Tracklist

CD 1: Ultimate Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Also Sprach Zarathustra
Richard Strauss 5 1:34
2 Romeo & Juliet-Dance Of The Knights
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev 2:01
3 Piano Concerto No.1
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:00
4 Adagio
Aram Il'yich Khachaturian 3:54
5 Rhapsody In Blue
Frances "Frankie" Gershwin 3:11
6 March Of The Toreadors
Georges Bizet 2:17
7 Music For The Royal Fireworks
George Frideric Handel 3:49
8 Orpheus In The Underworld-Can Can
Jacques Offenbach 2:12
9 Pomp & Circumstance-March No.1
Sir Edward Elgar 3:54
10 Blue Danube Waltz
Johann Strauss II 5:15
11 Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 4:06
12 Prince Igor-Polovtsian Dances
Alexander Borodin 2:47
13 The Four Seasons-Andante From Winter
Antonio Vivaldi 1:42
14 Trumpet Voluntary
Jeremiah Clarke 2:56
15 Rondo - Horn Concerto No.4
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:37
16 Slavonic Dance No. 2
Antonín Dvořák 3:27
17 Bolero
Maurice Ravel 5:21
18 The Planets-Jupiter Bringer Of Jollity
Gustav Holst 5:12
19 Canon
Johann Pachelbel 6:18
20 5th Symphony-1st Movement
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:18
CD 2: Screen Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Marriage Of Figaro-Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:12
2 The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba
George Frideric Handel 3:17
3 Hall Of The Mountain King
Edvard Grieg 2:18
4 Má Vlast
Bedřich Smetana 3:17
5 Sarabande
George Frideric Handel 4:12
6 Trout Quintet
Franz Schubert 3:08
7 Adagio
Samuel Barber 6:35
8 New World Symphony
Antonín Dvořák 5:13
9 Moonlight Sonata
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:39
10 Coppelia-Waltz
Léo Delibes 2:11
11 Aida-Grand March
Giuseppe Verdi 3:41
12 Korsakov Flight Of The Bumble Bee
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov 1:34
13 Symphony No.7
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:18
14 Dance Of The Reed Flutes
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:28
15 Il Trovatore-Anvil Chorus
Giuseppe Verdi 3:11
16 Musical Joke
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:50
17 Air On The G String-Suite No.3
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:08
18 String Quartet-Minuet
Luigi Boccherini 3:52
19 The Ride Of The Valkyries
Richard Wagner 5:16
20 Overture 1812-Finale
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:46
CD 3: Opera & Vocal Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rigoletto-La Donna É Mobile
Giuseppe Verdi 2:14
2 The Barber Of Seville-Largo Al Factotum
Gioachino Rossini 5:01
3 Carmen-Toreadors Song
Georges Bizet 4:02
4 Brindisi-Drinking Song
Giuseppe Verdi 3:05
5 Madame Butterfly-The Humming Chorus
Giacomo Puccini 3:00
6 Nabucco-Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves
Giuseppe Verdi 5:17
7 Lakmé-The Flower Duet
Clement Delibes 2:38
8 Gianni Schicchi-O Mio Babbino Caro
Giacomo Puccini 2:33
9 The Pearl Fishers-Au Fond Du Temple Saint
Georges Bizet 4:37
10 Aida-Celeste
Giuseppe Verdi 4:56
11 La Bohème-Che Gelida Manina
Giacomo Puccini 5:04
12 Turandot-Nessun Dorma
Giacomo Puccini 3:21
13 O Fortuna
Carl Orff 2:50
14 Waltz & Chorus
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:12
15 Zadok The Priest
George Frideric Handel 5:10
16 Hallelujah From Exultate Jubilate
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:46
17 Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:27
18 Hallelujah Chorus
George Frideric Handel 4:35
19 Requiem Des Irae
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:54
20 Ode To Joy
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:58
CD 4: Relaxing Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Morning
Edvard Grieg 4:25
2 Clarinet Concerto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:56
3 From Foreign Lands And People
Robert Schumann 2:16
4 Enigma Variations-Nimrod
Sir Edward Elgar 3:59
5 Concerto Aranjuez 2nd Movement
Joaquín Rodrigo 3:05
6 Cavalleria Rusticana-Intermezzo
Pietro Mascagni 3:32
7 Carnival Of Animals-The Swan
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:57
8 Adagio
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 3:44
9 Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini 18th Variation
Sergei Rachmaninoff 2:49
10 Meditation From Thais
Jules Massenet 5:18
11 Piano Concerto No. 1, 2nd Movement
Fryderyk Chopin 3:18
12 Cello Concerto 1st Movement
Sir Edward Elgar 2:53
13 Für Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:52
14 Barcarolle
Jacques Offenbach 3:59
15 The Lark Ascending
Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:43
16 Gymnopedies 2
Erik Satie 3:38
17 Claire De Lune
Claude Debussy 5:11
18 Piano Concerto No. 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff 3:50
19 Prelude To Les Sylphides
Fryderyk Chopin 2:43
20 Dreaming
Robert Schumann 2:43
CD 5: Classic Film Scores
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Raiders Of The Lost Ark-Indiana Jones Movies
John Williams 3:23
2 The Fellowship Of The Ring-Lord Of The Rings
Howard Shore 5:52
3 The Chronicles Of Narnia-The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
Harry Gregson‐Williams 3:27
4 Spider-Man Theme
Danny Elfman 3:15
5 Pirates Of The Caribbean-The Curse Of The Black Pearl
Klaus Badelt 4:29
6 Star Wars Theme
John Williams 3:14
7 The Da Vinci Code
Hans Zimmer 4:08
8 Titanic-My Heart Will Go On
James Horner & Will Jennings 5:02
9 Harry Potter-Hedwig's Theme
John Williams 4:50
10 Schindler's List
John Williams 4:00
11 American Beauty
Thomas Newman 2:53
12 Romeo And Juliet-The Balcony Scene
[unknown] 5:39
13 The Piano
Michael Nyman 3:43
14 The Dambusters
Eric Coates & Leighton Lucas 3:52
15 633 Squadron
Ron Goodwin 3:00
16 You Only Live Twice
John Barry 2:55
17 The English Patient
Gabriel Yared 4:05
18 The Mission
Ennio Morricone 2:58
19 Jean De Florette
Giuseppe Verdi & Jean-Claude Petit 3:22
20 Gone With The Wind
Max Steiner 4:23

Credits

CD 1: Ultimate Classics

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 10)
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 10)
Antonín Dvořák (1878-03-18 – 1878-05-07) (track 16)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 1)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 18)
conductor:
János Sándor (track 1)
orchestra:
Nemzeti Filharmonikus Zenekar (Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra) (track 1)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 10)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 10)
Jupiter Hymn (excerpt from Jupiter/The Planets) (track 18)
Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity (Arranged for organ) (track 18)
Slawische Tänz, op. 46 nr. 2 in e-Moll, B. 170: Dumka (for violin and piano, Dvořák) (track 16)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 18)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for brass quintet and organ) (track 18)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 10)
Hammerheart (track 18)
Joybringer (track 18)
Red Danube (track 10)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 10)
ジュピター (track 18)
later translated versions:
Le beau Danube bleu (track 10)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 1)
River of Light (track 10)
Thaxted (track 18)
じゅぴにゃー (track 18)
orchestration of:
part of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 1)
Slawische Tänze, op. 46, B. 78 (for piano, four hands) (track 16)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 18)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 18)
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 2: Screen Classics

piano:
Dieter Goldmann (track 9)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 17)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (track 9)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (track 3)
Antonín Dvořák (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 8)
conductor:
Sven Bengtson (track 3)
Adrian Leaper (track 8)
Libor Pešek (track 3)
Frank Shipway (track 17)
Peter Stern (conductor, supposedly a faux artist Alfred Scholz created) (track 3)
orchestra:
Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra (supposedly a faux orchestra name Alfred Scholz created) (track 3)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 3)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (track 3)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
GMS (1986) (track 3)
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 17)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 17)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 17)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 3)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 17)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 17)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 17)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 17)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 17)
Solo Amore (track 17)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 8)
Bach Aire (track 17)
Goin’ Home (track 8)
Mephistopheles (track 9)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 9)
Mozart/Figaro (track 1)
Más allá (track 8)
Overture (track 9)
Sweetest Love (track 17)
What Is Eternal (track 9)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 9)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 8)
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 3)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 8)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 17)
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 9)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 9, 17)
Käferherz (track 3)
Prelude to Madness (track 3)
version of:

CD 3: Opera & Vocal Classics

choir vocals:
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 17)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1841) (track 6)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 13)
conductor:
Adrian Leaper (track 17)
Georgi Robev (track 6)
librettist:
Temistocle Solera (track 6)
orchestra:
publisher:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Cosmic Chorale (track 17)
Nabucco: Atto III. "Va, pensiero" (Coro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
O Fortuna (QNTAL song) (track 13)
is the basis for:
神様 見てよ (track 17)
later versions:
The Mass (track 13)
part of:
Nabucco: Atto III (track 6)
recording of:
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Nabucco: Atto III, Scena IV. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4: Relaxing Classics

violin:
Barry Griffiths (violinist) (track 10)
cello:
Anthony Pini (Argentinian-born British cellist) (track 12)
piano:
Dieter Goldmann (track 17)
Peter Schmalfuss (pianist) (track 17)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791-09-28 – 1791-10-07) (track 2)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 17)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 10)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1914) (track 15)
conductor:
Eduard van Beinum (track 12)
Adrian Leaper (track 19)
Frank Shipway (track 10)
orchestra:
premiered at:
[concert] (1921-06-14) (track 15)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1921-06-14) (track 15)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 622) (track 2)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 622) (track 2)
arrangement of:
The Lark Ascending (for violin and piano) (track 15)
arrangements:
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 17)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 10)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 10)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 10)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 17)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 17)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
is the basis for:
orchestrations:
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 17)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 17)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 17)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 17)
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II (track 10)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 17)
partial recording of:
The Lark Ascending (for violin and orchestra) (track 15)
parts:
recording of:

CD 5: Classic Film Scores

additional keyboard and percussion:
Gareth Williams (arranger & editor) (track 7)
arranger:
Christopher Tin (track 7)
choir vocals:
composer:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 16)
Ron Goodwin (track 15)
James Horner (track 8)
Howard Shore (track 2)
Max Steiner (track 20)
Gabriel Yared (tracks 17, 17)
Hans Zimmer (film score composer) (track 7)
Eric Coates (1955) (track 14)
John Williams (soundtrack composer & conductor) (1993) (track 10)
conductor:
Kenneth Alwyn (track 17)
Paul Bateman (tracks 10, 14–15)
James Fitzpatrick (track 7)
Nic Raine (tracks 2, 8, 15–16, 20)
lyricist:
Leslie Bricusse (track 16)
Will Jennings (track 8)
orchestra:
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 2, 7–8, 10, 14–17, 20)
phonographic copyright by:
Silva Screen Records Ltd. (not for release label use! for ©/℗ rights use only) (track 10)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 14)
Chester Music Ltd. (track 10)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 8)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 2)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 8)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 10)
arrangements:
My Heart Will Go On (arr. Adrian Williams for small orchestra) (track 8)
Theme from Schindler's List (for brass band, Smith) (track 10)
instrumental recording of:
later parody versions:
Free Delivery (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Titanic (track 8)
later translated versions:
Il mio cuore va (Italian translation of 'My Heart Will Go On') (track 8)
part of:
Gone With the Wind (track 20)
recording of:
633 Squadron Theme (track 15)
As Far as Florence (The English Patient) (track 17)
Chevaliers De Sangreal (The Da Vinci Code) (track 7)
Dam Busters March (track 14)
Main Theme (The Lord of the Rings) (track 2)
Main Theme (Schindler’s List) (track 10)
Rupert Bear (The English Patient) (track 17)
Tara's Theme (Gone With the Wind, main theme) (track 20)
You Only Live Twice (track 16)
referred to in medleys:

Release

copyrighted by: Demon Music Group Ltd. (a BBC Worldwide Ltd. subsidiary; for release labels, use "Demon Music Group") (2008 –)
phonographic copyright by: Demon Music Group Ltd. (a BBC Worldwide Ltd. subsidiary; for release labels, use "Demon Music Group") (2008 –)
ASIN: UK: B001CZ5MH8 [info]
US: B001CZ5MH8 [info]

Release Group

part of: 100 Hits (UK Demon Music Group) (number: 23)