Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Boléro
Maurice Ravel 5:18
2 Adagio
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 3:59
3 Petite musique de nuit
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:50
4 Les 4 saisons: Le printemps
Antonio Vivaldi 3:19
5 Air
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:22
6 Valse
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович 3:43
7 Lettre à Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:58
8 Adagio
Samuel Barber 5:21
9 Carmen: Habanera
Georges Bizet 4:21
10 La traviata
Giuseppe Verdi 2:57
11 Sonate 'Clair de lune'
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:44
12 Con te partiro
Francesco Sartori 3:57
13 Ave Maria
Franz Schubert 6:17
14 Norma
Vincenzo Bellini 5:35
15 Le barbier de Seville
Gioachino Rossini 4:19
16 Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:30
17 Le vol du bourdon
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 1:18
18 Gymnopédie N°1
Erik Satie 2:42
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Prélude
Georges Bizet 2:15
2 Le Beau Danube Bleu
Johann Strauss II 3:47
3 Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
Carl Orff 2:29
4 Sarabande
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:24
5 Canon
Johann Pachelbel 4:57
6 Chevauchée Des Walkyries
Richard Wagner 4:47
7 Symphonie No. 5
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:14
8 Aïda
Giuseppe Verdi 5:07
9 Jésus, Que Ma Joie Demeure
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:30
10 Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra
Richard Strauss 1:58
11 Concerto D'Aranjuez
Joaquín Rodrigo 4:55
12 Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi 2:09
13 Roméo Et Juliette
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 1:48
14 Pavane
Gabriel Fauré 5:07
15 La Flûte Enchantée
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:57
16 Hymne à La Joie
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:44
17 Nocturne N°2
Frédéric Chopin 4:11
18 Toccata
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:35
19 Pierre Et Le Loup
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 1:42
20 Symphonie N°25
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:29
21 Fantaisie sur "Greensleeves"
Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:40

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Nigel Kennedy (1998-06-18 – 1998-06-25) (track 18)
oboe:
John Anderson (classical oboist) (1998-06-18 – 1998-06-25) (track 18)
balance engineer:
Jonathan Allen (Engineer) (1998-06-18 – 1998-06-25) (track 18)
composer:
Erik Satie (French composer) (track 18)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 7)
conductor:
Paul Barritt (1998-06-18 – 1998-06-25) (track 18)
editor:
Paul Baily (audio engineer) (1998-06) (track 18)
Sally Drew (1998-06) (track 18)
orchestra:
English Chamber Orchestra (1998-06-18 – 1998-06-25) (track 18)
orchestrator:
Nigel Kennedy (track 18)
John Lenehan (classical pianist) (track 18)
producer:
David Groves (classical music producer at EMI) (track 18)
Nigel Kennedy (track 18)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, United Kingdom (1998-06-18 – 1998-06-25) (track 18)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 7)
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 5)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 5)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 5)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 5)
Solo Amore (track 5)
is the basis for:
Bach Aire (track 5)
Passion Flower (track 7)
Sweetest Love (track 5)
イヴの誘惑 (track 7)
熱情的花朵 (track 7)
later versions:
給愛麗斯 (track 7)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 5)
part of:
recording of:
Gymnopédie no. 1: Lent et douloureux (orchestrated by Lenehan & Kennedy) (1998-06-18 – 1998-06-25) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 5)

CD 2

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 2)
flute:
Gareth Morris (British flautist) (track 14)
arranger:
Ralph Greaves (1934) (tracks 21, 21)
composer:
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (track 14)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 4)
Johann Pachelbel (track 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (track 7)
Richard Wagner (1854 – 1856) (track 6)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 2)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 10)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1924 – 1928) (track 21)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 3)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (track 11)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (track 21)
Sir Thomas Beecham (track 14)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (track 6)
Michel Plasson (track 3)
Alex Briger (conductor) (2002) (track 4)
dedicated to:
engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (track 5)
orchestra:
Sinfonia of London (British session orchestra) (track 21)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (track 5)
Alain Lanceron (track 3)
sound engineer:
Daniel Michel (track 3)
premiered at:
Ludwig van Beethoven at Theater an der Wien (1808-12-22) (1808-12-22) (track 7)
publisher:
Schott Music (Germany) (track 6)
Oxford University Press (1936) (track 21)
premiered at:
Theater an der Wien in Wien, Austria (1808-12-22) (track 7)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 2)
arrangement of:
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (arr. Hutschenruyter) (track 6)
Pavane, op. 50 (for piano and chorus) (track 14)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 2)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 5)
Concierto de Aranjuez (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 11)
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 6)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (for piano, Brassin) (track 6)
O Fortuna (QNTAL song) (track 3)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 6)
Ride of the Valkyries from "Die Walküre" (for organ, Lemare) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 463a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 464 no. 5 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 7)
is based on:
Folia (track 4)
Greensleeves (track 21)
Lovely Joan (traditional English folk song) (track 21)
Sir John in Love (track 21)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 5)
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 2)
Aranjuez, mon amour (track 11)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 5)
Happy (track 5)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 5)
Lullaby (track 5)
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 6)
Red Danube (track 2)
Sanctus II (track 5)
Sara (track 4)
Sarabande (Electronic derivative) (track 4)
Simple Joy (track 5)
Take the 5th (track 7)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 2)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 6)
later translated versions:
later versions:
All My Life (track 11)
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 10)
Canon in D, Mostly (track 5)
River of Light (track 2)
The Mass (track 3)
part of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 10)
partial recording of:
parts:
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (movement) (track 11)
recording of:
Pavane, op. 50 (catch-all for arrangements and unknown versions) (track 14)
referred to in medleys: