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Hooked On Classics Double CD

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Product details

  • Audio CD (5 April 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Double CD
  • Label: Music Club Deluxe
  • ASIN: B003905M4M
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 123,674 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Hooked On Classics Parts 1 & 2 (5.06) #2
2. Hooked On Classics Part 3 Medley (6.01)
3. Hooked On Bach Medley (5.59)
4. Hooked On Tchaikovsky Medley (5.28)
5. Hooked On Mozart Medley (4.08)
6. Viva Vivaldi Medley (4.03)
7. Hooked On Haydn Medley (2.55)
8. Hooked On Mendelssohn Medley (4.24)
9. Can't Stop The Classics Medley (5.50)
10. Can't Stop The Classics (Part 2) Medley (6.31)
See all 16 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Hooked On A Song Medley (5.11)
2. Hooked On Romance Medley (6.41)
3. Hooked On Romance (Part 2) Medley (6.41)
4. Hooked On Romance (Opus 3) Medley (4.19)
5. Hooked On America Medley (4.08)
6. Journey Through America: The Star-Spangled Banner - Medley (3.27)
7. Symphony Of The Seas Medley (2.49)
8. Tales Of The Vienna Waltz Medley (4.05)
9. Hooked On A Can Can Medley (4.57)
10. Hooked On Marching Medley (3.13)
See all 14 tracks on this disc

Product Description

The Hooked On classics series brings many of the most popular classics of all time available in a
consumer friendly dance format. For those who always fancied grooving around the room to
Tchaikovsky, Bach and Mozart - now's the chance! Hooked On Classics: The Ultimate Collection
combines the very best of Louis Clark conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on some of
the most popular classics of all time including such gems as `Also Sprach Zarathustra' (theme
from 2001: A Space Odyssey), `Flight of the Bumble Bee', `Ride Of The Valkyries', `Swan Lake'
and `Ave Maria' amongst numerous others.
You will also find Hooked On Classics: The Ultimate Collection to be a handy educational tool for
those who do not have the patience to listen to the original pieces. All in all, this is a superb
package for casual classical music listeners and beginners. This deluxe 2CD package contains a
plethora of tunes for every occasion and is an excellent introduction to some of the finest music
ever written that has been around for literally hundreds of years!
* Features the Number 2 hit `Hooked On Classics' Medley and features hits taken from the
Number 4 album `Hooked On Classics'

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Rob on 15 Dec. 2010
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The Ultimate Collection of Hooked on Classics changes the order of tracks of the three original Louis Clark conducted Hooked on Classics albums in order to fit them onto two CDs, instead of the three available elsewhere. So with this version, you get all the tracks and don't have to switch CDs so often, and it costs less!

Hooked on Classics came into being after the success of "Stars on 45" which segued clips of Beatles and other pop songs together over a disco beat. Louis Clark came up with the brilliant idea of using clips of popular classical music instead, to the same format. The Hooked on Classics single went top ten in both UK and USA, and the album was a feast of famous classical music clips grouped in themes. Not everyone liked the idea, but there's no denying that the music was brilliantly performed by the RPO and appealled to many people who liked the idea of having a huge range of classical music on one album. Not only that, you can dance to it! On certain tracks, such as Hooked on Romance, the dance pace was slowed down into a "ballad" version of the Hooked on Classics style.

Whether you go for this version of the complete Hooked on Classics or the originally sequenced version, will be a matter of personal preference. I went for this one as I dont like swapping CDs more than necessary, but the original version might be more listenable. Either way, this album is great fun.
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By Moggy on 3 Jan. 2012
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I would highly recommend this to anyone. I know there are some classical snobs that do not approve, but I find this CD great when driving. The sound is fantastic.
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Very pleased with this item. The original I lost but this item was a double disc which was more exciting thanking you once again
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A very good CD which makes you love your classics even more! I like both CDs, just get it if you like classic musics :-)
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It's a joy to listen to this blend of great tunes mixed together you don't know what's coming up next
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