Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Adagio of Spartacus and Phyrgia (from Spartacus)
Արամ Խաչատրյան 4:47
2 Ein Heldenleben: The Hero
Richard Strauss 4:27
3 Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor (opening)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:37
4 Bolero (conclusion)
Maurice Ravel 5:11
5 Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act I
Richard Wagner 10:38
6 Danzas fantasticas — III Orgia
Joaquín Turina 4:15
7 Un Sospiro
Franz Liszt 6:07
8 Violin Concerto in D (excerpt)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:04
9 Prelude in C sharp minor
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 4:03
10 Carmina Burana — O fortuna
Carl Orff 2:51
11 Four Last Songs: Beim Schlafengehen
Richard Strauss 6:26
12 Fantaisie-Impromptu
Fryderyk Chopin 4:25
13 Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture (excerpt)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:04
14 Nessun dorma (from Turandot)
Giacomo Puccini 3:18
15 The Firebird (conclusion)
Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский 3:31

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Vladimir Spivakov (track 8)
piano:
Peter Donohoe (British classical pianist, 1953-) (track 3)
Dame Moura Lympany (pianist) (track 7)
John Ogdon (tracks 9, 12)
composer:
Արամ Խաչատրյան (Soviet-Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian) (track 1)
Franz Liszt (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 12)
Richard Wagner (1857-10 – 1859-08) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1869) (track 13)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1874-11 – 1875-02) (track 3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878) (track 8)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1898) (track 2)
Joaquín Turina (1919-08-11 – 1919-08-29) (track 6)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track 14)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1928) (track 4)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 10)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1948) (track 11)
conductor:
Rudolf Barshai (viola player and conductor) (track 3)
Sir Adrian Boult (track 5)
Enrique Bátiz (track 6)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (track 13)
Rudolf Kempe (track 2)
Seiji Ozawa (conductor) (track 8)
André Previn (tracks 4, 10)
Leopold Stokowski (track 15)
Yuri Temirkanov (track 1)
Klaus Tennstedt (track 11)
dedicated to:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 13)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (track 14)
Renato Simoni (track 14)
lyricist:
Hermann Hesse (track 11)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 4, 10)
Oslo‐Filharmonien (track 13)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 5, 8)
orchestrator:
Joaquín Turina (1919-09-15 – 1919-12-30) (track 6)
performer:
revised by:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1870) (track 13)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 13)
soprano vocals:
Lucia Popp (soprano) (track 11)
tenor vocals:
Franco Corelli (track 14)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 10)
premiered at:
Palais Garnier in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1928-11-22) (track 4)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 42) (track 13)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 66) (track 12)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Boléro (arr. Ravel for piano 4-hands) (track 4)
Boléro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (catch all for arrangements) (track 12)
O Fortuna (QNTAL song) (track 10)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (for organ, Vierne) (track 9)
Prelude to “Tristan und Isolde” (for organ, Lemare) (track 5)
Prélude de Tristan et Isolde (transcr. Tanguy de Williencourt for piano) (track 5)
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (for piano four hands, Nadezhda Purgold) (track 13)
Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel (for piano, van Bülow) (track 5)
Vier letzte Lieder, AV 150: III. "Beim Schlafengehen" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
is based on:
L’Oiseau de feu (track 15)
is the basis for:
AMERICA (STAGE 1) (City Connection) (track 3)
Concerto (track 3)
Infernal (track 15)
Lynguistics (track 8)
No More Boleros (track 4)
The Onedin Line (original TV series arrangement) (track 1)
Tonight We Love (Freddy Martin 1941 hit) (track 3)
later parody versions:
Bolero (track 4)
Bolero (track 4)
Le Parti d'en rire (track 4)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track 14)
Going to Win (track 14)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track 14)
later versions:
Bolero (arr. Hans Hasso Stamer) (track 4)
Bolero (Starink version) (track 4)
Boléro (arr. Django Rheinhardt) (track 4)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for 2 pianos) (track 4)
Chopin w Indiach (track 12)
The Mass (track 10)
Troublant Bolero (track 4)
orchestrations:
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 9)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 9)
Preludes in C-sharp minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 9)
part of:
Ein Heldenleben (op 40; TrV 190) (track 2)
Turandot: Atto III (track 14)
Danzas fantásticas, op. 22 (for orchestra) (track 6)
partial recording of:
Boléro (track 4)
Firebird Suite (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (1880 version, commonly performed) (track 13)
parts:
Firebird Suite: I. Introduction (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
Firebird Suite: II. The Firebird and Its Dance (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
Firebird Suite: III. Variations of the Firebird (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
Firebird Suite: IV. The Round of the Princesses (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
Firebird Suite: V. Infernal Dance of King Kastchei (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
Firebird Suite: VI. Lullaby (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
Firebird Suite: VII. Finale (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 15)
recording of:
Danzas fantásticas, op. 22, nº 3: Orgía (for orchestra) (track 6)
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Firebird (track 15)
This Is the Story (Clare Muldaur) (track 4)
revision of:
Romeo and Juliet (1870, rarely performed) (track 13)
version of: