Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
When E.L. James was writing her Twilight-slash-fic-turned-BSDM potboiler Fifty Shades of Grey, she apparently fueled her writing sessions by listening to tons of classical music. Once the book turned into a runaway hit, it only made sense to create a companion album, and that's what 2012's Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album is: pieces that functioned as a soundtrack for James' writing, along with some compositions that crept their way into the text. Unsurprisingly, this makes it an album that's targeted not at the classical connoisseurs but rather fans of Fifty Shades of Grey looking for a dose of sophisticated danger. For that subset of listeners, this ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
When E.L. James was writing her Twilight-slash-fic-turned-BSDM potboiler Fifty Shades of Grey, she apparently fueled her writing sessions by listening to tons of classical music. Once the book turned into a runaway hit, it only made sense to create a companion album, and that's what 2012's Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album is: pieces that functioned as a soundtrack for James' writing, along with some compositions that crept their way into the text. Unsurprisingly, this makes it an album that's targeted not at the classical connoisseurs but rather fans of Fifty Shades of Grey looking for a dose of sophisticated danger. For that subset of listeners, this collection will serve their needs quite well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2012
  • Label: Emi Classics
  • EAN: 5099997846628
  • Catalog Number: 78466
  • Sales rank: 4,054

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Moura Lympany Piano
Barbara Hendricks Vocals, Soprano (Vocal)
The Tallis Scholars Choir, Chorus, Vocal Ensemble
Choir of King's College, Cambridge Choir, Chorus
Riccardo Muti Conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Performing Ensemble
English Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
London Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Neville Marriner Conductor
Adrian Boult Conductor
Les Violons du Roy Ensemble
Stephen Cleobury Conductor
Alexis Weissenberg Piano
Simon Rattle Conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
José-Luis Garcia Violin
Mady Mesplé Vocals, Soprano (Vocal)
Enrique Bátiz Conductor
Danielle Millet Vocals, Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Alain Lombard Conductor
Cécile Ousset Piano
Arleen Augér Vocals, Soprano (Vocal)
Peter Barley Organ
Maria Tipo Piano
Alexandre Tharaud Piano
Samson François Piano
Cellos of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Ensemble
Yan Pascal Tortelier Conductor
Bernard Labadie Conductor
Paris Opéra-Comique Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Philharmonia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Joseph Canteloube Composer
Léo Delibes Composer
Gabriel Fauré Composer
Johann Pachelbel Composer
Sergey Rachmaninov Composer
Thomas Tallis Composer
Ralph Vaughan Williams Composer
Giuseppe Verdi Composer
Heitor Villa-Lobos Composer
Myra Hess Arranger
Johann Sebastian Bach Composer
Frédéric Chopin Composer
Claude Debussy Composer
Kevin Bartley Mastering
Philip Wild Music Business Affairs
Gordon H. Jee Art Direction
Brian Joosten Product Development
Andrew Ousley Liner Notes, Publicity
Kathy Reilly Publicity
Wendy Ong Marketing
Matthew Kamen Music Business Affairs
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