The Classic 100: Baroque & Before – The Top 10 & Selected Highlights (2CD)

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The Classic 100: Baroque and Before survey was counted down live on ABC Classic FM in early June 2014, to a rapturous reception from music lovers across Australia. The tracklist for the Top 10 and Selected Highlights reads like a collection of the best-loved music of all time: Handel’s Messiah; Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons; Allegri’s Miserere; Bach’s St Matthew Passion; Tallis’s Spem in Alium. With over two and a half hours of glorious music, this is a must-have collection for all music lovers.

Featuring Sara Macliver, Yvonne Kenny, Jane Sheldon, Sally-Anne Russell, Fiona Campbell, Paul McMahon, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Elizabeth Wallfisch, Richard Tognetti, Diana Doherty, Tommie Andersson, Daniel Yeadon, Erin Helyard, Jacqueline Ogeil, Geoffrey Lancaster, Antony Walker, Paul Dyer, Graham Abbott, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Orchestra of the Antipodes and Australian Chamber Orchestra.

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CD 1

  1. HANDEL Messiah: Hallelujah!
  2. VIVALDI The Four Seasons Spring: I. Allegro
  3. ALLEGRI Miserere excerpt
  4. HANDEL Water Music: Suite No. 1: VI. Air
  5. BACH St Matthew Passion: Mache dich, mein Herze, rein
  6. PACHELBEL Canon in D major
  7. PURCELL Dido and Aeneas: Dido's Lament
  8. HANDEL Zadok the Priest
  9. HANDEL Music for the Royal Fireworks: IV. La Réjouissance
  10. TALLIS Spem in alium
  11. BACH Concerto for Two Violins: II. Largo, ma non tanto
  12. BACH Goldberg Variations: Aria and Variation I
  13. VIVALDI Gloria: I. Gloria in excelsis Deo
  14. BACH Cello Suite No. 1: I. Prelude
  15. PERGOLESI Stabat Mater: I. Stabat mater dolorosa

CD 2

  1. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: I. [Allegro]
  2. BACH Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  3. BACH Mass in B minor: Christe eleison
  4. MONTEVERDI Vespers of the Blessed Virgin: Nigra sum
  5. BACH Toccata in D minor, BWV565
  6. HANDEL The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  7. BACH The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: Prelude in C major, BWV846
  8. DOWLAND Flow My Tears
  9. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 6: I. [Allegro]
  10. HANDEL Julius Caesar: Piangerò la sorte mia
  11. BACH Orchestral Suite No. 3: II. Air Air on the G String'
  12. MONTEVERDI L'Orfeo: Toccata & Prologue (La Musica) excerpt
  13. ALBINONI Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op. 9 No. 2: II. Adagio
  14. BACH Magnificat: I. Magnificat anima mea Dominum
  16. TARTINI Violin Sonata The Devil's Trill': III. Andante Allegro
  17. BACH Violin Concerto in E major: III. Allegro as

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