Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Gymnopédie no. 1
Erik Satie 3:10
2 Suite no. 3: Air on the G String
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:31
3 Fantasia on Greensleeves
Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:37
4 La Traviata: Overture to Act 1
Giuseppe Verdi 3:53
5 Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei
Robert Schumann 2:42
6 Carmen: Act 3. Entr'acte
Georges Bizet 2:35
7 Canon
Johann Pachelbel 4:58
8 The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
Gustav Holst 8:42
9 Xerxes: Largo
Georg Friedrich Händel 5:13
10 Keyboard Concerto no 5: Largo
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:27
11 Für Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:36
12 On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Frederick Delius 7:27
13 Capriol Suite: Pavane
Peter Warlock 1:50
14 Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Christoph Willibald Gluck 6:19
15 Prelude in E minor
Frédéric Chopin 4:16
16 Pavanne
Gabriel Fauré 6:13

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Emanuel Bay (track 15)
Rudolf Buchbinder (Austrian classical pianist) (tracks 5, 11)
Aldo Ciccolini (track 1)
Andrei Gavrilov (1987) (track 10)
arranger:
Ralph Greaves (1934) (tracks 3, 3)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 10)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 6, 6)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 15)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 9)
Johann Pachelbel (track 7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 4)
Peter Warlock (track 13)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 2)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 11)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1838) (track 5)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1887) (track 16)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888-02 – 1888-04) (track 1)
Frederick Delius (1912) (track 12)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 8)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1924 – 1928) (track 3)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (track 12)
Sir Adrian Boult (track 3)
Carmen Dragon (track 15)
Sir Neville Marriner (tracks 2, 7, 9, 14)
Riccardo Muti (track 4)
Seiji Ozawa (conductor) (track 6)
André Previn (track 8)
Sir Malcolm Sargent (track 13)
Sir Neville Marriner (1987) (track 10)
dedicated to:
Balfour Gardiner (track 12)
engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (tracks 2, 7)
lyricist:
orchestra:
Academy of St Martin in the Fields (tracks 2, 7, 9, 14)
Hallé Orchestra (track 12)
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra (50s-60s incarnation of the orchestra) (track 15)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 4)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 2, 7)
publisher:
Oxford University Press (1936) (track 3)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 11)
arrangement of:
Pavane, op. 50 (for piano and chorus) (track 16)
arrangements:
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 2)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 2)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 2)
Arioso from Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (for solo piano, Cortot) (track 10)
Ballet des ombres heureuses (for solo piano, Friedman) (track 14)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 7)
Concerto for Flute in A minor, BWV1056: II. Largo (arrangement of keyboard concerto) (track 10)
Continuum (FEZ) (track 15)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: No. 7. Träumerei (for string quartet and piano, arr. Paul Cassidy) (track 5)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (for violin and piano, arr. Catherine) (track 5)
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 9)
Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 14)
Mélodie de Gluck (Dance of the Blessed Spirits, arr. Sgambati for solo piano) (track 14)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 2)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 2)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 2)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melodie) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Première Gymnopédie: Lent et douloureux (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Prélude in E minor, S. 662 no. 1 (for organ, Liszt) (track 15)
Prélude no. 4 in E minor, op. 28: Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Solo Amore (track 2)
The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (for brass quintet and organ) (track 8)
Venus, The Bringer of Peace (Arranged for organ) (track 8)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 11)
宇宙めぐり (track 8)
is based on:
Carmen: Acte II. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts II & III) (track 6)
Greensleeves (track 3)
Lovely Joan (traditional English folk song) (track 3)
Sir John in Love (track 3)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 7)
Bach Aire (track 2)
Carmen Suite no. 1: II. Aragonaise (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts III and IV) (track 6)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 7)
Crux fidelis (track 9)
Drifting, Dreaming (track 1)
Happy (track 7)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 7)
Lullaby (track 7)
Passion Flower (track 11)
Sanctus II (track 7)
Simple Joy (track 7)
Sweetest Love (track 2)
イヴの誘惑 (track 11)
熱情的花朵 (track 11)
later translated versions:
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 9)
later versions:
Canon in D, Mostly (track 7)
Chopin w Persji (track 15)
Jane B. (track 15)
Prelude (track 15)
Trois Gymnopedies (first movement) (Gary Numan version) (track 1)
給愛麗斯 (track 11)
orchestration of:
Capriol Suite: II. Pavanne (for piano duet) (track 13)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 2)
Arioso form Keyboard Concerto no. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 10)
Gymnopédie no. 1: Lent et douloureux (orchestrated by Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 1)
Gymnopédies: II. Lent et douloureux (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 1)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by Josef Strauss) (track 5)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by Herbeck) (track 5)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by R. Tilling) (track 5)
Prelude in E minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 15)
part of:
Carmen: Acte III (track 6)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II (Italian version) (track 14)
Gymnopédies (track 1)
La traviata (track 4)
Capriol Suite (track 13)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 8)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 8)
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 6)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Carmen : Acte III. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts III & IV) (track 6)
Carmen Suite no. 1: III. Intermezzo (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts II and III) (track 6)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (for piano) (track 5)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II: Danza degli spiriti beati (instrumental ballet, for the original 1762 Italian version) (track 14)
Pavane in F-sharp minor, op. 50 (for orchestra and (optional) chorus) (track 16)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
La traviata: Preludio (1980) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 2, 9)