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Peace - Pure Classical Calm


Release Date: 01/25/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 76773   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Karl JenkinsHoward ShoreLudwig van BeethovenCarl Orff,   ... 
Performer:  Julia ThorntonJanice WatsonAnne QueffélecPaul Tortelier,   ... 
Conductor:  Karl JenkinsNic RaineErno OlahDavid Hill,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraPrague Philharmonic OrchestraNetherlands National Radio Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. A Mass for Peace "The Armed Man": Agnus Dei by Karl Jenkins
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; England 
Language: Latin 
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Gollum's Song by Howard Shore
Conductor:  Nic Raine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2002; USA 
3. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio un poco mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands National Radio Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Craig Leon. 
4. Carmina burana: no 21, In trutina by Carl Orff
Performer:  Janice Watson (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Language: Latin 
5. Gnossiennes (6) for Piano: no 1 by Erik Satie
Performer:  Anne Queffélec (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
6. Wonderland: Eddie by Michael Nyman
Conductor:  Michael Nyman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Nyman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999 
7. Puer natus est nobis by Anonymous
Conductor:  Ismael Fernandez Cuesta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santo Domingo De Silos Benedictine Choir
Period: Medieval 
Language: Latin 
8. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello)
Conductor:  Paul Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
9. Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is a vocal arrangement of the composer's 'Adagio for Strings.' 
10. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Diana Ambache (Piano)
Conductor:  Diana Ambache
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambache Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
11. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
12. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Susan Tomes (Piano), Christopher Van Kampen (Cello), Ian Brown (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
13. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Lawrence Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
14. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Stephen Farr (Organ)
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir,  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Composition written: France (1877 - 1890). 
15. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Venus by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted form. 
16. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Christopher Warren-Green (Violin)
Conductor:  Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
17. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Maurice Handford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Notes: Arranger: Anton Seiffert. 
18. Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043: 2nd movement, Largo ma non tanto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Elizabeth Wallfisch (Violin), Alison Bury (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
19. Rinaldo, HWV 7: Armida dispietata...Lascia ch'io pianga mia cruda sorte by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp), Fabio Zanon (Guitar), Izzy (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands National Radio Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Language: Italian 
20. Concerto for Guitar in D major: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Lawrence Foster
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: Arranger: Emilio Pujol. 
21. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maggie Cole (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
22. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Gérard Lesne (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seminario Musicale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Language: Italian 
23. Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino - Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Fritz Helmis (Harp), James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
24. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Kun-Woo Paik (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
25. Chants d'Auvergne: Volume 1 - no 2, Baïlèro by Joseph Canteloube
Performer:  Arleen Augér (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1930; France 
Language: French 
26. The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe by Ennio Morricone
Conductor:  Ennio Morricone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ennio Morricone Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; Italy 
27. Requiem: Pie Jesu by John Rutter
Performer:  Edward Saklatvala (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; England 
Language: Latin 
28. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Conductor:  Libor Pesek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
29. Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Conductor:  Jerzy Maksymiuk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 
30. A Mass for Peace "The Armed Man": Benedictus by Karl Jenkins
Conductor:  Karl Jenkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; England 
Language: Latin 
31. Song for Athene by John Tavener
Conductor:  David Hill
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Winchester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; England 

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