Various Artists

The Most Relaxing Cello Album in the World... Ever!

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This installment of EMI's "Best...Album in the World...Ever" series features classical pieces that emphasize the cello, performed by various combos and soloists and spanning history. It includes the music of Bach (Cello Suite No. 2 - Prelude), Gabriel Fauré (Sicilienne), Tchaikovsky (Nocturne), Chopin (Cello Sonata in G Minor - Largo), and Brahms (Feldeinsamkeit); as well as the spiritual "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" and Glenn Miller's "Moonlight Serenade." Performers include cellist phenom Han-Na Chang, the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, and the late Jacqueline du Pré.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:16
2 3:40
3 7:30
Suite for solo cello No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
4 4:05
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, for voice & 8 cellos, A. 389
5 6:25
Sonata for cello & piano in G minor, Op. 65, CT. 204
6 4:02
7 3:34
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
8 5:17
Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
9 4:39
Sonata for cello & piano No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
10 12:23
11 1:53
12 4:51

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 6:40
Pieces (4) for cello & piano, Op. 78
2 3:08
3 5:16
Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
4 2:38
5 4:01
Pieces (4) for cello & piano, Op. 78
6 5:16
7 2:54
8 6:58
9 3:54
Cello Concerto in B minor, B. 191 (Op. 104)
10 12:56
11
3:10
12 3:41
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