The stately second movement of Beethoven’s seventh symphony sits alongside the dramatic power of Dvořák's New World Symphony. Lushly romantic, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet theme joins with a fiery Slavonic Dance and the grand march of Bizet’s Farandole.
Stirring orchestral themes from Peer Gynt are joined by Mozart’s lyrical clarinet Adagio and the emotional strings of Mahler’s 5th Symphony. A peaceful reimagining of Beethoven’s Moonlight piano solo partners Grieg’s solemn, orchestral Ase’s Lament.
Saint-Saens’ whimsical suite features everything from the Lions’ prowling orchestral themes to Kangaroo piano pounces and the Aviary’s fluttering flute runs. A string quartet make asses of themselves as Donkeys, whilst xylophone and flutes evoke Fossils.
Debussy’s iconic Clair de Lune for piano and a gentle orchestral arrangement of Chopin’s Nocturne waltz. Bach’s stately Brandenburg Four sits alongside the gentle arrangement for cello, strings and piano of Massenet’s intermezzo from the opera Thais.
A joyful Rondo from Mozart’s Horn Concerto dances with the spirited Viennese Waltz opening to Strauss’s Die Fledermaus and the celebratory Radetzky March. The Skaters’ Waltz is serene and elegant, whilst Suppé’s Light Cavalry is cantering and boisterous.
The Planets is a seven-movement orchestral suite by the English composer Gustav Holst, written between 1914 and 1916. Each movement of the suite is named after a planet of the solar system and its corresponding astrological character as defined by Holst.
George Georgia’s electronica, hip hop, trap, dance remix project of David Tobin, Jeff Meegan and Julian Gallant’s album of classical arrangements features dramatic orchestra, choir and electronic beats, on ‘Habanera’, ‘Ave Maria’, ‘Liebestraume’ and more.