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Hélène Grimaud

Piano Concerto in A minor op.54 1st movement : Allegro affettuoso (Schumann). Klavierstucke op.118 No.3 Ballade in G minor : Allegro energico (Brahms). Klavierstucke op.119 No.3 Intermezzo in C major - Grazioso e giocoso (Brahms). Piano Concerto No.4 in G major op.58 1st movement : Allegro moderato (Beethoven). Piano Concerto in F major 3rd movement : Finale : Allegro agitato (Gershwin). Piano Sonata in Ab major op.110 1st movement : Moderato cantabile molto espressivo / 3rd movement : Adagio ma non troppo (Beethoven). Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor op.15 3rd movement : Rondo - Allegro non troppo (Brahms).

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William Christie and Les Arts Florissants

Vespro della Beata Virgine : Intonatio : Deus in auditorium (Monteverdi). Dido & Aeneas Act 3 : When I am laid in Earth (Purcell). Dido & Aeneas Act 3 : With drooping wings (Purcell). Alcina Aria : Sta nell'lrcana (Handel). Nativatatem Domini Canticum H416 Praeludium Usquequo avertis faciem tuam (Charpentier). Grands Motets - Dominus regnavit Dominus regnavit (Mondonville). Grand Motets - Dominus regnavit Er enim firmavit (Mondonville). Alcina Aria : Verdi prati (Handel). Die Zauberflote Act 2 : Aria Der Holle Rache kocht in meinem herzen (Mozart). Usquequo Domine Usquequo Domine (Desmarest). Lauda Jerusalem : Non fecit taliter (Desmarest). In exitu Israel : Non mortui laudabunt te (Mondonville). De Profundis : De profundis clamavi (Mondonville). Gloria Quoniam tu solus Sanctus (Charpentier). Acis & Galatea : Air : Love in her eyes sits playing (Handel). Les fetes d'Hebe : Bourree (Rameau). Les fetes d'Hebe : Accourez riante jeunesse (Rameau). King Arthur Act 5: Fairest Isle (Purcell). Hippolyte et Aricie : Deuxieme air des chasseurs : A la chasse (Rameau). Great Mass in C minor Credo (Mozart).

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Alban Berg Quartet

Quartet in G minor op.74 No.3 'Rider' 4th movement : Finale / Allegro con brio (Haydn). Quartet in C major K465 Diddonance 1st movement : Adagio - allegro (Mozart). Quartet No.13 in A minor D804 Rosamunde 2nd movement : Andante (Schubert). Quartet No.13 in G major op.106 4th movement : Finale / Andante sostenuto - Allegro con fuoco (Dvorak). Quartet in C major op.76 No.3 Emperor 2nd movement : Poco Adagio / Cantabile (Haydn). Quartet in D major K499 Hoffmeister 2nd movement : Menuetto (Mozart). Quartet in C minor op.51 No.1 1st movement : Allegro (Brahms). Five Movments for String Quartet op.5 5th movement : Sehr langsam (Webern). String Quartet in G major K387 3rd movement : Andante cantabile (Mozart). Quartet in A minor op.51 No.2 4th movement : Finale / Allegro non assai (Brahms).

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Il Giardino Armonico

Aria sopria - La Bergamasca (Uccellini). The Four Seasons Concerto in F minor op.8/4 RV297 Winter Allegro non molto Largo Allegro (Vivaldi). Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major BWV1048 Allegro Adagio Allegro (Bach). Ciaccona (Merula). Concerto a Quattro in G minor op.8 No.6 per il Santissimo Natale Grave - Vivace Largo Vivace (Torelli). Concerto in C major RV425 con tutti li violini pizzicato Allegro Largo Allegro (Vivaldi). Canon (Pacelbel). Gigue (Pachelbel). Concerto in D major RV564 Allegro Largo Allegro (Vivaldi). Adagio from Oboe Concerto in D minor op.9 (Albinoni). Concerto in G minor RV104 La Notte Largo Fantasmi : Presto Largo Andante Presto Il Sonno : Largo Allegro (Vivaldi).

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Andreas Staier

Fandango Grave assai from Quintetto IV in D major arranged for 2 harpsichords (Boccherini). Concerto for pianoforte in C major 1st movement : Allegro maestoso (Salieri). Sonata op.34 No.2 in G minor 3rd Movement : Finale : Molto allegro (Clementi). Piano Concerto No.18 in Bb major 2nd movement : Andante un poco sostenuto (Mozart). Sonata in D minor BWV964 4th movement : Allegro (JS Bach). Piano Concerto No.3 in Eb major 1st movement : Allegro moderato (Field). Sonata in A major D959 op.posth 2nd movement : Andantino (Schubert). Sonata K209 in A major (Schubert). Die Wetterfahne (Schubert). Divertimento a la hongroise D818 (Schubert).

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Maxim Vengerov

Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor op.26 3rd movement : Finale : Allegro energico (Bruch). Violin Concerto in E minor op.64 2nd movement : Andante (Mendelssohn). Violin Sonata No.5 in F major op.24 Spring 4th movement : Rondo Allegro ma non troppo (Beethoven). Introduction et Rondo capriccioso op.28 (Saint-Saens). Violin Sonata No.3 in D minor op.108 1st movement : Allegro (Brahms). Violin Concerto No.1 in D major op.19 1st movement : Andantino (Prokofiev). Violin Concerto No.1 in A minor op.77 4th movement : Burlesque (Shostakovich). Violin Concerto in D major op.35 3rd movement : Finale : Allegro vivacissimo (Tchaikovsky). Violin Concerto op.33 1st movement : Praeludium Largo (Nielsen). La Ronde des lutins op.25 (Bazzini).

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