Annotation

Vinyl release: MGM Records, Germany, cat # 665 096, year unknown
Vinyl release: MGM Records, Austria, cat # SIE-13ST, year unknown
Cassette release: MGM Records, France, cat # 3110 018, year unknown

Annotation last modified on 2007-07-06 00:58 .

Tracklist

Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Also sprach Zarathustra (Main Title)
Richard Strauss 1:41
2 Requiem for Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Two Mixed Choirs & Orchestra (The Monolith)
György Ligeti 4:15
3 Lux Aeterna (The Lunar Landscape)
György Ligeti 6:01
4 The Blue Danube (The Space Station)
Johann Strauss II 6:57
5 Gayane Ballet Suite - Adagio (The Discovery)
Արամ Խաչատրյան 5:16
6 Atmospheres (Beyond The Infinite)
György Ligeti 8:40
7 The Blue Danube (End Titles)
Johann Strauss II 3:32
8 Also sprach Zarathustra (The Star Child)
Richard Strauss 1:39

Credits

Vinyl 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (tracks 4, 7)
choir vocals:
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (tracks 4, 7)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (tracks 1, 8)
Aram Khachaturian (Soviet-Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian) (1942) (track 5)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1961) (track 6)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1963 – 1965) (track 2)
György Ligeti (contemporary classical composer) (1966) (track 3)
conductor:
Ernest Bour (track 6)
Karl Böhm (Austrian conductor) (tracks 1, 8)
Clytus Gottwald (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (tracks 4, 7)
Francis Travis (track 2)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 1, 4, 7–8)
performer:
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (tracks 4, 7)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (tracks 4, 7)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (tracks 4, 7)
Red Danube (tracks 4, 7)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (tracks 4, 7)
later translated versions:
Le beau Danube bleu (tracks 4, 7)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (tracks 1, 8)
River of Light (tracks 4, 7)
part of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (tracks 1, 8)
parts:
recording of:
Atmosphères (track 6)
Lux aeterna (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Jupiter and Beyond (tracks 2, 6)