Once again AVID dips its toe into the mysterious world of classical music to bring you the latest release in the Essential Collection series.
We hope our collection will act as an introduction to the thousands of philistines out there who know nothing about this elevated world of classics but would like to learn!!
We have selected thirty eight musical masterpieces either in their entirety or skilfully edited if they are particularly long. Each piece compliments each other rather well and all the greats are featured, from the big five Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms and Tchaikovsky to Debussy, Holst, Rachmaninov, Elgar and Ravel.
Listen ,Learn and Wonder as we take you on a classical journey of discovery you will never forget!!
1. MOZART: Overture from The Marriage of Figaro
2. SCHUMANN: Träumerai from Scenes from Childhood
3. DELIBES: Pizzicati from Sylvia
4. ALBINONI: Adagio for Organ and Strings
5. TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker Suite
6. DEBUSSY: Clair De Lune from Suite Bergamasque
7. BRAHMS: Hungarian Dance No.5
8. MOZART: Andante from Piano Concerto No.21 (Theme from Elvira Madigan)
9. WAGNER: The Ride Of The Valkyries from Die Wallküre
10. D SCARLATTI: Sonata in G, L.79 2:43
11. DVORÁK: Largo from Symphony No.9 (From the New World)
12. GRIEG: Allegro Molto Moderato (1st Movement) from Piano Concerto in A minor
13. VERDI: Va Pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco
14. J S BACH: Toccata And Fugue in D minor for Organ
15. HOLST: Mars, The Bringer of War from The Planets Suite
16. SCHUBERT: Moment Musical No.3 in F minor
17. GLINKA: Overture from Ruslan and Lyudmila
18. RACHMANINOV: Italian Polka (Polka Italienne)
19. BEETHOVEN: Andante molto mosso (2nd Movement)
1. MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides Overture (Fingals Cave)
2. J S BACH arr. Tilling: Jesu, Joy Of Mans Desiring
3. MOZART: Allegro (1st Movement) from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
4. RACHMANINOV: 18th Variation from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
5. J STRAUSS II: Blue Danube, Waltz
6. FAURÉ: Pavane
7. TCHAIKOVSKY: Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso (1st Movement) from Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor
8. RAVEL: Boléro
9. CHOPIN: Minute Waltz (Waltz No.6 in D flat)
10. BEETHOVEN: Allegro con brio (1st Movement) from Symphony No.5 in C minor
11. MOZART: Adagio (2nd Movement) from Clarinet Concerto in A
12. PUCCINI: Che Gelida Manina (Your tiny hand is frozen) from La Bohème
13. ROSSINI: William Tell Overture
14. TCHAIKOVSKY: Fantasy Overture Romeo & Juliet (Love Theme)
15. J S BACH: Largo ma non tanto (2nd Movement) from Double Violin Concerto in D minor
16. BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
17. BEETHOVEN: Adagio sostenuto (1st Movement)
18. VIVALDI: Spring from 'The Four Seasons'