Annotation

10-CD set.
Ref.: 9501-9510 (?)
(p) B. Music
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Annotation last modified on 2014-09-12 20:27 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tocata and Fuga
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:30
2 "Moonlight" Piano Sonata Nº 14
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:03
3 Symphony Nº 5 Op 67
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:56
4 Romanza for Violin and Orchestra Nº2 in Fa Major Op 50
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:23
5 Peer Gynt - Suite 1 Op 46. The Morm'n Mood
Edvard Grieg 3:56
6 Peer Gynt - Suite 1 Op 46. Aases Death
Edvard Grieg 4:37
7 Peer Gynt - Suite 1 Op 46. Anitras Dance
Edvard Grieg 3:34
8 Peer Gynt - Suite 1 Op 46. In the Hall of the Mountain King
Edvard Grieg 2:24
9 Etude in Fa Major. Tristezza.
Fryderyk Chopin 4:22
10 Slavonic Dances Nº 8
Antonín Dvořák 4:40
11 Symphony Nº 5 "Death in Venice"
Gustav Mahler 9:10
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony Nº 9 "Choral"
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:24
2 Water Music Suite Nº 1 in Fa Major. Overture
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:15
3 Water Music Suite Nº 1 in Fa Major. Menuet
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:10
4 Hallelujah - Chorus from "The Messiah"
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:20
5 Hungarian Dance Nº 5
Johannes Brahms 2:18
6 Air From Suite Nº 3
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:18
7 Clair Moon
Claude Debussy 6:23
8 German Dance
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:52
9 Can Can
Jacques Offenbach 2:04
10 Concert of Varsav
Richard Addinsell 9:15
11 Radetzky March Op 228
Johann Strauss I 2:56
12 L'Arlesienne-Suite Nº 2 - Menuetto
Georges Bizet 3:58
13 Polsky Dances from Prince Igor
Alexander Borodin 5:58
14 Slavonic Dances Nº 1
Antonín Dvořák 3:24
15 Fausto - Ballet Music
Charles‐François Gounod 2:40
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony Nº 9 in E Minor Op 95 "From the New World". Adagio - Allegro Molto
Antonín Dvořák 9:06
2 Symphony Nº 9 in E Minor Op 95 "From the New World". Finale - Allegro Con Fuga
Antonín Dvořák 11:19
3 Symphony Nº 36, "Linz"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 9:54
4 Piano Concert Nº 2 Op 18. Moderato
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 10:10
5 Ave Maria
Johann Sebastian Bach & Charles-François Gounod 5:25
6 Symphony Nº 6 Op 68. Allegretto - Song of Thanksgiving
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:25
7 Norma. War! War!
Vincenzo Bellini 1:07
8 Hungarian Rhapsody
Franz Liszt 12:58
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony in E Minor from "The Messiah"
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:17
2 Larguetto (Pastorale) from "The Messiah"
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:02
3 Concerto Grosso Op 3/7 in C Major - Aria
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:14
4 Adagio
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 8:10
5 Loves Sleep
Franz Liszt 4:30
6 Méditation from "Thaïs"
Jules Massenet 5:14
7 Symphony Nº 4 in a Op 90 "Italian" - Allegro Vivace
Felix Mendelssohn 11:30
8 The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Paul Dukas 11:31
9 Symphony Nº 6 Op 68 in F Major - Allegro ma non Troppo (Arrival in the Country)
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:37
10 For Elisa
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:02
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wedding March
Felix Mendelssohn 4:47
2 The Story of the Kalender Prince from "1001 Nights"
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 12:12
3 Ave Maria
Franz Schubert 4:48
4 Fire Dance
Manuel de Falla 3:47
5 A Night on the Bare Mountain
Modest Mussorgsky 10:52
6 Barcarolle From "The Tales of Hoffmann"
Jacques Offenbach 3:48
7 Träumerei
Robert Schumann 3:14
8 Piano Concert Op 54
Robert Schumann 10:30
9 A Little Music in the Night - Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:32
10 Piano Concert Nº1 - Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 4:19
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Magic Flute - Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:10
2 Carmen - Aragonaise
Georges Bizet 2:17
3 The Bat - Overture
Johann Strauss I 8:19
4 Cavalleria Rusticana - Intermezzo
Pietro Mascagni 3:29
5 Romeo & Juliet - Overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 9:24
6 La Forza Del Destino - Overture
Giuseppe Verdi 8:08
7 Nabucco - Chorus of the Slaves
Giuseppe Verdi 4:24
8 Aida - Triumphal March & Chorus
Giuseppe Verdi 11:48
9 Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg - "Wach Auf" chorus
Richard Wagner 2:46
10 Light Cavalry - Overture
Franz von Suppé 6:44
CD 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Barber of Seville. Overture
Gioachino Rossini 7:50
2 William Tell. Overture
Gioachino Rossini 12:10
3 Romeo & Juliet. Montecchi & Caputeli
Sergei Prokofiev 5:23
4 Tosca. E Lucevan Le Stelle
Giacomo Puccini 2:44
5 Turandot. Gira La Cota
Giacomo Puccini 7:00
6 The Moldau
Bedřich Smetana 12:54
7 Memories of the Alhambra
Francisco Tárrega 3:27
8 Love the Magician
Manuel de Falla 4:23
9 Concerto for Two Trumpet. Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 4:06
10 Ride of the Valkyries
Richard Wagner 5:57
CD 9
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bolero
Maurice Ravel 13:51
2 Spain
Emmanuel Chabrier 6:11
3 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 15:49
4 The Nutcracker. Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:28
5 Swan Lake. Mazurka
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:52
6 Carmina Burana. Oh Fortuna
Carl Orff 2:48
7 Kanon
Johann Pachelbel 5:03
8 Flight of the Bumble Bee
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1:38
9 Capriccio Espagnol
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 15:58
CD 10
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Annen Polka, Op 117
Johann Strauss I 3:05
2 Champagne Polka, Op 221
Johann Strauss I 2:47
3 Emperor Waltz, Op 437
Johann Strauss I 11:17
4 The Blue Danube, Op 314
Johann Strauss I 10:06
5 Vienna Blood, Op 354
Johann Strauss I 9:27
6 Austrian Village Swallows, Op 164
Josef Strauss 9:22
7 Capriccio Italien, Op 45
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 15:03
8 The Sleeping Beauty - Waltz
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 4:28

Credits

CD 2

composer:
Antonín Dvořák (1878-04 – 1878-08-22) (track 10)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1902) (track 11)
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)
Im Abendrot (track 11)
Slavonic Dance no. 8 (arr. Isaac) (track 10)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
is the basis for:
part of:
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 11)
Slavonic Dances, op. 46, B. 83 (for orchestra) (track 10)
recording of:

CD 3

composer:
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 11)
Antonín Dvořák (1878-04 – 1878-08-22) (track 14)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 7)
dedicated to:
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 11)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 11)
arrangements:
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 7)
Plesový marš (track 11)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 11)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Slavonic Dance in C major, op. 46 no. 1 (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Keller) (track 14)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 7)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 7)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Radetzky Waltz (track 11)
orchestrations:
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 7)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 7)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 7)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 7)
part of:
Slavonic Dances, op. 46, B. 83 (for orchestra) (track 14)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 5

composer:
Paul Dukas (1896 – 1897) (track 8)
arrangements:
L'Apprenti sorcier (for piano, arr. Staub) (track 8)
L’Apprenti sorcier (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
L’apprenti sorcier (for two pianos) (track 8)
is the basis for:
L'Apprenti sorcier (track 8)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Fantasmic! (theme park show soundtrack) (tracks 8, 8)

CD 6

composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 9)
part of:
recording of:

CD 7

composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 1)
Richard Wagner (1863 – 1867) (track 9)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1869) (track 5)
dedicated to:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 5)
librettist:
Richard Wagner (1862) (track 9)
revised by:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1870) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 5)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 42) (track 5)
arrangements:
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Ouverture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620: Ouverture (for two pianos, Busoni) (track 1)
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (for piano four hands, Nadezhda Purgold) (track 5)
part of:
Die Fledermaus (English version, lyrics by Mandel/Sachs) (track 3)
Die Fledermaus (track 3)
partial recording of:
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (1880 version, commonly performed) (track 5)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
Romeo and Juliet (1870, rarely performed) (track 5)

CD 8

composer:
Richard Wagner (1854 – 1856) (track 10)
Bedřich Smetana (1874-11-20 – 1874-12-08) (track 6)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 10)
part of:
B. number catalogue by František Bartoš (number: B. 111) (track 6)
arrangement of:
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (arr. Hutschenruyter) (track 10)
arrangements:
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 10)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (for piano, Brassin) (track 10)
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 10)
Ride of the Valkyries from "Die Walküre" (for organ, Lemare) (track 10)
Vltava (for baritone and orchestra) (track 6)
Vltava, op. 43 (track 6)
is based on:
La Mantovana (track 6)
is the basis for:
Ma rivière (track 6)
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 10)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 10)
part of:
Má vlast, JB 1:112 (My Country / My Fatherland) (part of collection) (track 6)
recording of:
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

CD 9

composer:
Emmanuel Chabrier (1883) (track 2)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 6)
dedicated to:
Charles Lamoureux (track 2)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 6)
arrangements:
España (for voice and piano) (track 2)
España (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Chevillard) (track 2)
España (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
O Fortuna (QNTAL song) (track 6)
later versions:
The Mass (track 6)
part of:
recording of:
España (rhapsody for orchestra) (track 2)

CD 10

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1852-07-24) (track 1)
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 4)
Berlin, Germany (1889-10-21) (track 3)
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 2, 5)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1852) (track 1)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 4)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1889) (track 3)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 117) (track 1)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 211) (track 2)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 4)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 354) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 437) (track 3)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 4)
Annen-Polka, op. 117 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Kaiser-Walzer (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 3)
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 4)
Red Danube (track 4)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 4)
later translated versions:
later versions:
River of Light (track 4)
recording of:
Wiener Blut, op. 354 (waltz) (track 5)