Listening and Scores

WEEK # TOPICS LISTENINGS, ASSIGNMENTS AND SCORES
I Introduction and Beethoven

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Piano Trio Op. 1, No. 3 in C minor mvts 1 and 4. From: Beethoven: Piano Trios, Vol. 1. Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Lynn Harrell. Warner Classics, 2004. Disc 2, Tracks 1 and 4.

———. Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13. From: Jonathan Biss: Beethoven Piano Sonatas. EMI Classics, 2007. Tracks 1–3.

———. “Allegro con brio.” Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, “Eroica.” From: Beethoven: The Symphonies. Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. John Eliot Gardiner. Archiv, 2010. Disc 2, Track 1.

Listening Guide: Beethoven Sympony No. 3 Listening Guide (PDF)

———. Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67. From: Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7. Vienna Philharmonic. Carlos Kleiber. Deutsche Grammophon, 1996. Tracks 1–4.

———. Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 Score

———. Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111. From: Beethoven, The Complete Sonatas, Vol. 3, Sonatas 23–32. Seymour Lipkin. Newport Classics, 2004. Disc 3, Tracks 7–8.

———. “Kreutzer.” Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47. From: Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 “Kreutzer” / Franck: Violin Sonata. Martha Argerich, Itzhak Perlman. Warner Classics, 1999. Tracks 1–3.

———. Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 23. From: Violin Sonatas 1–6. Pinchas Zukerman, Daniel Barenboim. EMI Classics, 2000. Disc 2, Tracks 1–3.

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———. I. “Allegro con brio.” Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. From: Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1–5. Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Apex, 2003. Disc 2, Track 1.

———. Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62. From: Originals Beethoven Box. Berliner Philharmoniker, Carlos Kleiber, Ferdinand Leitner, Gundula Janowitz. Deutsche Grammophone, c1995. Disc 2, Track 1.

———. “Funeral March_.” Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, “Eroica”. From: Beethoven: The Revolutionary-Symphonies Nos. 5 & 3 Eroica. Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner. Archiv Produktion, 1995. Track 6._

Haydn, Franz Joseph. I–II. The Creation. From: The Creation / Die Schoepfung. John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists. Archiv, 1996. Disc 1, Tracks 1–2.

II Beethoven and Rossini; Bellini; Field; Schubert

Beethoven, Ludvig van. 4. “Choral.” Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125. From: Bernard Haitink: The Symphony Edition. Lucia Popp, Netherlands Radio Chorus, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink. Decca, 1987/2014. Disc 5.

Solomon, Maynard. “The Sense of an Ending: The Ninth Symphony.” Chapter 11 in Late Beethoven: Music, Thought, Imagination. University of California Press, 2004, pp. 213–28. ISBN: 9780520243392.

Beethoven, Ludwig van. 4th movement. Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125. Bärenreiter-Verlag. Score, Urtext edition. pp. 195–329. For open source full scores of the 9th Symphony see IMSLP.

Opera

Rossini, Gioachino. Act 1, Overture. Il barbiere di Siviglia. From: Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Teresa Berganza, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony Orchestra. Deutsche Grammophon, 1998. Disc 1, Track 1.

Bellini, Vincenzo. “Casta diva, che inargenti.” Norma. From: Bellini–Norma. Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballe. Welsch National Opera, Luciano Pavorotti. Decca, 1990. Disc 1, Track 8.

Beethoven, Ludwig van. No. 3 “Mir ist so schoen.” Fidelio. From: Fidelio (video). Adolf Dresen, Christoph von Dohnányi, Gabriela Beňačková, Covent Garden, Royal Opera House. ArtHaus Musik, 2009.

Donizetti, Gaetano. “T’allontana, sciagurato” and “Esci, fuggi, il furor che mi.” Lucia di Lammermoor. From: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor. Sir Charles Mackerras. Sony Classical, 2011. Disc 2, Tracks 4–5.

———. “T’allontana, sciagurato.” From: Lucia di Lammermoor (video). Leo Nucci, Katia Ricciarelli, José Carreras, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker) and Chorus of the Vienna Volksoper (Chor der Wiener Volksoper). Bel Canto Society, 1982.

Field and Schubert

Field, John. Nocturne No. 4 in A Major. From: John Field: 15 Nocturnes. John O’Conor. Telarc, 1991.

Schubert, Franz. 6 Moments Musicaux, No. 6 in A-flat, D. 780. From: Schubert, Beethoven: Piano Works. Melvyn Tan (fortepiano). EMI Classics Imports, 1995. Track 6.

———. Movement IV. “Allegro assai.” String Quartet in G Major, Op. 161, D. 887. From: Schubert Complete String Quartets 6. Kodály Quartet. Naxos, 2005. Track 4.

———. Impromptu in E-flat, Op. 90, No. 2. From: Schubert: Impromptus, Moments Musicaux. Lambert Orkis. Disc 1, Track 2.

———. Movement I. Symphony No. 9 in C, D. 944. From: Schubert: Symphony No. 9. Sir Charles Mackerras, Orchestra of the Enlightenment. EMI Classics Imports, 2000. Track 1.

———. Movement I. “Molto Moderato.” Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat, D. 960. From: Schubert: The Last Three Piano Sonatas D. 958–959–960. Alfred Brendel. Philips, 1994. Disc 2, Track 1.

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Beethoven, Ludwig van. “Act 2 (complete).” Fidelio. From: Fidelio. Herbert von Karajan, Helga Dernesch, Jon Vickers. EMI Classics, 2011. Disc 2, Tracks 1–12.

———. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58. From: Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1–5. Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Chamber Orchestra of Europe, dir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Disc 3, Tracks 1–3.

———. Movement V. “Cavatinia”. String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat, Op. 130. From: Beethoven: Complete String Quartets Vol. 8, Op. 130 / Grosse Fuge, Op. 133. Kodaly Quartet. Naxos, 2000. Track 5.

———. Movements I & III. String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132. From: Beethoven String Quartets Op. 127 & 132. Hagen Quartet. Deutsche Grammophon, 2005. Tracks 5 and 7.

Dussek, Jan Ladislav. Op. 23. The Sufferings of the Queen of France. From: Dussek: Klavierkonzerte. Concerto Köln, Jean Forest, Andreas Staier. Capriccio, 1995. Track 7.

Rossini, Gioachino. “Oh patria!” and “Di tanti palpiti.” Tancredi. From: Rossini–Tancredi. Marilyn Horne, Ralf Weikert, Lella Cuberli, Teatro La Fenice. Sony Entertainment, 1989. Disc 1, Tracks 6–7.

———. “Act I, Scene Xiii.” L’Italiana in Algeri. From: Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri. Marilyn Horne, Sam Raimey, Kathleen Battle, Claudio Scimone. Warner Classics, 1980. Disc 1, Tracks 8–12.

———. “Act 1 (selections).” Il Barbiere di Siviglia. From: Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Kathleen Battle, Placido Domingo, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado. Deutsche Grammophon, 1992. Disc 1, Tracks 2–4, 7–8 and Disc 2, Track 2.

Bellini, Vincenzo. “Fine al rito, e il sacro bosco” and “Ah! bello a me ritorna.” Norma. From: Bellini: Norma. Maria Callas, Tullio Serafin, EMI Classics, 2003 (remastered). Disc 1, Tracks 11–12.

Donizetti, Gaetano. “Scenes IV, V–VI (selections).” Lucia di Lammermoor. From: Lucia di Lammermoor. Andrea Rost, Bruce Ford, Sir Charles Mackerras. Sony Classical, 1998. Disc 2, Tracks 2–4 and 12–15.

Schubert, Franz. Movements 2–4. Symphony No. 9 in C, D. 944. From: Schubert: Symphony No. 9. Sir Charles Mackerras, Orchestra of the Enlightenment. EMI Classics Imports, 2000. Track 2–4.

———. Movements 2, 4. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat, D. 960. From: Schubert: The Last Three Piano Sonatas D. 958–959–960. Alfred Brendel. Philips, 1994. Disc 2, Tracks 2 and 4.

III Lieder; Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn; Weber

Lieder

Beethoven, Ludwig van. “An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98.” From: Bethoveen Songs. Ian Partridge, Richard Burnett. Saydisc, 2011. Track 10.

Schubert, Franz. “Gretchen am Spinnrade.” Op. 2, D. 118. From: Cheryl Studer in Salzburg. Irwin Gage. Polygram Records, 1994. Track 4.

———. “Heidenröslein.” From: Schubert: Songs–Hugo Wolf: Songs From the Spaniches Liederbuch. Jan de Gaetani, Gilbert Kalish. Rhino / Nonesuch, 2005. Track 6.

———. “Erlkönig, D. 328.” From: Schubert: Lieder, Vol. 1. Ian Bostridge, Julius Drake. Warner Classics, 1998. Track 22.

———. “Erlkönig, D. 328.” From: Jessye Norman: Handel, Schubert, Schumann. Geoffrey Parsons. Phillips, 2002. Track 22.

———. “Erlkönig, D. 328.” From: Schubert: 21 Lieder. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gerald Moore. Warner Classics, 2001. Track 21.

———. “Der Doppelganger.” From: Schubert: Lieder von Abschied und Reise–Christoph Prégardien. Virgin Classics / EMI, 2006. Track 23.

Loewe, Carl. “Erlkönig.” 3 Ballads for voice & piano, Op. 1, No. 3. From: Follow Goethe. Christoph Prégardien, Michael Gees. Cpo Records, 1999. Track 14.

Reichardt, Johann Friedrich. “Erlkonig.” From: Lieder der Liebe und der Einsamkeit. Hans Jorg Mammel, Sibylle Kamphues, Michael Freimuth, Ludwig Holtmeier. Ars Musici, 2002. Track 8.

Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn, Felix. Movement 4. Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20. From: Mendelssohn: Octet E-Flat Op 20 / String Quintet 1 in A Op 18. Hausmusik London. EMI Classics Imports, 2001. Track 8.

———. “Overture.” A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21. From: Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa. Deutsche Grammophon, 1995. Track 1.

Mendelssohn-Hensel, Fanny. “Ferne.” Op. 9, No. 9 and “Verlust.” Op. 9, No. 10. From: Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets. Sophie Daneman, Eugene Asti. Hyperion, 1998. Tracks 7 & 8.

Mendelssohn, Felix. “Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’,” “Da das die Apostel hörten,” and “Wachet auf! ruft uns die stimme.” Paulus, Oratorio, Op. 36, No. 16. From: Mendelssohn: Paulus (St. Paul). Richard Hickox, BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales, Susan Gritton, Jean Rigby, Barry Banks, Peter Coleman-Wright. Alliance, 2001. Disc 1, Tracks 3, 14 and 16.

Der Freischütz

Weber, Carl Maria von. “Act II Finale: Wolf Glen’s Scene.” Der Freischütz. From: Weber: Der Freischütz ~ C. Kleiber. Staatskapelle Dresden, Carlos Kleiber. Recorded 1973. Deutsche Grammophon, 1998. Disc 2 Track 1.

———. Der Freischütz, “Wolf Glen Scene,” Part 1: “Weber Der Freischutz ‘Wolf’s Glen scene, Part 1.’” Operasceners’s Channel. February 8, 2011. YouTube. Accessed August 20, 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xv31lyk0rGs

———. Der Freischütz, “Wolf Glen Scene,” Part 2: “Weber- Der Freischutz ‘Wolf’s Glen scene, Part 2.’” Operasceners’s Channel. February 8, 2011. YouTube. Accessed August 20, 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=I440nx3nLso

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Schubert, Franz. Songs. 1–7: “Gute Nacht,” “Die Wetterfahne,” “Gefrorne Tränen,” “Erstarrung,” “Der Lindenbaum,” “Wasserflut,” “Auf dem Flusse.” Die Winterreise, Op.89, DD. 991. From: Franz Schubert: Winterreise. Christoph Prégardien, Andreas Staier (forte-piano). Warner Classics, 1998. Tracks 1–7.

———. “Die Forelle, D. 550.” From: Schubert: Lieder, Vol. 1. Ian Bostridge, Julius Drake. Warner Classics, 1998. Track 1.

———. Movement IV. Piano Quintet in A, Op. post. 114, D. 667 “The Trout.” From: Trout Quintet / Arpeggione Sonata / Die Forelle. Emanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, Rebecca Young, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer. Sony, 2005. Track 4.

———. Movements 1–2. Symphony No. 8, D.759_, “Unfinished.”_ From: Schubert Symphonies 4, 5, 6 & 8. London Classical Players, Roger Norrington. EMI Imports, 2003. Tracks 5–6.

Mendelssohn, Felix. Movement 3. Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20. From: Mendelssohn: Octet E-Flat Op 20 / String Quintet 1 in A Op 18. Hausmusik London. EMI Classics Imports, 2001. Track 7.

Mendelssohn, Rondo. Capriccioso in E minor, Op. 14. From: Perahia–Mendelssohn Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2. Murray Perahia. Sony, 1990. Track 9.

Mendelssohn, Felix. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. From: Brahms: Double Concerto Op. 102 / Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Op. 64. Itzhak Perlman, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim. Teldec, 1997.

Weber, Carl Maria von. Overture, “Nein, länger trag’ ich nicht,” “Wie nahte mir der Schlummer,” Volkslied: “Wir winden dir den Jungfernkranz.” Der Freischütz. From: Weber: Der Freischütz ~ C. Kleiber. Staatskapelle Dresden, Carlos Kleiber. Recorded 1973. Deutsche Grammophon, 1998. Disc 1, Tracks 1, 7, 16 and Disc 2, Track 8.

IV Meyerbeer; Paganini; Liszt

Paganini, Niccolò. Caprice, Op. 1, No. 24 in A minor. From: Paganini: 24 Caprices, Opus 1 for solo violin. Michael Rabin. EMI Classics, 2003. Track 24.

Liszt, Franz. No. 6. Grand Études de Paganini. From: Liszt: The Complete Etudes. Nikita Magaloff. Philips, 1997. Disk 2, Track 11.

———. “Allegro maestoso.” Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat (1855) mvt 1. From: Franz Liszt: Klavierkonzerte Nos. 1 & 2–Totentanz. Krystian Zimerman, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa. Deutsche Grammophon, 1990. Track 1.

———. Etude No. 3 “La Campenella.” KEUDER. “Evgeny Kissin Liszt-La Campanella in gis-moll.” February 6, 2008. YouTube. Accessed August 20, 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tlagfa_GHfQ

———. Etude No. 3 “La Campenella.” Score. From: Etudes for Transcendental Technique after Paganini (PDF). pp. 22.

———. “Réminiscences of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, S. 418.” Grande fantasies for piano. From: Live at Carnegie Hall. Lang Lang. Deutsche Grammophon, 2004. Disc 2, Track 1.

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Auber, Daniel-Francois-Esprit. “Act II Duet (Masaniello and Pietro).” La Muette de Portici. From: Auber-La Muette de Portici. Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Thomas Fulton. Disc 2, Track 1.

Glinka, Mikhail. “Overture.” Ruslan and Lyudmila. From: Slava 75: The Official 75th Birthday Edition. Orchestre de Paris, Mstislav Rostropovich. EMI Classics, 2002. Disc 3, Track 7.

Paganini, Niccolò. Caprice, Op. 1, No. 13 in B-flat. From: Paganini: 24 Caprices, Opus 1 for solo violin. Michael Rabin. EMI Classics, 2003. Track 13.

———. “Violin Concerto No. 1 in D (cadenza by Emile Sauret).” From: Paggini: Violin Concerto No. 1 / Spohr: Violin Concerto No. 8. Hilary Hahn, Eiji Oue, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Deutsche Grammophon, 2006. Disc 1, Track 1.

———. “I palpiti” (from Rossini’s Tancredi). Op. 13. From: Paganini by Accardo: Complete Recordings. Salvatore Accardo, London Philharmonic, Charles Dutoit. Deutsche Grammophon, 2000. Disc 6, Track 2.

Liszt, Franz. Movements 2–3. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, S. 124. From: Franz Liszt Klavierkonzerte Nos. 1 & 2. Totentanz. Krystian Zimerman, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa. Deutsche Grammophon, 1990. Track 3.

Variations on the Pianoforte on a given Theme: Theme by Diabelli, Variation by Franz Liszt, Variation by Carl Czerny, Variation by Franz Schubert. From: The Diabelli Collection. Ian Fountain. Meridian Records, 2000/2007. Tracks 1, 12, 17, 28.

Liszt, Franz. No. 2. Grand Études de Paganini. From: Liszt: The Complete Etudes. Nikita Magaloff. Philips, 1997. Disk 2, Track 7.

Meyerbeer, Giacomo. Marguerite’s Aria. Les Huguenots. Dreadfin Records. “Montserrat Caballé - (opera ‘Les Huguenots’) - New Philharmonia Orchestra – 1973.” March 23, 2014. YouTube. Accessed August 29, 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ2Rc3XbU8U

———. “Conclusion of Act II pts. 1–9.” Les Huguenots. From: Norton Recorded Anthology of Western Music, Vol. 2: Classic to Romantic. W. W. Norton, 2010. Disc 4, Tracks 8–16.

———. Act IV. “Tu l’as dit: oui, tu m’aimes!” Les Huguenots. From: Les Huguenots. Nicolai Gedda, Enriqueta Tarrés. Myto, 1996. Disc 2, Track 17.

V Schumann; Berlioz; Chopin

Schumann, Robert. Movement 3. “Warum?” Phantasiestücke, Op. 12. From: Schumann: Works for Solo Piano. Vladimir Ashkenazy. Decca, 2003. Disc 4, Track 3.

———. “In wunderschönen Monat Mai,” “Aus meinen Tränen spriessen,” “Ich grolle nicht,” “Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen,” and “Die alten boesen Lieder.” Dichterliebe, Op. 48. From: Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 24–Dichterliebe, Op. 48–7 Lieder. Ian Bostridge, Julius Drake. Warner Classics, 1998. Tracks 17, 18, 23, 28, and 32.

Berlioz, Hector. Movements 1–5. Symphonie Fantastique. From: Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture; Symphonie Fantastique. Sir Charles Mackerras, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Intersound Records, 1998. Tracks 2–6.

Chopin, Frédéric. “Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23.” 4 Ballades. From: Chopin: 10 Mazurkas; Prélude Op. 45; Ballade Op. 23; Scherzo Op. 31. Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli. Deutsche Grammophon, 1984/2009. Track 12.

———. “Ballade No. 1 in G minor.” 4 Ballades. From: Chopin: Etudes; Ballades Nos. 1 & 2. Andrei Gavrilov. EMI Classics, 1997. Track 25.

———. “Prelude in C Major, Op. 28, No. 1.” 24 Preludes. From: Chopin Piano Works. Klien, Walter. Vox. Track 65.

———. Chopin Preludes, Op. 28. Score: Paderewski Edition, 1949, Instytut Fryderyka Chopina, Warsaw, Poland. See [IMLSP](http://imslp.org/wiki/Preludes, Op.28_(Chopin,_Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric)) for open source scores and recordings.

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Schumann. Nos. 1, 5, 7. Phantasiestücke, Op. 12. From: Schumann: Works for Solo Piano. Vladimir Ashkenazy. Decca, 2003. Disc 4, Tracks 1, 5, and 7.

Chopin, Frédéric. Mazurka in F-sharp minor, Op. 6, No. 1; Mazurka in E minor, Op. 17, No. 2; Mazurka in A flat, Op. 17, No. 3; and Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4. From: Chopin: Mazurkas. Jean-Marc Luisada. Newton Classics, 2011. Disc 1, Tracks 1, 11, 12, and 13.

Chopin. Polonaise No. 3 in A, Op. 40, No. 1. From: Chopin: Polonaises. Maurizio Pollini. Deutsche Grammophon, 1998. Track 3.

Schumann, Robert. “Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen.” Phantasie in C, Op. 17, No. 1. From: Schumann Recital. Jonathan Biss. EMI Classics, 2007. Track 1.

VI Gottschalk; Liszt; Balakirev

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau. Souvenir de Porto Rico, Op. 31. From: Bamboula! Piano Music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Michael Lewin. Centaur, 1997. Track 2.

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau. Le Banjo, Op. 15. From: Gottschalk–Piano Music. Cecile Licad. Naxos American, 2003. Track 1.

Balakirev, Mily. “Overture on Three Russian Themes.” From: Balakirev: Symphony No. 2 / Tamara / Overture on Three Russian Themes. Yevgeny Svetlanov, The Philharmonia. Hyperion UK, 2003. Track 1.

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Liszt, Franz. “Les Préludes, symphonic poem No. 3 (Weimar 1848).” From: Liszt: Tasso / Les Preludes / Orpheus / Mazeppa / Mephisto Waltz, No. 2. Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Kurt Masur. EMI Classics, 2005. Track 2.

———. Movement I “Faust”. Faust Symphony. From: Liszt: Faust Symphony Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly. Decca, 1993. Track 1.

Smetana, Bedřich. “Vjsehrad,” Symphonic Poem No. 1, “Vlatava” (The Moldau), Symphonic Poem No. 2, and “Blanik,” Symphonic Poem No. 6. From: Mà vlast. Telarc, 1992. Tracks 1, 2, and 6.

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau. “L’Union, Paraphrase de Concert for Piano,” Op. 48, D. 156. From: Gottschalk–Music for Piano. Lambert Orkis. Bridge, 2006. Track 5.

Smetana, Bedřich. Act II “Furiant.” The Bartered Bride. From: Furiant. Smetana: The Bartered Bride-Dvorak: Kate and the Devil-Janacek: Lachian Dances. Vaclav Neumann, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Berlin Classics, 2008. Track 2.

VII Wagner and Verdi

Wagner, Richard.  Prologue (piano-vocal score). Götterdämmerung (The Twilight of the Gods), WWV 86D. See IMLSP.

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Wagner, Richard. Act III “Brünnhilde, Heilege Braut,” Trauermusik, “Siegfried, Siegfried Erschlagen,” and “Starke Scheite Schichtet Mit Dort.” Götterdämmerung. From: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung Complete Act III. Dimitri Mitropoulos, Astrid Varnay, Ramon Vinay, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Urania, 2005/Archipel, 2010. Tracks 6–9.

Characters and relationships: Ring cycle family tree. University of Texas, Wagner website.

VIII Wagner and Verdi (cont.)

Wagner, Richard. Act 1, No. 1. Prelude for orchestra, Act 3, Sc. 3, No. 5. “Mild und leise, wie er lächelt” (Liebestod). Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90. From: Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde. Hildegard Behrens, Leonard Bernstein. Phillips, 1984. Disc 1, Track 1, Disc 5, Track 5.

Verdi, Giuseppe. Act I, Ensemble “Dell’invito trascorsa è già l’ora…” and “Libiamo nel lieti calici…” La Traviata. From: Verdi: La Traviata Special Edition. Liliana Cavani, Paola Longobardo, Lorin Maazel, Manuela Scifoni, Franco Consolani, Angela Gheorghiu, Ramón Vargas, Teatro alla Scala. ArtHaus Musik, 2007.

———. Act 3, Sc. 4. “Bella figlia dell’amore” (quartet). Rigoletto. From: Verdi: Rigoletto, The Metropolitan Opera. Deutsche Grammophon, 2013.

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Wagner, Richard. Act 2, Scenes 2–3, “O sink hermieder, Nacht der Liebe,” “Su stürben wir, um ungetrennt,” and “Rette dich, Tristan!” Tristan und Isolde. From: Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde. Hildegard Behrens, Leonard Bernstein. Phillips, 1984. Disc 3, Track 4 and Disc 4, Tracks 1–2.

Verdi, Giuseppe. Act 3 “Un dì, se ben rammentomi,” “Venti scudi hai tu detto?” “Ah più non ragiono!” “Della vendetta alfin giunge l’istante!” and “V’ho ingannato.” Rigoletto. From: Verdi–Rigoletto. Cornell MacNeil, Reri Grist, Nicolai Gedda, Francesco Molinari Pradelli. EMI Classics, 2007. Disc 2, Tracks 13, 15, 17, 18, and 21.

———. Act I “E strano! Ah fors’è lui,” Follie! Delirio vano è questo!" Act III “Signora…Che t’accadde…Parigi, o cara,” “Ah, non più!” “Ah, Violetta! ‘Voi? Signor?’” and “Prendi, quest’è l’immagine.” La Traviata. From: Verdi, La Traviata. Diane Pilcher, Anna Netrebko, Thomas Hampson, Rolando Villazón, Luigi Roni, Vienna Philharmonic, Carlo Rizzi. Deutsche Grammophon, 2005. Disc 1, Tracks 7–8 and Disc 2, Tracks 13–16.

IX Musorgsky; Tchaikovsky; Bizet; Puccini

Bizet, Georges. “Habanera.” Carmen. From: Bizet: Carmen (Highlights). Jessye Norman, Seiji Ozawa. Philips, 2013. Track 2.

Musorgsky, Modest Petrovich. Scene 2 Introduction, “Long live Tsar Boris Fyodorovich,” “My soul is sad,” and “Long live and prosper.” Boris Godunov. From: Boris Godunov. Claudio Abbado, Nicolaï Ghiaurov, Lucia Valentini Terrani, Teatro alla Scala. Qualiton Imports, Ltd., 2002. Disc 1, Tracks 8–11.

Puccini, Giacomo. Act 2, “Un bel di vedremo.” Madama Butterfly. From: The Very Best of Mirella Freni. EMI Classica, 2003. Disc 1, Track 5.

X Brahms

Brahms, Johannes. Movement 1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. From: Brahms–The Piano Concertos. Nelson Freire, Gewandhausorchester, Riccardo Chailly. Decca, 2006.

———. Johannes. Movement 1. “Selig sind, die da Leid tragen.” Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (A German Requiem). From: James Levine conducts Brahms. Hakan Hagegard, Kathleen Battle, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Sony, 2014. Disc 4, Track 1.

———. Movements I & IV. Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68. From: James Levine conducts Brahms. Sony, 2014. Disc 1, Tracks 1 and 4.

———. Movements 1 & 4. String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1. From: Brahms: The String Quartets / Dvorák: String Quartet, Op. 106. Alban Berg Quartet. Alliance, 1994. Disc 1, Tracks 1 and 4.

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Mascagni, Pietro. Intermezzo sinfonico. “A casa, amici…,” “Viva il vino spumeggiante” (Brindisi), “A voi tutti salute,” and “Mama, quel vino è generoso…” Cavalleria Rusticana. From: Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo: Pagliacci. Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Georges Prêtre, Plácido Domingo. Decca, 2003. Disc 1, Tracks 16–20.

Leoncavallo, Ruggero. “Recitar!” “Vesti la giubba,” Intermezzo sinfonico. I Pagliacci. From: Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Leoncavallo: Pagliacci. Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Georges Prêtre, Plácido Domingo. Decca, 2003. Disc 2, Tracks 15–17.

Glinka, Mikhail. “Act I Cavatina, Rondo.” Life for the Tsar. From: The Russian Album. Anna Netrebko, Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev. Deutsche Grammophon, 2007. Track 9.

Puccini, Giacomo. “Act 2, Part 1, Coro a bocca chiusa (humming chorus).” Madama Butterfly. From: Puccini: Madama Butterfly. Decca, 1990. Disc 2, Track 14.

XI Symphony

Franck, César. Movement 1. Symphony in D minor, Op. 48. From: Franck: Symphony In D Minor; Roussel: Symphony No. 3. Orchestre National de France, Leonard Bernstein. Deutche Grammophone, 2014. Track 1.

Bruckner, Anton. Movement II. Symphony No. 7 in E Flat Major. From: Bruckner Symphonies Nos. 4 & 7. Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim. Elektra, 2000. Track 6.

Dvořák, Antonin. Movement II: Largo. The New World Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95. From: Dvořák Symphony No. 9, “From the New World.” London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis. LSO Live, 2000. Track 2.

Beach, Amy. Movement IV. Symphony in E minor, Op. 32 (Gaelic Symphony). From: Samuel Barber: Symphony No. 1 / Amy Beach: Symphony in E Minor (Gaelic). Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi. Chandos, 1992. Track 6.

Saint-Saëns, Camille. Movement 2, Parts 1 & 2. Symphony No. 3 in C minor (“Organ”), Op. 78. From: Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 “Organ” / Dukas: L’Apprenti Sorcier (The Sorcer’s Apprentice). Tracks 3–4.

Helpful but not Required

Berlioz, Hector. “Dies irae,” “Quid sum miser,” “Rex tremendae,” “Quarens me,” and “Lacrymosa.” Requiem (Grand Messe des morts), Op. 5, H. 75. From: Berlioz: Requiem. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Spano. Telarc, 2004. Tracks 2–6.

Saint-Saëns, Camille. “Zig a zig a zig.” Danse Macabre, Op. 40. From: François Le Roux-Songs by Camille Saint-Saëns. Graham Johnson. Hyperion, 1997. Track 11.

Liszt, Franz. Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre, Op. 40 (arranged for piano by Franz Liszt in 1874). From: Franz Liszt–Complete Piano Music Volume 1. Naxos, 1997. Track 1.

Fauré, Gabriel. Requiem, Op. 48 (complete). From: In Paradisum: Fauré / Duruflé / Requiem. Bryn Terfel, Cecilia Bartoli, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung. Deutsche Grammophon, 1999.

Brahms, Johannes. Movements 2–7. Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (A German Requiem). From: James Levine conducts Brahms. Hakan Hagegard, Kathleen Battle, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Sony, 2014. Disc 4, Tracks 2–7.

———. Schicksalslied, Op. 54. From: Johannes Brahms Symphony 1. John Eliot Gardiner, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, The Monteverdi Choir. Soli Deo Gloria, 2008. Track 3.

———. Intermezzo in E Major, Op. 116, No. VI. 7 Fantasien. From: Brahms: Klavierstücke. Håkon Austbø. Brilliant, 2006. Disc 2, Track 6.

———. Movements 2 & 3. String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1. From: Brahms: The String Quartets / Dvorák: String Quartet, Op. 106. Alban Berg Quartet. Alliance, 1994. Disc 1, Tracks 2 and 3.

———. Movement III. Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68. From: James Levine conducts Brahms. Sony, 2014. Disc 1, Track 3.

Borodin, Alexander. Movement 2. Symphony No. 2 in B minor. From: Mussorgsky: Bilder einer Ausstellung (Pictures at an Exhibition) / Borodin: Sinfonie Nr. 2 (Symphony No. 2); Polowetzer Tänze (Polovtsian Dances). Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle. EMI Classics, 2008. Track 17.

Dvořák, Antonin. Movements I, III, and IV. The New World Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95. From: Dvořák Symphony No. 9, “From the New World.” London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis. LSO Live, 2000. Tracks 1, 3 and 4.

XII The Symphony; Mahler

Tchaikovsky. Movement I. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36. From: Symphony 4–6. Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic), Valery Gergiev. Philips, 2005. Disc 1, Track 1.

Borodin, Alexander. Movement 3. Symphony No. 1. From: Borodin: Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 3. Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma della (RAI), José Serebrier. Asv Living Era, 1993. Track 3.

Mahler, Gustav. Movement IV. Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp minor. From: Mahler: Symphony No. 5. Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic), Leonard Bernstein. Deutsche Grammophon, 2007. Track 4.

———. “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen.” Funf Rückertlieder. From: Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; 3 Rückert-Lieder. Kathleen Ferrier, Bruno Walter, Wiener Philharmoniker. Decca Music Group, 1952 and 2000. Track 7.

Mahler. Das Lied von der Erde. From: Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; 3 Rückert-Lieder. Kathleen Ferrier, Bruno Walter, Wiener Philharmoniker. Decca Music Group, 1952 and 2000. Tracks 1–6.

Helpful but not Required

Taruskin, Richard. Music in the Early Twentieth Century: The Oxford History of Western Music. Vol. 3. Oxford University Press, 2009, pp. 1–23, 59–83, 97–129, and 599–601. ISBN: 9780195384840. [Preview with Google Books]

Strauss, Richard. Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op. 24. From: James Levine–A Celebration in Music. The Met Orchestra. Deutsche Grammophon, 2003. Disc 4, Track 14.

Mahler, Gustav. Movements 1 and 5. Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection.” From: Mahler Symphony No. 2. Vienna Philharmonic, Pierre Boulez. Deutsche Grammophon, 2006. Tracks 1 and 5.

———. Symphony No. 4 in G major. From: Mahler–The Symphonies. Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly. Decca, 2005. Disc 4, Tracks 2–5.

Mahler. Movement 4. Symphony No. 9 in D Major. From: Mahler: Symphony No. 9. Berlin Philharmonic, Claudio Abbado. Deutsche Grammophon, 2002. Track 4.

Borodin, Alexander. Movement 1. Symphony No. 2 in B minor. From: Mussorgsky: Bilder einer Ausstellung (Pictures at an Exhibition) / Borodin: Sinfonie Nr. 2 (Symphony No. 2); Polowetzer Tänze (Polovtsian Dances). Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle. EMI Classics, 2008. Track 16.

Grieg, Edvard. Movement 1. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16. From: Grieg: Piano Concerto / Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Valery Gergiev. Track 1.

Sibelius, Jean. Movement I. Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op. 63. From: Sibelius: Symphony Nos. 4 & 7; Finlandia. Herbert von Karajan, Philharmonia Orchestra. EMI Classics, 2005. Track 2.

Elgar, Edward. Variations IV–XIII. Enigma Variations. From: Elgar – Enigma Variations; In the South; Serenade. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton. Angel Records, 2003. Tracks 11–18.

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