Annotation

The original K-Tel vinyl (has been re-released as an mp3 album under the title "Synthesizer - 10 Electronic Classical Moods" and is available under the Amazon ASIN of "B001N7093M".

Annotation last modified on 2013-10-21 10:58 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
A1 Also sprach Zarathustra - 2001
Richard Strauss 2:02
A2 Toccata in F
Charles‐Marie Widor 5:35
A3 Adagio (Pathetique Sonata)
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:25
A4 Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:00
A5 Bolero
Maurice Ravel 7:28
B1 Piano Concerto in A minor
Edvard Grieg 3:59
B2 Polovtsian Dances
Alexander Borodin 4:59
B3 March of the Toreadors
Georges Bizet 2:22
B4 Flight of the Bumble Bee
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1:21
B5 1812 Overture (Finale)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:26

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

premiered in:
Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1869-04-03) (track B1)
Moskva, Russia (1882-08-20) (track B5)
synthesizer:
Nick Glennie‐Smith (tracks A1–B5)
Richard Allen Harvey (UK multi-instrumentalist and composer) (tracks A1–B5)
Andrew Pryce Jackman (tracks A1–B5)
Jeff Jarratt (producer) (tracks A1–B5)
Don Reedman (producer) (tracks A1–B5)
additional keyboard:
Francis Monkman (track A2)
arranger:
Nick Glennie‐Smith (tracks A4, B3)
Andrew Pryce Jackman (tracks A2–A3, B5)
Jeff Jarratt (producer) (track A1)
James Cricket (tracks A5, B2)
B. Honey (producer/arranger) (track B4)
B. Morris (producer/arranger) (track B1)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track B3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track A4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (track A3)
Edvard Grieg (1868) (track B1)
Charles‐Marie Widor (French organist, composer and teacher) (1879) (track A2)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (track B5)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track A1)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1928) (track A5)
premiered at:
Palais Garnier in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1928-11-22) (track A5)
part of:
Works of Edvard Grieg by opus number (number: op. 16) (track B1)
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (track B5)
arrangement of:
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track B3)
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (track B5)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for piano 4-hands) (track A5)
Boléro (catch-all for arrangements) (track A5)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and orchestra, arr. by B. Traubas) (track B4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for choir, Swingle) (track B4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and piano, arr. Rose) (track B4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (Stokowski transcription) (track B4)
Flight of the Bumblebee, TN iii/9 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (track B4)
Le Vol du bourdon (for organ, Saint-Martin) (track B4)
Polovtsian Dances (for brass band, Snell) (track B2)
Polovtsian Dances (catch-all for arrangements) (track B2)
The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (for violin and orchestra, Kennedy & Lenehan) (track B4)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track B4)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for flute and orchestra, arr. Aho) (track B4)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (track B5)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (track B4)
cover recording of:
Boléro (track A5)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les toréadors (catch-all for arrangements) (track B3)
is based on:
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (track B5)
Concerto (track A3)
Great Expectations (track A3)
Honey Man (track B4)
Interludio (track A3)
No More Boleros (track A5)
Prince Igor (Rapsody) (track B2)
SUS大要塞 (track B1)
Swan Lager (track B1)
This Night (track A3)
ボスBGM (Parodius) (track B4)
(track B2)
later parody versions:
Bolero (track A5)
Bolero (track A5)
Le Parti d'en rire (track A5)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track A1)
Bolero (Starink version) (track A5)
Bolero (arr. Hans Hasso Stamer) (track A5)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for 2 pianos) (track A5)
Boléro (arr. Django Rheinhardt) (track A5)
Troublant Bolero (track A5)
part of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track A1)
partial cover recording of:
partial recording of:
Polovtsian Dances (from Prince Igor, completed after Borodin's death, ca. 1890) (track B2)
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Classics, Parts 1 & 2 (tracks B1, B3, B5)
Hooked on Romance (track A3)
Hooked on a Song (track B2)
This Is the Story (Clare Muldaur) (track A5)