Madacy's Hot Classics collection features compositions by many of the most well known classical composers. Featured performances include compositions by Bach, Handel, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin, Mozart, and others. None of the performances are overly long, most being medleys and none clocking over ten minutes; therefore, what you get is essentially a streamlined classical sampler. Keep in mind that these compositions appear in extremely edited form and are performed by anonymous performers rather than renowned orchestras. As a result, though this is no doubt an economical collection for anyone looking for a broad sample of well-known classical composers, the performances are of relatively low quality. This second volume is compiled with the first one on the Hot Classics box set.
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AllMusic Review by Jason Birchmeier