Famous elegant classical chamber music

Reflective and elegant, these works have soothed ears for centuries


C’EST LINDOR – FAURÉ
Slow, elegant & reflective choir & orchestra. Aka Pavane (1887).   2:28


NEW WORLD – DVORAK
Nostalgic, reflective orchestra with cor anglais. Choir in 2nd half (1893).  4:39


BUTTERFLY DREAM – PUCCINI
Serene humming chorus over gentle orchestra. From Madam Butterfly (1898).  2:15


WHERE’ER YOU WALK – HANDEL
Formal baroque song for orchestra & treble (1741).   2:39


LULLABY FOR DOLLY – FAURÉ
Gentle, lilting & charming piano & string orchestra (1864).  2:15


BALLET FOR A BEAR – PONCHIELLI
Tentative, jokey ballet movement from the opera La Gioconda (1876).   1:49


LASCIA – HANDEL
Beautiful, slow operatic soprano aria with strings & harpsicord (1705).   1:59


SWAN – SAINT-SAENS
Graceful, serene piano & cello duet (1886).    2:45


 

Very English period orchestral drama


ENGLISH SUMMER
Light, airy strings, melody shared by piano, clarinet & violin.   2:12


FALLEN HEROES
Poignant, nostalgic theme featuring piano, clarinet & strings.   1:49


FINAL VERDICT
Tense & mysterious with rhythmic strings, piano, clarinet, marimba & vibes.   2:42


DEVOUT
Mournful yet fluent elegy for cello with strings & piano.    2:40


RUNNING OUT
Tense chamber orchestra with piano & percussion. A race against time.    2:10


ENGLISH WALTZ
Charming orchestral waltz with lilting clarinet melody.    2:21


TRAVELLING COACH
Bustling, nostalgic chamber orchestra with bassoon & strings.   2:15


YEARN
Passionate lament with sorrowful cello & string orchestra. Minor ending     2:28


FOND REFLECTIONS
Sensitive, romantic theme with warm strings, piano & wistful clarinet lead.   2:27


HEARTACHE
Plaintive violin & bassoon duet supported by strings & piano motif.   2:18


MORAL DILEMMA
Sparse, wistful piano motif over sustained strings.   2:22


SNEAKY SCOUNDREL
Stealthy strings with bassoon & clarinet. Playful with a hint of intrigue.   2:08


TWO TO TANGO
Passionate Argentine tango with violin & string orchestra.   3:02


 

Dreamy piano and harp soundscapes

 

Confined

Tense, anxious harp, piano & electronica. Time is running out.     2:17


Dancing nymphs

Minimalist piano with harp & music box over a bed of dancing tap shoes.     2:02


Ever decreasing circles

Minimalist serenity with soothing harp, delicate piano & spacious airy pads.     1:54


Harp palpitations

Pensive harp arpeggios with mysterious sparse piano & sound design.     2:12


Icy Tundra

Gently uplifting piano & harp with ethereal pads. Nostalgic, innocent feel.    2:47


Inside the machine
Anxious harp motif over mysterious atmospheric textures & dark pulsing bass.    2:21


Ripples
Sparse, reflective piano with dreamy harp arpeggios & reverse fx.    3:11