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Fifty Shades Of Grey: The Classical Album

Fifty Shades Of Grey: The Classical Album / Var
Release Date: 09/11/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 78466   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiJohann PachelbelThomas TallisFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Samson FrançoisArleen AugérPeter BarleyJosé Luis Garcia,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo MutiSir Neville MarrinerYan Pascal TortelierStephen Cleobury,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cellos of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (CellosLes Violons du Roy
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
La traviata: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
2.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
3.
Spem in alium by Thomas Tallis
Period: Renaissance 
Written: after 1559; England 
Length: 9 Minutes 44 Secs. 
4.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Samson François (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
5.
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 1 - no 2, Baïlèro by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Arleen Augér (Voice), Arleen Augér ()
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 1 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Samson François (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
7.
Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Peter Barley (Organ), José Luis Garcia (Violin)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
8.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
9.
Aria (Cantilena), for voice & piano (arranged from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5/1), A. 389/1 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Voice), Barbara Hendricks ()
Conductor:  Enrique Bátiz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cellos of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Cellos
Period: Modern 
Written: 1938; Brazil 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
11.
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis: Opening by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1910; England 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
12.
Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alexandre Tharaud (Piano)
Conductor:  Bernard Labadie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Violons du Roy
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
13.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maria Tipo (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
14.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Danielle Millet (), Danielle Millet (Voice), Mady Mesplé (),
Mady Mesplé (Voice)
Conductor:  Alain Lombard
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Lakmé (Act I) (1987 Digital Remaster): Flower Duet
Keyboard Concerto in D Minor BWV 974: II Adagio
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (for soprano and 8 cellos): I. Aria (Cantilena): Adagio
La traviata: Preludio
Canon in D (1997 - Remaster)
Spem in Alium
Prélude No.4 en mi mineur Op.28 (Remasterisé en 1995)
Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op.18: II. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt)
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening) (1985 Digital Remaster)
Chants d'Auvergne: Baïlèro (Series 1, No.2)
Nocturne No.1 en si bémol mineur Op.9 No.1 (Remasterisé en 1995)
Requiem, Op.48: In Paradisum
Aria from Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
La fille aux cheveux de lin from Préludes Book I
Cantata No. 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' BWV147: Choral: Jesu bleibe meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)

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 romance January 2, 2013 By Deirdre D. (Edgartown, MA) See All My Reviews "This is a brilliant CD. Very relaxing and diverse. Excellent selection of classical music." Report Abuse
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