Peaceful Piano: A Journey to Complete Relaxation | Decca 4827942

Peaceful Piano: A Journey to Complete Relaxation


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Label: Decca

Cat No: 4827942

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Release Date: 5th May 2017


Immerse yourself in the most peaceful and chilled-out works written for the piano.

Featuring over three-and-a-half hours of calming piano pieces, Peaceful Piano takes the listener seamlessly through a journey of total relaxation, making this the perfect album to relax or study to.

Includes popular pieces and composers of the classical piano repertoire alongside giants of the neo-classical world to well-known movie themes and piano arrangements of Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’ and David Bowie’s ‘Life on Mars’.

A perfect introduction to the piano which will appeal to anyone with a curiosity, whatever their preferred taste.


CD 1
1. River Flows in You
- Music Lab Collective (Yiruma)
2. Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
- Ludovico Einaudi
3. Debussy - Clair de lune (Suite bergamasque, L75)
- Pascal Rogé
4. Any Other Name (from American Beauty)
- Music Lab Collective
5. Glass - Truman Sleeps (from The Truman Show)
- Valentina Lisitsa
6. Writing’s on the Wall (from Spectre)
- Music Lab Collective
7. Shape of You
- Music Lab Collective (Ed Sheeran)
8. Chopin - Nocturne no.2 in E flat, op.9 no.2
- Maria Joăo Pires
9. Liszt - Liebestraum no.3 in A flat major, S541
- Jorge Bolet
10. Richter - Vladimir’s Blues
- Max Richter
11. A Thousand Years (from Twilight)
- Music Lab Collective
12. Beethoven - Adagio sostenuto (Piano Sonata no.14 in C sharp minor, op.27 no.2 ‘Moonlight’)
- Vladimir Ashkenazy
13. Balcony Scene (from Romeo & Juliet)
- Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Prague / Paul Bateman
14. Dawn (from Pride & Prejudice)
- Music Lab Collective (Marianelli)
15. Satie - Gymnopédie no.1
- Pascal Rogé
16. De Novo Adagio (from Girl on Fire)
- Music Lab Collective
17. Jóhannsson - Flight from the City
- Jóhann Jóhannsson (piano, electronics), Yuki Numata Resnick (violin), Tarn Travers (violin), Ben Russell (viola), Clarice Jensen (cello)

CD 2
1. 7 Years
- Music Lab Collective
2. Gjeilo - The Crossing
- Ola Gjeilo (piano), Thomas Gould (violin), Ciaran McCabe (violin), Jon Thorne (viola), Matthew Sharp (cello)
3. Beauty and the Beast
- Music Lab Collective
4. Richter - Written on the Sky
- Max Richter
5. Einaudi - I Giorni (album version)
- Written, arranged and produced by Ludovico Einaudi
6. You Raise Me Up
- Music Lab Collective, Valentina Lisitsa
7. Glasgow Love Theme (from Love Actually)
- Craig Armstrong
8. Dalur: Island Songs V
- Ólafur Arnalds, featuring Brasstríó Mosfellsdals
9. The Closest Thing to Crazy (album version)
- Simon Mulligan (Katie Melua)
10. Beethoven - Adagio cantabile (Piano Sonata no.8 in C minor, op.13 ‘Pathétique’)
- Vladimir Ashkenazy
11. Hello
- Music Lab Collective (Adele)
12. Debussy - La fille aux cheveux de lin
- Nelson Freire
13. Ravel - Jeux d’eau, M30
- Pascal Rogé
14. Chopin - Prélude no.15 in D flat major, ‘Raindrop’ (24 Préludes, op.28)
- Vladimir Ashkenazy
15. I Took a Pill in Ibiza
- Music Lab Collective
16. Beethoven - Adagio un poco mosso (Piano Concerto no.5 in E flat major, op.73 ‘Emperor’)
- Stephen Kovacevich, London Symphony Orchestra / Colin Davis
17. Portrait Gallery
- Luke Howard

CD 3
1. Life on Mars
- Rick Wakeman (David Bowie)
2. Fix You
- Music Lab Collective (Coldplay)
3. Pachelbel - Canon in D major
- Music Lab Collective, Valentina Lisitsa
4. Glass - The Hours (The Hours, arr. Michael Riesman)
- Valentina Lisitsa
5. Mozart - Romance (Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor, K466)
- Mitsuko Uchida, The Cleveland Orchestra
6. Chopin - Larghetto (Piano Concerto no.2 in F minor, op.21)
- Nelson Freire, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln / Lionel Bringuier
7. Saint-Saëns - Le Cygne (Le Carnaval des Animaux)
- Wibi Soerjadi
8. Ashokan Farewell
- Music Lab Collective, Valentina Lisitsa
9. Rachmaninov - Variation 18 (Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op.43)
- Tamás Vásáry, London Symphony Orchestra / Yuri Ahronovitch
10. Satie - Gnossienne no.1
- Jean-Yves Thibaudet
11. Grieg - Adagio (Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16)
- Stephen Kovacevich, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Colin Davis
12. Chopin - Etude no.3 in E major, ‘Tristesse’ (12 Etudes, op.10)
- Valentina Lisitsa
13. Tiersen - Comptine d’un autre été: L’aprčs-midi
- Music Lab Collective, Valentina Lisitsa
14. Stay in the Dark
- Lambert

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