WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Healing: Music To Soothe The Mind And Body

Release Date: 08/25/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001294002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Claude DebussyCamille Saint-SaënsJohann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Claudio ArrauHeinrich SchiffSamuel SandersAndrás Schiff,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerRichard BonyngeJames JuddKarl Münchinger,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsNational Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Works on This Recording

Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Heinrich Schiff (Cello), Samuel Sanders (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Nuremberg, Germany (1741 - 1742). 
Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Ich steh' mit einem Fuss im Grabe, BWV 156: Sinfonia/Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1729; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Nigel Kennedy (Violin)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Ave Maria by Giulio Caccini
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
The lark ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914/1920; England 
Length: 16 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Great for meditation and relaxation! December 5, 2017 By David Eicher (Los Angeles, CA) See All My Reviews "I bought this CD specifically for the Ave Maria performed by Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), but it's turned out to be my regular Saturday morning meditation CD. What a marvelous way to start the weekend! I even bought a second one for a friend hoping she'd use it the same way (and she does!). Highly recommended." Report Abuse
 Peacful yet very moving May 16, 2015 By Reid D. (San Francisco, CA) See All My Reviews "While driving, I was listening to KCSM Jazz 91.1 and that’s when I first heard Caccini’s “Ave Maria” performed by Julian Lloyd Webber & James Judd. When I found it on the song list, I immediately ordered this CD. I was surprised to find this music on a CD entitled, “Healing.” That certainly seemed like a bonus! When I heard the entire CD, I was so impressed with not only the excellent compilation of some of the finest composers but the quality of the musicians’ performances on each track. As a bonus, one of my all-time favorite pieces, Chopin’s Nocturne in E-flat, Op.9 No.2, is also on the CD, and it’s just the best! I was absolutely stirred by the music as it feels to have a majestic quality, and it seems to take me away from all the cares and concerns of the day!" Report Abuse
Review This Title