Top 50 Favourite Classical Chillout Tunes

Release Date: 3/26/2013
Catalog Number: BRI94659
Number of Discs: 4

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A classical TOP 50, aiming at a public not specifically acquainted with classical music: young urban people with an open mind, who will enjoy the classics in a relaxed and “cool” atmosphere, where music is part of their lifestyle.
Works on This Recording
1. Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Klára Würtz (Piano)
Conductor: Dirk Vermeulen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Prima La Musica
Period: Classical
Written: 1785 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 1st movement, Adagio-Allegro molto by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor: Paavo Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; USA
3. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Wladislav Warenberg (Cello), Sara Crombach (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
4. Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Franz Schubert
Conductor: Roy Goodman
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hanover Band
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Vienna, Austria
5. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer: Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1850 ; Weimar, Germany
6. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Gil Sharon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Amati Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Vienna, Austria
7. Pictures at an exhibition: no 4, The Old Castle by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer: Alexander Warenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Russia
8. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
9. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer: Marc Grauwels (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Wallonie Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1762/1774 ; Vienna, Austria
10. Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Emmy Verhey (Violin)
Conductor: Hans Vonk
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1802 ; Vienna, Austria
11. Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor: Jaap Van Zweden
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; Austria
12. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer: Gil Sharon (Violin), Idith Zvi (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; France
13. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 3rd movement, Elégie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Gil Sharon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Amati Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Russia
14. Concerto for Clarinet no 1 in F minor, J 114/Op. 73: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer: Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1811 ; Munich, Germany
15. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Misha Goldstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838-1839 ; Paris, France
16. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Borika Van Den Booren (Violin)
Conductor: Eduardo Marturet
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Austria
17. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1797-1798 ; Vienna, Austria
18. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 2, Death of Ase by Edvard Grieg
Conductor: Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875/1888 ; Norway
19. Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163: 2nd movement, Adagio by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1889 ; Bohemia
20. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1801 ; Vienna, Austria
21. Serenade for Winds no 10 in B flat major, K 361 (370a) "Gran Partita": 3rd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Classical
Written: 1781 ; Vienna, Austria
22. Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Derek Han (Piano)
Conductor: Paul Freeman
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
23. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Misha Goldstein (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1808 ; Vienna, Austria
24. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble: Consort of London
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1729-1731 ; Leipzig, Germany
25. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor: Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble: Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Czech Republic
26. Quintet for Strings in C major, Op. 163/D 956: 2nd mvt, Adagio by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble: Brandis String Quartet
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ; Vienna, Austria
27. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor: Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875/1888 ; Norway
28. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor: Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875/1892 ; Norway
29. Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 6: 2nd movement, Adagio espressivo by Niccolò Paganini
Performer: Alexandre Dubach (Violin)
Conductor: Michel Sasson
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1817 ;
30. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor: Rudolf Barshai
Orchestra/Ensemble: Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901-1902 ; Vienna, Austria
31. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Paolo Giacometti (Piano)
Conductor: Arie Van Beek
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830 ; Poland
32. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer: Misha Goldstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1890/1905 ; France
33. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer: Haakon Austbö (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
34. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872 ; France
35. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Enrico Casazza (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: La Magnifica Comunità
Period: Baroque
Written: 1725 ; Venice, Italy
36. Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 3, Mélodie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Borika Van Den Booren (Violin)
Conductor: Roman Kofman
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kiev Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
37. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Monica Groop (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken
Orchestra/Ensemble: La Petite Bande
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
38. Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Orchestra/Ensemble: Holland Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887-1890 ; France
39. Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227: Jesu, meine Freude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble: Holland Boys' Choir
Period: Baroque
Written: 1723 ; Leipzig, Germany
40. Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio by Alessandro Marcello
Performer: Robin [Oboe] Williams (Oboe)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1717 ; Italy
41. Stabat Mater: Stabat Mater dolorosa by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer: Angharad Gruffydd Jones (Soprano), Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
Conductor: Timothy Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge Ensemble
Period: Baroque
Written: 1736 ; Pozzuoli, Italy
42. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Pamela Heuvelmans (Soprano)
Conductor: Nicol Matt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mannheim Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1780 ; Salzburg, Austria
43. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Conductor: Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
44. Sicilienne for Cello and Piano, Op. 78 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Marc Grauwels (Flute)
Conductor: André Vandernoot
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898 ; France
45. Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Derek Han (Piano)
Conductor: Paul Freeman
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
46. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618: Ave verum corpus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Austria
47. Berceuse for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 16 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Marc Grauwels (Flute)
Conductor: André Vandernoot
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878-1879 ; France
48. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer: Timora Rosler (Cello)
Conductor: Dwight Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble: Zilina State Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; France
49. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 49: 2nd movement, Andante con moto tranquillo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Klára Würtz (Piano), Nadia David (Cello), Joan Berkhemer (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1839 ; Germany
50. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer: Nicola Wemyss (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Jed Wentz
Orchestra/Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum
Period: Baroque
Written: 1689 ; England
51. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer: Nicola Wemyss (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Jed Wentz
Orchestra/Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum
Period: Baroque
Written: 1689 ; England
52. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Alexander Goldenweiser (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
53. Pictures at an exhibition: no 4, The Old Castle by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer: Alexander Warenberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Russia
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