Annotation

This is part of a 3 disc collection "Super Bargain Boxes" the actual discs are labelled "101 Great Orchestral Classics Vol. 1, 2 and 3" but the cover has what I have used here.

Annotation last modified on 2015-02-01 01:34 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Overture - Coriolanus
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:29
2 Piano Concerto no. 1: Romance. Larghetto
Fryderyk Chopin 9:21
3 L'Arlesienne: Farandole
Georges Bizet 3:11
4 Brandenburg Concerto no. 2: Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:21
5 Violin Concerto: Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:15
6 In The Steppes of Central Asia
Alexander Borodin 8:06
7 Slavonic Dance no. 8
Antonín Dvořák 4:38
8 Holberg Suite: Prelude
Edvard Grieg 2:47
9 A Midsummer Night's Dream: Notturno
Felix Mendelssohn 6:28
10 Symphony no. 4: Allegro energico
Johannes Brahms 12:45
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Radetzky March
Johann Strauss I 3:12
2 Piano Concerto no. 4: Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:39
3 Hungarian Dance no. 1
Johannes Brahms 3:03
4 Christmas Concerto: Pastorale
Arcangelo Corelli 4:18
5 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 16:57
6 Minuet
Luigi Boccherini 4:32
7 Peer Gynt Suite: Solveig's Song
Edvard Grieg 4:38
8 Night on Bare Mountain
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky 11:54
9 Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:08
10 Symphony no. 41: Molto allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 9:27
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1
Sir Edward Elgar 6:02
2 Violin Concerto in D major: Allegro giocoso
Johannes Brahms 8:31
3 Russian Sailor's Dance
Reinhold Glière 3:42
4 Water Music: Alla Hornpipe
George Frideric Handel 2:57
5 Sheherazade: Part 3
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 10:36
6 Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
Claude Debussy 10:31
7 Violin Concerto in A minor: Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:47
8 Piano Concerto no. 1: Allegro con fuoco
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:52
9 Eine kleine Nachtmusik: Romanze
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:04
10 Symphony no. 4: Saltarello. Presto
Felix Mendelssohn 6:00

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Takako Nishizaki (1988-07) (track 5)
piano:
István Székely (track 2)
arranger:
Ernest Guiraud (track 3)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (track 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1807) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830-04 – 1830-09) (track 2)
Felix Mendelssohn (1842) (tracks 9, 9)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1872) (track 3)
Antonín Dvořák (1878-04 – 1878-08-22) (track 7)
Александр Порфирьевич Бородин (Alexander Borodin) (1880) (track 6)
Edvard Grieg (1884) (track 8)
Johannes Brahms (1884 – 1885) (track 10)
conductor:
Bohdan Warchal (track 4)
Anthony Bramall (1987-06) (track 3)
Anthony Bramall (1987-06-14 – 1987-06-19) (track 9)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 1)
Daniel Nazareth (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 6)
Zdeněk Košler (1987-09 – 1988-03-22) (track 7)
Gyula Németh (1988-03-29 – 1988-04-01) (track 2)
Kenneth Jean (1988-07) (track 5)
علی رهبری (Ali Rahbari, sometimes credited as "Alexander") (1989-04-27 – 1989-05-05) (track 10)
dedicated to:
Franz Liszt (track 6)
engineer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 9)
orchestra:
Capella Istropolitana (tracks 4, 8)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1987-06) (track 3)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1987-06-14 – 1987-06-19) (track 9)
Slovak Philharmonic (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (tracks 1, 6)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1987-09 – 1988-03-22) (track 7)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (1988-03-29 – 1988-04-01) (track 2)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1988-07) (track 5)
Brussels Philharmonic (1989-04-27 – 1989-05-05) (track 10)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (tracks 5, 7, 9)
Monika Feszler (track 2)
Teije van Geest (engineer/producer) (track 7)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-06) (track 3)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-07) (track 1)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-04 – 1989-05) (track 10)
solo piano:
István Székely (1988-03-29 – 1988-04-01) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 5)
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1999) (track 9)
premiered at:
Palais Lobkowitz in Wien, Austria (1807-03) (track 1)
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1987-06-14 – 1987-06-19) (tracks 3, 9)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (tracks 1, 6)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1988-03-29 – 1988-04-01) (track 2)
Concert Hall of the Belgian Radio and Television in Brussels, Belgium (1989-04-27 – 1989-05-05) (track 10)
part of:
arrangements:
Romance (for solo piano, Balakirev, from Chopin's Piano Concerto no. 1) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 10)
Slavonic Dance no. 8 (arr. Isaac) (track 7)
later versions:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for piano, Bizet) (track 3)
orchestrations:
In the Steppes of Central Asia (orch. Glazunov) (track 6)
part of:
Fra Holbergs tid, op. 40 (for string orchestra) (track 8)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2 (for orchestra) (track 3)
Slavonic Dances, op. 46, B. 83 (for orchestra) (track 7)
recording of:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for orchestra) (track 3)
In the Steppes of Central Asia (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 6)
Ouvertüre Coriolan, op. 62 (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

piano:
Stefan Vladar (track 2)
Kathryn Selby (1989-06-21 – 1989-06-24) (track 5)
Marián Lapšanský (1990-01-12) (track 9)
Peter Toperczer (1990-01-12) (track 9)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (track 3)
Arcangelo Corelli (track 4)
Luigi Boccherini (1771) (track 6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788 – 1788-08-10) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1807) (track 2)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 1)
Modest Mussorgsky (composer) (1867-06-12 – 1867-06-23) (track 8)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (track 7)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1886-02) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 5)
conductor:
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (track 2)
Daniel Nazareth (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 8)
Ondrej Lenárd (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (track 1)
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (1988-03) (track 10)
István Bogár (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 3)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1988-06) (track 7)
Richard Hayman (1989-06-21 – 1989-06-24) (track 5)
Jaroslav Krček (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 4)
Ondrej Lenárd (1990-01-12) (track 9)
dedicated to:
engineer:
István Berényi (engineer) (1988-03) (track 3)
orchestra:
Slovak Philharmonic (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 8)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (track 1)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-03) (track 10)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 3)
Štátna filharmónia Košice (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (1988-06) (track 7)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1989-06-21 – 1989-06-24) (track 5)
Capella Istropolitana (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 4)
Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1990-01-12) (track 9)
orchestrator:
Johannes Brahms (1873) (track 3)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (composer) (1886) (track 8)
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 5)
performer:
producer:
Teije van Geest (engineer/producer) (track 10)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (track 9)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1988-01) (track 1)
Jenő Simon (1988-03) (track 3)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1988-06) (track 7)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1989-06) (track 5)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1989-06) (track 5)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 4)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 4)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1891) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1990) (track 9)
publisher:
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 5)
Warner Bros. Music (track 5)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 1)
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (track 1)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 3)
Studio 1 (of Czech Radio) in Praha 2, Praha, Czech Republic (1989-06-21 – 1989-06-24) (track 5)
Moyzesova sieň in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 4)
Moyzes Hall in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1990-01-12) (track 9)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 1)
arrangement of:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 9)
arrangements:
Celebrated Menuet (for violin and piano, Haddock) (track 6)
Dream Vision of the Peasant Lad (arranged by Shebalin, from Fair at Sorochyntsi) (track 8)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Siloti) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Godowsky) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for organ, Guilmant) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello (or violin) + piano, by composer) (track 9)
Menuette (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (track 6)
Minuet (for cello and piano, arr. Goltermann) (track 6)
Night on Bald Mountain (for piano duet, arr. Nikolai Artsybushev) (track 8)
Plesový marš (track 1)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 1)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 5)
is based on:
St. John's Night on the Bare Mountain (original version) (track 8)
is the basis for:
A Night on Bald Mountain (orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov) (track 8)
A Night on Bald Mountain (arr. Tomita) (track 8)
A Night on Bare Mountain (orchestrated by Stokowski) (track 8)
A Night on the Bare Mountain (unknown version, use as last resort) (track 8)
Blue (track 5)
Obiad rodzinny (track 6)
Radetzky Waltz (track 1)
Solveig's Song (track 7)
Solveig's Song (with Herik Ibsen lyrics) (track 7)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 5)
later versions:
白鳥 (track 9)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Vidal) (track 9)
Quintet in E major, G. 275, op. 11 no. 5: III. Minuetto (orchestrated by Stokowski) (track 6)
part of:
Hungarian Dances for orchestra, WoO 1 (Brahms orchestration) (track 3)
recording of:
St. John's Night on the Bare Mountain (original version) (track 8)
A Night on Bald Mountain (orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov) (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 8)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (track 1)
Hungarian Dances for orchestra, WoO 1, Book 1, no. 1 in G minor: Allegro molto (Brahms orchestration) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 3)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (1989-06-21 – 1989-06-24) (track 5)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (1990-01-12) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (1990-01-12) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 5)
Fantasmic! (theme park show soundtrack) (track 8)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 5)
version of:

CD 3

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 1)
violin:
Viktor Simcisko (track 5)
Takako Nishizaki (1989-05) (track 2)
Takako Nishizaki (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 7)
piano:
Joseph Banowetz (1988-05-29 – 1988-06-01) (track 8)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 7)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1717) (track 4)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 9)
Felix Mendelssohn (1833) (track 10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1874-11 – 1875-02) (track 8)
Johannes Brahms (1878) (track 2)
Claude Debussy (1891 – 1894-09) (track 6)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 1)
conductor:
Ondrej Lenárd (track 5)
Wolfgang Sobotka (1987-10-10 – 1987-10-16) (track 9)
Bohdan Warchal (1988-01) (track 4)
Ondrej Lenárd (1988-05-29 – 1988-06-01) (track 8)
Adrian Leaper (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-15) (track 1)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1989-05) (track 2)
Oliver von Dohnányi (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 7)
Alexander Rahbari (Ali Rahbari, sometimes credited as "Alexander") (1989-11-16 – 1989-11-18) (track 6)
dedicated to:
Raymond Bonheur (track 6)
engineer:
Jo Tavernier (1989-11-16 – 1989-11-18) (track 6)
orchestra:
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (track 10)
Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 3, 5)
Capella Istropolitana (1987-10-10 – 1987-10-16) (track 9)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-01) (track 4)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1988-05-29 – 1988-06-01) (track 8)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-15) (track 1)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1989-05) (track 2)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 7)
BRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels (1989-11-16 – 1989-11-18) (track 6)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (tracks 6, 8)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-10) (track 9)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1988-01) (track 4)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-01) (track 1)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-05) (track 2)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-05 – 1989-06) (track 7)
publisher:
premiered at:
[concert] (1894-12-22) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1993) (track 6)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 1)
Eugène Fromont (1895-10) (track 6)
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-15) (track 1)
Concert Hall of the Belgian Radio and Television in Brussels, Belgium (1989-11-16 – 1989-11-18) (track 6)
part of:
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 86) (track 6)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 87) (track 6)
arrangements:
Extract from "The Afternoon of a Faun" (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 6)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Debussy) (track 6)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for chamber ensemble, Sachs) (track 6)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Ravel) (track 6)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (for flute and piano, arr. Samazeuilh) (track 6)
Russian Sailor’s Dance (for band, Leidzén) (track 3)
Saltarello - Presto from Symphony no. 4 "Italian" (for 16 player pianos, Lehrman) (track 10)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 1)
Prélude à L'après-midi d'un faune (arr. Tomita) (track 6)
later versions:
Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai (for mandolin and orchestra, arr. Avi Avital) (track 7)
part of:
recording of:
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 7)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for orchestra) (1989-11-16 – 1989-11-18) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
version of: