Tracklist

CD 1: Peaceful Landscapes & The Key of Love
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Water Fountain David Foster 3:52
2 Angel Eyes Jim Brickman 2:32
3 Skye Boat Song John Boswell 5:39
4 Sonata Mannheim Steamroller 2:30
5 The Cradle George Winston 2:18
6 Every Deep Dream Philip Aaberg 4:15
7 Heaven Within The Paul Winter Consort 4:03
8 Little Star Jim Brickman 3:57
9 Homecoming John Tesh 3:46
10 In The Morning Light Yanni 3:49
11 To Take... To Hold Yanni 3:57
12 Almost a Whisper Yanni 3:10
13 Reflections of Passion Yanni 4:36
14 Theme from 'The Postman' (II Postino) Nic Raine 4:35
15 The Key of Love John Tesh 5:06
16 The Memory of Trees The Taliesin Orchestra, Charles Sayre 4:22
17 Bombay (Night of Dreams) Ottmar Liebert, Luna Negra 4:18
18 April Song John Tesh 5:30
CD 2: Classic Strings of Pearls & Heavenly Harmonies
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Forbidden Games Manuel Barrueco 1:31
2 Concerto for Guitar in D: Largo Manuel Barrueco and Orchestra 4:41
3 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Green Hill String Quartet 3:21
4 Down by the Salley Gardens Sinfonia of London 3:19
5 Nocturne Zabaleta 3:18
6 Arioso Gerald Jay Markoe 9:33
7 Elégie Keith Harvey 2:11
8 In Paradiso Raphael 5:07
9 Be Thou My Vision The Anjali Quartet 4:40
10 Praeludio from 'Sonata 7' Gerald Jay Markoe 6:14
11 Reflections in a Summer Pond The Paul Winter Consort 2:25
12 Ave Verum The Ambrosian Singers 3:48
13 Mass of the Angels: Kyrie Schola Gregoriana Mediolanensis 2:09
14 Season of Mists Kevin Crawford 2:48
15 The Flower of Magherally Altan featuring Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh 4:19
16 Love Swim The Paul Winter Consort 4:54
CD 3: Hymns by the Sea & Nature's Symphony
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Amazing Grace Robert Bonfiglio 2:41
2 Deep River The Sunset Strings 2:41
3 What Child Is This? (Greensleeves) John Boswell 3:13
4 Sheep May Safely Graze Mayfair Chamber Orchestra 3:11
5 Ave Maria The Sunset Strings 3:02
6 Pie Jesu from Lloyd Webber's 'Requiem' National Philharmonic Orchestra, Morton Gould 4:09
7 Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head George Winston 2:33
8 Evening Prayer from 'Hansel and Gretel' The Sunset Strings 3:45
9 The Swan from 'Carnival of the Animals' James Galway, Hiro Fujikake 2:34
10 Waltz of the Flowers from 'The Nutcracker' London Symphony Orchestra 6:23
11 Mozart's Clarinet Concerto (from 'Out of Africa') Thomas Kelly, National Philharmonic Orchestra 7:20
12 On Wings of Song Philharmonic Symphony of London 2:55
13 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer London Promenade Orchestra 3:49
14 The Sea and Sinbad's Ship from 'Scheherazade' London Promenade Orchestra 2:55
15 April from 'The Seasons' London Promenade Orchestra 3:22
16 Winter (Largo) from 'The Four Seasons' José‐Luis García, English Chamber Orchestra 2:21
17 Adagio for Strings National Philharmonic Orchestra, Morton Gould 7:25
CD 4: Music for Quiet Reflection
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Danny Boy James Galway 3:22
2 Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair Sinfonia of London, Charles Gerhardt 4:20
3 Shepherd Moons Claire Hamilton 4:54
4 The Ash Grove London Promenade Orchestra, Eric Hammerstein 2:44
5 Watermark The Taliesin Orchestra, Charles Sayre 3:31
6 The Wayfaring Stranger Belmonde Ensemble 3:02
7 Shenandoah London Promenade Orchestra, Eric Hammerstein 2:01
8 Perhaps Love James Galway 3:15
9 Annie Laurie Sidney Sax 4:12
10 The Girl with the Flaxen Hair Skaila Kanga 2:31
11 The Water of Tyne Douglas Gamley and His Orchestra 3:27
12 Light of Experience Pierre Belmonde 3:11
13 Etude No. 5 Manuel Barrueco 2:14
14 Plaisir d'Amour Patrice Fontanarosa 3:42
15 Scarborough Fair Ricky King 3:26
16 Lo! How a Rose E're Blooming National Philharmonic Orchestra, Morton Gould 4:07
17 Sakura James Galway 4:11
18 Clair de lune Skaila Kanga 4:34

Credits

CD 2: Classic Strings of Pearls & Heavenly Harmonies

choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (track 12)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (tracks 12, 12)
conductor:
Charles Gerhardt (conductor) (track 12)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music and opera) (track 12)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 12)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 12)
arrangement of:
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (track 12)
arrangements:
Ave Verum Corpus (arrangement for 4 clarinets & bass clarinet) (track 12)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 12)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 12)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 12)
Motet in D major, K. 618: “Ave verum corpus” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
is the basis for:
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 12)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 12)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 12)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 12)
recording of:
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (track 12)
Motet in D major, K. 618: “Ave verum corpus” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)

CD 3: Hymns by the Sea & Nature's Symphony

violin:
José‐Luis García (violinist & conductor) (track 16)
composer:
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 16)
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (track 8)
conductor:
Morton Gould (composer and conductor) (track 17)
librettist:
Adelheid Wette (German lyricist) (track 8)
orchestra:
London Promenade Orchestra (before it became known as the National Philharmonic Orchestra in ca. 1971) (track 14)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music and opera) (track 17)
The Sunset Strings (track 8)
performer:
London Promenade Orchestra (before it became known as the National Philharmonic Orchestra in ca. 1971) (tracks 13–14)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music and opera) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
The Reader’s Digest Association Limited (not for release label use!) (1981) (track 8)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
instrumental recording of:
part of:
recording of:

CD 4: Music for Quiet Reflection

violin:
Patrice Fontanarosa (track 14)
Sidney Sax (violinist) (track 9)
flute:
James Galway (flautist) (tracks 1, 8, 17)
guitar:
Manuel Barrueco (track 13)
Ricky King (track 15)
pan flute:
Pierre Belmonde (track 12)
Irish harp / clàrsach [Celtic Harp]:
Claire Hamilton (track 3)
harp:
Skaila Kanga (harpist) (tracks 10, 18)
composer:
Jean‐Paul‐Égide Martini (Plaisir d'amour) (track 14)
Alicia Ann Spottiswoode (Scottish songwriter) (track 9)
conductor:
Charles Gerhardt (conductor) (track 2)
Morton Gould (composer and conductor) (track 16)
Eric Hammerstein (possibly a pseudonym used by American conductor Robert Mandell) (tracks 4, 7)
Charles Sayre (American composer, conductor, arranger) (track 5)
lyricist:
William Douglas (Scottish soldier and poet of poem "Annie Laurie") (track 9)
orchestra:
London Promenade Orchestra (before it became known as the National Philharmonic Orchestra in ca. 1971) (tracks 4, 7)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music and opera) (track 16)
Sinfonia of London (British session orchestra) (track 2)
performer:
Manuel Barrueco (track 13)
Belmonde Ensemble (track 6)
Pierre Belmonde (track 12)
Patrice Fontanarosa (track 14)
James Galway (flautist) (tracks 1, 8, 17)
Claire Hamilton (track 3)
Skaila Kanga (harpist) (tracks 10, 18)
Ricky King (track 15)
Sidney Sax (violinist) (track 9)
London Promenade Orchestra (before it became known as the National Philharmonic Orchestra in ca. 1971) (tracks 4, 7)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music and opera) (track 16)
Sinfonia of London (British session orchestra) (track 2)
arrangements:
Annie Laurie (for band and trombone, Drover) (track 9)
Annie Laurie (for harp, Salzedo) (track 9)
Plaisir d'amour (arr. Richards) (track 14)
Plaisir d'amour (Whitaker arr.) (translated) (track 14)
Plaisir d’armour (track 14)
Plasir d’amour (german lyrics) (translated) (track 14)
instrumental recording of:
Annie Laurie (19th century Scottish song) (track 9)
Plaisir d’amour (Romance du chevrier) (track 14)
is based on:
Annie Laurie (the poem (no music)) (track 9)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
愛のよろこび (track 14)
later versions:
Plaisir d'Amour (Joan Baez version) (track 14)
orchestrations:
Plaisir d’amour, H. 134 (orchestrated by Berlioz) (track 14)

Release

ASIN:US: B000BN49ZS [info]