Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ride of the Valkyries Richard Wagner 4:42
2 Air on a G String Johann Sebastian Bach 3:16
3 The Force of Destiny: Overture Giuseppe Verdi 2:38
4 Eine kleine Nachtmusik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:13
5 On the Beautiful Blue Danube Johann Strauss II 3:23
6 Hungarian March Hector Berlioz 4:13
7 La Fille aux cheveux de lin Claude Debussy 2:15
8 Polovtsian Dances Alexander Borodin 2:09
9 Symphony no. 6 "Pastoral" Ludwig van Beethoven 2:26
10 Trumpet Voluntary Jeremiah Clarke 2:54
11 Prelude for Guitar no. 1 Heitor Villa‐Lobos 3:07
12 Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:17
13 Violin Concerto in E major, RV 269 "Spring" Antonio Vivaldi 2:26
14 Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 Johann Strauss II 2:40
15 Midsummer Night's Dream, op. 61 Felix Mendelssohn 2:53
16 Etude in C-sharp minor, op. 10 no. 4 Frédéric Chopin 2:28
17 Madame Butterfly Giacomo Puccini 1:40
18 In the Hall of the Mountain King Edvard Grieg 2:24
19 L'Arlesienne Suite no. 1 Georges Bizet 3:33
20 Swan Lake: The Dying Swan Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:50
21 Quintet in E-flat: Allegretto Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:59
22 Verano porteño Astor Piazzolla 3:05
23 Violin Concerto in F major, RV 293 "Autumn" Antonio Vivaldi 3:08
24 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125: Choral Ludwig van Beethoven 3:20
25 Pomp and Circumstance March in D minor Sir Edward Elgar 2:35
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Violin Concerto in E major, RV 269 "Spring": Allegro Antonio Vivaldi 3:31
2 Peer Gynt: Morning Mood Edvard Grieg 3:46
3 The Nutcracker Suite Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:24
4 Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Gustav Mahler 3:24
5 Carmen: Prelude to Act I Georges Bizet 2:04
6 Moonlight Sonata Ludwig van Beethoven 3:32
7 Julia Florida Ángel Barrios 3:03
8 Eine kleine Nachtmusik Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:57
9 Egyptian March, op. 335 Johann Strauss II 2:42
10 Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 Sergei Rachmaninov 3:42
11 Symphony no. 104 in D major Joseph Haydn 2:28
12 Rigoletto: "Questa o quella" Giuseppe Verdi 1:58
13 Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 Johann Sebastian Bach 3:19
14 Horn Concerto in E-flat major, K. 447 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:45
15 Capriccio Italien, op. 45 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:54
16 Piano Quintet in E-flat major, op. 44 Robert Schumann 2:39
17 Prelude in A major, op. 28, no. 7 Fryderyk Chopin 1:38
18 Für Elise Ludwig van Beethoven 2:56
19 Fantasia in E John Dowland 3:53
20 Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle Jacques Offenbach 3:19
21 La Bohème: Comic Waltz Giacomo Puccini 2:11
22 Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 Johann Sebastian Bach 3:58
23 Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir Claude Debussy 3:36
24 Symphony no. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathetique" Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:29
25 Knightsbridge March Eric Coates 4:35
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 Ludwig van Beethoven 3:09
2 Symphony no. 9 "New World Symphony" Antonín Dvořák 3:24
3 Flight of the Bumblebee Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1:25
4 Enigma Variations Sir Edward Elgar 3:13
5 William Tell: Overture Gioachino Rossini 3:29
6 Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315 "Summer" Antonio Vivaldi 2:08
7 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Johann Sebastian Bach 3:43
8 Thunder and Lightning Polka, op. 324 Johann Strauss II 2:58
9 Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16 Edvard Grieg 2:50
10 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:22
11 Serenade for Strings in C major, op. 48 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:48
12 Allemande John Dowland 1:27
13 Hänsel & Gretel: Overture Engelbert Humperdinck 3:11
14 Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 Franz Liszt 2:52
15 Slavonic Dance no. 2 in E minor, op. 46/2 Antonín Dvořák 3:23
16 Violin Concerto no. 5: Allegro - Presto Antonio Vivaldi 2:51
17 Swan Lake, op. 20 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:10
18 Horn Concerto no. 4 in E-flat major, K. 495 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:36
19 Arabesque no. 1 Claude Debussy 4:02
20 Partita no. 1 in B-flat major, BWV 825 Johann Sebastian Bach 2:10
21 Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K 467 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:19
22 Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, RV 522 Antonio Vivaldi 3:12
23 Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:54
24 La Bohème: "Your Tiny Hand Is Frozen" Giacomo Puccini 3:58
25 1812 Overture, op. 49 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 4:06
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Water Music: Hornpipe George Frideric Handel 2:56
2 Madame Butterfly Giacomo Puccini 1:37
3 Summertime George Gershwin 2:12
4 Canon in D major Johann Pachelbel 3:36
5 Clair de lune Claude Debussy 3:02
6 The Magic Flute, K. 620 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:03
7 Lohengrin: Introduction to Act III Richard Wagner 2:33
8 Hebrides Overture, op. 26 Felix Mendelssohn 2:38
9 La traviata: Prelude to Act I Giuseppe Verdi 2:28
10 L'Arlesienne Suite II: Parandole Georges Bizet 3:17
11 Roses of the South, op. 388 Johann Strauss II 3:32
12 Ave Maria Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:59
13 Gymnopedie no. 1 Erik Satie 3:12
14 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral" Ludwig van Beethoven 3:03
15 Danza Brasilera Jorge Morel 2:13
16 Russian March, op. 426 Johann Strauss II 2:25
17 String Quartet no. 19 in C major, K. 465 "Dissonance" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:37
18 Lute Suite in E minor, BWV 996 Johann Sebastian Bach 2:51
19 Tosca: How Alike the Pictures Are Giacomo Puccini 2:23
20 Violin Concerto in F minor, RV 297 "Winter" Antonio Vivaldi 3:42
21 Romeo & Juliet: Fantasy Overture Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:31
22 Persian & Spanish March, op. 289 Johann Strauss II 4:35
23 Tosca: And the Stars Are Bright Giacomo Puccini 2:35
24 Symphony no. 41 in C major, K. 551 "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:53
25 The Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus George Frideric Handel 4:01
26 Radetsky March, op. 228 Johann Strauss I 3:00

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1867-02-15) (track 5)
sitar:
निखिल बैनर्जी (Classical Sitarist) (tracks 1–25)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 2)
Hector Berlioz (composer) (track 6)
Antonio Vivaldi (tracks 13, 23)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788 – 1788-07-25) (track 12)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (track 16)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, „Walzerkönig“, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1861) (track 14)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, „Walzerkönig“, Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (1866) (track 5)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (track 7)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos (1940) (track 11)
revised by:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 12)
premiered at:
[concert] (1910-06-02) (track 7)
part of:
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 257) (order: 257) (track 14)
Works of Johann Strauss Jr. by opus number (number: op. 314) (order: 314) (track 5)
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 550) (order: 461) (track 12)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 550) (order: 502) (track 12)
arrangement of:
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (Air on the G string) (track 2)
arrangements:
An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (for piano, by Cziffra) (track 5)
Blue Danube (Trapeze) (track 5)
Blue Danube (track 5)
Cinco prelúdios, nº 1: Andante espressivo (for piano, Brandão) (track 11)
La fille aux cheveux de lin (arrangement for harp) (track 7)
La fille aux cheveux de lin (for violin and piano, arr. Hartmann) (track 7)
La fille aux cheveux de lin (clarinet arrangement) (track 7)
Perpetuum Mobile (Comedian Harmonists arrangement) (track 14)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (for two pianos, Steuermann) (track 14)
Perpetuum Mobile, op. 257 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Perpetuum mobile (for brass band, Snell) (track 14)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 “Great” (for piano, arr. Hummel) (track 12)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 “Great” (chamber arr. by Hummel) (track 12)
Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 “Great” (catch-all for arrangements and unknown versions) (track 12)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 10 no. 4: Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
is the basis for:
3. Juni 1899 (track 5)
An der schönen blauen Donau (Comedian Harmonists version) (track 5)
Blue Danube Swing (for coloratura soprano) (track 5)
Carry (track 7)
Red Danube (track 5)
The Blue Danube (Spike Jones version) (track 5)
later translated versions:
later versions:
River of Light (track 5)
orchestrations:
part of:
Cinco prelúdios, W419 (order: 1) (track 11)
Le quattro stagioni (catch-all for arrangements) (part of collection) (order: 1) (track 13)
Le quattro stagioni (catch-all for arrangements) (part of collection) (order: 3) (track 23)
Études, op. 10 (order: 4) (track 16)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117, CD 125 (part of collection) (order: 8) (track 7)
partial recording of:
Concerto in E major, op. 8 no. 1, RV 269 “La primavera” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Concerto in F major, op. 8 no. 3, RV 293 “L’autunno” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 23)
parts:
1. Concerto in E major, op. 8 no. 1, RV 269 “La primavera”: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 13)
1. Concerto in F major, op. 8 no. 3, RV 293 “L’autunno”: I. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 23)
2. Concerto in E major, op. 8 no. 1, RV 269 “La primavera”: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 13)
2. Concerto in F major, op. 8 no. 3, RV 293 “L’autunno”: II. Adagio molto (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 23)
2. Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550 “Great”: II. Andante (2nd version) (movement) (track 12)
3. Concerto in E major, op. 8 no. 1, RV 269 “La primavera”: III. Allegro pastorale (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 13)
3. Concerto in F major, op. 8 no. 3, RV 293 “L’autunno”: III. Allegro (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 23)
recording of:
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Comedy in Music, Part II (order: 10) (track 5)
“Unbegun” Symphony: Minuet (order: 10) (track 5)
revision of:

CD 2

sitar:
निखिल बैनर्जी (Classical Sitarist) (tracks 1–25)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 13, 22)
Antonio Vivaldi (track 1)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (track 23)
premiered at:
[concert] (1911-01-16) (track 23)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
orchestrations:
part of:
Concerto in E major, op. 8 no. 1, RV 269 “La primavera” (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (order: 1) (track 1)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117, CD 125 (part of collection) (order: 4) (track 23)
partial recording of:
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 1 F-Dur, BWV 1046 (catch all for arrangements) (track 22)
Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 2 F-Dur, BWV 1047 (catch all for arrangements) (track 13)
recording of:

CD 3

premiered in:
Moscow, Russia (1882-08-20) (track 25)
sitar:
निखिल बैनर्जी (Classical Sitarist) (tracks 1–25)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 7, 20)
Antonio Vivaldi (track 6)
Antonio Vivaldi (1711) (track 22)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (track 25)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1891) (track 19)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (order: 35) (track 25)
Works of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky by opus number (number: op. 49) (order: 49) (track 25)
Catalogo numerico-tematico delle opere strumentali (Antonio Vivaldi) (number: F. I/177) (order: 177) (track 22)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 522) (order: 520) (track 22)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (track 25)
1812 Overture (arranged for piano by Nacar) (track 25)
1ère Arabesque (arrangement for harp) (track 19)
Arabesques, L. 66 no. 1 (arr. Choisnel for violin and piano) (track 19)
Deux arabesques, L. 66, CD 74 : No. 1. Andantino con moto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (track 25)
is based on:
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (track 25)
1812 Overture (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 25)
Rancho das flores (track 7)
神様 見てよ (track 7)
later versions:
part of:
Deux arabesques, L. 66, CD 74 (for piano) (part of collection) (order: 1) (track 19)
Le quattro stagioni (catch-all for arrangements) (part of collection) (order: 2) (track 6)
L’estro armonico, op. 3 (part of collection) (order: 8) (track 22)
partial recording of:
Concerto in G minor, op. 8 no. 2, RV 315 “L’estate” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Partita no. 1 in B-flat major, BWV 825 (catch all for arrangements) (track 20)
parts:
1. Concerto in G minor, op. 8 no. 2, RV 315 “L’estate”: I. Allegro non molto (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 6)
3. Concerto in G minor, op. 8 no. 2, RV 315 "L'estate": III. Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (movement) (track 6)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Joy / Angels We Have Heard on High (order: 1) (track 7)

CD 4

sitar:
निखिल बैनर्जी (Classical Sitarist) (tracks 1–26)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 18)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 20)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1869) (track 21)
dedicated to:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (composer, pianist, conductor) (track 21)
revised by:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1870) (track 21)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 21)
part of:
Catalogo numerico-tematico delle opere strumentali (Antonio Vivaldi) (number: F. I/25) (order: 25) (track 20)
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 42) (order: 29) (track 21)
Ryom-Verzeichnis (number: RV 297) (order: 292) (track 20)
arrangement of:
Suite in E minor, BWV 996 (original for lute, lute harpsichord) (track 18)
arrangements:
Concerto in F minor, op. 8 no. 4, RV 297 “L’inverno” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 20)
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (for piano four hands, Nadezhda Purgold) (track 21)
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 21)
Winter from "The Four Seasons" (for brass band, Snell) (track 20)
is the basis for:
River of Dreams (track 20)
Winter Fantasia (track 20)
part of:
Il cimento dell’armonia e dell’inventione, op. 8 (part of collection) (order: 4) (track 20)
Le quattro stagioni (“The Four Seasons”) (part of collection) (order: 4) (track 20)
partial recording of:
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture, TH 42, ČW 39 (1880 version, commonly performed) (track 21)
Suite in E minor, BWV 996 (catch all for arrangements) (track 18)
parts:
1. Suite in E minor, BWV 996: I. Präludium. Presto (catch all for arrangements) (track 18)
2. Suite in E minor, BWV 996: II. Allemande (catch all for arrangements) (track 18)
3. Suite in E minor, BWV 996: III. Courante (catch all for arrangements) (track 18)
4. Suite in E minor, BWV 996: IV. Sarabande (catch all for arrangements) (track 18)
5. Suite in E minor, BWV 996: V. Bourrée (catch all for arrangements) (track 18)
6. Suite in E minor, BWV 996: VI. Gigue (catch all for arrangements) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Relax and Unwind With the Classics (preview) (order: 1) (track 20)
revision of:
Romeo and Juliet (1870, rarely performed) (track 21)

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