Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Invitation to the Dance
Carl Maria von Weber 8:53
2 Symphonie Fantastique, op. 14: A Ball
Hector Berlioz 6:22
3 Mephisto Waltz, Dance at the Village Inn
Franz Liszt 11:11
4 Faust: La Valse de Faust
Charles‐François Gounod 5:32
5 Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Valse. Allegro moderato
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:31
6 Serenade for String Orchestra in C Major, Op. 48: Valse: Moderato. Tempo di Valse
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:17
7 Vienna Blood, Op. 354
Johann Strauss II 9:25
8 The Blue Danube, Op. 314
Johann Strauss II 9:58
9 Emperor Waltz
Johann Strauss II 10:50

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 8)
Berlin, Germany (1889-10-21) (track 9)
balance engineer:
Hans-Peter Schweigmann (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-29) (tracks 8–9)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1969-04-28 – 1969-04-29) (track 7)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (1971-01-23 – 1971-02-15) (track 4)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1971-09-22 – 1971-09-24) (track 1)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1975-10-22) (track 5)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 6)
composer:
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 4)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 7)
Hector Berlioz (1830) (tracks 2, 2)
Franz Liszt (1860) (track 3)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1888-05 – 1888-08) (track 5)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1889) (track 9)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-29) (tracks 8–9)
Herbert von Karajan (1969-04-28 – 1969-04-29) (track 7)
Herbert von Karajan (1971-01) (track 4)
Herbert von Karajan (1971-01-23 – 1971-02-15) (track 4)
Herbert von Karajan (1971-09) (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (1971-09-22 – 1971-09-24) (track 1)
Herbert von Karajan (1975) (track 2)
Herbert von Karajan (1975-02) (track 2)
Herbert von Karajan (1975-10-22) (track 5)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 6)
engineer:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (track 4)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-29) (tracks 8–9)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1969-04-28 – 1969-04-29) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-01) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-01-23 – 1971-02-15) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-09) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-09-22 – 1971-09-24) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1975) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1975-02) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1975-10-22) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 6)
orchestrator:
Hector Berlioz (track 1)
producer:
Michel Glotz (track 6)
Hans Hirsch (producer at Deutsche Grammophon) (track 4)
Hermann Hirsch (track 4)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (track 1)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (1966-12) (tracks 8–9)
Otto Gerdes (1969-04) (track 7)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (1969-04) (track 7)
Michel Glotz (1975-10) (track 5)
recording engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1967) (track 9)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1971) (track 7)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1972) (track 4)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-29) (tracks 8–9)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1969-04-28 – 1969-04-29) (track 7)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1971-02-14 – 1971-02-16) (track 4)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1971-09-22 – 1971-09-24) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1975-10-22) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-09-22 – 1980-09-23) (track 6)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 354) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 437) (track 9)
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 514) (track 3)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 8)
Kaiser-Walzer (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 9)
Symphonie fantastique, S. 470: II. Un bal (for piano solo, Liszt) (tracks 2, 2)
Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: III. Valse. Allegro moderato (for piano four hands, Taneyev) (track 5)
Waltz from Faust (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Vilbac) (track 4)
夜は語らずとも (tracks 2, 2)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 8)
Red Danube (track 8)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 8)
later translated versions:
later versions:
River of Light (track 8)
Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: II. Un bal (alternative version with cornet obbligato) (tracks 2, 2)
orchestration of:
Aufforderung zum Tanze, op. 65 (for piano) (track 1)
orchestrations:
part of:
Faust: Acte II (tracks 4, 4)
recording of:
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-29) (track 8)
Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437 (1966-12-28 – 1966-12-29) (track 9)
Wiener Blut, op. 354 (waltz) (1969-04-28 – 1969-04-29) (track 7)
Mephisto Waltz no. 1, S. 514 "Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke" (for piano solo) (1971-09) (track 3)
Aufforderung zum Tanz, J. 260 (orchestrated by Berlioz) (1971-09-22 – 1971-09-24) (track 1)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000025MPS [info]