brujo
  • Andalucia (spanish dances)
  • (Granados) -- Side 2, Symphony --
  • Beethoven:
  • Symphony no. 5 in C minor (first movement) --
  • Schubert:
  • Symphony no. 8 ("The unifinished") (first movement) --
  • Mendelssohn:
  • Symphony no. 4 in A major ('Italian") (first movement) --
  • Record 5, Side 1, Spanish serenade :
  • Dvořak:
  • Symphony no. 9 ("from the new world") (largo) --
  • Tchaikovsky:
  • Symphony no. 6 in B minor ("Pathetique") (first movement) --
  • Mozart:
  • Symphony no. 40 in G minor (first movement) --
  • Haydn:
  • Symphony no. 94 in G major ("Surprise") (second movement) --
  • Beethoven:
  • Symphony no. 9 ("Choral") (fourth movement)
  • Malagueña
  • Gypsy air
  • (Zigeunerweisen)
  • Brazilian lullaby
  • Aragonaise from Carmen
  • Gypsy dance from Carmen
  • Toreador song from Carmon
  • Speak to me of my mother from Carmen
  • I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair
  • Celeste Aïda from Aïda -- Side 2, Grace and elegance :
  • Waltz from A night in Venice
  • Elizabethan serenade
  • Champagne polka
  • Waltz in A flat
  • (Brahms)
  • Minuet
  • (Boccherini)
  • Record 6, Side 1, Beautiful ladies in song :
  • Minuet waltz
  • (Chopin)
  • Water music suite no. 1 (Air)
  • Waltz from De Fledermaus
  • Serenade (Haydn)
  • Little suite from The Anna Magdalina notebook
  • Merry widow waltz
  • Musetta's waltz from La Bohème
  • M'apari from Martha
  • Bess, you is my woman now from Porgy and Bess
  • Sempre libera from La Traviata
  • Vilia from The merry widow
  • Love theme from Elvira Madigon (Mozart's piano concerto no. 21 in C, second movement)
  • Songs my mother taught me
  • Ich liebe dich (I love you)
  • (Grieg)
  • Because
  • Wedding march from A Midsummer night's dream -- Side 2, Children's hour :
  • William Tell overture (finale)
  • Theme from 2001: a space odyssey (also Sprach Zarathustra)
  • March of the toys from Babes in toyland
  • Toyland -- "Danses caracteristiques" from The nutcracker suite
  • March
  • Record 7, Side 1, Wedding day :
  • Dance of the sugar plumb fary
  • Russian dance (Trepak)
  • Chinese dance
  • Dance of the toy flutes
  • The Syncopated clock
  • Golliwogg's cakewalk
  • In the hall of the mountain king
  • Love theme from Romeo and Juliet
  • Wedding day at Troldhaugen
  • Trumpet voluntary in D
  • (Clarke)
  • Bridal chorus from Lohengrin
  • Ave Maria
  • (Bach-Gounod)
  • Victory at sea: no other love
  • To a water lily
  • The sea and sinbad's ship from Scheherazade
  • Grand waltz from Swan lake -- Side 2, An invitation to dance :
  • Sabre dance
  • Gypsy love waltz
  • (Lehár)
  • Norwegian dance no. 2
  • La danza
  • Pas de deux from The Nutcracker
  • Record 8, Side 1, Water music :
  • Carmen's dance from Carmen
  • Tritsch tratsch polka
  • Minuet in G
  • (Beethoven)
  • Can can from Orpheus in the underworld
  • Overture to H.M.S. Pinafore (excerpt)
  • Barcarolle from The tales of Hoffmann
  • Water music suite no. 1 (allegro no. 3)
  • Blue Danube waltz
  • Spring waters
  • (Rachmaninoff)
  • Swanee river (Old folks at home)
Dimensions
12 in. +
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
8 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
  • RDA-169/A
  • RD4A-169
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)7720782
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
150 Best-loved melodies : a feast of glorious orchestral gems from the classics
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A feast of glorious orchestral gems from the classics ... symphonies, operas, popular songs, instrumental solos, ballets."
  • Includes text, "Your Reader's Digest Music Program Notes, 150 Best-Loved Melodies"
Accompanying material
1 pamphlet (11 p. ; 30 cm.)
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Londonderry air
  • Piano concerto no. 1
  • Tchaikovsky -- Side 2, Moonlight moods :
  • Clair de lune
  • Romance
  • Rubinstein
  • "Moonlight" sonata
  • Intermezzo from cavalleria
  • Rusticana
  • Nocturne in E-flat minor
  • Record 1, Side 1, Wonderful world of melody :
  • Chopin
  • Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini, 18th variation
  • Evening star from Tannhäuser
  • Spellbound concerto
  • Danube waves
  • Rhapsody in Blue
  • Depuis le jour from Louise
  • Swedish rhapsody
  • Caprice Viennois/Stars in my eyes
  • Polovetsian dances: theme
  • Vienna city of my dreams
  • My heart at thy sweet voice from Samson and Delilah --
  • Rimsky-Korsakov:
  • Song of India (middle theme) from Sadko --
  • Puccino:
  • O my beloved daddy from Gainni Schicchi --
  • Chopin:
  • Fantaisie-impromptu (middle theme) --
  • Leoncavallo:
  • Vesti la giubba from Pagliacce --
  • Schubert:
  • Record 2, Side 1, Masters of Melody :
  • Ave Maria -- Side 2, Rustles of spring :
  • Waltz of the flowers from The nutcracker suite
  • To a wild rose
  • Spring night
  • On wings of song
  • The chestnut tree
  • To spring
  • The flight of the bumble bee
  • Dance of the swans from Swan lake
  • Flower song from Carmen
  • Puccini:
  • Un bel di from Madam Butterfly --
  • Chopin:
  • Etude in E major (No other love) --
  • Bizet:
  • Habanera from Carmen --
  • Saint-Saens:
  • Plaisir d' amour
  • Air for the G string
  • The skaters waltz -- Side 2, Beloved homeland :
  • Fast track polka
  • Tales from the Vienna woods
  • Hungarian dance no. 5
  • Schön rosmarin
  • Solveig's song
  • Play gypsies - Dance gypsies from Countess Maritza
  • The Moldau
  • Record 3, Side 1, Afternoon reflections :
  • Slavonic dance in C, no. 7
  • (Dvořak)
  • Czardas from Die Fledermaus
  • Finlandia
  • 'Tis the last rose of summer
  • Greensleeves
  • The maid with the flaxen hair
  • Humoresque
  • (Dvořak)
  • Summertime
  • The swan
  • Nimrod
  • Farandole from L'Arlésienne
  • Pomp and circumstance march no. 1 -- Side 2, Sweet dreams :
  • Liebestraum
  • Reverie
  • (Debussy)
  • Waltz from The sleeping beauty
  • Berceuse from Dolly
  • A dream
  • (Grieg)
  • Record 4, Side 1, Pomp and circumstance :
  • Träumerei
  • Ever softer grows my slumber
  • Après un rêve
  • Lullaby
  • (Brahms)
  • Triumphal march from Aida
  • Emperor waltz
  • Military polonaise
  • Largo from Xerxes
  • Water music suite no. 2
  • (Hornpipe)
  • Prelude to act III of Lohengrin
  • Concierto de Aranjuiz
  • Ritual fire dance from El Amor brujo
  • Andalucia (spanish dances)
  • (Granados) -- Side 2, Symphony --
  • Beethoven:
  • Symphony no. 5 in C minor (first movement) --
  • Schubert:
  • Symphony no. 8 ("The unifinished") (first movement) --
  • Mendelssohn:
  • Symphony no. 4 in A major ('Italian") (first movement) --
  • Record 5, Side 1, Spanish serenade :
  • Dvořak:
  • Symphony no. 9 ("from the new world") (largo) --
  • Tchaikovsky:
  • Symphony no. 6 in B minor ("Pathetique") (first movement) --
  • Mozart:
  • Symphony no. 40 in G minor (first movement) --
  • Haydn:
  • Symphony no. 94 in G major ("Surprise") (second movement) --
  • Beethoven:
  • Symphony no. 9 ("Choral") (fourth movement)
  • Malagueña
  • Gypsy air
  • (Zigeunerweisen)
  • Brazilian lullaby
  • Aragonaise from Carmen
  • Gypsy dance from Carmen
  • Toreador song from Carmon
  • Speak to me of my mother from Carmen
  • I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair
  • Celeste Aïda from Aïda -- Side 2, Grace and elegance :
  • Waltz from A night in Venice
  • Elizabethan serenade
  • Champagne polka
  • Waltz in A flat
  • (Brahms)
  • Minuet
  • (Boccherini)
  • Record 6, Side 1, Beautiful ladies in song :
  • Minuet waltz
  • (Chopin)
  • Water music suite no. 1 (Air)
  • Waltz from De Fledermaus
  • Serenade (Haydn)
  • Little suite from The Anna Magdalina notebook
  • Merry widow waltz
  • Musetta's waltz from La Bohème
  • M'apari from Martha
  • Bess, you is my woman now from Porgy and Bess
  • Sempre libera from La Traviata
  • Vilia from The merry widow
  • Love theme from Elvira Madigon (Mozart's piano concerto no. 21 in C, second movement)
  • Songs my mother taught me
  • Ich liebe dich (I love you)
  • (Grieg)
  • Because
  • Wedding march from A Midsummer night's dream -- Side 2, Children's hour :
  • William Tell overture (finale)
  • Theme from 2001: a space odyssey (also Sprach Zarathustra)
  • March of the toys from Babes in toyland
  • Toyland -- "Danses caracteristiques" from The nutcracker suite
  • March
  • Record 7, Side 1, Wedding day :
  • Dance of the sugar plumb fary
  • Russian dance (Trepak)
  • Chinese dance
  • Dance of the toy flutes
  • The Syncopated clock
  • Golliwogg's cakewalk
  • In the hall of the mountain king
  • Love theme from Romeo and Juliet
  • Wedding day at Troldhaugen
  • Trumpet voluntary in D
  • (Clarke)
  • Bridal chorus from Lohengrin
  • Ave Maria
  • (Bach-Gounod)
  • Victory at sea: no other love
  • To a water lily
  • The sea and sinbad's ship from Scheherazade
  • Grand waltz from Swan lake -- Side 2, An invitation to dance :
  • Sabre dance
  • Gypsy love waltz
  • (Lehár)
  • Norwegian dance no. 2
  • La danza
  • Pas de deux from The Nutcracker
  • Record 8, Side 1, Water music :
  • Carmen's dance from Carmen
  • Tritsch tratsch polka
  • Minuet in G
  • (Beethoven)
  • Can can from Orpheus in the underworld
  • Overture to H.M.S. Pinafore (excerpt)
  • Barcarolle from The tales of Hoffmann
  • Water music suite no. 1 (allegro no. 3)
  • Blue Danube waltz
  • Spring waters
  • (Rachmaninoff)
  • Swanee river (Old folks at home)
Dimensions
12 in. +
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
8 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
  • RDA-169/A
  • RD4A-169
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)7720782
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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