50 Classics for Relaxation

50 Classics for Relaxation

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This timeless music speaks to the heart, soothes the soul, and stirs the senses. 50 Classics for Relaxation is a special collection of classical music perfect for quiet time. These arrangements are an easy background for meditation, yoga, a romantic evening -- anytime the listener wants to slow down.

With 50 compelling songs by master composers,

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Overview

This timeless music speaks to the heart, soothes the soul, and stirs the senses. 50 Classics for Relaxation is a special collection of classical music perfect for quiet time. These arrangements are an easy background for meditation, yoga, a romantic evening -- anytime the listener wants to slow down.

With 50 compelling songs by master composers, our collection will appeal to classical music aficionados and those looking for stress relief. It truly speaks to everyone in the universal voice of symphonic sounds -- it’s enchanting, elegant, and beautiful. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
06/30/2009
Label:
Time Life Records
UPC:
0610583311426
catalogNumber:
24742
Rank:
5623

Tracks

  1. Élégie: O doux printemps d'autrefois, for voice & piano (from "Mélodies, Vol.1")  - Jules Massenet  - Keith Harvey  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra  - David Firman
  2. Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Prague Virtuosi
  3. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Waltz of the Flowers  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  -  Franck Pourcel & His Orchestra  - Franck Pourcel
  4. Morceaux (2) for piano (or piano & violin), Op. 10: No. 2 Humoresque  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Malcolm Sargent
  5. Plaisir d'amour, for voice & piano (or orchestra)  - Jean-Paul-Gilles Martini (aka J.P. Schwarzendorf)  - Patrice Fontanarosa  - Douglas Gamley  -  Sinfonia of London
  6. Liebesträume, notturno for piano No. 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/3 (LW A103/3)  - Franz Liszt  - Charles Gerhardt  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  7. Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture for orchestra in B minor (3 versions): Love Theme  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Charles Gerhardt  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
  8. Etude for piano No. 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16  - Frédéric Chopin  - Charles Gerhardt  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
  9. Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Charles Gerhardt  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  10. Lakmé, opera: Flower Duet  - Léo Delibes  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  11. Pieces (2) ("Chanson de matin" & "Chanson de nuit"), for violin & piano (later orchestrated), Op. 15: Chanson de Matin  - Edward Elgar  - Charles Gerhardt  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  12. Waltz for piano in A flat major, Op. 39/15  - Johannes Brahms  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  13. The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Grand Waltz  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Charles Gerhardt  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
  14. Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major ("Eine kleine Nachtmusik"), K. 525: 4. Rondo - Allegro  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Charles Gerhardt  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  15. Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz), for orchestra, Op. 437 (RV 437): [Excerpt]  - Johann Strauss  - Charles Gerhardt  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  16. Woodland Sketches for piano, Op. 51: No. 1, To a Wild Rose  - Edward MacDowell  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  17. Ständchen ("Leise flehen meine Lieder"), song for voice & piano (Schwanengesang), D. 957/4  - Franz Schubert  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  18. An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314): [Excerpt]  - Johann Strauss  - Charles Gerhardt  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  19. Canon in D major, instrumental arrangement  - Johann Pachelbel  - Charles Gerhardt  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  20. Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: Morning Mood  - Edvard Grieg  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  21. Symphony No. 6 in B minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 74: Theme  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  22. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297: 2.  - Antonio Vivaldi  -  English Chamber Orchestra  - Jose-Luis Garcia (Asensio)  - Leonard Slatkin
  23. Waltz for piano No. 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212  - Frédéric Chopin  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  24. Tausend und eine Nacht (A Thousand and One Nights), waltz for orchestra, Op. 346 (RV 346)  - Johann Strauss  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Peter Guth
  25. Les contes d'Hoffmann, opera in 4 acts: Barcarolle  - Jacques Offenbach  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  26. The Well-Tempered Clavier (24), collection of preludes & fugues, Book I, BWV 846-869 (BC L80-103): Prelude in C major  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Larry Dalton
  27. Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: The Swan  - Camille Saint-Saëns  - Charles Gerhardt  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  28. Meditation on Prelude No. 1 of Bach, for violin or cello & piano with organ or cello ad lib. (or other instrumental arrangement)  - Charles Gounod  - Charles Gerhardt  -  Sinfonia of London
  29. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air on the G String  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Charles Gerhardt  -  National Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble
  30. O Danny Boy  -  Anonymous  -  Romantic Strings Orchestra
  31. Jardins sous la pluie, for piano, L. 100/3  - Claude Debussy  - Mario Kosik  -  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  32. Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3  - Claude Debussy  - Charles Gerhardt  - Skaila Kanga  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  33. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: 1. Theme  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Charles Gerhardt  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
  34. Hänsel und Gretel, opera: Evening Prayer  - Engelbert Humperdinck  - Nick Ingman  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
  35. Wiegenlied ("Guten Abend, gut Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 49/4  - Johannes Brahms  - Douglas Gamley  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  36. Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), waltz for orchestra, Op. 325 (RV 325): [Excerpt]  - Johann Strauss  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Peter Guth
  37. The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Waltz  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  - Charles Gerhardt  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
  38. Greensleeves, folk song  - English Traditional  - René Leibowitz  -  New Symphony Orchestra of London
  39. La bohème, opera: Musetta's Waltz  - Giacomo Puccini  - Nick Ingman  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London
  40. Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair, folk song  - American Traditional  - Charles Gerhardt  -  Sinfonia of London
  41. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: Andante  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Earl Wild  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Anthony Randall
  42. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43: 18th Variation  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Earl Wild  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Russell Stanger
  43. Bist du bei mir, aria arranged for voice & continuo (after Gottfried Stölzel), BWV 508  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  44. Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3): Sheep May Safely Graza  - Johann Sebastian Bach  -  William Davis
  45. Songs (3) for voice & piano, Op. 18: Nell  - Gabriel Fauré  - Douglas Gamley  -  Sinfonia of London
  46. Children's Corner, suite for piano (or orchestra), L. 113: The Little Shepherd  - Claude Debussy  -  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  - Peter Knight
  47. Spring waters, song for voice & piano, Op. 14/11  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Charles Gerhardt  -  London Promenade Orchestra  - Christian Steiner
  48. Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Pavane for Sleeping Beauty  - Maurice Ravel  - Charles Gerhardt  -  National Philharmonic Orchestra
  49. Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): 2. Largo  - Antonin Dvorák  - Eric Hammerstein  -  London Promenade Orchestra
  50. Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2  - Felix Mendelssohn  -  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London

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