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  • Release Date: 6/24/2008
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099920677725
  • Catalog Number: 206777
  • Sales rank: 115,100

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–8 The Swan Lake, suite, Op. 20a - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (30:45)
  2. 2 The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a: Introduction - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:28)
  3. 3 The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a: Act 1. Rose Adagio - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (6:40)
  4. 4 The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a: Act 2. Panorama - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:32)
  5. 5 The Sleeping Beauty, suite for orchestra, Op. 66a: Act 1. Waltz - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (5:03)
  6. 6 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Miniature Overture - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:06)
  7. 7 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. March - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:27)
  8. 8 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fai - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:26)
  9. 9 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Trepak: Russian Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:13)
  10. 10 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Chocolate: Spanish Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:14)
  11. 11 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Coffee: Arab Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (3:38)
  12. 12 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Tea: Chinese Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:03)
  13. 13 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Dance of the Reed Flutes - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (2:39)
  14. 14 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Waltz of the Flowers - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (7:32)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Polonaise - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Paavo Järvi (4:54)
  2. 2 Don Quixote, ballet: Act 3. Pas de deux - Léon Minkus & Robert Irving (7:06)
  3. 3 La Bayadere, ballet: Act 4. Conclusion. The Kingdom of the Shades - Léon Minkus & John Lanchbery (10:32)
  4. 4 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 1. Dance of the Knights - André Previn & Sergey Prokofiev (5:43)
  5. 5 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 1. Balcony Scene - André Previn & Sergey Prokofiev (8:36)
  6. 6 Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Act 1. Shawl Dance - André Previn & Sergey Prokofiev (3:31)
  7. 7 Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Adt 1. Fairies: Spring - Summer - Autumn - Winter - André Previn & Sergey Prokofiev (6:01)
  8. 8 Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Act 2. Pas de deux (The Prince and Cinderella) - André Previn & Sergey Prokofiev (4:50)
  9. 9 Spartacus, ballet: Act 3. Adago of Spartacus and Phrygia - Aram Khachaturian & Aram Khachaturian (9:52)
  10. 10 The Age of Gold, ballet, Op. 22: Polka - Robert Irving & Dmitry Shostakovich (2:15)
  11. 11 Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Act 3. Sabre Dance - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:24)
  12. 12 Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Act 3. Dance of the Rose Maidens - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:22)
  13. 13 Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Act 1. Lezhginka - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:31)
Disc 3
  1. 1 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Act 1. Introduction - Dance of the Cock and Hens - Ferdinand Hérold & John Lanchbery (4:26)
  2. 2 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Act 2. Widow Simone - Clog Dance - Ferdinand Hérold & John Lanchbery (2:44)
  3. 3 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Act 2. Pas de deux - Ferdinand Hérold & John Lanchbery (3:39)
  4. 4 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Act 2. Finale - Ferdinand Hérold & John Lanchbery (4:25)
  5. 5 Giselle, ballet: Act 1. Valse - Adolphe Adam & Robert Irving (3:56)
  6. 6 Giselle, ballet: Act 2. Pas de deux - Adolphe Adam & Robert Irving (4:28)
  7. 7 Le Corsaire, ballet - John Lanchbery & Riccardo Drigo (6:41)
  8. 8 Faust, opera: Ballet Music. Les Nubiennes / Variation du miroir - Charles Gounod & Charles Mackerras (7:00)
  9. 9 Coppélia, suite for orchestra: Act 1. Prélude & Mazurka - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (5:35)
  10. 10 Coppélia, suite for orchestra: Act 1. Valse - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (2:55)
  11. 11 Coppélia, suite for orchestra: Act 1. Czárdás - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (3:30)
  12. 12 Gaîté Parisienne, ballet (music by Offenbach arranged by Manuel Rosenthal): Overture - Jacques Offenbach & Manuel Rosenthal (2:21)
  13. 13 Sylvia, suite from the ballet: Act 1. Les Chasseresses - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (3:45)
  14. 14 Sylvia, suite from the ballet: Act 1. Intermezzo & Valse lente - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (4:20)
  15. 15 Sylvia, suite from the ballet: Act 3. Pizzicati - Léo Delibes & Charles Mackerras (1:51)
  16. 16 Les Deux Pigeons, ballet: Pas de deux pigeons - John Lanchbery & André Messager (3:45)
  17. 17 Les Deux Pigeons, ballet: Dance of the Gypsies - John Lanchbery & André Messager (3:10)
  18. 18 Les Deux Pigeons, ballet: Hungarian Dance - John Lanchbery & André Messager (3:59)
  19. 19 Boléro, ballet for orchestra: [Conclusion] - Maurice Ravel & André Previn (5:16)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1947 version): First Tableau: Russian Dance - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Igor Stravinsky (2:31)
  2. 2 Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement): Prelude in A, Op. 28 No. 7 - Frédéric Chopin & Douglas (3:21)
  3. 3 Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement): Grande Valse brillante in E flat, Op. 18 - Frédéric Chopin & Douglas (5:03)
  4. 4 La boutique fantasque, ballet after Rossini, P. 120: Can Can - Ottorino Respighi & Ottorino Respighi (1:59)
  5. 5 Les biches, suite for orchestra (from the ballet), FP 36: Rondeau - Francis Poulenc & New Philharmonia Orchestra (3:36)
  6. 6 Les biches, suite for orchestra (from the ballet), FP 36: Adagietto - Francis Poulenc & New Philharmonia Orchestra (3:49)
  7. 7 Les biches, suite for orchestra (from the ballet), FP 36: Rag-mazurka - Francis Poulenc & New Philharmonia Orchestra (6:21)
  8. 8 Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86 - André Previn & Claude Debussy (10:22)
  9. 9 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: L'Adoration de la terre (Opening) - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Igor Stravinsky (5:02)
  10. 10 El Amor brujo, suite from the revised ballet for orchestra, G. 69: The Corregidor's Dance & Confrontation - Manuel de Falla & Neville Marriner (5:48)
  11. 11 Apollon musagète, ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra: The Birth of Apollo - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Igor Stravinsky (5:19)
  12. 12 Daphnis et Chloé, ballet for orchestra: Danse générale - Bacchanale - Maurice Ravel & André Previn (4:59)
  13. 13 Scheherazade, symphonic suite for orchestra, Op. 35: Opening Scene: The Tale of the Kalendar Prince - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Norman Carol (12:37)
  14. 14 Parade, ballet in 1 scene for orchestra: Finale - Erik Satie & Orchestre Capitole Toulouse (2:38)
  15. 15 L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), ballet suite for orchestra: Final Scene - Igor Stravinsky & Orchestre de Paris (3:13)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Birthday Offering (after Glazunov): Overture - Entrée - Grand Adagio and Coda - Robert Irving & Robert Irving (8:18)
  2. 2 Symphonic Variations, for piano & orchestra (also arr. for 2 pianos), M. 46: Final Section - César Franck & Jean-Philippe Collard (4:11)
  3. 3 Façade, for reciter & ensemble: Swiss Yodeling Song - William Walton & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:42)
  4. 4 Façade, for reciter & ensemble: Polka - William Walton & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1:24)
  5. 5 Façade, for reciter & ensemble: Waltz - William Walton & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (3:08)
  6. 6 Façade, for reciter & ensemble: Popular Song - William Walton & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:26)
  7. 7 Façade, for reciter & ensemble: Tango - Pasodoble - William Walton & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1:58)
  8. 8 Façade, for reciter & ensemble: Tarantella - Sevillana - William Walton & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:30)
  9. 9 Work(s): A Month in the Country~No. 8. Alla polacca - Frédéric Chopin & John Lanchbery (2:57)
  10. 10 Gnossienne, for piano No.1 - John Lanchbery & Erik Satie (2:55)
  11. 11 Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Nimrod - Adrian Boult & Edward Elgar (4:38)
  12. 12 Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36: Finale - Adrian Boult & Edward Elgar (5:43)
  13. 13 Tales of Beatrix Potter, ballet: Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle's Laundry - John Lanchbery & John Lanchbery (2:21)
  14. 14 Tales of Beatrix Potter, ballet: The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck - John Lanchbery & John Lanchbery (6:40)
  15. 15 Tales of Beatrix Potter, ballet: The Mouse Waltz - John Lanchbery & John Lanchbery (4:37)
  16. 16 Les Patineurs, ballet (arranged by Constant Lambert; music from "Le Prophète," Act 3): Allegro moderato e pesante - Andante esprressivo - - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Lamberti (9:24)
  17. 17 Pineapple Poll, ballet (compiled & arranged by C. Mackerras): Opening Dance - Arthur Sullivan & London Philharmonic Orchestra (3:44)
  18. 18 The Lady and the Fool, romantic ballet suite (after Verdi): Grand Adage - Charles Mackerras & London Philharmonic Orchestra (6:52)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Serenade for strings (or piano, 4 hands) in C major, Op. 48: Pezzo in forma di Sonatina [extract] - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Richard Hickox (6:15)
  2. 2 Serenade for strings (or piano, 4 hands) in C major, Op. 48: Valse - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Richard Hickox (3:42)
  3. 3 Symphony in C major ("No. 1"): Finale: Allegro vivace - Georges Bizet & Richard Hickox (8:21)
  4. 4 Shylock, incidental music and suite for tenor & orchestra, Op. 57: Finale - Gabriel Fauré & Orchestre Capitole Toulouse (4:00)
  5. 5 Symphony No. 3 in D major ("Polish"), Op. 29: 2. Alla tedesca - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Riccardo Muti (6:38)
  6. 6 Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44: Finale: Allegro con fuoco - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Vladimir Fedoseyev (7:06)
  7. 7 Billy the Kid, ballet: Celebration - Aaron Copland & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (2:18)
  8. 8 Fancy Free, ballet: Opening Dance - Leonard Bernstein & Barbara Liberman (3:00)
  9. 9 Rodeo, ballet: Buckaroo Holiday - Aaron Copland & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (7:15)
  10. 10 Rodeo, ballet: Hoe-Down - Aaron Copland & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (4:14)
  11. 11 Symphonic Dances (9) from "West Side Story", for orchestra (orchestrated with Ramin & Kostal): 2. Somewhere - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Leonard Bernstein (4:01)
  12. 12 Appalachian Spring, concert suite for full orchestra: Variations on a Shaker Hymn ("Simple Gifts") - Aaron Copland & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (11:35)
  13. 13 On the Town, musical: Times Square - Leonard Bernstein & Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (5:09)
  14. 14 The Stars and Stripes Forever, march for band - Band of H.M. Royal Marines & John Philip Sousa (3:16)
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