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Playlist (Tuesdays): Classical Edition – Part 1

I’ve been meaning to put a classical running playlist together for you for so, so long but was so overwhelmed by even beginning to choose – so I went ahead and called this Part 1.

If you’ve never run a step in your life, these familiar songs are your toe in the door. If you’re an avid runner who has never run to classical music, I think you’re going to love this.

This runs for 59 total minutes. It picks up slow and steady and slowly builds until you take flight, then lowers you back down to a gentle finish. 

Have an absolute blast with it.

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  • Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for Three Violins and Continuo in D Major, Johann Pachelbel, Sir Neville Mariner, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Die Walkürie, WWV 86b, Act IIl: Ride of the Valkyries, Richard Wagner, David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14, H 48: 5b. Songe d’une nuit du Sabbat – Dies irae, Hector Berlioz, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
  • Carmina Burana: O Fortuna, Carl Orff, London Philharmonic Choir, David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8 No. 2, RV 315, Antonio Vivaldi, Kyung Wha Chung, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble
  • 21 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1: No. 5, Allegro in F-Sharp Minor, Johannes Brahms, David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”: IV. Presto “Ode to Joy”, Ludwig van Beethoven, London Philharmonic Choir, The London Chorus, David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: I. Allegro molto, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, David Parry, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • The Four Seasons – Winter in F Minor, RV. 297: I. Allegro non molto, Antonio Vivaldi, Adrian Chandler, La Serenissima
  • Cello Suite No. 1 in G Maior. BWV 1007: I. Prélude, Johann Sebastian Bach, Yo-Yo Ma
  • Le Carnaval des Animaux, R. 125: 2. Aquarium, Camille Saint-Saëns, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, André Previn
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation No. 18 Andante cantab, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Danil Trifonov, Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
  • Con te partirò, Andrea Bocelli

Run Time: 59 minutes

Again, you can find it on Spotify RIGHT HERE.  Have a blast!!

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