Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album

Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album

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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 FiftySee more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/11/2012
Label:
Emi Classics
UPC:
5099997846628
catalogNumber:
78466
Rank:
19737

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Moura Lympany   Piano
Barbara Hendricks   Vocals,Soprano (Vocal)
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
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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