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Pete Hartley’s Classical Backing Tracks

Here are professional Classical music backing tracks to buy online, suitable for all gigging musicians at any level. These tracks, available for immediate download, are suitable for players of almost any instrument, including guitar, violin, mandolin, piano, trumpet and cello.

The tracks are of the highest audio quality, and have been used by professional musicians at gigs all over the world to play to audiences up to the thousands, and now they are available to you at a price to suit all budgets!

  • Handel's classical standard, a great track for weddings. Run Time: 3 minutes 05 seconds Key: Bb Major Tempo: Fast File Size: 4.34mb
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    One of the most perfect, powerful pieces of music ever written, connects with hearts every time. This particular version has sold many, many CDs. (Backing Track) Run Time: 4 minutes 36 seconds Key: D Major Tempo: Slow File Size: 6.48mb
  • An absolutely beautiful song and instrumental piece by Schubert, essential for weddings. Run Time: 5 minutes 45 seconds Key: Bb Major Tempo: Slow File Size: 8.11mb
  • Supposedly written by Henry VIII, great for medieval gigs. Impress your wench! Run Time: 2 minutes 55 seconds Key: D Minor Tempo: Slow File Size: 4.11mb
  • Eric Satie's beautiful, relaxing and romantic piece, great on any instrument. Run Time: 3 minutes 12 seconds Key: D Minor Tempo: Slow File Size: 4.52mb
  • Pete's famous interpretation of the Brahms piece, great for filling the dance floor and showing off! Run Time: 3 minutes 17 seconds Key: G Minor, G Major Tempo: Medium File Size: 3.0mb
  • Jupiter

    £2.50
    From Holst's "Planets" suite, also instantly recognisable as the hymn "I vow to thee my country". Run Time: 2 minutes 41 seconds Key: C Major Tempo: Slow File Size: 2.4mb
  • Massenet's Intermezzo from the opera Thais. Great for violin or other lead instrument. Run Time: 4 minutes 36 seconds Key: D Major Tempo: Slow File Size: 6.48mb
  • Puccini's classic aria, think Pavarotti, think great football! Run Time: 2 minutes 48 seconds Key: D Major Tempo: Slow File Size: 3.94mb
  • A great interpretation of the Beethoven piece with some great backing and chord ideas to make your version really stand out. Run Time: 3 minutes 10 seconds Key: C Major Tempo: Slow File Size: 2.8mb
  • The eternally popular classical standard, a must for weddings or for radical re-interpretation with the instrument of your choosing. Run Time: 3 minutes 27 seconds Key: D Major Tempo: Medium File Size: 4.87mb
  • Palladio

    £2.50
    As played by Escala - A dramatic, driving backing to Karl Jenkins' piece with great string and drum parts, great for building anticipation at weddings and other events. Also known as "the tune from the De Beers ads"! Run Time: 3 minutes 44 seconds Key: D Minor Tempo: Medium File Size: 6.4mb
  • Faure's classical standard, in E minor. An alternative key for string players. Run Time: 2 minutes 27 seconds Key: E Minor Tempo: Slow File Size: 3.45mb
  • Faure's classical standard, in F minor. An ideal key for brass players. Run Time: 2 minutes 27 seconds Key: F Minor Tempo: Slow File Size: 3.45mb
  • Faure's classical standard, in F# minor. A standard key for string players. Run Time: 2 minutes 27 seconds Key: F# Minor Tempo: Slow File Size: 3.45mb
  • The most beautful modern classical tune, from the Spielberg epic, written by John Williams and originally played by the brilliant Itzhak Perlman. Run Time: 4 minutes 19 seconds Key: A Minor Tempo: Slow File Size: 3.45mb
  • A beautiful classical standard, with echoes of the sea, in G minor. Run Time: 2 minutes 15 seconds Key: G Minor Tempo: Slow File Size: 3.18mb
  • J.S. Bach's classic keyboard piece, here arranged to sound best with a violin, in the style of the interpretation that made Vanessa Mae a megastar. Perhaps it will do the same for you as well? Run time: 2 Minutes 36 Seconds Key: D Minor Tempo: Fast File Size: 4.91mb  
  • A longer version of Handel's piece, played on a harpsichord. Run Time: 3 minutes 43 seconds Key: D Major Tempo: Fast File Size: 5.24mb