Ultimate Schubert: The Essential Masterpieces

D. 485; 667; 703; 759; 780; 797; 810; 850; 899: 3, 4; 944; 956

5 CDs Box Set

Various Artists

Decca, 2007

Description

Ultimate Schubert – Tracklist:

Disc 1

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Bernard Haitink, conductor

  1. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Overture (Die Zauberharfe, D.644)
  2. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Entr’acte No. 1
  3. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Romance: “Der Vollmond strahlt auf Bergeshöh’n”
  4. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Chorus of Spirits: “In der Tiefe wohnt das Licht”
  5. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Entr’acte No. 2
  6. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Ballet Music No. 1 – Andante un poco assai
  7. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Shepherd’s melody
  8. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Chorus of Shepherds: “Hier auf den Fluren….”
  9. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Entr’acte No. 3 – Andantino
  10. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Chorus of Huntsmen: “Wie lebt sich’s so fröhlich im Grünen”
  11. Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy’s Play) – Ballet Music No. 2
  12. Schubert: Symphony No.8 in B minor, D.759 – “Unfinished” – 1. Allegro moderato
  13. Schubert: Symphony No.8 in B minor, D.759 – “Unfinished” – 2. Andante con moto

Disc 2

Wiener Philharmoniker

István Kertész, conductor

  1. Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat, D.485 – 1. Allegro
  2. Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat, D.485 – 2. Andante con moto
  3. Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat, D.485 – 3. Menuetto (Allegro molto)
  4. Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat, D.485 – 4. Allegro vivace
  5. Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C, D.944 – “The Great” – 1. Andante – Allegro ma non troppo
  6. Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C, D.944 – “The Great” – 2. Andante con moto
  7. Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C, D.944 – “The Great” – 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
  8. Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C, D.944 – “The Great” – 4. Allegro vivace

Disc 3

Quartetto Italiano

  1. Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D Minor, D.810 -“Death and the Maiden” – 1. Allegro
  2. Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D Minor, D.810 -“Death and the Maiden” – 2. Andante con moto
  3. Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D Minor, D.810 -“Death and the Maiden” – 3. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
  4. Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D Minor, D.810 -“Death and the Maiden” – 4. Presto

Beaux Arts Trio, Samuel Rhodes, Georg Maximilian Hörtnagel

  1. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D.667 – “The Trout” – 1. Allegro vivace
  2. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D.667 – “The Trout” – 2. Andante
  3. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D.667 – “The Trout” – 3. Scherzo (Presto)
  4. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D.667 – “The Trout” – 4. Tema – Andantino – Variazioni I-V – Allegretto
  5. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D.667 – “The Trout” – 5. Finale (Allegro giusto)

Disc 4

Weller Quartet

Dietfried Gurtler

  1. Schubert: String Quintet in C, D.956 – 1. Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Schubert: String Quintet in C, D.956 – 2. Adagio
  3. Schubert: String Quintet in C, D.956 – 3. Scherzo (Presto) – Trio (Andante sostenuto)
  4. Schubert: String Quintet in C, D.956 – 4. Allegretto
  5. Schubert: String Quartet No.12 in C minor, D.703 – “Quartettsatz”

Disc 5

Sir Clifford Curzon

  1. Schubert: Piano Sonata No.17 in D, D.850 – 1. Allegro vivace
  2. Schubert: Piano Sonata No.17 in D, D.850 – 2. Con moto
  3. Schubert: Piano Sonata No.17 in D, D.850 – 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
  4. Schubert: Piano Sonata No.17 in D, D.850 – 4. Rondo (Allegro moderato)
  5. Schubert: 4 Impromptus, Op.90, D.899 – No.3 in G flat: Andante
  6. Schubert: 4 Impromptus, Op.90, D.899 – No.4 in A flat: Allegretto
  7. Schubert: 6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780 – No.1 in C (Moderato)
  8. Schubert: 6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780 – No.2 in A flat (Andantino)
  9. Schubert: 6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780 – No.3 in F minor (Allegro moderato)
  10. Schubert: 6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780 – No.4 in C sharp minor (Moderato)
  11. Schubert: 6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780 – No.5 in F minor (Allegro vivace)
  12. Schubert: 6 Moments musicaux, Op.94 D.780 – No.6 in A flat (Allegretto)