Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker [Highlights Edition]

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker [Highlights Edition]

by Simon Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
     
 

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EMI Classics is proud to release Tchaikovsky's most famous work, The Nutcracker. This stunning new recording features the world's greatest orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic, under the baton of their celebrated conductor Sir Simon Rattle.

This musical fairy tale follows Clara and her unusual prince and protector, the Nutcracker, through adventures

Overview

EMI Classics is proud to release Tchaikovsky's most famous work, The Nutcracker. This stunning new recording features the world's greatest orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic, under the baton of their celebrated conductor Sir Simon Rattle.

This musical fairy tale follows Clara and her unusual prince and protector, the Nutcracker, through adventures and exotic delights in the magical Kingdom of Sweets. The Nutcracker is the most popular ballet, and its annual holiday performances have become a treasured tradition the world over.

This release features the live recording of Act II from December 2009's Silvesterkonzert, Germany's New Year's celebrations. Act I was recorded in the studio during the same period.

The Discovery Edition is the perfect introduction to The Nutcracker, featuring the "greatest hits" from this ever popular work. The edition also features the voices of Libera on "Waltz of the Snowflakes" as well as studio and live recordings.

Also available: the Standard and Experience Editions. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/2010
Label:
Warner Classics
UPC:
5099964212227
catalogNumber:
42122

Tracks

  1. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 15. Final Waltz and Apotheosis
  2. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 14. Pas de deux. Coda
  3. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 14. Pas de deux. Variation 2: Dance of
  4. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 14. Pas de deux. Variation 1: Tarantell
  5. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 14. Pas de deux
  6. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 13. Waltz of the Flowers
  7. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 12. Divertissement. Dance of the Reed P
  8. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 12. Divertissement. Trepak: Russian Dan
  9. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 12. Divertissement. Tea: Chinese Dance
  10. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 12. Divertissement. Coffee: Arabian Dan
  11. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 12. Divertissement. Chocolate: Spanish
  12. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. No. 9. Scene. Waltz of the Snowflakes
  13. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. No. 8. Scene. In the Pine Forest
  14. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. No. 7. Scene. The Battle
  15. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. No. 3. Children's Galop and Entry of the Pa
  16. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. No. 2. March
  17. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 1. No. 1. The Decoration of the Christmas Tree
  18. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Miniature Overture

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