Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 7:32
2 La scala di seta: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 5:47
3 Il signor Bruschino: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 4:18
4 Tancredi: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 5:37
5 L'italiana in Algeri: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 2:57
6 Guillaume Tell: Overture (extract)
Gioachino Rossini 6:17
7 Le nozze di Figaro: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:21
8 Così fan tutte: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:40
9 Don Giovanni: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:13
10 L'elisir d'amore: Prelude
Gaetano Donizetti 2:56
11 I puritani: Introduction
Vincenzo Bellini 3:30
12 Il segreto di Susanna: Overture
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari 2:47
13 I quattro rusteghi: Prelude
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari 1:43
14 Ruslan and Ludmila: Overture
Mikhail Glinka 5:15
15 The Nutcracker: Miniature Overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:05
16 The Bartered Bride: Overture
Bedřich Smetana 6:43
17 Donna Diana: Overture
Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek 4:01
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La forza del destino: Overture
Giuseppe Verdi 7:13
2 Luisa Miller: Overture
Giuseppe Verdi 5:39
3 Nabucco: Overture
Giuseppe Verdi 7:11
4 Un ballo in maschera: Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 4:01
5 Macbeth: Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 3:03
6 La traviata: Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 3:54
7 Ernani: Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 3:23
8 Aida: Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 4:13
9 Rigoletto: Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 2:22
10 I vespri siciliani: Overture (extract)
Giuseppe Verdi 4:49
11 Carmen: Prelude
Georges Bizet 2:18
12 Mignon: Overture (extract)
Ambroise Thomas 4:42
13 Faust: Introduction
Charles‐François Gounod 5:20
14 L'Étoile: Overture
Emmanuel Chabrier 5:14
15 La Vie parisienne: Overture
Jacques Offenbach 4:56
16 Orphée aux enfers: Overture (extract)
Jacques Offenbach 2:07
17 Hänsel und Gretel: Prelude
Engelbert Humperdinck 8:05
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dido and Aeneas: Overture
Henry Purcell 2:17
2 Alcina: Overture
George Frideric Handel 3:12
3 Messiah: Overture
George Frideric Handel 4:11
4 Fidelio: Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:51
5 Der Freischütz: Overture
Carl Maria von Weber 4:53
6 Euryanthe: Overture (extract)
Carl Maria von Weber 3:44
7 Leichte Kavallerie: Overture
Franz von Suppé 7:09
8 Ein Morgen, ein Mittag und ein Abend in Wien: Overture
Franz von Suppé 7:58
9 Dichter und Bauer: Overture (extract)
Franz von Suppé 5:25
10 Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture (extract)
Otto Nicolai 4:39
11 Die Fledermaus: Overture (extract)
Johann Strauss 3:20
12 Der Zigeunerbaron: Overture (extract)
Johann Strauss 2:53
13 Der fliegende Holländer: Overture (extract)
Richard Wagner 4:18
14 Die Walküre: Prelude to Act III (The Ride of the Valkyries)
Richard Wagner 4:51
15 Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Richard Wagner 2:55
16 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act I
Richard Wagner 10:05
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rodelinda: Overture
George Frideric Handel 2:54
2 Serse: Overture
George Frideric Handel 4:48
3 Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture
Christoph Willibald Gluck 3:08
4 Armide: Overture
Christoph Willibald Gluck 4:03
5 Ezio: Overture
Christoph Willibald Gluck 6:40
6 Idomeneo: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:58
7 La finta giardinera: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:13
8 Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:39
9 Der Schauspieldirektor: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:12
10 Die Zauberflöte: Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:09
11 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, op. 43: Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:55
12 Coriolan, op. 62: Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:21
13 Egmont, op. 84: Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:48
14 Linda di Chamounix: Overture
Gaetano Donizetti 7:14
15 Don Pasquale: Overture
Gaetano Donizetti 6:44
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 L'ingano felice: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 5:14
2 La Cenerentola: Overture (extract)
Gioachino Rossini 3:13
3 La cambiale di matrimonio: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 5:25
4 La gazza ladra: Overture (extract)
Gioachino Rossini 5:06
5 Semiramide: Overture (extract)
Gioachino Rossini 3:53
6 Le Comte Ory: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 3:36
7 La Boutique fantasque: Overture
Gioachino Rossini / Ottorino Respighi 2:34
8 Norma: Overture
Vincenzo Bellini 5:36
9 I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Overture
Vincenzo Bellini 4:58
10 Roméo et Juliette: Overture (extract)
Charles‐François Gounod 2:22
11 Romeo and Juliet: Overture (extract)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:38
12 1812 Overture (conclusion)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:05
13 Sleeping Beauty: Introduction
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:27
14 Festive Overture
Dmitri Shostakovich 5:54
15 H.M.S. Pinafore: Overture
Sir Arthur Sullivan 4:29
16 Patience: Overture
Sir Arthur Sullivan 5:39
17 The Yeomen of the Guard: Overture
Sir Arthur Sullivan 5:11
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Iolante: Overture (extract)
Sir Arthur Sullivan 4:40
2 The Pirates of Penzance: Overture (extract)
Sir Arthur Sullivan 3:18
3 The Sorcerer: Overture (extract)
Sir Arthur Sullivan 2:59
4 Cox and Box: Overture
Sir Arthur Sullivan 2:41
5 Pricess Ida: Overture
Sir Arthur Sullivan 4:11
6 The Mikado: Overture (extract)
Sir Arthur Sullivan 5:34
7 Cockaigne (in London Town): Overture (extract)
Edward Elgar 2:30
8 The Arcadians: Overture
Lionel Monckton & Howard Talbot / Arthur Wood 4:56
9 The Desert Song: Overture (extract)
Sigmund Romberg 2:09
10 Show Boat: Overture
Jerome Kern 5:35
11 Girl Crazy: Overture
George Gershwin 5:20
12 Of Thee I Sing: Overture
George Gershwin 4:56
13 Annie Get Your Gun: Overture
Irving Berlin 3:54
14 Anything Goes: Overture
Cole Porter 4:59
15 Can-Can: Overture
Cole Porter 4:19
16 Kiss Me, Kate: Overture
Cole Porter 6:14
17 Wonderful Town: Overture
Leonard Bernstein 5:17
18 Candide: Overture
Leonard Bernstein 4:14

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Horst Lindner (1962-12) (track 16)
Ernst Rothe (engineer) (1962-12) (track 16)
composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (track 11)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 10)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 1–6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 15)
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (tracks 12–13)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1790) (track 8)
Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer) (1837 – 1842) (track 14)
Bedřich Smetana (1863 – 1866) (track 16)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (tracks 7–9)
Lamberto Gardelli (conductor) (track 6)
Gianluigi Gelmetti (tracks 2–5)
Rudolf Kempe (track 17)
John Lanchbery (track 15)
Sir Neville Marriner (tracks 12–13)
Riccardo Muti (track 11)
Artur Rodziński (track 14)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (track 1)
Rudolf Kempe (1962-12) (track 16)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 11, 15)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 6–9, 14)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (track 1)
Bamberger Symphoniker (1962-12) (track 16)
producer:
Fritz Ganss (track 16)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (track 1)
Dominikanerbau in Bamberg, Bayern, Germany (1962-12) (track 16)
arrangements:
Guillaume Tell: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 1)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 1)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
L'italiana in Algeria: Overture (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 5)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Overture de l'opera "Guillaume Tell", S. 552, R. 237 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 6)
Overture to An Italian Girl in Algiers (for brass band, Parkes) (track 5)
William Tell Overture (for band, Leidzén) (track 6)
William Tell: Overture (for organ, Lemare) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Mozart/Figaro (track 7)
Rabbit of Seville (1950 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short) (track 1)
William Tell Overture (Spike Jones version) (track 6)
later parody versions:
later versions:
part of:
I quatro rusteghi (track 13)
La scala di seta (track 2)
Donna Diana (track 17)
Guglielmo Tell (translated by Luigi Balocchi) (track 6)
Guillaume Tell (track 6)
I puritani (track 11)
Prodaná nevěsta (track 16)
Tancredi (track 4)
Щелкунчик, op. 71 (The Nutcracker) (track 15)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Tancredi: Overture (track 4)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (1959-06-09 – 1959-06-10) (track 1)
Così fan tutte, K. 588: Ouverture (1961 – 1962) (track 8)
Prodaná nevěsta: Overture (1962-12) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Can't Stop the Classics (tracks 1, 14)

CD 2

additional composer:
Carl Binder (track 16)
choir vocals:
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 11)
Emmanuel Chabrier (track 14)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 13)
Jacques Offenbach (tracks 15–16)
Ambroise Thomas (opera composer) (track 12)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 1–8, 10)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (tracks 9, 9)
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (track 17)
conductor:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 10)
Louis Frémaux (track 15)
Herbert von Karajan (track 16)
Berislav Klobučar (conductor) (track 12)
Riccardo Muti (tracks 1–7, 10)
Tullio Serafin (track 8)
Jeffrey Tate (conductor) (track 17)
Georges Prêtre (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 11)
Georges Prêtre (1978-06-19 – 1978-06-29) (track 13)
Julius Rudel (1978-08-12 – 1978-08-15) (track 9)
engineer:
Paul Vavasseur (engineer) (track 11)
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (1978-06-19 – 1978-06-29) (track 13)
librettist:
Temistocle Solera (track 3)
orchestra:
Berliner Symphoniker (known as Symphonisches Orchester Berlin since 1967, renamed Berliner Symphoniker in 1990) (track 12)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1–6, 8, 16)
Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 11)
Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris (1978-06-19 – 1978-06-29) (track 13)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1978-08-12 – 1978-08-15) (track 9)
producer:
Michel Glotz (track 11)
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (1978-06-19 – 1978-06-29) (track 13)
Gréco Casadesus (1978-06-19 – 1978-06-29) (track 13)
John Fraser (UK producer) (1978-08-12 – 1978-08-15) (track 9)
recording engineer:
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (1978-08-12 – 1978-08-15) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1979) (tracks 9, 13)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1986) (track 13)
recorded at:
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1978-06-19 – 1978-06-29) (track 13)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1978-08-12 – 1978-08-15) (track 9)
arrangements:
La forza del destino (for brass band, Wright) (track 1)
instrumental recording of:
Rigoletto: Atto I. Preludio (1978-08-12 – 1978-08-15) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 11)
part of:
Hänsel und Gretel (track 17)
La Vie parisienne (track 15)
Macbeth: Atto I (track 5)
Orphée aux Enfers (opéra bouffe in two acts) (track 16)
Orphée aux enfers (opéra féerie in four acts) (track 16)
Aida (track 8)
Carmen (track 11)
Faust (track 13)
I vespri siciliani (track 10)
La traviata (track 6)
Luisa Miller (track 2)
L’Étoile (track 14)
Mignon (track 12)
Nabucco (track 3)
Rigoletto: Atto I (tracks 9, 9)
partial recording of:
Mignon: Overture (track 12)
recording of:
Aida: Preludio (track 8)
Nabucco: Overture (track 3)
Carmen: Prélude (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 11)
La vie parisienne: Ouverture (1971 – 1972) (track 15)
Faust: Ouverture (1978-06-19 – 1978-06-29) (track 13)
La traviata: Preludio (1980) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

balance engineer:
Stuart Eltham (track 7)
Mike Clements (engineer) (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (track 4)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 2)
Otto Nicolai (track 10)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 11–12)
Franz von Suppé (tracks 7–9)
Carl Maria von Weber (tracks 5–6)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1689) (track 1)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (tracks 4, 4)
Richard Wagner (1840 – 1841) (track 13)
Richard Wagner (1846 – 1848) (track 15)
Richard Wagner (1854 – 1856) (track 14)
Richard Wagner (1863 – 1867) (track 16)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (track 16)
Emmanuelle Haïm (track 1)
Robert Heger (conductor) (track 10)
Richard Hickox (track 2)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (tracks 14–15)
Joseph Keilberth (track 5)
Sir Neville Marriner (tracks 8–9)
Vilém Tauský (tracks 11–12)
Sir Neville Marriner (1986-10 – 1986-11) (track 7)
Sir Simon Rattle (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (track 4)
librettist:
orchestra:
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 14–15)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 6, 16)
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields (1986-10 – 1986-11) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (track 4)
producer:
John Fraser (UK producer) (track 7)
Stephen Johns (producer) (track 4)
publisher:
Schott Music (Germany) (track 14)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1986-10 – 1986-11) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (track 4)
arrangement of:
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (arr. Hutschenruyter) (track 14)
arrangements:
Der fliegende Holländer: Ouvertüre (for piano 4-hands, Debussy) (track 13)
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 14)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (for piano, Brassin) (track 14)
Light Cavalry Overture (for brass band, Langford) (track 7)
Lohengrin: Act III. Vorspiel (for brass band, Wright) (track 15)
Ouverture aus der Oper Der Freischütz, S. 575 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 5)
Overture to "Die Meistersinger" (for organ, Lemare) (track 16)
Overture to “Der fliegende Holländer” (for organ, Lemare) (track 13)
Poet and Peasant: Overture (for organ, Evans) (track 9)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 14)
Ride of the Valkyries from "Die Walküre" (for organ, Lemare) (track 14)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (for brass band, Hawkins) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 14)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 14)
later versions:
live recording of:
Fidelio, op. 72: Overture (1814 version, sometimes Op. 72c) (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (track 4)
part of:
Dichter und Bauer (track 9)
Die Fledermaus (English version, lyrics by Mandel/Sachs) (track 11)
Euryanthe (1825 revision) (track 6)
Leichte Kavallerie (track 7)
Alcina, HWV 34 (number) (track 2)
Der Freischütz (track 5)
Der Zigeunerbaron (track 12)
Der fliegende Holländer (movement) (track 13)
Die Fledermaus (track 11)
Fidelio, op. 72 (1814 version) (tracks 4, 4)
Lohengrin: Act III (track 15)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Fidelio, op. 72: Overture (1814 version, sometimes Op. 72c) (track 4)
Leichte Kavallerie: Ouvertüre (1986-10 – 1986-11) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Classics, Part 3 (tracks 14–15)

CD 4

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1810-06-15) (track 13)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (tracks 12–13)
Mike Clements (engineer) (1987-10) (track 11)
composer:
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (tracks 14–15)
Christoph Willibald Gluck (tracks 3–5)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 1–2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1775) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1781) (track 6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1782) (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1800 – 1801) (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1807) (track 12)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809-10 – 1810-06) (track 13)
conductor:
William Christie (track 2)
Alan Curtis (harpsichordist, musicologist, and conductor) (track 5)
Sir Colin Davis (tracks 6–10)
Richard Hickox (track 4)
Nicholas Kraemer (harpsichordist and conductor) (track 1)
Riccardo Muti (track 3)
Tullio Serafin (tracks 14–15)
Roger Norrington (1987-10) (track 11)
Roger Norrington (1988-08) (tracks 12–13)
dedicated to:
instruments:
librettist:
Johann Gottlieb Stephanie ('The Younger') (track 9)
orchestra:
City of London Sinfonia (chamber orchestra) (track 4)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 3, 14–15)
The London Classical Players (1987-10) (track 11)
The London Classical Players (1988-08) (tracks 12–13)
producer:
David R. Murray (tracks 11–13)
premiered at:
Palais Lobkowitz in Wien, Austria (1807-03) (track 12)
recorded at:
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 62) (track 12)
arrangements:
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Ouverture (for two pianos, Busoni) (track 10)
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Ouverture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Egmont, op. 84: Overture (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 13)
Ouvertüre zu "Egmont" (arr. Posch for band) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Regeneration (track 13)
ゴルイ (track 13)
part of:
Egmont, op. 84 (track 13)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 (Italian version) (track 3)
Armide, Wq. 45 (Gluck) (track 4)
Don Pasquale (track 15)
Ezio (track 5)
Linda di Chamounix (track 14)
Orpheus und Eurydike (German version, arr. Dörffel) (track 3)
Serse, HWV 40 (track 2)
recording of:
Ezio: Overture (track 5)
Ouvertüre Coriolan, op. 62 (1988-08) (track 12)

CD 5

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1882-08-20) (track 12)
composer:
Ottorino Respighi (track 7)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 1–3, 5–7)
Sir Arthur Sullivan (tracks 15–17)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 13)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (– 1831) (track 8)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1817) (track 4)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (1830-01 – 1830-03) (track 9)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (1865 – 1866) (track 10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1869) (track 11)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (track 12)
conductor:
Kenneth Alwyn (track 17)
Sir Thomas Beecham (tracks 4–5)
Vittorio Gui (track 6)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (tracks 11–12)
John Lanchbery (track 13)
Andrew Litton (track 14)
Riccardo Muti (track 9)
Michel Plasson (track 10)
Sir Malcolm Sargent (tracks 15–16)
Tullio Serafin (tracks 2, 8)
Sir Thomas Beecham (1961) (track 3)
Jerzy Maksymiuk (1982) (track 1)
dedicated to:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 11)
librettist:
Felice Romani (– 1831) (track 8)
orchestra:
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 11–12)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 2, 8, 13)
Pro Arte Orchestra (tracks 15–16)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 4–5, 7, 17)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1961) (track 3)
Polish Chamber Orchestra (1982) (track 1)
revised by:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1870) (track 11)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 11)
premiered at:
[concert] (1954-11-06) (track 14)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 42) (track 11)
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (track 12)
Works of Dmitri Shostakovich by opus number (number: op. 96) (track 14)
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (track 12)
Festive Overture, op. 96 (for wind band, Antrobus) (track 14)
Festive Overture, op. 96 (for wind band, Hunsberger) (track 14)
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 2)
La gazza ladra: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 4)
La gazza ladra: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (for piano four hands, Nadezhda Purgold) (track 11)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
is based on:
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (track 12)
part of:
L'inganno felice (track 1)
Patience (track 16)
Roméo et Juliette (track 10)
H.M.S. Pinafore (track 15)
La gazza ladra (track 4)
Le Comte Ory (track 6)
Norma (track 8)
Semiramide (track 5)
Спящая красавица, op. 66 (The Sleeping Beauty) (track 13)
partial recording of:
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (1880 version, commonly performed) (track 11)
recording of:
Norma: Sinfonia (track 8)
Patience: Overture (track 16)
L'inganno felice: Overture (1982) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
Romeo and Juliet (1870, rarely performed) (track 11)

CD 6

balance engineer:
John Kurlander (engineer) (tracks 14–16)
Mike Hatch (engineer/editor) (1998-06) (track 17)
composer:
Irving Berlin (track 13)
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (tracks 17–18)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 11–12)
Jerome Kern (track 10)
Lionel Monckton (track 8)
Sigmund Romberg (track 9)
Sir Arthur Sullivan (tracks 1–6)
Howard Talbot (track 8)
Cole Porter (tracks 14–15, 15, 15–16, 16)
Edward Elgar (1897) (track 7)
Cole Porter (1934) (tracks 14, 14, 14)
Cole Porter (1948) (tracks 16, 16, 16)
Cole Porter (1953) (track 15)
conductor:
Michael Collins (clarinettist & conductor) (track 9)
John McGlinn (tracks 10–13)
Sir Malcolm Sargent (tracks 1–6)
Gilbert Vinter (English conductor and composer) (track 8)
André Previn (1971-11-30) (track 18)
John McGlinn (1989-06) (track 16)
John McGlinn (1990-12) (tracks 14–15)
Sir Simon Rattle (1998-06) (track 17)
editor:
Matthew Cocker (editor) (tracks 14–16)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (tracks 14, 14–15, 15–16, 16)
Cole Porter (1934) (tracks 14, 14)
Cole Porter (1948) (tracks 16, 16, 16)
Cole Porter (1953) (track 15)
orchestra:
London Sinfonietta (tracks 10, 13)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 7)
Pro Arte Orchestra (tracks 1–6)
London Symphony Orchestra (1971-11-30) (track 18)
London Sinfonietta (1989-06) (track 16)
London Sinfonietta (1990-12) (tracks 14–15)
orchestrator:
Philip Lang (track 15)
Hans Spialek (track 14)
producer:
John Fraser (UK producer) (tracks 16–17)
Simon Woods (producer) (tracks 14–15)
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (1971-11-30) (track 18)
recording engineer:
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (1971-11-30) (track 18)
sound engineer:
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (track 18)
premiered at:
[concert] (1901-06-20) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1991) (tracks 14–16)
publisher:
Chappell (track 15)
Chappell & Co. (track 16)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 15–16)
Chappell Music (track 14)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 14)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 14)
Boosey & Co. (1901) (track 7)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1901-06-20) (track 7)
recorded at:
remix of:
Overture (1989 London studio cast) by London Sinfonietta, John McGlinn (1990) (track 16)
part of:
Works of Edward Elgar by opus number (number: op. 40) (track 7)
arrangements:
Candide Overture (for band, Grundman) (track 18)
Candide: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
is the basis for:
J'aime Paris (track 15)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Você é o mel (track 14)
Wunderbar (track 16)
later versions:
I Love Paris (French version) (track 15)
You're the Top (Barbra Streisand's Back to Brooklyn version) (track 14)
medley including a instrumental recording of:
Bianca (from Kiss Me, Kate) (1989-06) (track 16)
So in Love (from Kiss Me, Kate) (1989-06) (track 16)
Too Darn Hot (from Kiss Me, Kate) (1989-06) (track 16)
Why Can't You Behave? (from Kiss Me, Kate) (1989-06) (track 16)
Wunderbar (from Kiss Me, Kate) (1989-06) (track 16)
All Through the Night (1990-12) (track 14)
Allez-vous-en (Can-Can [Pistache]) (1990-12) (track 15)
Anything Goes (1990-12) (track 14)
Blow, Gabriel Blow (Anything Goes) (1990-12) (track 14)
I Love Paris (Can-Can [Pistache, Company]) (1990-12) (track 15)
If You Loved Me Truly (from Can-Can) (1990-12) (track 15)
Montmartre (1990-12) (track 15)
You’re the Top (1990-12) (track 14)
part of:
Anything Goes (tracks 14, 14, 14, 14)
Candide (track 18)
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (tracks 15, 15)
Can‐Can (tracks 15, 15, 15, 15)
Cox and Box (track 4)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 11)
High Society (stage musical) (track 15)
Iolanthe (track 1)
Of Thee I Sing (1931 musical) (track 12)
Princess Ida (Gilbert & Sullivan opera) (track 5)
The Arcadians (track 8)
The Desert Song (track 9)
Wonderful Town (track 17)
Annie Get Your Gun (track 13)
Show Boat (track 10)
The Mikado (track 6)
The Sorcerer (track 3)
Kiss Me, Kate (musical) (tracks 16, 16, 16, 16, 16)
partial recording of:
Iolanthe: Overture (track 1)
recording of:
Overture (from "Annie Get Your Gun") (track 13)
Overture (Show Boat) (track 10)
Candide: Overture (1971-11-30) (track 18)
Wonderful Town: Act I. Overture (1998-06) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B007O5FAHM [info]