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The Best Of The Most Relaxing Classical Music


Release Date: 01/10/2006 
Label:  Denon Records   Catalog #: 17585   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann PachelbelJohann Sebastian BachClaude DebussyCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4. Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
5. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 12 Minutes 27 Secs. 
8. Morceaux (2) for Piano, Op. 10: no 1, Nocturne by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
10. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
11. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
12. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 1st movement, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 10 Minutes 48 Secs. 
13. Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
14. Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 6, Andante sostenuto "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
15. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 

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