Overtures, The Greatest Hits

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/13/1994
  • Label: Compendia
  • UPC: 015095361127
  • Catalog Number: 3611
  • Sales rank: 174,153


Disc 1
  1. 1 Light Cavalry, overture to the operetta - Franz von Suppe & New Philharmonia Orchestra (6:45)
  2. 2 Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) - Gioachino Rossini & London Festival Orchestra and Chorus (7:48)
  3. 3 Prodaná nevesta (The Bartered Bride), overture to the opera - Bedrich Smetana (6:38)
  4. 4 Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), for orchestra: [Excerpt] - Richard Wagner & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (10:34)
  5. 5 Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84: Overture - Ludwig van Beethoven & London Philharmonic Orchestra (8:23)
  6. 6 Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492: Overture - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (4:18)
  7. 7 Dichter und Bauer (Poet and Peasant), overture for orchestra - Franz von Suppe & Slavonic Philharmonic Orchestra (9:39)
  8. 8 1812 -- Festival Overture, for orchestra in E flat major, Op. 49 - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Dallas Symphony Orchestra (14:36)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, for orchestra - Richard Wagner & Berlin Symphony Orchestra (4:42)
  2. 2 Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell) - Gioachino Rossini & Slavonic Philharmonic Orchestra (5:03)
  3. 3 Overture to L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers) - Gioachino Rossini & Slavonic Philharmonic Orchestra (4:43)
  4. 4 Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla, G. xivov - Mikhail Glinka & New Philharmonia Orchestra (5:22)
  5. 5 Overture to "The Merry Wives of Windsor" - Otto Nicolai & New Philharmonia Orchestra (6:43)
  6. 6 The Hebrides, overture for orchestra in B minor ("Fingal's Cave"), Op. 26 - Felix Mendelssohn & Utah Symphony Orchestra (5:48)
  7. 7 Die Fledermaus (The Bat), overture to the operetta (RV 503-1) - Johann Strauss II & London Festival Orchestra and Chorus (5:10)
  8. 8 Orphée aux enfers, operetta: overture - Jacques Offenbach & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (4:40)
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