Relax: The World's Most Beautiful Music

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  • Release Date: 10/28/2008
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099921727924
  • Catalog Number: 17279
  • Sales rank: 127,095

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: II. Adagio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Dresden Staatskapelle (6:38)
  2. 2 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297: II. Largo - Antonio Vivaldi & Camerata Lysy Gstaad (2:11)
  3. 3 The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, for soloists, chorus & orchestra: Agnus Dei - Karl Jenkins & Paul Beniston (3:41)
  4. 4 Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni): Extract - Tomaso Albinoni & Neville Marriner (5:53)
  5. 5 The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra: Opening - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Hugh Bean (6:26)
  6. 6 Concerto for flute, harp & orchestra in C major, K. 299 (K. 297c): II. Andantino (extract) - James Galway & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (4:02)
  7. 7 Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Nimrod - Edward Elgar & Adrian Boult (3:58)
  8. 8 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: I. Adagio sostenuto (extract) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Moura Lympany (3:58)
  9. 9 The Gadfly, suite from the film score, Op. 97a (assembled by Atovmyan): Romance - Piers Lane & Tasmin Little (3:15)
  10. 10 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras: Opening - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Adrian Boult (4:01)
  11. 11 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: III. Adagio - Edward Elgar & John Barbirolli (5:18)
  12. 12 Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto (opening) - Sergey Rachmaninov & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (4:31)
  13. 13 Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626: Lacrimosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & London Philharmonic Chorus (2:57)
  14. 14 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto (opening) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam (3:20)
  15. 15 Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio - Edvard Grieg & Neville Marriner (6:33)
  16. 16 Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs), for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150 (TrV 296, AV 150): Beim Schlafengehen (conclusion) - Richard Strauss & London Philharmonic Orchestra (4:24)
  17. 17 Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé): [Excerpt] - George Gershwin & André Previn (2:50)
  18. 18 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Intermezzo - Pietro Mascagni & Riccardo Muti (3:41)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: II. Andante (extract) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Stephen Hough (5:22)
  2. 2 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68: V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn after the Storm) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Riccardo Muti (4:19)
  3. 3 Canon in D major, instrumental arrangement - Johann Pachelbel & Neville Marriner (5:02)
  4. 4 Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus: [Excerpt] - Gregorio Allegri & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (5:47)
  5. 5 Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, CT. 47: II. Romance: Larghetto (opening) - Frédéric Chopin & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (3:53)
  6. 6 Gabriel's Oboe, theme from the film "The Mission" - Ennio Morricone & Ennio Morricone (2:15)
  7. 7 Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48: In paradisum - Gabriel Fauré & David Willcocks (3:47)
  8. 8 Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op. 26: II. Adagio (opening) - Max Bruch & Yehudi Menuhin (4:24)
  9. 9 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): II. Largo (opening) - Antonin Dvorák & Mariss Jansons (4:47)
  10. 10 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: II. Adagio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Paul Mitchell (7:02)
  11. 11 Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: Morning - Edvard Grieg & Neville Marriner (4:19)
  12. 12 Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: II. Andante (extract) - Felix Mendelssohn & Efrem Kurtz (4:30)
  13. 13 Ave verum Corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:26)
  14. 14 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Introduction and 24 Variations), for piano & orchestra in A minor, Op. 43: Variation 18 - Sergey Rachmaninov & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (3:01)
  15. 15 Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: II. Adagio (opening) - Joaquín Rodrigo & Julian Bream (4:45)
  16. 16 Scheherazade, symphonic suite for orchestra, Op. 35: The Story of the Kalender Prince (opening) - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Riccardo Muti (3:53)
  17. 17 Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: IV. Adagietto (conclusion) - Gustav Mahler & John Barbirolli (3:09)
  18. 18 Carmina Burana, scenic cantata for soloists, choruses & orchestra: In trutina - Carl Orff & David Hill (2:43)
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