Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Suite
Georges Bizet 2:12
2 Le lac des cygnes: Scène
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:59
3 Le lac des cygnes: Valse
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 7:35
4 Concerto pour piano No. 2
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 13:05
5 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
George Gershwin 3:28
6 Mars, the Bringer of War
Gustav Holst 7:07
7 Enigma variations: Variation IX
Sir Edward Elgar 3:41
8 Samson et Dalila
Camille Saint‐Saëns 7:10
9 El amor brujo
Manuel de Falla 3:59
10 Gaîté parisienne (Ouverture)
Jacques Offenbach 2:15
11 Restaurant au bois de Boulogne
Jacques Ibert 3:18
12 La valse
Maurice Ravel 12:12
13 L'oiseau de feu (Hymne finale)
Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский 3:10

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1901-11-09) (track 4)
composer:
Georges Bizet (track 1)
Manuel de Falla (Spanish composer) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 5)
Jacques Offenbach (track 10)
Edward Elgar (1899) (track 7)
Сергей Рахманинов (1900-10 – 1901-04) (track 4)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 6)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1919 – 1920) (track 12)
Jacques Ibert (1930) (track 11)
conductor:
Charles Dutoit (tracks 1–13)
librettist:
Ferdinand Lemaire (librettist) (track 8)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 5)
DuBose Heyward (track 5)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
premiered at:
Le Trianon in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1925-05-22) (track 9)
part of:
Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Opus (number: op. 18) (track 4)
Camille Saint-Saëns' Opus (number: op. 47) (track 8)
arrangements:
Agnus Dei (track 7)
La Valse (arranged for solo piano by Glenn Gould) (track 12)
La valse (for piano duo) (track 12)
La valse (for piano solo) (track 12)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 6)
Nimrod (for organ, Harris) (track 7)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 6)
is based on:
Carmen (track 1)
is the basis for:
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 7)
The Globalist (track 7)
月に願いを (track 4)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Nimrod (track 7)
orchestration of:
part of:
Gaîté Parisienne (transcription for four pianos) (track 10)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 6)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 6)
partial recording of:
El amor brujo (for symphony orchestra) (track 9)
parts:
Carmen Suite no. 1: II. Aragonaise (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts III and IV) (track 1)
Carmen Suite no. 1: III. Intermezzo (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts II and III) (track 1)
Carmen Suite no. 1: IV. Séguedille (based on Carmen: Act I. Séguedille et Duo « Près des remparts de Séville ») (track 1)
Carmen Suite no. 1: V. Les Dragons d’Alcala (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts I and II) (track 1)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 1)
recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track 5)
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 1)
La Valse (for orchestra) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 6)