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… See more details below

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:
1914

Tracks

  1. Petite suite (4), for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra), L. 65: En Bateau  - Claude Debussy  - Paul Paray  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra  - R. Peter Munves
  2. Gymnopedie for piano No.1, for piano  - Erik Satie  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - R. Peter Munves
  3. Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3: Clair de Lune  - Claude Debussy  - Ernest Ansermet  -  L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande  - R. Peter Munves
  4. Cavalleria rusticana, opera in 1 act: Intermezzo  - Pietro Mascagni  -  Saint Cecilia Academy Orchestra  - R. Peter Munves  - Tullio Serafin
  5. Rêverie, for piano, L. 68  - Claude Debussy  - Zoltán Kocsis  - R. Peter Munves
  6. Pavane pour une infante défunte, for piano (or orchestra)  - Maurice Ravel  - Bernard Haitink  - R. Peter Munves
  7. Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50  - Gabriel Fauré  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - R. Peter Munves
  8. Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: Largo  - Antonio Vivaldi  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - Iona Brown  - R. Peter Munves  - Celin Romero
  9. Oboe Concerto in D minor, BWV 1059r: Siciliano  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Heinz Holliger  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - Iona Brown  - R. Peter Munves
  10. Canon and Gigue for 3 violins & continuo in D major: Canon in D major  - Johann Pachelbel  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - R. Peter Munves
  11. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: Andante  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  -  English Chamber Orchestra  - R. Peter Munves  - Jeffrey Tate  - Mitsuko Uchida
  12. Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni), T. Mi 26  - Tomaso Albinoni  - Maria Teresa Garatti  -  I Musici  - R. Peter Munves
  13. Suite for orchestra No 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air  - Johann Sebastian Bach  -  English Chamber Orchestra  - Raymond Leppard  - R. Peter Munves
  14. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Andante Sostenuto  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Claudio Arrau  - R. Peter Munves
  15. Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Adagio  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Neville Marriner  -  Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields  - Karl Leister  - R. Peter Munves

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