Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Prélude
Bizet 2:24
2 Eine kleine Nachtmusik: Allegro
Mozart 5:42
3 Violin Concerto: Rondo
Beethoven 10:25
4 Serenade for Strings: Valse
Tchaikovsky 4:13
5 Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Mascagni 3:34
6 An der schönen, blauen Donau
J. Strauss II 11:50
7 Radetzky-Marsch
J. Strauss II 2:28
8 The Four Seasons - Spring: Allegro
Vivaldi 3:29
9 Suite no. 3: Air
Bach 5 6:05
10 Peer Gynt Suite no. 1: Morning mood
Grieg 4:10
11 Boléro
Ravel 15:47
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Planets: Mars
Holst 7:22
2 Symphony no. 5: Allegro con brio
Beethoven 7:12
3 "New World" Symphony: Allegro con brio
Dvořák 12:28
4 Canon and Gigue
Pachelbel 7:09
5 La gazza ladra: Overture
Rossini 9:59
6 Thaïs: Méditation
Massenet 6:05
7 The Nutcracker Suite: Valse des fleurs
Tchaikovsky 7:10
8 Leichte Kavallerie: Overture
Suppé 7:40
9 Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Offenbach 3:35
10 Vlatava (Moldau)
Smetana 12:35

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 6)
violin:
Michel Schwalbé (Polish violinist) (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 8)
Anne‐Sophie Mutter (1979-09-24 – 1979-12-18) (track 3)
cello [cello continuo]:
Eberhard Finke (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 8)
organ:
Wolfgang Meyer (organist, harpsichordist) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 5)
David Bell (organist) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 9)
harpsichord [harpsichord continuo]:
Horst Göbel (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 8)
arranger:
Max Schönherr (track 7)
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 5)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 8)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1979-09-24 – 1979-12-18) (track 3)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (tracks 6–7)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 4)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (track 2)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 10)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 9)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1985-12) (track 11)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 1)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 8)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (track 3)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 7)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 6)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (track 10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 4)
Pietro Mascagni (1888) (track 5)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1928) (track 11)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 5)
Herbert von Karajan (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 8)
Herbert von Karajan (1979-09-24 – 1979-12-18) (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (tracks 6–7)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 4)
Herbert von Karajan (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (track 2)
Herbert von Karajan (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 10)
Herbert von Karajan (1982-09) (track 1)
Herbert von Karajan (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 9)
Herbert von Karajan (1985-12) (track 11)
dedicated to:
editor:
Reinhild Schmidt (track 2)
executive producer:
Günther Breest (track 9)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 8)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1979-09-24 – 1979-12-18) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (tracks 6–7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1982-09) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1985-12) (track 11)
producer:
Günther Breest (track 2)
Michel Glotz (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 9–11)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 5, 8)
Hans Hirsch (producer at Deutsche Grammophon) (1972-08) (track 8)
recording engineer:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (1972-08) (track 8)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1968) (track 5)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1987) (track 11)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 7)
Palais Garnier in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1928-11-22) (track 11)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 5)
Französische Kirche (St. Moritz) in St. Moritz, Graubünden, Switzerland (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 8)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1979-09-24 – 1979-12-18) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (tracks 6–7)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1982-09) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1985-12) (track 11)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 6)
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 9)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 9)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 9)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 6)
Boléro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for piano 4-hands) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 9)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 9)
Plesový marš (track 7)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 7)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Solo Amore (track 9)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 6)
Ave Maria (Adapted from the Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 5)
Bach Aire (track 9)
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 2)
No More Boleros (track 11)
Radetzky Waltz (track 7)
Red Danube (track 6)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 5)
Sweetest Love (track 9)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Bolero (track 11)
Bolero (track 11)
Le Parti d'en rire (track 11)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Bolero (Starink version) (track 11)
Bolero (arr. Hans Hasso Stamer) (track 11)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for 2 pianos) (track 11)
Boléro (arr. Django Rheinhardt) (track 11)
River of Light (track 6)
Troublant Bolero (track 11)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 9)
part of:
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 1)
recording of:
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 5)
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (track 6)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (track 7)
Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: I. Morgenstemning (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 10)
Carmen Suite no. 1: I. Prélude (1982-09) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 9)
Boléro (1985-12) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 9)
This Is the Story (Clare Muldaur) (track 11)
version of:

CD 2

violin:
Michel Schwalbé (Polish violinist) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 6)
harpsichord:
Frank Maus (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 4)
arranger:
Manuel Rosenthal (track 9)
Max Seiffert (track 4)
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1966-10-13 – 1966-12-26) (track 7)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 6)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1969-09-24 – 1969-09-25) (track 8)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1971-01-02 – 1971-01-06) (track 5)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1976-10-20 – 1977-03-08) (track 2)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1981-01-27 – 1981-03-20) (track 1)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 4)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1985-02-06 – 1985-02-09) (track 3)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1985-05-25) (track 10)
composer:
Jacques Offenbach (tracks 9, 9)
Johann Pachelbel (track 4)
Franz von Suppé (track 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (track 2)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1817) (track 5)
Bedřich Smetana (1874-11-20 – 1874-12-08) (track 10)
Antonín Dvořák (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 3)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 6)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 1)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1966-10-13 – 1966-12-26) (track 7)
Herbert von Karajan (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 6)
Herbert von Karajan (1969-09-24 – 1969-09-25) (track 8)
Herbert von Karajan (1971-01-02 – 1971-01-06) (track 5)
Herbert von Karajan (1976-10-20 – 1977-03-08) (track 2)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Herbert von Karajan (1981-01-27 – 1981-03-20) (track 1)
Herbert von Karajan (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 4)
Herbert von Karajan (1985-02-06 – 1985-02-09) (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (1985-05-25) (track 10)
editor:
Rainer Höpfner (engineer) (track 10)
Volker Martin (track 10)
Reinhild Schmidt (track 3)
engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (track 10)
executive producer:
Günther Breest (track 9)
Otto Gerdes (track 6)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1966-10-13 – 1966-12-26) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1969-09-24 – 1969-09-25) (track 8)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-01-02 – 1971-01-06) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1976-10-20 – 1977-03-08) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1981-01-27 – 1981-03-20) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 4)
Orquesta Filarmónica de Viena (1985-02-06 – 1985-02-09) (track 3)
Orquesta Filarmónica de Viena (1985-05-25) (track 10)
producer:
Günther Breest (track 1)
Michel Glotz (tracks 1–4, 9–10)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 5–8)
solo violin:
Michel Schwalbé (Polish violinist) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1967) (track 7)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1968) (track 6)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1970) (track 8)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1971) (track 5)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 9)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1966-10-13 – 1966-12-26) (track 7)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 6)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1969-09-24 – 1969-09-25) (track 8)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1971-01-02 – 1971-01-06) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1976-10-20 – 1977-03-08) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1981-01-27 – 1981-03-20) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 4)
Wiener Musikverein: Großer Musikvereinssaal in Wien, Austria (1985-02-06 – 1985-02-09) (track 3)
part of:
B. number catalogue by František Bartoš (number: B. 111) (track 10)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
La gazza ladra: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 5)
La gazza ladra: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Light Cavalry Overture (for brass band, Langford) (track 8)
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 1)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 1)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 6)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 6)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 6)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 2)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 2)
The 5th (track 2)
The Nutcracker: Valse des fleurs (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 7)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 1)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 1)
Vltava (for baritone and orchestra) (track 10)
Vltava, op. 43 (track 10)
is based on:
La Mantovana (track 10)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 3)
Goin’ Home (track 3)
Güzel Sevda Bahçesi Gül Bizim Mestimize (Based on Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle) (track 9)
Ma rivière (track 10)
Más allá (track 3)
(track 9)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 3)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 3)
orchestration of:
part of:
Leichte Kavallerie (track 8)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 6)
La gazza ladra (track 5)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 1)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 1)
Má vlast, JB 1:112 (My Country / My Fatherland) (part of collection) (track 10)
parts:
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 4)
Canon and Gigue in D major: II. Gigue (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 4)
recording of:
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Thaïs: Acte II. Entr'acte "Méditation" (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 6)
Leichte Kavallerie: Ouvertüre (1969-09-24 – 1969-09-25) (track 8)
La gazza ladra: Overture (1971-01-02 – 1971-01-06) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (1976-10-02 – 1977-03-08) (track 2)
Gaîté Parisienne: XXIII. Barcarolle (arr. Manuel Rosenthal) (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377 (arr. Max Seiffert) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 4)
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (1985-05-25) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 1)
revision of: