Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Song to the Moon (Rusalka, Act I)
Antonín Dvořák 5:57
2 Should I ever learn (Kdybych se co takoveho)
Bedřich Smetana 3:54
3 How confused I feel (Jak je mi?) (Dalibor, Act II)
Bedřich Smetana 2:32
4 Solveig's Song (Peer Gynt)
Edvard Grieg 5:49
5 Solveig's Cradle Song (Peer Gynt)
Edvard Grieg 4:57
6 Carmina Burana - Amor volat undique (Cours d'amour)
Carl Orff 3:21
7 Carmina Burana - Stetit puella (Cours d'amour)
Carl Orff 2:06
8 Carmina Burana - In trutina (Cours d'amour)
Carl Orff 2:14
9 Vier letzte Lieder - Frühling
Johann Strauss II 3:51
10 Vier letzte Lieder - September
Johann Strauss II 5:17
11 Vier letzte Lieder - Beim Schlafengehen
Johann Strauss II 6:21
12 Vier letzte Lieder - Im Abendrot
Johann Strauss II 8:26
13 Symphony No. 4 in G - IV. Sehr behaglich
Gustav Mahler 9:13
14 Tatiana's Letter Scene (Eugene Onegin, Act I)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 12:06
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Un cenno leggiadretto (Serse, Act I)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:50
2 Ho perduto il caro sposo (Rodelinda, Act I)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:59
3 O had I Jubel's lyre (Joshua, Act III)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:53
4 Laudate Dominum (Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:17
5 Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Act II: Welche Wonne, welche Lust
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:35
6 La nozze di Figaro, Act II: Orgi, amor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:50
7 La nozze di Figaro, Act II: Voi che sapete
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:49
8 La nozze di Figaro, Act III: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:56
9 Don Giovanni, Act II: Crudele?...non mi dir
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:37
10 Cosi fan tutte, Act I: Come scoglio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:34
11 Cosi fan tutte, Act II: Una donna a quindici anni
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:12
12 Die Zauberflöte, Act II: Der Hölle Rache
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:15
13 Die Zauberflöte, Act II: Ach, ich fühl's
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:17
14 Crucifixus (Petit Messe solennelle)
Gioachino Rossini 3:06
15 Die Forelle D550
Franz Schubert 2:15
16 Gretchen am Spinnrade (Goethe) D118
Franz Schubert 3:44
17 An Sylvia (Shakespeare trans. Baurnfeld) D891
Franz Schubert 2:55
18 Zueignung (von Gilm) Op. 10, No. 1
Johann Strauss II 1:46
19 Die lustige Witwe, Act II: Es lebt' eine Vilja
Franz Lehár 5:48
20 Die Fledermaus, Act II: Klänge der Heimat
Johann Strauss II 4:30

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Neville Boyling (engineer) (1982-05) (track 13)
composer:
Bedřich Smetana (tracks 2–3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 14)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (tracks 4–5)
Gustav Mahler (1899 – 1901) (track 13)
Antonín Dvořák (1900-04-21 – 1900-11-27) (track 1)
Carl Orff (1936) (tracks 6–8)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1948) (tracks 9–12)
conductor:
Stefan Soltesz (tracks 1–3, 14)
Klaus Tennstedt (tracks 9–12)
Klaus Tennstedt (1982-05) (track 13)
librettist:
Karel Sabina (track 2)
Henrik Ibsen (1867) (tracks 4–5)
lyricist:
Hermann Hesse (tracks 9–11)
orchestra:
Münchner Rundfunkorchester (tracks 1–3, 14)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1982-05) (track 13)
producer:
John Willan (producer) (track 13)
soprano vocals:
Lucia Popp (soprano) (tracks 1–12, 14)
Lucia Popp (soprano) (1982-05) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1983) (track 13)
publisher:
premiered at:
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-05) (track 13)
arrangements:
A Young Girl (track 7)
Peer Gynt, op. 23: Solveigs sang (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Rusalka, op. 114: Song to the Moon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Symphony no. 4 in G major: IV. Sehr behaglich (arr. Erwin Stein for chamber orchestra) (track 13)
Vier letzte Lieder, AV 150: III. "Beim Schlafengehen" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Solvejg's Song (op. 23, no. 1) (orchestrated version) (track 4)
later versions:
Tapt av håp (track 4)
part of:
Dalibor: Act II (1870 revision) (track 3)
Symphony no. 4 in G major (movement) (track 13)
Vier letzte Lieder, AV 150 (tracks 9–12)
Peer Gynt, op. 23 (tracks 4–5)
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 2

additional librettist:
Johann Gottlieb Stephanie ('The Younger') (track 5)
choir vocals:
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 2)
Franz Lehár (track 19)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 5–6, 8–11)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 16)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 20)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1747-07-19 – 1747-08-19) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1780) (track 4)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (tracks 12–13)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1816-11 – 1817-07) (track 15)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1826) (track 17)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1863) (track 14)
conductor:
György Fischer (tracks 1–4)
Bernard Haitink (track 13)
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (tracks 11–12)
Josef Krips (track 5)
Leonard Slatkin (tracks 6–10)
librettist:
Lorenzo Da Ponte (tracks 6–11)
Thomas Morell (track 3)
Emanuel Schikaneder (tracks 12–13)
lyricist:
William Shakespeare (famous English poet and playwright) (track 17)
Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart (German poet) (1777 – 1787) (track 15)
orchestra:
English Chamber Orchestra (tracks 1–4)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester (tracks 6–10)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 11–12)
soprano vocals:
Lucia Popp (soprano) (tracks 1–20)
translator:
Eduard von Bauernfeld (Austrian dramatist) (track 17)
part of:
arrangements:
Die Forelle, D. 550 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Die Forelle, S. 563 no. 6 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 15)
Die Forelle, S. 564 (for piano, Liszt - second version) (track 15)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, S. 558 Nr. 8 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 16)
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339: V. Laudate dominum (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Who Is Sylvia? (Saxophone & piano) (track 17)
is based on:
Die Forelle (Schubart poem) (track 15)
is the basis for:
later versions:
An Silvia, D. 891 (for orchestra (unknown orchestrator)) (track 17)
Die Forelle, D. 550 (orchestrated by Britten) (track 15)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (orchestrated by Reger) (track 16)
orchestrations:
Gretchen am Spinnrade, S. 375 no. 2 (orchestrated by Liszt) (track 16)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, op. 2, D. 118 (orchestrated by Ljova) (track 16)
part of:
recording of:
An Sylvia, D. 891 (for voice and piano) (track 17)
Die Forelle, D. 550 (track 15)
Zueignung (op. 10 no. 1; TrV 141 no. 1; for voice and orchestra, unknown orchestration) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (orchestrated by Strauss) (track 18)