Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin
Richard Wagner 3:08
2 William Tell Overture
Gioachino Rossini 3:32
3 Light Cavalry Overture
Franz von Suppé 4:14
4 Marriage of Figaro Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:04
5 Flower Duet from Lakme
Léo Delibes 4:23
6 1812 Overture
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 17:10
7 Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:23
8 Song of the Toreador (from Carmen)
Georges Bizet 2:55
9 Music for the Royal Fireworks
Georg Friedrich Händel 19:00
10 In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt
Edvard Grieg 2:31

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1882-08-20) (track 6)
cello:
David Strange (track 2)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 8)
Léo Delibes (track 5)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 2)
Franz von Suppé (track 3)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (track 7)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1749) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 4)
Richard Wagner (1846 – 1848) (track 1)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (track 10)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (track 6)
conductor:
Robert Ashey (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 7)
Béla Bánfalvi (violinist, concert master of Budapest strings) (track 7)
Pierre Carbidier (conductor) (track 8)
Alberto Lizzio (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 9)
Harold Newman (classical conductor) (track 4)
George Richter (conductor, probably fictitious, or Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 6)
Hans‐Jürgen Walther (tracks 1, 10)
librettist:
Philippe Gille (track 5)
Edmond Gondinet (track 5)
orchestra:
Budapesti Vonósok (Budapest String Orchestra) (track 7)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 7)
London Symphony Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym, not the real LSO) (track 6)
Munich Symphony Orchestra (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym, not the former Symphonie-Orchester Graunke) (track 9)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (track 10)
soprano vocals:
The Opera Angels (track 5)
publisher:
premiered at:
Green Park in Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1749-04-27) (track 9)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (track 6)
Händel-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: HWV 351) (track 9)
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (track 6)
Carmen (arrangement for strings by Louise-Andrée Baril) (track 8)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les toréadors (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Finale (The Lone Ranger, Hans Zimmer) (track 2)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 10)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Light Cavalry Overture (for brass band, Langford) (track 3)
Lohengrin: Act III. Vorspiel (for brass band, Wright) (track 1)
Music for the Royal Fireworks (arr. Harty) (track 9)
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
William Tell Overture (Mike Oldfield arrangement) (track 2)
William’s Tale (track 2)
is based on:
Carmen: Prélude (track 8)
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (track 6)
Child of the Night (track 5)
Mozart/Figaro (track 4)
Night Enchanted (track 5)
later versions:
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 10)
part of:
Leichte Kavallerie (track 3)
Lohengrin: Act III (track 1)
Lakmé: Acte I (track 5)
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 8)
parts:
recording of:
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Käferherz (track 10)
Prelude to Madness (track 10)
version of: