Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Les patineurs, Valse, op. 183
Émile Waldteufel 6:51
2 "Toy Symphony": I. Allegro
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart 3:52
3 "Toy Symphony": ii. Minuetto
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart 4:35
4 "Toy Symphony": iii. Allegro
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart 1:21
5 Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214
Johann Strauss II 2:35
6 An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314, Walzer
Johann Strauss II 8:27
7 Dichter und Bauer: Ouvertüre
Franz von Suppé 9:19
8 La Gioconda: Danza delle ore
Amilcare Ponchielli 9:43
9 Moto perpetuo, op. 11
Niccolò Paganini 4:45
10 Suite No. 3: Air
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:58
11 Aufforderung zum Tanz, op. 65
Carl Maria von Weber 7:54
12 Jota aragonesa
Михаил Иванович Глинка 7:47

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Sankt-Peterburg, Russia (1850) (track 12)
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 6)
composer:
Leopold Mozart (tracks 2–4)
Niccolò Paganini (composer) (track 9)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 5)
Franz von Suppé (track 7)
Émile Waldteufel (classical composer) (track 1)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 10)
Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer) (1845) (track 12)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 6)
conductor:
Arturo Toscanini (1939-04-17) (track 9)
Arturo Toscanini (1941-02-15) (tracks 2–4)
Arturo Toscanini (1941-05-06) (track 5)
Arturo Toscanini (1941-12-11 – 1942-03-19) (track 6)
Arturo Toscanini (1943-07-18) (track 7)
Arturo Toscanini (1945-06-28) (track 1)
Arturo Toscanini (1946-04-08) (track 10)
Arturo Toscanini (1950-03-04) (track 12)
Arturo Toscanini (1951-09-28) (track 11)
Arturo Toscanini (1952-07-29) (track 8)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (track 8)
orchestra:
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1939-04-17) (track 9)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1941-02-15) (tracks 2–4)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1941-05-06) (track 5)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1941-12-11 – 1942-03-19) (track 6)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1943-07-18) (track 7)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1945-06-28) (track 1)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1946-04-08) (track 10)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1950-03-04) (track 12)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1951-09-28) (track 11)
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1952-07-29) (track 8)
recorded at:
Studio 8H (NBC Studios, GE Building) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1939-04-17) (track 9)
Studio 8H (NBC Studios, GE Building) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1941-02-15) (tracks 2–4)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1941-05-06) (track 5)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1941-12-11 – 1942-03-19) (track 6)
Studio 8H (NBC Studios, GE Building) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1943-07-18) (track 7)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1945-06-28) (track 1)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1946-04-08) (track 10)
Studio 8H (NBC Studios, GE Building) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1950-03-04) (track 12)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1951-09-28) (track 11)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1952-07-29) (track 8)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 214) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 6)
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 10)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 10)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 10)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 6)
Jota aragonesa (for piano solo, Balakirev) (track 12)
Moto perpetuo (arranged by Pitt) (track 9)
Moto perpetuo, op. 11 (for cello and piano, Klengel) (track 9)
Moto perpetuo, op. 11 (for violin and piano, ed. David) (track 9)
Moto perpetuo, op. 11, MS 72 (for violin and guitar) (track 9)
Moto perpetuo, op. 11, MS 72 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 10)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 10)
Poet and Peasant: Overture (for organ, Evans) (track 7)
Skater’s Waltz (Mantovani's arrangement) (track 1)
Solo Amore (track 10)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Tritsch–Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (for brass, Richards) (track 5)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 6)
Bach Aire (track 10)
Like I Do (track 8)
Red Danube (track 6)
Sweetest Love (track 10)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 6)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
River of Light (track 6)
Skater's Waltz (Hank Thompson's version) (track 1)
orchestration of:
Aufforderung zum Tanze, op. 65 (for piano) (track 11)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 10)
part of:
Dichter und Bauer (track 7)
recording of:
Moto perpetuo, op. 11, MS 72 (for violin and orchestra) (1939-04-17) (track 9)
Tritsch–Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (1941-05-06) (track 5)
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (1941-12-11 – 1942-03-19) (track 6)
Dichter und Bauer: Ouvertüre (1943-07-18) (track 7)
Les Patineurs, op. 183 (1945-06-28) (track 1)
Aufforderung zum Tanz, op. 65 (orchestration not indicated) (1951-09-28) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 10)
Hooked on a Song (track 8)

Release

part of: Arturo Toscanini Collection (RCA) (number: 40)
ASIN: US: B000003EY2 [info]