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Classical Album 2013

Various Artists Audio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)
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  • Audio CD (19 Nov 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Decca
  • ASIN: B009Q54IJO
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,316 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Strauss: Als flotter Geist (Medley)André Rieu 3:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Mealor: Wherever You AreLondon Metropolitan Orchestra 2:50£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Time To Say GoodbyeKatherine Jenkins 3:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. C-M Schönberg: Bring Him HomeAlfie Boe 3:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Morricone: Nella FantasiaRussell Watson 4:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Armstrong: O VeronaOnly Men Aloud 2:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Piazzolla: Libertango (Version With Short Intro) - Arranged for Orchestra By Christoph Israel · Guitar Part Revised By Stephen Goss - LibertangoChristoph Israel 2:59£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Williams: Main Theme From "Schindler's List"Kirill Karabits 3:46£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Carrell: Amazing Grace - Arranged by Chris HazellBryn Terfel 3:58£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. J.S. Bach: Ave MariaVienna Studio Symphony 2:50£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Handel: Sarabande (Album Version)Myleene Klass 3:32£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Jenkins: PalladioEscala 3:54Album Only
Listen13. Hallelujah (Album Version)Blake 3:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. AspirationVangelis 8:07£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. SongbirdAll Angels 2:52£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Jenkins: BenedictusHayley Westenra 3:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Løvland: You Raise Me UpAled Jones 4:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Traditional: Land of My Fathers (Album Version)Fron Male Voice Choir 1:54£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen19. Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 "Enigma" - 9. Nimrod (Adagio)Barry Wordsworth 4:06£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Puccini: Turandot / Act 3 - Nessun dorma!Zubin Mehta 3:07£0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 2:

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Listen  1. Chariots Of Fire (Edit)Vangelis 3:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. The PrayerNick Ingman 4:30£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Leoncavallo: MattinataLuciano Pavarotti 1:56£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Downton Abbey - The SuiteThe Chamber Orchestra Of London 7:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Franck: Panis AngelicusThe London Studio Orchestra 3:24£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Mealor: Ubi CaritasPaul Mealor 3:48£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Puccini: Tosca / Act 1 - "Recondita armonia"Plácido Domingo 2:56£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Delibes: The Flower Duet (Album Version)Kiri Te Kanawa 3:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Orff: O FortunaRhydian 2:31Album Only
Listen10. Harbinger (Album Version)Mike Oldfield 4:08£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Stronger As OneLaura Wright 3:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Brodszky: Be My LoveSteven Mercurio 3:00£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 3 - La donna è mobileDaniele Callegari 2:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Puccini: Gianni Schicchi - "O, mio babbino caro" (Live In London / 1994)London Symphony Orchestra 2:26£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Liszt: Liebestraum No.3 In A Flat, S.541 No.3Lang Lang 4:46£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Wagner: Tannhäuser / Act 3 - Wie Todesahnung... O du mein holder Abendstern (Wolfram)Berliner Philharmoniker 5:35£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Rutter: The Lord Bless You And Keep YouJohn Rutter 2:37Album Only
Listen18. Rachmaninov: Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op.31 - 10. We Praise Thee: "Tebe poem"St.Petersburg Chamber Choir 3:33£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen19. Abide With MeKatherine Jenkins 4:35£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Dance With My FatherJoe McElderry 4:28£0.99  Buy MP3 


Product Description

Product Description

The Classical Album 2013 is a round-up of hits from some of the most popular mainstream classical artists, including the likes of Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe and Andrea Bocelli.

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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Some familiar items and some surprises 11 Dec 2012
By A Common Reader TOP 50 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
I have quite a few of these Classic FM albums and find them to be ideal for when I'm driving in the car are doing things around the house. They are also great CDs to put on the bedroom CD player when you're trying to get to sleep. I suppose you could ask what is the point of buying them when you could just put the radio on, but they're still nice to have and usually add some tracks to my collection which I really want to own. They also make a perfect gift of course.

This CD is definitely at the pop end of the market and features some familiar material from both radio and television (even Downton Abbey gets an airing here!.

Its nice to hear Mylene Klass playing the piano and she makes a good job of Sarabande although its a bit of a jazzed-up version. Hayley Westernra's Benedictus (from The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins) is a more traditional piece of work and the clarity of Hayley's voice shines through this recording.

I could do without André Rieu's rather kitsch treatment of Strauss's Als Flotter Geist, but its well-enough performed. Military Wives' Wherever you Are will be a popular choice of course (deservedly so after their television success) as will Alfie Boe's Bring Him Home.

I love the guitar and orchestra version of Astor Piazolla's Libertango - a classic tango piece which is a delight to listen to. Kark Jenkins Palladio is in a similar genre - very South American sounding but this time closer to home and well played by the Britain's Got Talent electric string quartet Escala.

I could have done without another recording of Nessun Dorma but Pavarotti's version never fails to impress.

Katherine Jenkins is well-represented of course with The Flower Duet, Abide with Me and Time to Say Goodbye.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classical album 2013 (The best yet) 20 Jan 2013
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Happy New Year to anyone reading this. I bought the album as a Christmas present for my wife, but I will be honest and say it was as much for me. The album is probably this best yet of the annual classical series. The choice of music very well considered with a excellent balance between traditional classic both vocal and orchestral, with the counterpoint of modern classical treatments from Alfie Boe, Aled Jones etc, plus the easy listening of film & television theme adaptations, to the brilliance of Luciano Pavaroti "Nessun Dorma". This one I would happily reccomend.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good choice of songs 6 Nov 2013
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good choice of songs, and artists, for everybody, easy to listen, as described by the seller, recommended to anybody who likes classical music.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars NOT QUITE "cLASSICAL" MORE CLASSIC FM 17 Jan 2013
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If you wish to keep up to date with the current group singers with a real touch of class this will suit you fine. There are others in the series available. It is a relaxing CD for those quiet evening.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent 12 April 2013
By lincoln
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Bought this for relative who loves it, but with the choice of performers on it, it would be difficult not to like it, wish I had bought it for myself too.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Album 2 Jan 2014
By Lin
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A gift for my parents, which was well received, apart from the fact my Father wanted to have it in the car for when he drives and my Mother wanted it in the conservatory to relax to. Crisis averted, I have ordered another CD. Worth buying twice.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classical album 2013 29 Dec 2013
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Yes indeed, my friend liked this album very much that I gave to her for Christmas 2012. Thank you very much.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classical album. 21 Nov 2013
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I normally by my neighbour a CD from Amazon every Christmas with songs from a Single person.
All the singers on this classical album are liked by my neighbour.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great gift
Bought this for my mother because Alfie Boe (her favourite) was on one of the tracks. Mother loves it! Recommended.
Published 1 month ago by S. Tarry
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good all of it
Love all off this can't stop playing all of it take you back a bit with some of the song s nice 1
Published 1 month ago by Anthony Mc Clenaghan
4.0 out of 5 stars Classics
Excellent . What a pity there seems to be fewer compilations now. Good selection of various artists. Wish there were more of this calibre
Published 1 month ago by gladys sharp
4.0 out of 5 stars Eagerly awaited
Arrived quickly and on the whole really liked it. There is a good selection of songs which are nice to listen to or try to join in.
Published 1 month ago by Stephen Bond
3.0 out of 5 stars same old stuff
I like to get this for a present at Christmas but its now getting to the stage where all the Music and artists are the same as last year so disappointing
Published 2 months ago by Mr. M. Hesketh
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed.
I was disappointed in this cd. I didn't think everyone merited being classed as classical. Popular maybe, but not classical. Read more
Published 2 months ago by kate klenczon
5.0 out of 5 stars cd
my husband loves classical music and really enjoyed this cd a good mixture of artists which makes the cd more pleasurable to listen to
Published 2 months ago by Caroline Pitcher
5.0 out of 5 stars good to hear
purchased as a gift was very well recieved a good selectin of music and sung by very well known artists
Published 2 months ago by Edward Munro
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy Listening
Just the album to play while I am making items for my craft stall. It relaxes me. To have my favourite singers on one album is great.
Published 2 months ago by ParsonJack
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Classical Album
Good all round selection of classical music. I compared this to a couple of others before making my mind up. Glad I opted for this one. One of the best that I have seen.
Published 2 months ago by ShoppingBunny
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