Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ouvertüre zu “Wenn ich König wär”
Adolphe Adam 7:55
2 Ouvertüre zu “Die Sirene”
Daniel‐François‐Esprit Auber 9:20
3 Arie aus “Mignon”: Connais‐tu le pays ?
Ambroise Thomas 6:16
4 Meditation aus “Thais”
Jules Massenet 5:10
5 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Allegretto
Charles‐François Gounod 2:39
6 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Adagio
Charles‐François Gounod 4:10
7 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Allegretto
Charles‐François Gounod 1:42
8 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Moderato maestoso
Charles‐François Gounod 1:50
9 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Moderato con moto
Charles‐François Gounod 2:35
10 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Allegretto
Charles‐François Gounod 1:53
11 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Allegro vivo
Charles‐François Gounod 2:39
12 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Gloire immortelle
Charles‐François Gounod 2:52
13 Ausschnitte aus “Faust”: Salut, demeure chaste et pure
Charles‐François Gounod 4:34
14 Ouvertüre zu “Orpheus in der Unterwelt”
Jacques Offenbach 10:12

Credits

CD 1

additional composer:
Carl Binder (track 14)
choir vocals:
composer:
Adolphe Adam (track 1)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (tracks 5–12)
Jacques Offenbach (track 14)
Ambroise Thomas (opera composer) (track 3)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (1859) (track 13)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 4)
conductor:
Alexander von Pitamic (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 12–13)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 1–3, 5–11)
Frank Shipway (tracks 4, 14)
János Sándor (track 11)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (track 13)
Michel Carré (librettist) (track 13)
orchestra:
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra (Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra) (track 11)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 3)
London Symphony Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym, not the real LSO) (tracks 1, 5–11)
New Philharmonia Orchestra London (conducted by Alfred Scholz) (track 1)
Orchester der Staatsoper Stuttgart (Stuttgart) (tracks 12–13)
Philharmonia Slavonica (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (tracks 2, 11)
tenor vocals:
Ricardo Cassinelli (Argentine operatic tenor) (tracks 12–13)
arrangements:
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 4)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 4)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 4)
is the basis for:
part of:
La Sirène (track 2)
Mignon: Acte I (track 3)
Orphée aux Enfers (opéra bouffe in two acts) (track 14)
Orphée aux enfers (opéra féerie in four acts) (track 14)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 4)
Si j'étais roi (track 1)
Faust: Acte III (track 13)
Faust: Acte V. Ballet (tracks 5–11)
Faust: Acte IV (track 12)
recording of:

Release

part of: Die Klassiksammlung (number: 116)