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3 jewel cases inside a box

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pomp & Circumstance no. 1
Edward Elgar 6:04
2 Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048: I. Allegro
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:15
3 Gymnopédie no. 1
Erik Satie 3:16
4 Champagne Polka, op. 211
Johann Strauss II 2:16
5 Ave verum corpus, K 618
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:26
6 Adagio for Strings
Samuel Barber 8:18
7 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68, Pastoral: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:24
8 Tosca Act 3: E lucevan le stelle
Giacomo Puccini 3:03
9 A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo
Felix Mendelssohn 4:40
10 Dance of the Sylphs
Hector Berlioz 3:10
11 Hungarian Dance no. 5 in G minor
Johannes Brahms arr. Joseph Joachim 2:33
12 Radetzky March, op. 228
Johann Strauss I 2:45
13 Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus
George Frideric Handel 4:03
14 Symphony no. 5, op. 42: Toccata
Charles‐Marie Widor 5:08
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue (opening)
George Gershwin orch. Ferde Grofé 5:54
2 Minuet
Luigi Boccherini 3:56
3 Canon in D
Johann Pachelbel arr. Max Seiffert 5:29
4 Va pensiero (Chorus of Hebrew Slaves) from “Nabucco” (Solera) Act III
Giuseppe Verdi 4:30
5 English Dance no. 5 (from Set 2)
Malcolm Arnold 3:15
6 Salut d’amour, op. 12
Edward Elgar 3:48
7 Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman Act 3
Jacques Offenbach 3:53
8 Intermezzo from Karelia Suite
Jean Sibelius 3:46
9 Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K. 467 (Elvira Madigan): II.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:53
10 Prelude and Mazurka from Coppélia
Léo Delibes 5:38
11 1812 Overture, op. 49
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 16:08

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 1)
violin:
Tasmin Little (1991-07-30 – 1991-07-31) (track 11)
organ:
Jane Parker‐Smith (organist) (track 14)
piano:
Angela Brownridge (pianist) (track 3)
Piers Lane (Australian classical pianist, b. 1958) (1991-07-30 – 1991-07-31) (track 11)
arranger:
Joseph Joachim (track 11)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (track 13)
Radiokören (1987) (track 5)
Stockholm Chamber Choir (Stockholm Chamber Choir) (1987) (track 5)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 2)
Hector Berlioz (composer) (track 10)
Johannes Brahms (track 11)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, “Walzerkönig”, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 4)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 13)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (track 7)
Felix Mendelssohn (1842) (track 9)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 12)
Charles‐Marie Widor (French organist, composer and teacher) (1879) (track 14)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888-02 – 1888-04) (track 3)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (track 8)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1901) (track 1)
Samuel Barber (American orchestral, choral, opera & piano composer) (1936) (track 6)
conductor:
Willi Boskovsky (violinist and conductor) (track 4)
Anthony Halstead (horn soloist, conductor and director) (track 2)
Vernon Handley (conductor) (track 1)
Maurice Handford (horn player / conductor) (track 6)
Rudolf Kempe (conductor) (track 7)
Andrew Litton (conductor) (track 9)
James Loughran (track 12)
Georges Prêtre (conductor) (1964) (track 8)
James Loughran (1978-07) (track 10)
Riccardo Muti (conductor) (1987) (track 5)
dedicated to:
engineer:
Mike Hatch (engineer/editor) (track 11)
John Kurlander (engineer) (track 5)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (track 8)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (track 8)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (tracks 6, 12)
The Hanover Band (track 2)
The London Philharmonic (tracks 1, 9)
Hallé Orchestra (1978-07) (track 10)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1987) (track 5)
orchestrator:
Samuel Barber (American orchestral, choral, opera & piano composer) (1938) (track 6)
producer:
Brian Culverhouse (classical producer and engineer, active from 1960s) (track 10)
Andrew Keener (engineer/editor/producer) (track 11)
James Mallinson (producer) (track 5)
publisher:
Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d) (composer) (track 1)
solo tenor vocals [Cavaradossi]:
Carlo Bergonzi (tenor) (1964) (track 8)
premiered at:
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (track 6)
publisher:
Boosey & Co. Ltd. (track 1)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 12)
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1987-02-14 – 1987-02-15) (track 5)
St Michael’s Church (Highgate) in Highgate, Haringey, Camden, Islington, London, England, United Kingdom (1991-07-30 – 1991-07-31) (track 11)
compiled in:
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 12)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 211) (track 4)
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 5)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 5)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 6)
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 6)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 6)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 5)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 5)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 5)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (for piano, Friedman) (track 2)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. (Allegro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 3 G-Dur, BWV 1048: I. Allegro (for piano four hands, Reger) (track 2)
Danse des Sylphes, S. 475 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 10)
Ein Sommernachtstraum, op. 61: Scherzo (for piano four-hands) (track 9)
Ein Sommernachtstraum, op. 61: Scherzo (arr. Yannick Merlin for organ) (track 9)
Gymnopédie Nº 1 (simplified piano arrangement by Hans-Günter Heumann) (track 3)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Plesový marš (track 12)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Première Gymnopédie: Lent et douloureux (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 12)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Radetzky-Marsch (track 12)
Radetzky-Marsch (choir arrangement by Karl Hlinak) (track 12)
The Grand Halleluiah in the Messiah (for two organists, Marsh) (track 13)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 1)
Dov’è l’amore (track 6)
Drifting, Dreaming (track 3)
Radetzky Waltz (track 12)
The Viking Song (track 1)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 5)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 5)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 5)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 5)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Tosca: Aufzug III. "Und es blitzen die Sterne" ("E lucevan le stelle") (track 8)
later versions:
Trois Gymnopedies (first movement) (Gary Numan version) (track 3)
orchestrations:
Gymnopédie no. 1: Lent et douloureux (orchestrated by Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 3)
Gymnopédies: II. Lent et douloureux (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 3)
part of:
Gymnopédies (track 3)
Tosca: Atto III (track 8)
Hungarian Dances (for violin and piano, Joachim) (track 11)
recording of:
Adagio for Strings (track 6)
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (1987) (track 5)
Hungarian Dances: No. 5 in F-sharp minor [trans. G minor] (for violin and piano, Joachim) (1991-07-30 – 1991-07-31) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 2)
Hooked on Classics, Part 3 (tracks 12, 14)

CD 3

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1882-08-20) (track 11)
piano:
Daniel Blumenthal (pianist) (track 1)
Stephen Hough (pianist) (track 9)
arranger:
Ch. Woodhouse (track 2)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1888) (track 6)
balance engineer:
Peter Brown (UK sound engineer) (1966-01-23) (track 8)
choir vocals:
Hallé Choir (track 3)
composer:
Malcolm Arnold (composer) (track 5)
Jacques Offenbach (tracks 7, 7)
Johann Pachelbel (composer) (track 3)
Luigi Boccherini (composer) (1771) (track 2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1785-03-09) (track 9)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1841) (track 4)
Léo Delibes (composer) (1870) (track 10)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (track 11)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1888) (track 6)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (track 8)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 1)
conductor:
Steuart Bedford (conductor) (track 1)
Maurice Handford (horn player / conductor) (track 3)
Sir Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (tracks 10–11)
Riccardo Muti (conductor) (track 4)
Bryden Thomson (conductor) (track 9)
André Cluytens (conductor) (1964-09-01 – 1965-05-27) (track 7)
Sir John Barbirolli (conductor and cellist) (1966-01-23) (track 8)
Owain Arwel Hughes (1984-07) (track 5)
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (1986) (track 2)
engineer:
Stuart Eltham (engineer) (track 2)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (track 7)
Temistocle Solera (track 4)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Jeannine Collard (mezzo-soprano / contralto) (track 7)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (tracks 3, 9)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 4, 10)
Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire (1964-09-01 – 1965-05-27) (track 7)
Hallé Orchestra (1966-01-23) (track 8)
Hallé Orchestra (1984-07) (track 5)
orchestrator:
Charles Woodhouse (violinist, arranger, composer) (track 2)
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1942) (track 1)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (track 8)
John Fraser (UK producer) (track 2)
Andrew Keener (engineer/editor/producer) (track 5)
recording engineer:
Mr Bear (engineer) (1984-07) (track 5)
soprano vocals:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (track 7)
vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Music for Pleasure (1984) (track 5)
publisher:
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 1)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
premiered at:
The Crystal Palace in London, England, United Kingdom (1889-11-11) (track 6)
recorded at:
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (track 11)
arrangement of:
Salut d’amour, op. 12 (for violin and piano) (track 6)
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (track 11)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 3)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Nabucco: Atto III. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 1)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
is based on:
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (track 11)
1812 Overture (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 11)
Adagio (track 3)
Barcarolles (track 7)
Blue (track 1)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 3)
Happy (track 3)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 8)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 3)
Lullaby (track 3)
Sanctus (track 3)
Sanctus II (track 3)
Sex’n fax (track 9)
Simple Joy (track 3)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 1)
蛹化の女 (track 3)
later translated versions:
Mīlas nakts (barkorāle no operas "Hofmaņa stāsti") (track 7)
Salut d’amour (Swedish translation by Carl Gehrman) (track 6)
later versions:
Canon in D, Mostly (track 3)
orchestration of:
part of:
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Acte III (Giulietta) (alternate order) (tracks 7, 7)
Nabucco: Atto III (track 4)
partial recording of:
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 1)
recording of:
Nabucco: Atto III, Scena IV. “Va, pensiero” (Coro) (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (track 4)
Salut d’amour, op. 12 (for orchestra) (track 6)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1966-01-23) (track 8)
Quintet in E major, G. 275, op. 11 no. 5: III. Minuetto (orch. Woodhouse) (1986) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 1)
Relax and Unwind With the Classics (preview) (tracks 7, 9)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)

Release

distributed by:EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)