Classic FM presents a brand new 3 CD set album

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Music But Were Too Afraid To Ask...The Album. OUT NOW

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Music But Were Too Afraid To Ask...The Album. Order Now >

2 discs full of great music, including some of the most essential classical pieces from the greatest composers.

Enjoy the likes of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 (2nd movement), Jenkins Bendictus from the Armed Man, Einaudi’s Le Onde and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture plus many more…  

In addition to this selection of beautiful music, we have included something extra special… Classic FM presenter Anne-Marie Minhall presents an exclusive free bonus disc, talking you through everything you need to know about the featured composers and their music.

Find out…

Which tenor had Aretha Franklin step in to perform for him at the last minute?

Which composer’s entire collection of work was locked away for 200 years?

And what did young Handel smuggle into the family attic to hide from his father?  

…and many more facts and stories.


See full tracklist below and listen to excerpts:

Disc 1

1: Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2 - 2nd movement

2: Holst - Jupiter from The Planets

3: Puccini - Nessun dorma! from Turnadot

4: Satie - Gymnopedie No.1

5: Jenkins - Benedictus from The Armed Man

6: Strauss - By the Beautiful Danube

7: Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

8: Handel - Zadok the Priest

9: Debussy - Prélude à l'aprés-midi d'un faune

10: Beethoven - Symphony No.5 - 1st movement


Disc 2

1: Bizet - Prelude to Act 1 of Carmen

2: Vivaldi - Four Seasons (Autumn) - 2nd movement

3: Mascagni - Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

4: Einaudi - Le Onde

5: Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No.1

6: Mozart - Clarinet Concerto - 1st movement

7: Allegri - Miserere

8: Grieg - Piano Concerto - 2nd movement

9: Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D minor

10: Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture


Bonus Disc - Classic FM presenter Anne-Marie Minhall talks you through everything you need to know about each piece of music and composer listed above.


This specially handpicked selection of beautiful tracks showcases the greatest composers and performers in the classical world.

*The perfect companion to the Sunday Times bestselling book of the same name.

 

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