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Waltzing Down the Danube

10/11/12 3:00PM

Waltzes about the beautiful river by Fucik and of course, Johann Strauss II.



Simple Symphony, Op. 4
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
CD/Album: Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 417509


Gaspard de la Nuit: Scarbo
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Soloists: Andrei Gavrilov, piano
CD/Album: Rachmaninov: Preludes, Moments Musicaux
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69869


Capriccio for Oboe and Orchestra
Composer: Amilcare Ponchielli
(recontstructed from the original fragment by Wolfgang Hohensee)
Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Soloists: Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe
CD/Album: Romantic Oboe Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Capriccio 10281


Samson and Dalila: Bacchanale
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Fete a la Francaise
Record co./Cat #: London 421527


Coriolan: Overture, Op. 62
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Beethoven: Symphonies 5 & 6
Record co./Cat #: Decca 4783495


Transcendental Etude #8: Wilde Jagd ("wild hunt")
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Jorge Bolet, piano
CD/Album: Liszt: Piano Works, vol. 7
Record co./Cat #: London 414601


Symphony (Partia) in C, C 4
Composer: Leopold Mozart
Ensemble: London Mozart Players
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
CD/Album: Leopold Mozart: Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 10496


Ballet Suite #1, Op. 84b
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Shostakovich: Ballet Suites 1,2, & 3 - SNO/Jarvi
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8730


Prague Waltzes
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
CD/Album: Dvorak: Legends, Prague Waltzes, etc.
Record co./Cat #: Philips 464647


Donausagen Waltz ("Murmurs of the Danube")
Composer: Julius Fucik
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann
CD/Album: K.u.K. Festkonzert - Julius Fucik
Record co./Cat #: Orfeo 147861


3 Mazurkas
Composer: Francisco Tarrega
Soloists: Julian Bream, guitar
CD/Album: Julian Bream - Romantic Guitar
Record co./Cat #: RCA 6798


Pulcinella: Ballet Suite
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
CD/Album: Stravinsky - L'Oiseau de Feu - Pulcinella - Le Basier de la Fee
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60394


Blue Danube Waltz (German: An der Schonen Blaunen Donau)
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Ensemble: Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
CD/Album: J. Strauss II: Famous Waltzes: Boskovsky
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47052


Escales: Valencia (Escales = "ports of call")
Composer: Jacques Ibert
Ensemble: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Paul Paray
CD/Album: Paul Paray - Ibert - Ravel
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 432003


Violin Concerto #1 in a, BWV 1041
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Salvatore Accardo
Soloists: Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
CD/Album: J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos: Mutter: Abbado
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47005


Symphony #44 "Trauer" in e, HOB 1/44 (Funeral)
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Record co./Cat #: Erato 88173


Bolero in C, Op. 19
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Anatol Ugorski, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Sonatas, Variations, Allegro de Concert, etc.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 463066
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