Tracklist

CD 1: Relaxing Cinema Themes
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Any Other Name
Thomas Newman 4:09
2 Gabriel's Oboe
Ennio Morricone 2:15
3 Hedwig's Theme
John Williams 4:54
4 The Heart Asks Pleasure First / The Promise
Michael Nyman 3:15
5 Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
Pietro Mascagni 3:45
6 Beim Schlafengehen (conclusion) (Four Last Songs)
Richard Strauss 4:24
7 Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Variation 18
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 3:01
8 You Only Live Twice Main Theme
John Barry 2:58
9 Cavatina
Stanley Myers 3:17
10 My Heart Will Go On (arr. Shearman)
James Horner 4:22
11 Gladiator Suite (extract)
Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard & Klaus Badelt 2:24
12 The Fellowship
Howard Shore 5:55
13 Clair de lune
Claude Debussy 4:59
14 Sull'aria (The Marriage of Figaro)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:05
15 Cinema Paradiso Love Theme
Andrea Morricone 3:01
16 Goldberg Variations - Aria (trans. Craig Leon)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:11
17 Nimrod ('Enigma' Variations)
Sir Edward Elgar 3:59
18 Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
Gustav Mahler 3:10
19 Nocturne in C-sharp minor
Frédéric Chopin 4:25
20 An Ending (Ascent)
Brian Eno 4:22
21 Etude
Francisco Tárrega 4:39
CD 2: Relaxing Classical Themes
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Air 'on the G string'
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:50
2 Sarabande & Variations (trans. Craig Leon)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:05
3 Jean de Florette Theme
Jean-Claude Petit 2:33
4 Adiemus
Karl Jenkins 3 4:00
5 Für Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:21
6 Dôme épais (Flower Duet)
Léo Delibes 3:30
7 The Ashokan Farewell
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason 5:11
8 Chi Mai
Ennio Morricone 5:09
9 Barcarolle (Les Contes d'Hoffmann)
Jacques Offenbach 4:23
10 Inspector Morse Main Theme
Barrington Pheloung 2:35
11 Pavane
Gabriel Fauré 6:50
12 Casta Diva (Norma)
Vincenzo Bellini 5:36
13 Aquarium (Carnaval des Animaux)
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:35
14 Largo (extract) ('New World' Symphony) (arr. Bates)
Antonín Dvořák 4:35
15 Morning (Peer Gynt)
Edvard Grieg 4:13
16 Adagio (arr. Giazotto) (extract)
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni 5:53
17 Wachet auf (extract) (arr. Bates)
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:29
18 Canon in D (arr. Seiffert)
Johann Pachelbel 5:25
CD 3: Relaxing Voices
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lascia Ch'io Pianga (Rinaldo)
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:37
2 In paradisum (Requiem)
Gabriel Fauré 3:29
3 Jesus, Bleibet Meine Freude
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:33
4 Miserere mei, Deus (extract)
Gregorio Allegri 5:48
5 Vision
Hildegard von Bingen 3:41
6 The Lord is my shepherd (Requiem)
John Rutter 4:43
7 Thou knowest, Lord
Henry Purcell 2:07
8 Brezairola (Songs of the Auvergne)
[unknown] 3:46
9 Ave verum corpus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:54
10 In trutina (Carmina Burana)
Carl Orff 2:14
11 Veni, creator spiritus
[anonymous] 3:10
12 In quelle trine morbide (Manon Lescaut)
Giacomo Puccini 2:51
13 The Lamb
John Tavener 3:14
14 Panis Angelicus (arr. Sandré)
César Franck 4:57
15 Lacrimosa (Requiem in D minor) (ed. Beyer)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:58
16 Cantique de Jean Racine
Gabriel Fauré 5:12
17 O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
Giacomo Puccini 2:48
18 Ave Maris Stella
[anonymous] 3:46
19 Soave sia il vento (Così fan tutte)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:06
20 Benedictus (The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace)
Karl Jenkins 3 7:35
CD 4: Relaxing Sounds of the Piano, Cello, Harp and More...
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Swan (Carnival of the Animals) (arr. Chris Hazell)
Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:19
2 'Emperor' Concerto Op. 73 - Il Adagio (trans. Craig Leon)
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:03
3 Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor BWV1029 - II Adagio (opening)
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:33
4 Moonlight Sonata, Op. 27 No. 2: I. Adagio sostenuto (extract)
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:59
5 Schindler's list theme
John Williams 5:04
6 Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85: III. Adagio
Sir Edward Elgar 5:19
7 Spiegel im Spiegel (opening)
Arvo Pärt 4:04
8 Gymnopédie No.1
Erik Satie 3:17
9 Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26: II. Adagio (opening)
Max Bruch 4:26
10 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: II. Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:40
11 The Lark Ascending (opening)
Ralph Vaughan Williams 6:26
12 Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor - II Adagio sostenuto (opening)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 4:32
13 Double Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:36
14 Flute & Harp Concerto in C - II Andantino (extract)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:00
15 Romance (The gadfly)
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович 3:14
16 Concierto de Aranjuez - II Adagio (opening)
Joaquín Rodrigo 5 4:45
17 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F - II Andante
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович 6:07
CD 5: Relaxing Sounds of the Orchestra
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sheep May Safely Graze (arr. Marriner)
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:37
2 Eine kleine Nachtmusik: II. Romanza
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:47
3 Largo (Serse) (arr. Byfield)
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:24
4 Symphony No. 6, Op. 68 "Pastoral": V. Allegretto "Shepherds' Hymn" (extract)
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:45
5 Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orpheus and Eurydice)
Christoph Willibald Gluck 2:16
6 Winter (The Four Seasons) - II Largo
Antonio Vivaldi 2:34
7 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto (extract)
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:20
8 Water Music - Air from Suite No. 1 in F
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:44
9 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (opening)
Ralph Vaughan Williams 4:01
10 The Planets: Venus, the Bringer of Peace (conclusion)
Gustav Holst 6:17
11 Chanson de matin
Sir Edward Elgar 3:06
12 Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16: II. Adagio
Edvard Grieg 6:33
13 Adagio for Strings
Samuel Barber 3 6:24
14 Eddie (Wonderland)
Michael Nyman 4:01
15 Queen Symphony III: Adagio
Tolga Kashif 5:59
16 Deborah's Theme
Ennio Morricone 4:24
17 Time to Say Goodbye
Francesco Sartori 3:58

Credits

CD 1: Relaxing Cinema Themes

guitar:
Manuel Barrueco (track 9)
Steve Morse (American guitarist) (track 9)
piano:
Cécile Ousset (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 7)
Moura Lympany (pianist) (1988) (track 13)
harp:
Julia Thornton (track 16)
arranger:
Craig Leon (track 16)
Adam Saunders (production music) (track 3)
James Shearman (track 10)
balance engineer:
Michael Gray (sound engineer) (track 17)
Michael Sheady (engineer) (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 7)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
David Temple (track 11)
composer:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 8)
Brian Eno (track 20)
James Horner (track 10)
Andrea Morricone (composer) (track 15)
Ennio Morricone (composer) (tracks 2, 15)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 14)
Stanley Myers (track 9)
Thomas Newman (film composer) (track 1)
Michael Nyman (composer) (tracks 4, 4)
Howard Shore (track 12)
John Williams (soundtrack composer & conductor) (track 3)
Hans Zimmer (film score composer) (track 11)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1841) (track 16)
Pietro Mascagni (composer) (1888) (track 5)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 13)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1899) (track 17)
Gustav Mahler (composer) (1901 – 1902) (track 18)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1934-07-03 – 1934-08-18) (track 7)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1948) (track 6)
conductor:
David Abel (conductor) (track 10)
Sir John Barbirolli (conductor and cellist) (track 18)
Riccardo Muti (conductor) (track 5)
Nic Raine (tracks 3, 8, 11–12)
Klaus Tennstedt (track 6)
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor) (1970-08-04 – 1970-08-06) (track 17)
Simon Rattle (conductor) (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 7)
dedicated to:
Augustus J. Jaeger (track 17)
librettist:
Lorenzo Da Ponte (track 14)
lyricist:
Leslie Bricusse (track 8)
Hermann Hesse (track 6)
Will Jennings (track 10)
orchestra:
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 3, 8, 11–12)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 5, 18)
Orchestra (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 10)
London Symphony Orchestra (1970-08-04 – 1970-08-06) (track 17)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 7)
orchestrator:
Ennio Morricone (composer) (track 2)
Thomas Pasatieri (track 1)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (track 17)
John Fraser (UK producer) (1984-05-03 – 1984-05-04) (track 7)
publisher:
Sir Edward Elgar (dec’d) (composer) (track 17)
soprano vocals:
Lucia Popp (soprano) (track 6)
vocals:
Lucia Popp (soprano) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Classics (1971) (track 17)
Warner Classics (2002) (track 17)
publisher:
Cherry Lane Music (track 1)
Chester Music Ltd. (track 4)
E.G. Music Ltd. (publisher) (track 20)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 9–10)
Fox Film Music Corporation (BMI) (track 10)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 10)
Michael Nyman Ltd. (track 4)
TCF Music Publishing, Inc. (Twentieth Century Fox Music Publishing, Inc.; ASCAP) (track 10)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 12)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 10)
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries) (track 4)
premiered at:
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1970-08-04 – 1970-08-06) (track 17)
arrangement of:
A New Headmaster (track 3)
Dragon Flight (track 3)
Honor Him (Gladiator) (track 11)
Procession (track 3)
Snape’s Demise (track 3)
The Battle (Gladiator) (track 11)
The Diadem (track 3)
The Might of Rome (Gladiator) (track 11)
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (track 18)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (track 18)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Cavatina (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 13)
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 13)
Im Abendrot (track 18)
Intermezzo (for brass band, Denis Wright) (track 5)
My Heart Will Go On (arr. Adrian Williams for small orchestra) (track 10)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43: Variation XVIII (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 7)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque, L75: III. Clair de Lune (Transcription for harp) (track 13)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
The Heart Asks Pleasure First (simplified piano arrangement by Hans-Günter Heumann) (track 4)
Vier letzte Lieder, AV 150: III. "Beim Schlafengehen" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
instrumental recording of:
My Heart Will Go On (track 10)
is the basis for:
Ave Maria (by Pietro Mascagni, adapted from the Intermezzo of his Cavalleria Rusticana) (track 5)
Dawn (track 13)
E Sarà Così (song based on "Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini") (track 7)
Nella fantasia (track 2)
Sancta Maria (based on the Intermezzo from "Cavalleria rusticana" by Mascagni) (track 5)
Sanctus (based on "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), op. 36) (track 17)
Sanctus Dei (track 17)
The Globalist (track 17)
原野是我家 (track 9)
later parody versions:
Free Delivery (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Titanic (track 10)
later translated versions:
Il mio cuore va (Italian translation of 'My Heart Will Go On') (track 10)
later versions:
He Was Beautiful (track 9)
Nimrod (track 17)
orchestrations:
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 13)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 13)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 13)
part of:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001 film score) (track 3)
The Mission (track 2)
The Piano (1993 film score) (tracks 4, 4)
Goldberg-Variationen, BWV 988 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 13)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (track 18)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (for piano and orchestra) (track 7)
partial recording of:
recording of:
An Ending (Ascent) (track 20)
Any Other Name (track 1)
Cavatina (theme from The Deer Hunter) (track 9)
Gabriel’s Oboe (The Mission) (track 2)
Goldberg-Variationen, BWV 988: Aria (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Hedwig's Theme (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) (track 3)
Main Theme (The Lord of the Rings) (track 12)
The Heart Asks Pleasure First (The Piano) (track 4)
The Promise (The Piano) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance, Part 2 (tracks 5, 17)
Relax and Unwind With the Classics (preview) (tracks 5, 9)

CD 2: Relaxing Classical Themes

premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1731-11-25) (track 17)
flute:
Gareth Morris (British flautist) (track 11)
percussion arranger:
Mike Ratledge (track 4)
piano:
Dame Moura Lympany (pianist) (track 5)
additional engineer:
Gary Thomas (engineer) (track 4)
assistant engineer:
Kirsten Cowie (track 4)
assistant mixer:
Kirsten Cowie (track 4)
balance engineer:
Neville Boyling (engineer) (track 11)
choir vocals:
South German Madrigal Choir (1967-07-15 – 1967-07-20) (track 17)
composer:
Léo Delibes (composer) (track 6)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (track 11)
Remo Giazotto (track 16)
Ennio Morricone (composer) (track 8)
Jacques Offenbach (track 9)
Karl Jenkins (Welsh musician & composer) (track 4)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (– 1831) (track 12)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 1)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1731) (track 17)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 5)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1886-02) (track 13)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1893) (track 14)
Antonín Dvořák (composer) (1893-01-10 – 1893-05-24) (track 14)
Jay Ungar (1982) (track 7)
conductor:
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (track 16)
Zdeněk Mácal (conductor) (track 14)
Sir David Willcocks (track 11)
Tullio Serafin (conductor) (1961) (track 12)
Wolfgang Gönnenwein (conductor) (1967-07-15 – 1967-07-20) (track 17)
Alain Lombard (conductor) (1970) (track 6)
Owain Arwel Hughes (1984-07) (track 1)
Karl Jenkins (Welsh musician & composer) (1995) (track 4)
engineer:
Steve Price (recording engineer) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Miriam Stockley (track 4)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (track 9)
Philippe Gille (track 6)
Edmond Gondinet (track 6)
Felice Romani (– 1831) (track 12)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Danielle Millet (1970) (track 6)
mixer:
Steve Price (recording engineer) (track 4)
orchestra:
New Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 11)
Consortium Musicum (1967-07-15 – 1967-07-20) (track 17)
Hallé Orchestra (1984-07) (track 1)
orchestrator:
Karl Jenkins (Welsh musician & composer) (tracks 4, 4)
previously attributed to:
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (Italian Baroque composer) (track 16)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (track 11)
Andrew Keener (engineer/editor/producer) (track 1)
recording engineer:
Mr Bear (engineer) (1984-07) (track 1)
soprano vocals:
Miriam Stockley (track 4)
Mady Mesplé (1970) (track 6)
soprano vocals [Norma]:
Maria Callas (soprano) (1961) (track 12)
vocals:
Miriam Stockley (1995) (track 4)
writer:
Mike Ratledge (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1961) (track 12)
Music for Pleasure (1984) (track 1)
Jenkins Ratledge Ltd. (1995) (track 4)
publisher:
FB Media in GSA (track 4)
Jenkinsongs Ltd. (track 6)
Ricordi London (Casa Ricordi sublabel for Classical music) (track 16)
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries) (track 8)
mixed at:
recorded at:
edit of:
sampled by:
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 5)
arrangement of:
Pavane, op. 50 (for piano and chorus) (track 11)
arrangements:
"Casta diva" from Norma (for piano, Mikhashoff) (track 12)
Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor (catch all for arrangements) (track 16)
Adagio of the Sky (track 16)
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 1)
Air in D, BWV 1068 (arr. Heimer Sjöblom for organ) (track 1)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 1)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 1)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 1)
Cold is Being (track 16)
Flower Duet (Lakmé) (for brass band, Sparke) (track 6)
For Aleeza (Beethoven's "Für Elise" • an abridged arrangement) (track 5)
Largo (New World Symphony) (arr. Ellerby) (track 14)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VII. Aquarium (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 1)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 1)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 1)
Solo Amore (track 1)
Symfonie č. 9 e moll, op. 95 „Z Nového světa“: II. Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 5)
is based on:
Chi mai (with lyrics by Carlo Nistri) (track 8)
is the basis for:
A New World (track 14)
Adagio (track 16)
Anytime, Anywhere (track 16)
Bach Aire (track 1)
Barcarolles (track 9)
Child of the Night (track 6)
Goin’ Home (track 14)
Lacrymosa (track 13)
Más allá (track 14)
Night Enchanted (track 6)
Passion Flower (track 5)
Sweetest Love (track 1)
Whisper of Angels (track 11)
イヴの誘惑 (track 5)
夕陽下 (track 14)
熱情的花朵 (track 5)
later translated versions:
Mīlas nakts (barkorāle no operas "Hofmaņa stāsti") (track 9)
later versions:
Ashokan Farewell (track 7)
Going Home (Largo "From the New World") (James Last pop arrangement) (track 14)
Negro Spiritual Melody (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 14)
給愛麗斯 (track 5)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 1)
part of:
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Acte III (Giulietta) (alternate order) (track 9)
Norma: Atto I (track 12)
Lakmé: Acte I (track 6)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Adiemus (track 4)
Ashokan Farewell (track 7)
Chi mai (no lyrics) (track 8)
Pavane, op. 50 (catch-all for arrangements and unknown versions) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 1)
Proximus / Adiemus (track 4)
Relax and Unwind With the Classics (preview) (tracks 6, 9)

CD 3: Relaxing Voices

cello:
Guy Johnston (cellist) (2001-01-12) (track 20)
oboe:
Christopher Hooker (oboist) (track 6)
arranger:
Franz Beyer (track 15)
Joseph Canteloube (track 8)
balance engineer:
Peter Bown (track 10)
Neville Boyling (engineer) (track 3)
Stuart Eltham (engineer) (1986-02) (track 19)
Mike Clements (engineer) (1995-02-03 – 1995-02-05) (track 13)
Simon Rhodes (1997-07-15 – 1997-07-18) (track 6)
bass vocals [Don Alfonso]:
Claudio Desderi (1986-02) (track 19)
choir vocals:
Hallé Choir (track 14)
Philharmonia Chorus (London choir aka New Philharmonia Chorus from 1964–1977) (1965-06-12 – 1965-06-16) (track 10)
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir (1965-06-12 – 1965-06-16) (track 10)
Vasari Singers (1995-02-03 – 1995-02-05) (track 13)
Vasari Singers (1996) (track 13)
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (1997-07-15 – 1997-07-18) (track 6)
National Youth Choir of Great Britain (2000-08-11) (track 20)
chorus master:
Wilhelm Pitz (chorus master) (1965-06-12 – 1965-06-16) (track 10)
Jeremy Backhouse (1996) (track 13)
composer:
Gregorio Allegri (composer) (track 4)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 3)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (track 14)
Karl Jenkins (Welsh musician & composer) (track 20)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (track 19)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 17)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (tracks 9, 15)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1865) (track 16)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1886 – 1900) (track 2)
Carl Orff (composer) (1936) (track 10)
John Tavener (20th century composer) (1982) (track 13)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (1985) (track 6)
conductor:
Maurice Handford (horn player / conductor) (track 14)
Sir Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (track 17)
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (conductor) (1965-06-12 – 1965-06-16) (track 10)
Bernard Haitink (conductor) (1986-02) (track 19)
Jeremy Backhouse (1995-02-03 – 1995-02-05) (track 13)
Stephen Cleobury (organist) (1997-07-15 – 1997-07-18) (track 6)
Karl Jenkins (Welsh musician & composer) (2000-07-24) (track 20)
Michael C. Brewer (conductor) (2000-08-11) (track 20)
Philip Ellis (2002-06 – 2002-07) (track 8)
dedicated to:
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (track 16)
librettist:
Lorenzo Da Ponte (track 19)
Giovacchino Forzano (track 17)
lyricist:
St. Thomas Aquinas (track 14)
Robert Bridges (poet) (track 3)
Jean Racine (librettist) (track 16)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
William Blake (English poet, painter, and printmaker) (1789) (track 13)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (track 14)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1965-06-12 – 1965-06-16) (track 10)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1986-02) (track 19)
City of London Sinfonia (chamber orchestra) (1997-07-15 – 1997-07-18) (track 6)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (2000-07-24) (track 20)
producer:
Peter Andry (producer) (track 10)
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (track 3)
John Fraser (UK producer) (track 19)
Tolga Kashif (track 8)
John West (classical engineer/producer) (track 13)
Simon Woods (producer) (track 6)
solo violin:
Marcia Crayford (2002-06 – 2002-07) (track 8)
solo cello:
Jonathan Williams (cellist) (2002-06 – 2002-07) (track 8)
soprano vocals:
Lucia Popp (soprano) (track 10)
Lesley Garrett (soprano) (2002-06 – 2002-07) (track 8)
soprano vocals [Dorabella]:
Dolores Ziegler (mezzo soprano) (1986-02) (track 19)
soprano vocals [Fiordiligi]:
Carol Vaness (soprano) (1986-02) (track 19)
soprano vocals [Lauretta]:
Montserrat Caballé (soprano) (track 17)
vocals:
Lucia Popp (soprano) (1965-06-12 – 1965-06-16) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2002) (track 8)
publisher:
B. Schott’s Söhne (publisher; do not use as label) (track 10)
Éditions Durand (1947–present) (track 2)
recorded at:
St. Giles’ Cripplegate in London, England, United Kingdom (1995-02-03 – 1995-02-05) (track 13)
King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom (1997-07-15 – 1997-07-18) (track 6)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 9)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 9)
arrangements:
"Soave sia il vento" from Così fan tutte (for two pianos, Anderson & Roe) (track 19)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 9)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 9)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 9)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (for two flutes and piano, Wye) (track 16)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (for choir and orchestra (without organ)) (track 16)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (catch-all for arrangements and unknown versions) (track 16)
Gianni Schicchi: “O mio babbino caro” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Miserere (with additional embellishments by Deborah Roberts) (track 4)
Miserere (with Baroque ornamentations, arr. Jean Lionnet) (track 4)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Panis Angelicus (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace: Benedictus (catch-all for arrangements) (track 20)
“O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi (for piano, Mikhashoff) (track 17)
is the basis for:
3rd Earth (track 13)
Benedictus (track 20)
Evocation à la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 658 (for organ) (tracks 4, 9)
Lacrymosa (track 15)
Miserere mei, Deus (track 4)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (tracks 4, 9)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (tracks 4, 9)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (tracks 4, 9)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (tracks 4, 9)
later translated versions:
私のお父さん (track 17)
later versions:
O Lord Most Holy (track 14)
orchestrations:
Panis Angelicus (orch. Stokowski) (track 14)
part of:
Gianni Schicchi (track 17)
The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (the complete work) (track 20)
Requiem (track 6)
Requiem, op. 48 (track 2)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 15)
partial recording of:
Miserere mei, Deus (track 4)
recording of:
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (track 9)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (for choir and piano or organ) (track 16)
Panis Angelicus (track 14)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: III. Sequenz: f. Lacrimosa dies illa (catch-all for unknown editions) (track 15)
The Lamb (1995-02-03 – 1995-02-05) (track 13)
Requiem: VI. The Lord Is My Shepherd (1997-07-15 – 1997-07-18) (track 6)
The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace: Benedictus (2000-07-24 – 2001-01-12) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Relax and Unwind With the Classics (preview) (track 17)
translated version of:

CD 4: Relaxing Sounds of the Piano, Cello, Harp and More...

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1900-12-15) (track 12)
clarinet:
Sabine Meyer (clarinetist) (track 10)
violin:
Hugh Bean (violinist) (track 11)
Christian Ferras (violinist) (track 13)
Tasmin Little (track 15)
Yehudi Menuhin (violinist) (tracks 9, 13)
Tasmin Little (1994) (track 7)
cello:
Han‐Na Chang (track 1)
Jacqueline du Pré (cellist) (1965-08-19) (track 6)
classical guitar:
Julian Bream (guitarist and lutenist) (track 16)
flute:
James Galway (flautist) (track 14)
piano:
Piers Lane (Australian classical pianist, b. 1958) (track 15)
Moura Lympany (pianist) (track 4)
Cécile Ousset (track 12)
Dmitri Alexeev (pianist) (1983-05) (track 17)
Martin Roscoe (English classical pianist) (1994) (track 7)
bass clarinet:
Sabine Meyer (clarinetist) (1990) (track 10)
viola da gamba:
Jordi Savall (track 3)
harpsichord:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (track 3)
harp:
Aline Brewer (track 1)
Fritz Helmis (track 14)
Julia Thornton (track 2)
arranger:
Chris Hazell (track 1)
Craig Leon (track 2)
balance engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1965-08-19) (track 6)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 3)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730 – 1731) (track 13)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1778-04) (track 14)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791-09-28 – 1791-10-07) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (track 2)
Max Bruch (composer and conductor) (1866 – 1867) (track 9)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (1914) (track 11)
Edward Elgar (composer) (1918 – 1919) (track 6)
Joaquín Rodrigo (Spanish composer and virtuoso pianist) (1939) (track 16)
Arvo Pärt (1978) (track 7)
John Williams (soundtrack composer & conductor) (1993) (track 5)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor) (track 11)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (track 14)
Yehudi Menuhin (violinist) (track 13)
Simon Rattle (conductor) (tracks 12, 16)
Leonard Slatkin (conductor) (track 1)
Walter Süsskind (conductor) (track 9)
Sir John Barbirolli (conductor and cellist) (1965-08-19) (track 6)
Jerzy Maksymiuk (conductor) (1983-05) (track 17)
Hans Vonk (conductor) (1990) (track 10)
engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (track 6)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1, 9, 11)
London Symphony Orchestra (1965-08-19) (track 6)
English Chamber Orchestra (1983-05) (track 17)
Staatskapelle Dresden (1990) (track 10)
producer:
solo cello:
Han‐Na Chang (track 1)
premiered at:
[concert] (1921-06-14) (track 11)
publisher:
Chester Music Ltd. (track 5)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 5)
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1921-06-14) (track 11)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1965-08-19) (track 6)
compiled in:
arrangement of:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 1)
The Lark Ascending (for violin and piano) (track 11)
arrangements:
BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto (catch all for arrangements) (track 13)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Concierto de Aranjuez: II. Adagio (for harp and orchestra, Rodrigo 1974) (track 16)
Spiegel im Spiegel (for cello and piano) (track 7)
Spiegel im Spiegel (for clarinet and piano) (track 7)
Spiegel im Spiegel (for bassoon and piano) (track 7)
Spiegel im Spiegel (for viola and piano) (track 7)
Spiegel im Spiegel (for marimba and bells, Kuniko) (track 7)
Spiegel im Spiegel (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Theme from Schindler's List (for brass band, Smith) (track 5)
Viola Concerto: III. Adagio (arr. Lionel Tertis) (track 6)
is the basis for:
All by Myself (track 12)
Concerto de Aranjuez: Adagio (Tomita arrangement) (track 16)
Il canto del cigno (The Song of the Swan) (track 1)
Mephistopheles (track 4)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 4)
Overture (track 4)
Preghiera (track 12)
Spain (track 16)
What Is Eternal (track 4)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 4)
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 4)
part of:
Schindler's List (track 5)
Concierto de Aranjuez (movement) (track 16)
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (movement) (track 6)
partial recording of:
Spiegel im Spiegel (for violin and piano) (track 7)
The Lark Ascending (for violin and orchestra) (track 11)
recording of:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 1)
Main Theme (Schindler’s List) (track 5)
Romance from The Gadfly Suite (for violin and piano) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 4, 10)
Relax and Unwind With the Classics (preview) (tracks 5, 11)

CD 5: Relaxing Sounds of the Orchestra

violin:
David Abel (violinist/violist) (track 17)
Giulio Franzetti (violinist) (1994) (track 6)
organ:
Ian Watson (conductor and keyboardist) (track 1)
additional lyricist:
Frank Peterson (track 17)
arranger:
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (track 1)
balance engineer:
Stuart Eltham (engineer) (track 1)
Robert Gooch (British classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (track 11)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 1)
Edward Elgar (composer) (track 11)
Christoph Willibald Gluck (composer) (track 5)
Francesco Sartori (track 17)
Antonio Vivaldi (1723) (track 6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1787) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (track 7)
Edvard Grieg (composer) (1868) (track 12)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (1910) (track 9)
Gustav Holst (1914 – 1916) (track 10)
Samuel Barber (American orchestral, choral, opera & piano composer) (1936) (track 13)
conductor:
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor) (track 10)
Hymisher Greenburg (probably a pseudonym of Alfred Sholtz) (track 12)
Riccardo Muti (conductor) (tracks 4–5)
Eugene Ormandy (conductor) (1957) (track 13)
Sir Adrian Boult (conductor) (1967-04-18) (track 11)
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (1976-01 – 1976-10) (track 2)
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (1983-06-27 – 1983-06-28) (track 1)
Riccardo Muti (conductor) (1994) (track 6)
engineer:
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (track 2)
lyricist:
Lucio Quarantotto (track 17)
orchestra:
The European Philharmonic Orchestra (an Alfred Scholz pseudonym, NOT the Austrian orchestra of the same name) (track 12)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 5)
orchestra (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 17)
The Philadelphia Orchestra (1957) (track 13)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1967-04-18) (track 11)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields (1976-01 – 1976-10) (track 2)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields (1983-06-27 – 1983-06-28) (track 1)
orchestrator:
Edward Elgar (composer) (track 11)
Sir Neville Marriner (conductor) (track 1)
Samuel Barber (American orchestral, choral, opera & piano composer) (1938) (track 13)
performer:
Irena Grafenauer (flautist) (track 1)
producer:
Christopher Bishop (conductor/producer) (tracks 2, 11)
John Fraser (UK producer) (track 1)
premiered at:
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Classics (1968) (track 11)
Warner Classics (1985) (track 11)
publisher:
premiered at:
Queen’s Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1901-09-14) (track 11)
recorded at:
arrangement of:
Chanson de matin, op. 15 no. 2 (for violin and piano) (track 11)
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 13)
Adagio for Strings (bond arrangement) (track 13)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 13)
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 13)
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 13)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 13)
Ballet des ombres heureuses (for solo piano, Friedman) (track 5)
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (for two pianos) (track 9)
Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 5)
Mélodie de Gluck (Dance of the Blessed Spirits, arr. Sgambati for solo piano) (track 5)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Melodie) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, S. 463d: II. Allegretto (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
The Planets, op. 32: II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (for brass quintet and organ) (track 10)
Venus, The Bringer of Peace (Arranged for organ) (track 10)
宇宙めぐり (track 10)
instrumental recording of:
Time to Say Goodbye (version with predominantly Italian lyrics, except for the phrase “time to say goodbye”) (track 17)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Acid Serum (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 7th) (track 7)
Dieron las doce (track 7)
Dov’è l’amore (track 13)
Figlio perduto (track 7)
later parody versions:
later versions:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (for piano four hands) (track 7)
orchestration of:
part of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II (Italian version) (track 5)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (track 7)
The Planets Suite for Orchestra, op. 32 (with "Pluto" by Colin Matthews) (track 10)
The Planets, op. 32 (original version) (track 10)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II: Danza degli spiriti beati (instrumental ballet, for the original 1762 Italian version) (track 5)
Adagio for Strings (1957) (track 13)
Chanson de matin, op. 15 no. 2 (for orchestra) (1967-04-18) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 17)
translated version of:
Con te partirò (completely Italian lyrics; no “time to say goodbye”) (track 17)

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