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  • Release Date: 4/19/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099994843828
  • Catalog Number: 48438
  • Sales rank: 295,983

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 2. Scene - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:35)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  2. 2 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 1. Waltz - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (7:45)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  3. 3 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 2. Dance of the Little Swans - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:27)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  4. 4 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 2. Pas de Deux - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (7:51)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  5. 5 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 3. Hungarian Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:10)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  6. 6 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 3. Spanish Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:35)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  7. 7 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 3. Neapolitan Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:02)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  8. 8 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 3. Mazurka - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:20)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  9. 9 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Introduction - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:28)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  10. 10 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Act 1. Rose Adagio - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (6:40)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  11. 11 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Act 2. Panorama - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:32)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  12. 12 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Act 1. Waltz - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (5:03)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  13. 13 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Miniature Overture - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:06)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  14. 14 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. March / Act 2. Divertissement - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:27)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  15. 15 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:26)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  16. 16 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Trepak: Russian Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:13)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  17. 17 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Chocolate: Spanish Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:14)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  18. 18 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Coffee: Arab Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:38)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  19. 19 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Tea: Chinese Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:03)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  20. 20 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Reed Flutes - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:39)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  21. 21 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Waltz of the Flowers - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (7:28)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, New Philharmonia Orchestra
Disc 2
  1. 1 Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Polonaise - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Paavo Järvi (4:54)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byPaavo Järvi
    Performed byPaavo Järvi, Orchestre Philharmonique D'lle De France
  2. 2 Don Quixote, ballet: Act 3. Pas de deux - Léon Minkus & Robert Irving (7:06)
    Composed byLéon Minkus
    Conducted byRobert Irving
    Performed byRobert Irving, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  3. 3 La Bayadere, ballet: Act 4. Conclusion. The Kingdom of the Shades - Léon Minkus & John Lanchbery (10:32)
    Composed byLéon Minkus
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, Sydney Symphony Orchestra
  4. 4 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 1. Dance of the Knights - Sergey Prokofiev & André Previn (5:43)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  5. 5 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 1. Balcony Scene - Sergey Prokofiev & André Previn (8:36)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  6. 6 Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Act 1. Shawl Dance - Sergey Prokofiev & André Previn (3:31)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  7. 7 Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Act 1. Fairies: Spring - Summer - Autumn - Winter - Sergey Prokofiev & André Previn (6:01)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  8. 8 Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Act 2. Pas de deux. The Prince and Cinderella - Sergey Prokofiev & André Previn (4:50)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAndré Previn
    Performed byAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
  9. 9 Spartacus, ballet: Act 3. Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia - Aram Khachaturian & Aram Khachaturian (9:52)
    Composed byAram Khachaturian
    Conducted byAram Khachaturian
    Performed byAram Khachaturian, London Symphony Orchestra
  10. 10 Polka, version for piano solo or piano, 4 hands arranged from "The Golden Age" - Dmitry Shostakovich & Robert Irving (2:15)
    Composed byDmitry Shostakovich
    Conducted byRobert Irving
    Performed byRobert Irving, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  11. 11 Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Act 3. Sabre Dance - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:24)
    Composed byAram Khachaturian
    Conducted byYuri Temirkanov
    Performed byRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov
  12. 12 Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Act 1. Lezhginka - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:31)
    Composed byAram Khachaturian
    Conducted byYuri Temirkanov
    Performed byRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov
Disc 3
  1. 1 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Act 1. Introduction - Dance of the Cock and Hens - Ferdinand Hérold & John Lanchbery (4:26)
    Composed byFerdinand Hérold
    Conducted byBarry Wordsworth
    Performed byRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
  2. 2 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Act 2. Pas de deux - Ferdinand Hérold & John Lanchbery (3:40)
    Composed byFerdinand Hérold
    Conducted byBarry Wordsworth
    Performed byRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
  3. 3 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Act 2. Finale - Ferdinand Hérold & John Lanchbery (4:25)
    Composed byFerdinand Hérold
    Conducted byBarry Wordsworth
    Performed byRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth
  4. 4 Giselle, ballet: Act 1. Valse - Adolphe Adam & Robert Irving (3:56)
    Composed byAdolphe Adam
    Conducted byRobert Irving
    Performed byRobert Irving, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  5. 5 Giselle, ballet: Act 2. Pas de deux - Adolphe Adam & Robert Irving (4:28)
    Composed byAdolphe Adam
    Conducted byRobert Irving
    Performed byRobert Irving, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  6. 6 Le Corsaire, ballet: Pas de deux - Riccardo Drigo & Terence Kern (6:41)
    Composed byRiccardo Drigo
    Conducted byTerence Kern
    Performed byTerence Kern
  7. 7 Faust, opera: Les Nubiennes - Variation du miroir - Danse de Phr - Charles Gounod & Charles Mackerras (7:00)
    Composed byCharles Gounod
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byCharles Mackerras, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  8. 8 Coppélia, ou La fille aux yeux d'émail, ballet: Act 1. Prélude & Mazurka - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (5:35)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byCharles Mackerras, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  9. 9 Coppélia, ou La fille aux yeux d'émail, ballet: Act 1. Valse - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (2:55)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byCharles Mackerras, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  10. 10 Coppélia, ou La fille aux yeux d'émail, ballet: Act 1. Czárdás - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (3:30)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byCharles Mackerras, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  11. 11 Gaîté Parisienne, ballet (music by Offenbach arranged by Manuel Rosenthal): Overture - Manuel Rosenthal & Jacques Offenbach (2:21)
    Composed byJacques Offenbach
    Conducted byManuel Rosenthal
    Performed byManuel Rosenthal, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
  12. 12 Sylvia, ou La nymphe de Diane, ballet: Act 1. Les Chasseresses - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (3:45)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byCharles Mackerras, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  13. 13 Sylvia, ou La nymphe de Diane, ballet: Act 1. Intermezzo & Valse lente - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (4:20)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byCharles Mackerras, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  14. 14 Sylvia, ou La nymphe de Diane, ballet: Act 3. Pizzicati - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (1:51)
    Composed byLéo Delibes
    Conducted byCharles Mackerras
    Performed byCharles Mackerras, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  15. 15 Les Deux Pigeons, ballet: Pas de deux pigeons - André Messager & John Lanchbery (3:45)
    Composed byAndré Messager
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  16. 16 Les Deux Pigeons, ballet: Dance of the Gypsies - André Messager & John Lanchbery (3:10)
    Composed byAndré Messager
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  17. 17 Les Deux Pigeons, ballet: Hungarian Dance - André Messager & John Lanchbery (3:59)
    Composed byAndré Messager
    Conducted byJohn Lanchbery
    Performed byJohn Lanchbery, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
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