album

The Very Best of Relaxing Classics

33 songs (2 hours and 27 minutes) Released on 1 January 2003
Disc 1
1
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi - "O mio Babbino caro"
BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth & Giacomo Puccini
4:04
2
Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana - Intermezzo sinfonico
BBC Concert Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
3:29
3
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 18
Bella Davidovich, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Neeme Järvi
2:34
4
Pachelbel: Canon in D
I Musici
4:41
5
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Act 4 - Entr'acte (Barcarolle)
BBC Concert Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
3:35
6
Myers: Cavatina (Arranged By John Williams)
Göran Söllscher
3:34
7
Barber: Adagio For Strings, Op.11/2
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra & David Zinman
8:42
8
J.S. Bach: Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068 - 2. Air
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester & Karl Münchinger
3:46
9
Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Act 2 - Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus)
Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
2:56
10
Dvorák: Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World" - 2.Excerpt/Beginning of mvt.2: Largo
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis
3:04
11
Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op.23 - Concert version by Kurt Masur & Friedhelm Eberle - Prelude: Morning Mood
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Kurt Masur
4:18
12
Barry: John Dunbar Theme (From "Dances With Wolves")
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra & John Mauceri
2:27
13
Tavener: The Lamb
The Monteverdi Choir & John Eliot Gardiner
2:51
14
Massenet: La Vierge / Scene 4: The Assumption - Le dernier sommeil de la Vièrge (The Last Sleep of the Virgin)
The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Raymond Agoult & Jules Massenet
4:59
15
Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86 - Original version for orchestra - Extract
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal & Charles Dutoit
3:18
16
Liszt: Consolation No.3, Lento placido, S.142
Rhondda Gillespie
3:51
17
Mozart: Piano Sonata No.18 in D, K.576 - 2. Adagio
Vladimir Ashkenazy
5:26
18
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27 - 3. Adagio (Excerpt)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Vladimir Ashkenazy
6:54
Disc 2
1
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18 - 2. Adagio sostenuto
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, The Cleveland Orchestra & Vladimir Ashkenazy
11:26
2
Albinoni: Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (Arr. Giazotto)
Martin Haselböck, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester & Karl Münchinger
6:35
3
Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 (Orch. Debussy)
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal & Charles Dutoit
2:51
4
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21 In C Major, K.467 - 2. Andante
Géza Anda, Camerata Academica des Mozarteums Salzburg & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:11
5
Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande, Op.80 - 3. Sicilienne
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
3:54
6
Bizet: Carmen Suite No.1 - Intermezzo
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal & Charles Dutoit
2:33
7
Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne - 2. Bailero (Excerpt)
Kiri Te Kanawa, English Chamber Orchestra & Jeffrey Tate
3:34
8
Elgar: Sospiri, Op.70
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
4:51
9
J.S. Bach: Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord No.3 in G minor, BWV 1029 - Arr. Cello & Piano - 2. Adagio
János Starker, György Sebök & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:13
10
Schubert: String Quintet in C, D.956 - 2. Adagio (excerpt)
Takács Quartet & Miklós Perényi
5:37
11
Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D minor - 2. Adagio
Heinz Holliger & I Musici
4:22
12
Vivaldi: Concerto for Lute, 2 Violins and Continuo in D major, RV 93 - 2. Largo (Arr. for Guitar)
Eduardo Fernández, English Chamber Orchestra, George Malcolm & Antonio Vivaldi
5:09
13
Shostakovich: The Gadfly, Op.97 - 3. Youth (Romance)
Alexander Kerr, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
3:48
14
Rodrigo: Fantasía para un gentilhombre for Guitar and Small Orchestra - 2. Españoleta (excerpt)
Carlos Bonell, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal & Charles Dutoit
4:43
15
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi - "O mio babbino caro"
Renée Fleming, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras & Giacomo Puccini
2:55