Annotation

Annotation last modified on 2014-09-30 09:50 .

Tracklist

CD 1: 1897-1907
CD 2: 1908-1917
CD 3: 1918-1927
CD 4: 1928-1937
CD 5: 1938-1947
CD 6: 1948-1957
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 “Classical” Symphony
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 1:50
2 Era la notte (Otello)
Giuseppe Verdi 2:53
3 Oft denk ich (Kindertotenlieder)
Gustav Mahler 2:57
4 Waltz no. 5 in A-flat
Frédéric Chopin 3:40
5 Ungeduld (Die schöne Müllerin)
Franz Schubert 2:54
6 Mild und leise (Tristan und Isolde)
Richard Wagner 7:05
7 La Cathédrale engloutie
Claude Debussy 6:34
8 Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Giacomo Puccini 3:16
9 Horn Concerto no. 4 in E-flat major, K. 495: Rondo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:42
10 Sabre Dance (Gayenah)
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11 Klänge der Heimat (Die Fledermaus)
Johann Strauss II 4:44
12 Popular Song (Facade)
Sir William Walton 2:28
13 Perpetuum Mobile
Ottokar Nováček 2:44
14 Voi signor (Le nozze di Figaro)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:49
15 Symphony no. 5, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:05
16 Danse Générale (Daphnis et Chloé)
Maurice Ravel 4:59
17 O soave fanciulla (La Bohème)
Giacomo Puccini 4:11
18 Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato (Opening)
Edvard Grieg 4:31
19 Ständchen
Johannes Brahms 1:36
20 Piano Concerto in G: 3rd Movement
Maurice Ravel 3:52
CD 7: 1958-1967
CD 8: 1968-1977
CD 9: 1978-1987
CD 10: 1988-1997
CD 11: A Documentary History of EMI Classics

Credits

CD 6: 1948-1957

violin:
Yehudi Menuhin (track 13)
piano:
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1953-08-15 – 1953-08-16) (track 7)
balance engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (track 14)
Douglas Larter (1949-10-04) (track 3)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 14)
Sir William Walton (track 12)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 9)
Edvard Grieg (1868) (track 18)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1884 – 1886-11-01) (track 2)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1904) (track 3)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (track 7)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1917) (track 1)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1929 – 1931) (track 20)
Aram Khachaturian (Soviet-Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian) (1942) (track 10)
conductor:
Sir William Walton (track 12)
Sergiu Celibidache (Romanian conductor) (track 1)
Bruno Walter (1949-10-04) (track 3)
Vittorio Gui (1955-07) (track 14)
contralto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (1949-10-04) (track 3)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (track 2)
Lorenzo Da Ponte (track 14)
Friedrich Rückert (German poet) (1833 – 1834) (track 3)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 12)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1949-10-04) (track 3)
Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra (1955-07) (track 14)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (track 3)
premiered at:
[concert] (1910-05-25) (track 7)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1949-10-04) (track 3)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
La Cathédrale engloutie (for organ, Roques) (track 7)
Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: X. La cathédrale engloutie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
is the basis for:
The Hula Hoop (track 10)
later versions:
Kindertotenlieder: IV. "Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 3)
orchestrations:
La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Stokowski) (track 7)
La cathédrale engloutie (orch. Sir Henry Wood) (track 7)
Préludes, Book 1: La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Matthews) (track 7)
part of:
Otello: Atto II (track 2)
Piano Concerto in G major (movement) (track 20)
Kindertotenlieder (track 3)
Façade Suite no. 2 (orchestral suite without reciter) (track 12)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117, CD 125 (part of collection) (track 7)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Sabre Dance, from the ballet Gayaneh (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 10)