Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Planets, op.32 - Mars, the Bringer of War
Gustav Holst 6:37
2 The Planets, op.32 - Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Gustav Holst 7:27
3 The Planets, op.32 - Mercury, the Winged Messenger
Gustav Holst 4:00
4 The Planets, op.32 - Jupiter, the brinnger of Jollity
Gustav Holst 8:03
5 The Planets, op.32 - Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
Gustav Holst 7:47
6 The Planets, op.32 - Uranus, the Magician
Gustav Holst 5:29
7 The Planets, op.32 - Neptune, the Mystic
Gustav Holst 6:59
8 Pomp and Circumstance op. 39: Military Marches - No.1 in D Major
Edward Elgar 5:52
9 Pomp and Circumstance op. 39: Military Marches - No.3 in C Minor
Edward Elgar 5:31
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto for violoncello and orchestra E minor Op 85 - I. Adagio - Moderato - attacca
Edward Elgar 7:17
2 Concerto for violoncello and orchestra E minor Op 85 - II. Allegro molto
Edward Elgar 4:11
3 Concerto for violoncello and orchestra E minor Op 85 - III. Adagio
Edward Elgar 4:11
4 Concerto for violoncello and orchestra E minor Op 85 - IV. Allegro - Moderato - Allegro, ma non troppo
Edward Elgar 10:30
5 Variations on an original theme "Enigma", op. 36: Theme (Andante)
Edward Elgar 1:23
6 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -I. (C.A.E.): L'istesso tempo
Edward Elgar 1:50
7 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -II. (H.D.S.-P.): Allegro
Edward Elgar 0:49
8 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -III. (R.B.T.): Allegretto
Edward Elgar 1:27
9 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -IV. (W.M.B.): Allegro di molto
Edward Elgar 0:30
10 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -V. (R.P.A.) Moderato
Edward Elgar 1:53
11 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -VI. (ysobel): Andantino
Edward Elgar 1:23
12 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -VII. (Troyte): Presto
Edward Elgar 0:59
13 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -VIII. (W.N.): Allegretto
Edward Elgar 1:59
14 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -IX. (Nimrod): Adagio
Edward Elgar 5:05
15 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -X. Intermezzo (Dorabella): Allegretto
Edward Elgar 2:45
16 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -XI. (G.R.S.): Allegro di molto
Edward Elgar 0:59
17 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -XII: (B.G.N.): Andante
Edward Elgar 2:37
18 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -XIII. Romanza(***): Moderato
Edward Elgar 2:58
19 Variations on an original theme "Enigma" Op 36 -XIV. Finale (E.D.U.): Allegro - Presto
Edward Elgar 5:18

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 8)
additional chorus master:
choir vocals:
New England Conservatory Chorus (1970-10) (track 7)
chorus master:
Lorna Cooke deVaron (1970-10) (track 7)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 8)
Edward Elgar (1904) (track 9)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (tracks 1–7)
conductor:
William Steinberg (conductor) (1970-10) (tracks 1–7)
Norman Del Mar (1975-06) (tracks 8–9)
orchestra:
Boston Symphony Orchestra (1970-10) (tracks 1–7)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1975-06) (tracks 8–9)
publisher:
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 8)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1905-03-08) (track 9)
recorded at:
arrangements:
Jupiter Hymn (excerpt from Jupiter/The Planets) (track 4)
Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity (Arranged for organ) (track 4)
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 1)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 1)
Mercury, The Messenger (Arranged for organ) (track 3)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Saturn, The Bringer of Old Age (Arranged for organ) (track 5)
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)
The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (for brass quintet and organ) (track 2)
The Planets, op. 32: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (for brass quintet and organ) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger (for wind ensemble, Romano) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 4)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for brass quintet and organ) (track 4)
The Planets, op. 32: V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (for brass quintet and organ) (track 5)
The Planets, op. 32: VI. Uranus, the Magician (for brass quintet and organ) (track 6)
The Planets, op. 32: VII. Neptune, the Mystic (for brass quintet and organ) (track 7)
Uranus, The Magician (Arranged for organ) (track 6)
Venus, The Bringer of Peace (Arranged for organ) (track 2)
宇宙めぐり (tracks 2–3)
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 8)
Hammerheart (track 4)
Joybringer (track 4)
ジュピター (track 4)
later versions:
Thaxted (track 4)
じゅぴにゃー (track 4)
orchestration of:
part of:
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (tracks 1–7)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (tracks 1–7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 1)

CD 2

cello:
Pierre Fournier (cellist) (1966-10-20 – 1966-10-23) (tracks 1–4)
balance engineer:
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (1975-03) (tracks 5–19)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1899) (tracks 5–19)
Edward Elgar (1918 – 1919) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Alfred Wallenstein (1966-10-20 – 1966-10-23) (tracks 1–4)
Eugen Jochum (1975-03) (tracks 5–19)
dedicated to:
Isabel Fitton (track 11)
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 14)
Lady Mary Lygon (track 18)
Winifred Norbury (track 13)
Dora Penny (track 15)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1966-10-20 – 1966-10-23) (tracks 1–4)
London Symphony Orchestra (1975-03) (tracks 5–19)
producer:
Günther Breest (tracks 5–19)
publisher:
recorded at:
Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1975-03) (tracks 5–19)
arrangements:
Enigma Variations, op. 36: I. C.A.E. (for piano) (track 6)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: Theme (for piano) (track 5)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: V. R.P.A. (for piano) (track 10)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: VI. Ysobel (for piano) (track 11)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: VIII. W.N. (for piano) (track 13)
Enigma Variations, op. 36: XI. G.R.S. (for piano) (track 16)
Viola Concerto: I. Adagio - Moderato (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 1)
Viola Concerto: II. Lento - Allegretto molto (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 2)
Viola Concerto: III. Adagio (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 3)
Viola Concerto: IV. Allegro (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 14)
Sanctus Dei (track 14)
The Globalist (track 14)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 14)
part of:
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
referred to in medleys: