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Tracklist

CD 1: 1642-1771
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ascanio in Alba: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:30
2 Xerxes: Act 1. Recitative "Frondi tenere" - Larghetto "Ombra mai fù"
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:14
3 Cleofide: Duet "Se mai più sarò geloso" (Cleofide, Poro)
Johann Adolf Hasse 5:35
4 Orpheus and Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Christoph Willibald Gluck 3 7:27
5 Julius Caesar: Act 1. Aria "Va tacito e nascosto" (Caesar)
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:55
6 Paride ed Elena: Act 1. Chorus - Aria "Non sdegnare, o bella Venere" (Paris)
Christoph Willibald Gluck 6:16
7 Rinaldo: Act 3. Aria "Or la tromba in suon festante" (Rinaldo)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:03
8 L'Incoronazione di Poppea: "Solitudine amata" (Seneca, Mercurio)
Claudio Monteverdi 14:08
9 Mitridate, Ré di Ponto: Act 1. Aria "Venga pur, minacci e frema" (Farnace)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 8:03
10 Dardanus: Act 4. Aria "Voici les tristes lieux que le monstre ravage" (Anténor)
Jean-Philippe Rameau 4:53
CD 2: 1772-1791
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, K. 527: Ouverture. Andante - allegro molto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:11
2 Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Act II, Scene XX. No. 18 Chorus "O Isis und Osiris, welche Wonne!" (Chor der Priester)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:12
3 Così fan tutte, K. 588: Act I, Scene XII. No. 17 Aria "Un'aura amorosa" (Ferrando)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:50
4 Der Schauspieldirektor, K. 486: Ouverture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:59
5 La Finta Giardiniera, Act 2: O geh nicht fort und höre mich
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:57
6 Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K. 384: Act I, Scene III. No. 3 Aria "Solche hergelauf'ne Laffen" (Osmin)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:24
7 Lucio Silla, K. 135: Ouverture. Allegro molto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 8:01
8 Idomeneo, rè di Creta, K. 366: Act III, Scene X. No. 29a Aria "D'Oreste, d'Aiace" (Elettra)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:04
9 La clemenza di Tito, K. 621: Act II, Scene XII. No. 20 Aria "Se all’impero, amici Dei" (Tito)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:12
10 Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Act I, Scene VIII. No. 10 Aria "Non più andrai, farfallone amoroso" (Figaro)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 11:14
CD 3: 1797-1819
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Barber of Seville: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 7:46
2 Fidelio: "O welche Lust" (Prisoners' Chorus)
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:47
3 La Donna del Lago: Aria "Tanti affetti" (Elena)
Gioachino Rossini 6:10
4 The Italian Girl in Algiers: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 9:04
5 Moses in Egypt: "Dal tuo stellato soglio"
Gioachino Rossini 4:59
6 Abu Hassan: Overture
Carl Maria von Weber 3:36
7 Medea: Act I, Finale. Recitative "Son vane" - Duet "Nemici senza cor" (Medea, Jason)
Luigi Cherubini 5:58
8 The Silken Ladder: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 6:30
9 Tancredi: Act II. "Dove son io? Ah! che scordar"
Gioachino Rossini 5:52
10 The Thieving Magpie: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 10:44
CD 4: 1820-1831
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fra Diavolo: Overture
Daniel-François-Esprit Auber 7:44
2 Euryanthe: Unter Blüh'nden Mandelbäumen
Carl Maria von Weber 4:16
3 Guillaume Tell: Soldiers' Dance
Gioachino Rossini 5:16
4 Der Freischütz: Was gleicht wohl auf Erden "Huntsmen's Chorus"
Carl Maria von Weber 2:49
5 Semiramide: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 13:08
6 Norma: Non parti? Finora è al campo
Vincenzo Bellini 5:36
7 Oberon: Overture
Carl Maria von Weber 8:52
8 Preciosa: Im Wald, im Wald "Gypsy Chorus"
Carl Maria von Weber 3:15
9 Die Zauberharfe: Prelude
Franz Schubert 10:05
10 I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Overture
Vincenzo Bellini 5:11
CD 5: 1832-1843
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ruslan and Ludmila: Overture
Михаил Иванович Глинка 5:29
2 Nabucco: "Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate" (Prisoners' Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:17
3 Zar und Zimmerman: "Greifet an und rührt die Hände" - Clog Dance
Albert Lortzing 10:02
4 Das Nachtlager von Granada: "Schon die Abendglocken Glangen"
Conradin Kreutzer 3:10
5 Lucia di Lammermoor: Act 2. Sextet "Chi mi frena"
Gaetano Donizetti 7:56
6 L'elisir d'amore: Aria "Una furtiva lagrima" (Nemorino)
Gaetano Donizetti 4:53
7 Don Pasquale: Act 3. "Che interminabile andirivieni!" (Servants' Chorus)
Gaetano Donizetti 4:02
8 Linda di Chamounix: Act 1. Recitative and Cavatina "Ah! tardai troppo... O luce di quest' anima" (Linda)
Gaetano Donizetti 6:01
9 A Life for the Tsar: Polonaise
Михаил Иванович Глинка 4:20
10 Rienzi: Overture
Richard Wagner 12:51
CD 6: 1843-1850
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tannhäuser: "Freudig begrüßen wir die edle Halle"
Richard Wagner 6:16
2 The Merry Wives of Windsor: "O süßer Mond"
Otto Nicolai 3:39
3 Ernani: "E viva"
Giuseppe Verdi 3:52
4 I Masnadieri: Overture
Giuseppe Verdi 6:00
5 Macbeth: Act 4. Aria "Perfidi! All'anglo contra me v'unite!" (Macbeth) - Chorus "Patria oppressa"
Giuseppe Verdi 11:37
6 I Lombardi: "Jerusalem! Jerusalem!" (Crusaders' Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi 5:14
7 The Damnation of Faust: Sylphs' Dance
Hector Berlioz 2:24
8 Martha: "Mädchen brav und treu" (Peasants' Chorus)
Friedrich von Flotow 2:49
9 Lohengrin: Act 3. Prelude - Chorus "Treulich geführt ziehet dahin"
Richard Wagner 9:26
10 The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Richard Wagner 9:51
CD 7: 1851-1865
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Force of Destiny: Overture
Giuseppe Verdi 8:09
2 La Traviata: Act 1. "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" (Brindisi)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:10
3 Rigoletto: Aria "Caro nome" (Gilda)
Giuseppe Verdi 7:21
4 Il Trovatore: "Vedi! le fosche notturne" (Gypsies' Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:12
5 The Sicilian Vespers: Overture
Giuseppe Verdi 8:44
6 Simon Boccanegra: Act 1, Finale. "Plebe! Patrizi! Populo" (Doge's Address) - Sextet "Piango su voi"
Giuseppe Verdi 5:44
7 Un Ballo in Maschera: Act 2. Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 2:25
8 The Pearl Fishers: Duet "Au fond du temple saint" (Nadir, Zurga)
Georges Bizet 4:59
9 Faust: "Le veau d'or"
Charles‐François Gounod 2:11
10 Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Richard Wagner 15:53
CD 8: 1866-1876
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Bartered Bride: Overture
Bedřich Smetana 6:40
2 Don Carlos, Act 4: Sire! soggetta è a voi
Giuseppe Verdi 5:22
3 Aida, Act 2: Gloria all' Egitto
Giuseppe Verdi 12:54
4 Carmen: Intermezzo / Votre toest
Georges Bizet 7:38
5 Boris Gudunov: Boris's Scene
Модест Петрович Мусоргский 3:24
6 Die Meistersinger, Act 3: Wach auf, es nahet gen den Tag
Richard Wagner 5:46
7 The Rhinegold: Entrance of the Gods at Valhalla
Richard Wagner 7:36
8 The Valkyrie: Ride of the Valkyries
Richard Wagner 5 5:26
9 Siegfried: Hoho! Hohei! Schmiede, mein Hammer
Richard Wagner 6:22
10 Twilight of the Gods: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March
Richard Wagner 6:55
CD 9: 1876-1892
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Polonaise
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:49
2 Cavalleria Rusticana: Regina Coeli... Inneggiamo, il Signor non è morto
Pietro Mascagni 8:06
3 Les contes d'Hoffmann: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour
Jacques Offenbach 3:33
4 Pagliacci: I zampognari!
Ruggero Leoncavallo 4:51
5 La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours
Amilcare Ponchielli 9:38
6 Parsifal: Geleiten wir im bergenden Schrein
Richard Wagner 3:29
7 Otello: Mia madre aveva una povera ancella... Ave maria
Giuseppe Verdi 13:22
8 Queen of Spades, Op. 68: Ball Scene
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:28
9 Khovanshchina: Dance of the Persian Slaves
Модест Петрович Мусоргский 7:11
10 Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Александр Порфирьевич Бородин 10:55
CD 10: 1892-1926
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tosca, Act 1: Tre sbirri, una carozza / Te Deum
Giacomo Puccini 6:05
2 Thaïs: Meditation
Jules Massenet 5:09
3 Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai
Giacomo Puccini 2:29
4 Suor Angelica: Intermezzo
Giacomo Puccini 3:56
5 Madama Butterfly, Act 1: Viene la sera
Giacomo Puccini 14:00
6 Werther, Act 3: Qui m'aurait dit / Des crix joyeux
Jules Massenet 7:52
7 Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumble Bee / Hail, Tsarevich
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 7:11
8 La Wally, Act 1: Ebben, ne andro lontana
Alfredo Catalani 3:39
9 La Bohème, Act 1: Che gelida manina / Si, mi chiamano Mimi
Giacomo Puccini 9:31
10 Turandot: Nessun dorma
Giacomo Puccini 3:00

Credits

CD 1: 1642-1771

alto vocals:
Derek Lee Ragin (track 3)
bass vocals:
Boris Christoff (Bulgarian bass) (tracks 8, 10)
composer:
Christoph Willibald Gluck (tracks 4, 4, 6)
Johann Adolf Hasse (track 3)
Claudio Monteverdi (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 1, 9)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau (French composer of the Baroque era) (track 10)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1711) (track 7)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1724) (track 5)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 2)
conductor:
William Christie (track 3)
Ettore Gracis (tracks 8, 10)
Hartmut Haenchen (tracks 5, 7, 9)
András Kórodi (track 4)
Michael Schneider (German flautist and conductor) (track 6)
Hans Vonk (track 1)
Max Pommer (1982 – 1984) (track 2)
countertenor vocals:
Jochen Kowalski (countertenor) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
Alain Zaepffel (1982 – 1984) (track 2)
librettist:
Pietro Metastasio (track 3)
Giuseppe Parini (track 1)
orchestra:
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra (Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra) (track 4)
New Bach Collegium Musicum (1982 – 1984) (track 2)
soprano vocals:
Roberta Alexander (track 6)
Kerstin Ganninger (track 6)
Emma Kirkby (soprano) (track 3)
tenor vocals:
Nikola Stanchev (tenor) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Delta Music GmbH (not for release label use! 1970–2007, succeeded in 2008 by Delta Music & Entertainment GmbH & Co. KG) (1985) (track 2)
recorded at:
Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1982 – 1984) (track 2)
part of:
Stattkus-Verzeichnis (number: SV 308) (track 8)
arrangement of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II: Danza degli spiriti beati (instrumental ballet, for the original 1762 Italian version) (track 4)
arrangements:
Ballet des ombres heureuses (for solo piano, Friedman) (track 4)
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 2)
Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 4)
Mélodie de Gluck (Dance of the Blessed Spirits, arr. Sgambati for solo piano) (track 4)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melodie) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Crux fidelis (track 2)
Dardanus Suite (track 10)
later translated versions:
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 2)
part of:
Cleofide (act) (track 3)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II (Italian version) (track 4)
partial recording of:
Cleofide: Atto I (track 3)
Dardanus, RCT 35 (track 10)
parts:
recording of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II: Danza degli spiriti beati (instrumental ballet, for the original 1762 Italian version) (track 4)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melodie) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 2)

CD 2: 1772-1791

additional librettist:
Caterino Mazzolà (track 9)
Johann Gottlieb Stephanie ('The Younger') (track 6)
baritone vocals:
Marco Chingari (baritone) (track 10)
Claudio Otelli (track 10)
Michele Pertusi (track 10)
bass vocals:
Kurt Rydl (track 6)
choir vocals:
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 3, 5–8, 10, 10)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 4)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 1)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (tracks 2, 9)
conductor:
Kurt Eichhorn (tracks 3, 5, 9)
Ervin Lukács (conductor) (track 8)
Roberto Paternostro (track 10)
Georgi Robev (track 2)
Marcello Viotti (track 6)
Hans Vonk (tracks 1, 4, 7)
librettist:
Lorenzo Da Ponte (tracks 3, 10, 10)
Pietro Metastasio (track 9)
Johann Gottlieb Stephanie ('The Younger') (track 4)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Cecilia Bartoli (track 10)
Gisella Pasino (mezzo-soprano) (track 10)
orchestra:
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (Hungarian State Opera Orchestra) (track 8)
Munich Radio Orchestra (tracks 3, 5, 9)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin, 1923–) (track 10)
Staatskapelle Dresden (tracks 1, 4, 7)
soprano vocals:
Daniela Lojarro (soprano) (track 10)
Gertrud Ottenthal (soprano) (track 10)
Sylvia Sass (Hungarian soprano) (track 8)
Sumi Jo (track 10)
tenor vocals:
Michael Knapp (tenor) (track 10)
Josef Protschka (tracks 3, 5, 9)
Giuseppe Sabbatini (tenor) (track 10)
is the basis for:
later versions:
part of:
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:

CD 3: 1797-1819

choir vocals:
composer:
Luigi Cherubini (track 7)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 1, 3–5, 8–9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (track 2)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1817) (track 10)
conductor:
Heinz Fricke (track 9)
Lamberto Gardelli (conductor) (tracks 5, 7)
Gustav Kuhn (Austrian conductor, stage director) (track 6)
Rouslan Raychev (tracks 1, 4, 8, 10)
Georgi Robev (track 2)
countertenor vocals:
Jochen Kowalski (countertenor) (track 9)
librettist:
Gaetano Rossi (track 9)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Cecilia Bartoli (track 3)
orchestra:
Budapest Symphony Orchestra (unspecified orchestra) (track 7)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (track 3)
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (Hungarian State Opera Orchestra) (track 5)
Plovdid Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 1, 4, 8, 10)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin, 1923–) (track 9)
soprano vocals:
Cecilia Bartoli (track 3)
Sylvia Sass (Hungarian soprano) (track 7)
tenor vocals:
Veriano Luchetti (track 7)
translator:
Carlo Zangarini (track 7)
arrangements:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 1)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 1)
L'italiana in Algeria: Overture (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 4)
La gazza ladra: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 10)
La gazza ladra: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Overture to An Italian Girl in Algiers (for brass band, Parkes) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Rabbit of Seville (1950 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short) (track 1)
later parody versions:
part of:
Abu Hassan, J 106 (track 6)
La scala di seta (track 8)
La gazza ladra (track 10)
Tancredi (track 9)
Medea: Atto I. (track 7)
partial recording of:
Tancredi: Atto II (track 9)
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 4: 1820-1831

choir vocals:
composer:
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 3, 5)
Carl Maria von Weber (tracks 4, 7–8)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (– 1831) (track 6)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1819 – 1820) (track 9)
Carl Maria von Weber (1822 – 1823) (track 2)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (1830-01 – 1830-03) (track 10)
conductor:
János Kovács (track 9)
Gustav Kuhn (Austrian conductor, stage director) (track 7)
Siegfried Kurz (track 2)
András Kórodi (track 3)
Roberto Paternostro (track 10)
Tamás Pál (conductor) (track 1)
Rouslan Raychev (track 5)
Georgi Robev (tracks 4, 6, 8)
Janos Sandor (track 3)
librettist:
Hippolyte Louis-Florent Bis (librettist) (track 3)
Helmina von Chézy (track 2)
Étienne de Jouy (track 3)
lyricist:
Felice Romani (– 1831) (track 6)
orchestra:
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra (Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra) (tracks 3, 9)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (track 1)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin, 1923–) (track 10)
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 4, 6, 8)
revised by:
Carl Maria von Weber (1825) (track 2)
tenor vocals:
Reiner Goldberg (track 2)
part of:
arrangements:
Ouverture Oberon, S. 574 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 7)
Overture to Oberon (for brass band, Parkes) (track 7)
later translated versions:
part of:
Norma: Atto II (track 6)
Fra Diavolo (track 1)
Oberon, J. 306 (track 7)
Rosamunde, D. 797 (track 9)
Semiramide (track 5)
Der Freischütz: Akt III (number) (track 4)
Guillaume Tell (track 3)
partial recording of:
Euryanthe (1825 revision) (track 2)
parts:
recording of:
revision of:
Euryanthe (1823 original) (track 2)

CD 5: 1832-1843

baritone vocals:
Hermann Prey (track 3)
choir vocals:
composer:
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (tracks 5, 7–8)
Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer) (track 9)
Conradin Kreutzer (track 4)
Albert Lortzing (track 3)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (1832) (track 6)
Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer) (1837 – 1842) (track 1)
Richard Wagner (1838-07 – 1840-11) (track 10)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1841) (track 2)
conductor:
Herbert Kegel (track 1)
Roberto Paternostro (tracks 5–6, 8, 10)
Rouslan Raychev (track 9)
Georgi Robev (tracks 2, 7)
Kurt Wöss (tracks 3–4)
librettist:
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 7)
Giovanni Ruffini (librettist) (track 7)
Temistocle Solera (track 2)
Richard Wagner (track 10)
orchestra:
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin, 1923–) (tracks 5, 8, 10)
Bratislava Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (tracks 3–4)
soprano vocals:
Sumi Jo (track 8)
tenor vocals:
Peter Dvorský (track 6)
arrangements:
L'elisir d'amore: Atto II. Romanza "Una furtiva lagrima" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Nabucco: Atto III. "Va, pensiero" (Coro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
later translated versions:
人知れぬ涙 (track 6)
part of:
Nabucco: Atto III (track 2)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Nabucco: Atto III, Scena IV. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:

CD 6: 1843-1850

choir vocals:
composer:
Hector Berlioz (track 7)
Otto Nicolai (track 2)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 3–6)
Richard Wagner (1840 – 1841) (track 10)
Richard Wagner (1843 – 1845-04-13) (track 1)
Richard Wagner (1846 – 1848) (track 9)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1847) (track 5)
conductor:
Ádám Fischer (Hungarian conductor) (track 7)
Lamberto Gardelli (conductor) (track 6)
Herbert Kegel (track 8)
György Lehel (track 10)
Georgi Robev (tracks 2–3, 5, 9)
Kurt Wöss (track 1)
librettist:
Andrea Maffei (19th century poet, translator and librettist) (track 5)
Richard Wagner (tracks 1, 9)
orchestra:
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (track 4)
Hungarian State Orchestra (probably fictitious, or Alfred Scholz related) (track 7)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (tracks 6, 10)
Bratislava Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (track 1)
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 2–3, 5, 9)
premiered at:
Theater am Kärntnertor in Wien, Austria (1847-11-25) (track 8)
arrangements:
Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin" (for organ, Cunningham Woods) (track 9)
Danse des Sylphes, S. 475 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 7)
Der fliegende Holländer: Ouvertüre (for piano 4-hands, Debussy) (track 10)
Overture to “Der fliegende Holländer” (for organ, Lemare) (track 10)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Bridle Chorus (track 9)
part of:
I masnadieri (track 4)
Der fliegende Holländer (movement) (track 10)
Macbeth: Atto IV (tracks 5, 5)
partial recording of:
Martha (track 8)
parts:
Martha: Ouverture (track 8)
Martha: Akt I (track 8)
Martha: Akt II (track 8)
Martha: Akt III (track 8)
Martha: Akt IV (track 8)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Alle meine Tiere (track 9)

CD 7: 1851-1865

choir vocals:
composer:
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 9)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1, 4)
Richard Wagner (track 10)
conductor:
Josif Conta (conductor) (track 1)
Georgi Robev (track 4)
librettist:
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 4)
orchestra:
Orchestra of the Budapest State Opera (Hungarian State Opera Orchestra) (track 1)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Anvil Chorus (arr. Gray for big band) (track 4)
La forza del destino (for brass band, Wright) (track 1)
part of:
Faust: Acte II (track 9)
recording of:
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (concert piece) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 4)

CD 8: 1866-1876

choir vocals:
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 3, 3, 3)
Richard Wagner (1854 – 1856) (track 8)
Bedřich Smetana (1863 – 1866) (track 1)
Richard Wagner (1869 – 1874) (track 10)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1871) (track 3)
Richard Wagner (1872-01-04 – 1874-11-21) (track 10)
conductor:
Cesare Cantieri (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 1)
György Lehel (track 8)
Georgi Robev (track 3)
János Sándor (track 1)
Leopold Hager (1983-12) (track 1)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (track 10)
orchestra:
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 1)
Magyar Rádió Szimfonikus Zenekara (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (tracks 1, 8)
publisher:
Schott Music (Germany) (track 8)
recorded at:
Villa Louvigny in Luxembourg (1983-12) (track 1)
arrangement of:
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (arr. Hutschenruyter) (track 8)
arrangements:
Aida: Grand March (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 8)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (for piano, Brassin) (track 8)
Grand March from "Aida" (for organ, Lemare) (track 3)
Götterdämmerung: Trauermarsch (for piano, Busoni) (track 10)
Götterdämmerung: Trauermusik aus dem letzten Aufzug (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 10)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 8)
Ride of the Valkyries from "Die Walküre" (for organ, Lemare) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 8)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 8)
later versions:
Vincerai per me (track 3)
part of:
Aida: Atto Secondo (tracks 3, 3, 3, 3)
Prodaná nevěsta (track 1)
recording of:
Aida: Gloria all’Egitto (Chor) (for undetermined recordings, could be either of two with this title in Act II) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

CD 10: 1892-1926

violin:
Lászlo Kóte (violin) (track 2)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 5, 5)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 2)
conductor:
András Kórodi (track 2)
Rouslan Raychev (1987) (track 5)
lyricist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 5, 5)
Luigi Illica (tracks 5, 5)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Anna Tomowa‐Sintow (1987) (track 5)
tenor vocals:
Giacomo Aragall (1987) (track 5)
arrangements:
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 2)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 2)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 2)
is the basis for:
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II (track 2)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I (tracks 5, 5)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Viene la sera” (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Suzuki) (1987) (track 5)

Release

ASIN: US: B000001VUS [info]