A Treasury Of All-Time Classics




6CD Set
Released January 1994
Cat No.: RDCD771-6 (RDC92341-4)
RD Code: TAC 305
Compiled by B Salthouse. Mastered by P Marchant

The first cover ('Lilypads') was replaced with the 'Painting' cover when this set failed as a test when released. It was suggested through research that customers were mistaking this classical collection as 'easy listening'.


CD1 Grace And Elegance / Beauty And Gaiety (Part 1)

1 - Overture To 'The Magic Flute' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Mozart)
2 - Cannon - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Pachelbel)
3 - Serenade - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Haydn)
4 - Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba from 'Solomon' - New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss (Handel)
5 - Fifth Symphony  -  1st Movement (excerpt) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz (Beethoven)
6 - Air On A G String - National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Bach)
7 - Spring form 'The Four Seasons' - Jose-Luis Garcia, Violin, with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin (Vivaldi)
8 - Una Furtiva Lagrima from 'L'Elisir D'Amore' - Thomas Kelly, Clarinet, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Donizetti)
9 - Serenade - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Schubert)
10 - Casta Diva form 'Norma' - Chris Cowie, Oboe, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Bellini)
11 - Dances From 'William Tell' - RCA Italiana Orchestra conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Rossini)
12 - Inviation To The Dance - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Alexander Gibson (Weber)

CD2 Beauty And Gaiety (Concluded) / Inspiration And Grandeur (Part 1)

13 - Barcarolle From 'The Tales of Hoffmann' - Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts Symphoniques de Paris conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Offenbach)
14 - Russlan And Ludmilla Overture - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Glinka)
15 - Scherzo From 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Mendelssohn)
16 - Liebestraum - Vienna State Opera Orchestra conducted by Josef Leo Gruber (Liszt)
17 - Waltz From 'Les Patineurs' - Philharmonic Pops Orchestra conducted by Anatole Fistoulari (Mayerbeer)
18 - Fantaisie  -  Impromtu - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Chopin)
19 - Funeral March Of A Marionette - Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts Symphoniques de Paris conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Gounod)
20 - Ballet Of The Sylphs form 'The Damnation of Faust' - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Alexanderf Gibson (Berlioz)
21 - Dedication - Douglas Gamley, piano, with the RCA Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Schumann)
22 - Overture To 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' - Vienna Volksoper Orchestra conducted by Josef Leo Gruber (Nicolai)
23 - Blue Danube Waltz - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Strauss II)
24 - Scherzo From String Quartet No. 2 - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Borodin)
25 - Overture To 'Light Cavalry' - Vienna State Opera Orchestra conducted by Josef Leo Gruber (Suppé)
26 - Romance - Douglas Gamley, Piano, with the RCA Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Rubinstein)
27 - Hungarian Dance No. 5 - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson (Brahms)
28 - Grand March From 'Tannhäuser' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin (Wagner)

CD3 Inspiration And Grandeur (Concluded) / Pride And Tenderness

29 - Champagne Galop - New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson (Lumbye)
30 - Skaters Waltz - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Waldteufel)
31 - Panis Angelicus - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Franck)
32 - Waltz From 'Coppelia' - Philharmonic Pops Orchestra conducted by Anatole Fistulari (Delibes)
33 - Triumphal March from 'Aida' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Verdi)
34 - Overture to 'The Bartered Bride' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Oscar Danon (Smetana)
35 - Humoresque - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson (Dvorak)
36 - Habanera From 'Carmen' - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Bizet)
37 - Maiden And The Nightingale form 'Goyescas' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Grandados)
38 - Anitra's Dance from 'Peer Gynt' - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Grieg)
39 - Dance Of The Water Nymphs #from 'The Lorelei' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Catalani)
40 - Waltz From 'Swan Lake' - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Sir Adrian Boult (Tchaikovsky)
41 - Song Of India from 'Sadko' - RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Rimsky - Korsakov)
42 - March Of The Little Lead Soldiers - Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts Symphoniques de Paris conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Pierne)
43 - A Night On The Bare Mountain - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Sir Adrian Boult (Mussorgsky)


CD4 Triumph And Passion / Joy And Splendour (Part 1)


44 - Espana - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin (Chabrier)
45 - O Mio Babbino Caro form 'Gianni Schicchi' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Puccini)
46 - To A Water Lily - RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (MacDowell)
47 - Golliwogg's Cakewalk - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Peter Knight (Debussy)
48 - Polka From 'Schwanda The Bagpiper' - RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Weinberger)
49 - Depuis Le Jour from 'Louise' - London Pops Orchestra conducted by Robert Mandell (Charpentier)
50 - Intermezzo From 'Cava;;eroa Ristocana' - Orchestra Filarmonica di Roma conducted by Massimo Freccia (Mascagni)
51 - Nimrod from 'Enigma Variations' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Elgar)
52 - Dance Of The Seven Veils from 'Salome' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati (R Strauss)
53 - Intermezzo From 'Karelia' Suite - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Sibelius)
54 - Dambusters March - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson (Coates)
55 - Overture To 'Susanna's Secret' - Orchestra Filarmonica di Roma conducted by massimo Freccia (Wolf - Ferrari)
56 - Demande Et Reponse from 'Petite Suite de Concert' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by James Walker (Coleridge - Taylor)
57 - March Of The Toys form 'Babes in Toyland' - Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Walker (Herbert)


CD5 Joy And Splendour (Concluded) / Romance And Patriotism (Part 1)


58 - Stars And Stripes Forever - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Sousa)
59 - Berceuse From 'Dolly' Suite - Christian Steiner, Piano, with the RCA Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Faure)
60 - Swan from 'Carnival of the Animals' - London Pops Orchestra conducted by Robert Mandell (Saint - Saens)
61 - Musical Snuffbox - Ronnie Chamberlain, Flute, with the London Promenade orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Liadov)
62 - Zigeunerweisen - Sidney Sax, Violin, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Sarasate)
63 - Autumn Festival form 'The Seasons' - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Glazunov)
64 - Slow Movement From 'Ballet Egyptien' - New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson (Luigni)
65 - Overture To 'The Yeomen of the Guard' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Sullivan)
66 - Meditation From 'Thais' - RCA Italian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rene Leibowitz (Massenet)
67 - Swedish Rhapsody - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Alfven)
68 - Rhapsody On A Theme By Paganini, 18th Variation - R. Lewenthal, Piano, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by George Weldon (Rachmaninov)
69 - Rustle Of Spring - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Sinding)
70 - Love's Joy - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Kreisler)
71 - Pavane For A Dead Princess (excerpt) - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Ravel)
72 - Ritual Fire Dance from 'El Amor Brujo' - New Symphony Orchestra of London conducted by Rene Leibowitz (de Falla)
73 - Pines Of The Appian Way from 'The Pines of Rome' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Rudolf Kempe (Respighi)


CD5 Romance And Patriotism (Concluded) /  Excitement And Enchantment


74 - Galop From 'The Comedians' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin (Kabalevsky)
75 - Marching Song - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Arthur Bliss (Holst)
76 - Folk Songs From Somerset March - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Vaughan Williams)
77 - Touch Her Soft Lips And Part from the film 'Henry V' - RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Gehardt (Walton)
78 - On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring - New Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by William Jackson (Delius)
79 - Hora Staccato - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Dinicu. arr. Heifetz)
80 - Sabre Dance from 'Gayaneh' - London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin (Khachaturian)
81 - Rhapsody In Blue (shortened version) - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Gershwin)
82 - Fireworks - London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Saltkin (Stravinsky)
83 - Finale To 'The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra' - New Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Britten)
84 - Little Train Of The Brazilian Countryman - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Villa - Lobos)
85 - March From 'The Love of Three Oranges' - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Oscar Danon (Prokofiev)
86 - Gypsy Love Waltz - Gilbert Vinter and his Orchestra (Lehár)
87 - Intermezzo From 'Hary Janos' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Douglas Gamley (Kodaly)
88 - Overture To 'Candide' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin (Bernstein)
89 - On The Trail from 'The Grand Canyon' Suite - London Promenade Orchestra conducted by Eric Hammerstein (Grofé)
90 - Sleigh Ride - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Anderson)
91 - Tropical - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Gould)
92 - Simple Gifts from 'Appalachian Spring' - National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Gerhardt (Copland)

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