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Classical Collectables 2: At The Movies

A collection of most famous classical pieces from the best-loved movies, recorded with live orchestra. Pieces include the epic Ride Of The Valkyries from the film Apocalypse Now, the upbeat and fun Can-Can from Moulin Rouge, to the beautiful Ballade No.1 In G Minor by Chopin from the film The Piano. As with all the best films, it has something for everyone: action, romance, comedy and adventure.

  • 1 Ride Of The Valkyries Soaring and epic well known orchestral piece with brass fanfare used in the film Apocalypse Now.

    Composers

    • Richard Wagner

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  • 2 Can Can (Orpheus In The Underworld) Fun and light-hearted famous orchestral piece increasing in tempo leading to the Can Can dance, from the film Moulin Rouge.

    Composers

    • Jacques Offenbach

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  • 3 Pachelbel's Canon (Canon And Gigue In D) Graceful, relaxed and well known Baroque string piece, from the films The Wedding Planner and Zoolander.

    Composers

    • Johann Pachelbel

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  • 4 Dance Of The Reed Pipes (The Nutcracker) Light melodic flute dances over plucked strings with a magical feel, from the film Fantasia.

    Composers

    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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  • 5 Stars And Stripes Forever Bold, patriotic and well know marching band piece, as heard in the films A Few Good Men and Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

    Composers

    • John Philip Sousa

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  • 6 Radetzky March Op. 228 Jaunty and celebratory marching piece with brass band, as heard on the film Age Of Innocence.

    Composers

    • Johann Strauss I

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  • 7 Ballade No.1 In G Minor, Op. 23 Emotive and beautiful famous solo piano piece from the film The Pianist.

    Composers

    • Frederic Chopin

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  • 8 The Swan (Carnival Of The Animals) Beautiful and graceful piece with arpeggiated piano and flowing solo cello melody, as heard in the film Quartet.

    Composers

    • Camille Saint-Saens

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  • 9 The Four Seasons 'Winter' (Movement 1) Tension-building strings that build into a dramatic well known violin solo, as heard in the films Old Boy and I Am David.

    Composers

    • Antonio Vivaldi

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  • 10 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Magical and mysterious famous orchestral piece with different sections, from tension to fun and wonder, leading to the famous marching broomstick scene from the film Fantasia.

    Composers

    • Paul Dukas

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  • 11 Waltz from Sleeping Beauty An exciting and grand orchestral introduction leading to the well known elegant waltz with string melody, as heard in the films Ronin and Bad Santa.

    Composers

    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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  • 12 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (2nd Movement 'Romanza') aka (A Little Night Music) Elegant classical flowing string piece as featured in the films Borat and X-Men 2.

    Composers

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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  • 13 Symphony No. 40 In G Minor (Ist Movement) A famous orchestral piece starting with an anxious and dramatic string section leading to a more joyful piece, as heard in the James Bond film The Living Daylights.

    Composers

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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  • 14 Vltava (Moldau) Sweeping and rousing beautiful string piece, as featured in the film The Tree Of Life.

    Composers

    • Bedrich Smetana

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The Art

Polly Becker

Polly Becker worked as an illustrator for 10 years in the medium of pen and ink before starting to work with sculptural parts and found objects.

Living in Boston, USA, Polly started creating her quirky and intriguing artwork, using objects ranging from children's toys, paper cut-outs, hardware and other items, to create small sculptures that she calls 'assemblages'.

Polly's works have won numerous awards and have been exhibited in San Francisco, New York, New England, Dubai, and London. They have also been selected for publication in respected illustration annuals and her recent clients include The New York Times, Rolling Stone, GQ and Time magazine.

www.pollybecker.com

Classical Collectables 2: At The Movies by Polly Becker

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