Annotation

1991 Delta Music Inc.

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Also Sprach Zarathustra ("Thus Spoke Zoroaster"), Tone Poem for Orchestra, Op. 30 (Trv 176): Fanfare
Richard Strauss 5 1:37
2 Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor: Adagietto
Gustav Mahler 9:49
3 Finlandia, Tone Poem for Orchestra, Op. 26
Jean Sibelius 9:04
4 Tale of Tsar Saltan, Suite for Orchestra/1-3 (Complete), Op 57: Flight of the Bumble Bee
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 1:50
5 Thäis, Violin & Orchestra Version and Various Arrangements, Opera: Méditation
Jules Massenet 5:10
6 Pomp and Circumstance - March No. 1
Sir Edward Elgar 6:11
7 Humoresque No. 7 for Piano in G-flat major, B. 187/7 (Op. 101/7)
Antonín Dvořák 3:23
8 Kuolema, for Orchestra, Op. 44/1: Valse Triste
Jean Sibelius 4:48
9 Wiener Blut ("Vienna Blood"), Waltz for Orchestra, Op. 354 (Rv 354)
Johann Strauss II 9:32
10 Boléro, Ballet for Orchestra (or Piano)
Maurice Ravel 15:27

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 3)
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 6)
cello:
Miklós Perényi (track 4)
piano:
Zoltán Kocsis (track 4)
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 9)
Antonín Dvořák (1894) (track 7)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 5)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 1)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 3)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 6)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1902) (track 2)
Jean Sibelius (1903) (track 8)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1928) (track 10)
conductor:
Béla Bánfalvi (violinist, concert master of Budapest strings) (track 7)
Iván Fischer (track 2)
Herbert Kegel (track 8)
Rouslan Raychev (track 3)
Rouslan Raychev (track 3)
János Sándor (track 1)
orchestra:
Budapesti Vonósok (Budapest String Orchestra) (track 7)
Nemzeti Filharmonikus Zenekar (Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra) (track 1)
Rouslan Raychev (track 3)
publisher:
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 3)
Jean Sibelius (1904) (track 8)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 3)
Konsertti (1904-04-25) (track 8)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 6)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 3)
premiered at:
Svenska Teatern in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1904-04-25) (track 8)
Palais Garnier in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1928-11-22) (track 10)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 3)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 354) (track 9)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 2)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 2)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for piano 4-hands) (track 10)
Boléro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 3)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 3)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 3)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 3)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 3)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 3)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 3)
Flight of the Bumblebee (Stokowski transcription) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and orchestra, arr. by B. Traubas) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for banjo, arr. Charles Wood) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and piano, arr. Rose) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for choir, Swingle) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee, TN iii/9 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (track 4)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 3)
Im Abendrot (track 2)
Le Vol du bourdon (for organ, Saint-Martin) (track 4)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 5)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 5)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 5)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (for violin and orchestra, Kennedy & Lenehan) (track 4)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for flute and orchestra, arr. Aho) (track 4)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 4)
Valse Triste, op. 44 no. 1 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for cello and piano, arr. Hermann) (track 8)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 4)
Be Still My Soul (track 3)
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 6)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 3)
Honey Man (track 4)
Kuolema, op. 44: I. Valse triste (for piano) (track 8)
No More Boleros (track 10)
Vegli al mattino (track 3)
We Rest on Thee (track 3)
ボスBGM (Parodius) (track 4)
later parody versions:
Bolero (track 10)
Bolero (track 10)
Le Parti d'en rire (track 10)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 1)
Bolero (Starink version) (track 10)
Bolero (arr. Hans Hasso Stamer) (track 10)
Boléro (arr. Django Rheinhardt) (track 10)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for 2 pianos) (track 10)
Troublant Bolero (track 10)
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II (track 5)
2 Pieces from Kuolema, op. 44 (part of collection) (track 8)
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 1)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 2)
recording of:
Boléro (track 10)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (track 3)
Humoresque in G-flat major, op. 101 no. 7 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Valse triste, op. 44 no. 1 (for orchestra) (track 8)
Wiener Blut, op. 354 (waltz) (track 9)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
This Is the Story (Clare Muldaur) (track 10)
revision of:
version of: