Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dove Fuggo
Joseph Haydn ?:??
2 Villanelle
Hector Berlioz ?:??
3 Non San ... Non Vo' Quel Vecchio
Giuseppe Verdi ?:??
4 Schmerzen
Richard Wagner ?:??
5 Beim Schlafengehen
Richard Strauss ?:??
6 Zueignung
Richard Strauss ?:??
7 Thy hand, Belinda ... When I am Laid in Earth
Henry Purcell ?:??
8 Es gibt ein Reich
Richard Strauss ?:??
9 Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?
Gustav Mahler ?:??
10 Das Rheinlegendchen
Gustav Mahler ?:??
11 Urlicht
Gustav Mahler ?:??
12 Widmung
Robert Schumann ?:??
13 Erlkönig
Franz Schubert ?:??
14 Vocalise-Étude en Forme de Habanera
Maurice Ravel ?:??
15 He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
[unknown] ?:??
16 L'Île Inconnue
Hector Berlioz ?:??
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Faster, Higher, Stronger
?:??

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Irwin Gage (pianist) (track 11)
Phillip Moll (pianist) (track 13)
Geoffrey Parsons (pianist) (tracks 12, 14–15)
composer:
Gustav Mahler (tracks 9–10)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (track 14)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (track 8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1815) (track 13)
Hector Berlioz (1841) (track 2)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1885) (track 6)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1948) (track 5)
conductor:
Sir Colin Davis (tracks 4, 16)
Antal Doráti (track 1)
Lamberto Gardelli (conductor) (track 3)
Raymond Leppard (track 7)
Kurt Masur (tracks 5–6, 8)
Bernard Haitink (1976-04) (tracks 9–10)
Sir Colin Davis (1979-12) (track 2)
librettist:
lyricist:
Théophile Gautier (track 2)
Hermann Hesse (track 5)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1782) (track 13)
orchestra:
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (tracks 5–6, 8)
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 4, 16)
Concertgebouworkest (1976-04) (tracks 9–10)
London Symphony Orchestra (1979-12) (track 2)
orchestrator:
Robert Heger (conductor) (track 6)
soprano vocals:
Jessye Norman (tracks 1, 3–8, 11–16)
Jessye Norman (1976-04) (tracks 9–10)
Jessye Norman (1979-12) (track 2)
publisher:
Cappi & Diabelli (1821) (track 13)
premiered at:
Theater am Kärntnertor in Wien, Austria (1821-03-07) (track 13)
recorded at:
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1976-04) (tracks 9–10)
Henry Wood Hall (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-12) (track 2)
part of:
arrangement of:
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (for voice and piano) (track 6)
arrangements:
Erlkönig, S. 557a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 13)
Erlkönig, S. 558 Nr. 4 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 13)
Habanera (for cello and piano, Bazelaire) (track 14)
The Erlking (HLW) (translated) (track 13)
Vier letzte Lieder, AV 150: III. "Beim Schlafengehen" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
is based on:
Erlkönig (Goethe’s poem) (track 13)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Erlkönig (Herman van Veen) (track 13)
orchestrations:
Erlkönig, D. 328 (orchestrated by Reger) (track 13)
Erlkönig, D. 328 (orchestrated by Berlioz) (track 13)
Erlkönig, S. 375 no. 4 (orchestrated by Liszt) (track 13)
part of:
Lieder aus "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" (part of collection) (tracks 9–10)
recording of:
Erlkönig, D. 328 (track 13)
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (for soprano and orchestra, arr. Heger) (1982-08) (track 6)

CD 2

choir vocals:
conductor:
Mark Watters (track 1)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Jessye Norman (track 1)