Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Romeo & Juliet, Op. 64: Dance of the Knights
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 5:56
2 The Gadfly, Op. 97a: Romance
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович 5:54
3 Swan Lake, Op. 20: Spanish Dance
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:45
4 Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 1:35
5 Masquerade: Waltz
Արամ Խաչատրյան 4:21
6 Islamey – Oriental Fantasy (orch. S. Liapunov)
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев 9:00
7 The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance
Manuel de Falla 3:19
8 Petite Suite: IV. Duo
Georges Bizet 3:54
9 Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture
Jacques Offenbach 10:12
10 Carnival of the Animals: XIII. Le Cygne (arr. for cello and orchestra)
Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:27
11 Coppelia: Valse
Léo Delibes 2:26
12 Gymnopedie No. 2 (orch. Debussy)
Erik Satie 3:40
13 Joyeuse Marche
Emmanuel Chabrier 3:48
14 Cinderella: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 8:29
15 La Traviata, Act III: Prelude
Giuseppe Verdi 3:45
16 Pini di Roma: IV. The Pines of the Appian Way
Ottorino Respighi 5:34
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Les Sylphides: Polonaise No. 3 in A major, Op. 40 No. 1 "Military" (orch. Glazunov)
Frédéric Chopin 4:59
2 Egmont, Op. 84: Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:28
3 Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 11: II. Adagio
Carl Maria von Weber 4:19
4 Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor
Johannes Brahms 3:04
5 Finlandia, Op. 26
Jean Sibelius 8:32
6 Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: IV. Allegretto
Leoš Janáček 2:38
7 Czech Suite in D major, B. 93: II. Polka
Antonín Dvořák 2 4:50
8 The Bartered Bride, B. 143, Act III: Dance of the Comedians
Bedřich Smetana 5:05
9 Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto
Gustav Mahler 12:11
10 Concerto for Orchestra: IV. Intermezzo interrotto
Béla Bartók 4:30
11 English Dances, Set 2, Op. 33: No. 3. Grazioso
Malcolm Arnold 2:31
12 Koanga, Act II: La Calinda (arr. E. Fenby)
Frederick Delius 3:52
13 Serenade in E minor, Op. 20: II. Larghetto
Sir Edward Elgar 5:51
14 The Planets, Op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War
Gustav Holst 7:43

Credits

CD 1

cello:
Maria Kliegel (track 10)
cello arranger:
Paul Vidal (composer and teacher) (track 10)
additional composer:
Carl Binder (track 9)
arranger:
composer:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 6)
Emmanuel Chabrier (track 13)
Manuel de Falla (Spanish composer) (track 7)
Jacques Offenbach (track 9)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (tracks 1, 1)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 14)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 15)
Léo Delibes (1870) (track 11)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1871) (track 8)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888) (track 12)
Ottorino Respighi (1924) (track 16)
Արամ Խաչատրյան (Soviet-Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian) (1944) (track 5)
conductor:
Anthony Bramall (track 4)
Enrique Bátiz (track 16)
Kenneth Jean (track 7)
Ondrej Lenárd (tracks 12–13)
Alfred Walter (track 9)
Ondrej Lenárd (1988) (track 15)
Ondrej Lenárd (1989) (track 3)
Michael Halász (conductor) (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-11) (track 14)
Igor Golovschin (1993-09-02 – 1993-09-04) (track 6)
Donald Johanos (conductor) (1994-03-29 – 1994-03-31) (track 8)
Andrew Mogrelia (1994-09-02 – 1994-09-12) (track 1)
Andrew Mogrelia (1995-01-09 – 1995-01-20) (track 11)
Theodore Kuchar (1995-02-12 – 1995-02-15) (track 2)
engineer:
Andrew Mokrytsky (track 2)
Seymon Shugal (engineer) (track 5)
Frank Douglas (Engineer in New Zealand) (1994-03) (track 8)
Hubert Geschwandtner (producer/engineer) (1995-01-09 – 1995-01-20) (track 11)
orchestra:
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 4, 7, 12–13)
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic, Kosice (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (track 9)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1988) (track 15)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1989) (track 3)
Zagreb Festival Orchestra (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-11) (track 14)
Russian State Symphony Orchestra (1993-09-02 – 1993-09-04) (track 6)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (1994-03-29 – 1994-03-31) (track 8)
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (1994-09-02 – 1994-09-12) (track 1)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1995-01-09 – 1995-01-20) (track 11)
Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1995-01-09 – 1995-01-20) (track 11)
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (1995-02-12 – 1995-02-15) (track 2)
orchestrator:
Paul Vidal (composer and teacher) (track 10)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1871) (track 8)
Claude Debussy (1897) (track 12)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (tracks 3, 15)
Miloš Betko (track 11)
Alexander Hornostai (tracks 1–2)
George Orobynsky (track 1)
Andrew Wheeler (Producer) (track 5)
Murray Khouri (Clarinettist and producer) (1994-03) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Pacific Music Co., Ltd. (1989) (track 15)
recorded at:
Koncertna dvorana Vatroslava Lisinskog in Zagreb, Croatia (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-11) (track 14)
Тонстудия Мосфильм in Moskva, Russia (1993-09-02 – 1993-09-04) (track 6)
St. Petersburg Radio: Studio one in Sankt-Peterburg, Russia (1993-12 – 1994-01) (track 5)
Lower Hutt Town Hall in Lower Hutt, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand (1994-03-29 – 1994-03-31) (track 8)
Concert Hall of Ukrainian Radio in Kyïv, Ukraine (1994-09-02 – 1994-09-12) (track 1)
Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1995-01-09 – 1995-01-20) (track 11)
arrangements:
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and piano, arr. Rose) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for choir, Swingle) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (Stokowski transcription) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and orchestra, arr. by B. Traubas) (track 4)
Flight of the Bumblebee, TN iii/9 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (track 4)
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 14)
Le Vol du bourdon (for organ, Saint-Martin) (track 4)
March from The Pines of Rome (for brass band, Snell) (track 16)
Pini di Roma, P 141: IV. I pini della Via Appia (for concert band, d'Elia/Leidzén) (track 16)
Pini di Roma: IV. I pini della Via Appia: Tempo di Marcia (for band, van Grevenbroek) (track 16)
Reilly (theme from the Thames TV series, Reilly ace of spies) (track 2)
Romance from The Gadfly (for brass band, Broadbent) (track 2)
Romance from The Gadfly Suite (for violin and piano) (track 2)
Romeo and Juliet, op. 64: Act I. Scene II. No. 13. Dance of the knights (arr. for solo violin and orchestra) (track 1)
The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (for violin and orchestra, Kennedy & Lenehan) (track 4)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 4)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for flute and orchestra, arr. Aho) (track 4)
The Pines of Rome: IV. The Pines of the Appian Way (for concert band, Duker) (track 16)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Honey Man (track 4)
Knighttime (Electronic derivative of Prokofiev's Dance of the Knights) (track 1)
ボスBGM (Parodius) (track 4)
orchestration of:
"Islamey, Oriental Fantasy", op. 18 (for solo piano, original version) (track 6)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 10)
part of:
Orphée aux Enfers (opéra bouffe in two acts) (track 9)
Orphée aux enfers (opéra féerie in four acts) (track 9)
Gymnopédies (orchestrated by Debussy) (track 12)
Pini di Roma, P 141 (track 16)
recording of:
Gymnopédies: II. Lent et douloureux (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 12)
Joyeuse marche (track 13)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Vidal) (track 10)
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfo: Overture (1989-01-09 – 1989-01-11) (track 14)
Oriental Fantasy, op. 18 "Islamey" (orchestrated by Lyapunov) (1993-09-02 – 1993-09-04) (track 6)
Petite Suite d'orchestre (Jeux d'enfants), op. 22: IV. Duo (1994-03-29 – 1994-03-31) (track 8)
Coppélia: Tableau I, no. 1. Valse (1995-01-09 – 1995-01-20) (track 11)
The Gadfly Suite, op. 97a: VIII. Romance (1995-02-12 – 1995-02-15) (track 2)

CD 2

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1810-06-15) (track 2)
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1900-07-02) (track 5)
piano:
Benjamin Frith (1994-09-26 – 1994-09-27) (track 3)
composer:
Malcolm Arnold (track 11)
Johannes Brahms (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809-10 – 1810-06) (track 2)
Carl Maria von Weber (1810) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 1)
Bedřich Smetana (1863 – 1870) (track 8)
Antonín Dvořák (1879) (track 7)
Edward Elgar (1892) (track 13)
Frederick Delius (1896 – 1897) (track 12)
Jean Sibelius (1899) (track 5)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1902) (track 9)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 14)
Leoš Janáček (Czech composer) (1926) (track 6)
Béla Bartók (composer) (1943) (track 10)
conductor:
Myer Fredman (British-Australian conductor) (track 12)
Ondrej Lenárd (tracks 1, 6)
Andrew Penny (track 11)
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (track 8)
Stephen Gunzenhauser (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 2)
Kenneth Schermerhorn (1988-02-05 – 1988-02-09) (track 5)
István Bogár (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 4)
Adrian Leaper (1988-11-26 – 1988-11-30) (track 14)
Adrian Leaper (1989-09-17 – 1989-09-19) (track 13)
Alexander Rahbari (Ali Rahbari, often credited as "Alexander" Rahbari) (1990-06) (track 10)
Antoni Wit (1990-08-16 – 1990-08-18) (track 9)
Antoni Wit (1994-04-11 – 1994-04-15) (track 7)
Proinnsías Ó Duinn (1994-09-26 – 1994-09-27) (track 3)
engineer:
István Berényi (engineer) (1988-03) (track 4)
Jo Tavernier (Belgian sound engineer) (1990-06) (track 10)
Otto Nopp (producer and engineer) (1990-08) (track 9)
Otto Nopp (producer and engineer) (1994-04-11 – 1994-04-15) (track 7)
Chris Craker (producer and engineer) (1994-09-26 – 1994-09-27) (track 3)
orchestra:
Queensland Symphony Orchestra (aka The Queensland Orchestra between 2001–2010) (track 11)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (track 8)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (tracks 1, 6)
Štátna filharmónia Košice (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (track 2)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 2)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1988-02-05 – 1988-02-09) (track 5)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra (a.k.a. Budapest Symphony) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 4)
CSR Symphony Orchestra (Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) (1988-11-26 – 1988-11-30) (track 14)
Capella Istropolitana (1989-09-17 – 1989-09-19) (track 13)
Brussels Philharmonic (1990-06) (track 10)
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (1990-08-16 – 1990-08-18) (track 9)
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (Katowice) (1994-04-11 – 1994-04-15) (track 7)
RTÉ Sinfonietta (1994-09-26 – 1994-09-27) (track 3)
orchestrator:
Johannes Brahms (1873) (track 4)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 5)
Chris Craker (producer and engineer) (track 3)
Beata Jankowska (engineer/editor/producer) (track 7)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (track 5)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-07) (track 2)
Jenő Simon (1988-03) (track 4)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1989-04 – 1989-09) (track 13)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1990-06) (track 10)
Beata Jankowska (engineer/editor/producer) (1990-08) (track 9)
revised by:
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 5)
premiered at:
Konsertti (1900-07-02) (track 5)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1905) (track 5)
recorded at:
Concert Hall of the Czecho-Slovak Radio in Praha, Czech Republic (1988-02-05 – 1988-02-09) (track 5)
Italian Institute of Culture in Budapest, Hungary (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 4)
Moyzesova sieň in Bratislava, Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia (1989-09-17 – 1989-09-19) (track 13)
Concert Hall of the Polish Radio in Katowice, Śląskie, Poland (1990-08-16 – 1990-08-18) (track 9)
Concert Hall of the Polish Radio in Katowice, Śląskie, Poland (1994-04-11 – 1994-04-15) (track 7)
National Concert Hall (Dublin) in Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland (1994-09-26 – 1994-09-27) (track 3)
part of:
Works of Jean Sibelius by opus number (number: op. 26) (track 5)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 9)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 9)
Creole Dance from "Koanga" (for cello and piano, Palmer) (track 12)
Egmont, op. 84: Overture (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 2)
English Dances Set 2, op. 33: III. Grazioso (for brass band) (track 11)
Finlandia (Nightwish’s version) (track 5)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for organ, Fricker) (track 5)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for piano) (track 5)
Finlandia, op. 26 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in A-flat major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for male choir) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir, arr. Jorma Panula) (track 5)
Finlandia-hymni, op. 26 (for mixed choir in F major, arr. Jean Sibelius) (track 5)
Hymne de Finlandia, op. 26 no. 1 (for guitar, transcr. Unger) (track 5)
Im Abendrot (track 9)
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 14)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 14)
Ouvertüre zu "Egmont" (arr. Posch for band) (track 2)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 14)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Be Still My Soul (track 5)
Gweddi Dros Gymru ("Dros Gymru'n gwlad, o Dad dyrchafwn gri" (Finlandia)) (track 5)
Regeneration (track 2)
Vegli al mattino (track 5)
We Rest on Thee (track 5)
ゴルイ (track 2)
later versions:
Angelic Hymns: Mars (track 14)
orchestration of:
part of:
Egmont, op. 84 (track 2)
Hungarian Dances for orchestra, WoO 1 (Brahms orchestration) (track 4)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 14)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 14)
Sinfonietta (movement) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 9)
recording of:
Koanga: La Calinda (track 12)
Polonaise in A major, op. 40 no. 1 "Military" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Finlandia, op. 26 (for orchestra) (1988-02-05 – 1988-02-09) (track 5)
Hungarian Dances for orchestra, WoO 1, Book 1, no. 1 in G minor: Allegro molto (Brahms orchestration) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-26) (track 4)
Serenade for Strings in E minor, op. 20: II. Larghetto (1989-09-17 – 1989-09-19) (track 13)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (1990-08-16 – 1990-08-18) (track 9)
Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, J. 98: II. Adagio (1994-09-26 – 1994-09-27) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Prelude to Madness (track 14)
version of: