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RWC Music Database: Classical Music

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last update: 2003/06/30
Introduction of "RWC Music Database: Classical Music"


The Classical Music Database consists of 50 pieces:

All 50 public-domain pieces were originally performed and recorded for our database (not all movements were recorded: a certain movement was selected and recorded for several categories such as symphony and concerto).

More detailed information about this database is described in our paper in the references.

List of musical pieces:

RWC-MDB-C-2001 No. 1 – 50
Piece No. Cat. Suffix Tr. No. Title Composer Artist Length Category
No. 1M01Tr. 01Symphony no.94 in G major, Hob.I-94 `The Surprise'. 1st mvmt.Haydn, Franz JosephTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra8:24Symphony
No. 2M01Tr. 02Symphony no.40 in G minor, K.550. 1st mvmt.Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra7:39Symphony
No. 3M01Tr. 03Symphony no.5 in C minor, op.67. 1st mvmt.Beethoven, Ludwig vanTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra7:15Symphony
No. 4M01Tr. 04Symphony no.6 in B minor, op.74 `Pathétique'. 4th mvmt.Tchaikovsky, Pyotr IlichTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra9:52Symphony
No. 5M01Tr. 05Violin Concerto no.5 in A major, K.219. 1st mvmt.Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra10:06Concerto
No. 6M01Tr. 06Piano Concerto no.1 in E minor, op.11. 2nd mvmt.Chopin, Frédéric FrançoisTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra10:00Concerto
No. 7M02Tr. 01Brandenburg Concerto no.5 in D major, BWV.1050. 1st mvmt.Bach, Johann SebastianTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra10:01Orchestral
No. 8M02Tr. 02<Le Nozze di Figaro> (The Marriage of Figaro), K.492: OvertureMozart, Wolfgang AmadeusTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra4:15Orchestral
No. 9M02Tr. 03<Tristan und Isolde>: Prelude and `Liebestod'Wagner, RichardTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra18:01Orchestral
No. 10M02Tr. 04`An der Schönen Blauen Donau' (Blue Danube Waltz), op.314Strauss II, JohannTokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra7:42Orchestral
No. 11M02Tr. 05Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV.582Bach, Johann SebastianTetsuya Kan12:36Solo
No. 12M03Tr. 01<The Musical Offering>, BWV.1079. `Ricercare à 6'Bach, Johann SebastianWood Land Notes6:27Chamber
No. 13M03Tr. 02String Quartet no.19 in C major, K.465. 1st mvmt.Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusWood Land Notes8:30Chamber
No. 14M03Tr. 03String Quartet no.14 in C# minor, op.131. 5th mvmt.Beethoven, Ludwig vanWood Land Notes6:37Chamber
No. 15M03Tr. 04String Quartet no.2 in D major. 3rd mvmt.Borodin, AlexanderWood Land Notes7:43Chamber
No. 16M03Tr. 05Clarinet Quintet in A major, K.581. 1st mvmt.Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusWood Land Notes9:05Chamber
No. 17M03Tr. 06Clarinet Quintet in B minor, op.115. 3rd mvmt.Brahms, JohannesWood Land Notes4:57Chamber
No. 18M03Tr. 07Horn Trio in Eb major, op.40. 2nd mvmt.Brahms, JohannesWood Land Notes7:42Chamber
No. 19M04Tr. 01Piano Trio no.7 in Bb major, op.97 `Archduke'. 1st mvmt.Beethoven, Ludwig vanWood Land Notes9:33Chamber
No. 20M04Tr. 02Piano Trio no.1 in B major, op.8. 1st mvmt.Brahms, JohannesWood Land Notes10:32Chamber
No. 21M04Tr. 03Piano Quintet in A major, op.32/D.667 `Trout'. 4th mvmt.Schubert, Franz PeterWood Land Notes8:10Chamber
No. 22M04Tr. 04Hungarian Dance no.5 in F# minorBrahms, JohannesYuriko Furuichi & Yoshiko Kikuchi2:25Solo
No. 23M04 Suite <Ma Mère l'Oye> (Mother Goose)Ravel, MauriceYuriko Furuichi & Yoshiko Kikuchi Solo
  Tr. 05 1. Pavane de la Belle au Bois Dormant  1:20 
  Tr. 06 2. Petit Poucet  2:45 
  Tr. 07 3. Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes  3:25 
  Tr. 08 4. Les Entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête  4:09 
  Tr. 09 5. Le Jardin Féerique  2:50 
No. 24M04 <The Anna Magdalena Bach Notebooks>Bach, Johann SebastianAtsuko Watanabe Solo
  Tr. 10 1. Menuet in G major  1:26 
  Tr. 11 2. Menuet in G minor  1:29 
  Tr. 12 8. Musette in D major  0:52 
No. 25M04 The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1Bach, Johann SebastianAtsuko Watanabe Solo
  Tr. 13 no.1 in C major BWV.846. Prelude  2:03 
  Tr. 14 ibid. Fugue  2:11 
  Tr. 15 no.2 in C minor BWV.847. Prelude  1:31 
  Tr. 16 ibid. Fugue  1:54 
No. 26M05Tr. 01Piano Sonata in A major, K.331/300i. 1st mvmt.Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusNorio Shimizu10:00Solo
No. 27M05Tr. 02Variations on `Ah Vous Dirai-je Maman', K.265/300eMozart, Wolfgang AmadeusYuriko Furuichi7:27Solo
No. 28M05Tr. 03Piano Sonata no.23 in F minor, op.57 `Appasionata'. 1st mvmt.Beethoven, Ludwig vanSarasa Watanabe9:50Solo
No. 29M05Tr. 04`Träumerei' from Suite <Kinderszenen>, op.15Schumann, Roberto AlexanderNorio Shimizu2:25Solo
No. 30M05Tr. 05Nocturne no.2 in Eb major, op.9-2Chopin, Frédéric FrançoisYuriko Furuichi4:02Solo
No. 31M05Tr. 06Etude in E major, op.10-3Chopin, Frédéric FrançoisMiki Narai4:16Solo
No. 32M05Tr. 07Etude in F minor, op.25-2Chopin, Frédéric FrançoisYuriko Furuichi1:49Solo
No. 33M05Tr. 08Polonaise no.6 in Ab major `Héroïque' op.53 Chopin, Frédéric FrançoisMutsuko Tajima6:45Solo
No. 34M05Tr. 09`La Campanella' from <Grandes Études de Paganini>Liszt, FranzNaoko Matsuoka5:09Solo
No. 35M05 Three GymnopédiesSatie, ErikNorio Shimizu Solo
  Tr. 10 no.1  3:49 
  Tr. 11 no.2  3:01 
  Tr. 12 no.3  2:46 
No. 36M06Tr. 016 Sonatas and Partitas for Unaccompanied Violin no.6 (Partita no.3) in E major, BWV.1006. 3. Gavotte en RondeauBach, Johann SebastianMichi Mizutori3:32Solo
No. 37M06Tr. 02Violin Sonata no.5 in F major, op.24 `Spring'. 3rd mvmt.Beethoven, Ludwig vanMichi Mizutori1:17Solo
No. 38M06Tr. 0324 Caprices, op.1 no.24 in A minorPaganini, NiccolòMichi Mizutori5:21Solo
No. 39M06Tr. 04Violin Sonata in A major. 4th mvmt.Franck, CésarMichi Mizutori6:44Solo
No. 40M06Tr. 05Meditation from <Thaïs>Massenet, JulesMichi Mizutori5:06Solo
No. 41M06Tr. 06Suite for Unaccompanied Cello no.1 in G major, BWV 1007. 1. PreludeBach, Johann SebastianHitoshi Miyazawa2:39Solo
No. 42M06Tr. 07`Le Cygne' from Suite <Le Carnaval des Animaux>Saint-Saëns, CamilleHitoshi Miyazawa2:31Solo
No. 43M06Tr. 08Sicilienne op.78Fauré, GabrielHidehiko Watase4:09Solo
No. 44M06Tr. 09`The Flight of the Bumble Bee'Rimski-Korsakov, NikolayHidehiko Watase1:03Solo
No. 45M06Tr. 10Air `Ombra mai fu' (Largo) from <Serse> (Xerxes) Handel, George FridericRihoko Yanagisawa2:49Vocal
No. 46M06Tr. 11Air 14 (Queen of the Night's Air) `Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen' from <Die Zauberflöte> (The Magic Flute), K.620Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusMakiko Saito3:08Vocal
No. 47M06Tr. 12`Ständchen' (Serenade) from <Schwanengesang>, D.957Schubert, Franz PeterAsuka Ueda3:46Vocal
No. 48M06Tr. 13`Der Lindenbaum' from <Winterreise>, op.89/D.911 Schubert, Franz PeterTomihiko Kotaka4:26Vocal
No. 49M06Tr. 14Air `La donna è mobile qual piuma al vento' from <Rigoletto>Verdi, GiuseppeRyosuke Hagino2:11Vocal
No. 50M06Tr. 15Micaela's Air `Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante' from <Carmen>Bizet, GeorgesHiromi Tohyama5:05Vocal

Note: Conductor of RWC-MDB-C-2001 Nos. 1 – 10: Makoto Suehiro

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