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Baroque


   Albinoni
       Adagio (Albinoni) Violin

1    Adagio


   Arne
       Rule Britannia (Arne) Trumpet ChoirVoices

1    Rule! Britannia!


2    Chorus of Rule! Britannia!

       When Daisies Pied (Arne) Flute Piano

1    When Daisies Pied

       Where the bee sucks, there suck I (Arne) Voice Strings

1    Where the bee sucks, there suck I


   Bach
       Air on the G String, from Suite No.3 in D (Bach) Violin

1    Air on the G String, from Suite No 3 in D

       Aria from Goldberg Variations BWV 988 (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Aria from Goldberg Variations BWV 988

       Art of the Fugue BWV 1080 (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Art of the Fugue BWV 1080

       Brandenburg Concerto No.1, 1st movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BMV 1048, 1st movement (Bach)

1    First theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BMV 1048, 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Main theme

       Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D 1st movement (Bach)

1    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D 1st Movt

       Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D 3rd movement (Bach)

1    Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D 3rd Movt

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 1st movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main theme

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 2nd movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main theme

       Double Concerto for two violins and orchestra BWV 1043 3rd movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main theme

       Jesu Joy of Man's desiring (Bach) Organ ChoirVoices

1    Jesu Joy of Man's desiring


2    This is the choral theme, played by a trumpet. It fits contrapuntally with the initial triplet theme, played on the oboes.

       Mass in B minor BWV 232 Credo (Bach)

1    The Credo starts with the tenors accompanied by cellos with a walking bass line.

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Et Incarnatus Est (Bach)

1    The altos enter first with this theme, followed contrapuntally by the other voices in turn.

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Gloria (Bach)

1    Trumpets start the main theme, later taken up by the chorus

       Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Kyrie Eleison (Bach)

1    Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Kyrie Eleison

       Minuet from Anna Magdalena's Notebook (Bach) Piano

1    Minuet from Anna Magdalena's Notebook

       Minuet from French Suite No.3, BWV 814 (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Minuet from French Suite No 3, BWV 814

       Oh Jesu so Meek (Bach) ChoirVoices

1    Main tune

       Organ Chorale Wachet Auf - Sleepers awake! (Bach)

1    Organ Chorale Wachet Auf - Sleepers awake!


2    The hymn-like chorale tune, accompanied by the faster flowing tune played here by the strings.

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 1st movement (Bach) Piano

1    Piano Concerto No 2 in D BWV 1054 1st Movt

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 2nd movement (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Piano Concerto No.2 in D BWV 1054 3rd movement (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Prelude in C BWV846a from The Well-Tempered Clavier (Bach) Piano

1    Prelude in C BWV846a from The Well-Tempered Clavier

       Suite No.2 in B minor for flute and strings, 8th movement 'Badinerie'. (Bach) Flute Strings

1    Main theme

       Three-Part Invention No.12 in A (Bach) Flute Clarinet Bassoon

1    Main theme

       Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (Bach) Organ

1    Toccata - very slow and dramatic


2    Fugue - very fast and energetic

       Two-Part Invention No.1 in C (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Two-Part Invention No 1 in C

       Two-Part Invention No.13, in A minor. (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.14 in Bb (arranged 'jazzy') (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Invention in Bb no 14 (arranged 'jazzy')

       Two-Part Invention No.2 in C minor (Bach) Harpsichord

1    Two-Part Invention No 2 in C minor

       Two-Part Invention No.3 in D (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.4 in D minor (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.5 in Eb (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Two-Part Invention No.8 in F (Bach) Clavichord

1    Two-Part Invention No 8 in F

       Violin Concerto in A minor BMV 1041 - 3rd movement (Bach) Violin

1    Main tune

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No 9 in E (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.22 in Bb minor (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No 5 in D (Bach) Piano

1    MAIN TUNE

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.02 in C minor (Bach) Piano

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.1 in C (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.21 in Bb (Bach) Piano

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.3 in C# (Bach) Piano

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.7 in Eb (Bach) Piano

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Fugue No.8 in Eb minor (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No 5 in D (Bach) Piano

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No 9 in E (Bach) Piano

1    MAIN THEME

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.1 in C BWV846a (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.21 in Bb (Bach) Piano

1    tune embedded inside demI-semi figures

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.22 in Bb minor (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.3 in C# (Bach) Piano

1    main tune

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.7 in Eb (Bach) Piano

1    main theme

       Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 - Prelude No.8 in Eb minor (Bach) Piano

1    Main theme


   Clarke
       Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March) (Clarke) Trumpet

1    Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March)


   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.


   Dandrieu
       Les Fifres (The Fifes) (Dandrieu) Piano

1    Main theme


   Gluck
       Che Farò Senza Euridice from Orpheus and Euridice (Gluck) Flute

1    Che Farò Senza Euridice from Orpheus and Euridice

       Dance of the Blessed Spirits - from Orpheus and Euridice (Gluck) Flute

1    Dance of the Blessed Spirits - from Orpheus and Euridice


   Gomersall
       Stocho Barocco - an Aeolian Amble (Gomersall)

1    Theme 1 is introduced by the oboe, then 2 bars later it is joined (quasi fugally) by the clarinet, then 2 bars later by the flute.


2    Theme 2 follows on behind theme 1, and it blends with it contrapuntally.


3    Theme 3 comes in on the horn in the bass register.


4    Theme 4 is played on the violins in counterpoint with theme 3.


   Handel
       All We Like Sheep, from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Main tune

       Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - from Solomon (Handel)

1    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - from Solomon

       Bourrée - Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    Bourrée - Music for the Royal Fireworks

       Fanfare (La Rejouissance) - Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    Fanfare (La Rejouissance) - Music for the Royal Fireworks

       Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah

       Harmonious Blacksmith (Air and 2 variations, from 5th harpsichord Suite) (Handel)

1    Harmonious Blacksmith (Air and 2 variations, from 5th harpsichord Suite)

       I know that my Redeemer Liveth from Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    I know that my Redeemer Liveth from Messiah

       Joy to the World (Handel) Organ

1    Joy to the World

       La Paix, from the Fireworks Music (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    Main theme 'Largo alla Siciliana'

       Let the Bright Seraphim (Samson) (Handel) Voice Trumpet

1    Main theme

       O Lovely Peace (Anthem for two voices) (Handel) Voice

1    Soprano entrance of the main theme.

       Ombra mai piu - Aria from Xerxes (Largo) (Handel) Piano

1    Ombra mai piu - Aria from Xerxes (Largo)

       Organ Concerto No.4 1st movement (Handel) Organ

1    Main tune

       Organ Concerto No.6 in Bb Op 4 No.6, 1st movement (Handel) Harp

1    Main theme

       Overture to Music for the Royal Fireworks. (Handel) Violin Clarinet Bassoon

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Rejoice Greatly, from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Main tune

       See the Conquering Hero Comes, from Judas Maccabeus (Handel)

1    Main tune

       Water Music, 1 Overture - Largo - Allegro (Handel)

1    First theme

       Water Music, 2 Second movement - Adagio e Staccato (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 4th Movement (Handel)

1    Water Music, 4th Movement

       Water Music, 6th Movement (Handel)

1    Water Music, 6th Movement

       Water Music, 7th Movement, Air in F (Handel)

1    Water Music, 7th Movement, Air in F

       Water Music, 8 Eighth movement - Minuet for French Horn (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 9 Ninth movement - Bouree - Presto (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 10 Tenth movement - Hornpipe (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 11 Eleventh movement - Hornpipe (Handel)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 13 "Alla Hornpipe", 13th Movement (Handel)

1    Main theme

       While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (Handel) Organ

1    While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night

       Worthy is the Lamb, from the Messiah (Handel) ChoirVoices Voice

1    Opening tune

       Zadok the Priest (Handel) ChoirVoices

1    Zadok the Priest


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

1    Slow introduction


2    Allegro


   Pachelbel
       Canon in D major for three Violins and Continuo (Pachelbel) Cello Violin Harpsichord

1    Bass line cannon theme, 2 bars long, repeated throughout.


2    First violin melody above the canon bass line


   Paradies
       Toccata in A (Paradies) Piano

1    Toccata in A


   Purcell
       Fairest Isle from King Arthur (Purcell) Violin Piano

1    Fairest Isle from King Arthur

       Minuet from Keyboard Suit No.1 in G (Purcell) Harpsichord

1    Minuet from Keyboard Suit No 1 in G

       Nymphs and Shepherds, Come Away! (Purcell) Clarinet Piano

1    Principal theme

       Rondeau in D minor (Purcell) Violin

1    Main theme of the rondo, which is repeated between each alternating theme.


   Rameau
       Le rappel des oiseaux (Rameau) Piano

1    Main theme

       Musette (Rameau) Harpsichord

1    Main theme

       Tambourin (Rameau) Harpsichord

1    Main theme


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

1    Main theme


   Telemann
       Gigue from Overture for 2 Chalumeaux, 2 violettas and Basso (Telemann) Violin Clarinet Cello

1    Gigue from Overture for 2 Chalumeaux, 2 violettas and Basso

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 1st movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    First theme, introduced immediately by the trumpet.

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 2nd movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    Main theme introduced by the orchestra.

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 3rd movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    First theme, introduced on the strings.

       Trumpet Concerto in D major 4th movement (Telemann) Trumpet

1    Immediate introduction of main theme by the trumpet.


   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.

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