Tracklist

CD 1: Bach
CD 2: Berlioz
CD 3: Chopin
CD 4: Grieg
CD 5: Mahler
CD 6: Mussorgsky
CD 7: Rimsky-Korsakov
CD 8: Strauss
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Blue Danube Waltz
Johann Strauss II 9:05
2 Thunder and Lightning Polka
Johann Strauss II 3:20
3 Vienna Blood Waltz
Johann Strauss II 5:28
4 Tritsch Tratsch Polka
Johann Strauss II 2:41
5 Voices of Spring Waltz
Johann Strauss II 7:06
6 The Radetzsky March
Johann Strauss I 2:20
7 Roses From the South Waltz
Johann Strauss II 10:03
8 Morning Prayers Waltz
Johann Strauss II 3:35
9 Viennese Bonbons Waltz
Johann Strauss II 9:40
10 Tales From the Vienna Woods Waltz
Johann Strauss II 7:24
CD 9: Vivaldi I
CD 10: Relax With the Classics, Volume 1
CD 11: Baroque
CD 12: Bizet
CD 13: Debussy
CD 14: Händel
CD 15: Mendelssohn
CD 16: Orff
CD 17: Saint-Saëns
CD 18: Tchaikovsky I
CD 19: Wagner
CD 20: Relax With the Classics, Volume 2
CD 21: Beethoven I
CD 22: Bizet / Mendelssohn
CD 23: Dvořák
CD 24: Haydn
CD 25: Mozart I
CD 26: Rachmaninoff
CD 27: Schubert
CD 28: Tchaikovsky II
CD 29: Romantic Classics, Volume 1
CD 30: Tranquil Classics, Volume 1
CD 31: Beethoven II
CD 32: Brahms
CD 33: Elgar
CD 34: Holst: The Planets
CD 35: Mozart II
CD 36: Ravel
CD 37: Schumann
CD 38: Vivaldi II
CD 39: Romantic Classics, Volume 2
CD 40: Tranquil Classics, Volume 2

Credits

CD 8: Strauss

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 1)
choir vocals:
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 2–4, 7, 10)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 6)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (tracks 1, 9)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1882) (track 5)
conductor:
Robert Ashley (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 5, 7–8, 10)
Cesare Cantieri (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 9)
Peter Falk (conductor) (tracks 2, 9)
Joseph Francek (conductor, probably a pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (track 2)
Paul Kantschieder (track 2)
Alberto Lizzio (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 2–4, 6, 9)
Carl Michalski (conductor) (tracks 2, 9)
George Richter (conductor, probably fictitious, or Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 1)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 2, 9)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
Hamburger Symphoniker (tracks 5, 7–8, 10)
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera Orchestra) (tracks 2–4, 6, 9)
performer:
phonographic copyright by:
Mediaphon (NOT for release label use! Mediaphon-Musikproduktion und Verlag GmbH) (1984) (track 2)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 6)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 6)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 214) (track 4)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 307) (track 9)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 1)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 324) (track 2)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 325) (track 10)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 354) (track 3)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 388) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 410) (track 5)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 1)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (for piano, arr. Alfred Grünfeld) (track 5)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Plesový marš (track 6)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 6)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Rosen aus dem Süden (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 7)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Tritsch–Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (for brass, Richards) (track 4)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 1)
Radetzky Waltz (track 6)
Red Danube (track 1)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
River of Light (track 1)
Voci di Primavera (version with solo voice; “Frühlingsstimmen” in Italian) (track 5)
recording of:
Wiener Blut, op. 354 (waltz) (track 3)
referred to in medleys: