Tracklist

Medium 1: The Karajan Dynasty
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La forza del destino
Giuseppe Verdi 8:05
2 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:18
3 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:06
4 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:55
5 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:05
6 Prélude a l'après-midi d'un faune
Claude Debussy 10:00
7 William Tell (Overture): Andante. Allegro. Andantino. Allegro vivace
Gioachino Rossini 11:40
Medium 2: Pianoforte Concertante
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 21 in C major, K. 467 "Elvira Madigan": I. Allegro. Cadenza: anda
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 13:55
2 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 21 in C major, K. 467 "Elvira Madigan": II. Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:15
3 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 21 in C major, K. 467 "Elvira Madigan": III. Allegro vivace assai
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:36
4 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C major, Op. 26: I Andante. Allegro
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 9:01
5 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C major, Op. 26: II. Andantino
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 9:03
6 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C major, Op. 26: III. Allegro ma non troppo
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 9:08
7 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 17:12
Medium 3: The New Generation
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Slavonic Dance op. 46 #4 in F Major: tempo di menuetto
Antonín Dvořák 7:25
2 Oh Fair Enough Are Sky and Plain
George Butterworth 3:16
3 Songs of Travel
Ralph Vaughan Williams 2:26
4 Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:51
5 Faust
Charles‐François Gounod 2:59
6 Elegie op. 24 for Cello and Orchestra
Gabriel Fauré 6:24
7 Crisantemi
Giacomo Puccini 8:01
8 Cantabile M.S. 109 in D Major
Niccolò Paganini 3:45
9 Fantasia in C Minor K. 475
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 12:02
10 Seven Early Songs
Alban Berg 4:33
11 I Manaden Tjaitra
Sigurd von Koch 2:54
12 Je ne t'aime pas
Kurt Weill 4:29
13 Jeg eisker Dig
Edvard Grieg 1:38
Medium 4: Personal Statements
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 An die Musik D.547
Franz Schubert 2:38
2 Die Forelle D.550
Franz Schubert 2:01
3 Der Wanderer D.493
Franz Schubert 5:48
4 Gesang (An Silvia) D.891
Franz Schubert 2:45
5 Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen D. 774
Franz Schubert 3:24
6 Ständchen D.957.4
Franz Schubert 3:54
7 Erlkönig D.328
Franz Schubert 4:18
8 Der Liebende, WoO 139
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:24
9 Der Musikant
Hugo Wolf 1:45
10 Rose, Meer und Sonne op. 37 no. 9
Robert Schumann 4:27
11 Wiegenlied, Op. 49 No. 4
Johannes Brahms 1:35
12 String Quartet in C major "Emperor" Op. 76 No. 3 (Hob III:77): I. Allegro
Joseph Haydn 5:05
13 String Quartet in C major "Emperor" Op. 76 No. 3 (Hob III:77): II. Poco adagio. Cantabile. Variations I-IV
Joseph Haydn 7:32
14 String Quartet in C major "Emperor" Op. 76 No. 3 (Hob III:77): III. Menuetto
Joseph Haydn 4:36
15 String Quartet in C major "Emperor" Op. 76 No. 3 (Hob III:77): IV. Finale, presto
Joseph Haydn 4:08
16 Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: I. Vivace, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:21
17 Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: II. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:27
18 Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: III. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:09
Medium 5: Beginnings
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don Juan op. 20
Richard Strauss 17:39
2 Symphony No. 4 in D minor: I. Ziemlich langsam. Lebhaft
Robert Schumann 11:51
3 Symphony No. 4 in D minor: II. Romanze. Ziemlich langsam
Robert Schumann 5:21
4 Symphony No. 4 in D minor: III. Scherzo. Lebhaft - trio
Robert Schumann 5:57
5 Symphony No. 4 in D minor: IV. Langsam. Lebhaft
Robert Schumann 8:01
6 Dance of the Seven Veils
Richard Strauss 8:47
7 Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1
Franz Liszt 13:33

Credits

Medium 1: The Karajan Dynasty

composer:
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 7)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (tracks 2–5)
Claude Debussy (1891 – 1894-09) (track 6)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (tracks 1–7)
dedicated to:
Raymond Bonheur (track 6)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 1–7)
premiered at:
[concert] (1894-12-22) (track 6)
publisher:
Eugène Fromont (1895-10) (track 6)
part of:
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 86) (track 6)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 87) (track 6)
arrangements:
Extract from "The Afternoon of a Faun" (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 6)
Finale from Symphony no. 5 (arr. Woodhouse) (track 5)
Guillaume Tell: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
La forza del destino (for brass band, Wright) (track 1)
Overture de l'opera "Guillaume Tell", S. 552, R. 237 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Ravel) (track 6)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for chamber ensemble, Sachs) (track 6)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Debussy) (track 6)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (for flute and piano, arr. Samazeuilh) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 464 no. 5: IV. Allegro (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 2)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 3)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 5)
The 5th (track 2)
William Tell Overture (for band, Leidzén) (track 7)
William Tell: Overture (for organ, Lemare) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Prélude à L'après-midi d'un faune (arr. Tomita) (track 6)
William Tell Overture (Spike Jones version) (track 7)
クライシス第4楽章 (Parodius) (track 5)
later versions:
part of:
Guglielmo Tell (translated by Luigi Balocchi) (track 7)
Guillaume Tell (track 7)
parts:
recording of:

Medium 2: Pianoforte Concertante

piano:
Martha Argerich (tracks 4–6)
Anda Géza (1961-05) (tracks 1–3)
Leonard Bernstein (1982-07-24) (track 7)
balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1785-03-09) (tracks 1–3)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1917 – 1921) (tracks 4–6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 7)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (tracks 4–6)
Anda Géza (1961-05) (tracks 1–3)
Leonard Bernstein (1982-07-24) (track 7)
executive producer:
Elsa Schiller (Deutsche Grammophon's head of production 1952-1965) (tracks 1–3)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 4–6)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1982-07-24) (track 7)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 7)
producer:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 1–3)
recorded by:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (track 2)
publisher:
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 7)
Warner Bros. Music (track 7)
recorded at:
Großes Festspielhaus in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (1961-05) (tracks 1–3)
edits:
arrangements:
Concerto for Piano no. 21 in C major, K. 467: I. Allegro maestoso (for piano and string quintet, Lachner) (track 1)
Concerto for Piano no. 21 in C major, K. 467: II. Andante (for piano and string quintet, Lachner) (track 2)
Concerto for Piano no. 21 in C major, K. 467: III. Allegro vivace assai (for piano and string quintet, Lachner) (track 3)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 7)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 7)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 7)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Blue (track 7)
Sex'n fax (track 2)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 7)
live recording of:
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (1982-07-24) (track 7)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 7)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 7)

Medium 3: The New Generation

composed in:
violin:
Gil Shaham (violinist) (track 8)
cello:
Mischa Maisky (cellist) (track 6)
guitar:
Göran Söllscher (classical guitarist) (track 8)
piano:
Bengt Forsberg (tracks 10–13)
Malcolm Martineau (pianist) (tracks 2–3)
Maria João Pires (pianist) (track 9)
bass-baritone vocals:
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone opera singer) (tracks 2–5)
composer:
George Butterworth (track 2)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 5)
Sigurd von Koch (track 11)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 4)
Niccolò Paganini (composer) (1823) (track 8)
Edvard Grieg (1864) (track 13)
Antonín Dvořák (1878) (track 1)
Gabriel Fauré (1883) (track 6)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1890) (track 7)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1901 – 1904) (track 3)
Kurt Weill (1934) (track 12)
conductor:
James Levine (US conductor and pianist) (tracks 4–5)
Михаил Васильевич Плетнёв (pianist & conductor) (track 1)
librettist:
lyricist:
Sigurd Agrell (track 11)
A. E. Housman (poet) (track 2)
Maurice Magre (track 12)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Anne Sofie von Otter (tracks 10–13)
orchestra:
Orchestre de Paris (track 6)
Российский национальный оркестр (Russian National Orchestra) (track 1)
orchestrator:
Gabriel Fauré (track 6)
performer:
Hagen Quartett (track 7)
was commissioned by:
Heugel & Cie. (1934) (track 12)
recorded at:
Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Germany (1993-09) (track 12)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 475) (track 9)
arrangements:
Cantabile (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Fantasia for Piano in C minor, K. 475 (for two pianos, Grieg) (track 9)
Songs of Travel: III. The Roadside Fire (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Je ne t'aime pas (1993-09) (track 12)
is the basis for:
I Love Thee (op. 5, no. 3) (for voice and orchestra) (track 13)
orchestration of:
Élégie, op. 24 (for cello and piano) (track 6)
orchestrations:
I Crisantemi (for string orchestra) (track 7)
part of:
Hjertets melodier, op. 5 (for voice and piano) (part of collection) (track 13)
Songs of Travel (track 3)
Slavonic Dances, op. 46, B. 83 (for orchestra) (track 1)
Faust: Acte IV (track 5)
parts:
recording of:
Crisantemi (for string quartet) (track 7)
I månaden Tjaitra (track 11)
Élégie, op. 24 (for cello and orchestra) (track 6)

Medium 4: Personal Statements

piano:
Daniel Barenboim (tracks 9, 11)
Jörg Demus (track 8)
Wilhelm Kempff (tracks 16–18)
Gerald Moore (pianist) (tracks 2–6)
Gerald Moore (pianist) (1968-02) (track 7)
Gerald Moore (pianist) (1969-03) (track 1)
baritone vocals:
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (tracks 2–6, 8–11)
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (1968-02) (track 7)
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (1969-03) (track 1)
composer:
Joseph Haydn (tracks 12–15)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 5)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (track 10)
Hugo Wolf (track 9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (track 8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1815) (track 7)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1816-10) (track 3)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1816-11 – 1817-07) (track 2)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1817-03) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1820) (tracks 16–18)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1826) (track 4)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1828) (track 6)
Johannes Brahms (1868) (track 11)
dedicated to:
Bertha Faber (track 11)
engineer:
Hans-Peter Schweigmann (tracks 1, 7)
lyricist:
Ludwig Rellstab (track 6)
Friedrich Rückert (German poet) (track 10)
Georg Scherer (track 11)
Georg Philipp Schmidt (German poet) (track 3)
Franz von Schober (track 1)
William Shakespeare (famous English poet and playwright) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 11)
Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart (German poet) (1777 – 1787) (track 2)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1782) (track 7)
performer:
Amadeus Quartet (tracks 12–15)
producer:
Rainer Brock (track 1)
Hans Ritter (track 7)
translator:
Eduard von Bauernfeld (Austrian dramatist) (track 4)
premiered at:
[concert] (1869-12-22) (track 11)
publisher:
Cappi & Diabelli (1821) (track 7)
premiered at:
Theater am Kärntnertor in Wien, Austria (1821-03-07) (track 7)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 139) (track 8)
arrangements:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Auf dem Wasser zu singen, S. 558 Nr. 2 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 5)
Der Wanderer, S. 558 Nr. 11 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 3)
Die Forelle, S. 563 no. 6 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 2)
Die Forelle, S. 564 (for piano, Liszt - second version) (track 2)
Erlkönig, S. 557a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Erlkönig, S. 558 Nr. 4 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (for guitar solo, Mertz) (track 6)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Schwanengesang, S. 560: No. 7. Ständchen (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 6)
Serenade (Leise flehen meine Lieder, D. 957) (for violin and orchestra, arr. Stephens) (track 6)
Ständchen, D. 957 Nr. 4 (for flute and piano, Böhm) (track 6)
Ständchen, S. 560 no. 7/a (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 6)
The Erlking (HLW) (translated) (track 7)
Three Songs from Schwanengesang: Ständchen (for cello octet, Birchall) (track 6)
Wiegenlied (for piano, Cortot) (track 11)
Wiegenlied (for violin and piano, Spalding) (track 11)
シューベルトのセレナーデ (translated) (track 6)
ブラームスの子守歌 (translated) (track 11)
is based on:
Die Forelle (Schubart poem) (track 2)
Erlkönig (Goethe’s poem) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Close Your Eyes (track 11)
later translated versions:
Lullaby (track 11)
later versions:
An Silvia, D. 891 (for orchestra (unknown orchestrator)) (track 4)
Der Wanderer, op. 4 no. 1, D. 489 (orchestrated by Rihm) (track 3)
Die Forelle, D. 550 (orchestrated by Britten) (track 2)
Erlkönig (Herman van Veen) (track 7)
Wiegenlied (for piano solo, Grainger) (track 11)
orchestrations:
Erlkönig, D. 328 (orchestrated by Berlioz) (track 7)
Erlkönig, D. 328 (orchestrated by Reger) (track 7)
Erlkönig, S. 375 no. 4 (orchestrated by Liszt) (track 7)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: IV. Ständchen (orchestrated by Offenbach) (track 6)
part of:
Eichendorff-Lieder (track 9)
Sonata for Piano no. 30 in E major, op. 109 (movement) (tracks 16–18)
5 Lieder, op. 49 (track 11)
parts:
recording of:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (for voice and piano) (track 11)
An Sylvia, D. 891 (for voice and piano) (track 4)
Erlkönig, D. 328 (1968-02) (track 7)
An die Musik, D. 547 (1969-03) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

Medium 5: Beginnings

premiered in:
Weimar, Thüringen, Germany (1889-11-11) (track 1)
composer:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1841) (tracks 2–5)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1888) (track 1)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1903 – 1905) (track 6)
conductor:
Karl Böhm (Austrian conductor) (track 1)
Artúr Nikisch (track 7)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1928-11) (track 6)
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1953-05-14) (tracks 2–5)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (tracks 1, 7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1928-11) (track 6)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1953-05-14) (tracks 2–5)
revised by:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1851) (tracks 2–5)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem, Berlin) in Berlin, Germany (1953-05-14) (tracks 2–5)
part of:
Works of Richard Strauss by opus number (number: op. 20) (track 1)
Werkverzeichnis (Richard Strauss TrV) (number: TrV 156) (track 1)
arrangements:
Salomes Tanz der sieben Schleier (arr. Doebber for two pianos) (track 6)
part of:
Salome (op. 54; TrV 215) (track 6)
Symphony no. 4 in D minor, op. 120 (1851 revision) (tracks 2–5)
recording of:
Don Juan (op. 20; TrV 156) (track 1)
Symphony no. 4 in D minor, op. 120: III. Scherzo. Lebhaft (1851 revision) (1953-05-14) (track 4)
Symphony no. 4 in D minor, op. 120: IV. Langsam, Lebhaft (1851 revision) (1953-05-14) (track 5)
revision of: