Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel 2:49
2 Intermezzo from "Karelia Suite"
Sibelius 3:58
3 Bolero
Ravel 5:22
4 Air
J S Bach 4:47
5 Adagio from "Spartacus"
Khachaturian 5:50
6 Rhapsody in Blue
Gershwin 5:36
7 Dance of the Reed Flutes
Tchaikovsky 2:22
8 Sugar Plum Fairy, Coda & Pas de deux
Tchaikovsky 3:39
9 Morning, from "Peer Gynt"
Grieg 4:17
10 Spring, from "The Four Seasons"
Vivaldi 3:06
11 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninov 3:03
12 Largo, from "New World Symphony"
Dvorak 4:34
13 Nimrod, from "Enigma Variations"
Elgar 3:54
14 Meditation, from "Thais"
Massenet 5:03
15 Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Vaughan Williams 4:40
16 Canon
Pachelbel 4:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland 3:41
2 William Tell Overture
Rossini 3:13
3 Ride of the Valkyries
Wagner 5:23
4 Montagues and Capulets
Prokofiev 1:50
5 Night on the Bare Mountain
Mussorgsky 7:18
6 Mars, from "The Planets"
Holst 7:02
7 Radetzky March
Johann Strauss1 2:52
8 1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky 3:33
9 Troika
Prokofiev 2:55
10 The Blue Danube
Strauss 7:53
11 Minuet
Boccherini 3:54
12 Turkish Rondo
Mozart 2:52
13 Barcarolle
Offenbach 3:44
14 Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky 4:07
15 Intermezzo from "Cavalleria Rusticana"
Mascagni 3:29
16 Dance of the Little Swans
Tchaikovsky 1:29
17 "Pomp & Circumstance", March No.1
Elgar 6:01

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Nigel Kennedy (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 10)
piano:
André Previn (track 6)
Cécile Ousset (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 11)
arranger:
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (track 3)
Ralph Greaves (1934) (tracks 15, 15)
balance engineer:
Michael Sheady (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 11)
Mike Clements (engineer) (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 10)
Mike Hatch (engineer/editor) (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 10)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 7–8)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 10)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1730) (track 4)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1748) (track 1)
Edvard Grieg (1875) (track 9)
Antonín Dvořák (1893) (track 12)
Jean Sibelius (1893) (track 2)
Antonín Dvořák (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 12)
Jules Massenet (1894) (track 14)
Edward Elgar (1899) (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 6)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1924 – 1928) (track 15)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1928) (track 3)
Sergei Rachmaninov (1934-07-03 – 1934-08-18) (tracks 11, 11)
Aram Khachaturian (Soviet-Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian) (1955) (track 5)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (track 15)
Sir Neville Marriner (tracks 1, 9)
André Previn (track 6)
Sir Adrian Boult (1970-08-04 – 1970-08-06) (track 13)
Paavo Berglund (1972-01-09 – 1972-01-10) (track 2)
Sir Simon Rattle (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 11)
Nigel Kennedy (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 10)
librettist:
Henrik Ibsen (1867) (track 9)
orchestra:
Sinfonia of London (British session orchestra) (track 15)
London Symphony Orchestra (1970-08-04 – 1970-08-06) (track 13)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (1972-01-09 – 1972-01-10) (track 2)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 11)
English Chamber Orchestra (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 10)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 6)
producer:
Andrew Keener (engineer/editor/producer) (track 10)
John Fraser (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 11)
publisher:
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 6)
Warner Bros. Music (track 6)
Oxford University Press (1936) (track 15)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-08-04 – 1970-08-06) (track 13)
O₂ Guildhall Southampton in Southampton, England, United Kingdom (1972-01-09 – 1972-01-10) (track 2)
Warwick Arts Centre: Butterworth Hall in Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 11)
Church of St. John-at-Hackney in Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom (1986-11-28 – 1989-03-14) (track 10)
part of:
Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Opus (number: op. 43) (track 11)
arrangements:
Agnus Dei (track 13)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 4)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 4)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 4)
Faeries (track 8)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 14)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 14)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 14)
Nimrod (for organ, Harris) (track 13)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 4)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 4)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 4)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 4)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 4)
Peer Gynt, op. 23: Morgenstemning (for cello and piano, arr. Goltermann) (track 9)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 6)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43: Variation XVIII (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 11)
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Symfonie č. 9 e moll, op. 95 „Z Nového světa“: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (arranged by Beecham) (track 1)
has revision:
is based on:
Greensleeves (track 15)
Lovely Joan (traditional English folk song) (track 15)
Sir John in Love (track 15)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 12)
Bach Aire (track 4)
Blue (track 6)
E Sarà Così (song based on "Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini") (track 11)
Goin’ Home (track 12)
Karelia Suite, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for piano) (track 2)
Más allá (track 12)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 13)
The Globalist (track 13)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 6)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 12)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 12)
Nimrod (track 13)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 4)
part of:
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (Rachmaninoff) (track 11)
Spartacus, op. 82 (track 5)
Thaïs: Acte II (track 14)
Peer Gynt, op. 23 (track 9)
partial recording of:
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (Rachmaninoff) (track 11)
parts:
recording of:
Boléro (for 2 pianos) (track 3)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 6)
Karelia-sarja, op. 11: I. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1972-01-09 – 1972-01-10) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 6)
Hooked on Romance (tracks 4, 11)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 6)
version of:
Boléro (track 3)

CD 2

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 10)
Moskva, Russia (1882-08-20) (track 8)
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom (1901-10-19) (track 17)
organ:
David Bell (organist) (1981-06) (track 17)
balance engineer:
Brian Culverhouse (track 1)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 12)
Jacques Offenbach (track 13)
Gioachino Rossini (track 2)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 14)
Luigi Boccherini (1771) (track 11)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 7)
Richard Wagner (1854 – 1856) (track 3)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876) (track 16)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (track 8)
Pietro Mascagni (1888) (track 15)
Edward Elgar (1901) (track 17)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 6)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1933) (track 9)
Aaron Copland (1942) (track 1)
conductor:
Vilém Tauský (1969) (track 13)
André Previn (1973-09) (track 6)
Willi Boskovsky (1978) (track 7)
Sir Adrian Boult (1980) (track 3)
Vernon Handley (1981-02-04 – 1981-02-05) (track 17)
Riccardo Muti (1982) (track 4)
Riccardo Muti (1984) (track 14)
Riccardo Muti (1985) (track 2)
André Previn (1985) (tracks 9, 16)
Enrique Bátiz (1985-03) (track 1)
Sir Neville Marriner (1986) (track 11)
Mariss Jansons (Latvian conductor) (1987) (track 8)
dedicated to:
engineer:
Stuart Eltham (track 11)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (track 13)
orchestra:
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1963) (track 5)
Studio Two Symphony Orchestra (1969) (tracks 13, 15)
London Symphony Orchestra (1973-09) (track 6)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1981-02-04 – 1981-02-05) (track 17)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1982) (track 4)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1984) (track 14)
London Symphony Orchestra (1985) (track 9)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1985) (track 2)
Oslo‐Filharmonien (1987) (track 8)
performer:
Georges Prêtre (1963) (track 5)
Vilém Tauský (1969) (track 15)
Willi Boskovsky (1982) (track 10)
London Symphony Orchestra (1985) (track 16)
producer:
Brian Culverhouse (track 1)
John Fraser (track 11)
publisher:
Schott Music (Germany) (track 3)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 7)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1973-09) (track 6)
Watford Town Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1981-02-04 – 1981-02-05) (track 17)
St. Augustine's Church (Kilburn, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1981-06) (track 17)
part of:
Johann Strauss I's Opus (number: op. 228) (track 7)
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (track 8)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Opus (number: op. 49) (track 8)
Johann Strauss II’s Opus (number: op. 314) (track 10)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (track 8)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 10)
Celebrated Menuet (for violin and piano, Haddock) (track 11)
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 3)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (for piano, Brassin) (track 3)
Fanfare for the Common Man (EL&P arrangement) (track 1)
Guillaume Tell: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 6)
Menuette (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (track 11)
Minuet (for cello and piano, arr. Goltermann) (track 11)
Overture de l'opera "Guillaume Tell", S. 552, R. 237 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 2)
Plesový marš (track 7)
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, op. 39: March no. 1 in D major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 7)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 3)
Ride of the Valkyries from "Die Walküre" (for organ, Lemare) (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 6)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
William Tell Overture (for band, Leidzén) (track 2)
William Tell: Overture (for organ, Lemare) (track 2)
is based on:
St. John's Night on the Bare Mountain (original version) (track 5)
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (track 8)
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 10)
Ave Maria (Adapted from the Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 15)
Coronation Ode, op. 44: VI. Finale: "Land of Hope and Glory" (contralto soloist, with chorus) (track 17)
Obiad rodzinny (track 11)
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 3)
Red Danube (track 10)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 15)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 10)
William Tell Overture (Spike Jones version) (track 2)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 3)
later translated versions:
Mīlas nakts (barkorāle no operas "Hofmaņa stāsti") (track 13)
later versions:
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Quintet in E major, G. 275, op. 11 no. 5: III. Minuetto (orchestrated by Stokowski) (track 11)
part of:
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Acte III (Giulietta) (alternate order) (track 13)
Guglielmo Tell (translated by Luigi Balocchi) (track 2)
Guillaume Tell (track 2)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 6)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 6)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version A - 6 movements) (track 16)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version B - 8 movements) (track 16)
partial recording of:
Guillaume Tell: Overture (1985) (track 2)
parts:
recording of:
A Night on the Bare Mountain (unknown version, use as last resort) (1963) (track 5)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (1978) (track 7)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (1980) (track 3)
Fanfare for the Common Man (1985-03) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 6)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000026KS5 [info]