Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Canon (Baroque Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Ettore Stratta)
Johann Pachelbel 4:45
2 Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 - Allegro (Festival Strings Lucerne feat. conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner)
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:48
3 Messiah - Overture (Musica Sacra feat. conductor: Richard Westenburg)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:16
4 The Four Seasons: Spring - Allegro (Danza pastorale) (English Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Leonard Slatkin, violin: José-Luis Garcia)
Antonio Vivaldi 4:18
5 Orchestral Suite No. 2 - Menuet & Badinerie (I Solisti di Zagreb feat. conductor, flute: James Galway)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:39
6 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (feat. organ: Virgil Fox)
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:06
7 Guitar Concerto in D - Adagio (Baroque Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Ettore Stratta, guitar: John Varner)
Antonio Vivaldi 3:47
8 Xerxes - Largo (Boston Pops feat. conductor: Arthur Fiedler)
Georg Friedrich Händel 6:06
9 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 - Allegro assai (Festival Strings Lucerne feat. conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner, trumpet: Guy Touvron, flute: Aurèle Nicolet, oboe: Maurice Bourge, violin: Josef Suk)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:54
10 Orchestral Suite No. 3 - Air on the G String (Festival Strings Lucerne feat. conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner, trumpet: Guy Touvron, flute: Aurèle Nicolet, oboe: Maurice Bourge, violin: Josef Suk)
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:58
11 Royal Fireworks Music Overture (RCA Victor Symphony feat. conductor Leopold Stokowski)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:19
12 Water Music - Hornpipe (Festival Strings Lucerne feat. conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:00
13 Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 - Allegro (Festival Strings Lucerne feat. conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner, flute: Aurèle Nicolet, violin: Josef Suk, harpsichord: Eduard Kaufmann)
Johann Sebastian Bach 10:02
14 Adagio (Baroque Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Ettore Stratta)
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 8:37
15 The Four Seasons: Winter - Allegro non Molto (English Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Leonard Slatkin, violin: José-Luis Garcia)
Antonio Vivaldi 3:24
16 Rondeau (U.K. Symphony feat. conductor Harry Rabinowitz)
Jean‐Joseph Mouret 1:13

Credits

CD 1

violin:
José‐Luis García (violinist & conductor) (track 15)
Josef Suk (violinist, 1929-2011) (tracks 9–10, 13)
trumpet:
Guy Touvron (tracks 9–10)
flute:
Aurèle Nicolet (tracks 9–10, 13)
James Galway (flautist) (track 5)
organ:
Virgil Fox (track 6)
guitar:
John Varner (track 7)
harpsichord:
Anthony Halstead (track 4)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (tracks 2, 5, 5–6, 9, 13)
Remo Giazotto (track 14)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (tracks 8, 12)
Johann Pachelbel (track 1)
Antonio Vivaldi (track 7)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (tracks 4, 15)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1730) (track 10)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 3)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1749) (track 11)
conductor:
Rudolf Baumgartner (conductor) (tracks 2, 9–10, 12–13)
Arthur Fiedler (track 8)
James Galway (flautist) (track 5)
Harry Rabinowitz (track 16)
Leonard Slatkin (tracks 4, 15)
Ettore Stratta (tracks 1, 7, 14)
orchestra:
Solistes de Zagreb (track 5)
Festival Strings Lucerne (tracks 2, 9–10, 12–13)
performer:
I Solisti di Zagreb (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 5)
Solistes de Zagreb (track 5)
previously attributed to:
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (Italian Baroque composer) (track 14)
solo violin:
José‐Luis García (violinist & conductor) (track 4)
publisher:
Ricordi London (Casa Ricordi sublabel for Classical music) (track 14)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (catch all for arrangements) (track 14)
Adagio of the Sky (track 14)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 10)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 10)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 10)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 1)
Cold is Being (track 14)
Concerto for Lute in D major, RV 93: II. Largo (for guitar and orchestra, arr. Romero) (track 7)
Concerto for Lute in D major, RV 93: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Concerto for Lute in D major, RV 93: II. Largo (for guitar and orchestra, arr. Malipiero) (track 7)
Cosmic Chorale (track 6)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 10)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 10)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 10)
Rondeau (track 16)
Solo Amore (track 10)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 14)
Adagio (track 1)
Anytime, Anywhere (track 14)
Bach Aire (track 10)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 1)
Happy (track 1)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 1)
Lullaby (track 1)
Simple Joy (track 1)
神様 見てよ (track 6)
later versions:
V (track 15)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 10)
part of:
recording of:
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)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 10)
version of:

Release

part of: 60+ (RCA Victor)