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Italy


   Albinoni
       Adagio (Albinoni) Violin

1    Adagio


   Allegri
       Miserere - have Mercy upon me - Psalm 51 (Allegri) ChoirVoices

1    Miserere - have Mercy upon me - Psalm 51


   Bellini
       Casta Diva, from Norma (Bellini) Flute Cello

1    Main tune


   Boccherini
       Cello Concerto in Bb 1st movement (Boccherini) Cello

1    First theme, introduced by orchestra, then taken up by the cello soloist.


2    Second theme

       Cello Concerto in Bb 2nd movement (Boccherini) Cello

1    main theme

       Cello Concerto in Bb 3rd movement (Boccherini) Cello

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in D 1st movement (Boccherini) Cello

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in D 2nd movement (Boccherini) Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Cello Concerto in D 3rd movement (Boccherini) Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Minuet and Trio from Quintet in E Op 13 No.5 (Boccherini) Viola Cello Violin

1    Main theme


2    A contasting theme in A minor.


3    Starting theme of the trio.


   Cherubini
       Ave Maria (Cherubini) Voice Organ

1    main theme, soprano entry

       String Quartet No.1 in Eb 1st movement (Cherubini)

1    main theme

       String Quartet No.1 in Eb 2nd movement (Cherubini)

1    main theme

       String Quartet No.1 in Eb 3rd movement (Cherubini)

1    main theme

       String Quartet No.1 in Eb 4th movement (Cherubini)

1    main theme


   Clementi
       Sonatina, Op.36, No.1 in C, 1st movement (Clementi) Piano

1    Main theme

       Sonatina, Op.36, No.1 in C, 2nd movement (Clementi) Piano

1    Main theme

       Sonatina, Op.36, No.1 in C, 3rd movement (Clementi) Piano

1    Main theme


   Corelli
       Concerto for Oboe and Strings (Corelli) Oboe

1    Preludio


2    Allemande


3    Sarabande


4    Gavotte


5    Gigue

       Concerto Grosso in G minor Op 6 No.8, 5th movement 'Pastorale'. (Corelli) Violin

1    Main theme

       Gigue, from 9th Sonata (Corelli) Harpsichord

1    Gigue, from 9th Sonata

       Gigue, from 9th Sonata for violin cello and keyboard (Corelli) Clarinet Piano

1    Gigue, from 9th Sonata for violin, cello and piano.


   Donizetti
       Una Furtiva Lagrima (Donizetti) Voice EnglishHorn Harp

1    Main tune


   Marini
       Sonata for 2 violins and keyboard (Marini) Violin Piano

1    Slow introduction


2    Allegro


   Mascagni
       Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)

1    Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana


2    This is the main theme from the Intermezzo.


   Palestrina
       Hodie Beata Virgo (Palestrina) ChoirVoices

1    A cappella choir.

       Motet - Sicut Cervus (Palestrina) ChoirVoices

1    Motet - Sicut Cervus

       Such Beauty, My Beloved (Ogni Belta). (Palestrina) ChoirVoices

1    soprano entrance


   Paradies
       Toccata in A (Paradies) Piano

1    Toccata in A


   Ponchielli
       Dance of the Hours, from La Gioconda (Ponchielli) Flute Glockenspiel Pizzicato Strings

1    Flutes, glockenspiel, and violins shimmer in the "Hours of dawn" (Le ore dell'aurora)


2    " Danza delle ore del giorno" (Dance of the hours of day). This is the tune everyone knows, on flutes and 1st violins.


3    "Sortano le ore della sera" with flutes and oboes playing a minor tune against pizzicato strings.


   Puccini
       Che Gelida manina (Puccini) Voice

1    Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme

       Humming Chorus from Madame Butterfly (Puccini) Voice ChoirVoices

1    Orchestral backdrop to chorus


2    Chorus humming theme "A boca chiusa".

       Nessun Dorma from Turandot (Puccini) Voice ChoirVoices

1    Nessun Dorma from Turandot


2    This is the best-known bit of this aria, made especially famous recently by Lucciano Pavarotti.

       O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini) Voice

1    Main tune

       One Fine Day -(Un bel di ci vedremo) from Madame Butterfly (Puccini) Voice ChoirVoices

1    One Fine Day - from Madame Butterfly

       Vissi d'Arte, from Tosca (Puccini) Voice

1    Soprano aria


   Respighi
       Fountains of Rome - the Fountain of Valle Giulia at Dawn (Respighi) Flute

1    Fountains of Rome - the Fountain of Valle Giulia at Dawn

       Pines of Rome (Respighi)

1    Pines of Villa Borghese. The cor anglais plays an old Roman nursery rhyme tune, as children play in this popular Roman park.


2    Pines near a catacomb. Introduced by a quiet trumpet.


3    Pines of the Gianicolo. A pensive clarinet theme.


4    Pines of the Appian Way. Quiet double basses mark the distant approach of Roman soldiers, then as they pass, a gradual brass crescendo is heard.


   Rossini
       Barber of Seville Overture (Rossini)

1    Barber of Seville Overture - Intro


2    Barber of Seville Overture - theme 1


3    Barber of Seville Overture - theme 2


4    Barber of Seville Overture - theme 3

       Can Can, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Danse Cosaque, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Galop, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    Main theme

       La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie) - Overture (Rossini)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme

       Largo al Factotum, from the Barber of Seville (Rossini)

1    Figaro's entry

       Mazurka, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    Main theme

       Nocturne, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    Main tune

       Non piu mesta - from Cenerentola (Cinderella) (Rossini)

1    Main tune

       Overture, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme

       Semiramide Overture (theme) (Rossini)

1    Opening theme on the horns.


2    Second theme, rapid repeated note passage on violins


3    Third theme on clarinets

       Tarantella, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    Main tune

       The Italian Girl in Algiers - Overture to the opera (Rossini)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Una Voce Poco Fa, from the Barber of Seville (Rossini)

1    Aria sung by Rosina

       Valse Lente, from La Boutique Fantasque Ballet (Rossini)

1    Main tune

       William Tell Overture (Rossini)

1    William Tell Overture starts in a calm rustic manner, with slow rising minor arpeggio on the strings.


2    The storm scene, spinning strings, with splashes from oboes and flutes, leading to a massive crescendo.


3    Pastoral scene, call to the cows (ranz des vaches). Haunting cor anglais melody, with flute imitations and obligati.


4    The famous 'Cavalry Charge' tune, on strings, trumpets and horns.


   Scarlatti
       Sonata in C, L.104, K.159 (Scarlatti) Piano

1    Main theme




       Alleluia (Various) ChoirVoices

1    Alleluia

       Quando Quando - samba (Various) Clarinet Guitar Trumpet

1    Quando Quando - samba

       Tiritomba (Various) Clarinet Accordion

1    Verse


2    Chorus


   Verdi
       Anvil Chorus (Coro di Zingari) from Il Trovatore (Verdi) ChoirVoices

1    main tune, chorus with anvils.

       Celeste Aida (Verdi) Voice Trumpet

1    Main tune

       Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco (Verdi) ChoirVoices

1    This is the entrance of the chorus, Verdi's immortal tune, probably his greatest hit!

       Finale and Grand March from Aida (Verdi) Voice Trumpet

1    Fanfare theme (Grand March) on trumpets

       La Donna è Mobile from Rigoletto (Verdi) Voice

1    Main tune

       Libiamo nei lieti calici, from La traviata (Verdi) Voice

1    Libiamo nei lieti calici (La Traviata)

       Sempre libera (from La Traviata) (Verdi) Voice

1    First theme on 1st violins "Sempre libera"


2    Second theme on oboes "Croce e delizio"


   Vivaldi
       Autumn, from Four Seasons, 1st movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    main theme

       Autumn, from Four Seasons, 2nd movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Main theme

       Autumn, from Four Seasons, 3rd movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    main theme

       Gloria in excelsis Deo from Gloria in D RV 589 (Vivaldi) ChoirVoices

1    The lengthy introduction by the orchestra


2    Entrance of choir

       Laudamus Te (Vivaldi) ChoirVoices

1    Laudamus Te

       Spring from the Four Seasons, 1st movement allegro (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Giunt'é la primavera - Spring has arrived.

       Spring from the Four Seasons, 2nd movement largo (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Il capraro che dorme. - The goatherd who is sleeping.

       Spring from the Four Seasons, 3rd movement allegro (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Main theme

       Summer from the Four Seasons, 1st movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Languidezza per il caldo (Languid from the heat)

       Summer from the Four Seasons, 2nd movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Adagio theme

       Summer from the Four Seasons, 3rd movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Tempo impetuoso d'estate (impetuous weather of summer)

       Winter, from Four Seasons, 1st movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Aggiaciato tremar tra nevi algenti - Iced up, trembling in the chilly snow.

       Winter, from Four Seasons, 2nd movement - Largo. (Vivaldi) Violin

1    Passar al foco I di quieti e contenti, mentre la pioggia fuor bagna ben cento.

       Winter, from Four Seasons, 3rd movement (Vivaldi) Violin

1    caminar sopra'l giaccio - walking on the ice.


   Wolf-Ferrari
       Intermezzo from Act III of Jewels of the Madonna (Wolf-Ferrari) Flute Cello

1    First theme, very high on the flute.


2    Second theme, on violins and cellos.

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