album · 2007

100 Best Relaxing Classics

Various Artists
# Song Artist
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Sheep may safely graze from Cantata No. 208 (arr. Marriner)
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Ian Watson/Sir Neville Marriner
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields/Ian Watson/Sir Neville Marriner 4:39
2
Pachelbel: Canon in D Major
Sir Neville Marriner
Sir Neville Marriner 5:02
3
Bach, JS: Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II Air
Sir Neville Marriner
Sir Neville Marriner 3:35
4
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno/ Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): II. Largo
Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Paul Cocker/Alberto Lysy
Yehudi Menuhin/Camerata Lysy Gstaad/Paul Cocker/Alberto Lysy 2:09
5
Serse: Aria: Ombra mai fu
Gérard Lesne, il seminario musicale
Gérard Lesne, il seminario musicale 2:38
6
Handel: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 in B Minor: III. Larghetto e piano
Yehudi Menuhin , Bath Festival Orchestra
Yehudi Menuhin, Bath Festival Orchestra 4:15
7
Bach, JS: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" (from Cantata, BWV 147)
Sir David Willcocks , Academy of St. Martin in the Fields , Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Sir David Willcocks, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Choir of King's College, Cambridge 3:32
8
Sarabande from Keyboard Suite No.11 in D Minor (opening) - 1996 Remastered Version
Andrei Gavrilov
Andrei Gavrilov 3:03
9
Bach, JS: Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo
Andrei Gavrilov , Sir Neville Marriner , Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Andrei Gavrilov, Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields 3:28
10
Concerto in G Major for 2 Mandolines and Strings, RV 532: II. Andante
Giovanni Scaramuzzino/Sonia Maurer/Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi
Giovanni Scaramuzzino/Sonia Maurer/Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi 2:50
11
Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV1043: II. Largo ma non tanto
Jonathan Rees/Jane Murdoch/Scottish Ensemble
Jonathan Rees/Jane Murdoch/Scottish Ensemble 6:53
12
Lascia Ch'io Pianga
IZZY
IZZY 4:35
13
Dance of the Blessed Spirits - 2001 Remastered Version
Sir Neville Marriner
Sir Neville Marriner 6:19
14
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers, Wake!) - Extract (aus Kantate BWV 140) - 1995 Remastered Version
Süddeutscher Madrigalchor/Consortium Musicum/Wolfgang Goennenwein
Süddeutscher Madrigalchor/Consortium Musicum/Wolfgang Goennenwein 3:29
15
Air from Water Music Suite No.1
Riccardo Muti/Berliner Philharmoniker
Riccardo Muti/Berliner Philharmoniker 4:45
16
Concerto for Guitar and String Orchestra in D major (arr. Emilio Pujol) (1991 Digital Remaster): II. Largo
Sharon Isbin/Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/Lawrence Foster
Sharon Isbin/Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/Lawrence Foster 6:08
17
Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029 : II Adagio (opening) - 1989 Remastered Version
Jordi Savall/Ton Koopman
Jordi Savall/Ton Koopman 2:34
18
Adagio in G minor (excerpt) - Excerpt;1986 Remastered Version
Sir Neville Marriner
Sir Neville Marriner 5:52
2
1
Mozart: Serenade No. 13 in G Major "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" K.525, II. Romanze: Andante
Sir Neville Marriner
Sir Neville Marriner 5:45
2
II. Andantino from Flute and Harp Concerto in C K299/297c (extract) - 1985 Remastered Version
James Galway/Fritz Helmis/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan
James Galway/Fritz Helmis/Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan 4:01
3
Così fan tutte K588: Soave sia il vento
Wiener Philharmoniker/Riccardo Muti/Margaret Marshall/Agnes Baltsa/José Van Dam
Wiener Philharmoniker/Riccardo Muti/Margaret Marshall/Agnes Baltsa/José Van Dam 3:22
4
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A, K.331: I. Tema con variazoni
Andrei Gavrilov
Andrei Gavrilov 1:59
5
Così fan tutte K588: Un' aura amorosa
John Aler/Bernard Haitink/London Philharmonic Orchestra
John Aler/Bernard Haitink/London Philharmonic Orchestra 4:46
6
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor K466 (1990 Digital Remaster): II. Romanze (excerpt)
Annie Fischer/Sir Adrian Boult/Philharmonia Orchestra
Annie Fischer/Sir Adrian Boult/Philharmonia Orchestra 6:17
7
Le nozze di Figaro K492, ACT 3: No. 20: Duettino: Sull'aria ... Che soave zeffiretto (Contessa/Susanna)
Gianna Rolandi/Dame Felicity Lott/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernard Haitink
Gianna Rolandi/Dame Felicity Lott/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernard Haitink 3:06
8
Quintett für Klarinette, 2 Violinen, Viola und Violoncello A-dur KV 581: II. Larghetto
Sabine Meyer/Wiener Streichsextett
Sabine Meyer/Wiener Streichsextett 6:31
9
Ave verum corpus K618
Swedish Radio Choir,Stockholm Chamber Choir,Berliner Philharmoniker,Riccardo Muti
Swedish Radio Choir,Stockholm Chamber Choir,Berliner Philharmoniker,Riccardo Muti 3:27
10
Serenade No. 10 in B flat 'Gran Partita' K361/370a: III. Adagio
London Philharmonic Orchestra Wind Ensemble
London Philharmonic Orchestra Wind Ensemble 6:04
11
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor 'Moonlight' Op. 27 No. 2: I. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt) (arr. Norman Bates, pub. EMI Music Publ. Ltd)
Moura Lympany
Moura Lympany 3:58
12
Minuet in G WoO 10 No. 2
Moura Lympany
Moura Lympany 2:55
13
Adagio From The Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major. Op.73 ''The Emperor''
Julia Thornton
Julia Thornton 7:02
14
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, "Pathétique", Op. 13: II. Adagio cantabile
Stephen Kovacevich
Stephen Kovacevich 5:34
15
Für Elise
Moura Lympany
Moura Lympany 3:21
16
Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68: V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn) (abbrev. version arr. Norman Bates)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 6:42
3
1
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C K467 'Elvira Madigan': II. Andante
Stephen Hough , Hallé , Bryden Thomson
Stephen Hough, Hallé, Bryden Thomson 6:49
2
Bellini: Norma, Act 1: "Casta Diva" (Norma)
Tulio Serafin
Tulio Serafin 5:35
3
Bach, JS: 'Goldberg' Variations, BWV 988: Aria
Maria Tipo
Maria Tipo 3:06
4
Allegri: Miserere (Excerpt)
Stephen Cleobury
Stephen Cleobury 5:48
5
Stabat Mater: Stabat Mater dolorosa
Lesley Garrett/Paul Daniel/London Session Orchestra/Robin Blaze
Lesley Garrett/Paul Daniel/London Session Orchestra/Robin Blaze 3:57
6
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D.956: II. Adagio (Opening)
Laszlo Varga
Laszlo Varga 4:39
7
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622: II. Adagio
Sabine Meyer/Staatskapelle Dresden/Hans Vonk
Sabine Meyer/Staatskapelle Dresden/Hans Vonk 6:39
8
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor Op.18: II Adagio sostenuto (excerpt)
Cécile Ousset/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Cécile Ousset/Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 4:33
9
Myers: Cavatina
Manuel Barrueco , Steve Morse
Manuel Barrueco, Steve Morse 3:16
10
Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: IV. Adagietto (conclusion) - 1988 Remastered Version
Sir John Barbirolli/New Philharmonia Orchestra
Sir John Barbirolli/New Philharmonia Orchestra 3:08
11
Adagio for Strings Op. 11
The Philadelphia Orchestra;Eugene Ormandy
The Philadelphia Orchestra;Eugene Ormandy 6:22
12
Nyman: The Heart Asks Pleasure First / The Promise - Edit
Michael Nyman
Michael Nyman 1:36
13
Any Other Name (American Beauty)
Nikolaj Bloch
Nikolaj Bloch 4:09
14
Williams: Schindler's List Theme
Tasmin Little
Tasmin Little 5:06
15
Morricone: Gabriel's Oboe (Mission)
Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone 2:15
16
Memories of the Alhambra
Christopher Parkening
Christopher Parkening 3:57