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The Greatest Classical Music Ever!: 50 Best Relaxing Classical

Best Relaxing Classical Ever / Various
Release Date: 09/18/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 04104   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetCamille Saint-SaënsFrédéric ChopinJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Han-Na ChangJohn OgdonHans KalafuszMoura Lympany,   ... 
Conductor:  Seiji OzawaLeonard SlatkinSir Neville MarrinerSir Adrian Boult,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wiener Streichsextett
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
3. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Hans Kalafusz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
5. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
6. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
7. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
8. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
9. Dolly, Op. 56: no 1, Berceuse by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Jean-Philippe Collard (Piano), Bruno Rigutto (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
10. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
11. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
12. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
13. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wiener Streichsextett
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
14. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
15. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 5th movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
16. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Danielle Millet (), Mady Mesplé ()
Conductor:  Alain Lombard
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 

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