Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphonie Nr. 40 G-moll, KV 550: Molto allegro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:37
2 Notre Dame: Zwischenspiel/Intermezzo Franz Schmidt 5:22
3 Schwanensee: Walzer Peter Tschaikowsky 6:53
4 Frühlingsrauschen Christian Sinding 2:09
5 Slawischer Tanz No.1 op.46 Antonín Dvořák 4:12
6 Rosamunde: Balletmusik Franz Schubert 6:34
7 Ruslan & Ludmilla: Ouvertüre Michael Glinka 5:28
8 Barcarole Jacques Offenbach 3:20
9 Hummelflug Nicolai Rimsky-Korssakoff 1:34
10 Coppelia: Czardas Léo Delibes 4:13
11 Türkischer Marsch Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:36
12 Humoreske Antonín Dvořák 3:21
13 Menuett Luigi Boccherini 3:35
14 Die Fledermaus: Ouvertüre Johann Strauss 6:35
15 Träumerei Robert Schumann 3:07
16 Largo George Frideric Handel 3:05
17 Faust: Walzer Charles‐François Gounod 2:39
18 Also sprach Zarathustra Richard Strauss 1:19
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Les Toréadors Georges Bizet 2:18
2 Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico Pietro Mascagni 3:34
3 Eine kleine Nachtmusik: Menuetto. Allegro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:13
4 Vier Jahreszeiten: Der Frühling. Allegro Antonio Vivaldi 3:38
5 Overture/Suite No. 2: Menuett & Badinerie Johann Sebastian Bach 2:46
6 Ave Maria Franz Schubert 4:51
7 Für Elise Ludwig van Beethoven 2:51
8 Zar und Zimmermann: Holzschuhtanz Albert Lortzing 3:40
9 Figaros Hochzeit: Marsch Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:08
10 Solveigs Lied Edvard Grieg 5:12
11 Air Johann Sebastian Bach 4:08
12 Thais: Meditation Jules Massenet 5:10
13 Unter Donner und Blitz Johann Strauss 3:19
14 Rosamunde: Intermezzo Franz Schubert 2:32
15 Eugen Onegin: Polonaise Peter Tschaikowsky 4:48
16 Toccata D-moll Johann Sebastian Bach 2:47
17 Hochzeitsmarsch Felix Mendelssohn 5:00
18 Maskenball: Vorspiel Giuseppe Verdi 2:23
19 Leichte Kavallerie Franz von Suppé 6:51
20 Radetzky-Marsch Johann Strauss 2:55

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany (1896-11-27) (track 18)
strings:
Budapest Strings (Budapest String Orchestra) (tracks 12–13)
strings arranger:
Gisela Kloetzer (track 16)
alto saxophone arranger:
Linda Spa (track 16)
piano:
Jenő Jandó (pianist) (track 4)
arranger:
Edgar Froese (track 16)
composer:
Luigi Boccherini (composer) (track 13)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 17)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 16)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 11)
Jacques Offenbach (track 8)
Franz Schmidt (Austrian composer) (track 2)
Christian Sinding (track 4)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 14)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788 – 1788-07-25) (track 1)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1823) (track 6)
Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer) (1837 – 1842) (track 7)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1838) (track 15)
Léo Delibes (composer) (1870) (track 10)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1878-04 – 1878-08-22) (track 5)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1894) (track 12)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 18)
conductor:
Ádám Fischer (Hungarian conductor) (track 5)
Heinz Fricke (conductor) (track 10)
Hans Graf (conductor) (track 1)
Kovács János (conductor) (track 6)
Herbert Kegel (conductor) (tracks 2, 7)
András Kórodi (conductor) (track 9)
Kurt Redel (flutist and conductor) (track 14)
Norman Shetler (Austrian pianist, puppeteer, puppett constructor, piano professor with American origin) (track 8)
János Sándor (tracks 17–18)
Hans Vonk (conductor) (track 3)
instruments:
Budapest Strings (Budapest String Orchestra) (tracks 11, 15–16)
orchestra:
Budapest Philharmonic (tracks 6, 9)
Dresdner Philharmonie (tracks 2, 7)
RTL Orchester (track 14)
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra (Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra) (tracks 5, 18)
Rundfunk‐Sinfonieorchester Berlin (East Berlin, 1923–) (track 10)
part of:
Works of Richard Strauss by opus number (number: op. 30) (track 18)
Werkverzeichnis (Richard Strauss TrV) (number: TrV 176) (track 18)
arrangement of:
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (for piano) (track 15)
arrangements:
Ballet Music from Rosamunde (for violin and piano) (track 6)
Die Fledermaus: Ouvertüre (for brass, Winter) (track 14)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and piano, arr. Rose) (track 9)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for choir, Swingle) (track 9)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and orchestra, arr. by B. Traubas) (track 9)
Flight of the Bumblebee (Stokowski transcription) (track 9)
Flight of the Bumblebee, TN iii/9 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (track 9)
Le Vol du bourdon (for organ, Saint-Martin) (track 9)
Rondo Alla Turca (Turkish March From Sonata in A) (for banjo, arr. Charles Wood) (track 11)
Rondo alla turca (arr. Ellerby) (track 11)
Slavonic Dance in C major, op. 46 no. 1 (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Keller) (track 5)
The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (for violin and orchestra, Kennedy & Lenehan) (track 9)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 9)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for flute and orchestra, arr. Aho) (track 9)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Desecration (track 4)
Güzel Sevda Bahçesi Gül Bizim Mestimize (Based on Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle) (track 8)
Honey Man (track 9)
Ragtime alla Turca (track 11)
Turkish Bumble-Bee Rondo (tracks 9, 11)
ボスBGM (Parodius) (track 9)
(track 8)
later parody versions:
Mozart avec nous (track 11)
later versions:
Fantasia alla turca (track 11)
orchestrations:
part of:
Die Fledermaus (English version, lyrics by Mandel/Sachs) (track 14)
Die Fledermaus (track 14)
Slavonic Dances, op. 46, B. 83 (for orchestra) (track 5)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 “Great” (2nd version) (movement) (track 1)
6 Stücke, op. 32 (track 4)
Rosamunde, D. 797 (track 6)
partial recording of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 18)
parts:
recording of:
Humoresque in G-flat major, op. 101 no. 7 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" ("largo"; catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Waltz from Faust (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

organ:
Hannes Kästner (German organist and cembalist) (track 16)
piano:
Evelyne Dubourg (pianist) (track 7)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 5, 5, 16)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 1)
Albert Lortzing (composer) (track 8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 6)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 13)
Franz von Suppé (composer) (track 19)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 15)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 18)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 11)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 7)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1823) (track 14)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1842) (track 17)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 20)
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1875) (track 10)
Pietro Mascagni (composer) (1888) (track 2)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (1894) (track 12)
conductor:
Yuri Ahronovitch (track 10)
Joseph Francek (conductor, probably a pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (track 13)
Hans Graf (conductor) (track 9)
Kovács János (conductor) (tracks 14, 17)
András Kórodi (conductor) (tracks 2, 12)
Max Pommer (conductor) (tracks 5, 11)
Vassil Stefanov (Bulgarian conductor) (tracks 18–19)
János Sándor (track 1)
Hans Vonk (conductor) (track 15)
Sándor Végh (conductor) (track 3)
Kurt Wöss (conductor) (track 8)
dedicated to:
instruments:
Budapest Strings (Budapest String Orchestra) (tracks 4, 6)
librettist:
Lorenzo Da Ponte (1786) (track 9)
orchestra:
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 1–2, 12, 14, 17)
Camerata Salzburg (Austrian chamber orchestra) (track 3)
Philharmonic Orchestra Bratislava (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (track 8)
Philharmonic Orchestra Sofia (tracks 18–19)
Strauss-Orchester Wien (tracks 13, 20)
Wiener Symphoniker (track 10)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1891) (track 10)
premiered at:
Theater an der Wien in Wien, Austria (1823-12-20) (track 14)
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 20)
part of:
Catalogo numerico-tematico delle opere strumentali (Antonio Vivaldi) (number: F. I/22) (track 4)
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 20)
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 7)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 324) (track 13)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 269) (track 4)
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 492) (track 9)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 492) (track 9)
arrangement of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work) (track 6)
arrangements:
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 11)
Air in D, BWV 1068 (arr. Heimer Sjöblom for organ) (track 11)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 11)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 11)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 11)
Carmen (arrangement for strings by Louise-Andrée Baril) (track 1)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les toréadors (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Concerto in E major, op. 8 no. 1, RV 269 “La primavera” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Der Frühling (track 4)
For Aleeza (Beethoven's "Für Elise" • an abridged arrangement) (track 7)
Intermezzo (for brass band, Denis Wright) (track 2)
Le nozze di Figaro (for 8 winds and double bass, arr. Wendt) (track 9)
Leichte Kavallerie: Ouvertüre (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Light Cavalry Overture (for brass band, Langford) (track 19)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 12)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 12)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 12)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VI. Menuet (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 11)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 11)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 11)
Plesový marš (track 20)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 20)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 20)
Radetzky-Marsch (track 20)
Radetzky-Marsch (choir arrangement by Karl Hlinak) (track 20)
Solo Amore (track 11)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 7)
instrumental recording of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
is based on:
Carmen: Prélude (track 1)
is the basis for:
Ave Maria (by Pietro Mascagni, adapted from the Intermezzo of his Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 2)
Bach Aire (track 11)
Passion Flower (track 7)
Peace Planet (track 5)
Polonaise aus Tschaikowskys „Eugen Onegin“, S. 429 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 15)
Radetzky Waltz (track 20)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 2)
Solveig's Song (track 10)
Solveig's Song (with Herik Ibsen lyrics) (track 10)
Sweetest Love (track 11)
イヴの誘惑 (track 7)
ラブチク (track 4)
熱情的花朵 (track 7)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (German translation) (track 9)
The Marriage of Figaro (English translation by Sams) (track 9)
later versions:
Lost Song (track 10)
給愛麗斯 (track 7)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 11)
part of:
Leichte Kavallerie (track 19)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 12)
Le quattro stagioni (“The Four Seasons”) (part of collection) (track 4)
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 1)
partial recording of:
Rosamunde, D. 797 (track 14)
parts:
recording of:
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)
Toccata in D minor (unspecified) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 5)
Hooked on Classics, Part 3 (tracks 17, 20)
Hooked on Romance (tracks 6, 11)
version of: