Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Thus Spake Zarathustra - Sunrise
Richard Strauss 1:57
2 Carmina Burana - O Fortuna
Carl Orff 2:41
3 Carmen Suite - March of the Toreadors
Georges Bizet 2:08
4 Cavalleria Rusticana - Intermezzo
Pietro Mascagni 4:02
5 Orpheus in the Underworld - Can Can
Jacques Offenbach 2:12
6 Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
Edvard Grieg 4:12
7 William Tell Overture - Finale
Gioachino Rossini 3:26
8 Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World": II. Largo (theme)
Antonín Dvořák 4:04
9 Die Walküre - The Ride of the Valkyries
Richard Wagner 4:55
10 Prince Igor - 2 Polovtsian Dances
Александр Порфирьевич Бородин 3:34
11 Hungarian Dance No. 6
Johannes Brahms 3:07
12 The Carnival of the Animals - The Swan
Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:52
13 The Four Seasons: "Spring" - Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:25
14 Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:23
15 Canon in D
Johann Pachelbel 5 4:10
16 Eine kleine Nachtmusik: I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:25
17 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:23
18 Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
Edvard Grieg 2:58
19 The Firebird Suite - Finale
Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский 3:27
20 1812 Overture - Finale
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5 4:12

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1882-08-20) (tracks 20, 20)
violin:
Isaac Stern (1982-12) (track 13)
cello:
Mischa Maisky (cellist) (1991-06) (track 12)
cello arranger:
Paul Vidal (composer and teacher) (track 12)
harpsichord:
Edward Brewer (1989-04) (track 15)
additional composer:
Carl Binder (track 5)
arranger:
Guillermo Figueroa (track 14)
balance engineer:
Andreas Neubronner (engineer/producer) (track 14)
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (1982-12) (track 13)
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (1983-01) (track 9)
Klaus Hiemann (1987-05) (track 1)
Wolfgang Mitlehner (1987-05) (track 1)
Andreas Neubronner (engineer/producer) (1989-04) (track 15)
choir vocals:
Chicago Symphony Chorus (1984-07) (track 2)
composer:
Georges Bizet (track 3)
Johannes Brahms (track 11)
Jacques Offenbach (track 5)
Johann Pachelbel (track 15)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 7)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 13)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 16)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (track 17)
Richard Wagner (1854 – 1856) (track 9)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (tracks 6, 18)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (tracks 20, 20)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1886-02) (track 12)
Pietro Mascagni (1888) (track 4)
Antonín Dvořák (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 8)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 1)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 2)
conductor:
Neeme Järvi (tracks 4, 20)
Lorin Maazel (tracks 5, 8)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1981-11) (track 17)
Claudio Abbado (1982-04 – 1982-06) (track 11)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (1982-12) (track 13)
Daniel Barenboim (1983-01) (track 9)
Leonard Bernstein (1984-05-18) (track 19)
James Levine (US conductor and pianist) (1984-07) (track 2)
Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor) (1987-05) (track 1)
Neeme Järvi (1987-06) (track 6)
Myung-whun Chung (pianist and conductor) (1991-03) (track 3)
Semyon Bychkov (1991-06) (track 12)
Neeme Järvi (1992-08) (track 18)
editor:
Christopher Alder (editor/engineer/producer) (track 11)
engineer:
executive producer:
Günther Breest (track 11)
Rainer Brock (track 11)
Dr. Steven Paul (Classical arranger/producer for Deutsche Grammophon) (tracks 14–15)
instruments:
orchestra:
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (tracks 4, 10, 20)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (US orchestra) (track 16)
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 5, 8)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1981-11) (track 17)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1982-04 – 1982-06) (track 11)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1982-12) (track 13)
Orchestre de Paris (1983-01) (track 9)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1984-05-18) (track 19)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1984-07) (track 2)
New York Philharmonic (1987-05) (track 1)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (1987-06) (track 6)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (US orchestra) (1989-04) (tracks 14–15)
Orchestre de l’Opéra Bastille (1991-03) (track 3)
Orchestre de Paris (1991-06) (track 12)
Göteborgs Symfoniker (1992-08) (track 18)
orchestrator:
Martin Schmeling (track 11)
Paul Vidal (composer and teacher) (track 12)
producer:
Wolf Erichson (engineer/producer) (tracks 14–15)
Christian Gansch (track 12)
Wolfgang Stengel (track 1)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 13, 17)
Werner Mayer (classical producer) (1983-01) (track 9)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (tracks 6, 18)
sound engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (track 11)
Klaus Hiemann (track 11)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (tracks 11, 11)
Schott Music (Germany) (track 9)
recorded at:
Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California, United States (1981-11) (track 17)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1982-04 – 1982-06) (track 11)
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1982-12) (track 13)
Salle Pleyel (1927-) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1983-01) (track 9)
Charles Bronfman Auditorium (formerly Frederic R. Mann Auditorium) in Tel Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel (1984-05-18) (track 19)
Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States (1987-05) (track 1)
Performing Arts Center (Purchase College) in Purchase, Harrison, New York, United States (1989-04) (tracks 14–15)
Opéra Bastille in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1991-03) (track 3)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1991-06) (track 12)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (tracks 20, 20)
Works of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky by opus number (number: op. 49) (tracks 20, 20)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (tracks 20, 20)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 15)
Carmen (arrangement for strings by Louise-Andrée Baril) (track 3)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les toréadors (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Cosmic Chorale (track 14)
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 9)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (for piano, Brassin) (track 9)
Finale (The Lone Ranger, Hans Zimmer) (track 7)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 18)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 12)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello (or violin) + piano, by composer) (track 12)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Siloti) (track 12)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 12)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Godowsky) (track 12)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 9)
Ride of the Valkyries from "Die Walküre" (for organ, Lemare) (track 9)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 463a: I. Allegro con brio (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 17)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 17)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 17)
The 5th (track 17)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 20, 20)
Three Movements from The Firebird: III. Finale (for piano, Agosti) (track 19)
William Tell Overture (Mike Oldfield arrangement) (track 7)
William’s Tale (track 7)
is based on:
Carmen: Prélude (track 3)
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (tracks 20, 20)
A New World (track 8)
Adagio (track 15)
Ave Maria (Adapted from the Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 4)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 15)
Goin’ Home (track 8)
Happy (track 15)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 15)
Lullaby (track 15)
Más allá (track 8)
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 9)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 4)
Simple Joy (track 15)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 9)
神様 見てよ (track 14)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 1)
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 8)
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 18)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 8)
The Mass (track 2)
白鳥 (track 12)
live recording of:
orchestration of:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 12)
orchestrations:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Vidal) (track 12)
part of:
Hungarian Dances for orchestra (Schmeling orchestration) (track 11)
Orphée aux Enfers (opéra bouffe in two acts) (track 5)
Orphée aux enfers (opéra féerie in four acts) (track 5)
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 1)
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 3)
L'Oiseau de feu, suite de 1919 ("The Firebird" 1919 Suite, aka Concert Suite for Orchestra no. 2) (track 19)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 12)
Hungarian Dances for orchestra, WoO 1, Book 2, no. 6 in D major: Vivace (orchestrated by Schmeling) (1982-04 – 1982-06) (track 11)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (1983-01) (track 9)
L'Oiseau de feu: III. Finale ("Concert suite for orchestra No. 2" 1919 version) (1984-05-18) (track 19)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (1991-03) (track 3)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Vidal) (1991-06) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance, Part 2 (tracks 4, 15)
Käferherz (track 18)
Prelude to Madness (track 18)
version of:

Release

part of: Mad About (Deutsche Grammophon)
ASIN: US: B000001GKR [info]