100 Best Chillout Classics - 6 CDs


 

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100 tracks of classical chillout music from the catalogues of EMI, Erato and Virgin Classics performed by some of the world’s finest artists. Warner reissue, 2013.

CD 1 MAINLY BAROQUE

Pachelbel - Canon in D - Halle Orchestra conducted by Maurice Handford

Albinoni (recte: Giazotto) – Adagio - ASMF conducted by Sir Neville Marriner

Bach, J.S. - Air on the G string [Orchestral Suite no.3] & Largo [Keyboard Concerto no.5 in F minor] with Andrei Gavrilov (piano) - ECO conducted by Sir Philip Ledger

Allegri - Miserere mei - Choir of King's College Cambridge conducted by Sir Stephen Cleobury

Gluck - Menuet & Dance of the Blessed Spirits [Orfeo] - Emmanuel Pahud & Juliette Hurel (flutes) with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézel-Séguin

Purcell - March & Thou knowest, Lord [Funeral Music for Queen Mary] - Choir of King's College Cambridge + Philip Jones Brass Ensemble conducted by Sir Philip Ledger

Vivaldi - Largo from ‘Winter’ [Four Seasons] - LCO with Christopher Warren-Green (violin / director)

Vivaldi - Largo [Lute Concerto in D RV93] - Julia Thornton (harp) with NROotN conducted by Erna Olah

Handel - Ombra mai fù [Xerxes] - David Daniels (counter-tenor) with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Sir Roger Norrington

Handel - Sarabande and Variations [Suite in G minor G110] - Julia Thornton (harp) with NROotN conducted by Erna Olah

Handel - Lascia ch’io pianga [Rinaldo] - Jane Gilchrist (soprano) with the Slovak RSO conducted by Kirk Trevor

Beethoven - 'Moonlight' Sonata op.27 no.2: 1st mvt - Phildelphia Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Schumann - Träumerei [Kinderscenen] - Dame Moura Lympany (piano)

Chopin - Barcarolle in Db op.57 - Peter Donohoe (piano)

Jenkins, Karl - Agnus Dei [Mass for Peace: The Armed Man] - National Youth Choir of Great Britain & LPO conducted by the composer

CD 2 CHORAL AND VOCAL I

Barber - Agnus Dei (Adagio for Strings) - Winchester Cathedral Choir conducted by David Hill.

Lloyd Webber, A – Pie Jesu [Requiem] - Jane Gilchrist (soprano) & Fergus Thirwell (treble) with the Slovak RSO conducted by Kirk Trevor

Tavener - Song for Athene - Winchester Cathedral Choir conducted by David Hill.

Tavener - The Lamb - Choir of King's College Cambridge conducted by Sir Stephen Cleobury

Anon. Gregorian chant - Puer natus est nobis - Monks of Santo Domingo Silos

Tallis - If ye love me - Choir of King's College Cambridge conducted by Sir Stephen Cleobury

Dowland - Woeful heart - Dame Emma Kirkby (soprano) & Anthony Rooley (lute)

Rachmaninov - Ave Maria [Vespers] - Choir of King's College Cambridge conducted by Sir Stephen Cleobury

Stravinsky - Ave Maria - Choir of King's College Cambridge conducted by Sir Stephen Cleobury

Byrd - Ye sacred muses - Michael Chance (counter-tenor) + Fretwork

Jenkins, Karl - Confutatis [Requiem] - Cor Caerdydd, etc, conducted by the composer

Rutter - Pie Jesu [Requiem] - Edward Soklatvola (treble) with the Choir of King's College Cambridge conducted by Sir Stephen Cleobury

Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine - Winchester Cathedral Choir conducted by David Hill.

Trad. Greensleeves - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)with the NPO conducted by Douglas Gamley

Fauré - In Paradisum [Requiem] - Winchester Cathedral Choir + Bournemouth Sinfonietta conducted by David Hill.

Jenkins, Karl - Benedictus [Mass for Peace: The Armed Man] - National Youth Choir of Great Britain & LPO conducted by the composer

CD 3 VOCAL II

Canteloube – Baïlèro [Chants d’Auvergne] - Arleen Auger (soprano) with the ECO conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier

Dell'Acqua - Villanelle - Natalie Dessay (soprano) with the BerlinSO conducted by Michael Schonwandt

Hahn - L’Enamourée - Victoria De Los Angeles (soprano) with the Sinfonia of London conducted by Rafeal Fruhbeck de Burgos

Delibes - Flower Duet [Lakmé] - Mady Mesplé (soprano) & Danielle Miller (mezzo-soprano) with the Orchestra National de Theatre de l'Opera-Comique conducted by Alain Lombard

Saint-Saëns - Le Rossignol et la rose - Natalie Dessay (soprano) with the BerlinSO conducted by Michael Schonwandt

Canteloube – Brezairola [Chants d’Auvergne] - Lesley Garrett (soprano) with anon. orchestra conducted by Philip Ellis

Strauss, R - Beim schlafengehen - Nina Stemme (soprano) with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano

Villa-Lobos - Aria [Bachianas Brasileiras no.5] - Barbara Hendricks (soprano) with the cellos of the RPO conducted by Enrique Batiz

Offenbach - Barcarolle [Les Contes d’Hoffmann] - Jessye Norman (soprano) & Dame Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano) with Orchestra & Chorus of de la Monnaie Brussels conducted by Sylvain Cambreling

Elgar - Sea Slumber-Song [Sea Pictures] - Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) with the LSO conducted by Sir John Barbirolli

Orff - In Trutina [Carmina Burana] - Janice Watson (soprano) with the Bournemouth SO conducted by David Hill.

Bellini - Mira, o Norma [Norma] - Maria Callas (soprano) & Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) with the Orchestra of La Scala conducted by Tullio Serafin

Bach, J.S. - Schafe können sicher weiden [Hunt Cantata BWV208] - Barbara Hendricks (soprano) with Kammerorchester CPE Bach, Berlin conducted by Peter Schreier

Gluck - Che farò senza Euridice? [Orfeo] - David Daniels (counter-tenor) with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Harry Bicket

Purcell - When I am laid in earth [Dido & Aeneas] - Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano) with Le Concert d'Astreé conducted by Emmanuelle Haim

Handel - Verdi Prati [Alcina] - Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) with the City of London Baroque Soloists conducted by Sir Richard Hickox

Monteverdi - Pur ti miro [Coronation of Poppaea] - Arleen Auger (soprano) & Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) with the City of London Baroque Soloists conducted by Sir Richard Hickox

CD 4 INSTRUMENTAL

Debussy - Clair de lune - Kun Woo Paik (piano)

Saint-Saëns - Le Cygne [Carnival of the Animals] - Christopher van Kempen (cello) & Ian Brown / Susan Tomes (piano)

Liszt - Au Lac de Wallenstadt - Kun Woo Paik (piano)

Liszt - Consolation No.3 - Francois-René Dushable (piano)

Satie - Gnossienne no.1 & Gymnopédie no.1 - Anne Queffélec (piano).

Villa-Lobos - Prelude no.5 - Julian Byzantine (guitar)

Fauré - Nocturne no.9 - Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)

Fauré - Berceuse - Augustin Demay (violin) & Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)

Fauré - Barcarolle no.12 - Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)

Schubert - Adagio [String Quintet D956] - Hungarian Quartet + Laszlo Varga (cello)

Shostakovitch - Romance [The Gadfly] - Tasmin Little (violin) & Piers Lane (piano)

Segovia - Estudio sin Luz - Ernesto Biletti (guitar)

Sibelius - Romance [4 Pieces op.78] - Truls Mørk (cello) & Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

Sainz de la Maza - Homenaje a la guitarra - Julian Byzantine (guitar)

Pärt - Spiegel im Spiegel - Tasmin Little (violin) & Martin Roscoe (piano)

Chopin - Nocturne in C# minor - Mikhail Pletnev (piano)

CD 5 ORCHESTRAL & CONCERTOS

Bach, J.S. - Double Violin Concerto: 2nd mvt - Elisabeth Wallfisch & Alison Bury (violins) with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Dowland - Lachrimae Antiquae (Flow My Teares) - Julia Thornton (harp) with NROotN conducted by Erna Olah

Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto: 2nd mvt - Sir James Galway (flute) & Fritz Helmis (harp) with the Berliner Philharmoniker.conducted by Herbert von Karajan

Haydn - Adagio [Harp Concerto in C Hob.XVIII:8] - Marielle Nordmann (harp) with the Auvergne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jean-Jacques Kantarow

Chopin arr. Stokowski - Prelude in E minor - Phildelphia Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Mendelssohn - Noctunre [A Midsummer Night’s Dream] - Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

Elgar - Sospiri - Natalie Klein (cello) with the RLPO conducted by Vernon Handley

Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending - Hugh Bean (violin) with the NPO conducted by Sir Adrian Boult

Holst - Venus [The Planets] - RLPO conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

Bizet - Entr’acte Act III [Carmen] - Emmanuel Pahud (flute) with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézel-Séguin

Satie - Prelude, Act III [L’Initiation] - Julia Thornton (harp) with NROotN conducted by Erna Olah

Massenet - Meditation [Thaïs] - José-Luis Garcia (violin) with the ECO conducted by Paul Tortelier

Ravel - Pavane pour une infante défunte - SCO conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste

Saint-Saëns - Aquarium [Carnival of the Animals] - Nash Ensemble

Fauré - Pavane - Gareth Morris (flute) with the New Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir David Willcocks

Mahler - Adagietto [Symphony no.5] - New Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli

CD 6 MAINLY MODERN

Newman - Any Other Name [American Beauty]

Nyman - The Heart Asks Pleasure First [The Piano] - Ahn Trio

Rodrigo - Adagio [Concierto de Aranjuez] - Sharon Isbin (guitar) with the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Foster

Horner - Main Theme [Titanic] - Die 12 Cellisten Der Berliner Philharmoniker

Lennon & McCartney - Let it Be - Lesley Garrett (soprano) with anon. orchestra conducted by Philip Ellis

Lennon & McCartney - Here There & Everywhere - Manuel Barrueco (guitar) with the LSO conducted by Jeremy Lubbock

Piazzola - Milonga del Àngel - Die 12 Cellisten Der Berliner Philharmoniker

Lennon & McCartney - Hey Jude Manuel Barrueco (guitar)

Myers - Cavatina [The Deer Hunter] - Manuel & HIs Orchestra

Lennon & McCartney - Michelle - RLPO conducted by Ron Goodwin

Lennon & McCartney - Ticket to Ride - Manuel Barrueco (guitar) with the LSO conducted by Jeremy Lubbock

Walton - Touch her soft lips and part [Henry V] - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by the composer

Debussy arr. Leon - La Cathédrale engloutie - Julia Thornton (harp) with NROotN conducted by Erna Olah

Lennon & McCartney - You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away - Manuel Barrueco (guitar) with the LSO conducted by Jeremy Lubbock

Trad. - Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen - Die 12 Cellisten Der Berliner Philharmoniker

Bach, J.S. - Aria [Goldberg Variations] - Julia Thornton (harp) & Fabio Zanon (guitar)

Lennon & McCartney - The Fool on the Hill - RLPO conducted by Ron Goodwin