Waltz Gold: 50 Great Tracks | Decca 4832499

Waltz Gold: 50 Great Tracks


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Label: Decca

Cat No: 4832499

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

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.

3 CDs presented in a gold foiled digipack with track-listing behind clear trays.

The Strauss Faimly
The Blue DanubeWine, Women and SongRoses from the SouthEmperor WaltzVillage Swallows from AustriaMusic of the Spheres and more

Ballet & Opera
Swan LakeThe NutcrackerThe Sleeping BeautyGiselleCoppéliaCinderellaGaité ParisienneLa traviataLa bohèmeDer Rosenkavalier and more

Popular Waltzes for the Piano
Chopin • Brahms • Fauré • Satie and others

Shostakovich’s The Second Waltz • Sibelius’s Valse Triste • Waldteufel’s The Skaters Waltz • and music by Adam, Delibes, Glazunov, Khachaturian, Rosas, Weber, and others

Artists include
Ashkenazy • Bauer-Theussl • Bonynge • Boskovsky • Chailly • Davis • Dohnányi • Järvi • Katchen • Previn • Rieu


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

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