Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fidelio (Akt I) : »Ach war' ich schon«
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:54
2 Le nozze di Figaro (Atto I) : « Non so più »
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:40
3 Le nozze di Figaro (Atto II) : « Porgi amor »
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:48
4 Le nozze di Figaro (Atto III) : « E Susanna non vien! ... Dove sono »
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:59
5 Don Giovanni (Atto II) : « In quali eccessi, o numi... Mi tradì »
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:39
6 Così fan tutte (Atto I) : « L'intatta fede... Come scoglio »
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:26
7 Der Freischütz (Akt II) : »Wie nahte mir der Schlummer ... Leise, fromme Weise«
Carl Maria von Weber 8:39
8 Tannhäuser (Akt II) : »Dich, teure Halle«
Richard Wagner 5:17
9 Lohengrin (Akt I) : »Einsam in trüben Tagen«
Richard Wagner 6:03
10 Die verkaufte Braut (Akt III) : »Endlich allein ... Wie fremd und tot«
Bedřich Smetana 5:47
11 Hänsel und Gretel (Akt I) : »Brüderchen, komm, tanz mit mir«
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:49
12 Der Rosenkavalier (Akt I) : »Da geht er hin, der aufgeblas'ne schlechte Kerl«
Richard Strauss 5:23
13 Ariadne auf Naxos : »Es gibt ein Reich, wo alles rein ist«
Richard Strauss 6:46
14 Arabella (Akt III) : »Das war sehr gut«
Richard Strauss 5:57
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen - Cantata 51
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:13
2 Bist du bei mir
Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel 2:59
3 Ridente la calma - K152
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:22
4 An die Musik - D547
Franz Schubert 2:40
5 Das Lied im Grünen - D917
Franz Schubert 4:36
6 Nachtviolen - D752
Franz Schubert 2:49
7 Der Musensohn - D764
Franz Schubert 2:08
8 Italienisches Liderbuch 1 : Auch kleine Dinge
Hugo Wolf 2:38
9 Italienisches Liderbuch 15 : Mein Liebster ist so klein
Hugo Wolf 1:35
10 Italienisches Liderbuch 45 : Verschling' der Abgrund
Hugo Wolf 1:19
11 Italienisches Liderbuch 46 : Ich hab' in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen
Hugo Wolf 1:04
12 Sechs Lider für einer Frauenstimme 4 : Wiengenlied im Sommer
Hugo Wolf 3:18
13 Sechs Lider für einer Frauenstimme 6 : Mausfallensprüchlein
Hugo Wolf 1:12
14 Spanisches Liederbuch 12 : In dem Schnatten meiner Locken
Hugo Wolf 2:31
15 Goethe-Lieder : Mignon (Kennst du das Land?)
Hugo Wolf 7:00
16 Gsätlzi
Swiss Folksong 1:50
17 Vier letzte Lieder 1 : Frühling
Richard Strauss 3:43
18 Vier letzte Lieder 4 : Im Abendrot
Richard Strauss 8:26
19 Muttertändelei - op. 43/2
Richard Strauss 2:08
20 Zueignung - op. 10/1
Richard Strauss 1:56
21 Die Fledermaus (Akt II) : »Klänge der Heimat«
Johann Strauss II 4:45
22 Die lustige Witwe (Akt II) : »Nun lasst uns aber wie daheim«
Franz Lehár 4:56
23 Der Opernball (Akt II) : »Im chambre séparée«
Richard Heuberger 3:11
24 Wien, du Stadt meiner Träume
Rudolf Sieczyński 3:13

Credits

CD 1

additional librettist:
Max Kalbeck (track 10)
balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1952-07-01 – 1952-07-04) (track 2)
Douglas Larter (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 11)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 2, 6)
Bedřich Smetana (track 10)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (track 13)
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (track 11)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1909 – 1910) (track 12)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1932) (track 14)
conductor:
Sir John Pritchard (1952-07-01 – 1952-07-04) (track 2)
Herbert von Karajan (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 11)
Walter Süsskind (1956-04) (track 7)
Karl Böhm (Austrian conductor) (1962-09) (track 6)
librettist:
Lorenzo Da Ponte (tracks 2, 6)
Hugo von Hofmannsthal (tracks 12–14)
Karel Sabina (track 10)
Adelheid Wette (German lyricist) (track 11)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Hänsel]:
Elisabeth Grümmer (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 11)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-07-01 – 1952-07-04) (track 2)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 11)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1956-04) (track 7)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1962-09) (track 6)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 6–7, 11)
soprano vocals:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (tracks 1, 3–10, 12–14)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1952-07-01 – 1952-07-04) (track 2)
soprano vocals [Gretel]:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 11)
sound engineer:
Douglas Larter (tracks 6–7)
vocals:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1956-04) (track 7)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1962-09) (track 6)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1952-07-01 – 1952-07-04) (track 2)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-06-27 – 1953-07-02) (track 11)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1956-04) (track 7)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1962-09) (track 6)
arrangements:
Cherubino (Two Arias from The Marriage of Figaro): Non so più (for violin and piano, Castelnuovo-Tedesco) (track 2)
later translated versions:
part of:
Die verkaufte Braut (track 10)
Hänsel und Gretel (track 11)
Der Freischütz: Akt II (number) (track 7)
Arabella (op. 79; TrV 263) (track 14)
recording of:

CD 2

violin:
Gerald Emms (1950-10-08) (track 1)
Manoug Parikian (1950-10-08) (track 1)
cello:
Raymond Clark (cellist) (1950-10-08) (track 1)
Haydn Rogerson (1950-10-08) (track 1)
trumpet:
Harold Jackson (Trumpeter) (1950-10-08) (track 1)
organ:
Geraint Jones (conductor, organist/harpsichordist) (1950-10-08) (track 1)
double bass:
James Merrett (1950-10-08) (track 1)
piano:
Edwin Fischer (1952-10-04 – 1952-10-07) (track 4)
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1955-04-13 – 1955-04-16) (track 3)
arranger:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 3)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1900) (track 19)
balance engineer:
Harold Davidson (classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (track 4)
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1955-04-13 – 1955-04-16) (track 3)
composer:
Richard Heuberger (track 23)
Josef Mysliveček (track 3)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 6)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 1)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1817-03) (track 4)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1822) (track 7)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1827) (track 5)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1885) (track 20)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1899) (track 19)
Rudolf Sieczyński (1914) (track 24)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1948) (tracks 17–18)
conductor:
Peter Gellhorn (1950-10-08) (track 1)
librettist:
Victor Léon (librettist) (track 23)
lyricist:
Hermann Hesse (track 17)
Johann Mayrhofer (track 6)
Johann Anton Friedrich Reil (German writer) (track 5)
Franz von Schober (track 4)
Rudolf Sieczyński (1914) (track 24)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1950-10-08) (track 1)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1, 3–4)
soprano vocals:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (tracks 2, 5–24)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1950-10-08) (track 1)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1952-10-04 – 1952-10-07) (track 4)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1955-04-13 – 1955-04-16) (track 3)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1950-10-08) (track 1)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 152) (track 3)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 210a) (track 3)
arrangement of:
Muttertändelei, op. 43 no. 2 (for voice and piano) (track 19)
arrangements:
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (for soprano and orchestra, arr. Heger) (track 20)
is based on:
later translated versions:
Vienna, City of My Dreams (English version of "Wien, du Stadt meiner Träume") (track 24)
orchestrations:
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (orchestrated by Strauss) (track 20)
part of:
8 Gedichte aus »Letzte Blätter« (op 10; TrV 141) (part of collection) (track 20)
Vier letzte Lieder, AV 150 (tracks 17–18)
recording of:
Muttertändelei, op. 43 no. 2 (for voice and orchestra) (track 19)
Zueignung, op. 10 no. 1 (for voice and piano) (track 20)
An die Musik, D. 547 (1952-10-04 – 1952-10-07) (track 4)
Ridente la calma, K. 210a/152 (for voice and piano, Mozart) (1955-04-13 – 1955-04-16) (track 3)