Time-Life Album Discography, Part 15:
Great Ages of Music Series

By Mike Callahan, David Edwards, and Patrice Eyries
Last update: February 8, 2008

These were 2-LP sets in a gatefold cover, released starting in 1984.

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Number - Title - Artist - [Release Date] Contents

SGMU-01 - Great Ages of Music: The High Baroque (J.S. Bach, Handel) - Various Orchestras [1984]

SGMU-02 - Great Ages of Music: The Classical Era - Various Orchestras [1994] Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G Major/Haydn: Trio no. 16 in C Major/Haydn: Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No. 5/Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major/Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major K, 453/Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551/Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G Major

SGMU-03 - Great Ages of Music: The Age Of Revolution - Various Orchestras [1984] Beethoven; Symphony No. 4 in B flat Majoy Op. 60/Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major/Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14, Op. 27. No. 2 ("Moonlight")/Schubert: Erlkonig; Im Fruhling; An die Musik Gretchen am Spinnrade/Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58/Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat Major, Op. 60

SGMU-04 - Great Ages of Music: The Romantic Spirit (Berlioz-Liszt-Chopin-Schumann) - Various Orchestras [1984]

SGMU-05 - Great Ages of Music: Slavic Traditions (Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Borodin, Smetana, Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvorak) - Various Orchestras [1984] Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet/Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain/Borodin: Prince Igor/Borodin: Polotsian Dances/Borodin: In the Stepes of Central Asia/(others)

SGMU-06 - Great Ages of Music: The Italian Baroque - Various Orchestras [1984] Corelli: Concerto Grosso In G Minor, Op. 6 No. 8/Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op. 8/Vivaldi: Gloria In D, R. 589/Albinoni: Adagio For Strings And Organ/Albinoni: Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra, Op. 9/Scarlatti: Harpsichord Sonata in E, L. 323/Scarlatti: Harpsichord Sonata In E, L. 273

SGMU-07 - Great Ages of Music: The Late 19th Century (Brahms, J. Strauss, Jr., Wagner, Grieg) - Various Orchestras [1984]

SGMU-08 - Great Ages of Music: The Turn of the Century (Elgar, Satie, Ravel, Faure, Debussy, Falla, Granados, Saint-Saens, Puccini) - Various Orchestras [1984]

SGMU-09 - Great Ages of Music: Twilight of Romanticism - Various Orchestras [1984] Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26/Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18/Richard Strauss: Don Juan Op. 20/Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major

SGMU-10 - Great Ages of Music: The Dramatic Spirit (Weber, Mendelssohn, Bizet, Rossini, Verdi) - Various Orchestras

SGMU-11 - Great Ages of Music: The Baroque Style (Telemann, Pachelbel, Couperin, Lully, Rameau, Leclair, Purcell) - Various Orchestras

SGMU-12 - Great Ages of Music: The 20th Century - Various Orchestras [1985] Copeland: Appalachian Spring/Barber: Adagio For Strings, Op. 11/Gershwin: An American In Paris/Ives: Decoration Day/Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending/Britten: Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes, Op. 33a/Bernstein: Candide: Overture/Poulenc: Concerto in G Minor for Organ and Orchestra

SGMU-13 - Great Ages of Music: The Rococo Style (C.P.E. Bach, Boyce, Arne, J.S. Bach, J. Stamitz, Gluck, Boccherini) - Various Orchestras [1985]

SGMU-14 - Great Ages of Music: The Renaissance (Dowland, Holborne, Gibbons, Morley, Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Des Prez, De Lassus, Palestrina, Praetorius, Byrd) - Various Orchestras [1985]

SGMU-15 - Great Ages of Music:The Modern Era - Various Orchestras [1985] Stravinsky: The Firebird: Suite/Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 In D Major, Op. 2/Stravinsky: Pulcinella: Suite/Bartok: Music For Strings, Percussion And Celesta/Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 In E Flat Major, Op. 70

SGMU-16 - Great Ages of Music: The Age of Mozart (Mozart-Haydn-Salieri-Boccherini) - Various Orchestras [1985]

SGMU-17 - Great Ages of Music: The Age of Bach (J.S. Bach, Handel, D. Scarlatti) - Various Orchestras [1985]

SGMU-18 - Great Ages of Music: The Age of Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky, Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, Glazunov, Mussorgsky) - Various Orchestras [1985]

SGMU-19 - Great Ages of Music: The Age of Beethoven (Beethoven, Schubert, Weber) - Various Orchestras [1985]

SGMU-20 - Great Ages of Music: The Age of Chopin (Chopin, Schumann, Berlioz, Liszt) - Various Orchestras [1985]

Thanks to Suzanne Darrah.

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