Tracklist

CD 1: The Great Waltzes
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314
Johann Strauss II 9:30
2 Emperor Waltz, op. 437
Johann Strauss II 11:19
3 Donauwellen
Iosif Ivanovici 5:31
4 Gold and Silver, op. 79
Franz Lehár 8:42
5 Waltz from Serenade for Strings in C major, op. 48
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:59
6 The Skaters, op. 183
Émile Waldteufel 7:33
7 Über den Wellen (Sobre las olas)
Juventino Rosas 6:17
8 Rosen aus dem Süden
Johann Strauss II 8:27
9 Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker, op. 71
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:55
10 Waltz from The Sleeping Beauty, op. 66
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:45
CD 2: The Romantic Piano
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23: opening
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:14
2 Impromptu in A-flat major, op. 142
Franz Schubert 7:18
3 Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, op. 11
Frédéric Chopin 11:46
4 Bagatelle in A minor, op. 11
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:11
5 Waltz in A-flat major, op. 39 no. 15
Johannes Brahms 1:25
6 Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16: Adagio
Edvard Grieg 5:56
7 Spring Song in A major, op. 62, No 6
Felix Mendelssohn 2:22
8 Clair de lune from Suite Bergamasque
Claude Debussy 4:20
9 Troisième Gymnopédie
Erik Satie 2:05
10 Prelude no. 15 in D-flat major, op. 28 “Raindrop”
Frédéric Chopin 5:55
11 Liebestraum no. 3 in A-flat major, op. 62, no. 3
Franz Liszt 3:49
12 Alla turca from Piano Sonata no. 11 in A major K. 331
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:46
13 Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54: I. Allegro affettuoso
Robert Schumann 14:06
CD 3: Mighty Choruses
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 O Fortuna from Carmina Burana
Carl Orff 2:44
2 Jauchzet, frohlocket from Christmas Oratorio
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:20
3 Hallelujah, from The Messiah
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:49
4 Osanna in excelsis from Mass in B minor
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:56
5 For unto us a Child is Born, from The Messiah
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:06
6 Jesu bleibet meine Freude from Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:28
7 Miserere mei
Gregorio Allegri 10:13
8 Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder from St Matthew Passion
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:31
9 Lacrymosa dies illa from Requiem
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:25
10 Pilgrims Chorus from Tannhäuser
Richard Wagner 3:50
11 Ave verum corpus, K. 618
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:55
12 Wedding Chorus from Lohengrin
Richard Wagner 4:56
13 Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco
Giuseppe Verdi 4:41
CD 4: Adagio - Music for Relaxing
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Adagio in G minor
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 11:34
2 Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042: Adagio
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:27
3 Trumpet Concerto in D major: Adagio
Georg Philipp Telemann 2:03
4 Oboe Concerto in D minor, op. 9, no. 2: Adagio
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 5:26
5 Piano Concerto no. 23 in A major, K. 488: Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:31
6 Oboe Concerto in D minor: Adagio
Alessandro Marcello 4:20
7 Oboe Quartet in F major, K. 370: Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:33
8 Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, op. 26: Adagio
Max Bruch 8:12
9 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: II. Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:22
10 Concierto de Aranjuez: Adagio
Joaquín Rodrigo 10:28
11 Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, K. 216: II. Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 8:26
CD 5: Largo - Music for Reading
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Largo from Serse
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:42
2 Piano Concerto in F minor: Largo
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:51
3 Concerto Grosso in A minor op. 6, no. 4: Largo, e Piano
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:39
4 Guitar Concerto in D major, RV 93: Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 5:28
5 Concerto Grosso in C minor, op. 6, no. 3: Largo
Arcangelo Corelli 2:28
6 Double Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043: Largo
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:51
7 Flautino Concerto in C major, RV 443: Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 4:09
8 Oboe Concerto no. 3 in G minor, H. 287: Sarabande
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:13
9 Concerto for Oboe & Violin in B-flat major, RV 548
Antonio Vivaldi 3:07
10 Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95 “From the New World”: II. Largo
Antonín Dvořák 11:58
11 The Four Seasons - Winter: Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 2:22
12 Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, op. 21: II. Larghetto
Frédéric Chopin 9:26
CD 6: Opera Highlights
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prelude to Act 1 of Carmen
Georges Bizet 2:16
2 O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
Giacomo Puccini 2:30
3 Votre Toast (Toreador Song) from Carmen
Georges Bizet 6:13
4 Intermezzi from Cavalleria Rusticana
Pietro Mascagni 3:45
5 Der Hölle Rache (Aria of the Queen of the Night) from Die Zauberflöte
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:57
6 Libiamo ne’lieti calici (Drinking Song) from La Traviata
Giuseppe Verdi 3:00
7 Nessun dorma from Turandot
Giacomo Puccini 3:06
8 E lucevan le stelle from Tosca
Giacomo Puccini 3:17
9 Lascia chi’o pianga from Rinaldo
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:50
10 Uvertyr to The Marriage of Figaro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:05
11 Un bel dí vedremo from Madame Butterfly
Giacomo Puccini 4:41
12 Au fond du temple saint (Duet) from The Pearl Fishers
Georges Bizet 5:54
13 Factotum aria from Barber of Seville
Gioachino Rossini 4:40
14 Triumphal March and Chorus from Aida, Gloria all’Egitto
Giuseppe Verdi 7:25
15 La donna è mobile from Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi 2:19
16 Si, mi chiamano Mimi from Ka Bohème
Giacomo Puccini 4:36
CD 7: Mostly Baroque
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:30
2 Air from Suite no. 3
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:58
3 Badinerie from Suite no. 2
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:27
4 The Four Seasons - Spring
Antonio Vivaldi 3:34
5 La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks Music
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:32
6 Toccata from Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:00
7 Finale from Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major
Joseph Haydn 4:32
8 Andante from Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K. 467 “Elvira Madigan”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:47
9 First movement from Symphony no. 5
Ludwig van Beethoven 5 6:57
10 Eine kleine Nachtmusik: Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:52
11 Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orpheus and Eurydice
Christoph Willibald Gluck 6:08
12 Canon in D major
Johann Pachelbel 4:48
13 Violin Romance no. 2 in F major, op. 50
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:51
CD 8: Mostly Romance
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Morning from Peer Gynt
Edvard Grieg 3:59
2 Ave Maria (arr. Breiner)
Franz Schubert 6:54
3 Eine kleine Nachtmusik: Romance
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:10
4 Minuet
Luigi Boccherini 3:33
5 Berceuse
Benjamin Godard 5:32
6 Hungarian Dance no. 5
Johannes Brahms 2:24
7 Also sprach Zarathustra
Richard Strauss 1:57
8 March Pomp and Circumstance no. 1
Sir Edward Elgar 6:07
9 Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Edvard Grieg 6:03
10 Marche Militaire Nr. 1 (arr. P. Breiner)
Franz Schubert 5:01
11 In the Hall of the Mountain King
Edvard Grieg 2:40
12 The Last Spring
Edvard Grieg 4:21
13 Moldau from My Homeland
Bedřich Smetana 13:09

Credits

CD 1: The Great Waltzes

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 1)
Berlin, Germany (1889-10-21) (track 2)
recorded in:
Mexico (1993-03) (track 7)
composer:
Franz Lehár (track 4)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 9–10, 10)
Émile Waldteufel (classical composer) (track 6)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 1)
Iosif Ivanovici (1880) (track 3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 5)
Juventino Rosas (1888) (track 7)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1889) (track 2)
conductor:
Michael Dittrich (track 4)
Ondrej Lenárd (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (tracks 1–2, 8)
Ondrej Lenárd (1989) (track 9)
Philippe Entremont (1990-02-19 – 1990-02-21) (track 5)
Andrew Mogrelia (1991-03-18 – 1991-03-23) (track 10)
Alfred Walter (1991-09-25 – 1991-09-28) (track 6)
Enrique Bátiz (1993-03) (track 7)
István Bogár (1993-04-05 – 1993-04-07) (track 3)
engineer:
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (track 7)
Gejza Toperczer (1991-03-18 – 1991-03-23) (track 10)
orchestra:
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (track 4)
Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (tracks 1–2, 8)
CSR Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1989) (track 9)
Wiener Kammerorchester (1990-02-19 – 1990-02-21) (track 5)
Štátna filharmónia Košice (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (1991-03-18 – 1991-03-23) (track 10)
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Košice) (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (1991-09-25 – 1991-09-28) (track 6)
Festival Orchestra of Mexico (1993-03) (track 7)
performer:
Budapest Strauss Ensemble (1993-04-05 – 1993-04-07) (track 3)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 9)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (track 5)
Rudolf Hentšel (track 10)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (track 5)
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (track 7)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1988-01) (tracks 1–2, 8)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1988) (tracks 1–2, 8)
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (tracks 1–2, 8)
Casino Baumgarten in Wien, Austria (1990-02-19 – 1990-02-21) (track 5)
Dom umenia in Košice, Košický kraj, Slovakia (1991-03-18 – 1991-03-23) (track 10)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1993-04-05 – 1993-04-07) (track 3)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (track 1)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 388) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 437) (track 2)
arrangements:
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 1)
Kaiser-Walzer (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 2)
Rosen aus dem Süden (for chamber ensemble, Schönberg) (track 8)
Skater’s Waltz (Mantovani's arrangement) (track 6)
has revision:
is the basis for:
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 1)
Dream Star (track 9)
Red Danube (track 1)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Anniversary Song (track 3)
River of Light (track 1)
Skater's Waltz (Hank Thompson's version) (track 6)
orchestrations:
part of:
The Sleeping Beauty, op. 66a (Suite) (track 10)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие II (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 2) (track 9)
recording of:
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (track 1)
Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437 (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (track 2)
Rosen aus dem Süden, op. 388 (1988-01-11 – 1988-01-21) (track 8)
The Sleeping Beauty Suite, op. 66a: V. Valse. (1991-03-18 – 1991-03-23) (track 10)
The Sleeping Beauty, op. 66: Acte I, no. 6. Valse (1991-03-18 – 1991-03-23) (track 10)
Les Patineurs, op. 183 (1991-09-25 – 1991-09-28) (track 6)
Sobre las olas (1993-03) (track 7)
Valurile Dunării (1993-04-05 – 1993-04-07) (track 3)

CD 2: The Romantic Piano

composed in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1778) (track 12)
piano:
Bernd Glemser (track 1)
Balázs Szokolay (pianist) (1987-09-09 – 1987-09-11) (track 11)
Balázs Szokolay (pianist) (1987-09-11 – 1988-01-18) (tracks 5, 7)
Balázs Szokolay (pianist) (1988-01-20 – 1988-01-28) (track 4)
Jenő Jandó (1988-03-01 – 1988-03-06) (tracks 6, 13)
Klára Körmendi (pianist) (1988-11-25 – 1988-11-28) (track 8)
Jenő Jandó (1989-03-03 – 1989-03-05) (track 12)
Klára Körmendi (pianist) (1989-04-10 – 1989-04-12) (track 9)
Jenő Jandó (1989-04-29 – 1989-04-30) (track 2)
İdil Biret (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
İdil Biret (1992-02) (track 10)
arranger:
Franz Liszt (track 11)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1783) (track 12)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 4)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1827) (track 2)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830-04 – 1830-09) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (track 10)
Felix Mendelssohn (1842 – 1844) (track 7)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1845) (track 13)
Franz Liszt (1850) (track 11)
Johannes Brahms (1865) (track 5)
Edvard Grieg (1868) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1874-11 – 1875-02) (track 1)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888) (track 9)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 8)
conductor:
Antoni Wit (track 1)
András Ligeti (1988-03-01 – 1988-03-06) (tracks 6, 13)
Róbert Stankovský (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
engineer:
Horváth János (engineer) (track 9)
István Zakariás (track 2)
István Berényi (engineer) (1987-09) (track 11)
István Berényi (engineer) (1987-09 – 1988-01) (tracks 5, 7)
Endre Radányi (engineer) (1988-01) (track 4)
Endre Radányi (engineer) (1988-03-01 – 1988-03-06) (tracks 6, 13)
Endre Radányi (engineer) (1988-11) (track 8)
István Berényi (engineer) (1989-03) (track 12)
orchestra:
Magyar Rádió Szimfonikus Zenekara (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (1988-03-01 – 1988-03-06) (tracks 6, 13)
Štátna filharmónia Košice (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
producer:
János Mátyás (producer) (track 9)
Jenő Simon (track 2)
Monika Feszler (1987-09) (track 11)
János Mátyás (producer) (1987-09) (track 11)
János Mátyás (producer) (1987-09 – 1988-01) (tracks 5, 7)
Dóra Antal (1988-01) (track 4)
Monika Feszler (1988-03-01 – 1988-03-06) (tracks 6, 13)
János Mátyás (producer) (1988-11) (track 8)
Monika Feszler (1989-03) (track 12)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1990-11) (track 3)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1992-02) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989) (track 9)
recorded at:
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1987-09-09 – 1987-09-11) (track 11)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1987-09-11 – 1988-01-18) (tracks 5, 7)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1988-03-01 – 1988-03-06) (tracks 6, 13)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1988-11-25 – 1988-11-28) (track 8)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1989-03-03 – 1989-03-05) (track 12)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1989-04-10 – 1989-04-12) (track 9)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1989-04-29 – 1989-04-30) (track 2)
Dom umenia in Košice, Košický kraj, Slovakia (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
Clara-Wieck-Auditorium (Sandhausen/Heidelberg) in Sandhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1992-02) (track 10)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 4)
arrangement of:
16 Waltzes, op. 39: No. 15 in A-flat major (for piano four hands) (track 5)
O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S. 298/2 (second version) (track 11)
arrangements:
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 8)
Gymnopédie no. 3 (for saxophone, Bauch) (track 9)
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (for violin and piano, Hermann) (track 7)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 10)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 10)
Romance (for solo piano, Balakirev, from Chopin's Piano Concerto no. 1) (track 3)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 8)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 8)
Troisième Gymnopédie: Lent et grave (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 4)
is the basis for:
AMERICA (STAGE 1) (City Connection) (track 1)
Concerto (track 1)
Passion Flower (track 4)
Tonight We Love (Freddy Martin 1941 hit) (track 1)
イヴの誘惑 (track 4)
熱情的花朵 (track 4)
later parody versions:
Mozart avec nous (track 12)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 10)
Fantasia alla turca (track 12)
給愛麗斯 (track 4)
orchestrations:
Chanson du printemps (orchestrated by Guiraud) (track 7)
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 8)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 8)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 8)
Gymnopédies: I. Lent et grave (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 3 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 9)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 8)
Turkish March (track 12)
part of:
Gymnopédies (track 9)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 8)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 62 (for piano) (track 7)
16 Waltzes, op. 39 (for solo piano) (track 5)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (1987-09-11 – 1988-01-18) (track 7)
Waltzes, op. 39: No. 15 in A major (or A‐flat major) (for solo piano) (1987-09-11 – 1988-01-18) (track 5)
Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16: II. Adagio (1988-03-01 – 1988-03-06) (track 6)
Troisième Gymnopédie: Lent et grave (1989-04-10 – 1989-04-12) (track 9)
Impromptu in A-flat major, D. 935 no. 2. Allegretto (1989-04-29 – 1989-04-30) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

CD 3: Mighty Choruses

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (track 2)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1747 – 1749) (tracks 4, 4)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-07-02) (track 6)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (track 2)
organ:
Vladimír Rusó (1985-03) (track 9)
additional composer:
Franz Xaver Süßmayr (1791 – 1792) (track 9)
choir vocals:
Oxford Camerata (track 7)
Slovak Philharmonic Chorus (1985-03) (track 9)
Slovak Philhamonic Chorus (1988-10-28 – 1988-11-02) (track 1)
Bratislava City Chorus (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 3, 5)
Slovenský filharmonický zbor (1990-03-27 – 1990-04-01) (track 13)
Košice Teachers' Choir (1991-06-10 – 1991-06-15) (track 11)
Magyar Rádió énekkara (1992-01) (track 6)
Slovenský filharmonický zbor (1992-02-09 – 1992-02-19) (track 4)
Magyar Rádió énekkara (1992-06-15 – 1992-06-30) (track 2)
Hungarian Festival Chorus (1993-02-06 – 1993-02-14) (track 8)
chorus master:
Pavol Procházka (track 1)
Jeremy Summerly (track 7)
Stefan Klimo (1985-03) (track 9)
Ladislav Holásek (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 3, 5)
composer:
Gregorio Allegri (track 7)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2, 4, 4, 8)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (track 6)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 3, 5)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (tracks 9, 11)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1841) (track 13)
Richard Wagner (1843 – 1845-04-13) (track 10)
Richard Wagner (1846 – 1848) (track 12)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 1)
conductor:
Johannes Wildner (tracks 10, 12)
Jeremy Summerly (track 7)
Zdeněk Košler (1985-03) (track 9)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1988-10-28 – 1988-11-02) (track 1)
Jaroslav Krček (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 3, 5)
Oliver von Dohnányi (1990-03-27 – 1990-04-01) (track 13)
Johannes Wildner (1991-06-10 – 1991-06-15) (track 11)
Mátyás Antal (1992-01) (track 6)
Christian Brembeck (1992-02-09 – 1992-02-19) (track 4)
Géza Oberfrank (1992-06-15 – 1992-06-30) (track 2)
Géza Oberfrank (1993-02-06 – 1993-02-14) (track 8)
contralto vocals:
Jaroslava Horská (track 9)
engineer:
Gábor Mocsáry (track 6)
Gustáv Šoral (1985-03) (track 9)
Gejza Toperczer (1991-06) (track 11)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1992-02) (track 4)
Ladislav Krajkovic (engineer) (1992-02) (track 4)
Gábor Mocsáry (1992-06-15 – 1992-06-30) (track 2)
Gábor Mocsáry (1993-02) (track 8)
librettist:
Picander (track 8)
Temistocle Solera (track 13)
Richard Wagner (track 12)
Richard Wagner (1842-06 – 1843-04) (track 10)
orchestra:
Slovak Radio Symphony (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 10, 12)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1985-03) (track 9)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1988-10-28 – 1988-11-02) (track 1)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 3, 5)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1990-03-27 – 1990-04-01) (track 13)
Camerata Cassovia (1991-06-10 – 1991-06-15) (track 11)
Failoni Kamarazenekar (1992-01) (track 6)
Capella Istropolitana (1992-02-09 – 1992-02-19) (track 4)
Failoni Kamarazenekar (1992-06-15 – 1992-06-30) (track 2)
Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra (Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra) (1993-02-06 – 1993-02-14) (track 8)
orchestrator:
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 1)
Tamás Benedek (track 6)
Dr Igor Bohacek (producer) (1985-03) (track 9)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 3, 5)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 3, 5)
Rudolf Hentšel (1991-06) (track 11)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1992-02) (track 4)
Tamás Benedek (1992-06-15 – 1992-06-30) (track 2)
Tamás Benedek (1993-02) (track 8)
vocals:
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989) (tracks 3, 5)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 1)
recorded at:
Studio 1 (of Czech Radio) in Praha 2, Praha, Czech Republic (1988-10-28 – 1988-11-02) (track 1)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (tracks 3, 5)
Dom umenia in Košice, Košický kraj, Slovakia (1991-06-10 – 1991-06-15) (track 11)
Festetich Castle (Budapest) in Budapest, Hungary (1992-01) (track 6)
Moyzesova sieň in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1992-02-09 – 1992-02-19) (track 4)
Festetich Castle (Budapest) in Budapest, Hungary (1992-06-15 – 1992-06-30) (track 2)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1993-02-06 – 1993-02-14) (track 8)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 11)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 11)
arrangements:
"Jesus bleibet meine Freude" from Cantata, BWV 147 (for piano, Chuquisengo) (track 6)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 11)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 11)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 11)
Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin" (for organ, Cunningham Woods) (track 12)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire, from BWV 147 (for piano, Myra Hess) (track 6)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (for band, Reed) (track 6)
Jesu, Joy of Men's Desiring (Sportiello arrangement) (track 6)
Jesu, bleibet meine Freunde (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring) (arr. for piano by Richard Tilling) (track 6)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for trumpet and organ, Alain) (track 6)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for organ, Duruflé) (track 6)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147 (arr. Wilhelm Kempff for piano) (track 6)
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Nabucco: Atto III. "Va, pensiero" (Coro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
O Fortuna (QNTAL song) (track 1)
Pilgrims' Chorus from Tannhäuser (for organ, Lemare) (track 10)
Three Chorales: Jesu, Joy of Man‘s Desiring (Milko Kelemen arrangement) (track 6)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Ecos (track 6)
Evocation à la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 658 (for organ) (tracks 7, 11)
Lady Lynda (track 6)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (tracks 7, 11)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (tracks 7, 11)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (tracks 7, 11)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (tracks 7, 11)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ağıt (track 9)
later versions:
Bridle Chorus (track 12)
The Mass (track 1)
orchestrations:
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, BWV 147/10 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 6)
part of:
Nabucco: Atto III (track 13)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz (Süßmayr Edition) (movement) (track 9)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232 (tracks 4, 4)
recording of:
Miserere mei, Deus (track 7)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: f. Lacrimosa dies illa (Süßmayr Edition; choir) (1985-03) (track 9)
Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix mundi: I. O Fortuna (1988-10-28 – 1988-11-02) (track 1)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 44. “Hallelujah” (Chorus) (1989-09-01 – 1989-09-05) (track 3)
Nabucco: Atto III, Scena IV. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (1990-03-27 – 1990-04-01) (track 13)
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (1991-06-10 – 1991-06-15) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Alle meine Tiere (track 12)

CD 4: Adagio - Music for Relaxing

violin:
Pavel Bogacz (violinist) (1986-03) (track 1)
Takako Nishizaki (1987-06-12 – 1987-06-15) (track 11)
Takako Nishizaki (1989-05) (track 8)
Takako Nishizaki (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 2)
oboe:
József Kiss (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-09) (track 7)
József Kiss (1991-10-28 – 1991-11-01) (track 6)
strings:
Kodály Quartet (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-09) (track 7)
baroque trumpet:
Niklas Eklund (Swedish baroque trumpeter, Gothenburg) (1995-08-08 – 1995-08-11) (track 3)
composer:
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (Italian Baroque composer) (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 2)
Remo Giazotto (track 1)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1775-04 – 1775-12) (track 11)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1781) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786 – 1786-03-02) (track 5)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791-09-28 – 1791-10-07) (track 9)
Max Bruch (1866 – 1867) (track 8)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (track 10)
conductor:
Richard Edlinger (1986-03) (track 1)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1987-06-12 – 1987-06-15) (track 11)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1989-05) (track 8)
Oliver von Dohnányi (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 2)
Mátyás Antal (1989-09-28 – 1989-10-17) (track 5)
Johannes Wildner (1989-10-01 – 1989-10-15) (track 9)
Nicholas Ward (1992-10-07 – 1992-10-09) (track 10)
John Georgiadis (1992-10-11 – 1992-10-12) (track 4)
Nils‐Erik Sparf (1995-08-08 – 1995-08-11) (track 3)
editor:
John Taylor (producer/engineer) (track 10)
engineer:
Morten Lindberg (track 3)
Jozef Hanak (engineer) (1986-03) (track 1)
Ladislav Krajkovic (engineer) (1986-03) (track 1)
Horváth János (engineer) (1989-09 – 1989-10) (track 5)
János Bohus (1991-05) (track 7)
István Berényi (engineer) (1991-10) (track 6)
Don Hartridge (1992-10-07 – 1992-10-09) (track 10)
John Taylor (producer/engineer) (1992-10-11 – 1992-10-12) (track 4)
orchestra:
Capella Istropolitana (1986-03) (track 1)
Capella Istropolitana (1987-06-12 – 1987-06-15) (track 11)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1989-05) (track 8)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 2)
Concentus Hungaricus (1989-09-28 – 1989-10-17) (track 5)
Vienna Mozart Academy (1989-10-01 – 1989-10-15) (track 9)
Ferenc Erkel Chamber Orchestra (1991-10-28 – 1991-11-01) (track 6)
Northern Chamber Orchestra (1992-10-07 – 1992-10-09) (track 10)
London Virtuosi (1992-10-11 – 1992-10-12) (track 4)
Drottningholms Barockensemble (1995-08-08 – 1995-08-11) (track 3)
previously attributed to:
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (Italian Baroque composer) (track 1)
producer:
David Ellis (producer) (track 10)
Murray Khouri (Clarinettist and producer) (track 4)
Norbert Kraft (classical guitarist and producer) (track 10)
Judy Lieber (track 4)
Edward H. Tarr (track 3)
Leoš Komárek (1986-03) (track 1)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-06) (track 11)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-05) (track 8)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-05 – 1989-06) (track 2)
Ibolya Tóth (1989-09 – 1989-10) (track 5)
Ibolya Tóth (1991-05) (track 7)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1991-10) (track 9)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1991-10) (track 9)
Ibolya Tóth (1991-10) (track 6)
solo clarinet:
Ernst Ottensamer (1989-10-01 – 1989-10-15) (track 9)
solo oboe:
József Kiss (1991-10-28 – 1991-11-01) (track 6)
Anthony Camden (1992-10-11 – 1992-10-12) (track 4)
solo guitar:
Norbert Kraft (classical guitarist and producer) (1992-10-07 – 1992-10-09) (track 10)
solo piano:
Jenő Jandó (1989-09-28 – 1989-10-17) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1993) (track 10)
publisher:
Ricordi London (Casa Ricordi sublabel for Classical music) (track 1)
recorded at:
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1989-09-28 – 1989-10-17) (track 5)
Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-09) (track 7)
Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary (1991-10-28 – 1991-11-01) (track 6)
BBC Studio 7 (Manchester) in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom (1992-10-07 – 1992-10-09) (track 10)
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1992-10-11 – 1992-10-12) (track 4)
Petruskyrkan (Stocksund) in Danderyd municipality, Stockholm, Sweden (1995-08-08 – 1995-08-11) (track 3)
edits:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (catch all for arrangements) (track 1)
Adagio of the Sky (track 1)
Cold is Being (track 1)
Concerto for Oboe in D minor, op. 9 no. 2: II. Adagio (arr. trumpet & organ: Marie-Claire Alain) (track 4)
Concerto per oboe, archi e continuo in re minore: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 1)
Anytime, Anywhere (track 1)
later versions:
part of:
Concierto de Aranjuez (movement) (track 10)
recording of:
Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K. 622: II. Adagio (1989-10-01 – 1989-10-15) (track 9)
Concerto per oboe, archi e continuo in re minore: II. Adagio (1991-10-28 – 1991-11-01) (track 6)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (1992-10-07 – 1992-10-09) (track 10)
Trumpet Concerto in D major, TWV 51:D7: I. Adagio (1995-08-08 – 1995-08-11) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 9)

CD 5: Largo - Music for Reading

violin:
Jiri Pospisil (Violinist) (track 9)
Takako Nishizaki (1987-07-12 – 1987-07-22) (track 11)
Alexander Jablokov (violinist) (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 6)
Takako Nishizaki (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 6)
Quido Hölbling (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 5)
Anna Hölblingová (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 5)
cello:
Ludovít Kanta (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 5)
oboe:
Gabriela Krcková (track 9)
Jozef Cejka (1986-03) (track 1)
recorder:
Jiří Stivín (1989-02 – 1989-05) (track 7)
classical guitar:
Dagoberto Linhares (1991-02-02 – 1991-02-07) (track 4)
guitar:
Dagoberto Linhares (track 4)
piano:
Hae Won Chang (1990-06-29 – 1990-07-02) (track 2)
İdil Biret (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 12)
harpsichord:
Daniela Ruso (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 5)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 2)
Arcangelo Corelli (track 5)
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 4, 7, 9)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 11)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730 – 1731) (track 6)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 1)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1739) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1830) (track 12)
Antonín Dvořák (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 10)
conductor:
Jaroslav Krček (track 9)
Richard Edlinger (1986-03) (track 1)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1987-07-12 – 1987-07-22) (track 11)
Jozef Kopelman (1988-05) (track 3)
Oliver von Dohnányi (1989-02 – 1989-05) (track 7)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1989-03-01 – 1989-03-02) (track 10)
Oliver von Dohnányi (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 6)
Jaroslav Krček (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 5)
Róbert Stankovský (1990-06-29 – 1990-07-02) (track 2)
Róbert Stankovský (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 12)
Johannes Wildner (1991-02-02 – 1991-02-07) (track 4)
engineer:
Jozef Hanak (engineer) (1986-03) (track 1)
Ladislav Krajkovic (engineer) (1986-03) (track 1)
orchestra:
Capella Istropolitana (1986-03) (track 1)
Capella Istropolitana (1987-07-12 – 1987-07-22) (track 11)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-05) (track 3)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-02 – 1989-05) (track 7)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1989-03-01 – 1989-03-02) (track 10)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-05-28 – 1989-06-02) (track 6)
Capella Istropolitana (1990-01 – 1990-06) (track 5)
Camerata Cassovia (1990-06-29 – 1990-07-02) (track 2)
Slovak State Philharmonice Orchestra (Kosice) (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 12)
Camerata Cassovia (1991-02-02 – 1991-02-07) (track 4)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 11)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (track 5)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (track 5)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (track 10)
Leoš Komárek (1986-03) (track 1)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1988-05) (track 3)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1988-05) (track 3)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-05 – 1989-06) (track 6)
Rudolf Hentšel (1990-06-29 – 1990-07-02) (track 2)
Gejza Toperczer (1990-06-29 – 1990-07-02) (track 2)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1990-11) (track 12)
recorded at:
Dom umenia in Košice, Košický kraj, Slovakia (1990-06-29 – 1990-07-02) (track 2)
Dom umenia in Košice, Košický kraj, Slovakia (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 12)
Dom umenia in Košice, Košický kraj, Slovakia (1991-02-02 – 1991-02-07) (track 4)
arrangements:
BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto (catch all for arrangements) (track 6)
Concerto for Flute in A minor, BWV1056: II. Largo (arrangement of keyboard concerto) (track 2)
Concerto for Lute in D major, RV 93: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Concerto for Lute in D major, RV 93: II. Largo (for guitar and orchestra, arr. Romero) (track 4)
Concerto for Lute in D major, RV 93: II. Largo (for guitar and orchestra, arr. Malipiero) (track 4)
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 1)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Symfonie č. 9 e moll, op. 95 „Z Nového světa“: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 10)
Crux fidelis (track 1)
Goin’ Home (track 10)
Más allá (track 10)
later translated versions:
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 1)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 10)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 10)
orchestrations:
Arioso form Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 2)
part of:
recording of:
Flautino Concerto in C major, RV 443: II. Largo (1989-02 – 1989-05) (track 7)
Concerto for Lute in D major, RV 93: II. Largo (1991-02-02 – 1991-02-07) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 1)

CD 6: Opera Highlights

associate producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1990-07) (track 3)
baritone vocals:
Игорь Анатольевич Морозов (1994-02-15 – 1994-02-24) (track 12)
bass vocals:
Danilo Rigosa (operatic bass) (1990-07) (track 3)
bass-baritone vocals:
Alan Titus (1990-07) (track 3)
choir vocals:
Slovak Philharmonic Chorus (1990-07) (track 3)
Slovak Philharmonic Chorus (1990-12-13 – 1990-12-21) (track 6)
chorus master:
Jan Rozehnal (1990-12-13 – 1990-12-21) (track 6)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 1, 3)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 2, 11, 16)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 13)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 6)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (track 15)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1711) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 10)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 5)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1863-04 – 1863-08) (track 12)
Pietro Mascagni (1888) (track 4)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (track 8)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track 7)
conductor:
Michael Halász (conductor) (track 7)
László Kovács (track 9)
Alexander Rahbari (Ali Rahbari, often credited as "Alexander" Rahbari) (tracks 1–2)
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (1988-09-06 – 1988-09-09) (track 10)
Alexander Rahbari (Ali Rahbari, often credited as "Alexander" Rahbari) (1990-04-07 – 1990-04-14) (track 8)
Will Humburg (1990-04-23 – 1990-05-04) (track 16)
Alexander Rahbari (Ali Rahbari, often credited as "Alexander" Rahbari) (1990-07) (track 3)
Alexander Rahbari (Ali Rahbari, often credited as "Alexander" Rahbari) (1990-12-13 – 1990-12-21) (track 6)
Alexander Rahbari (Ali Rahbari, often credited as "Alexander" Rahbari) (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-10) (track 11)
علی رهبری (Ali Rahbari, often credited as "Alexander" Rahbari) (1992-04-01 – 1992-04-10) (track 4)
Will Humburg (1992-11-16 – 1992-11-28) (track 13)
Michael Halász (conductor) (1993-06-20 – 1993-06-30) (track 5)
Johannes Wildner (1994-02-15 – 1994-02-24) (track 12)
engineer:
Gábor Mocsáry (1993-06) (track 5)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1994-02) (track 12)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (track 7)
Michel Carré (librettist) (track 12)
Eugène Cormon (track 12)
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 11, 16)
Ludovic Halévy (track 3)
Luigi Illica (tracks 11, 16)
Henri Meilhac (track 3)
Giacomo Rossi (track 9)
Renato Simoni (track 7)
Cesare Sterbini (track 13)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (track 15)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (track 8)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (track 8)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Graciela Alperyn (1990-07) (track 3)
Dalia Schaechter (mezzo-soprano) (1990-07) (track 3)
orchestra:
Camerata Budapest (track 9)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 1–2, 7, 14)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-09-06 – 1988-09-09) (track 10)
Czecho‐Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1990-04-07 – 1990-04-14) (track 8)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1990-04-23 – 1990-05-04) (track 16)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1990-07) (track 3)
Czecho‐Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1990-12-13 – 1990-12-21) (track 6)
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-10) (track 11)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1992-04-01 – 1992-04-10) (track 4)
Failoni Kamarazenekar (1992-11-16 – 1992-11-28) (track 13)
Failoni Kamarazenekar (1993-06-20 – 1993-06-30) (track 5)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1994-02-15 – 1994-02-24) (track 12)
performer:
Camerata Budapest (track 9)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 11)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (track 16)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (track 16)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1990-04) (track 8)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1990-12) (track 6)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1992-04) (track 4)
Tamás Benedek (1993-06) (track 5)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1994-02) (track 12)
soprano vocals:
Miriam Gauci (soprano) (track 2)
Ingrid Kertesi (track 9)
Ľuba Orgonášová (soprano) (track 16)
Anne Liebeck (soprano) (1990-07) (track 3)
Monika Krause (soprano) (1990-12-13 – 1990-12-21) (track 6)
Miriam Gauci (soprano) (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-10) (track 11)
soprano vocals [The Queen of the Night]:
Hellen Kwon (track 5)
tenor vocals:
Thomas Harper (track 7)
Giorgio Lamberti (tenor) (1990-04-07 – 1990-04-14) (track 8)
Yordy Ramiro (tenor) (1990-12-13 – 1990-12-21) (track 6)
Janez Lotrič (1994-02-15 – 1994-02-24) (track 12)
publisher:
Casa Ricordi BMG S.p.A. (tracks 2, 7)
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1988-09-06 – 1988-09-09) (track 10)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1990-04-07 – 1990-04-14) (track 8)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1990-04-23 – 1990-05-04) (track 16)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1990-12-13 – 1990-12-21) (track 6)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-10) (track 11)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1992-04-01 – 1992-04-10) (track 4)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1992-11-16 – 1992-11-28) (track 13)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1993-06-20 – 1993-06-30) (track 5)
arrangements:
"O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi (for piano, Mikhashoff) (track 2)
Au fond du temple saint from Les Pêcheurs de perles (for violin, viola and piano, Loeb) (track 12)
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Ave Maria (Adapted from the Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 4)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 1)
Figaro (track 13)
Mozart/Figaro (track 10)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 4)
later parody versions:
Honneur aux barbus (track 13)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track 7)
Going to Win (track 7)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track 7)
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera "Madama Butterfly") (track 11)
Tosca: Aufzug III. "Und es blitzen die Sterne" ("E lucevan le stelle") (track 8)
私のお父さん (track 2)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (track 3)
Gianni Schicchi (track 2)
Tosca: Atto III (track 8)
Carmen (track 1)
Rigoletto: Atto III (track 15)
Turandot: Atto III (track 7)
La bohème: Atto I (track 16)
recording of:
Carmen: Prélude (track 1)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Sinfonia (1988-09-06 – 1988-09-09) (track 10)
Madama Butterfly: Atto II. “Un bel dì, vedremo” (Butterfly) (1991-05-02 – 1991-05-10) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 3)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 13, 15)

CD 7: Mostly Baroque

recorded in:
Zagreb, Croatia (1988-09) (track 9)
violin:
Takako Nishizaki (1987-07-12 – 1987-07-22) (track 4)
Takako Nishizaki (1988-07) (track 13)
trumpet:
Miroslav Kejmar (1989-01) (track 7)
flute:
Milan Brunner (1986-03) (track 3)
organ:
Wolfgang Rübsam (1988-08) (track 6)
piano:
Jenő Jandó (1989-06-10 – 1989-06-12) (track 8)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 3, 6)
Johann Pachelbel (track 12)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 2)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (track 1)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1749) (track 5)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1785-03-09) (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 10)
Joseph Haydn (1796) (track 7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (track 13)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (track 9)
conductor:
Robert Ashey (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 1)
Béla Bánfalvi (violinist, concert master of Budapest strings) (track 1)
Johannes Wildner (track 11)
Richard Edlinger (1986-03) (tracks 2–3)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1987-07-12 – 1987-07-22) (track 4)
Wolfgang Sobotka (1987-10-10 – 1987-10-16) (track 10)
Bohdan Warchal (1988-01) (track 5)
Kenneth Jean (1988-07) (track 13)
Richard Edlinger (1988-08) (track 12)
Richard Edlinger (1988-09) (track 9)
Petr Škvor (1989-01) (track 7)
András Ligeti (1989-06-10 – 1989-06-12) (track 8)
engineer:
Jozef Hanak (engineer) (1986-03) (tracks 2–3)
Ladislav Krajkovic (engineer) (1986-03) (tracks 2–3)
Horváth János (engineer) (1989-06) (track 8)
orchestra:
Budapesti Vonósok (Budapest String Orchestra) (track 1)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 1)
Štátna filharmónia Košice (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (track 11)
Capella Istropolitana (1986-03) (tracks 2–3)
Capella Istropolitana (1987-07-12 – 1987-07-22) (track 4)
Capella Istropolitana (1987-10-10 – 1987-10-16) (track 10)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-01) (track 5)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1988-07) (track 13)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-08) (track 12)
Zagreb Philharmonic (1988-09) (track 9)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-01) (track 7)
Concentus Hungaricus (1989-06-10 – 1989-06-12) (track 8)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (tracks 4, 12–13)
Teije van Geest (engineer/producer) (track 9)
Leoš Komárek (1986-03) (tracks 2–3)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-10) (track 10)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1988-01) (track 5)
Teije van Geest (engineer/producer) (1988-08) (track 6)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1989-01) (track 7)
Karol Kopernický (producer) (1989-01) (track 7)
Ibolya Tóth (1989-06) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 13)
publisher:
recorded at:
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1989-06-10 – 1989-06-12) (track 8)
edit of:
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 50) (track 13)
arrangements:
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 2)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 2)
Ballet des ombres heureuses (for solo piano, Friedman) (track 11)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 12)
Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 11)
Mélodie de Gluck (Dance of the Blessed Spirits, arr. Sgambati for solo piano) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 2)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 2)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melodie) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Romance (track 13)
Solo Amore (track 2)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 9)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 9)
The 5th (track 9)
Toccata (for brass band, Sykes) (track 6)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565: I. Toccata (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 6)
Toccata und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 565: I. Toccata (catch all for arrangements) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 12)
Bach Aire (track 2)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 12)
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 10)
Happy (track 12)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 12)
Lullaby (track 12)
Pachelbel’s Canon (track 12)
Peace Planet (track 3)
Sanctus II (track 12)
Sex'n fax (track 8)
Simple Joy (track 12)
Sweetest Love (track 2)
Toccata (lyrics by Tanzwut) (track 6)
the Fifth Death (UnEpic) (track 6)
later versions:
Canon in D, Mostly (track 12)
Toccata (track 6)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 2)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata (arr. S. Skrowaczewski) (track 6)
part of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II (Italian version) (track 11)
recording of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II: Danza degli spiriti beati (instrumental ballet, for the original 1762 Italian version) (track 11)
Concerto for Piano no. 21 in C major, K. 467: II. Andante (1989-06-10 – 1989-06-12) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 3)
Hooked on Romance (track 2)

CD 8: Mostly Romance

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 8)
cello:
György Éder (1992-08-17 – 1992-08-21) (track 4)
classical guitar:
Zoltán Tokos (1992-08-17 – 1992-08-21) (track 4)
arranger:
Peter Breiner (track 10)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (track 6)
Edvard Grieg (tracks 9, 9, 12)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 10)
Luigi Boccherini (1771) (track 4)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 3)
Bedřich Smetana (1874-11-20 – 1874-12-08) (track 13)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (tracks 1, 11)
Benjamin Godard (1888-02-25) (track 5)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 7)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 8)
conductor:
Peter Breiner (track 10)
Wolfgang Sobotka (1987-10-10 – 1987-10-16) (track 3)
István Bogár (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 6)
Zdeněk Košler (1988-10-18 – 1988-10-20) (track 7)
Adrian Leaper (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-15) (track 8)
Adrian Leaper (1989-04) (track 12)
Jerzy Maksymiuk (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Antoni Wit (1993-12-20 – 1993-12-22) (track 13)
engineer:
István Berényi (engineer) (1988-03) (track 6)
Tony Kime (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Otto Nopp (producer and engineer) (1993-12-20 – 1993-12-22) (track 13)
librettist:
Victor Capoul (track 5)
orchestra:
Capella Istropolitana (1987-10-10 – 1987-10-16) (track 3)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 6)
Slovak Philharmonic (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1988-10-18 – 1988-10-20) (track 7)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-15) (track 8)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-04) (track 12)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (1993-12-20 – 1993-12-22) (track 13)
orchestrator:
Edvard Grieg (track 12)
Martin Schmeling (track 6)
performer:
Danubius Quartet (1992-08-17 – 1992-08-21) (track 4)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 12)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-10) (track 3)
Jenő Simon (1988-03) (track 6)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-01) (track 8)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1989-09-26) (track 7)
Martin Dalby (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Beata Jankowska (engineer/editor/producer) (1993-12-20 – 1993-12-22) (track 13)
publisher:
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (1888) (tracks 1, 11)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1993) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1994) (track 13)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 8)
recorded at:
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 6)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-15) (track 8)
Broadcasting House: Studio One in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
Concert Hall of the Polish Radio in Katowice, Śląskie, Poland (1993-12-20 – 1993-12-22) (track 13)
part of:
B. number catalogue by František Bartoš (number: B. 111) (track 13)
arrangements:
Celebrated Menuet (for violin and piano, Haddock) (track 4)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 11)
Jocelyn, op. 100: Acte II. Berceuse (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Marche militaire (for solo piano, Tausig) (track 10)
Menuette (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (track 4)
Minuet (for cello and piano, arr. Goltermann) (track 4)
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Vltava (for baritone and orchestra) (track 13)
Vltava, op. 43 (track 13)
is based on:
La Mantovana (track 13)
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 8)
Ma rivière (track 13)
Obiad rodzinny (track 4)
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 7)
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 11)
Jocelyn: Angels Guard Thee (Berceuse) (transl. Rybrant) (track 5)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Quintet in E major, G. 275, op. 11 no. 5: III. Minuetto (orchestrated by Stokowski) (track 4)
part of:
Hungarian Dances for orchestra (Schmeling orchestration) (track 6)
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 7)
Má vlast, JB 1:112 (My Country / My Fatherland) (part of collection) (track 13)
To elegiske melodier, op. 34 (for orchestra) (track 12)
recording of:
Hungarian Dances for orchestra, WoO 1, Book 1, No. 5 in G minor: Allegro - Vivace (orch. Schmeling) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 6)
Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: I. Einleitung (1988-10-18 – 1988-10-20) (track 7)
To elegiske melodier, op. 34: No. 2. Våren (for orchestra) (1989-04) (track 12)
Lyriske stykker, op. 65 no. 6: Bryllupsdag på Troldhaugen (for orchestra) (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (track 9)
Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: I. Morgenstemning (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (track 1)
Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: IV. I Dovregubbens hall (1993-06-24 – 1993-06-25) (track 11)
Má vlast: II. Vltava, JB 1:112/2 (Die Moldau) (1993-12-20 – 1993-12-22) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Käferherz (track 11)
Prelude to Madness (track 11)
version of: