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The Very Best of Relaxing Classics

Album Summary

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act
>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>Myers, Stanley : The Deer Hunter
>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 in E minor "From the New World"
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Barry, John : Dances with Wolves
>Tavener, John : The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"
>Massenet, Jules : La Vierge
>Debussy, Claude : Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 17 in D major ("Trumpet", "Hunt"), K. 576
>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Symphony no 2
>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18
>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467
>Fauré, Gabriel : Pelleas et Mélissande, suite
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen Suite for orchestra no 1
>Canteloube, Joseph : Chants d'Auvergne
>Elgar, Edward : Sospiri
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Sonata for Cello in G minor, BWV 1029
>Schubert, Franz : String Quintet in C major, D 956
>Marcello, Alessandro : Concerto for Oboe in D minor
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly
>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Fantasía para un gentilhombre, for guitar & orchestra
Composers
Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Renée Fleming, Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano); Carlos Bonell , Eduardo Fernandez , Göran Söllscher (guitar); Alexander Kerr (violin); Miklós Perényi , Janos Starker (cello); Heinz Holliger (oboe); György Sebök, Géza Anda , Vladimir Ashkenazy, Bella Davidovich , Rhonda Gillespie, Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano).



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Works Details

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: O Mio Babbino caro
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act :: Intermezzo
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 :: Variation 18
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Pachelbel, Johann : Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1700

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Baracarolle
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Myers, Stanley : The Deer Hunter
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Running Time: 8 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 :: Air On A G String
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1731

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Humming Chorus
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Dvorak, Antonin : Symphony no 9 in E minor "From the New World" :: Largo
  • Notes: Composition written: 01/10/1893-05/24/1893.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Morning Mood - Prelude
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Barry, John : Dances with Wolves :: The John Dubar Theme
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1990

>Tavener, John : The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1982

>Massenet, Jules : La Vierge :: The Last Sleep of the Virgin
  • Running Time: 5 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Debussy, Claude : Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune :: (Excer
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1849-1850

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 17 in D major ("Trumpet", "Hunt"), K. 576 :: Adagio
  • Running Time: 5 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1789

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Symphony no 2 :: Adagio
  • Running Time: 6 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1906-1907

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 :: Adagio sostenuto
  • Running Time: 11 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Albinoni, Tomaso : Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor
  • Running Time: 6 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1945

>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467 :: Andante
  • Running Time: 7 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Fauré, Gabriel : Pelleas et Mélissande, suite :: Sicilienne
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen Suite for orchestra no 1 :: Intermezzo
  • Notes: Composition written: 1875.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875

>Canteloube, Joseph : Chants d'Auvergne :: Bolero [Excerpt]
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1923-1930

>Elgar, Edward : Sospiri
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1913-1914

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Sonata for Cello in G minor, BWV 1029 :: Adagio (Excerpt)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Schubert, Franz : String Quintet in C major, D 956 :: Adagio (Excerpt)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828

>Marcello, Alessandro : Concerto for Oboe in D minor :: Andante
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1716

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93 :: Andante
  • Running Time: 5 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1716

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Gadfly :: Romance
  • Notes: Composition written: Soviet Union.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Rodrigo, Joaquín : Fantasía para un gentilhombre, for guitar & orchestra :: Adagio
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: O mio babbino caro (vocal version with Renee Fleming)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918