Tracklist

CD 1: Volume One
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Water Music (excerpt) Handel 3:20
2 Morning From Peer Gynt Grieg 3:47
3 Farandole From L'Aresienne Suite II Bizet 3:19
4 Waltz From the Serenade of Strings in C major, op. 48 (excerpt) Tchaikovsky 3:51
5 Rhapsody Espana Chabrier 6:20
6 The Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle Offenbach 3:21
7 Trumpet Vountary Clarke 2:55
8 Slavonic Dance no. 2 in E minor, op. 4612 Dvorak 3:26
9 Thaïs: Meditation Massenet 5:19
10 Hungarian March Berlioz 4:15
11 Air on a G String Bach 3:16
12 The Ride of the Valkyries Wagner 4:43
CD 2: Volume Two
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Light Cavalry: Overture Suppé 7:37
2 Delerien Waltz, op. 212 Josef Strauss 8:39
3 Thunder & Lightning Polka, op. 324 Strauss II 3:00
4 The Marriage of Figaro: Overture K492 Mozart 4:11
5 Moto Perpetuum, op. 257 Strauss II 2:42
6 Radetsky March, op. 228 Strauss I 3:02
7 Die Fledermaus: Overture Strauss II 8:19
8 Waltz of the Spheres, op. 235 Josef Strauss 8:31
9 Poet & Peasant: Overture Suppé 9:55
CD 3: Volume Three
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture Offenbach 10:18
2 Hänsel and Gretel: Overture Humperdinck 7:58
3 William Tell: Overture Rossini 12:23
4 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67 (excerpt) Ludwig van Beethoven 6:48
5 Adagietto "Death in Venice" Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor (excerpt) Gustav Mahler 10:55
6 Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36 Tchaikovsky 8:13

Credits

CD 1: Volume One

violin:
Barry Griffiths (violinist) (track 9)
arranger:
Ernest Guiraud (track 3)
balance engineer:
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (1978-12 – 1979-01) (track 10)
composer:
Hector Berlioz (composer) (track 10)
Jacques Offenbach (track 6)
Jeremiah Clarke (1700) (track 7)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 11)
Richard Wagner (composer) (1854 – 1856) (track 12)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1872) (track 3)
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1875) (track 2)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1878-04 – 1878-08-22) (track 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 4)
Emmanuel Chabrier (composer) (1883) (track 5)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (1894) (track 9)
conductor:
Frank Shipway (track 9)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1978-12 – 1979-01) (track 10)
dedicated to:
Charles Lamoureux (track 5)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1978-12 – 1979-01) (track 10)
producer:
Michel Glotz (track 10)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1888) (track 2)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 12)
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1978-12 – 1979-01) (track 10)
arrangement of:
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)
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 12)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (arr. Hutschenruyter) (track 12)
España (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
España (for voice and piano) (track 5)
España (for brass band, Langford) (track 5)
España (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Chevillard) (track 5)
España (for piano solo, Chevillard) (track 5)
Marche hongroise de “La damnation de Faust” (for organ, Büsser) (track 10)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 9)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 9)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 9)
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 piano, Siloti) (track 11)
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 violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 11)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 11)
Ride of the Valkyries (for brass band, Owen) (track 12)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 12)
Ride of the Valkyries from “Die Walküre” (for organ, Lemare) (track 12)
Rákóczi March from La Damnation de Faust (for organ, Best) (track 10)
Slavonic Dance no. 1 in G minor (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 8)
Solo Amore (track 11)
The Prince of Denmark's March (erroneously called “Trumpet Voluntary” - catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Bach Aire (track 11)
Güzel Sevda Bahçesi Gül Bizim Mestimize (Based on Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle) (track 6)
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 12)
Plenty of Horn (track 7)
Sweetest Love (track 11)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 12)
(track 6)
later versions:
Flumpet Voluntary (track 7)
L’Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for piano, Bizet) (track 3)
Trumpet Prelude (Stokowski orchestration of "Prince of Denmark/Trumpet Voluntary") (track 7)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 11)
The Prince of Denmark’s March (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 7)
part of:
Suite in D major (track 7)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 9)
Slavonic Dances, op. 46, B. 83 (for orchestra) (track 8)
L’Arlésienne Suite no. 2 (for orchestra) (track 3)
recording of:
España (rhapsody for orchestra) (track 5)
Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
L’Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for orchestra) (track 3)
The Prince of Denmark’s March (erroneously called “Trumpet Voluntary”) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 11)
version of:

CD 2: Volume Two

composer:
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (tracks 3, 7)
Josef Strauss (composer) (track 8)
Franz von Suppé (composer) (tracks 1, 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 4)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 6)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1861) (track 5)
Josef Strauss (composer) (1867) (track 2)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 6)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 6)
Works of Josef Strauss by opus number (number: op. 212) (track 2)
Works of Josef Strauss by opus number (number: op. 235) (track 8)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 257) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 324) (track 3)
arrangements:
Delirien Waltz, op. 212 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Die Fledermaus: Ouvertüre (for brass, Winter) (track 7)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Sinfonia (for flute, violin, cello and piano, Hummel) (track 4)
Leichte Kavallerie: Ouvertüre (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Light Cavalry Overture (for brass band, Langford) (track 1)
Perpetuum Mobile (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (track 5)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (for two pianos, Steuermann) (track 5)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Perpetuum mobile (for brass band, Snell) (track 5)
Plesový marš (track 6)
Poet and Peasant: Overture (for organ, Evans) (track 9)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 6)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Radetzky-Marsch (track 6)
Radetzky-Marsch (choir arrangement by Karl Hlinak) (track 6)
Ready for Radetzky (track 6)
is the basis for:
Mozart/Figaro (track 4)
Radetzky Waltz (track 6)
part of:
Dichter und Bauer (track 9)
Die Fledermaus (English version, lyrics by Mandel/Sachs) (track 7)
Leichte Kavallerie (track 1)
Die Fledermaus (track 7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Volume Three

additional composer:
Carl Binder (track 1)
composer:
Jacques Offenbach (track 1)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (track 4)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1877 – 1878) (track 6)
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (track 2)
Gustav Mahler (composer) (1901 – 1902) (track 5)
conductor:
Norman Sattler (Alfred Scholz related ?) (track 2)
dedicated to:
Nadezhda von Meck (track 6)
orchestra:
premiered at:
Ludwig van Beethoven at Theater an der Wien (1808-12-22) (1808-12-22) (track 4)
premiered at:
Theater an der Wien in Wien, Austria (1808-12-22) (track 4)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 27) (track 6)
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 5)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 5)
Guillaume Tell: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Im Abendrot (track 5)
Symphony no. 4 in F minor, op. 36 (for piano four hands, Taneyev) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 463a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 464 no. 5 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
William Tell Overture (for band, Leidzén) (track 3)
William Tell: Overture (for organ, Lemare) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Orpheus (arrangement for salon orchestra) (track 1)
Take the 5th (track 4)
William Tell Overture (Spike Jones version) (track 3)
William Tell Overture (excerpt) (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 3)
later versions:
Orphée aux enfers : Ouverture (arrangement for orchestrion) (track 1)
part of:
Hansel and Gretel (english version) (number) (track 2)
Hänsel und Gretel (original german lyrics) (number) (track 2)
Orpheus in der Unterwelt (number) (track 1)
Orpheus in the Underworld (number) (track 1)
Orphée aux Enfers (opéra bouffe in two acts, 1858) (track 1)
Orphée aux enfers (opéra féerie in four acts, 1874) (track 1)
Guglielmo Tell (translated by Luigi Balocchi) (track 3)
Guillaume Tell (track 3)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 5)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys: