Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Marriage of Figaro (Overture)
Mozart 4:05
2 Adagio for Organ & Strings
Albinoni & Giazotto 8:55
3 Canon in D
Pachelbel 4:57
4 Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor, op. 27, no. 2, “Moonlight”: Adagio
Beethoven 7:07
5 Fantasia on Greensleeves
Vaughan Williams 4:18
6 Swan Lake - Suite from the Ballet Scene: “Swan Theme” (Moderato)
Tchaikovsky 2:38
7 Peer Gynt Suite no. 1: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Grieg 2:29
8 The Planets: “Jupiter”
Holst 7:19
9 Also sprach Zarathustra: “Opening”
Richard Strauss 1:46
10 Pomp & Circumstance “March no. 1”
Elgar 6:36
11 Symphony no. 40 in G minor: “Molto allegro”
Mozart 7:53
12 Arrival of The Queen of Sheba (from “Solomon”)
Handel 3:11
13 The Nutcracker: “Waltz of the Flowers”
Tchaikovsky 5:59
14 Serenade no. 13 in G “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”: Allegro
Mozart 8:07
15 Four Seasons: “Spring”: Allegro
Vivaldi 3:47

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 10)
violin:
Roberto Michelucci (violinist) (track 15)
organ:
Alastair Ross (harpsichord / organist) (track 2)
piano:
Radu Lupu (Romanian concert pianist) (track 4)
arranger:
Ralph Greaves (1934) (track 5)
composer:
Remo Giazotto (track 2)
Johann Pachelbel (composer) (track 3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 13)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (track 12)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 1)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 14)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788 – 1788-07-25) (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (track 4)
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1875) (track 7)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876) (track 6)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 9)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1901) (track 10)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 8)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (1924 – 1928) (track 5)
conductor:
Ernest Ansermet (track 6)
Richard Hickox (conductor) (tracks 2–3)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (tracks 1, 7, 9, 13)
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (tracks 5, 12)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (tracks 11, 14)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (tracks 8, 10)
orchestra:
I Musici (track 15)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 1, 7, 9, 13)
previously attributed to:
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (Italian Baroque composer) (track 2)
publisher:
Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d) (composer) (track 10)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1888) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1959) (tracks 6, 9)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1962) (tracks 7, 13)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1965) (track 12)
Philips Classics Productions (not for release label use!—classical music division of Polygram, reorganized as Philips Music Group in 1997) (1970) (track 15)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1972) (track 5)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1973) (track 4)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1977) (tracks 2–3, 10)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks 11, 14)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1979) (tracks 1, 8)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 10)
Ricordi London (Casa Ricordi sublabel for Classical music) (track 2)
Oxford University Press (1936) (track 5)
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (catch all for arrangements) (track 2)
Adagio of the Sky (track 2)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 3)
Cold is Being (track 2)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 7)
Jupiter Hymn (excerpt from Jupiter/The Planets) (track 8)
Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity (Arranged for organ) (track 8)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (arranged by Beecham) (track 12)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 8)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for brass quintet and organ) (track 8)
has revision:
is based on:
Greensleeves (track 5)
Lovely Joan (traditional English folk song) (track 5)
Sir John in Love (track 5)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 2)
Adagio (track 3)
Anytime, Anywhere (track 2)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 3)
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 10)
Dream Star (track 13)
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 14)
Hammerheart (track 8)
Happy (track 3)
Joybringer (track 8)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 3)
Lullaby (track 3)
Mephistopheles (track 4)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 4)
Mozart/Figaro (track 1)
Overture (track 4)
Sanctus (track 3)
Sanctus II (track 3)
Simple Joy (track 3)
The Viking Song (track 10)
What Is Eternal (track 4)
ジュピター (track 8)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 4)
蛹化の女 (track 3)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 9)
Canon in D, Mostly (track 3)
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 7)
Thaxted (track 8)
じゅぴにゃー (track 8)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 4)
part of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 9)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 “Great” (2nd version) (movement) (track 11)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version B - 8 movements) (track 6)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version A - 6 movements) (track 6)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 8)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 8)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие II (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 2) (track 13)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 4)
Käferherz (track 7)
Prelude to Madness (track 7)
version of:

Release

manufactured in:the U.K.
liner notes:Michael Heatley
copyrighted by:Marks and Spencer PLC (1997)
manufactured by:PMDC (UK)
phonographic copyright by:Marks and Spencer PLC (1997)