Annotation

This is a four disc set presented in four jewel cases surrounded by a cardboard sleeve.

Annotation last modified on 2017-07-08 10:09 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Volume One
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bolero
Maurice Ravel 15:01
2 Carmina Burana (excerpt) Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi
Carl Orff 2:52
3 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 18:36
4 Ride of the Valkyries
Richard Wagner 4:57
5 William Tell Overture
Gioachino Rossini 11:49
6 Spring from The Four Seasons Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:27
7 Spring from The Four Seasons Largo e Pianissimo sempre
Antonio Vivaldi 2:27
8 Spring from The Four Seasons Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 4:08
CD 2: Volume Two
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:06
2 The New World Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95: II. Largo
Antonín Dvořák 13:49
3 Scheherazade Tale of the Kalandar Prince (Lento)
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 12:17
4 Swan Lake Excerpts Swan Theme No.10 Act II
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:04
5 Swan Lake Excerpts Waltz in A Major No.2 Act I
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:30
6 The Trout Piano Quintet in A Op 114 D667 Theme and Variation
Franz Schubert 8:00
7 The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Paul Dukas 10:44
8 The Flight of the Bumble Bee
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 1:35
9 Summer From the Four Seasons Allegro Non Molto
Antonio Vivaldi 5:15
10 Summer From the Four Seasons Adagio
Antonio Vivaldi 2:27
11 Summer From the Four Seasons Tempo Impetuoso D'estate
Antonio Vivaldi 3:03
CD 3: Volume Three
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (excerpt)
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:57
2 Excerpt from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning
Edvard Grieg 4:12
3 Excerpt from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
Edvard Grieg 2:53
4 Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
Михаил Иванович Глинка 5:38
5 Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 15:37
6 Ode to Joy from the 9th Symphony
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:56
7 Radetzky March
Johann Strauss I 2:58
8 Serenade No. 13 for Strings in G major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:11
9 Serenade No. 13 for Strings in G major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": II. Romanze
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:44
10 Serenade No. 13 for Strings in G major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": III. Minuetto. Allegretto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:15
11 Serenade No. 13 for Strings in G major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": IV. Rondo. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:54
12 Autumn from The Four Seasons Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 5:16
13 Autumn from The Four Seasons Adagio Molto
Antonio Vivaldi 2:58
14 Autumn from The Four Seasons La Caccia: Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:19
CD 4: Volume Four
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Canon
Johann Pachelbel 5:03
2 Largo (Xerxes)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:58
3 "Air on a G String" From Suite no. 3
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:56
4 Adagio
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 4 8:08
5 Concerto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: Allegro con Spirito
Joaquín Rodrigo 6:25
6 Concerto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: Adagio
Joaquín Rodrigo 10:29
7 Concerto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: Allegro Gentile
Joaquín Rodrigo 5:40
8 Excerpts From the Planet Suite, op. 32: Mars the Bringer of War
Gustav Holst 7:00
9 Excerpts From the Planet Suite, op. 32: Jupiter the Bringer of Jollity
Gustav Holst 7:03
10 Winter From the Four Seasons: Allegro non molto
Antonio Vivaldi 3:21
11 Winter From the Four Seasons: Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 2:12
12 Winter From the Four Seasons: Allegro
Antonio Vivaldi 3:10

Credits

CD 1: Volume One

composer:
Carl Orff (composer) (track 2)
Richard Wagner (composer) (1854 – 1856) (track 4)
conductor:
Enrique Bátiz (conductor and pianist) (track 4)
orchestra:
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 4)
arrangements:
Die Walküre: Der Ritt der Walküren (for piano solo, Stradal) (track 4)
Die Walküre: Walkürenritt (arr. Hutschenruyter) (track 4)
Ride of the Valkyries (for brass band, Owen) (track 4)
Ride of the Valkyries (OpenBSD 5.6 theme) (track 4)
Ride of the Valkyries from “Die Walküre” (for organ, Lemare) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Più delle valchirie (Il mio nome è Nessuno) (track 4)
ワルキューレの騎行 (スーパーロボット大戦F) (track 4)
part of:
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: Volume Two

piano:
Debra Ruth Zobel (track 1)
Silvia Čápová (track 1)
Dubravka Tomšič (pianist) (1986-04) (track 1)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (track 1)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 2)
Paul Dukas (composer) (1896 – 1897) (track 7)
conductor:
Alexander Gavostov (conductor) (track 3)
Anton Nanut (conductor) (track 3)
Vladimir Petroschoff (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 3)
orchestra:
Berliner Festspielorchester (likely another Alfred Scholz orchestra pseudonym) (track 3)
Radio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana (RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra) (track 3)
producer:
Udo Unger (track 3)
arrangements:
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and orchestra, arr. by B. Traubas) (track 8)
Flight of the Bumblebee (Stokowski transcription) (track 8)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for choir, Swingle) (track 8)
Flight of the Bumblebee (for cello and piano, arr. Rose) (track 8)
Flight of the Bumblebee, TN iii/9 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (track 8)
Largo (New World Symphony) (arr. Ellerby) (track 2)
Le Vol du bourdon (for organ, Saint-Martin) (track 8)
L’Apprenti sorcier (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
L’Apprenti sorcier (for piano, arr. Staub) (track 7)
L’apprenti sorcier (for two pianos) (track 7)
Scheherazade, op. 35: II. The Kalendar Prince (for piano four hands) (track 3)
The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (for violin and orchestra, Kennedy & Lenehan) (track 8)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 8)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (for flute and orchestra, arr. Aho) (track 8)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 2)
Goin’ Home (track 2)
Honey Man (track 8)
L'Apprenti sorcier (track 7)
Mephistopheles (track 1)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 1)
Más allá (track 2)
Overture (track 1)
What Is Eternal (track 1)
ボスBGM (Parodius) (track 8)
夕陽下 (track 2)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 1)
later versions:
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 2)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 2)
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 1)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 1)
Fantasmic! (theme park show soundtrack) (tracks 7, 7)

CD 3: Volume Three

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1880-12-18) (track 5)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (tracks 12–14)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (tracks 8–11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (track 6)
Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer) (1837 – 1842) (track 4)
Johann Strauss (Baptist, Vater, Johann Strauss I, Sr., the Elder, the Father) (1848) (track 7)
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1875) (tracks 2–3)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-01 – 1880-05) (track 5)
conductor:
Vladimir Petroschoff (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 4)
Alfred Scholz (track 4)
Thomas Waldham (track 4)
Neeme Järvi (Estonian conductor) (1987-06) (track 2)
dedicated to:
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 6)
orchestra:
New Philharmonia Orchestra London (name used on budget releases, not the London Philharmonic, the Philharmonia or the New Philharmonia) (track 4)
New Philharmonic Orchestra (unknown orchestra used on budget recordings) (track 4)
Philharmonisches Festspielorchester (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 4)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (1987-06) (track 2)
revised by:
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1888) (tracks 2–3)
phonographic copyright by:
GMS (1986) (track 4)
premiered at:
Wasserglacis in Wien, Austria (1848-08-31) (track 7)
recorded at:
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 47) (track 5)
Works of Johann Strauss Sr. by opus number (number: op. 228) (track 7)
arrangements:
Capriccio Italien (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Capriccio Italien, op. 45 (for wind band, Winterbottom) (track 5)
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Erasure's arrangement) (track 3)
Plesový marš (track 7)
Radetzky March (for handbell ensemble) (track 7)
Radetzky March, op. 228 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Radetzky-Marsch (track 7)
Radetzky-Marsch (choir arrangement by Karl Hlinak) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 1)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 1)
The 5th (track 1)
is based on:
An die Freude (track 6)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 6)
Euroopa hümn (track 6)
Game Start A (Mario Bros.) (track 8)
Ode an die Freude (track 6)
On the Fritz (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 9th) (track 6)
Otoño (Mocedades) (track 12)
Overture (track 6)
Radetzky Waltz (track 7)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor “Ode to Joy” (excerpt) (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 6)
The Anthem of Europe (unknown English version) (track 6)
What Is Eternal (track 6)
later versions:
Hall of the Mountain King (Apocalyptica's arrangement) (track 3)
March from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoven: Ninth Symphony: Fourth Movement, abridged) (track 6)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale. Presto - Allegro assai (arranged by Mahler for large orchestra) (track 6)
地球交響曲-合唱- (Hanjuku Hero 4: The 7 Hanjuku Heroes) (track 6)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Käferherz (track 3)
Prelude to Madness (track 3)
version of:

CD 4: Volume Four

composer:
Johann Pachelbel (composer) (track 1)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (tracks 10–12)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 3)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 2)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (tracks 8–9)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (tracks 5–7)
conductor:
William Boughton (conductor) (track 9)
José Serebrier (Uruguayan conductor and composer) (track 3)
orchestra:
The European Philharmonic Orchestra (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym, NOT the Austrian orchestra of the same name) (tracks 5–7)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 9)
arrangements:
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 3)
Air in D, BWV 1068 (arr. Heimer Sjöblom for organ) (track 3)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 3)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 3)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 3)
Canon and Gigue in D major, T. 377: I. Canon (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Canon and Gigue in D major: I. Canon (arr. Max Seiffert) (track 1)
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 5)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 6)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Concierto de Aranjuez: III. Allegro gentile (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 7)
Cosy (track 10)
Jupiter Hymn (excerpt from Jupiter/The Planets) (track 9)
Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity (Arranged for organ) (track 9)
Largo from "Xerxes" (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 2)
Mars (from The Planets) (for large brass ensemble, Sauer) (track 8)
Mars, The Bringer of War (Arranged for organ) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 3)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 3)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso "Ombra mai fù" ("largo"; catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso “Ombra mai fù” (Serse) (for cello and orchestra) (track 2)
Solo Amore (track 3)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for brass quintet and organ) (track 8)
The Planets, op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 8)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for wind ensemble, Reed/McAlister) (track 9)
The Planets, op. 32: IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (for brass quintet and organ) (track 9)
Winter (Abridged electronic derivative of Vivaldi's Winter) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Adagio (track 1)
Bach Aire (track 3)
Christmas Canon (original version) (track 1)
Concerto de Aranjuez: Adagio (Tomita arrangement) (track 6)
Crux fidelis (track 2)
Hammerheart (track 9)
Happy (track 1)
Joybringer (track 9)
Lemming 1 (Lemmings, Commodore 64) (track 1)
Lullaby (track 1)
Sanctus (track 1)
Sanctus II (track 1)
Simple Joy (track 1)
Spain (track 6)
Sweetest Love (track 3)
Viva! (track 10)
ジュピター (track 9)
蛹化の女 (track 1)
later translated versions:
Xerxès HWV 40 : Largo "Bois de lent oubli" (french version) (track 2)
later versions:
Canon in D, Mostly (track 1)
Thaxted (track 9)
V (track 10)
じゅぴにゃー (track 9)
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 3)
part of:
Concierto de Aranjuez (movement) (tracks 5–7)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with “Pluto” by Colin Matthews) (tracks 8–9)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (tracks 8–9)
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 2–3)
Prelude to Madness (track 8)