Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Vesperae solennes de confessore for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 339: Laudate Dominum
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:04
2 Prelude for piano No.6 in G minor, Op. 23/5
Sergei Rachmaninoff 4:27
3 Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Georges Bizet 3:44
4 Orfeo, chamber cantata for soprano, strings & continuo, Op. 2/4: Nel chiuso centro
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 2:05
5 Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Granada
Isaac Albéniz 5:54
6 Adriana Lecouvreur, opera: La dolcissima effigie
Francesco Cilea 2:29
7 Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 3. Valse. Allegro moderato
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky 6:19
8 Suor Angelica, opera: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto
Giacomo Puccini 4:31
9 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: 2. Allegretto scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:42
10 Rigoletto, opera: La donna è mobile
Giuseppe Verdi 2:12
11 Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 3:48
12 Carmen, opera: Près des remparts de Séville
Georges Bizet 4:40
13 Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melody), arrangement (from "Orfeo ed Euridice")
Christoph Willibald Gluck 6:47
14 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Je crois entendre encore
Georges Bizet 3:22
15 Missa "Ecco Si Beata Giorno" - Agnus Dei II
Alessandro Striggio 3:48
16 Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major, Op. 10: 2. Andante assai
Sergey Rachmaninov 4:39
17 Core 'ngrato (Catari), for voice & orchestra
Salvatore Cardillo 4:55
18 Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3
Claude Debussy 4:22
19 Wiegenlied ("Guten Abend, gut Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 49/4
Johannes Brahms 2:04
20 Radetzky-Marsch, for orchestra, Op. 228
Johann Strauss I 3:25
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Das Land Des Lächelns (The Land of Smiles), Operetta in 3 Acts (Revision of "Die Gelbe Jacke"): Dein Ist Mein Ganzes Herz!
Franz Lehár 3:33
2 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, for Voice & 8 Cellos, A. 389: Aria (Cantilena)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos 5:36
3 Berceuse for Piano in D Flat Major, Op. 57, CT. 7
Fryderyk Chopin 4:33
4 Cantata No. 169, "Gott Soll Allein Mein Herze Haben," BWV 169 (BC A143): 2. Arioso
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:50
5 Rondo a Capriccio for Piano in G Major ("Rage Over a Lost Penny"), Op. 129
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:19
6 Misa Criolla, for tenor, piano, chorus & orchestra: Kyrie
Ariel Ramírez 4:31
7 Ständchen ("Leise Flehen Meine Lieder"), Song for Voice & Piano (Schwanengesang), D. 957/4
Franz Schubert 4:13
8 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), Operetta (RV 503): Mein Herr Marquis
Johann Strauss II 3:22
9 Concerto for Violin, Strings & Continuo No. 1 in a Minor, BWV 1041: 1. Allegro Moderato
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:24
10 Tito Manlio (I), Opera in 3 Acts, RV 738: Sonno, Se Pur Sei Sonno
Antonio Vivaldi 2:53
11 Consolation, for Piano No. 3 in D Flat Major "Lento Placido", S. 172/3 (LW A111a/2/2)
Franz Liszt 3:51
12 Rusalka, Opera, B. 203 (Op. 114): Mesícku Na Nebi Hlubokém (Song to the Moon)
Antonín Dvořák 5:00
13 La Traviata, Opera: Act 1. Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 3:35
14 I Vespri Siciliani, Opera (Les Vêpres Siciliennes): Mercè, Dilette Amiche
Giuseppe Verdi 4:03
15 The Sleeping Beauty, Ballet, Op. 66: Valse. La Belle Au Bois Dormant
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky 4:47
16 Werther, Lyric Drama in 4 Acts: Pourquoi Me Réveiller, Ô Souffle Du Printemps?
Jules Massenet 3:09
17 Sicilienne and Rigaudon in the Style of Francoeur, for violin & piano
Fritz Kreisler 4:01
18 Work (S): Lucrezia (Based on Fragments of the Aria Già Nel S)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:59
19 Coppélia, Ou La Fille Aux Yeux D'Émail, Ballet: Valse
Léo Delibes 2:05
20 Martha, Opera: The Last Rose of Summer
Friedrich von Flotow 3:17

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Janine Jansen (Dutch violinist and violist) (track 18)
flute:
Karlheinz Zöller (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
guitar:
Miloš Karadaglić (track 5)
piano:
Itamar Golan (track 18)
Benjamin Grosvenor (track 11)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1974-01) (track 16)
Lang Lang (Chinese pianist) (2004-12) (track 2)
arranger:
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
bass-baritone vocals:
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone opera singer) (track 19)
choir vocals:
composer:
Isaac Albéniz (track 5)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 12)
Johannes Brahms (track 19)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 8)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (track 10)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1780) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (track 9)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 20)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1863-04 – 1863-08) (track 14)
Johannes Brahms (1868) (track 19)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track 3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1888-05 – 1888-08) (track 7)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 18)
Salvatore Cardillo (Italian-American composer) (1911) (track 17)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1911 – 1912) (track 16)
conductor:
Marco Armiliato (track 8)
Daniele Callegari (track 10)
Riccardo Chailly (track 9)
Karel Mark Chichon (track 12)
정명훈 (pianist and conductor) (tracks 1, 3)
Gustavo Dudamel (track 7)
Antonio Pappano (tracks 4, 6)
Carlo Rizzi (track 14)
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (track 19)
André Previn (1974-01) (track 16)
Herbert von Karajan (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
dedicated to:
Bertha Faber (track 19)
librettist:
Michel Carré (librettist) (track 14)
Eugène Cormon (track 14)
Ludovic Halévy (track 12)
Henri Meilhac (track 12)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (track 10)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track 3)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track 3)
lyricist:
Georg Scherer (track 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 19)
Ricardo Cordiferro (1911) (track 17)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Cecilia Bartoli (track 1)
Elīna Garanča (Latvian operatic lyric mezzo-soprano) (track 12)
orchestra:
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI (formed in 1994, merging the four former RAI orchestras of Turin, Rome, Naples, and Milan) (track 12)
London Symphony Orchestra (1974-01) (track 16)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
producer:
Michel Glotz (track 13)
soprano vocals:
Renée Fleming (track 8)
tenor vocals:
Roberto Alagna (tenor) (track 12)
Andrea Bocelli (track 3)
Joseph Calleja (tenor) (track 14)
Jonas Kaufmann (track 6)
Luciano Pavarotti (track 17)
vocals:
Rolando Villazón (track 10)
premiered at:
[concert] (1869-12-22) (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Dala Luma (track 17)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 16)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 20)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-01) (track 16)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
Teldex Studio (Berlin) in Berlin, Germany (2004-12) (track 2)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 20)
arrangement of:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (for voice and piano) (track 19)
arrangements:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Ballet des ombres heureuses (for solo piano, Friedman) (track 13)
Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 13)
Mélodie de Gluck (Dance of the Blessed Spirits, arr. Sgambati for solo piano) (track 13)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melodie) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Plesový marš (track 20)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 20)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 20)
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: III. Valse. Allegro moderato (for piano four hands, Taneyev) (track 7)
Venise (track 14)
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339: V. Laudate dominum (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Wiegenlied (for piano, Cortot) (track 19)
Wiegenlied (for violin and piano, Spalding) (track 19)
ブラームスの子守歌 (translated) (track 19)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: IV. Séguedille (based on Carmen: Act I. Séguedille et Duo « Près des remparts de Séville ») (track 12)
Close Your Eyes (track 19)
Radetzky Waltz (track 20)
later translated versions:
Berceuse de Brahms (French version (a.k.a. "Bonne nuit").) (track 19)
Lullaby (track 19)
later versions:
Wiegenlied (for piano solo, Grainger) (track 19)
orchestrations:
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 2)
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (track 3)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II (Italian version) (track 13)
Suor Angelica (track 8)
Rigoletto: Atto III (track 10)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (track 9)
5 Lieder, op. 49 (track 19)
Carmen: Acte I (track 12)
recording of:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (for voice and piano) (track 19)
Core ’ngrato (track 17)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Suite española no. 1, op. 47: I. Granada (Serenata) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II: Danza degli spiriti beati (instrumental ballet, for the original 1762 Italian version) (1983-09-28 – 1983-09-30) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Classics, Part 3 (tracks 19–20)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 3, 10)

CD 2

premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1726-10-26) (track 4)
violin:
Joshua Bell (1995-04-08 – 1995-04-09) (track 17)
Hilary Hahn (2003-01) (track 9)
piano:
Daniel Barenboim (track 3)
Alice Sara Ott (track 5)
Eric Schneider (pianist) (track 12)
Jorge Bolet (1985-03) (track 11)
Paul Coker (1995-04-08 – 1995-04-09) (track 17)
assistant engineer:
Sherri Hendrickson (2003-01) (track 9)
balance engineer:
Tom Lazarus (2003-01) (track 9)
choir vocals:
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 3)
Antonín Dvořák (track 12)
Franz Lehár (tracks 1, 1)
Franz Liszt (track 11)
Jules Massenet (track 16)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 15)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 13–14)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1708-08) (tracks 18, 18)
Antonio Vivaldi (1718 – 1719) (track 10)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1726) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1795) (track 5)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1828) (track 7)
Léo Delibes (1870) (track 19)
Fritz Kreisler (violinist / composer) (1910) (track 17)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos (1938) (track 2)
Ariel Ramírez (1964) (track 6)
conductor:
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (tracks 19–20)
Riccardo Chailly (track 14)
Michele Mariotti (Conductor) (track 6)
James Morgan (conductor) (track 18)
Franco Patanè (track 16)
Josep Pons (track 2)
Julia Schröder (track 4)
Kenneth Sillito (track 7)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (track 13)
Omer Meir Wellber (track 8)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (1990-07-07) (track 1)
Jeffrey Kahane (2003-01) (track 9)
Andrea Marcon (2008-10) (track 10)
countertenor vocals:
Andreas Scholl (track 4)
dedicated to:
Elise Gavard (track 3)
editor:
Nigel Gayler (track 1)
engineer:
Marc Stedman (2003-01) (track 9)
librettist:
Édouard Blau (Librettist) (track 16)
Charles Duveyrier (track 14)
Georges Hartmann (librettist) (track 16)
Paul Milliet (Librettist) (track 16)
Eugène Scribe (track 14)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
lyricist:
Ludwig Herzer (tracks 1, 1)
Fritz Löhner-Beda (tracks 1, 1)
Matteo Noris (track 10)
Ludwig Rellstab (track 7)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Magdalena Kožená (2008-10) (track 10)
orchestra:
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (2003-01) (track 9)
Venice Baroque Orchestra (2008-10) (track 10)
producer:
Thomas Frost (track 9)
Arend Prohmann (track 10)
Peter Wadland (track 11)
recording engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (1990-07-07) (track 1)
John Pellowe (1990-07-07) (track 1)
Philip Siney (1990-07-07) (track 1)
soprano vocals:
Angela Gheorghiu (track 14)
Aleksandra Kurzak (track 8)
Danielle de Niese (track 18)
Patricia Petibon (track 2)
Anna Prohaska (soprano) (track 12)
Joan Sutherland (track 20)
tenor vocals:
Giuseppe Di Stefano (track 16)
Juan Diego Flórez (track 6)
Plácido Domingo (1990-07-07) (track 1)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1985-03) (track 11)
St. Barnabas Church (Finchley, (London, N12)) in Finchley, Barnet, London, England, United Kingdom (1985-03) (track 11)
Terme di Caracalla in Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy (1990-07-07) (track 1)
St George's Bristol (Brandon Hill) in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (1995-04-08 – 1995-04-09) (track 17)
Zipper Hall in Los Angeles, California, United States (2003-01) (track 9)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 3)
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 129) (track 5)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Bachianas Brasileiras nº 5, W389: I. Aria (Cantilena) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Consolation no. 3 in D-flat (for violin and piano, arr. Milstein) (track 11)
Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 1, 1)
I-117 Valsa (track 15)
Lento placido, 672d/1 (for organ or harmonium) (track 11)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (for guitar solo, Mertz) (track 7)
Schwanengesang, S. 560: No. 7. Ständchen (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 7)
Serenade (Leise flehen meine Lieder, D. 957) (for violin and orchestra, arr. Stephens) (track 7)
Ständchen, D. 957 Nr. 4 (for flute and piano, Böhm) (track 7)
Ständchen, D. 957 no. 4 (arr. Mischa Elman for violin and piano) (track 7)
Ständchen, S. 560 no. 7/a (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 7)
Three Songs from Schwanengesang: Ständchen (for cello octet, Birchall) (track 7)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Vivace (track 9)
シューベルトのセレナーデ (translated) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Die Fledermaus: “Mein Herr Marquis” - Adele’s Laughing Song (English version by Lorraine Noel Finley) (track 8)
The Last Rose of Summer (by Flotow, in English) (track 20)
You Are My Heart’s Delight (from “The Land of Smiles”) (tracks 1, 1)
later versions:
アリア (track 2)
live recording of:
orchestrations:
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (orchestrated by Offenbach) (track 7)
Ständchen, D. 957 no. 4 (orch. Felix Mottl) (track 7)
part of:
Martha: Akt II (track 20)
Werther: Acte III (track 16)
Bachianas Brasileiras nº 5, W389 (for voice and cellos) (track 2)
La traviata (track 13)
Misa Criolla (track 6)
La Lucrezia, HWV 145 (tracks 18, 18)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Rusalka, op. 114: Song to the Moon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Sicilienne et Rigaudon (in the style of François Francœur) (1995-04-08 – 1995-04-09) (track 17)

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