Ultimate Classical Relaxation (Incls 'Air on a G string', Meditation from Thais, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik & Dance of the Hours)

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Ultimate Classical Relaxation (Incls 'Air on a G string', Meditation from Thais, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik & Dance of the Hours)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Kyung Wha Chung (violin) Alicia de Larrocha (piano) / Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

[ Decca / 5 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Tuesday 25 March 2008

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This set includes two CDs devoted to the music of J.S. Bach and one devoted to Tchaikovsky. The remaining two contain a sublime programme of music by Dvorák, Barber, Saint-Saëns, Bruch, Canteloube and many more.

Tracks:

CD1 & 2:
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 1685-1750
1 Air on the G string - Orchestral Suite No.3
2 Beloved Jesu, we are here, arr. Cohen
3 Sinfonia - Christmas Oratorio
4 Siciliano - Oboe Concerto, ed. Hogwood
5 Prelude in E flat minor, arr. Stokowski
6 Jesu, joy of man's desiring, arr. Hess
7 Sarabande - Orchestral Suite No.2
8 Minuet & Badinerie - Orchestral Suite No.2
9 Brandenburg Concerto No.4 First movement: Allegro
10 Sleepers awake, arr. Bantock
11 Sanctify us by thy goodness, arr. Cohen
12 Concerto for oboe and violin Second movement: Adagio
13 Keyboard Concerto in G minor Second movement: Andante
14 Concerto for 2 violins Second movement: Largo ma non tanto
15 Prelude in C major
16 Sheep may safely graze, arr. Münchinger
etc etc

CD3:
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY 1840-1893
1 Romeo and Juliet Love Theme
2 Serenade for Strings Waltz
3 None but the Lonely Heart, arr. Sax
4 Piano Concerto No.1 Second movement: Andantino semplice
5 Souvenir de Florence Second movement: Adagio cantabile e con moto
6 Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy - The Nutcracker
7 String Quartet No.1 Second movement: Andante cantabile
8 Song without Words, op.40 no.6
9 Dance of the Mirlitons - The Nutcracker
10 Elegy for Strings
11 Valse sentimentale arr. Press
12 Suite No.4 "Mozartiana" Third movement: Preghiera
13 Swan Lake Scene and Second Dance of the Queen of the Swans
14 Sleeping Beauty Panorama
15 "Pathetique" Symphony (No.6) Second movement: Allegro con grazia

CD4:
1 Albinoni, arr. Giazotto: Adagio
2 Bruch: Kol Nidrei
3 Mahler: Symphony No.5 Fourth movement: Adagietto
4 Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez Second movement: Adagio*
5 Barber: Adagio for Strings
6 Baermann, attrib. Wagner: Adagio for clarinet and strings
7 Saint-Saëns: The Swan - Carnival of the Animals
8 Dvorák: "New World" Symphony (No.9 in E minor) Second movement: Largo
9 Massenet: Meditation - Thaïs

CD5:
1 Grieg: Morning Mood - Peer Gynt
2 J.S. Bach: Sleepers awake
3 Delius: Daybreak - Florida Suite
4 Segovia: Neblina (Fog)
5 Nielsen: Aladdin's Dream & Dance of the Morning Mist - Aladdin: Suite
6 Johann Strauss II: Morrning Papers
7 Trad., arr. Pearson: Early One Morning
8 Ravel: Daybreak - Daphnis and Chloe
9 Haydn: Symphony No.6 in D major "Morning" Second movement: Adagio - Andante
10 Elgar: Chanson de matin
11 Bruch: Scottish Fantasy Introduction and first movement: Grave - Adagio cantabile
12 Canteloube: Uno jionto postouro - Chants d'Auvergne
13 Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours - La Gioconda