50 BEST

50 Best Relaxing Classics

3 Compact Disc
1 Mar 2010

Barcode: 5099945754722

Composer: Various

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
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 2 
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 3 
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 


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