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Ultimate Classical - Chill Out


Release Date: 11/14/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000766202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Claude DebussyFrédéric ChopinEdvard GriegSir Edward Elgar,   ... 
Performer:  Joseph CooperRadu LupuIlana VeredAlicia De Larrocha
Conductor:  Bernard HerrmannStanley BlackRaymond AgoultRichard Bonynge,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraNew Symphony Orchestra of London,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Suisse Romande Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Suisse Romande Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Bernard Herrmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
2.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Joseph Cooper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
3.
Lyric Pieces (6) for piano, Book 5, Op. 54: Trolltog (Allegro moderato) by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889-1891; Norway 
4.
Dream Children, Op. 43 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Raymond Agoult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; England 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
6.
La Navarraise: Nocturne by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
8.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ilana Vered (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
9.
Much Ado about Nothing, Op. 11: no 4, Intermezzo "Garden Scene" by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Conductor:  Josef Sakonov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1919; Vienna, Austria 
10.
La Vierge: Dernier sommeil de la Vierge by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Raymond Agoult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
11.
Lyric Pieces (6) for piano, Book 5, Op. 54: Notturno (Andante) by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889-1891; Norway 
12.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne: Con moto tranquillo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Rafael Fruhbeck De Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
13.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Bernard Herrmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
14.
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
15.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
16.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
17.
Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22 by Antonín Dvorák
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Bohemia 
18.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 1 - no 2, Baïlèro by Joseph Canteloube
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
20.
Quartets (6) for Strings, Op. 3: no 5 in F major - Andante cantabile "Serenade" by Roman Hoffstetter
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777; Germany 
Notes: This work was previously attributed to Franz Joseph Haydn. 
21.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
22.
Serenade no 6 in D major, K 239 "Serenata notturna" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Salzburg, Austria 
23.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
24.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
25.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 13, Act 2 - Danses des cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 

Sound Samples

Suite bergamasque, L.75: Clair de lune
Nocturne No.2 in E flat, Op.9 No.2
Dream Children - two pieces for small orchestra, Op.43
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto
La Navaraisse: Nocturne
String Quartet No.2 in D: Notturno
Nocturne No.15 in F minor, Op.55 No.1
Much ado about nothing - Incidental Music - Concert Suite: Intermezzo (Garden Scene)
La Vièrge: Le dernier sommeil de la Vièrge (The last sleep of the Virgin)
Lyric Pieces, Op.54: Nocturne
Lyric Pieces, Op.54: Nocturne
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: Nocturne
Pavane, Op.50
Water Music Suite - Water Music Suite in D Major: Hornpipe
Water Music Suite / Water Music Suite in F Major: Air
Water Music Suite - Water Music Suite in G Major: Gigue
Images - Book 1, L. 110: 1. Reflets dans l'eau
Lagunen-Waltzer (Lagoon Waltz), Op.411
Jeux d'eau
Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 "L'inverno": 2. Largo
Má Vlast (My Country): Vltava
24 Préludes, Op.28: 15. in D flat major ("Raindrop")
Die Forelle
Swan Lake, Op.20 - Act 2: No.13e Danse des cygnes: Pas d'action: Odette et le prince/Deuxième danse de la reine des cygnes (Andante)
Two Aquarelles: Gaily, but not too quick
Auf dem Wasser zu singen, S. 558 No.2 piano transcription after Schubert
The Blue Danube Waltz

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