Waltz Gold: 100 Great Tracks | Decca 4832500

Waltz Gold: 100 Great Tracks


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Label: Decca

Cat No: 4832500

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 6

Release Date: 27th October 2017


From the exuberance of a Viennese ballroom and the Strauss family to the rarefied atmosphere of a Parisian salon and Chopin, to the magic of opera and ballet, and much more, this treasure trove of waltzes performed by some of the world’s greatest artists is a glorious reminder of the world’s most enduring dance.

The set comprises of 6 CDs presented in a stylish capbox with gold foiling accompanied by a 16-page booklet with an introductory note and composer images/illustrations.


J Strauss II - The Blue Danube
Waldteufel - The Skaters Waltz (Les Patineurs)
Lehár - Gold und Silber
Chopin - Waltz in D flat, op.64 no.1 ‘Minute’
Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
Delibes - Coppélia: Valse
J Strauss II - Rosen aus dem Süden
R Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier: Mit mir Waltz
Mignone - Vasle Elegante
Czibulka - Love’s Dream After the Ball
Shostakovich - Jazz Suite no.2: Waltz I
J Strauss II - Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald
Gounod - Faust, Ballet Music: Les Nubiennes, valse
Lehár - The Merry Widow: Valse moderato
Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty: Lilac Fairy Waltz
Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty: Waltz

Verdi - La traviata: Libiamo ne'lieti calici (Brindisi)
Puccini - La bohème: Quando m'en vo' (Musetta’s Waltz)
J Strauss II - Du und Du (based on themes from Die Fledermaus)
Rosas - Über den Wellen (Over the waves)
Chopin - Waltz in A flat, op.34 no.1 ‘Valse brillante’
Delibes - Sylvia: Valse lente
Offenbach - Gaîté Parisienne: Valse
Lecocq - Mam’zelle Angot: Allegro-Valse
Britten - Matinées Musicales: Waltz
J Strauss II - Vienna Blood
J Strauss II - Wine, Women and Song
Fauré - Dolly Suite: Kitty-Valse
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique: Un bal (Valse)
Dvořák - Symphony no.8: Allegretto grazioso – Molto vivace
Brahms - Wiegenlied
Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: December (arr. Orch)
Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Scene and Waltz of the Snowflakes

Shostakovich - Jazz Suite no.2: Waltz
Chopin - Les Sylphides: Valse
Sibelius - Valse triste, op.44
Tchaikovsky - Valse sentimentale
Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings: Walzer - Moderato (Tempo di valse)
J Strauss II - Frühlingsstimmen
Josef Strauss - Village Swallows from Austria
Satie - Je te veux
Offenbach - Gaîté Parisienne: Valse
Adam - Giselle: Pas de deux des jeunes paysans - Valse
Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake: Danse des cygnes - Valse
Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake: Valse (Corps de Ballet)
J Strauss II - Künstlerleben
J Strauss II - Kaiserwalzer
Chopin - Waltz in A flat, op.69 no.1 ‘Farewell’
Khachaturian - Masquerade: Waltz
Prokofiev - Cinderella: Cinderella’s Departure for the Ball

J Strauss II (arr. Tiomkin) - The Great Waltz (Main Title and Wiener Blut Waltzes)
Josef Strauss - Mein Lebenslauf ist Lieb’ und Leben
Ziehrer - Hereinspaziert
Massenet - Valse très lente
Delibes - Coppélia: Fête de la cloche - Introduction, 1) Valse des heures
Chopin - Waltz in A flat, op.42 ‘Grande valse’
Adam - Giselle: Retour des Vendangeurs - No.4(bis) Valse
Glazunov - The Seasons: Summer - Waltz of the Cornflowers and Poppies
J Strauss II - Accelerationen
Herrmann - The Snows of Kilimanjaro: The Memory Waltz
Chopin - Les Sylphides: Valse
J Strauss I - Kettenbrücken-Walzer
Liszt - Valse oubliée no.1
Brahms - Waltz in E
Dvořák - Serenade for Strings: II Tempo di valse
Ivanovici - Donauwellen

J Strauss I - Loreley-Rhein-Klänge
Eduard Strauss - Fesche Geister
Lanner - Marien Walzer
Satie - Valse-Ballet
Novello - The Dancing Years: The Waltz of My Heart
Baynes - Destiny
J Strauss II - Vienna Bonbons
Gounod - La Reine de Saba: Waltz
Tchaikovsky - Symphony no.5: Valse (Allegro moderato)
Glazunov - Orchestral Waltz no.1
Shostakovich - Jazz Suite no.2: Lyric Waltz
Minkus - La Bayadère: Tempo di valse brillante
Minkus - La Bayadère: Tempo di valse
Chopin - Waltz in A flat, op.64 no.3
Chopin - Les Sylphides: Valse
Messager - Les Deux Pigeons: Divertissement - No.3 Valse
Rossini-Respighi - La Boutique fantasque: Valse brilliante

Weber - Invitation to the Dance
J Strauss II - Morgenblätter
Offenbach - Gaîté Parisienne: Valse lente
Dvořák - Waltz in A, op.54 no.1
Chopin - Waltz in B minor, op.69 no.2
Josef Strauss - Sphärenklänge
Lanner - Die Schönbrunner
Vecsey - Valse Triste
Barrios Mangoré - Vals (Waltz), op.8 no.3
Dohnányi - Wedding Waltz (from The Veil of Pierrette)
J Strauss II - Cinderella (arr. Gamley): An der schönen blauen Danube
J Strauss II - Cinderella (arr. Gamley): Tauben-Walzer
Evans - Waltz for Debby
Anderson - The Waltzing Cat
Tchaikovsky/Lennon/McCartney - Beatlecracker Suite: Waltz of the Flowers (From Me To You)
Shostakovich - Sophia Perovskaya: Waltz
Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin: Valse

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