WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Relax, Vol. 1: Smooth Classics

Relax-smooth Classics
Release Date: 04/08/2008 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 88697223782   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovRalph Vaughan WilliamsJohann PachelbelJoaquin Rodrigo,   ... 
Performer:  Evelyn ChenPauline LowburyEdward RobertsAndrew Watkinson,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard SlatkinNicholas CleoburyRafael Frühbeck de BurgosIvor Bolton,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Length: 3 Hours 16 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
This title is currently unavailable.



Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Evelyn Chen (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 12 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2.
The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Pauline Lowbury (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
Length: 13 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Edward Roberts (Violin), Andrew Watkinson (Violin), Nicholas Ward (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
4.
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Jose Maria Gallardo Del Rey (Guitar)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
5.
Nulla in mundo pax sincera in E, RV 630: Excerpt(s) by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Lesley Garrett ()
Conductor:  Ivor Bolton
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 26 Secs. 
6.
Scheherazade, Op. 35: 3rd movement, The young prince and princess by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Anshel Brusilow (Violin)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Length: 9 Minutes 47 Secs. 
7.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  David Measham
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
8.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Evelyn Chen (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
9.
Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Simon Dinnigan (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
10.
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Period: Modern 
Written: 1955 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 
11.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
12.
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Length: 15 Minutes 4 Secs. 
13.
Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
14.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Ewa Poblocka (Piano)
Conductor:  Tadeusz Wojciechowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
16.
Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Ian Watson (Organ)
Conductor:  Andrew Watkinson
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 26 Secs. 
17.
Pieces (2) for Small Orchestra: no 1, On Hearing the First Cuckoo by Frederick Delius
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
18.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
19.
Miserere mei Deus by Gregorio Allegri
Performer:  Louisa Kelly (), Silas Standage (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Marlow
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1603; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 18 Secs. 
20.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
21.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
22.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 33 Secs. 
23.
Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: Romance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
24.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Andrew Watkinson
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
25.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Allegro con grazia by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Samuel Friedmann
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
26.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Guido Schiefen (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
27.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26: Excerpt(s) by Max Bruch
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In