Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Solomon HWV 67: Act 3. The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Georg Friedrich Händel 3:21
2 Ave Maria "Ellens Gesang III", D839 Franz Schubert 4:59
3 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 Johann Sebastian Bach 7:34
4 Canon in D Johann Pachelbel 4:41
5 The Lord's Prayer Albert Hay Malotte 3:07
6 Serenade in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:56
7 Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64: II. Andante Felix Mendelssohn 7:51
8 Madama Butterfly: Act 2. Un bel dì vedremo Giacomo Puccini 4:56
9 Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy... Waltz of the Flowers Пётр Ильич Чайковский 7:41
10 Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16: III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso Edvard Grieg 10:35
11 Nabucco: Act 3. Va, pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) Giuseppe Verdi 4:52
12 Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1 in D, op. 39 no. 1 Sir Edward Elgar 6:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Orpheus in the Underworld (Orphée aux enfers): Overture Jacques Offenbach 9:03
2 Casanova: Nuns' Chorus Johann Strauss II 3:57
3 Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, Cantata BWV 208: Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze) Johann Sebastian Bach 4:37
4 Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" Ludwig van Beethoven 3:04
5 The Lost Chord Sir Arthur Sullivan 3:59
6 Zémire et Azor: Pantomine and Finale André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry 5:16
7 Rigoletto: Act 3. "La donna è mobile" Giuseppe Verdi 2:25
8 Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo Pietro Mascagni 3:22
9 Trumpet Voluntary Jeremiah Clarke 2:53
10 Messiah: Part 3. No. 43. Air "I know that my Redeemer liveth" Georg Friedrich Händel 5:59
11 Jerusalem Sir Hubert Parry 2:45
12 La traviata, Act 1: Prelude Giuseppe Verdi 4:11
13 Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 73 "Emperor": III. Rondo (Allegro) Ludwig van Beethoven 10:41
14 Fantasia on Greensleeves Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:26
15 Boléro: Excerpt (Finale) Maurice Ravel 5:04
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, op. 46: No.1. Morning mood Edvard Grieg 4:07
2 All in the April Evening Hugh Roberton 3:24
3 Aida: Act 2. Gloria all'Egitto, ad Iside Giuseppe Verdi 11:44
4 Thaïs, Acte Deux: Méditation religieuse - Symphonie Jules Massenet 5:49
5 The Holy City Stephen Adams 4:59
6 Elijah, op. 70: Part 2. "Oh rest in the Lord, wait patiently for Him" Felix Mendelssohn 3:52
7 The Crucifixion: God so loved the world Sir John Stainer 4:07
8 Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, op. 18: I. Moderato Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 11:14
9 Angels Guard Thee Benjamin Godard 5:05
10 Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95 "From the New World": II. Largo Antonín Dvořák 5:15
11 Les Pêcheurs de perles: Act 1, no. 2b. Duo: "Au fond du temple saint" Georges Bizet 6:38
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Hebrides, op. 26 (Fingal's Cave) Felix Mendelssohn 5 10:18
2 La bohème: Act 1. "Che gelida manina" Giacomo Puccini 4:46
3 Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: II. Adagio Joaquín Rodrigo 11:01
4 The Bohemian Girl: Act 2. I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls Michael William Balfe 4:43
5 String Quartet in F major, op. 3: No. 5. Andante cantabile Roman Hoffstetter 4:07
6 The Gondoliers: Act Two. Nos. 30-33. Take a pair of sparkling eyes... Dance... Sir Arthur Sullivan 5:15
7 Sanctuary of the Heart Albert William Ketèlbey 4:04
8 Ave Maria (arr. from Bach's Prelude No.1 BWV 846) Charles‐François Gounod 2:48
9 Psalm 23: 'The Lord is my Shepherd' Anglican Chant - Setting: Irvine to the tune 'Crimond' [anonymous] 3:40
10 Blow the wind southerly (Northumbrian folk song) [anonymous] 2:32
11 The Londonderry Air [traditional] 3:10
12 Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (Moderato) Jean Sibelius 4:37
13 Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune Claude Debussy 5:42
14 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto - Allegro assai Ludwig van Beethoven 7:33
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:00
2 Serse: Act 1. Largo. "'Ombra mai fu" Georg Friedrich Händel 5:37
3 Ave verum corpus, K. 618 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:56
4 Mors et Vita: Part 2. No. 5. Judex Charles‐François Gounod 4:39
5 Tolomeo: Silent Worship Georg Friedrich Händel 2:48
6 Violin Romance no. 2 in F major, op. 50 Ludwig van Beethoven 9:36
7 Chants d'Auvergne: II. Bailero Joseph Canteloube 6:51
8 Scheherazade, op. 35: The Young Prince and the Young Princess Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 12:02
9 Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso (excerpt) Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5 9:14
10 Wiegenlied, op. 49 no. 4 Johannes Brahms 2:22
11 Abide With Me William Henry Monk 4:31
12 Horn Concerto no. 4 in E-flat, K. 495: III. Rondo (Allegro vivace) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:08
13 Messiah, HWV 56: Part 2. "Hallelujah" Georg Friedrich Händel 3:44

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 12)
violin:
Ruggiero Ricci (violinist) (1957-01) (track 7)
organ:
Martin Neary (organist and choral conductor) (track 5)
Peter White (English organist) (1958-10) (track 3)
piano:
Radu Lupu (Romanian concert pianist) (1973-01) (track 10)
arranger:
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (1977-10) (track 4)
balance engineer:
Cyril Windebank (1957-01) (track 7)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1957-01) (track 7)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1958-07) (track 8)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1965-04) (track 1)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1965-05) (track 2)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1973-01) (track 10)
Philip Wade (engineer) (1973-01) (track 10)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1977-10) (track 4)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (track 5)
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (1965-05) (track 2)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 3)
Johann Pachelbel (composer) (track 4)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 2)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 9)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (track 1)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 6)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1838 – 1844-09-16) (track 7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1841) (track 11)
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1868) (track 10)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1901) (track 12)
Albert Hay Malotte (composer) (1935) (track 5)
conductor:
Wyn Morris (conductor) (track 5)
Piero Gamba (1957-01) (track 7)
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (1958-07) (track 8)
George Guest (organist and conductor) (1958-10) (track 3)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1961-09) (track 9)
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (1965-04) (track 1)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1965-05) (track 2)
Lamberto Gardelli (conductor) (1965-09) (track 11)
Neville Marriner (conductor) (1970-10) (track 6)
André Previn (pianist & conductor) (1973-01) (track 10)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1977-03) (track 12)
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (1977-10) (track 4)
engineer:
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (track 7)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (track 2)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1973-01) (track 10)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 8)
Luigi Illica (track 8)
Temistocle Solera (track 11)
lyricist:
Robert Bridges (poet) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1957-01) (track 7)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1961-09) (track 9)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1965-05) (track 2)
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (1965-09) (track 11)
London Symphony Orchestra (1973-01) (track 10)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) (1977-03) (track 12)
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (1977-10) (track 4)
producer:
Harley Usill (track 3)
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (track 8)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (1957-01) (track 7)
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (1957-01) (track 7)
Michael Bremner (producer/engineer) (1965-04) (track 1)
Ray Minshull (1965-05) (track 2)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (1965-09) (track 11)
Michael Woolcock (producer) (1973-01) (track 10)
James Mallinson (producer) (1977-03) (track 12)
Christopher Raeburn (1977-03) (track 12)
James Mallinson (producer) (1977-10) (track 4)
publisher:
Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d) (composer) (track 12)
recording engineer:
Philip Wade (engineer) (1973-01) (track 10)
revised by:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1845) (track 7)
soprano vocals:
Joan Sutherland (soprano) (1965-05) (track 2)
soprano vocals [Butterfly]:
Renata Tebaldi (soprano) (1958-07) (track 8)
tenor vocals:
Stuart Burrows (tenor) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1958) (track 8)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 12)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1957-01) (track 7)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1961-09) (track 9)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1965-05) (track 2)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1965-09) (track 11)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1973-01) (track 10)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-03) (track 12)
Evangelisches Schloßkirche (Schloss Ludwigsburg) in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1977-10) (track 4)
compiled in:
arrangement of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work) (track 2)
arrangements:
Faeries (track 9)
Gweddi’r arglwydd (The Lord’s Prayer) (translated) (track 5)
In the Garden (track 4)
In the Garden (track 4)
Nabucco: Atto III. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (arranged by Beecham) (track 1)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Canon in F (track 4)
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 12)
Earth Angel (track 4)
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 6)
The Viking Song (track 12)
later translated versions:
Kādā jaukā dienā (from opera “Madama Butterfly”) (track 8)
later versions:
part of:
Nabucco: Atto III (track 11)
Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64 (movement) (track 7)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие II (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 2) (track 9)
recording of:
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (1958-10) (track 3)
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (catch-all for arrangements) (1965-05) (track 2)
Nabucco: Atto III, Scena IV. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (1965-09) (track 11)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (1977-10) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 2)
translated version of:

CD 2

trumpet:
Philip Jones (trumpeter) (1982-03) (track 9)
flute:
William Bennett (flautist) (1971-05) (track 14)
organ:
Martin Neary (organist and choral conductor) (track 5)
David Flood (1983-10) (track 11)
brass:
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1982-03) (track 9)
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1983-10) (track 11)
piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1972-05) (track 13)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1984-05) (track 4)
additional composer:
Ralph Benatzky (track 2)
Carl Binder (track 1)
arranger:
Sir Thomas Beecham (conductor) (track 6)
John Iveson (trombonist and arranger) (track 9)
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (track 3)
Ralph Greaves (1934) (track 14)
assistant producer:
Andrew Cornall (engineer / producer) (1979-11) (track 12)
balance engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1971-05) (track 14)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1976-06) (track 8)
James Lock (engineer) (1979-11) (track 12)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1979-11) (track 12)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (1984-05) (track 4)
Simon Eadon (1984-10) (track 10)
James Lock (engineer) (1984-10) (track 10)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (track 5)
Ambrosian Light Opera Chorus (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (1966-07) (track 2)
Canterbury Cathedral Choir (1983-10) (track 11)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 3)
Jeremiah Clarke (track 9)
Jacques Offenbach (track 1)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 2)
Arthur Sullivan (composer) (track 5)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 12)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (track 7)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (track 13)
Pietro Mascagni (composer) (1888) (track 8)
Sir Hubert Parry (English composer) (1916) (track 11)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (1924 – 1928) (track 14)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1928) (track 15)
conductor:
Richard Hickox (conductor) (track 6)
Wyn Morris (conductor) (track 5)
Ernest Ansermet (conductor) (1960-05) (track 1)
Ernest Ansermet (conductor) (1963-04) (track 15)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1966-07) (track 2)
Neville Marriner (conductor) (1971-05) (track 14)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1971-06) (track 7)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1972-05) (track 13)
Gianandrea Gavazzeni (conductor) (1976-06) (track 8)
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (1977-10) (track 3)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1979-11) (track 12)
Elgar Howarth (1982-03) (track 9)
Allan Wicks (1983-10) (track 11)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1984-10) (track 10)
librettist:
Rudolf Schanzer (track 2)
Ernst Welisch (track 2)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (track 7)
lyricist:
William Blake (English poet, painter, and printmaker) (track 11)
orchestra:
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (1960-05) (track 1)
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (1963-04) (track 15)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1966-07) (track 2)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields (1971-05) (track 14)
London Symphony Orchestra (1971-06) (track 7)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1972-05) (track 13)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (1976-06) (track 8)
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (1977-10) (track 3)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (1979-11) (track 12)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1984-10) (track 10)
producer:
Michael Bremner (producer/engineer) (tracks 14–15)
Andrew Cornall (engineer / producer) (track 4)
David Harvey (producer) (tracks 7, 13)
James Mallinson (producer) (track 3)
Ray Minshull (track 10)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (track 2)
Michael Woolcock (producer) (tracks 7–8)
Christopher Raeburn (1979-11) (track 12)
soprano vocals:
Joan Sutherland (soprano) (1966-07) (track 2)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) (1984-10) (track 10)
sound engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (track 7)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (track 7)
tenor vocals:
Stuart Burrows (tenor) (track 5)
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1971-06) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1978) (track 8)
The Decca Record Company Limited (not for release label use!) (1984 –) (track 4)
publisher:
Ed. Durand & Cie (1909–1947) (track 15)
Soc. Arima (rights society?) (track 15)
Oxford University Press (1936) (track 14)
premiered at:
Palais Garnier in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1928-11-22) (track 15)
recorded at:
Victoria Hall (Geneva) in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland (1960-05) (track 1)
Victoria Hall (Geneva) in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland (1963-04) (track 15)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1966-07) (track 2)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-05) (track 14)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-06) (track 7)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1976-06) (track 8)
Evangelisches Schloßkirche (Schloss Ludwigsburg) in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1977-10) (track 3)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-11) (track 12)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-03) (track 9)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1984-05) (track 4)
compiled in:
edits:
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 4)
arrangement of:
The Prince of Denmark’s March (erroneously called “Trumpet Voluntary”) (track 9)
Zémire et Azor (track 6)
arrangements:
Boléro (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for piano 4-hands) (track 15)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
For Aleeza (Beethoven's "Für Elise" • an abridged arrangement) (track 4)
Intermezzo (for brass band, Denis Wright) (track 8)
Jerusalem (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
The Lost Chord (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
The Lost Chord (for organ, Rawsthorne) (track 5)
The Lost Chord (for brass, Langford) (track 5)
The Nuns’ Chorus from Casanova (for brass band, Kerwin) (track 2)
The Prince of Denmark’s March (arr. J Faerber for trumpet and orchestra) (track 9)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 4)
is based on:
Greensleeves (track 14)
Jerusalem (poem by Blake) (track 11)
Lovely Joan (traditional English folk song) (track 14)
Sir John in Love (track 14)
is the basis for:
Ave Maria (by Pietro Mascagni, adapted from the Intermezzo of his Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 8)
No More Boleros (track 15)
Passion Flower (track 4)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 8)
What Child Is This? (for organ, Roper) (track 14)
イヴの誘惑 (track 4)
熱情的花朵 (track 4)
later parody versions:
Bolero (track 15)
Bolero (track 15)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Bolero (Starink version) (track 15)
Bolero (arr. Hans Hasso Stamer) (track 15)
Boléro (arr. Django Rheinhardt) (track 15)
Boléro (arr. Ravel for 2 pianos) (track 15)
Troublant Bolero (track 15)
給愛麗斯 (track 4)
orchestrations:
Jerusalem (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 11)
part of:
Casanova (track 2)
Orphée aux Enfers (opéra bouffe in two acts) (track 1)
Orphée aux enfers (opéra féerie in four acts) (track 1)
La traviata (track 12)
partial recording of:
Boléro (1963-04) (track 15)
recording of:
The Lost Chord (track 5)
Zémire et Azor (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Orphée aux Enfers: Ouverture (1960-05) (track 1)
Fantasia on “Greensleeves” (1971-05) (track 14)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo (1976-06) (track 8)
La traviata: Preludio (1979-11) (track 12)
The Prince of Denmark's March (erroneously called “Trumpet Voluntary” - catch-all for arrangements) (1982-03) (track 9)
Jerusalem (anthem by Hubert Parry) (1983-10) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
This Is the Story (Clare Muldaur) (track 15)

CD 3

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1900-12-15) (track 8)
violin:
Nigel Kennedy (violinist) (1983-12) (track 4)
organ:
Martin Neary (organist and choral conductor) (track 5)
Brian Runnett (organist) (track 7)
piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1970-10-20 – 1970-10-23) (track 8)
balance engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1970-10) (track 8)
bass vocals [Zurga]:
Nicolaï Ghiaurov (operatic bass) (track 11)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (track 5)
chorus master:
Gino Nucci (track 3)
composer:
Stephen Adams (track 5)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (track 6)
Hugh Roberton (track 2)
Sir John Stainer (track 7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 3, 3, 3)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1863-04 – 1863-08) (track 11)
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1875) (track 1)
Benjamin Godard (French violinist and composer, 1849-1895) (1888-02-25) (track 9)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 10)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (1894) (track 4)
conductor:
Carlo Franci (Conductor, composer) (track 3)
George Guest (organist and conductor) (track 7)
István Kertész (conductor) (track 10)
Peter Knight (British composer) (track 9)
Wyn Morris (conductor) (track 5)
Boyd Neel (track 6)
Robin Stapleton (conductor) (track 11)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1961-09) (track 1)
André Previn (pianist & conductor) (1970-10-20 – 1970-10-23) (track 8)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1983-12) (track 4)
contralto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) (track 6)
engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (track 8)
librettist:
Victor Capoul (track 9)
Michel Carré (librettist) (track 11)
Eugène Cormon (track 11)
Julius Schubring (track 6)
lyricist:
Katharine Tynan (track 2)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (track 11)
[orchestra] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 9)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1961-09) (track 1)
London Symphony Orchestra (1970-10-20 – 1970-10-23) (track 8)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (1983-12) (track 4)
producer:
James Mallinson (producer) (track 4)
recording engineer:
Tryggvi Tryggvason (engineer/producer. Sometimes credited as Trygg/Tryggvi Tryggvason) (track 8)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1888) (track 1)
tenor vocals:
Stuart Burrows (tenor) (track 5)
Kenneth McKellar (track 9)
tenor vocals [Nadir]:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (track 11)
translator:
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1992) (track 4)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-10-20 – 1970-10-23) (track 8)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1983-12) (track 4)
arrangements:
Aida: Grand March (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Au fond du temple saint from Les Pêcheurs de perles (for violin, viola and piano, Loeb) (track 11)
Grand March from "Aida" (for organ, Lemare) (track 3)
Jocelyn, op. 100: Acte II. Berceuse (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Largo (New World Symphony) (arr. Ellerby) (track 10)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 4)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 4)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 4)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
New World Symphony, mvt. II (arranged for piano by Nacar) (track 10)
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)
Goin’ Home (track 10)
Más allá (track 10)
夕陽下 (track 10)
later translated versions:
De heilige stad (The Holy City) (track 5)
Den heliga staden (track 5)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo “From the New World”) (James Last pop arrangement) (track 10)
Jocelyn: Angels Guard Thee (Berceuse) (transl. Rybrant) (track 9)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 10)
Vincerai per me (track 3)
part of:
Elijah, op. 70, Part II (with English libretto by William Bartholomew) (track 6)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 4)
Aida: Atto Secondo (tracks 3, 3, 3)
The Crucifixion (track 7)
partial recording of:
recording of:
All in the April Evening (vocal version) (track 2)
The Holy City ( – ????) (track 5)
Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, op. 18: I. Moderato (1970-10-20 – 1970-10-23) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

CD 4

premiered in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1832-05-14) (track 1)
Spanish acoustic guitar:
Carlos Bonell (classical guitarist) (track 3)
brass:
piano:
Pascal Rogé (pianist) (1977-05) (track 13)
balance engineer:
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (1977-05) (track 13)
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1985-10) (track 12)
choir vocals:
composer:
Roman Hoffstetter (track 5)
Arthur Sullivan (composer) (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 10–11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (track 14)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1830) (track 1)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 13)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (track 12)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 2)
Albert Ketèlbey (English composer) (1924) (track 7)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (track 3)
conductor:
Charles Dutoit (conductor) (track 3)
Isidore Godfrey (track 6)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (track 8)
Wyn Morris (conductor) (track 9)
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (track 5)
Eric Rogers (British composer, conductor and arranger) (track 7)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (track 14)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1962-11) (track 4)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1972-10) (track 2)
Christoph von Dohnányi (German conductor) (1978-12) (track 1)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1985-10) (track 12)
contralto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 10)
engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (track 2)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (track 2)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (track 2)
librettist:
Alfred Bunn (track 4)
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 2)
Luigi Illica (track 2)
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 14)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
W.S. Gilbert (librettist) (track 6)
orchestra:
New Symphony Orchestra of London (often referred to as just The New Symphony Orchestra) (track 6)
London Symphony Orchestra (1962-11) (track 4)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1972-10) (track 2)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1978-12) (track 1)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1985-10) (track 12)
previously attributed to:
Joseph Haydn (composer) (track 5)
producer:
Richard Beswick (track 13)
Andrew Cornall (engineer / producer) (track 12)
James Mallinson (producer) (track 2)
Ray Minshull (tracks 2, 5)
soprano vocals:
Leontyne Price (soprano) (track 8)
Joan Sutherland (soprano) (1962-11) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) (1972-10) (track 2)
vocals:
Thomas Round (Singer with D'oyly Carte Opera Company) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1973) (track 2)
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1978) (track 13)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 3)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 10)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1972-10) (track 2)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-05) (track 13)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1978-12) (track 1)
part of:
Works of Felix Mendelssohn by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 1)
arrangements:
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 13)
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 13)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 3)
Die Hebriden, op. 26 (for band, Winterbottom) (track 1)
Irish Air From County Derry (for organ, Lemare) (track 11)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
London Derriere (track 11)
Londonderry Air (track 11)
Londonderry Air (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Londonderry Air (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 11)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque, L75: III. Clair de Lune (Transcription for harp) (track 13)
is based on:
An die Freude (track 14)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 14)
Concerto de Aranjuez: Adagio (Tomita arrangement) (track 3)
Danny Boy (track 11)
Dawn (track 13)
Euroopa hümn (track 14)
I would be true (track 11)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: III. Alla Marcia (for piano, arr. Otto Taubman) (track 12)
Ode an die Freude (track 14)
On the Fritz (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 9th) (track 14)
Overture (track 14)
Spain (track 3)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor “Ode to Joy” (excerpt) (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 14)
The Anthem of Europe (unknown English version) (track 14)
What Is Eternal (track 14)
クロスロード (track 11)
(track 13)
later translated versions:
願いごと (track 11)
later versions:
Andante cantabile (Stokowski orchestration) (track 5)
March from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoven: Ninth Symphony: Fourth Movement, abridged) (track 14)
地球交響曲-合唱- (Hanjuku Hero 4: The 7 Hanjuku Heroes) (track 14)
orchestrations:
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 13)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 13)
part of:
Concierto de Aranjuez (movement) (track 3)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 13)
The Gondoliers: Act II (number) (track 6)
La bohème: Atto I (track 2)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio ( – ????) (track 3)
Londonderry Air ( – ????) (track 11)
The Lord's My Shepherd (Psalm 23 set with tune Brother James's Air) (track 9)
Blow the Wind Southerly (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 10)
Die Hebriden, op. 26 (1978-12) (track 1)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: III. Alla marcia (for orchestra) (1985-10) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:

CD 5

violin:
Erich Gruenberg (1964-09) (track 8)
organ:
Peter White (English organist) (1958-10) (track 3)
Richard Farnes (1985-03) (track 11)
piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1963-04) (track 9)
French horn:
Barry Tuckwell (hornist / conductor) (1961-04) (track 12)
arranger:
Joseph Canteloube (track 7)
Douglas Gamley (track 10)
Sir Arthur Somervell (composer) (track 5)
balance engineer:
Arthur Lilley (engineer) (1964-09) (track 8)
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1971-04) (track 10)
Simon Eadon (1976-07) (track 13)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1981-06) (track 1)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (1981-06) (track 1)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1982-08) (track 7)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
László Heltay (British/Hungarian conductor and composer) (1976-07) (track 13)
Stephen Cleobury (organist) (1985-03) (track 11)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (track 10)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 4)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 5)
William Henry Monk (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 2)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 13)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (tracks 1, 12)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1874-11 – 1875-02) (track 9)
conductor:
Willi Boskovsky (violinist and conductor) (track 6)
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor) (track 5)
Richard Hickox (conductor) (track 4)
George Guest (organist and conductor) (1958-10) (track 3)
Peter Maag (conductor) (1961-04) (track 12)
George Szell (conductor, pianist, composer) (1961-08) (track 2)
Lorin Maazel (conductor) (1963-04) (track 9)
Leopold Stokowski (conductor) (1964-09) (track 8)
Anton Guadagno (conductor) (1971-04) (track 10)
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (1976-07) (track 13)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1981-06) (track 1)
Jeffrey Tate (conductor) (1982-08) (track 7)
engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (track 12)
Simon Eadon (1976-07) (track 13)
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1976-07) (track 13)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1981-06) (track 1)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (1981-06) (track 1)
instruments:
lyricist:
Henry Francis Lyte (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
orchestra:
Wiener Mozart-Ensemble (recorded for Decca) (track 6)
London Symphony Orchestra (1961-04) (track 12)
London Symphony Orchestra (1961-08) (track 2)
London Symphony Orchestra (1963-04) (track 9)
London Symphony Orchestra (1964-09) (track 8)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1971-04) (track 10)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields (1976-07) (track 13)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) (1981-06) (track 1)
English Chamber Orchestra (1982-08) (track 7)
orchestrator:
August Reinhard (composer and arranger) (track 2)
performer:
Jeffrey Tate (conductor) (track 7)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) (track 7)
producer:
Tony D'Amato (track 8)
Ray Minshull (track 9)
Paul Myers (classical record producer) (track 7)
Christopher Raeburn (track 10)
Harley Usill (track 3)
Michael Bremner (producer/engineer) (1961-04) (track 12)
Ray Minshull (1961-04) (track 12)
Chris Hazell (1976-07) (track 13)
Christopher Raeburn (1981-06) (track 1)
Chris Hazell (1985-03) (track 11)
soprano vocals:
Renata Tebaldi (soprano) (1971-04) (track 10)
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) (1982-08) (track 7)
sound engineer:
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (1985-03) (track 11)
tenor vocals:
Kenneth McKellar (track 5)
translator:
Sir Arthur Somervell (composer) (track 5)
treble vocals:
Bruce Blyth (1985-03) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1976) (track 13)
The Decca Record Company Limited (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 1)
The Decca Record Company Limited (not for release label use!) (1986) (track 11)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1961-04) (track 12)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1961-08) (track 2)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1964-09) (track 8)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-04) (track 10)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1981-06) (track 1)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-08) (track 7)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 3)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 3)
arrangement of:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (for voice and piano) (track 10)
arrangements:
Abide With Me (for brass, Marlatt) (track 11)
Abide With Me (James Last arrangement) (track 11)
Abide With Me (Emeli Sandé arrangement) (track 11)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 3)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 3)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 3)
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 2)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Sinfonia (for flute, violin, cello and piano, Hummel) (track 1)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Romance (track 6)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" ("largo"; catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso “Ombra mai fù” (Serse) (for cello and orchestra) (track 2)
The Grand Halleluiah in the Messiah (for two organists, Marsh) (track 13)
The Shepherd's Song (for Brass Band) (track 7)
is the basis for:
AMERICA (STAGE 1) (City Connection) (track 9)
Concerto (track 9)
Crux fidelis (track 2)
Mozart/Figaro (track 1)
Tonight We Love (Freddy Martin 1941 hit) (track 9)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 3)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 3)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 3)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 3)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Hear, bliuw my nei (track 11)
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 2)
later versions:
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
Silent Worship (track 5)
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (1958-10) (track 3)
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (catch-all for arrangements) (1971-04) (track 10)
Abide With Me (Set to tune ‘Eventide’) (1985-03) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 2)

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