Annotation

Had my doubts if this might be seen as a classical album. It seems to be, see
http://musicbrainz.org/release/2518ac75-c8b9-434b-bf24-6f9f9a6d5ed8
Merge might remove information, wonder what the standard operating procedures are in NGS?

Annotation last modified on 2011-06-15 22:33 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Tales From the Vienna Woods 3:48
2 Blue Danube Waltz 3:29
3 Emperor Waltz 4:29
4 Treasure Waltz 5:26
5 Perpetual Motion 2:56
6 Die Fledermaus 4:24
7 Roses From the South 3:32
8 Wine, Women and Song 3:33
9 Acceleration Waltz 3:19
10 Thousand and One Nights 6:07
11 Artist's Life 3:30
12 Village Swallows 2:59
13 Tric Trac Waltz 2:57
14 Voices of Spring 5:01
15 Radetsky Waltz 2:31
16 Pizzicato Waltz 1:52

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 2)
Berlin, Germany (1889-10-21) (track 3)
composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 1, 7–9, 13)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 15)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1861) (track 5)
Josef Strauss (composer) (1864) (track 12)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 2)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1867) (track 11)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1869) (track 16)
Josef Strauss (composer) (1869) (track 16)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1871) (track 10)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1882) (track 14)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1885) (track 4)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1889) (track 3)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
101 Strings (tracks 1–16)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 15)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 15)
Works of Josef Strauss by opus number (number: op. 164) (track 12)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 214) (track 13)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 234) (track 9)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 257) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 2)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 316) (track 11)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 325) (track 1)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 333) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 346) (track 10)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 388) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 410) (track 14)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 418) (track 4)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 437) (track 3)
arrangements:
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 2)
Blue Danube (Trapeze) (track 2)
Blue Danube (track 2)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (for piano, arr. Alfred Grünfeld) (track 14)
Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, op. 325 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Kaiser-Walzer (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 3)
Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437 (for 12 violas, Fürst) (track 3)
Künstlerleben, op. 316 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Perpetuum Mobile (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (track 5)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (for two pianos, Steuermann) (track 5)
Perpetuum mobile (for brass band, Snell) (track 5)
Plesový marš (track 15)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 15)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Radetzky-Marsch (choir arrangement by Karl Hlinak) (track 15)
Radetzky-Marsch (track 15)
Ready for Radetzky (track 15)
Rosen aus dem Süden (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 7)
Schatz-Walzer, op. 418 (arr. Webern) (track 4)
Schatzwalzer (for piano, Dohnányi) (track 4)
Tausend und eine Nacht, op. 346 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Tritsch Tratsch Polka (arr. Hennessy, Holshuysen) (track 13)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka (for piano, arr. Cziffra) (track 13)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Tritsch–Tratsch Polka, op. 214 (for brass, Richards) (track 13)
Wein, Weib und Gesang, op. 333 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Wein, Weib und Gesang, op. 333 (arr. Alban Berg for piano, harmonium, and string quartet) (track 8)
is the basis for:
3. Juni 1899 (track 2)
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 2)
G’schichten aus dem Wienerwald (vocal version) (track 1)
Out of this dimension BGM (Star Fox) (track 14)
Radetzky Waltz (track 15)
Red Danube (track 2)
Schani's Jubilee (track 7)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 2)
WZ 2268: Nur gemütlich (Melodie aus: Wein, Weib und Gesang) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Rêves de printemps (track 14)
later versions:
River of Light (track 2)
Voci di Primavera (version with solo voice; “Frühlingsstimmen” in Italian) (track 14)
recording of:
Pizzicato-Polka (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Comedy in Music, Part II (tracks 1–2)

Release

orchestra:101 Strings