Karajan, Herbert von

100 Best Relaxing Classics

Compact Disc
4 Jun 2007

Barcode: 0094638903222

Composer: Various
Other participants: Maria Callas * Neville Marriner * Yehudi Menuhin * Andrei Gavrilov * Riccardo Muti * Herbert von Karajan * James Galway * Sabine Meyer * Jacqueline du Pré * Jessye Norman * Simon Rattle * Martha Argerich * a.o.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Cantata No. 208 'Sheep may safely graze' (arr. Marinner)  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Ian Watson/Sir 
02 Canon in D (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
03 Air: Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-F 
04 II. Largo: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297 'L'inverno/Winter' (Op.8 No. 4)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Alberto Lysy 
05 Aria: Ombra mai fu: Serse  - Gérard Lesne/Il Seminario Musicale 
06 III. Larghetto e piano: Concerto Grosso in B Minor, Op.6 No. 12 (1999 Digital Remaster)  - Bath Festival Orchestra/Yehudi Menuhin 
07 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (from Cantata No. 147) (1989 Digital Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Academy of St M 
08 Sarabande from Keyboard Suite No.11 in D minor (opening) (1996 Digital Remaster)  - Andrei Gavrilov 
09 II. Largo: Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056  - Andrei Gavrilov/Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields 
10 II. Andante: Concerto in G Major for 2 mandolines & strings, RV 532  - Giovanni Scaramuzzino/Sonia Maurer/Europa Galante/ 
11 II. Largo ma non tanto: Double Violin Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1043  - Jonathan Rees/Jane Murdoch/Scottish Ensemble 
12 Lascia Ch'io Pianga  - Izzy 
13 Dance of the Blessed Spirits (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
14 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers, Wake!) - Extract (aus Kantate BWV 140) (1995 Remaster)  - Süddeutscher Madrigalchor/Consortium Musicum/Wolfg 
15 Air from Water Music Suite No.1  - Riccardo Muti/Berliner Philharmoniker 
16 II. Largo: Guitar Concerto in D Major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Digital Remaster)  - Sharon Isbin/Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/Lawr 
17 II Adagio (opening) (1989 Digital Remaster): Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029  - Jordi Savall/Ton Koopman 
18 Adagio in G Minor (excerpt) (1986 - Remaster)  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
Disc 2 
01 II. Romanze (Andante): Serenade No. 13 in G, K.525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (1997 - Remaster)  - Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin-in-the-F 
02 Andantino from Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K.299 (extract) (1985 - Remaster)  - James Galway/Fritz Helmis/Berliner Philharmoniker/ 
03 Soave sia il vento: Così fan tutte, K.588  - Wiener Philharmoniker/Riccardo Muti/Margaret Marsh 
04 I. Tema con variazoni: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A, K.331  - Andrei Gavrilov 
05 Un' aura amorosa: Così fan tutte, K.588  - John Aler/Bernard Haitink/London Philharmonic Orch 
06 II. Romanze (excerpt): Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K.466 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Annie Fischer/Sir Adrian Boult/Philharmonia Orches 
07 No. 20: Duettino: Sull'aria ... Che soave zeffiretto (Contessa/Susanna): Le nozze di Figaro, K.492, Act III  - Gianna Rolandi/Dame Felicity Lott/London Philharmo 
08 II. Larghetto: Quintett für Klarinette, 2 Violinen, Viola und Violoncello A-dur KV 581  - Sabine Meyer/Wiener Streichsextett 
09 Ave verum corpus, K.618  - Swedish Radio Choir/Stockholm Chamber Choir/Berlin 
10 III. Adagio: Serenade No. 10 in B Flat, K.361 'Gran Partita'  - London Philharmonic Orchestra Wind Ensemble 
11 I. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt): Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor, Op.27 No. 2 'Moonlight'  - Dame Moura Lympany 
12 Minuet in G, WoO 10 No. 2  - Dame Moura Lympany 
13 Adagio From The Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major. Op.73 ''The Emperor''  - Julia Thornton 
14 II. Adagio cantabile: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op.13 'Pathétique'  - Stephen Kovacevich 
15 Für Elise  - Dame Moura Lympany 
16 V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn): Symphony No. 6 in F, Op.68 'Pastoral'  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
Disc 3 
01 II. Andante: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K.467  - Stephen Hough/Hallé Orchestra/Bryden Thomson 
02 Casta Diva: Norma (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Tullio Serafin/Maria Callas/Coro e Orchestra del T 
03 Aria: 'Goldberg' Variations, BWV 988 (Aria with divers variations)  - Maria Tipo 
04 Miserere a 9 (vv.1-4 & 17-20)  - Timothy Beasley-Murray/Gerald Finley/Choir of King 
05 Stabat Mater dolorosa: Stabat Mater  - Lesley Garrett/Paul Daniel/London Session Orchestr 
06 II. Adagio (opening): String Quintet in C, D.956 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Hungarian Quartet/Laszlo Varga 
07 II. Adagio: Konzert für Klarinette und Orchester A-dur KV 622 · Rekonstruierte Fassung für Bassettklarinette  - Various Artists 
08 II. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt): Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op.18  - Cécile Ousset/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham 
09 Cavatina  - Manuel Barrueco With Steve Morse 
10 IV. Adagietto (conclusion) (1988 Digital Remaster): Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor  - Sir John Barbirolli/New Philharmonia Orchestra 
11 Adagio for Strings, Op.11  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy 
12 The Heart Asks Pleasure First/The Promise (Edit)  - Michael Nyman 
13 Any Other Name (American Beauty)  - Nikolaj Bloch/Sally Herbert 
14 Schindler's List - Theme  - Tasmin Little/New World Philharmonic/Iain Sutherla 
15 Gabriel's Oboe  - Ennio Morricone 
16 Memories of the Alhambra  - Christopher Parkening 
17 My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from the movie Titanic)  - Orchestra/David Abel 
Disc 4 
01 Entr'acte, Act III (Intermezzo): Carmen  - Orchestre National de France/Seiji Ozawa 
02 Méditation: Thaïs  - Hans Kalafusz/Sir Neville Marriner 
03 Cantique de Jean Racine, Op.11  - Winchester Cathedral Choir/David Hill/Stephen Farr 
04 Nocturne (from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61)  - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Sir Charles 
05 VII. In Paradisum: Requiem, Op.48 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Chilcott/John Carol Case/Choir of King's Co 
06 The Swan (Le Cygne)  - Han-Na Chang/Leonard Slatkin/Philharmonia Orchestr 
07 III. Adagio: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op.85 (1997 - Remaster)  - Jacqueline du Pré/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Jo 
08 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op.26 - II. Adagio (opening) (1997 - Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Walter Sussk 
09 Prelude (Morning): Peer Gynt  - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Mar 
10 Pavane, Op.50 (orch. version, 1887) (1997 - Remaster)  - Gareth Morris/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir David 
11 II. Andante (excerpt): Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - Yehudi Menuhin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Efrem Kurtz 
12 Flower Duet: Lakmé (Act I) (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Mady Mesplé/Danielle Millet/Orchestre du Théâtre N 
13 Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op.95 'From the New World' - II. Largo (opening)  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
14 Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour (Nicklausse, Giulietta, Chorus): Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act IV  - Ann Murray/Jessye Norman/Brussels National Opera C 
15 IX. Nimrod: Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 'Enigma' (1986 Digital Remaster)  - London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
16 Song to the Moon (Act I): Rusalka  - Lucia Popp/Münchner Rundfunkorchester/Stefan Solte 
17 Intermezzo (Orchestra): Cavalleria Rusticana (1987 - Remaster)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
Disc 5 
01 Variation XVIII (Andante cantabile, a tempo vivace): Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43  - Cécile Ousset/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr 
02 I Berceuse: Dolly, six pièces pour piano à quatre mains, Op.56  - Jean-Philippe Collard 
03 Nocturne No. 2 in E Flat, Op.9 No. 2 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - John Ogdon 
04 Liebestraum No. 3 in A Flat (1988 Digital Remaster)  - John Ogdon 
05 Berceuse in D Flat, Op.57  - Peter Donohoe 
06 II. Adagio: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16  - Cécile Ousset/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Nevill 
07 Träumerei (No. 7 of Kinderszenen Op. 15)  - Dame Moura Lympany 
08 Etude in E Major, Op.10 No. 3 (1990 Digital Remaster)  - John Ogdon 
09 Waltz in A Flat Major, Op. 39 No. 15  - Dame Moura Lympany 
10 II. Romance: Larghetto: Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, Op.11  - Martha Argerich/Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal/ 
11 La fille aux cheveux de lin from Préludes Book I  - Dame Moura Lympany 
12 Prelude No. 15 in D flat 'Raindrop' (Sostenuto): Preludes  - Dmitri Alexeev 
13 Sooner Or Later (Live)  - Bernadette Peters 
14 1. Lent et douloureux: Trois Gymnopédies  - Anne Queffélec 
15 No.1: Lent: Six Gnossiennes  - Anne Queffélec 
16 Clair de lune: Suite bergamasque  - Dame Moura Lympany 
17 Second movement: Andante: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F  - Dmitri Alexeev/English Chamber Orchestra/Jerzy Mak 
Disc 6 
01 Agnus Dei  - Karl Jenkins 
02 In trutina: Carmina Burana  - Janice Watson/James Bowman/Donald Maxwell/Bournemo 
03 Fantasia on Greensleeves (1986 Digital Remaster)  - Sinfonia of London/Sir John Barbirolli 
04 Baïlèro (Series 1, No.2): Chants d'Auvergne  - Arleen Augér/English Chamber Orchestra/Yan Pascal 
05 Ashokan Farewell  - Nashville Chamber Orchestra/Paul Gambill 
06 3. Pie Jesu (Edward Saklatvala, treble): Requiem  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sinfonia of Lon 
07 II. Adagio: Concierto de Aranjuez  - Julian Bream/Sir Simon Rattle 
08 Pie Jesu: Requiem  - Jane Gilchrist/Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Kir 
09 Romance from the Gadfly  - Tasmin Little/Piers Lane 
10 The Crying Game (Instrumental)  - Anne Dudley 
11 Brezairola (from Chants de Auvergne)  - Lesley Garrett/Marcia Crayford/Jonathan Williams/P 
12 The Lark Ascending (opening) (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Hugh Bean/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Adrian Bo 
13 Six Beatles Impressions [Mvt III] (Michelle  - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra 
14 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening) (1985 Digital Remaster)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 
15 Venus, the Bringer of Peace: The Planets, Op.32 (1987 - Remaster)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Adrian Boult 


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