The Classics at the Movies: Love

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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Classics at the Movies: Love collects classical pieces featured in romantic favorites of the silver screen, including The English Patient, Breaking the Waves, and Gone With the Wind. Don't expect music written exclusively for these films, however. The selections here come from heavy hitters like Strauss, Bach, Handel, and Mozart, and are culled from previously-released Naxos collections. But while the link between the pieces and the films in which they appeared may not be immediately apparent, their sweeping grandeur and startling intimacy still conjure up feelings of romance. Credit should also be given for clichéd, yet oddly effective,...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Classics at the Movies: Love collects classical pieces featured in romantic favorites of the silver screen, including The English Patient, Breaking the Waves, and Gone With the Wind. Don't expect music written exclusively for these films, however. The selections here come from heavy hitters like Strauss, Bach, Handel, and Mozart, and are culled from previously-released Naxos collections. But while the link between the pieces and the films in which they appeared may not be immediately apparent, their sweeping grandeur and startling intimacy still conjure up feelings of romance. Credit should also be given for clichéd, yet oddly effective, cover art.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/2002
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 730099680523
  • Catalog Number: 8556805
  • Sales rank: 298,050

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 [as used in "Titanic"] (9:27)
  2. 2 Can-Can - Johannes Wildner (5:23)
  3. 3 Aria - Pi-Hsien Chen (3:20)
  4. 4 Siciliana (2:08)
  5. 5 Allegro - Johann Aratore (3:20)
  6. 6 Ombra mai fu (Largo) (3:27)
  7. 7 Tara - Richard Hayman (3:59)
  8. 8 Andante @@Concentus Hungaricus (6:47)
  9. 9 Allegro con brio [W - Barry Wordsworth (7:42)
  10. 10 Adagietto, for orchestra (from the Symphony No. 5) - Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra in Katowi (12:09)
  11. 11 Love Duet - Miriam Gauci (14:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Richard Hayman Conductor
New York Philharmonic Performing Ensemble
Capella Istropolitana Ensemble
Antoni Wit Conductor
Barry Wordsworth Conductor
Ondrej Lenard Conductor
Pi-Hsien Chen Piano
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Petri Alanko Flute
Jenö Jandó Piano
Alexander Rahbari Conductor
Johann Aratore Organ
László Kovács Conductor
Miriam Gauci Vocals
Johannes Wildner Conductor
Matyas Antal Conductor
Strauss Festival Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Camerata Budapest Ensemble
John Tinge Conductor
Anssi Mattila Harpsichord
Slovak State Philharmonic Strings Performing Ensemble
Concentus Hungaricus Ensemble
Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Yordy Ramiro Vocals
Handel Festival Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
József Mukk Vocals
Technical Credits
George Frideric Handel Composer
Gustav Mahler Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer
Jacques Offenbach Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach Composer
Stuart See Cover Photo
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