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Gentle Classics for an Indulgent Moment

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> Fantasia on Greensleeves - Fantasia on Greensleeves
> 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 (version for orchestra) - No. 1. The wounded heart
> 2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 (version for orchestra) - No. 2. Last spring
> Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D. 485 - Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D. 485: II. Andante con moto
> Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22 - Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22: II. The Swan of Tuonela
> Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 - Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115: II. Adagio
> Prince Igor (Knyaz Igor) - Prince Igor (Knyaz Igor), Act II: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens
> Romance No. 2 in F major, Op. 50 - Romance No. 2 in F major, Op. 50

Album Summary

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on Greensleeves
>Grieg, Edvard : Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34
>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485
>Sibelius, Jean : Lemminkainen Suite, Op. 22
>Brahms, Johannes : Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op.115
>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50
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Notes & Reviews:

Calm, elegant music to help you while away an afternoon or evening, come rain or shine; so put the kettle on, open a large box of chocolates, turn up the volume - and relax in the company of some of the world's greatest composers!



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Works Details

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on Greensleeves
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Grieg, Edvard : Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Running Time: 8 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>Schubert, Franz : Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485 :: Andante con moto
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Running Time: 9 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1816

>Sibelius, Jean : Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22
  • Performer: Christine Pendrill (English Horn)
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Running Time: 9 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Brahms, Johannes : Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op.115 :: Adagio
  • Performer: James Campbell (Clarinet)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1891

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian Dances
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Running Time: 11 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50
  • Performer: Stephanie Chase (Violin)
  • Conductor: Roy Goodman
  • Running Time: 8 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802