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The 50 Most Essential Relaxing Classics

50 songs (4 hours and 8 minutes) Released on November 30, 2010
1
Pavane pour une infante défunte, M. 19
Arpad Joó & London Symphony Orchestra
6:38
2
Chamber Concerto in D major, RV 93: II. Largo
Klaus Arp, Boris Björn Bagger & SWR Symphony Orchestra
5:28
3
14 Romances, Op. 34: No. 14, Vocalise (Lentamente, molto cantabile)
Markus Stocker and Viktor Yampolsky
6:28
4
Ave Maria, CG 89a
David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir
2:34
5
Préludes, Book I, L. 117: VIII. La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair)
Peter Schmalfuss
2:37
6
Requiem, Op. 48: IV. Pie Jesu
Fredrik Malmberg, Mattias Wager, Miah Persson & Swedish Radio Choir
3:03
7
3 Gymnopédies: I. Lent et douloureux
Finghin Collins
3:40
8
Canon in D Major, P.37: I
Mainz Chamber Orchestra
5:52
9
Concerto in G Minor for Violin and Strings, BWV 1056R: II. Arioso: Largo
Alun Francis, Emmy Verhey & Camerata Antonio Lucio
3:14
10
12 Danzas españolas, Op. 37: Oriental
Duo Llobet
5:10
11
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Geoffrey Simon & London Symphony Orchestra
4:24
12
Suite No. 4 in E-Flat Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1010: IV. Sarabande
Torleif Thedéen
5:05
13
Ave Maria, D. 839
Café Concerto
5:26
14
Motet in D Major for Choir and Orchestra, K. 618: Ave verum corpus
Ilmar Lapinsch, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra & Riga Radio Choir
1:38
15
The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, "Winter" (L'inverno): II. Largo
Josef Merten and Zagreb Soloists
2:22
16
Suite bergamasque, L. 75: III. Clair de lune
Finghin Collins
5:13
17
Spiegel im Spiegel
Angela Yoffe & Vadim Gluzman
8:35
18
Cavatina
Craig Ogden
3:59
19
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467: II. Andante
David Parry, Finghin Collins & London Philharmonic Orchestra
7:18
20
The Nutcracker, Op. 71: XVc. Pas de deux - Var. 2: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
Heribert Beissel & Bonn Classical Philharmonic
2:14
21
Orpheus and Eurydice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Jan-Olav Wedin & Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
6:48
22
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
3:44
23
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Finghin Collins
5:36
24
The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269, "Spring" (La primavera): II. Largo e pianissimo sempre
Josef Merten and Zagreb Soloists
2:56
25
String Quintet in E Major, G. 282: III. Minuetto - Trio
David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
3:48
26
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102: II. Andante
Howard Griffiths, George Perry & Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra
7:02
27
String Quartet No. 2 in D Major: III. Notturno (Andante)
Lucerne String Quartet
8:11
28
Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626: XII. Sanctus: Benedictus
Kaszimierz Kord, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Doris Soffel, Edith Mathis, John Shirley-Quirk, SWR Symphony Orchestra & Baden-Baden State Chorus
5:16
29
Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 (1932): III. Siziliana
Russian State Chamber Orchestra and Liana Isakadze & Russian State Chamber Orchestra
4:05
30
Concerto No. 3 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 37: II. Largo
Anton Nanut, Dubravka Tomsic & RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra
9:47
31
String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11: II. Andante cantabile
Shostakovich Quartet
6:38
32
Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 2, Andante in E-Flat Major
Finghin Collins
4:53
33
Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: II. The Last Spring
Heribert Beissel & Bonn Classical Philharmonic
4:39
34
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air
David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
4:14
35
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846: I. Prelude
Masaaki Suzuki
2:26
36
Cavalleria Rusticana: Symphonic Intermezzo
Heribert Beissel & Bonn Classical Philharmonic
3:21
37
Pavane, Op. 50
David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
5:07
38
Le Carnaval des Animaux, R. 125: XIII. Le Cygne
Stockholm Chamber Duo
2:53
39
Xerxes, HWV 40, Act 1: "Ombra mai fu": Largo
Shigeo Genda, Yoshikazu Mela & Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
3:04
40
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
8:22
41
Études, Op. 10: No. 3, Étude in E Major, "Tristesse"
Peter Schmalfuss
3:59
42
Concerto a cinque No. 2 in D Minor for Oboe and Strings, Op. 9: II. Adagio
Howard Griffiths, Emanuel Abbühl & Strings of Zürich
5:18
43
Messe Solennelle in A major, Op. 12: Panis Angelicus
Ilmar Lapinsch, Riga Radio Choir & Latvian Philharmonic Orchestra
3:23
44
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": II. Romance: Andante
Francesco Macci & Camerata Salzburg
6:46
45
Waldesruhe (Silent Woods) for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68: Lento e molto cantabile
Frans Helmerson, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Neeme Järvi & Frans Helmerson
5:21
46
Rêverie (Daydream), L. 68
Peter Frankl
3:46
47
Concerto in D Major for Recorder and Strings, RV 428, "Il gardellino": II. Cantabile
Dan Laurin and Bach Collegium Japan
2:57
48
Má Vlast (My Fatherland): Vltava (The Moldau River)
David Parry & London Philharmonic Orchestra
11:26
49
Deux arabesques, L. 66: No. 1, Andantino con moto in E Major
Peter Schmalfuss
3:55
50
The Planets, Op. 32: VII. Neptune, the Mystic
Walter Susskind, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra & Saint Louis Symphony Chorus
7:36