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Top 50 Favourite Classical Chillout Tunes


Release Date: 03/26/2013 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 94659  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAntonín DvorákCamille Saint-SaënsFranz Schubert,   ... 
Performer:  Klára WürtzSara CrombachWladislav WarenbergAlexander Goldenweiser,   ... 
Conductor:  Dirk VermeulenPaavo JärviRoy GoodmanGil Sharon,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prima La MusicaRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraHanover Band,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A classical TOP 50, aiming at a public not specifically acquainted with classical music: young urban people with an open mind, who will enjoy the classics in a relaxed and “cool” atmosphere, where music is part of their lifestyle. A classical TOP 50, aiming at a public not specifically acquainted with classical music: young urban people with an open mind, who will enjoy the classics in a relaxed and “cool” atmosphere, where music is part of their lifestyle. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Klára Würtz (Piano)
Conductor:  Dirk Vermeulen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prima La Musica
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 1st movement, Adagio-Allegro molto by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Paavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
3.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Sara Crombach (Piano), Wladislav Warenberg (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
4.
Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Roy Goodman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hanover Band
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
6.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Gil Sharon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amati Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 4, The Old Castle by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alexander Warenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
8.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
9.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marc Grauwels (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wallonie Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emmy Verhey (Violin)
Conductor:  Hans Vonk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Jaap Van Zweden
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
12.
Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Gil Sharon (Violin), Idith Zvi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
13.
Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 3rd movement, Elégie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Gil Sharon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amati Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
14.
Concerto for Clarinet no 1 in F minor, J 114/Op. 73: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1811; Munich, Germany 
15.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Misha Goldstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
16.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Borika Van Den Booren (Violin)
Conductor:  Eduardo Marturet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
17.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 2, Death of Ase by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
19.
Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163: 2nd movement, Adagio by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
20.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Serenade for Winds no 10 in B flat major, K 361 (370a) "Gran Partita": 3rd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Alexander Schneider
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Derek Han (Piano)
Conductor:  Paul Freeman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Misha Goldstein (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Consort of London
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
25.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
26.
Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956: 2nd mvt, Adagio by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brandis String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
27.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
28.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
29.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6: 2nd movement, Adagio espressivo by Niccolň Paganini
Performer:  Alexandre Dubach (Violin)
Conductor:  Michel Sasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1817 
30.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Rudolf Barshai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
31.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Paolo Giacometti (Piano)
Conductor:  Arie Van Beek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Young Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
32.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Misha Goldstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
33.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Haakon Austbö (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
34.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
35.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Enrico Casazza (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Magnifica Comunitŕ
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
36.
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 3, Mélodie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Borika Van Den Booren (Violin)
Conductor:  Roman Kofman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kiev Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
37.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa č amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sigiswald Kuijken
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Petite Bande
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
38.
Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Pieter-Jan Leusink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Holland Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
39.
Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227: Jesu, meine Freude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Pieter-Jan Leusink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Holland Boys Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
40.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Robin Williams (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
41.
Stabat Mater: Stabat Mater dolorosa by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer:  Angharad Gruffydd Jones (Soprano), Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Timothy Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; Pozzuoli, Italy 
42.
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pamela Heuvelmans (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nicol Matt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mannheim Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
43.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikŕ...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
44.
Sicilienne for Cello and Piano, Op. 78 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Marc Grauwels (Flute)
Conductor:  André Vandernoot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian Radio and Television Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
45.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Derek Han (Piano)
Conductor:  Paul Freeman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
46.
Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618: Ave verum corpus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
47.
Berceuse for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 16 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Marc Grauwels (Flute)
Conductor:  André Vandernoot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian Radio and Television Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; France 
48.
Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Timora Rosler (Cello)
Conductor:  Dwight Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zilina State Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
49.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 49: 2nd movement, Andante con moto tranquillo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Joan Berkhemer (Violin), Klára Würtz (Piano), Nadia David (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
50.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Nicola Wemyss (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jed Wentz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Musica ad Rhenum
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 

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