Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Sunrise
Richard Strauss 1:31
2 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Of the People of the Unseen World
Richard Strauss 3:10
3 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Of the Great Longing
Richard Strauss 1:45
4 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Of Joys and Passions
Richard Strauss 1:51
5 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Dirge
Richard Strauss 2:16
6 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Of Science
Richard Strauss 4:01
7 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: The Convalescent
Richard Strauss 5:00
8 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Dance Song and Night Song
Richard Strauss 7:37
9 Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Night Wanderer’s Song
Richard Strauss 4:48
10 Scheherazade, op. 35: I. The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 9:06
11 Scheherazade, op. 35: II. The Story of the Kalender Prince
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 11:35
12 Scheherazade, op. 35: III. The Young Prince and the Young Princess
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 12:02
13 Scheherazade, op. 35: IV. Festival in Baghdad / The Sea / The Ship Goes to Pieces Against a Rock Surmounted by a Bronze Warrior
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 11:42
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:08
2 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Christmas Tree Scene
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 4:15
3 The Nutcracker, op. 71: March
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:07
4 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Chocolate: Spanish Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:13
5 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Coffee: Arabian Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:10
6 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Tea: Chinese Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:01
7 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Trepak
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:01
8 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Dance of the Flutes
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:05
9 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Mother Gigogne and the Clowns
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:42
10 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Waltz of the Flowers
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:28
11 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Pas de deux
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 4:15
12 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Variation I: Tarantella
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 0:39
13 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Variation II: Dance of the Sugar‐Plum Fairy
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:03
14 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Coda
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:16
15 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Final Waltz
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:31
16 The Nutcracker, op. 71: Apotheosis
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:24
17 Pines of Rome: I. The Pines of the Villa Borghese
Ottorino Respighi 2:43
18 Pines of Rome: II. Pines Near a Catacomb
Ottorino Respighi 6:45
19 Pines of Rome: III. The Pines of the Janiculum
Ottorino Respighi 6:29
20 Pines of Rome: IV. The Pines of the Appian Way
Ottorino Respighi 5:14
21 Fountains of Rome: I. The Fountain of Valle Giulia at Dawn
Ottorino Respighi 4:40
22 Fountains of Rome: II. The Triton Fountain at Morning
Ottorino Respighi 2:24
23 Fountains of Rome: III. The Fountain of Trevi at Midday
Ottorino Respighi 3:20
24 Fountains of Rome: IV. The Villa Medici Fountain at Sunset
Ottorino Respighi 5:20
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35: I. Allegro moderato
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 15:51
2 Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35: II. Canzonetta. Andante
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:31
3 Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35: III. Allegro vivacissimo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 8:20
4 Guillaume Tell: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini 11:58
5 La scala di seta: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini 6:28
6 Il signor Bruschino: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini 4:33
7 Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini 7:05
8 La gazza ladra: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini 9:16
9 La Cenerentola: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini 7:23
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Goyescas: Intermezzo
Enrique Granados 5:41
2 La vida breve: Interlude
Manuel de Falla 2:56
3 La vida breve: Dance
Manuel de Falla 3:40
4 The Three-Cornered Hat: The Neighbors' Dance
Manuel de Falla 3:20
5 The Three-Cornered Hat: The Miller's Dance
Manuel de Falla 2:40
6 The Three-Cornered Hat: Final Dance
Manuel de Falla 6:12
7 Navarra
Isaac Albéniz 5:38
8 Iberia: Fête-Dieu à Seville
Isaac Albéniz 8:00
9 Iberia: Triana
Isaac Albéniz 5:09
10 Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade
Modest Mussorgsky 1:48
11 Pictures at an Exhibition: Gnomus
Modest Mussorgsky 2:34
12 Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade
Modest Mussorgsky 1:06
13 Pictures at an Exhibition: Il Vecchio Castello
Modest Mussorgsky 4:27
14 Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade
Modest Mussorgsky 0:35
15 Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries
Modest Mussorgsky 0:59
16 Pictures at an Exhibition: Bydlo
Modest Mussorgsky 3:26
17 Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade
Modest Mussorgsky 0:44
18 Pictures at an Exhibition: Ballet of the Chicks in Their Shells
Modest Mussorgsky 1:12
19 Pictures at an Exhibition: Samuel Goldenburg and Schmuyle
Modest Mussorgsky 2:13
20 Pictures at an Exhibition: The Marketplace at Limoges
Modest Mussorgsky 1:18
21 Pictures at an Exhibition: Catacombae, sepulchrum romanum
Modest Mussorgsky 1:57
22 Pictures at an Exhibition: Con mortuis in lingua mortua
Modest Mussorgsky 1:59
23 Pictures at an Exhibition: The Hut on Fowl's Legs
Modest Mussorgsky 3:29
24 Pictures at an Exhibition: The Great Gate at Kiev
Modest Mussorgsky 5:16

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (tracks 1–9)
conductor:
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1954-03-08) (tracks 1–9)
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1960-02-08) (tracks 10–13)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1954-03-08) (tracks 1–9)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1960-02-08) (tracks 10–13)
producer:
Richard Mohr (producer) (tracks 10–13)
John Pfeiffer (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–9)
recording engineer:
Leslie Chase (1954-03-08) (tracks 1–9)
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1960-02-08) (tracks 10–13)
solo violin:
Sidney Harth (1960-02-08) (tracks 10–13)
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1960-02-08) (tracks 10–13)
arrangements:
Scheherazade, op. 35: I. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship (for piano four hands) (track 10)
Scheherazade, op. 35: II. The Kalendar Prince (for piano four hands) (track 11)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 1)
Tales of the Arabian Night (C64 Game) (track 13)
part of:
Scheherazade, op. 35 (tracks 10–13)
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (tracks 1–9)
recording of:

CD 2

composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 1–16)
Ottorino Respighi (composer) (1915 – 1916) (tracks 21–24)
Ottorino Respighi (composer) (1924) (tracks 17–20)
conductor:
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1959-03-30) (tracks 1–16)
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1959-10-24) (tracks 17–24)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1959-03-30) (tracks 1–16)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1959-10-24) (tracks 17–24)
producer:
Richard Mohr (producer) (tracks 1–24)
recording engineer:
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1959-03-30) (tracks 1–16)
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1959-10-24) (tracks 17–24)
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1959-10-24) (tracks 17–24)
arrangements:
Faeries (track 13)
Fontane di Roma: I. La fontana di Valle Giulia all'alba (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 21)
Fontane di Roma: II. La fontana del Tritone al mattino (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 22)
Fontane di Roma: III. La fontana di Trevi al meriggio (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 23)
Fontane di Roma: IV. La fontana di Villa Medici al tramonto (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 24)
March from The Pines of Rome (for brass band, Snell) (track 20)
Pini di Roma, P 141: IV. I pini della Via Appia (for concert band, d'Elia/Leidzén) (track 20)
Pini di Roma: I. I pini di Villa Borghese: Allegretto vivace (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 17)
Pini di Roma: II. Pini presso una catacomba: Lento (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 18)
Pini di Roma: III. I pini del Gianicolo: Lento (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 19)
Pini di Roma: IV. I pini della Via Appia: Tempo di Marcia (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 20)
The Pines of Rome: I. The Pines of Villa Borghese (for concert band, Duker) (track 17)
The Pines of Rome: II. The Pines Near a Catacomb (for concert band, Duker) (track 18)
The Pines of Rome: III. The Pines of the Janiculum (for concert band, Duker) (track 19)
The Pines of Rome: IV. The Pines of the Appian Way (for concert band, Duker) (track 20)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Dream Star (track 10)
later versions:
part of:
Щелкунчик, op. 71 (The Nutcracker) (track 1)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие I (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 1) (tracks 2–3)
Fontane di Roma, P 106 (tracks 21–24)
Pini di Roma, P 141 (tracks 17–20)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие II (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 2) (tracks 4–16)
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

violin:
Jascha Heifetz (violinist) (1957-04-19) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 4–7, 9)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1817) (track 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878) (tracks 1–3)
conductor:
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1957-04-19) (tracks 1–3)
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1958-11-22) (tracks 4–9)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1957-04-19) (tracks 1–3)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1958-11-22) (tracks 4–9)
producer:
Richard Mohr (producer) (tracks 4–9)
John Pfeiffer (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–3)
recording engineer:
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1957-04-19) (tracks 1–3)
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1958-11-22) (tracks 4–9)
recorded at:
arrangements:
Guillaume Tell: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 7)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 7)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 9)
La gazza ladra: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
La gazza ladra: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 8)
Overture de l'opera "Guillaume Tell", S. 552, R. 237 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 4)
William Tell Overture (for band, Leidzén) (track 4)
William Tell: Overture (for organ, Lemare) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Lynguistics (track 1)
Rabbit of Seville (1950 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short) (track 7)
William Tell Overture (Spike Jones version) (track 4)
William Tell Overture (excerpt) (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 4)
later parody versions:
part of:
La scala di seta (track 5)
Guglielmo Tell (translated by Luigi Balocchi) (track 4)
Guillaume Tell (track 4)
La gazza ladra (track 8)
parts:
recording of:
Guillaume Tell: Overture (1958-11-22) (track 4)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (1958-11-22) (track 7)
Il signor Bruschino: Overture (1958-11-22) (track 6)
La gazza ladra: Overture (1958-11-22) (track 8)
La scala di seta: Overture (1958-11-22) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

composer:
Isaac Albéniz (tracks 7–9)
Manuel de Falla (Spanish composer) (tracks 2–6)
Enrique Granados (composer) (track 1)
Модест Петрович Мусоргский (composer) (1874-06-02 – 1874-06-22) (tracks 10–24)
conductor:
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1957-12-07) (tracks 10–24)
Fritz Reiner (conductor) (1958-04-26) (tracks 1–9)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1957-12-07) (tracks 10–24)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1958-04-26) (tracks 1–9)
orchestrator:
Enrique Fernández Arbós (tracks 7–9)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1922) (tracks 10–24)
producer:
Richard Mohr (producer) (tracks 1–24)
recording engineer:
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1957-12-07) (tracks 10–24)
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1958-04-26) (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-12-07) (tracks 10–24)
arrangements:
Danse espagnole (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 3)
Danza de La vida breve (for two guitars, Pujol) (track 3)
Goyescas, H. 65: Intermezzo (for guitar) (track 1)
Goyescas: Intermezzo (for cello and piano, Cassadó) (track 1)
Goyescas: Intermezzo (arr. for trio by Gaspar Cassadó) (track 1)
Goyescas: Intermezzo, DLR II:6 (for piano) (track 1)
Interludio y danza de "La vida breve" (concert piece) (tracks 2–3)
La vida breve: Acto II. Danza española (arrangement for cello and piano by Maurice Gendron) (track 3)
La vida breve: Danza española (catch-all for unknown arrangements) (track 3)
Spanish Dance no. 1 from La vida breve (for harp, Grandjany) (track 3)
Картинки с выставки: I. Promenade I (arranged by Hindsley) (track 10)
Картинки с выставки: II. №1, Gnomus (arr. Hindsley for symphonic band) (track 11)
Картинки с выставки: III. Promenade II (arr. Hindsley for symphonic band) (track 12)
Картинки с выставки: IV. № 2, Il vecchio castello (arr. Hindsley for symphonic band) (track 13)
Картинки с выставки: V. Promenade III (arr. Hindsley for symphonic band) (track 14)
Картинки с выставки: VII. № 4. Bydło (arr. Hindsley for symphonic band) (track 16)
Картинки с выставки: VIII. Promenade IV (arr. Hindsley for symphonic band) (track 17)
Картинки с выставки: XI. № 7. Limoges, le marché (arr. Hindsley for symphonic band) (track 20)
orchestration of:
Navarra, B. 49 (track 7)
Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 1 "Gnomus" (original piano version) (track 11)
Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 2 "Il vecchio castello" (original piano version) (track 13)
Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 4 "Bydło" (original piano version) (track 16)
Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade (1st) (original piano version) (track 10)
Pictures at an Exhibition: [Untitled] (Interlude, Promenade theme, 1st) (original piano version, often called Promenade 2) (track 12)
Pictures at an Exhibition: [Untitled] (Interlude, Promenade theme, 2nd) (original piano version, often called Promenade 3) (track 14)
Pictures at an Exhibition: [Untitled] (Interlude, Promenade theme, 3rd) (original piano version, often called Promenade 4) (track 17)
part of:
Goyescas, H.65 (opera) (track 1)
La vida breve: Acto II (tracks 2–3)
Tableaux d'une exposition (orchestrated by Ravel) (tracks 10–24)
recording of:
Tableaux d'une exposition: Cum Mortuis in lingua mortua (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 22)
Tableaux d'une exposition: I. Gnomus (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 11)
Tableaux d'une exposition: II. Il vecchio castello (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 13)
Tableaux d'une exposition: III. Tuileries (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 15)
Tableaux d'une exposition: IV. Bydlo (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 16)
Tableaux d'une exposition: Promenade (orchestrated by Ravel, 4th promenade) (1957-12-07) (track 17)
Tableaux d'une exposition: Promenade (orchestrated by Ravel, 3rd promenade) (1957-12-07) (track 14)
Tableaux d'une exposition: Promenade (orchestrated by Ravel, 2nd promenade) (1957-12-07) (track 12)
Tableaux d'une exposition: Promenade (orchestrated by Ravel, 1st promenade) (1957-12-07) (track 10)
Tableaux d'une exposition: V. Ballet des poussins dans leurs coques (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 18)
Tableaux d'une exposition: VI. Samuel Goldenberg und Schmuyle (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 19)
Tableaux d'une exposition: VII. Limoges - le marché (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 20)
Tableaux d'une exposition: VIII. Catacombae (Sepulchrum romanum) (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 21)
Tableaux d'une exposition: X. La grande porte de Kiev (orchestrated by Ravel) (1957-12-07) (track 24)
Goyescas, H.65: Cuadro I. Intermedio (for orchestra) (1958-04-26) (track 1)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: III. El Corpus en Sevilla (orchestrated by Arbós) (1958-04-26) (track 8)
Iberia, B. 47: Book II: III. Triana (orchestrated by Arbós) (1958-04-26) (track 9)
Navarra, B. 49 (orchestrated by Arbós) (1958-04-26) (track 7)