Dances of Old Vienna
Willi Boskovsky; I Musici
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4826152
Barcode
00028948261529
Format
2-CD
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CD 1
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Kontretanz in C major, ‘La Bataille’, KV 535
2 Menuette, KV 604
5 Kontretänze ‘Non piu andrai’, KV 609

JOHANN STRAUSS I
Jugendfeuer-Galopp, Op. 9

JOHANN STRAUSS II
Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 114

FRANZ SCHUBERT
4 Walzer
4 Ecossaisen

JOSEF STRAUSS
Die guten alten Zeiten – Walzer, Op. 26

JOHANN STRAUSS I
Indianer-Galopp, Op. 111
Tivoli-Rutsch-Walzer, Op. 39
Exeter-Polka, Op. 249

JOSEF LANNER
Pesther-Walzer, Op. 93

FRANZ SCHUBERT
4 Walzer & 2 Ecossaisen

JOSEF LANNER
Jägers Lust – Galopp, Op. 82

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
6 Deutsche Tänze, KV 567

CD 2
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
12 Kontretänze, WoO 14
Deutsche Tänze, WoO 8 (Nos. 2, 3 & 8)
Mödlinger Tänze, WoO 17
Violin Romance No. 1
Violin Romance No. 2

FRANZ SCHUBERT
Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in A major, D.438*
Five Minuets and Six Trios, D.89*

Wiener Mozart Ensemble (CD1: 1–3, 14)
Boskovsky Ensemble (CD1: 4–13)
Willi Boskovsky, violin/conductor
Felix Ayo, violin
I Musici (CD2: 6–11)

*FIRST RELEASE ON CD

Recording information

Recording Producers: Erik Smith (CD1); Christopher Raeburn (CD2: 1–5); Vittorio Negri (CD2: 6–11)
Balance Engineers: Gordon Parry (CD1: 1–3, 14); Gordon Parry, James Lock (CD1: 4–13); James Lock (CD2: 1–5); Hans Lauterslager, Ko Witteveen (CD2: 6–11)
Recording Locations: Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, 23 March 1964 (CD1: 14), April 1965 (CD1: 1, 3), March 1966 (CD1: 2), 20–23 March & 7–10 November 1967 (CD1: 4–13), 10, 11 & 13 June 1969 (CD2: 1–5); Bachzaal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 29 June–10 July 1961 (CD2: 6–11)

Reviews

‘Of the many Willi Boskovsky recordings devoted to the music of the Viennese waltz masters, this is particularly interesting… The performance is excellent, and the sound full and lively.’ Fanfare (Dances of Old Vienna)