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Label/No. & Format Decca/4757798 7CD
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Release Date: July 18, 2006 (Germany)


* Pierre Monteux: Decca & Philips Recordings 1956 - 1964

CD 1
1-7 J.S. Bach: Suite No.2 in B minor, BWV 1067
8 Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orphée et Eurydice)
9-11 Mozart: Flute Concerto in D major, K314
12-15 Haydn: Symphony No.101 in D major “Clock”*

CD 2
1 Brahms: Tragic Overture, op.81
2 Academic Festival Overture, op.80
3-6 Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73*

CD 3
1 Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
2-3 Nocturnesº
Nuages, Fêtes
4-8 Images
9-12 Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien (Fragments symphoniques)

CD 4
1-6 Stravinsky: L’Oiseau de feu – Suite (1919)**
7 Ravel: La Valse
8-18 Ma mère l’oye – complete ballet
19 Boléro

CD 5
1 Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56a
2-27 Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty – highlights

CD 6
1-4 Sibelius: Symphony No.2 in D major, op.43
5-19 Elgar: Enigma Variations, op.36

CD 7
1-4 Stravinsky: Petrushka
5-17 Le Sacre du printemps

Artists
Claude Monteux, flute
Julius Katchen, piano
Pierre Monteux, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Wiener Philharmoniker*
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra**
No. Composer Works Performance Information
1 Brahms, Johannes Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
2 Brahms, Johannes Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 Pierre Monteux/ Wiener Philharmoniker
3 Brahms, Johannes Tragic Overture, Op. 81 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
4 Brahms, Johannes Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
5 Bach, Johann Sebastian Suite for orchestra No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
6 Debussy, Claude Images (3) for orchestra, L 122 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
7 Debussy, Claude Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien (Fragments symphoniques) Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
8 Debussy, Claude Nocturnes (3) for orchestra, L 91 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
[excerpts: No. 1 Nuages, No. 2 Fêtes]
9 Debussy, Claude Prélude à l'après-midi d'un Faune Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
10 Elgar, Sir Edward Enigma Variations, Op. 36 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
11 Gluck, Christoph Willibald Dance of the Blessed Spirits (from Orfeo ed Euridice) Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
12 Haydn, Franz Joseph Symphony No. 101 in D major, H. 1/101 "The Clock" Pierre Monteux/ Wiener Philharmoniker
13 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Concerto for Flute and Orchestra No. 2 in D major, K 314 (K 285d) Claude Monteux (flute)
Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
14 Ravel, Maurice Boléro Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
15 Ravel, Maurice Ma mère l'oye, Ballet Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
16 Ravel, Maurice La Valse (for orchestra) Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
17 Sibelius, Jean Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
18 Stravinsky, Igor 'L'Oiseau de Feu' Suite Pierre Monteux/ Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
(1919 version)
19 Stravinsky, Igor Pétrouchka Pierre Monteux/ Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
20 Stravinsky, Igor Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) Pierre Monteux/ Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
21 Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich The Sleeping Beauty (Ballet), Op. 66 Pierre Monteux/ London Symphony Orchestra
[excerpts]
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