album

The Romantic Hours

17 songs (1 hour and 10 minutes) Released on 18 January 1998
1
Sibelius Symphony No. 6, Excerpt from Mvt 1 (Reading: "There is only one Hapiness in life..." (Sand))
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Finish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Mona Golabek
1:08
2
Nocturne No. 2 in D-Flat Major, Op. 27
Peter Serkin
6:28
3
Gymnopedie No.1 (Reading: "I have finally broken with Suzanne..." (Satie))
National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt & Mona Golabek
4:00
4
Baïlèro from Songs of the Auvergne (Reading: "How much time..." (Nooteboom))
Anna Moffo, American Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski & Mona Golabek
5:44
5
Reading: "To think that only yesterday..." (Debussy)
Mona Golabek
0:22
6
Claire de Lune
Alexis Weissenberg
5:45
7
Rome-Palermo: Calme (from Escales) (Reading: Song of Solomon/King James Bible: "My beloved is white and ruddy...')
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch & Ralph Gomberg
7:10
8
Reading: "Forgive me Marie..." (Liszt)
Mona Golabek
0:20
9
Consolation No. 3 in D-Flat Major, S. 172/3
Vladimir Horowitz
4:29
10
Violin Concerto, Mvt. II (Romance) (Reading: Sonnet #81 "And now you are mine...." (Neruda){36 sec.})
Jascha Heifetz, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alfred Wallenstein & Mona Golabek
7:25
11
Reading: from Spanish Dancer "One upward glance" (Rilke)
Mona Golabek
0:17
12
Suite española No. 1, Op. 47 (Transcribed for Guitar): 5. Asturias (Leyenda)
Julian Bream
5:55
13
Reading: Casida of the Reclining Woman (Lorca)
Mona Golabek
0:13
14
Poema Valseado
I Salonisti
3:14
15
Reading: "I dreamt of you last night" (Carrington)
Mona Golabek
0:51
16
Piano Concerto in G, II: Adagio Assai
Alicia De Larrocha, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra & Leonard Slatkin
9:45
17
Pines of the Gianicolo from The Pines of Rome (Reading 1: "As we are so wonderfully..." (Patchen); Reading2: Sonnet #82 "As we close..." (Neruda))
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner & Mona Golabek
7:06