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Bedtime Serenades - Tranquil Classics For Perfect Sleep


Release Date: 01/30/2007 
Label:  Denon Records   Catalog #: 17632   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann PachelbelJohann Sebastian BachClaude DebussyCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Alain PlanèsAnnerose SchmidtKonstantin LifschitzBruno-Leonardo Gelber,   ... 
Conductor:  Jorgen Ernst HansenSir Charles GrovesJames JuddRudolf Baumgartner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Societas Musica Chamber OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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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
Conductor:  Jorgen Ernst Hansen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Societas Musica Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
2.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Jorgen Ernst Hansen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Societas Musica Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
3.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alain Planès (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
4.
Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
5.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Annerose Schmidt (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
6.
The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Venus by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
7.
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Rudolf Baumgartner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Strings
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Baroque Strings
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
9.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Conductor:  Jorgen Ernst Hansen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Societas Musica Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
10.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Konstantin Lifschitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
11.
Quartet for Strings in F major: Excerpt(s) by Maurice Ravel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carmina String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1902 - 1903). 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Bruno-Leonardo Gelber (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 11: Excerpt(s) by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Germany (1832 - 1835). 
14.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: Excerpt(s) by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
15.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Bruno-Leonardo Gelber (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
17.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
18.
Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22: Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Vassil Kazandjiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sofia Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Bohemia 
19.
Sonata for 2 Pianos in F minor, Op. 34b: Excerpt(s) by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Valery Afanassiev (Piano), Vadim Suchanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Austria 
20.
Prelude and Fugue in C minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Valery Afanassiev (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
21.
Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sofia Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
22.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: Excerpt(s) by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow (Violin), Jacques Rouvier (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
23.
Concerto for Violin no 4: Excerpt(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Solisti Italiani
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 

Sound Samples

Canon in D Major, T. 337
Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air
String Quartet in F major, Op. 35: III. Tres lent
Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor Op 75
Suite Bergamasque in F Minor. L 32: III. Clair de lune
Carnival of the Animals: VII. Aquarium
Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59: Fur Elise
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K.525: II. Andante "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik"
Piano Sonata No. 1 in F-sharp minor, Op.11 "Grosse Sonate"
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: "Adagio Sostenuto"
Violin Concerto, Op. 64: III. Allegro Molto Vivace
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27: II. Moonlight Sonata
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95: "From the New World"
Adagio for Strings No. 1, Op. 11: II. Adagio For Strings
Serenade for Strings in E major, op. 22
Sonata in G minor. Adagio
Concerto No. 4 in D Major for Violin, Strings and Basso continuo, F.I ? 195, RV 216: II. Adagio
Well-Tempered Clavier I in C Minor,BWV 847: II. Prelude and Fugue
Etude No. 3 In E Major, Op. 10 "Valeria Tryon"
Serenade for String Orchestra in C major, Op. 48

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