||Best Classics 100 CDs (2004)
Choirboys CD discography The EMI "Complete" series continues with "Complete Classics", a six CD box set incorporating 100 of classical musics greatest masterpieces.
Looking to build a classical music library? Want a collection of just "the hits" from the best-known composers? This collection provides hours of definitive classical music as performed by ensembles such as the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the London Symphony Orchestra. With volumes of pieces that are uplifting, relaxing, and spiritual -- as well as a volume devoted entirely to vocal classical music -- Best Classics 100 provides timeless music for any mood.
Personnel: Gerald Finley (cantor); Heather Harper, Maria Callas , Angela Gheorghiu, Elizabeth Harwood , Mady Mesplé, Lucia Popp, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf , Renata Scotto (soprano); Agnes Baltsa, Danielle Millet (mezzo soprano); Heinz Hoppe , Richard Grassby Lewis, Roberto Alagna, Carlo Bergonzi, José Carreras , Nicolai Gedda, Luciano Pavarotti, Robert Tear (tenor); Ernest Blanc (baritone); Steve Morse, Manuel Barrueco, Julian Bream (guitar); Fritz Helmis, Julia Thornton (harp); Jose-Luis Garcia (Asensio) , Christian Ferras , Nigel Kennedy , Tasmin Little , Yehudi Menuhin , Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin); James Galway (flute); Sabine Meyer (bass clarinet); Celia Nicklin (oboe); Maurice André (trumpet); Barry Tuckwell (horns); Horacio Gutiérrez, Emil Gilels , Stephen Hough, Piers Lane, Gerald Moore , Garrick Ohlsson, Cécile Ousset, Mikhail Rudy (piano); Wolfgang Sebastian Meyer , Peter Barley, David Bell , Matthias Eisenberg, Stephen Layton (organ).