Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Arrival
5 2:48
2 William Tell Overture
3:55
3 Cuckoo Song
3:13
4 In dulci jubilo
4 2:51
5 Portsmouth
3 2:02
6 Jungle Gardenia
2:38
7 Guilty
4:04
8 Blue Peter
2:08
9 Waldberg (The Peak)
3:25
10 Wonderful Land
5 3:39
11 Etude (Theme From the Killing Fields)
3:08
12 Moonlight Shadow
4.8 3:36
13 Family Man
3:48
14 Mistake
2:55
15 Five Miles Out
5 4:19
16 Crime of Passion
3:38
17 To France
4 4:34
18 Shadow on the Wall
5 5:08
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Excerpt From Ommadawn
7:00
2 Excerpt From Tubular Bells
8:00
3 Excerpt From Hergest Ridge
4:20
4 Excerpt From Incantations
4:41
5 Excerpt From the Killing Fields (Evacuation)
4:12
6 Sheba (live)
3:31
7 Mirage (live)
5:12
8 Platinum (live)
14:28
9 Mount Teide (live)
4:34

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
England, United Kingdom (track 11)
Germany (track 11)
Switzerland (track 11)
acoustic guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 4, 12)
bodhrán:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
bass guitar:
Phil Spalding (track 12)
bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, mandolin, marimba, Spanish acoustic guitar, synthesizer and vibraphone:
Mike Oldfield (track 10)
bass guitar, drums, electric guitar, harp, mandolin, percussion, Spanish acoustic guitar, synthesizer and vocoder:
Mike Oldfield (track 1)
bouzouki:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
strings arranger:
Morris Pert (track 15)
drums:
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 12)
synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 11)
organ:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 11)
electric guitar:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
foot percussion [feet], kortholt and recorder:
Les Penning (track 5)
snare drum:
William Murray (track 4)
rattle:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
accordion, acoustic guitar, bodhrán, mandolin, synthesizer and timpani:
Mike Oldfield (track 5)
xylophone:
Mike Oldfield (track 2)
guitar family and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 12)
additional arranger:
David Bedford (tracks 1, 10)
additional conductor:
Martyn Ford (conductor) (track 15)
arranger:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 2–4, 4–5, 5, 8, 11)
audio engineer:
David Hentschel (tracks 9, 14)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 9, 14)
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 1)
Jerry Lordan (track 10)
Michael Praetorius (composer and organist) (track 3)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 2)
Francisco Tárrega (track 11)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 6–9, 12–18)
conductor:
Eberhard Schoener (track 11)
engineer:
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (track 15)
Paul Lindsay (track 5)
Phil Newell (track 4)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 4, 11, 13, 15)
guest strings:
Richard Studt (tracks 1, 10)
guest drums:
Graham Broad (track 15)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 12)
guest drums and synthesizer:
David Hentschel (track 1)
guest bass:
Phil Spalding (track 12)
guest drum machine and synthesizer:
David Hentschel (track 10)
guest choir vocals:
guest lead vocals:
Roger Chapman (track 18)
Barry Palmer (track 16)
Maggie Reilly (tracks 13–15, 17)
guest vocals:
David Hentschel (track 1)
Maggie Reilly (tracks 1, 12)
lyricist:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 12–18)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
David Bedford (track 11)
performer:
Roger Chapman (track 18)
Maggie Reilly (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Mike Oldfield (2013) (tracks 12, 14)
producer:
David Hentschel (tracks 1, 9, 14)
Tom Newman (producer, guitarist) (track 15)
Simon Phillips (rock drummer) (track 12)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1, 3–5, 7, 9, 11–15)
sound engineer:
Geoff Young (engineer) (track 11)
vocals:
Mike Oldfield (track 1)
Maggie Reilly (track 12)
writer:
Tim Cross (track 13)
Rick Fenn (track 13)
Mike Frye (track 13)
Morris Pert (track 13)
Maggie Reilly (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 13, 15)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1975) (track 4)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2010) (tracks 4–5)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 4)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 4)
Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd. (1982) (tracks 9, 14–15)
recorded at:
The Beacon (Mike Oldfield home studio) in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom (1974-11) (track 4)
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track 4)
Througham (1976-01) (track 5)
edit of:
Étude by Mike Oldfield (track 11)
edits:
sampled by:
arrangement of:
cover recording of:
Arrival (track 1)
Wonderful Land (track 10)
is based on:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Nacht voll Schatten (track 12)
住家男人 (track 13)
月影 (track 12)
later versions:
Belle, belle (Daniel Balavoine song) (track 1)
J'aime (Michèle Torr song) (track 1)
Lieder der Freiheit (track 17)
recording of:
Blue Peter (track 8)
Crime of Passion (track 16)
Cuckoo Song (track 3)
Family Man (track 13)
Five Miles Out (track 15)
Guilty (track 7)
In dulci jubilo (instrumental) (track 4)
Jungle Gardenia (track 6)
Mistake (track 14)
Moonlight Shadow (track 12)
Portsmouth (track 5)
Shadow on the Wall (track 18)
To France (track 17)
William Tell Overture (Mike Oldfield arrangement) (track 2)
Étude (Mike Oldfield instrumental) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
In dulci jubilo (macaronic of English and Latin) (track 4)

CD 2

composer:
Mike Oldfield (tracks 1–9)
orchestrator:
David Bedford (track 5)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 1)
arrangements:
Tubular Bells (Bergmann arrangement for 2 pianos, 2 synthesizers, or 4 pianos) (track 2)
Tubular Bells (Bergmann arrangement for 2 pianos, percussion, and chorus) (track 2)
later versions:
Commando 86 (track 2)
live partial recording of:
Platinum (track 8)
live recording of:
Mirage (track 7)
Mount Teidi (track 9)
Sheba (track 6)
part of:
Ommadawn (track 1)
partial recording of:
Ommadawn, Part One (track 1)
parts:
Fast Guitars (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Basses (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Latin (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
A Minor Tune (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Blues (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Thrash (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Jazz (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Ghost Bells (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Russian (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
Finale (Tubular Bells) (track 2)
recording of:
Evacuation (track 5)