Classical Interpretations 1 / MUM182

A relaxing, gentle and beautiful selection of well known classical pieces performed by the outstanding English woodwind player Andy Findon.

Genres : Classical, Feelings/Emotions/Moods, The Arts/Culture, Nature, Documentary, Themes, Underscore, Historical, Corporate

Composer : Andy Findon

Track NumberAlbumTitleLengthDescriptionComposersControls
1.Pavane Opus 50 (Faure)02:30

Faure's gentle Pavane performed by a delicate flute choir. Calming and reverent, luxurious texture. Soft sunlight casting long shadows across a field of gently rippling grass. 70bpm

Andy Findon
2.String Quartet in g minor 1st movement (Debussy)06:16

Flute quartet arrangement of the first movement of Debussy's String Quartet. Lyrically melodic but animated and energetic. Unfolding events and revelations as intriguing plot lines develop. 120bpm

Andy Findon
3.Theme from The Force Of Destiny (Verdi)01:30

Verdi's simple theme on penny whistle with enchanting childlike pan-pipe texture. Children's faces looking upwards in awe and wonder as they wander through a magical world. 45bpm

Andy Findon
4.Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte (Ravel)02:22

Luxuriantly textured performance by flutes with a deep orchestral backing. Thoughtful melodic lines with a gentle serenity. Drifting slowly through cherished memories with a heart bursting with love. 54bpm

Andy Findon
5.Dido's Lament (Purcell)02:32

Stately duet for two flutes over statuesque bass line. English Renaissance. Stylishly dark and slightly threatening. A solemn procession crossing the courtyard of a grand old building. 114bpm

Andy Findon
6.Prelude No 4 Opus 28 (Chopin)02:03

Chopin's well known Prelude as a serene flute solo with guitar accompaniment. Soothing, uninterrupted, calming melody. Alone with thoughts of past times both bitter and sweet. 50bpm

Andy Findon
7.The Banks Of Green Willow (Butterworth)01:58

Butterworth's version of this folk melody featuring two serene intertwining flutes. A single bird playing on the wind is joined by a second to join in the aerial dance. 75bpm

Andy Findon
8.Carmen Interlude No 3 (Bizet)02:02

The lyrical melody from Carmen played on solo flute and clarinet, with a gentle orchestral backing. Mellow and calming. Laying on the grass making daisy chains and blowing dandelion puffs. 65bpm

Andy Findon
9.Carmen Interlude No 3 (Bizet) V202:02

The lyrical melody from Carmen played on solo folk whistle, with a gentle orchestral backing. Placid, rustic and calming.   Birds high in the sky swooping and swirling in the warm evening breeze. 65bpm

Andy Findon
10.Adagio in g minor (Albinoni)02:32

Folk whistle version of Albinoni's famously elegant theme. Stately, graceful, flowing melody. The emotional journey to be by the side of a loved one at a time of loss and sadness. 60bpm

Andy Findon
11.Messe Breve (Delibes)02:32

Gentle penny whistle melody over a calming flute choir backing. Religious, churchlike theme. A formal meeting in the sculptured gardens of a country house. 100bpm

Andy Findon
12.Prelude Opus 11 in b minor (Liadov)02:13

Haunting flute melody performed with an eerie low flute accompaniment. Beautifully serene. Elegance and mystery intermingle in strangely unsettling surroundings. 50bpm

Andy Findon
13.Old French Song (Tchaikovsky)01:46

Naive, day-dreamy, simple penny whistle melody with gentle guitar. Alone walking high up in the hills with twisting streams and snow capped peaks for company. 75bpm

Andy Findon
14.Valse Melancolique Opus 2 No 3 (Rebikov)01:36

Elegant, flowing waltz melody on solo flute with an uncomplicated guitar. An unexpected visitor arrives who is charming but also has an air of mystery about them. 85bpm

Andy Findon
15.Cantique De Jean Racine (Faure)02:13

Beautiful expressive chorale-like melody. Quintessentially French. Gentle flute ensemble texture. An old stone church sitting peacefully in a sleepy country village. 80bpm

Andy Findon
16.Theme from Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky)01:24

Famous melody from Swan Lake played on a delicate penny whistle with orchestral backing. A calm tenseness. A passionate show of emotion in the struggle with impending sorrow. 84bpm

Andy Findon
17.The Swan from Carnival Of The Animals (Saint-Saens)02:24

Flowing bass flute line under a haunting melodic solo flute piece from The Carnival Of The Animals. Swirling eddies sweeping up all sorts and sending them spinning in a merry dance. 75bpm

Andy Findon
18.Sarabande from Partita (J S Bach)02:57

Gentle, melodic unaccompanied flute with delicate moving passages. A great sense of compassion and understanding from someone with the wisdom of experience. 62bpm

Andy Findon
19.To A Wild Rose Opus 51 No 1 (Macdowell)02:12

Simple understated melody played by a flute chorale. Youthful love tune. Warm carefree days shared at the end of a beautiful summer that will long be remembered. 80bpm

Andy Findon
20.Air On A G String (J S Bach)03:03

Soaring Bach melody played on the penny whistle in a serene folk style with gentle flutes. Dreamily drifting on a river being brushed by low hanging weeping willow fronds. 65bpm

Andy Findon
21.O Bone Jesu (Palestrina)01:27

Cathedral-like polyphonic pan-pipe choir creating an evocatively sacred atmosphere. Exploring the tranquil ruins of an abandoned old abbey with all of its hidden history. 68bpm

Andy Findon
22.Serenade in d minor (Schubert)02:22

Schubert's charming melody performed on penny whistle and flutes. Placid and thoughtful. Soaring over the craggy outcrops and dramatic drops of a mountain range. 65bpm

Andy Findon
23.Lullaby (Brahms)01:14

Music box style version of this child's lullaby played on penny whistles. Lilting and mellifluous. Storybook images of cute baby animals doing cute adorable things. 80bpm

Andy Findon
24.Lullaby (Brahms) V201:13

A soothing version of this famous child's lullaby played on solo low whistle. Simply rocking a baby closely wrapped in your arms into a peaceful happy sleep. 80bpm

Andy Findon