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TRACKLIST

00:00:00
Modest Mussorgsky
A Night on Bald Mountain (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Nazareth, conductor

00:11:51
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt: Act II: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Malmo Chamber Choir
Boys' and Girls' Choruses of the Lund Cultural School
Bjarne Engeset, conductor
Kirsten Braten Berg, vocals
Erik Hivju, vocals
Unni Lovlid, vocals

00:14:39
Camille Saint-Saens
Danse Macabre
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Marc Soustrot, conductor
Marika Faltskogh, violin

00:21:53
Charles-Francois Gounod
Marche Funebre
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Peter Breiner, conductor

00:27:29
Joseph Hellmesberger Jr.
Danse Diabolique
Gottingen Symphony Orchestra
Christian Simonis, conductor

00:33:27
Modest Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition: The Gnome (arr. Ravel)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Nazareth, conductor

00:36:02
Paul Dukas
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Jean, conductor

00:47:23
Franz Schubert
Erlkonig
Tamara Takacs, mezzo-soprano
Jeno Jando, piano

00:51:23
Richard Wagner
The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Halasz, conductor

01:02:13
Giuseppe Verdi
Macbeth: Act III: Tre volte miagola (Witches' Chorus)
Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Coro Lirico Marchigiano V. Bellini
Daniele Callegari, conductor

01:06:14
Anatol Liadov
Baba Yaga
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Gunzenhauser

01:09:20
Hector Berlioz
Symphonie Fantastique: V. Dream of a Witches' Sabbath
San Diego Philharmonic Orchestra
Yoav Talmi, conductor

01:19:16
Edward MacDowell Suite No. 1: I. In a Haunted Forest
Ulster Orchestra
Takuo Yuasa, conductor

01:24:46
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Trio No. 5 "Ghost": II. Largo assai ed espressivo
Jeno Jando, piano
Takako Nishizaki, violin
Csaba Onczay, cello

01:34:42
Josef Suk
A Summer's Tale: IV. In the Power of Phantoms
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Mogrelia, conductor

01:45:34
Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Julia Brown, organ

01:56:03
Silvestre Revueltas
Sensemaya
Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra
Enrique Barrios, conductor

02:02:51
Bela Bartok
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: III. Elegia: Andante non troppo
Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra
Alexander Rahbari, conductor

02:10:20
Felix Mendelssohn
12 Songs: No. 8: Hexenlied (Witches' Song)
Daniel Behle, tenor
Oliver Schnyder, piano

02:12:29
Modest Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition: The Old Castle (arr. Ravel)
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Nazareth, conductor

02:17:13
Gustav Holst
The Planets: VII. Neptune, the Mystic
CSR Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava
Adrian Leaper, conductor

02:24:12
Giacomo Meyerbeer
Robert le Diable: Overture
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Darrell Ang, conductor

02:27:28
Giacomo Puccini
Le Villi: La Tragenda (Witches' Dance)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ondrej Lenard, conductor

02:31:15
Joachim Raff
Aus Thüringen (From Thuringia): III. Dance of the Gnomes and Sylphs
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Kosice
Richard Edlinger, conductor

02:35:00
Frederic Chopin
Piano Sonata No. 2: III. Marche Funebre: Lento
Istvan Szekely, piano

02:44:25
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird: Berceuse (Lullaby)
Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra
Alexander Rahbari, conductor

02:48:40
Joachim Raff
Symphony No. 8: II. In der Walpurgisnacht
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Kosice
Urs Schneider, conductor

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