Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Spring (The Four Seasons): Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:26
2 Adagio
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 11:47
3 Valse From String Serenade
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:10
4 Menuetto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:23
5 Morning Mood (Peer Gynt)
Edvard Grieg 4:06
6 Valse triste
Jean Sibelius 6:01
7 Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: I. Molto allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:19
8 Symphony No. 9 "From the New World": Largo
Antonín Dvořák 4:56
9 Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Franz Schmidt 4:31
10 Carmen Suite: Prelude I
Georges Bizet 2:18
11 Boléro
Maurice Ravel 5:40
12 The Sleeping Beauty: Valse
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:17
13 La traviata: Prelude to Act III
Giuseppe Verdi 4:26
14 Symphony No. 3 "Organ": Maestoso
Camille Saint‐Saëns 8:28
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Also Sprach Zarathustra
Richard Strauss 1:42
2 Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Pietro Mascagni 3:29
3 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:37
4 Swan Lake: Swan Theme
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:44
5 An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314
Johann Strauss II 11:46
6 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:34
7 Thaïs: Méditation
Jules Massenet 6:01
8 Badinerie
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:24
9 Barcarolle
Jacques Offenbach 3:32
10 Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23: Allegro
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:48
11 Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor: Adagietto
Gustav Mahler 11:53
12 Symphonie Classique: Finale
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 4:16
13 Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Christoph Willibald Gluck 6:45
14 Nutcracker: Danse de la Fée Dragée
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 1:38
15 Nutcracker: Valse Des Fleurs
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:58

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Michel Schwalbé (Polish violinist) (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 1)
Leon Spierer (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 2)
cello [cello continuo]:
Eberhard Finke (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 1)
pipe organ:
Pierre Cochereau (1981-09-20 – 1981-09-21) (track 14)
organ:
David Bell (organist) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 2)
harpsichord [harpsichord continuo]:
Horst Göbel (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 1)
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 9, 13)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 12)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 1)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1976-05-25 – 1977-02-17) (track 7)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 3)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1981-09-20 – 1981-09-21) (track 14)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 5)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 2)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1984-02-19 – 1984-02-24) (track 6)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 10)
Remo Giazotto (track 2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 4)
Franz Schmidt (Austrian composer) (track 9)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 12)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 13)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 1)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788 – 1788-07-25) (track 7)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 3)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1886) (track 14)
Antonín Dvořák (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 6)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1928) (track 11)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 9, 13)
Herbert von Karajan (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 12)
Herbert von Karajan (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 1)
Herbert von Karajan (1976-05-25 – 1977-02-17) (track 7)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (1981-09-20 – 1981-09-21) (track 14)
Herbert von Karajan (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 5)
Herbert von Karajan (1982-09) (track 10)
Herbert von Karajan (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 2)
Herbert von Karajan (1984-02-19 – 1984-02-24) (track 6)
Herbert von Karajan (1985-12) (track 11)
Herbert von Karajan (1987-09) (track 4)
executive producer:
Günther Breest (tracks 2, 6, 14)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 9, 13)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 12)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1976-05-25 – 1977-02-17) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1981-09-20 – 1981-09-21) (track 14)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1982-09) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1984-02-19 – 1984-02-24) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1985-12) (track 11)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1987-09) (track 4)
previously attributed to:
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (Italian Baroque composer) (track 2)
producer:
Cord Garben (track 7)
Michel Glotz (tracks 2–3, 5, 14)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 1, 9, 12–13)
Hans Hirsch (producer at Deutsche Grammophon) (1972-08) (track 1)
recording engineer:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (1972-08) (track 1)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (track 5)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 6)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 6)
publisher:
Editions Durand (1947-) (track 14)
Ricordi London (Casa Ricordi sublabel for Classical music) (track 2)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 6)
Palais Garnier in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1928-11-22) (track 11)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 9, 13)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 12)
Französische Kirche (St. Moritz) in St. Moritz, Graubünden, Switzerland (1972-08-15 – 1972-08-21) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1976-05-25 – 1977-02-17) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1981-09-20 – 1981-09-21) (track 14)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1982-09) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1984-02-19 – 1984-02-24) (track 6)
edit of:
part of:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (catch all for arrangements) (track 2)
Adagio of the Sky (track 2)
Boléro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for piano 4-hands) (track 11)
Cold is Being (track 2)
Divertimento no. 17 in D major, K. 334: III. Minuetto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Finale from Symphony no. 3 "Organ Symphony" (for band, Slocum) (track 14)
Minuet (for violin and piano, arr. Burmeister) (track 4)
Minuet (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 4)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 "Great": I. Allegro molto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 6)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 8)
Adagio (track 2)
Anytime, Anywhere (track 2)
Goin’ Home (track 8)
If I Had Words (track 14)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 6)
Más allá (track 8)
No More Boleros (track 11)
later parody versions:
Bolero (track 11)
Bolero (track 11)
Le Parti d'en rire (track 11)
later versions:
Bolero (arr. Hans Hasso Stamer) (track 11)
Bolero (Starink version) (track 11)
Boléro (arr. Django Rheinhardt) (track 11)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for 2 pianos) (track 11)
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 8)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 8)
Troublant Bolero (track 11)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 6)
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 10)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 "Great" (2nd version) (movement) (track 7)
Divertimento no. 17 in D major (K. 334; K. 320b) (track 4)
The Sleeping Beauty, op. 66a (Suite) (track 12)
partial recording of:
Boléro (1985-12) (track 11)
recording of:
La traviata: Atto III. Preludio (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 13)
Notre Dame, op. 2: Act I. Intermezzo (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 9)
The Sleeping Beauty Suite, op. 66a: V. Valse. (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 12)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 "Great": I. Allegro molto (2nd version) (1976-05-25 – 1977-02-17) (track 7)
Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: I. Morgenstemning (1982-01-27 – 1982-02-18) (track 5)
Carmen Suite no. 1: I. Prélude (1982-09) (track 10)
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 2)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1984-02-19 – 1984-02-24) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
This Is the Story (Clare Muldaur) (track 11)
revision of:
version of:

CD 2

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 5)
violin:
Michel Schwalbé (Polish violinist) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 7)
Thomas Brandis (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Leon Spierer (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Hanns-Joachim Westphal (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
cello:
Jörg Baumann (cellist) (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Ottomar Borwitzky (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Götz Teutsch (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
viola:
Giusto Cappone (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Wilfried Strehle (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Siegbert Ueberschaer (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
flute:
Karlheinz Zöller (1964-08-17 – 1964-08-24) (track 8)
Karlheinz Zöller (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
organ:
Wolfgang Meyer (organist, harpsichordist) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 2)
bass:
Friedrich Witt (contra bass player) (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
piano:
Lazar Berman (1975-11) (track 10)
harpsichord:
Edith Picht‐Axenfeld (1964-08-17 – 1964-08-24) (track 8)
arranger:
Manuel Rosenthal (track 9)
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1964-08-17 – 1964-08-24) (track 8)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 2, 7)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 4)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1973-02-13 – 1973-02-16) (track 11)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (track 5)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (tracks 3, 12)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1982-09-21 – 1982-09-28) (tracks 14–15)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09-29 – 1983-09-30) (track 1)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 6, 6, 8)
Jacques Offenbach (tracks 9, 9)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 14–15)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 3)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1874-11 – 1875-02) (tracks 10, 10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876) (track 4)
Pietro Mascagni (1888) (track 2)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 7)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 1)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1902) (track 11)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1917) (track 12)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1964-08-17 – 1964-08-24) (track 8)
Herbert von Karajan (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 2, 7)
Herbert von Karajan (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 4)
Herbert von Karajan (1973-02-13 – 1973-02-16) (track 11)
Herbert von Karajan (1975-11) (track 10)
Herbert von Karajan (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (track 5)
Herbert von Karajan (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (tracks 3, 12)
Herbert von Karajan (1982-09-21 – 1982-09-28) (tracks 14–15)
Herbert von Karajan (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
Herbert von Karajan (1983-09-29 – 1983-09-30) (track 1)
dedicated to:
Hans von Bülow (track 10)
editor:
Reinhild Schmidt (tracks 3, 12)
engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09) (track 1)
executive producer:
Günther Breest (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
Otto Gerdes (track 7)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1964-08-17 – 1964-08-24) (track 8)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 2, 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1973-02-13 – 1973-02-16) (track 11)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1975-11) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (tracks 3, 12)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1982-09-21 – 1982-09-28) (tracks 14–15)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1983-09-29 – 1983-09-30) (track 1)
producer:
Günther Breest (track 3)
Michel Glotz (tracks 5–6, 9, 12–15)
Werner Mayer (classical producer) (track 1)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 2, 4, 7–8, 11)
solo violin:
Michel Schwalbé (Polish violinist) (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1968) (tracks 2, 7)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 9)
premiered at:
Symphony Hall (Boston) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1875-10-25) (track 10)
recorded at:
Victoria Konzertsaal in St. Moritz, Graubünden, Switzerland (1964-08-17 – 1964-08-24) (track 8)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (tracks 2, 7)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 4)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1973-02-13 – 1973-02-16) (track 11)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1981-01-28 – 1981-02-24) (tracks 3, 12)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1982-09-21 – 1982-09-28) (tracks 14–15)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1983-09-29 – 1983-09-30) (track 1)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 5)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 11)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 11)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 5)
Ballet des ombres heureuses (for solo piano, Friedman) (track 13)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (for piano, Friedman) (track 6)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 7)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 7)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 7)
Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 13)
Mélodie de Gluck (Dance of the Blessed Spirits, arr. Sgambati for solo piano) (track 13)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 8)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melodie) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
The Nutcracker: Valse des fleurs (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 15)
is the basis for:
AMERICA (STAGE 1) (City Connection) (track 10)
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 5)
Ave Maria (Adapted from the Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 2)
Concerto (track 10)
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 3)
Güzel Sevda Bahçesi Gül Bizim Mestimize (Based on Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle) (track 9)
Peace Planet (track 8)
Red Danube (track 5)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 2)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 5)
Tonight We Love (Freddy Martin 1941 hit) (track 10)
(track 9)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 1)
River of Light (track 5)
orchestrations:
part of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II (Italian version) (track 13)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 7)
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 1)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version B - 8 movements) (track 4)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version A - 6 movements) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 11)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (1964-08-17 – 1964-08-24) (track 8)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 2)
Thaïs: Acte II. Entr'acte "Méditation" (1967-09-22 – 1967-09-25) (track 7)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a: I. Scène (1971-01-04 – 1971-02-17) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (1973-02-13 – 1973-02-16) (track 11)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. Allegro (1978-07-01 – 1979-01-29) (track 6)
Gaîté Parisienne: XXIII. Barcarolle (arr. Manuel Rosenthal) (1980-06-10 – 1980-09-30) (track 9)
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (1980-06-13 – 1980-12-04) (track 5)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II: Danza degli spiriti beati (instrumental ballet, for the original 1762 Italian version) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: I. Einleitung (1983-09-29 – 1983-09-30) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (tracks 6, 8)
Hooked on Tchaikovsky (tracks 10, 14)
revision of:
version of:

Release

ASIN: US: B00008CLNO [info]