The Classical Album 2005

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The Classical Album 2005 collects highlights from the recordings of Universal Classics' best-selling artists -- a roster that includes Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Renée Fleming, Nigel Kennedy, Bond, and many others. The specially priced two-disc compilation offers 35 tracks, including such favorites as Satie's "Gymnopedie No. 1" (Jean-Yves Thibaudet), John Williams's theme from Schindler's List (Janine Jansen), and Puccini's "Nessun Dorma" (The Three Tenors).
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The Classical Album 2005 collects highlights from the recordings of Universal Classics' best-selling artists -- a roster that includes Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Renée Fleming, Nigel Kennedy, Bond, and many others. The specially priced two-disc compilation offers 35 tracks, including such favorites as Satie's "Gymnopedie No. 1" (Jean-Yves Thibaudet), John Williams's theme from Schindler's List (Janine Jansen), and Puccini's "Nessun Dorma" (The Three Tenors).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/13/2005
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947683285
  • Catalog Number: 000529102
  • Sales rank: 135,211

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 En Aranjuez, con tu amor, for voice & piano (or guitar) - Joaquín Rodrigo & London Symphony Orchestra (3:25)
  2. 2 Granada for voice & orchestra (with chorus ad lib) - Agustín Lara & Bryn Terfel (4:40)
  3. 3 Viva! (after Vivaldi) - Bond & Derek Strange / Bond (3:15)
  4. 4 Pokare Kare Ana - Maori Traditional & Hayley Westenra (3:19)
  5. 5 L' Africaine, grand opera in 5 acts: Mi batte il cuor... O paradiso - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Oliviero de Fabritiis (3:31)
  6. 6 Una Mattina - Ludovico Einaudi & Ludovico Einaudi (3:23)
  7. 7 Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partirò), song - Francesco Sartori & Frank Peterson (3:44)
  8. 8 Canon in D major, various arrangements - Johann Pachelbel & Duel Ensemble (4:00)
  9. 9 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primavera," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: Allegro - Antonio Vivaldi & Jan Jansen (3:19)
  10. 10 Serse (Xerxes), opera, HWV 40: Ombra mai fù (Allegro) - George Frideric Handel & Roger Norrington (2:59)
  11. 11 The Unknown Soldier - Prague Symphony Orchestra & The Doors (5:43)
  12. 12 Casanova, musical comedy (Strauss works arr. by Benatzky): Nuns' Chorus - Ralph Benatzky & Johann Strauss II (3:32)
  13. 13 Etude for piano No. 13 in A flat major, Op. 25/1, CT. 26 - Frédéric Chopin & Nelson Freire (2:26)
  14. 14 The Flight of the Bumble Bee, musical picture for orchestra (from The Tale of Tsar Saltan) - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Nicholas Cleobury (1:10)
  15. 15 Braveheart, film score: For the Love of a Princess - James Horner & James Horner (4:07)
  16. 16 Gladiator, film score: Now We Are Free - Hans Zimmer & Hans Zimmer / Lisa Gerrard (4:14)
  17. 17 Rusalka, opera, B. 203 (Op. 114): Mesicku na nebi hlubokem (O Silver Moon) - Antonin Dvorák & Renée Fleming (5:56)
  18. 18 Amore e Musica - Roberto Pacco & Russell Watson (3:57)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Il canto - Romano Musumarra & Luciano Pavarotti (3:45)
  2. 2 Rigoletto, opera: Questa o quella - Giuseppe Verdi & Plácido Domingo (1:53)
  3. 3 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: The Pearl Fishers' Duet - Georges Bizet & London Symphony Orchestra (5:55)
  4. 4 Funiculì Funiculà for voice & orchestra (& chorus ad lib) - Luigi Denza & Giovanni del Turco (2:32)
  5. 5 Fragile - Sting & Dominic Miller (3:45)
  6. 6 Song for Athene, for chorus - William Shakespeare & John Tavener (5:35)
  7. 7 Rigoletto, opera: La donna è mobile - Giuseppe Verdi & Riccardo Chailly (2:12)
  8. 8 Gymnopedie for piano No.1 - Erik Satie & Jean-Yves Thibaudet (3:39)
  9. 9 L'elisir d'amore, opera: Una furtiva lagrima - Gaetano Donizetti & Riccardo Frizza (4:42)
  10. 10 Blow the Wind Southerly (Northumbrian Folk Song) - Kathleen Ferrier & English Traditional (2:25)
  11. 11 Ave Maria, for voice & orchestra (adapted from Intermezzo of "Cavalleria Rusticana") - Pietro Mascagni & Angela Gheorghiu (3:23)
  12. 12 Alexis Zorbas, ballet suite: Zorba's Dance - Mikis Theodorakis & Charles Dutoit (3:14)
  13. 13 Schindler's List, film score: Main Theme - John Williams [composer] & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (3:47)
  14. 14 Explosive - Bond & Tonci Huljic (3:13)
  15. 15 You Raise Me Up - Secret Garden & Rolf Lovland (5:05)
  16. 16 Never Say Goodbye (after Ravel) - Pamela Sheyne & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (3:16)
  17. 17 Turandot, opera: Nessun Dorma - Franco Alfano & Giacomo Puccini (3:31)
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  • Posted August 14, 2013

     This glorious album should bring beauty, peace, and the most in

     This glorious album should bring beauty, peace, and the most interesting variety to any classical
    collection.

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