The Best of Richard Clayderman’s Instrumental Music

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A collection of the best of Richard Clayderman’s instrumental music. From his early works to his more recent releases, these are the tracks that showcase his immense talent on the piano.


Few Piano players in the history of music have had the same impact on easy listening and Instrumental music, as Richard Clayderman. A French musician who was born in Paris in 1953, Richard has spent his whole life entertaining people with his amazing skills on the Piano. He has been affectionately nicknamed “The Prince of Romance”, and has released over 70 albums, selling a massive 160 million copies worldwide. In this article, we will take a look at some of the best songs that he has released over the years.

The Best of Richard Clayderman’s Instrumental Music

Richard Clayderman is a famous French pianist who has been playing the piano since a young age. He has released over 1,500 albums and has sold over 150 million records. His music is often described as “light” or “easy listening”. Clayderman’s instrumental music is perfect for Relaxation, Dinner Parties, and Background Music. It can also help you focus if you need to work on a project or study for an exam.

Ballade pour Adeline

“Ballade pour Adeline” is a 1976 instrumental composed by Paul de Senneville and Olivier Toussaint. The piece was originally performed by Richard Clayderman and released on the album “Richard Clayderman”.

The Way We Were

The Way We Were is a song recorded by American vocalist Barbra Streisand for her fifteenth studio album, The Way We Were (1974). The lyrics were written by Alan and Marilyn Bergman and the music was composed by Marvin Hamlisch.


“Memory” is a song from the musical Cats. The song is sung by the character Grizabella, a one-time glamour cat who is now an outcast. It is a mournful reflection on her life and her regrets at never having truly loved. The music was composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, with lyrics by Trevor Nunn and Richard Stilgoe.

The song became a hit for Claire Francis in 1987, reaching No. 8 in the UK Singles Chart, and has been covered by many artists including Richard Clayderman, who included it on his 1991 album The Best of Richard Clayderman’s Instrumental Music.

I Will Always Love You

I Will Always Love You is a ballad originally composed by Country music artist Dolly Parton. It was released as a single in 1974, and later covered by Whitney Houston in 1992. The ballad was originally included in the soundtrack for the film The Bodyguard, and Houston’s single became one of the best-selling singles of all time, with sales over 20 million copies worldwide. Clayderman’s instrumental cover of the song was released in 1994 on his album Love Songs of the World.

The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera is a French Romantic era novel by Gaston Leroux. It was first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois from September 23, 1909, to January 8, 1910. The novel covers the relationship between a young soprano named Christine, her mysterious suitor who lives in the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, and Richard, who tries to win her heart.


In conclusion, Richard Clayderman’s music is some of the most beautiful and relaxing instrumental music you will ever hear. If you are looking for a way to unwind and escape the stresses of everyday life, then look no further than the magical melodies of Richard Clayderman.

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