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EMI Classics to release Fifty Shades of Grey – The Classical Album

The ‘Fifty Shades’ books have now sold over 31 million copies worldwide with no sign of slowing down and now you an listen to the music that inspired the trilogy with the new EMI Classics release ‘Fifty Shades of Grey – The Classical Album’, a 15-track collection featuring music personally selected by author E L James herself and referenced in the best-selling books.

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Says E L James: “I am thrilled that the classical pieces that inspired me while I wrote the Fifty Shades Triology are being brought together in one collection for all loves of the books to enjoy.”

The album is released digitally in the US and Canada on August 21 and on CD on September 18. In the rest of the world it will be available on both formats from September 17.

The tracks on the album are:

1. (Act I): Flower Duet (Mady Mesplé, Danielle Millet)
2. Bach: Adagio from Concerto #3 BWV 974 (Alexandre Tharaud)
3. Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasilerias #5 – Cantilena (Barbara Hendricks)
4. Verdi: La Traviata Prelude (Riccardo Muti/Philharmonia Orchestra)
5. Pachelbel: Canon in D (Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields)
6. Tallis: Spem in Alium (The Tallis Scholars)
7. Chopin: Prelude #4 in E minor, Largo (Samson François)
8. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2 – Adagio Sostenuto (Cecile Ousset, Sir Simon Rattle/CBSO)
9. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (Sir Adrian Boult/LPO)
10. Canteloube: Chants d’auvergne, Bailero (Arleen Auger)
11. Chopin: Nocturne #1 in B-flat minor (Samson François)
12. Faure: Requiem – In Paradisum Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury)
13. Bach: Goldberg Variation – Aria (Maria Tipo)
14. Debussy: La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin (Moura Lympany)
15. Bach: Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring (Alexis Weissenberg)

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  1. carmen acevedo,

    I love music, and love these books… <3

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