Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Meditation de Thais Jules Massenet 5:20
2 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" Ludwig van Beethoven 5:38
3 Serenade for String Orchestra Op 48 "Elegie" Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:46
4 Spring Largo Antonio Vivaldi 2:56
5 Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor: Adagietto Gustav Mahler 9:05
6 Violin Concerto in D major Op 35: Canzonetta - Andante Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:55
7 Ballet Music "Rosamunde" Franz Schubert 6:51
8 Air on a G String Johann Sebastian Bach 5:50
9 Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor" Александр Порфирьевич Бородин 12:21
10 Swan Lake Suite Op 20: Lake in the Moonlight Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:13
11 The Blue Danube Waltz Johann Strauss II 4 10:01

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 11)
violin:
Barry Griffiths (violinist) (track 1)
piano:
Gerard Willems (Australian pianist) (track 2)
Dubravka Tomšič (pianist) (1986-04) (track 2)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1798) (track 2)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1823) (track 7)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, „Walzerkönig“, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 11)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876) (track 10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 3)
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (1894) (track 1)
Gustav Mahler (composer) (1901 – 1902) (track 5)
conductor:
Henry Adolph (conductor, an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 10)
Richard Kraus (conductor) (track 7)
Alberto Lizzio (conductor, pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (tracks 4, 10)
Marko Munih (conductor) (track 5)
Anton Nanut (pseudonym for Alfred Scholz) (track 5)
Anton Nanut (conductor) (track 5)
Pierre Narrato (fake name - probably invented by the trickster Alfred Scholz) (tracks 3, 6)
Alfred Scholz (tracks 7, 11)
Frank Shipway (British conductor) (track 1)
Laurence Siegel (conductor, possibly another pseudonym Alfred Scholz created) (tracks 9–10)
Bohdan Warchal (violinist, conductor) (track 4)
Benjamin Yadin (conductor) (track 5)
instruments:
I Solisti di Zagreb (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym, not to be confused with the real Zagrebački solisti) (track 4)
orchestra:
Radio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana (name used by Alfred Scholz, may be incorrect) (track 5)
London Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 10)
Musici di San Marco (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 4)
New Philharmonic Orchestra (Alfred Scholz related orchestra used on budget recordings) (track 10)
ORF Radio‐Symphonieorchester Wien (previously ORF-Symphonieorchester) (track 5)
Orchestre de Festival Belgique (fake name - probably invented by the trickster Alfred Scholz) (tracks 3, 6)
Salzburg Consort (track 8)
Radio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana (RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra) (track 5)
Simfonični orkester RTV Slovenija (RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra) (track 9)
Symphonic Festival Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 10)
Vienna Opera Orchestra (Alfred Scholz pseudonym; also Vienna Strauss Orchestra) (track 11)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (order: 314) (track 11)
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 5)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 5)
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 8)
Air in D, BWV 1068 (arr. Heimer Sjöblom for organ) (track 8)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 8)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 8)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 8)
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 11)
Ballet Music from Rosamunde (for violin and piano) (track 7)
Blue Danube (Trapeze) (track 11)
Blue Danube (track 11)
Im Abendrot (track 5)
Meditation from Thaïs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trombone and piano, Hartman) (track 1)
Meditation from Thaïs (for orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 1)
Meditation from Thaïs (for violin and piano, arr. Marsick) (track 1)
Meditation from Thaïs (for trumpet and orchestra, arr. Nakariakov) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (Gamley arrangement) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 8)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 8)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 8)
Solo Amore (track 8)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
is the basis for:
3. Juni 1899 (track 11)
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 11)
Bach Aire (track 8)
Blue Danube Swing (for coloratura soprano) (track 11)
Concerto (track 2)
Great Expectations (track 2)
Interludio (track 2)
Red Danube (track 11)
Still Life (track 8)
Sweetest Love (track 8)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 11)
This Night (track 2)
黒き花嫁に祝福を (ゴシックは魔法乙女) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Le beau Danube bleu (track 11)
later versions:
River of Light (track 11)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 8)
part of:
Thaïs: Acte II (track 1)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version A - 6 movements) (order: 1) (track 10)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version B - 8 movements) (order: 1) (track 10)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (order: 4) (track 5)
Rosamunde, D. 797 (order: 11) (track 7)
recording of:
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (Air on the G string) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 2, 8)
Comedy in Music, Part II (order: 10) (track 11)
“Unbegun” Symphony: Minuet (order: 10) (track 11)