Tracklist

Enhanced CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Maskarade Overture
Carl Nielsen 4:46
2 Les noces: Tableau 1: The Bride’s Chamber
Igor Stravinsky 5:12
3 Les noces: Tableau 2: At the Bridegroom’s
Igor Stravinsky 6:05
4 Les noces: Tableau 3: The Bride’s Departure
Igor Stravinsky 3:11
5 Les noces: Tableau 4: The Wedding Feast
Igor Stravinsky 10:32
6 Adagio for Strings
Samuel Barber 7:49
7 Les espaces du sommeil
Witold Lutosławski 15:14
8 Floe
Philip Glass 6:08
9 Hymn to the Mother of God
John Tavener 2:48
10 Hymn for the Dormition of the Mother of God
John Tavener 5:06
11 Symphony 1997, ‘Heaven Earth Mankind’: Song of Peace
Tan Dun 8:34

Credits

Enhanced CD 1

recorded in:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (1957-04-14) (track 6)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
soprano saxophone:
Jon Gibson (flautist, saxophonist, composer) (track 8)
percussion:
Columbia Percussion Ensemble (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
piano:
Samuel Barber (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
Aaron Copland (American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor, 1900-1990) (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
Lukas Foss (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
Roger Sessions (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
bells:
bass vocals:
Robert Oliver (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
choir vocals:
Choir of Westminster Abbey (tracks 9–10)
The American Concert Choir (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
chorus master:
Margaret Hillis (tracks 2–5)
composer:
Carl Nielsen (Danish composer) (1905 – 1906) (track 1)
Samuel Barber (1936) (track 6)
Witold Lutosławski (1975) (track 7)
Philip Glass (1981) (track 8)
John Tavener (20th century composer) (1985) (tracks 9–10)
谭盾 (Tan Dun) (1997) (track 11)
conductor:
Martin Neary (organist and choral conductor) (tracks 9–10)
Eugene Ormandy (track 1)
Tan Dun (Tan Dun) (track 11)
Eugene Ormandy (1957-04-14) (track 6)
Igor Stravinsky (composer) (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
Michael Riesman (1981) (track 8)
Esa‐Pekka Salonen (1985-11-29 – 1985-12-02) (track 7)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Regina Sarfaty (operatic mezzo‐soprano) (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
orchestra:
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1957-04-14) (track 6)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1985-11-29 – 1985-12-02) (track 7)
orchestrator:
Samuel Barber (1938) (track 6)
solo cello:
Yo-Yo Ma (track 11)
solo bass-baritone vocals:
John Shirley‐Quirk (bass-baritone) (track 7)
solo soprano vocals:
Mildred Allen (american soprano) (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
tenor vocals:
Loren Driscoll (1959-12-21) (tracks 2–5)
premiered at:
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (track 6)
recorded at:
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los Angeles Music Center) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1985-11-29 – 1985-12-02) (track 7)
Westminster Abbey in London, England, United Kingdom (1995-05-01 – 1995-05-05) (tracks 9–10)
remixes:
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Dov’è l’amore (track 6)
part of:
Maskarade, FS 39 (track 1)
Glassworks (track 8)
Les Noces (tracks 2–5)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Adagio for Strings (1957-04-14) (track 6)
Glassworks: II. Floe (1981) (track 8)
Les Espaces du sommeil (1985-11-29 – 1985-12-02) (track 7)

Release

illustration: Howard Hodgkin (artist)
copyrighted by: BBC (1998)
phonographic copyright by: BBC (1998)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/3397344 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/408767 [info]