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VA – The Most Relaxing Classical Album In The World (1997) [MP3]

VA – The Most Relaxing Classical Album In The World (1997) [MP3]

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Genre: Instrumental, Classical
Year: 1997
Country: EMI
Audio codec: MP3
Riptype: tracks
Bitrate: 320 kbps
Playtime: 03:34:09 min
Site: plixid.com
Tracklist:

Disc 1:
1. Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068/Air ‘on the G String’
2. Peer Gynt Incidental Music, Op. 23/Morning
3. Canon in D
4. Cantata No. 147/Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
5. Gymnopedie No. 1
6. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C ‘Elvira Madigan’, K. 467/2. Andante
7. Lakme/Viens, Mallika
8. Requiem, Op. 48/In Paradisum
9. Suite Bergamasque/Clair de Lune
10. Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64/2. Andante
11. Carnival of the Animals/The Swan
12. Symphony No. 3 ‘Symphony of Sorrowful Songs’/2. Lento E Largo – Tranqui
13. Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K. 299/2. Andantino
14. Four Seasons. Concerto No. 4 in F Minor ‘Winter’/2. Largo
15. ‘Enigma’ Variations, Op. 36/Nimrod
16. Blow the Wind – Pie Jesu
17. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini/Variation 18
18. Pavane, Op. 50

Detailed Work Information
Disc: 1
1.
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 Air ‘on the G string’
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
2.
Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23 Morning
Composed by Edvard Grieg
with Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
3.
Canon and gigue, for 3 violins & continuo in D major, T. 337 Canon
Composed by Johann Pachelbel
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
4.
Cantata No. 147, “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben,” BWV 147 (BC A174) Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by David Willcocks
5.
Gymnopedie for piano No.1
Composed by Erik Satie
Conducted by Louis Fremaux
6.
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major (”Elvira Madigan”) K. 467 Andante
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
with Stephen Hough
Conducted by Bryden Thomson
7.
Lakme, opera Viens, Mallika
Composed by Leo Delibes
with Mady Mesple, Danielle Millet
Conducted by Alain Lombard
8.
Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48 In Paradisum
Composed by Gabriel Faure
Conducted by David Willcocks
9.
Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3
Composed by Claude Debussy
with Dame Moura Lympany
10.
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 Andante
Composed by Felix Mendelssohn
with Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted by Efrem Kurtz
11.
The Swan (from “Carnival of the Animals”), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements
Composed by Camille Saint-Saens
with Osian Ellis, Jacqueline du Pre
12.
Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 (”Symphony of Sorrowful Songs”) Lento e largo – Tranquillissimo
Composed by Henryk Gorecki
with Osian Ellis, Jacqueline du Pre
13.
Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c) Andantino
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
with James Galway, Fritz Helmis
Conducted by Herbert von Karajan
14.
Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor (”L’inverno,” The Four Seasons; “Il cimento” No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297 Unspecified excerpt
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
with Yehudi Menuhin, Lysy Gstaad
Conducted by Alberto Lysy
15.
Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36 Nimrod
Composed by Edward Elgar
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
16.
Blow the Wind–Pie Jesu
Composed by Jocelyn Pook
with Melanie Pappenheim, Jocelyn Pook, Kathleen Ferrier
17
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), in A minor for piano & orchestra, Op. 43 Variation 18
Composed by Sergey Rachmaninov
with Cecile Ousset
Conducted by Simon Rattle
18.
Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50
Composed by Gabriel Faure
with Gareth Morris
Conducted by David Willcocks
Disc: 2
1.
Cantata No. 140, “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme,” BWV 140 (BC A166) Zion hort die Wachter singen (Sleepers, wake!)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
with Consortium Musicum
Conducted by Wolfgang Gonnenwein
2.
Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni)
Composed by Tomaso Albinoni
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
3.
Minuet in A major, arrangements (after String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5 [aka Op. 13/5], G. 275)
Composed by Luigi Boccherini
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
4.
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 Largo
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
with Andrei Gavrilov
Conducted by Neville Marriner
5.
Meditation, violin & orchestra version and various arrangements (from opera “Thais”)
Composed by Jules Massenet
with Hans Kalafusz
Conducted by Neville Marriner
6.
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor (”Moonlight”), Op. 27/2 Adagio sostenuto
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
with Dame Moura Lympany
7.
Les contes d’Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts Belle nuit, o nuit d’amour (Barcacarolle)
Composed by Jacques Offenbach
with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Jeannine Collard
Conducted by Andre Cluytens
8.
Double Mandolin Concerto, for 2 mandolins, strings & continuo in G major, RV 532 Andante
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
with Barrington Pheloung, Nigel North
9.
Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 Adagio (excerpt)
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
with Jack Brymer
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
10.
Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act Intermezzo
Composed by Pietro Mascagni
Conducted by Riccardo Muti
11.
Serenade for string orchestra in E major, B. 52 (Op. 22) Moderato
Composed by Antonin Dvorak
Conducted by Christopher Warren-Green
12.
Vivaldi – Concerto For Two Mandolins
Composed by Vivaldi
with Montserrat Caballe
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras
13.
Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera “Sir John In Love”)
Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams
with The City of London Sinfonia
Conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
14.
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 Adagio sostenuto
Composed by Sergey Rachmaninov
with Cecile Ousset
Conducted by Simon Rattle
15.
Nocturne for string orchestra (arranged by Malcolm Sargent from String Quartet No. 2)
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
16.
Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar & orchestra Adagio
Composed by Joaquin Rodrigo
with Julian Bream
17.
Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
Composed by Samuel Barber
Conducted by Eugene Ormandy
18.
Carmen, opera, overtures & intermezzi for orchestra Entr’acte to Act III
Composed by Georges Bizet
Conducted by Seiji Ozawa

Disc 2
1. Cantata No. 140 (Sleepers, Wake!)/Zion Hort Die Wachter Singen
2. Adagio in G Minor
3. String Quintet in E, Op. 13/5/Minuet
4. Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1056/2. Largo
5. Thais/Meditation
6. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor ‘Moonlight’, Op. 27/2/1. Adagio So
7. Contes d’Hoffmann/Belle Nuit, O Nuit d’Amour (Barcarolle)
8. Concerto for Two Mandolins in G, RV 532/2. Andante
9. Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622/2. Adagio (Opening)
10. Cavalleria Rusticana/Intermezzo
11. String Serenade, Op. 22/1. Moderato
12. Gianni Schicchi/O Mio Babbino Caro
13. Sir John in Love/Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’
14. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18/2. Adagio Sostenuto (Opening)
15. String Quartet No. 2 in D#/Nocturne
16. Concierto de Aranjuez/2. Adagio (Opening)
17. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11a
18. Carmen/Act 3. Entr’acte

Detailed Work Information
Disc: 2
1.
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 Air ‘on the G string’
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
2.
Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23 Morning
Composed by Edvard Grieg
with Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
3.
Canon and gigue, for 3 violins & continuo in D major, T. 337 Canon
Composed by Johann Pachelbel
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
4.
Cantata No. 147, “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben,” BWV 147 (BC A174) Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by David Willcocks
5.
Gymnopedie for piano No.1
Composed by Erik Satie
Conducted by Louis Fremaux
6.
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major (”Elvira Madigan”) K. 467 Andante
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
with Stephen Hough
Conducted by Bryden Thomson
7.
Lakme, opera Viens, Mallika
Composed by Leo Delibes
with Mady Mesple, Danielle Millet
Conducted by Alain Lombard
8.
Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48 In Paradisum
Composed by Gabriel Faure
Conducted by David Willcocks
9.
Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3
Composed by Claude Debussy
with Dame Moura Lympany
10.
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 Andante
Composed by Felix Mendelssohn
with Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted by Efrem Kurtz
11.
The Swan (from “Carnival of the Animals”), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements
Composed by Camille Saint-Saens
with Osian Ellis, Jacqueline du Pre
12.
Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 (”Symphony of Sorrowful Songs”) Lento e largo – Tranquillissimo
Composed by Henryk Gorecki
with Osian Ellis, Jacqueline du Pre
13.
Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c) Andantino
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
with James Galway, Fritz Helmis
Conducted by Herbert von Karajan
14.
Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor (”L’inverno,” The Four Seasons; “Il cimento” No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297 Unspecified excerpt
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
with Yehudi Menuhin, Lysy Gstaad
Conducted by Alberto Lysy
15.
Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36 Nimrod
Composed by Edward Elgar
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
16.
Blow the Wind–Pie Jesu
Composed by Jocelyn Pook
with Melanie Pappenheim, Jocelyn Pook, Kathleen Ferrier
17
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), in A minor for piano & orchestra, Op. 43 Variation 18
Composed by Sergey Rachmaninov
with Cecile Ousset
Conducted by Simon Rattle
18.
Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50
Composed by Gabriel Faure
with Gareth Morris
Conducted by David Willcocks
Disc: 2
1.
Cantata No. 140, “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme,” BWV 140 (BC A166) Zion hort die Wachter singen (Sleepers, wake!)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
with Consortium Musicum
Conducted by Wolfgang Gonnenwein
2.
Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni)
Composed by Tomaso Albinoni
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
3.
Minuet in A major, arrangements (after String Quintet in E major, Op.11/5 [aka Op. 13/5], G. 275)
Composed by Luigi Boccherini
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
4.
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 Largo
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
with Andrei Gavrilov
Conducted by Neville Marriner
5.
Meditation, violin & orchestra version and various arrangements (from opera “Thais”)
Composed by Jules Massenet
with Hans Kalafusz
Conducted by Neville Marriner
6.
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor (”Moonlight”), Op. 27/2 Adagio sostenuto
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
with Dame Moura Lympany
7.
Les contes d’Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts Belle nuit, o nuit d’amour (Barcacarolle)
Composed by Jacques Offenbach
with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Jeannine Collard
Conducted by Andre Cluytens
8.
Double Mandolin Concerto, for 2 mandolins, strings & continuo in G major, RV 532 Andante
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
with Barrington Pheloung, Nigel North
9.
Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 Adagio (excerpt)
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
with Jack Brymer
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
10.
Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act Intermezzo
Composed by Pietro Mascagni
Conducted by Riccardo Muti
11.
Serenade for string orchestra in E major, B. 52 (Op. 22) Moderato
Composed by Antonin Dvorak
Conducted by Christopher Warren-Green
12.
Vivaldi – Concerto For Two Mandolins
Composed by Vivaldi
with Montserrat Caballe
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras
13.
Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera “Sir John In Love”)
Composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams
with The City of London Sinfonia
Conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
14.
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 Adagio sostenuto
Composed by Sergey Rachmaninov
with Cecile Ousset
Conducted by Simon Rattle
15.
Nocturne for string orchestra (arranged by Malcolm Sargent from String Quartet No. 2)
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conducted by Neville Marriner
16.
Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar & orchestra Adagio
Composed by Joaquin Rodrigo
with Julian Bream
17.
Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
Composed by Samuel Barber
Conducted by Eugene Ormandy
18.
Carmen, opera, overtures & intermezzi for orchestra Entr’acte to Act III
Composed by Georges Bizet
Conducted by Seiji Ozawa

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