Classical Chillout

Classical Chillout



As the title may lead one to believe, this two-CD set is made up of classical and classical-influenced music mixed together with the intention of relaxation and chillin'. The sources of the material range from TV commercials (Karl Jenkins' "Adiemus") to films (Michael Nyman's music from The Piano) to actual classical pieces (Bach's "Concerto for Violin and Oboe"). There is also a wide range of performers and composers from Steve Reich to Mozart to David Bowie and Pat Metheny. Highlights include "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" from Henryk Górecki's "Symphony No. 3," "Winter" from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons," and the most beautiful song ever written: Debussy's "Clair de Lune." Apart from one or two missteps (James Horner's "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic, for example), this is a nice collection of laid-back and atmospheric classical music; classical fans will like it for its eclectic mix, and club kids who want a little culture with their chill will like it, too.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/21/2002
Label: Emi Classics
UPC: 0724356773721
catalogNumber: 67737

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Moura Lympany   Piano
Yehudi Menuhin   Violin,Conductor,Track Performer
Penguin Cafe Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Michael Nyman   Conductor,Track Performer
London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
William Orbit   Track Performer
Maria Callas   Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Choir of King's College, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus
Riccardo Muti   Conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields   Performing Ensemble
Craig Armstrong   Piano,Conductor,Keyboards,Track Performer
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Gerald Finley   Cantor,Track Performer
Simon Jeffes   Conductor
Karl Jenkins   Conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
London Session Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Ennio Morricone   Conductor,Track Performer
Neville Marriner   Conductor,Track Performer
Molly Mason   Guitar,Track Performer
Martin Roscoe   Track Performer
Tullio Serafin   Conductor
Miriam Stockley   Vocals,Track Performer
Jay Ungar   Guitar,Track Performer
Sam Walton   Marimbas,Track Performer
Adrian Boult   Conductor
New Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Michel Plasson   Vocals,Track Performer
Winchester Cathedral Choir   Choir, Chorus,Track Performer
Stephen Cleobury   Conductor,Track Performer
Hugh Bean   Violin,Track Performer
David Charles Abell   Conductor
Zofia Kilanowicz   Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Anne Queffélec   Piano,Track Performer
Walter Süsskind   Conductor
Mady Mesplé   Soprano (Vocal)
Andrei Gavrilov   Piano,Track Performer
Ahn Trio   Ensemble,Track Performer
Giulio Franzetti   Violin
Leszek Mozdzer   Piano,Track Performer
Bath Festival Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Angela Gheorghiu   Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Danielle Millet   Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Alain Lombard   Conductor
Peter Barley   Organ
Angela Brownridge   Piano
Tasmin Little   Violin
Nashville Chamber Orchestra   Ensemble
Leon Goossens   Oboe
Stockholm Chamber Choir   Choir, Chorus
Stockholm Radio Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Scala Theater Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Ennio Morricone Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse   Performing Ensemble
Paul Gambill   Conductor
David Hill   Conductor
Jose-Luis Garcia (Asensio)   Violin
Krakow Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Timothy Beasley-Murray   Treble
Opéra-Comique Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Colin Currie   Marimbas
Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Scala Theater Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Jacek Kaspszyk   Conductor

Technical Credits

Michael Nyman   Producer
David Bowie   Composer
Pat Metheny   Composer
William Orbit   Producer
Craig Armstrong   Composer,Producer
Simon Jeffes   Composer
Ennio Morricone   Composer
Robert "3D" del Naja   Composer
Andrew "Mushroom" Vowles   Composer
Grantley Marshall   Composer

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