Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 O Fortuna from 'Carmina Burana'
Carl Orff 2:45
2 Scene from 'Swan Lake'
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:55
3 Flower Duet from 'Lakme'
Léo Delibes 4:18
4 In the Hall of the Mountain King from 'Peer Gynt'
Edvard Grieg 2:26
5 Overture from 'Carmen'
Georges Bizet 2:15
6 Chanson Boheme from 'Carmen'
Georges Bizet 4:19
7 Rondo from 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:02
8 Largo Al Factorum from 'The Barber of Seville'
Gioachino Rossini 4:45
9 Rondo from 'Horn Concerto No 4'
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:35
10 Adagio
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 5:50
11 Waltz of the Flowers from 'The Nutcracker'
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:04
12 Für Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:20
13 Cello Concerto First Movement
Sir Edward Elgar 3:25
14 Pavane
Gabriel Fauré 5:07
15 Pizzicati From 'Sylvia'
Léo Delibes 1:50
16 Gymnopodie No 3
Erik Satie 2:51
17 Nessun Dorma from 'Turandot'
Giacomo Puccini 5:06
18 Adagio for Strings
Samuel Barber 3 6:23
19 O Mio Babbino from 'Gianni Schicchi'
Giacomo Puccini 2:40
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Alla Hornpipe from 'Water Music'
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:05
2 Summer from 'The Four Seasons'
Antonio Vivaldi 2:45
3 Sleepers, Wake
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:27
4 Shepherd's Hymn from 'The Pastoral Symphony'
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:43
5 The Skaters' Waltz
Émile Waldteufel 4:15
6 Badinerie from 'Suite No. 2'
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:26
7 La Donna e Mobile from 'Rigoletto'
Giuseppe Verdi 2:20
8 Rondo from 'A Musical Joke'
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:08
9 Daybreak from 'Daphnis and Chloe'
Maurice Ravel 5:27
10 Symphony No. 6: I. Allegro
Ralph Vaughan Williams 1:49
11 Sunrise from 'Also sprach Zarathustra'
Richard Strauss 1:45
12 Prelude to Act III of 'Lohengrin'
Richard Wagner 3:21
13 Jupiter from 'The Planets'
Gustav Holst 7:58
14 Romeo and Juliet
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:20
15 The Thieving Magpie
Gioachino Rossini 3:11
16 Excerpts from the Pathetique and Manfred Symphonies
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:37
17 Finlandia
Jean Sibelius 8:22

Credits

CD 1

flute:
Gareth Morris (British flautist) (track 14)
piano:
Dame Moura Lympany (pianist) (track 12)
French horn:
Barry Tuckwell (hornist/conductor) (1971-05) (track 9)
baritone vocals [Figaro]:
Tito Gobbi (track 8)
choir vocals:
Philharmonia Chorus (London choir aka New Philharmonia Chorus from 1964–1977) (track 1)
composer:
Georges Bizet (track 6)
Léo Delibes (track 3)
Gabriel Fauré (track 14)
Remo Giazotto (track 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 19)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 8, 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (tracks 7, 7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 12)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888) (track 16)
Edward Elgar (1918 – 1919) (track 13)
Samuel Barber (1936) (track 18)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 1)
conductor:
Sir Thomas Beecham (track 14)
Louis Frémaux (track 16)
Alceo Galliera (track 8)
Sir Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (tracks 15, 19)
Sir Neville Marriner (tracks 7, 10)
Riccardo Muti (track 1)
Eugene Ormandy (1957) (track 18)
Georges Prêtre (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 6)
Alain Lombard (1970) (track 3)
Sir Neville Marriner (1971-05) (track 9)
engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (tracks 7, 9)
Paul Vavasseur (engineer) (track 6)
librettist:
Giovacchino Forzano (track 19)
Philippe Gille (track 3)
Edmond Gondinet (track 3)
Ludovic Halévy (track 6)
Henri Meilhac (track 6)
Cesare Sterbini (tracks 8, 8)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Jane Berbié (mezzo-soprano) (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 6)
Danielle Millet (1970) (track 3)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1, 8, 15)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1957) (track 18)
Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 6)
orchestrator:
Claude Debussy (1897) (track 16)
Samuel Barber (1938) (track 18)
previously attributed to:
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (Italian Baroque composer) (track 10)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 7, 9)
Michel Glotz (track 6)
soprano vocals:
Maria Callas (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 6)
Nadine Sautereau (1964-07-06 – 1964-07-20) (track 6)
Mady Mesplé (1970) (track 3)
soprano vocals [Lauretta]:
Montserrat Caballé (track 19)
premiered at:
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1964) (track 6)
publisher:
BMG Ricordi S.p.A. (IT subsidiary of BMG, 1995–2004) (track 19)
Ricordi London (Casa Ricordi sublabel for Classical music) (track 10)
recorded at:
edit of:
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 12)
arrangement of:
Pavane, op. 50 (for piano and chorus) (track 14)
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 18)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 18)
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 18)
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 18)
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (catch all for arrangements) (track 10)
Adagio of the Sky (track 10)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 18)
Cold is Being (track 10)
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Viola Concerto: I. Adagio - Moderato (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 10)
Anytime, Anywhere (track 10)
Child of the Night (track 3)
Figaro (track 8)
Night Enchanted (track 3)
イヴの誘惑 (track 12)
熱情的花朵 (track 12)
later parody versions:
Honneur aux barbus (track 8)
later translated versions:
私のお父さん (track 19)
later versions:
The Mass (track 1)
給愛麗斯 (track 12)
orchestration of:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (track 6)
Gianni Schicchi (track 19)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (movement) (track 13)
Gymnopédies (orchestrated by Debussy) (track 16)
Lakmé: Acte I (track 3)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Gymnopédies: II. Lent et douloureux (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 16)
Pavane, op. 50 (catch-all for arrangements and unknown versions) (track 14)
Adagio for Strings (1957) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1731-11-25) (track 3)
Sankt-Peterburg, Russia (1893-10-28) (track 16)
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 17)
violin:
Nigel Kennedy (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 2)
cello:
Denis Vigay (1985) (track 6)
flute:
William Bennett (flautist) (1985) (track 6)
harpsichord [harpsichord continuo]:
Alastair Ross (harpsichord / organist) (1985) (track 6)
balance engineer:
Peter Brown (UK sound engineer) (1966-01-23) (track 17)
Mike Clements (engineer) (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 2)
Mike Hatch (engineer/editor) (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 2)
choir vocals:
South German Madrigal Choir (1967-07-15 – 1967-07-20) (track 3)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 2)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1731) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1787) (track 8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (track 4)
Richard Wagner (1846 – 1848) (track 12)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1893-02 – 1893-08) (track 16)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1896) (track 11)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 17)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 13)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1946 – 1947) (track 10)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (track 12)
Guido Cantelli (conductor) (track 8)
Riccardo Muti (track 4)
Klaus Tennstedt (track 11)
Sir John Barbirolli (1966-01-23) (track 17)
Wolfgang Gönnenwein (conductor) (1967-07-15 – 1967-07-20) (track 3)
Sir Neville Marriner (1985) (track 6)
Nigel Kennedy (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 2)
dedicated to:
Vladimir Davydov (track 16)
engineer:
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (track 12)
orchestra:
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra aka New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 8, 12)
Hallé Orchestra (1966-01-23) (track 17)
Consortium Musicum (1967-07-15 – 1967-07-20) (track 3)
English Chamber Orchestra (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 2)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 12, 17)
Andrew Keener (engineer/editor/producer) (track 2)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 17)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 17)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 17)
recorded at:
Church of St. John-at-Hackney in Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 2)
edit of:
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 30) (track 16)
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 17)
arrangements:
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 17)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 17)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 17)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 17)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 17)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 17)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 17)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 17)
Jupiter Hymn (excerpt from Jupiter/The Planets) (track 13)
Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity (Arranged for organ) (track 13)
Lohengrin: Act III. Vorspiel (for brass band, Wright) (track 12)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Orchestersuite Nr. 2 h-Moll, BWV 1067: VII. Badinerie (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 6)
Symphony no. 6 in E minor: I. Allegro (catch all for arrangements) (track 10)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for brass quintet and organ) (track 13)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Be Still My Soul (track 17)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 17)
John O'Dreams (track 16)
Joybringer (track 13)
Peace Planet (track 6)
Vegli al mattino (track 17)
We Rest on Thee (track 17)
ジュピター (track 13)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 11)
Hammerheart (track 13)
Thaxted (track 13)
じゅぴにゃー (track 13)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
part of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (op 30; TrV 176) (track 11)
Lohengrin: Act III (track 12)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 13)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 13)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1966-01-23) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 6)
version of:

Release

ASIN: UK: B000026KS8 [info]