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From Vivaldi to Gershwin and Rossini to Ravel, critics have raved about both the performances and the audio quality of these recordings by celebrated orchestras and conductors from around the world. A great compilation for testing or showing off a sound system, all the selections have earned distinction as high-resolution classics.
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|1. The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269 Spring: The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in E Major, Op. 8, No. 1, RV 269, La primavera (Spring): I. Allegro|
|2. La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture|
|3. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: II. Un Bal (Valse): Allegro non troppo (version with cornet obbligato)|
|4. Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, MWV O14: I. Allegro molto appassionato|
|5. Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178, From the New World: IV. Allegro con fuoco|
|6. Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: I. Allegretto|
|7. Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major, Symphony of a Thousand: Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Veni, creator spiritus|
|8. Boléro, M. 81: Bolero|
|9. Pictures at an Exhibition: IX. La cabane sur des pattes de poule - X. La grande porte de Kiev (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra)|
|10. Rhapsody in Blue (arr. F. Grofe for piano and orchestra)|