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Recorded on April 26, 2014
Charles Dutoit, conductor


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Mikhail Glinka - Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
    Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Hector Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

Recorded on July 5, 2014
William Eddins, conductor

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Joseph Schwantner - Freeflight

Aaron Copland - "Night Thoughts," from Music for a Great City

John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Recorded on July 6, 2014
Asher Fisch, conductor

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Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83
     Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Franz Liszt - Les Preludes

Richard Wagner - from Die Meistersinger: Prelude to Act III, "Dance of the Apprentices," and Prelude to Act I

Recorded on July 11, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Antonin Dvorak - The Noonday Witch, Op. 108

Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88

Recorded on July 12, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

Maurice Ravel - Bolero

Recorded on July 18, 2014
Edward Gardner, conductor

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Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28

Aaron Copland - Selections from Old American Songs 
     Thomas Hampson, baritone

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7, Op. 92

Recorded on July 19, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 3 in F, Op. 90

Rolf Martinsson - Bridge, Trumpet Concerto No. 1
     Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio italien, Op. 45

Recorded on July 20, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Christopher Rouse - Rapture

Edouard Lalo - Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op. 21 
     Joshua Bell, violin

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Recorded on July 25, 2014
Manfred Honeck, conductor

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Ludwig van Beethoven - Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43

Wolfgang Amade Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, K. 414 (385p)
     Paul Lewis, piano

Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90, Italian

Recorded on July 26, 2014
Manfred Honeck, conductor

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Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Resurrection
     Camilla Tilling, soprano
     Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
     Tanglewood Festival Chorus

 

Recorded on July 27, 2014
Jacques Lacombe, conductor

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Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
     Gabriela Montero, piano

Giuseppe Verdi -  Overture to Nabucco

Giuseppe Verdi - "Va, pensiero" (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves), from Nabucco

Giuseppe Verdi - Finale, Act II of Aida
     Marjorie Owens, soprano (Aida)
     Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano (Amneris)
     Issachah Savage, tenor (Radames)
     Stephen Powell, baritone (Amonasro)
     Morris Robinson, bass (Ramfis)
     Julien Robbins, bass (The King)

Recorded on August 1, 2014
Marcelo Lehninger, conductor

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Peter Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings in C, Op. 48

Dmitri Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35
     Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120

Recorded on August 3, 2014
Juanjo Mena, conductor

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Franz Josef Haydn - Symphony No. 6, Le Matin

Wolfgang Amade Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 4 in G, K. 218
     Augustin Hadelich, violin

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 36

Recorded on August 9, 2014
Stéphane Denève, conductor

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Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun 
     Elizabethe Rowe, flute

Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Recorded on August 15, 2014
Stéphane Denève, conductor

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Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73, Emperor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Sergei Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78
     Elina Manistina, mezzo-soprano
     Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Recorded on August 23, 2014
Charles Dutoit, conductor

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Hector Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
     Kirill Gerstein, piano

Ottorino Respighi - Roman Festivals, The Fountains of Rome, and The Pines of Rome

Recorded on August 24, 2014
Charles Dutoit, conductor

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Ludwig van Beethoven - Fantasia in C minor, Op. 80 (Choral Fantasy)
     Yefim Bronfman, piano
     Nicole Cabell, soprano
     Meredith Hansen, soprano
     Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
     Noah Stewart, tenor
     Alex Richardson, tenor
     John Relyea, bass

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9, Op. 125
     Nicole Cabell, soprano
     Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
     Noah Stewart, tenor
     John Relyea, bass

Recorded on September 20, 2014
Marcelo Lehninger, conductor

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Wolfgang Amadè Mozart - Sinfonia concertante in E-flat, K. 297b
     John Ferrillo, oboe
     William R. Hudgins, clarinet
     Richard Svoboda, bassoon
     James Sommerville, horn
    
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas brasileiras No. 5
     Nicole Cabell, soprano

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C, Op. 67

Recorded on September 27, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Richard Wagner - Overture to Tannhäuser

Richard Wagner - "In fernem Land," from Act III of Lohengrin
     Jonas Kaufmann, tenor

Richard Wagner - Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
     Krisine Opolais, soprano

Pietro Mascagni - "Mamma, quel vino è generoso," from Act II of Cavalleria rusticana

Giacomo Puccini - "Un bel di," from Act II of Madama Butterfly

Pietro Mascagni - Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana

Giacomo Puccini - "Tu, tu, amore?" (Love Duet), from Act II of Manon Lescaut

Giacomo Puccini - "O soave fanciulla," from Act I of La Bohème

Ottorino Respighi - The Pines of Rome

Recorded on October 3, 2013
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93
        
Béla Bartók - Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathétique"

Recorded on October 11, 2014
Christian Zacharias, conductor and pianist

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Franz Schubert - from Rosamunde, D.797: Ballet Music I; Entr'acte II; Entr'acte III
    
Wolfgang Amadè Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K. 453

Franz Schubert - from Rosamunde, D.797: Entr'acte I, and Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759, Unfinished

Recorded on October 18, 2014
Thierry Fischer, conductor

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Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15 
     Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

Carl Nielsen - Symphony No. 4, Op. 29, "The Inextinguishable"

Recorded on October 25, 2014
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

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J.S. Bach - Cantata No. 82, Ich habe genug
     Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone
     John Ferrillo, oboe

Johannes Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
     Rosemary Joshua, soprano
     Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone
     Tanglewood Festival Chorus
         (John Oliver, conductor)

Recorded on November 1, 2014
Juanjo Mena, conductor

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Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
     Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

Franz Schubert - Symphony in C, "The Great," D. 944

Recorded on November 8, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Sofia Gubaidulina - Offertorium, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
     Baiba Skride, violin

Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 43

Recorded on November 15, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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Peter Tchaikovsky - Hamlet, Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare, Op. 67

Brett Dean - Dramatis personae, Music for Trumpet and Orchestra
     Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring

Recorded on November 22, 2014
Andris Nelsons, conductor

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John Harbison - Koussevitzky Said:, Choral Scherzo with Orchestra
     Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, cond.

Eriks Ešenvalds - Lakes Awake at Dawn
     Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, cond.

Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony-Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125
     Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Sergei Rachmaninoff - The Bells, Op. 35
     Victoria Yastrebova, soprano
     Pavel Cernoch, tenor
     Kostas Smoriginas, bass-baritone
     Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, cond.

Recorded on November 29, 2014
Leonidas Kavakos, conductor

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Béla Bartók - Two Portraits, Op. 5
     Leonidas Kavakos, violin

Franz Josef Haydn - Symphony No. 82 in C, "The Bear"

Modest Mussorgsky, trans. Maurice Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition

Recorded on January 10, 2015
Andris Nelsons, conductor


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Johannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a

Franz Josef Haydn - Symphony No. 90 in C major, Hob I:90

Richard Strauss - Don Quixote, Op. 35
    Gautier Capuçon, cello
    Steven Ansell, viola
 

Recorded on January 17, 2015
Andris Nelsons, conductor


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Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
    Lars Vogt, piano

Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 7 in E

Recorded on January 24, 2015
Ken-David Masur, conductor


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Hector Berlioz - Le Corsaire Overture, Op. 21

Camille Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
    Johannes Moser, cello

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherezade, Symphonic Suite, Op. 35

Recorded on January 31, 2015
Asher Fisch, conductor


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Avner Dorman - Astrolatry

Sergei Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63
    Julian Rachlin, violin

Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 in B-flat, Op. 38, Spring

Recorded on February 14, 2015
Ken-David Masur and Stefan Asbury, conductors


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Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Harrison Birtwistle - Responses: Sweet disorder and the carefully careless
    Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Anatol Liadov - From the Apocalypse, Op. 66

Igor Stravinksy - Suite from The Firebird (1919)

Recorded on February 21, 2015
Stéphane Denève, conductor


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Igor Stravinksy - Suite from Pulcinella

Sergei Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, Op. 19
    James Ehnes, violin

Darius Milhaud - La création du monde, Op. 81

Francis Poulenc - Suite from Les Biches

Recorded on February 28, 2015
Charles Dutoit, conductor


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Igor Stravinksy - Concerto in E-flat, Dumbarton Oaks, 8.V.38

Claude Debussy - Images, for orchestra

Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77
    Julia Fischer, violin

Recorded on March 7, 2015
Charles Dutoit, conductor


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Karol Szymanowski - King Roger, Op. 46
    Mariusz Kwiecien, baritone (King Roger)
    Olga Pasichnyk, soprano (Roxana)
    Yvonne Naef, mezzo-soprano (Deaconess)
    Edgaras Montvidas, tenor (Shepherd)
    Rafal Majzner, tenor (Edrisi)
    Raymond Aceto, bass (Archbishop)
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver,
      conductor
    Voices Boston, Andy Icochea Icochea, conductor

Recorded on March 14, 2015
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor


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Richard Strauss - Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat, K. 449
    Emanuel Ax, piano

Richard Strauss - Burleske in D minor
    Emanuel Ax, piano

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 386, Haffner

Recorded on March 21, 2015
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor


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Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Symphony No. 39 in E-flat, K. 543

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551, Jupiter

Recorded on March 28, 2015
Andris Nelsons, conductor


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Michael Gandolfi - Ascending Light
    Olivier Latry, organ

Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 6

Recorded on April 4, 2015
Andris Nelsons, conductor


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Dmitri Shostakovich - Passacaglia from Act II of the opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Op. 29

Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
    Christian Tetzlaff, violin

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

Recorded on April 11, 2015
Andris Nelsons, conductor


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Gunther Schuller - Dreamscape

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K. 595
    Richard Goode, piano

Richard Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

 

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