Wellness Classics

Wellness Classics


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Wellness Classics

German import Wellness Classics is a musical spa in a box, providing 10 relaxation CDs of classical and jazz music, a booklet with tips to reduce stress and to seek inner and outer health, and a sample bottle of SebaMed lotion. While the presentation may seem like an overly elaborate gimmick to plug this skincare product, the musical choices are actually quite good, drawn as they are from the backlists of Sony and BMG. Tracks feature such famous conductors as Leonard Bernstein, Michael Tilson Thomas, Fritz Reiner, Arthur Fiedler, Zubin Mehta, John Eliot Gardiner, Eugene Ormandy, and David Zinman, as well as celebrated soloists, including violinist Joshua Bell, pianist Emanuel Ax, guitarist Julian Bream, flutist James Galway, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianist Philippe Entremont, and jazz artists Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, and Oscar Peterson, among myriad other musicians. The sound quality of this survey is remarkably even and balanced, considering the wide range of recording dates and the great variety of recording venues. A single listener may find this collection to be more than enough music for home playback, but a package of this size seems better suited for use in a health clinic, where rotation play of several discs over the course of a day may be most practical.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/28/2008
Label: Sony Bmg Europe
UPC: 0886973521328
catalogNumber: 735213


Disc 1

  1. Largo
  2. Träumerei (from Kinderszenen, Op. 15)
  3. Adagietto
  4. Andante cantabile
  5. Andante grazioso
  6. Adagio
  7. Andante for Flute in C major, KV 315
  8. Pastoral
  9. Poco adagio
  10. Sicilienne, Op. 78
  11. Andante

Disc 2

  1. Grande Valse Brillante in E flat major, Op. 18
  2. Sarabande No. 1
  3. Etude in E major, Op. 10/3
  4. Je te veux (Valse)
  5. La fille avec cheveux de lin (from Préludes, Book 1)
  6. Largo
  7. Nocturne No. 1
  8. Mazurka in A flat major, Op. 59/2
  9. The Swan (from Carnival of the Animals)
  10. Waltz No. 2 in A flat major, Op. 34/1
  11. Andante un poco sostenuto
  12. Gymnopédie No. 1

Disc 3

  1. Drawn from Life
  2. Come On
  3. The Smell of Sunrise
  4. To Calm Down
  5. A Relief
  6. Weightless
  7. Cooling Down
  8. Inner Reserve
  9. Finding a Way Out
  10. Falls of Eden
  11. Waves of Life

Disc 4

  1. Bossa Antigua
  2. Tea for Two
  3. In the Morning Light
  4. Stormy Weather
  5. Mozart
  6. Hi-Lilli Hi-Lo
  7. Round Midnight
  8. Mood Indigo
  9. Take Five
  10. My Heart Belongs to Daddy
  11. Anthem
  12. Creole Love Call
  13. Sleepy Time Gal
  14. Still We Dream (Ugly Beauty)
  15. One for My Baby
  16. All the Things You Are
  17. When Did You Leave Heaven

Disc 5

  1. Ballet Music No. 2
  2. Larghetto
  3. Grand pas de deux
  4. Klavierstück No. 3 (Allegretto)
  5. Tanz der Stunden
  6. Bagatelle in E flat major, Op. 33/1 (Andante grazioso, quasi allegretto
  7. Valse lente
  8. Gavotte-Musette
  9. Waltz in E major, Op. 39
  10. Overture
  11. Romance - Andante
  12. Nocturne No. 1
  13. Scherzo
  14. Theme

Disc 6

  1. Overture
  2. Alla hornpipe
  3. Rondo
  4. 1. Allegro vivace
  5. Finale: Allegro assai
  6. Prelude in A major
  7. Hoe-Down
  8. Praeludium
  9. Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor
  10. Molto allegro
  11. La garde montante
  12. Rondo
  13. Saber Dance
  14. Rondo: Allegro
  15. Hornpipe
  16. Hungarian Dance No. 10 in F major

Disc 7

  1. Hund und Katze - Ablauf
  2. Die Anspannung lösen
  3. Der Erde nahekommen (Kobra)
  4. Sich dehnen
  5. Raum und Weite
  6. Nach innen gehen
  7. Die Sonne grüßen
  8. Die Kraft der Mitte (Pilates)
  9. Atemräume erkunden
  10. Zur Ruhe finden
  11. Tanz das Lebens
  12. Still werden (Meditation)

Disc 8

  1. Meditation Instruction
  2. Voices from Somewhere Else
  3. A Caribbean Dream
  4. Feel Free
  5. Be a Part of Nature
  6. Risin' High
  7. Dreaming Away
  8. Easy to Get Up
  9. Make Yourself Fall
  10. Tranquility
  11. Get Slower
  12. Without Fear

Disc 9

  1. Highland Cathedral
  2. Gabhaim Molta Bride
  3. Holy Island
  4. The Windmills of Your Mind
  5. Silence
  6. After the Harvest
  7. Londonderry Air
  8. Into the Dreamtime
  9. Exile
  10. In Loving Memory
  11. Irish Medley
  12. Lake of Shadows
  13. Rosemary Faire
  14. For Those in Peril on the Sea
  15. The Wind Beneath My Wings

Disc 10

  1. Fantasie for harp in C minor, Op. 35
  2. Air
  3. Nuages (from Nocturnes)
  4. Ombra mai fun (Largo)
  5. Air
  6. Aquarium
  7. Largo
  8. Larghetto
  9. Larghetto
  10. Adagio un poco
  11. Musette: Larghetto
  12. Claire de lune (from Suite Bergamasque)
  13. Prélude in G flat major, Op. 23/10
  14. Andante lento

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Leonard Bernstein   Conductor
Morton Gould   Conductor
Arthur Fiedler   Conductor
André Kostelanetz   Conductor
David Arkenstone   Instrumental
Suzanne Ciani   Keyboards
Brian Keane   Vocals
Yanni   Keyboards
London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Dave Brubeck   Saxophone
Paul Desmond   Alto Saxophone
Jim Hall   Guitar
Lena Horne   Vocals
Oscar Peterson   Piano,Vocals
Monica Zetterlund   Vocals
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma   Cello
Jean-Pierre Rampal   Flute
James Galway   Flute
Phil Coulter   Keyboards
Columbia Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Eugene Ormandy   Conductor
Julian Bream   Guitar
Cleveland Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
New York Philharmonic   Performing Ensemble
Esa-Pekka Salonen   Conductor
Joshua Bell   Violin
Philippe Entremont   Piano
Fritz Reiner   Conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields   Performing Ensemble
Boston Pops Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Duke Ellington   Piano,Ensemble
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Raymond Leppard   Conductor
Carmen McRae   Vocals
Michael Tilson Thomas   Conductor
Ruth Laredo   Piano
Aine Minogue   Vocals
Chicago Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Zubin Mehta   Conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Rafael Kubelik   Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
David Zinman   Conductor
Angeles Master Chorale   Choir, Chorus
Carol Tatum   Guitar
George Szell   Conductor
Lisa Ekdahl   Vocals
John Eliot Gardiner   Conductor
Emanuel Ax   Piano
Benny Goodman Quartet   Ensemble
Louis Lane   Conductor
Georges Prêtre   Conductor
Michael Stern   Conductor
Mathilde Sternat   Cello
Maria Graf   Harp
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Hartmut Haenchen   Conductor
Richard Tognetti   Conductor
Jean-François Paillard   Conductor
Peter Nordahl Trio   Ensemble
Regis Pasquier   Violin
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Steven Isserlis   Cello
Yukio Yokoyama   Piano
Okko Kamu   Conductor
Australian Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Daniel Varsano   Piano
Pascal Devoyon   Piano
Yaara Tal   Piano
Andreas Bach   Piano
Naomi Segal   Piano
Sara Marianovich   Piano
Lev Shinder   Conductor
Seraphin Trio   Ensemble
David Hopper   Glockenspiel
Ruth Segal   Piano
Ralph Manno   Clarinet
"George Enescu" Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Michail Vaiman   Violin
Europa Symphony   Performing Ensemble
Jiri Malat   Conductor
Wolfdieter Maurer   Conductor
Bruno Pasquier   Viola
Roland Pidoux   Cello
Emil Klein   Conductor
Gerhard Schröder   Horn
Andreas Haefliger   Piano
Jean-Claude Malgoire   Conductor
Jean-François Paillard Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy   Ensemble
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Andreas Groethuysen   Piano
East of England Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
George Alexander Albrecht   Conductor
Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester   Performing Ensemble
Monteverdi Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Ivan Anguelov   Conductor
Ion Ivan Roncea   Harp
Jeffrey Segal   Trumpet
Gunhild Ott   Flute
Matthias Kirschnereit   Piano
Frank Beermann   Conductor
Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Cristian Mandeal   Conductor
Wolfgang Grohs   Conductor
Gustav Kuhn   Conductor
Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Camerata Hamburg   Performing Ensemble
St. Petersburg Philharmony Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Gaby Casadesus   Piano
Miles Davis Quartet   Ensemble
Morton Gould Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Ballyclare Male Choir   Choir, Chorus
Gary Mulligan   Baritone Saxophone
Lina Boström   Synthesizer
Jasper Johannson   Synthesizer

Technical Credits

Adolphe Adam   Composer
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach   Composer
Ludwig van Beethoven   Composer
Georges Bizet   Composer
Luigi Boccherini   Composer
Johannes Brahms   Composer
Aaron Copland   Composer
Franz Danzi   Composer
Léo Delibes   Composer
Gabriel Fauré   Composer
Edvard Grieg   Composer
George Frideric Handel   Composer
Johann Nepomuk Hummel   Composer
Aram Khachaturian   Composer
Gustav Mahler   Composer
Johann Melchior Molter   Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Composer
Amilcare Ponchielli   Composer
Sergey Prokofiev   Composer
Sergey Rachmaninov   Composer
Joaquín Rodrigo   Composer
Camille Saint-Saëns   Composer
Franz Schubert   Composer
Robert Schumann   Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky   Composer
Georg Philipp Telemann   Composer
Antonio Vivaldi   Composer
David Arkenstone   Composer
Suzanne Ciani   Composer
Brian Keane   Composer
Yanni   Composer
Erik Satie   Composer
Dave Brubeck   Composer
Paul Desmond   Composer
Michel Legrand   Composer
Vincent Youmans   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Phil Coulter   Composer
Larry Henley   Composer
Bronislaw Kaper   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
François-Adrien Boieldieu   Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach   Composer
William David Brohn   Composer
Frédéric Chopin   Composer
Claude Debussy   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Gioachino Rossini   Composer
Aine Minogue   Composer
Fanny Mendelssohn   Composer
Carol Tatum   Composer
Richard A. Whiting   Composer
Ludwig "Louis" Spohr   Composer
Nigel Hess   Composer
Anna Trökes   Liner Notes,Instructor
Spoken Word   Composer
Scottish Traditional   Composer
Irish Traditional   Composer
Christine Schweitzer   Liner Notes
Ramesh Weeratunga   Composer,Soundscape
Ingo Bischoff   Composer,Soundscape
Rüdiger Grünwald   Producer
Roland Eracht   Producer
Lina Boström   Composer
Jasper Johannson   Composer

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