Classical Chillout

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
As the title may lead one to believe, this two-CD set is made up of classical and classical-influenced music mixed together with the intention of relaxation and chillin'. The sources of the material range from TV commercials Karl Jenkins' "Adiemus" to films Michael Nyman's music from The Piano to actual classical pieces Bach's "Concerto for Violin and Oboe". There is also a wide range of performers and composers from Steve Reich to Mozart to David Bowie and Pat Metheny. Highlights include "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" from Henryk Górecki's "Symphony No. 3," "Winter" from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons," and the most beautiful song ever written: Debussy's "Clair de Lune." Apart from...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
As the title may lead one to believe, this two-CD set is made up of classical and classical-influenced music mixed together with the intention of relaxation and chillin'. The sources of the material range from TV commercials Karl Jenkins' "Adiemus" to films Michael Nyman's music from The Piano to actual classical pieces Bach's "Concerto for Violin and Oboe". There is also a wide range of performers and composers from Steve Reich to Mozart to David Bowie and Pat Metheny. Highlights include "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" from Henryk Górecki's "Symphony No. 3," "Winter" from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons," and the most beautiful song ever written: Debussy's "Clair de Lune." Apart from one or two missteps James Horner's "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic, for example, this is a nice collection of laid-back and atmospheric classical music; classical fans will like it for its eclectic mix, and club kids who want a little culture with their chill will like it, too.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/21/2002
  • Label: Emi Classics
  • UPC: 724356773721
  • Catalog Number: 67737

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Qua - William Orbit (9:43)
  2. 2 Gymnopedie for piano No. 1 - Angela Brownridge (3:18)
  3. 3 Adiemus, for female voices & orchestra - Miriam Stockley (4:02)
  4. 4 Farewell for piano - Leszek Mozdzer (5:14)
  5. 5 O mio babbino caro - Angela Gheorghiu (2:09)
  6. 6 Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by R - Neville Marriner (5:53)
  7. 7 Casta Diva - Maria Callas (5:37)
  8. 8 Spiegel im Spiegel, for violin & piano - Tasmin Little (4:05)
  9. 9 Flower Duet - Danielle Millet (3:32)
  10. 10 Medley: The Heart Asks Pleasure First / The Promise - Michael Nyman (3:15)
  11. 11 Cantique de Jean Racine, for 4-part chorus & organ (or orchestra), Op. - Michel Plasson (5:49)
  12. 12 Ashokan Farewell - Jay Ungar (5:10)
  13. 13 This Is Not America - Ahn Trio (5:38)
  14. 14 Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3 - Moura Lympany (4:59)
  15. 15 [Excerpt] - Stephen Cleobury (5:44)
Disc 2
  1. 1 My Heart Will Go On (from the film "Titanic") - David Abel (4:24)
  2. 2 Perpetuum Mobile, for orchestra - Penguin Cafe Orchestra (4:34)
  3. 3 2. Adagio - Leon Goossens (5:58)
  4. 4 2. Lento e largo - Tranquillissimo - Zofia Kilanowicz (4:33)
  5. 5 Opening - Hugh Bean (6:26)
  6. 6 Gnossienne for piano No. 1 - Anne Queffélec (3:29)
  7. 7 Nagoya Marimbas, for 2 marimbas - Sam Walton (4:55)
  8. 8 2. Adagio (opening) - Yehudi Menuhin (4:26)
  9. 9 Song for Athene, for chorus - David Hill (6:14)
  10. 10 Gabriel's Oboe - Ennio Morricone (2:16)
  11. 11 Weather Storm, for orchestra - The London Session Orchestra (6:07)
  12. 12 Chi Mai (originally composed for Maddalena, film score) - Ennio Morricone (5:10)
  13. 13 In paradisum (3:30)
  14. 14 Ebben? ne andrò lontana - Maria Callas (4:55)
  15. 15 2. Largo @@Giullio Franzetti (2:35)
  16. 16 2. Largo - Andrei Gavrilov (3:29)
  17. 17 Ave verum Corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618 @@Stockholm Chamber Choir (3:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Moura Lympany Piano
Yehudi Menuhin Violin, Conductor, Track Performer
Penguin Cafe Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Michael Nyman Conductor, Track Performer
London Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
William Orbit Track Performer
Maria Callas Soprano (Vocal), Track Performer
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Choir of King's College, Cambridge Choir, Chorus
Riccardo Muti Conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Performing Ensemble
Craig Armstrong Piano, Conductor, Keyboards, Track Performer
English Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Gerald Finley Cantor, Track Performer
Simon Jeffes Conductor
Karl Jenkins Conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
The London Session Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Ennio Morricone Conductor, Track Performer
Neville Marriner Conductor, Track Performer
Molly Mason Guitar, Track Performer
Martin Roscoe Track Performer
Tullio Serafin Conductor
Miriam Stockley Vocals, Track Performer
Jay Ungar Guitar, Track Performer
Sam Walton Marimbas, Track Performer
Adrian Boult Conductor
New Philharmonia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Michel Plasson Vocals, Track Performer
Winchester Cathedral Choir Choir, Chorus, Track Performer
Stephen Cleobury Conductor, Track Performer
Hugh Bean Violin, Track Performer
David Charles Abell Conductor
Zofia Kilanowicz Soprano (Vocal), Track Performer
Anne Queffélec Piano, Track Performer
Walter Süsskind Conductor
Mady Mesplé Soprano (Vocal)
Andrei Gavrilov Piano, Track Performer
Ahn Trio Ensemble, Track Performer
Giulio Franzetti Violin
Leszek Mozdzer Piano, Track Performer
Bath Festival Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Angela Gheorghiu Soprano (Vocal), Track Performer
Danielle Millet Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Alain Lombard Conductor
Peter Barley Organ
Angela Brownridge Piano
Tasmin Little Violin
Nashville Chamber Orchestra Ensemble
Leon Goossens Oboe
Stockholm Chamber Choir Choir, Chorus
Stockholm Radio Chorus Choir, Chorus
La Scala Theater Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Ennio Morricone Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Theatre National de L'opera-Comique Orchestre Performing Ensemble
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse Performing Ensemble
Paul Gambill Conductor
David Hill Conductor
Jose-Luis Garcia (Asensio) Violin
Krakow Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Timothy Beasley-Murray Treble
Colin Currie Marimbas
Philharmonia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
La Scala Theater Chorus Choir, Chorus
Jacek Kaspszyk Conductor
Technical Credits
Michael Nyman Producer
William Orbit Producer
Craig Armstrong Composer, Producer
Robert "3D" del Naja Composer
Andrew "Mushroom" Vowles Composer
Grantley Marshall Composer
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