FAVOURITES FROM THE CLASSICS - Liszt



Sixteenth issue in the “Favourites From The Classics” series, which was to run for 25 editions.

3CD Set
Released 1995
Cat No.: RDCD1021-3 (RDC92691-3)
RD Code: LISZ 016

1        ROMANTIC MEMORIES

1 - Liebestraum No. 3 In A Flat, Op. 62 - Roberto Szidon, Piano
2 - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 In C Sharp Minor - Earl Wild, Piano
3 - Forgotten Waltz No. 1 In F Sharp~The - Ralph Votapek, Piano
4 - Fountains Of The Villa D'Este~The - Moura Lympany, Piano
5 - Cypresses Of The Villa D#Este - Bernard Lemmens, Piano
6 - Concert Study No. 3 In D Flat - Earl Wild, Piano with the Philharmonic Orchestra
7 - La Lugubre Gondola No. 1 - Bernard Lemmens, Piano
8 - Consolation No. 3 in D Flat - Roberto Szidon, Piano
9 - La Campanella In G Sharp Minor - Earl Wild, Piano
10 - Grand Galop Chromatique, Op. 12 - Earl Wild, Piano
11 - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 3 In D - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt

2        CHARM AND DIGNITY

12 - Allegro Maestoso (Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Flat) - Josef Bulva, Piano with the Radio Luxemburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Nazareth
13 - Quasi Adagio (Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Flat) - Josef Bulva, Piano with the Radio Luxemburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Nazareth
14 - Allegretto Vivace (Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Flat) - Josef Bulva, Piano with the Radio Luxemburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Nazareth
15 - Allegro Marziale Animato (Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Flat) - Josef Bulva, Piano with the Radio Luxemburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Nazareth
16 - Hungarian Fantasy - Earl Wild, Piano with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Russell Stanger
17 - Piano Concerto No. 2 In A - Josef Bulva, Piano with the Radio Luxemburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Nazareth
18 - Les Preludes - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Sir Adrian Boult

3        ENCHANTMENT AND PASSION

19 - Mephisto Waltz No. 1 - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt
20 - La Lugubre Gondola No. 2 - Bernard Lemmens, Piano
21 - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 9 - Vienna State Opera Orchestra conducted by Victor Desarzens
22 - Piano Sonata In B Minor - Bernard Lemmens, Piano

Christmas Through The Years



6LP Set
Released 1985
Cat No.: RDS10341-6  (RDC91461-4)
RD Code: XTY 169

A UK adaption of a US collection released on CD a year previously.


1        ALL-TIME CHRISTMAS FAVOURITES

1 - Sleigh Ride - Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra
2 - Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) - Nat King Cole
3 - Happy Holiday - Andy Williams
4 - Carol of the Bells - Johnny Mathis
5 - Here We Come a Caroling - Ray Conniff Singers
6 - Rudolph the Red - Nosed - Johnny Mathis
7 - Jingle Bells - Barbra Streisand
8 - Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale
9 - White Christmas - Barbra Streisand
10 - Mary's Boy Child - Harry Belafonte
11 - I Saw Three Ships - Nat King Cole
12 - Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Doris Day
13 - Go Tell It on a Mountain - Ray Conniff Singers

2        CHRISTMAS IN THE 50S

1 - Little Donkey - Beverley Sisters
2 - Santo Natale - David Whitfield
3 - First Noel - Connie Francis
4 - Santa Clause Is Coming to Town - Pat Boone
5 - (There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays - Perry Como
6 - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Beverley Sisters
7 - Where Did My Snowman Go? - Pattie Page
8 - Winter Wonderland - Johnny Mathis
9 - Jingle Bell rock - Max Bygraves
10 - Christmas Alphabet - Dickie Valentine
11 - Here Comes Santa Claus - Ray Conniff Singers
12 - A Marshmallow World - Bing Crosby
13 - Christmas in Killarney - Ruby Murray
14 - That Christmas Feeling - Perry Como

3        CHRISTMAS IN THE 60S

1 - Deck the Halls - Nat King Cole
2 - O Tannernbaum - Ray Conniff Singers
3 - O Little Town of Bethlehem - Barbra Streisand
4 - Very First Christmas Of All - Ronnie Hilton
5 - Snowfall - Doris Day
6 - An Old Christmas Card - Jim Reeves
7 - That's What I'd Like for Christmas (form 'Pickwick') - Harry Secombe
8 - It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams
9 - Christmas Waltz - Doris Day
10 - Toyland - Perry Como
11 - Real Meaning of Christmas - Ray Conniff Singers
12 - Must Be Santa - Alma Cogan
13 - Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree -  Brenda Lee
14 - Bambino - Springfields

4        CHRISTMAS IN THE 70S AND 80S

1 - Twelve Days of Christmas - Roger Whittaker
2 - Silver Bells - Richard Clayderman
3 - Secret of Christmas - Julie Andrews
4 - Christmas Present - Andy Williams
5 - A Christmas Wish (From Me to You) -  Vera Lynn
6 - Christmas Is - Jack Jones
7 - What Child Is This? - Johnny Mathis
8 - Joy to the World - Andy Williams
9 - Do You Hear What I Hear? -  Vera Lynn
10 - Past Three O'Clock - Roger Whittaker
11 - When a Child is Born - Johnny Mathis
12 - Rocking - Julie Andrews
13 - On Christmas Night the Lights Are Burning - Richard Clayderman
14 - A Chistmas Dream - Perry Como

5        CHRISTMAS SOUVENIRS

1 - Silent Night - Bing Crosby
3 - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (from 'Meet Me in St Louis') - Judy Garland
3 - Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot -  Vera Lynn
4 - It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas - Perry Como and the Fontane Sisters
5 - Christmas Island - Andrews Sisters
6C.H.R.I.S.T.M.A.S. - Perry Como
7 - Jolly Old St Nicholas - Ames Brothers
8 - Blue Christmas - Russ Morgan, his Chorus and Orchestra
9 - You're All I Want For Christmas - Frankie Laine
10 - It Came Upon the Midnight Clear - Ames Brothers
11 - I'll be Home For Christmas - Bing Crosby
12 - Merry Christmas Polka - Andrews Sisters
13 - Frosty the Snowman - Nat King Cole
14 - Toy Drum - Beverley Sisters

6        THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS

1 - Joy (Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring) - Henry Mancini and his Orchestra
2 - While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks - Harry Secombe
3 - Ave Maria - Richard Clayderman
4 - O Holy Night - Placido Domingo
5 - Holly and the Ivy - Mantovani with the Mike Sammes Chorus and Singers
6 - Away in a Manger - Roger Whittaker
7 - See Amid the Winter Snow - Julie Andrews
8 - Once in Royal David's City - Mantovani with the Mike Sammes Chorus and Singers
9 - O Come, All Ye Faithful - Julie Andrews
10 - I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day - Placido Domingo
11 - Christmas Concerto - Richard Clayderman
12Christ-Child's Lullaby - Moira Anderson
13 - Good King Wenceslas - Harry Secombe
14 - Hark! The Hearald Angles Sing - Roger Whittaker

FAVOURITES FROM THE CLASSICS - Bach



Fifteenth issue in the “Favourites From The Classics” series, which was to run for 25 editions.

3CD Set
Released 1995
Cat No.: RDCD951-3 (RDC92621-3)
RD Code: BACH 015


1        DIGNITY AND JOY

1 - Toccata And Fugue In D Minor - Franz Lehrndorfer at the Munich Cathedral Organ
2 - Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring - New Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Eric Robinson
2 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major, 1st Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
4 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major, 2nd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
5 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major, 3rd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
6 - Little Suite From The 'Little Music Book For Anna Magdalena Bach' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein
7 - Erbarm' Dich Mein, O Herre Gott - Franz Lehrndorfer at the Baroque Organ of Basilica Benediktbeuern
8 - Orchestral Suite No. 3 In D Major, 1st Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
9 - Orchestral Suite No. 3 In D Major, 2nd Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
10 - Orchestral Suite No. 3 In D Major, 3rd Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
11 - Orchestral Suite No. 3 In D Major, 4th Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
12 - Orchestral Suite No. 3 In D Major, 5th Movement - National Philharmonic baroque Ensemble conducted by Charles Gerhardt
13 - Passacaglia And Fugue In C Minor - Royal Philharmonica Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz

2        GRACE AND BEAUTY

14 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 In F Major, 1st Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
15 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 In F Major, 2nd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
16 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 In F Major, 3rd Movement - Württemberg Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jörg Faerber
17 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 In G Major, 1st Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
18 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 In G Major, 2nd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
19 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 In G Major, 3rd Movement - Württemberg Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jörg Faerber
20 - Chorale From St Matthew Passion - National Philharmonic Orchestra with the Ambrosian Singers conducted by Charles Gerhardt
21 - Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light from the Christmas Oratorio - William Davis, Organ, with the Westminster Brass Ensemble
22 - Orchestral Suite No. 2 In B Minor, 1st Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
23 - Orchestral Suite No. 2 In B Minor, 2nd Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
24 - Orchestral Suite No. 2 In B Minor, 3rd Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
25 - Orchestral Suite No. 2 In B Minor, 4th Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
26 - Orchestral Suite No. 2 In B Minor, 5th Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
27 - Orchestral Suite No. 2 In B Minor, 6th Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble Conducted By Charles Gerhardt
28 - Orchestral Suite No. 2 In B Minor, 7th Movement - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble conducted by Charles Gerhardt
29 - Wer Nur Den Lieben Gott Lässt Walten From The 'Schübler Chorales' - Franz Lehrndorfer at the St Quirin Organ, Tegernsee
30 - Kommst Du Nun, Jesu, Von Himmel Herunter from the 'Schübler Chorales' - Franz Lehrndorfer at the St Quirin Organ, Tegernsee
31 - Wachet Auf! Ruft Uns Die Stimme from the 'Schübler Chorales' - Franz Lehrndorfer at the St Quirin Organ, Tegernsee

3        ELEGANCE AND MAJESTY

32 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major, 1st Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
33 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major, 2nd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
34 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major, 3rd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
35 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major, 4th Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conduted By Jorg Faerber
36 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major, 5th Movement - Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jörg Faerber
37 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 In B Flat Major, 1st Movement - Wurrtemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
38 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 In B Flat Major, 2nd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
39 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 In B Flat Major, 3rd Movement - Württenberg Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jörg Faerber
40 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 In D Major, 1st Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
41 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 In D Major, 2nd Movement - Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jorg Faerber
42 - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 In D Major, 3rd Movement - Württenberg Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Jörg Faerber
43 - Fugue In C Minor - Franz Lehrndorfer at the Baroque Organ of Basilica Benediktbeuern