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Adagios for After Hours: The Relaxing Way to End Your Day
     

Adagios for After Hours: The Relaxing Way to End Your Day

 
As the tempo of daily existence seems to quicken in this high-tech age, the need for relaxation and reflection becomes even more critical. This compilation offers an aural balm, drawing on music composed when the pace of life was slower and more gracious. Here are some of the most beloved pieces in the classical repertory -- including Pachelbel's Canon, Beethoven's

Overview

As the tempo of daily existence seems to quicken in this high-tech age, the need for relaxation and reflection becomes even more critical. This compilation offers an aural balm, drawing on music composed when the pace of life was slower and more gracious. Here are some of the most beloved pieces in the classical repertory -- including Pachelbel's Canon, Beethoven's "Moonlight" Sonata, Albinoni's Adagio, and Debussy's "Clair de Lune" -- performed by some of the greatest artists of our time. So sit back, relax, and let the soothing strains of these timeless masterworks calm your spirit.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/10/2000
Label:
Philips
UPC:
0028946806623
catalogNumber:
468066
Rank:
1026

Tracks

  1. Petite suite (4), for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra), L. 65: En Bateau
  2. Gymnopedie for piano No.1, for piano
  3. Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3: Clair de Lune
  4. Cavalleria rusticana, opera in 1 act: Intermezzo
  5. Rêverie, for piano, L. 68
  6. Pavane pour une infante défunte, for piano (or orchestra)
  7. Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50
  8. Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: Largo
  9. Oboe Concerto in D minor, BWV 1059r: Siciliano
  10. Canon and Gigue for 3 violins & continuo in D major: Canon in D major
  11. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: Andante
  12. Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni), T. Mi 26
  13. Suite for orchestra No 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air
  14. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Andante Sostenuto
  15. Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Adagio

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