Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626), Lucerne Festival Orchestra and Chöre des Bayerischen sowie des Schwedischen Rundfunks conducted by Claudio Abbado. Soprano: Juliane Banse, Anna Prohaska. Alto: Sara Mingardo. Tenor: Maximilian Schmitt. Bass: René Pape.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, K. 427/417a. Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra & Monteverdi Choir, Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. Enjoy!
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“The Cossacks Ride Over the Danube” is a famous Ukrainian folk song. Here it is played and sung by the Russian Alexandrov ensemble (also known as the “Red Army Chorus”). The Alexandrov Ensemble has entertained audiences both in Russia and throughout the world, performing a range of music including folk tunes, hymns, operatic arias, and popular music.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626) by the Vienna Symphony (Wiener Symphoniker), conductor: Karl Böhm.
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The most realistic and accurate version of the all-time pirate tune “Dead Man’s Chest” (also known as Fifteen Men On The Dead Man’s Chest or Derelict).
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Russian tenor Evgeny Belyaev sings “You are always beautiful”, a love song composed by Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov. Recorded live at the Albert Hall, London, 1963, this is the performance by Belyaev that was described by The Times critic as “perfect”.
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“Christmas in Vienna” at the Wiener Konzerthaus (2008) with international soloists such as Latvian operatic lyric mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez.
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Russian operatic soprano Anna Netrebko and Russian operatic baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings “Moscow Nights”, live in Moscow. The Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”, conductor Lev Kontorovich with State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, conductor Constantine Orbelian. Red Square Concert, June 19, 2013.
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“Baba Yetu” is the hit theme to Civilization IV PC game, composed by Christopher Tin and featured on the Grammy-winning album ‘Calling All Dawns’. It is the first video game piece to ever win a Grammy award, for “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)”. It is originally performed by the Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (you can also watch the original video below the page).
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Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125 – Vienna Singverein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
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