ESSENTIAL CLASSICS

Essential Tchaikovsky

2 Compact Disc
17 Jan 2011

Barcode: 5099990714924

Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Other participants: Mikhal Pletnev * Riccardo Muti * Herbert von Karajan * Mstislaw Rostropowitsch * Maxim Vengerov * Seiji Ozawa * Mariss Jansons * St Lawrence String Quartet * a.o.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor Op. 23  - Mikhail Pletnev/Philharmonia Orchestra/Vladimir Fe 
02 I. Andante sostenuto_Moderato con anima: Symphony No. 4 in F minor Op. 36  - Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti 
03 II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza: Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op.64  - Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan 
04 Allegro molto vivace: Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 74 (1995 Digital Remaster)  - London Philharmonic Orchestra/Mstislav Rostropovic 
05 I. Allegro moderato: Violin Concerto in D Op. 35  - Vladimir Spivakov/Philharmonia Orchestra/Seiji Oza 
06 II. Valse. (Moderato: Tempo di valse): Serenade in C, Op.48  - City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox 
07 Tatiana's letter scene: Eugene Onegin  - Lucia Popp/Münchner Rundfunkorchester/Stefan Solte 
08 Mélodie Op.42 No. 3  - Maxim Vengerov/Vag Papian/ Virtuosi 
09 Polonaise: Eugene Onegin  - Berliner Philharmoniker/Seiji Ozawa 
10 No.10: Scene (Moderato): Swan Lake, Op.20  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
11 IV. Dance of the Cygnets (Allegro moderato): Swan Lake, Op.20, Act II, 13. Dances of the Swans  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
12 V. Andante - Andante non troppo - Allegro: Swan Lake, Op.20, Act II, 13. Dances of the Swans  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery/Christopher 
13 21. Spanish Dance (Allegro non troppo: tempo di bolero): Swan Lake, Op.20, Act III  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
14 23. Mazurka: Swan Lake, Op.20, Act III  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
15 'The Spell', 8. Pas d'action:: Rose Adagio (Andante - Adagio maestoso): Sleeping Beauty, Op.66, Act I  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery/Christopher 
16 'The Spell': 6. Waltz (Allegro: Tempo di valse): Sleeping Beauty, Op.66, Act I  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery/Christopher 
Disc 2 
01 Overture: The Nutcracker, Op.71, Act I  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
02 Variation 2: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy - Coda [to Pas de deux]: The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
03 Trepak (Russian Dance): The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
04 Chocolate (Spanish Dance): The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
05 Coffee (Arab Dance): The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
06 Tea (Chinese Dance): The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
07 Dance of the Reed Flutes: The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
08 Waltz of the Flowers: The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement  - Philharmonia Orchestra/John Lanchbery 
09 Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 
10 O du mondhelle Nacht (O moonlight night) (1995 Digital Remaster)  - Nicolai Gedda/Jan Eyron 
11 Uzh polnoch blizitsya (It is close on midnight already) (Act 3): Pikovaya Dama (The Queen of Spades)  - Lucia Popp/Münchner Rundfunkorchester/Stefan Solte 
12 Andante Cantabile: String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op 11  - St Lawrence String Quartet 
13 None but the lonely heart Op.6 No.6: 6 Songs Op. 6 (2010 Digital Remaster)  - Boris Christoff/Gaston Marchesini/Alexandre Labins 
14 Marche Slave, Op. 31 (1997 Digital Remaster)  - London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn 
15 Again, as before, alone (Rathaus): 6 Songs, Op.73 (2003 Digital Remaster)  - Galina Vishnevskaya/Mstislav Rostropovich 
16 VI. Juin (Barcarolle): The Seasons Op. 37b  - Mikhail Pletnev 
17 XII. Décembre (Noël): The Seasons Op. 37b  - Mikhail Pletnev 
18 Capriccio Italien Op. 45 (conclusion)  - Philharmonia Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa 
19 1812, Op.49  - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Mariss Jansons 


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