Classics for Funerals

   
 FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849)
1  Funeral March from Op. 35 (arr. Stokowski) 7:01
  BBC Philharmonic/Matthias Bamert  
  CHAN 9349 Stokowski Encores  
 GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901)
2  Agnus Dei from Requiem 5:20
  London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/Richard Hickox  
  CHAN 9490 Verdi Requiem  
 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)
3  Komm süsser Tod, BWV 478 (arr. Stokowski) 5:04
  BBC Philharmonic/Matthias Bamert  
  CHAN 9259 Stokowski's Symphonic Bach  
 GABRIEL FAURE
4  Pie Jesu from Requiem 3:21
  Libby Crabtree/James Rutherford/Jonathan Scott/City of Birmngham Chorus/BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier  
  CHAN 10113 Fauré Requiem etc.  
 EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934)
5  Nimrod from Enigma Variations, Op. 36 3:29
  Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson  
  CHAN 241-14 Edward Elgar  
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759)
6  'I know that my redeemer liveth' from Messiah, HWV 56 5:58
  Joan Rodgers/Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox  
  CHAN 0522/3 Handel Messiah  
 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
7  Largo from Concerto for two violins and strings, BWV 1043 6:53
  Simon Standage/Micaela Comberti/Collegium Musicum 90  
  CHAN 0594 Bach Violin Concertos  
 GABRIEL FAURE
8  Pavanne, Op. 50 6:21
  BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier  
  CHAN 9416 Fauré Orchestral Works  
 SERGE RACHMANINOFF (1873-1943)
9  Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14 4:26
  Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Järvi  
  CHAN 9261 Rachmaninov Transcriptions for Orchestra  
 HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
10  'When I am laid in earth' from Dido and Aeneas 3:24
  Emma Kirkby/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott  
  CHAN 0521 Purcell Dido and Aeneas  
 JULES MASSENET (1842-1912)
11  'Meditation' from Thaïs 4:48
  Yuri Torchinsky/BBC Philharmonic/Matthias Bamert  
  CHAN 9765 Tortelier's French Bon-Bons  
 MAURICE RAVEL (1875-1937)
12  Pavane pour une infante défunte 6:23
  Louis Lortie  
  CHAN 10142(2) X Ravel Complete Works for Solo Piano  
 PERCY GRAINGER (1882-1961)
13  Irish Tune from County Derry 4:19
  BBC Philharmonic/Matthias Bamert  
  BBCP 0016 Milestone  
 SAMUEL BARBER (1910-1981)
14  Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 8:24
  Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Järvi  
  CHAN 6681 Elegy: Music for Strings  
 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
15  Introitus from Requiem 5:17
  Choir of St John's College, Cambridge/Philip Kenyon/English Chamber Orchestra/George Guest  
  CHAN 10208 X Mozart Requiem  
 JULES MASSENET
16  'Le dernier sommeil de la Vierge' from La Vierge 3:28
  BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier  
  CHAN 9765 Tortelier's French Bonbons  
 CESAR FRANCK (1822-1890)
17  Panis Angelicus (arr. Stokowski) 3:45
  BBC Philharmonic/Matthias Bamert  
  CHAN 9349 Stokowski Encores  
 GUSTAV MAHLER (1860-1911)
18  Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 10:49
  Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Järvi  
  CHAN 6681 Elegy: Music for Strings  
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
19  'Dead March' from Saul (arr. Stokowski) 5:17
  BBC Philharmonic/Matthias Bamert  
  CHAN 9930 Stokowski's Symphonic Baroque  
 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
20  'Rhut wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine' from St John Passion 6:53
  The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra/Harry Christophers  
  CHAN 0507/8 Bach St John Passion  
 ARVO PART (b. 1935)
21  Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten 6:15
  Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Järvi  
  CHAN 6681 Elegy: Music for Strings  
 GABRIEL FAURE
22  Agnus Dei from Requiem, Op. 48 5:46
  Jonathan Scott/City of Birmingham Chorus/BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier  
  CHAN 10113 Fauré Requiem etc  
 WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983)
23  'Touch her soft lips and part' from Henry V 1:34
  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Richard Hickox  
  CHAN 241-12 British Film Classics  
 EDVARD GRIEG (1843-1907)
24  'Death of Åse' from Peer Gynt Suite 4:09
  Ulster Orchestra/Vernon Handley  
  CHAN 10175 X Per Gynt Suites etc  
 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
25  'Jesu, joy of man's desiring' from Cantata 147 2:59
  Michael Austin  
  CHAN 6518 Organ Classics  
 EDWARD ELGAR
26  Sursum corda, Op. 11 7:09
  Bournemouth Sinfonietta/George Hurst  
  CHAN 241-4 Edward Elgar  
 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
27  II Marcia funebre from Symphony No. 3 Eroica, Op. 55 15:03
  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Walter Weller  
  CHAN 7042 Beethoven Symphonies Nos 1-10