Life is Beautiful, Vol. 2: Music for a Relaxing Weekend

Audio Samples

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068
>     Air
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Khovanschina
>     Dawn on the Moscow River
>Chabrier, Emmanuel : Suite pastorale, for orchestra
>     Idylle
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
>Elgar, Edward : Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2
>Respighi, Ottorino : Gli uccelli "The Birds"
>     The Dove
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>     In paradisum
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>     Ombra mai fú (Largo)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974
>     Adagio
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
>     Adagio
>Fauré, Gabriel : Pavane, Op. 50
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Flute in D major, Op. 10 no 3/RV 428 "Il gardellino"
>     Allegr
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
>     Largo
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Christoph W. Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits
>     Dance of the Blessed
>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>     Morning

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Khovanschina
>Chabrier, Emmanuel : Suite pastorale, for orchestra
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
>Elgar, Edward : Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2
>Respighi, Ottorino : Gli uccelli "The Birds"
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
>Fauré, Gabriel : Pavane, Op. 50
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Flute in D major, Op. 10 no 3/RV 428 "Il gardellino"
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Christoph W. Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits
>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 :: Air
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Khovanschina :: Dawn on the Moscow River
  • Conductor: David Measham
  • Running Time: 5 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1872-1880

>Chabrier, Emmanuel : Suite pastorale, for orchestra :: Idylle
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 4 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169
  • Performer: John Champ (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Elgar, Edward : Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2
  • Conductor: David Measham
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879-1899

>Respighi, Ottorino : Gli uccelli "The Birds" :: The Dove
  • Conductor: Omri Hadari
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1928

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Requiem, Op. 48 :: In paradisum
  • Conductor: Antony Walker
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Ombra mai fú (Largo)
  • Conductor: David Measham
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 :: Adagio
  • Performer: John Champ (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1713-1714

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622 :: Adagio
  • Performer: Donald Westlake (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Robert Pikler
  • Running Time: 7 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1791

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Pavane, Op. 50
  • Conductor: Matthias Bamert
  • Running Time: 5 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performers: David Pereira (Cello); David Bollard (Piano); Anthony Baldwin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Concerto for Flute in D major, Op. 10 no 3/RV 428 "Il gardellino" :: Allegr
  • Performer: Paul Curtis (Flute)
  • Conductor: David McBride
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1729

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World" :: Largo
  • Conductor: José Serebrier
  • Notes: Composition written: 01/10/1893-05/24/1893.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : Christoph W. Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits :: Dance of the Blessed
  • Conductor: Richard Divall
  • Running Time: 6 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1899

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Morning
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875