Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna
Carl Orff 2:29
2 Overture to Candide
Leonard Bernstein 4:17
3 The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (Allegro)
Gustav Holst 7:25
4 Feux d'artifice
Igor Stravinsky 5:04
5 Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice
Hector Berlioz 7:17
6 Slavonic Dance, op. 46 no. 1
Antonín Dvořák 4:06
7 Symphony no. 88 in G major: IV. Finale (Allegro con spirito)
Joseph Haydn 3:40
8 Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso
Johannes Brahms 6:30
9 Gymnopédie no. 3
Erik Satie 2:45
10 Symphony no. 1, op. 10: Allegro
Dmitri Shostakovich 4:57
11 Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam
Gustav Mahler 9:39
12 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act II, no. 12. Divertissement: Chocolate: Spanish Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:13
13 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act II, no. 12. Divertissement: Tea: Chinese Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:12
14 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act II. Variation II. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:25
15 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act II. Coda
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:25
16 Polovtsian Dances (from Pringe Igor)
Alexander Borodin 3:58
17 Pictures at an Exhibition: 9. The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga
Modest Mussorgsky 3:26
18 Pictures at an Exhibition: 10. The Great Gate of Kiev
Modest Mussorgsky 6:01
Digital Media 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Flute Concerto no. 2 in D, K. 314: I. Allegro aperto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:32
2 Flute Concerto no. 2 in D, K. 314: II. Andante ma non troppo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:54
3 Flute Concerto no. 2 in D, K. 314: III. Rondeau (Allegro)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:21
4 Kammermusik no. 1, op. 24 no. 1: I. Sehr schnell und wild
Paul Hindemith 1:06
5 Kammermusik no. 1, op. 24 no. 1: II. Mässig schnelle Halbe. Sehr streng im Rhythmus
Paul Hindemith 3:04
6 Kammermusik no. 1, op. 24 no. 1: III. Quartett. Sehr langsam und mit Ausdruck
Paul Hindemith 3:56
7 Kammermusik no. 1, op. 24 no. 1: IV. Finale: 1921 (Lebhaft)
Paul Hindemith 6:06
8 Première Rhapsodie
Claude Debussy 8:30
9 Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K. 299: II. Andantino
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:03
10 Piano Concerto no. 5, op. 73 "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:28
11 Piano Concerto no. 5, op. 73 "Emperor": III. Rondo (Allegro)
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:33
12 Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello & Piano in C major, op. 56: II. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:34
13 Symphony no. 104 in D "London": III. Menuet
Joseph Haydn 4:29
14 Symphony no. 8 "Unfinished": I. Allegro moderato (opening)
Franz Schubert 4:11
15 Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World": II. Largo
Antonín Dvořák 4:37
16 Trumpet Concerto in E-flat: III. Rondo (Allegro molto)
Johann Nepomuk Hummel 3:40
Digital Media 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Serenade no. 13 in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:44
2 Serenade no. 13 in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": II. Romanze (Andante)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:57
3 Serenade no. 13 in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": III. Menuetto (Allegretto)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:23
4 Serenade no. 13 in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": IV. Rondo (Allegro)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:22
5 Three German Dances, K. 605: No. 3 "Die Schlittenfahrt"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:48
6 Water Music: VI. Allegro decisio
George Frideric Handel 3:35
7 Ma Vlast: Vlatava, B. 111
Bedřich Smetana 5:29
8 An die schonen blauen Donau, op. 314
Johann Strauss II 3:50
9 Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214
Johann Strauss II 2:40
10 La Damnation de Faust, op. 24: Hungarian March
Hector Berlioz 4:18
11 Valse triste, op. 44/1
Jean Sibelius 6:06
12 Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo
Jean Sibelius 4:03
13 Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla marcia
Jean Sibelius 4:59
14 Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116: IV. Intermezzo interrotto: Allegretto
Béla Bartók 4:26
15 L'arlésienne: Farandole
Georges Bizet 3:26
16 Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo
Giacomo Puccini 5:28
17 Lohengrin: Prelude Act III
Richard Wagner 3:16
Digital Media 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in A, op. 90 "Italian": I. Allegro vivace - Più animato
Felix Mendelssohn 7:49
2 Symphonie no. 8 en fa majeur, op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:03
3 Peer Gynt: Prelude
Edvard Grieg 3:54
4 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - Suite aus der Oper: No. 1. Allegro giusto
Kurt Weill 1:15
5 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - Suite aus der Oper: No. 2. Moderato assai
Kurt Weill 2:27
6 Slavonic Dances, B. 83: No. 1 in B major: Ozdemek (Molto vivace)
Antonín Dvořák 4:21
7 Slavonic Dances, B. 83: No. 5 in B-flat minor: Spacirká (Poco adagio - Vivace)
Antonín Dvořák 2:50
8 Slavonic Dances, B. 83: No. 7 in C major: Kolo (Allegro vivace)
Antonín Dvořák 3:31
9 Fidelio: Act I, no. 3 Quartett. Mir ist so wunderbar
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:40
10 Fidelio: Act II. Wer ein holdes Weib errungen
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:56
11 Il trovatore: Vedi le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi 3:05
12 Otello: Act I. Una vela!
Giuseppe Verdi 6:30
13 Die Walküre: Walkürenritt: Act III.
Richard Wagner 5:23
14 Tristan und Isolde: Act III, Scene III. Mild und leise wie er lächelt (Isolder Liebestod)
Richard Wagner 7:23
15 Ein deutsches Requiem, op. 45: IV. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
Johannes Brahms 5:29
16 Mass no. 19 in D minor, K. 626 "Requiem": Lacrimosa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:41
17 Messa di Requiem: Sanctus
Giuseppe Verdi 2:45
Digital Media 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: I. [Allegro]
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:48
2 Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:52
3 Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:21
4 Violin Concerto no. 3 in G, K. 216: III. Rondeau (Allegro - Andante - Allegretto)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:46
5 Violin Concerto in D, op. 77: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
Johannes Brahms 8:21
6 Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16: II. Adagio
Edvard Grieg 6:18
7 Thaïs: Méditation
Jules Massenet 6:48
8 Concert Fantasy on Carmen, op. 25: Introduction: Allegro moderato
Pablo de Sarasate 2:54
9 Concert Fantasy on Carmen, op. 25: I. Moderato
Pablo de Sarasate 2:09
10 Concert Fantasy on Carmen, op. 25: II. Lento assai
Pablo de Sarasate 2:28
11 Concert Fantasy on Carmen, op. 25: III. Allegro moderato
Pablo de Sarasate 1:53
12 Concert Fantasy on Carmen, op. 25: IV. Moderato
Pablo de Sarasate 2:34
13 Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64: II. Andante - Allegretto non troppo
Felix Mendelssohn 8:01
14 Don Quixote, op. 35: Thema: Mäßig - Don Quixote The Knight of the Mournful Countenance
Richard Strauss 2:23
15 Piano Concerto no. 1 in F-sharp minor, op. 1: III. Allegro vivace
Сергей Рахманинов 7:51
Digital Media 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:46
2 Symphony no. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathetique": III. Allegro molto vivace
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 9:21
3 Symphony no. 1 in D, op. 25 "Classical": III. Gavotte
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 1:50
4 Piano Concerto no. 2 in B-flat, op. 83: II. Allegro appassionato
Johannes Brahms 8:39
5 Der fliegende Holländer: Overture
Richard Wagner 11:22
6 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Dance of the Apprentices / Entry of the Mastersingers: "Ihr tanz? Was werden die Meister Sagen?"
Richard Wagner 5:34
7 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Theme. Andante "Chorale St. Antoni"
Johannes Brahms 2:08
8 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation I: Poco più animato
Johannes Brahms 1:07
9 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation II: Più vivace
Johannes Brahms 0:56
10 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation III: Con moto
Johannes Brahms 1:49
11 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation IV: Con moto
Johannes Brahms 1:52
12 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation V: Vivace
Johannes Brahms 0:58
13 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation VI: Vivace
Johannes Brahms 1:10
14 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation VII: Grazioso
Johannes Brahms 2:34
15 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Variation VIII: Presto non troppo
Johannes Brahms 1:02
16 Variation on a Theme by Haydn, op. 56a: Finale: Andante
Johannes Brahms 3:51
17 Leonore Overture no. 2, op. 72a
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:04

Credits

Digital Media 1

arranger:
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (track 5)
Mike Clements (engineer) (2002-09-07 – 2002-09-10) (track 11)
Mike Clements (engineer) (2004-09-17 – 2004-09-19) (track 4)
Mike Clements (engineer) (2005-06-15 – 2005-06-17) (track 10)
Mike Clements (engineer) (2006-03-15 – 2006-03-18) (track 3)
Mike Clements (engineer) (2007-12-29 – 2007-12-31) (tracks 17–18)
choir vocals:
Rundfunkchor Berlin (2004-12-29 – 2004-12-31) (track 1)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (American composer and conductor) (track 2)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 12–15)
Joseph Haydn (1787) (track 7)
Hector Berlioz (1830) (track 5)
Модест Петрович Мусоргский (composer) (1874-06-02 – 1874-06-22) (tracks 17–18)
Antonín Dvořák (1878-04 – 1878-08-22) (track 6)
Johannes Brahms (1884 – 1885) (track 8)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888) (track 9)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1902) (track 11)
Claude Debussy (1912 – 1913) (track 4)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 3)
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович (composer) (1924 – 1925) (track 10)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 1)
conductor:
Sir Simon Rattle (tracks 2, 6, 9, 13, 16)
Sir Simon Rattle (2002-09-07 – 2002-09-10) (track 11)
Sir Simon Rattle (2004-09-17 – 2004-09-19) (track 4)
Sir Simon Rattle (2004-12-29 – 2004-12-31) (track 1)
Sir Simon Rattle (2005-06-15 – 2006-06-17) (track 10)
Sir Simon Rattle (2006-03-15 – 2006-03-18) (track 3)
Sir Simon Rattle (2007-02) (track 7)
Sir Simon Rattle (2007-12-29 – 2007-12-31) (tracks 17–18)
Sir Simon Rattle (2008-05-30 – 2008-06-01) (track 5)
Sir Simon Rattle (2008-10-29 – 2008-11-14) (track 8)
Sir Simon Rattle (2009-12-29 – 2009-12-31) (tracks 12, 14–15)
editor:
Stephen Frost (track 4)
Simon Kiln (track 5)
Raphael Mouterde (track 4)
René Möller (track 8)
engineer:
Andy Beer (track 4)
Mike Cox (engineer) (track 5)
Jochen Hofmann (track 4)
Tobias Lehmann (track 4)
Andy Beer (2002-09-07 – 2002-09-10) (track 11)
Graham Kirkby (engineer) (2002-09-07 – 2002-09-10) (track 11)
Mike Clements (engineer) (2004-12-29 – 2004-12-31) (track 1)
René Moeller (2009-12-29 – 2009-12-31) (tracks 12, 14–15)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 2, 6, 9, 13, 16)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2002-09-07 – 2002-09-10) (track 11)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2004-09-17 – 2004-09-19) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2004-12-29 – 2004-12-31) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2005-06-15 – 2005-06-17) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2006-03-15 – 2006-03-18) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2007-02) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2007-12-29 – 2007-12-31) (tracks 17–18)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2008-05-30 – 2008-06-01) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2008-10-29 – 2008-11-14) (track 8)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2009-12-29 – 2009-12-31) (tracks 12, 14–15)
orchestrator:
Colin Matthews (track 4)
Claude Debussy (1897) (track 9)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1922) (tracks 17–18)
producer:
Christoph Franke (producer and sound engineer) (tracks 8, 12, 14–15)
Stephen Johns (producer) (tracks 1, 3–5, 10–11, 17–18)
recording engineer:
René Möller (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2009) (track 8)
publisher:
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2002-09-07 – 2002-09-10) (track 11)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2004-09-17 – 2004-09-19) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2004-12-29 – 2004-12-31) (track 1)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2005-06-15 – 2005-06-17) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2006-03-15 – 2006-03-18) (track 3)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2007-02) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2007-12-29 – 2007-12-31) (tracks 17–18)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (2008-05-30 – 2008-06-01) (track 5)
Philharmonie, Berlin in Berlin, Germany (2008-10-29 – 2008-11-14) (track 8)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2009-12-29 – 2009-12-31) (tracks 12, 14–15)
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 11)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 11)
Candide Overture (for band, Grundman) (track 2)
Candide: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Faeries (track 14)
Marche au supplice de la Symphonie fantastique, S. 470a no. 2 (for piano solo, Liszt, revised version) (track 5)
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 3)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 3)
O Fortuna (QNTAL song) (track 1)
Polovtsian Dances (for brass band, Snell) (track 16)
Polovtsian Dances (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for two pianos, Brahms) (track 8)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (for piano four hands, Brahms) (track 8)
Slavonic Dance in C major, op. 46 no. 1 (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Keller) (track 6)
Symphonie fantastique, S. 470: IV. Marche au supplice (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 5)
Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 3)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Cans and Brahms (track 8)
Prince Igor (Rapsody) (track 16)
(track 16)
later versions:
The Mass (track 1)
live recording of:
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (2002-09-07 – 2002-09-10) (track 11)
Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix mundi: I. O Fortuna (2004-12-29 – 2004-12-31) (track 1)
Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 10: II. Allegro (2005-06-15 – 2005-06-17) (track 10)
Tableaux d'une exposition: IX. La cabane sur des pattes de poules (Baba-Yaga) (orchestrated by Ravel) (2007-12-29 – 2007-12-31) (track 17)
Tableaux d'une exposition: X. La grande porte de Kiev (orchestrated by Ravel) (2007-12-29 – 2007-12-31) (track 18)
orchestration of:
part of:
Candide (track 2)
Préludes, Book 2 (orch. Matthews) (track 4)
Gymnopédies (orchestrated by Debussy) (track 9)
Slavonic Dances, op. 46, B. 83 (for orchestra) (track 6)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 3)
Symphony no. 1 in F minor, op. 10 (movement) (track 10)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 11)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие II (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 2) (tracks 12–15)
Tableaux d'une exposition (orchestrated by Ravel) (tracks 17–18)
parts:
recording of:
Candide: Overture (track 2)
Gymnopédies: I. Lent et grave (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 3 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 9)
Polovtsian Dances (from Prince Igor, completed after Borodin's death, ca. 1890) (track 16)
Préludes, Book 2: Feux d’artifice (orch. Matthews) (2004-09-17 – 2004-09-19) (track 4)
Symphonie fantastique, op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice (2008-05-30 – 2008-06-01) (track 5)
Sinfonie Nr. 4 e-Moll, op. 98: III. Allegro giocoso (2008-10-29 – 2008-11-14) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 16)
Prelude to Madness (track 3)

Digital Media 2

violin:
David Oistrakh (1969-09-15 – 1969-09-17) (track 12)
cello:
Mstislav Rostropovich (1969-09-15 – 1969-09-17) (track 12)
trumpet:
Maurice André (French trumpeter) (1974-05) (track 16)
flute:
James Galway (flautist) (track 9)
Emmanuel Pahud (tracks 1–3)
piano:
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1969-09-15 – 1969-09-17) (track 12)
Alexis Weissenberg (1974-05) (tracks 10–11)
harp:
Fritz Helmis (track 9)
basset horn and clarinet:
Sabine Meyer (clarinetist) (track 8)
arranger:
Harry van Hoof (track 9)
balance engineer:
Allen Stagg (1969-09-15 – 1969-09-17) (track 12)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1974-05) (tracks 10–11, 16)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1975-01) (track 13)
composer:
Paul Hindemith (tracks 4–7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1777 – 1778) (tracks 1–3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1778-04) (track 9)
Joseph Haydn (1795) (track 13)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803) (track 12)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 10–11)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1822) (track 14)
Antonín Dvořák (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 15)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-01) (track 8)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (tracks 1–8)
Herbert von Karajan (tracks 9, 14)
Herbert von Karajan (1969-09-15 – 1969-09-17) (track 12)
Herbert von Karajan (1974-05) (tracks 10–11, 16)
Herbert von Karajan (1975-01) (track 13)
Herbert von Karajan (1977-01) (track 15)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 1–9, 14)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1969-09-15 – 1969-09-17) (track 12)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1974-05) (tracks 10–11, 16)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1975-01) (track 13)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1977-01) (track 15)
orchestrator:
Claude Debussy (1911) (track 8)
producer:
Peter Andry (producer) (track 12)
Michel Glotz (tracks 10–11, 13, 15–16)
premiered at:
[concert] (1919-05-03) (track 8)
publisher:
Durand et Cie. (1909-1947) (1911-12) (track 8)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1969-09-15 – 1969-09-17) (track 12)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1974-05) (tracks 10–11)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1975-01) (track 13)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1977-01) (track 15)
edit of:
part of:
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 116) (track 8)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 124b) (track 8)
arrangements:
Symfonie č. 9 e moll, op. 95 „Z Nového světa“: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 15)
Goin’ Home (track 15)
Más allá (track 15)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 15)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 15)
orchestration of:
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
version of:

Digital Media 3

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 8)
arranger:
Ernest Guiraud (track 15)
Sir Hamilton Harty (track 6)
balance engineer:
Horst Lindner (1959-12) (track 6)
Horst Lindner (1959-12-30 – 1959-12-31) (tracks 1–4)
Horst Lindner (1960-11-09 – 1960-11-11) (track 5)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1974-05) (track 14)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1974-09 – 1974-10) (track 17)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1975-01) (track 9)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1978-12 – 1979-01) (tracks 10, 15)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 16)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1980-11-16 – 1980-11-17) (track 11)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1981-01-02) (tracks 12–13)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (track 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 16)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 9)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1717) (track 6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (tracks 1–4)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 5)
Richard Wagner (1846 – 1848) (track 17)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 8)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1872) (track 15)
Bedřich Smetana (1874-11-20 – 1874-12-08) (track 7)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (tracks 12–13)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 11)
Béla Bartók (composer) (1943) (track 14)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (tracks 7–8)
Herbert von Karajan (1959-12-30 – 1959-12-31) (tracks 1–4, 6)
Herbert von Karajan (1960-11-09 – 1960-11-11) (track 5)
Herbert von Karajan (1974-05) (track 14)
Herbert von Karajan (1974-09 – 1974-10) (track 17)
Herbert von Karajan (1975-01 – 1975-12) (track 9)
Herbert von Karajan (1978-12 – 1979-01) (tracks 10, 15)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 16)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-11-16 – 1980-11-17) (track 11)
Herbert von Karajan (1981-01-02) (tracks 12–13)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1959-12-30 – 1959-12-31) (tracks 1–4, 6)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1960-11-09 – 1960-11-11) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1974-05) (track 14)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1974-09 – 1974-10) (track 17)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1975-01 – 1975-12) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1978-12 – 1979-01) (tracks 10, 15)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 16)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-11-16 – 1980-11-17) (track 11)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1981-01-02) (tracks 12–13)
producer:
Christfried Bickenbach (tracks 1–5)
Michel Glotz (tracks 9–17)
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–6)
Christfried Bickenbach (1959-12) (track 6)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 11)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 11)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 11)
recorded at:
Grunewaldkirche in Berlin, Germany (1959-12) (track 6)
Grunewaldkirche in Berlin, Germany (1959-12-30 – 1959-12-31) (tracks 1–4)
Grunewaldkirche in Berlin, Germany (1960-11-09 – 1960-11-11) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1974-05) (track 14)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1974-09 – 1974-10) (track 17)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1975-01 – 1975-12) (track 9)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1978-12 – 1979-01) (tracks 10, 15)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 16)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-11-16 – 1980-11-17) (track 11)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1981-01-02) (tracks 12–13)
edit of:
part of:
B. number catalogue by František Bartoš (number: B. 111) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 214) (track 9)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 8)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 8)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Lohengrin: Act III. Vorspiel (for brass band, Wright) (track 17)
Marche hongroise de "La damnation de Faust" (for organ, Büsser) (track 10)
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Rákóczi March from La Damnation de Faust (for organ, Best) (track 10)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Tritsch–Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (for brass, Richards) (track 9)
Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 11)
Vltava (for baritone and orchestra) (track 7)
Vltava, op. 43 (track 7)
is based on:
La Mantovana (track 7)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 8)
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 1)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 12)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 13)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 11)
Ma rivière (track 7)
Red Danube (track 8)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 8)
later translated versions:
later versions:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for piano, Bizet) (track 15)
River of Light (track 8)
part of:
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 11)
Lohengrin: Act III (track 17)
Má vlast, JB 1:112 (My Country / My Fatherland) (part of collection) (track 7)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11 (tracks 12–13)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2 (for orchestra) (track 15)
Water Music Suite (arr. Hamilton Harty) (movement) (track 6)
partial recording of:
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (track 7)
recording of:
Water Music Suite: VI. Allegro deciso (arr. Hamilton Harty) (1959-12) (track 6)
Lohengrin: Act III. Vorspiel (1974-09 – 1974-10) (track 17)
Tritsch–Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (1975-01 – 1975-12) (track 9)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for orchestra) (1978-12 – 1979-01) (track 15)
Manon Lescaut: Atto III. Intermezzo (Intermezzo between Acts II and III) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 16)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (1980-11-16 – 1980-11-17) (track 11)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1981-01-02) (track 12)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1981-01-02) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Classics, Part 3 (tracks 15, 17)
revision of:

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balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (tracks 9–10)
choir vocals:
Orfeón Donostiarra (track 17)
Radiokören (track 17)
Wiener Singverein (track 15)
chorus master:
Helmuth Froschauer (track 15)
Bo Wannefors (track 17)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (track 15)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805) (track 9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (track 10)
Felix Mendelssohn (1833) (track 1)
Richard Wagner (1854 – 1856) (track 13)
Richard Wagner (1857-10 – 1859-08) (track 14)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1874) (track 17)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (track 3)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1884 – 1886-11-01) (track 12)
Antonín Dvořák (1886-11 – 1887-01-05) (tracks 6–8)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (track 17)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (tracks 4–5)
Herbert von Karajan (tracks 11–12, 15)
Lorin Maazel (track 6)
Jeffrey Tate (conductor) (track 3)
Klaus Tennstedt (tracks 1, 13)
André Cluytens (1957-12 – 1960-03) (track 2)
Herbert von Karajan (1971 – 1972) (track 14)
Lorin Maazel (1988-02) (tracks 7–8)
Sir Simon Rattle (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (tracks 9–10)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (track 12)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 11)
Richard Wagner (1857-08-20 – 1857-09-18) (track 14)
Henrik Ibsen (1867) (track 3)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 1, 3–6, 11–13, 15–17)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1957-12 – 1960-03) (track 2)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971 – 1972) (track 14)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1988-02) (tracks 7–8)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (tracks 9–10)
producer:
David Groves (classical music producer at EMI) (tracks 7–8)
Stephen Johns (producer) (tracks 9–10)
recording engineer:
Michael Sheady (tracks 7–8)
revised by:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (track 9)
soprano vocals [Isolde]:
Helga Dernesch (1971 – 1972) (track 14)
premiered at:
[concert] (1887-01-06) (tracks 6, 8)
publisher:
Schott Music (Germany) (track 13)
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1988-02) (tracks 7–8)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2003-04-25 – 2003-04-28) (tracks 9–10)
arrangement of:
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (arr. Hutschenruyter) (track 13)
arrangements:
An English Requiem, op. 45: IV. How lovely is Thy dwelling place (english translation of the deutsches Requiem) (track 15)
Anvil Chorus (arr. Gray for big band) (track 11)
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 13)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (for piano, Brassin) (track 13)
How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (translated excerpt from "Ein deutsches Requiem" by Brahms) (translated) (track 15)
Isoldens Tod (track 14)
Isoldes Liebestod from “Tristan und Isolde” (for organ, Lemare) (track 14)
Peer Gynt, op. 23: 4. akt, prelude: Morgenstemning (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Peer Gynt, op. 23: Morgenstemning (for cello and piano, arr. Goltermann) (track 3)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 13)
Ride of the Valkyries from "Die Walküre" (for organ, Lemare) (track 13)
Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (concert piece) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 13)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 13)
later versions:
part of:
Otello: Atto I (track 12)
Suite aus der Oper "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny" (for orchestra, Brückner-Rüggeberg, 1959) (movement) (tracks 4–5)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (track 2)
Ein deutsches Requiem, op. 45 (movement) (track 15)
Messa da requiem (track 17)
Slawische Tänze, op. 72, B. 147 (for orchestra) (part of collection) (tracks 6–8)
Peer Gynt, op. 23 (track 3)
recording of:
Slavonic Dances, op. 72: No. 7 in C major: Allegro vivace (for orchestra) (1988-02) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 11)

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violin:
Yehudi Menuhin (1957-09-06 – 1957-09-09) (track 5)
David Oistrakh (1971-10) (track 4)
Anne‐Sophie Mutter (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 7)
Nigel Kennedy (2000-01) (tracks 1–3)
Sarah Chang (2001-06) (tracks 8–12)
cello:
Mstislav Rostropovich (1975-01-03 – 1975-01-08) (track 14)
viola:
Ulrich Koch (violist) (1975-01-03 – 1975-01-08) (track 14)
piano:
Leif Ove Andsnes (2002-12) (track 6)
Leif Ove Andsnes (2005-06-05) (track 15)
balance engineer:
Mike Clements (engineer) (tracks 8–12)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (track 4)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1975-01-03 – 1975-01-08) (track 14)
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 7)
Arne Akselberg (2002-12) (track 6)
Arne Akselberg (2005-06-05) (track 15)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1775-04 – 1775-12) (track 4)
Felix Mendelssohn (1838 – 1844-09-16) (track 13)
Edvard Grieg (1868) (track 6)
Johannes Brahms (1878) (track 5)
Pablo de Sarasate (1883) (tracks 8–12)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 7)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1897) (tracks 14, 14)
conductor:
Rudolf Kempe (1957-09-06 – 1957-09-09) (track 5)
David Oistrakh (1971-10) (track 4)
Herbert von Karajan (1975-01-03 – 1975-01-08) (track 14)
Herbert von Karajan (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 7)
Nigel Kennedy (2000-01) (tracks 1–3)
Plácido Domingo (2001-06) (tracks 8–12)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (2002-12) (track 6)
Antonio Pappano (2005-06-05) (track 15)
editor:
Simon Kiln (tracks 8–12)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1957-09-06 – 1957-09-09) (track 5)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1971-10) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1975-01-03 – 1975-01-08) (track 14)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2000-01) (tracks 1–3)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2001-06) (tracks 8–12)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2002-12) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmoniker (2005-06-05) (track 15)
producer:
John Fraser (UK producer) (tracks 6, 15)
Michel Glotz (track 7)
Stephen Johns (producer) (tracks 8–12)
David Mottley (producer) (track 4)
Michel Glotz (1975-01) (track 14)
revised by:
Felix Mendelssohn (1845) (track 13)
recorded at:
Evangelisches Gemeindehaus (Zehlendorf) in Berlin, Germany (1971-10) (track 4)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1975-01-03 – 1975-01-08) (track 14)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 7)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2001-06) (tracks 8–12)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2002-12) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (2005-06-05) (track 15)
arrangements:
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 7)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 7)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 7)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Vivace (track 1)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: II. Andante (for mandolin and orchestra, arr. Avi Avital) (track 2)
Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: III. Allegro assai (for mandolin and orchestra, arr. Avi Avital) (track 3)
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II (track 7)
Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64 (movement) (track 13)
Carmen Fantasy, op. 25 (movement) (tracks 8–12)
recording of:
Don Quixote, op. 35: Maggiore. Sancho Panza (1975-01-03 – 1975-01-08) (track 14)
Thaïs: Acte II. Entr'acte "Méditation" (1980-11 – 1981-01) (track 7)

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composer:
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1917) (track 3)
conductor:
Sergiu Celibidache (track 3)
orchestra:
arrangements:
later versions:
part of:
recording of:

Release Group

part of: 100 Best (EMI Classics)