Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Elégie für Violoncello und Orchester c-moll, op. 24:: Molto adagio - Poco piú animato
Gabriel Fauré 7:07
2 Thaïs: Meditation
Jules Massenet 6:03
3 Konzert für Fagott und Orchester B-dur, KV 191: 2. Andante ma adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:41
4 Konzert für Klavier und Orchester G-dur: 2. Adagio assai
Maurice Ravel 9:05
5 Fantasía para un gentilhombre: Españoleta. Adagio
Joaquín Rodrigo 4:51
6 Suite für Altblockflöte und Streich-Orchester: 3. Lament (Adagio espressivo)
Gordon Jacob 4:07
7 The Lark Ascending
Ralph Vaughan Williams 13:33
8 Kantate: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben BWV, 147: Nr. 10 "Jesus bleibet meine Freude"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:35
9 Sonate für Orgel Nr.1 f-moll, op. 65: Adagio
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy 3:34
10 Ave verum corpus, KV 618
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:33
11 Remember not, Lord, our offences aus Anthems Nr. 5
Henry Purcell 3:43
12 Ave Maria
Anton Bruckner 4:04
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:33
2 Et incarnatus est - Crucifixus aus Messe in H-Moll, BWV 232 (Nr. 15 + 16)
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:53
3 Requiem, op. 48: Agnus Dei
Gabriel Fauré 5:13
4 Cantabile H-dur: Non troppo lento
César Franck 5:22
5 Ein deutsches Requiem, op. 45: Selig sind, die Leid tragen
Johannes Brahms 12:23
6 Les Corps glorieux: Le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité
Olivier Messiaen 7:07
7 Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland (nach BWV 659)
Johann Sebastian Bach / Wilhelm Kempff 4:32
8 Sonate pout la Harpe B-dur: 2. Adagio
Giovanni Battista Viotti 4:44
9 Madrigal
Ernesto Halffter 5:56
10 Pieśń Roksany (aus der Oper "König Roger")
Karol Szymanowski 5:04
11 Auf verwachsenem Pfade I: IV. Die Friedeker Mutter Gottes. Grave
Leoš Janáček 2:51
12 Klavier-Trio Nr. 1 H-dur, op. 8: 3. Adagio
Johannes Brahms 8:47
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Liebestraum Nr. 3 "Oh lieb, so lang du kannst". Poco allegro, con affetto
Franz Liszt 4:39
2 Violinsonate Es-dur, op. 18: 2. Improvisation. Andante cantabile
Richard Strauss 7:18
3 "Venezianisches Gondellied". Allegretto tranquillo aus "Lieder ohne Worte" Nr. 6 fis-moll
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy 2:59
4 Klavierquartett Nr. 3 c-moll, op. 60: 3. Andante
Johannes Brahms 8:42
5 Elegie für Viola solo
Igor Strawinsky 5:10
6 Toccata II para arpa: 2. Adagio
Jorge Rodríguez 2:31
7 Streichquartett e-moll "Aus meinem Leben": 3. Largo sostenuto
Bedřich Smetana 8:51
8 Klavierquartett g-moll, KV 478: 2. Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:42
9 Streichquartett f-moll, op. 80: 3. Adagio
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy 7:11
10 Streichquartett D-dur, op. 11: 2. Andante cantabile
Peter Tschaikowsky 6:36
11 Streichsextett Nr. 1 B-dur, op. 18: 2. Thema con Variazioni. Andante, ma moderato
Johannes Brahms 8:58
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Andante lamentoso für Streichquintett "An der Bahres eines jungen Künstlers"
Carl Nielsen 4:07
2 Streichquartett g-moll, op. 10: 3. Andantino, doucement expressif
Claude Debussy 7:13
3 Fünf Sätze für Streichquartett, op. 5: 5. In zarter Bewegung
Anton Webern 3:26
4 Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps: Louange à l'Eternité de Jésus
Olivier Messiaen 5 8:40
5 Adagio für Strings, op.11
Samuel Barber 10:04
6 Symphonie Nr. 9 e-moll, op. 95 "Aus der Neuen Welt": 2. Largo
Antonín Dvořák 13:43
7 Symphonie Nr. 4: 4. Very slowly. Largo maestoso
Charles Ives 8:04
8 The Planets: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace. Adagio - Andante - Animato - Tempo I
Gustav Holst 7:26
9 Symphonie Nr. 5 cis-moll: 4. Adagietto. Sehr langsam
Gustav Mahler 9:45

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-07-02) (track 8)
violin:
Michel Schwalbé (Polish violinist) (track 2)
Pinchas Zukerman (violinist) (track 7)
cello:
Heinrich Schiff (cellist and conductor) (track 1)
treble recorder / alto recorder:
Michala Petri (recorder player) (track 6)
bassoon:
Dietmar Zeman (bassoonist) (track 3)
organ:
Roger Fisher (organist) (track 9)
guitar:
Narciso Yepes (1969-05) (track 5)
piano:
Martha Argerich (track 4)
balance engineer:
choir vocals:
Regensburger Domchor (Regensburg Cathedral Choir) (track 10)
Münchener Bach‐Chor (1961-07) (track 8)
composer:
Gordon Jacob (composer) (track 6)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (track 9)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (track 11)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (track 5)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1774) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 10)
Anton Bruckner (composer) (1861) (track 12)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1883) (track 1)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (1894) (track 2)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (1914) (track 7)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1929 – 1931) (track 4)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (track 4)
Günther Arndt (choral conductor) (track 12)
Daniel Barenboim (pianist and conductor) (track 7)
Karl Böhm (Austrian conductor) (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (track 2)
Rafael Kubelík (conductor) (track 10)
Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (track 1)
Simon Preston (organist, conductor, composer) (track 11)
Kenneth Sillito (violinist) (track 6)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1961-07) (track 8)
Odón Alonso (Spanish conductor, long time with Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio Televisión Española) (1969-05) (track 5)
instruments:
The English Concert (track 11)
lyricist:
Martin Janus (German Protestant minister, c. 1620–1682) (1665) (track 8)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 2, 4)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 1)
Munich Bach Orchestra (1961-07) (track 8)
orchestrator:
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (track 1)
producer:
Hans Hickmann (track 8)
vocals:
Münchener Bach‐Chor (1961-07) (track 8)
premiered at:
[concert] (1921-06-14) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1964) (track 8)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1969) (track 5)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1921-06-14) (track 7)
recorded at:
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1961-07) (track 8)
Münster zu Heilsbronn in Heilsbronn, Bayern, Germany (1961-07) (track 8)
Phonogram Studio (Madrid) in Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain (1969-05) (track 5)
edit of:
part of:
Werkverzeichnis Anton Bruckners (number: WAB 6) (track 12)
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 10)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 10)
arrangement of:
The Lark Ascending (for violin and piano) (track 7)
arrangements:
Adagio assai from Piano Concerto in G major (for voices and piano, Williams) (track 4)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 10)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 10)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 10)
Jesu bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147 (arr. Harald Göransson for organ) (track 8)
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desire, from BWV 147 (for piano, Myra Hess) (track 8)
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (arr. H.P. Allen) (track 8)
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (for band, Reed) (track 8)
Jesu, Joy of Men’s Desiring (Sportiello arrangement) (track 8)
Jesu, bleibet meine Freunde (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring) (arr. for piano by Richard Tilling) (track 8)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for organ, Duruflé) (track 8)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for trumpet and organ, Alain) (track 8)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147 (arr. Wilhelm Kempff for piano) (track 8)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 2)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 2)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 2)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Three Chorales: Jesu, Joy of Man‘s Desiring (Milko Kelemen arrangement) (track 8)
“Jesus bleibet meine Freude” from Cantata, BWV 147 (for piano, Chuquisengo) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Början (track 8)
Ecos (track 8)
Lady Lynda (track 8)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 10)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 10)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 10)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 10)
later translated versions:
orchestration of:
Élégie, op. 24 (for cello and piano) (track 1)
orchestrations:
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, BWV 147/10 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 8)
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II (track 2)
Piano Concerto in G major (movement) (track 4)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Ave Maria, WAB 6 (for choir a cappella) (track 12)
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (track 10)
The Lark Ascending (for violin and orchestra) (track 7)
Élégie, op. 24 (for cello and orchestra) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1747 – 1749) (tracks 2, 2)
violin:
Kaja Danczowska (track 10)
piano trio:
Trio di Trieste (track 12)
pipe organ:
Wolfgang Rübsam (1977) (track 1)
organ:
Daniel Chorzempa (organist) (track 3)
Simon Preston (organist, conductor, composer) (track 6)
Wolfgang Rübsam (track 4)
guitar:
Narciso Yepes (track 9)
piano:
Rudolf Firkušný (pianist) (track 11)
Wilhelm Kempff (1975-04) (track 7)
piano and violin arranger:
Paul Kochański (violinist) (1926) (track 10)
grand piano:
Krystian Zimerman (pianist) (track 10)
harp:
Nicanor Zabaleta (harpist) (track 8)
arranger:
Wilhelm Kempff (track 7)
Narciso Yepes (track 9)
choir vocals:
Groot Omroepkoor (track 3)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2, 2, 7)
Johannes Brahms (tracks 5, 12)
Ernesto Halffter (track 9)
Karol Szymanowski (composer) (track 10)
Giovanni Battista Viotti (violinist and composer) (track 8)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1740) (track 1)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (1878) (track 4)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1886 – 1900) (track 3)
Leoš Janáček (Czech composer) (1900 – 1911) (track 11)
Olivier Messiaen (1939) (track 6)
conductor:
Daniel Barenboim (pianist and conductor) (track 5)
Jean Fournet (conductor) (track 3)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (track 2)
orchestra:
publisher:
Éditions Leduc (track 6)
compilation of:
part of:
Franck Werke Verzeichnis (number: 36) (track 4)
Bach Compendium (number: K107) (track 1)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 721) (track 1)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
An English Requiem, op. 45: I. Blessed are they that mourn (english translation of the deutsches Requiem) (track 5)
Erbarm' dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721 (catch all for arrangements) (track 1)
On an Overgrown Path, Book 1: No. 4. The Madonna of Frýdek (arr. Jarmil Burghauser for string quartet) (track 11)
is based on:
later translated versions:
part of:
Ein deutsches Requiem, op. 45 (movement) (track 5)
Harp Sonata in B-flat major (movement) (track 8)
Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello no. 1 in B major, op. 8 (Unspecified revision) (movement) (track 12)
Requiem, op. 48 (track 3)
Les Corps glorieux (track 6)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232 (tracks 2, 2)
recording of:
Madrigal (track 9)
Pieśń Roksany (for violin and piano, arr. Kochanski) (track 10)
Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (for piano, Kempff) (1975-04) (track 7)

CD 3

violin:
Wolfgang Schneiderhan (violinist) (track 2)
cello:
viola:
Gérard Caussé (violist) (track 5)
string quartet:
Amadeus Quartet (tracks 7–8, 11)
Melos Quartett (track 9)
piano:
Daniel Barenboim (pianist and conductor) (tracks 1, 3)
Jörg Demus (pianist) (track 4)
Walter Klien (pianist) (track 2)
harp:
Nicanor Zabaleta (harpist) (track 6)
arranger:
Franz Liszt (track 1)
composer:
Jorge Rodríguez (16th or 17th century composer) (track 6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785) (track 8)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1833 – 1834) (track 3)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1847) (track 9)
Franz Liszt (1850) (track 1)
Johannes Brahms (1855 – 1875) (track 4)
Johannes Brahms (1859 – 1860) (track 11)
Bedřich Smetana (composer) (1876) (track 7)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1887 – 1888) (track 2)
part of:
arrangement of:
O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S. 298/2 (second version) (track 1)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Liebestraum (Spike Jones version) (track 1)
Liebesträume (german vocals) (track 1)
Nautical Twilight (track 3)
orchestrations:
part of:
Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat major (op. 18; TrV 151) (track 2)
recording of:

CD 4

clarinet:
Claude Desurmont (clarinetist) (1978-04) (track 4)
violin:
Luben Yordanoff (violinist) (1978-04) (track 4)
cello:
Albert Tétard (cellist) (1978-04) (track 4)
strings:
string quartet:
LaSalle Quartet (track 3)
Melos Quartett (track 2)
piano:
Daniel Barenboim (pianist and conductor) (1978-04) (track 4)
balance engineer:
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (track 4)
Hans-Peter Schweigmann (1976-02) (track 7)
choir vocals:
Tanglewood Festival Chorus (1976-02) (track 7)
composer:
Claude Debussy (1892 – 1893) (track 2)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 6)
Gustav Mahler (composer) (1901 – 1902) (track 9)
Anton Webern (composer) (1909) (track 3)
Carl Nielsen (Danish composer) (1910) (track 1)
Charles Ives (composer) (1910 – 1916) (track 7)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 8)
Samuel Barber (American orchestral, choral, opera & piano composer) (1936) (track 5)
Olivier Messiaen (1940) (track 4)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (track 5)
Rafael Kubelík (conductor) (track 9)
William Steinberg (conductor) (track 8)
Seiji Ozawa (conductor) (1976-02) (track 7)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1977-04) (track 6)
orchestra:
Boston Symphony Orchestra (1976-02) (track 7)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1977-04) (track 6)
orchestrator:
Samuel Barber (American orchestral, choral, opera & piano composer) (1938) (track 5)
producer:
Günther Breest (track 4)
Cord Garben (track 6)
Thomas W. Mowrey (track 7)
premiered at:
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (track 5)
recorded at:
Symphony Hall (Boston) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1976-02) (track 7)
part of:
Catalogue of Carl Nielsen’s Works (CNW) (number: CNW 36) (track 1)
Carl Nielsen, kompositioner (FS) (number: FS 58) (track 1)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 9)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 9)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 5)
Adagio for Strings (Bond arrangement) (track 5)
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 5)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 5)
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 5)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 5)
Andantino du Quatuor à cordes (for organ, Guilmant) (track 2)
Im Abendrot (track 9)
Largo (New World Symphony) (arr. Ellerby) (track 6)
Quatuor à cordes en sol mineur : III. Andantino, doucement expressif (arr. A. Benfeld for piano four hands) (track 2)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (for brass quintet and organ) (track 8)
Venus, The Bringer of Peace (Arranged for organ) (track 8)
宇宙めぐり (track 8)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 6)
Dov’è l’amore (track 5)
Goin’ Home (track 6)
Más allá (track 6)
夕陽下 (track 6)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 6)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 6)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
part of:
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with “Pluto” by Colin Matthews) (track 8)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 8)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 9)
Quatuor pour la fin du Temps (movement) (track 4)
recording of:
Adagio for Strings (track 5)
referred to in medleys: