Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Thieving Magpie: Overture Gioachino Rossini 9:36
2 Der Obsersteiger: Sei nicht bös (Don't Be Cross) Carl Zeller 3:57
3 Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K467 "Elvira Madigan": 2nd Movement Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:24
4 The Rosary Ethelbert Nevin 2:20
5 Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 Johann Sebastian Bach 9:24
6 Zadok the Priest George Frideric Handel 6:01
7 The Blue Danube Johann Strauss II 9:12
8 The Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum Gioachino Rossini 5:05
9 Suite no. 3 in D: Air Johann Sebastian Bach 5:20
10 The Fair Maid of Perth: Serenade Georges Bizet 3:56
11 Enigma Variations: Nimrod Edward Elgar 3:18
12 Tannhauser: Overture (excerpt) Richard Wagner 5:27
13 Turandot: Nessun dorma (None Shall Sleep) Giacomo Puccini 5 3:04

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (tracks 7, 7)
recorded in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1976-06) (track 9)
violin:
Henryk Szeryng (violinist) (1976-06) (track 9)
organ:
Peter Hurford (organist) (track 5)
piano:
John Constable (pianist) (track 4)
Radu Lupu (Romanian concert pianist) (1974-03) (track 3)
balance engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1974-03) (track 3)
baritone vocals [Figaro]:
Sherrill Milnes (baritone) (track 8)
choir vocals:
John Alldis Choir (1972-08-10) (track 13)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 5, 9)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 10)
Ethelbert Nevin (track 4)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 8)
Carl Zeller (track 2)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1727) (track 6)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1785-03-09) (track 3)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1817) (track 1)
Richard Wagner (composer) (1843 – 1845-04-13) (track 12)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (tracks 7, 7)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1899) (track 11)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track 13)
conductor:
Willi Boskovsky (violinist and conductor) (track 7)
Riccardo Chailly (conductor) (track 1)
Robert Sharples (track 10)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (track 12)
Robert Stolz (Viennese operetta composer, songwriter and conductor) (track 2)
Silvio Varviso (conductor) (track 8)
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 13)
Uri Segal (Uri Segal) (1974-03) (track 3)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-05) (track 11)
Neville Marriner (conductor) (1976-06) (track 9)
dedicated to:
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 11)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (track 13)
Ludwig Held (track 2)
Renato Simoni (track 13)
Cesare Sterbini (track 8)
Moritz West (track 2)
lyricist:
Robert Cameron Rogers (songwriter) (track 4)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (track 1)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 13)
English Chamber Orchestra (1974-03) (track 3)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-05) (track 11)
producer:
James Mallinson (producer) (track 3)
Ray Minshull (track 11)
Vittorio Negri (conductor) (track 9)
publisher:
Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d) (composer) (track 11)
soprano vocals:
Hilde Güden (soprano) (track 2)
tenor vocals:
Stuart Burrows (tenor) (track 4)
Kenneth McKellar (track 10)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1960) (track 7)
The Decca Record Company Limited (not for release label use!) (1975) (track 3)
publisher:
premiered at:
Westminster Abbey in London, England, United Kingdom (1727-10-11) (track 6)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 13)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1974-03) (track 3)
Medinah Temple in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1974-05) (track 11)
compilation of:
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (tracks 7, 7)
Händel-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: HWV 258) (track 6)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 565) (track 5)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 9)
Air in D, BWV 1068 (arr. Heimer Sjöblom for organ) (track 9)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 9)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 9)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 9)
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 7, 7)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (tracks 7, 7)
Blue Danube (Trapeze) (tracks 7, 7)
Concerto for Piano no. 21 in C major, K. 467: II. Andante (for flute, violin, cello and piano, Cramer - Munich 1836) (track 3)
Concerto for Piano no. 21 in C major, K. 467: II. Andante (for flute, violin, cello and piano, Cramer - London 1827) (track 3)
Don’t Be Cross (track 2)
Figaro from “The Barber of Seville” (for violin and piano, Castelnuovo-Tedesco) (track 8)
La gazza ladra: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 1)
La gazza ladra: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Nessun dorma (for brass band, arr. Snell) (track 13)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 9)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 9)
Overture to "Tannhäuser" (for band, Sousa) (track 12)
Overture to “Tannhäuser” (for organ, Lemare) (track 12)
Solo Amore (track 9)
Tannhäuser: Ouvertüre (for piano, Wagner) (track 12)
The Four Coronation Anthems: “Zadok The Priest”, HWV 258 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor (arr. Mike Batt) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano solo, Reger) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Tausig) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Grainger) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano, Friedman) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for solo piano, Cortot) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (for band, Leidzén) (track 5)
Toccata und Fugue d-Moll, BWV 565, BV B 29 no. 2 (Busoni piano arrangement) (track 5)
is the basis for:
3. Juni 1899 (tracks 7, 7)
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (tracks 7, 7)
Bach Aire (track 9)
Figaro (track 8)
Ouvertüre zu Tannhäuser, S. 442 (for piano, Liszt) (track 12)
Pilgerchor aus Tannhäuser, S. 443/2 (second, less common version) (track 12)
Red Danube (tracks 7, 7)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 11)
Sanctus Dei (track 11)
Sex’n fax (track 3)
Sweetest Love (track 9)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (tracks 7, 7)
The Globalist (track 11)
The Real Thing (track 5)
Toccata (track 5)
later parody versions:
Honneur aux barbus (track 8)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track 13)
Going to Win (track 13)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track 13)
Le beau Danube bleu (tracks 7, 7)
later versions:
Nimrod (track 11)
River of Light (tracks 7, 7)
live recording of:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 9)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arr. S. Skrowaczewski) (track 5)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 5)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 5)
part of:
Neon Genesis Evangelion (tracks 9, 9)
La gazza ladra (track 1)
Turandot: Atto III (track 13)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
The Rosary (track 4)
Turandot: Atto III, Scena I. Aria “Nessun dorma” (Calaf) (1972-08-10 – 1972-08-25) (track 13)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565 (1974 – 1986) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (1976-06) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 9)
Opera Mortis (track 13)
Comedy in Music, Part II (tracks 7, 7)