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Meditation: 111 Pieces of Classical Music to Ease Your Mind

111 songs (9 hours and 32 minutes) Released on 1 January 2013
Disc 1
1
Debussy: Suite bergamasque, L.75 - 3. Clair de lune
London Philharmonic Orchestra & Bernard Herrmann
5:47
2
Satie: 3 Gymnopédies - No.1
Pascal Rogé
3:09
3
Traditional: Hymnus "Veni Creator Spiritus"
The Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
2:30
4
Corpus Christi Carol
Hayley Westenra
2:43
5
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
4:14
6
Allegri: Miserere
Saul Quirke, Westminster Cathedral Boys Choir & Stephen Cleobury
11:14
7
Massenet: Thaïs / Acte Deux - Meditation
Christer Thorvaldsson, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi & Jules Massenet
4:49
8
Chopin: Nocturne No.8 in D Flat, Op.27 No.2
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
5:45
9
Duruflé: Quatre Motets, Op.10 - Ubi caritas et amor
Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge & George Guest
2:25
10
Whitacre: Sleep
Eric Whitacre & Eric Whitacre Singers
5:33
11
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21 in C Major, K.467 - 2. Andante
Radu Lupu, English Chamber Orchestra, Uri Segal & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:15
12
Satie: Gnossienne No.1 (Arr. Kleynjans)
Kaori Muraji
3:40
13
Tavener: Song For Athene
The Choir of the Temple Church, The Holst Singers, Ian Le Grice & Stephen Layton
5:34
14
Holst: The Planets, Op.32 - 2. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
8:21
15
Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op.11
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
7:24
16
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K.622 - 2. Adagio
Karl Leister, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:41
17
Albinoni: Adagio for Strings and Organ in G Minor
Eriko Sato, Edward Brewer & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7:18
18
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90 / Act 3 - "Mild und leise wie er lächelt" (Isoldes Liebestod)
Dame Joan Sutherland, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
6:22
19
Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, R. 288 / Act 2 - "Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix"
Marilyn Horne, Wiener Opernorchester & Henry Lewis
6:27
20
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore / Act 2 - "Una furtiva lagrima"
Juan Diego Flórez, Riccardo Frizza & Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
4:39
Disc 2
1
Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op.37b, TH.135 - 12. December: Yuletide
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
4:09
2
Grieg: 2 Nordic Melodies, Op. 63 - 2. Cowkeeper's Tune and Country Dance
The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Willi Boskovsky
2:34
3
Schumann: Fantasie in C, Op.17 - 3. Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten - Etwas bewegter
Vladimir Ashkenazy
10:01
4
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90 - 3. Poco allegretto
Berliner Philharmoniker & Claudio Abbado
6:28
5
Massenet: Scènes Alsaciennes - Suite No.7 for Orchestra - 3. Sous les tilleuls
The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge & Jules Massenet
4:08
6
Brahms: Serenade No.2 in A, Op.16 - 4. Quasi menuetto - Trio
London Symphony Orchestra & István Kertész
5:00
7
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55 - 4. Solveig's Song
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi & Edvard Grieg
5:08
8
Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15 - 7. Träumerei
Martha Argerich & Robert Schumann
2:55
9
Debussy: Préludes / Book 1, L.117 - 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin
Jorge Bolet
2:39
10
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73 -"Emperor" - 2. Adagio un poco mosso
Vladimir Ashkenazy & The Cleveland Orchestra
7:44
11
Khachaturian: Spartacus: Ballet Suite No.2 - 1. Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Wiener Philharmoniker & Aram Khachaturian
9:05
12
Poulenc: Mass in G Major, FP89 - 5. Agnus Dei
Jonathon Bond, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge & George Guest
4:18
13
Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen, S.558 No. 2 (after Schubert, D.774)
Jorge Bolet & Franz Liszt
5:09
14
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice Wq. 30 - Vienna Version (1762) / Act 2 - Ballo (Dance of the Blessed Spirits)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Sir Georg Solti
7:26
15
Liszt: Consolation No.2, S.172 No.2
Jorge Bolet & Franz Liszt
3:18
16
Vivaldi: Concerto For Violin And Strings In F Minor, Op.8, No.4, RV 297 "L'inverno" - 2. Largo
I Musici & Pina Carmirelli
2:34
17
Liszt: Consolation No.3, S.172, No.3
Jorge Bolet & Franz Liszt
3:50
18
Elgar: Dream Children, Op.43
The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Raymond Agoult & Edward Elgar
7:45
19
Tavener: Exhortation and Kohima - Exhortation
The Sixteen & Harry Christophers
3:22
20
J. Strauss II: Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325
Anton Karas, Wiener Philharmoniker & Willi Boskovsky
11:08
21
Dvorák: Czech Suite, Op.39 B.93 - 4. Romanza (Andante con moto)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra & Antal Doráti
5:20
Disc 3
1
J. Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314
Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker & Willi Boskovsky
7:56
2
Traditional: Christmas Mass "Puer Natus": Agnus Dei "Missa De Angelis"
The Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
1:13
3
Debussy: Ariettes Oubliées, L. 60 - Green (Aquarelle No. 1)
Suzanne Danco & Guido Agosti
2:02
4
Mahler: Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor - 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli & Gustav Mahler
10:27
5
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
5:09
6
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture - TH.42 - Love Theme
Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
3:13
7
Shostakovich: The Gadfly, Op.97 - 3. Youth (Romance)
Erez Ofer, The Philadelphia Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly
2:59
8
Whitacre: A Boy And A Girl
Eric Whitacre & Eric Whitacre Singers
4:34
9
Delius: Two Aquarelles - Gaily, but not too quick
English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:33
10
J.S. Bach, Gounod: Ave Maria
Die Jungen Tenöre
3:03
11
Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux, R.125 - Le Cygne
Mischa Maisky, Orchestre De Paris & Semyon Bychkov
3:50
12
Schubert: Moment Musical In F Minor, D.780 No.3 (Live)
London Symphony Orchestra & Leopold Stokowski
2:06
13
Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35 - 3. Marche funèbre (Lento)
Wilhelm Kempff
6:58
14
Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No. 2 in A minor "chromatique"
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
1:19
15
Tallis: O nata lux (Cantiones sacrae 1575) - (Treble motet)
The Sixteen & Harry Christophers
1:48
16
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit, M.55 - Ondine
Vladimir Ashkenazy
6:18
17
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 In C Minor Opus 13 "Pathetique": 2. Adagio Cantabile
Lucas Jussen
4:41
18
J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C (WTK, Book I, No.1), BWV 846
András Schiff
3:51
19
Tarrega: Recuerdos De La Alhambra
Eduardo Fernández
4:45
20
Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 - original version - Part 4 - "D'amour l'ardente flamme"
Frederica von Stade, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
8:33
21
Schubert: Rosamunde, D.797 (Incidental music to Helmina von Chézy's Play) - Shepherd's Melody
Wiener Philharmoniker & Karl Münchinger
1:30
Disc 4
1
Stanford: Eight Part-songs, Op.119 - The Bluebird
Choir of New College, Oxford & Edward Higginbottom
3:24
2
Debussy: Images - Book 1, L. 110 - 1. Reflets dans l'eau
Pascal Rogé
4:56
3
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet, Music Drama in six scenes - Arr. Beecham - The Walk To The Paradise Garden
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
8:45
4
MacDowell: To a Wild Rose, Op.51, No.1
Joseph Cooper
2:10
5
Rachmaninov: Arr. Zoltan Kocsis - Vocalise, Op.34, No.14
Vladimir Ashkenazy
5:57
6
Brahms: Waltz In A flat Major Op. 39 No. 15
Hai-Kyung Suh
1:35
7
Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne - 12. Brezairola
Kiri Te Kanawa, English Chamber Orchestra & Jeffrey Tate
3:27
8
Schumann: Album für die Jugend, Op.68 / Part 2: Für Erwachsenere - 35. Mignon
Homero Francesch
3:31
9
Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad - Rhapsody
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Grant Llewellyn
10:11
10
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 In A Major, Op. 90, MWV N 16 - "Italian" - 1. Allegro vivace
Wiener Philharmoniker & Christoph von Dohnányi
7:53
11
Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano - 2. Romanza
Emma Johnson & Gordon Back
4:30
12
Stanford: Beati quorum via
Choir of New College, Oxford & Edward Higginbottom
3:22
13
Beethoven: Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59 -"Für Elise"
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Ludwig van Beethoven
2:57
14
Lotti: Crucifixus (8vv)
Westminster Cathedral Boys Choir, Andrew Wright & Stephen Cleobury
3:32
15
Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli - Kyrie (Album Version)
The Sixteen & Harry Christophers
4:12
16
Chopin: Nocturne No.1 In B Flat Minor, Op.9 No.1
Claudio Arrau & Frédéric Chopin
5:48
17
Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op.28 - Prelude, Op.28 No.7
Marisa Robles
0:51
18
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466 - 2. Romance
Alfred Brendel, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
9:16
19
MacDowell: To a Water Lily, Op.51, No.6
Joseph Cooper
2:45
20
Liszt: Die Forelle, S. 564 piano transcription after Schubert
Varda Nishry
3:44
21
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 7. In paradisum
Choeur de l'Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit & Gabriel Faure
3:16
Disc 5
1
Berlioz: Les nuits d'été, Op.7 - 4. Absence
Régine Crespin, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande & Ernest Ansermet
6:08
2
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27 - 3. Adagio
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Vladimir Ashkenazy
14:16
3
Ravel: Jeux d'eau, M.30
Pascal Rogé
5:51
4
J. Strauss II: Lagunen-Waltzer, Op. 411
Wiener Philharmoniker & Willi Boskovsky
7:21
5
Traditional: Advent Mass "Rorate": Introitus "Rorate Caeli" (Album Version)
The Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
3:04
6
J.S. Bach: Aria mit 30 Veränderungen, BWV 988 "Goldberg Variations" - Aria
Andrei Gavrilov
4:47
7
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel / Act 2 - "Abends will ich schlafen gehn"
Lucia Popp, Brigitte Fassbaender, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Georg Solti
2:53
8
Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Op.54 - 3. Notturno
London Symphony Orchestra, Stanley Black & Edvard Grieg
4:36
9
Elgar: Cello Concerto In E Minor, Op.85 - 3. Adagio
Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin & Edward Elgar
5:14
10
J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No.3 in D Major, BWV 1068 - 2. Air
Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter & Johann Sebastian Bach
5:43
11
J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 - Var. 15 Canone alla Quinta in moto contrario
Christophe Rousset
3:27
12
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Members Of The Wiener Philharmoniker, Walter Weller & Sir Georg Solti
18:20
13
Franck: Panis Angelicus
Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & James Judd
4:22
14
Debussy: Deux Arabesques L. 66 - No. 1 Andante con moto
Zoltán Kocsis
3:53
15
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings in F minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 "L'inverno" - 2. Largo
Alan Loveday, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner & Antonio Vivaldi
2:19
16
Chopin: Nocturne No.5 in F sharp, Op.15 No.2
Claudio Arrau & Frédéric Chopin
3:45
17
Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L.86
Timothy Hutchins, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal & Charles Dutoit
10:39
18
Mozart: Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments, K361, "Gran Partita" (Third Movement - Adagio)
London Mozart Players Wind Ensemble & Jane Glover
6:01
19
Schumann: Waldszenen, Op.82 - Arr. Leopold Auer - The Prophet Bird
Joshua Bell & Samuel Sanders
3:29
20
Chopin: Waltz In E Minor Opus Posth. Kk4A No.15
Alice Sara Ott & Frédéric Chopin
2:32
21
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488 - 2. Adagio
Rudolf Serkin, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
7:48
22
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi - "O mio Babbino caro"
BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth & Giacomo Puccini
4:03
23
Fauré: Pavane, Op.50
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal & Gabriel Faure
5:41
24
Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op.23 - Prelude to Act 4 (Morning mood)
San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart & Edvard Grieg
4:13
25
Elgar: Sospiri, Op.70
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
4:48
26
Poulenc: Quatre Motets pour un temps de pénitence - Vinea mea electa
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford & Simon Preston
3:30
27
Whitacre: Water Night
Eric Whitacre & Eric Whitacre Singers
5:20
28
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight" - 1. Adagio sostenuto
Radu Lupu
7:06