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Gentle Dreams - The Best Of Julian Lloyd Webber


Release Date: 01/13/2004 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 4761296   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Julian Lloyd WebberGeorge GershwinJohann Sebastian BachJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Pamela ChowhanJulian Lloyd WebberJohn LenehanJohn Lenahan,   ... 
Conductor:  Nicholas CleoburyJames JuddSir Neville MarrinerYan Pascal Tortelier,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraArcadian EnsembleAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 33 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Kheira's Theme by Julian Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Pamela Chowhan (Keyboards), Pamela Chowhan (Programming), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pam Chowhan 
2. Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: C. Palmer 
3. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
4. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
5. Canciones para niños: Canción de cuna para dormir a un negrito by Xavier Montsalvatge
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6. Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7. Dolly, Op. 56: no 1, Berceuse by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  John Lenahan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8. Bachianas brasileiras no 4 for Orchestra by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Dave Grusin (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Lee Ritenour (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1936; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Dave Grusin 
9. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: C. Palmer 
10. Song for Baba by Julian Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Pamela Chowhan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pam Chowhan 
11. Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 23 Secs. 
12. Your Song by Elton John
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Elton John (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arcadian Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
13. Ave Maria by Giulio Caccini
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
14. Briggs Fair by Traditional
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: C. Palmer 
15. Nocturne by Evert Taube
Performer:  Sven-Bertil Taube (Guitar), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: C. Palmer 
16. Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
17. Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
18. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
19. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
20. Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 1st movement, Adagio-Moderato by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 15 Secs. 
21. Jackie's Song by Julian Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Concert Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Julian Lloyd Webber and Pam Chowhan 
22. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
23. Shepherd's Lullaby by Thomas James Hewitt
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Pamela Chowhan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pam Chowhan 
24. Un après-midi by Vangelis
Performer:  Vangelis (Synthesizer), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: C. Palmer 
25. Adagio in G major, BWV 968 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Julian Lloyd Webber 
26. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: C. Palmer 
27. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
28. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: C. Palmer 
29. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
30. Lullaby, Op. 57 no 2 by Cyril Scott
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
31. Sea murmurs, Op. 24a by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an arragement of a previously existing song by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, taken from his cycle of Shakespeare Songs.
Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
32. Gentle Dreams by Dave Heath
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
33. Phantom of the Opera: Music of the Night by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
34. Requiem: Pie Jesu by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
35. Variations for Cello: Variations I-IV by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: D. Cullen 
36. Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E flat major, BWV 1031 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), Lee Ritenour (Guitar), Dave Grusin (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1734; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Dave Grusin 
37. Duo for Violin and Cello by Rolf Lovland
Performer:  Fionnuala Sherry (Violin), Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Steven Mercurio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dublin RTE Concert Orchestra,  National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland,  Secret Garden
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
38. The girl from Ipanema by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bossa Nova
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; Brazil 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pam Chowhan and Julian Lloyd Webber 

Sound Samples

The Girl from Ipanema
Kheira's Theme
Porgy and Bess / Act 2: Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Duo
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: Air on the G string
Méditation de Thaïs
Siciliana
Canción de cuna para dormir a un negrito (Cradle Song)
Lullaby, Op.57/2
Beau Soir
Dolly, Op.56: 1. Berceuse
The Phantom Of The Opera: Music Of The Night
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4: Preludio
Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune
Sea Murmurs
Song for Baba
Gentle Dreams
Requiem: Pie Jesu
Kol Nidrei, Op.47 - Adagio on Hebrew Melodies for Cello and Orchestra (Adagio ma non troppo)
Your Song
Ave Maria
Brigg Fair
Nocturne
Gypsy Melodies, Op.55, No.4 - Songs My Mother Taught Me
Chanson de Matin, Op.15, No.2
Panis Angelicus
Elégie, Op.24
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85: 1. Adagio - Moderato
Jackie's Song
Ave Maria: arr. from Bach's Prelude No.1 BWV 846
Shepherd's Lullaby
Un après-midi
Arioso (Adagio in G) from Cantata BWV 156
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Le Cygne
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147: 10. Choral: "Jesus bleibet meine Freude"
Variations: Variations I-IV
The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee

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